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Bair, Deirdre

Summary: "National Book Award-winning biographer Deirdre Bair explores her fifteen remarkable years in Paris with Samuel Beckett and Simone de Beauvoir, painting intimate new portraits of two literary giants and revealing secrets of the biographical art. In 1971 Deirdre Bair was a journalist and recently minted Ph.D. who managed to secure access to Nobel Prize-winning author Samuel Beckett. He agreed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BAIR, DEIRDRE BAI

Bair, Deirdre

Summary: "Born in 1899 in Brooklyn, New York, to poor, Italian immigrant parents, Al Capone went on to become the most infamous gangster in American history. In 1925, during the height of Prohibition, Capone's multi-million-dollar Chicago bootlegging, prostitution, and gambling operation dominated the organized-crime scene. His competition with rival gangs was brutally violent, a long-running war that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CAPONE, AL BAI

Bair, Julene

Summary: "Julene Bair has inherited part of a farming empire and fallen in love with a rancher from Kansas's beautiful Smoky Valley. She means to create a family, provide her son with the father he longs for, and preserve the Bair farm for the next generation, honoring her own father's wish and commandment, 'Hang on to your land!' But part of her legacy is a share of the ecological harm the Bair Farm...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BAIR, JULENE BAI

Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "Una historia real sobre un científico contemporáneo que salvó la capa de ozono y el planeta, evitando un desastre en el medioambiente. Mario Molina es un científico mexicoamericano y un héroe de nuestros días que ayudó a resolver la crisis de la capa de ozono de la década de 1980. Se crió en la Ciudad de México y desde niño sintió curiosidad por los mundos ocultos que estudiaba a través de un...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

Buckingham, E. Tolley (Evelyn Tolley)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Traverse Area Genealogical Society 1989

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.5 CEM

Summary: Step up to the bar at Paddy's Pub and get into the crazy world of Dee, Charlie, Frank and Mac as they pursue even more outrageous subjects like cannibalism, glory-hole fixations, or Dennis's over-the-top sexual memoirs.

Format: moving image

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV IT'S

Starr, Emmet.

Summary: A history of the Cherokee Indians, from conjectures about their possible origin of these peoples, to events in the early 1900s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 2003

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.373 Starr

Markle, Sandra.

Summary: Describes how the bar-tailed godwit prepares for and carries out what is the longest nonstop bird migration--a seven thousand-mile flight from Alaska to New Zealand.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 598.3 MAR

Dalrymple, Byron W. (Byron William)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Outdoor Life : [distributed by] Funk & Wagnalls 1976

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799.1 DAL

Summary: Whether it's underage drinking, homophobia or smokers' rights, no subject is off limits for the hilariously warped gang at Paddy's Pub. The staff of this neighborhood bar takes dysfunction and political incorrectness to wickedly hilarious extremes. Knock one back with Mac, Charlie, Dennis, his sister Dee, and their nihilistic father Frank, as their twisted and self-obsessed worldviews lead to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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Barr, Nevada.

Summary: The author shares her journey from arrogance and atheism toward humility and a sense of being part of something greater than herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 BAR

Neugeboren, Jay

Summary: When Jay Neugeborens first novel, Big Man, was published, James Michener called it ''as good a sports novel as has ever been written.'' Now, nearly a half century later, Neugeboren is publishing Max Baer and the Star of David, his 22nd book--a remarkable novel that is centered on the life of the world heavyweight champion Max Baer. In 1933 Baer--who was one-quarter Jewish and wore a Star of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mandel Vilar Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEU

Redd, Nancy Amanda

Summary: As family members braid, brush, twirl, roll, and tighten their hair before bedtime, putting on kerchiefs, wave caps, and other protective items, the little sister cannot find her bonnet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RED

Roe, Mechal Renee

Summary: "A visual and rhyming celebration of African-American girls' hair"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD ROE

Summary: Count Basie, with the assistance of others, performs works spanning his fifty year career in one of his last televised performances. Includes a biographical film tribute preceding the concert, entitled "A tribute to Count Basie."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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

Shahin, Christine

Summary: Henna, indigo, cassia and amla have been used for coloring and healing since ancient times. These all-plant dyes are gentle and safe, can be applied over chemical dyes, and actually nourish the hair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 644 SHA

Baer, Robert.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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Summary: This 5-film series documents the ten-year voyage of brothers Lorne and Lawrence Blair through the islands of Indonesia. In "Spice Island saga," the Blairs accompany the piratical Bugis tribe through the Spice Islands in search of the Bird of Paradise. "Dance of the warriors" takes the Blairs to Komodo to film the Komodo "dragon", then on to Sumba where they witness a form of human sacrifice,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mystic Fire Video 2003

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

Guglielmo, Amy

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: From her imaginative childhood to her career as an illustrator, designer, and animator for Walt Disney Studios, Mary wouldn't play by the rules. At a time when studios wanted to hire men and think in black and white, Mary painted twinkling emerald skies, peach giraffes with tangerine spots, and magenta horses that could fly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2017

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Bourgeois, Ann

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Martingale & Co. 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 746.43 Bourgeois 2000

Storey, Martin

Summary: "This collection of easy Fair Isle knits from renowned knitwear designer Martin Storey has 26 designs for you, your home; and your friends and family, all of which use only two colors in a row. Well within the grasp of even a novice Fair Isle knitter. Martin has included a range of softly colored cushions, some in contemporary geometric motifs and others with a more traditional theme. All in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trafalgar Square 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.432 STO

Contents: Disc 1. Lucy and George Burns ; Lucy and the submarine ; Lucy and the Bean Queen ; Lucy and Paul Winchell ; Lucy and the ring-a-ding ring ; Lucy flies to London; Lucy gets a roommate; Lucy and Carol in Palm Springs ; Lucy gets caught up in the draft; Lucy and John Wayne Disc 2. Lucy and Pat Collins ; Lucy and the monkey; Lucy and the efficiency expert ; Lucy's substitute secretary; Viv visits...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Allegro Corp. 2008

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

Leamer, Laurence.

Summary: Through interviews with stars, managers, songwriters, and executives at the 1996 annual week-long Fan Fair country music event at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds, Leamer explores how country music stars became successful and why country music has become so popular throughout the U.S. Includes interviews with Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, Reba McEntire, Mindy McCready, Shania Twain, Wynonna Judd,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.64 LEA

Summary: "This ... documentary follows nine high school students from disparate corners of the globe ... on their quests to compete at the international Science and Engineering Fair"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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