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Rodman, Liza

3 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "A chilling true story--part memoir, part crime investigation--reminiscent of Ann Rule's classic The Stranger Beside Me, about a little girl longing for love and how she found friendship with her charismatic babysitter--who was also a vicious serial killer. Growing up on Cape Cod in the 1960s, Liza Rodman was a lonely little girl. During the summers, while her mother worked days in a local...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 ROD

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

Acosta, Carlos

Summary: "Oscar Kortico, great-grandchild of the founders of a small hamlet in the Cuban hinterland, is a sardonic teller of tales--some taller than others--of slavery, revolution, family secrets, love, and identity that span three generations. One day, Oscar wakes to find that he is alone in the world. As the sole descendent of his family line, he is not sure what to do or where to go, but he holds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ACO

Murphy, Antonia

Summary: "Antonia Murphy, you might say, is an unlikely farmer. Born and bred in San Francisco, she spent much of her life as a liberal urban cliche, and her interactions with the animal kingdom rarely extended past dinner. But then she became a mother. And when her eldest son was born with a rare, mysterious genetic condition, she and her husband, Peter, decided it was time to slow down and find a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 MURPHY, ANTONIA MUR

Benjamin, Melanie.

Summary: Despite her own major achievements--she becomes the first licensed female glider pilot in the United States--Anne Morrow Lindbergh is viewed merely as Charles Lindbergh's wife. The fairy-tale life she once longed for will bring heartbreak and hardships, ultimately pushing her to reconcile her need for love and her desire for independence, and to embrace, at last, life's infinite possibilities...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Benjamin 2013

Benjamin, Melanie.

Summary: Despite her own major achievements--she becomes the first licensed female glider pilot in the United States--Anne Morrow Lindbergh is viewed merely as Charles Lindbergh's wife. The fairy-tale life she once longed for will bring heartbreak and hardships, ultimately pushing her to reconcile her need for love and her desire for independence, and to embrace, at last, life's infinite possibilities...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2013

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Milton, Joyce.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MIL

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

Benjamin, Melanie.

Summary: For much of her life, Anne Morrow, the shy daughter of the U.S. ambassador to Mexico, has stood in the shadows of those around her, including her millionaire father and vibrant older sister, who often steals the spotlight. Then Anne, a college senior with hidden literary aspirations, travels to Mexico City to spend Christmas with her family. There she meets Colonel Charles Lindbergh, fresh off...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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

Hertog, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 1999

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Benjamin, Melanie.

Summary: For much of her life, Anne Morrow has stood in the shadows of those around her. Then Anne, a college senior, travels to Mexico City to spend Christmas with her family. There she meets Colonel Charles Lindbergh, fresh off his celebrated 1927 solo flight across the Atlantic. Charles sees in Anne a kindred spirit, a fellow adventurer, and her world will be changed forever. The two marry in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Winters, Kathleen C.

Summary: Few people know that Anne Morrow Lindbergh was an accomplished and innovative pilot in her own right. In fact, she was one of the defining figures of American aviation, a bright and adventurous woman who helped to pioneer air routes, traveled around the world, and came to be adored by the American public. In this revealing biography, aviation historian and pilot Winters recreates the adventure...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINDBERGH, ANNE MORROW WIN

Tolli, Jenna

Summary: "Earth's geography might seem unchanging, but it's changed greatly over the years. Some of the most obvious changes have taken place on Earth's coastlines, where the consequences of human activities are seen in a number of ways. This book explores the different ways Earth's coastlines have changed and why these changes have taken place. Through fact boxes and sidebars, readers will also learn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.5 TOL

Woodward, Bob

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

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Fleming, Candace

Summary: "A riveting biography of one of America's most celebrated heroes, and most complicated, troubled men, Charles Lindbergh"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LIN

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA B LINDBERG FLE

Summary: Eighteen of Alfred Hitchcock's early films (1926-1939), and two episodes of his television program (1955-1962). Includes 55 minutes of movie trailers spanning Hitchcock's legendary career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ALF

Saunders, George

4 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "In A Swim in a Pond in the Rain, George Saunders guides the reader through seven classic Russian short stories he's been teaching for twenty years as a professor in the prestigious Syracuse University graduate MFA creative writing program. Paired with stories by Chekhov, Turgenev, Tolstoy, and Gogol, these essays are intended for anyone interested in how fiction works and why it's more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 891.7 SAU

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: 891.708 SAU

Contents: Five Hebrew love songs ; Cloudburst ; I thank you God for most this amazing day ; She weeps over Rahoon ; Little birds ; Water night ; Sleep / Eric Whitacre -- Agnus Dei / Edward Elgar-David Giardiniere -- Hymn to the mother of God / John Tavener -- There will be rest / Frank Ticheli -- Ave Maria / Giancarlo Aquilanti -- Tonight eternity alone / René Clausen -- O magnum mysterium / Morten...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion 2003

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD VA Water 2003

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Barber, Terry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grass Roots Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINDBERGH, CHARLES BAR

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saddleback Educational Pub. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 Lindbergh 2008

Stewart, James

Summary: The story of Lindbergh's flight across the Atlantic ocean.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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

Anderson, Alison A.

Summary: To keep herself occupied after recently losing her sight, Zinaida begins a diary in the summer of 1888. When a family rents a guesthouse on her family's estate, Zinaida meets and befriends Anton, the middle son, who is a doctor and a writer. As the summer progresses, Zinaida's diary becomes an intimate, intropective narrative of her singular relationship with Anton. More than a century later,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

Summary: From Mussolini to Saddam Hussein, dictators have shaped the world we live in. How did they seize and wield power? What forces rose up against them or resisted them in secret? How did they finally come to the bitter end? This series answers those questions in six immersive hours, each a revealing portrait of brutality and power.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2019

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