By Marguerite Holloway '88JRN
John Randel Jr. (1787–1865) was an eccentric and flamboyant surveyor. Renowned for his inventiveness as well as for his bombast and irascibility, Randel was central to Manhattan’s development but died in financial ruin. Telling Randel’s engrossing and dramatic life story for the first time, this eye-opening biography introduces an unheralded pioneer of American engineering and mapmaking.
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|Title||Author name||Affiliation||School||Class Year||Genre||Subject|
||Our Boston||Andrew Blauner||Alumni||Business||Fiction||
||For the Love of Baseball||Andrew Blauner||Alumni||Business||1992||Non-fiction||Essays|
||Love, Peace and Soul, Behind the Scenes of America's Favorite Dance Show, Soul Train||Ericka Blount Danios||Alumni||Journalism||Non-fiction||History|
||The Writers Afterlife||Richard Vetere||Alumni||Graduate School of Arts and Sciences||Fiction||Fiction|
||A Woman's Right To Know: How Women's Health Became a Political Pawn - and the Surprising Alliances Working to Reclaim It||Carol Roye||Alumni||School of Nursing||Non-fiction||Health and Fitness|
||The New Soft War On Women||Caryl Rivers||Alumni||Journalism||Non-fiction||
||Thinking in New Boxes: A New Paradigm for Business Creativity||Alan Iny||Alumni||Business||Non-fiction||
Research & Studies
||The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards||Kristopher Jansma||Alumni||School of the Arts||Fiction||Fiction|
||Valor: Unsung Heroes from Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front||Mark Lee Greenblatt||Alumni||Law||Non-fiction||History|
||Dosed: The Medication Generation Grows Up||Kaitlin Bell Barnett||Alumni||Journalism||Non-fiction||
Health and Fitness