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Ingraham, Christopher

Summary: The hilarious, charming, and candid story of Ingraham's decision to uproot his life and move his family to Red Lake Falls, Minnesota, population 1,400--the community he made famous as "the worst place to live in America" in a story he wrote for the Washington Post.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 INGRAHAM, CHRISTOPHER ING

Boltanski, Christophe

Summary: In Paris's exclusive Saint-Germain neighborhood is a mansion. In that mansion lives a family. Deep in that mansion. The Bolts are that family, and they have secrets. The Safe House tells their story. When the Nazis came, Étienne Boltanski divorced his wife and walked out the front door, never to be seen again during the war. So far as the outside world knew, the Jewish doctor had fled. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2017

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McCandless, Carine

Summary: "The ... story of Chris McCandless, who gave away his savings, hitchhiked to Alaska, walked into the wilderness alone, and starved to death in 1992, fascinated not just ... Jon Krakauer, but also the rest of the nation. Krakauer's book, Into the Wild, became an international bestseller ... and Sean Penn's ... film by the same name further skyrocketed Chris McCandless to global fame. But the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

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Summary: A charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco struggles with the twin demands of being successful at his job and acting as a good role model for his son.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVd Movie Thank 2006

McCandless, Carine

Summary: In April 1992, a young man named Chris McCandless walked into the Alaskan wilderness, where he survived for more than 100 days before perishing in an abandoned bus. For over twenty years his story has captivated millions, and yet only one person knew the truth behind his remarkable journey-until now. Through a tumultuous childhood, the McCandless siblings clung to each other amidst a chaotic...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2014

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Buckley, Christopher

Summary: Bestselling author Buckley's most personal and transcendent work--the tragicomic true story of the year in which he lost both of his parents. The author offers consolation, wit, and warmth to those coping with the death of a mother or father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: B BUCKLEY BUC

Buckley, Christopher

Summary: Bestselling author Buckley's most personal and transcendent work--the tragicomic true story of the year in which he lost both of his parents. The author offers consolation, wit, and warmth to those coping with the death of a mother or father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 BUCKLEY, CHRISTOPHER BUC

Summary: It is the moving portrait of the Rainey family living in North Philadelphia. Beginning at the dawn of the Obama presidency, Christopher "Quest" Rainey, and his wife, Christine'a "Ma Quest" raise a family while nurturing a community of hip-hop artists in their home music studio. It's a safe space where all are welcome, but this creative sanctuary can't always shield them from the strife that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2018

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF QUE

Hicks, Deron R.

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Colophon Letterford and her cousin Julian continue their quest to uncover their family's treasure as new clues lead them to Oxford, England, seeking to unravel a connection to Christopher Marlowe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HIC

Stellin, Susan

Summary: "In this powerful dual memoir, a reporter and a photographer tell their gripping story of falling in love, the heroin habit that drove them apart, and the unlikely way a criminal conviction brought them back together. When Susan Stellin asked Graham MacIndoe to shoot her author photo for an upcoming travel book, she barely knew him except for a few weekends with mutual friends at a summer house...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

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Amidon, Ervan L. (Ervan Lloyd)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anundsen Pub. Co. 2007

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 PABST Amidon

Gouin, Jacques

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Methuen 1985

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 PANET GOU

Summary: ... Contains fifty genealogical sketches of heads of households living in what are today Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2012

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3744 WES

Drake, Shannon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zebra Books 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Drake

Henry, Marian S.

Summary: "This book paints a picture of the early settlers of the Genesee Country who were among the first wave of migrants moving westward after the Revolutionary War. Author Marian Henry begins with families enumerated in the 1790 Federal Census and links these first settlers of present-day Steuben County to their eastern origins -- usually New England, Pennsylvania, or New Jersey. The sketches cover...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3747 Henry

Kallen, Stuart A.

Summary: Uses primary source documents to follow Christopher Columbus on his journeys to the New World.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2018

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 970.01 KAL

Wren, Christopher S. (Christopher Sale)

Summary: Walking tours through regions in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire are complemented by the author's description of ecological oddities, natural element challenges, and his rite of passage into retirement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 WRE

Summary: A 1940s Los Angeles detective hounds his monsignor brother about a pious pimp's tie to grisly murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

Hodges, Margaret

Summary: Relates the story of Offero, whose service to Jesus brought him the name of Christopher the Christ-bearer and caused him to be the patron saint of travelers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 270.1 HOD

Nelson, Robin

Summary: Simple text, photographs, and illustrations introduce the history and traditions of Columbus Day in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE NEL

Caron, Claude

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Familles Caron d'Amérique 1989

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 CAR

Rinaldi, Ann.

Summary: During the siege of Vicksburg, thirteen-year-old Claire Louise struggles with difficult choices when family and friends join opposing sides of the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Rinaldi 2009

Rockliff, Mara

Summary: "A stirring picture book biography about a forgotten hero of the American Revolution who rose to the occasion and served his country, not with muskets or canons, but with gingerbread!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3 ROC

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB LUDWICK ROC

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

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