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Wilser, Jeff

Summary: Structured around key moments in Biden's life and career--and filled with Biden-isms like "That's a bunch of malarkey" and "I may be Irish, but I'm not stupid"--this blend of biography, advice, and humor will reveal the experiences that forged Joe Biden, and the lessons we can use in our own lives. Along the way, readers will also encounter fun sidebars on his love of muscle cars, his most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BIDEN, JOE WIL

Dunlap, Annette

Summary: Charles Gates Dawes: A Life is the first comprehensive biography of an American in whose fascinating story contemporary readers can follow the struggles and triumphs of early twentieth-century America and Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Northwestern University Press and the Evanston History Center 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DAWES, CHARLES GATES DUN

Summary: For the last half of the 20th century, America was consumed by two struggles: the civil rights movement and the cold war. For 30 years, Hubert Humphrey stood at the center of both. And while he never reached his dream of being president, and in fact is most remembered for his 1968 loss to Richard Nixon, Humphrey left behind a legacy few presidents can match. In November of 1977, for the first...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2010

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

Biden, Joseph R.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: The former vice-president of the United States chronicles the difficult final year of his son's battle with cancer, his efforts to balance his responsibilities to the country and his family, and the lessons he learned.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 BID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 BID

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BIDEN, JOSEPH R. BID

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B BIDEN BID

Turque, Bill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 GORE

Cheney, Richard B.

Summary: "In his unmistakable voice and with an insider's eye on history, former Vice President Dick Cheney tells the story of his life and the nearly four decades he has spent at the center of American politics and power"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 CHE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHENEY, RICHARD B CHE

Isenberg, Nancy.

Summary: Generations have been told that Aaron Burr was a betrayer--of Alexander Hamilton, of his country, and of those who had nobler ideas. But that version has been shaped by historians and writers from the eighteenth century who were blinded by tabloid reporters and propaganda created by Burr's political enemies during his lifetime. It is time to discover the real Aaron Burr.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 BUR

Levingston, Steven

Summary: The extraordinary partnership of Barack Obama and Joe Biden is unique in American history. The two men, their characters and styles sharply contrasting, formed a dynamic working relationship that evolved into a profound friendship. Based on original interviews, media reports, memoirs and other accounts, Barack and Joe is the first book to tell the full story of their historic relationship and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2019

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Pence, Charlotte

Summary: When Mike Pence set out on the vice presidential campaign trail, his daughter Charlotte knew the next 100 days would be exciting and challenging. But she also knew that her father-a dedicated public servant-would succeed because he'd cling to his faith, his love for America, and his family every step of the way. New York Times bestselling author Charlotte Pence pays tribute to her father,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.933 Pence 2018

LoBianco, Tom

Summary: "A revealing, in-depth biography of Mike Pence, the most secretive and ingratiating vice president in modern history, from a reporter with remarkable access. No journalist has covered Mike Pence for as long or as closely as Tom LoBianco. The seasoned political reporter was at the first campaign rally governor Pence held in his hometown of Columbus, Indiana. He was there when Pence returned to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

D'Antonio, Michael

Summary: "Little-known outside his home state until Donald Trump made him his running mate, Mike Pence--who proclaims himself a Christian first, a conservative second, and a Republican third--has long worn a carefully-constructed mask of Midwestern nice. Behind his self-proclaimed humility and self-abasing deference, however, hides a man whose own presidential ambitions have blazed since high school....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PENCE, MIKE DAN

Hayes, Stephen F.

Summary: During a forty-year career in politics, Vice President Dick Cheney has been involved in some of the most consequential decisions in recent American history. Yet for all of his influence, the world knows very little about the most powerful vice president in U.S. history, among the most secretive and guarded of all public officials. Journalist Hayes draws upon hundreds of interviews with the vice...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9310 HAY

Scott, Susan Holloway

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Aaron Burr was a hero of the Revolution, a brilliant politician, lawyer, and very nearly president; a skillful survivor in a raw new country filled with constantly shifting loyalties. But there were dark whispers about him: that he was untrustworthy, a libertine, a man unafraid of claiming whatever he believed should be his. Sold into slavery as a child in India, Mary Emmons was brought to an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SCO

Biden, Jill

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Summary: "An intimate look at the love that built the Biden family and the delicate balancing act of the woman at its center. 'How did you get this number?' Those were the first words Jill Biden spoke to U.S. senator Joe Biden when he called her out of the blue to ask her on a date. Growing up, Jill had wanted two things: a marriage like her parents'--strong, loving, and full of laughter--and a career....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2019

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Rice, Susan E.

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Summary: Recalling pivotal moments from her dynamic career on the front lines of American diplomacy and foreign policy, Susan E. Rice, who served as National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, delivers an account of a life in service to family and country.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Rice, Susan E

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Summary: "Recalling pivotal moments from her dynamic career on the front lines of American diplomacy and foreign policy, Susan E. Rice -- National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations -- delivers an inspiring accountof a life in service to family and country"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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