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Allende, Isabel

Summary: In the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn, 60-year-old human rights scholar Richard Bowmaster hits the car of Evelyn Ortega, a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes a far more serious turn when Evelyn turns up at the professor's house seeking help. At a loss, the professor asks his tenant Lucia Maraz, a 62-year-old lecturer from Chile,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC ALL

Allende, Isabel

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Summary: A minor traffic accident becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster, a 60-year-old human rights scholar, hits the car of Evelyn Ortega, a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes an...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ALL

Kuhn, Cynthia G.

Summary: English professor Lila Maclean is thrilled about her new job at prestigious Stonedale University, until she finds one of her colleagues dead. She soon learns that everyone, from the chancellor to the detective working the case, believes Lila--or someone she is protecting--may be responsible for the horrific event, so she assigns herself the task of identifying the killer. More attacks on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2018

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

Richmond, T. R.

Summary: Who is Alice Salmon? Student. Journalist. Daughter. Lover of late nights, hater of deadlines. That girl who drowned last year. Gone doesn't mean forgotten. Everyone's life leaves a trace behind. But it's never the whole story,

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIC

Summary: A cynical college professor takes a keen interest in a talented young writing student. When lines are crossed, it becomes unclear who is the victim and who is the victimizer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD SUB

Summary: For more than 500 years, Porterhouse College has cherished tradition above all else. Unfortunately, its traditions mostly involve decadent banquets, drunkenness, and undistinguished scholarship. Enter Sir Godber Evans, a new master hell-bent on reform. Of course, the dinosaurs on the faculty resist him at every term. But Head Porter Skullion emerges as Sir Godber's most formidable foe--a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2007

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV POR

Summary: Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. 2008

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GRE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Great 2008

Summary: Heaven and Earth collide when angel in training Harry Mills, also known as Mr. Miracle is sent down to a community college during Christmas for his first assignment, to help an insecure student realize her life purpose. As Harry is schooled in life lessons, he learns being human isn't as easy as he thought.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday M

Rader-Day, Lori

Summary: "For Chicago sociology professor Amelia Emmet, violence was a research topic--until a student she'd never met shot her. He also shot himself. Now he's dead and she's back on campus, trying to keep up with her class schedule, a growing problem with painkillers, and a question she can't let go: Why? All she wants is for life to get back to normal, but normal is looking hard to come by. She's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seventh Street Books 2014

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Summary: When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovered that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD D

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DAV RATED PG-13

O'Donohue, Clare

Summary: "Interpol asks married college professors Hollis and Finn Larsson to procure a priceless rare book manuscript abroad. They are soon left with fifty thousand euros and a possible death threat"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Midnight Ink 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ODO

Cane, Emma

Summary: "Putting a painful breakup behind her, Amy has come home to help revitalize Fairfield Orchard, its blossom-scented air and rows of trees framed by the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. She doesn't have time for the handsome--distracting--professor who wants to dig into her family's history for his research"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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

Cooper, Glenn

Summary: Harvard Professor of religion and archaeology Cal Donovan has been summoned by Pope Celestine to investigate a seemingly impossible miracle. Three Catholic teeange girls, from different corners of the world, have fallen pregnant. All three girls have been proven to be virgins. Are they really all bearing the son of God? Before Cal has a chance to visit all three girls, one of the Marys...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishers 2018

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

Goodman, Carol

Summary: Nan Lewis, a creative writing professor at a state university in upstate New York, is driving home from a faculty holiday party after finding out she's been denied tenure. On her way, she hits a deer, but when she gets out of her car to look for it, the deer is nowhere to be found. Eager to get home and out of the oncoming snowstorm, Nan is forced to leave her car at the bottom of her snowy...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Gordon, Emily Fox

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gordon 2009

Mitchell, Maggie

Summary: "When precocious Lois and pretty Carly May were twelve years old, they were kidnapped, driven across the country, and held in an Adirondack hunting lodge for two months. [This debut novel explores] the repercussions of that formative summer, when two girls who previously did not know each other shared an experience that would shape all their days to come"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIT

Oates, Joyce Carol

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OAT

Summary: Classic about a professor that invents an anti-gravity substance he names flubber, that makes inanimate objects and people fly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY ABS

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the Midst of Winter begins with a minor traffic accident--which becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster--a 60-year-old human rights scholar--hits the car of Evelyn Ortega--a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala--in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2017

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Brown, Rita Mae.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1988

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Schumacher, Julie

Summary: The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune keep hitting beleaguered English professor Jason Fitger right between the eyes in this hilarious and eagerly awaited sequel to the cult classic of anhedonic academe, the Thurber Prize-winning Dear Committee Members . Once more into the breach... Now is the fall of his discontent, as Jason Fitger, newly appointed chair of the English Department of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SCH

Simsion, Graeme C.

Summary: Don is a brilliant, yet socially inept professor of genetics, who's decided it's time he found a wife. So, in his scientific manner he designs the Wife Project. Rosie fits his qualifications and is also beguiling, fiery, and intelligent. Although Don disqualifies her as a potential wife, he is suited for Rosie's project: finding her biological father. As they collaborate, a relationship forms,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2014

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Summary: Widowed when his FBI agent wife is killed by a right-wing group, college professor Michael Faraday becomes obsessed with the culture of thise groups--expecially when his new neighbors, the all-American Oliver and Cheryl Lang, start acting suspiciously.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 1999

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Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the Midst of Winter begins with a minor traffic accident--which becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster--a 60-year-old human rights scholar--hits the car of Evelyn Ortega--a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala--in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ALL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Allende 2017