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Carson, Ben.

Summary: Tackling the issues at the forefront of the American mind--healthcare, education, capitalism, and more America the Beautiful is indispensable reading. From four-time bestselling author, internationally renowned neurosurgeon, and humanitarian Dr. Ben Carson, here is a sobering and inspiring manifesto of America's greatness, her failings, and the values and changes it will take to carry our...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Savage, Michael

Summary: Argues that progressives and radical Islamists are working toward similar ends by compromising democratic principles to instill a government of absolute power without representation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.5109 SAV

O'Reilly, Bill.

Summary: Makes charges about how politicians, the clergy, and families are failing to protect those in their care, presenting strong statements about personal responsibility and self-reliance in today's uncertain world.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.931 O'RE

Huckabee, Mike

Summary: "In Mike Huckabee's new book God, Guns, Grits and Gravy, he asks the question, "Have I been taken to a different planet than the one on which I grew up?" The New York Times bestselling author explores today's American culture, drawing from his travels as a presidential candidate to present average, small-town people and families, and their optimistic resilience in the face of hard times; their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 HUC

Miller, Larry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regan 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 MIL

Rather, Dan

Summary: "In a collection of original essays, the venerated television journalist, Dan Rather, celebrates our shared values and what matters most in our great country, and shows us what patriotism looks like. Writing about the institutions that sustain us, such as public libraries, public schools, and national parks; the values that have transformed us, such as the struggle for civil rights; and the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 323.6 RAT

Rather, Dan

Summary: "In a collection of essays, the venerated television journalist celebrates our shared values, reminds us of what matters most in our great country, and shows us what patriotism looks like"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 320 RAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 323.6 RAT

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.6 RAT

Westheimer, Ruth K. (Ruth Karola)

Summary: "America's best-loved therapist, Dr. Ruth, is known for her wise counsel on all matters of the heart. Here she shares private stories from her past and her present, and her insights into living life to the fullest, at any age"

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: 921 WESTHEIMER, RUTH WES

Huckabee, Mike

Summary: Huckabee asks the question, 'Have I been taken to a different planet than the one on which I grew up?' He explores today's American culture, drawing from his travels as a presidential candidate to present average, small-town people and families, and their optimistic resilience in the face of hard times. At times lighthearted, at others bracingly realistic, Huckabee discusses the reintroduction...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 HUCKABEE, MIKE HUC

Carson, Ben

Summary: Offers the author's thoughts on addressing the nation's growing debt, deteriorating morals, educational shortcomings, and elitist media, as well as the worsening discourse and inability to take action to solve our problems.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.0973 CAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wolfe, Alan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.55 WOL

Siegel, Lee

Summary: "A young boy's awakening to the conflict between innate gifts and social class is at the center of this searing memoir about the unforgiving sovereignty of money. Hoping to make a killing in New Jersey real estate, the author's father, Monroe Siegel, takes a draw from his employer against unearned commission. When the recession hits in the 1970s, Monroe finds himself owing a small fortune to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SIEGEL, LEE SIE

Cose, Ellis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.388 COS

McHugh, Jess

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "What does it take to be a good American? And who gets to decide? Journalist Jess McHugh examines thirteen seemingly innocuous, mega-bestselling reference books, guidebooks, and self-help books that have become blueprints for core American values and shaped our national story"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Shapiro, Ben

Summary: Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro argues that Western Civilization is in the midst of a crisis of purpose and ideas. Our freedoms are built upon the twin notions that every human being is made in God's image and that human beings were created with reason capable of exploring God's world. We can thank these values for the birth of science, the dream of progress, human rights, prosperity,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306 SHA

Whybrow, Peter C.

Summary: An analysis of the American consumer culture cites modern statistics in obesity, depression, and panic disorders, drawing on detailed case studies to explain how today's affluent society is directly related to key social and medical issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2006

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Malik, Nesrine

Summary: "A rigorous examination of six political myths used to deflect and discredit demands for social justice. In 2016, presidential candidate Donald Trump declared: "I think the big problem this country has is being politically correct." Reeling from his victory, Democrats blamed the corrosive effect of "identity politics." When banned from Twitter for inciting violence, Trump and his supporters...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 MAL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 MAL

Carter, Jimmy

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 306.0973 CAR

Summary: Presents the theory that the American dream, all but abandoned in the United States, has been adopted successfully in other countries, including Italy, France, Finland, Slovenia, Germany, Portugal, Norway, Tunisia, and Iceland, looking at such areas as worker benefits, public expenditure for the common good, and state-funded higher education.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WHE

Wann, David.

Contents: Preface: a generation's journey back to health -- Introduction -- Taking stock: how foresight can cut our losses -- Evolutionary income: an instinct for happiness -- Personal assets -- Personal growth: creating a rich life story -- Mindful money: more value from better stuff -- The bonds of social capital: the more we spend, the more we have -- Time affluence: how to save it and savor it --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 WAN

O'Reilly, Bill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 O'Reilly

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 ORE

Ingraham, Laura.

Summary: Radio personality Laura Ingraham is fed up with cultural elites on both coasts telling us how to run our lives. The American people are fed up with moral relativism, politicized education, open borders, fiscal excess, and a feckless foreign policy--to name a few. Ingraham calls on her millions of fans from red-state America to send a loud and clear message to the liberal elites: You're fired!...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 306.0973 ING

Jacoby, Susan

Summary: Traces the current of anti-intellectualism from post-WWII to the present and argues that the nation's cult of unreason is both deadly and destructive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 JAC

Kleinknecht, William

Summary: Since Ronald Reagan left office--and particularly after his death--his shadow has loomed large over American politics: Republicans and many Democrats have waxed nostalgic, extolling the Republican tradition he embodied, the optimism he espoused, and his abilities as a communicator. This carefully calibrated image is complete fiction, argues journalist William Kleinknecht. The Reagan presidency...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.927 KLE

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