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Holmes, Mary Tavener.

Summary: Relates the story, told by a monk named Notker the Stammerer, of how the Emperor Charlemagne sent an ambassador to Baghdad, the center of the Muslim world, to learn about the great ruler in the East, Haroun al Rashid. Includes notes on the factual basis of the story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Children 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOL

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Hall, Brian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Stein, Jean.

Summary: "An epic, mesmerizing oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles by the author of the contemporary classic Edie; Jean Stein influenced the art of oral history in her groundbreaking book Edie : American Girl, an indelible portrait of Andy Warhol 'superstar' Edie Sedgwick. Now, in West of Eden, Stein turns her lens toward the city Sedgwick came from--Los Angeles--and a mythic cast of fortune...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979 STE

Krist, Gary.

Summary: "From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans' other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City. Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans' thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city's elite 'better half' against its powerful and long-entrenched...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2014

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Summary: For some 25 years, Frontline producer Ken Dornstein has been haunted by the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, a terrorist act that killed 270 people, including his older brother David. Now, Dornstein sets out to find the men responsible, hunting for clues to the identities and whereabouts of the suspects in the ruins and chaos of post-Qaddafi Libya in this rare, real-life...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Olshan, Matthew

Summary: Dr. John Jeffries and his pilot, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, each want to be the first man to fly from one country to another, across the English Channel. There's only one problem: they can't stand each other! Inspired by the true story of the first international flight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE OLS

Flynn, Vince.

Summary: "On a mission to hunt down the men responsible for the Pan Am Lockerbie terrorist attack, Mitch Rapp has been steadily working his way through a list of men. With each kill, the tangled network of monsters responsible for the slaughter of 270 civilians becomes increasingly clear. His next target is a plump Libyan diplomat who is currently in Paris without a single bodyguard. Rapp finds him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LARGE PRINT FIC FLY

King, Susan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction King 2012

Englar, Mary.

Summary: Provides the history of French Colonies in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.018 ENG

Hiaasen, Carl.

Summary: "A collection of Carl Hiaasen's best columns from the past twelve years, covering topics, like hurricanes, off-shore drilling, voting rights, and political corruption, that have become national issues. A VINTAGE PAPERBACK ORIGINAL. Dance of the Reptiles is Carl Hiaasen's third collection of the very best of his columns for the Miami Herald. Covering topics large and small, from local issues...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.9 HIA

King, Gilbert

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A small town. A big secret. In December 1957, the wife of a Florida citrus baron is raped in her home while her husband is away. She claims a 'husky Negro' did it, and the sheriff, the infamous racist Willis McCall, does not hesitate to round up a herd of suspects. But within days, McCall turns his sights on Jesse Daniels, a gentle, mentally impaired white nineteen-year-old. Soon Jesse is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 KIN

Harris, Robert

Summary: A tale inspired by the writings of Tiro, Cicero's confidential secretary, traces the life of the ancient Roman orator from his beginnings as a young lawyer through his competitions with Pompey, Caesar, and Crassus in the political arena.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

Flynn, Vince.

Summary: Mitch Rapp is hunting down the elusive fiends who murdered 270 civilians in the Pan Am Lockerbie bombing. But mere moments after eliminating his next target in a Paris hotel, Rapp is wounded in a hail of gunfire that sends him fleeing for his life. Yet it'll soon be clear that nothing is more dangerous than a wounded and cornered Mitch Rapp.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Flynn 2012

Flynn, Vince.

Summary: Young Mitch Rapp sets out on a deadly mission to hunt down the men responsible for the Pan Am Lockerbie terrorist attack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Emily Bestler Books/Atria 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FLY

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLY

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FLY

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION FLY

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Flynn 2012

Hering, Marianne.

Summary: Beth and her cousin Patrick travel in Mr. Whittaker's invention, the Imagination station, to 1000 A.D. Greenland, where they meet Erik the Red and Leif Eriksson and witness the spread of Christianity in that country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House 2010

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Hall, Andy.

Summary: "Denali's Howl is the white-knuckle account of one of the most deadly climbing disasters of all time. In 1967, twelve young men attempted to climb Alaska's Mount McKinley-known to the locals as Denali-one of the most popular and deadly mountaineering destinations in the world. Only five survived. Journalist Andy Hall, son of the park superintendent at the time, investigates the tragedy. He...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 HAL

Flint, Eric.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

Flint, Eric.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

Harris, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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

Summary: This series of lectures introduces the greatest of universal museums. Its aim is not comprehensive. The focus is narrowed to the Department of Paintings, which is responsible for European paintings from the Middle Ages until the mid-19th century. These works of art form an encyclopedic summary of the achievements of painters that can be called the single most important such collection in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 708.4 MUS
Call number: DVD 708.4 MUS

Flynn, Vince.

Summary: This political thriller that follows the young Mitch Rapp on a deadly mission to hunt down the men responsible for the Pan Am Lockerbie terrorist attack.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster Audio 2012

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Rivers, Francine

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Riv