Oct. 19, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library:
Promises to Keep: The Acclaimed Memoir of the Democratic Vice Presidential Candidate
by Joe Biden reveals what his 35 years in the Senate has taught him about himself, his colleagues, and the institutions of government.

Man of the People: The Maverick Life and Career of John McCain
by Paul Alexander tells the story of a seemingly ordinary man doing extraordinarily heroic and selfless things out of devotion to his country.

The Faith of Barack Obama by Stephen Mansfield takes readers inside the theology of the presidential candidate, inside the church that has been his spiritual home, and inside the battles of faith that have shaped his politics.

Sarah: How a Hockey Mom Turned Alaska’s Political Establishment Upside Down by Kaylene Johnson describes the small-town mayor who became a long-shot candidate for governor of Alaska, and whose populist reform message suddenly became front-page news when the voters proved that they liked what they heard.

Die With Me by Elena Forbes brings Detective Inspector Mark Tartaglia into the investigation of the apparent suicide of a young woman that leads to the discovery of more victims of a serial killer with a predilection for lonely girls and deadly heights.

Churchill, Hitler, and the Unnecessary War: How Britain Lost its Empire and the West Lost the World by Patrick Buchanan offers a grand and bold insight into the historic failures of judgment that ended centuries of European rule and guaranteed a future that no one at that time could ever have envisioned.

Moon Shell Beach by Nancy Thayer centers on two women in a tight-knit Nantucket Island community who struggle to rekindle a childhood friendship damaged by harsh words, betrayal, and the passing years.