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Nesbø, Jo

Summary: Set in the 1970s in a run-down, rainy industrial town, Jo Nesbo's Macbeth centers around a police force struggling to shed an incessant drug problem. Duncan, chief of police, is idealistic and visionary, a dream to the townspeople but a nightmare for criminals. The drug trade is ruled by two drug lords, one of whom--a master of manipulation named Hecate--has connections with the highest in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2018

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

Summary: It is set in Switzerland in 1971 where, despite the worldwide social upheavals of the previous decade, women, were still denied the right to vote. When unassuming and dutiful housewife Nora is forbidden by her husband to take a part-time job, her frustration leads to her becoming the poster child of her town's suffragette movement. Her newfound celebrity brings humiliation, threats, and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2018

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

1 hold on 11 copies

Summary: In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, is a young grifter named Estella, a clever and creative girl determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for themselves on the London streets. One day, Estella's flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD CRU

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Cruella 2021

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4 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: The hilarious and dysfunctional Forman family and their friends are back to show what the '70s are all about. Ready to face the next chapters of their lives after graduation, Eric and Donna must decide whether to stay in Point Place or go to college in Madison. Meanwhile, Kitty becomes the breadwinner as Red recovers at home. Kelso enrolls in the police academy, while Fez adapts to married...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

Means, David

Summary: "By the early 1970s, President John F. Kennedy has survived several assassination attempts and--martyred, heroic--is now in his third term. Twenty-two-year-old Eugene Allen returns home from his tour of duty in Vietnam and begins to write a war novel--a book echoing Catch-22 and Slaughterhouse-Five--about veterans who have their battlefield experiences "enfolded," wiped from their memories...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEA

Summary: A bureaucrat becomes a suburban guru who marries a follower with a son who's a punk rocker named Charlie Hero. Consequently, the guru's son is propelled from his bland life into a series of erotic experiences in London. Set to a backdrop of politics, fashion, music, drugs, morality and race, Karim must negotiate adolescence, a dysfunctional family and his own sexuality, as he seeks...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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

6 holds on 4 copies

Summary: The story of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine growing up, running around, and falling in love in the San Fernando Valley, 1973.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: This televised time capsule recounts the incredible events of the past 100 years. Through exclusive interviews and rare film footage you will witness the great wars, devastating disasters, and social changes of this century decade-by-decade.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Passport Video 2004

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

Summary: Based on P.D. James's global bestsellers, this riveting mystery series stars Bertie Carvel as enigmatic Inspector Adam Dalgliesh. A recent widower and acclaimed poet, Dalgliesh is a cerebral, reserved man but possessed of exceptional empathy and insight. As he investigates complex crimes in 1970s England, he plumbs the darker depths of the human psyche in his pursuit of justice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DAL

Reid, Taylor Jenkins

Summary: "Daisy is a girl coming of age in L.A. in the late sixties, sneaking into clubs on the Sunset Strip, sleeping with rock stars, and dreaming of singing at the Whisky a Go-Go. The sex and drugs are thrilling, but it's the rock and roll she loves most. By the time she's twenty, her voice is getting noticed, and she has the kind of heedless beauty that makes people do crazy things. Another band...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2019

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

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

Richards, Marlee.

Summary: Discusses the political, economic, social, cultural, and technology landscape of the United States in the eighth decade of the 20th century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.924 RIC

Zadoorian, Michael

Summary: "Danny Yzemski is a husky, pop radio-loving loner balancing a dysfunctional homelife with the sudden harsh realities of freshman year at a high school marked by racial turbulence."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ZAD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ZAD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Zadoorian 2018

Stone, Robert

Summary: "This volume brings together three novels by one of the most spellbinding writers of his generation, suspenseful masterworks that brilliantly capture the desperate underside of American life in the 1970s and 80s." -- $c Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

Summary: Imprisoned vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate has fallen into ruin. The dysfunctional remnants of the Collins family have fared little better and are in need of his protection.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Dark 2012

Berkowitz, Edward D.

Summary: FROM THE PUBLISHER : In both the literal and metaphorical senses, it seemed as if 1970s America was running out of gas. The decade not only saw long lines at gas stations but a citizenry that had grown weary and disillusioned. High unemployment, runaway inflation, and the energy crisis, caused in part by U.S. dependence on Arab oil, characterized an increasingly bleak economic situation. As...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 BER

Epstein, Dan.

Summary: A pop-culture history of baseball in the 1970s discusses the advent of such practices as free agency, advocated drug use, and garish promotional events.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 EPS

McCann, Colum

Summary: A rich vision of the pain, loveliness, mystery, and promise of New York City in the 1970s. A radical young Irish monk struggles with his own demons as he lives among the prostitutes in the middle of the burning Bronx. A group of mothers gather in a Park Avenue apartment to mourn their sons who died in Vietnam, only to discover just how much divides them even in grief. A young artist finds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Nesbo, Jo

Summary: "Set in the 1970s in a run-down, rainy industrial town, Jo Nesb©ı's Macbeth centers on a police force struggling to shed an incessant drug problem. Duncan, chief of police, is idealistic and visionary, a dream to the townspeople but a nightmare for criminals. The drug trade is ruled by two drug lords, one of whom--a master of manipulation named Hecate--has connections with the highest in power...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC NES

Rushin, Steve

Summary: A bittersweet memoir of the author's 1970s childhood nostalgically shares observations of his family life as it was shaped by influences ranging from the Steve Miller Band and Saturday morning cartoons to Bic pens and Schwinn Sting-Ray bikes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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Summary: Walter Cronkite looks back at the 20th century and his role in reporting it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Marathon Music & Video 2002

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

Summary: Imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate has fallen into ruin. The dysfunctional remnants of the Collins family have fared little better and are in need of his protection.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: Scott is 15 and growing up in suburban Long Island. While caught up in his first love, Scott watches the relationships of his parents and neighbors slowly crumble as they try to keep up with the changing times.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media Films 2009

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

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

Clowes, Daniel.

Summary: Andy, a miserable high-schooler in 1970s Chicago, has only one friend, an angry fellow outcast named Louie. He's desperately in love with a girl he met in California who won't return his letters and he's filled with shame at the constant taunts of his classmates. When he achieves super strength from smoking cigarettes he uses it for neither good nor evil but in a brutal playground showdown.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2011

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

Cook, Kevin

Summary: Describes the earlier years of the NFL, when players hitchhiked to practice and stayed in fleabag motels, and how the organization transformed into the corporate, scripted multibillion-dollar spectacle it is today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.332 COO

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