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Kindred, Dave

Summary: "Dave Kindred's extraordinary investigation of the death of his grandson yields a powerful memoir of addiction, grief, and the stories we choose to tell our families and ourselves. Jared Kindred left his home and family at the age of eighteen, choosing a life of riding train cars and making friends on the street. He was an addict for most of his short life, drinking far too much and lying about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KINDRED, JARED GLENN KIN

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

Summary: A man travels the Mississippi on a steamboat, making money to hire a lawyer to clear his nephew's name; upholding the law in a small southern town, Judge Billy Priest also plays matchmaker for his nephew; a country doctor upsets his small town when he has an affair with a widow; a young man's efforts to become a hero are thwarted when he joins the Armed Forces but is posted in his home town;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY JOH

Swanson, James L.

Summary: Offers an inside look into the lives of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his assassin, James Earl Ray, discussing the history of the time and systematically examining the assassination and its aftermath.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Audiobooks 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 323 SWA

Swanson, James L.

Summary: "James Earl Ray and Martin Luther King, Jr. had two very different life journeys -- but their paths fatally collide when Ray assassinates the world-renown civil rights leader. This book provides an inside look into both of their lives, the history of thetime, and a blow-by-blow examination of the assassination and its aftermath."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 323 SWA

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 323 SWA

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 323 SWA

Segure, Roger.

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Kaycee Music Co. 1942

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Eyman, Scott

Summary: Henry Fonda and James Stewart were two of the biggest stars in Hollywood for forty years. They became friends and then roommates as stage actors in New York, and when they began making films in Hollywood, they roomed together again. Between them they made such memorable films as The Grapes of Wrath, Mister Roberts, Twelve Angry Men, and On Golden Pond; and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Destry...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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

Holub, Joan

Summary: Learn all about artists who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for creators-in-training!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD HOL

Summary: Thirty-two vignettes, spanning pianist Glenn Gould's life from age four until his death at fifty, give an impressionistic depiction of his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Classical 2012

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

Dean, Michelle

Summary: Dorothy Parker, Rebecca West, Hannah Arendt, Mary McCarthy, Susan Sontag, Pauline Kael, Joan Didion, Nora Ephron, Renata Adler, and Janet Malcolm—these brilliant women are the central figures of Sharp. Their lives intertwine as they cut through the cultural and intellectual history of America in the twentieth century, arguing as fervently with each other as they did with the sexist attitudes of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2018

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

Aretha, David

Contents: Introduction -- Michael Jordan -- LeBron James -- Stephen Curry -- Kevin Durant -- Who's the GOAT? -- Glossary -- For more information -- For further reading.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.323 ARE

Sides, Hampton.

Summary: From the acclaimed bestselling author of "Ghost Soldiers" and "Blood and Thunder," a taut, intense narrative about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the largest manhunt in American history--a sixty-five-day search that led investigators to Canada, Portugal, and England.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.15 Sid

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1524 SID

Warhola, James.

Summary: The author describes a trip to see his uncle, the soon-to-be-famous artist Andy Warhol, and the fun that he and his family had on the visit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WAR

Bausum, Ann.

Summary: Explores how the media, politics, the civil rights movement, and labor protests all converged to set the scene for one of Dr. King's greatest speeches and for his tragic death on April 4, 1968, in Memphis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.1196 BAU

Posner, Gerald L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1524 POS

Duncan, Alice Faye

Summary: Recounts the 1968 sanitation workers strike in Memphis, Tennessee, where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his final speech to strikers the night before his assassination, and details the perseverance of strikers before and after his death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 331.892 DUN

Wexler, Stuart

Summary: Published in time for the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, Killing King uncovers previously unknown FBI files and sources, as well as new forensics to convincingly make the case that King was assassinated by a long-simmering conspiracy orchestrated by the racial terrorists who were responsible for the Mississippi Burning murders. This explosive book details the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 WEX

Vaill, Amanda.

Summary: "A spellbinding story of love amid the devastation of the Spanish Civil War Madrid, 1936. In a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe--a conflict one writer will call "the decisive thing of the century"--six people meet and find their lives changed forever. Ernest Hemingway, his career stalled, his marriage sour, hopes that this war will give him fresh...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 946.081 VAI

Talty, Stephan

Summary: The untold story of the most important rescue mission not just of the Vietnam War, but the entire Cold War: one American aviator, who knew our most important secrets, crashed behind enemy lines and was sought by the entire North Vietnamese and Russian military machines. One Navy SEAL and his Vietnamese partner had to sneak past them all to save him. At the height of the Vietnam War, few...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 959.704 TAL

Tubbs, Anna Malaika

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "In her groundbreaking and essential debut The Three Mothers, scholar Anna Malaika Tubbs celebrates Black motherhood by telling the story of the three women who raised and shaped some of America's most pivotal heroes: Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin. Much has been written about Berdis Baldwin's son James, about Alberta King's son Martin Luther, and Louise Little's son...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2021

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Gregory, Philippa

Summary: When Katherine of Aragon is brought to the Tudor court as a young bride, the oldest princess, Margaret takes her measure. With one look, each knows the other for a rival, an ally, a pawn, destined with Margaret's younger sister Mary to a sisterhood unique in the world. The three sisters will become the queens of England, Scotland, and France. United by family loyalties and affections, the three...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Rondina, Catherine.

Summary: Provides information on the life and career of hockey player Carey Price.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 PRI

Pärt, Arvo.

Contents: De profundis (Psalm 129) (8:19) -- Missa sillabica (12:52) -- Solfeggio (5:14) -- "And one of the Pharisees" (10:05) -- Cantate Domino (Psalm 95) (2:50) -- Summa (Credo) (6:24) -- Seven magnificat antiphons (14:57). O Weisheit ; O Adonai ; O Spross ; O Schlüssel ; O Morgenstern ; O König ; O Immanuel -- The beatitudes (8:08) -- Magnificat (6:47).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmonia Mundi France 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL PAR

Summary: It is a timely tale of what can happen when engaged citizens fight the power for the sake of a better world. Arguably, no one did more to shape our understanding of the modern American city than Jane Jacobs, the visionary activist and writer who fought to preserve urban communities in the face of destructive development projects. The film vividly brings to life Jacobs' 1960s showdown with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Media Group 2017

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

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