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Biography & Personal Papers



link to catalog page, Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Road to the New Deal, 1882-1939

Author: Roger Daniels
Pub Date: October 2015

Volume One: Reappraising the rise of a political titan and his impact on the country he remade   learn more...
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link to catalog page, George Gershwin

George Gershwin

An Intimate Portrait

Author: Walter Rimler
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: August 2015

The dramatic story of a legendary American composer   learn more...
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Henry Mancini

Reinventing Film Music

Author: John Caps
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: August 2015

A superstar of film scoring, from The Pink Panther to "Moon River"   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Johanna Beyer Author: Amy C. Beal
Pub Date: March 2015

Portrait of an innovative woman artist who believed that "the heart and the brain should go hand in hand"   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey

The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey

Memories from the Farm of My Youth

Author: Alan Guebert with Mary Grace Foxwell
Pub Date: May 2015

The good life at fifty cents an hour on a southern Illinois dairy farm   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Magic of Beverly Sills Author: Nancy Guy
Pub Date: November 2015

How an alchemy of art, magnetism, community, and emotion produced an American icon   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Magic World of Orson Welles Author: James Naremore
Pub Date: June 2015

The classic study on the director of Citizen Kane and Touch of Evil, in an updated, revised edition   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian Author: Ethelene Whitmire
Pub Date: Cloth: 2014; Paper: August 2015

The life of a groundbreaking librarian and Harlem Renaissance figure   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Twentieth Century Drifter

Twentieth Century Drifter

The Life of Marty Robbins

Author: Diane Diekman
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: August 2015

Country singer, racecar driver, restless seeker   learn more...
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link to catalog page KAUFMAN, Woody Guthrie, American Radical Author: Will Kaufman
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: August 2015

Unearthing the legendary folkie's deep roots in radical politics   learn more...
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