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Cantú, Francisco

Summary: ""A beautiful, fiercely honest, and nevertheless deeply empathetic look at those who police the border and the migrants who risk - and lose - their lives crossing it. In a time of often ill-informed or downright deceitful political rhetoric, this book isan invaluable corrective."--Phil Klay For Francisco Cantú the border is in the blood: his mother, a park ranger and daughter of a Mexican...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B CAN CAN

Kleinman, Paul

Summary: Presents an introduction to philosophy, covering the origins of the discipline, some of the major figures of the past, and philosophical issues which still continue to be debated in the present day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 100 KLE

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Summary: Glyndebourne Festival Opera's 1972 production of Verdi's opera, based on Shakespeare's tragic play which studies the all consuming ambition of Macbeth and his wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthaus Musik 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA MAC

Scottoline, Lisa

Summary: "Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This six book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron. Delia Ephron said of the fifth book in the series, Have a Nice Guilt Trip, "Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 818 SCO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 SCO

Scottoline, Lisa.

Summary: "Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This five book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron. Delia Ephron said of the fifth book in the series, Have a Nice Guilt Trip, "Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 818 SCO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B SCOTTOLINE SCO

Scottoline, Lisa

Summary: Everyone's favorite mother-daughter writing duo is back with a new collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. With twenty-something Francesca navigating New York City, Lisa holding down the fort in the suburbs, and Mother Mary making frequent and always entertaining appearances, there are plenty of opportunities for family-induced guilt, fighting, laughter,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 818 SCO

Scottoline, Lisa.

Summary: "Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This four book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron. Booklist raved of the third book in the series, Meet Me At Emotional Baggage Claim, "readers can count on an ab-toning laugh...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 SCO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 818 SCO

Gup, Ted

Summary: The author's grandfather, Sam Stone, placed an ad in the Canton, OH, newspaper shortly before Christmas in 1933, offering cash gifts to seventy-five families in distress. Readers were asked to send letters describing their hardships to a benefactor calling himself Mr. B. Virdot. The author investigates a suitcase full of letters responding to these ads as he learns more about his grandfather's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 977.162 GUP

Stansberry, Domenic.

Summary: Set in San Francisco in the crumbling vestiges of Italian North Beach. Before becoming a private investigator, Dante Mancuso worked for a secret corporate security firm that prized effectiveness over legality. When he left, it was not on good terms, so he made sure to take enough inside information to keep himself safe from reprisal. When SFPD Detective Leanora Chin starts asking questions...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

Summary: From their uniquely-equipped office at SFPD headquarters, Chief Ironside continues to lead his special police unit, fighting crime others cannot. His crack team includes Sgt. Ed Brown, ex-con-turned-assistant Mark Sanger and beautiful policewoman Eve Whitfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2010

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Marzollo, Jean.

Summary: Rhymes invite the reader to find hidden objects in photographs of Christmas themes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cartwheel Books 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: E ER M

Anonymous 4 (Musical group)

Contents: Prosa : Gaude virgo salutata (chant) (1:39) -- Polyphonic song : Edi beo thu hevene quene (3:34) -- Introit : Salve mater redemptoris/Salve lux langentium/Salve sine spina/Salve sancta parens (2:50) -- Motet : Lux polis refulgens/Lux et gloria (3:19) -- Kyrie : Kyria christifera (3:57) --Gloria (2:59) -- Motet : Spiritus et alme/Gaude virgo salutata (1:49) -- Song : Miro genere (1:33) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmonia Mundi France 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL ANO

Gup, Ted.

Summary: During the Great Depression, the impoverished residents of Canton, Ohio were offered ten dollars to pen their tales of woe. Seventy-five years later, author Ted Gup came across these moving stories and made it his goal to chronicle the families' subsequent generations. Here, Gup's sweeping narratives embody the struggles faced by the quintessential American family over the last several decades.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 977.16 Gup 2010

Summary: Left wheelchair-bound by a sniper's bullet, long-time San Francisco Chief of Detectives, Robert T. Ironside, becomes the head of his own special police unit. Operating from a specially equipped office at SFPD headquarters, Ironside fights crime using intelligence and action. His crack team includes Sgt. Ed Brown, ex-con-turned-assistant Mark Sanger, and beautiful policewoman Eve Whitfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2007

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Summary: From their uniquely-equipped office at SFPD headquarters, Chief Ironside continues to lead his special police unit, fighting crime others can't. His crack team includes Sgt. Ed Brown, ex-con-turned-assistant Mark Sanger and beautiful policewoman Eve Whitfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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Talbot, David

Summary: Traces the story of San Francisco in the latter half of the twentieth century, covering topics ranging from the civil rights movement and pop culture to the 49ers and famous crime cases.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.09794 TAL

Angell, Roger.

Summary: "From the acclaimed New Yorker writer and editor, a compendium of writings that celebrate the view from the tenth decade of his richly lived life In February 2014, The New Yorker published an essay by Roger Angell called "This Old Man," a meditation on life at age ninety-three. With great humor and not an ounce of self-pity or sentimentality, Angell wrote about health, mind, and memory;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 ANG

Bittner, Mark.

Contents: A rolling stone -- Mansion on the hill -- A joyful encounter -- A question of trust -- Mandela -- The science of it -- Dogen -- Everything changes -- Bucky -- Paco and company -- A walk on the wild side -- Rage against the light -- Tupelo -- Back out in the world -- Free as a bird -- Fleeting happiness -- Snyder -- Act naturally -- Consiousness explained -- A late fledge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.6865 BIT

Summary: At the center of this hard-hitting television drama is Lt. Mike Stone, assigned to the homicide detail of the San Francisco Police Dept., and his young, energetic partner, Inspector Steve Keller. In this volume, Stone and Keller confront a hired assassin, a ruthless bank robber, and a trio of escaped convicts.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2008

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Gup, Ted

Summary: The author's grandfather, Sam Stone, placed an ad in the Canton, OH, newspaper shortly before Christmas in 1933, offering cash gifts to seventy-five families in distress. Readers were asked to send letters describing their hardships to a benefactor calling himself Mr. B. Virdot. The author investigates a suitcase full of letters responding to these ads as he learns more about his grandfather's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.162

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.162 GUP

Summary: Three pets get separated from their owners and navigate the mean streets of San Francisco.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney DVD 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY HOM

Hale, Rebecca M.

Summary: After she finds a note from her late uncle instructing her to "follow the frogs," amid rumors of treasure and murder, Rebecca gets caught up in the chase, along with her two cats, her uncle's crazy friends, and his oldest enemy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

Freeman, Martha

Summary: After a difficult first week of third grade, Holly begins to adjust to her new school and living in her new stepfather's tiny apartment with his four cats.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED FRE