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Summary: Leslie Knope takes on new challenges as the newly-elected city councilwoman of Pawnee, Indiana. She stands her ground for what she believes in and puts up a strong fight, all while balancing her personal relationship with Ben and planning for a wedding. Meanwhile, assistant Andy pursues a career in law enforcement, Ann makes a dramatic life decision, and Ron is smitten with a new lady.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Pa 5

Sabin, Paul

Summary: "The story of the dramatic postwar struggle over the proper role of citizens and government in American society. In the 1960s and 70s, an insurgent attack on traditional liberalism took shape in America, built on new ideals of citizen advocacy and the public interest. Environmentalists, social critics, and consumer advocates like Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Ralph Nader, and others crusaded...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 SAB

Summary: Maverick medical director Dr. Max Goodwin and his inspiring team of doctors and nurses are back for the timely third season of the emotional and heart-pounding medical drama. This season, Max and his team's devotion to fixing the broken health care system is put to the test amidst the unique and overwhelming challenges of a global pandemic. But no matter what obstacles they face, together these...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: Golden Globe winner Amy Poehler returns as Leslie Knope in the hilarious sixth season of Parks and Recreation. The citizens of Pawnee loathe their merger with the neighboring town of Eagleton, and blame all their troubles- both real and imagined- on Councilwoman Knope. The personal lives of those in City Hall are equally as tumultuous: Andy (Chris Pratt) must temporarily say "cheerio" to his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Pa 6

Phillips, Helen

Summary: Becoming increasingly uneasy about suspicious activities at a new job she felt lucky to land, Josephine makes a terrible realization and is forced to confront dangerous and powerful elements in order to protect her loved ones.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PHI

Rohde, David W.

Summary: A two- time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's eye-opening investigation of the so-called deep state. A recent poll found that 74 percent of Americans believe that a group of unelected government and military officials is secretly manipulating or directing national policy. But does an American deep state really exist? This sweeping exploration of the intelligence community and FBI scandals of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 364.1 ROH

Summary: A London fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

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

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

Mills, Magnus.

Summary: "From the Booker-shortlisted author acclaimed as having 'no literary precedent' (Independent) comes a gently absurd examination of the systems that trap and frustrate us daily. Fans of dry humor will enjoy this tale of mishap and folly, told from the point of view of a bus driver who's been charged to maintain a precise distance between himself and other buses--a directive that leads him to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

Torday, Paul

Summary: This is the story of Dr Alfred Jones, a fisheries scientist--for whom diary notable events include the acquisition of a new electric toothbrush and getting his article on caddis fly larvae published in "Trout and Salmon"--who finds himself reluctantly involved in a project to bring salmon fishing to the Highlands of the Yemen, a project that will change his life, and the course of British...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Recorded Books 2007

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

Graeber, David

Summary: Where does the desire for endless rules, regulations, and bureaucracy come from? How did we come to spend so much of our time filling out forms? To answer these questions, anthropologist David Graeber—one of the most prominent and provocative thinkers working today—takes a journey through ancient and modern history to trace the peculiar and fascinating evolution of bureaucracy over the ages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 351 GRA

Haneke, Michael

Summary: A land surveyor tries to convince the local government of a small mountain village of the legitimacy of his position, but the more he struggles, the more obstructive the village's bureaucracy becomes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2007

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

Rohde, David W.

Summary: "A two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's investigation of the "deep state." Three-quarters of Americans believe that a group of unelected government and military officials secretly manipulate or direct national policy in the United States. President Trump blames the "deep state" for his impeachment. But what is the American "deep state" and does it really exist? To conservatives, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 ROH

Howard, Philip K.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 349.73 HOW

Bonnaffons, Amy

Summary: "Reality and dream collide in Amy Bonnaffons's dazzling, darkly playful debut novel about a love affair between the living and the dead. For weeks, Rachel has been noticing the same golden-haired young man sitting at her Brooklyn bus stop, staring off with a melancholy air. When, one day, she finally musters the courage to introduce herself, the chemistry between them is undeniable: Thomas is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Bonnaffons 2020

Lewandowski, Corey R.

Summary: This book will reveal the heart of the hostile bureaucratic network that has been operating in the shadows until the American people voted Trump into office. Trump's determination to transform the government, wipe out the swamp, and reduce the power of the bureaucratic machine has set him on a collision course with agencies populated by a workforce resistant to the American people's agenda....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 LEW

Wilkes, Stephany

Summary: "In Raw Material, Stephany Wilkes tells not only her own story, but also that of American wool. What begins as a knitter's search for local yarn becomes a dirty, unlikely, and irresistible side job. Wilkes become a certified sheep shearer and wool classer, working at the very first step in the textile supply chain, ultimately leaving her high-tech job for a new way of life considered long dead...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oregon State University Press 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILKES, STEPHANY WIL

Crew, Cheryl Howard.

Summary: When her sister disappears during a silk-buying trip to India, American importer Christine Shepherd challenges government bureaucracy while disguising herself as an Islamic woman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRE

Howard, Philip K.

Summary: A darkly humorous assessment of what the author identifies as a loss of freedom to make sense of daily choices in America cites such dilemmas as inane safety warnings and the growing powerlessness of business and educational leaders, in a call-to-action that argues for more empowering, common-sense boundaries of law.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 349.73 HOW

Summary: When the wife of an American cardiologist is kidnapped in Paris, he sets out to find her but encounters a web of language, locale, and bureaucracy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1998

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER FRA

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