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Summary: Life in impoverished Depression-era Ireland holds little promise for young Frank McCourt, the oldest son in a tightly-knit family. Living by his wits, cheered by his irrepressible spirit, and sustained by his mother's fierce love, Frank embarks on an inspiring journey to overcome the poverty of his childhood and reach the land of his dreams: America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McCourt, Frank.

Summary: An unflinching vision of life on the dole in Ireland told with humor and grace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 929.2 MCC

McCourt, Frank.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Large Print Press 1999

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 MCC

McCourt, Frank.

Summary: The author recounts his childhood in Depression-era Brooklyn as the child of Irish immigrants who decide to return to worse poverty in Ireland when his infant sister dies.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

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Summary: Based on the children's book 'Angela And The Baby Jesus' by Frank McCourt, comes a funny, heartwarming, poignant story about the power of family and the innocent desire of a child to ensure everyone is safe, warm, and loved at Christmas time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday An

Summary: Martial Law in Ireland: Soldiers check civilian passes at a bridge in Limerick

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1919

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Sullivan, Randall

Summary: Since 1795 there have been rumors of buried treasure on Oak Island, in Nova Scotia, Canada. Early excavators uncovered a clay-lined shaft containing layers of soil interspersed with wooden platforms; when they reached a depth of ninety feet, water poured into the shaft and made further digging impossible. Subsequent explorers discovered a flat stone inscribed in code; a flood tunnel draining...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 971.6 SUL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971.6 SUL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971.6 SUL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971.6 Sullivan 2018

Summary: In Ireland in the 1960s, four women were sent to the Magdalene Laundries, an institution for "fallen" women, where they will atone for their sins through a regimented life of work and prayer. They all had to work in the laundry, where the strict nuns would break everyone's wills through sadistic punishment. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2004

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

O'Carroll, Brendan

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2000

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

Gregory

Summary: A reproduction of the author's classic retelling of the heroic tales of Celtic mythology, Gods and Fighting Men, includes the original preface by poet William Butler Yeats and a pronunciation guide to Gaelic names and places.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Courage Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.22 GRE

Wilson, Robert McLiam

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Pub. 1997

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Griswold, Mac K.

Contents: Proprietors of Sylvester Manor Since 1651 -- The Discovery -- Living with the Indians -- Amsterdam -- The Other Island : Barbados -- Nathaniel's Middle Passage -- Before the Whirlwind -- The World Turns Upside Down -- Time of Longing -- Where They Lived -- How They Lived -- In the Ground -- "Oppression upon the Mind" -- Quaker Martyrs, Quaker Peace -- "A Duchman in his Hartt" -- "Children of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.721 GRI

Burns, Loree Griffin

Summary: On November 14, 1963, something exceptional happened in Iceland--and that's saying a lot. In a country where the average summer temperature is 50°F and the sun only appears for a few hours a day during the winter, an event has to be pretty unusual to stand out. The birth of the island of Surtsey, the newest earth on Earth, was just that. On that November day, a volcano fifteen miles offshore...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J 577.5 BUR

Hilderbrand, Elin

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: Four siblings experience the drama, intrigue, and upheaval of a summer when everything changed , in New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand's first historical novel. Welcome to the most tumultuous summer of the twentieth century. It's 1969, and for the Levin family, the times they are a-changing. Every year the children have looked forward to spending the summer at their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HIL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL

Binchy, Maeve.

Summary: When Nöel learns that his former flame is terminally ill and pregnant with a child she claims is his, he agrees to take care of the baby girl once she's born. But as a recovering alcoholic whose demons are barely under control, he can't do it alone. Luckily, he has an amazing network of family and friends who are ready to help. A tale of joy, heartbreak and hope in a close-knit Dublin community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Binchy 2011

Binchy, Maeve.

Summary: When a new highway is planned that will bypass the town of Rossmore and cut through Whitethorn Woods, the town's inhabitants are divided on whether or not the town will benefit or suffer from the construction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Binchy

Summary: Rick Stevens is your perfect travel partner, guiding you through 60 hours of discoveries in his favorite European cities, villages, and off-the-beaten-path destinations. The complete DVD set brings you every one of Rick's half-hour TV shows- plus his highly acclaimed, hour-long TV specials.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Tierney, Harry

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Leo Feist 1919

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Contents: Plat book, [1958], [1961], [1967], [1970] -- Atlas & plat book, 1973, 1975 -- Land atlas & plat book, 1978 -- Land atlas and plat book, 1981, [1983], [1986] -- Land atlas, plat book, sportsman's guide, [1989], 1993, 1996 -- plat & directory book, [2000].

Format: cartographic

Publisher / Publication Date: Rockford Map Publishers 1958

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1 available in Reference Desk, Call number: R DESK 912 LEE 2020
12 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 912 LEE-1961
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Binchy, Maeve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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

Binchy, Maeve.

Summary: Agreeing to care for the baby that a terminally ill former girlfriend claims is his, recovering alcoholic Noel turns to a loving network of family and friends for help until a social worker attempts to place the baby in a foster home.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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

O'Connor, Carlene

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Summary: "Former New Yorker and interior designer Tara Meehan is eagerly anticipating the grand opening of her architectural salvage shop Renewals in her newly adopted home of Galway. She's in the midst of preparations when heiress Veronica O'Farrell bursts in to announce she's ready for some renewal of her own. To celebrate one year of sobriety, she's invited seven people she wronged in her drinking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing 2022

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Summary: How did the Earth transform from a hot ball of molten rock and metal into the planet that we call home? How did our continents and oceans grow? Where did our great mountain ranges come from? The geological processes that have shaped our world have also influenced the way humans have populated the planet. From the Great Lakes to Iceland, the San Andreas Fault to Krakatoa, this series reveals the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arts and Entertainment Network 2009

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

Summary: Rick, Marty and the Oak Island team are back for the biggest season yet bringing with them more determination, resources, and technology than ever in their quest to solve the 224-year-old treasure mystery. Last season's cliffhanger revealed a possible sunken ship in the triangle-shaped swamp, and now the team pulls out all the stops to find out what could be buried below. At Smith's Cove, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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