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Summary: Adam Bede, an honest, hard-working carpenter, has his heart set on marrying his sweetheart, pretty dairymaid Hetty Sorrel. Hetty wants nothing to do with her boring life on the farm and she allows herself to be seduced by the heir to a local estate. She finds herself abandoned and pregnant from her ill-fated dalliance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2 entertain/BBC Video 2007

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

Summary: Miss Matty's house is full of life and bustle. Her dream of having a child in the house has been realized in the birth of Tilly, daughter of her maid Martha and carpenter Jem. Elsewhere, the shadow of the railway still looms, but the line has been halted five miles outside Cranford, a disaster as far as Captain Brown is concerned. Meanwhile, as Mr. Buxton returns to town with his son, William,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2010

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRA NOT RATED

Summary: Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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

Summary: Miss Marple solves mysteries set against a rich background of grand English estates, gorgeous scenery, and post-WWII period detail. The mirror crack'd from side to side: Hollywood star Marina Gregg has moved into Gossington Hall. When Marina and her dashing young husband host a party for the village, a garrulous fan drops dead after drinking a poisoned cocktail. The secrets of Chimneys: Miss...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2010

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

Summary: Appearances can be deceiving and never more so than in the case of Miss Marple, Agatha Christie's spinsters sleuth. She may look like a sweet old lady, but her demure hat and sensible tweeds conceal a superior intelligence and steely resolve. And although her eyes twinkle, they don't miss a clue.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2013

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

Munemo, Julia McKenzie

Summary: "When a stack of pulpy paperback novels written by her long-dead father landed on Julia McKenzie Munemo's kitchen table, she-a white woman-had been married to a black man from Zimbabwe for six years and their first son was a toddler. Her alarm at the covers, which promised interracial pornography set during slavery-some of it even taking place in Africa-was matched only by her shame about her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Swallow Press--Ohio University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MUNEMO, JULIA MCKENZIE MUN

Summary: Frustrated with his daily commute and clients who don't pay their bills, accountant William Fields accepts a job in France. William and Hester dust off their phrase books, pluck up their courage and soon discover there's more than the Channel separating the English from the French.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media US 2011

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