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Summary: "In Tales of Two Americas, some of the literary world's most exciting writers look beyond numbers and wages to convey what it feels like to live in this divided nation. Their extraordinarily powerful stories, essays, and poems demonstrate how boundaries break down when experiences are shared, and that in sharing our stories we can help to alleviate a suffering that touches so many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 TAL

Modesitt, L. E.

Summary: Alastar has settled into his role as the Maitre of the Collegium. Now married and a father, he would like to focus his efforts on improving Imagisle and making it more self-sufficient. However, a crisis is brewing in Solidar, causing the High Holders to call for repeals on the Codex Legis. Once again, Alastar must maintain a careful balance, but he can't avoid the involvement of the Collegium...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOD

Klein, Carol Swartout.

Summary: "Painting for peace in Ferguson is the story of a community coming together, hundreds of artists and volunteers, black and white, young and old, to bring hope and healing to their community using the simplest of all tools- a paintbrush. Written in child-friendly verse, the actual artwork painted on hundreds of boarded up windows in Ferguson, South Grand and surrounding areas illustrates the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Treehouse Publishing Group, an imprint of Amphorae Publishing Group, LLC 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709 KLE

Fraser, Steve

Summary: "A groundbreaking investigation of how and why, from the 18th century to the present day, American resistance to our ruling elites has vanished. From the American Revolution through the Civil Rights movement, Americans have long mobilized against political, social, and economic privilege. Hierarchies based on inheritance, wealth, and political preferment were treated as obnoxious and a threat...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 FRA

Miller, Sam J.

Summary: After the climate wars, a floating city is constructed in the Arctic Circle, a remarkable feat of mechanical and social engineering, complete with geothermal heating and sustainable energy. Now crime and corruption have set in, the contradictions of incredible wealth alongside poverty are spawning unrest, and a new disease called "the breaks" is ravaging the population. When a strange new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

Kwan, Kevin

Summary: Crazy rich Asians is the outrageously funny debut novel about three super-rich, pedigreed Chinese families and the gossip, backbiting, and scheming that occurs when the heir to one of the most massive fortunes in Asia brings home his ABC (American-born Chinese) girlfriend to the wedding of the season.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KWA

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KWA

Ripley, Amanda

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "In the tradition of bestselling explainers like The Tipping Point, the first popular book based on cutting edge science that breaks down the idea of extreme conflict, the kind that paralyzes people and places, and then shows how to escape it"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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Edsall, Thomas Byrne.

Summary: Provides a sobering account of how pitched battles over scarce resources will increasingly define American politics in the coming years--and how citizens might avoid, or at least mitigate, the damage from these ideological and economic battles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 EDS

Hunter, Erin

Summary: Wild Pack leaders Storm and Arrow confront rising tensions among the ranks of their Packmates in the wake of disturbing prophetic dreams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC HUN

Kruse, Kevin Michael

Summary: "We're often told that the United States is, was, and always has been a Christian nation. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse reveals that the idea of 'Christian America' is an invention--and a relatively recent one at that. As Kruse argues, the belief that America is fundamentally and formally a Christian nation originated in the 1930s when businessmen enlisted religious...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 KRU

Summary: The show follows Margaret and Helen Schlegel, two intelligent, idealistic sisters living together in Edwardian London with their hypochondriac brother, Tibby. Their loving but interfering Aunt Juley tries to keep the siblings in line after the death of their parents, but a series of events push the sisters to lead unorthodox lives full of romance, tragedy, and drama.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2020

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HOW

Holdgrafer, Brad

Summary: "Walls. All sorts of walls. Social walls, border walls, political walls, emotional walls, big walls, and small walls too. Speaking to today's critical political issues, this delightful, charmingly illustrated children's book has resonance for adults too. It helps children learn and understand inclusivity, equality, openness, and kindness while simultaneously reminding grown-ups of those same...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press, a McEvoy Group company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 302 HOL

Jubber, Nicholas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.504 JUB

Summary: Musical drama set in London, 1958. Film portrays lower class youths emerging from post-war privations and struggling to achieve mobility in the face of withering class, racial and economic barriers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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Summary: A doctor wants to go public with his knowledge that the therapeutic springs that brought fame and commerce to his town are polluted, but the mayor and others are determined to stop him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2009

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

Moss, David A.

Summary: Historian David Moss adapts the case study method made famous by Harvard Business School to revitalize our conversations about governance and democracy and show how the United States has often thrived on political conflict. These 19 cases ask us to weigh choices and consequences, wrestle with momentous decisions, and come to our own conclusions.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.4 MOS

Summary: A live one night musical production of the massively popular crossover musical! Featuring a young ensemble cast, this will reintroduce and reimagine some of the show's most memorable moments, great music, and timeless love story to an entirely new generation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: "Morgan Freeman takes viewers on a global journey to meet with people from different cultures whose lives are shaped in surprising ways, and to explore themes that unite us all. At a time when global events seem to be driving cultures apart, this series aims to reveal the common humanity that lies inside each one of us. Each episode explores a single fundamental force or topic: freedom, peace,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV STO

Bailey, Catherine

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Rooms, the extraordinary true story of the downfall of one of England's wealthiest families. Fans of Downton Abbey now have a go-to resource for fascinating, real-life stories of the spectacular lives led by England's aristocrats. With the novelistic flair and knack for historical detail Catherine Bailey displayed in her New York Times...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942 BAI

Kruse, Kevin Michael

Summary: "If you were asked when America became polarized, your answer would likely depend on your age: you might say during Barack Obama's presidency, or with the post- 9/11 war on terror, or the culture wars of the 1980s and 1990s, or the 'Reagan Revolution' and the rise of the New Right. For leading historians Kevin M. Kruse and Julian E. Zelizer, it all starts in 1974. In that one year, the nation...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.92 Krause 2019

Williams, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.713 WIL

Bouman, Tom.

Summary: The lone police officer in a rural Northern Pennsylvania town finds trouble on the heels of the gas drilling which has brought money, crime, and drugs into the territory, and must investigate a murder that tears at old wounds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOU

Bronte, Emily

Summary: The story of the stormy relationship between the mysterious Heathcliff, the beautiful and stubborn Cathy, and the people who live at Wuthering Heights.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2001

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRO

Conell, Lee

Summary: "An electrifying debut novel that unfolds in the course of a single day inside one genteel New York City apartment building, as tensions between the building's super and his grown-up daughter spark a crisis that will, by day's end, have changed everything"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Conell 2020

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