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Bennett, Juda

Summary: "What is a book club but an excuse to talk to friends? The Toni Morrison Book Club brings that experience to life by telling the story of four friends who turn to Toni Morrison as they search for meaning in their lives. In this startling group memoir, thewriters--black and white, gay and straight, immigrant and American born--allow Morrison's words, like music, to make them feel, confess, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Wisconsin Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 374 BEN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 734 BEN

Battle, Kathleen.

Contents: Honey and rue / Andre Previn ; text by Toni Morrison (26:00) -- Knoxville, summer of 1915 / Samuel Barber ; text by James Agee (14:54) -- Porgy and Bess. I loves you, Porgy (2:17) ; Summertime (2:40) / George Gershwin ; lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Deutsche Grammophon 1995

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL BAT

Morrison, Toni

Summary: America's foremost novelist reflects on the themes that preoccupy her work and increasingly dominate national and world politics: race, fear, borders, the mass movement of peoples, the desire for belonging. What is race and why does it matter? What motivates the human tendency to construct Others? Why does the presence of Others make us so afraid? Drawing on her Norton Lectures, Toni Morrison...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.3 MOR

Morrison, Toni

Summary: "This inspirational book juxtaposes quotations, one to a page, drawn from Toni Morrison's entire body of work, both fiction and nonfiction--from The Bluest Eye to God Help the Child, from Playing in the Dark to The Source of Self-Regard--to tell a story of self-actualization. It aims to evoke the totality of Toni Morrison's literary vision. Its sequence of flashes of revelation--remarkable for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Penguin Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 MOR

Weinstein, Arnold L.

Summary: "Great art discovers for us who we are," writes literature professor and critic Weinstein in this book about how we can better uncover and understand our own stories by reading five major modern writers who "reinvent the novel by exploding our sense of what we are." He invites us to discover our perceptions, our dreams, our own elusive, deepest stories in these masterpieces of modernist...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823 WEI

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: An artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio to '70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room, Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics, and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history and the human condition as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TON

Stuckey, Charles F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hudson Hills Press 1987

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.4 STU

Hazzard, Shirley

Summary: In the aftermath of World War II, young men and women living in Europe and Asia reconstruct their lives, including a soldier who learns that material goods and success are not enough, and a woman in Japan who tends to her dying brother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAZ

Wasserstrom, Jeffrey N

Summary: "On the frontlines of the battle for democracy in China The rise of Hong Kong is the story of a miraculous post-War boom, when Chinese refugees flocked to a small British colony, and, in less than fifty years, transformed it into one of the great financial centers of the world. The unraveling of Hong Kong, on the other hand, shatters the grand illusion of China ever having the intention of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Global Reports 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.2506 WAS

Summary: A 40-year-old writer visits his dying father. He begins to relive the memories of the past - both good and bad - and he is forced to realize that his once "immortal, invincible and infallible" father is human after all.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WHE

Horwitz, Tony

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 1998

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 HOR

Horwitz, Tony

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.7 HOR

Cheng, Long

Summary: "A candid, thrilling memoir from one of the most recognizable, influential, and beloved cinematic personalities in the world. Everyone knows Jackie Chan. Whether it's from Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, The Karate Kid, or Kung Fu Panda, Jackie is admired by generations of moviegoers for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, and mind-bending stunts. In 2016--after fifty-six years in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHAN, JACKIE CHE

Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam

Summary: "When eighty-one-year-old Jay Mendelsohn decides to enroll in the undergraduate seminar on the Odyssey that his son Daniel teaches at Bard College, the two find themselves on an adventure as profoundly emotional as it is intellectual. For Jay, a retired research scientist who sees the world through a mathematician's unforgiving eyes, this return to the classroom is his 'one last chance' to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MEN

Cheng, Long

Summary: "A candid, thrilling memoir from one of the most recognizable, influential, and beloved cinematic personalities in the world. Everyone knows Jackie Chan. Whether it's from Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, The Karate Kid, or Kung Fu Panda, Jackie is admired by generations of moviegoers for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, and mind-bending stunts. In 2016--after fifty-six years in the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Lehane, Dennis.

Summary: Set in Boston at the end of the First World War, this novel unflinchingly captures the political and social unrest of a nation caught at the crossroads between past and future. It tells the story of two families--one black, one white--swept up in a maelstrom of revolutionaries and anarchists, immigrants and ward bosses, Brahmins and ordinary citizens, all engaged in a battle for survival and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harperluxe 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LEH

Key, Harrison Scott

Summary: A humor columnist describes his father, who was more like a remote frontiersman than a 20th-century Mississippian, and the impact he ultimately had on how he related to his own children, despite his polar opposite views and life choices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KEY, HARRISON SCOTT KEY

Dapiran, Antony

Summary: Through the long, hot summer of 2019, Hong Kong burned. Anti-government protests, sparked by a government proposal to introduce a controversial extradition law, grew into a pro-democracy movement that engulfed the city for months. Protesters fought street battles with police, and the unrest brought the People's Liberation Army to the very doorstep of Hong Kong. Driven primarily by students and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribe Publications 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322.4 DAP

Smith, Jeff

Summary: A graphic novel which presents the story of the Bone cousins who try to save ancient Atheia from The Hooded One but the time is short, and they must hurry before the city is totally destroyed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix / Scholastic 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 SMI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC SMI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fantasy, Call number: JT Fantasy Smith 2008

Arnold, Catharine

Summary: "Before HIV or Ebola, there was the Spanish flu--this narrative history marks the one hundredth anniversary of an epidemic that altered world history"--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

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

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Brown, Don

Summary: Presents a graphic account of the events of the influenza epidemic of 1918, detailing the exceptionally violent spread of the disease worldwide and what made it so deadly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 616.2 BRO

Brown, Jeremy

Summary: "On the 100th anniversary of the devastating pandemic of 1918, Jeremy Brown, a veteran ER doctor, explores the troubling, terrifying, and complex history of the flu virus, from the origins of the Great Flu that killed millions, to vexing questions such as: are we prepared for the next epidemic, should you get a flu shot, and how close are we to finding a cure? While influenza is now often...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.5 BRO

Harrison, Rick

Summary: "Full of colorful characters and the fascinating wheeling and dealings of the pawn shop Rick Harrison owns and runs with his father and his son, Licence to Pawn is a tie-in to Pawn Stars, one of the most popular shows on all of cable. It will take readers behind the scenes of Harrison's family-run pawn shop and bring its lovable cast to vivid life on the page. But it will also present...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HARRISON, RICK HAR

Summary: An undercover policeman infiltrates a major drug ring and works his way to the position of heir apparent. When the leader of the syndicate becomes ill, the lure of power and money cause him to question his true identity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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