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Summary: London's gambling world is the setting where aspiring writer Jack Manfred, suffering from writer's block, takes a job as a croupier to support his art. Knowing the dangers of the cards, Jack is adamant about remaining a professional outsider, but the temptations of the game inevitably swallow him deeper than he could have ever anticipated.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Image Entertainment 2004

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Croupier 2004

Haley, Alex.

Summary: Alex Haley traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. He follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America/Sound library 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 929.2 HAL

Summary: An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

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Summary: When a prominent French politician is found dead on the border between the UK and France, detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wassermann are sent to investigate on behalf of their respective countries. The case takes a surreal turn when a shocking discovery is made at the crime scene, forcing the French and British police into an uneasy partnership.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Sedley, Ben

Summary: "Sometimes everything sucks. This unique, illustrated guide will help you move past negative thoughts and feelings and discover what truly matters to you. If you struggle with negative thoughts and emotions, you should know that your pain is real. No one should try to diminish it. Sometimes stuff really does suck and we have to acknowledge it. Worry, sadness, loneliness, anger, and shame are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Instant Help Books 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 155 SED

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 155 SED

Haley, Alex.

Summary: A family saga centered on an African-American matriarch whose husband was shot for stealing. It follows her descendants as they fight World War II, march for civil rights, join the Black Panthers and help develop Africa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

Haley, Alex.

Summary: A sophomore at Princeton in 1955, southerner Fletcher Randall meets a group of Quaker Friends and eventually becomes involved in the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1988

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

Haley, Alex.

Summary: The fictionalized saga of Haley's father's family, sequel to Roots.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 1993

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

Haley, Alex.

Summary: This poignant and powerful narrative tells the dramatic story of Kunta Kinte, snatched from freedom in Africa and brought by ship to America and slavery, and his descendants. Drawing on the oral traditions handed down in his family for generations, the author traces his origins back to the seventeen-year-old Kunta Kinte, who was abducted from his home in Gambia and transported as a slave to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1976

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 HAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 929.2 HAL

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 929.2 HAL

Contents: [Disc 1]. The inheritance (1997; 93 min.) / a Kraft Premier movie ; Alliance Atlantis Communications presents an Alliance Atlantis Communications/Cosgrove Meurer/Televest production ; producer, Ed Self ; teleplay by Maria Nation ; directed by Bobby Roth -- Love among the ruins (1975; 103 min.) / ABC/Circle Films ; produced by Allan Davis ; directed by George Cukor ; written by James Costigan....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2013

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

Contents: Disc 1. Hey-hey-hey-hey (Little Richard) -- Shirley (John Fred & the Playboys) -- Would you believe it, I have a cold (Huey Smith) -- Telling lies (Fats Domino) -- Someday (you'll want me) (Smiley Lewis) -- Nervous boogie (Paul Gayten) -- It must be jelly (Frankie Ford) -- A-tisket a-tasket (Joe Jones) -- I'm so blue (Jimmy Beasley) -- I know (Ray Washington) -- Honey, honey (The Supremes) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantastic Voyage 2010

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES HEA

Summary: The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Warren Schmidt is about the taste the not-so-sweet slice of life. When he retired, he and his wife, Helen, had big plans - but an unexpected twist changes everything. Now, all of Schmidt's attention is focused on his daughter's upcoming wedding to a loser waterbed salesman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2003

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie About 2003

Bealer, Alex W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Castle Books 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 682 BEA

Contents: Africa we want fe go (Count Ossie's Rasta Family) -- None shall escape the judgement (Johnny Clarke) -- Haile Selassie (Laurel Aitken) -- Tales of Mozambique (Count Ossie & The Mystic Revelation of Rastafari) -- Booma Yeah (Ras Michael & The Sons of Negus) -- Say (Mutabaruka) -- African Drums (Bongo Herman & Jah Lloyd) -- Hail the words of Jah (Ashanti Roy) -- Sam's intro (Count Ossie & The...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Soul Jazz Records 2015

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Summary: A legendary bouncer comes to Jasper, Missouri, for a special purpose: to restore order at the notorious Double Deuce bar. In one spectacular fight after another, Dalton rids the bar of thugs and henchmen. But when he runs afoul of a ruthless crime boss, the state is set for a blistering showdown that'll leave only one man standing!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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

Paul, Les.

Contents: Disc 1. Lover / R. Rodgers ; L. Hart (2:46) -- Brazil / A. Barroso ; S. Russell (2:35) -- Hip-Billy boogie / Les Paul (2:29) -- What is this thing called love? / Cole Porter (2:37) -- Caravan / Ellington ; Tizol ; Mills (2:55) -- Nola / F. Arndt ; J. Burns (2:35) -- Cryin' / Les Paul (2:47) -- Dry my tears / Les Paul (2:11) -- Goofus / Harold ; King ; Kahn (2:36) -- Tennessee waltz / R. Stewart...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Capitol Records 1991

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Summary: Imprisoned vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate has fallen into ruin. The dysfunctional remnants of the Collins family have fared little better and are in need of his protection.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Dark 2012

Summary: As a spaceship is bound for Mars, the commander questions the mission, calls it blasphemy, and threatens to destroy it. An adventure rooted in 1950's understanding of space exploration.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI CON

Summary: Three months have passed since Lucious Lyon's shocking arrest. Now, released from prison, he and Cookie enter a hostile competition to dominate the music industry. Despite an ongoing feud between their sons Jamal and Hakeem, a stunning betrayal may unite the family against an outside takeover of Empire Records. Meanwhile, Cookie learns a frightening truth about her new lover, and tragedy tests...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: After musical mogul Lucious Lyon is diagnosed with a potentially fatal disease, he must choose which of his three sons with succeed him at the legendary Empire entertainment company. The game changes when ex-wife Cookie returns from prison. This groundbreaking series features a pulsating soundtrack from legendary music hit maker Timbaland.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2015

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

Contents: Disc 1. The camp meeting jubilee (Unknown) -- My man rocks me (Trixie Smith) -- Kansas city blues (Jim Jackson) -- Going to move to Alabama (Charley Patton) -- Move it on over (Hank Williams) -- It's tight like that (Tampa Red) -- Pinetop's boogie woogie (Clarence "Pinetop" Smith) -- Jimmy's blues (Jimmy Blythe) -- Crazy about my baby (Blind Roosevelt Graves) -- Tiger rag (Washboard Rhythm...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Famous Flames Recording 2011

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES FIR

Summary: Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LAPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century. His job is to track down and eliminate assumed humanoids known as 'replicants.' Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony, and are to be terminated upon detection. He wants to get out of the force, but is drawn back in when 6 "skin jobs,"...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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2 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI BLA

Summary: For years, Mr. Meacham has told tales of the fierce dragon deep in the woods. To his daughter, Grace, these stories are little more than tall tales, until she meets Pete. Pete is a mysterious ten-year-old with no family who claims to live in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliot.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2016

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4 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY PET

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Pete's 2016

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

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