Summary: For millennia, fresh olive oil has been one of life's necessities, not just as food but also as medicine, a beauty aid, and a vital element of religious ritual. Today's researchers are continuing to confirm the remarkable, life giving properties of true extra-virgin, and "extra-virgin Italian" has become the highest standard of quality. But what if this symbol of purity has become deeply...
Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton 2011
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.64 Mueller 2012
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.6463 Mueller
Summary: Accompanied by her husband and their ten-month-old son, Angus collects samples from ancient trees to determine where the first olive tree originated, feasts on inky black tapenades and codfish drizzled with olive oil, witnesses the harvesting of olives in Greece, and visits perhaps the oldest olive tree in the world on Crete. The result is a fascinating history and biography of this most...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.3 ANG
Summary: 17th century Britain was a hotbed of revolution, treachery and court intrigue. Oliver Cromwell, the fiery ambitious commoner took on the monarchy and changed the course of Western civilization. He and King Charles I fought for absolute rule.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CRO
Summary: A co-founder and staff writer for Salon.com explores the meaning and influence of C.S. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia series while revealing how Lewis's troubled childhood, unconventional love life, and friendship with J. R. R. Tolkien affected his writing.
Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2008
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult, Call number: 823.912 MIL
Summary: Traces the life of the twentieth-century Christian literary master, drawing on themes from the Narnia series to offer insight into Lewis's experiences, from his work as a medieval scholar to his role as a beloved children's book author.
Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 2005
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult, Call number: 823.912 LEWIS, C. S. JAC
Summary: Reveals what really happened when Narcissa Whitman and her husband, Marcus, embarked on a perilous quest through the untamed Oregon Trail to spread the word of the Bible to the Indians.
Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2006
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WHI
Summary: A journey into the imaginitive life of C.S. Lewis exploring the themes and life events that allowed an Oxford don, a scholar of medieval literature who loved to debate philosophy at his local pub, to the author of some of the greatest children's books of all time.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: HarperAudio 2005