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Summary: Mildred Pierce is a woman who will do anything to satisfy the demands of her spoiled daughter Veda, including divorce, opening her own business, and possibly murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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

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Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Summary: Amateur philosopher Dex and his friends live by a code which virtually guarantees scoring with the ladies; but when Dex meets up with old college fling Syd, the rules he lived by no longer apply.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2000

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

Ellis, Bret Easton.

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Summary: Lauren, Sean, and Paul "waste time getting wasted and race from Thirsty Thurday Happy Hours to Dressed to Get Screwed parties to drinks at the End of the World."--Cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Contemporaries 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELL

Ellis, Bret Easton.

Summary: Clay, a successful screenwriter, has returned from New York to Los Angeles to help cast his new movie, and he's soon drifting through a long-familiar circle that will leave him no choice but to plumb the darkest recesses of his character and come to terms with his proclivity for betrayal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELL

Summary: When the CEO tries to close her hard-partying brother's branch, he and his Chief Technical Officer must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and close a sale that will save their jobs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Ellis, Bret Easton.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A young man in what is recognizably fashion- and celebrity-obessed Manhattan is gradually and imperceptibly drawn into a shadowy looking-glass of that society, there and in Paris and London, and then finds himself trapped on the other side, in a much darker place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELL

Ellis, Bret Easton.

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Summary: Becoming a best-selling novelist and wealthy celebrity while still in college, only to have his fame disintegrate in a sea of booze and drugs, the narrator gets a new chance at life, but his new life unravels after a series of grotesque murders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELL

Summary: In this gorgeously animated drama, the lives of several strong-willed women and a young musician intersect. Their stories reveal the hypocrisies of modern Iranian society, where sex, drugs, and corruption coexist with strict religious law. In the bustling metropolis of Tehran, avoiding prohibitions has become an everyday sport and breaking taboos can be a means of personal emancipation....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2018

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

Contents: Disc 1. Penny reel / Lord Power & Calypso Quintet -- Lollipop girl / The Jiving Juniors with Duke Reid & his Group -- Judgment Day / Laurel Aitken with Ken Richards & his Harmonisers -- In and out the window / Monty & Roy with Drumbago's Orchestra -- Feel so fine (aka feel so good) / Derrick & Patsy with Drumbago's Band -- River bank part 1 (aka bank to bank) / Baba Brooks & his Band -- Rough...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sanctuary Records Group 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD REGGAE TRE

Summary: Endeavour and his colleagues are entering a new decade and era of change. Opening on New Year's Eve 1969, normal order has been resumed and the team reunited at Castle Gate CID, with Chief Superintendent Bright back in charge. However, the events of the past year have left their mark. Old friendships will be challenged, and new relationships will blossom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV END

Summary: A young man comes back to his hometown and finds himself in a dangerous situation involving a mysterious woman and a volatile criminal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DRI

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

Gratz, Alan

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Summary: It is June 6, 1944, D-Day, and Dee Carpenter (true name Dietrich Zimmermann), an underage private in the United States Army, is headed for Omaha Beach, seeking revenge for his uncle, who was arrested by Nazis when Dee was a little boy; meanwhile, Samira Zidano, an eleven-year old French-Algerian girl is looking for the French resistance, desperate to deliver the message that the invasion is...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Melanie is a young woman whose ambitions as a concert pianist were dashed as a child by the thoughtless behavior of the jury chairwoman, the famous pianist Madame Fouchecourt, during her exam. Ten years later Melanie sets up an elaborate plan for revenge and soon begins to ingratiate herself into the family. Unrecognized by Madame, Melanie becomes her trusted "page turner" as both women...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tartan Video USA 2007

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

Summary: Inspector Morse is a melancholy, enigmatic and romantic man who never uses his first name and who find solace in real ale, classical music, and difficult crosswords. Together with his able sergeant Lewis, Morse uses his considerable intellect and passion for truth and justice to investigate death and murder in the English university town of Oxford. (Happy families) When Sir John Balcombe is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV INS

Summary: A talented group of high school misfits transforms into a performing sensation with the help of a dedicated teacher. Through laughter, tears, irreverent humor, and unforgettable music, they learn to follow their hearts and chase their dreams.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: The life of penniless Mary Thorne, who grows up with her Uncle, Dr. Thorne, and her relationship with the family at nearby Greshamsbury Park estate.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Ljungberg, Gert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lark Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 736.4 LJU

Summary: Roland is an academic researcher who discovers some important letters written by a famous Victorian poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Ash was presumed to have been totally devoted to his wife, but Roland finds letters written to another unnamed woman, and soon determines that the intended recipient was another, less well-known poet, Christabel LaMotte. Roland contacts Maud, an expert on LaMotte's life...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2003

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

Summary: A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ANT

Summary: FBI agent Jack Malone and his dedicated team of The Missing Persons Unit are on the case. These investigators track down missing persons by using advanced profiling techniques. Victims include a self-help guru, a soldier home from war, a college coach, a billionaire's family and children on a hijacked school bus.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: A writer returns to his home town to write a novel and finds material in the owner of a run-down hat factory and the projectionist at the town's old fashioned movie palace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2004

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

Summary: Set against the vivid backdrop of Berlin, the film weaves ten stories of compassion, redemption, and acceptance into a rich tapestry of life and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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