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Benge, Janet

Summary: When he became God's smuggler, Brother Andrew (1928-) was already familiar with risk. As a boy, the intrepid Andrew van der Bijl joined the Dutch Resistance against the Nazi occupation. As a young man, he fought eagerly in the Dutch East Indies -- until the horror of war turned the adventure seeker to a life of alcohol and desperation. Redeemed by God, the Dutchman became a daring messenger of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2013

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Applebaum, Anne

Summary: Discusses the creation of the Communist regimes that took hold in Eastern Europe at the end of World War II and describes what daily life was like in these countries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 APP

Steinhauer, Olen.

Summary: Struggling with writer's block and a suspicion that his wife is cheating on him, Comrade Inspector Ferenc Kolyestar investigates the disappearance of a party member's wife and fears the woman may have run away from her abusive husband.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Meyer, Michael

Summary: Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, many still believe it was the words of President Ronald Reagan, Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall! that brought the Cold War to an end. Meyer disagrees, and in this compelling account, explains why.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.0009 MEY

Greengrass, Mark

Summary: "This latest addition to the landmark Penguin History of Europe series is a fascinating study of 16th and 17th century Europe and the fundamental changes which led to the collapse of Christendom and established the geographical and political frameworks of Western Europe as we know it. From peasants to princes, no one was untouched by the spiritual and intellectual upheaval of this era. Martin...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.2 GRE

Peiss, Kathy Lee

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Information Hunters examines the unprecedented American effort to acquire foreign publications and information in World War II Europe. An unlikely band of librarians, scholars, soldiers, and spies went to Europe to collect books and documents to aid the Allies' cause. They travelled to neutral cities to find enemy publications for intelligence analysis and followed advancing armies to capture...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2020

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Coyle, Harold

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COY

Jankowski, Tomek

Summary: "Eastern Europe! is a brief and concise (but informative) introduction to Eastern Europe and its myriad customs and history... This book is a gateway to understanding both what unites and separates Eastern Europeans from their Western brethren, and how this vital region has been shaped by, but has also left its mark on, Western Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and North...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 JAN

Alzo, Lisa A.

Summary: Trace your Eastern European ancestors from American shores back to the old country. This in-depth guide will walk you step-by-step through the exciting-- and challenging-- journey of finding your Polish, Czech, or Slovak roots. You'll learn how to identify immigrant ancestors, find your family's town of origin, locate key genealogical resources, decipher foreign-language records, and untangle...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3437 Alzo

Summary: From Budapest to Bucarest, Joseph seeks the surprising and the little-known, as well as hits the highlights as he hop-scotches his way through some of the best and undiscovered of Europe. Along the way there's always time for a taste of the region's culinary gems and to take time to share a drink and a chat with the locals. Join Joseph on a colorful kaleidoscope of adventures in the heart of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.9604 HUN

Contents: Disc 1: The other Europe: deep roots of diversity -- Formative migrations: Mongols to Germans -- Clashing Golden Ages, 1389-1772 -- The great crime of empires: Poland divided -- The origins of nationalism, 1815-1863 -- The Age of empires, 1863-1914 -- disc 2: Jewish life in the shtetl -- World War I: destruction and rebirth -- From democrats to dictators, 1918-1939 -- Caught between Hitler and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 947 HIS

Rosenberg, Tina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 ROS

Summary: Hundreds of hotel and restaurant choices in all price ranges -- from budget-friendly B&Bs to luxury hotels, from casual eateries to the hottest new restaurants, complete with thorough reviews showing what makes each place special.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's 1998

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 910 TRAVEL EUROPE

Frigiola, Heather

Summary: Mythical creatures are cultural artifacts--creations of the human imagination from all around the world. From terrifying monsters to sacred mystical beasts, weird-looking humanoids, magical birds, and many other fantastic beings, the mythological creatures in this book are sure to enchant and amaze! Discover myths and legends spanning from ancient times to modern day from every corner of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Feather 2019

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Summary: Professor Liulevicius delves deeply into the cultures of this region-the 20 nations that stretch from the Baltic to the Black Seas. This course presents the grand sweep of all this history and clues you in on the context necessary to understand today's world. He also gives you specific, unique insights that are fascinating in their own right-and seldom mentioned in the history books.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Great Courses 2015

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Baker, Mark

Summary: Lonely Planet's Eastern Europe is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hop from thermal baths to coffee houses to 'ruin bars' in Budapest, glide from island to island in Croatia and meander through 14th-century alleyways in Prague - all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Eastern Europe and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.704 LON

Frankland, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: I.R. Dee 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947.085 FRA

Steinhauer, Olen.

Summary: A member of the homicide department of the people's militia, State Security Officer Brano Sev is sent to the village of his birth to interrogate a potential defector, but his mission is complicated by a murder in which he becomes the prime suspect.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Steinhauer, Olen.

Summary: In the 1980s, Emil Brod, on the verge of retirement from his position as the chief of the People's Militia, reopens an old case from the 1940s in which he had sent one of the country's revolutionary leaders to prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Ste

Aylesworth, Jim.

Summary: A tailor's very old overcoat is recycled numerous times over the years into a variety of garments and other uses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE AYL

Bornstein, Jerry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portland House 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 335.43 BOR

Chen, Jay (EDT)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Travelers' Tales 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 361.6 SMA

Simon, Ted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 SIM

Stegmaier, Jamey

Summary: "Scythe is a board game set in an alternate-history 1920s. It is a time of farming and war, broken hearts and rusted gears, innovation and valor. The ashes from the first Great War still darken the snow in 1920s Europa. The capitalistic city-state known simply as 'The Factory, ' which fueled the war with heavily armored mechs, has closed its doors, drawing the attention of several nearby...

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: Stonemaier Games 2015

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