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Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset)

Summary: Travel writer Pico Iyer selects vignettes of Maugham's wise and vivid prose that track his transformation from a boyish traveler to a worldly man of letters, looking back on India, China, Russia, and America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.4 MAU

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset)

Summary: A wealthy young Englishwoman who finds herself confronted rather brutally by the repercussions of whimsy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAU

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset)

Summary: Alroy Kear, commissioned to write a biography of literary lion Edward Driffield, faces a dilemma when h uncovers evidence of Driffield's somewhat less-then- respectable first wife, Rosie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAU

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset)

Contents: 1. East and West. Rain ; The fall of Edward Barnard ; Mackintosh ; Red ; Honolulu ; The pool ; The letter ; Before the party ; The force of circumstance ; The outstation ; The yellow streak ; P. & O. ; Jane ; The round dozen ; The creative impulse ; Miss King ; The hairless Mexican ; Giulia Lazzari ; The traitor ; His excellency ; Mr. Harrington's washing ; Footprints in the jungle ; The human...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1952

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAU

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset)

Contents: 1. East and West. Rain ; The fall of Edward Barnard ; Mackintosh ; Red ; Honolulu ; The pool ; The letter ; Before the party ; The force of circumstance ; The outstation ; The yellow streak ; P. & O. ; Jane ; The round dozen ; The creative impulse ; Miss King ; The hairless Mexican ; Giulia Lazzari ; The traitor ; His excellency ; Mr. Harrington's washing ; Footprints in the jungle ; The human...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1952

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAU

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norilana Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAU

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset)

Summary: There's something Constance's friends are dying to tell her: her husband is having an affair with her best friend! Despite their hints, Constance remains ever cool, and seemingly oblivious. Or is she? In this biting comedy of manners, marriages and mistresses, the not-so-desperate Constance has some ideas of her own about extra-marital activity.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: L.A. Theatre Works 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 791.447 MAU

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset)

Summary: This is the story of Kitty Fane, the adulterous wife of a bacteriologist stationed in Hong Kong. When her husband discovers her deception, he exacts a terrible vengeance: Kitty must accompany him to the heart of a cholera epidemic in China.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAU

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Everyman's Library 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAU

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1966

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAU

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset)

Summary: From a tormented orphan with a clubfoot, Philip Carey grows into an impressionable young man with a voracious appetite for adventure and knowledge. His cravings take him to Paris at age eighteen to try his hand at art, then back to London to study medicine. But even so, nothing can sate his nagging hunger for experience. Then he falls obsessively in love, embarking on a disastrous relationship...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Brown 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAU

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset)

Summary: The painted veil is a beautifully written affirmation of the human capacity to grow, to change, and to forgive. Set in England and Hong Kong in the 1920s, The painted veil is the story of the beautiful but love-starved Kitty Fane. When her husband discovers her adulterous affair, he forces her to accompany him to the heart of a cholera epidemic. Stripped of the British society of her youth and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Maugham

Summary: Julia is a true diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy and famous. She has a devoted husband who has masterminded her brillant career - but after years of the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. She finds what she is looking for in a handsome young American fan, who adds a few more sparks than...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Set in the 1920s. A young English couple, Walter, a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman, get married for all the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai. Kitty falls in love with someone else. When Walter discovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote village in China that is being ravaged by a deadly epidemic. He takes his wife along and their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

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

1 hold on 2 copies

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: Set on a rubber plantation in Malaya, this story centers on a woman's reasons for killing a man who was a close family friend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2005

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

Summary: Eighteen of Alfred Hitchcock's early films (1926-1939), and two episodes of his television program (1955-1962). Includes 55 minutes of movie trailers spanning Hitchcock's legendary career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2007

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