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Summary: Crocodile Dundee: A free spirited Australian who hunts crocodiles with his bare hands, stares down giant water buffaloes, and drinks mere mortals under the table, faces the ultimate torture test -- a trip to New York City. Crocodile Dundee II: Continuing the adventures of the eccentric Australian, Crocodile Dundee, he and his beautiful girlfriend are threatened by a ruthless gang of drug...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2013

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

Summary: "When Daisy Werthan, a widowed, 72-year-old Jewish woman living in midcentury Atlanta, is deemed too old to drive, her son hires Hoke Colburn, an African American man, to serve as her chauffeur. What begins as a troubled and hostile pairing, soon blossoms into a profound, life-altering friendship that transcends all the societal boundaries placed between them. This iconic tale of pride,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Performing Arts DVDs, Call number: DVD PERFORMING ARTS DRI

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

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

Alyan, Hala

Summary: "From a dazzling new literary voice, a debut novel about a Palestinian family caught between present and past, between displacement and home ... On the eve of her daughter Alia's wedding, Salma reads the girl's future in a cup of coffee dregs. She sees an unsettled life for Alia and her children; she also sees travel, and luck. While she chooses to keep her predictions to herself that day, they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALY

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALY

Babylon Bee, LLC

Summary: In this tongue-in-cheek guide to the left's intersectional insanity, the writers of the satirical social media site The Babylon Bee teach examine: how to choose pronouns; how to blame everyone else for your problems; how to show the world how wonderful you are; the art of virtue-signaling; the basics of race, gender, and intersectionality; the truth about American history; problematic books and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salem Books, an imprint of Regnery Publishing 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817 BAB

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817 BAB

Summary: "Nineteen sixty-eight was a pivotal year that grew more intense with each day. As thousands of Vietnamese and Americans were killed in war, students across four continents took over colleges and city streets. Assassins murdered Dr. King and Robert F. Kennedy. Demonstrators turned out in Prague and Chicago, and in Mexico City, young people and Olympic athletes protested. In those intense months,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 909 NIN

Wildman, Terry M.

Summary: Terry Wildman writes of a justice long-denied, not only for Native peoples who have suffered the loss of lands, livelihood, and life as the American empire spread across the continent, but also for those who struggle for life and liberty to this very day. Like the prophets of Israel, he seeks to correct our eyesight-to set before us God's vision and God's truth and to expose things that we, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Great Thunder Publishing 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 220.6 WIL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 220.6 WIL

Prothero, Stephen R.

Summary: "In this timely, carefully reasoned social history of the United States, the New York Times bestselling author of Religious Literacy and God Is Not One places today's heated culture wars within the context of a centuries-long struggle of right versus left and religious versus secular to reveal how, ultimately, liberals always win.Though they may seem to be dividing the country irreparably,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.2 PRO

Hrbek, Greg.

Summary: "Twenty-year-old Skyler saw the incident out her window: Some sort of metallic object hovering over the Golden Gate Bridge just before it collapsed and a mushroom cloud lifted above the city. Like everyone, she ran, but she couldn't outrun the radiation, with her last thoughts being of her beloved baby brother, Dorian, safe in her distant family home. Flash forward to a post-incident America,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HRB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HRB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hrbek 2015

Safi, Aminah Mae

Summary: A Muslim-American teen goes into denial mode about her role in an out-of-control party that occured during Ramadan, a situation that escalates until she incurs damage that is harder to repair, forcing her to come to terms with her true self. --Publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel & Friends 2018

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

Wright, Ronald

Summary: Plucked from his small fishing village and captured by the conquistadors looking to plunder the gold of Peru, young Waman is the everyman thrown into extraordinary circumstances, caught up in history's throes. He finds himself at every major moment in the empire-building of the Spanish explorers, including Francisco Pizarro, and in the culture clash and violent overthrow of the Incan leaders....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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

