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Stockman, Farah

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Shannon, Wally, and John built their lives around their place of work. Shannon, a white single mother, became the first woman to run the factory's dangerous furnaces at the Rexnord manufacturing plant in Indianapolis and was proud of producing one of the world's top brands of steel bearings. Wally, a black man known for his initiative and kindness, was promoted to become chairman of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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Summary: When their land is sold to developers, the magicians, acrobats, and puppeteers of Kathputli, a hand-built artist colony hidden away in the alleyways of Delhi since the 1970s, must find a way to unite or splinter apart forever. Filmed from 2011 to 2014, this documentray chronicles the last days of of Kathputli, focusing on Puran the Puppeteer, Rahman the Magician, and Maya the Acrobat as they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Fowler, Ruth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Penguin 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FOWLER, RUTH FOW

Wilkinson, Alec

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 Wilki

Ojito, Mirta A.

Summary: Documents the true story of a Long Island immigrant's murder in 2008, citing the hate biases that compelled a group of teens to attack the Ecuadorean victim, who became a symbol of flaws in America's immigration system.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 OJI

Roy, Arundhati.

Summary: In early 2010, Roy traveled into the forests of Central India, homeland to millions of indigenous people, dreamland to some of the world's biggest mining corporations. The result is this... report from the heart of an unfolding revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 954.137 ROY

Goodman, James E.

Summary: A portrait of the blackout that hit New York City on July 13, 1977 explores the attitudes, ideas, and experiences that motivate people in a time of crisis and examines the range of reactions from neighbor helping neighbor to looting, vandalism, and arson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Point Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 GOO

Rich, Katherine Russell.

Summary: At a time when her life seemed to be crumbling, Rich took on a writing assignment in India, where she was seduced by the idea of trying to speak Hindi, the language she heard swirling all around her. In a rash moment, she determined she would go live and study in the ancient city of Udaipur. That decision led to unexpected reclamation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RICH, KATHERINE RUSSELL RIC

Sharfstein, Daniel J.

Summary: One of the nation's most accomplished historians unravels the stories of three extraordinary families from different eras in American history to represent the complexity of race in America, and to force readers to rethink assumptions about race, racism, and civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 SHA

Summary: Five lives were lost in a tragic accident involving a Taylor University van, and one young woman, severely injured and comatose, was rushed to the hospital. Families, faculty, students, and communities grieved their losses and joined in prayer and hope as the one young woman, Laura Van Ryn, fought for her life in a hospital bed. The national news spread the story, and people everywhere shared...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 617.4 MIS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.481 MIS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 617.481 Mistaken

Summary: Describes the devastating accident and case of mistaken identity that left one family grieving for the young woman they thought was their daughter while the wrong family cared for the lone survivor, and describes the healing journey of survivor Whitney Cerak.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 617.4 MIS

Summary: "For the first time in print, rich, provocative first-hand stories of life in the Bronx in the twentieth century. In Bronx Faces and Voices, sixteen men and women tell their personal, uncensored stories of the New York City borough--before, during, and after the troubled years of arson, crime, abandonment, and flight in the 1970s and 1980s. The voices in this volume are as eclectic as the Bronx...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Texas Tech University Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 BRO

Sciutto, Jim

Summary: "From praising dictators to alienating allies, Trump has made chaos his calling card. Has his strategy caused more problems than it solved?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 SCI

Bedrick, David

Summary: Why is today's diet industry pulling in 70 billion dollars every year, while when people go on a diet, only five percent of them succeed and the rest gain weight or stay the same? Here's why: A heavy, shamed body is a body with an unheard message and a thwarted quest, and until the secrets are unlocked and the wisdom is harvested, that impasse will be unbreachable. In these pages, Bedrick...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Belly Song Press 2020

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Lancaster, Jen

Summary: Every day, Americans are bombarded with terrifying news about crime, the environment, politics, and the health consequences of the foods we've been enjoying for years. We're judged by social media users, pressured into maintaining a perfect home, and expected to base our self-worth on retweets, faves, likes, and followers. Our collective FOMO (fear of missing out), and the disparity between...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little a 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.4 LAN

Hammel, Laury.

Contents: Customer and community first -- Values-based financing -- Partnering with your employees -- Business networking for local value -- Creating partnerships with non-profits -- Making sustainability your competitive advantage -- Collaborating with government -- Building a bridge to the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 HAM

Roach, Margaret.

Summary: "Follows the journey of a woman who leaves her big city corporate life to find solitude and authenticity in nature"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROACH, MARGARET ROA

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Roach 2011

Obler, Martin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Horizon Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 OBL

Ensler, Eve

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bulfinch Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.88 ENS

Green, Elon

Summary: ""In this astonishing and powerful work of nonfiction, Green meticulously reports on a series of baffling and brutal crimes targeting gay men. It is an investigation filled with twists and turns, but this is much more than a compelling true crime story. Green has shed light on those whose lives for too long have been forgotten, and rescued an important part of American history." -David Grann,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Celadon Books 2021

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Most, Doug

Summary: Documents the dramatic and sometimes deadly competition between New York and Boston to build the first American subway, describing the rivalry between two brother subway engineers and their famous supporters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 388.42 MOS

Summary: Through the eyes of funeral director Isaiah Owens, the beauty and grace of African-American funerals are brought to life. Filmed at the Owens Funeral Home in Harlem and the rural South, Homegoings takes an up-close look at the rarely seen world of undertaking in the black community. It reveals the special status of undertakers; borne out of their permanence, their economic stability, and the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2013

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Summary: "Within the last half century, our agricultural and food industries have changed more than ... ever before. New technologies and scientific ingenuity have given rise to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and other man-made foods. People have begun to raise concerns about the safety of GMOs in our food supply, given their incredible dominance in a large portion of our diets. Traditional...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: KITG Productions 2015

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

Kimmerer, Robin Wall

6 holds on 8 copies

Summary: "As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledge together to take us on "a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2020

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