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Cohen, Lizabeth

Summary: The story of the postwar American city as refracted through the life and career of the urban planner Edward J. Logue In twenty-first-century America, some cities are flourishing and others are struggling, but they all must contend with deteriorating infrastructure, economic inequality, and unaffordable housing. Cities have limited tools to address these problems, and many must rely on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307.3 COH

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Summary: In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there are moles in their midst, Billy and the other mole are suddenly thrust...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY DEP

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DEP

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DEP RATED R

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD De

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Departed 2007

Most, Doug

Summary: Documents the dramatic and sometimes deadly competition between New York and Boston to build the first American subway, describing the rivalry between two brother subway engineers and their famous supporters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 388.42 MOS

Di Spigna, Christian

Summary: A detailed portrait of Founding Father, Dr. Joseph Warren, examines his work as an architect of the colonial rebellion, before his hero's death at Bunker Hill obscured his essential role in America's independence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WARREN, JOSEPH DIP

Summary: In the late 19th century, as America's teeming cities grew increasingly congested, the time had come to replace the nostalgic horse-drawn trolleys with a faster, cleaner, safer, and more efficient form of transportation. Ultimately, it was Boston, a city of so many firsts that overcame a litany of engineering challenges, the greed-driven interests of businessmen, and the great fears of its...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Tessaro, Kathleen

Summary: "In Depression-era Boston, a city divided by privilege and poverty, two unlikely friends are bound by a dangerous secret in this mesmerizing work of historical fiction from the New York Times bestselling author of The Perfume Collector. Maeve Fanning is a first generation Irish immigrant, born and raised among the poor, industrious Italian families of Boston's North End by her widowed mother....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TES

Atkins, Ace.

Summary: "What started out as a joke landed seventeen-year-old Dillon Yates in a lockdown juvenile facility in Boston Harbor. When he set up a prank Twitter account for his vice principal, he never dreamed he could be brought up on criminal charges, but that's exactly what happened. This is Blackburn, Massachusetts, where zero tolerance for minors is a way of life. Leading the movement is tough-as-nails...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ATK

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Atkins 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS ATK

Kanigel, Robert

Summary: Eyes on the Street is a revelation of the phenomenal woman who raised three children, wrote seven groundbreaking books, saved neighborhoods, stopped expressways, was arrested twice, and engaged at home and on the streets in thousands of debates--all of which she won. Here is the child who challenged her third-grade teacher; the high school poet; the journalist who honed her writing skills at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JACOBS, JANE KAN

Flynn, Rory

Summary: "Boston narcotics detective Eddy Harkness is on the case again, and this time the soul of the city is at stake. When a late-summer hurricane slams into Boston, Detective Eddy Harkness and his Narco-Intel crew are thrown into the eye of a very different kind of storm. Dark Horse -- an especially pure and deadly brand of heroin -- has infiltrated the gritty Lower South End. Harkness soon finds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLY

Wechsler, Pamela

Summary: Chief of homicide district attorney Abby Endicott hasn't had the easiest adjustment to normal life. Her wealthy Boston family has cut her off because of her dangerous job, her new apartment with her musician boyfriend Ty is not up to her standards, and her impending position as godmother to her new niece or nephew is overwhelming. However, her personal life is about to be put on hold when the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Summary: Now that Jesse Stone has settled in as Paradise's police chief, he has to solve the grisly murder of a teenage girl. The investigation uncovers abuse and even leads him to a conflict with a Boston mob.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Je 3

Collins, Paul

Summary: Traces the scandalous murder of a Harvard Medical School graduate and the ensuing trial that riveted mid-nineteenth-century America, exploring how the case established important precedents in medical forensics and the definition of reasonable doubt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2018

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

Summary: Ethically-challenged attorney Alan Shore settles in at a wealthy and powerful legal firm that focuses primarily on civil cases. With some help from veteran attorney Denny Crane, Shore quickly makes his mark winning cases no one would take. In doing so, he develops a rival in his colleague Brad Chase, who has been assigned to the office partly to keep an eye on the increasingly eccentric (and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Amanda McCready is a 4-year-old who has disappeared from her Boston home. The police make little headway in solving the case, so the girl's aunt hires Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro, private detectives. They freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons: they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD GON

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER GON

MacDonald, Michael Patrick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.461 MAC

MacDonald, Michael Patrick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ISIS Pub. 2001

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 MACDONALD, MICHAEL MAC

Contents: v. 1. 1831-1850.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 1989

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.3744

Roberts, Randy

Summary: "In War Fever, celebrated sports historians Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith explore the monumental changes taking place in Boston during the Great War through the stories of three men: Karl Muck, the German conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra;Charles Whittlesey, a Harvard Law Student who was called to service and became an unlikely leader; and perhaps the most famous baseball player of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.4 ROB

Summary: Follows the personal and professional exploits of a group of attorneys working at the law firm of Crane, Poole & Schmidt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BOS

Summary: Alexis is the girl of Dustin's dreams. After only five weeks of dating, the love-struck Dustin is coming on so strong that Alexis is forced to slow things down to a dead stop. Devastated and desperate to get her back, Dustin turns to his best friend, Tank, the rebound specialists. A master at seducing and offending women, Tank gets hired by freshly dumped guys to take their ex-girlfriends out...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MY

Summary: Follows the personal and professional exploits of a group of attorneys working at the law firm of Crane, Poole & Schmidt. They tackle some of today's most inflammatory, and sometimes irreverent, social and moral issues, from teen pregnancy and the death penalty to sex surrogates and Alzheimer's. Now, the firm faces financial ruin and its brilliant attorneys face chaotic caseloads filled with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: World-weary and living hand to mouth, small-time gunrunner Eddie 'Fingers' Coyle (Mitchum) works on the sidelines of the seedy Boston underworld. But when he finds himself facing a second stretch of hard time, he's forced to weigh loyalty to his criminal colleagues against snitching to stay free.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY FRI

Finder, Joseph

Summary: Nick Heller, private spy, exposes secrets that powerful people would rather keep hidden. At the funeral of his good friend Sean, an army buddy who once saved Nick's life and had struggled with opioid addiction since returning wounded from war, a stranger approaches Nick with a job. The woman is a member of the Rhodes family, whose immense fortune was built on opiates. Now she wants to become a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Parker, Robert B.

Summary: "It's December in Boston, and Spenser is busy planning the menu for Christmas dinner when he's confronted in his office by a young boy named Slide. Homeless and alone, Slide has found refuge with an organization named Street Business, which gives shelter and seeks job opportunities for the homeless and lost. Slide's mentor, Jackie Alvarez, is being threatened, and Street Business is in danger...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

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