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Summary: Life in impoverished Depression-era Ireland holds little promise for young Frank McCourt, the oldest son in a tightly-knit family. Living by his wits, cheered by his irrepressible spirit, and sustained by his mother's fierce love, Frank embarks on an inspiring journey to overcome the poverty of his childhood and reach the land of his dreams: America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2000

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

McCourt, Frank.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Large Print Press 1999

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 MCC

McCourt, Frank.

Summary: The author recounts his childhood in Depression-era Brooklyn as the child of Irish immigrants who decide to return to worse poverty in Ireland when his infant sister dies.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

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McCourt, Frank.

Summary: An unflinching vision of life on the dole in Ireland told with humor and grace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MCC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 929.2 MCC

Summary: Paul, depressed from his recent break-up with Anna, returns home to live with his divorced father and womanizing, slacking younger brother, Jonathan. With little success, his carefree sibling and doting father try to cheer him up with women, wine, and home-cooked meals. When, in the midnight hour, Paul is forced to entertain one of his brother's desperate girlfriends, he begins to realize that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN DAN

Summary: In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family. Their long dream is realized when the hated Shah is defeated in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, Marji grows up to witness first hand how the new Iran has become a repressive tyranny on its own. With Marji dangerously refusing to remain silent at this...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF PER

Amiry, Suad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.95 AMI

Summary: The true-life story of Janet Frame, New Zealand's most distinguished author. The film follows Frame along her inspiring journey, from a poverty-stricken childhood to a misdiagnosis of schizophrenia and electroshock therapy to, finally, literary fame.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: ... Contains fifty genealogical sketches of heads of households living in what are today Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2012

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3744 WES

Thallon, Rob.

Summary: "Here for the first time is a complete visual handbook designed for architects, builders, students, and anyone else interested in wood-frame construction. Inside you'll find hundreds of meticulous drawings illustrating every detail you might ever want to know about when building wood, whether you're building basement walls or framing a chimney opening. This wealth of visual information is mined...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Taunton Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 694.2 THA

Summary: A young boy, Ali, loses his sister Zahra's school shoes. In order to stay out of trouble, the two come up with a plan to share Ali's shoes, but they must keep it a secret from their parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 1999

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

Thallon, Rob.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taunton Press 2002

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Summary: A 1940s Los Angeles detective hounds his monsignor brother about a pious pimp's tie to grisly murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: Blade on the feather: Jason is a reclusive author who is visited by Daniel. Daniel is a young admirer of Jason's. After Daniel seduces Jason's daughter, dark secrets to emerge. Both men are more than they claim to be.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Koch Vision 2009

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

Summary: 1947. A fashion empire rises from the ashes of war-torn Paris, run by the breathtakingly charming and thoroughly ruthless Paul Sabine. But behind the glamour and elegance lies a devastating secret that threatens to destroy the company's delicately built success. Sophisticated and contemporary in tone, this is a story about the price of success, set during a pivotal moment in France's history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: Changing the course of rivers has changed the course of history. Award-winning author/illustrator, and captivating storyteller, David Macaulay goes to extremes to bring you an unprecedented look at the power of dams. From the banks of the Nile to the top of the Hoover Dam, you'll meet the courageous and ambitious builders, relive the deadly disasters, and discover the little-known personal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBS Boston Video 2000

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

Summary: A talk show host and his wife and son seem to be living an ideal life until clandestinely-filmed videotapes of their private lives start to show up on their front porch. As the tapes reveal more secrets, the resulting stress and fear leads to conflict, obsession, and deceit for the couple and brings back episodes from the husband's childhood when he wronged a young Algerian boy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CAC

McCourt, Frank.

Summary: "'Tis is the story of Frank's American journey from impoverished immigrant to brilliant teacher and raconteur. Frank lands in New York at age nineteen, in the company of a priest he meets on the boat. He gets a job at the Biltmore Hotel, where he immediately encounters the vivid hierarchies of this "classless country," and then is drafted into the army and is sent to Germany to train dogs and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1999

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McCourt, Frank.

Summary: Continues the sometimes harrowing tale of the author's youth as he immigrates from Ireland to the United States, joins the Army, goes to college, and begins building a life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2000

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.71 MCC

Summary: The members of the all-male Tehran soccer team struggle to adjust to the ambitious girls who are trying to find a way onto their team, despite the dangers they face if their true identity is discovered.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures 2007

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN OFF

Summary: A comedy in which the vague and clumsy M. Hulot, in contrast to his more wealthy sister and brother-in-law, is constantly at odds with the modern world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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

McCourt, Frank.

Summary: The author's memoir of his journey from impoverished Irish immigrant to brilliant teacher and raconteur.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1999

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 974.71 MCC

Summary: A chance car accident introduces the Henderson family to the real-life Bigfoot, who is anything but a ferocious monster. He quickly becomes a true friend of the family. They're soon in a race against the clock to return "Harry' to his natural environment before the authorities capture him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: Set in the early 20th century, this classic family comedy follows the efforts of a husband and wife as they try to maintain control in a home with 12 children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Cheaper 2004

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