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Foster, David R.

Summary: In 1977 David Foster took to the woods of New England to build a cabin with his own hands. Along with a few tools he brought a copy of the journals of Henry David Thoreau. Foster was struck by how different the forested landscape around him was from the one Thoreau described more than a century earlier. The sights and sounds that Thoreau experienced on his daily walks through 19th-century...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.3 FOS

Summary: The Thing: In the winter of 1982, a 12-man research team, at a remote Antarctic research station, discovers an alien buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Soon unfrozen, the form-changing alien wreaks havoc, creates terror and takes on the appearance of those it kills.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: The year is 1990 and the place is a slightly altered Cleveland, Ohio. Lenore's great-grandmother has disappeared with twenty-five other inmates of the Shaker Heights Nursing Home. Her beau, and boss, Rick Vigorous, is insanely jealous, and her cockatiel, Vlad the Impaler, has suddenly started spouting a mixture of psycho-babble, Auden, and the King James Bible.--Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: For this collection, Wallace immerses himself in the three-ring circus that is the presidential race in order to document one of the most vicious campaigns in recent history. Later he strolls from booth to booth at a lobster festival in Maine and risks life and limb to get to the bottom of the lobster question. Then he wheedles his way into an L.A. radio studio, armed with tubs of chicken, to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Co. 2007

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Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: A spoof on our culture featuring a drug-and-alcohol rehabilitation house near Boston. The center becomes a hotbed of revolutionary activity by Quebec separatists in revolt against the Organization of North American Nations which now rules the continent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1996

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: Presents a collection of eight short fiction stories by American author David Foster Wallace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Summary: Contains the entire third season of the television program "House" in which the controversial Dr. Gregory House and his team diagnose and treat mysterious illnesses. Includes special features.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series House 2007

Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: For this collection, Wallace immerses himself in the three-ring circus that is the presidential race in order to document one of the most vicious campaigns in recent history. Later he strolls from booth to booth at a lobster festival in Maine and risks life and limb to get to the bottom of the lobster question. Then he wheedles his way into an L.A. radio studio, armed with tubs of chicken, to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 WAL

Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: David Foster Wallace brings his intellectual ambition and bravura style to the story of how mathematicians have struggled to understand the infinite, from the ancient Greeks to the nineteenth-century mathematical genius Georg Cantor's counterintuitive discovery that there is more than one kind of infinity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 511.3 WAL

Wallace, David Foster.

Contents: Mister squishy -- The soul is not a smithy -- Incarnations of burned children -- Another pioneer -- Good old neon -- Philosophy and the mirror of nature -- Oblivion -- The suffering channel.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC 2012

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC WAL

Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again collects David Foster Wallace's writings on a range of subjects that only he could bring together. From personal narratives to tennis, film, philosophy, and postmodern literary theory, no subject is outside the play of his imagination. In "Getting Away from Already Being Pretty Much Away from It All", a finalist for the 1995 National Magazine Award,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 WAL

Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: "Only once did David Foster Wallace give a public talk on his views on life, during a commencement address given in 2005 at Kenyon College. The speech is reprinted for the first time in book form in "This is Water". How does one keep from going through their comfortable, prosperous adult life unconsciously? How do we get ourselves out of the foreground of our thoughts and achieve compassion?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 370.11 WAL

Bocelli, Andrea.

Contents: White Christmas = Bianco Natale -- Angels we have heard on high -- Santa Claus is coming to town -- The Christmas song (with Natalie Cole) -- The Lord's prayer (with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir) -- What child is this (with Mary J. Blige) -- Adeste fideles -- O Tannenbaum -- Jingle bells (feat. The Muppets) -- Silent night -- Blue Christmas (with Reba McEntire) -- Cantique de Noel -- Caro Gesu'...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Decca 2009

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD HOLIDAY BOC

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Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: The character David Foster Wallace is introduced to the banal world of the IRS Regional Examination Center in Peoria, Illinois, and the host of strange people who work there, in a novel that was unfinished at the time of the author's death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

