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Oliver, Mary

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Summary: A collection of essays follows the author as she contemplates the pleasure of artistic labor; her boundless curiosity for the flora and fauna that surround her; and the responsibility she has inherited from the great thinkers and writers of the past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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Haney, Bill

Summary: A memoir containing chapters on Elmore Leonard, Ernie Harwell, Sue Marx, Lt. Milo Radulovich, Joe Dumars, Denise Ilitch, J.P. McCarthy, Carl Oglesby, Jennifer Granholm, Jack Kevorkian, George Pierrot, Tom Wilson, Charlie Gehringer, Ron Monchak, Bill Davidson, and Ed Cole.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seattle Book Company 2014

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Summary: Collection of eight classic stories. Swashbuckling pirates, talking rabbits in top hats, majestic horses, and flittering fairies spring into action, setting into motion the tales that have delighted audiences for ages.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam 2012

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY STO

Cullen, Lynn

Summary: "In March of 1909, Mark Twain cheerfully blessed the wedding of his private secretary, Isabel V. Lyon, and his business manager, Ralph Ashcroft. One month later, he fired both. He proceeded to write a ferocious 429-page rant about the pair, calling Isabel "a liar, a forger, a thief, a hypocrite, a drunkard, a sneak, a humbug, a traitor, a conspirator, a filthy-minded and salacious slut pining...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CUL

Kleinman, Paul

Summary: Presents an introduction to philosophy, covering the origins of the discipline, some of the major figures of the past, and philosophical issues which still continue to be debated in the present day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

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Twain, Mark, 1835-1911

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 2004

Twain, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Association 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.4 TWA

Summary: Film contains conversations between two old friends as they wander along paths and trails of central California coast. Gary Snyder and Jim Harrison debate the pros and cons of everything from Google to Zen Kōans. Includes archival materials and commentaries from Snyder's literary contemporaries, friends, and intimates.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: San Simeon Films 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PRA

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Chadwick-Joshua, Jocelyn

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Mississippi 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.4 CHA

Lystra, Karen.

Contents: 1. Mark Twain--and Sam's women -- 2. Heartbreak -- 3. Rearranging the household -- 4. Looking for love -- 5. A pact with the devil -- 6. Life in the sanitarium -- 7. Someone to love him and pet him -- 8. A viper to her bosom -- 9. Innocence at home -- 10. Stormfield -- 11. An American Lear -- 12. Illusions of love -- 13. Unraveling -- 14. The exile returns -- 15. Confrontation -- 16. A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.409 TWA

Summary: Morning glory: A small-town community-theatre actress comes to New York dreaming of theatrical stardom. She amuses a producer and a playwright with her naiviete. Partly out of sympathy, the playwright arranges for her to understudy a troublesome theatrical star. When the star walks out on opening night, the young actress goes on to triumphant success. She is warned not to let it go to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Soames, Mary.

Summary: The youngest daughter of Winston Churchill recalls her childhood spent roaming the family's country estate, her position as one of her father's most trusted companions, and her service as a gunner in the women's auxiliary during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SOAMES, MARY SOA

Glenn, Sharlee Mullins

Summary: "As librarian at the Washington County Free Library in Maryland, Mary Lemist Titcomb was concerned that the library was not reaching all the people it could. She was determined that everyone should have access to the library--not just adults and those who lived in town. Realizing its limitations and inability to reach the county's 25,000 rural residents, including farmers and their families,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers, an imprint of ABRAMS 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 TIT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 TIT

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

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 Titcomb 2018

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Oliver, Jamie

Summary: "Oliver returns with his 10th cookbook, this one a colorful and quirky look at down-home American cooking. Traveling to the cities of New York and Los Angeles, as well as Louisiana, Georgia, Arizona, and Wyoming, Oliver paints a somewhat unbalanced portrait of American cuisine"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5 OLI

Farr, Sidney Saylor

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kentucky 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.953 FARR, SIDNEY FAR

Brown, Nacio Herb

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: 1935

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Summary: They were crack troops skilled in the techniques of unconditional warfare, the soldiers of the Special Forces-- and the focus of Hollywood's first feature film about the Vietnam War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Shriver, Mark K. (Mark Kennedy)

Summary: In an intimate portrait of an extraordinary father-son relationship, the author discovers the moral principles that guided his legendary father--the man who founded the Peace Corps and designed President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty--and applies them to his own life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHRIVER, SARGENT SHR

Mattern, Joanne

Summary: Describes the early lives of Frank C. Mars and his son, Forrest, the men behind Mars candies, explains how they built their business, and discusses their later lives and the other products the company sells.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 338.7 MAT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB MAT

Sarton, May

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.52 SAR

Summary: Pirate Morgan is pardoned and made the new governor of Jamaica on one condition - he must stop his fellow pirates from doing their criminal actions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE BLA

Lukacs, John

Summary: "The days from May 24 to May 28, 1940, altered the course of the history of this century, as the members of the British War Cabinet debated whether to negotiate with or to continue the war against Hitler. The decisive importance of these five days is the focus of John Lukacs's new book." "Lukacs takes us hour by hour into the critical unfolding of events at 10 Downing Street, where Churchill...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.532 LUK