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Larson, Doran

Summary: "In Inside Knowledge incarcerated people step forth as the primary witnesses and documentarians of the American prison's historical and ongoing defeat of the four cardinal rationales for the legal caging of human beings: rehabilitations, deterrence, containment, and retribution"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 365 LAR

Nocera, Joseph

Summary: "From the collaborators behind the modern business classic All the Devils are Here comes a damning indictment of American capitalism--and the leaders that left us brutally unprepared for a global pandemic In 2020, the novel coronavirus pandemic made it painfully clear that the U.S. could not adequately protect its citizens. Millions of Americans suffered--and over a million died--in less than...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2023

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Summary: In Treatment season three continues to center around Dr. Paul Weston who continues to cope with the after-effects of his recent divorce, as well as his move to Brooklyn to continue his practice. In the midst of new emotional and physical challenges (including hand tremors he fears might be the onset of Parkinson's Disease, which killed his father), Paul will be treating three new patients, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD IN RATED R

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

Anderson, Michelle W.

Summary: Decades of cuts to local government amidst rising concentrations of poverty have wreaked havoc on communities left behind by the modern economy. Some of these discarded places are rural. Others are big cities, small cities, or historic suburbs. Some vote blue, others red. Some are the most diverse communities in America, while others are nearly all white, all Latino, or all Black. All are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.0973 AND

Mueller, Anna S.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "During her junior year at Poplar Grove High School, Aria found herself sliding into a worsening depression. She had what she described as the perfect life, including fabulous vacations, her dream car, and more importantly, a big loving family, close friends, and a boyfriend she adored, but daily life had become unbearable. Though she knew how badly her suicide would hurt everyone around her,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2024

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Rankin, Lauren

Summary: "Abortion has been legal for nearly fifty years in the United States, but with a new conservative majority on the Supreme Court and an emboldened opposition in the street, the threat to its existence has never been more pressing. Clinic escorts-everyday volunteers-are prepared to stand up and protect abortion access, as they have for decades, even in the face of terrorism and violence. They...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1988 RAN

Pryce, Jessica

Summary: "Dr. Jessica Pryce knows the child welfare system firsthand and, in this long overdue book, breaks it down from the inside out, sharing her professional journey and offering the crucial perspectives of caseworkers and Black women impacted by the system. It is a groundbreaking and eye-opening confrontation of the inherent and systemic racism deeply entrenched within the child welfare system....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad 2024

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Lowell, Barbara

Summary: "Controlling crowds and protecting the president are just the beginning of what members of the Secret Service do. Find out what Secret Service agents do to keep the United States safe"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Black Rabbit Books 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.28 LOW

Summary: Set within the highly charged confines of individual psychotherapy sessions, the series once again centers around Dr. Paul Weston, who recently divorced his wife Kate and moved from Maryland to a brownstone in Brooklyn, New York. Rebuilding his practice while wrestling with some of the demons he left behind, including a lawsuit filed by the father of Alex, a patient who died last year, Paul...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Tweedy, Damon

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of Black Man in a White Coat comes a powerful and urgent call to center psychiatry and mental health care into the mainstream of medicine As much as we all might wish that mental health problems, with their elusive causes and unsettling behaviors, simply did not exist, millions of people suffer from them, sometimes to an extreme extent. Many others...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 TWE

Mills, Bill

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Full of drama and intrigue, with master spies and double agents, diabolical sabotage devices, secret codes, and invisible ink, this is the true story of a German agent sent to the United States during World War I to launch a terror campaign of sabotage and murder, and the American counterintelligence effort that led to his capture"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2024

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Purnell, Sonia

Summary: "This is a historical nonfiction book about Virginia Hall, an American spy in France who the Nazis dubbed "the most dangerous of allied spies." It tells the story of her youth and her work in Europe during the second world war."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GOI

Holt, Nathalia

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of Rise of the Rocket Girls comes the never-before-told story of a small cadre of influential female spies in the precarious early days of the CIA--women who helped create the template for cutting-edge espionage (and blazed new paths for equality in the workplace) in the treacherous post-WWII era"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.1273 HOL

Roberts, Dorothy E.

Summary: "An award-winning scholar exposes the foundational racism of the child welfare system and calls for radical change. Many believe the child welfare system protects children from abuse. But as Torn Apart uncovers, this system is designed to punish Black families. Drawing on decades of research, legal scholar and sociologist Dorothy Roberts reveals that the child welfare system is better...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.7 ROB

Summary: "The first volume in more than 20 years tells a new and modern story of the U.S. State Department's Diplomatic Reception Rooms, one of the top collections of American fine and decorative arts in existence. The art of United States diplomacy has been conducted over more than two centuries with figures from all over the world, in peacetime and in conflict. For the last six decades, these...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli Electa 2023

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Summary: Presents the story of Manhattan Project scientist Ted Hall, who shared classified nuclear secrets with Russia in an effort to save the world from nuclear annihilation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

Bird, Kai

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific progress. In this biography twenty-five years in the making, Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin capture Oppenheimer's life and times, from his early career to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OPPENHEIMER, J. ROBERT BIR

Drabkin, Ronald

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "In the spirit of Ben Macintyre's greatest spy nonfiction, the truly unbelievable and untold story of Frederick Rutland--a debonair British WWI hero, flying ace, fixture of Los Angeles society, and friend of Golden Age Hollywood stars-who flipped to become a spy for Japan in the lead-up to the attack on Pearl Harbor"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2024

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Summary: Danger, disillusionment, and betrayal reach an all-time high in the suspense-laced fifth season of The Americans. KGB agents Philip and Elizabeth Jennings' unwavering dedication to their work comes at even more of a personal cost than before. And as Paige is drawn deeper into the reality of her parents' secret job, she realizes she will never have a normal life. Meanwhile, as Cold War tensions...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD AME

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

Ruliffson, Jess

Summary: "Candid, compassionate graphic interviews with returning war vets from the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq. Cartoonist Jess Ruliffson spent five years traveling across the country interviewing veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, from kitchen tables in Georgia and libraries in New York City to dive bars in Mississippi and back porches in Vermont. What she finds is that the real...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books 2022

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Summary: "A collection of compelling, hard-hitting first-person essays, poems, and photos that expose what our punitive social systems do to so many Americans. Going for Broke, edited by Alissa Quart, Executive Director of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, and David Wallis, former Managing Director of EHRP, gives voice to a range of gifted writers for whom "economic precarity" is more than just...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.569 GOI

Montalván, Luis Carlos

Summary: "Following the success of his New York Times bestseller, Until Tuesday, Iraq War veteran Luis Carlos Montalván takes to the road with his beloved Golden Retriever service dog, Tuesday, advocating for America's wounded warriors and for each other. Luis's first book sparked a national conversation about service dogs and PTSD. In this spectacular new memoir, he and Tuesday bring their healing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONTALVAN, LUIS CARLOS MON

Summary: Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY COMEDY BUR

Summary: A switchboard operator gets caught up in the personal lives of the clients of an answering service, including that of a playboy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS BEL

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