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Francis, Patry

Summary: "A passionate and page-turning saga with an unsolved murder that consumes three lives over several decades in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Told through these three voices, The orphans of Race Point is a novel of suspense, betrayal, and the different ways we find transcendence and meaning in our lives. But most of all, it is a gorgeous and unforgettable love story"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: The story of the love affair between a beautiful retired courtesan Lea, and Chéri, the son of her old colleague and rival, Madame Peloux. After six years Madame Peloux has secretly arranged a marriage between Chéri and Edmee, the daughter of another rich courtesan. As the inevitable moment of parting approaches, Lea and Chéri begin to understand, too late, how much they mean to one another.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Arresting killers is Manhattan detective LaMarca's job. This time is different, the fugitive suspect LaMarca is tracking ends up being his own son. LaMarca must bring the accused to justice. But as a father, he must put his job on the line to find a way to save his own son.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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

Summary: An exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This fateful visit commences an epic narrative of sex, class, betrayal, and revenge. With its earthy visual textures it is a work of great pastoral...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Contents: Match box blues (Larry Hensley) -- Black snake moan (Cobb & Underwood) -- Johnson City blues (Clarence Green) -- Franklin County blues (Dixie Ramblers) -- Blue grass twist ; Bibb County grind (South Georgia Highballers) -- Barber's blues ; Dust pan blues (Frankie Marvin) -- I'm blue and lonesome (Gene Autry & Frankie Marvin) -- Do right daddy blues ; Black bottom blues ; The rheumatism blues ;...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: JSP Records 2005

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1 available in NEW Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY MOU

Summary: A French regiment confronts the horrors of World War I as they journey from patriotism to disillusionment about the glory of battle; ex-convict Jean Valjean tries to rebuild his life to be a respectable citizen but police inspector Javert relentlessly hounds him and won't let him escape his past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Park, Frances

Summary: Mike's grandmother, who has moved from Korea to live with Mike and his family in the United States, inspires him to suggest an idea to help their floundering food cart business.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 2005

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Summary: Featuring an incredible array of the greatest musicians of the '70s and early '80s. It stands alone in the history of rock n roll as the first ever late-night live concert show on TV, capturing the spirit of a time when rock was exploding in so many new, exciting directions. For nine thrilling years, The Special brought audience the very best live music from every genre, rare performances right...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC MID

Park, Frances

Summary: When a young boy in Korea dreams of eating a New York bagel, he asks a farmer, a fisherman, a beekeeper, and a baker for help.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PAR

Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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

Summary: Portuguese immigrants Maria and Jose have been living in a small apartment in an exclusive district of Paris for 30 years. Maria is the caretaker for the building and José is a construction worker. When they inherit a house in Portugal, they have a chance to return to their homeland, but none of their neighbors wants them to move.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Post office manager Philippe longs for a transfer to the sunny, sophisticated south of France. But when his attempt to cheat his way into a transfer backfires, he is sent instead to Nord-Pas de Calais. This northern province is known for its chilly dampness, its drunken, unemployable population, its terrible food and an impenetrable dialect known as Ch'timi. But Philippe soon learns to love...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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

Summary: Nineteenth century poet John Keats and the girl next door, Fanny Brawne, started out as unlikely lovers who were totally at odds with each other. However, when Brawne offers to help Keats nurse his seriously ill brother, the two soon became involved in an unstoppable romance that only his untimely death at age 25 could bring to a shattering end.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE BRI

Summary: An anthology of four wordless novels by artists Frans Masereel, Lynd Ward, Giacomo Patri and Laurence Hyde, and a look at how these artists used their work as a form of social commentary. The influence of this art form on modern filmmaking and the graphic novel is also examined.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 GRA

Retan, Walter.

Summary: When the other engines refuse, the Little Blue Engine tries to pull a stranded train full of dolls, toys, and good food over the mountain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Platt & Munk 2002

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1 available in Reference Office, Call number: STO Piper

Summary: Cardinal Mazarin dies in 1661. The young Louis asserts his intention to govern as well as rule. Mazarin's fiscal advisor, Colbert, warns against Fouquet, who wants to be prime minister and is looting the treasury. Fouquet believes Louis will soon tire of exercizing power and overplays his hand. Louis' mistress reports this to the king who arrests Fouquet. Louis and Colbert design a brilliant...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2008

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

Summary: Presents the Franco Zeffirelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE ROM

Summary: The 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy in a Los Angeles hotel kitchen. We see Kennedy's acceptance speech after winning the California Democratic presidential primary, his death at the hands of gunman Sirhan Sirhan, and the chaos and despair that ensued. The people at the hotel don't know what is coming. Our grief at hearing RFK's own words, so eloquent, so hopeful and inspiring. Watch the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company 2007

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Summary: Where eagles dare: Commandos charged with freeing a U.S. general from an Alpine fortress should trust nothing -- including their own search-and-rescue orders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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Summary: Hank is a retired Sergeant with the Military Police, now he spends his days hauling gravel and sharing a quiet life with his wife Joan. One day, he receives a call informing him that his youngest son, Mike, had gone AWOL. Hank thought his son was in Iraq, but is informed that Mike returned stateside four days ago with his platoon. Hank calls his son's cell phone and gets voice mail. He checks...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

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

Summary: Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank account that's strictly low-life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: Two families, the Hazards and the Mains, are geographically and ideologically separated by the U.S. Civil War. The hatred, prejudice, and greed that tear at the fabric of a nation also threaten to destroy the threads that have woven the lives of these two families together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2011

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NOR

Powers, Francis Gary

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1970

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.921 POW

Summary: When the tyrannical ruler Stalin dies, his hapless inner circle scrambles to come up with the next evolution of the revolution, but it's clear everyone is really out for themselves. Proof that comedy, like politics, is all in the execution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY DEA