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Simonson, Robert

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Summary: "Satiate your thirst for new ways to use and drink tequila and mezcal with this collection of 62 recipes for agave cocktails from New York Times spirits writer Robert Simonson. These versatile spirits pair with a broad range of flavors in nearly every classic cocktail formula, from the flip to the julep and the recipes here are easy to assemble, most only require three or four ingredients. From...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2021

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Summary: Insiders' observations of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq and the subsequent occupation, featuring commentary from high-ranking officials, Iraqi civilians, American soldiers and prominent analysts. Examines the U.S. policy decisions surrounding the invasion and their consequences in Iraq, including such issues as low U.S. troop levels, the uncontrolled looting of Baghdad, the purging of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NO

Croutier, Alev Lytle

Summary: "Drawing on a host of intimate first-hand accounts and memoirs, Harem explores life in the world's harems, from the Middle Ages to the early twentieth century, focusing on the fabled and ever-mysterious Seraglio of Topkapi Palace as a paradigm for all."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abbeville Press 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 CRO

Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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6 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME 1
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Harness, Cheryl.

Summary: Reveals what really happened when Narcissa Whitman and her husband, Marcus, embarked on a perilous quest through the untamed Oregon Trail to spread the word of the Bible to the Indians.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WHI

Richardson, Gillian

Summary: "Ships have sailed through human history for thousands of years. Sometimes, their dramatic voyages have even changed the course of the world. For centuries, ships have brought cultures together in peace or conflict, played a role in wars and revolutions, and transformed societies. Climb on deck for 10 ocean adventures, starting with the groundbreaking exploits of Zheng He's 15th-century...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 623.8 RIC

Kamen, Henry.

Summary: "Since the sixteenth century, the Spanish inquisition has been synonymous with terror, bigotry, and persecution. In this book, a renowned historian sweeps away old misconceptions and presents a new view of this notorious and fascinating period." "Henry Kamen reassesses the significance and consequences of the expulsion of the Jews and also argues that there is little evidence for the alleged...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 272.2 KAM

Summary: "From rock's backpages, the online library of rock and roll. Comes this anthology of timeless rock writing from the good to the bad to the plain ugly. The sound and the fury spans four decades and comes at rock and roll from all angles, among the pieces ..."--BOOK JACKET.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780 SOU

Neering, Rosemary.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage House 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.774 NEE

Rybczynski, Witold.

Summary: Traces the creation of a Pennsylvania residential subdivision from its planning stage to the residence of its first owners, in an account that offers insight into the long process of development and how it is related to sprawl and ex-urban growth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307.76 RYB

Van Zoeren, Tom, National Park Service Ranger

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 977.4635 VAN

Friedman, Mel

Summary: Discusses how the United States gained ownership of the Oregon Territory, who discovered the best routes west, and the obstacles pioneers faced on their journeys along the Oregon Trail.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 917.804 FRI

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978.02 FRI

Nielsen, Kim E.

Summary: Covers the entirety of U.S. disability history, from pre-1492 to the present. Disability is not just the story of someone we love or the story of whom we may become; rather it is undoubtedly the story of our nation. It places the experiences of people with disabilities at the center of the American narrative. In many ways, it's a familiar telling. In other ways, however, it is a radical...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.4 NIE

Silverthorn, Suzanne.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Schiffer Pub. Ltd. 2008

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 978.88 SIL

Summary: In this four-part series, Tony Robinson embarks on spectacular walks through Britain's most historic landscapes in search of the richest stories from Britain's past.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dreamscape Media, LLC 2017

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

Summary: In this four-part series, Tony Robinson embarks on spectacular walks through Britain's most historic landscapes in search of the richest stories from Britain's past.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Catton, Bruce

Summary: This is the story of Lincoln's famous army of the Potomac during the early years of the Civil War, when it was under the command of General George B. McClellan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1951

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 CAT

Skinner, David

Summary: "In 1934, Webster's Second was the great gray eminence of American dictionaries, with 600,000 entries and numerous competitors but no rivals. It served as the all-knowing guide to the world of grammar and information, a kind of one-stop reference work. In 1961, Webster's Third came along and ignited an unprecedented controversy in America's newspapers, universities, and living rooms. The new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 423.09 SKI

Isaacs, Sally Senzell

Summary: An introduction to what life was like on the Oregon Trail, describing the wagons, daily routines, food, clothing, Native Americans encountered on the way, and dangers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978.02 ISA

Summary: Explore one of the most powerful and defining chapters in American history. This powerful epic adventure unfolds as told through the struggles, triumphs, and heartaches of two families as they journey in search of the American dream. The Wheelers venture west from Virginia in 1825, while the Lakota tribe grapples with the arrival of white settlers; the story continues over the next 65 years,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV INT

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: After the British establish a fort on the Penobscot River, the Massachusetts patriots--among them General Peleg Wadsworth and Colonel Paul Revere--mount an expedition to oust the redcoats.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 0000

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Cornwell 2010

Rachlin, Benjamin

Summary: "When the final gavel clapped in a rural southern courtroom in the summer of 1988, Willie J. Grimes, a gentle spirit with no record of violence, was shocked and devastated to be convicted of first-degree rape and sentenced to life imprisonment. Here is the story of this everyman and his extraordinary quarter-century-long journey to freedom, told in breathtaking and sympathetic detail, from the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 RAC

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ROM

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