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Ngo, Andy

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: An account, including interviews with former members and people who have been attacked, of the history and tactics of the anti-fascist group Antifa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2021

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Yapa, Sunil

Summary: Follows seven different people, including a marijuana dealer and his estranged police chief father, who have their lives altered one afternoon in Seattle during the WTO protests that tried to shut the city down in 1999.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee Boudreaux Books/Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YAP

Summary: With the whole world now interconnected, speaking English is commonly seen as a fast track to a good future. Students in Beijing spend Friday evenings practicing the lingo at “English corners,” and employees of a Bangalore call center work on neutralizing their Indian accents. But in many countries there’s concern about a growing divide between those who speak English - a well-off, Europeanized...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: Day-to-day use of English has impacted local languages everywhere, spawning the growth of variants such as India’s Hinglish and Singlish in Singapore. Do these variations undermine language, or do they enrich it? This program examines the emergence of hybrid forms of English and discusses their pros and cons. A push by the Singapore government to promote Standard English was met with fierce,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Kincaid, Jamaica.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

Summary: How did a language originally spoken in just a small part of the British Isles come to dominate the communication of so many different countries? From its start as a diverse group of Anglo-Saxon dialects and all the way onward to adoption on a global scale, this program tracks the establishment of English as the world’s common tongue. English crossed the sea by means of settlement, trade, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Le Carré, John

Summary: "In the wake of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and with Britain on the brink of economic ruin, a young English couple takes a tennis vacation in Antigua. There they meet Dima, a Russian who styles himself the world's number one money launderer. Dima wants, among other things, a game of tennis. Back in London, the couple is subjected to an all-night interrogation by the British Secret Service,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEC

Smith, Frank

Summary: "In the summer of 1971, New York's Attica State Prison is a symbol of everything broken in America -- abused prisoners, rampant racism and a blind eye turned towards the injustices perpetrated against the powerless. But when the guards at Attica overreact to a minor incident, the prisoners decide they've had enough and revolt -- taking their jailers hostage and making demands for humane...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Archaia, a division of Boom Entertainment 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 SMI

Summary: This vibrant series covers over 170 destinations worldwide, from cosmopolitan urban delights to sun-kissed beach idylls. Bursting with insightful and easily accessible information, these guides are full of practical tips on how to make the most of a city break or longer holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Cook 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 910 TRAVEL CARIBBEAN

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Summary: Based on the all-new movie from the creators of Toy Story 2 and A Bug's Life, this game allows you to participate in the adventures of Boo, who has accidentally returned to Monstropolis, and Sulley, who must get her home safely. Unfortunately, the pesky Randall is aware of the situation and has shredded Boo's door in an attempt to stop them. Will you help Sulley get Boo home? You will explore...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Interactive 2002

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Imhoff, Tim

Summary: Covers U.S. and Canadian models of Nissan Altima, for model years 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haynes Pub. Group 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.2 Nissan Altima

Thompson, Heather Ann

Summary: On September 9, 1971, nearly 1,300 prisoners took over the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York to protest years of mistreatment. Holding guards and civilian employees hostage, the prisoners negotiated with officials for improved conditions during the four long days and nights that followed. On September 13, the state abruptly sent hundreds of heavily armed troopers and correction...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2016

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

Pallotta, Dan.

Summary: "Virtually everything our society teaches about charity is backwards. The donating public is told to measure the effectiveness and moral character of charities by how little they spend on 'overhead,' never being taught that overhead is really investment without which the nonprofit sector can never hope to solve massive social problems. The media and government unwittingly perpetuate these...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 361.763 PAL

Goman, Carol Kinsey.

Summary: "Aspiring and seasoned leaders have been trained to manage their leadership communication in many important ways: how they provide feedback and motivate employees, how they convey the strategy for their organization, how they interact with major clients or partners. And yet, all their efforts to communicate effectively can be derailed by even the smallest nonverbal gestures such as the way they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.13 GOM

Greenleaf, Robert K

Summary: With the publication of Servant Leadership in 1977, a new paradigm of management entered the boardrooms and corporate offices of America. Robert K. Greenleaf, a retired AT&T executive, proposed that service ought to be the distinguishing characteristic of leadership. Not only would it create better, stronger companies, he said, but business leaders themselves "would find greater joy in their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paulist Press 2002

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 GRE

Mancuso, Anthony.

Summary: "Helps nonprofit corporations understand and comply with corporate governance rules and record keeping requirements, such as holding and documenting meetings, approving decisions, and setting up a corporate records book. The 2nd edition reflects current laws"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.064 MAN

Braun, Adam.

Summary: The riveting story of how a young man turned $25 into more than 200 schools around the world and the guiding steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 370.9172 BRA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRAUN, ADAM BRA

Cochran, Jack

Summary: "In our nation's effort to improve health care quality, access and affordability, the doctor crisis is routinely overlooked. More than 80 percent of doctors say that the medical profession is "in decline." Three in five would like to quit. Kaiser Permanente, one of the world's leading health care providers, is an object lesson in the complex and frustrating challenges facing so many health care...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1068 COC

Lawrence, Mike

Summary: "Avani is the new kid in town, and she's not happy about it. Everyone in school thinks she's weird, especially the girls in her Flower Scouts troop. Is it so weird to think scouting should be about fun and adventure, not about makeovers and boys, boys, boys? But everything changes when Avani is 'accidentally' abducted by a spunky alien named Mabel. Mabel is a scout too--a Star Scout. Collecting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2017

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Bauer, David G.

Summary: From the Publisher: Revisions and additions reflect the enormous changes and challenges that have occurred in the grants marketplace since the last edition. The exhibits and tables have been updated to reflect advances in technology and computer usage. Over half of the book is new to enhance the reader's ability to compete in the current grants marketplace-and to avoid the failure and wasted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Council on Education 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.1522 BAU

Lutz, Robert A. (Bob Lutz)

Summary: Provides Chrysler's Senior Manager Bob Lutz's philosophy behind his "seven laws" of business, explaining how that can be applied to making changes, transforming an operation, and creating a successful company.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 Lutz

Summary: A documentary that follows the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. With deeply personal access, this is the story of a brave group of citizen journalists as they face the realities of life undercover, on the run, and in exile, risking their lives to stand up against one of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Broad Green Pictures 2017

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CIT

Ahmed, Badeeah Hassan

Summary: "Captured by ISIS, her bravery and faith became her pathway to freedom. Badeeah Hassan was just 18 when she witnessed firsthand the horrors of the 2014 genocide of the Ezidi people by ISIS forces. Captured by ISIS, known locally as Daesh, Badeeah was among hundreds forced into a brutal human trafficking network made up of women and girls of Ezidi ethnicity, a much-persecuted minority culture of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 AHM

Oshiro, Mark

Summary: Six years ago, Moss Jefferies' father was murdered by an Oakland police officer. Along with losing a parent, the media's vilification of his father and lack of accountability has left Moss with near crippling panic attacks. Now, in his sophomore year of high school, Moss and his fellow classmates find themselves increasingly treated like criminals their own school. New rules. Random locker...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

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