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Summary: Ramón Sampedro wants to end his life because a diving accident 28 years before that turned him into a quadriplegic. For most of those years he made the most of it: writing, developing a close relationships with his family, who all help to care for him. While grateful to his family and friends for their help, Ramón was always an active person. He has come to see his life as frustrating and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SEA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Sea

Summary: In the late 1980s, 61-year-old former pathologist Dr. Jack Kevorkian launched a crusade to provide what he considered a humane and dignified option for the terminally ill--assisted suicide. Aided by his loyal friend Neal Nicol, and his older sister Margo Janus, Kevorkian begins offering his "death counseling" services to a grateful and burgeoning clientele. He earns the support of Hemlock...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Films 2010

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA YOU

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie You 2010

Green, Stefanie

Summary: "Dr. Stefanie Green has been forging new paths in the field of medical assistance in dying since 2016. In her landmark memoir, Dr. Green reveals the reasons a patient might seek an assisted death, how the process works, what the event itself can look like, the reactions of those involved, and what it feels like to oversee proceedings and administer medications that hasten death. She describes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GREEN, STEFANIE GRE

Summary: Kate has a lot on her mind. There's the ethics problem of buying furniture at estate sales and marking it up at her Manhattan store. There's the materialism problem of not wanting her teenage daughter to want the expensive things that she wants. There's the marriage problem of sharing a partnership in parenting, business, and life with husband Alex but sensing doubt nibbling at the foundations....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF PLE

Summary: Kate has a lot on her mind. There's the ethics problem of buying furniture at estate sales and marking it up at her Manhattan store. There's the materialism problem of not wanting her teenage daughter to want the expensive things that she wants. There's the marriage problem of sharing a partnership in parenting, business, and life with husband Alex but sensing doubt nibbling at the foundations....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY PLE

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Summary: It had been less than a year since the first man walked on the Moon, but to the American public, Apollo 13 was just another "routine" space flight. That is until the words pierced the immense void of space: "Houston, we have a problem." Stranded in a crippled spacecraft 205,000 miles from Earth, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE APO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Apollo 2005

Summary: When André suffers a debilitating stroke and calls on his daughter Emmanuèle to help him die with dignity, she finds herself faced with a painful decision. Based on Emmanuèle Bernheim's memoir and an Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival, the film's matter-of-factness elicits moments of humor that renders an otherwise weighty topic accessible. Steering clear of the moral arguments such...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Summary: Tackling an extremely sensitive issue in a vibrant, humorous way, this is the story of Yehezkel and his wife Levana. Well into their 70s, they are living contented lives inside a Jerusalem retirement home. But they are shocked when their dear friend Max falls prey to an irreversible illness. Looking to escape a slow, painful death, Max asks Yehezkel for help to end his suffering.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2015

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY FAR

Summary: After being dumped by his girlfriend, Peter knows that he is a man stuck in a dead end life. He decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which then proceeds to wreak havoc upon his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BIG

Summary: While fleeing from the cops, small time hood Harry Lockhart stumbles into an acting audition. He does so well he gets to go to Hollywood. While there, Harry pursues a girl he loved in high school and ends up getting caught up in twisted murder mystery. His only chance of getting out alive is a private detective named Gay Perry, who also works as a consultant for movies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD KISS

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF KIS

Lentz, Timothy Paul

Summary: In the spring of 2017 David DiChiera's nearly fifty-five year tenure as the guiding spirit of opera in southeast Michigan came to an end with his retirement from Michigan Opera Theatre. The Impresario and civic leader extraordinaire was stepping aside, and the company he founded was in excellent shape with a bright and sustainable future and a beautiful world-class home in the Detroit Opera...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Wayne State University Press] 2017

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 782.1 LEN

Grim, Randy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alpine Blue Ribbon Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.3 GRI

Tate, Nikki

Summary: "This nonfiction book for teens examines the complex issue of medical assistance in dying from multiple perspectives."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Books Publishers 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Magazines, Call number: YA 179.7 TAT

Summary: "La nueva edición del exitoso Curso completo de inglés para latinos --de la prestigiosa serie Inglés en 100 días-- te ofrece todo lo que necesitas para desenvolverte con soltura en inglés en Estados Unidos. A través de sus 30 unidades aprenderás el vocabulario y la expresiones claves del idioma, así como la gramática imprescindible. Además, ahora incluye una app de apoyo y acceso a audios que...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aguilar 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 428.2 CUR

Summary: Now working at a private security firm in Berlin, Carrie is trying to start a new life, but she soon discovers she can't escape her past. Blindsided by stunning betrayals, and without Saul and Quinn to rely on, Carrie must uncover a deadly conspiracy that puts thousands of lives at risk, including her own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD HOM RATED R

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOM

Summary: On April 24, 1924 the movies changed forever. The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio opened and soon assembled the most stars. MGM reigns as Hollywood's class act and legendary entertainment empire. Full of memorable film clips, rare interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and insider information, this is a mother lode for film fans. Profiles perfectionist moguls, glamorous and charismatic actors,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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

Aliki.

Summary: Tells the story of the well-known playwright, William Shakespeare, and of the famous Globe Theatre in which many of his works were performed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 792.09 ALI

Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: Recounts how the Cherokees, after fighting to keep their land in the nineteenth century, were forced to leave and travel 1200 miles to a new settlement in Oklahoma, a terrible journey known as the Trail of Tears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1999

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BRU

Christle, Heather

Summary: Award-winning poet Heather Christle has just lost a dear friend to suicide and must reckon with her own struggles with depression and the birth of her first child. How she faces her joy, grief, anxiety, impending motherhood, and conflicted truce with the world results in a moving meditation on the nature, rapture, and perils of crying--from the history of tear-catching gadgets (including the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHRISTLE, HEATHER CHR

Summary: Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five. But Po's new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. Po must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV KUN

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

Beaton, Mabel

Summary: This absorbing and entertaining guide provides all the information needed to construct puppets and puppet theaters. Written by professionals with a passion for their art, the detailed and comprehensive manual contains suggestions for making heads, bodies, wigs, and puppet clothing. Entire chapters tell how to manipulate the puppet, set up and furnish a stage, light scenes, and even how to build...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.5 BEA

Summary: Po and Furious Five uncover tale of three legendary kung fu heroes Master Thundering Rhino, Master Storming Ox, and Master Croc.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2011

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3 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY KUN

Valby, Karen

Summary: "The forgotten story of a pioneering group of five Black ballerinas, the first principals in the Dance Theatre of Harlem, who traveled the world as highly celebrated stars in their field and whose legacy was erased from history until now. At the height of the Civil Rights movement, Lydia Abarça was a Black prima ballerina with a major international dance company-the Dance Theatre of Harlem. She...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2024

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Summary: In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there are moles in their midst, Billy and the other mole are suddenly thrust...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY DEP

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DEP RATED R

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Departed 2007

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