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Allen, John

Summary: In this practical knitter's guide, John Allen covers all aspects of the tradition of Fairisle knitting and provides complete instructions for a wide variety of garments, fully illustrated with charts and photographs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1991

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 746.43 ALL

Allen, John

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the famed chemist, from her education at the Sorbonne in Paris to her work in radioactivity and her scientific accolades.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 CUR

Allen, John L.

Summary: Insider's guide to the politics and personalities that will have a tremendous impact on one of the world's most secretive and important events -- the election of a pope to succeed John Paul II. John L. Allen, Jr., takes readers behind the scenes to reveal the issues, parties, and people most likely to determine the outcome. Setting the election within a broader context, he explains why it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image/Doubleday 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 262.135 ALL

Allen, John L.

Summary: The first serious journalistic investigation of the highly secretive, controversial organization Opus Dei provides unique insight about the wild rumors surrounding it and discloses its significant influence in the Vatican and on the politics of the Catholic Church. Opus Dei (literally "the work of God") is an international association of Catholics often labeled as conservative who seek personal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 267.18 ALL

Shaw, John (John Allen)

Summary: Near the end of the Great Depression and the beginning of World War II, a homeless Dust Bowl refugee named Woody Guthrie originally drafted "This Land Is Your Land" as an anthem that encompassed the tough realities of those dark times--and as a rebuttal to Irving Berlin's "God Bless America." But the song that Guthrie despised had its own complexities. Irving Berlin had risen from homelessness...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 SHA

Paulos, John Allen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.632 PAU

Paulos, John Allen.

Contents: Lani "Quota Queen" Guinier: Voting, Power, and Mathematics -- Bosnia: Is It Vietnam or World War II?: Psychological Availability and Anchoring Effects -- Recession Forecast If Steps Not Taken: Unpredictability, Chaos, and Pooh-Poohing the Pooh-Bahs -- Afta Nafta, Lafta; Free Traders Exult: Headlines and the Inverted Pyramid -- Pakistan's Bhutto Gambles in Trade Negotiations: On Dice and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BasicBooks 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 081 PAU

Paulos, John Allen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 510 PAU

Paulos, John Allen.

Summary: John Allen Paulos cleverly scrutinizes the mathematical structures of jokes, puns, paradoxes, spoonerisms, riddles, and other forms of humor, drawing examples from such sources as Rabelais, Shakespeare, James Beattie, Rene Thom, Lewis Carroll, Arthur Koestler, W.C. Fields, and Woody Allen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 1982

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.7 PAU

Paulos, John Allen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 519.5 PAU

Paulos, John Allen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 510 PAU

Toussaint, Allen

Contents: Disc 1. Toussaint. From a whisper to a scream -- Chokin' kind / Harland Howard -- Sweet touch of love -- What is success -- Working in a coal mine -- Everything I do gonna' be funky -- Pickles -- Louie -- Either -- Cast your fate to the wind / C. Werber, V. Guaraldi -- bonus tracks. Number nine ; Poor folks.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Raven Records 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES TOU

Summary: Jack is a movie sound-effects man who believes he has accidentally recorded a political assassination. To uncover the truth, he enlists a possible eyewitness, who may be in danger herself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2011

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER BLO

Summary: Based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, tells the story of a boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2001

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE EMP

Summary: From the streets and taverns of colonial America, in vaudeville, on television and under the bright lights of today's Broadway stage, puppets have been a favorite form of American entertainment. This documentary is the first to chronicle the fascinating evolution of this unique art form. Examines the lives and recounts the significant contributions of men and women who, throughout the years,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mazzarella Media 2007

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

Contents: Loose -- Down on the street -- 1969 -- I wanna be your dog -- TV eye -- Dirt -- Real cool time -- No fun -- 1970 -- Funhouse -- Skull ring -- Not right -- Little doll -- I wanna be your dog (reprise).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Music Video Distributors 2004

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC IGG

Summary: Inspired by the true story of Dublin crime reporter Veronica Guerin. This is about an Irish journalist who investigates the world of violent crime and the bosses who control the drugs and the violence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Trimark Home Video 2001

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY WHE

Summary: A notorious group of criminals continue to baffle police by pulling off one perfectly executed bank robbery after another. They are in and out like clockwork, leaving no evidence behind, and laying low between heists. But when they attempt to pull off one last job with more money at stake than ever before, the crew may find their plans interrupted by a hardened detective who is hell-bent on...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2011

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

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: Based on historical events, this suspenseful thriller examines the infamous 1969 death of Mary Jo Kopechne, who drowned after Senator Ted Kennedy drove off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island, and the moral and legal complexities that play out over the following week.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD CHA

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CHA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Chappaquiddick 2018

Summary: The year 2011 marks the 400th anniversary of the creation of the King James Bible, arguably the greatest piece of English Literature ever produced. King James had an uncanny love of beautiful things, including language to stir the soul. With several English translations in use across the Kingdom, the Puritan leader John Rainolds took his opportunity to suggest that a new, more accurate...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Vision Video 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 220.5 KJV

Summary: One hundred and fifty thousand dollars, ready for the taking. It's too much to resist for Earl Slater, a bigoted ex-con slumming through life with a patronizing girlfriend, an obliging neighbor and zero expectations. He agrees to be part of a bank job planned by former cop Burke. Until, that is, he finds out one of his partners will be a black man. Earl's desperate need for cash, however, leads...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Video 2003

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY ODD

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: "This season begins with a power vacuum that protagonists across Westeros and Essos look to fill. At Castle Black, Jon Snow struggles to balance the demands of the Night's Watch with those of the newly-arrived Stannis Baratheon, who styles himself as the rightful king of Westeros. Meanwhile, Cersei scrambles to hold on to power in King's Landing amidst the Tyrells and the rise of a religious...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Local MP and schoolmaster Thomas Gradgrind raises his children, Louisa and Tom, in the utilitarian fashion, stressing reason and fact and dismissing imagination and emotion. Under his influence, Louisa grows cold while Tom turns to a secret life of drinking and gambling. To be nearer her brother, Louisa accepts an offer of marriage from his boss, the self-made, self-important banker Josiah...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2007

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

Summary: Scott is distressed to learn that his ex-wife and her husband have informed his son, Charlie, that there is no Santa Claus. While a sullen Charlie visits his dad on Christmas Eve, a noise on the roof brings them outside. It turns out that there is a Santa after all, and Scott has just accidentally killed him. Because of "the Santa clause," Scott inherits the job of Santa. As the next year...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday S

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD SAN