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Summary: Edith Piaf was raised in a brothel, wrested from the only life she knew by her father so they could join the circus, Edith spent her teen years on the streets. She is finally "rescued" by a crime figure who gives her career a start, and, ultimately, her international success and final illness. She was always frail, sickly, malnourished, and wildly temperamental. She was often on drugs or...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2007

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN VIE

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: Marseille. 1975. Pierre Michel, a young magistrate with a wife and children, has just been transferred to help in the crack-down on organized crime. He decides to take on French Connection, a Mafia-run operation that exports heroin the world over. Paying heed to no one's warnings, he leads a one-man campaign against Mafia kingpin Gaetan Zampa, the most untouchable godfather of them all. But...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: "December 1897, Paris. Edmond Rostand is not yet thirty but already two children and a lot of anxieties. He has not written anything for two years. In desperation, he offers the great Constant Coquelin a new play, a heroic comedy, in verse, for the holidays. Only concern: it is not written yet. Ignoring the whims of actresses, the demands of his Corsican producers, the jealousy of his wife, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CYR

Summary: Ace Rothstein and Nicky Santoro, mobsters who move to Las Vegas to make their mark, live and work in this paradoxical world. Seen through their eyes, each as a foil to the other, the details of mob involvement in the casinos of the 1970's and '80's are revealed. Ace is the smooth operator of the Tangiers casino, while Nicky is his boyhood friend and tough strongman, robbing and shaking down the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2006

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Lende, Heather

Summary: "Following the 2016 presidential election, writer Heather Lende, inspired to take a more active role in politics, runs for assembly member in Haines, Alaska-and wins. But tiny Haines-a place accessible from the nearest city, Juneau, only by boat or plane-isn't the sleepy town it appears to be. From a bitter debate about the expansion of the fishing boat harbor to the matter of how to stop bears...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LENDE, HEATHER LEN

Lende, Heather

Summary: An obituary writer in a small town in Alaska describes how to live a fuller and more exhilarating life by simply finding the positive aspects of every experience, encouraging readers to make the most of every day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 LEN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 Lende 2015

Lende, Heather

Summary: Tiny Haines, Alaska, ninety miles north of Juneau, is accessible mainly by water or air and only when the weather is good. There's no traffic light and no mail delivery; people can vanish without a trace; and funerals are community affairs. As both obituary writer and social columnist for the local newspaper, Heather Lende knows better than anyone the goings-on in this breathtakingly beautiful...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.8 LEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 979.8 Lende 2005

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 979.82 LEN

Lende, Heather

Contents: Grant us wisdom, grant us courage -- Be still my praying feet -- You do not know -- Namaste -- Take good care of the garden and the dogs -- All good gifts around us -- You are going to get well -- Good neighbors -- The comfort of eagles -- Snowshoeing with God : a playlist -- Passing the peace -- Muerte beach -- Amazing grace -- Preying together -- The music of what happens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 979.8 LEN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.8 LENDE, HEATHER LEN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.8 Lende 2010

Lender, Stacey

Summary: Priced out of Manhattan, Jessica, Aaron and their daughters move to the one place they swore they would never go: the suburbs. But to her surprise, life in the commuter belt makes a great first impression.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kaylie Jones Books, an imprint of Akashic Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEN

Brende, Eric.

Summary: The author and his spouse spent 18 months in Amish country living without electricity and its dependent technologies. Here he recounts the experience, not only detailing the daily activities and frequent difficulties they found necessary to maintain existence without electricity, but also touting the benefits of such a life and exploring the culture of their adopted community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.483 BRE

Disney Enterprises (COR)

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Mabel and Dipper's adventures in Gravity Falls continue, as they experiment with everything from cloning to time travel, making new friends along the way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Joe Books Ltd 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 GRA

Disney Enterprises, Inc. (COR)

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The imprisoned Belle hopes to celebrate Christmas at the Beast's castle with the help of his enchanted servants, but Forte, the court composer turned pipe organ, fears that he will lose influence with his master and tries to stop her.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays - Christmas, Call number: KIT J HOLIDAY DIS

Nazer, Mende.

Summary: The author provides an account of her experiences after being kidnapped from her Nuba village in 1993 by Arab raiders when she was twelve years old and sold into slavery, and discusses how she was able to gain her freedom seven years later while living and working for her master's sister in London.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.362 NAZ

Lande, Nathaniel.

Contents: The Revolutionary War -- The War of 1812 -- The Mexican War -- The Civil War -- The Spanish-American War -- World War I -- World War II -- The cold war and the Korean War -- The Vietnam War -- The Gulf War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 1995

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 070.4333 LAN

Lenae, Ravyn

Contents: Cameo -- Venom -- Inside out -- M.I.A -- Skin tight (feat. Steve Lacy) -- Where I'm from (feat. Mereba) -- Deep in the world -- Higher -- 3D (feat. Smino) -- Satellites -- Lullabye -- Light me up -- Like you do -- Xtasy -- Mercury (feat. Fousheé) -- Wish.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Lunde, Maja

Summary: From the author of the number-one international bestseller The History of Bees, a captivating story of the power of nature and the human spirit that explores the threat of a devastating worldwide drought, witnessed through the lives of a father, a daughter, and a woman who will risk her life to save the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperVia, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LUN

Rende, Richard

Summary: "In a world that's changing at warp speed, our kids will need to navigate a path to success without a roadmap -- something entrepreneurs do every day. What if we looked to the world of entrepreneurship, in addition to child development experts, for insights on helping kids gain the skills they'll need in order to prosper personally and professionally? Raising Can-Do Kids is the first book to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A Perigee Book 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 Rende 2015

Devlin, Wende.

Summary: Grandmother almost loses her secret recipe for cranberry bread to one of the guests she and Maggie invite for Thanksgiving dinner. Includes the secret recipe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ECNCL 0000

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Fazio, Wende.

Summary: Describes the history, landscape, wildlife, and activities of Everglades National Park.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 975.939 FAZ

Linde, Nancy.

Summary: 399 Games, Puzzles & Trivia is a lively mix of challenges, riddles, and brainteasers all vetted by a neuroscientist who specializes in aging brains and designed to work the six key areas of cognitive function that are vulnerable in normal aging: long-term memory, working memory, executive functioning, attention to detail, multitasking, and processing speed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Pub. 2012

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Lucasfilm Press (COR)

Summary: Collects twelve short stories from the cinematic world of Star Wars, including two tales from "Star Wars: the Last Jedi."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney, Lucasfilm Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIV

Summary: Writer and director Faraut revisits the rich bounty of footage of the left-handed tennis star John McEnroe as he competes in the French Open at Paris's Roland Garros Stadium in 1984. Far from a traditional documentary, Faraut probes the archival film to unpack both McEnroe's attention to the sport and the footage itself, creating a lively and immersive look at a driven athlete, a study on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the late 1930s, civil war grips Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased love. In order to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ALL

Allende, Isabel

Summary: After the death of her beloved grandfather, nineteen-year-old Maya Vidal, turning to drugs, alcohol, and petty crimes, becomes trapped in a war between assassins, the police, the FBI, and Interpol, until her grandmother helps her escape to a remote island off the coast of Chile where she tries to make sense of her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION ALL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Allende 2013

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