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Spanish demystified / Jenny Petrow.

January 25, 2017 - 6:40pm
Title: Spanish demystified / Jenny Petrow.
Author: Petrow, Jenny.
Call Number: PC4129.E5 P58 2017
Description: A step-by-step guide through the key fundamentals of the Spanish language covers everyday topics and conversational expressions and includes an audio CD to provide oral practice and pronunciation basics.

Pearl Harbor : from infamy to greatness / Craig Nelson.

January 25, 2017 - 6:40pm
Title: Pearl Harbor : from infamy to greatness / Craig Nelson.
Author: Nelson, Craig, 1955-
Call Number: D767.92 .N46 2016
Description: The America we live in was not born on July 4, 1776, but on December 7, 1941, when an armada of Japanese warplanes supported by aircraft carriers, destroyers, and midget submarines suddenly attacked the United States, killing 2,403 men and forcing America's entry into World War II. Author Craig Nelson maps the road to war, beginning in 1914 with the laying of the keel of the USS Arizona at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, following Japan's leaders as they lurched into ultranationalist fascism, and providing a blow-by-blow account from both the Japanese and American perspectives. Backed by 5 years of research, Nelson delivers all the terror, chaos, violence, tragedy, and heroism of the attack in stunning detail and offers surprising conclusions about the tragedy's unforeseen and resonant consequences that linger even today--