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Summary: "Inspired by real events, The Indian Doctor is the award winning BBC drama that is a warm and humorous fish-out-of-water story about a dedicated doctor who moves to the UK with ambitions to work in a top London surgery, only to find himself practicing in a small Welsh village. It's now 1966, three years after Dr. Prem Sharma and his wife Kamini's arrival and in their different ways, they have...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV IND

Faust, Timothy

Summary: Single payer healthcare is not complicated: the government pays for all care for all people. It's cheaper than our current model, and most Americans (and their doctors) already want it. So what's the deal with our current healthcare system, and why don't we have something better?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1 FAU

Green, James R.

Summary: From before the dawn of the 20th century until the arrival of the New Deal, one of the most protracted and deadly labor struggles in American history was waged in West Virginia. On one side were powerful corporations whose millions bought armed guards and political influence. On the other side were 50,000 mine workers, the nation’s largest labor union, and the legendary “miners’ angel,” Mother...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 GRE

Ryan, Jack.

Summary: Includes updates on many of the performers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Glendower Media LLC 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 RYA

Summary: A compilation of archival footage set to a classical score showing the experiences of England's coal miners.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films 2011

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

Hamby, Chris

Summary: Uncovers the sobering resurgence of black lung disease in Appalachia, the cover-up activities of the coal mining industry, and the awareness activities of regional mining communities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.11 HAM

Summary: FROM THE PUBLISHER : After the Nancy Cruzan case was decided by the Supreme Court in 1990, and ultimately resolved by the Courts of the State of Missouri, the decision to withhold or withdraw life-prolonging nutrition and hydration appeared to many to be as noncontroversial as decisions to refuse respirators or dialysis. Even the Catholic Church held that, although there should be a presumption...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 CAS

Brashear, Carl M. (Carl Maxie)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: U.S. Naval Institute 1998

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1 available in Reference Office, Call number: GEN 359 BRA

Angus, Charlie

Summary: "The world is desperate for cobalt. It fuels the digital economy and powers everything from cell phones to clean energy. But this 'demon metal,' this 'blood mineral,' has a horrific present and troubled history. Then there is the town in northern Canada, also called Cobalt. It created a model of resource extraction a hundred years ago -- theft of Indigenous lands, rape of the earth,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anansi 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.2 ANG

Summary: The courageous story of an African-American sailor who dared to dream of becoming a U.S. Navy Master Diver. Despite a ruthless training officer and a tragic shipboard accident, Carl's iron will is never broken. Against all odds, he pushes on to achieve the impossible.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2001

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MEN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Men 2001

Mills, Lauren A.

Summary: In the poverty of the Appalachian coal country in 1908, eight-year-old Minna's life gets even more difficult after her father dies of black lung, and that winter she cannot go to school because she does not have a coat--until the quilting mothers make her a coat using pieces of cloth from their own lives, each with a special story behind it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MIL

Contents: The call of history : "We're gonna get this done" -- The house of Pelosi : deals and betrayals -- The power of one : Lieberman blocks the way -- The rescue : Obama's last chance -- Priority one : expanding coverage -- The individual mandate : how it will work -- The insurers : more customers, more resrnctions -- The insured : it's status quo for now -- Under thirty : joining the system, like it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 344.7303 WAS

Summary: Set in 1919 but based on a real incident from 1906. A coal mine collapses on the frontier between Germany and France, trapping a team of French miners inside. Workers on both sides of the border spring into action, putting aside national prejudices and wartime grudges to launch a dangerous rescue operation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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

Summary: Chronicles the 1973 Harlan County, Kentucky coal miners' strike against the operators of the Brookside mine and the Duke Power Company, which resulted from the company's refusal to honor the national contract of the United Mine Workers of America when the miners joined the union.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 331.89 HAR

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

Forman, Gayle.

Summary: While in a coma following an automobile accident that killed her parents and younger brother, seventeen-year-old Mia, a gifted cellist, weights whether to live with her grief or join her family in death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2009

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC FOR

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2 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC FOR

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC FOR

Heinerth, Jill

Summary: "From one of the world's most renowned cave divers, a firsthand account of exploring the earth's final frontier: the hidden depths of our oceans and the sunken caves inside our planet. More people have died exploring underwater caves than climbing Mount Everest, and we know more about deep space than we do about the depths of our oceans. From one of the top cave divers working today--and one of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B HEINERTH HEI

Summary: "Discussion of advantages and disadvantages associated with the use of coal as a source of energy."--From source other than the Library of Congress

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 553.24 COA

Fernández, Bernardo

Summary: ¿Y si los dragones fueran reales? ¿Y si todos esos avistamientos en lagos africanos y en los océanos de Indonesia fueran ciertos? ¿Y si los hemos confundido con dinosaurios? ¿Y si fueran capaces de volar, de respirar bajo el agua, de reproducirse...? En la que considera la más querida de sus novelas, Bef nos cuenta que la respuesta a todas esas preguntas pudo haberse hallado en el barrio chino...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gran Travesía 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA WORLD SPANISH FER

House, Silas

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOU

Herndon, Booton.

Summary: The men of the 77th Infantry Division couldn't fathom why Private Desmond T. Doss would venture into the horrors of World War II without a single weapon to defend himself. They called him a coward, but the soft--spoken medic insisted that his mission was to heal, not kill. Herndon shares the story of how Doss became the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Remnant Publications 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DOSS, DESMOND HER

House, Silas

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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

Knight, Mary, (E. Mary)

Summary: Curley Hines has lost his father, mother, and brother to coal mining, and now he lives with his grandfather in the Appalachian mountains of Wonder Gap, Kentucky--but when the mining company prepares to destroy their mountain he must use the words his grandfather has taught him to save Red Hawk Mountain, even if it means losing the life he loves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KNI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KNI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KNI

Giardina, Denise

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1987

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Topol, Eric J.

Summary: "In The Patient Will See You Now, Eric Topol, one of the nation's top physicians, examines what he calls medicine's Gutenberg moment--much as the printing press took learning out of the hands of a priestly class, the internet is doing the same for medicine, giving us unprecedented control over our healthcare. With smartphones in hand, we are no longer beholden to an impersonal and paternalistic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 610.285 TOP

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