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Willner, Nina

Summary: "In this illuminating and deeply moving memoir, a former American military intelligence officer goes beyond traditional Cold War espionage tales to tell the true story of her family--of five women separated by the Iron Curtain for more than forty years, and their miraculous reunion after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Forty Autumns makes visceral the pain and longing of one family forced to live...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2016

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

Bannister, Nonna

Contents: Boarding the train -- Baby Sarah -- Before the Holocaust -- Move to Taganrog -- Move to Rostov-on-Don -- A day in the park -- The depression in Russia: Stalin's power -- Winter vacation with babushka at the dacha -- Our journey by train -- Homecoming welcome -- Our fun time begins -- Christmas church service -- Christmas Day 1932 -- Reflections on childhood -- Back to reality: 1933 -- Troubled...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 BANNISTER, NONNA BAN

Summary: See how the Germanic tribes lived, fought and worshipped their gods. Intricate 3D animation shows how they built their settlements, buried their kings, vanquished their enemies. Roman cities such as the ancient Cologne, home of the Romanophile Germans, and the Roman limes, the border to free Germania, are also reconstructed through computer graphics and full-cast reenactments.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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

Sidman, Joyce

Summary: "Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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Minert, Roger P. (Roger Phillip)

Contents: Reverse alphabetical index -- Alphabetical index -- Reverse alphabetical index -- Alphabetical index

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: GRT Publications 2005

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19 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert ALSACE-LORRAINE
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert BADEN
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert BAVARIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert BRANDENBURG
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert BRAUNSCHWEIG
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert HANOVER
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert HESSE
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert KINGDOM OF SAXONY
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert MECKLENBURG
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert PALATINATE
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert POMERANIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert POSEN
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert PROVINCE OF SAXONY
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert RHINELAND
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert SILESIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert WEST PRUSSIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert WESTPHALIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert WURTTEMBERG

Oomen, Anne-Marie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.603 OOM
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 818.603 OOM

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 818.60 Oomen 2010

Brinker, Nancy.

Summary: Nancy Brinker, cancer advocate and former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, chronicles her sister's struggles with breast cancer and eventual death. Here, Brinker reveals how her sister Susan Komen sparked the breast cancer awareness movement.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 BRINKER, NANCY G BRI

Bardoe, Cheryl

Summary: "A biography of Sophie Germain, who grew up during the French Revolution and followed her dream of studying mathematics, becoming the first woman to win a grand prize from the Royal Academy of Sciences and changing the world with her discoveries"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GER

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J921 GER

Barker, Michelle

Summary: "Life in East Germany in the early 1980's is very hard for Lena following the death of her parents and the sudden disappearance and consequent erasure of her uncle's existence by the secret service police, the Stasi. Lena is determined to unearth what happened to her beloved uncle."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BAR

Bell, Gertrude Lowthian

Summary: "A portrait in her own words of the female Lawrence of Arabia. One of the great woman adventurers of the twentieth century and the chief architect of British policy in the Middle East after World War I, Gertrude Bell turned her back on Victorian society to study at Oxford and travel the world. Mountaineer, archaeologist, Arabist, writer, poet, linguist, and spy, she dedicated her life to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BELL, GERTRUDE BEL

Mulley, Clare

Summary: "Despite Hitler's dictates on women's place being in the home, two fiercely defiant female pilots were awarded the Iron Cross during the Second World War. Other than this unique distinction and a passion for flying that bordered on addiction, these women could not have been less alike. One was Aryan Nazi poster-girl Hanna Reitsch, an unsurpassed pilot, who is now best-known for being the last...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MUL

Wyden, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5316 WYD

Sidman, Joyce

Summary: Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 921 Merian 2019

Summary: Profiles twelve contemporary artists from three urban centers: Berlin, Johannesburg, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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

Boast, Will.

Summary: "Will Boast thought he'd lost his family, until a deeply held secret revealed a second chance he never thought he'd have. Having already lost his mother and only brother, twenty-four-year-old Boast ... finds himself absolutely alone when his father dies of alcoholism. Numbly settling the matters of his father's estate, Boast is deep inside his grief when he stumbles upon documents revealing a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BOAST, WILL BOA

Summary: Following a near-death experience, a young woman flees her East German hometown and failed marriage to start over in Hanover. By chance she finds work with an ambitious and determined executive and enters a ruthless world of big business and cut-throat boardroom deals. But just as she seems poised to fully realize her ambitions, she finds herself haunted by truths from the past that threaten to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2009

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

Puri, Sunita

Summary: "A heart-wrenching and provocative memoir about how the essential parts of one young woman's early life--her mother's work as a surgeon and her spiritual practice--led her to become a doctor and to question the premise that medicine exists to prolong life at all costs. Dr. Sunita Puri's parents grew up in urban India, in extreme poverty. Yet they managed not only to reach America, but her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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Koul, Scaachi

Summary: "In One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter, Scaachi Koul deploys her razor sharp humor to share all the fears, outrages, and mortifying moments of her life. She learned from an early age what made her miserable, and for Scaachi anything can be cause for despair. Whether it's a shopping trip gone awry; enduring awkward conversations with her bikini waxer; overcoming her fear of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KOUL, SCAACHI KOU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B KOUL KOU

Artist Not Provided

Summary: Told in the words of Gertrude Bell, an English explorer, spy, archaeologist, and diplomat, recounts the events of her life that shaped the modern Middle East after World War I.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Broadcasting Service 2019

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Germano, Kate

Summary: The Marine Corps continues to be the only service where men and women train separately in boot camp or basic training. This segregation negatively affects interaction with male marines later on, and, lower expectations of female recruits are actively maintained and encouraged. But Lieutenant Colonel Kate Germano arrived at the Fourth Recruit Training Battalion at Parris Island--which...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GERMANO, KATE GER

Weber, Thomas

Summary: "An award-winning historian charts Hitler's radical transformation after World War I from a directionless loner into a powerful National Socialist leader. In Becoming Hitler, award-winning historian Thomas Weber examines Adolf Hitler's time in Munich between 1918 and 1926, the years when Hitler shed his awkward, feckless persona and transformed himself into a savvy opportunistic political...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HIT

Summary: Set in the 1960's German Democratic Republic, a love triangle ensues when the new Party secretary and a beautiful engineer travel to a large construction site where a swaggering foreman rules, closely supported by his co-workers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2007

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

Summary: In the aftermath of World War II, Susanne Wallner returns from a concentration camp to find that her Berlin apartment is occupied by Dr. Hans Mertens, a former officer in the German army who has been severely traumatized by the atrocities perpetrated by his superiors. The unlikely pair form a delicate friendship as they struggle to restore some normalcy to their hellishly bleak existence. By...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icestorm International in association with the University of Massachusetts, c1999. 1999

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MUR

Bhagwati, Anuradha Kristina

Summary: "A raw, unflinching, and inspirational memoir by a former United States Marine Captain describing her journey from dutiful daughter of immigrants to wide-eyed recruit to radical activist dedicated to effecting historic policy reform in the military. Aftera lifetime of buckling to the demands of her strict Indian parents, Anuradha Bhagwati abandons her grad school career at Harvard University to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BHAGWATI, ANURADHA KRISTINA BHA