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Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the late 1930s, civil war gripped Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life irreversibly intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2020

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Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the late 1930s, civil war gripped Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life irreversibly intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the late 1930s, civil war gripped Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life irreversibly intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 0000

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC ALL

Allende, Isabel

Summary: Sponsored by the poet Pablo Neruda to flee the violence of the Spanish Civil War, a pregnant widow and an army doctor unite in an arranged marriage only to be swept up by the early days of World War II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the late 1930s, civil war grips Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased love. In order to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ALL

Hochschild, Adam

Summary: For three crucial years in the 1930s, the Spanish Civil War dominated headlines in America and around the world, as volunteers flooded to Spain to help its democratic government fight off a fascist uprising led by Francisco Franco and aided by Hitler and Mussolini. Today we're accustomed to remembering the war through Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls and Robert Capa's photographs. But Adam...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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Summary: In 1936 Portugal, the opulent Vidago Palace hotel is a haven for Europe's elite from the Spanish Civil War erupting across the border. Beautiful young aristocrat Carlota arrives at the resort to plan her wedding to the wealthy Cesar, which will save her family from bankruptcy. But her heart is preoccupied with thoughts of Pedro, the handsome son of the hotel's concierge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Orwell, George

Summary: Orwell's personal account of his experiences and observations in the Spanish Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Will Johnson & Dog's Tail Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 946 ORW

Summary: "In pre-World War II London, Spanish agent Denard struggles to close a high-level business deal that will strike a blow against fascists in his native country. But industrialists not yet alert to the threat of fascism reject him. A teenage ally caught up in his efforts is murdered. And the mission itself seems a failure. Yet neither the story nor Denard will stop there. Charles Boyer plays...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CON

Mariconda, Barbara.

Summary: "Set during the turmoil of the Spanish Civil War, sixteen-year-old Drina yearns to dance flamenco. When she dances, she forgets who she is. She forgets what seems to be her legacy: I am nothing. I belong nowhere. Why does her mother forbid her to dance, the very thing that makes her feel alive? She wonders about the secrets her mother holds, about the rumored life she had before Drina was...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Cercas, Javier

Summary: "From the internationally renowned author of The Impostor, a courageous journey into his own family history and that of a country collapsing from a fratricidal war--his most moving, most personal book, one he has spent his entire life preparing to write. Javier Cercas grew up hearing the legend of his adored great-uncle Manuel Mena, who died at nineteen in the bloodiest battle of the Spanish...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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Aronson, Marc

Summary: Recounts the achievements of photojournalism pioneers Robert Capa and Gerda Taro as they captured the tragedies of the Spanish Civil War and documented the fight against Facism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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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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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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Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Vaill, Amanda.

Summary: "A spellbinding story of love amid the devastation of the Spanish Civil War Madrid, 1936. In a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe--a conflict one writer will call "the decisive thing of the century"--six people meet and find their lives changed forever. Ernest Hemingway, his career stalled, his marriage sour, hopes that this war will give him fresh...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 946.081 VAI

Follett, Ken.

Summary: This novel picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families, American, German, Russian, English, Welsh, enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von Ulrich,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2012

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Follett, Ken.

Summary: This novel picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families, American, German, Russian, English, Welsh, enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von Ulrich,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION FOL

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Summary: Profiles sixteen women who volunteered, in defiance of the United States government, to help the Spanish fight the Fascists' attempt to overthrow their newly elected democratic government in 1936.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2007

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

Goldston, Robert C.

Summary: A detailed account of three years of intellectual, political, and emotional conflict between Loyalist Republicans and Royalist Fascists in Spain which proved to be a practice field for World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bobbs-Merrill 1966

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Summary: "The story of Robert Jordan (Cooper), an American demolition expert who lends his abilities to the anti-fascist freedom fighters of Spain. Assisting him is a band of warriors that includes the strong-willed Pilar (Katina Paxinou), the dangerously undependable Pablo (Akim Tamiroff), and the lovely, innocent Maria (Bergman). As danger mounts, Robert and Maria develop a closeness that blossoms...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1998

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Summary: A shy young boy is brought out of his cocoon by a wise teacher who shows him the wonder of the natural world around him, amidst the growing tensions and chaos of the Spanish Civil War in Galicia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2000

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

Preston, Paul

Summary: Describes the atrocities committed during the reign of General Francisco Franco, who executed tens of thousands of "non-persons" and abused women and children under a belief system comprised of eugenics, terror, domination, and mind control.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 946.08 PRE

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