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Thomas, Evan

Summary: An account of the Battle of Leyte Gulf in October 1944 is told through the commands of four naval leaders, including two American commanders and two Japanese admirals, and offers insight into how the war reflected profound cultural differences.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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Calloway, Colin G. (Colin Gordon)

Summary: Before the American War for Independence, the Shawnees lived in Ohio, hunted in Kentucky, and ranged as far as Georgia, Missouri, and Pennsylvania. With an uncanny ability to form alliances with others, they developed a well-deserved reputation for being loyal friends and formidable foes. Leaders like Blue Jacket, Black Hoof, and Tecumseh defended Shawnee homelands for more than 60 years. But...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 974.004 CAL

McCain, John

Summary: McCain pays tribute to men and women who were important examples of composure, wisdom, and intellect in the face of tough decisions, in a volume that cites the examples of such figures as Henry Ford, Branch Rickey, and Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 MCC

Preston, Richard

Summary: Famous for immersing himself in his subjects, Preston turns his considerable writing talents to the fascinating study of wild tree canopies. To research this book, Preston learned how to climb giant trees, camped out in them, and interviewed countless forestry experts to offer listeners an in-depth examination of how and why these giant trees should be preserved.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 585.5097 PRE

Shannon, Timothy J. (Timothy John)

Summary: Occupying territory between Canada and New York, the Six Nations of the Iroquois League held a strategic position near French, Dutch, and English interests. Although they were formidable adversaries, the Iroquois learned they could strengthen themselves more effectively by forging alliances than by waging war. Skillfully remaining neutral during North America's Anglo-French wars, they...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.0497 SHA

Frankfurt, Harry G.

Summary: After the success of his work "On bullshit," Frankfurt looks at the other side of the philosophical coin. If bullshit resides in the realm of subjective perception, then truth points to what lies outside that realm. Frankfurt is praised for his ability to speak to a wide general audience. Thus, On Truth is required reading for anyone who wishes to understand the function of truth in our culture.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 121 FRA

Kugel, James L.

Summary: The author invites readers to witness the exploration on religion that he undertook after being diagnosed with an aggressive, and likely fatal, form of cancer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 200.92 KUG

Perdue, Theda

Summary: Historians Theda Perdue and Michael D. Green paint a portrait of the infamous Trail of Tears. Despite protests from statesmen like Davy Crockett, Daniel Webster, and Henry Clay, a dubious 1838 treaty drives 17,000 mostly Christian Cherokee from their lush Appalachian homeland to barren plains beyond the Mississippi. For 4,000, this brutal forced march leads only to their death.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 975.004 PER

Summary: When Doreen Green, also known as Squirrel Girl, volunteers to teach a high school computer programming class, she discovers that one of her students is Kamala Khan, who moonlights as the superhero Ms. Marvel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Worldwide Inc., a subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment, LLC 2018

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