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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

Summary: Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Pursuit 2007

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

Summary: It is the headline-making true story about the deceptions, lies and betrayals of Bernie Madoff, the man who masterminded the most heinous financial swindle of our generation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2017

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY WIZ

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

Neering, Rosemary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage House 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.774 NEE

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Summary: As hip-hop rose from the streets of New York to become a multibillion-dollar industry, artists such as Public Enemy and De La Soul began reusing portions of previously recorded music for their songs. But when record company lawyers got involved, everything changed. Years before people started downloading and remixing music, hip-hop sampling sparked a debate about copyright, creativity, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Indiepix Films 2010

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

Sidran, Ben.

Summary: A comprehensive examination of Jewish influence and participation in the American popular music business, that weaves together cultural, political, musical and economic history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nardis Books, an imprint of Unlimited Media Ltd. 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780 SID

Summary: It's one wild day in the life of a pair of overworked counter jockeys who brave a nonstop parade of unpredictable shoppers, while managing to play hockey on the roof, visit a funeral home and straighten out their offbeat love lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 1995

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3 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY CLE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Clerks 1995

Summary: Detective Sam Spade goes in search of a priceless statuette after the death of his partner.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Maltese 2010

Summary: Rock star John Norman Howard has noticed that his career has begun to decline. Too many years of concerts, bad managers and life on the road have made him cynical. Then he meets the innocent, pure and very talented singer Esther Hoffman. John shows Esther the way to stardom while forsaking his own career. As they fall in love, her success only makes his decline even more apparent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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Fendelman, Helaine W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stewart, Tabori & Chang 1999

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 745 FEN

Summary: A former heavyweight boxing champion comes out of retirement to fight a 10 round exhibition bout against an opponent who is thirty years younger than he is.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

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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Dyson, Michael Eric

Summary: Michael Eric Dyson delivers a provocative exploration of the politics of race and the Obama presidency. Barack Obama's presidency unfolded against the national traumas of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Freddie Gray, and Walter Scott. The nation's first African American president was careful to give few major race speeches, yet he faced criticism from all sides, including from African Americans....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 DYS

Dyson, Michael Eric.

Summary: Dyson offers a provocative exploration into the meaning of America's first black presidency, and an analysis of how race and blackness shape our understanding of Barack Obama's achievements and failures, and America's racial future.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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Levinson, Marc.

Summary: From modest beginnings as a tea shop in New York, the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company became the largest retailer in the world. It was a juggernaut, the first retailer to sell 1 billion dollars in goods, the owner of nearly sixteen thousand stores and dozens of factories and warehouses. But its explosive growth made it a mortal threat to hundreds of thousands of mom-and-pop grocery stores....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381.4564 LEV

Summary: It's 1919, WWI has just ended, and Harry Selfridge is struggling with loss. After the death of his beloved Rose, he is making costly business mistakes. His empire is weakened, and he is vulnerable to his old enemy Lord Loxley.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2015

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MR.

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MR. NOT RATED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Mr 3

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Mr Selfridge 2015

Summary: "A young F.B.I. agent is assigned watchdog duty over a fellow agent, but finds herself drawn into his investigations of paranormal and unexplained phenomena."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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Summary: A CIA agent who is on the run from a mass slaughter in his research office suddenly finds himself the target of both his employers and the unknown killers of his associates.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER THR

Summary: Fresh from the farm, Claude Bukowski arrives in New York City for a date with the Army Induction Board, only to walk into a hippie "happening" in Central Park and fall in love with the beautiful Sheila. Befriended by the hippies' pacifist leader, Berger, and urged to crash a formal party in order to declare his love for Sheila, Claude begins an adventure that lands him in jail, Central Park...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS HAI

Summary: "While traveling across [Alabama in the 1930s], Grace discovers the isolated plantation of Manderlay, a place where no one knows that slavery has been long abolished. With a good heart and pure intentions, Grace tries to emancipate the slaves and open the residents' eyes to the truth, with shocking results"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2006

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

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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Randl, Chad.

Contents: A-frame antecedents to 1950 -- The right shape at the right time -- Setting the stage, 1950-1957 -- Popularity, plan books, and promotion, 1958-1962 -- A-frame apogee, 1962-1972 -- Beyond the vacation home -- A cultural and marketing icon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728.72 RAN

Summary: Set in the nation's music capital. The film weaves the stories of twenty-four characters; from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress, into a cinematic tapestry that is equal parts comedy, tragedy, and musical.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY NAS