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Offit, Paul A.

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Summary: "Four months into the coronavirus pandemic, as the death count surged, the FDA made a risky decision: it approved an anti-malarial drug as a treatment for coronavirus, despite limited data on its efficacy or side effects. A month later, the FDA withdrew its recommendation, but by then, the damage had been done. The drug was ineffective and sometimes even lethal. The mistake was hardly a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2021

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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

Rosenzweig, Paul

Summary: In the centuries since the founding of the republic, there have been notable challenges to presidential authority. Among these are investigations, designed to seek out and uproot abuses of executive power. They are built on a system of institutions, laws, and policies that govern how our nation protects itself from corruption and tyranny. Even today, we see this system at work in controversies...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 353.46 INV
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Woods, Sherryl

Summary: Sherryl Woods brings listeners two classic tales of the Devaneys. Brothers who are torn apart in childhood, and reunited by love. The titles are Michael's Discovery, and Patrick's Destiny.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Cenziper, Debbie

Summary: The gripping story of a team of Nazi hunters at the U.S. Department of Justice as they raced against time to expose members of a brutal SS killing force who disappeared in America after World War II.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 CEN

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

Logue, Mark.

Summary: Albert, Duke of York began to see speech therapist Lionel Logue in a desperate bid to cure his lifelong stammer. Little did the two men know that this unlikely friendship would ultimately save the House of Windsor from collapse. The amiable Logue gave the shy young Duke the skills and the confidence to stand and deliver before a crowd. And when his elder brother, Edward VIII, abdicated the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 941.084 LOG

Logue, Mark.

Summary: Presents the life of the Australian speech therapist who helped the English king, George VI, overcome a lifelong speech disorder and become an eloquent leader of his people during the difficult days of World War II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 941.084 LOG

Hobey, Jack.

Summary: "Recounts the case of The People vs. Herman Swift, a story which ran on front pages of newspapers throughout Michigan for three years in the early 20th century. It is one of the most sensational cases to ever go to the Michigan Supreme Court and was reviewed on appeal by famous Michigan governors, Chase Osborn and Nathaniel Ferris. The story revolves around the complex, tragic figure of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harbor House Publishers 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.76 HOB
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 362.76 HOB

Ryback, Timothy W

Summary: "Before Germany was engulfed by Nazi dictatorship, it was a constitutional republic. And just before Dachau Concentration Camp became a site of Nazi genocide, it was a state detention center for political prisoners, subject to police authority and due process. The camp began its irrevocable transformation from one to the other following the execution of four Jewish detainees in the spring of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 RYB

Summary: The "New York Daily News" Sports Investigative Team offers more than just the story of the rise and fall of seasoned pitcher Roger Clemens. It also provides a "definitive book on "corruption and the steroids era in Major League Baseball.-- Publisher info.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 THO

Wu, Tim

Summary: "We live in an age of extreme corporate concentration, in which global industries are controlled by just a few giant firms -- big banks, big pharma, and big tech, just to name a few. But concern over what Louis Brandeis called the "curse of bigness" can no longer remain the province of specialist lawyers and economists, for it has spilled over into policy and politics, even threatening...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Global Reports 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.8 WU

Starr, Kenneth

Summary: "Twenty years after the Starr Report and the Clinton impeachment, former special prosecutor Ken Starr finally shares his definitive account of one of the most divisive periods in American history. You could fill a library with books about the scandals of the Clinton administration, which eventually led to President Clinton's impeachment by the House of Representatives. Bill and Hillary Clinton...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.929 STA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.929 STA

James, Bill

Summary: "Between 1898 and 1912, families across the country were bludgeoned in their sleep with the blunt side of an axe. Jewelry and valuables were left in plain sight, bodies were piled together, faces covered with cloth. Some of these cases, like the infamous Villasca, Iowa murders, received national attention. But few people believed the crimes were related. And fewer still would realize that all...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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Summary: Investigating a massive chemical spill in West Virginia that left 300,000 people without drinking water for months, filmmaker Cullen Hoback uncovers government and corporate collusion with frightening nationwide public health implications.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WHA

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

Lichtblau, Eric.

Summary: "The shocking story of how America became one of the world's safest postwar havens for Nazis. Until recently, historians believed America gave asylum only to key Nazi scientists after World War II, along with some less famous perpetrators who managed to sneak in and who eventually were exposed by Nazi hunters. But the truth is much worse, and has been covered up for decades: the CIA and FBI...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.1 LIC

Brezenoff, Steven

Summary: A shipment of dinosaur bones meant for a new exhibit at the Capitol City Natural History Museum has disappeared, and so have the five paleontologists who were working late at the museum, including Wilson Kipper's mother--so Wilson and his museum friends set out to solve the mystery.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BRE

Siegel, Ronald D.

Contents: Disc 1: Why mindfulness matters -- Our troublesome brains -- Informal, formal, and intensive practices -- Who am I? The perils of self -- Mindfulness or psychotherapy? -- Attention and empathy in relationships-- Disc 2: The science of compassion and self-compassion-- Tailoring practices to fit changing needs -- Modifying our brain function and structure-- Solitude--An antidote to loneliness--...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 613 SCI

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.

Format: moving image

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

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