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Tailspin : the people and forces behind America's fifty-year fall--and those fighting to reverse it —Brill, Steven, 1950- author.
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2018
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"From the award-winning journalist and best-selling author of America's bitter pill: a tour de force examination of 1) how and why major American institutions no longer serve us as they should, causing a deep rift betwee...

Modern HERstory : stories of women and nonbinary people rewriting history —Imani, Blair, author.
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2018
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"An illustrated and informative primer on the progressive social change movements of the last 60 years as told through the stories of 60 diverse female and non-binary leaders in those movements, from the Civil Rights Mov...

A square meal : a culinary history of the Great Depression —Ziegelman, Jane, author.
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2016
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Before 1929, America's relationship with food was defined by abundance. But the collapse of the economy left a quarter of all Americans out of work and undernourished. In 1933, for the first time in American history, the...

Some luck —Smiley, Jane.
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2014
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"An epic novel that spans thirty years in the lives of a farm family in Iowa, telling a parallel story of the changes taking place in America from 1920 through the early 1950s"--Provided by publisher.

Golden age —Smiley, Jane.
Large Print
2015
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Golden Age combines intimate drama, emotional suspense, and a full command of history, bringing to a magnificent conclusion the century-long portrait of one unforgettable family.

Early warning —Smiley, Jane.
Book
2015
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Golden age —Smiley, Jane.
Book
2015
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Some luck —Smiley, Jane.
Large Print
2014
1 available of 1 items

"An epic novel that spans thirty years in the lives of a farm family in Iowa, telling a parallel story of the changes taking place in America from 1920 through the early 1950s"--Provided by publisher.

Some luck —Smiley, Jane.
Book On CD
2014
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"An epic novel that spans thirty years in the lives of a farm family in Iowa, telling a parallel story of the changes taking place in America from 1920 through the early 1950s"--Provided by publisher.

Early warning —Smiley, Jane, author.
Large Print
2015
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Family patriarch Walter Langdon has died, and his children have fanned out across the country. As the narrative moves year by year from 1953 to 1986, from post-World War II optimism through the landscape of the Cold War ...

Why dissent matters : because some people see things the rest of us miss —Kaplan, William, 1957- author.
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2017
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"Frances Kelsey was a quiet Canadian doctor and scientist who stood up to a huge pharmaceutical company wanting to market a new drug--Thalidomide--and prevented an American tragedy. The nature writer Rachel Carson identi...

Exit right : the people who left the Left and reshaped the American century —Oppenheimer, Daniel, author.
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2017
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"A provocative, intimate look at the evolution of America's political soul through the lives of six political figures -- from Whittaker Chambers to Christopher Hitchens -- who abandoned the left and joined the right. In ...

The conservative heart : how to build a fairer, happier, and more prosperous America —Brooks, Arthur C., 1964-
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2015
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"The product of years of research and analysis by Arthur Brooks that lead him to conclude what people need most are four "institutions of meaning": faith, family, community, and meaningful work. It combines reporting, or...

Ready for a brand new beat how "Dancing in the street" became the anthem for a changing America —Kurlansky, Mark.
Large Print
2013
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Can a song change a nation? In 1964, Marvin Gaye, record producer William "Mickey" Stevenson, and Motown songwriter Ivy Jo Hunter wrote "Dancing in the Street." Recorded by Martha and the Vandellas and released on July 3...

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