Summary: "Family secrets emerge as a best-selling author dives into the history of the mob in small-town America. Johnstown, Pennsylvania, a city "in its brawny postwar prime," is where "Little Joe" Regino and Russ Shorto build a local gambling empire on the earnings of factory workers for whom placing a bet-on a horse or pool game, pinball or "tip seal"-is their best shot at the American dream. Decades...
Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1092 SHO
Summary: Mussolini was not only ruthless- he was subtle and manipulative. Black-shirted thugs did his dirty work for him- arson, murder, destruction of homes and offices, bribes, intimidation and the forcible administration of castor oil. His opponents - including editors, publishers, union representatives, lawyers and judges - were beaten into submission. But the tide turned in 1924 when his assassins...
Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MOO
Summary: A 1940s Los Angeles detective hounds his monsignor brother about a pious pimp's tie to grisly murder.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TRU
Summary: In April 1975, as Saigon fell to the North Vietnamese Army, former Marine officer John Bissell was glued to his television, racked with anguish and horror as his country abandoned a cause for which so many of his friends had died. This book is his son Tom's reckoning with the Vietnam War and its impact on his father, his country, and Vietnam itself. Bissell also explores the many debates about...
Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7043 BIS
Summary: Tom Bissell presents a fresh perspective on the Vietnam War. In 2003, Tom and his veteran father John traveled to Vietnam, reliving John's experiences in the war while familiarizing themselves with a new, peaceful country.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 959.7043 BIS
Summary: "A dynamic short story collection that illuminates many hidden corners of the beloved, best-selling Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes series. Since the first book-length "memoir" appeared in 1994, famous partner, Sherlock Holmes, has excited a community of readers, young and old. With this collection, nine previously published short stories and one never-before-seen Sherlock Holmes mystery are...
Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN
Summary: In 1893, thirteen-year-old Rosie and members of her family travel from their Illinois farm to Chicago to visit Aunt Euterpe and attend the World's Columbian Exposition which, along with an encounter with Buffalo Bill and Lillian Russell, turns out to be a life-changing experience for everyone.
Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2001
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PEC
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Peck,
Summary: "Fourteen-year-old Ahmed, a Syrian refugee, and thirteen-year-old Max, an American boy, are bound by a secret that sets them on the adventure of a lifetime"--
Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MAR
Summary: Kwame Alexander shares inspiring lessons about the rules of life, as well as uplifting quotes from athletes such as Stephen Curry and Venus Williams and other exemplars like Sonia Sotomayor and Michelle Obama.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 796 ALE
Summary: When a flying saucer crash-lands next to Mylo's Roswell, New Mexico, ranch in 1947, he and his friends Dibs and Gracie set out to find and help the Martians.--
Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SAV
Summary: Jeanne Dielman is a young widow who goes through her daily domestic routine including making the bed, cooking for her grown son, and turning the occasional trick.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN JEA
Summary: JCVD is an out of luck actor. He's out of money, his agent can't find him a decent production, and a judge is inclined to give his ex-wife custody of his daughter. He returns to his childhood home of Brussels. When he goes into a post office to receive a wire transfer, he finds himself in the middle of a hostage situation. Due to an unfortunate mistake, the police believe JCVD is responsible...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Peace Arch Home Entertainment 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN JCV
Summary: Where is Wendy? Leading a labor strike against the Lost Boys, of course. A Scottish academic unearths ancient evil in a fishing village. Edgar Allan Poe's young bride is beguiled by a most unusual bird. Dorothy, lifted from Kansas, returns as a gymnastic sophisticate. Emily Dickinson dwells in possibility and sails away in a starship made of light. Alice's wicked nemesis has jaws and claws but...
Publisher / Publication Date: Tachyon Publications LLC 2017
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC YOL
Summary: What if princesses didn't always marry Prince Charming and live happily every after? This stunning anthology features 15 favorite fairytales retold for a new generation. From Sleeping Beauty who becomes a world-famous sleep disorder specialist to Cinderella who goes on to become Prime Minister to Little Red Riding Hood, the environmentalist and Princess of the Wolves, these princesses are...
Publisher / Publication Date: Lincoln Children's Books, an imprint of The Quarto Group 2018
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Summary: Journey into the Hinterland, a brutal and beautiful world. Among those you'll meet are a young woman who spends a night with Death; brides wed to a mysterious house in the trees; and an enchantress who is killed twice and still lives. -- adapted from back cover
Publisher / Publication Date: 2021
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ALB
Summary: ... Contains fifty genealogical sketches of heads of households living in what are today Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties.
Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2012
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3744 WES
Summary: Embittered by betrayals that have rendered her unable to trust, Anna takes a job in the family restaurant, while her aunt tries to rekindle their relationship and help Anna realize that she is falling in love despite her determination to leave.
Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAF
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GAF
Summary: "A glimmering collection of new short fiction from the Booker Prize winner and national bestselling author of How It All Began In such acclaimed novels as The Photograph, Family Album, and How It All Began, Penelope Lively has captivated readers with her singular blend of wisdom, elegance, and humor. Now, in her first story collection in decades, Lively takes up themes of history, family, and...
Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIV
Summary: Years after Casperss unnamed narrator loses her first lover in a tragic accident, she finds herself wondering, "What did she want from me? What are the things that matter?" In vivid, richly detailed vignettes, the book tracks the cyclical nature of grief and remembrance across a life fractured by loss. At times dryly comical, at other times radiantly surreal, The Fifth Woman is a testament to...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2018