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Slaughter, Karin

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Summary: Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father--Pikeville's notorious defense attorney--devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night. Charlie has followed in her father's footsteps to become a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Asim, Jabari

Summary: Complemented by black-and-white photos, a young readers' adaptation of the acclaimed memoir by the late civil rights activist recounts her upbringing in Jim Crow-era North Carolina and her fight for equality and justice in America's military environments,churches and courtrooms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2020

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

Paley, Rebecca

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. It took a lot of determination, courage, and confidence to become the first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party. A Girl Named Hillary tells of the defining moments that made up her childhood and adolescence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE PAL

Summary: Trying to maintain sanity in these insane times, the attorneys of Reddick, Boseman and Lockhart gain a new partner, endure a serial threat against lawyers, and brave a chaotic new world. Diane goes to extremes to deal with a growing threat, her struggling marriage and ever-changing politics. Meanwhile, Lucca, Maia and the firm expertly navigate a crooked cop conspiracy, a high-profile...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GOO

Carter, Stephen L.

Summary: "She was black and a woman and a prosecutor, a graduate of Smith College and the granddaughter of slaves, as dazzlingly unlikely a combination as one could imagine in the New York of the 1930s--and without the strategy she devised, Lucky Luciano, the most powerful Mafia boss in history, would never have been convicted. When special prosecutor Thomas E. Dewey selected twenty lawyers to help him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CARTER, EUNICE HUNTON CAR

Obama, Michelle

Summary: Protagonista de una vida plena y exitosa, Michelle Obama se ha convertido en una de las mujeres más icónicas y cautivadoras de nuestra era. Como primera dama de los Estados Unidos de América, y primera afroamericana en desempeñar esa función, contribuyó a que la Casa Blanca alcanzara sus mayores cotas de apertura y pluralidad de la historia; se erigió en destacada defensora de las mujeres y las...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plaza Janés 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 OBA

Ebadi, Shirin

Summary: "For several years the Iranian government tried everything to silence Shirin Ebadi: They arrested her, bugged her phones, attacked her home, shadowed her everywhere she went, seized her office, and nailed a death threat to her front door. But nothing could stop Ebadi from her work as a human rights lawyer defending women, children, and the persecuted in Iran. After several years of harrassment...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EBADI, SHIRIN EBA

Margolin, Phillip

Summary: "A woman stumbles onto a dark road in rural Oregon -- tortured, battered, and bound. She tells a horrific story about being kidnapped, then tortured, until she finally managed to escape. She was the lucky one -- two other women, bearing similar burns and bruises, were found dead. The surviving victim identifies the house where she was held captive, and the owner, Alex Mason, a prominent local...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MAR

Summary: Secretly filmed in Iran by women and men who risked arrest. It is an immersive portrait of the world's most honored human rights activist and political prisoner, attorney Nasrin Sotoudeh, and of Iran's remarkably resilient women's rights movement. In the courts and on the streets, Sotoudeh has long fought for the rights of women, children, religious minorities, journalists, and artists. In the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Andrews, Mary Kay

Summary: "When ninety-nine-year-old heiress Josephine Bettendorf Warrick summons attorney Brooke Trappnell to her 20,000 acre barrier island home, Brooke is puzzled. Everybody in the South has heard about the eccentric millionaire mistress of Talisa, but Brooke has never actually met her. Josephine's cryptic note says she wants to discuss an important legal matter, but why enlist Brooke and not the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC AND

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC AND

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION AND

Summary: A stirring look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage situation; a wife and mother whose determination to build her dream home puts her at odds with the men in her life; and a young law student who forms an ambiguous bond with a lonely ranch hand. A...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CER
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CER

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CER

Wechsler, Pamela

Summary: Chief of homicide district attorney Abby Endicott hasn't had the easiest adjustment to normal life. Her wealthy Boston family has cut her off because of her dangerous job, her new apartment with her musician boyfriend Ty is not up to her standards, and her impending position as godmother to her new niece or nephew is overwhelming. However, her personal life is about to be put on hold when the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WEC

Summary: "Glenn Close ... commands the courtroom and the screen as win-at-all-costs attourney Patty Hewes, staking out her turf against an ambitious ex-protégée Ellen Parsons ... The former legal allies battle each other in high stakes cases involving ruthless billionaires, government conspiracies, economic crises, multinational corporations and military scandals"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DAM

