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Brown, Lester R. (Lester Russell)

Summary: Discusses the geopolitics of food security in the face of scarcity caused by falling water tables, soil erosion, and global warming and supports the position that food is the new oil.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.1 BRO

Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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

Summary: On Easter Monday 1916, a small group of Irish rebels took on the might of the British Empire. Although defeated militarily, the men and women of the Easter Rising would soon win a moral victory, with their actions leading to the creation of an independent Irish State and contributing to the eventual disintegration of the British Empire. They have inspired countless freedom struggles throughout...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Browne, Hester.

Summary: A fading English finishing school is about to get a twenty-first-century makeover thanks to business-savvy Betsy Phillimore. But Betsy may have bitten off more than she can chew for she must first win over the school's snobby headmistress and its handsome but risk-averse treasurer. Returning to London also means facing her own unfinished business, as she crosses paths with her sexy girlhood...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Browne, Hester.

Summary: Hilarious and warmhearted, this "deliciously addictive" (Cosmopolitan) debut romantic comedy stars a woman who goes from doormat to diva when she sets up shop as the ultimate freelance girlfriend. Melissa Romney-Jones can bake a perfect sponge cake, type her little heart out, and plan a party blindfolded. But none of that has helped her get far in life or in love. When she gets fired -- again...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Browne, Hester.

Summary: London gardener Amy Wilde falls for a stranger she meets at a friend's party and is astonished to learn he is a prince, a situation that leads to a scandalous engagement and Amy's doubts about whether she will enjoy life as a royal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Browne, Hester.

Summary: Entreated by her grandmother to help reform playboy Prince Nicolas, girlfriend-for-hire Melissa is supported in her endeavor by her fiance, but finds the task more daunting than anticipated when her client changes her romantic perspectives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Browne, Hester.

Summary: With the Little Lady Agency doing a booming business back home, Melissa joins her dashing American boyfriend, Jonathan Riley, for an extended holiday in Manhattan. But she's soon out of her depth among Jonathan's hard-charging friends and his interfering ex-wife. And while she's all for shopping and sight-seeing, a covert work opportunity is an irresistible temptation -- a project that soon...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Summary: Where eagles dare: Commandos charged with freeing a U.S. general from an Alpine fortress should trust nothing -- including their own search-and-rescue orders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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Bester, Alfred.

Summary: A collection of science fiction stories, most of them reprints from the 1950s. In Hobson's Choice, tourists from the future visit our age to experience a nuclear war, while Adam and No Eve is on the world's last surviving male.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ga 7

Summary: A collection of 8 movies featuring animals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Lister, R P

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chapman & Hall 1965

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Summary: A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: As the season begins, encouraged by the Red Wedding slaughter in the Riverlands that wiped out many of their Stark nemeses, the Lannisters' hold on the Iron Throne remains intact. But can they survive their own egos as well as new and ongoing threats from the south, north and east?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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

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 Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GAM RATED R

Brown, Chester

Summary: A graphic novel about teenagers and their agony.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly Publications 2002

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

M Kester R Noble

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Harms 1923

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

1 hold on 7 copies

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

Brody, Esther.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: R. Rose 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.5 BRO

Summary: As 1968 dawns, a year of change promises to disrupt the private and professional lives of Endeavour Morse and his colleagues. Endeavour's recent promotion leads him to reluctantly mentor new recruit Fancy, while Thursday is beginning to think about life after the police. But in Oxford, crime never sleeps, and the team continues to be challenged by mysterious and intriguing cases of murder,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV END

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: It's 1969, and things have taken a darker turn for the old Cowley team. With the gang now scattered across Oxfordshire, it takes a series of brutal crimes to reunite them. Now joined by former adversary DCI Ronnie Box and his sidekick DS Alan Jago, the gang must battle crime and corruption to finally solve their greatest challenge, which is to find the truth behind George Fancy's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV END

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Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Summary: "Oscar- winning director Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) assembles a team of artists and activists on an undercover operation to expose the hidden world of endangered species and the race to protect them against mass extinction. Spanning the globe to infiltrate the world's most dangerous black markets and using high tech tactics to document the link between carbon emissions and species extinction,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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