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Buckley, Christopher

Summary: Bestselling author Buckley's most personal and transcendent work--the tragicomic true story of the year in which he lost both of his parents. The author offers consolation, wit, and warmth to those coping with the death of a mother or father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 BUCKLEY, CHRISTOPHER BUC

Buckley, Christopher

Summary: When a television judge ends up on the Supreme Court, romance and the fate of a presidential election take center stage in this comic political satire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BUC

Buckley, Christopher

Summary: Inciting a culture war when she suggests that baby boomers should be given government incentives to commit suicide by age seventy-five, a twenty-nine-year-old blogger and political malcontent catches the attention of an ambitious senator seeking the presidency.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner 12 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUC

Buckley, Christopher

Summary: Outraged over the mounting Social Security debt, Cassandra Devine, a charismatic 29-year-old blogger and member of Generation Whatever, incites massive cultural warfare when she politely suggests that Baby Boomers be given government incentives to kill themselves by age 75. Her modest proposal catches fire with millions of citizens, chief among them "an ambitious senator seeking the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2007

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

Buckley, Christopher

Summary: When First Lady Beth MacMann is charged with killing her philandering husband, the President of the United States, during a bedroom argument, she turns for help to notorious defense attorney Boyce "Shameless" Baylor, her former flame.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUC

Buckley, Christopher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUC

Buckley, Christopher

Summary: "London, 1664. Twenty years after the English revolution, the monarchy has been restored and Charles II sits on the throne. The men who conspired to kill his father are either dead or disappeared. Baltasar 'Balty' St. Michel is twenty-four and has no skills and no employment. He gets by on handouts from his brother-in-law Samuel Pepys, an officer in the king's navy. Fed up with his needy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUC

Buckley, Christopher

Summary: Florence Farfarletti has a plan for female emancipation in the Middle East, and enlists the help of a diverse group to help her carry out her plan of reaching her audience with TV shows.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUC

Buckley, Christopher

Summary: Bestselling author Buckley's most personal and transcendent work--the tragicomic true story of the year in which he lost both of his parents. The author offers consolation, wit, and warmth to those coping with the death of a mother or father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: B BUCKLEY BUC

Buckley, Christopher

Summary: The attorney general has charged the First Lady of the United States with killing her philandering husband in the midst of a bedoom spat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BUC

Buckley, Christopher

Summary: Nick Naylor, chief spokesman for the Academy of Tobacco Studies, undertakes a media blitz to defend the rights of smokers, a job that has unexpected repercussions when he is targeted by someone out to prove just how hazardous smoking can be.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUC

Buckley, Christopher

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Summary: Christopher Buckley at his best: an extraordinary, wide-ranging selection of essays both hilarious and poignant, irreverent and delightful. In his first book of essays since his 1997 bestseller, Wry Martinis, Buckley delivers a rare combination of big ideas and truly fun writing. Tackling subjects ranging from "How to Teach Your Four-Year-Old to Ski" to "A Short History of the Bug Zapper," and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 BUC

Buckley, Christopher

Summary: "The year is 1517. Dismas is a relic hunter: one who procures "authentic" religious relics for wealthy and influential clients. His two most important patrons are Frederick the Wise, Elector of Saxony and soon-to-be Cardinal Albrecht of Mainz. While Frederick is drawn to the recent writing of Martin Luther, Albrecht pursues the financial and political benefits of religion and seeks to buy a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUC

Buckley, Christopher

Summary: When a television judge ends up on the Supreme Court, romance and the fate of a presidential election take center stage in this comic political satire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUC

Buckley, Christopher

Summary: Christopher Buckley provides hilarious insight on what could happen if the president were annoyed by the Senate for refusing one too many Supreme Court nominees. The answer? He would respond by nominating America's most popular TV judge.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2008

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

Summary: A charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco struggles with the twin demands of being successful at his job and acting as a good role model for his son.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVd Movie Thank 2006

Summary: A charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco struggles with the twin demands of being successful at his job and acting as a good role model for his son.

Format: moving image

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

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY THA

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Heller, Joseph.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Presents the contemporary classic depicting the struggles of a United States airman attempting to survive the lunacy and depravity of a World War II airbase. Set in the closing months of World War II in an American bomber squadron off the coast of Italy, Catch-22 is the story of a bombardier named Yossarian who is frantic and furious because thousands of people he has never even met keep trying...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1996

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HEL

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817.54 TY

Bradbury, Ray

Summary: One hundred of Ray Bradbury’s remarkable stories which have, together with his classic novels, earned him an immense international audience and his place among the most imaginative and enduring writers of our time. Here are the Martian stories, tales that vividly animate the red planet, with its brittle cities and double-mooned sky. Here are the stories that speak of a special nostalgia for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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