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Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: The agents at the IRS Regional Examination Center in Peoria, Illinois, appear ordinary enough to newly arrived trainee David Foster Wallace. But as he immerses himself in a routine so tedious and repetitive that new employees receive boredom-survival training, he learns of the extraordinary variety of personalities drawn to this strange calling. And he has arrived at a moment when forces within...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: AudioGO 2011

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Wallace, David Foster

Summary: Both a onetime "near-great junior tennis player" and a lifelong connoisseur of the finer points of the game, David Foster Wallace wrote about tennis with the authority of an insider, the showmanship of a literary pyrotechnician, and disarming admiration of an irrepressible fan. Including his masterful profiles of Roger Federer and Tracy Austin, String Theory gathers Wallace's five famous essays...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library of America] 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.34 WAL

Summary: Dr. Gregory House is devoid of bedside manner and wouldn't even talk to his patients if he could get away with it. Dealing with his own constant physical pain and ignoring his pain killing addiction, he uses his cane to punctuate his acerbic, brutally honest demeanor. House and his team deal with unusual medical mysteries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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

Groban, Josh

Contents: Alla luce del sole -- Gira con me -- You're still you -- Cinema paradiso (se) -- To where you are -- Alejate -- Canto alla vita (featuring the Corrs) -- Let me fall (from Cirque du Soleil) -- Vincent (Starry, starry night) -- Un amore per sempre -- Home to stay -- Jesu, joy of man's desiring (featuring Lili Haydn) -- The prayer (with Charlotte Church).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 143 Records 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD P/R GRO

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD PM Groban

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD VOCAL GRO

Contents: Canta pe' me / Ernesto de Curtis (3:26) -- Bring him home / Claude-Michel Schönberg (3:36) -- Che non finisca mai / Chris Broom (3:35) -- E lucevan le stelle / Giaccomo Puccini (3:22) -- Dolce vento / Chris Broom (2:21) -- Un giorno per noi / Nina Rota (4:19) -- Che gelida manina / Giaccomo Puccini (5:02) -- La nostra patria / Chris Broom (3:04) -- Hallelujah / Leonard Cohen (3:57) -- Ave Maria...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD VOCAL ANT

Summary: Charismatic but dumb John McCabe arrives in a turn-of-the-century Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern. Shrewd Mrs. Miller, a professional madam, arrives soon after construction begins. She offers to help McCabe run his business and the whorehouse thrives. McCabe and Mrs. Miller draw closer, despite their conflicting intelligences and philosophies. Soon, however, the mining...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN MCC

Summary: Seven friends, recent college graduates, search for a place in the real world and face the issues of career and commitment. Against the backdrop of St. Elmo's, their local hang-out, they save, betray and love each one another as only the closest of friends can.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ST.

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie St. Elmo's 2001

Botti, Chris.

Contents: Prelude no. 20 in C minor -- Per te = For you (featuring Andrea Bocelli, vocals) -- En Aranjuez con tu amor -- You are not alone -- Losing you (featuring Vince Gill, vocals) -- Tango suite (featuring Herbie Hancock, piano) -- Setembro -- Oblivion (featuring Caroline Campbell, violin) -- Sevdah -- Summertime (featuring David Foster, piano, keyboards) -- Contigo en la distancia -- Over the...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia 2012

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

Kenny G.

Contents: Summertime (featuring George Benson) -- The look of love -- What a wonderful world (Louis Armstrong with Kenny G) -- Desafinado -- In a sentimental mood -- The girl from Ipanema (featuring Bebel Gilberto) -- Stranger on the shore -- Body and soul -- 'Round midnight -- Over the rainbow.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Arista Records 1999

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD EASY LISTENING KEN

Summary: Jeremiah Johnson: Jeremiah is an American soldier who goes west to escape the Mexican War and becomes a mountain man. He is taken in by an old trapper who teaches him how to survive. After unavoidably violating an Indian burial ground, he loses his new Indian wife and their adopted child to vengeance. A vendetta between him and the Crows ruins his idyllic life as a fur trapper.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN GRE

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