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Summary: "'Is addiction really a disease?' In this high-definition video essay, Kevin McCauley explores the arguments for and against this vital debate, reviewing the latest neuroscientific research about addiction along the way. Using the spectacular landscape of Utah's State and National Parks to describe the brain areas involved in addiction, Dr. McCauley turns complex neuroscientific concepts into...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Institute for Addiction Study 2009

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

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Jane Addison is an ambitious young woman with big dreams of owning her own company someday. At twenty-eight, she arrives in New York to start a job at Fletcher and Benson, a prestigious talent agency. Eager to impress her new colleagues, Jane jumps right in as an assistant to Hailey West, one of the agents in the literary department. Even though she's a newcomer, Jane quickly realizes that...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Five successful women play for high stakes in their careers at a boutique literary and talent agency where newcomer Jane Addison quickly discovers there are damaging secrets hidden behind its doors. Jane Addison is an ambitious young woman with big dreams of owning her own company someday. At twenty-eight, she arrives in New York to start a job at Fletcher and Benson, a prestigious talent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

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

Summary: A small-town, naive Midwestern insurance agent must represent his company at a regional insurance convention in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where his mind is blown by the big city experience.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CED

Lieberman, Daniel Z.

Summary: In The Molecule of More: How a Single Chemical in Your Brain Drives Love, Sex, and Creativity—and will Determine the Fate of the Human Race, George Washington University professor and psychiatrist Daniel Z. Lieberman, MD, and Georgetown University lecturer Michael E. Long present a potentially life-changing proposal: Much of human life has an unconsidered component that explains an array of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books, Inc. 2018

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Summary: Ex-CIA officer Claire Stenwick and ex-MI6 agent Ray Koval are both racing to secure the formula for a product that will bring untold wealth to the company that lands the patent first. As the stakes begin to rise, so does the passion between Claire and Ray. Meanwhile, their mutual employers, industry giant Howerd Tully and trailblazing CEO Dick Garsil start resorting to some seriously...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Duplicity 2009

Summary: Seeking revenge for the death of his love, secret agent James Bond sets out to stop an environmentalist from taking control of a country's water supply.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY ACTION/ADVENTURE QUA

Stine, R. L.

Summary: With the Board of Inspectors threatening to shut down Rotten School, Bernie Bridges only has time for one last money-making scheme, but his friends are too obsessed with a role-playing video game to help him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Children's Books 2007

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED STI

Wiseman, Blaine

Summary: Introduces lynxes, including where they live in the world, how they hunt for food, and how they take care of their young, and what to do if a person encounters one in the wild.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AV2 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.753 WIS

Azzarello, Brian

Summary: Groups of reactivated Minutemen and their accomplices face off in Mexico and Ronnie Rome decides to do business with Echo Memoria.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2007

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2 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 AZZ

Anders, Mason

Summary: Did you know that most of our bodies' cells contain about 6 feet (2 meters) of DNA? Learn how DNA and genes determine each unique trait of plants and animals by taking a close look at the make up and structure of DNA.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 572.8 AND

Rinaldi, Thomas

Summary: An unprecedented, essential field guide to more than a century of fascinating product and industrial design. From legendary classics to anonymous objects that are indispensable in homes and offices, this one-of-a-kind collection of original patent documents celebrates the creative genius of designers, inventors, creators, innovators, and dreamers the world over. The range is phenomenal: patents...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phaidon 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.2 RIN

Black, George

Summary: "The moving story of a small group of veterans, scientists, and pacifists who forced the U.S. government to take responsibility for the horrors inflicted on the Vietnamese with unexploded munitions and the toxic defoliant Agent Orange"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 BLA

Pallotta, Jerry

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "Which dangerous animals would win in a fight? Find out in this awesome bindup of four books in the popular Who Would Win? series. The collection features a range of mammals, sea creatures, reptiles, insects, and birds to satisfy all kinds of animal fans, including Rattlesnake vs. Secretary Bird, Lobster vs. Crab, Jaguar vs. Skunk, and Green Ants vs. Army Ants. Kids will learn about each...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2023

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Midthun, Joseph

Summary: "A graphic nonfiction volume that introduces how genes impact an organism's inherited traits, including variation, hybrids, mutations, and nature versus nurture"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, a Scott Fetzer Company 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 576.5 MID

Henry, Emily

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "The only people Nora Stephens is a heroine for are her clients, for whom she lands enormous deals as a cutthroat literary agent, and her sister Libby. Which is why she agrees to go to North Carolina when Libby begs her for a sisters' trip away--with visions of a transformation for Nora, who she's convinced needs to become the heroine in her own story. But instead of picnics in meadows, or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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Summary: Gardener and horticulturalist Frank Cabot gives the history of Les Quatre Vents, his twenty-acre English style garden in Charlevoix County, Quebec, and discusses his philosophy of gardening.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Gros-Daillon, Fritzi

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Aging Gros-Daillon

Summary: A look at the life of Reinaldo Arenas, from childhood in Cuba to his death in New York City. His writings and homosexuality get him in trouble with Castro's Cuba and he spends two years in prison before leaving for the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2001

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

Capri, Diane

Summary: "When FBI Special Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar are sent to Fort Bird, North Carolina, to find Jack Reacher, powerful enemies with their back against the wall will stop at nothing to keep the secrets Reacher left behind." [back cover].

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AugustBooks 2015

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Gurtler, Janet

Summary: Ever since her father disappeared Shyanna's home has been a sad place, but if the twelve-year old mermaid can conquer her stage fright before the Melody Pageant, she hopes to win the contest and bring song back to her mother's life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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Evanovich, Janet

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Summary: Stephanie Plum, Trenton's hardest working, most underappreciated bounty hunter, is offered a freelance assignment that seems simple enough. Local jeweler Martin Rabner wants her to locate his former security guard, Andy Manley (a.k.a. Nutsy), who he is convinced stole a fortune in diamonds out of his safe. Stephanie is also looking for another troubled man, Duncan Dugan, a fugitive from justice...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2023

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC EVA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EVA

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Azzarello, Brian

Summary: A mysterious man calling himself Agent Graves contacts people who have been seriously wronged and offers them a chance to get revenge--an untraceable gun, one hundred rounds of ammunition, and complete immunity from prosecution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2000

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 AZZ

Hannigan, Kate

Summary: "In 1859, eleven-year-old Nell goes to live with her aunt, Kate Warne, the first female detective for Pinkerton's National Detective Agency. Nell helps her aunt solve cases, including a mystery surrounding Abraham Lincoln, and the mystery of what happened to Nell's own father. Includes author's note and bibliographic references"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2015

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