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BOOK NOTES: 'Mafia Summit' ... 'Adele' ... 'Moving Beyond Loss'

Grand Forks Public Library o "Mafia Summit," by Gil Reavill. In a small village in upstate New York, mob bosses from all over the country were nabbed by Police Sergeant Edgar D. Croswell as they gathered to sort out a bloody war of succession. o ...

'Wild Boy: the Real Life of the Savage of Aveyron'
"Wild Boy: the Real Life of the Savage of Aveyron" by Mary Losure

Grand Forks Public Library

• "Mafia Summit," by Gil Reavill. In a small village in upstate New York, mob bosses from all over the country were nabbed by Police Sergeant Edgar D. Croswell as they gathered to sort out a bloody war of succession.

• "Adele," by Sarah-Louise James. This book celebrates Adele's career so far, exploring her childhood passion for music and the experiences and emotions that underpin her songs.

• "Law & Disorder," by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker. From law enforcement legend John Douglas, the FBI's pioneer of criminal profiling and the model for Agent Jack Crawford in The Silence of the Lambs, comes a provocative and personal look at our criminal justice system and mankind's most abominable crime: Murder.

• "The Injustice System," by Clive Stafford Smith. A bombshell whose final chapter should reopen a long-closed case, The Injustice System will appeal to fans of true crime and to anyone who has ever served on a jury and suspected the system was rigged.

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• "Moving Beyond Loss," by Russell Friedman and John W. James. The book not only deals with grief from loss of a loved one, but also the grieving that occurs following a divorce, a sudden downturn in health, the loss of a job, and even the loss of faith.

• "Cricket: Secret Child of a Sixties Supermodel," by Susan Fedorko. Susie always knew she was adopted out at the early age of 11 months. She discovers at the age of 40 who her biological family is. Susie discovers her birth mother is the first Native American supermodel, "Cathee Dahmen." This is her story.

East Grand Forks Campbell Library

• "Wild Boy: the Real Life of the Savage of Aveyron" by Mary Losure is the story of what happens to a wild boy found alone in the woods when society tries to civilize him. In 1798 woodsmen in France captured a boy who had been running wild, digging for food, and was covered with scars. So began the boy's journey to civilization.

• "Honor Thy parents: Lessons of Faith on the Road to End of Life Care" by Nick A. Pezzante is a true account of a young family who stretches their faith by leaving their familiar lifestyle to care for their two bedridden grandparents. Pezzente endeavors to shed light on both the hardships and blessings of end of life care.

• "Make Your Point: Creating Powerful Presentations" by Ann Tresdell presents the tools needed to find, organize and share information clearly and effectively. Each chapter includes activities designed to explore various information sources. Tresdell encourages collaborating research to present in a more interesting way.

• "If You Have to Cry Go Outside: And Other Things Your Mother Never Told You" by Kelly Cutrone combines personal and professional stories. The author shares her secrets for success without selling out. Cutrone works in an industry that is superficial and fickle, but her advice rings true in most workplaces.

• "Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity" by David Allen shows how our productivity is directly proportional to our ability to relax. Only when our minds are clear and our thoughts are organized can we achieve effective productivity and unleash our creative potential. Allen presents step to achieving this goal.

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'Adele'
"Adele" by Sarah-Louise James

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