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Whybrow, Peter C.

Summary: An analysis of the American consumer culture cites modern statistics in obesity, depression, and panic disorders, drawing on detailed case studies to explain how today's affluent society is directly related to key social and medical issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2006

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Lancaster, Jen

Summary: Every day, Americans are bombarded with terrifying news about crime, the environment, politics, and the health consequences of the foods we've been enjoying for years. We're judged by social media users, pressured into maintaining a perfect home, and expected to base our self-worth on retweets, faves, likes, and followers. Our collective FOMO (fear of missing out), and the disparity between...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little a 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.4 LAN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.4 LAN

Willink, Jocko

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Summary: With their first book, Extreme Ownership (2015), Jocko Willink and Leif Babin challenged readers to become better leaders, better followers, and better people in both their professional and personal lives. Now, Jocko and Leif dive deeper into finding balance between the opposing forces that pull every leader in different directions. Mastering the Dichotomy of Leadership requires understanding...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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Willink, Jocko

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Summary: Jocko Willink and Leif Babin served together in SEAL Task Unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated Special Operations unit from the war in Iraq. Willink, the task unit commander, planned and executed the strategy for Task Unit Bruiser, which had huge impact in the 'Battle of Ramadi'. Babin, as commander of Charlie Platoon (one of two SEAL platoons in Task Unit Bruiser) led countless combat...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 303.3 WIL

Stone, Biz.

Summary: "Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, discusses the power of creativity and how to harness it, through stories from his remarkable life and career. THINGS A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME From GQ's "Nerd of the Year" to one of Time's most influential people in the world, Biz Stone represents different things to different people. But he is known to all as the creative, effervescent, funny, charmingly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub 2014

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Sornson, Robert.

Summary: "When Pete starts at a new school, he soon finds out that being a bystander to bad behavior is not tolerated."--Unedited summary from book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ferne Press 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JPB SOR BASKET

Shelton, Paula Young

Summary: Paula Young Shelton grew up in the deep south, in a world where whites had and blacks did not. With an activist father and a community of leaders surrounding her, including Uncle Martin (Martin Luther King), Paula watched and listened to the struggles, eventually joining with her family--and thousands of others--in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 323.1196 SHE

Summary: The experts at Florida Sportsman bring you the most colorful, indepth book on snapper and grouper ever written. Learn how to catch more and bigger grouper and snapper than ever before. The best baits and rigs, new hotspots, and tips from the pros!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Florida Sportsman 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799 SPO

Willink, Jocko.

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Summary: Jocko Willink and Leif Babin served together in SEAL Task Unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated Special Operations unit from the war in Iraq. Through difficult months of sustained combat, Jocko, Leif and their SEAL brothers learned that leadership -- at every level -- is the most important thing on the battlefield. They started Echelon Front to teach these same leadership principles to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

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Goggins, David

Summary: "For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare. Poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lioncrest Publishing 2018

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Sandel, Michael J.

Summary: "A world-famous political philosopher, and the bestselling author of Justice, reveals the driving force behind the resurgence of populism: the tyranny of the meritocracy and the resentments it produces"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 SAN

Willink, Jocko

Summary: Marc hopes that his Uncle Jake can help him turn around his terrible summer, which he has to spend at camp with Nathan James, who is mean and annoying, while longing for a fancy new bike his parents will not buy him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Willink 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J Fiction Wil

Philipps, David

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Summary: "Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Philipps uncovers the shocking rise and fall of Eddie Gallagher, the decorated Navy SEAL accused of war crimes during his deployment to Mosul, the fellow SEALs who turned him in, and the court martial that captivated the nation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2021

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Sasse, Benjamin E.

Summary: America's youth are in crisis. Raised by well-meaning but overprotective parents and coddled by well-meaning but misbegotten government programs, they are ill-equipped to survive in our highly-competitive global economy. Many of the coming-of-age rituals that have defined the American experience since the Founding--learning the value of working with your hands, leaving home to start a family,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.2 SAS

Thomas, William G.

Summary: The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history, in which a number of enslaved families challenged their bondage in court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 THO

Sitaraman, Ganesh

Summary: "Whenever you go to your local public library, send mail via the post office, or visit Yosemite, you are taking advantage of a longstanding American tradition: the public option. Some of the most useful and beloved institutions in American life, from public schools to museums, are public options--yet they are seldom celebrated as such. These government-supported opportunities co-exist peaceably...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.6 SIT

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Summary: Jerry and his friends are still dealing with everyday life and discussing various quirky situations that we can all relate to (especially if living in New York City). The eccentric personalities of the offbeat characters who make up Jerry's social circle contribute to the fun.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SEI

Sabin, Paul

Summary: "The story of the dramatic postwar struggle over the proper role of citizens and government in American society. In the 1960s and 70s, an insurgent attack on traditional liberalism took shape in America, built on new ideals of citizen advocacy and the public interest. Environmentalists, social critics, and consumer advocates like Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Ralph Nader, and others crusaded...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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Gallagher, Eddie

Summary: On September 11, 2018, Navy SEAL Chief Edward Gallagher--a highly-decorated combat veteran with nine deployments to war zones in Africa, Afghanistan, and Iraq--was arrested for war crimes at the TBI medical clinic where he was receiving treatment. His incarceration was the culmination of a year-long whisper campaign started by a group of disgruntled members of his SEAL platoon after a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballast Books, LLC 2021

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Hoen, Sean Madigan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOEN, SEAN MADIGAN HOE

McClelland, Audrey Couto.

Summary: "Mothers have been looking for the middle ground for more than half a century. Staying at home and raising the kids full-time isn't it. Working full-time and rushing home to tuck the kids in at 7 p.m. sharp ain't it either. Even part-time work outside the house can be a scramble for most women, as they try to "have it all" between 9 am and 5 pm. To work or not to work? That seems to be the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Paperbacks 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 MCC

Shearer, Benjamin F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwood Press 2002

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 929.92 SHE

Summary: Reveals the complicated effects the web is having on our society as seen through the eyes of artist, futurist, and visionary, Josh Harris. Director Ondi Timoner documented more than a decade of Harris' increasingly tumultuous life and experiments, including one that involved living under 24-hour electronic surveillance, which led to his mental collapse.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Indiepix Films 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WE

Astor, Peter

Summary: "To wander the streets of a bankrupt, often lawless, New York City in the early 1970's wearing a tee shirt with PLEASE KILL ME written on it was an act of arch nihilism, and one often recounted in the first reports of Richard Hell filtering into pre-punk UK. Pete Astor, an archly nihilistic teenager himself at the time, was most impressed. The fact that it emerged (after many years) that Hell...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780.33 AST

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