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Mueller, Tom.

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.64 Mueller 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.6463 Mueller

Angus, Julie.

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 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

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

Miller, Laura

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 823.912 MIL

Jacobs, Alan

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 823.912 LEWIS, C. S. JAC

Harness, Cheryl.

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WHI

Jacobs, Alan

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

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