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Simon, Carly

Summary: A chance encounter at a summer party on Martha's Vineyard blossomed into an improbable but enduring friendship between Simon and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. An intimate, vulnerable, and insightful portrait of the bond that grew between two iconic and starkly different American women, this work is a celebration of kinship in all its many forms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Shatner, William

Summary: "William Shatner's personal tribute to his longtime friend and Star Trek co-star, Leonard Nimoy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B NIMOY SHA

Summary: Candy Darling, the transgendered "superstar" of Andy Warhol movies (Women in Revolt; Flesh; and Small Craft Warnings) was Born James Slattery. She inspired Lou Reed's song "A Walk on the Wild Side" and earned good notices in a Tennessee Williams play. Candy became a prominent personality in Warhol's circles. Documentarian James Rasin uses a series of interviews, archival footage, and images...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed exclusively by Corinth Films 2011

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

Perry, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.409 PER

Smee, Sebastian

Summary: "Picasso & Matisse. Manet & Degas. Pollack & de Kooning. Lucian Freud & Francis Bacon. This is the story of four pairs of artists -- each linked by friendship and a spirit of competitiveness. Taken together, they form an impressive lineage stretching across more than 150 years. But in each case, these relationships had a flashpoint, a damaging psychological event that seemed to mark both an end...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 SME

Perry, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trafe Paperbacks 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 PER

Steffens, Roger

Summary: Draws on forty years of intimate interviews with band members, family, lovers, and confidants, many speaking publicly for the first time, to offer an oral history depicting the reggae icon's life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARLEY, BOB MAR

Waller, Douglas C.

Summary: "The author of the critically acclaimed bestseller Wild Bill Donovan, tells the story of four OSS warriors of World War II. All four later led the CIA. They are the most famous and controversial directors the CIA has ever had-- Allen Dulles, Richard Helms, William Colby, and William Casey. Disciples is the story of these dynamic agents and their daring espionage and sabotage in wartime Europe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 WAL

Giles, Nyna

Summary: Gile's childhood had been spent in doctor's offices; she spent nearly every waking moment at her mother's side. As Nyna grew up, her mother became more and more distant. Carolyn Scott Reybold had been a model in 1947, a friend of Grace Kelly, and even a bridesmaid at her wedding. How had that confident, glamorous woman become the mother Giles knew growing up-- the mother who was now living in a...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GILES, NYNA GIL

Ruiz, Gabriel.

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Promotora Hispano Americana de Musica 1943

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Martin, Barry

Summary: "The inspiring true story of the bond between a feisty octogenarian and the man in charge of building an enormous shopping mall around her home. Edith Macefield achieved folk hero status in 2006 when she turned down $1 million to sell her home to make way for a commercial development in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. It didn't matter that her tiny house was surrounded by rubble and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MACEFIELD, EDITH MAR

Midorikawa, Emily

Summary: Male literary friendships are the stuff of legend, but the world's most celebrated female authors are usually mythologized as solitary eccentrics or isolated geniuses. Friends Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney prove this wrong, thanks to their investigations into a wealth of surprising collaborations, such as the friendships between George Eliot and Harriet Beecher Stowe or Virginia...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Haldeman, H. R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 HAL

Cohen, Adam (Adam Seth)

Summary: Brings to life a fulcrum moment in American history--the tense, feverish first one hundred days of FDR's presidency, when he and his inner circle completely reinvented the role of the federal government in response to the Crash of 1929 and its consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 Coh

Roll, David L.

Summary: Based on newly available sources, The Hopkins Touch is an absorbing, substantial new work that offers a fresh perspective on the World War II era and the Allied leaders, through the life of the man who kept them on point until the war was won.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.532 HOPKINS, HARRY ROL

Patchett, Ann

Summary: Author Ann Patchett relates the story of her friendship with fellow writer Lucy Grealy, and of Lucy's zest for life despite a long struggle with a disfiguring childhood cancer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 PAT

Patchett, Ann

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 PAT

Fullilove, Michael

Summary: Documents the lesser-known role of the President and five influential diplomats in overturning American isolationist beliefs and pulling the country into World War II, citing the reports that led to America's support of Great Britain and Russia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D FUL

Hazzard, Shirley

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.914 HAZ

Lovell, Mary S

Summary: The story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped and politicked at the Chateau de l'Horizon near Cannes, covering a span of forty years, from the time when Coco Chanel made southern French tans fashionable in the twenties to the death of the playboy Prince Aly Khan in 1960.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944 LOV

Patchett, Ann

Summary: The author describes her twenty-year friendship with Lucy Grealy, tracing their introduction at a writer's workshop, the integral part their friendship played in their writing careers, and her witness to Grealy's medical deterioration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 PAT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Patchett 2004

Summary: The friends, family, and co-workers of the late-night talk show host on the E! network describe how they have all been tricked by her into believing tales of utter nonsense and behaving like total fools.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 818.607 HAN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.607 LIES

Tiber, Elliot

Summary: During the summer of 69, Elliot Tiber helped start the gay liberation movement and saved the Woodstock Festival from cancellation. But some of the best and most significant events of Tiber s life did not happen until" After Woodstock." In this third volume of his memoirs, following the critically acclaimed "Palm Trees on the Hudson" and his breakout bestseller "Taking Woodstock, " Tiber...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square One 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TIBER, ELLIOT TIB

Kindred, Dave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.83 KIN