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Wagner, Robert

Summary: The legendary actor offers a nostalgic look at Hollywood's golden age, touring favorite hotspots and exploring period business practices before the advent of paparazzi culture and high-powered agents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WAGNER, ROBERT WAG

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B WAGNER WAG

Fain, Sammy

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: 1945

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Wittman, Robert K.

Summary: "This exploration of the private wartime diary of Alfred Rosenberg--Hitler's 'chief philosopher' and architect of Nazi ideology--interweaves the story of its recent discovery with the revelation of its never-before-published contents, which are contextualized by the authors: The result is a unprecedented, page-turning narrative of the Nazi rise to power, the Holocaust, and Hitler's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 WIT

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TIBER, ELLIOT TIB

Hobbs, Jeff

Summary: Examines "the short life of a talented young African-American man who escapes the slums of Newark for Yale University only to succumb to the dangers of the streets--and of one's own nature--when he returns home"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PEACE, ROBERT HOB

Fleischer, Ari

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 FLE

Fleischer, Ari

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.931 FLE

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 941.084 LOG

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 941.084 LOG

Corbett, Rachel

Summary: "The extraordinary story of one of the most fruitful friendships in modern arts and letters. Paris, 1902: Renowned sculptor Auguste Rodin has just completed The Thinker. Rainer Maria Rilke is a delicate young visitor from Prague, broke and suffering froma case of writer's block. When Rilke is commissioned to write a book about Rodin, everything changes. . . . You Must Change Your Life reveals...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Littell, Robert T.

Summary: One of John F. Kennedy, Jr.'s closest friends from his college years to his death at the age of thirty-eight recounts their experiences together, the strong bond that developed between them, and his observations on John's relationships with family members.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Litte

Hazzard, Shirley

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.914 HAZ

Bogle, Donald.

Summary: A dual biography of entertainment legends Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson that explores their individual careers and personal lives leading up to and including their 25-year friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bogle, Donald

Summary: "An eye-opening and unique biography of two larger-than-life legends--Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson--and their unlikely yet enduring friendship"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 BOG

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 SME

McNees, Kelly O'Connor

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: In 1932, New York City, top reporter Lorena "Hick" Hickok starts each day with a front page byline--and finishes it swigging bourbon and planning her next big scoop. But an assignment to cover FDR's campaign--and write a feature on his wife, Eleanor--turns Hick's hard-won independent life on its ear. Soon her work, and the secret entanglement with the new first lady, will take her from New York...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCN

Brown, Brandon R.

Summary: "Planck's Law, an equation used by physicists to determine the radiation leaking from any object in the universe, was described by Albert Einstein as 'the basis of all twentieth-century physics.' Max Planck is credited with being the father of quantum theory, and his work laid the foundation for our modern understanding of matter and energetic processes. But Planck's story is not well known,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PLANCK, MAX BRO

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Maristain, Mónica

Summary: How to know the man behind works of fiction so prone to extravagance? In the first biography of Chilean novelist and poet Roberto Bolaño, journalist Mónica Maristain tracks Bolaño from his childhood in Chile to his youth in Mexico and his early infatuation with literature, to his beginnings as a poet, and to the stardom that came with the publication of the novels The Savage Detectives and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BOLANO, ROBERTO MAR

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Baker, Russ

Summary: The long-hidden story of a family we thought we knew--and of a power-making apparatus that we have barely begun to comprehend. George W. Bush left office as one of the most unpopular presidents in American history. Russ Baker asks the question that lingers even as this benighted administration winds down: Who really wanted this man at the helm, and why did his backers promote him despite his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 BAK

Schultz, Kevin M.

Summary: "A lively chronicle of the 1960s through the incredibly contentious and surprisingly close friendship of its two most colorful characters. Norman Mailer and William F. Buckley, Jr., were towering figures who argued publicly about every major issue of the1960s: the counterculture, Vietnam, feminism, civil rights, the Cold War. Behind the scenes, the two were close friends and trusted confidantes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Huffman, Alan.

Contents: Midstream, April 27, 1865 -- Getting there -- War -- The raids -- Somewhere, the little brother -- Captured -- Cahaba -- Andersonville -- Going off alone -- Release -- Sold up the river -- The disaster -- In a dead man's pocket -- The beginning of the end -- Home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.771 HUF

Waller, Douglas C.

Summary: "The author of the critically acclaimed bestseller Wild Bill Donovan, tells the story of four OSS warriors of World War II. All four later led the CIA. They are the most famous and controversial directors the CIA has ever had-- Allen Dulles, Richard Helms, William Colby, and William Casey. Disciples is the story of these dynamic agents and their daring espionage and sabotage in wartime Europe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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