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Summary: Follows designer-activist Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller to rural Bertie County, the poorest in North Carolina, where they work with local high school students to help transform both their community and their lives. Living on credit and grant money and fighting a change-resistant school board, Pilloton and Miller lead their students through a year-long, full-scale design and build project...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Petersen, Christine.

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial miller and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 664.72 PET

Nevala-Lee, Alec

Summary: "From Alec Nevala-Lee, the author of the Hugo and Locus Award finalist Astounding, comes a revelatory biography of the visionary designer who defined the rules of startup culture and shaped America's idea of the future. During his lifetime, Buckminster Fuller was hailed as one of the greatest geniuses of the twentieth century. As the architectural designer and futurist best known for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2022

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Baldwin, J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 620 BAL

Summary: "Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983) was an architect, engineer, geometrician, philosopher, futurist, inventor of the famous geodesic dome, and one of the most brilliant thinkers of his time. His legacy becomes ever more relevant, providing us a road map to steer our planet away from oblivion-- and toward a sustainable future for all of humanity. This film ... transports the viewer into Fuller's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Masters & Masterworks 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WOR

Kahn, Lloyd

Summary: Presents a guide to homemade shelter, featuring images and ideas culled from across the globe, and includes bottle homes in the Nevada desert, tree houses on the South China Sea, and Japanese stilt houses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shelter Publications 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 690 KAH

Speer, Albert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collier Books 1981

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.086 SPE

Summary: After recovering from seemingly mortal wounds, Elektra has been resurrected by her old mentor, Stick, who is then unable to keep her from working as an assassin for hire. Only when she balks at her latest assignment - killing Mark Miller and his young daughter, Abby - does Elektra finally come to grips with her damaged psyche. By not doing the job assigned to her, the assignment falls to the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Elektra 2005

Summary: "Follow the phenomenal journey of renowned artist Matthew Barney and his collaborator, singer-songwriter Björk, as they embark on an unbelievable filmmaking journey in Japan. From artistic vision to manifestation, this compelling documentary reveals Barney's unique process in creating Drawing restraint 9, a massive cinematic piece that combines a whaling vessel; 45,000 pounds of petroleum...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAT

Riggs, Kate

Summary: This revised edition surveys key aspects of killer whales, describing the carnivorous marine mammals' appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains how these creatures came to be.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Education / Creative Paperbacks 2021

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Ackerman-Leist, Philip

Summary: Mals, Italy, has long been known as the breadbasket of the Tyrol. But recently the tiny town became known for something else entirely. A Precautionary Tale tells us why, introducing readers to an unlikely group of activists and a forward-thinking mayor who came together to ban pesticides in Mals by a referendum vote--making it the first place on Earth to accomplish such a feat, and a model for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 ACK

Summary: Uses interviews and archival footage to tell the story of the melodramatic life and stunning architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2001

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FRA

Doak, Tom

Summary: "This book is an unprecedented view of how one of our era's best architects thinks about his craft, his peers and his business. It reads like a long conversation about a craft he has loved, studied, and honed for nearly 40 years - golf course architecture."--Back cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Renaissance Golf Publishing, LLC 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.352 DOA

Stageberg, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: C. Potter 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728.37 STA

Morosco, Gerald Lee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gibbs Smith 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728.37 MOR

Summary: An investigation into the disputed cause of death of black activist Sandra Bland, who died in police custody in Waller County, Texas, after a routine traffic stop by state trooper Brian Encinia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SAY

Zabalbeascoa, Anatxu.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli 1995

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 728.37 ZAB

Matthews, Owen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947.084 MAT

Summary: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully track suspicious cases that may be attributed to the supernatural or involve interplanetary activity. Memorable moments from this season include Mulder's appearance on Jerry Springer's talk show and Scully working with her partner to fake Mulder's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV X

Montgomery, Sy

Summary: Looks at the work of renowned octopus scientist Jennifer Mather and a team of researchers on the island of Moorea, near Tahiti in the South Pacific, where they work to learn more about octopuses and their behavior.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 594.56 MON

Furlong, Saloma Miller.

Summary: There are two ways to leave the Amish-one is through life and the other through death. When Saloma Miller Furlong's father dies during her first semester at Smith College, she returns to the Amish community she had left twenty four years earlier to attend his funeral. Her journey home prompts a flood of memories. Now a mother with grown children of her own, Furlong recalls her painful childhood...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2011

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Logelin, Matthew.

Summary: "Matt Logelin writes a courageous and searingly honest memoir about the first year of his life following the birth of his daughter and the death of his wife"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LOGELIN, MATTHEW LOG

Fuller, Alexandra

Summary: Looking to rebuild after a painful divorce, Alexandra Fuller turns to her African past for clues to living a life fully and without fear.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 FULLER, ALEXANDRA FUL

Johnson, George M. (George Matthew)

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Summary: In a series of personal essays, prominent journalist and LGBTQIA+ activist George M. Johnson explores his childhood, adolescence, and college years in New Jersey and Virginia. From the memories of getting his teeth kicked out by bullies at age five, to flea marketing with his loving grandmother, to his first sexual relationships, this young-adult memoir weaves together the trials and triumphs...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 JOH

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