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O'Connor, Joseph

Summary: "Henry Irving is Victorian London's most celebrated actor and theater impresario. He has introduced groundbreaking ideas to the theater, bringing to the stage performances that are spectacular, shocking, and always entertaining. When Irving decides to open his own London theater with the goal of making it the greatest playhouse on earth, he hires a young Dublin clerk harboring literary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OCO

Summary: Murder!: Based on the novel and play called Enter Sir John by Clemence Dane and Helen Simpson. It was Hitchcock's third all-talkie film. When a woman (Norah Baring) is convicted of murder, one of the men selected to serve on the murder trial jury (Herbert Marshall) believes the accused, an aspiring actress, is innocent of the crime and takes it upon himself to apprehend the real killer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Madacy Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Alfred 2010

Holroyd, Michael.

Summary: Chronicles the lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, and their families; and discusses Terry's acting career, marriage to George Frederick Watts, and her feminist daughter, Edith Craig; as well as Irving's successes as an actor and manager in Victorian England and his sons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 792.02 HOL

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SWA

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS

Holub, Joan

Summary: Learn all about artists who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for creators-in-training!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD HOL

Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GRE

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY ALF

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD HIT

Packard, Jerrold M.

Summary: Packard closely examines a generation of royal women who were dominated by their mother, married off more for political advantage than for love, and finally passed over entirely with the accession of their brother to the throne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1998

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B VICTORIA PAC

Summary: In the late 19th century, as America's teeming cities grew increasingly congested, the time had come to replace the nostalgic horse-drawn trolleys with a faster, cleaner, safer, and more efficient form of transportation. Ultimately, it was Boston, a city of so many firsts that overcame a litany of engineering challenges, the greed-driven interests of businessmen, and the great fears of its...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RAC

Taylor, Diane C. (Diane Carol)

Summary: Discusses what engineering is, highlighting female engineers who revolutionized the role of women in the field and providing activities, including building a suspension bridge, designing and building a kite, and investigating processed food.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 TAY

Van Leeuwen, Jean.

Summary: A fictionalized account of the journey made by nine-year-old Mary Ellen Todd and her family from their home in Arkansas westward over the Oregon Trail in 1852.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC VAN

Summary: The lectures in Part 6 bring the progress of philosophy into the present day, beginning with the work of Nietzsche and the American pragmatists William James and John Dewey. This section explains the work and consequence of modern linguistic and logical analysis in lectures on Ayer and Wittgenstein. Also discussed is the structuralism of Claude Levi-Strauss and the attempts to develop rational...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 109 GRE

Garwood, W. R. (William R.)

Summary: "Texas Ranger John Ringold rides into Tombstone on detached service. His mission - to go undercover as John Ringo and stamp out the gangs ravaging Wells Fargo in a string of unsolved robberies and murder. Ringo tackles the desperate job of running down the night-riding bandits, headed by the mysterious robber chieftan "Saguro," only to find himself hurled into a head-on confrontation with the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Warren, Mark

Summary: Shunted from his entrepreneurial ambitions to profit from the boomtowns of the frontier, Wyatt Earp returns to law enforcement. In Wichita, Kansas the town leaders become disenchanted with his hardline methods, and so he moves to a place where an iron-rule is needed - Dodge City. With him comes Mattie Blaylock, a runaway prostitute, who, like Wyatt, is searching for a chance at a better life....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Five Star 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAR

Thermes, Jennifer

Summary: "The Indestructible Tom Crean reveals the incredible true stories of Crean's adventures on the Discovery, Terra Nova, and Endurance expeditions. When the Endurance becomes trapped in the frozen sea and sinks, it is up to Crean and several others to go for help"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brookhiser, Richard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brookhiser, Richard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 BRO

Davis, Wes

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The epic road trips-and surprising friendship-of John Burroughs, nineteenth-century naturalist, and Henry Ford and Thomas Edison, inventors of the modern age"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3048 DAV

Garwood, Haley Elizabeth.

Summary: This is a tale of a warrior, Empress Matilda, daughter of King Henry I of England and granddaughter of William the Conqueeror.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Writers Block 1998

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FAN GARWO

Hogan, Ray

Summary: "Katie Elder had a reputation that stretched from Wichita to California. She was the Queen of the Bargirls--but no man could claim her until Doc Holliday came around. Holliday was a legend all his own--gambler, killer, sometimes doctor, and the outlaw partner of Wyatt Earp. Doc said he'd never met a woman he'd kill for--but that was before he met Big Nose Kate. From Dodge City to Tombstone,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC HOG

Greenleaf, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1961

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.2 Greenleaf

Summary: A fresh and relevant narrative about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AME

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