Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County

Biographical

    Frida in America

    Frida in America

    Stahr, Celia

    The riveting story of how three years spent in the United States transformed Frida Kahlo into the artist we know today

    \"[An] insightful debut....

    Featuring meticulous research and elegant turns of phrase, Stahr’s engrossing account provides scholarly though accessible analysis for both feminists and art lovers.\" —Publisher's Weekly

    Mexican artist Frida Kahlo…

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  • Race of Aces

    Race of Aces

    John R. Bruning

    "Brings you into the cockpit of the lethal, fast-paced world of fighter pilots...Fascinating." — Sara Vladic"Extraordinary...A must-read." — US Navy Captain Dan Pedersen"A heart-pounding narrative of the courage, sacrifice, and tragedy of America's elite fighter pilots." — James M. Scott"Vivid and gripping...Confirms Bruning's status as the premier war historian of…

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  • Landslide

    Landslide

    Michael Wolff

    This program includes an introduction read by Michael Wolff. New York Times bestselling author of Fire and Fury and Siege completes the trilogy on the epic presidency of Donald J. TrumpWith Fire and Fury Wolff defined the first phase of the Trump administration; in Siege he wrote an explosive account…

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  • Irena's Children

    Irena's Children

    Tilar J. Mazzeo

    From New York Times bestselling author Tilar Mazzeo comes the extraordinary and long forgotten story of Irena Sendler—the "female Oskar Schindler"—who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II—now adapted for a younger audience.Irena Sendler was a young Polish woman…

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  • A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea

    A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea

    Melissa Fleming

    The extraordinary true story of one teen refugee's quest to find a new life—now adapted for young readersA Hope More Powerful Than the Sea tells the story of Doaa Al-Zamel, a Syrian girl whose life was upended in 2011 by her country's brutal civil war. She and her family escape…

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  • Silent Sisters

    Silent Sisters

    Ann Cusack

    For over 20 years, Joanne Lee's mother kept the remains of three newborn babies hidden in her wardrobe. For the first time since exposing her mother's crimes, Joanne breaks her silence over her family's horrific ordeal. Growing up, Joanne suffered at the hands of a violent boyfriend and controlling relatives,…

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  • We Have Always Been Here

    We Have Always Been Here

    Samra Habib

    A CANADA READS 2020 SELECTIONNATIONAL BESTSELLER2020 LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD WINNERHow do you find yourself when the world tells you that you don't exist?Samra Habib has spent most of her life searching for the safety to be herself. As an Ahmadi Muslim growing up in Pakistan, she faced regular threats from…

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  • Interrupted

    Interrupted

    Jen Hatmaker

    Are you one of the millions who crave a new direction in the church, fed up with religious games, empty promises, and cultural Christianity? You are not alone. You are not crazy. Maybe Jesus is ready to interrupt your life. Snatching Jen Hatmaker from the grip of her consumer life,…

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  • Reborn in the USA

    Reborn in the USA

    Roger Bennett

    The #1 New York Times BestsellerOne-half of the celebrated Men in Blazers duo, longtime culture and soccer commentator Roger Bennett traces the origins of his love affair with America, and how he went from a depraved, pimply faced Jewish boy in 1980's Liverpool to become the quintessential Englishman in New…

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  • Crazy Horse and Custer

    Crazy Horse and Custer

    Stephen E. Ambrose

    The full story of what led Crazy Horse and Custer to that fateful day at the Little Bighorn, from bestselling historian Stephen E. Ambrose. On the sparkling morning of June 25, 1876, 611 U.S. Army soldiers rode toward the banks of the Little Bighorn in the Montana Territory, where 3,000…

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  • How I Saved the World

    How I Saved the World

    Jesse Watters

    At one of the most chaotic periods in American history, in a time of national distrust and despair, one tanned TV host holds the key to the future.In How I Saved the World, Jesse Watters takes readers on a tour of his life from basement-dwelling Fox minion to pampered champion…

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  • According to Kate

    According to Kate

    Chris Enss

    Doc Holliday's paramour Big Nose Kate could never get a publisher to give her the big bucks she demanded to tell the story of her life, but that didn't mean she didn't collect material she wanted to use in a biography. Over the fifty years Mary Kate Cummings, alias Big…

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