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Amidon, Ervan L. (Ervan Lloyd)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anundsen Pub. Co. 2007

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 PABST Amidon

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

Gouin, Jacques

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Methuen 1985

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 PANET GOU

Brookhiser, Richard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 BRO

Brookhiser, Richard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2002

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

Summary: The 1967 'Six-Day' war ended with Israel's decisive victory; conquering Jerusalem, Gaza, Sinai and the West Bank. It is a war portrayed, to this day, as a righteous undertaking; a radiant emblem of Jewish pride. One week after the war, a group of young kibbutzniks, led by renowned author Amos Oz, recorded intimate conversations with soldiers returning from the battlefield. The recording...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CEN

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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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

O'Connell, Jack

Summary: Jack O'Connell possessed an uncanny ability to be at the center of things. On his arrival in Jordan in 1958, he unraveled a coup aimed at the young King Hussein, who would become America's most reliable Middle East ally. Over time, their bond of trust and friendship deepened. In 1967, O'Connell tipped off Hussein that Israel would invade Egypt the next morning. Later, as Hussein's Washington...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.04 O'CONNELL, JACK O'CO

Moran, J. Bell (John Bell)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alved of Detroit 1949

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 MORAN FAMILY MOR

O'Brien, Michael

Summary: Early in 1815, Louisa Catherine Adams and her young son left St. Petersburg in a Russian carriage and set out to meet her husband, John Quincy Adams, in Paris. She traveled through the snows of eastern Europe, across the battlefields of Germany, and into a France then experiencing Napoleon's return from Elba. Along the way, she learned what Napoleon's wars had done to Europe, what her old...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.2 OBR

Kirkpatrick, Jane

Summary: "Joining her husband in the fight to create a home out of a rugged stretch of sagebrush, rattelesnakes, and sand in Eastern Oregon, Jane Kirkpatrick discovers that disappoinment, isolation, and danger can't compete with the generosity of their rural community, the strength of family bonds, and the faithfulness of the God who planted in their hearts the dream of carving a refuge out of an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Waterbrook Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.5 KIR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 979.5 Kir

Thurston, Alexander

Summary: "Drawing on sources in Arabic and Hausa, rare documents, propaganda videos, press reports, and interviews with experts in Nigeria, Cameroon, and Niger, Alexander Thurston sheds new light on Boko Haram's development. He shows that the group, far from being a simple or static terrorist organization, has evolved in its worldview and ideology in reaction to events. Chief among these has been Boko...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 THU

Summary: A 1940s Los Angeles detective hounds his monsignor brother about a pious pimp's tie to grisly murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

Isenberg, Nancy

Summary: "John and John Quincy Adams: rogue intellectuals, unsparing truth tellers, too uncensored for their own political good. They held that political participation demanded moral courage. They did not seek popularity (and it showed). They lamented the fact that hero worship in America substituted idolatry for results, and they made it clear that they were talking about Benjamin Franklin, George...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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Summary: This contemporary drama is about romance between two imperfect, alcoholic, resentful ordinary people, neighbors in the suburbs, adults with enough money to support themselves in the discontent to which they have become accustomed. Terry Wolfmeyer, suburban Detroit mother of four girls, is suddenly abandoned by her husband, and sinks into depression and subsists on a steady diet of vodka tonics....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY UPS

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

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Summary: They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2000

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Fo

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

Summary: Gone to Texas: The true-life story of Sam Houston, the frontier hero and statesman whose bravery and vision led to the creation of the Republic of Texas. Blue River: Based on the novel by Ethan Canin, depicts the powerful events that unfold in a small Wisconsin town driving two teenage brothers apart when later in life one brother, now a homeless derelict, arrives at the home of his brother,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2010

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

Walker, Jenny (Jenny Fiona Hawkes)

Summary: Lonely Planet Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore ancient souqs in labyrinthine alleyways; dine in the world's tallest building; and feel the allure of Arabia's desert dunes; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Oman, the United Arab Emirates and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.6 OMA

Greanias, Thomas.

Summary: After foiling a plot to burn down the Dome of the Rock, Israeli counterterrorism agent Sam Deker is captured and tortured into unconsciousness. His troubles really begin, however, when he wakes up during the ancient siege of Jericho.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRE

Woodward, Bill.

Summary: History of lumbermen and lumbering operations during the 1800s, and on Civilian Conservation Corps activities from 1933 to 1942, in the northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Woodward & Woodward Publishing 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 WOO
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 977.4 WOO

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MI 977.4 Woodward 2017

Didion, Joan.

Summary: ""Life changes fast. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends." These were among the first words Joan Didion wrote in January 2004. Her daughter was lying unconscious in an intensive care unit, a victim of pneumonia and septic shock. Her husband, John Gregory Dunne, was dead. The night before New Year's Eve, while they were sitting down to dinner, he suffered a massive and fatal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 DID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 DID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 Did

Didion, Joan.

Summary: [In this book, the author] explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage - and a life, in good times and bad - that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child. Several days before Christmas 2003, John Gregory Dunne and Joan Didion saw their only daughter, Quintana, fall ill with what seemed at first flu, then pneumonia, then complete...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2005

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 813.54 DID

Summary: While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JOH NOT RATED

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Series John 2008

Thomas, Louisa

Summary: An intimate portrait of Louisa Catherine Adams, the wife of John Quincy Adams, who witnessed firsthand the greatest transformations of her time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ADAMS, LOUISA THO