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Summary: Nicholas Vreeland walked away from a worldly life of privilege to become a Tibetan Buddhist monk. Grandson of legendary Vogue editor, Diana Vreeland, and trained by Irving Penn to become a photographer, Nicholas' life changed drastically upon meeting a Tibetan master, one of the teachers of the Dalai Lama.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MON

Abbott, Jim

Summary: A one-handed pitcher who became one of the select few to pitch a no-hitter in Major League Baseball explains how he rose above his disability to excel at the sport he loved in high school, college, and adulthood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ABBOTT, JIM ABB

Abbott, Shirley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ticknor & Fields 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ABBOTT, SHIRLEY ABB

Abbott, Jack Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1981

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 365.44 ABB

Liebling, A. J. (Abbott Joseph)

Contents: The road back to Paris -- Mollie and other war pieces -- Uncollected war journalism -- Normandy revisited.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.548 LIE

Norris, Kathleen

Summary: Introduces the story of the twin saints, Benedict and Scholastics, and describes how their experiences as children in Northern Italy influenced their accomplishments in their adult lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam's 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Norri

Abbott, Jack Henry

Summary: A collection of letters by a federal prisoner provides a candid look at life in prison, revealing his background, politics, and views on parole, rehabilitation, and capital punishment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365 ABB

Iggulden, Conn

Summary: In the year 937, the new king of England, a grandson of Alfred the Great, readies himself to go to war in the north. His dream of a united kingdom of all England will stand or fall on one field-on the passage of a single day. At his side is the priest Dunstan of Glastonbury, full of ambition and wit (perhaps enough to damn his soul). His talents will take him from the villages of Wessex to the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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Clare, Alys.

Summary: In the autumn of 1210, Abbess Caliste is concerned about the welfare of her nuns at Hawkenlye Abbey after King John's men have taken it over, Helewise has moved into Hawkenlye Mannor with Josse, and Helewise's eleven-year-old granddaughter, Rosamund, goes missing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Kumin, Maxine

Summary: "From Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Maxine Kumin, a timeless memoir of life, love, and poetry. Maxine Kumin left an unrivaled legacy as a pioneering poet and feminist. The Pawnbroker's Daughter charts her journey from a childhood in the Jewish community inDepression-era Philadelphia, where Kumin's father was a pawnbroker, to Radcliffe College, where she comes into her own as an intellectual and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KUMIN, MAXINE KUM

Meaker, Marijane

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cleis Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HIGHSMITH, PATRICIA MEA

Ziegler, Maddie

Summary: "Teen dance prodigy, breakout Dance Moms star, and judge on So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation presents her uplifting coming-of-age memoir about following her dreams and working hard to achieve success in both the dance world and in life. Maddie Ziegler had hoped to become a star--she just didn't know how soon that day would come. At just eight years old, she was cast on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2017

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Summary: A founding member of Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver shares the story of his rise to the pinnacle of fame and fortune, his struggles with alcoholism and drug addiction, his personal crash and burn, and his phoenix-like transformation via a unique path to sobriety.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audible Studios on Brilliance audio 2016

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Begley, Adam.

Summary: "Updike is Adam Begley's masterful, much-anticipated biography of one of the most celebrated figures in American literature: Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Updike--a candid, intimate, and richly detailed look at his life and work.In this magisterial biography, Adam Begley offers an illuminating portrait of John Updike, the acclaimed novelist, poet, short-story writer, and critic who saw...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 UPDIKE, JOHN BEG

Hopkins, Jerry.

Summary: A biography of the rock guitarist whose short but powerful career was highlighted by a legendary performance at Woodstock in 1969.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Pub. 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 HENDRIX, JIMI HOP

Summary: Illegal deforestation, slash-and-burn practices, poverty, land disputes-these are among the many problems associated with farming in Madagascar. This program guides viewers through the real-world challenges of building sustainable agriculture in the country. Outlining reasons why many growers are unable or unwilling to leave outmoded techniques behind, the film visits community offices that...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Clinton, Chelsea

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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Iggulden, Conn

Summary: In the year 937, the new king of England, a grandson of Alfred the Great, readies himself to go to war in the north. His dream of a united kingdom of all England will stand or fall on one field--on the passage of a single day. At his side is the priest Dunstan of Glastonbury, full of ambition and wit (perhaps enough to damn his soul). His talents will take him from the villages of Wessex to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2018

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Burton, Kenneth S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sunset Books 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 717 BUR

Summary: Year by year the tourist trade has dwindled in fictional Pingwah Falls, leaving the town practically bankrupt. When a plan was unveiled for a modern resort, everyone's hopes rose.until they learned the land is home to a threatened species of bird. In this Fred Friendly Seminar moderated by Harvard Law School's Arthur Miller, panelists including former county supervisor Tom Mullen; Christopher...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Unlike the primarily east-to-west conquest of the Americas, European incursions into sub-Saharan Africa proceeded south-to-north-an approach, climatically speaking, that did not favor the invaders. Cattle and crops failed to thrive, and indigenous diseases decimated the newcomers, yet still that vast region was subdued. How? This program tells a story of colonization and exploitation that shows...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: A hub of trade for centuries, Singapore is now an economic powerhouse. This program explores factors that have enabled Singapore to thrive, including its location, its high-tech labor force, and its wide variety of cultural groups and nationalities. Interviews with the deputy manager of the nation's port, conversations with citizens from a spectrum of ethnic backgrounds, and colorful displays...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Characterized as an LDC or Least Developed Country, the nation of Chad wrestles with drought, population growth, and resulting tensions between farmers and herders. This program investigates hydraulic projects and mediation initiatives that are fostering relationships between Chad's food growers and its nomadic, livestock-centered cultures. Overviewing the basic causes of Chadian land disputes...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Bryan, Ford R. (Ford Richardson)

Summary: Describes people and interests that colored the life of Henry Ford I. Part I encompasses Ford's encounters with famous people such as George Washington Carver, Helen Keller, Mahatma Gandhi, and others. Part 2 details the branches of the Ford family tree. Part 3 addresses Ford's mechanical pursuits including the electric car, speedboat Miss Dearborn, and robot engines. Parts 5 and 6 detail...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ford Books 2002

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