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Douglas, Cameron

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Douglas is born into wealth, privilege, and comfort. His father a superstar, his mother a beautiful socialite, his grandfather a legend. But by the age of 32 he had become a drug addict, an armed robber, and-- after a DEA drug bust-- a convicted drug dealer sentenced to five years in prison. In prison he began to reverse his savage transformation, to understand the psychological turmoil that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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Weir, Alison

Summary: A profile of the niece of Henry VIII reveals her contributions to sixteenth century politics, covering her two affairs, arrangement of her son's marriage to Mary Queen of Scots, and role in securing the English throne for her grandson, Scotland's James VI.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LENNOX, MARGARET DOUGLAS WEI

Weir, Alison

Summary: From New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir comes the first biography of Lady Mary Douglas, the beautiful, cunning niece of Henry VIII of England, who used her sharp intelligence and covert power to influence the Tudor succession after the death of Elizabeth I. --Publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LENNOX, MARGARET DOUGLAS WEI

Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRE

Henry, Marian S.

Summary: "This book paints a picture of the early settlers of the Genesee Country who were among the first wave of migrants moving westward after the Revolutionary War. Author Marian Henry begins with families enumerated in the 1790 Federal Census and links these first settlers of present-day Steuben County to their eastern origins -- usually New England, Pennsylvania, or New Jersey. The sketches cover...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3747 Henry

Caron, Claude

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Familles Caron d'Amérique 1989

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 CAR

Stabler, David

Summary: Sixteen "true tales from the childhoods of famous athletes, from Babe Ruth (so incorrigible that his parents put him in reform school at age 7) to Muhammad Ali (who learned to fight at age 12 after a thief stole his bicycle)"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2015

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

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Summary: In 1992, Cameron Todd Willingham, a poor, uneducated heavy metal devotee with a violent streak, was convicted of an arson-related triple homicide and put on death row. This is the true-life Texas story of the unlikely bond that formed between Willingham and Elizabeth Gilbert, a Houston mother of two, who battled against the state for twelve years to try to save Willingham by exposing suppressed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

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

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

Ridha, Jennifer

Summary: "Criminal That I Am is a defense attorney's account of the criminal justice system as seen through the prism of a particular case: her own. Jennifer Ridha is enlisted to defend Cameron Douglas in a federal drug trafficking case while he is incarcerated in a maximum-security prison under difficult, even dangerous, conditions. As media scrutiny and the pressures of Cameron's case mount and as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RIDHA, JENNIFER RID

L'Amour, Louis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.52 LAM

Tongo, Jo.

Contents: Jangolo -- Funky feeling -- Piani -- Those flowers -- American lady -- Dig it baby part 1 -- Dig it babe part 2 -- Ewande -- The lion roar -- It's the d day -- Mystic power -- A'muna -- Get down and freak -- -- Get it the way I like it.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN TON

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

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Thibault, Simon

Summary: "What is Acadian food? It is humble, homey, and comforting. It is made with love and devotion from a larder that is small but mighty, and holds history within itself. And it is made to be eaten. In Pantry and Palate, journalist Simon Thibault explores his Acadian roots by scouring old family recipes, ladies' auxiliary cookbooks, and folk wisdom for 50 of the best-loved recipes of Acadians past...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nimbus Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.59 THI

Cohen, Adam (Adam Seth)

Summary: Brings to life a fulcrum moment in American history--the tense, feverish first one hundred days of FDR's presidency, when he and his inner circle completely reinvented the role of the federal government in response to the Crash of 1929 and its consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 Coh

Druckman, Jacob

Contents: Counterpoise : 1994 (21:00) -- Viola concerto, 1978 (21:41) -- Brangle : 1988-89 (23:00).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: New World Records 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL DRU

Summary: As Nazism takes over Austria, a governess and a widowed father fall in love and escape the country with his large family of musically-talented children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE SOU

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS SOU

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 100 KLE

Robertson, Kay

Summary: Outlines the roles of Duck Dynasty women, discussing the core values that make their relationships work and explaining how their spiritual beliefs shape family dynamics and have helped them work through various challenges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.45 ROB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.45 Robertson 2014

Teege, Jennifer

Summary: "The memoir of a German-Nigerian woman who learns that her grandfather was the brutal Nazi commandant depicted [by Ralph Fiennes] in Schindler's List, Amon Goeth"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Experiment 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TEEGE, JENNIFER TEE

Douglas, Scott

Summary: An unexpectedly raucous and illuminating memoir set in a Southern California public library.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 020.92 Douglas

Greenfield, Robert.

Contents: Prologue: A day in the life, Villa Nellcote, June 1971 -- Hald Hovedgaard -- Twatley Manor -- New Barn Farm and Haileybury -- Lilliesden and Cambridge -- Pont Street -- Holy Trinity Church -- Cambridge Street -- The Flying Dragon -- Glastonbury and Hugh Street -- London to Sydney -- Samye Ling and Lundy Island -- Chester Square -- Almora -- On the way home -- Warneford and Bowden House --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2009

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

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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