Summary: Passions ignite and culture clash in this provocative coming-of-age story, based on the best-selling novel by Philip Roth. Marcus, a student from New Jersey arrives at a small conservative college in Ohio. He becomes infatuated with his class mate Olivia. The mutual attraction sparks a torrid encounter with consequences no one ever could have imagined. He puts his family's best-laid plans and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The story focuses on the riotous confusion created when a Russian submarine gets stuck on a New England sandbar and the landing crew goes ashore for help-only to be mistaken for an invasion force by the over-imaginative townspeople.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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Summary: A postapocalyptic story of a privileged society separated from the mass of the population who have reverted to savagery living in a world devasted by war and pollution. When a particularly bright savage makes his way into the world of the Eternals, he discovers the truth of his reality, and change for the world begins.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI ZAR

Hurd, Will

Summary: "From former Republican Congressman and CIA Officer Will Hurd, a bold political playbook for America rooted in the timeless ideals of bipartisanship, inclusivity, and democratic values. It's getting harder to get big things done in America. The gears of our democracy have been mucked up by political nonsense. To meet the era-defining challenges of the 21st century, our country needs a reboot....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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Friedman, George

Summary: "A major new book by New York Times bestselling author and geopolitical forecaster George Friedman (The Next 100 Years, The Next Decade) with a bold thesis about coming conflict in the world, this provocative work examines the geopolitical flashpoints--particularly in Europe--in which imminent future conflicts are brewing. George Friedman has forecasted the coming trends (politics, technology,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 FRI

Jenkins, Philip

Contents: Mainstreaming the sixties -- Going too far : bicentennial America -- Against the grain -- The politics of children : 1977 -- Predators -- Captive America : 1980 -- Into the Reagan era -- Evil empires -- Dark victories -- The abuse epidemic -- Wars without end.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 JEN

Summary: Two English bachelors just want to have the time of their lives, but their plans run into a rough spot when their traditional father (George "Genghis" Khan) secretly arranges their marriages.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY Eas

Summary: Beset by the political tension of an unsettled year, Gandhi calls for British removal from India. Police Superintendent Ronald Merrick arrests an Indian news reporter. Daphne Manner arrives from London. Merrick vents his frustrations on Kumar in a vicious jailhouse beating. Daphne gives birth. Mildred Layton prepares for her daughter's wedding. The Governor finds out about Merrick's abuse....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2008

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

Doller, Trish

Summary: When her mother has the chance to establish an eye clinic for the poor in Cairo, Egypt, seventeen-year-old Caroline reluctantly gives up her plans for a summer spent with her best friend and boyfriend and instead moves to Cairo, where she encounters a culture and city that enchant her and a charming boy who challenges her thoughts on love, faith, and privilege.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

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Patterson, Richard North.

Summary: Corey Grace, a Republican senator from Ohio noted for voting his own conscience rather than the party line, becomes locked in a no-holds-barred presidential primary campaign with his rival, a member of the party establishment and leader of the Christian right.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2007

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

Summary: This episode of New York: A Documentary Film details New York's enormous growth as a booming commercial center and multi-ethnic port, and the mounting tensions that set the stage for the nation's bloodiest riot. Filmmaker Ric Burns examines how New York City swelled into the nation's greatest industrial metropolis as a massive wave of German and Irish immigration turned the city into one of the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2003

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Alyan, Hala

Summary: On the eve of her daughter Alia's wedding, Salma reads the girl's future in a cup of coffee dregs. She sees an unsettled life for Alia and her children; she also sees travel, and luck. While she chooses to keep her predictions to herself that day, they will all soon come to pass when the family is up rooted in the wake of the Six-Day War of 1967. Salma is forced to leave her home in Nablus;...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Hogan, Linda.

Summary: Raised in a remote seaside village, Thomas Witka Just marries Ruth, his beloved since infancy. But an ill-fated decision to fight in Vietnam changes his life forever: cut off from his Native American community, he fathers a child with another woman. When he returns home a hero, he finds his tribe in conflict over the decision to hunt a whale, both a symbol of spirituality and rebirth and a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2008

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