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Marketing Your Library's Electronic Resources: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians (How to Do It Manuals for Librarians)

Marie R. Kennedy · ALA Neal-Schuman; 1 edition
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

It's often hard to juggle promoting a library's e-resources effectively at the same time as building basic visibility within the community it serves. Useful for librarians at any type of institution, this How-To-Do-It Manual guides readers through every step of developing, implementing,...
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Black Detroit: A People's History of Self-Determination

Herb Boyd · Amistad
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The author of Baldwin's Harlem looks at the evolving culture, politics, economics, and spiritual life of Detroit - a blend of memoir, love letter, history, and clear-eyed reportage that explores the city's past, present, and future and its significance to the African American legacy...
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The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency

Chris Whipple · Crown
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The first in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the White House Chiefs of Staff, whose actions - and inactions - have defined the course of our country. What do Dick Cheney and Rahm Emanuel have in common? Aside from polarizing personalities, both served as chief of staff to the president...
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After the Tall Timber: Collected Nonfiction

Renata Adler · New York Review Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

What is really going on here? For decades Renata Adler has been asking and answering this question with unmatched urgency. As a staff writer at The New Yorker. Adler reported on civil rights from Selma, Alabama; the wars in Biafra, and the Middle East; the Nixon impeachment inquiry;...
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Falling in Love with America Again

Jim DeMint · Center Street, 2014.
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Serving within the supposed pinnacles of power as a respected and influential U. S. Senator from South Carolina, Jim DeMint often felt frustrated and powerless to fight against the frightening growth of the federal bureaucracy and refute the mistaken idea that ever-bigger government is the solution...
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The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man

Luke Harding · Vintage Books
Pages: 346
Format: Paperback

IT BEGAN WITH A TANTALIZING, ANONYMOUS EMAIL: "I AM A SENIOR MEMBER OF THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY." What followed was the most spectacular intelligence breach ever, brought about by one extraordinary man. Edward Snowden was a 29-year-old computer genius working for the National...
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The Last Gun: How Changes in the Gun Industry Are Killing Americans and What It Will Take to Stop It

Tom Diaz · New Press, The; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Newtown, Connecticut. Aurora, Colorado. Both have entered our collective memory as sites of unimaginable heartbreak and mass slaughter perpetrated by lone gunmen. Meanwhile, cities such as Chicago and Washington, D.C., are dealing with the painful, everyday reality of record rates of gun-related...
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Kids Gone Wild: From Rainbow Parties to Sexting, Understanding the Hype Over Teen Sex

Joel Best · NYU Press
Format: Book

To hear mainstream media sources tell it, the sex lives of modern teenagers outpace even the smuttiest of cable television shows. Teen girls “sext” explicit photos to boys they like; they wear “sex bracelets” that signify what sexual activities they have done, or will...
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The U.S. House of Representatives: Fundamentals of American Government

Matthew Spieler · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

The third book in the Fundamentals of American Government civics series explores the inner workings of this important part of the legislative branch. As with Selecting a President and The U.S. Senate, this book is written for all audiences, but voiced toward high school seniors and college...
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Wake Up, America: The Nine Virtues That Made Our Nation Great--and Why We Need Them More Than Ever

Eric Bolling · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

America was built on nine distinct virtues which shaped the character of our nation and made it great. Grit, manliness, individualism, merit, profit and providence, dominion over our environment, thrift, and above all pride in our country -- these qualities define us, and are the reason...
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The Year of Voting Dangerously The Derangement of American Politics

Maureen Dowd · Twelve
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Maureen Dowd's incendiary takes and takedowns from 2016--the most bizarre, disruptive and divisive Presidential race in modern history. Trapped between two candidates with the highest recorded unfavorables, Americans are plunged into The Year of Voting Dangerously. In this perilous and shocking...
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Fast Future: How the Millennial Generation Is Shaping Our World

David D. Burstein · Beacon Press; First Edition / First Printing edition
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A millennial examines how his generation is profoundly impacting politics, business, media, and activismThey’ve been called trophy kids, entitled, narcissistic, the worst employees in history, and even the dumbest generation. But, argues David Burstein, the millennial generation’s...
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Al Franken, Giant of the Senate

Al Franken · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the #1 bestselling author - the story of an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and then discovered why award-winning comedians tend not to do that. AL FRANKEN, GIANT OF THE SENATE is a book about an unlikely campaign that had an even more improbable ending: the closest...
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By the People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission

Charles Murray
Pages: 336
Format: Book

The American way of life, built on individual liberty and limited government, is on life support.American freedom is being gutted. Whether we are trying to run a business, practice a vocation, raise our families, cooperate with our neighbors, or follow our religious beliefs, we run afoul...
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How the Police Generate False Confessions: An Inside Look at the Interrogation Room

James L. Trainum · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

Despite the rising number of confirmed false confession cases, most people have a hard time grasping why someone would confess to a crime they did not commit, or even why a guilty person would admit to something that could put them in jail for life. How the Police Generate False Confessions...
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