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Guerrero, Jean

Summary: "In the tradition of parent-child memoirs from The Liar's Club to The Glass Castle, here is the haunting story of a daughter's quest to understand her father, to save him from his own demons and to save herself from following his self-destructive path. Marco Antonio was born in Mexico but as a teenager migrated with his large family north to California, where he met Jean's mother, a young...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GUERRERO, JEAN GUE

Guerrero, Diane

Summary: "Diane Guerrero, the television actress from the megahit Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, was just fourteen years old on the day her parents and brother were arrested and deported to Colombia while she was at school. Born in the U.S., Guerrero was able to remain in the country and continue her education, depending on the kindness of family friends who took her in and helped her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GUERRERO, DIANE GUE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B GUERRERO GUE

Guerrero, Diane

Summary: "The star of Orange Is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, Diane Guerrero presents her personal story in this middle grade memoir about her parents' deportation and the nightmarish struggles of undocumented immigrants and their American children"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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

Didion, Joan.

Summary: ""Life changes fast. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends." These were among the first words Joan Didion wrote in January 2004. Her daughter was lying unconscious in an intensive care unit, a victim of pneumonia and septic shock. Her husband, John Gregory Dunne, was dead. The night before New Year's Eve, while they were sitting down to dinner, he suffered a massive and fatal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 DID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 Did

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DIDION, JOAN DID

Didion, Joan.

Summary: [In this book, the author] explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage - and a life, in good times and bad - that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child. Several days before Christmas 2003, John Gregory Dunne and Joan Didion saw their only daughter, Quintana, fall ill with what seemed at first flu, then pneumonia, then complete...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2005

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 813.54 DID

Higgins, Jack

Summary: An eminent Iranian scientist has made a startling breakthrough in nuclear weapons research, but he can't stand the thought of his regime owning the bomb. If he runs, his family dies. It is up to Sean Dillon and the small band known as the Prime Minister's private army to think of a plan. Most particularly, it is up to their newest member, an intelligence captain and Afghan war hero named Sara...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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

Wells, Dean Faulkner.

Summary: In this book the author recounts the story of the Faulkners of Mississippi whose legacy includes pioneers, noble and ignoble war veterans, three never convicted murderers, the builder of the first railroad in north Mississippi, the founding president of a bank, an FBI agent, four pilots (all brothers), and a Nobel prize winner arguably the most important American novelist of the twentieth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920.0762 FAULKNER FAMILY WEL

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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Smith, Jean Kennedy

Summary: The last surviving child of Joe and Rose Kennedy presents an intimate portrait of her family's shared life that describes how her parents would encourage their children to discuss current events, forge a strong work ethic, and appreciate the sacrifices of their ancestors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 SMI

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 SMI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B KENNEDY SMI

Barrows, Annie

Summary: When classmate Vanessa insists that all single children are spoiled, Ivy wonders whether she can become "unspoiled" by giving away all her clothes at school (which does not go over well with her teacher or parents)--but ultimately decides that all she needs to accomplish her goal is a little sister.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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Summary: The young Jane Austen wishes to be a writer. Her mother thinks otherwise. Although she is offered many marriage proposals she accepts none until the mischevious Thomas Lefroy shows up and turns her world around. At first she finds him ignorant and self centered but as she gets to know him, they start to flirt and eventually fall in love. Thomas' relatives disagree with the match and threaten to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2008

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

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE BEC

Didion, Joan.

Summary: ""Life changes fast. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends." These were among the first words Joan Didion wrote in January 2004. Her daughter was lying unconscious in an intensive care unit, a victim of pneumonia and septic shock. Her husband, John Gregory Dunne, was dead. The night before New Year's Eve, while they were sitting down to dinner, he suffered a massive and fatal...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 813.54 Didio

Miles, Kathryn

Summary: The dramatic true tale of a boy born at sea during the Irish Potato famine and the "coffin ship" that saved him and thousands of others from one of the world's greatest humanitarian crises.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.5081 MIL

Barrows, Annie

Summary: When classmate Vanessa insists that all single children are spoiled, Ivy wonders whether she can become "unspoiled" by giving away all her clothes at school (which does not go over well with her teacher or parents)--but ultimately decides that all she needs to accomplish her goal is a little sister.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD BAR

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Barrows 2018

Silverwood, John.

Summary: Successful businessman John Silverwood and his wife, Jean, both experienced sailors, decided the time was right to give their four children a taste of thrilling life on the high seas. And indeed their journey aboard the fifty-five-foot catamaran Emerald Jane would have many extraordinary and profound moments...Yet rather than flourishing amid the new freedoms and responsibilities thrust upon...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.9164 SIL

Kirkpatrick, Jane

Summary: "Joining her husband in the fight to create a home out of a rugged stretch of sagebrush, rattelesnakes, and sand in Eastern Oregon, Jane Kirkpatrick discovers that disappoinment, isolation, and danger can't compete with the generosity of their rural community, the strength of family bonds, and the faithfulness of the God who planted in their hearts the dream of carving a refuge out of an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Waterbrook Press 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 979.5 Kir

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Summary: Follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother, Gail, to convince his billionaire grandfather to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son's captors become increasingly volatile and brutal. With her son's life in the balance, Gail and Getty Sr.'s adviser become unlikely allies in the race against...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

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

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ALL

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

Hengel, Katherine.

Summary: Examines growing green beans at home, including the growth process, their uses once ripe, and recipes for homegrown green bean dishes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 635.652 HEN

Summary: A young boy, Ali, loses his sister Zahra's school shoes. In order to stay out of trouble, the two come up with a plan to share Ali's shoes, but they must keep it a secret from their parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 1999

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

Ling, Vinetta Bell Quay

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: V.B. Ling 1988

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1 available in Reference Office, Call number: R-Gen 929.2 BEVINS Ling

Cera, Michael

Summary: The Berenstain Bears go to the beach and the cubs learn an important lesson about family cooperation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Phase 4 Films (usa) Llc 2013

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

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD Juv Be

Meyers, Jeffrey.

Summary: A dual portrait of the Hollywood actor and his son identifies the similarities in their personalities, chronicling first the life of Errol, including the reckless behavior that led to his early demise, and continuing with Sean's experiences, from his obsession about his father to his capture by the Vietcong.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 MEY

Doig, Ivan.

Summary: Readers will come to appreciate the strength and dignity of Berneta Ringer, a true Western heroine as Doig celebrates his mother's life after finding a cache of her letters, photographs, and childhood writings. It begins with her first winter living in a tent in Montana's Crazy Mountains to the ravages of the Depression on a ranch on Falkner Creek.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 1993

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