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Summary: Examines the life and career of the inspiring actor and entertainer, Raul Julia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Conant, Jennet.

Summary: Conant delivers a stunning account of Julia Child's early life as an Office of Special Services agent in the Far East. Who would ever suspect that Julia Child--TV's popular cooking show host and master of French cuisine--was once a covert British operative?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 940.54 CHILD, JULIA & PAUL Con

Conant, Jennet.

Summary: A stunning account of Julia Child's early life as an OSS agent in the Far East.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 CON

Campbell, David G.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 981 CAM

Yang, Kao Kalia

Summary: Presents the journey from refuge camp to America and the hardships and joys of a family's struggle to adapt in a strange culture while holding onto traditions that are passed down from her beloved grandmother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Coffee House Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 YAN

Iggulden, Conn.

Summary: "With an army made in his own image, Caesar begins a daring charge through Gaul, across the English Channel, and to the wilds of tribal Britain. Here, in a series of cataclysmic clashes, the legend of Julius Caesar will be forged. And while Caesar and Brutus battle the armies of the wilderness, their politicial adversaries in Rome grow ever more powerful. For when the fighting is over, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delta Trade Paperbacks 0000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC IGG

Prud'homm, Alex

Summary: Through intimate and compelling photographs taken by her husband Paul Child, a gifted photographer, France is a Feast documents how Julia Child first discovered French cooking and the French way of life. Paul and Julia moved to Paris in 1948 where he was cultural attaché for the US Information Service, and in this role he met Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, Brassai, and other leading lights...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames & Hudson 2017

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

Summary: In a louder and louder world, sound expert Julian Treasure says that we are "losing our listening." Exploring the impact of audio technology and the ubiquitous earbuds, in this TEDTalk Treasure defines how we listen, what we pay attention to, and what makes our ears prick up ... then shares five ways to engage in conscious listening. Treasure also gives the audience an acronym to help hone...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Lester, Julius.

Summary: The author introduces the concept of race as only one component in an individual's or nation's "story."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2005

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 305.8 LES

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 LES

Lythcott-Haims, Julie

Summary: "Bringing a poetic sensibility to her prose to stunning effect, Lythcott-Haims briskly and stirringly evokes her personal battle with the low self-esteem that American racism routinely inflicts on people of color. The only child of a marriage between an African American father and a white British mother, she shows indelibly how so-called microaggressions, in addition to blunt-force insults, can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LYTHCOTT-HAIMS, JULIE LYT

Summary: Four hundred years after the founding of the Republic, Rome is the wealthiest city in the world, a cosmopolitan metropolis of one million people, epicenter of a sprawling empire. The Republic was founded on principles of shared power and fierce personal competition, never allowing one man to seize absolute control. But now, those foundations are crumbling, eaten away by corruption and excess....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ROM

Latham, Jennifer

Summary: "When Rowan finds a skeleton on her family's property, investigating the brutal, century-old murder leads to painful discoveries about the past. Alternating chapters tell the story of William, another teen grappling with the racial firestorm leading up to the 1921 Tulsa race riot, providing some clues to the mystery"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC LAT

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC LAT

Letts, Elizabeth

Summary: Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that MGM is adapting her late husband's masterpiece for the screen, seventy-seven-year-old Maud Gage Baum sets about trying to finagle her way onto the set. Nineteen years after Frank's passing, Maud is the only person who can help the producers stay true to the spirit of the book, because she's the only one left who knows its secrets. But the moment she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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Summary: An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Powell, Julie.

Summary: Julie Powell is 30 years old, living in a rundown apartment in Queens and working at a secretarial job that's going nowhere. She needs something to break the monotony of her life, and she invents a deranged assignment. She will cook all 524 recipes in Julia Child's 1961 classic Mastering the Art of French Cooking. In the span of one year. At first she thinks it will be easy, but as she moves...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.5 Powell

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5092 POW

Kleinman, Paul

Summary: Presents an introduction to philosophy, covering the origins of the discipline, some of the major figures of the past, and philosophical issues which still continue to be debated in the present day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 100 KLE

Letts, Elizabeth

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Summary: "This richly imagined novel tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film, through the eyes of author L. Frank Baum's intrepid wife, Maud. Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that M-G-M is adapting her late husband's masterpiece for the screen, seventy-seven-year-old Maud Gage Baum sets about trying to finagle her way onto the set. Nineteen years...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LET

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LET

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION LET

Powell, Julie.

Summary: The author recounts how she escaped the doldrums of an unpromising career by mastering every recipe in Julia Child's 1961 classic, "Mastering the Art of French Cooking," a year-long endeavor that transformed her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.5 POW

Powell, Julie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 641.5 POW

Tzemach Lemmon, Gayle.

Summary: The true account of Kamila Sidiqi who, when her father and brother were forced to flee Kabul, became the sole breadwinner for her five siblings. Armed only with grit and determination, she picked up a needle and thread and created a thriving business of her own and held her family together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 958.1 SED

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.1 SEDIQI, KAMELA LEM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B SIDIQI LEM

Summary: Julie Powell is a frustrated insurance worker who wants to be a writer. Trying to find a challenge in her life, she decides to cook her way through Julia Child's 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking' in one year, and to blog about it. As Julie begins to find her groove as a cook, and her voice as a writer, the project takes on a life of its own. The project provides the struggling young woman...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD JUL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUL RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE JUL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Julie 2009

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

Powell, Julie.

Summary: Julie Powell is a bored, 30-year-old secretary living in a rundown apartment in Queens. She needs something to break the monotony of her life, so she invents a deranged assignment. She will take her mother's dog-eared copy of Julia Child's 1961 classic Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and she will cook all 524 recipes, in the span of one year. But she comes to realize there's more to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Warner AudioBooks 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 641.5 POW

Summary: While on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, is appalled at the treatment of the Indians by the ruling British government. Later, they befriend a native Indian who, over-stepping the accepted norms of his culture, invites the two ladies on an excursion. In a strange turn of events, he is accused of attempting to rape the young woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PAS