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Rannells, Andrew

Summary: When Rannells left Nebraska for New York City in 1997, he saw the city as a chance to start over. To transform the fiercely ambitious but sexually confused teenager he saw in the mirror into the Broadway leading man of his dreams. Here he shares the drama of failed auditions and behind-the-curtain romances, the heartbreak of losing his father at the height of his struggle, and the exhilaration...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2019

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Summary: On September 29, 1981, Peter Turner received a phone call that would change his life. His former lover, Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame, had collapsed in a Lancaster hotel and was refusing medical attention. He took her into his chaotic and eccentric home in Liverpool to see her through her last days. Though their affair had ended years before, it was to him that she turned in her final hour...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FIL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FIL

Qualey, Marsha

Summary: Gracie the pig has a part in a movie with with Tilda Swinetune, the champion swim racer and movie star, but she is upset when she realizes she is just a stunt double--however a small change in the script makes her able to do that and also fulfill her dream with a part of her own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Marin, Cheech

Summary: "A memoir by the counterculture legend discusses how he formed one of the most successful comedy duos of all time, became a representative of the recreational drug movement, forged a successful solo career, and amassed a collection of renowned Chicano art,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARIN, CHEECH MAR

Morley, Jacqueline.

Summary: "Put your dress on. Women aren't allowed to act, so you'll have to play some female roles. When the plague strikes, get out of London! Try your luck as a traveling player and take the show on the road. Keep an eye out for cutpurses. These thieves thrive in busy places like the Globe. Study hard! If you mangle Shakespeare's lines, you'll be in trouble" --Cover, p. 4.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 792 MOR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 792 MOR

Keene, Carolyn

Summary: When every kid in town auditions for a television talent show, Nancy, Bess, and George must uncover who is sabotaging the auditions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED NDCB 10

Manning, Matthew K.

Summary: Despite complaints from fellow Drone Academy member Parker, Howard To, sixteen, uses his drone to try to stop the stalker using a similar device to spy on Howard's idol, a famous actress.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAN

Roberts, Nora.

Summary: With the help of a writer, a young woman seeks to confront her childhood past and learn the truth about the infamous night when her mother was murdered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Metz, Chrissy

Summary: As Kate Pearson on the television show This Is Us, Metz presents a character that viewers see themselves in, no matter what they look like or where they come from. Now she shares her story, and shows how she has applied the lessons she learned from both setbacks and successes. She offers practical applications of her insights, blending love and experience. Metz encourages us all to claim our...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MET

Llanas, Sheila Griffin

Summary: "Describes the life and career of Daniel Radcliffe"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB RADCLIFFE LLA

Takei, George

Summary: Presents a graphic memoir detailing the author's experiences as a child prisoner in the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II, reflecting on the choices his family made in the face of institutionalized racism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2019

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Summary: One man's journey to find meaning in Bill Murray's many unexpected adventures with everyday people. Enjoy an inside look at rare and never-before-seen footage of the comedic icon participating in stories previously presumed to be urban legend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Mirren, Helen.

Summary: An illustrated account of the life and career of the esteemed actress traces her Russian ancestry and early life through her numerous achievements in a variety of performance venues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MIRREN, HELEN MIR

Field, Sally

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Summary: One of the most celebrated, beloved, and enduring actors of our time, Sally Field has an infectious charm that has captivated the nation for more than five decades, beginning with her first TV role at the age of seventeen. From Gidget's sweet-faced "girl next door" to the dazzling complexity of Sybil to the Academy Award-worthy ferocity and depth of Norma Rae and Mary Todd Lincoln, Field has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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2 available in Adult, Call number: 921 FIE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FIELD, SALLY FIE
1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FIELD, SALLY FIE
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Field 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B FIELD FIE

Graham, Heather

Summary: After one of her costars is murdered, cult television show host Marnie Davante is plagued by strange events. PI Bryan McFadden is reluctant to get involved in such a bizarre case but is compelled to help when it becomes obvious that Marnie is in grave danger.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Graham 2018

Gravel, Elise

Summary: Tells the true story of Antonio Barichievich, the larger-than-life Montréal strongman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A TOON Book 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 GRA

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 GRA

Summary: "Elvis by the Presleys is the most revealing and poignant video portrait we will ever see of the artist as husband, father and friend. As never before, Priscilla Presley and Lisa Marie Presley, along with members of Elvis' family and extended family, freely share their own stories, emotions and intimate memories on camera, and they allow us to enjoy home-movie footage of Elvis never before...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony BMG Music Entertainment 2005

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

Evansley, Alex

Summary: While filming a movie based on a bestselling book series, teen hearthrob Teddy Sharpe, twenty, falls in love with the books' author, eighteen-year-old Bennett Caldwell.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Swoon Reads 2018

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Fisher, Carrie

Summary: From Princess Leia herself: another brilliantly hilarious self-examination of her unlikely life and times. A thoroughly original and intimate memoir by the bestselling author of Postcards from the Edge and Wishful Drinking.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 FIS

Summary: One of the earliest and best-loved films of this period in his career, which balances a realistic depiction of tormented romance with staging that remains true to the director's roots in experimental theater. This unforgettable, unforgiving dissection of the imbalanced relationship between a haughty fashion designer and a beautiful but icy ingenue, based, in a sly gender reversal, on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BIT

Summary: Leon Vitali was a rising British television actor when Stanley Kubrick picked him for the role of Lord Bullington in Barry Lyndon. That first encounter with the famed auteur proved decisive, he swiftly resolved to devote the rest of his life working for the director, this time behind the scenes, and took on just about every job available: casting director, acting coach, location scout, sound...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2018

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Summary: When a woman's ex-husband sublets her apartment right out from under her and she refuses to move, the new tenant, a Chicago actor, moves in, touching off a comic, hate-love relationship.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY GOO

Summary: Biography takes an inside look at the lives of the three stars (Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint) who play Harry Potter and his two best friends.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Television Networks 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HAR

Summary: A look at the roller coaster life of Sam J. Jones since his role as Flash Gordon, his struggles and successes, and the aftermath of when he went up against one of the most powerful producers in Hollywood.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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