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Gabis, Rita

Summary: "Gabis follows the trail of her grandfather's collaboration with the Nazis--a trail riddled with secrets, slaughter, mystery, and discovery"--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dabbs, Vaughan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Belt Publishing 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.564 DAB

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Davis, Kathryn

Summary: Three households coexist in a single restless vision: a dollhouse; a dysfunctional family in 1950s Philadelphia; and the cottage home of Edwina Moss, a nineteenth-century expert on domestic management. While the inhabitants of the dollhouse are powerless to shape their destiny, the four members of the Philadelphia family dedicate themselves to mutual vigilance, as if it might be possible to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC DAV

Davis, Kathryn

Summary: Examines how the engineer George Ferris invented and constructed the amusement park ride that bears his name for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791 DAV

Davis, Kathryn

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2006

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

Davis, Kathryn

Summary: The Silk Road begins on a mat in yoga class, deep within a labyrinth on a settlement somewhere in the icy north, under the canny guidance of Jee Moon. When someone fails to arise from corpse pose, the Astronomer, the Archivist, the Botanist, the Keeper, the Topologist, the Geographer, the Iceman, and the Cook remember the paths that brought them there--paths on which they still seem to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAV

Summary: The fourth season of this classic groundbreaking series saw the beginning of one-hour episodes. This allowed for more elaborate and detailed stories which plunged viewers even further into the twilight zone.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWI

Grubbs, Daisy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Watson-Guptill Publications 1995

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 746.46 GRU

Summary: Gilly Hopkins has seen more than her share of foster homes and has outwitted every family she has lived with. In an effort to escape her new foster mother Maime Trotter's endless loving care, Gilly concocts a plan that she believes will bring her mother running to her rescue. But when the ploy blows up in Gilly's face it threatens to ruin the only chance she's ever had to be part of a real family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Set during the height of the Bosnian War in 1993, a group of Bosnian soldiers are advancing on Serb territory under the cover of a foggy night. At daybreak, the fog lifts, and the Serbs open fire. Soon there is only one Bosnian survivor because he was able to dive into a trench in no man's land. He then watches as two Serbian soldiers use the body of a fallen Bosnian to bait a land mine. He...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN NO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie No 2001

Summary: Life as a private detective begins at 60 for this sprightly Lancashire housewife. Instead of winding down as her husband, Robert, expects, she's just getting started. Hetty takes a job to make ends meet and accidentally discovers her natural gift for sleuthing. In these first six episodes, she finds an eager sidekick in destitute teenager Geoffrey and puts her sensible pumps to the pavement in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In the early 1930's, before Hollywood began enforcing a self-imposed Production Code, many films allowed for extraordinary frankness including nudity, adultery and prostitution. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sermak, Kathryn

Summary: Miss D and Me is a story of two powerful women, one at the end of her life and the other at the beginning. As Bette Davis aged she was looking for an assistant, but she found something more than that in Kathryn: a loyal and loving buddy, a co-conspirator in her jokes and schemes, and a competent assistant whom she trained never to miss a detail. Miss D had strict rules for Kathryn about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gibbins, David J. L.

Summary: "How far would you go for Rome? Carthage, 146 BC. This is the story of Fabius Petronius Secundus - Roman legionary and centurion - and his rise to power: from his first battle against the Macedonians, that seals the fate of Alexander the Great's Empire, to total war in North Africa and the Seige of Carthage. Fabius's success brings him admiration and respect, but also attracts greed and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIB

Summary: In the small town of Dillon, Texas, everyone comes together on Friday nights when the Dillon High Panthers play. But life is not a game and the charismatic football players, their new coach Eric Taylor, and the passionate fans find that their biggest challenges and obstacles come off the field.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV FR 1

Summary: The feature-length documentary reveals the fascinating, far-reaching impact and appeal of the show with a compelling blend of rare footage, historical images, and behind-the-scenes stories while also exploring the dramatic talents of creator-producer-director Dan Curtis. Known as the "King of TV Horror," the Emmy-winning filmmaker followed the show with other iconic genre favorites including...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAS

Summary: Continues the story of the life and adventures of the Ingalls, a young pioneer family struggling to build a life for themselves on the American frontier of the 1870s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: NBC Home Entertainment 2004

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Li 5

Gibbons, Dave

Summary: Includes 32 pages of never-before-seen development art, process pieces, and behind the scenes extras--all annotated by Gibbons. In a retro-futuristic city of industrial gray where hover scooters, music and drugs rule the street, The Originals are the toughest, most stylish gang around. For two childhood friends, nothing is more important than being one of them. But being part of the crowd will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 741.5 GIB

Summary: One man discovers that aliens are masquerading as humans while they lull the public into submission through subliminal advertising messages. Only specially made sunglasses make the deadly truth visible.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The adventures of an eleven-year-old tomboy growing up on the Wisconsin frontier in the mid-nineteenth century. Subplots include the arrival of a sophisticated Boston cousin and the plight of the local Indians.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: All Things Family 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV CAD

Summary: Follows the life of a Scottish farm girl, Chris, as she searches for her independence against the odds, in an epic rite of passage story set just before the First World War. The war and the struggles Chris endures test her resolve for love and her idyllic country farm life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Based on Michael Dobbs' best-selling novel about a man who schemes and backstabs his way to the top until he is standing on a pile of broken promises, betrayals, and the bodies of those who oppose him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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Summary: Season one of the Netflix original series House of Cards. Frank Underwood is a cunning career politician. Zoe Barnes is an ambitious young journalist. Together they forge a partnership that trades powerful secrets for political access, and so much more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD HOU RATED R

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOU

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ho 1