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Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 ABD

MacLeod, Alistair.

Summary: Generations after their forebears went into exile, the MacDonalds still face seemingly unmitigated hardships and cruelties of life. Alexander, orphaned as a child by a horrific tragedy, has nevertheless gained some success in the world. Even his older brother, Calum, a nearly destitute alcoholic living on Toronto's skid row, has been scarred by another tragedy. But, like all his clansman,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Summary: Forty years ago, hundreds of skeletons were unearthed in a mass grave in an English village. Bioarchaeologist Cat Jarman believes these bones are the last remains of the 'Great Heathen Army,' a legendary Viking fighting force that once invaded England. Cat's team uncovers human stories from the front line, including evidence of women warriors and a lost king reunited with his son in death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Lehto, Steve

Summary: "In the wake of World War II, the U.S. automobile industry was fully unprepared to meet the growing demands of the public, for whom they had not made any cars for years. In stepped Preston Tucker, a salesman extraordinaire who announced the building of a revolutionary new car: the Tucker '48, the first car in almost a decade to be built fresh from the ground up. Tucker's car, which would...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 338.76 LEH

Summary: James Gregory is a racist South African guard whose certainties of life are shaken to the core. During a twenty year span, James spent his time as Nelson Mandela's prison warden. Shows the daily application of a major historic abonimation, known as Apartheid, as seen through the eyes of the average White South African. These are 'ordinary' people who are neither heroes nor villains, but obtuse...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2008

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

Blake, Robin

Summary: "It's 1743, and the tanners of Preston are a pariah community, plying their unwholesome trade beside a stretch of riverside marsh where many Prestonians by ancient right graze their livestock. When the body of a newborn child is found in one of their tanning pits, Cragg's inquiry falls foul of a cabal of merchants dead set on modernizing the town's economy and regarding the despised...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA

Messner, Kate

Summary: Ranger the time-travelling Golden retriever and young Isaac Pope come together in 1776 during Washington's retreat after the Battle of Long Island, and Ranger stays with Isaac while he slowly recovers from Smallpox--but Ranger's real mission comes later when Isaac is sent to spy out the Hessian troops' intentions before the Battle of Trenton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MES

Evanovich, Janet

Summary: "Reluctantly agreeing to babysit a professional grave robber's pet boa constrictor, Stephanie Plum is embroiled in a bizarre series of crimes that escalate from the violation of stolen corpses to the murder of a homeless man." --

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC EVA

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC EVA

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Evanovich 2017

MacMaster, Natalie

Contents: St. Nick's (3:58) -- The chase (5:05) -- The whistler of Rosslea (3:40) -- Pastiche for Anne (4:46) -- Fiddler's despair (2:24) -- Hector the hero (2:31) -- Wedding day jig (3:48) -- Ellin polka (3:42) -- Joyous waltz (3:51) -- Tribute to Buddy (3:13) -- Clog medley (5:47) -- Cagaran Gaolach (1:35) -- The Balkan Hills (bonus track) (4:03).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Seventeen teenage lawbreakers spend a day inside Rahway State Prison (later East Jersey State Prison) with some of New Jersey's most dangerous criminals. A selected group of convicts ("The Lifers") give the youth an in-your-face, no-holds-barred account about life in prison, in hopes of "scaring them straight". Twenty years later, filmmaker Arnold Shapiro catches up with both the kids and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2003

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SCA

Cheney, Lynne V.

Summary: Story of the determination and courage of Washington to lead his men to victory against all odds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2004

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McNeil, Joanne

Summary: In a shockingly short amount of time, the internet has bound people around the world together and torn us apart and changed not just the way we communicate but who we are and who we can be. It has created a new, unprecedented cultural space that we are all a part of--even if we don't participate, that is how we participate--but by which we're continually surprised, betrayed, enriched,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD, Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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Summary: It started as photographs taken by soldiers of the abuse and torture prisoners were suffering in Abu Ghraib prison, and turned into a media frenzy full of scandal and cover-ups. One of the most notorious moments in recent U.S. military history is examined, through interviews with participants and dramatic reenactments of events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC STA

Evanovich, Janet.

Summary: "Something big is brewing in Trenton, N.J., and it could blow at any minute. Stephanie Plum might not be the world's greatest bounty hunter, but she knows when she's being played. Ken Globovic (aka Gobbles), hailed as the Supreme Exalted Zookeeper of the animal house known as Zeta fraternity, has been arrested for beating up the dean of students at Kiltman College. Gobbles has missed his court...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Evanovich 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M EVA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M EVA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS EVA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY EVA

Preston, Douglas J

Summary: Recounts how the author and a team of scientists discovered a legendary sacred city, the Lost City of the Monkey God, hidden deep in the Honduran jungle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.8 PRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 972.85 PRE

Summary: Personal stories and moving archival footage tell the untold story of how Japanese internees were used by the US government to help develop a Native American reservation during World War II. Includes deleted scenes and filmmaker biography.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PAS

Le Breton, Binka.

Summary: In 1989, as their mid-life crises approached, concert pianist Binka Le Breton and her husband Robin, an agricultural economist, decided to uproot themselves from their home in Washington, D.C. and start a new life in Brazil. They embarked on an adventure that many readers only dream about--transplanting themselves in a different country and learning (often the hard way) what it takes to survive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 981.06 LEB

Preston, Brent

Summary: After years of working at the ends of the earth in human rights and development, Brent Preston and his wife were die-hard city dwellers. But when their second child arrived, the shine came off urban living. In 2003 they bought a hundred acres and a rundown farmhouse and set out to build a real farm, one that would sustain their family, nourish their community, heal their environment, and turn a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PRESTON, BRENT PRE

Summary: Tucker is an engineer and showman who has a vision of the car of the future. Against formidable odds he raises the money and builds a fleet of them, only to have his factory shut down by Detroit's Big Three auto manufacturers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2000

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Preston, Douglas J.

Summary: Since the days of Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interior, called the White City or the Lost City of the Monkey God. In 1940 journalist Theodore Morde returned from the rainforest with hundreds of artifacts and an electrifying story of having found the Lost City-- but then committed suicide without revealing its location. In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 972.8 PRE

Summary: "Where did Anthony 'Zorba the Greek' Quinn actually grow up? What happened to Shirley Temple after the 'Good Ship Lollipop' of child superstardom sailed? Was Grace Kelly always destined to be a princess? You'll find the answers to these and many other questions in this collection!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image/Madacy Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LEG
1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LEG

Grady, Cynthia

Summary: In 1942, children's librarian Clara Breed discovers that her young Japanese-American patrons are being relocated and gives them stamped and addressed postcards so they can write to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 GRA

Evanovich, Janet

Summary: "Something big is brewing in Trenton, N.J., and it could blow at any minute. Stephanie Plum might not be the world's greatest bounty hunter, but she knows when she's being played. Ken Globovic (aka Gobbles), hailed as the Supreme Exalted Zookeeper of the animal house known as Zeta fraternity, has been arrested for beating up the dean of students at Kiltman College. Gobbles has missed his court...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC EVA

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC EVA

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC EVA

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Evanovich 2015