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Summary: Shows Camille Claudel, a protégé and mistress of Auguste Rodin, in 1915 when she was imprisoned in an insane asylum. Camille was also the sister of the Christian mystic poet Paul Claudel, the last of her family to pay her regular visits. Inspired by the correspondence between Paul and Camille, the movie focuses on Camille 's struggle to maintain a sense of normalcy in a crowd of schizophrenics....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2014

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

Shoemaker, Sarah

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: "<Strong>"Reader, she married me."</strong> For one hundred seventy years, Edward Fairfax Rochester has stood as one of literature's most romantic, most complex, and most mysterious heroes. Sometimes haughty, sometimes tender-professing his love for Jane Eyre in one breath and denying it in the next-Mr. Rochester has for generations mesmerized, beguiled, and, yes, baffled fans of Charlotte...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHU

Shoemaker, Sarah

Summary: On his eighth birthday, Edward Rochester is banished from his beloved Thornfield Hall to learn his place in life. His journey eventually takes him to Jamaica where, as a young man, he becomes entangled with an enticing heiress and makes a choice that will haunt him. It is only when he finally returns home and encounters one stubborn, plain, young governess, that Edward can see any chance of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Shoemaker

Summary: Enlightened centers on Amy Jellicoe, a 40-year-old woman who returns home to California after a month's stay at a holistic treatment facility, a result of having a mental breakdown at work triggered by her self-destructive ways. Amy returns to her old life with a new cultivated approach and perspective, which includes daily meditation and exhorting the power of self-help and inner healing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2013

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

Summary: Following an emotional collapse a woman is placed in a mental institution by her husband. The severity of her depression causes her sympathetic doctor to try electric shock, hydrotherapy, and drugs, along with psychoanalysis.

Format: moving image

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

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

Summary: Sharpshooter Quigley travels to western Australia, only to find himself saddled with a half-loco lady, and locked in a lethal battle with a wealthy rancher.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Quigley 2001

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD QUI

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN QUI

Summary: "Linda Bishop was a loving mother, a well-educated and happy woman. Then her body was found in an abandoned New Hampshire farmhouse, marked by cold and starvation. What was once Linda Bishop had quickly become a mystery, accompanied by her diary that documents a journey of starvation and the loss of sanity. For nearly four months, Bishop, a prisoner of her own mind, survived on apples and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Juno Films 2017

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

Lindsay, Rachel

Summary: "In her early twenties in New York City, diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Rachel Lindsay takes a job in advertising in order to secure healthcare coverage for her treatment. But work takes a strange turn when she suddenly finds herself on the other side of the curtain, developing ads for an antidepressant drug. Day after day, she sees her own suffering in the ads she helps to create, trapped in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LIN

Brontë, Charlotte

Summary: In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess and soon finds herself in love with her employer who has a terrible secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1991

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BRO

Brontë, Charlotte

Summary: One of the world's most beloved novels, Jane Eyre is a startlingly modern blend of passion, romance, mystery, and suspense. Immediately recognized as a masterpiece when it was first published in 1847, Jane Eyre is an extraordinary coming-of-age story featuring one of the most independent and strong-willed female protagonists in all of literature. Poor and plain, Jane Eyre begins life as a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trajectory, Inc. 2013

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Erwin, Sherri Browning.

Summary: Jane Slayre, our plucky demon-slaying heroine, a courageous orphan who spurns the detestable vampyre kin who raised her, sets out on the advice of her ghostly uncle to hone her skills as the fearless slayer she's meant to be. When she takes a job as a governess at a country estate, she falls head-over-heels for her new master, Mr. Rochester, only to discover he's hiding a violent werewolf in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ERW

Morrissey, Donna

Summary: Kit Pitman lives with her unstable mother in a cottage on the outer banks of Newfoundland. Her life is compounded by the mystery that surrounds her illegitimate birth. Morrissey depicts the way the lines between mother and daughter, although blurred, are deeply felt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Moshiri, Farnoosh.

Summary: The Drum Tower is Farnoosh Moshiri's fourth work of fiction concerned with the deleterious effects of the Iranian Revolution of 1979. This novel, told by a mentally ill, 16-year-old girl, depicts the fall of Drum Tower, the house of a family descended from generations of War Ministers. Rich in characters--Talkhoon, who struggles to control the winds she hears inside her head and who tells the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Heron Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOS

Giles, Nyna

Summary: Gile's childhood had been spent in doctor's offices; she spent nearly every waking moment at her mother's side. As Nyna grew up, her mother became more and more distant. Carolyn Scott Reybold had been a model in 1947, a friend of Grace Kelly, and even a bridesmaid at her wedding. How had that confident, glamorous woman become the mother Giles knew growing up-- the mother who was now living in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GILES, NYNA GIL

Brontë, Charlotte

Summary: Jane Eyre, the plain yet spirited governess, introduced a new kind of heroine to literature: one whose virtuous integrity, sharp intellect, and tireless perseverance broke through class barriers to win equal stature with the man she loved. Orphaned and subject to a cruel regime at Lowood charity school, Jane nonetheless emerges unbroken in spirit and integrity. How she takes up the post of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2009

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Caine, Linda

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8527 CAI

Flock, Elizabeth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIRA 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Flock

Summary: A mysterious young woman in an elite sanitarium in New England seems to weave a magical spell on a young man with an equally obscure past. Their relationship deepens leading to a shocking conclusion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

Contents: Elizabeth T. Stone -- Catherine Beecher -- Phebe B. Davis -- Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard -- Sophie Olsen -- Tirzah F. Shedd -- Adriana P. Brinckle -- Adeline T.P. Lunt -- Ada Metcalf -- Lydia A. Smith -- Anna Agnew -- Lemira Clarissa Pennell -- Clarissa Caldwell Lathrop -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- Mrs. H.C. McMullen -- Alice Bingham Russell -- Kate Lee -- Margaret Starr -- Sally Willard...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 1994

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Dudman, Clare.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUD

Brontë, Charlotte

Summary: In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess and soon finds herself in love with her employer, who has a terrible secret.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2008

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC BRO

Millet, Lydia

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

Taylor, Barbara

Summary: In the late 1970s, Barbara Taylor, then an acclaimed young historian, began to suffer from severe anxiety. In the years that followed, Taylor’s world contracted around her illness. Eventually, her struggles were severe enough to lead to her admission to what had once been England’s largest psychiatric institution, the infamous Friern Mental Hospital in North London. The Last Asylum is Taylor’s...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 TAY

Blanchard, Alice.

Summary: "A genetic researcher in Boston is driven to find a cure for the rare disease that claimed the life of her younger brother. But her progress is halted when her mentally unstable sister is discovered missing from her California home"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA