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Dunham, Lena

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "If I could take what I've learned and make one menial job easier for you, or prevent you from having the kind of sex where you feel you must keep your sneakers on in case you want to run away during the act, then every misstep of mine was worthwhile. I'm already predicting my future shame at thinking I had anything to offer you, but also my future glory in having stopped you from trying an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 DUN

Woodward, Bill.

Summary: History of lumbermen and lumbering operations during the 1800s, and on Civilian Conservation Corps activities from 1933 to 1942, in the northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Woodward & Woodward Publishing 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 WOO
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 977.4 WOO

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MI 977.4 Woodward 2017

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

Taylor, Stuart

Summary: The saga of the Duke lacrosse team members' alleged rape of an African-American stripper and the unraveling of the case against them. Covering all five aspects of the case (personal, legal, academic, political, and media), journalist Taylor and historian Johnson argue that law enforcement, a campaigning prosecutor, biased journalists, and left-leaning academics repeatedly refused to pursue the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1532 TAY

Fain, Sammy

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: 1945

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2 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

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

Kelly, David A. (David Andrew)

Summary: Profiles the life of the baseball player who discovered that mud worked better than dirty water for breaking in baseballs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.357 KEL

Summary: "An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation with rare archival footage, insightful historical commentary and stunning eyewitness accounts from citizens who struggled through China's most decisive century"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

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

Buttigieg, Pete

24 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Once described by the Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of," Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-six-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has improbably emerged as one of the nation's most visionary politicians. First elected in 2011, Buttigieg left a successful business career to move back to his hometown, previously tagged by Newsweek as a "dying city,"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2019

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Lang, Lang

Summary: Provides a look at the life and accomplishments of the noted pianist through his views on the differences between the cultures of the East and West, the great changes in his homeland of China, and his love for classical music.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2008

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

Summary: The lion who thought he was people; A documentary chronicling the life of Christian, an affectionate lion cub born in a London zoo and raised by two young Australians. Unable to keep Christian as a pet, they contact the stars of "Born free" and real-life wildlife expert George Adamson, who helps them introduce Christian to his native habitat in Kenya.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media Films 2012

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Family 2012

Contents: I Can Feel It(4:58 min) -- Bahari Boys: Simba Yuna Nguruma(4:11 min) -- Celina, Kamaru: Mukurara Nake / Kamaru Celina Band(3:29 min) -- Orchestre Conga Internationale: Nakupenda Sana(4:43 min) -- The Rift Valley Brothers: Mucang'ang'o Ugiraga Mukindirio(4:52 min) -- L'Orchestre Central International: Jane Jaber(4:37 min) -- The Lulus Band: Daina(4:36 min) -- Les Mangelepa: Nseya / Orchestre Les...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Soundway Records 2016

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

Summary: Eighteen of Alfred Hitchcock's early films (1926-1939), and two episodes of his television program (1955-1962). Includes 55 minutes of movie trailers spanning Hitchcock's legendary career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Eighteen of Alfred Hitchcock's early films (1926-1939), and two episodes of his television program (1955-1962). Includes 55 minutes of movie trailers spanning Hitchcock's legendary career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ALF

Gorokhova, Elena.

Summary: Elena Gorokhovas A Mountain of Crumbs is the moving story of a Soviet girl who discovers the truths adults are hiding from her and the lies her homeland lives by. Elena's country is no longer the majestic Russia of literature or the tsars, but a nation struggling to retain its power and its pride. Born with a desire to explore the world beyond her borders, Elena finds her passion in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GOROKHOVA, ELENA GOR

Gorokhova, Elena.

Summary: Elena Gorokhova grows up in 1960's Leningrad where she discovers that beauty and passion can be found in unexpected places in Soviet Russia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 947 GOR

Edwards, Harold W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House Pub. 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920.041 AID

Masilamani, Mike

Summary: "A darkly satiric account of childhood in times of war, violence and refugee camps. Set in Sri Lanka, the scenes that unfolds in this powerful vignette of children caught in the crossfire of civil war could equally happen elsewhere-- in all places where human deaths are reduced to numbers and guns do not differentiate between adults and children"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tara Books Private Limited 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAS

Moorhouse, Geoffrey

Contents: Ecclesiastical map of Durham, 1535 -- Plan of the monastery -- Map of Durham Peninsula -- Tenebrae -- The reason why -- A prince among bishops -- The Thirtieth Prior -- Substantial poverty -- The Great Matter -- The apparatus of plunder -- The small houses fall -- The Furness example -- Buying time -- A great violation -- A new order -- The end of an era -- The iconoclast -- A great villain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BlueBridge 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 274.205 MOO

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Fernández Revuelta, Alina

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FERNANDEZ, ALINA FER

Jacobs, Sally H.

Summary: "Barack Obama, father of the American president, was part of Africa's "independence generation" and in 1959 it seemed his star would shine brightly. He came to the U.S. from Kenya and was given a university scholarship. While in Hawaii, he met Ann Dunham in 1961, and his son Barack was born. He left his young family to gain a master's degree from Harvard. After that, Obama's life became...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBAMA, BARACK HUSSEIN JAC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.932 JAC

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