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Summary: Written in the 14th century, The Canterbury Tales has stood the test of time as a landmark in the development of English literature. This innovative "frame story" owes its classic standing and impact to the diversity both of the narrators and of the styles of tales they tell. In this program, expert commentators Dr. Christiania Whitehead and Dr. Peter Mack, both of the University of Warwick,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Chaucer, Geoffrey

Contents: Biographical note -- Introduction -- Translator's foreword -- The Canterbury tales -- General prologue -- The Knight's tale -- The Miller's prologue -- The Miller's tale -- The Steward's prologue [the Reeve's prologue] -- The Cook's prologue -- The Cook's tale -- Introductory words to the Man of Law's tale -- Prologue to the Man of Law's tale -- The Man of Law's tale -- Epilogue to the Man of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 2008

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Summary: During a blackout, three train passengers arrive at Chillingbourne in Kent. Londoner Alison Smith is feisty representative of the Women's Land Army (aka the "land girls"). Bob Johnson is an American soldier whose intended destination was Canterbury. Peter Gibbs is a classical music student who worked in peacetime as a cinema organist. As they make their way through the village, Alison has...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CAN

Chaucer, Geoffrey.

Contents: The general prologue -- The Miller's prologue and tale -- The Reeve's prologue and tale -- The Cook's prologue and tale -- The man of law's prologue and tale -- The wife of Bath's prologue and tale -- The friar's prologue and tale -- The summoner's prologue and tale -- The clerk's prologue and tale -- The merchant's prologue and tale -- The squire's prologue and tale -- The Franklin's prologue...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 CHW

Cohen, Barbara

Summary: A version in modern English of four of Chaucer's tales, beautifully illustrated.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books 1988

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Gabaldon, Diana.

Summary: A guide to the Outlander series, time-travel romances featuring Claire Beauchamp Randall, a Red Cross nurse. Included are synopses of novels, biographies, family trees and pronunciation help.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 Gabaldon 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAB

Lacey, Saskia

Summary: How to Build a Motorcycle continues the Technical Tales series, where a group of three unlikely friends--a rat, a sparrow, and a frog--come together to build another vehicle--a motorcycle! As they start working, they encounter many unexpected obstacles, teaching them (and the reader) about the different parts that make a motorcycle work. Detailed illustrations explain the overall functions of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walter Foster Jr. 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.21 LAC

Egan, Timothy

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: At a time when Britain, America, and much of Europe have never been so secular--and when his mother's death and his Irish Catholic family's complicated history with the church prompted a reckoning with his own beliefs -- Timothy Egan decided to follow in the footsteps of centuries of seekers. He embarked on a thousand-mile pilgrimage through the theological cradle of Christianity, to explore...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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Barr, Kathleen

Summary: The dragons help kids learn important lessons in life that will develop their character and allow them to build healthy relationships.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2000

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2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV DRA

Chaucer, Geoffrey

Summary: Chaucer's celebrated work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims has assembled on their way to Canterbury. The inkeeper suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale "Shall have supper at our aller cost".

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1992

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FICTION Chaucer 1992

Dadey, Debbie

Summary: Echo Reef is tail-flipping with excitement when she find a human object. But when her older sister claims the object for her own, how far will Echo go to reclaim it?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2019

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Dadey 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE DAD

Chaucer, Geoffrey

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821.1 Chauc

Bond, Michael.

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Summary: A collection of stories about Paddington, the bear from darest Peru.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 2000

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Jeffery, Josie.

Summary: "This book is designed to help gardeners mix and match various companion plant pairs and groups to create healthy, harmonious botanical communities. All you have to do is choose from the extensive plant directory to find the perfect plant pals. Each central crop has a row of colored dots along the top and bottom of the strip showing its "requirements"--that is, what it's looking for in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 635 JEF

Chaucer, Geoffrey

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 1994

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 821.1 CHA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821.1 CHA

Myhrman, Matts A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Out on a Bale 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 690.8 MYH

Lo, Jack

Summary: "If you're trying to patent your invention, you know need a drawing to complete your USPTO application. Professional patent drafters charge per sheet for their patent drawing services and it can cost you hundreds of dollars. But with How to Make Patent Drawings you'll be able to complete this crucial step and create a patent drawing that complies with the strict rules of the USPTO." --Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo, Law For All 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.04 LO

Summary: It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.. Dickens' tragic tale of love, friendship, and sacrifice begins against the backdrop of the French Revolution. Using affecting dramatizations of key passages, Dickens experts Professor Margaret Reynolds and Professor John Rignall analyze the many nuances and themes of this work. Topics discussed include dualism in characterization and plot;...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Contents: Disc 1 : Fibre 00. 2.08 (Scalpel) ; Cruise control (Krackhead) ; Frozen (Torque) ; Heatfell (Carthage) ; Low rider (The Bug) ; Return to the island of DJ Moreau (AKA) ; Killer grip (Eardrum) ; Hollow (Line) ; Linseed (Fruitcake) ; 6.04 (Scalpel) ; 5 a.m. (Solaris B.C.) ; Sticks & stones (Final) - Disc 2 : Fibre 01-06. 01/01 (Solaris B.C.) ; Implant 5 (The Sidewinder) ; Moonstalker (Hydrus) ;...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 1998

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1 available in NEW Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC LO

Redmond, Heather

Summary: With the help of his boss' attractive, vivacious daughter, young journalist Charles Dickens investigates the death of a young woman that bears unsettling similarities to a murder that occurred a year ago to the day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RED

Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: Renowned critic, historian, and biographer Ackroyd takes on what is arguably the greatest poem in the English language and presents the work in a prose vernacular that makes it accessible to modern readers while preserving the spirit of the original.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821.1 ACK

Carter, Forrest.

Contents: Gone to Texas -- The vengeance trail of Josey Wales.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of New Mexico Press 1989

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Ward, M. (Matthew)

Contents: Clean slate -- Primitive girl -- Me and my shadow -- Sweetheart -- I get ideas -- The first time I ran away -- A wasteland companion -- Watch the show -- There's a key -- Crawl after you -- Wild goose -- Pure joy.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Merge Records 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK WAR

Mayer, Dale

Summary: The idea of companion planting has arisen in the gardening community in recent years as an extremely viable new take on how plants should situated, grown, and cultivated. Matching certain plants together and separating others, as outlined in studies such as the National Sustainable Agriculture Society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Pub. Group 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 635.048 MAY

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