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Summary: This first-ever history of the legendary bohemian bookstore in Paris interweaves essays and poetry from dozens of writers associated with the shop--Allen Ginsberg, Anaïs Nin, Ethan Hawke, Robert Stone and Jeanette Winterson, among others--with hundreds of never-before-seen archival pieces, including photographs of James Baldwin, William Burroughs and Langston Hughes, plus a foreword by the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shakespeare and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381 SHA

Reynolds, Terry S.

Summary: In Iron Will: Cleveland-Cliffs and the Mining of Iron Ore, 1847--2006, Terry S. Reynolds and Virginia P. Dawson tell the story of Cleveland-Cliffs, the only surviving independent American iron mining company, now known as Cliffs Natural Resources. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland-Cliffs played a major role in the opening and development of the Lake Superior mining district and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.49 REY

Wilson, Wendell E.

Contents: Introduction : the mineral collection of the Houston Museum of Natural Science / Joel A. Bartsch, Wendell E. Wilson and Mark Mauthner -- The discerning eye : what makes a mineral collectible? / Wendell E. Wilson -- Plates / Wendell E. Wilson and Joel A. Bartsch -- The paths of discovery : from the mine to the museum / Wendell E. Wilson -- A royal passion : a history of aristocratic mineral...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houston Museum of Natural Science and the Mineralogical Record, in association with H.N. Abrams 2004

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Couliano, Ioan P.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 291.42 COU

Summary: Insiders' observations of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq and the subsequent occupation, featuring commentary from high-ranking officials, Iraqi civilians, American soldiers and prominent analysts. Examines the U.S. policy decisions surrounding the invasion and their consequences in Iraq, including such issues as low U.S. troop levels, the uncontrolled looting of Baghdad, the purging of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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Brown, Monica

Summary: Gabriela Mistral loved words, sounds and stories. Born in Chile, she would grow to become the first Nobel Prize-winning Latina woman in the world. As a poet and a teacher, she inspired children across many countries to let their voices be heard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Luna Rising 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MIS

Hunt, Will

Summary: When Will Hunt was sixteen years old, he discovered an abandoned tunnel that ran beneath his house in Providence, Rhode Island. His first tunnel trips inspired a lifelong fascination with exploring underground worlds, from the derelict subway stations and sewers of New York City to sacred caves, catacombs, tombs, bunkers, and ancient underground cities in more than twenty countries around the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2018

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Harris, Bill

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

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Contents: This monkey, my back / T. Coraghessan Boyle -- View of writing fiction from the rear window / Doris Grumbach -- Smallness and invention; or, what I learned at the Iowa Writers' Workshop / Ethan Canin -- Ralston / Stuart Dybek -- Widow speaks / Jayne Anne Phillips -- Not knowing / Fred G. Leebron -- If I could be like Mike / Tom Grimes -- Mr. brain, he want a song / Barry Hannah -- Wise fool /...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.02 ELE

Toll, Robert C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1974

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.12 TOL

Summary: Chiatura is a city in Western Georgia. There was a time when it supplied 50 per cent of the world's manganese. Today, with drastically reduced manganese production, dangerous working conditions and little prospect for any improvement, it is becoming a ghost town. For the Soviets, it was the embodiment of a bright, utopian future: Theaters, universities, concert halls, stadiums and parks were...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Denning, Susan.

Summary: It's 1867 in New York City and Aislynn Denehy's close friend, Tim Nolan is forced west to find work in a Utah mining camp. Aislynn follows, enduring the treacherous trail only to find life in the raucous Treasure Mountain camp brings small joys and big challenges.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [S.l.] 2015

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Croutier, Alev Lytle

Summary: "Drawing on a host of intimate first-hand accounts and memoirs, Harem explores life in the world's harems, from the Middle Ages to the early twentieth century, focusing on the fabled and ever-mysterious Seraglio of Topkapi Palace as a paradigm for all."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abbeville Press 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 CRO

Beeson, Lewis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan Civil War Centennial Observance Commission 1966

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 973.7 Eff

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: It was just a godforsaken mountainside, but no place on earth was richer in silver. For a bustling, enterprising America, this was the great bonanza. The dreamers, the restless, the builders, the vultures -- they were lured by the glittering promise of instant riches and survived the brutal hardships of a mining camp to raise a legendary boom town. But some sought more than wealth. Val...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1990

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Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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Richardson, Gillian

Summary: "Ships have sailed through human history for thousands of years. Sometimes, their dramatic voyages have even changed the course of the world. For centuries, ships have brought cultures together in peace or conflict, played a role in wars and revolutions, and transformed societies. Climb on deck for 10 ocean adventures, starting with the groundbreaking exploits of Zheng He's 15th-century...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 623.8 RIC

Harness, Cheryl.

Summary: Reveals what really happened when Narcissa Whitman and her husband, Marcus, embarked on a perilous quest through the untamed Oregon Trail to spread the word of the Bible to the Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WHI

Kamen, Henry.

Summary: "Since the sixteenth century, the Spanish inquisition has been synonymous with terror, bigotry, and persecution. In this book, a renowned historian sweeps away old misconceptions and presents a new view of this notorious and fascinating period." "Henry Kamen reassesses the significance and consequences of the expulsion of the Jews and also argues that there is little evidence for the alleged...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 272.2 KAM

Summary: "Brought to life by director Daniel Junge, this is a tale of brilliant innovations, colossal failures and ego-driven rivalries akin to Steve Jobs versus Bill Gates. It is a 50-year-long, multi-generation epic featuring corporate coups, industrial espionage, secret burial grounds and the promise of unimaginable riches just one cartridge away. The only constant through the saga is this: just when...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Nielsen, Kim E.

Summary: Covers the entirety of U.S. disability history, from pre-1492 to the present. Disability is not just the story of someone we love or the story of whom we may become; rather it is undoubtedly the story of our nation. It places the experiences of people with disabilities at the center of the American narrative. In many ways, it's a familiar telling. In other ways, however, it is a radical...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2012

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Summary: "From rock's backpages, the online library of rock and roll. Comes this anthology of timeless rock writing from the good to the bad to the plain ugly. The sound and the fury spans four decades and comes at rock and roll from all angles, among the pieces ..."--BOOK JACKET.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2003

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Neering, Rosemary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage House 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.774 NEE

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