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Summary: J. Edgar Hoover was head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for nearly 50 years. Hoover was feared, admired, reviled and revered, a man who could distort the truth as easily as he upheld it. His methods were at once ruthless and heroic, with the admiration of the world his most coveted prize. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2012

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA J

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE J. ED

Poe, Edgar Allan

Summary: Mystery, horror, murder and madness--Edgar Allan Poe's stories are famous for their ability to shock and intrigue. From the nightmarish world of the Pit and the Pendulum to the shrewd calculations of August Dupin, their power is undiminished even today. This release also includes some of the author's best-known poetry, including the Raven and Annabel Lee, as well as a specially-written...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 0000

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 818.3 POE

Mühlberger, Richard.

Summary: Explores such art topics as style, composition, color, and subject matter as they relate to twelve works by Degas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Museum of Art/Viking 2002

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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: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: Edgar Allan Poe: buried alive draws on the rich palette of Poe's evocative imagery and sharply drawn plots to tell the real story of the notorious author. Featuring Tony Award-winning actor Denis O'Hare, the film explores the misrepresentations of Poe as an alcoholic madman. It reveals the way in which Poe tapped into what it means to be a human in the modern and sometimes frightening world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Ailor, Edgar I.

Summary: "In 1978, William Least Heat-Moon made a 14,000-mile journey on the back roads of America, visiting 38 states along the way. In 1982, the popular Blue Highways, which chronicled his adventures, was published. Three decades later, Edgar Ailor III and his son, Edgar IV, retraced and photographed Heat-Moon's route, culminating in Blue Highways Revisited, released for publication on the thirtieth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Missouri Press 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 778 AIL

Dunn, Joeming W.

Summary: Retells Edgar Allan Poe's classic horror poem The Raven in graphic novel form.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 DUN

Winters, Cat

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Edgar Poe's plans to escape his foster family, begin classes at the prestigious new university, and marry his beloved Elmira Royster go awry when a macabre Muse appears with a request.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC WIN

Geary, Rick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.25092 HEL

Messick, Hank.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McKay 1972

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOO

Sweeney, Joan

Summary: Three little kittens create a sensation when they join dancers onstage of a Parisian theater known for its ballet and for the artist who paints there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2002

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Guillaud Editions 1984

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.4 DEG

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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Summary: "In 1903, in Cornwall, a group of locals discover an underwater city, dating back to 1803, that hides a society of smugglers and aquatic creatures."-- IMDb

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

DeVonyar, Jill.

Summary: Seeks to illuminate the themes present in the artist's works, presenting new material about Degas's highly informed relationship with the ballet of the nineteenth century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N. Abrams, in association with the American Federation of Arts 2002

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.4 DEV

Fisher, Edwin L. (Edwin Lewis)

Summary: William Fisher and Betsy Burnett established their family in a rural area of Salem, Washington County, New York starting in 1817. Almost twelve hundred descendants and their spouses have been identified and there are probably hundreds more who have not been found. The details of their migrations provides a fascinating story of one small part in the early development of our country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: E.L. Fisher 2006

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.2 FISHER Fisher

Mitchell, Edgar D.

Summary: An Apollo 14 astronaut recounts his life, including his early years living in Roswell, New Mexico, his time as a Navy combat pilot, and his incredible journey to the Moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Independent Pub Group 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 629.454 MIT

Weiner, Tim.

Summary: Presents the history of the FBI's secret intelligence operations, detailing how the bureau has been used to conduct political warfare, and how it became the most powerful intelligence service in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

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Summary: "J. Edgar Hoover, head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for nearly 50 years ... was feared, admired, reviled and revered, a man who could distort the truth as easily as he upheld it. His methods were at once ruthless and heroic, with the admiration of the world his most coveted prize. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by Warner Home Video 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD J.ED RATED R

Corben, Richard.

Summary: A collection of Edgar Allan Poe's classics adapted by master horror comics artist and Eisner Hall of Fame inductee, Richard Corben.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse 2014

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Hersh, Burton.

Summary: An evaluation of the complex relationship between the Kennedy family and the FBI director traces their shared political years through their parallel rises and controversial deaths and considers the roles played by such figures as Joe McCarthy and Martin Luther King.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.923 HER

Medsger, Betty.

Summary: An account of the 1971 break-in of the FBI offices in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists cites their roles in triggering major changes in the FBI and confirming that J. Edgar Hoover had run a personal shadow-FBI.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 MED

Anholt, Laurence.

Summary: Because Marie helps her poor parents by modeling for an ill-tempered artist, she becomes a famous ballerina but not in the way she had dreamed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's 1996

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709.2 DEG

Collins, Paul

Summary: Describes the personal and professional life of the master of the horror behind "The Raven," "The Tell-Tale Heart," and other classic works, including a discussion of his rocky relationship with his wealthy adoptive father and his time spent working as an editor and reviewer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 POE, EDGAR ALLAN COL