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Murphy, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Next Paradigm Press, Inc. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.024 MUR

Murphy, Michael

Contents: The varieties of evidence for human transformative capacity -- Evolution and extraordinary functioning -- Analogies between the products of separate evolutionary domains -- Developing human attributes -- Culture, genes, and extraordinary functioning -- Philosophy, religion, and human development -- Metanormal embodiment in legend, art, and religious doctrine -- Evolution in a larger earth --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: J.P. Tarcher/Perigee 1993

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Contents: Jazz Fest: the first 50 years / by Keith Spera -- Heritage, craft, and culture / by Rachel Lyons -- Quint Davis and Jazz Fest / by Karen Celestan -- Food fête / by Rachel Lyons -- The music and musicians of the New Orleans Jazz Festival / by Robert H. Cataliotti -- Off the stage, around the grounds / by Rachel Lyons.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ JAZ

Summary: Chronicles the emotional journey to understand and cope with the loss shared by the estimated 20,000 American children whose fathers were killed in Vietnam. Weaves interviews with home movies, stock footage, and family photos. Along her journey, Tragos uncovers a 30-year-old mystery, as she comes to know her father as a man. Some discoveries are almost too difficult to bear, it is ultimately...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2004

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

Summary: Allen portrays Isaac Davis, a successful comedy writer whose wife, having left him for another woman, is now embarking on a book about their failed marriage. Isaac happily consoles himself in the arms of an adoring 17 year-old schoolgirl until he meets someone closer to his own age, who happens to be his best friend's mistress.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2000

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY Man

Summary: Disc 1 is a look at the life and legacy of Julia Child. Discs 2 & 3 contain twelve episodes from the original "French chef" series.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5092 CHI

Summary: Guy Hamilton, an ambitious Australian reporter on his first overseas assignment, is befriended by a Eurasian cameraman, Billy Kwan, with connections in high places. Hamilton soon gains an entree to Indonesian Communist Party leaders, as well as insight into Jakarta's grim realities on the eve of a major political upheaval.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Video and Turner Entertainment Co. 1997

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

Summary: "Depression: out of the Shadows tells the dramatic stories of people of different ages, from diverse backgrounds, who live with various forms of depression. Leading mental health experts highlight the latest scientific research and innovative treatments, offering greater understanding and hope for the millions of people living with this complex, but treatable, disease." From container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc De

Summary: A cashier poses as a writer for blacklisted talents to submit their work through, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY FRO
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF FRO

Summary: "Nikola Tesla has come to be seen by many as a tragic figure, a visionary engineer who died impoverished and largely forgotten--eclipsed by names such as Edison and Marconi. A tireless inventor who registered numerous patents and developed many working prototypes, Tesla would become most famous for his dazzling demonstrations. Audiences flocked to see him send thousands of volts of electricity...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: "A look at the life and work of American filmmaker Robert Altman"--From www.imdb.com.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: China Rises (a look at this rapidly developing economic power, from a factory to a pop concert and an Olympic volleyball court to the red carpet at the Shanghai Film Festival) and Behind the Great Wall (a look at the world's single greatest structure).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Channel 2008

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

Summary: A four-hour mini-series that tells the story of one of the most popular and influential forms of entertainment in American history. Drawing upon a vast and rich visual archive, the film follows the rise and fall of the gigantic, traveling tented railroad circus, recounting the era when Circus Day could shut down a town, and circus stars were among the most famous people in the country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: In 1980, Richard Boyle, a veteran war photographer whose career needs a boost, heads for El Salvador to cover the civil war there. He forms an uneasy alliance with both guerrillas in the countryside who want him to get pictures out to the US press, and the right-wing military, who want him to bring them photographs of the rebels. After the murder of Archbishop Romero, the rape and murder of an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE SAL

Summary: During the 1988 presidential campaign, Democratic hopefuls spiritedly canvass the country, jostle for their party's nomination and the honor of opposing Republican Vice President George Bush. Then Senator Jack Tanner suddenly emerges from the shadows of a lengthy political hiatus to challenge candidates such as Al Gore, Jesse Jackson, Gary Hart, and Michael Dukakis. Tanner is a fictitious...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2004

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY TAN

Summary: The life and legacy of Julia Child is remembered and celebrated in this special program. The film tells two love stories: one between Julia and Paul Child, the other between Julia and French food. It includes photos never before seen.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5944 JUL

Summary: A group of ants in the desert become intelligent and start trying to communicate with humans, after a mysterious cosmic event.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Legend Films 2008

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI PHA

Chaucer, Geoffrey

Summary: Chaucer's celebrated work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims has assembled on their way to Canterbury. The inkeeper suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale "Shall have supper at our aller cost".

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1992

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FICTION Chaucer 1992

Redfield, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 110 Redfield 2002

Summary: "Tells the dramatic stories of people of different ages, from diverse backgrounds, who live with various forms of depression. Leading mental health experts highlight the latest scientific research and innovative treatments, offering greater understanding and hope for the millions of people living with this complex, but treatable, disease." --Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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

Summary: Features a live performance by Beausoleil at the 2002 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Includes interviews and music videos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2005

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BEA

Summary: Charismatic but dumb John McCabe arrives in a turn-of-the-century Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern. Shrewd Mrs. Miller, a professional madam, arrives soon after construction begins. She offers to help McCabe run his business and the whorehouse thrives. McCabe and Mrs. Miller draw closer, despite their conflicting intelligences and philosophies. Soon, however, the mining...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE MCC

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

Summary: In 1969 off the California coast, a US Navy crane carefully lowered a massive tubular structure into the waters. It was designed for an elite group of divers to spend days or even months at a stretch living and working on the ocean floor. The video tells the little-known story of the daring program that tested the limits of human endurance and revolutionized undersea exploration.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: The true story of Port Authority policemen John McLoughlin and William J. Jimeno, who volunteered for rescue duty and became trapped in the rubble of the Towers on September 11, 2001. The men became two of the last survivors extracted from Ground Zero. It is a story of the true heroes and of that fateful time in United States history, when buildings would fall and heroes would rise, literally...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2006

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

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

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