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Summary: In Depression-era California, two migrant workers dream of better days on a spread of their own until an act of unintentional violence leads to tragic consequences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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Fumino, Yuki

Summary: "Because of a hearing disability Kohei is often alone. Taichi is outspoken and cheerful. At first, Kohei keeps himself well guarded, but after he meets Taichi he slowly learns to open up."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One Peace Books 2018

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Tremain, Rose

Summary: Growing up sheltered from the echoes of World War II, Gustav forges an intense relationship with a mercurial Jewish boy, Anton, a talented pianist who introduces him to the harsh realities of racism, tolerance, and cruelty during a friendship spanning half a century.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRE

Summary: "A Swedish efficiency expert under strict orders not to interact with his subject is sent to improve a Norwegian farmer's culinary efforts. But the sly old farmer much prefers to amuse himself by impeding the timid researcher's work! Soon, in the struggle between neutral observation and the need for human interaction, the kitchen becomes a battleground!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "Six unemployed men, inspired by a touring group of male strippers, decide they can make a small fortune by putting on a striptease show of their ow -- with one small difference. They intend to go the "full monty" and strip completely naked! In this hilarious, heartfelt comedy, these six friends discover the inner strength to bare it all in front of the world."--Back of container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1999

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY FUL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FULL RATED R

Summary: The residents of Letterkenny belong to one of three groups: Hicks, Skids, and Hockey Players. The three groups are constantly feuding with each other over seemingly trivial matters; often ending with someone getting their ass kicked.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The residents belong to one of three groups: Hicks, Skids, and Hockey Players. The three groups are constantly feuding with each other over seemingly trivial matters; often ending with someone getting their ass kicked.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2017

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Summary: This musical rendering of Mark Twain's classic captures the genuine friendship between Huckleberry Finn and Jim. Strong-willed and self-raised, Huck decides to flee his hometown of Hannibal, Missouri, when his cruel absentee father tries to kidnap him. Accompanying him is the sharp-witted Jim, who fears he is about to be sold. As this unlikely pair journey north to freedom, they develop a bond...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Huckleberry 2005

Summary: Hank is stranded on a deserted island, having given up all hope of ever making it home again. One day everything changes when a corpse names Manny washes up onshore. The two become fast friends, and ultimately go on an epic adventure that will bring Hank back to the woman of his dreams.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE SWI

Summary: Inglewood, a Los Angeles suburb, is called the Wood. It is largely home to Black middle class families. Mike, Slim, and Roland have been best friends since junior high. It's three hours before Roland's wedding and he has a bad case of cold feet. Mike and Slim must sober him up and help him decide if he wants to go through with the wedding. In flashbacks, they recall key moments of their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

George, Alex

Summary: "For Robert Carter, life in his coastal Maine hometown is comfortably predictable. But in 1976, on his first day of eighth grade, he meets Nathan Tilly, who changes everything. Nathan is confident, fearless, impetuous and fascinated by kites and flying. Robert and Nathan s budding friendship is forged in the crucible of two family tragedies, and as the boys struggle to come to terms with loss,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press Large Print 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hijuelos, Oscar

Summary: Chronicles the sojourn of journalist-explorer Henry Stanley; his wife, the painter Dorothy Tennant; and Mark Twain, Stanley's longtime friend, as they head for Cuba in search of Stanley's father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIJ

Jacobson, Howard.

Summary: Despite living opposite lives, old school pals Julian Treslove and Sam Finkler continue to stay in contact with each other as well as their old teacher, Libor Sevcik. One night, the trio gets together to relive the good times. But when the night comes to a shocking close for Julian, he begins to see things very differently.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, LLC 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Andy is 17 years old and headed off to college, meaning he doesn't have a place in his life for childhood things. The toys (save for Woody), fearing they'll be packed away in the attic and forgotten about forever, are mistakenly donated to the local daycare facility. There, their wishes to be played with once again are fulfilled all too well. They also meet a new collection of toys, including...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE TOY

Summary: Escaping a prison sentence by the skin of his teeth, the wayward and disillusioned Robbie is given one last chance to turn his life around. Together four friends discover that turning to drink might just change their lives--not cheap fortified wine, but the best malt whiskies in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "Set in 1964, Final Portrait is the story of the touching and offbeat friendship between American writer and art-lover James Lord and world-renowned artist Alberto Giacometti. Lord's perspective reveals a unique insight into the beauty, frustration, profundity and sometimes chaos of the artistic process. While on a short trip to Paris, Lord is asked by his friend Giacometti to sit for a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Fi

Summary: Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973): One of Billy The Kid's oldest friends is now a sheriff and has vowed to hunt him down.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN GRE

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Summary: It is a genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West. In a land controlled by feudal barons, Into the Badlands tells the story of a ruthless, well-trained great warrior Sunny and a young boy M.K. who embark on a spiritual journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: British comedy series followed elderly ne'er-do-wells Compo, Clegg, and Blamire as they found adventure and trouble while roaming the streets of their small Yorkshire town.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LAS

Summary: The residents belong to one of three groups: Hicks, Skids, and Hockey Players. The three groups are constantly feuding with each other over seemingly trivial matters; often ending with someone getting their ass kicked.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The story of the life of Japan's most prolific modern author, who killed himself on the entranceway to the Japanese Eastern Army Headquarters after he was blocked in his bid to take it over.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on another deliciously deadpan culinary road trip. This time around, the guys head to Spain to sample the best of the country's gastronomic offerings in between rounds of their hilariously off-the-cuff banter. Over plates of pintxos and paella, the pair exchange barbs and their patented celebrity impressions, as well as more serious reflections on what it...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Childhood friends Brian and Paulie do whatever it takes to survive in the dog-eat-dog neighborhood they live in. As they grow up they find themselves involved in organized crime and jail becomes part of doing business on the streets they call home. Brian uses his time in jail to get clean while Paulie makes plans for one last job that requires Brian's help. Brian must decide if he should stand...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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