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Patrić, A. S.

Summary: Two Serbian refugees, Jovan and Suzana, are desperately seeking redemption in Australia. The couple fled war-torn Sarajevo after losing their children, their standing as public intellectuals, and their connection to each other. Now working as cleaners in a suburb of Melbourne, they struggle to rebuild their lives under the painful hardships of immigrant life. During a hot summer, Jovan's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Parris, S. J.

Summary: When several of the queen's maids of honor are found dead, rumors of black magic abound. Elizabeth calls upon her personal astrologer, John Dee, and Giordano Bruno to solve the crimes. While Dee turns to a mysterious medium claiming knowledge of the murders, Bruno fears that something far more sinister is at work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2011

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Parris, S. J.

Summary: "Giordano Bruno was a monk, poet, scientist, and magician on the run from the Roman Inquisition on charges of heresy for his belief that the Earth orbits the sun and that the universe is infinite. This alone could have got him burned at the stake, but he was also a student of occult philosophies and magic. In S. J. Parris's gripping novel, Bruno's pursuit of this rare knowledge brings him to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2010

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Parris, S. J.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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Parris, S. J.

Summary: Agreeing to help former paramour Sophia Underhill clear her name of a wrongful murder charge, sixteenth-century radical philosopher and spy Giordano Bruno uncovers secrets with ties to the disappearance of the body of Saint Thomas Becket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2012

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Paris, B. A.

Summary: "Cass is having a hard time since the night she saw the car in the woods, on the winding rural road, in the middle of a downpour, with the woman sitting inside--the woman who was killed. She's been trying to put the crime out of her mind; what could she have done, really? It's a dangerous road to be on in the middle of a storm. Her husband would be furious if he knew she'd broken her promise...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

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Paris, B. A.

Summary: Twelve years after the disappearance of his first love, Layla, Finn is engaged to Layla's sister, Ellen. Yet Finn has doubts about Ellen--doubts that turn into fears when someone from Finn's past reports that Layla is alive and hiding in plain sight.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO
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Webster, Patti S.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 250.2 WEB

Tolstoy , S. A. (Sofia Andreevna)

Summary: Spanning from 1885 to 1910, a collection of never-before-seen personal photographs and journals offers a journey inside the lives of Countess Sophia Tolstoy and her husband, Leo, and brings to life the world of literary Russia on the eve of World War I and the Russian Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 TOLSTOY, SOPHIA BEN

Summary: An anthology of four wordless novels by artists Frans Masereel, Lynd Ward, Giacomo Patri and Laurence Hyde, and a look at how these artists used their work as a form of social commentary. The influence of this art form on modern filmmaking and the graphic novel is also examined.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 GRA

Summary: Made up of intimate, revelatory footage of the singular author and poet filmed over the course of five years, Howard Brookner's 1983 documentary about William S. Burroughs (Naked Lunch) was for decades mainly the stuff of legend; that changed when Aaron Brookner, the late director's nephew, discovered a print of it in 2011 and spearheaded a restoration. Includes on-screen appearances by Allen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Paris, B. A.

Summary: Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You might not want to like them, but you do. You'd like to get to know Grace better. But it's difficult, because you realise Jack and Grace are never apart. Some might call this true love. Others might ask why Grace never answers the phone. Or how she can never meet for coffee, even though she...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC PAR

Paris, B. A.

Summary: The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie? Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You might not want to like them, but you do. You'd like to get to know Grace better. But it's difficult, because you realise Jack and Grace are never apart. Some might call this true love. Others might ask why Grace never answers the phone. Or how she can...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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Paris, B. A.

Summary: She went missing. He moved on. A whole world of secrets remained, until now. Finn and Layla are young, in love, and on vacation. They're driving along the highway when Finn decides to stop at a service station to use the restroom. He hops out of the car, locks the doors behind him, and goes inside. When he returns Layla is gone, never to be seen again. That is the story Finn told to the police....

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

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Harrison, A. S. A.

Summary: Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. Much is at stake, including the affluent life they lead in their beautiful waterfront condo in Chicago, as she, the killer, and he, the victim, rush haplessly toward the main event. He is a committed cheater; she lives and breathes denial. He exists in dual worlds; she likes to settle scores. He decides to play for keeps; she has nothing left...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2013

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Summary: As a former outlaw turned wagon train guide, Stewart is pitted against warring Indians, murderous hijackers and a traitorous ally as he attempts to lead a group of settlers through the treacherous Oregon wilderness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2003

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

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN BEN

Summary: A portrait of a young soldier caught in a battle between his conscience and his country. Set in Afghanistan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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Willis, Bruce

Summary: A retired assassin must confront his former rival in order to save his daughter after she is kidnapped.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE PRI

Summary: A handful of dedicated young soldiers must rise to the challenge of intergalactic warfare with a species of terrifying alien insects that threaten to eliminate the human race.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI STA

Summary: The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic weapons that would eventually end WWII. As they awaited rescue, they endured extreme thirst, hunger, and relentless shark attacks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD USS

Summary: By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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

Bodeen, S. A. (Stephanie A.)

Summary: After his parents, two sisters and he have spent six years in a vast underground compound built by his wealthy father to protect them from a nuclear holocaust, fifteen-year-old Eli, whose twin brother and grandmother were left behind, discovers that his father has perpetrated a monstrous hoax on them all.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2008

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Bodeen, S. A. (Stephanie A.)

Summary: Sarah, Marco, their families, friend Leo, and his grandfather continue to strive to outwit treasure-seeker Fox and escape the mysterious island and its strange inhabitants.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BOD