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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

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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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

Johnston, Scott

Summary: A tumultuous and often hilarious first novel about one year of insanity at the Ivy-like Devon University, a blissful bubble of elite students and the adults at their mercy. Eph Russell is an English professor up for tenure. He may look and sound privileged, but Eph is right out of gun-rack, Bible-thumping rural Alabama. His beloved Devon, though, has become a place of warring tribes, and there...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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 British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH 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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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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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rader-Day 2014

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

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER DA

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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Summary: Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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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 Adult 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

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

Summary: "Losing Ground tells the story of a marriage of two remarkable people, both at a crossroads in their lives. Sara Rogers, a black professor of philosophy, is embarking on an intellectual quest to understand 'ecstasy' just as her painter husband Victor sets off on a more earthly exploration of joy"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA COL

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Summary: Richard, a buttoned-down college lecturer, who after learning he has six months to live, transforms into a rebellious party animal. To the shock of his wife and school chancellor, and the delight of his students, Richard leads a hilarious crusade against authority and hypocrisy in this dark comedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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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: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2017

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

Brown, Rita Mae.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1988

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

McMan, Ann

Summary: "English professor and aspiring novelist, Grace Warner spends her days teaching four sections of "Beowulf for Cretins" to bored and disinterested students at one of New England's "hidden ivy" colleges. Not long after she is dumped by her longtime girlfriend, Grace meets the engaging and mysterious Abbie on a cross-country flight. Sparks fly on and off the plane as the two strangers give in to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bywater Books 2018

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MCM

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