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Hijuelos, Oscar

Summary: The first Latino novelist to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize, Oscar Hijuelos (1951?2013) wrote rich and radiant novels that brought the Cuban American immigrant experience into the heart of American literature. "I marveled," recalls Juan Felipe Herrera, at "how meticulous he was and how deep he got into the lives of Latino and Cuban Americans in the United States." Hijuelos launched his career...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2022

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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

Gauld, Laura

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 370.114 GAU

Summary: "Amiable, unassertive Scott Mary picks up the trash, cleans the toilets, sweeps the floors in the town of Clifton. Then a gunfighter comes to town. He offers advice and guidance to Scott who quickly begins to toughen and mature, thus upsetting the balance of power in the town"--IMDb.com.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arrow Video 2015

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN DAY

Contents: El sombrero de tres picos. Suite no. 1 (11:00) ; Suite no. 2 (13:00) / Manuel de Falla (Orquesta de Conciertos de Madrid ; Pedro de Freitas Branco, [conductor]) -- Concierto de Aranjuez. Adagio / Joaquín Rodrigo (Ernesto Bitetti, guitar ; Orquesta de Conciertos de Madrid ; José Buenagu, [conductor]) (11:47) -- La procesión del Rocío / Joaquín Turina (Orquesta de Conciertos de Madrid ; Odón...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: EMI Classics 1991

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

Summary: A tale of best friends Lila and Elena, which started at the school in the 1950s. As an elderly woman, Elena tries to unravel the mystery of her brilliant friend, who also became her worst enemy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MY

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series My 2019

S Gallop P DeRose

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Robbins 1945

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Summary: The Punisher walks through the same world we all know, a world darkened by war, by crime, by cruelty, and by injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil he sees all around him. He only has his fierce intelligence, his years of combat experience and, above all, his ironclad determination to avenge those wronged by society's villains, including those who killed his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: Based on P.D. James's global bestsellers, this riveting mystery series stars Bertie Carvel as enigmatic Inspector Adam Dalgliesh. A recent widower and acclaimed poet, Dalgliesh is a cerebral, reserved man but possessed of exceptional empathy and insight. As he investigates complex crimes in 1970s England, he plumbs the darker depths of the human psyche in his pursuit of justice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DAL

Summary: Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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

Summary: Naive, 17-year-old Bennie goes to Buenos Aires to search for his older brother whom he has not seen for ten years. With the success of their father Carlo, a renowned symphony conductor, the family moved from Argentina to New York. When Bennie finds his brother, Tetro, he is surprised to find that he is not the person he remembered. While staying with Tetro and his girlfriend Miranda, the two...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2010

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

Summary: After super villain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and two dimwitted henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady, to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world. As the Turtles prepare to take on Shredder and his new crew, they find themselves facing an even greater evil with similar intentions: the notorious Krang.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TEE RATED PG-13

Summary: A thousand words: Tells the personal story of a quiet Vietnam War veteran and his children's attempts to understand him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2005

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

Summary: When a woman's lover leaves her, she discovers that the police are looking for her because of his criminal activities. After talking to a female lawyer, she discovers that her lawyer is her old lover's new girlfriend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Carlo, Paula Wheeler.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sussex Academic Press 2014

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3747 Carlo

Coates, Laura Gayle

Summary: "A powerful true story and groundbreaking account of bias in the courtroom from CNN senior legal analyst Laura Coates, recounting her time as a Black female prosecutor for the US Department of Justice"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COATES, LAURA COA

Esquivel, Laura

Summary: "Malinche, also known as Malinalli, believes the conquistador Hernán Cortés is the savior of her oppressed people, a reincarnation of the god Quetzalcoatl sent to end the barbaric hunman sacrifices of Montezuma, the Aztec ruler"--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ESQ

Claridge, Laura P.

Summary: "Left off her company's fifth anniversary tribute but described by Thomas Mann as "the soul of the firm," Blanche Knopf began her career when she founded Alfred A. Knopf with her husband in 1915. With her finger on the pulse of a rapidly changing culture, Blanche quickly became a driving force behind the firm. A conduit to the literature of Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance, Blanche...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KNOPF, BLANCHE CLA

Huttenbach, Laura Lee P.

Summary: In 1975 Robert -Raven- Kraft, a high school dropout and aspiring songwriter, made a New Year's Resolution to run eight miles on Miami's South Beach each evening. Over 125,000 miles later, he has not missed one sunset. Along the way, Raven has changed the lives of thousands who have run with him--many of them hundreds of times. From all fifty states and dozens of countries, across all age...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Citadel Press Books, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KRAFT, ROBERT HUT

Summary: Theo Faron is a bureaucrat in a Britain gone despotic. It is 2027 and the entire planet has gone infertile. Women no longer have babies, and chaos has erupted: war, rebellion, mass destruction, and a huge refugee problem, with the imposition of martial law. One day, Theo is kidnapped. His ex-wife Julian has a proposition for her former spouse, and because of their relationship, she thinks Theo...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

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2 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI CHI

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Summary: An architect is diagnosed with a rare eye disease, entering him into a surreal reality in which he sees people's true motives. As the visions become intolerable, he falls for a mysterious woman and confronts the truth about his own identity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Leonardi, Marco

Summary: In turn of the century Mexico, a young woman loves a boy whom her mother forces to marry her sister.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2011

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Like 2011

Weingartner, Amy

Summary: "A sparkling star transports Elsa, Anna, Jack Sparrow, and several other friends and enemies into the exciting world of the Toy Box. They quickly find themselves on a wild adventure that can only be found inside Disney Infinity!"--Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Disney Books For Young Readers 2015

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

Summary: After their plane crashes in Alaska, seven oil workers are led by a skilled huntsman to survival, but a pack of merciless wolves haunts their every step.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE GRE

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