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Thompson, Jamie

Summary: "On July 7, 2016, hundreds of protesters gathered in Dallas after the shooting of two black men-Philando Castile and Alton Sterling-by white policemen. One hundred Dallas police officers stood guard. At around nine p.m., a gunman opened fire into the lineof officers from behind. Five were killed and a dozen more injured. Senior Cpl. Larry Gordon, a black twenty-one year department veteran,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 THO

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: "The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things returns with a powerful and provocative new novel about ordinary lives that intersect during a heart-stopping crisis. The warm fall day starts like any other at the Center a women's reproductive health services clinic its staff offering care to anyone who passes through its doors. Then, in late morning, a desperate and distraught...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Pic

Summary: Three separate stories about love in Puerto Rico: a man accidentally reveals his brother's extra-marital affair to his sister-in-law when he mistakes her grief over the death of her grandmother for distress about the infidelity. The next story revolves around a man whose love for a bus driver drives him to take her and the bus passengers hostage until she consents to marriage. In the final...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Entertainment 2008

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

Lopez, Ben.

Summary: This extraordinary book reads like a thriller - but for those involved in the stories within, the drama and the tension are all too real. In the high-stakes world of hostage negotiations, every call is a matter of life and death.Ben Lopez spends his life traveling the world, working for governments, law enforcement agencies, multinational corporations and private clients, Ben is an expert K&R...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 362.88 LOP

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: "In late morning, a desperate and distraught gunman bursts into a center of a women's reproductive health services clinic and opens fire, taking all inside hostage. After rushing to the scene, Hugh McElroy, a police hostage negotiator, sets up a perimeter and begins making a plan to communicate with the gunman. As his phone vibrates with incoming text messages he glances at it and, to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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

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

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Picoult 2018

Payne, Thymaya

Summary: Using audio recordings and found footage, depicts the capture of the crew of the Danish-owned merchant ship, the CEC Future, who were held hostage for two months by Somali pirates in 2008.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgil Films 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC STO

Deaver, Jeffery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1995

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DEA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DEA

Charleson, Susannah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.7 CHA

Deaver, Jeffery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEA

García Márquez, Gabriel

Summary: This astonishing book by the Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez chronicles the 1990 kidnappings of ten Colombian men and women - all journalists but one - by the Medellin drug boss Pablo Escobar.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 GAR

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Summary: At the turn of the century, a time when women had few choices, Bess Steed Garner inherits a legacy - not only of wealth but of determination and desire, making her truly a woman of independent means. Adapted from the epistolary novel, this film follow the life of Bess Steed Garner from her childhood in 1899 to her death in 1977. Bess endures life's trials and triumphs of life with unfailing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2008

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

King, David

Summary: "The definitive account of the bizarre hostage drama that gave rise to the term "Stockholm Syndrome." On the morning of August 23, 1973, a man wearing a wig, makeup, and a pair of sunglasses walked into the main branch of Sveriges Kreditbank, a prominentbank in central Stockholm. He ripped out a submachine gun, fired it into the ceiling, and shouted, "The party starts!" This was the beginning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2020

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Picoult, Jodi

2 holds on 9 copies

Summary: "The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things returns with a powerful and provocative new novel about ordinary lives that intersect during a heart-stopping crisis. The warm fall day starts like any other at the Center a women's reproductive health services clinic its staff offering care to anyone who passes through its doors. Then, in late morning, a desperate and distraught...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PIC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PIC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PIC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION PIC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Picoult 2018

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

Charleson, Susannah.

Summary: After the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995, Susannah Charleson was so impressed by the newspaper photo of an exhausted handler and his search-and-rescue dog that she decided to train a dog of her own. Charleson got Puzzle, a strong, bright Golden Retriever, who from the start, exhibited a unique aptitude for search-and-rescue work. But the puppy's willfulness challenged even Susannah, who had...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 CHA

Rosenberg, Nancy Taylor.

Summary: Dallas D.A. Stella Cataloni has been haunted for 15 years by the unsolved murder of her parents, but when the case is reopened she becomes the prime suspect.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 1996

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

Contents: Something special ; What else does she do like me? ; Footprints ; Honky tonk husband ; Wasted life (Helen Hall) -- Hello baby ; Cryin' alone ; Welcome to the club ; What about tomorrow? ; I'm having a party all by myself ; I'll introduce you to a friend (Charline Arthur) -- Bacon and eggs ; I don't want to set the world on fire (the Lovett Sisters) -- I can't help it (Abbie Neal and the Ranch...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Dragon Street Records 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY GAL

Martin, Kat

Summary: "When missing turns to murdered, one woman's search for answers will take her to a place she never wanted to go. After searching for her sister for two years, Kate Gallagher is devastated when she's called to the morgue to identify Chrissy's body, the runaway teen the victim of a brutal attack. Kate failed Chrissy once, and she won't do it again--even if finding her sister's killer means...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HQN 2019

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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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Brown, Sandra

Summary: TV reporter Tiel McCoy is driving through New Mexico when she hears over the radio that Sabra Dendy, the pregnant 17-year-old daughter of multimillionaire Russell Dendy, has been kidnapped. When Tiel stops at a gas station, an armed couple robs the cashier and the female burglar goes into labor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Brown, Sandra

Summary: While following a story TV reporter Tiel McCoy learns why two young runaways fear a wealthy father more than the FBI, and why she must defend them at all costs.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2000

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Henderson, Dee.

Summary: FBI agent Dave Richman from Danger in the Shadows is back -- and about to meet Kate O'Malley. A hostage negotiator in Chicago, Kate is a legend on the force, willing to walk into any situation. Dave is a Christian, but Kate isn't. Their relationship is going to be a challenge.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2004

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

Herron, Mick.

Summary: Jaime is trying to find his lover, Miro, who is missing together with a huge sum of money intended for reconstruction work in Iraq. Those outside the nursery school where he has taken hostages would like Jaime silenced.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Constable 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HER

Roberts, Nora.

Summary: Police Lieutenant Phoebe MacNamara found her caling at an early age, when a violently unstable man brokie into her family's home, trapping and terrorizing them for hours. Now she's Savannah's top hostage negotiator, who puts her life on the line every day to defuse powder-keg situations. Sometimes those skills cme in handy at home when Phoebe deals with her agoraphobic mother, still traumatized...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Rober

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Roberts

Brown, Sandra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Brown

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