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Maxwell, Lisa

Summary: In an alternate version of present-day Manhattan, magic is dying, and Esta, a Mageus with a talent for manipulating time, travels back to 1901 to stop the destruction of a book that can possibly restore magic, but in Old New York, Esta must navigate gangs, secret societies, and her feelings for another magician in order to save the future of magic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

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Summary: Sometimes what's in your head isn't as crazy as you think ... that's certainly true for Craig, a stressed-out teenager who checks himself into a mental health clinic for some time out. What he finds instead is an unlikely mentor, a potential new romance and an opportunity to begin anew. Charming, witty and smart, it's a coming-of-age story that's kind of a funny story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ITS

Lévy, Marc

Summary: A New York, sur la 5e Avenue, s'élève un petit immeuble pas tout à fait comme les autres ... Ses habitants sont très attachés à leur liftier, Deepak, chargé de faire fonctionner l'ascenseur mécanique, une véritable antiquité. Mais la vie de la joyeuse communauté se trouve chamboulée lorsque son collègue de nuit tombe dans l'escalier. Quand Sanji, le mystérieux neveu de Deepak, débarque en...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Éditions Robert Laffont 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 LEV FRENCH

Yoon, Nicola

Summary: Daniel, 18 ans, est fils de Coréens immigrés à New York. L'année prochaine, il intègrera certainement la prestigieuse université d'Harvard. Natasha, 17 ans, est arrivée de la Jamaïque dix ans auparavant. Ce soir, elle quittera peut-être les Etats-Unis pour toujours. Il croit à la poésie et à l'amour. Elle croit à la science et aux faits explicables. Ils ont 12 heures pour se rencontrer, se...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bayard 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD FRENCH YOO

Summary: "A collection of four stories from the Deaf community, reflecting Deaf culture and language. Includes hand signs and an interesting history on devices for the Deaf" Cf. Our choice, 2001.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Second Story Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SMA

Summary: For three days in the summer of 1969, a rock concert was held on an upstate New York farm, and 400,000 people attended -- far more than were anticipated, far more than paid, far more than could be fed or sheltered or cared for after injuries or drug overdoses. It rained, there was mud, all traffic in and out was gridlocked, and the music continued, night and day. "Woodstock Nation" existed for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Pictures 2009

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD WOO

Rice, Anne

Summary: Presents a new novel by the author of Interview with the Vampire, incorporating the latest New Testament scholarship to chronicle the life of Jesus Christ, from his early years, through his ministry, through his final days, crucifixion, resurrection, and ascent to heaven. Having completed the two cycles of legend to which she has devoted her career so far, Anne Rice gives us now her most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIC

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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Gagne, Peter J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quintin Publications 2002

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3714 GAG

Beasley, Jerry C.

Contents: 1. Fiction in the 1740s: backgrounds, topics, strategies -- 2. Romance and the "new" novels of Richardson, Fielding, and Smollett -- 3. Fiction as contemporary history -- 4. Fiction as contemporary biography: tales of low life -- 5. Fiction as contemporary biography: records of spiritual life -- 6. "Novelistic" fiction in the 1740s -- 7. Fiction as artifice: the achievement of Henry Fielding.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 1982

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 823.5 BEA

Summary: "Ying Zheng, the King of Qin, has one driving ambition: to unify China's seven kingdoms into one magnificent empire. Impressed by her lover's convictions, Lady Zhao helps Ying Zheng concoct an assassination plot that would justify the conquest of Qin's most powerful enemy"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2000

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

Wiesel, Élie

Summary: Savons-nous encore d'où nous venons et quel avenir proposer à nos enfants? Les textes ici réunis posent ces questions en s'appuyant sur la lecture de la Bible et de la littérature talmudique.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Éditions du Seuil 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 448.4 WIE

Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott)

Summary: A collection of "commercial short stories F. Scott Fitzgerald published before he began to work on what would become his great American novel, The Great Gatsby."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of South Carolina Press 2001

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Summary: "For the first time in print, rich, provocative first-hand stories of life in the Bronx in the twentieth century. In Bronx Faces and Voices, sixteen men and women tell their personal, uncensored stories of the New York City borough--before, during, and after the troubled years of arson, crime, abandonment, and flight in the 1970s and 1980s. The voices in this volume are as eclectic as the Bronx...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Texas Tech University Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 BRO

Summary: Esteemed critic Blanche Gelfants brilliant companion gathers together lucid essays on major writers and themes by some of the best literary critics in the United States. Part 1 is comprised of articles on stories that share a particular theme such as "Working Class Stories" or "Gay and Lesbian Stories." The heart of the book, however, lies in Part 2, which contains more than one hundred pieces...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 831.01 COL

Summary: Series revolving around Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler and Ross--six friends living in New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: L'enchanteur Merlin confie à Tom et Léa une nouvelle mission importante : sauver la Grande Dame de la Lagune, qui court un terrible danger! Les enfants se retrouvent à Venise, au milieu d'une foule déguisée : c'est carnaval!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baynard Jeunesse 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 OSB FRENCH

Thomas, Angie

Summary: Starr a 16 ans, elle est noire et vit dans un quartier difficile, rythmé par les guerres de gangs, la drogue et les descentes de police. Tous les jours, elle rejoint son lycée blanc situé dans une banlieue chic; tous les jours, elle fait le grand écart entre ses deux vies, ses deux mondes. Mais tout vole en éclats le soir où son ami d'enfance Khalil est tué. Sous ses yeux, de trois balles dans...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nathan 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD FRENCH THO

Houellebecq, Michel

Summary: "'Mes croyances sont limitées, mais elles sont violentes. Je crois à la possibilité du royaume restreint. Je crois à l'amour' écrivait récemment Michel Houellebecq. Le narrateur de Sérotonine approuverait sans réserve. Son récit traverse une France qui piétine ses traditions, banalise ses villes, détruit ses campagnes au bord de la révolte. Il raconte sa vie d'ingénieur agronome, son amitié...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flammarion 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 448.4 FIC HOU

Summary: Series revolving around Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler and Ross--six friends living in New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FRI

Summary: Series revolving around Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler and Ross--six friends living in New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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Summary: The rebuilding Ground Zero is the most architecturally, politically, and emotionally complex construction project in recent American history. The struggle to develop these 16 acres of 'sacred' land has encompassed 12 years, 19 government agencies, and over $20 billion. Aside from the engineering challenges, various constituencies - politicians, developers, architects, insurers, local residents,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2014

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Fox, Ted

Summary: "Writer Ted Fox and artist James Otis Smith bring to life Harlem's legendary theater in this graphic novel adaptation of Fox's definitive, critically acclaimed history of the Apollo. Since its inception as an African-American theater in 1934, the Apollo, and the thousands of entertainers who performed there, have led the way in the presentation of swing, bebop, rhythm and blues, jazz, gospel,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams ComicArts 2018

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

Summary: Nora Wilder is a thirty-something Manhattanite plugging away at her job, but her quest for love consistently results in falling flat on her face. After a series of disastrous first dates, she meets Julien, a quirky Frenchman with an unabashed passion for living. Inevitably, Nora discovers she must look inward before finding a new outlook on life and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Broken 2007

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