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Martin, Barry

Summary: "The inspiring true story of the bond between a feisty octogenarian and the man in charge of building an enormous shopping mall around her home. Edith Macefield achieved folk hero status in 2006 when she turned down $1 million to sell her home to make way for a commercial development in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. It didn't matter that her tiny house was surrounded by rubble and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MACEFIELD, EDITH MAR

Summary: About a funny, feisty, compassionate man who is very determined to have nothing to do with the lemming-like rush-hour world. But his resolve is tested when social workers Sandra and Albert tell him that he must shape up, or his twelve-year-old nephew Nick will be shipped out to a foster home. Released when workday lifestyles went largely unchallenged, this inventive comedy-drama gleefully...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: "When a strange message pod turns up at UNIT HQ, the Doctor and his assistant Jo suddenly involved in another dangerous mission for the Time Lords. The TARDIS takes them to Skybase One above the inhospitable Solos. It is the 30th century and the planet is about to gain independence from Earth's glorious empire. But someone on Solos has other plans and, alarmingly, the natives are slowly...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2011

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

Summary: Tony is an undereducated Brooklyn teenager who is bored with his daytime job. The highlight of his week is going to the local disco, where he is the king of the dance floor. Tony meets Stephanie at the disco and they agree to dance together in a competition. Stephanie resists Tony's attempts to romance her, as she aspires to greater things. Gradually, Tony also becomes disillusioned with the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

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

Summary: An unearthly child: Teachers Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright are in for the adventure of a lifetime when they follow student Susan Foreman home to an odd police box in a junkyard and meet the Doctor, a strange old man who claims to be Susan's grandfather, who takes them on a short excursion back to 200,000 B.C. ; The Daleks: When the TARDIS lands on the seemingly dead planet Skaro, the Doctor...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2012

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC

Summary: The story of a three day pass: An African-American soldier stationed in France is granted a promotion and a three-day leave from base and heads to Paris, where he finds whirlwind romance with a white woman--but what happens to their love when his furlough is over?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MEL

Summary: Crime abounded in late Victorian and Edwardian times--from the streets of London to the country houses of nobility; from the royal apartments of Vienna to the hotel rooms of quiet Copenhagen. Sherlock Holmes took on many of the era's crooks, killers, blackmailers, and schemers, but so did the fictional sleuths of other celebrated writers of the time. (from container.).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2010

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

Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWI

Summary: The fourth season of this classic groundbreaking series saw the beginning of one-hour episodes. This allowed for more elaborate and detailed stories which plunged viewers even further into the twilight zone.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWI

Summary: The complete third season of Rod Serling's "The Twilight Zone," featuring thirty-seven episodes aired in 1961-62.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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

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