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Shorto, Russell

3 holds on 3 copies

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...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1092 SHO

Moorehead, Caroline

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 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 Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TRU

Bissell, Tom

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7043 BIS

Bissell, Tom

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 Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 959.7043 BIS

King, Laurie R.

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

Peck, Richard

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2001

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PEC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Peck,

Marsh, Katherine

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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MAR

Taylor, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.323 TAY

Alexander, Kwame

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 Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 796 ALE

Savage, Melissa

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.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 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 Woodmere

2 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 Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN JCV

Amidon, Ervan L. (Ervan Lloyd)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anundsen Pub. Co. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 PABST Amidon

Yolen, Jane

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tachyon Publications LLC 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC YOL

Gouin, Jacques

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Methuen 1985

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 PANET GOU

Murrow, Vita

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lincoln Children's Books, an imprint of The Quarto Group 2018

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Albert, Melissa

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ALB

Gaffney, Patricia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GAF

Summary: ... Contains fifty genealogical sketches of heads of households living in what are today Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3744 WES

Gaffney, Patricia.

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAF

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GAF

Lively, Penelope

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIV

Caspers, Nona

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAS

Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Museum of Art and Viking Press 1981

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 AND

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