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Matar, Hisham

Summary: "In 2012, after the overthrow of Qaddafi, the acclaimed novelist Hisham Matar journeys to his native Libya after an absence of thirty years. When he was twelve, Matar and his family went into political exile. Eight years later Matar's father, a former diplomat and military man turned brave political dissident, was kidnapped from the streets of Cairo by the Libyan government and is believed to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 823.92 MAT

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MATAR, HISHAM MAT

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

Summary: A moving and inspiring factual drama about the pioneering work on radar by a little know team of scientists in the run up to the Second World War. On 26 February 1935, Robert Watson-Watt demonstrated for the first time that aircraft could be detected by bouncing radio waves off them. By the time the war began in 1939, radar stations were dotted along the British coast, tracking aircraft at...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Friedman, Matti

Summary: "Describes the author's harrowing experiences manning a remote Israeli outpost with a regiment of other young soldiers, during a small, unnamed war in the late 1990s that foreshadowed other unwinnable conflicts in the Middle East,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRIEDMAN, MATTI FRI

Kleinman, Paul

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 100 KLE

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: "It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found dead near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports their death as accidental. It does not mention that a fourth sister lives. Nor does it explain that the sisters were among the leading opponents of Gen. Rafael Leonidas Trujillo's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2010

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Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: "It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found dead near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports their death as accidental. It does not mention that a fourth sister lives. Nor does it explain that the sisters were among the leading opponents of Gen. Rafael Leonidas Trujillo's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2010

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Alvarez

Holub, Joan

Summary: This board book highlights ten memorable female trailblazers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2017

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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

Pimentel, Annette Bay

Summary: A 100th anniversary tribute chronicles the inspiring true story of a Chinese-American trail cook whose resourcefulness during a historical camping venture in the Sierras safeguarded a team of influential writers, tycoons, politicians and celebrities who later founded the National Park Service. --Publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2016

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Farber, David.

Summary: A behind-the-scenes examination of the Iran Hostage Crisis paints a portrait of the events leading up to the ordeal as a means for understanding it, drawing parallels to the current war on terrorism. A timely and revealing history of America's first engagement with terrorism and Islamic fundamentalism. On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the United States Embassy in Tehran and took...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 955.054 FAR

Killen, Andreas.

Contents: Fear of flying -- Reality programming -- Operation homecoming -- Personality crisis -- Warholism -- Reinventing the fifties -- Power shift -- Conspiracy nation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 KIL

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Black Sabbath (Musical group)

Contents: Black Sabbath (6:18) -- The Wizard (4:22) -- Wasp/Behind The Wall Of Sleep/Bassically/NIB (9:43) -- Wicked World (4:45) -- A Bit Of Finger/Sleeping Village/Warning (14:13) -- War Pigs/Luke's Wall (7:54) -- Paranoid (2:48) -- Planet Caravan (4:29) -- Iron Man (5:55) -- Electric Funeral (4:49) -- Hand Of Doom (7:08) -- Rat Salad (2:30) -- Jack The Stripper/Fairies Wear Boots (6:12) -- Sweet Leaf...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino/Warner Bros. 1970

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Contents: Disc 1. George Harrison/ Ravi Shankar introduction -- Bangla Dhun -- Wah-wah -- My sweet Lord -- Awaiting on you all -- That's the way God planned it -- It don't come easy -- Beware of darkness -- Band introduction -- While my guitar gently weeps -- Medley [Jumping Jack Flash ; Youngblood] -- Here comes the sun -- Hard rain's a gonna fall -- It takes a lot to laugh, it takes a train to cry --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Apple/Capitol 2005

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK CON

Motörhead (Musical group)

Contents: Iron fist -- Overkill -- Bomber -- Ace of spades -- Damage case -- No class -- Stay clean -- Motörhead : live -- Over the top -- Dead men tell no tales -- Shine -- Killed by death -- Tear ya down -- Iron horse ; Born to lose.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Metal-Is Records 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK MOT

Contents: I Can Feel It(4:58 min) -- Bahari Boys: Simba Yuna Nguruma(4:11 min) -- Celina, Kamaru: Mukurara Nake / Kamaru Celina Band(3:29 min) -- Orchestre Conga Internationale: Nakupenda Sana(4:43 min) -- The Rift Valley Brothers: Mucang'ang'o Ugiraga Mukindirio(4:52 min) -- L'Orchestre Central International: Jane Jaber(4:37 min) -- The Lulus Band: Daina(4:36 min) -- Les Mangelepa: Nseya / Orchestre Les...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Soundway Records 2016

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN KEN

AC/DC (Musical group)

Contents: Disc 1. Live from the Atlantic Studios. Live wire -- Problem child -- High voltage -- Hell ain't a bad place to be -- Dog eat dog -- The jack -- Whole lotta Rosie -- Rocker.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Epic 2003

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK AC/DC

Black Sabbath (Musical group)

Contents: War pigs -- Paranoid -- Planet caravan -- Iron man -- Electric funeral -- Hand of doom -- Rat salad -- Fairies wear boots.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential!/Castle Communications 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK BLA

Contents: Twelve o'clock Satanial / Air (Gwyllt, Nisbet 1972) -- Warlord / Wrath (Minocchi 1975) -- King of the golden hall / Stonehenge (Finch, Haferbier, Schneider 1971) -- Sealed in a grave / Triton Warrior (Syrett, Ambrose 1972) -- Sorcerer / Junction (St. John 1973) -- Slave of fear / Stone Axe (Bailey, Long 1971) -- Seance / Wizard (Forney, Luhn, Schultz 1971) -- Tasmania / Stoned Mace (Markley,...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Sharif, Manal

Summary: A memoir by a Saudi Arabian woman who became the unexpected leader of a movement to support women's rights describes how fundamentalism influenced her radical religious beliefs until her education, a job, and legal contradictions changed her perspectives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHARIF, MANAL SHA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Sharif 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B SHARIF SHA

Led Zeppelin (Musical group)

Contents: Black Dog (4:55) -- Rock And Roll (3:40) -- The Battle Of Evermore (5:51) -- Stairway To Heaven (8:02) -- Misty Mountain Hop (4:38) -- Four Sticks (4:45) -- Going To California (3:32) -- When The Levee Breaks (7:08) -- Black Dog (Basic Track With Guitar Overdubs) (4:34) -- Rock And Roll (Alternate Mix) (3:39) -- The Battle Of Evermore (Mandolin / Guitar Mix From Headley Grange) (4:13) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Records 2013

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Makinson, Randell L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gibbs Smith 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720.9 MAK

Van Halen (Musical group)

Contents: And the cradle will rock-- (3:31) -- Everybody wants some!! (5:05) -- Fools (5:55) -- Romeo delight (4:19) -- Tora! Tora! (0:57) -- Loss of control (2:36) -- Take your whiskey home (3:09) -- Could this be magic? (3:08) -- In a simple rhyme (4:33).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Records 1980

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK VAN