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Okporo, Edafe

Summary: "A poignant, moving memoir and urgent call to action for immigration justice by a Nigerian asylee and global gay rights and immigration activist Edafe Okporo. On the eve of Edafe Okporo's twenty-sixth birthday, he was awoken to a violent mob outside his window in Abuja, Nigeria. The mob threatened his life after discovering the secret Edafe had been hiding for years -- that he is a gay man....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OKPORO, EDAFE OKP

Atogun, Odafe

Summary: "A stunning debut from a fresh Nigerian literary voice: a mesmerizing, deceptively simple, Kafkaesque narrative, resonant of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice and lightly informed by the life of Nigerian musical superstar Fela Kuti--a powerful story of love, sacrifice, and courage. The day a stained brown envelope reaches Taduno from his homeland, he knows that the time has come to return from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ATO

Edan

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Five Day Weekend 2009

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

Edan.

Contents: Polite meeting -- Funky voltron -- I see colours -- Fumbling over words that rhyme -- Murder mystery -- Torture chamber -- Making planets -- Time outt -- Rock and roll -- Beauty -- The science of the two -- Smile -- Promised land.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Lewis Recordings 2005

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Okeowo, Alexis

Summary: In A Moonless, Starless Sky Okeowo weaves together four narratives that form a powerful tapestry of modern Africa: a young couple, kidnap victims of Joseph Kony's LRA; a Mauritanian waging a lonely campaign against modern-day slavery; a women's basketball team flourishing amid war-torn Somalia; and a vigilante who takes up arms against the extremist group Boko Haram. This debut book by one of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 OKE

Feldman, Elane.

Summary: Explores, through text and illustrations, how fashions and clothes reflect the social, political, and cultural climate of their time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Facts on File 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 391 FEL

McCoy, Edain

Summary: Provides step-by-step instructions for astral projection techniques, including travelling to different times and eras, reuniting with departed loved ones, and receiving direction from spirit guides.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Llewellyn Publications 1999

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Contents: Disc 1. (Sittin' on) the dock of the bay ; Sweet Lorene (Otis Redding). I thank you ; Wrap it up (Sam & Dave). Don't pass your judgement ; I wanna be (your lover & your honey) (The Memphis Nomads). I was born to love you ; I'm so glad you're back (Shirley Walton). Lovey dovey ; New Year's resolution (Otis Redding, Carla Thomas). I got a sure thing ; Girl, you have my heart singing (Ollie & the...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES STA

McCoy, Edain

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Llewellyn Publications 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 133.3 MCC

Summary: Murder!: Based on the novel and play called Enter Sir John by Clemence Dane and Helen Simpson. It was Hitchcock's third all-talkie film. When a woman (Norah Baring) is convicted of murder, one of the men selected to serve on the murder trial jury (Herbert Marshall) believes the accused, an aspiring actress, is innocent of the crime and takes it upon himself to apprehend the real killer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Madacy Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Alfred 2010

Dafoe, Willem

Summary: A biography of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA AT

Dafoe, Willem

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Set in the late 19th century, follows two lighthouse keepers stranded on an isolated island due to a storm and gradually going insane.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Staff Picks, Call number: DVD DRAMA LIG

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

Adaf, Shimon

Summary: In the original text alongside the English translation, Adaf blends contemporary colloquial Hebrew, Arabic, and old Aramaic with biblical, Talmudic, and Rabbinic intertextualities. The collection is a powerful lamentation for Adaf’s sister, Aviva, who died at 43. Written from a witness of Israeli society, the daily violence taking place makes the grief reverberating through the poems both...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alice James Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 892.41 ADA

Martin, Rafe

Summary: A lost boy who has grown up in the sea with seals returns to his tribe but is strangely changed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 1993

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.21 MAR

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.21 MAR

Hayes, Dade

Summary: Examines the current efforts among media and tech companies such as Disney, Apple, and Comcast to catch up to Netflix in the streaming video business with multi-billion-dollar investments in new arenas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 384.55 HAY

Dade, Olivia

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Co-stars Maria and Peter, who once had an incredible one-night stand, find themselves unwillingly reunited to film a series on an isolated Irish island and spend six years balancing professional needs with their distrust for each other, but on their last night of filming, their pent-up desire explodes into renewed passion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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Dake, James

Summary: 152-page book with color photography describes hundreds of species in the northwest Michigan region, from birds and mammals, insects, invertebrates, reptiles and amphibians, to trees and wildflowers, fungi, ferns and mosses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grass River natural area, Inc. 0000

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577 DAK

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577 DAK

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 577 DAK

Posey, Rafe

Summary: "In 1927, orphaned eight-year-old Alec Oswin sails from India to an unknown future in England. Meanwhile, in the English fenlands, June Attwell memorizes maps, patterns, and railway timetables, hoping for a future beyond her father's vicarage. Alec and June become friends, and, in time, marry. When the Second World War breaks out, Alec joins the RAF, while the Foreign Office sends June to its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2021

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POS

Dake, James

Summary: 176-page book with color photography describes hundreds of species in the northwest Michigan region, from birds and mammals, insects, invertebrates, reptiles and amphibians, to trees and wildflowers, fungi, ferns and mosses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grass River natural area, Inc. 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577 DAK

Dare, Lydia.

Summary: In Lydia dare's debut trilogy, Regency England has gone to the wolves! He gets crankier and crankier as the moon gets full... The rules of Society can be beastly-especially when you're a werewolf and it's that irritating time of the month. Simon Westfield, the Duke of Blackmoor, is rich, powerful, and sinfully handsome, and has spent his entire life creating scandal and mayhem. It doesn't help...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Inc 2010

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Lepucki, Edan.

Summary: "The world Cal and Frida have always known is gone, and they've left the crumbling city of Los Angeles far behind them. They now live in a shack in the wilderness, working side-by-side to make their days tolerable in the face of hardship and isolation. Mourning a past they can't reclaim, they seek solace in each other. But the tentative existence they've built for themselves is thrown into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEP

Dame, Guyles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Edna Dame 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4635 DAM-2
2 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.4635 DAM-1
Call number: NEL 977.4635 DAM-3
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 977.4635 DAM Vol 2

Dare, Douglas

Contents: I am free -- Red arrows -- Heavenly bodies -- The piano room -- Silly games -- The joy in Sarah's eyes -- The stairwell -- Wherever you are -- The window -- The playground -- Run

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK DAR

Date Palms

Contents: Yuba source, part 1 -- Six hands to the light -- Yuba source, part 2 -- Yuba reprise -- Night riding the skyline -- dusted down -- Exodus due west.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Thrill Jockey Records 2013

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK DAT

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