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DeFrank, Thomas M.

Summary: In an series of private interviews, conducted over sixteen years with the stipulation that they not be released until after his death, the 38th President of the United States reveals a profoundly different side of himself: funny, reflective, gossipy, strikingly candid. In 1974, journalist DeFrank, then a young correspondent for Newsweek, was interviewing Vice President Gerald R. Ford when Ford...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FORD, GERALD DEF

Smith, Kathryn

Summary: "The Schindler House in West Hollywood, California, was designed in November 1921 by architect Rudolph M. Schindler for himself, his wife, and another couple. Not only was this a radical program for its time, but when the house was completed, in June 1922, it looked completely different from any other house in the United States. But the importance of the house is greater than an issue of style:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N. Abrams 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728 SMI

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

Summary: Uses interviews and archival footage to tell the story of the melodramatic life and stunning architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2001

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FRA

Summary: Five electrical appliances find that their young owner has disappeared. The toaster takes charge, rounding up the vacuum cleaner, the electric blanket, bedside lamp and radio. Together they take off for the big city in search of their master.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Video 2003

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY BRA

Goldstein, Bill

Summary: "A revelatory narrative of the intersecting lives and works of revered authors Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster and D. H. Lawrence during 1922, the birth year of modernism The World Broke in Two tells the fascinating story of the intellectual and personal journeys four legendary writers, Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster, and D. H. Lawrence, make over the course of one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2017

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Escher, M. C. (Maurits Cornelis)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taschen 1992

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 769.92 ESC

Hasselstrom, Linda M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fulcrum Pub. 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 Hasse

Heinz, Thomas A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gibbs-Smith 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 748.5 HEI

Robinson, Frank M.

Summary: Frank M. Robinson (1926-2014) accomplished a great deal in his long life, working in magazine publishing, including a stint for Playboy, and writing science fiction such as The Power, The Dark Beyond the Stars, and thrillers such as The Glass Inferno (filmed as The Towering Inferno). Robinson also passionately engaged in politics, fighting for gay rights, and most famously writing speeches for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROBINSON, FRANK M. ROB

Smith, Kathryn

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 720.92 SMI

Barr, Luke.

Summary: Presents a dramatic account of the 1970 gathering in Provence where such culinary luminaries as James Beard and Julia Child debated and inadvertently launched the modern food movement in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5973 BAR

Carroll, David M.

Summary: This is the intensely observed chronicle of Carroll's annual March-to-November wetlands immersion--from the joy of the first turtle sighting in March to the gorgeously described, vibrant trilling of treefrogs in late May to the ancient sense of love and loss Carroll experiences each autumn when it is time, once again, to part with open water.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghtn Mifflin Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.68 CAR

Maddex, Diane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithmark Publishers 2000

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 728.37 MAD

Barretta, Gene.

Summary: Shares a portrait of the inventor famed for such innovations as the incandescent lightbulb, batteries, and movie cameras, exploring his life-changing achievements and perseverance in the face of numerous failures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Christy Ottaviano Books 2012

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

Thomas, Dylan

Summary: The Welsh poet Dylan Thomas recalls the celebration of Christmas with his family and the feelings it evoked in him as a child.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Pr 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: J FIC THO

Davis, Lynn

Summary: "Thomas Edison was an inventor who changed everything! One of his most famous inventions was the phonograph. It was the first machine to record and play sounds. Read this book to find out how he did it. Then check out the rest of the Amazing Inventors & Innovators series to learn about other great minds,"--page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle/ an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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Kaufmann, Edgar

Summary: Pages [91]-[94] printed on folded leaves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abbeville Press 1986

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 728.372 KAU

Harshman, Marc

Summary: This book guides readers through the process American architect Frank Lloyd Wright used in designing Fallingwater, a now-famous house in Bear Run, Pennsylvania, perched atop a waterfall. Full color.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HAR

Kuehn, Dan Frank

Contents: 1. Old ways: The traditional yurt -- Traditional bones -- Traditional skin. -- 2. Bones: Bones I: Roots -- Tall, skinny plants -- Cutting poles -- The latticework wall -- The door frame -- The smokehole ring -- Bones II: Preparing the poles II -- Khana: Latticework wall II -- Tono: Smokehole ring II -- Uni:rafters II -- Nars: door frame II. -- Skin: Wall skin -- Roof skin -- The smokehole cover...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shelter Publications 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 690.879 Kuehn

Frith, Margaret.

Summary: An introduction to the life and accomplishments of Thomas Edison, America's most famous inventor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET EDISON

Kleinman, Paul

Summary: Presents an introduction to philosophy, covering the origins of the discipline, some of the major figures of the past, and philosophical issues which still continue to be debated in the present day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

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Summary: Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

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

Bourassa, Lorraine B.

Summary: Adelard Comtois, son of Simon Comtois and Olivine Ducharme, married Caroline Lambert 26 July 1886 in St. Didace, Quebec. They had ten children. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Quebec.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Higginson Book Co 2001

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.2 COMTOIS Bourassa