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Summary: At once a rousing paean to artistic creation, a delicate evocation of divine grace, and the ultimate film about food, the Oscar-winning Babette's Feast is a layered tale of a French housekeeper with a mysterious past who brings quiet revolution in the form of one exquisite meal to a circle of starkly pious villagers in late nineteenth-century Denmark.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2013

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

Summary: Police inspector Carl Mørck and his assistant Assad investigate a cold case about a disappeared woman; when the murder of young twins implicates a group of students as the killers, Carl Mørck investigates; Department Q must catch a serial killer before time runs out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DEP

Pel©♭

Summary: The three-time World Cup champion celebrates the kick and thrill of his favorite sport, recounting his inspiring rise to fame as illustrations depict his life and the story of a young athlete's efforts to follow in his hero's speedy footsteps.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion Books 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Pele 2010

Petterson, Per

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

Petterson, Per

Summary: Sixty-seven-year-old Trond Sander lives secluded in a far corner of Norway. Casting his mind back to 1948, he recalls a horse stealing prank with his best friend that turned tragic and changed his life forever.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PET

Petterson, Per

Summary: Two men meet by accident on a bridge early one morning. Once they were best friends but Tommy and Jim haven't seen each other for 35 years. Back then, Tommy and his sister were abandoned by their mother and later by their abusive father, and Jim, who lived alone with his religious mother, went to high school and became a socialist. Then one winter, Jim started to doubt whether he was deserving...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PET

Petterson, Per

Summary: A novel on a brother and sister in Denmark who live on a farm. Both dream of adventure--she wants to see Siberia, he Morocco--but only he succeeds, forced to flee his home by World War II. By a Norwegian writer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvill Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

Petterson, Per

Summary: Anticipating a divorce against a backdrop of the fall of communism, Arvid Jansen is further dismayed by his mother's diagnosis with cancer, a situation that prompts his emotionally charged quest for understanding and balance.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PET

Petterson, Per

Summary: An early morning adventure out stealing horses leads to the tragic death of one boy and a resulting lifetime of guilt and isolation for his friend, in this moving tale about the painful loss of innocence and of traditional ways of life that are gone forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Pet

Petterson, Per

Summary: Anticipating a divorce against a backdrop of the fall of communism, Arvid Jansen is further dismayed by his mother's diagnosis with cancer, a situation that prompts his emotionally charged quest for understanding and balance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Petterson 2010

Petterson, Per

Summary: "[A] tale of two men whose accidental meeting one morning recalls their boyhood thirty-five years ago. Back then, Tommy was separated from his sisters after he stood up to their abusive father. Jim was by Tommy's side through it all. But one winter night, a chance event on a frozen lake forever changes the balance of their friendship. Now, Jim fishes alone on a bridge as Tommy drives by in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Petterson 2015

Petterson, Per

Summary: On his first day of school, a teacher welcomes Audun to the class by asking him to describe his former life in the country. But there are stories about his family he would prefer to keep to himself, such as the weeks he spent living in a couple of cardboard boxes, and the day of his little brother's birth, when his drunken father fired three shots into the ceiling. So he refuses to talk and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Pr 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

Petterson, Per

Summary: In Danish Jutland before the Nazi invasion, a young girl dreams of embarking on a great journey to Siberia, while her brother instead dreams of the warmer climate of Morocco.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PET

Wahloo, Per

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 1969

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAH

Dor-Ner, Zvi.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 1991

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 970.015 DOR

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 970.015 DOR

Sundman, Per Olof

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 1970

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SUN

Summary: He's got no style, he's got no flash and he's squarely in middle age. But Swedish detective Martin Beck is good at one thing: methodically catching criminals so that they can be put away ... for a long time. His tightly-wound partner, Gunvald, is his opposite: an impulsive man who cuts a dashing figure, is in no way politically correct and who never met a boundary he didn't leap across.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2012

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Summary: Young Tommy and Anneka find a strange girl, Pippi Longstocking, has moved in on her own next door to them in their small Swedish town. They befriend the zany, superstrong Pippi and she takes them on all sorts of madcap adventures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hen's Tooth 2005

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Farthing, Pen.

Summary: Describes how the author's witness to the brutality of Afghanistan's dog-fighting activities prompted his intervention and led to his relationship with a freed canine, recounting how he helped create a makeshift pound for rescued and stray dogs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.08 FAR

Than, Ker

Summary: A study of earthquakes and the science behind them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.22 THA

Andersson, Per J.

Summary: "The story begins in a public square in New Delhi. On a cold December evening a young European woman of noble descent appears before an Indian street artist known locally as PK and asks him to paint her portrait--it is an encounter that will change their lives irrevocably. PK was not born in the city. He grew up in a small remote village on the edge of the jungle in East India, and his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oneworld Publications 2017

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Stoknes, Per Espen

Summary: The more facts that pile up about global warming, the greater the resistance to them grows, making it harder to enact measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare communities for the inevitable change ahead. It is a catch-22 that starts, says psychologist and economist Per Espen Stoknes, from an inadequate understanding of the way most humans think, act, and live in the world...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2015

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Horáček, Petr.

Summary: A little girl sees a beautiful butterfly in the garden one day and while searching for the butterfly the next day she is amazed by all of the other colors in the garden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC Horac

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1 available in Reference Office, Call number: STO Hor

Pep Love.

Contents: The grime & grit -- Living is beautiful -- The grind -- The flight club -- U.S. -- The onus -- T.A.M.I. -- My energy -- Ascension -- Act. phenom -- A new religion -- Pacific Heights -- Karma -- If you can't beat 'em -- Different -- Black people.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hiero Imperium 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RAP PEP