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Hayes, Derek

Summary: Explores the U.S.'s past from a geographical perspective, presenting more than five hundred historical maps from collections around the world and discussing important events and cultural changes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 911 HAY

Hollywood Vampires

Summary: Second studio album by the band which lives and breathes the spontaneous magic of three megastars - Alice Cooper, Joe Perry, and Hollywood star Johnny Depp. Consisting mainly of original material, as well as covers of songs such as David Bowie's 'Heroes', sung by Johnny Depp and Johnny Thunder's 'You Can't Put Your Arms Around a Memory', sung by Joe Perry, this album is purely rock 'n' roll.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Sony Music Entertainment 2019

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK HOL

Arsenault, Raymond.

Summary: They were black and white, young and old, men and women. In the spring and summer of 1961, they put their lives on the line, riding buses through the American South to challenge segregation in interstate transport. Their story is one of the most celebrated episodes of the civil rights movement, yet a full-length history has never been written until now. In these pages, acclaimed historian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 ARS

Hinding, Andrea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Donning Co. 1988

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 267.3973 HIN

Bourgois, Philippe I.

Summary: This study immerses the reader in the world of homelessness and drug addiction in the contemporary United States. The authors followed a social network of heroin injectors and crack smokers on the streets of San Francisco, accompanying them as they scrambled to generate income through burglary, panhandling, recycling and day labour.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.9084 BOU

Mann, Robert

Summary: America's Descent into Vietnam, Given by Dr. JamesE. Archer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7 MAN

Contents: Letter to America / Francisco Alarcon -- Lawd, dese Colored chillum / Fareedah Allah -- Powwow / Carroll Arnett/Gogisgi -- Song of the breed / Carroll Arnett/Gogisgi -- Late bus (after a series of hold-ups) / Russell Atkins -- So Mexicans are taking jobs from Americans / Jimmy Santiago Baca -- There are black / Jimmy Santiago Baca -- The old man's lazy / Peter Blue Cloud -- The lovers of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 LET

Chaich, John

Summary: Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community showcases twenty-nine artists who are moving through the narrow space that is gay or straight, biological or social, craft and fine art and doing so explicitly through their work in fiber and textile. Loaded with gender connotations and power hierarchies, fiber-based handicrafts such as crochet, embroidery, knitting, macrame, quilting, and sewing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ammo 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746 CHA

Davidson, Abraham A.

Contents: Beginnings of American painting -- History of America in paintings -- Notable American portraits -- American natural landscape -- Americans at work and play -- Visionary tradition -- American urban landscape -- Nonobjective painting -- Painting in the 1960s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams, Harry N. 1974

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.13 DAV

Duram, Leslie A.

Summary: A work describing a course of action, based on the best research available, to improve the health of agriculture of today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 631.584 DUR

Hämäläinen, Pekka

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The first comprehensive history of the Lakota Indians and their profound role in shaping America's history. This first complete account of the Lakota Indians traces their rich and often surprising history from the early sixteenth to the early twenty-first century. Pekka Hamalainen explores the Lakotas' roots as marginal hunter-gatherers and reveals how they reinvented themselves twice: first as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.004 HAM

Lukacs, Paul (Paul B.)

Contents: Introduction: Doubtless as good -- Eastern dreams -- California gold -- Wine as booze -- First families -- Machines in the garden -- Small is beautiful -- Beyond California -- The Rise of American cuisine -- The World comes knocking.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.22 LUK

Shlaes, Amity.

Summary: It's difficult today to imagine how America survived the Great Depression--only through the stories of the common people who struggled during that era can we really understand it. These people are at the heart of this reinterpretation of one of the most crucial events of the twentieth century. Author Shlaes presents the neglected and moving stories of individual Americans, and shows how through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2007

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

Wright, Stephen L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stackpole Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 WRI

Summary: Best of Will Ferrell characters on "Saturday Night Live" including extra material Will's favorite scenes that were cut after dress rehearsal and never seen until now.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: NBC Home Entertainment 2003

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Series Saturday 2003

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 QUIRK ROBERT & MARIANNE QUI

Kircher, Everett.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vincent and Associatees 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.486 KIRCHER, EVERETT KIR
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.4 KIR

Leibovitz, Annie

Summary: Offers a photographic chronicle of twentieth-century popular music in a collection of more than one hundred photographs of such musical icons as Ray Charles, the Grateful Dead, Michael Jackson, and Willie Nelson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2003

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 779.978 LEI

Prince, Erik

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The founder of Blackwater, the world's most controversial military contractor, describes how the company took on high-risk security jobs around the world, completing nearly 100,000 missions in Afghanistan and Iraq, only to have opponents tarnish their reputation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 355.354 PRI

Stevenson, Bryan

Contents: Introduction: Higher ground -- Mockingbird players -- Stand -- Trials and tribulation -- The old rugged cross -- Of the coming of John -- Surely doomed -- Justice denied -- All God's children -- I'm here -- Mitigation -- I'll fly away -- Mother, mother -- Recovery -- Cruel and unusual -- Broken -- The stonecatchers' song of sorrow -- Epilogue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit 345 Stevenson

Cohen, Adam (Adam Seth)

Summary: "One of America's great miscarriages of justice, the Supreme Court's infamous 1927 Buck v. Bell ruling made government sterilization of "undesirable" citizens the law of the land New York Times bestselling author Adam Cohen tells the story in Imbeciles of one of the darkest moments in the American legal tradition: the Supreme Court's decision to champion eugenic sterilization for the greater...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344 COH

Israel, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N. Abrams 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 Israel

Manchester, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1980

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 MAN

Megellas, James.

Summary: What World War II Lieutenant Megellas's memoir lacks in narrative force and elegance it makes up for in its unvarnished contribution to the historical record. Megellas was a senior at Ripon College in Ripon, Wis. during the Pearl Harbor attack; barely six months later, he had reported for duty and soon was enlisted in the storied 82nd Airborne Division. Landing in Italy on the eve of the Anzio...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 MEG

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