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Lima, Jamie Kern

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Summary: "Shares the wild but true story of how a once struggling waitress turned her against-the-grain idea into an international bestselling sensation, eventually selling the company for over a billion dollars and becoming the first female CEO of a brand in L'Oraeal's 100+ year history. Faced with self-doubt, body-doubt, God-doubt, Jamie reveals how she almost didn't make it, how she learned to trust...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2021

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Frey, Sarah

Summary: "One woman's tenacious journey to escape poverty and create a billion-dollar farming business--without ever leaving the land she loved. The youngest of her parents' combined twenty-one children, Sarah Frey grew up on a struggling farm in Southern Illinois, often having to grow, catch, or hunt her own dinner. She spent much of her early childhood dreaming of running away to Hollywood,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FREY, SARAH FRE

Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 WOR
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Conant, Jennet.

Summary: Conant delivers a stunning account of Julia Child's early life as an Office of Special Services agent in the Far East. Who would ever suspect that Julia Child--TV's popular cooking show host and master of French cuisine--was once a covert British operative?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 940.54 CHILD, JULIA & PAUL Con

Conant, Jennet.

Summary: A stunning account of Julia Child's early life as an OSS agent in the Far East.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

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

Farrell, Mary Cronk

Summary: Shares the story of the African American women who enlisted in the newly formed Women's Army Auxiliary Corps in World War II, centering the story around Charity Adams, the woman who commanded the only black WAAC battalion sent overseas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 FAR

Mitchell, Pat

Summary: "Pat Mitchell is a serial ceiling smasher. A former news reporter and news anchor, she was the first woman to host a nationally syndicated daily talk show, the first woman president of Turner Broadcasting, the first woman president of PBS and of CNN Productions. She has been on Variety's list of "Most Powerful Women in Hollywood" and Forbes' list of "Women Changing the World." Today, she is the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MITCHELL, PAT MIT

Wilson, Valerie Plame.

Summary: The woman at the center of the Bush administration's CIA leak scandal breaks her silence as she describes her role as an undercover CIA operative, her training and experiences, her efforts to protect her children, and her battle with the CIA to reveal the truth.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Encore, Simon & Schuster Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WILSON, VALERIE PLAME Wil

Piper, Karen Lynnea

Summary: "A poignant, surreal, and fearlessly honest look at growing up on one of the most secretive weapons installations on earth, by a young woman who came of age with missiles. The China Lake missile range is located in a huge stretch of the Mojave Desert, about the size of the state of Delaware. It was created during the Second World War, and has always been shrouded in secrecy. But people who make...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PIPER, KAREN PIP

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Piper 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B PIPER PIP

Hesselbein, Frances.

Summary: "The extraordinary life of an extraordinary leader: Frances Hesselbein Leadership is a Journey is written in a personal, intimate tone that delivers key leadership lessons applicable to leaders in every walk of life. Tracing her development as a leader, Hesselbein tells her inspirational story around a dozen guiding principles. The stories will show what shaped her personally and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 HES

Summary: A suspense-filled glimpse into the dark corridors of political power, a riveting action-thriller based on the autobiography of real-life undercover CIA operative Valerie Plame, whose career was destroyed and marriage strained to its limits when her covert identity was exposed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Entertainment 2011

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

Burgan, Michael.

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of Hillary Rodham Clinton, from her childhood in Chicago and her Yale law education to her success in politics as First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree 2014

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

Alexander, Heather

Summary: Introduces the former first lady, senator, and secretary of state while describing how she became a role model for women as a lawyer, a staunch supporter of important political and social causes, and the first woman to run as the Democratic candidate forpresident.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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

Wilson, Valerie Plame.

Summary: Valerie Plame Wilson, wife of Ambassador Joesph Wilson, discusses how the revelation to the American public that she was a spy impacted her personal and professional life and addresses questions about her training, experiences, covert status, responsibilities, and personal life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.12092 WIL

Winter, Jonah

Summary: Discusses the life and career of presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, trace her early years as an outspoken student at Wellesley and Yale, her marriage to the 42nd president, and her achievements as a senator and secretary of state.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2016

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

Isaacson, Walter.

Summary: Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years, as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues, the author has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries:...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B JOBS

Krull, Kathleen

Summary: "Biography of Frances Perkins, the first female member of the presidential cabinet, and architect of much of the New Deal legislation as Secretary of Labor."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB PERKINS KRU

Cohen, Elisabeth

Summary: "A fast, funny, deeply hilarious debut--The Glitch is the story of a high-profile, TED-talking, power-posing Silicon Valley CEO and mother of two who has it all under control, until a woman claiming to be a younger version of herself appears, causing a major glitch in her over-scheduled, over-staffed, over-worked life. Shelley Stone might be a little overwhelmed. She runs the company Conch, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COH

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COH

Cohen, Joshua

Summary: "The enigmatic billionaire founder of Tetration, the world's most powerful tech company, hires a failed novelist, Josh Cohen, to ghostwrite his memoirs. The mogul, known as Principal, brings Josh behind the digital veil, tracing the rise of Tetration, which started in the earliest days of the Internet by revolutionizing the search engine before venturing into smartphones, computers, and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COH

Shepherd, Jodie.

Summary: Introduces young readers to Hillary Clinton, senator, secretary of state, and advocate for the less fortunate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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

Dailey, Janet

Summary: "Where and when you least expect it... love is there. Revising these two stories was a pleasure--I hope you'll enjoy reading them. ENEMY IN CAMP: Dirk Ramsey's newspaper column is syndicated nationwide, but that doesn't impress Victoria Beaumont. Just because Dirk's tall, dark, totally cute, and way too smart for his own good doesn't mean he knows everything. If he did, he'd know that she fell...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DAI

Summary: Tells the riveting, behind-the-scenes story of Cantor Fitzgerald. On September 10, 2001, financial firm Cantor Fitzgerald was headquartered on the top 5 floors of the World Trade Center. On September 11, 2001, 658 of their 960 employees were missing, presumed dead, in the nation's worst terrorist attacks. Tells twin stories' the saga of the ravaged business and surviving employees, and an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC OUT

Fay, Martha.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxmoor House 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 747.73 FAY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: OVS 747.73 FAY

Himsel, Deborrah.

Summary: "Andrea Jung, the glamorous former head of Avon, was arguably the world's most charismatic and effective CEO, credited with the astonishing turnaround of the venerable brand. Avon's board was filled with tough-minded, successful CEOs and other high achievers, but when Jung walked into a room wearing her Chanel suit, custom- blended lipstick and signature pearls, every head turned and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JUNG, ANDREA HIM

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