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Lisicky, Paul

Summary: "When Paul Lisicky arrived in Provincetown in the early 1990s, he was leaving behind a history of family trauma to live in a place outside of time. In this idyllic haven, known for its values of inclusion, acceptance, and art, Lisicky searches for love and soon finds a sense of belonging. At the same time, the community is consumed by the AIDS crisis, and the very structure of Town life is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greywolf Press 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LISICKY, PAUL LIS

Summary: In this provocative and controversial collection of essays, curated by writer Meghan Daum, sixteen acclaimed writers explain why they have chosen to eschew parenthood. Contributors Lionel Shriver, Sigrid Nunez, Kate Christiensen, Elliott Holt, Geoff Dyer, and Tim Kreider, among others, offer a unique perspective on the overwhelming cultural pressure of parenthood. Selfish, Shallow, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 DAU

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

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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

Kleinman, Paul

1 hold on 1 copy

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

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

Olstein, Lisa

Summary: "Pain Studies is a book-length lyric essay at the intersection of pain, perception, and language. Through the prism of migraine, Pain Studies episodically and idiosyncratically explores personal, cultural, medical, and literary histories of pain--how we experience, express, treat, and mistreat it--and undertakes extended engagements with a range of sources including the trial testimony of Joan...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Amidst the World Cup tournament and political turmoil of 1970, twelve-year-old Mauro must adjust to living in his Jewish grandfather's multi-ethnic neighborhood after his left-wing parents are forced into hiding.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Media 2008

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

Letts, Elizabeth

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LET

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LET

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION LET

Atwood, Megan

Summary: When Olive makes up a story about a trip to Paris to impress her New York pen pal Molly, the lies quickly get out of hand, and threaten their long distance friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ATW

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

MacKay, Rory.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stoddart 1993

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 508.713 MAC

Atwood, Megan

Summary: Ten-year old Olive is going to be in a commercial, but she really is not sure she can land the gymnastics stunt written for it, and her cross-country email pal Molly is jealous and determined to get into a commercial herself (pretty much any commercial will do)--and now their friendship is threatened by their increasingly testy emails.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ATW

Gruber, Penelope

Summary: In this graphic adaptation of the American folktale, Paul Bunyan is the biggest and strongest merman in the underwater city of Atlantis; at twelve years old he has already dragged the city away from a volcano and rescued a baby blue whale who is now his companion--but now he has to protect the citizens of Atlantis from five mega-sharks who are looking to have mermen for lunch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

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Lisick, Beth

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReganBooks 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LISICK, BETH LIS

Pearl, Norton

Summary: The backcountry ranger's daughter compiled all of her father's notes about his time as a ranger in Glacier National Park in the 1910s. Unbelievable stories of beauty and hardship (he never complains about the difficulties but relishes the adventure).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: L. Lee 1994

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2 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 917.8652 PEA
Call number: OVS 921 PEARL, NORTON PEA

Summary: Set in Sao Paulo's House of Detention. An oncologist arrives at the jail to test patients for HIV infection. Seeing the disease, overcrowding, and rampant circulation of drugs, the doctor comes to realize the internal power structure among the prisoners. Narratives develop, including the attempted murder of Dagger, the solitary confinement of Chico, and the romance between Lady Di and Too Bad....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

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

Summary: In this Shakespearean tale of jealousy and betrayal, a man who is an honorable itinerant cattleman, befriended and hired by a bighearted ranch owner despite his unwillingness to talk about his past. When the new hand becomes the target of the flirtatious attentions of the owner's bored wife and is entrusted by the boss with a foreman's responsibilities, his presence at the ranch starts to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

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Bellow, Saul.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.694 BEL

Coelho, Paulo

Summary: Drawing on the rich experience of his own life, best-selling author Paulo Coelho takes us back in time to relive the dreams of a generation that longed for peace and dared to challenge the established social order. In Hippie, he tells the story of Paulo, a young, skinny Brazilian man with a goatee and long, flowing hair, who wants to become a writer and sets off on a journey in search of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC COE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Coelho 2018

Negley, Keith

Summary: Poul is fascinated by the wind, which he imagines as a wild blue girl, even if the people around him do not feel the same way, until he builds something that shows off her strengths, in a story based on the life of Danish scientist Poul La Cour.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, and imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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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

Albert, Lee (Lee Michael)

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Proven, practical, easy-to-follow program to reduce and even eliminate chronic muscular pain through simple movements and home care. Demonstrates how Integrated Positional Therapy (IPT) effectively treats pain patterns caused by injury, stress, repetitive strain, postural distortion and chronic neuromuscular conditions. Includes specific wellness plans for: headache, neck and shoulder pain, low...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dudley Court Press 2018

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