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Bruns, Roger.

Summary: Collects speeches, memos, and other documents written for the possibility of failure in wars and foreign relations throughout American history, left unsaid and unpublished due to turn of events and sudden changes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2000

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

Janeczko, Paul B.

Summary: A collection of true spy stories from throughout the history of the United States, discussing personalities, missions, traitors, technological advances, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.73 JAN

Armstrong, Jennifer

Summary: One hundred brief stories about real people and occurences in American history, arranged in chronological order by year from 1565 to 2000

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. A. Knopf 2006

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Roosevelt, Theodore

Summary: In 1895, two young men destined to make their mark on American life, Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge, discovered they shared a common interest in the remarkable way ordinary Americans demonstrated the real character of the young nation. They were convinced that the brilliance of American liberty could best be found in the lives of everyday people, rather than in accounts of the famous...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Oasis Audio 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.09 ROO

Vowell, Sarah

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973 VOW

Vowell, Sarah

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2002

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

Buckley, Susan Washburn.

Contents: To providence 1631 -- Le grand dérangement 1755 -- On the forbidden path 1760 -- Soldier in disguise 1782 -- Called by the voice of America 1789 -- Buying freedom 1795 -- "Give us free!" 1839 -- A thousand miles for freedom 1848 -- Walking to Zion 1856 -- "For honor, duty, and liberty" 1863 -- Gold mountain 1865 -- Flight of the Nez Perce 1877 -- The promised land 1894 -- Going north 1924 --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 BUC

Kitfield, James

Summary: "Discover the amazing stories of sacrifice and courage from twenty-two soldiers who received the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military award. In the Company of Heroes features in-depth narrative profiles of the twenty-two post-9/11 Medal of Honorrecipients who served in Afghanistan and Iraq. This book focuses on the stories of these extraordinary individuals, expressed in their own...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 KIT

Summary: More than 450 accounts of the myriad customs, beliefs, legends, languages, adventures, and traditions that helped form America, illustrated with over 700 photographs, paintings, and engravings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Association 1993

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

Piper, Karen Lynnea

Summary: "A poignant, surreal, and fearlessly honest look at growing up on one of the most secretive weapons installations on earth, by a young woman who came of age with missiles. The China Lake missile range is located in a huge stretch of the Mojave Desert, about the size of the state of Delaware. It was created during the Second World War, and has always been shrouded in secrecy. But people who make...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PIPER, KAREN PIP

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Piper 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B PIPER PIP

Will, George F.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "From the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George F. Will, his ninth collection of reflections on our culture, examining the many ways in which expertise, reason, and manners are continually under attack in our institutions, courts, political arenas, andsocial venues. George F. Will has been one of this country's leading columnists since 1974. He won the Pulitzer Prize for it in 1977. The Wall...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2021

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Rowe, Mike

Summary: "Emmy-award winning gadfly Mike Rowe presents a ridiculously entertaining, seriously fascinating collection of his favorite episodes from America's #1 short-form podcast, The Way I Heard It, along with a host of memories, ruminations, illustrations, and insights. It's a delightful collection of mysteries. A mosaic. A memoir. A charming, surprising must-read"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 ROW

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 ROW

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 Rowe 2019

Beck, Glenn

Summary: History is about so much more than memorizing facts. It is, as more than half of the word suggests, about the story. And, told in the right way, it is the greatest one ever written: Good and evil, triumph and tragedy, despicable acts of barbarism and courageous acts of heroism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 BEC

Callahan, Tom

Summary: "A beautifully observed narrative of American sport: character, grit, tragedy, unremarked heroism, and, always, the illuminating story behind the story. As a columnist for the Cincinnati Enquirer, Washington Post, and Time magazine, Tom Callahan witnessed an extraordinary number of defining moments in American sport over four decades. He takes us from Roberto Clemente clinching his 3,000th, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.0973 CAL

Shenkman, Richard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1991

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Axelrod, Alan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2003

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.1 I

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Association 1989

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

Summary: Collection of essays by various authors based on interviews originally held on the television program Booknotes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2001

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

Gillon, Steven M.

Summary: Presents a companion volume to The History Channel's documentary which recounts the events of ten pivotal days that changed the course of American history.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973 GIL

Geist, William.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.9240 GEI

Geist, William.

Summary: The author describes his 5,600-mile RV odyssey across America, along with the eccentric individuals, unusual places, and offbeat celebrations and events he encountered on his journey.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.9240 GEI

Summary: From more than ten thousand interviews, StoryCorps--the largest oral history project in the nation's history--presents a tapestry of American stories, told by the people who lived them to the people they love. StoryCorps began with the idea that everyone has an important story to tell. And since 2003, this remarkable project has been collecting the stories of everyday Americans from all ages,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 ISA

Lankford, Andrea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Santa Monica Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 LAN

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