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Summary: George is a man whose struggle to find food and a place to sleep in New York City is beautifully captured with remarkable realism and heartrending compassion. Shuffled into the unforgiving bureaucracy of a men's shelter, George seems destined to wind up as just another lost soul swallowed up by the system, until he meets a gregarious, down-and-out ex-jazzman who inspires George to reconnect...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Tannen, Deborah

Summary: "A New York Times bestselling author traces her father's life from turn-of-the-century Warsaw to bustling New York City in an intimate memoir about family, memory, and the stories we tell. Long before she was the acclaimed author of a groundbreaking bookabout women and men, and praised by Oliver Sacks as having "a novelist's ear for the way people speak," Deborah Tannen was a little girl who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Group 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TANNEN, ELI SAMUEL TAN

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Summary: George is a man whose struggle to find food and a place to sleep in New York City is beautifully captured with remarkable realism and heartrending compassion. Shuffled into the unforgiving bureaucracy of a men's shelter, George seems destined to wind up as just another lost soul swallowed up by the system, until he meets a gregarious, down-and-out ex-jazzman who inspires George to reconnect...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Begley, Louis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred Knopf 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEG

James, Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tally Hall Press 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAM

Mosley, Walter

Summary: After serving time in Rikers Island solitary for assault, Joe King Oliver, who is an ex-NYPD investigator working as a private detective, receives a note from a woman who admits she was paid to frame him, compelling him to investigate.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MOS

Summary: Sara Crewe is the pampered daughter of an Army officer who is left in a strict boarding school when her father goes off to war. When he is reported dead, her world is turned upside down and she is made a servant at the school, yet she refuses to let her spirit be broken.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1998

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY LIT

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Little 1995

Summary: The holiday season is in full swing when a cultured gentleman with twinkling eyes, an ample belly, and a snowy beard is hired as the Macy's department store Santa. He claims his name is Kris Kringle, and soon fills everyone with the Christmas spirit. Everyone that is, except Doris Walker, his boss, who is raising her daughter not to believe in Santa. But when Kringle is declared insane, and put...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY MIR

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Summary: Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. As a last resort, Larry applies for a job as a night shift security guard at the American Museum of Natural History. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse causes the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life at night.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: Doug is the king, but his wife Carrie really rules the roost. Doug is the ultimate guy's guy from Queens, New York. A blue-collar husband who loves his wife so much he is willing to sacrifice his rec room so her father, Arthur can move in, a decision he's been regretting ever since. Doug's free time is split between quality time with his wife and play time with his buddies. This king proves...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV KIN

Summary: Sampson is a lion on display at a zoo in New York City's Central Park, and he holds court over all the other animals, including Nigel, a testy koala bear; Larry, a dumb but well-meaning snake; Kazar, a wildebeest with a passion for choreography; Bridget, a bright but cynical giraffe; and Benny, a squirrel who is good friends with Sampson and is trying to romance Bridget without much success....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY WIL

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

Summary: Tony is an undereducated Brooklyn teenager who is bored with his daytime job. The highlight of his week is going to the local disco, where he is the king of the dance floor. Tony meets Stephanie at the disco and they agree to dance together in a competition. Stephanie resists Tony's attempts to romance her, as she aspires to greater things. Gradually, Tony also becomes disillusioned with the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

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

Summary: Parcel deliveryman Doug Heffernan continues to juggle the intimate moments of marriage with his wife Carrie while sparring with that royal pain, his father-in-law, in the basement.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV KIN

Potok, Chaim

Summary: The story of two fathers and two sons and the pressures on all of them to pursue the religion they share in the way that is best suited to each. And as the boys grow into young men, they discover in the other a lost spiritual brother, and a link to an unexplored world that neither had ever considered before. In effect, they exchange places, and find the peace that neither will ever retreat from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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Summary: "As a teenager, filmmaker Pearl Gluck left her [Hasidic] Jewish community in Brooklyn for secular life in Manhattan. Many years later, Pearl's father has one wish: that she marry and return to the community . Pearl, however, takes a more creative approach to mend the breach. She travels to Hungary to retrieve a turn-of-the-century family heirloom: a couch upon which esteemed rabbis once slept....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2005

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

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