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Duffy, Karen

Summary: Over one-third of the United States population--nearly one hundred million Americans--is currently living with chronic pain, while another 133 million Americans live with some form of chronic illness. Half of the United States population suffers from these invisible illnesses where their symptoms are not always obvious to the casual observer. Among them is Karen Duffy, New York...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DUFFY, KAREN DUF

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B DUFFY DUF

Contents: Moon watching / Shin Joong Hyun -- Please don't bother me anymore / Golden Grapes -- The man who must leave / Kim Sun -- The Sun / Kim Jung Mi -- I don't like / Lee Jung Hwa -- Please wait / Jang Hyun -- Spring rain / Park In Soo -- Tomorrow / Lee Jung Hwa -- "J" blues 72 / Shin Joong Hyun -- Pushing through the fog / Jang Hyun -- I've got nothing to say / Shin Joong Hyun -- Why that person? /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Light in the Attic Records 2011

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/ASIAN HYU

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

Summary: Professor Gates' journey continues as a weekly series that will look at an ever-widening spectrum of our nation's fascinating ethnic mixture.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2016

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

St. John, Lauren

Summary: Traces the author's coming-of-age in civil-war-torn Rhodesia, where her family settled after purchasing the farm of a brutally murdered family, detailing a youth marked by terrorism, dangerous wild animals, and the author's embittered realization that everyone she knew was on the wrong side of the conflict.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ST. JOHN, LAUREN ST

St. John, Lauren

Summary: In 1978, in the final, bloodiest phase of the Rhodesian civil war, 11-year-old Lauren St John moves with her family to Rainbow's End, a wild, beautiful farm and game reserve set on the banks of a slowflowing river. The house has been the scene of a horrific attack by guerrillas, and when Lauren's family settles there, a chain of events is set in motion that will change her life irrevocably....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 968.91 ST

Kirn, Walter

Summary: The true story of a young novelist who meets and befriends an eccentric, privileged New Yorker when he delivers a crippled hunting dog to him from an animal shelter, and later discovers that his friend was a serial impostor and brutal double-murderer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: 364.1523 Kirn

Fisher-Alaniz, Karen.

Summary: On his 81st birthday, without explanation, Karen Alaniz's father placed two weathered notebooks on her lap. Inside were more than 400 pages of letters he'd written to his parents during WWII. She began reading them, and the more she read, the more she discovered about the man she never knew and the secret role he played in WWII. With painful memories now at the forefront of his thoughts, her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54867 FIS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54867 FISHER, MURRAY WILLIAM ALA

Weller, Sheila.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1532 WEL

Freedman, Karyn L. (Karyn Lynne)

Summary: In this powerful memoir, philosopher Karyn L. Freedman travels back to a Paris night in 1990 when she was twenty-two and, in one violent hour, her life was changed forever by a brutal rape. One Hour in Paris takes the reader on a harrowing yet inspirational journey through suffering and recovery both personal and global. We follow Freedman from an apartment in Paris to a French courtroom, then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Univ of Chicago Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 FREEDMAN, KARYN L FRE

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

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

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

Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2014

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

Vaill, Amanda.

Summary: "A spellbinding story of love amid the devastation of the Spanish Civil War Madrid, 1936. In a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe--a conflict one writer will call "the decisive thing of the century"--six people meet and find their lives changed forever. Ernest Hemingway, his career stalled, his marriage sour, hopes that this war will give him fresh...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 946.081 VAI

Shin, Chung Hyun.

Contents: Beautiful woman (4:29) -- Think (4:25) -- I think there was someone else (5:50) -- Long, long night (4:34) -- I love you (3:08) -- Lady (4:06) -- Anticipation (4:18) -- I've got nothing to say (4:21) -- I do not know (3:04) -- The rising sun (instrumental) (6:59).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Lion Productions 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/ASIAN SHI

McCormick, Patricia

Summary: Relates the true story of a brave little mare who carried artillery shells into battle numerous times with the U.S. Marines she supported throughout the Korean War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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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

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

Loesser, Frank

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Frank Music Corp. 1951

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Willens, Howard P.

Contents: December 1963: the nation responds -- January 1964: distrust of the FBI grows -- February 1964: the search for evidence begins -- March 1964: our investigation expands -- April 1964: Mexico and the Cuban connection -- May 1964: critical decisions -- June1964: crucial witnesses -- July / August 1964: a tale of tragic truth -- September 1964: the last debates -- Aftermath.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.922 WIL

Kimmel, Haven

Summary: A continuation of the memoir "A Girl Named Zippy" follows the story of her mother, Delonda, who reinvents her life by returning to college and losing fifty pounds, while Zippy continues to work out the dynamic of their nuclear family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.6 KIM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.6 KIM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.6 Kim

Summary: In 1960, a filmmaking group was granted direct access to John F. Kennedy, filming him on the campaign trail and eventually in the Oval Office. This resulted in three films of remarkable, behind-closed-doors intimacy, Primary, Adventures on the New Frontier, and Crisis, and, following the president's assassination, the poetic short Faces of November. Collected here are all four of these titles,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Knausgsård, Karl Ove

Summary: "Two world-class writers reveal themselves to be the ultimate soccer fans in these collected letters Karl Ove Knausgaard is sitting at home in Skåne with his wife, four small children, and dog. He is watching soccer on TV and falls asleep in front of the set. He likes 0-0 draws, cigarettes, coffee, and Argentina. Fredrik Ekelund is away, in Brazil, where he plays soccer on the beach and watches...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 896 KNA

Hutton, Robin L.

Summary: The story of the Mongolian mare, who, despite only measuring about thirteen hands high, became an American hero for her actions during the Korean War, being awarded two Purple Hearts for her valor and being officially promoted to staff sergeant twice, a distinction never bestowed upon an animal before or since.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 951.9 HUT

Boston Pops Orchestra

Contents: Disc 1. Fiedler & the Pops in movieland: Somewhere, my love. Raindrops keep fallin' on my head. The shadow of your smile. Theme from Love story. Love theme from Romeo and Juliet. Never on Sunday. The way we were. Gigi. Days of wine and roses. Fiedler & the Pops on Broadway: A pretty girl is like a melody. September song. Seventy-six trombones. The impossible dream. Wunderbar. Tonight. Smoke...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Music 2000

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Knausgaard, Karl Ove

Summary: The first entry in a planned four-part autobiographical series presents sensory letters written to the author's unborn daughter that describe his childhood and daily life with his wife and older children in rural Sweden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KNAUSGAARD, KARL OVE KNA