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Colls, Robert.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2013

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Solnit, Rebecca

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Summary: "A fresh take on George Orwell as a far more nature-loving figure than is often portrayed, and a dazzlingly rich meditation on roses, gardens, and the value and use of beauty and pleasure in the face of brutality and horror. "In the spring of 1936 a man planted roses." That man was George Orwell, shortly before he went off to fight against fascism in Spain. Today, those rosebushes are still...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2021

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Glover, Dennis.

Summary: April, 1947. In a run-down farmhouse on a remote Scottish island, George Orwell begins his last and greatest work: Nineteen Eighty-Four. Forty-three years old and suffering from the tuberculosis that within three winters will take his life, Orwell comes to see the book as his legacy--the culmination of a career spent fighting to preserve the freedoms which the wars and upheavals of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Overlook Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GLO

Ricks, Thomas E.

Summary: A "dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, with a focus on the pivotal years from the mid-1930s through the 1940s, when their farsighted vision and inspired action in the face of the threat of fascism and communism helped preserve democracy for the world"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2017

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

Summary: Miracle mile: A young man named Harry hears a chance phone call telling him that a nuclear war has started and missiles will hit Los Angeles in less than two hours. Not sure if the whole thing is a dire warning or a harmless prank, Harry races through the city, fighting mobs of terrified people in a desperate search for Julie, a young woman he only met yesterday and the one person with whom he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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

Orwell, George

Summary: "Over the course of his career, George Orwell wrote about many things, but no matter what he wrote the goal was to get at the fundamental truths of the world. He had no place for dissemblers, liars, conmen, or frauds, and he made his feelings well-known. In Orwell on Truth, excerpts from across Orwell's career show how his writing and worldview developed over the decades, profoundly shaped by...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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Orwell, George

Summary: George Orwell was an inveterate keeper of diaries. Eleven diaries are presented here covering the period 1931-1949 from his early years as a writer up to his last literary notebook.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright 2012

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Spurling, Hilary.

Summary: The negative portrait of George Orwell's second wife drawn by his biographers is a travesty. Determined to set the record straight, her friend, Hilary Spurling, herself an acclaimed biographer, reveals the whole story of Sonia Orwell's sad and splendid life. - Jacket flap.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.912 Spu

Hitchens, Christopher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 828.912 HIT

Ervin, Andrew.

Summary: "Ray Welter, who was until recently a high-flying advertising executive in Chicago, has left the world of newspeak behind. He decamps to the isolated Scottish Isle of Jura in order to spend a few months in the cottage where George Orwell wrote most of his seminal novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. Ray is miserable, and quite prepared to make his troubles go away with the help of copious quantities of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERV

Orwell, George

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Summary: "1984 has come and gone, but George Orwell's prophetic, nightmarish vision in 1949 is timelier than ever."

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Publisher / Publication Date: published by Signet Classic, an imprint of New American Library 1985

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2 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ORW

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ORW

Orwell, George

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Publisher / Publication Date: David R. Godine 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 828 ORW

Larkin, Emma.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.9104 LAR

Orwell, George

Contents: v. 1. An age like this, 1920-1940 -- v. 2. My country right or left, 1940-1943 -- v. 3. As I please, 1943-1946 -- v. 4. In front of your nose, 1946-1950.

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Publisher / Publication Date: D.R. Godine 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 828 ORW

Orwell, George

Summary: "1984 has come and gone, but George Orwell's prophetic, nightmarish vision in 1949 is timelier than ever."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: published by Signet Classic, an imprint of New American Library 1985

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC ORW

Orwell, George

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1961

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1 available in Adult- Fantasy, Call number: Fiction Orwell 1961

Orwell, George

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Publisher / Publication Date: David R. Godine 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 828 ORW

Shelden, Michael.

Summary: In his probing and revelatory biography of one of the great prose stylists of this century, Michael Shelden breaks new ground in the evocation of George Orwell's personal life and in our understanding of his art. Based on original interviews, previously undiscovered letters and documents, and astute literary detective work by Shelden, Orwell is the major biography of one of the great yet...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ORWELL, GEORGE SHE

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 HIS

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

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Summary: Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

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

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