Summary: Takes the viewer behind the walls of government, as CIA, Pentagon and foreign service experts speak out detailing the lies, misstatements and exaggerations that served as the reasons for fighting a "preemptive" war against Iraq that wasn't necessary. Includes interviews with more than 20 experts in opposition to the U.S. war in Iraq.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation Co. 2004
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UNC
Summary: Set in the Kaw River Valley, where Paretsky grew up, Bleeding Kansas is the story of the Schapens and the Grelliers, two farm families whose histories have been entwined since the 1850s, when their ancestors settled the valley as antislavery immigrants. Today, the Schapen family, still terrified by the lawlessness of the 1970s -- when Lawrence was the most violent college town in the nation --...
Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2008
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Paretsky
Summary: Saturday is a masterful novel set within a single day in February 2003. Henry Perowne is a contented man--a successful neurosurgeon, happily married to a newspaper lawyer, and enjoying good relations with his children. Henry wakes to the comfort of his large home in central London on this, his day off. He is as at ease here as he is in the operating room. On this particular Saturday morning,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2005
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MCE
Summary: The late-twentieth-century descendants of anti-slavery emigrants worry about maintaining religious superiority over a rival family while launching a harassment campaign against a Wiccan newcomer, an effort that is challenged by a young man's military service.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PAR
Summary: Directed by Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro and set to the haunting vocals of Eddie Vedder, this documentary splits its time between Tomas' arduous daily life in Kansas City and the heated Senate debates that led up to the invasion of Iraq in 2002.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama Films 2008
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BOD
Summary: From the pen of a master-the #1 bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author of Atonement-comes an astonishing novel that captures the fine balance of happiness and the unforeseen threats that can destroy it. A brilliant, thrilling page-turner that will keep readers on the edge of their seats. Saturday is a masterful novel set within a single day in February 2003. Henry Perowne is a contented man-a...
Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2005
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCE
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION McEwan
Summary: Fighting for Peace brings to light an important yet neglected aspect of opposition to the Iraq War-the role of veterans and their families. Drawing on extensive participant observation and interviews, Lisa Leitz demonstrates how the harrowing war experiences of veterans and their families motivated a significant number of them to engage in peace activism.
Publisher / Publication Date: Univ of Minnesota Pr 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 LEI
Summary: Neurosurgeon Henry Perowne enjoys life immensely and considers himself fortunate to love the woman he's married to. As he makes his way through an immense London crown of Iraq War protestors, he has a minor automobile accident. His trained eye immediately senses something wrong with Baxter, the other driver. So when a confrontational Baxter visits the Perowne home later that evening and events...
Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2005