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Summary: In the late 1980s, 61-year-old former pathologist Dr. Jack Kevorkian launched a crusade to provide what he considered a humane and dignified option for the terminally ill--assisted suicide. Aided by his loyal friend Neal Nicol, and his older sister Margo Janus, Kevorkian begins offering his "death counseling" services to a grateful and burgeoning clientele. He earns the support of Hemlock...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Films 2010

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie You 2010

Summary: Mr. Badii, ceaselessly driving through the red-brown hills around Tehran in search of assistance in his suicide, receives from each of the men he asks for help a viewpoint on life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1999

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

Summary: Jude is a dock worker from Liverpool who travels to the United States in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There, he falls in love with sheltered American teenager Lucy. When her brother, Max, is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, they become involved in peace activism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS ACR

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Summary: Explores the world of assisted suicide, hearing from the people choosing to die, their assisters, and right-to-die organizations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

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

Summary: Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Pursuit 2007

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

Summary: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully track suspicious cases that may be attributed to the supernatural or involve interplanetary activity. Memorable moments from this season include Mulder's appearance on Jerry Springer's talk show and Scully working with her partner to fake Mulder's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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Orfali, Robert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill City Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 ORF

Summary: Designed to give users comprehensive conversational language and grammar skills. The basic course (10 lessons) focuses on polite greetings and small talk and is perfect for patrons who are planning a short trip to a foreign country, or for those who want to get a taste of a foreign language and culture. The complete course (100 lessons) is designed for patrons who already know the basics of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Languages 2009

Summary: Faith comes face-to-face with failure as a 19-year-old girl prepares to become a suicide bomber. There is no explanation as to why she has come to her conviction, only that she believes in her decision absolutely. She decides to bring terror to New York with a mission to bomb Times Square. Inspired by actual events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2007

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Goldsmith, Connie

Summary: What causes people to take their lives? How can suicides be prevented? Looking beyond common myths and misconceptions, Understanding Suicide examines common risk factors including mental illness, substance abuse, domestic abuse, and bullying.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 362.2 GOL

Summary: A former heavyweight boxing champion comes out of retirement to fight a 10 round exhibition bout against an opponent who is thirty years younger than he is.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: "A young F.B.I. agent is assigned watchdog duty over a fellow agent, but finds herself drawn into his investigations of paranormal and unexplained phenomena."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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Summary: Fresh from the farm, Claude Bukowski arrives in New York City for a date with the Army Induction Board, only to walk into a hippie "happening" in Central Park and fall in love with the beautiful Sheila. Befriended by the hippies' pacifist leader, Berger, and urged to crash a formal party in order to declare his love for Sheila, Claude begins an adventure that lands him in jail, Central Park...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS HAI

Summary: Distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend Desiree, Zia slashes his wrists. Zia discovers that there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that Desiree has also "offed" herself, he sets out on a road trip, with his Russian rocker friend, to find her. Their journey takes them through an absurd purgatory where...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2007

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

Summary: Based on the unbelievable but true events, I, Tonya is a dark comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy was forever defined by her association with an infamous and poorly executed attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD I RATED R

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

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

Summary: Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, join forces to solve cases the FBI has labeled X-files. Both are determined to uncover the hidden truths--one searching for otherwordly answers, the other for more earthbound scientific explanations. Together they will make discoveries neither could have ever imagined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV X-FI

Summary: Connor Mead is the kind of guy who dumps three girlfriends - at one time and by teleconference. So when he goes home to attend his brother's wedding, he has a singular goal in mind: score with the only bridesmaid he has somehow managed to miss. But the ghost of his departed Uncle Wayne - who taught him to love 'em and then leave 'em - has another goal in mind: restore Connor's lost faith in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2009

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

Obama, Barack.

Summary: Senator Obama calls for a different brand of politics--a politics for those weary of bitter partisanship and alienated by the "endless clash of armies" we see in Congress and on the campaign trail; a politics rooted in the faith, inclusiveness, and nobility of spirit at the heart of our democracy. He explores those forces--from the fear of losing, to the perpetual need to raise money, to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBAMA, BARACK OBA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Obama

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.04 OBA

Summary: A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Kuklin, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 362.28 KUK

Summary: Danger, disillusionment, and betrayal reach an all-time high in the suspense-laced fifth season of The Americans. KGB agents Philip and Elizabeth Jennings' unwavering dedication to their work comes at even more of a personal cost than before. And as Paige is drawn deeper into the reality of her parents' secret job, she realizes she will never have a normal life. Meanwhile, as Cold War tensions...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

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

Summary: As the second season begins, the X-files have been shut down and Mulder and Scully are separated. Scully finds herself teaching classes at the FBI Academy, while Mulder is assigned to surveillance duty. With Agent Alex Krycek as his new partner, and the mysterious X as his new source of information, Mulder struggles to keep his search for the truth alive. But ironically it is Scully who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV X-FI

Summary: Show Boat: When Julie La Verne and her husband Steve Baker are forced to leave the showboat Cotton Blossom, they are replaced by the Captain's daughter, Magnolia, and Gaylord Ravenal, a notorious gambler. Magnolia and Ravenal fall in love, marry, leave the boat and move to Chicago. They live off Ravenal's earnings from gambling. After they go broke, Gaylord feels guilty and leaves Magnolia, not...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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Summary: A frustrated city girl decides to disguise herself as a youngster in order to get a cheaper train ticket home. But little "Sue Sue" finds herself in a whole heap of grown-up trouble when she hides out in a compartment with handsome Major Kirby and he insists on taking her to his military academy after the train is stalled.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE MAJ

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