Clark, Marcia

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Summary: "A murder investigation draws firebrand attorney Samantha Brinkman into her boyfriend's past in this novel of high-risk suspense by bestselling author Marcia Clark. When it comes to relationships and self-preservation, defense attorney Samantha Brinkman has always been cut and run. But it's different with her new lover, Niko, an ambitious and globally famous entrepreneur. Sam is putting her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2020

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Palmer, Diana

Summary: Once love-struck and sheltered, Isabel has become an assistant district attorney committed to serving the law, no matter how risky it gets. But right now, the man she can't forgive is the one thing standing between her and a deadly stalker. She knows Paul won't hesitate to protect her life with his own. But if she can't trust herself to resist him, how can she trust him not to break her heart...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Palmer 2016

Summary: Ethically-challenged attorney Alan Shore settles in at a wealthy and powerful legal firm that focuses primarily on civil cases. With some help from veteran attorney Denny Crane, Shore quickly makes his mark winning cases no one would take. In doing so, he develops a rival in his colleague Brad Chase, who has been assigned to the office partly to keep an eye on the increasingly eccentric (and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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Kovac, Christina

Summary: "There's something about the disappearance of a beautiful young attorney--she leaves a Georgetown restaurant after a dispute with her husband, and is never seen alive again--that grips television news producer Virginia Knightly from the moment the 'MISSING' notice lands on her desk. A brilliant producer, but also a tormented soul and an isolated workaholic, Virginia--the only woman of power at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 37 INK 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOV

Mundy, Liza

Summary: Washington Post writer Liza Mundy paints a revealing and intimate portrait of the most dynamic couple in politics today: Michelle, the highly organized, sometimes intimidating, list-making pragmatist; and Barack, the introspective political charmer who shoots for the stars. Michelle's story carries all the achievements and lingering pain of the post-civil rights era. She grew up on the south...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBAMA, MICHELLE Mun

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: B Obama Mun

Griffin, Laura

Summary: Defense attorney Brynn Holloran is a force to reckon with in the courtroom, but in her personal life she's a mess. When a vicious murderer she prosecuted resurfaces and starts killing everyone who helped put him behind bars, Brynn turns to a private security firm for protection. As Brynn gets involved in the investigation, even the former Secret Service agent assigned to protect her may not be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GRI

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Griffin 2018

Burke, Alafair

Summary: Marrying an economics professor she met while catering an East Hampton dinner party, Angela finds her tragic past coming under scrutiny at the same time she is asked to defend her husband against wrongful accusations.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Coben, Harlan

Summary: The man known as Wilde is a mystery to everyone, including himself. Decades ago, he was found as a boy living feral in the woods, with no memory of his past. After the police concluded an exhaustive hunt for the child's family, which was never found, he was turned over to the foster system. Now, thirty years later, Wilde still doesn't know where he comes from, and he's back living in the woods...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC COB

Lippman, Laura

Summary: Bestselling author of the acclaimed standalones 'After I'm Gone'; 'I'd Know You Anywhere'; and 'What the Dead Know'; challenges our notions of memory, loyalty, responsibility, and justice in this evocative and psychologically complex story about a long ago death that still haunts a family.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC LIP

Obama, Michelle

Summary: "Becoming" ist eines der am meisten erwarteten Bücher in diesem Jahr. Aufrichtige und inspirierende Memoiren der ehemaligen First Lady der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika haben sich bereits mehr als 3 Millionen Mal verkauft, wurden in 32 Sprachen übersetzt und standen 10 Monate an der Spitze des prestigeträchtigsten Buchrankings Amazon. In ihrem Buch teilt Michelle Obama zum ersten Mal die...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bombora 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 491.7 OBA

Scottoline, Lisa

Summary: Mary DiNunzio wants to represent her old friend Simon Pensiera, a sales rep who was wrongly fired by his company, but her partner Bennie Rosato represents the parent company. When she confronts Mary, explaining this is a conflict of interest, an epic battle of wills and legal strategy between the two ensues―ripping the law firm apart, forcing everyone to take sides and turning friend against...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Scottoline 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M SCO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY SCO

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