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Mahood, Jan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 MAH

Maloof, Joan

Summary: In a winning combination of fine-art photography and short, lyrical essays, The Living Forest reveals the top-to-bottom mystery, beauty, and interconnectedness of the forest. GenreElectronic books.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2017

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 770 MAL

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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: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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

Summary: "Craft in America is an exploration into the hearts and minds of artisans devoted to a diverse array of mediums -- from furniture making and basket weaving to pottery and metalsmithing. Each episode reveals that craft has earned itself a place within the realm of fine art"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Craft in America, Inc. 2007

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

Mahmoody, Mahtob.

Summary: The author tells the story of her and her mother's escape from an abusive, fanatical Iranian father when she was six, as well as how she lived her subsequent life under the shadow of fear of her menacing father, and eventually was healed by her faith in God.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nelson Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAHMOODY, MAHTOB MAH

Summary: Collection of eight classic stories. Swashbuckling pirates, talking rabbits in top hats, majestic horses, and flittering fairies spring into action, setting into motion the tales that have delighted audiences for ages.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam 2012

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY STO

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Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Summary: A collection of short stories explore what it is like to be young and black, centering on the experiences of black teenagers and emphasizing that one person's experiences, reality, and personal identity are different than someone else.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Yolen, Jane

Summary: Where is Wendy? Leading a labor strike against the Lost Boys, of course. A Scottish academic unearths ancient evil in a fishing village. Edgar Allan Poe's young bride is beguiled by a most unusual bird. Dorothy, lifted from Kansas, returns as a gymnastic sophisticate. Emily Dickinson dwells in possibility and sails away in a starship made of light. Alice's wicked nemesis has jaws and claws but...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tachyon Publications LLC 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Yan, Lan

Summary: "In recounting her family history, Lan Yan brings to life a century of Chinese history from the last emperor to present day, including the Cultural Revolution which tore her childhood apart. The little girl who was crushed by the Cultural Revolution has become one of the most active businesswomen in her country. In telling her and her family's story, she serves up an intimate account of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2020

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Carle, Eric

Summary: Fifteen children's book artists, including Joey Chou, Eric Fan, and Denise Fleming, share their favorite bugs and explain why they love them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CAR

Summary: After having the emperor's minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim's children to a remote point on the northern Chinese border. But that bloodthirsty mission is confounded by a mysterious group of fighters who arrive on the scene, intent on delivering justice and defending the innocent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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

Madooo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Madooo Productions 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD PM Madooo

Hood, Ann

Summary: "An enthralling novel about love, loss, secrets, friendship, and the healing power of literature, by the bestselling author of The Knitting Circle. Ava's twenty-five-year marriage has fallen apart, and her two grown children are pursuing their own lives outside of the country. Ava joins a book group, not only for her love of reading but also out of sheer desperation for companionship. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOO

Hood, Ann

Summary: Ava's twenty-five-year marriage has fallen apart, and her two grown children are pursuing their own lives outside of the country. Ava joins a book group, not only for her love of reading but also out of sheer desperation for companionship. The group's goal throughout the year is for each member to present the book that matters most to them. Ava rediscovers a mysterious book from her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HOO

Hood, Ann

Summary: "A moving and remarkable memoir about the sudden death of a daughter, surviving grief, and learning to love again"--from inside jacket cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOOD, ANN HOO

Hood, Ann

Summary: An obituary writer searching for her missing lover at the turn of the twentieth century is linked to a woman considering leaving her loveless marriage in 1963.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HOO

Hood, Ann

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOO

Hood, Ann

Summary: An Italian immigrant watches her six children grow up while she searches for her seventh, the product of a love affair who was given up for adoption.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOO

Hood, Ann

Summary: Grieving over the sudden loss of her only child, Mary Baxter joins a knitting circle in Providence, Rhode Island, whose members not only teach her a variety of knitting techniques but also valuable lessons about friendship, love, and redemption.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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

Hood, Ann

Summary: On the day John F. Kennedy is inaugurated, Claire, a young wife and mother obsessed with the glamour of Jackie, struggles over the decision of whether to stay in a loveless but secure marriage or to follow the man she loves and whose baby she may be carrying. Decades earlier in 1919, Vivien Lowe, an obituary writer, is searching for her lover who disappeared in the Great San Francisco...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2013

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Hood, Ann

Summary: A friendship between a widow and a homeless girl enriches both their lives. The widow is wealthy Olivia, 37, frustrated by not being a mother. The girl is poor Ruby, 15, pot smoking, manipulative and pregnant. Olivia takes her in and Ruby agrees to let Olivia have the child--hopefully without changing her mind when it is born.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador USA 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOO

Hood, Ann

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1989

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOO