Inyo County Free Library - New Acquisitions

These are books and media new to the library and cataloged by the Inyo County Free Library.

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Old world, new world: Great Britain and America from the beginning

By Burk, Kathleen

Publishing Date: 2008

Classification: 300

Call Number: 327.7304 BUR

A history of the relationship between Great Britain and the United States ranges from the establishment of the first English colony in the New World to the present day, examining both nations in terms of what connected them and what drove them apart.

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High financier: the lives and time of Siegmund Warburg

By Ferguson, Niall

Publishing Date: 2010

Classification: 300

Call Number: 332.1092 FER

Examines the life of Siegmund Warburg and recaptures the business methods and ethical code that set him apart from those in the financial world today.

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A Place in the rain forest: settling the Costa Rican frontier

By Cole-Christensen, Darryl

Publishing Date: 1997

Classification: 300

Call Number: 333.3172 COL

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The military 100: a ranking of the most influential military leaders of all time

By Lanning, Michael Lee

Publishing Date: 1999, c1996

Classification: 300

Call Number: 355 LAN

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King of the road: true tales from a legendary ice road trucker

By Debogorski, Alex

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: 300

Call Number: 388.3 DEB

"Inside one of the world's most dangerous jobs with the star of History's top-rated reality show, Ice Road Truckers The highest-rated reality show ever to hit the History channel, Ice Road Truckers follows the heart-pounding adventures of the tough-as-nails truckers who risk peril every day to deliver goods and supplies in Alaska and across Canada's frozen north. Alex shares tales of his adventures-and misadventures-in the north, and explain, in his own entertaining voice, how he got to where he is today-working class hero, bona-fide celebrity, and the improbable star of a smash-hit television show. Alex is a natural storyteller who knows how to spin tales about his colorful life growing up in the backwoods. Whether he's recounting tales about his hair-raising confrontations with bears, calculating the strength of newly formed ice, divulging the secrets of providing security in a bar room full of combative, drunken miners, or saving the life of another trucker, he keeps you wanting more. The first inside look at industry legend and fan favorite Alex Debogorski, a devout Christian, father of 11 children, and the world's best known truck driver. Includes thrilling adventures and behind-the-scenes insights that you won't find on the show. Features sidebars that explain the facts about ice roads, from how they're made to when and why they splinter and break. King of the Road gives fans of Ice Road Truckers a deep look inside the life and times of the show's biggest rising star."--Provided by publisher.

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