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Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar

Summary: "This edition of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca'a Relacion offers readers Rolena Adorno and Patrick Charles Pautz's celebrated translation of Cabeza de Vaca's account of the 1527 Panfilo de Narvaez expedition to North America. The dramatic narrative tells the story of some of the first Europeans and the first-known African to encounter the North American wilderness and its Native inhabitants. It is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970 NUN

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Summary: A tale of best friends Lila and Elena, which started at the school in the 1950s. As an elderly woman, Elena tries to unravel the mystery of her brilliant friend, who also became her worst enemy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Schulte-Peevers, Andrea

Summary: Lonely Planet Germany is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. See storybook castles arise from the Bavarian forest, raise a stein to an oompah band in a Munich beer garden, and take in the vibrant Berlin arts scene; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Germany and begin your journey now!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Publications Ltd. 2016

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Wilson, Neil

Summary: Lonely Planet Great Britain is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Ponder the mysteries of Stonehenge, explore the many sides of Edinburgh, or try new versions of British pub favourites at a gastropub; all with your trusted travel companion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Global 2017

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Gothic Voices

Contents: Je chevauchai / Richart de Semilli (2:37) -- Desconfortez, plains de dolor / Gace Brulé (5:11) -- Estampie / Anon. (1:12) -- Quant define fueille et flor / Gace Brulé (3:20) -- Donna pos vos ay chausida / Anon. (1:31) -- De bien amer grant joie atent / Gace Brulé (4:41) -- Quant voi la fleur nouvele / Anon. (2:38) -- Dolerousement comence / Gontier de Soignies (4:12) -- Un chant novel / Wibers...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 1995

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL SPI

Contents: Chicken (6:15) -- Donna Lee (14:15) -- Jaco's bass solo (5:34) -- Mr. Fonebone (17:13) -- Fannie Mae (11:05)

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shanachie Entertainment Corp. 2007

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

Alyan, Hala

Summary: On the eve of her daughter Alia's wedding, Salma reads the girl's future in a cup of coffee dregs. She sees an unsettled life for Alia and her children; she also sees travel, and luck. While she chooses to keep her predictions to herself that day, they will all soon come to pass when the family is up rooted in the wake of the Six-Day War of 1967. Salma is forced to leave her home in Nablus;...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Alyan, Hala

Summary: "From a dazzling new literary voice, a debut novel about a Palestinian family caught between present and past, between displacement and home ... On the eve of her daughter Alia's wedding, Salma reads the girl's future in a cup of coffee dregs. She sees an unsettled life for Alia and her children; she also sees travel, and luck. While she chooses to keep her predictions to herself that day, they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALY

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALY

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION ALY

Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWI

New College (University of Oxford)

Contents: Agnus Dei / Barber (7:57) -- Cantique de Jean Racine / Fauré (5:14) -- Kyrie (from Missa Papae Marcelli) / Palestrina (4:14) -- Ave Verum Corpus / Mozart (3:05) -- Jesus bleibet meine Freude / Bach (2:56) -- Ave Maria / Rachmaninov (3:25) -- Lux aeterna / Elgar (3:43) -- Totsu Tuus / Górecki (9:07) -- Hear my prayer / Mendelssohn (10:57) -- The lamb / Tavener (3:10) -- In paradisum (requiem) /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Erato 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL AGN

Summary: Set over a tumultuous ten-year period in the early 20th century, this five-hour miniseries tells the story of an honorable Englishman coping with his growing disillusion at the end of a privileged era and the beginning of a new, egalitarian society. As the comfortable certainties of Edwardian England begin to give way to the chaos and destruction of WWI, nobleman Christopher Tietjens puts...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PAR

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Summary: "A French village ... chronicles the impact of World War II on a small village in central France. The series follows the lives of the villagers during the war as their lives become irrevocably changed by the German occupation and its aftermath. The Germans arrive in June 1940; the occupation will go on for five years and will reveal the strengths, weaknesses and secrets of the characters as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2018

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Lućia, Paca de.

Contents: Solo quiero caminar (6:16) -- La Tumbona (4:19) -- Convite (3:55) -- Montiño (4:02) -- Chanela (3:56) -- Monasterio de sal (4:52) -- Piñonate (4:44) -- Palenque (4:51).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Philips 1981

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN LUC

Cara, Anwar

Summary: Introduces the five more important acts of Islam, including believing in Allah and his Messenger, praying, fasting, giving charity, and performing Hajj.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Islamic Foundation 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD CAR

Summary: At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's clergyman was so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the 'African Queen' steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2010

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3 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE AFR

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD AFR

Summary: Longtime friends, cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Kathryn Stott, create a unique classical music experience with their new recording. It includes pieces they have frequently performed but never recorded, as well as a handful of discoveries.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Classical 2015

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

Summary: Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent student at M.I.T. Wanting to transfer to the Harvard School of Medicine, he learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the tuition. Then Ben is introduced into a small but secretive club by his math professor, Micky Rosa. The club has four other students: Jill, Choi, Kianna, and Jimmy; and they are being trained by Mickey in the skill of blackjack...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TWE RATED PG-13

Summary: The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2004

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS NIG

Summary: High plains drifter: When "The Stranger" rides into the sin-ridden town of Lago, bullets fly as he battles three ruthless gunmen in a pulse-pounding shoot-'em-up.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: A bored Manhattan housewife becomes convinced her next-door neighbor has committed a murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

Summary: In this highly anticipated sequel to the popular TNT original movie, Noah Wyle reprises his role as Flynn Carsen, the nerdy yet precocious librarian who was called to protect the world's greatest secrets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Librarian 2006

Contents: Yankee Doodle Dandy / Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents ; screen play by, Robert Buckner and Edmund Joseph ; original story by, Robert Buckner ; lyrics and music by, George M. Cohan ; directed by, Michael Curtiz -- This is the Army / Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents ; screen play by, Casey Robinson and Claude Binyon ; music and lyrics by, Irving Berlin ; produced by, Jack L. Warner and Hal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2014

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS GRE

Stone, Dan.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: National Endowment for the Arts 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 813 STI

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA 813 Stone 2007

Enrigue, Alvaro

Summary: A 1599 Roman tennis match between the Italian painter Caravaggio and the Spanish poet Quevedo represents the way the world changed in their times, in a novel that goes from the execution of Anne Boleyn to Mexico after the conquest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ENR