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Summary: The Hurst's are a married couple who are both dentists. Dana has been unhappy with their marriage lately. Backstage at a community theater production, David sees Dana in the arms of another man and is immediately certain she's having an affair. Slater, a disgruntled patient of the Hursts, has gone public with his unhappiness over their work. As he observes the obvious tension in David and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: Warren Schmidt is about the taste the not-so-sweet slice of life. When he retired, he and his wife, Helen, had big plans - but an unexpected twist changes everything. Now, all of Schmidt's attention is focused on his daughter's upcoming wedding to a loser waterbed salesman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2003

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie About 2003

Summary: While researching his book "In cold blood", writer Truman Capote develops a relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and, in particular Perry Smith, while both men waited for their date of execution on death row.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA INF

L'Engle, Madeleine.

Summary: Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction L'Engle 2012

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

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC LEN

Summary: Dave Spritz is a local weatherman in his home town of Chicago. His career is going well, but his personal life is spiraling downward. His relationship with his perfectionist writer father, his neurotic ex-wife, and his now-separated children have him feeling that his life is out of control. Despite being both loathed and loved by the local masses, Dave is a guy who just doesn't seem to have it...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2006

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

Summary: The lives of an actor, a television game show personality, and a videogame designer are intertwined, and the lines between fantasy and reality become blurred. Three linked stories that exist in distinct but overlapping parallel universes, each challenging the other's claim to reality.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Louder Than Words is inspired by true events and tells the poignant story of grieving parents who used the unexpected death of their young daughter as inspiration to build a world class children's hospital. The hospital not only keeps their daughter's memory alive, but has also gone on to help thousands of children and their families, eventually becoming the template for all children's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Identity Films 2014

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Summary: Wealthy teenager Charlie Bartlett is failing miserably at fitting in at his new public high school. The school is run by the world-weary Principal Gardner. As he begins to better understand the social hierarchy, Charlie's honest charm and likability gives him the position as the resident 'psychiatrist.' Along with his partner and fellow student, Murphy Bivens, Charlie dishes out advice and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment [distributor 2008

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

Summary: Wealthy teenager Charlie Bartlett is failing miserably at fitting in at his new public high school. The school is run by the world-weary Principal Gardner. As he begins to better understand the social hierarchy, Charlie's honest charm and likability gives him the position as the resident 'psychiatrist.' Along with his partner and fellow student, Murphy Bivens, Charlie dishes out advice and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment [distributor 2008

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

Summary: Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. Hospital. He is also a comic book fan who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life. Along his bumpy journey he meets, marries and falls in love with Joyce, an admiring comic book seller.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE American

Summary: "She Walks in Beauty" is Kennedy's selection of poetry that tells the story of a woman's life, including first love and lasting love; marriage, motherhood, and work; times of silence and solitude, and times of awe. The collection includes works by Elizabeth Bishop, Sharon Olds, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Mary Oliver, Pablo Neruda, W.H. Auden, Adrienne Rich, Sandra Cisneros, Anne Sexton, W.S....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Audio 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 811 SHE

Summary: After the unexpected death of their daughter, a couple work to build a state of the art children's hospital where families are welcomed into the healing process.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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

Jong, Erica.

Summary: Originally published in 1973, the groundbreaking, uninhibited story of Isadora Wing and her desire to fly free caused a national sensation. In The New York Times, Henry Miller compared it to his own classic, Tropic of Cancer and predicted that "this book will make literary history..." It has sold more than twelve million copies. Now, after thirty years, the revolutionary novel known as Fear of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2006

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Quindlen, Anna.

Summary: Mary Beth Latham is first and foremost a mother, whose three teenaged children come first, before her career as a landscape gardener, or even her life as the wife of a doctor. Caring for her family and preserving their everyday life is paramount. And so, when one of her sons, Max, becomes depressed, Mary Beth becomes focused on him, and is blindsided by a shocking act of violence.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2010

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

L'Engle, Madeleine

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Young Meg Murry, her brother Charles, and their friend Calvin, embark on a journey through space and time, assisted by three eccentric women, when they set out to find Meg's father, a physicist who disappeared while experimenting with time travel.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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Mitchard, Jacquelyn.

Summary: Four years after the murder of her younger sisters, Veronica Swan moved to California to train as an EMT, where she went to work as a nanny for Scott Early, the man who killed her sisters. Scott, a diagnosed schizophrenic, was deemed incompetent to stand trial and was committed to a mental institution. Although her Mormon family forgave Scott in order to get on with their lives, Veronica plans...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Warner Audiobooks 2006

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

Patchett, Ann

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Patchett tells the story of two broken families and the paths their lives take over the course of 40 years, through love and marriage, death and divorce, and a dark secret from childhood that lies underneath it all.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2016

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Patchett 2016

Patchett, Ann

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Summary: Marina Singh is a pharmaceutical researcher sent deep into the Amazon jungle to inquire about the death of a colleague. It is there that the company is looking into a miracle drug based on a tree bark used by a native tribe. Upon her arrival Marina must find out the circumstances of her colleague's death, as well as find out why work has slowed to a crawl on the drug. That means dealing with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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Patterson, James

Summary: From the author of The beach house and Kiss the girls comes a sizzling new thriller. When a number of rich men come to a mysterious end, and a young investment banker dies of a supposed heart attack, FBI agent John O'Hara believes it is the work of a cold-blooded killer. Turning his eye to the only witness - the young banker's beautiful and secretive widow - O'Hara thinks he's closing in, but...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Warner Audiobooks 2005

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Summary: Pathological liar Clifford Irving stages a complex hoax. In the 1970's Irving managed to fool a major publisher and LIFE magazine into thinking he was writing an authorized biography of Howard Hughes. Irving and his best friend and partner, Dick Susskind, go to extreme lengths to pull off the hair-brained scheme. The more outrageous the lies they concoct, the more believable they become and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Julian Noble is an unshaven, unnerved and unpredictable freelance assassin, who happens to encounter desperate businessman Danny Wright in the bar of a modern Mexico City hotel. Danny is intrigued when Julian reveals that he's a "facilitator of fatalities," and his wife becomes equally fascinated when Julian shows up unexpectedly, six months later, at Danny's home in Denver. Having lost his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company 2006

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

Creech, Sharon.

Summary: After her mother leaves home suddenly, thirteen-year-old Sal and her grandparents take a car trip retracing her mother's route and Sal recounts the story of her friend Phoebe, whose mother also left.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Children's Audio 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD CRE

Donnelly, Jennifer.

Summary: In 1906, sixteen-year-old Mattie, determined to attend college and be a writer against the wishes of her father and fiance, takes a job at a summer inn where she discovers the truth about the death of a guest. Based on a true story.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2003

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