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Kolker, Robert.

Summary: Award-winning investigative reporter Robert Kolker delivers a haunting and humanizing account of the true-life search for a serial killer still at large on Long Island, in a compelling tale of unsolved murder and Internet prostitution. One late spring evening in 2010, Shannan Gilbert, after running through the oceanfront community of Oak Beach screaming for her life, went missing. No one who...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2013

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Kolker, Robert

Summary: "Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream. After World War II, Don's work with the Air Force brought them to Colorado, where their twelve children perfectly spanned the baby boom: the oldest born in 1945, the youngest in 1965. In those years, there was an established script for a family like the Galvins--aspiration, hard work, upward mobility, domestic harmony--and they worked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2020

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Kolker, Robert.

Summary: "A literary account of the lives and presumed serial killings of five Craigslist prostitutes, whose bodies were found on the same Long Island beach in 2010. Based on the New York magazine cover story"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2013

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Summary: A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Kolbert, Elizabeth.

Summary: New Yorker writer Kolbert tackles the controversial subject of global warming. Americans have been warned since the late 1970s that the buildup of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere threatens to melt the polar ice sheets and irreversibly change our climate. With little done since then to alter this dangerous course, now is the moment to salvage our future. By the end of the century, the world...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Pub. 2006

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Kolbert, Elizabeth

Summary: "The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth Extinction returns to humanity's transformative impact on the environment, now asking: After doing so much damage, can we change nature, this time to save it? That man should have dominion "over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth" is a prophecy that has hardened into fact. So pervasive are human impacts on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2021

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Kolbert, Elizabeth.

Summary: Draws on the work of geologists, botanists, marine biologists, and other researchers to discuss the five devastating mass extinctions on Earth and predicts the coming of a sixth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt & Co 2014

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Kolbert, Kathryn

Summary: "While Roe v. Wade is a household name in America, few are aware of the impact of Planned Parenthood v. Casey, the Supreme Court's 1992 ruling that preserved but redefined and substantially limited abortion rights, especially for the most marginalized women. Casey rather than Roe has established the constitutional standards that today govern abortion in the U.S. When pundits talk about the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1988 KOL

Roker, Al

Summary: The popular television personality discusses his battle with weight loss, describing his initial successes after bypass surgery, his efforts to get back on track after regaining lost weight, and his confrontation with goal-compromising childhood issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2012

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Roker, Al

Summary: "A gripping new history celebrating the remarkable heroes of the Johnstown Flood--the deadliest flood in U.S. history--from NBC host and legendary weather authority Al Roker. Central Pennsylvania, May 31, 1889: After a deluge of rain--nearly a foot in less than twenty-four hours--swelled the Little Conemaugh River, panicked engineers watched helplessly as swiftly rising waters threatened to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Summary: After success cleaning up Dodge City, Wyatt Earp moves to Tombstone, Arizona, and wishes to get rich in obscurity. He meets his brothers there, as well as his old friend Doc Holliday. A band of outlaws that call themselves The Cowboys are causing problems in the region with various acts of random violence, and inevitably come into confrontation with Holliday and the Earps, which leads to a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hollywood Pictures Home Video 1993

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Roker, Al

Summary: "After waking up the neighborhood with The Morning Show Murders, and keeping readers up late solving The Midnight Show Murders, Al Roker returns with his most tantalizing mystery to date. Celebrity chef turned sleuth Billy Blessing finds his plate full of danger once again, as secrets from his long-buried past threaten to make a comeback. Before Billy had his five-star restaurant in New York,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2011

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Roker, Al.

Summary: BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Al Roker and Dick Lochte's The Talk Show Murders. Professional chef turned amateur sleuth Billy Blessing finds himself in hot water when a brutal killing cancels a TV show--and its host--during its debut. Billy has reluctantly agreed to fly westward and play second banana on a new late-night talk show hosted by comic Desmond O'Day in Los Angeles, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Publishing Group 2010

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Roker, Al.

Summary: After waking up the neighborhood with The Morning Show Murders, and keeping readers up late solving The Midnight Show Murders, Al Roker returns with his most tantalizing mystery to date. Celebrity chef turned sleuth Billy Blessing finds his plate full of danger once again, as secrets from his long-buried past threaten to make a comeback. Before Billy had his five-star restaurant in New...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Publishing Group 2011

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Roker, Al

Summary: Presents an account of the legendary hurricane to assess its destruction of Galveston, role in thousands of deaths, and influence on American history and culture. --Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

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Roker, Al

Summary: The "Today Show" co-anchor shares his life lessons on success and happiness in a humorous essay collection. These days, the road to success can feel jam-packed with scheduling, networking, nonstop hustle, and flat-out absurdity. And no one knows that better than Al Roker-beloved cohost of the Today Show, weatherperson extraordinaire, and the man we all secretly wish we could turn to for wisdom...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Roker, Al

Summary: Sequel to the author's mystery debut, "The Morning show murders." Professional chef turned amateur sleuth Billy Blessing finds himself in hot water, when a brutal killing cancels a TV show -- and its host -- during its debut. -- Dust jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2010

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Roker, Al.

Summary: BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Al Roker and Dick Lochte's The Midnight Show Murders . As famous for his popular cooking segment on Wake Up America! as for his swank Manhattan bistro, Billy Blessing can add prime murder suspect to his impressive list of accomplishments. Because when one of the network's top honchos ends up dead, it's a poisoned serving of Blessing's coq au vin ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Publishing Group 2009

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