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Byrd, Ayana D

Summary: A chronicle of black hair in America looks back at the styles, myths, and grooming techniques adopted by African Americans throughout their history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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Akhtar, Ayad.

Summary: Hayat Shah was captivated by Mina long before he met her: his mother's beautiful, brilliant, and soulfully devout friend is a family legend. When he learns that Mina is leaving Pakistan to live with the Shahs in America, Hayat is thrilled. Hayat's father is less enthusiastic. When Mina finds her own path to happiness, the ember of jealousy in Hayat's heart is enflamed by the community's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2012

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

Akhtar, Ayad.

Summary: A young Pakistani boy, whose parents left the fundamentalists behind when they came to America, finds transformation and a path to happiness through a family friend, Mina, who shows him the beauty and power of the Quran.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AKH

Summary: After the death of his mother, Raju's father remarries a devious and cunning woman who gets her husband certified as mentally deranged. Raju is brought up without any education and skills, and works on the estate as a laborer. His stepmother wants him to marry an illiterate girl, so that she can continue to dominate him, but he marries Laxmi who is educated and shrewd enough to know that Raju...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shemaroo Video 2003

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

Nyad, Diana.

Summary: On September 2, 2013, at the age of sixty-four, Diana Nyad emerged onto the sands of Key West after swimming 111 miles, nation to nation, Cuba to Florida, in an epic feat of both endurance and human will, in fifty-three hours. Diana carried three poignant messages on her way across this stretch of shark-infested waters, and she spoke them to the crowd in her moment of final triumph.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 NYA

Summary: With a new, no-nonsense CEO at Pied Piper, Richard and the guys must find a way to triumph in the war of Art vs. Commerce.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Box Office 2017

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Contents: Match box blues (Larry Hensley) -- Black snake moan (Cobb & Underwood) -- Johnson City blues (Clarence Green) -- Franklin County blues (Dixie Ramblers) -- Blue grass twist ; Bibb County grind (South Georgia Highballers) -- Barber's blues ; Dust pan blues (Frankie Marvin) -- I'm blue and lonesome (Gene Autry & Frankie Marvin) -- Do right daddy blues ; Black bottom blues ; The rheumatism blues ;...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: JSP Records 2005

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1 available in NEW Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY MOU

Summary: The story of young men whose recovery from drug abuse hangs on their self-management of a gritty L.A. rehab center.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2005

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Beard, Amanda

Summary: In this candid and ultimately uplifting memoir, Olympic medalist Amanda Beard reveals the truth about coming of age in the spotlight, the demons she battled along the way, and the newfound happiness that has proved to be her greatest victory.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BEARD, AMANDA BEA

Beard, Amanda.

Summary: "In this candid and ultimately uplifting memoir, Olympic medalist Amanda Beard reveals the truth about coming of age in the spotlight, the demons she battled along the way, and the newfound happiness that has proven to be her greatest victory"--Container. A seven-time Olympic medalist describes her battles with depression, eating disorders, and substance abuse in spite of her successful...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2012

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 797.2109 BEARD, AMANDA Bea
1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 797.2 BEARD, AMANDA Bea

Ward, Amanda Eyre

Summary: A novel about love, memory, and motherhood. Nadine Morgan travels the world as a journalist, running from anything that might tie her down. Since an assignment in Cape Town ended in tragedy and regret, Nadine has not returned to South Africa, or opened her heart--until she hears the story of Jason Irving, an American student beaten to death by angry youths at the height of the apartheid era....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAR

Ehrman, Bart D.

Summary: It is often said, even by critical scholars who should know better, that "writing in the name of another" was widely accepted in antiquity. But religion scholar Bart D. Ehrman dares to call it what it was: literary forgery, a practice that was as scandalous then as it is today. Here, Ehrman's original research takes readers back to the ancient world, where forgeries were used as weapons by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 225.1 EHR

Ward, Amanda Eyre

Summary: Struggling for closure years after her mother is murdered by her father, Lauren Mahdian analyzes her carefully constructed memories only to realize the role of her own denial, a process that illuminates the impact of split-second choices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAR

Ward, Amanda Eyre

Summary: Caroline Winters' family broke apart after the disappearance of her five-year old sister, but now, fifteen years later, she has seen someone who looks like her sister and she sets out on a journey to find her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MacAdam/Cage 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAR

BYRDS.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1987

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK BYR

Ward, Amanda Eyre

Summary: Alice Conroe is a forty year old Texas barbecue owner who has the perfect life, except she and her husband long for a child. Unable to conceive, she's trying desperately to adopt but her destiny is quickly altered by a young woman she's never met. Fearless thirteen-year-old Carla Trujilio is being raised by her grandmother in Honduras along with her four year old twin brothers. Her mother is...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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

Ehrman, Bart D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1999

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Ehrman, Bart D.

Summary: Twenty-four lectures on the history and varieties of Christian doctrines in the early church.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2010

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 229.9206 EHR
Call number: CD 229.9206 EHR VOL. 1
Call number: CD 229.9206 EHR VOL. 2

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Summary: Theo Faron is a bureaucrat in a Britain gone despotic. It is 2027 and the entire planet has gone infertile. Women no longer have babies, and chaos has erupted: war, rebellion, mass destruction, and a huge refugee problem, with the imposition of martial law. One day, Theo is kidnapped. His ex-wife Julian has a proposition for her former spouse, and because of their relationship, she thinks Theo...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

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3 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI CHI

Ehrman, Bart D.

Summary: Discussion of how Christianity was shaped. Who exactly were the Apostolic Fathers? Why were they given that name? Most important, what windows into the shaping of Christianity's canon, church hierarchy, and creed are opened for us with an understanding of works that include the letters of 1 Clement or Ignatius, the Didache of the Apostles, or the Letter to Diognetus? Provides anwers to these...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: 230 EHR
Call number: CD 230 EHR PART 1
Call number: CD 230 EHR PART 2

Ehrman, Bart D.

Summary: Presents a history of Christianity from the time of Jesus to the end of the fourth century. Includes examination of Jewish-Christian relationships, Christian relationships with the Roman Empire, persecution of Christians, and the development of church offices and theology.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2004

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 230 EHR Part 1
Call number: CD 230 EHR Part 2

Ehrman, Bart D.

Summary: Provides a historical context to foster a fuller understanding of contemporary events and people in the New Testament. Discuses distinguishing characteristics between the Greco-Roman cults and Judaism and Christianity, Jesus as a historical figure, and each of the twenty-seven books of the New Testament.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2001

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 225 EHR
Call number: CD 225 EHR PART 1

Ehrman, Bart D.

Summary: Historian of religion Ehrman takes readers on a tour of the early Christian church, illuminating the lives of three of Jesus' most intriguing followers: Simon Peter, Paul of Tarsus, and Mary Magdalene. What do the writings of the New Testament tell us about each of these key followers of Christ? What legends have sprung up about them in the centuries after their deaths? Was Paul bow-legged and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 225.9 EHR

Summary: When an electrical storm transports the nuclear-powered U.S.S. Nimitz back in time, hours before the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the crew must decide between allowing the attack to take place and preventing it, which would forever change history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Underground, Inc. 2004

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI FIN