Summary: Daughter of a respected general, Elizabeth Schuyler was captivated by Alexander Hamilton, a charismatic, ambitious aide to George Washington. They marry and despite the tumult of the American Revolution, Eliza is confident in her brilliant husband and in her role as his helpmate. Publicly Eliza becomes an adored member of society, respected for her fierce devotion to Hamilton as well as her...
Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2017
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: P SCO
Summary: Aaron Burr was a hero of the Revolution, a brilliant politician, lawyer, and very nearly president; a skillful survivor in a raw new country filled with constantly shifting loyalties. But there were dark whispers about him: that he was untrustworthy, a libertine, a man unafraid of claiming whatever he believed should be his. Sold into slavery as a child in India, Mary Emmons was brought to an...
Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2019
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SCO
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Summary: Joan and Tom have been married for many years. When Joan is unexpectedly diagnosed with breast cancer, the course of her treatment shines a light on their relationship as they are faced with the challenges that lie ahead and the prospect of what might happen if something were to happen to her.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2020
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD Movie Ordinary 2020
Summary: "All you need is love, right? Wrong. The authors of Fighting for Your Marriage contend that conflict in intimate relationships is as normal and essential as love. How you fight and resolve conflicts determines the difference between a sustained healthy and satisfying marriage or endless pain, frustration, and often divorce. At a time when families are falling apart at alarming rates and with...
Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 1994
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.81 MAR
Summary: John Farley grew up as a chubby kid with no athletic skills and poor self-esteem. During his early teenage years his nemesis was Mr. Woodcock, the school's gym teacher. Woodcock took a sadistic glee in tormenting John and others like him. Years later, John has slimmed down and has come to terms with his self-image. He has become a best-selling author, publishing a self-help book on overcoming...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2008
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MR.
Summary: Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA VAL
Summary: A leading authority on cat communication provides a crash course in speaking cat, describing what feline vocalizations mean in different situations, and provides practical advice to help better understand pets.
Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2018
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.8 SCH
Summary: After Joe's benign death and sacred burial, his chosen successor, Anna, is abandoned at the storm-ravaged hermitage as the others, including her husband, are wooed away by the masterful Chen. Loyal Jacob, the holy bodyguard, goes to Austria to raise money to care for Anna and her children and takes the holy man's teaching with him. A Dutchman with his band of thugs pillages what is left in the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Outskirts Press 2009