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Summary: This is the story of the growth and maturity of Magnolia, a showboat star, who falls for Gaylord Ravenal, a riverboat gambler.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS SHO

Twain, Mark, 1835-1911

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 2004

Millard, Candice.

Summary: The true story of Theodore Roosevelt's harrowing 1914 exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth, a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most treacherous jungles in the world. Indians armed with poison-tipped arrows haunt its shadows; piranhas glide through its waters; boulder-strewn rapids turn the river into a roiling cauldron. After his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2005

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Twain, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Association 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.4 TWA

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

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Superior Port Cities 1999

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 977.49 Sivertson 1999

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 977.49 SIV

Meyer, L. A. (Louis A.)

Summary: In 1806, the exploits of Jacky Faber continue as she heads west to avoid capture by the British and discovers adventure aboard a keelboat on the mighty Mississippi River.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2007

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MEY

Benjamin, Vernon

Summary: A history of the Hudson River Valley, which, because of its unique geography and proximity to Canada, was the site of many battles, chronicles its discovery all the way to its rise as a center of culture and commerce that is still evident today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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Dana, Juliette Starr

Contents: "Worth a Pilgrimage": July 15-July 20, New York State -- "The Mad Tumult": July 21-July 23, Niagara -- "Lost in the Distance": July 23-July 28, Lakes Erie and Huron, Detroit -- "A Fatiguing Scramble": July 28-July 31, Mackinac -- "Wild Looking Places": August 1-August 3, Sault Ste. Marie -- "Boundary of Civilization": August 4-August 15, Lake Superior -- "Very Rough": August 16-August 22, Lake...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.704 DAN

Symington, Andy

Summary: Lonely Planet's Cruise Ports European Rivers is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander through the courtyards of Prague Castle, admire the soaring spires of Kolner Dom, and sip champagne at the top of the Eiffel Tower - all with your trusted travel companion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914 LON

Summary: Into the Amazon tells the remarkable story of the journey taken by President Theodore Roosevelt and legendary Brazilian explorer Cândido Rondon into the heart of the South American rain forest to chart an unexplored tributary of the Amazon. Two of the most celebrated men from their respective nations, Roosevelt and Rondon set out with twenty other adventurers in 1914. Over eight eventful weeks...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV INT

Algeo, Matthew.

Summary: Recounts the summer of 1893 when President Grover Cleveland disappeared for five days, covering up a surgery to remove cancer from his palate and jaw.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CLEVELAND, GROVER ALG

Summary: From land, boat, and sky. Above and below the water. From the point of view of the animals and people who are found there, we will show these rivers as they have never been seen before, highlighting each river's very own unique atmosphere and character so that each episode will have its own mood. This series will find new perspectives to cover these amazing waterways. Using the latest in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RIV

Huffman, Alan.

Contents: Midstream, April 27, 1865 -- Getting there -- War -- The raids -- Somewhere, the little brother -- Captured -- Cahaba -- Andersonville -- Going off alone -- Release -- Sold up the river -- The disaster -- In a dead man's pocket -- The beginning of the end -- Home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.771 HUF

Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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6 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME 1
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Sharfstein, Daniel J.

Summary: "Chronicles the epic clash between General Oliver Otis Howard, who took on a mission in the Pacific Northwest to force Native Americans onto reservations, and the Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph, who refused to leave his ancestral land"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979 SHA

Summary: Rebel without a cause (1955): The adolescent son of a well-to-do family gets into trouble with other kids and the police.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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

Gautreaux, Tim.

Summary: After the devastation in France just as World War I, Sam Simoneaux went back to New Orleans eager for a normal life. But when a little girl disappears from a department store on his shift, he loses his job and soon joins her parents working on a steamboat plying the Mississippi. Sam comes to suspect that on the downriver journey someone had seen this magical child and arranged to steal her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gautreaux 2009

Atkinson, Jay

Summary: Early on March 15, 1697, a band of Abenaki warriors in service to the French raided the English frontier village of Haverhill, Massachusetts. Striking swiftly, the Abenaki killed twenty-seven men, women, and children, and took thirteen captives, including thirty-nine-year-old Hannah Duston and her week-old daughter, Martha. A short distance from the village, one of the warriors murdered the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LP, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.2 ATK

Barker, Pat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chivers Press 1997

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BAR

Buckey, Sarah Masters

Summary: "Marie-Grace can't wait to begin her journey up the Mississippi River with her father. The steamboat they're traveling on is the biggest and fanciest boat Marie-Grace has ever seen. It's crowded with all sorts of interesting passengers, including Wilhelmina Newman, a girl her age. Wilhelmina is traveling alone, and she's carrying a secret in one of her trunks--clues to hidden Gold Rush...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC BUC

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Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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5 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

McPherson, Catriona

Summary: "It's the breezy Scottish summer of 1936 and aristocratic sleuth Dandy Gilver, along with trusted colleague Alec Osborne, has been called to solve the strange case of the Cramond Ferrywoman, on the Firth of Forth. From their cheerless digs in a local stately home, Dandy and Alec track Vesper Kemp, the ferrywoman, to a tiny tidal island. She seems to have lost her mind, roaming the beaches in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hodder & Stoughton 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MCP
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider)

Summary: Haggard tells the story of Cleopatra from the viewpoint of an Ancient Egyptian priest, who is given the responsibility of overthrowing the supposed impostor, Cleopatra. Haggard, who often employed hints of adventure and exoticism, portrayed Cleopatra as witty and devious, and she has an overwhelming presence that all can feel. Cleopatra, like the other characters, is both good and evil at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trajectory, Inc. 2013

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