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Totenberg, Nina

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Summary: Celebrated NPR correspondent Nina Totenberg delivers an extraordinary memoir of her personal successes, struggles, and life-affirming relationships, including her beautiful friendship of nearly fifty years with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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Gorham, Christopher C.

Summary: The first-ever biography of Anna Marie Rosenberg, a Hungarian Jewish immigrant who became a real power behind national policies critical to America winning World War II and prospering afterwards, chronicles her extraordinary career as FDR's special envoyto Europe during the war and an adviser to five presidents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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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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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

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

Robertson, Mary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cliff Street Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DIANA. PRINCESS ROB

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

Link, Mardi.

Summary: "An inspiring and heartfelt memoir about the friendship between eight women forged over two decades. The eight Drummond Girls first met in 1991 at Peegeo's Food & Spirits in northern Michigan where, at the time, they were all waitresses, bartenders, or regular customers. When one of them got engaged, they celebrated with a trip to Drummond Island-- their first trip together to the remote...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2015

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 LIN

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 920 Link 2015

Weisbrode, Kenneth.

Summary: An analysis of the personal and professional relationship between George VI and Winston Churchill throughout World War II reveals how they tapped the strength of their considerable differences to navigate one of Great Britain's most turbulent eras.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.083 WEI

Summary: For this book, Larry King asked many people who knew Diana, some officially and some more personally, for their favorite memories. Some of these recollections are warm and intimate, celebrating Diana for her ability to make a human connection with everyone she met, others are perceptive and revealing, even about her human failings and frailties. Together, they coalesce into a multifaceted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES KIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 941.0850 KIN

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

Gilman, Susan Jane.

Summary: In 1986, fresh out of college, Susan Jane Gilman and her friend Chloe dreamed of hitting the road as modern-day female Kerouacs. Inspired by a placemat at the International House of Pancakes, they mapped out a trip circling the globe, then headed west--to China. At that point in time, the People's Republic had been open to backpackers for barely ten minutes. But Susan and Chloe relished the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 915.104 GIL

Summary: Set against the backdrop of Japanese occupied Shanghai in 1942, a young woman finds herself swept up in a radical plot to assassinate a ruthless and secretive intelligence agent. As she immerses herself in her role as a cosmopolitan seductress, she becomes entangled in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue, love and betrayal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LUS

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

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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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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Summary: From award-winning director/producer Peter Kunhardt, King in the Wilderness follows Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the volatile last three years of his life, from the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965 to his assassination in April 1968. Drawing on revelatory stories from his inner circle of friends, the film provides a clear window into the civil rights leader's character, showing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 818.607 HAN

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

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

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

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

Fraser, Flora

Summary: "A biography of Flora MacDonald, the woman who aided "Bonnie" Prince Charlie and inspired the "Skye Boat Song""--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2023

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O'Connell, Jack

Summary: Jack O'Connell possessed an uncanny ability to be at the center of things. On his arrival in Jordan in 1958, he unraveled a coup aimed at the young King Hussein, who would become America's most reliable Middle East ally. Over time, their bond of trust and friendship deepened. In 1967, O'Connell tipped off Hussein that Israel would invade Egypt the next morning. Later, as Hussein's Washington...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.04 O'CONNELL, JACK O'CO

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