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Archer, Jeffrey

Summary: Find out what happens to the hapless young detective from Naples who travels to an Italian hillside town to find out Who Killed the Mayor? and the pretentious schoolboy in A Road to Damascus, whose discovery of the origins of his father's wealth changes his life in the most profound way. Revel in the stories of the 1930's woman who dares to challenge the men at her Ivy League University in A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ARC
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARC

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ARC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Archer 2017

Gay, William

Summary: Billy Edgewater is a harbinger of doom. Estranged from his family, discharged from the Navy, and touched by a rising desperation, he sets out hitchhiking home to East Tennessee, where his father is slowly dying. n the road, separately, are Sudy and Bradshaw, brother and sister, and a one-armed con man named Roosterfish. All, in one way or another, have their pasts and futures embroiled with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Summary: A journey in the footsteps of the enigmatic young American named Chris McCandless, who vanished and ultimately perished in the Alaskan wilderness. New interviews and never before released letters probe the mystery behind the best-selling book and movie 'Into the Wild.'

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RET

Krakauer, Jon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2007

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Krakauer, Jon.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 1999

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 MCCANDLESS, CHRISTOPHER KRA

Summary: A young man on his way to his wedding is stranded several states away. When he hitches a ride with a free-spirited woman, opposites begin to attract.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 1999

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Forces 1999

Summary: The only true 'film noir' ever directed by a woman, this tour de force thriller ... is a classic, tension-packed, three-way dance of death about two middle-class American homebodies (Edmond O'Brien and Frank Lovejoy) on vacation in Mexico on a long-awaited fishing trip. Suddenly their car and their very lives are commandeered by [a] psychopathic serial killer ... [A] fascinating character-study.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International Corp. 1998

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

Brookes, Tim

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.304 BRO

Summary: Dondup, a young government official who dreams of escaping his rural village for America, misses his bus to the city and is forced to hitchhike with an elderly apple seller, a young monk, and an elderly man and his beautiful daughter. Along the way, the monk tells the story of another young man that mirrors Dondup's ambitions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2005

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

Armstrong, Kelley

Summary: The disappearing hitchhiker is one of the hoariest urban legends, and no one knows that better than Gabriel Walsh, a lawyer who grew up on folklore and myth. When Patrick--author of books on the supernatural--brings him the case of a hitchhiking woman in white who vanished on a country road after accepting a ride from a businessman, Gabriel knows the Cainsville elder is just trying to wheedle...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Subterranean Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARM

Brown, Larry

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Fay flees her abusive father and the migrant labor camps of her childhood and hitchhikes through Mississippi.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Waters, John

Summary: The visual artist behind such cult films as "Hairspray" traces his haphazard cross-country hitchhiking journey at the sides of a motley group of unsuspecting drivers, including a gentle farmer, an indie band, and the author's unexpected hero.--Publisher iinformation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WATERS, JOHN WAT

Child, Lee.

Summary: Hitching a ride to Virginia in a car with three strangers, Jack Reacher finds himself unwittingly involved in a massive conspiracy that makes him a threat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2012

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP MYSTERY CHI

Marin, Cheech

Summary: Two potheads in search of a good high unknowingly steal a van made entirely of marijuana.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entert. 2018

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Parry, Tom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nicholas Brealey Pub. 2006

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Winton, Tim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIN

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Summary: Comedy about a man evicted from his apartment who decides to take his cat, Tonto, and head cross country to live with one of his children. He has many 'encounters' with an assortment of people he meets on the way.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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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 and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWI

Archer, Jeffrey

Summary: "Find out what happens to the hapless young detective from Naples who travels to an Italian hillside town to find out Who Killed the Mayor? and the pretentious schoolboy in A Road to Damascus, whose discovery of the origins of his father's wealth changes his life in the most profound way. Revel in the stories of the 1930's woman who dares to challenge the men at her Ivy League University in A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2017

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

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Archer 2017

Muller, Karin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Globe Pequot Press 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 915.97 MUL

Robbins, Tom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1990

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Spanbauer, Tom.

Summary: In 1967, seventeen-year-old Rigby John Klusener escapes the narrow confines of his strict, religious farming family and the bigoted community in which he has grown up to hitchhike to San Francisco to discover life's mysteries and his own identity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Spanbauer

Johnson, Denis

Contents: Car crash while hitchhiking -- Two men -- Out on bail -- Dundun -- Work -- Emergency -- Dirty wedding -- The other man -- Happy hour -- Steady hands at Seattle General -- Beverly Home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 1993

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

Wright, Steven.

Contents: CD. Introduction -- Ants -- Hitchhiking -- Ice -- Dog stay -- Rachel -- 7's and museums -- Water -- Jiggs Casey -- Cross country -- Book store -- Winny -- Apt. -- Babies and skiing.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. 2009

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN WRI