• Bullies: A Friendship

    Bullies: A Friendship

    Abramovich, Alex

    A friendship between a journalist and his childhood nemesis, now head of a biker gang, illuminates the relationships between family and friends, and the larger forces of a culture of violence in an American city.

    Format: Book - 2016 First edition

    Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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  • The Last Goodnight: A World War II Story of Espionage, Adventure, and Betrayal

    The Last Goodnight: A World War II Story of Espionage, Adventure, and Betrayal

    Blum, Howard

    Through recently unclassified government files, the exciting life story and spycraft activities of Betty Pack, Midwest debutante and intrepid female agent for Allied intelligence services, is revealed.

    Format: Book - 2016 First edition

    Holds: 0 on 10 copies

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  • The Black Calhouns: From Civil War to Civil Rights, With One African American Family

    The Black Calhouns: From Civil War to Civil Rights, With One African American Family

    Buckley, Gail Lumet

    The daughter of actress Lena Horne explores the story of an extraordinary African American family evolving along with America, sharing the journey from emancipation through migration, Lena’s stardom, and the civil rights movement of the 1960s.

    Format: Book - 2016 First edition

    Holds: 1 on 6 copies

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  • The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt

    The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt

    Burns, Eric

    This work explores the life of the high-spirited US president through the lens of his close relationship with his youngest and allegedly favorite son Quentin, whose untimely death during World War I is thought to have hastened Roosevelt’s own passing less than a year later.

    Format: Book - 2016 First Pegasus Books cloth edition

    Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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  • Slow Dancing With A Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer's

    Slow Dancing With A Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer's

    Comer, Meryl

    A journalist details her husband’s battle with Alzheimer’s and its effects on him as a victim and her as his caretaker in this deeply personal account that also gives wider context to this devastating disease.

    Format: Book - 2014 First edition

    Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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  • Gamelife: A Memoir

    Gamelife: A Memoir

    Clune, Michael W.

    Transformed by seven computer games of his suburban Midwest childhood, the author eloquently captures the internal processes of our youth while exploring the role of gaming in constructing our senses of reality.

    Format: Book - 2015 First edition

    Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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  • My Avant-garde Education: A Memoir

    My Avant-garde Education: A Memoir

    Cooper, Bernard

    Recalling the stages of his young life as a family member, student, and closeted gay man, a current writer and art critic highlights the moments of his intellectual growth in the conceptual art movement.

    Format: Book - 2015 First Edition

    Holds: 1 on 2 copies

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  • Words Without Music: A Memoir

    Words Without Music: A Memoir

    Glass, Philip

    An internationally known composer shares the story of his life, career, and professional collaborations with creative partners like Martin Scorsese and Allen Ginsburg while exploring insights into his creative process.

    Format: Book - 2015 First edition

    Holds: 0 on 9 copies

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  • Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley

    Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley

    Gordon, Charlotte

    Feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft died shortly after giving birth to Mary Shelley, future author of “Frankenstein.” Both mother and daughter are examined in a dual biography that links the similarities of their unorthodox lives and struggles.

    Format: Book - 2015 First U.S. edition

    Holds: 2 on 7 copies

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  • The Pawnbroker's Daughter: A Memoir

    The Pawnbroker's Daughter: A Memoir

    Kumin, Maxine

    An award-winning poet and feminist recalls a life of personal evolution beginning in a Depression-era Jewish community and eventually arriving at a rural New England farm, the locus of her creative life.

    Format: Book - 2015 First Edition

    Holds: 1 on 4 copies

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