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Freedman, Karyn L. (Karyn Lynne)

Summary: In this powerful memoir, philosopher Karyn L. Freedman travels back to a Paris night in 1990 when she was twenty-two and, in one violent hour, her life was changed forever by a brutal rape. One Hour in Paris takes the reader on a harrowing yet inspirational journey through suffering and recovery both personal and global. We follow Freedman from an apartment in Paris to a French courtroom, then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Univ of Chicago Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FREEDMAN, KARYN L FRE

Reel, Monte

Summary: In A Brotherhood of Spies, award-winning journalist Monte Reel reveals how the U-2 spy program, principally devised by four men working in secret, upended the Cold War and carved a new mission for the CIA. This secret fraternity, made up of Edwin Land, best known as the inventor of instant photography and the head of Polaroid Corporation; Kelly Johnson, a hard-charging taskmaster from Lockheed;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.127 REE

Karan, Donna

Summary: A personal, provocative memoir by the iconic designer includes candid stories about her difficult and isolated childhood, her nearly five-decade career in the fashion industry, her two marriages, her children, and her spiritual life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KARAN, DONNA KAR

Summary: Professor Gates' journey continues as a weekly series that will look at an ever-widening spectrum of our nation's fascinating ethnic mixture.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2016

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FIN

Phan, Zoya.

Summary: Zoya Phan escaped the Burmese army in her native jungle and a Thai refugee camp to become the spokesperson of the Free Burma movement.--Publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.105 PHAN, ZOYA PHA

Karsh, Yousuf

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stoddart 2001

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 770 KAR

Duffy, Karen

Summary: Over one-third of the United States population--nearly one hundred million Americans--is currently living with chronic pain, while another 133 million Americans live with some form of chronic illness. Half of the United States population suffers from these invisible illnesses where their symptoms are not always obvious to the casual observer. Among them is Karen Duffy, New York...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DUFFY, KAREN DUF

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B DUFFY DUF

Summary: In First blood, an ex-Green Beret haunted by memories of Vietnam is searching for peace, but finds instead an overzealous, small town sheriff who's spoiling for a fight.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2008

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

Knausgaard, Karl Ove

Summary: Spring is a deeply moving novel about family, our everyday lives, our joys and our struggles. "Today is Wednesday the thirteenth of April 2016, it is twelve minutes to eleven, and I have just finished writing this book for you. What happened that summer nearly three years ago, and its repercussions, are long since over. Sometimes it hurts to live, but there is always something to live for."...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 KNAUSGAARD, KARL OVE KNA

Knausgaard, Karl Ove

Summary: The grand finale of Karl Ove Knausgaard's masterful and intensely-personal series about the four seasons. 2 June--It is completely dark out now. It is twenty-three minutes to midnight and you have already slept for four hours. What you will dream of tonight, no one will ever know. Even if you were to remember it when you wake up, you wouldn't have a language in which to communicate it to us,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 KNAUSGAARD, KARL OVE KNA

Knausgård, Karl Ove

Summary: In Winter, we rejoin the great Karl Ove Knausgaard as he waits for the birth of his daughter. In preparation for her arrival, he takes stock of the world, seeing it as if for the first time. In his inimitably sensitive style, he writes about the moon, water, messiness, owls, birthdays-to name just a handful of his subjects. These oh-so-familiar objects and ideas he fills with new meaning,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Brumfitt, Taryn

Summary: "Body confidence does not come from trying to achieve the perfect body, it comes from embracing the one you've already got." This is the book for every woman who hates the way her body looks, and derides herself for not having the perfect figure. It is for those who have allowed those negative and harmful thoughts to affect their self-confidence and inform their everyday behaviour. Once a body...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Holland Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRUMFITT, TARYN BRU

Knausgsård, Karl Ove

Summary: "Two world-class writers reveal themselves to be the ultimate soccer fans in these collected letters Karl Ove Knausgaard is sitting at home in Skåne with his wife, four small children, and dog. He is watching soccer on TV and falls asleep in front of the set. He likes 0-0 draws, cigarettes, coffee, and Argentina. Fredrik Ekelund is away, in Brazil, where he plays soccer on the beach and watches...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 896 KNA

Karan, Donna

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Assouline 2004

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 746.9 KARAN, DONNA Sis

Greenfeld, Karl Taro

Summary: A brother of an autistic child profiled in the trilogy that began with A Boy Called Noah describes the challenges he faced growing up in his brother's shadow, in an account that interweaves the social history of autism and its related research with the author's sideline experiences in childhood and adulthood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GREENFELD, KARL TAROGRE

Weiss, Mitch.

Summary: Based on government documents and eyewitness testimony, describes the U.S. Special Forces mission that led to the capture and execution of violent revolutionary leader Che Guevera.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Caliber 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 980.035 WEI

Elwes, Cary

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Summary: From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2014

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Gandhi, Arun.

Summary: "At Grandfather Gandhi’s service village, each day is filled, from sunrise to sunset, with work that is done for the good of all. The villagers vow to live simply and non-violently. Arun Gandhi tries very hard to follow these vows, but he struggles with one of the most important rules: not to waste." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GAN

Wood, Naomi.

Summary: Based upon actual love letters and telegrams, describes fictionalized accounts of the lives and thoughts of each of Ernest Hemingway's four wives, describing what it was like to be loved by the adventurous novelist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult, Call number: P WOO

Knausgaard, Karl Ove

Summary: The first entry in a planned four-part autobiographical series presents sensory letters written to the author's unborn daughter that describe his childhood and daily life with his wife and older children in rural Sweden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2017

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Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2014

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Summary: "Harry, Albert, Sam, and Jack--the Warner brothers--turned a storefront that used a sheet for a screen into a dream factory rooted in the credo of educate, entertain and enlighten. In this fascinating documentary, filmmaker (and Harry's granddaughter) Cass Warner Sperling tells a story of sibling rivalry, social conscience, and the silver screen."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A fictional portrait of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I follows the young queen as she copes with intrigues aimed at placing Mary, Queen of Scots, on the British throne, and her passion for the traitorous Robert Dudley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gre