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Fischer, Paul

Summary: "A nonfiction thriller packed with tension, passion, and politics, [this book] offers a rare glimpse into a secretive world, illuminating a fascinating chapter of North Korea's history that helps explain how it became the hermetically sealed, intensely stage-managed country it remains today"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.4 FIS

Summary: The story of Joseph told in a Wild West version with Larry the cucumber as the title character. Follow Little Joe's journey as his faith is tested every step of the way.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2003

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

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD MOVIE Big I

Summary: Celebrity guests are put on the spot in the "Not My Job" segment of the NPR/Chicago Public Radio show Wait, wait-- don't tell me!, a news quiz show in which guests answer questions on a topic totally outside their area of expertise.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2009

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA WAI

Summary: The king needs a new queen, and Esther has been chosen! But she's about to find out that being queen is going to take more courage than she ever imagined!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Big Idea Productions 2003

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Summary: A celebrated literary scholar, seemingly happily married, embarks on an affair with a gorgeous stewardess, who is captivated by his charm and reputation. As their romance gets serious, the film grows anxious, leading to a wallop of a conclusion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: the Criterion Collection 2015

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

Summary: The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of M. Gustave (Ralph Fiennes), a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa (Tony Revolori), the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. Acting as a kind of father figure, M. Gustave leads the resourceful Zero on a journey that involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting; the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Opus Books 2014

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Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Opus Arte 2007

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Summary: The Person of Interest team suffers a devastating loss and confronts staggering challenges. Adapting to the evolution of The Machine, now completely self-governed and hidden from all, technical wizard Finch and ex-CIA operative Reese team with rogue agent Samantha Shaw to save lives and seek justice, but their missions now threaten to tear them apart. NYPD Detectives Carter and Fusco finally...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Contents: Cubano chant -- I'll close my eyes -- 50 ways to leave your lover -- Cry me a river -- For once in my life -- Decision -- Nutville -- Blues for C.F. -- Near miss -- We'll be together again -- I've never been in love before.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ PAT

Summary: "In the midst of the war, Captain America and Iron Man meet secretly. Is there any hope of working out their issues before further tragedy occurs?" -- From p.4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Worldwide, Inc., a subsidary of Marvel Entertainment, LLC 2016

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Summary: James White is a troubled twenty-something trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. He retreats further into a self-destructive, hedonistic lifestyle, but as his mother battles a serious illness James is forced to take control of his life. As the pressure on him mounts, James must find new reserves of strength or risk imploding completely.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD VAN

Summary: A trouble-shooting 19th century seaman is trying to discover why so many whaling ships have been disappearing of late. Teaming with a scientist and a diver, they set sail to investigate. They are promptly captured by the megalomaniac Captain Nemo, who skippers a lavish, scientifically advanced submarine.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2003

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE 200

Contents: Blue disc: Dive / Steven Curtis Chapman -- Holy / Nichole Nordeman -- I can only imagine / Mercy Me -- In Christ alone / Brian Littrell -- One of these days / FFH -- Big enough / Chris Rice -- Lead me on / Amy Grant -- Place in this world / Michael W. Smith -- Gather at the river / Point of Grace -- Redeemer / Nicole C. Mullen -- Testify to love / Avalon -- Awesome God / Rich Mullins -- On my...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Provident Label Group 2005

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CHRISTN Wow

Summary: "Oscar- winning director Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) assembles a team of artists and activists on an undercover operation to expose the hidden world of endangered species and the race to protect them against mass extinction. Spanning the globe to infiltrate the world's most dangerous black markets and using high tech tactics to document the link between carbon emissions and species extinction,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Charlton Heston plays a cop in this 21st century science-fiction horror story. The setting is New York, teeming with 40 million citizens, most of whom are out of work. Environmental erosion is almost complete and voluntary death is encouraged by government-sponsored clinics. For their food, the people have grown to rely almost totally on a greenish, wafer-like substance called soylent. As...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Entertainment 2003

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3 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI SOY

Summary: London's gambling world is the setting where aspiring writer Jack Manfred, suffering from writer's block, takes a job as a croupier to support his art. Knowing the dangers of the cards, Jack is adamant about remaining a professional outsider, but the temptations of the game inevitably swallow him deeper than he could have ever anticipated.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Image Entertainment 2004

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

Petranek, Michael

Summary: See how six teenage ninja came together to save Ninjago City from Lord Garmadon and his army of Sharkmen, as told by Master Wu himself!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2017

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Summary: Three Americans discover a terrorist plot aboard a train while in France.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD 15

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 15:17

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE FIF

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

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

Summary: A former United States Air Force general and three other convicts escape from a military prison. The four men take over a nuclear base and proceed to hold America hostage, threatening to launch the base's missiles if they don't receive ten million dollars and if the president fails to release a top-secret document on the Vietnam War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Films 2012

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

Robeson, Paul

Contents: Every time I feel the spirit / arr. L. Brown -- Balm in Gilead / arr. Burleigh -- Volga boat song -- Monologue from Othello / Shakespeare -- O thou silent night / Alexandrov -- Chinese children's song -- My curly headed baby / Clutsam -- Old man river / Kern -- Going home / Dvorak ; arr. Fisher --Monologue from Boris Godunov ; The orphan / Mussorgsky -- Christ lag in Todesbanden / Bach --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Vanguard 1987

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RELIGIOUS ROB

Summary: It is based on the inspiring true story of Mary Thompson Fisher, a woman who traversed cultural barriers to become one of the greatest Native American performers of all time. Born in Indian Territory, and raised on the songs and stories of her Chickasaw culture, Te Ata's journey to find her true calling led her through isolation, discovery, love and a stage career that culminated in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Journey through space and time to the world of the Mighty Boosh. Howard and Vince are working in the Nabootique, a second hand shop that is actually a front for Naboo's nefarious shamanistic activities. The hapless duo are drawn into a series of magical adventures where they confront a host of eerie characters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2 entertain Video 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MIG

Summary: Ever since Hopper was a child, he has dreamed of becoming a major-league pitcher. Relentlessly pushed and punished by his abusive father, he's on the verge of becoming one of the game's most promising players when he unexpectedly breaks down on the mound. Now Hopper's only hope for a future lies with an unorthodox sports therapist who urges him to piece together the past and confront the man...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF PHE