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Ackerman, Diane

Summary: In this landmark book, Ackerman confronts the unprecedented reality that one prodigiously intelligent and meddlesome creature, Homo sapiens, is now the dominant force shaping the future of planet Earth and takes her readers on an exhilarating journey through this new reality, introducing many of the people and ideas now creating--perhaps saving--our future and that of our fellow creatures.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 577 ACK

Al-Marashi, Huda

Summary: "When Huda meets Hadi, the boy she will ultimately marry, she is six years old. Both are the American-born children of Iraqi immigrants, who grew up on opposite ends of California. Hadi considers Huda his childhood sweetheart, the first and only girl he's ever loved, but Huda needs proof that she is more than just the girl Hadi's mother has chosen for her son. She wants what the American girls...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 AL-MARASHI, HUDA ALM

Beston, Henry

Summary: In 1926, Henry Beston planned to spend two weeks in a two-room cottage on the sand dunes of Cape Cod. He stayed for a year, chronicling the ebb and flow of the tides, the migration of birds, storms, stars, and solitude.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Silver Hollow Audio 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 508.7449 BES

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Clark, Mary Higgins.

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 CLARK, MARY HIGGINS CLA

Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Summary: The former secretary of state relates her experiences as the first woman candidate nominated for president by a major party, discussing the sexism, criticism, and double standards she had to confront, and how she coped with a devastating loss.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 CLINTON, HILLARY RODHAM CLI

Dial, Roman

Summary: Scientist and explorer Roman Dial writes the memoir of his son's disappearance in Costa Rica's Corcovado National Park. Dial searches for answers while experiencing a profound sense of loss.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 920 Dia

Fisher, Carrie.

Summary: Carrie Fisher, forever immortalized by her role as Princess Leia in Star Wars, reveals her turbulent life, from her superficial Hollywood upbringing to her addiction to alcohol. With scathing humor, Fisher chronicles her declining acting career and subsequent tribulations, including mothering the child of a gay man.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 791.4302 FIS

Hart, Melissa Joan

Summary: Melissa Explains It All: her childhood and family, her career from its beginning to the present, her rebellious teen years, the mistakes she's made, the actors she worked with, competed against, befriended--and the wacky stories of trying to fit in, stand out, and juggle the roles of wife, mother and TV star. She shares the lessons she's learned along the way: what's kept her grounded and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 791.45 HART, MELISSA JOAN HAR

Heller, Peter

Summary: A dramatic rendering of life aboard a whale-saving pirate ship traces the efforts of a vigilante crew to stop illegal Japanese whaling in the Antarctica seas, in an account that profiles the Sea Shepherd Society of radical environmentalists and the charismatic captain Paul Watson.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 333.95 HEL

Jordan, Leslie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Viral sensation and Emmy Award-winner Leslie Jordan regales fans with entertaining stories about the odd, funny, and unforgettable events in his life in this unmissable essay collection that echoes his droll, irreverent voice.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2021

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Logelin, Matthew.

Summary: Matt and Liz Logelin had the perfect life: high school sweethearts who were happily married with a new home in Los Angeles and a baby on the way. But just a day after their daughter was born, Liz suffered a pulmonary embolism and died. Grief-stricken, Matt attempted to cope with the new responsibilities of a single father. In need of support, Matt returned to a blog he and his wife started...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LOGELIN, MATTHEW LOG

Mulgrew, Kate

Summary: In this profoundly honest and examined memoir about returning to Iowa to care for her ailing parents, the star of Orange Is the New Black and best selling author takes us on an unexpected journey of loss, betrayal, and the transcendent nature of a daughter's love for her parents. They say you can't go home again. But when her father is diagnosed with aggressive lung cancer and her mother with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 MULGREW, KATE MUL

Padgett, Jason

Summary: No one sees the world as Jason Padgett does. Water pours from the faucet in crystalline patterns, numbers call to mind distinct geometric shapes, and intricate fractal patterns emerge from the movement of tree branches, revealing the intrinsic mathematical designs hidden in the objects around us. Yet Padgett wasn't born this way. Twelve years ago, he had never made it past pre-algebra. But a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 PADGETT, JASON PAD

Poehler, Amy

Summary: "In Amy Poehlers highly anticipated first book, Yes Please, she offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much), like when to be funny and when to be serious. Powered by Amys charming and hilarious, biting yet wise voice, Yes Please is a book full of words to live by" -- from...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 POEHLER, AMY POE

Proulx, Annie.

Summary: Proulx vividly recounts the ups and downs of building her dream house on a nature preserve in Wyoming.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 PROULX, ANNIE Pro

Rice, Susan E.

Summary: Recalling pivotal moments from her dynamic career on the front lines of American diplomacy and foreign policy, Susan E. Rice, who served as National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, delivers an account of a life in service to family and country.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 RICE, SUSAN E. RIC

Rove, Karl.

Summary: A memoir of Karl Rove and his committment to the conservative cause and service to his country.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks/Simon & Schuster Audio 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ROVE, KARL Rov

Tammet, Daniel

Summary: An autistic savant with genius-level mathematical talents describes how he was shunned by his classmates in spite of his super-human capacity for math and language and offers insight into how he experiences the world.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 616.85882 TAM

Tygielski, Shelly

Summary: Shelly Tygielski shows that self-care can be a powerful tool for spurring transformative collective action. She shares her evolution from a Jerusalem-born child of traditional Sephardic Jewish parents to a middle-class American suburban youth who questioned her faith to a young executive in corporate America. As she used radical self-care practices to manage a serious chronic health issue, she...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 155.2 TYG

West, Allen

Summary: An engrossing account of the inspiring life and uncensored views of a veteran, patriot, former Congressman, conservative icon, and warrior for personal liberty.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 328.73 WES

Westover, Tara

Summary: A searing, unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, raised by Mormon survivalists in the mountains of Idaho and forbidden to go to school, defies her family and earns a PhD from Cambridge University.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WES

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WESTOVER, TARA WES

Wolk, Josh

Summary: Faced with the ultimate step into adulthood--marriage--34-year-old Wolk returns to the summer camp of his youth before walking down the aisle. His beloved campgrounds have remained remarkably the same, but Wolk finds that he has grown bafflingly out of touch--and is as intimidated as a shy camper in the face of supermacho co-counselor Mitch.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 796.54 WOL

Ackerman, Diane

Summary: Author and naturalist Ackerman reflects on the time she spent caring for her husband, novelist Paul West, after a stroke took his ability to speak. With conventional therapy not working, Ackerman decided to step in and do everything she could to help her husband find his words.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 616.81 ACKERMAN, DIANE Ack

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