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ENGLISH NON-FICTION

BAD-ASS LIBRARIANS OF TIMBUKTU: AND THEIR RACE TO SAVE THE WORLD'S
Author:   HAMMER, JOSHUA, 1957-
S/P/V: Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult

LB  08660
  1 volume in 1 container

TITLE CONTINUES: "Most Precious Manuscripts"
A journalist recounts the efforts of a small group of librarians and
archivists in Mali to rescue thousands of rare manuscripts before they
fell into the hands of the jihadists attacking the city of Timbuktu.
Some strong language. Bestseller. 2016.

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HOW TO MAKE YOUR MONEY LAST: THE INDISPENSABLE RETIREMENT GUIDE
Author:   QUINN, JANE BRYANT
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08665
  1 volume in 1 container

Today, people worry that they're going to run out of money in their
older age. That won't happen if you use a few tricks for squeezing
higher payments from your assets. The right moves will raise the
amount you have to spend and stretch out your money over many more
years. You will also learn to look at your savings and investments in
a new way. If you stick with super-safe choices the money might not
last. You need safe money to help pay the bills in your early
retirement years. But to ensure that you'll still have spending money
10 and 20 years from now, you have to invest for growth, today. Quinn
shows you how. 2015.

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VALIANT AMBITION: GEORGE WASHINGTON, BENEDICT ARNOLD, AND THE FATE
Author:   PHILBRICK, NATHANIEL
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08662
  1 volume in 1 container

TITLE CONTINUES: "Of the American Revolution"
Historian looks at the first four years of the Revolutionary War
(1776-1780), focusing on two generals. Chronicles George Washington's
many early defeats in battle, and his complicated relationship with
his once-loyal general, Benedict Arnold. Unrated. Commercial
audiobook.  Bestseller.  2016.

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