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Cover Art: The coldest winter : America and the Korean War /
The coldest winter : America and the Korean War
Halberstam, David
No other war has ever been as neglected in the U.S. educational curriculum as the Korean War. Halberstam at last gives voice and recognition to those who fought under some of the worst conditions in the history of American warfare.
Adult Nonfiction Book 951.90424 H
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Cover Art: The road /
The road
McCarthy, Cormac, 1933-
Tom Stechschulte deserves an Audie award for his haunting naration of this post apocalyptic tale of a father and son. I will always remember the son's voice as he cries out "Papa, I'm scared, I'm very very scared."
Adult Fiction MCCARTH
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Cover Art: Three cups of tea : [compact disc] : one man's mission to fight terrorism and bu
Three cups of tea : [compact disc] : one man's mission to fight terrorism and bu
Mortenson, Greg
So many people feel that as individuals they can have little impact on society. Greg Mortenson is the antithesis of that belief. What he has been able to accomplish should earn him the Nobel Peace Prize.
Adult Fiction 370.95491 M
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Cover Art: Look me in the eye [sound recording] : [my life with Asperger's] /
Look me in the eye [sound recording] : [my life with Asperger's]
Robison, John Elder
If you enjoyed Running with Scissors by Augesten Burroughs then Look Me in the Eye is a MUST read. Written by Burroughs brother, this book delves deeper into the dynamics of a dysfunctional family and reveals the difficulties faced by those diagnosed with Asperger's a form of autism.
Adult Fiction 362.19685 R
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Cover Art: A bound man : why we are excited about Obama and why he can't win /
A bound man : why we are excited about Obama and why he can't win
Steele, Shelby
The title caught my attention so I had to read it. Shelby makes some strong points, but is his analysis correct? We'll find out soon.
Adult Nonfiction Book 328.73092 S
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Cover Art: Born on a blue day : inside the extraordinary mind of an autistic savant : a mem
Born on a blue day : inside the extraordinary mind of an autistic savant : a mem
Tammet, Daniel, 1979-
Adult Nonfiction Book 362.19685 T
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Cover Art: Wikinomics : how mass collaboration changes everything /
Wikinomics : how mass collaboration changes everything
Tapscott, Don, 1947-
Though the book would have been well served by better editing, mass collaboration is rapidly changing how companies are doing business. If you don't believe the world is shrinking, you will after reading this book. A must read for all corporate execs, and those who want to stay ahead of the curve.
Adult Nonfiction Book 658.046 T
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