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Brown, Theresa

Summary: Practicing nurse and New York Times columnist Theresa Brown invites readers to experience not just a day in the life of a nurse but all the life that happens in just one day on a hospital cancer ward. In her skilled hands, as both a dedicated nurse and an insightful chronicler of events, we are given an unprecedented view into the individual struggles as well as the larger truths about medicine...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Step up to the bar at Paddy's Pub and get into the crazy world of Dee, Charlie, Frank and Mac as they pursue even more outrageous subjects like cannibalism, glory-hole fixations, or Dennis's over-the-top sexual memoirs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: Michael Scott is an earnest but clueless boss who can't help but contribute his own irreverent commentary to the daily happenings at the Scranton branch of the Dunder Mifflin paper company. As the staff deals with potential office closures, mergers, romances and advancement, Michael is always there to say all the wrong things at all the right times.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Documents the exploits of a paper supply company in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The employees are led by manager Michael Scott, a deluded boss who cares about the welfare of his employees while trying to put his own spin on company policy. From sexual politics to performance reviews to email espionage, the employees at Dunder-Mifflin are there to get the job done ... or not.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2006

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Summary: Whether it's underage drinking, homophobia or smokers' rights, no subject is off limits for the hilariously warped gang at Paddy's Pub. The staff of this neighborhood bar takes dysfunction and political incorrectness to wickedly hilarious extremes. Knock one back with Mac, Charlie, Dennis, his sister Dee, and their nihilistic father Frank, as their twisted and self-obsessed worldviews lead to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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Boyle, Joseph Lee

Contents: 1720-1749 -- 1750-1762 -- 1763-1768 -- 1769-1772.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3748 Boyle

Summary: In a continuous monologue, former death-row inmate Nick Yarris tells the story of how he was charged with the murder of a woman in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, sentenced to death, and, after twenty-one years behind bars, exhonerated based on DNA evidence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Biddle, Daniel R.

Summary: Octavius Valentine Catto was an orator who shared stages with Frederick Douglass, a second baseman on Philadelphia's best black baseball team, a teacher at the city's finest black school and an activist who fought in the state capital and on the streets for equal rights. With his racially-charged murder, the nation lost a civil rights pioneer-one who risked his life a century before Selma and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Temple University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CATTO, OCTAVIUS BID

Summary: Clyde Shelton is a brilliant planner and inventor. One night two robbers invade his Philadelphia home and brutally kill his wife and daughter, almost killing him. When the killers are caught, Assistant DA Nick Rice is assigned the case. Nick makes a deal with one of the killers to testify against his partner for a 10 year plea bargain prison sentence. Clyde doesn't want Nick to make the deal,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: Investigates the 2011 Penn State child molestation scandal, in which Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky was accused of several accounts of child sexual abuse and head coach Joe Paterno and university administration were implicated in a coverup. Looks at the effects of the scandal on the Penn State student body, Penn State alumni, and residents of State College, Pennsylvania. Covers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Two competing lawyer join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Philadelphia 2004

Paulsen, Gary.

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Summary: From his 1776 Pennsylvania homestead, thirteen-year-old Samuel, who is a highly-skilled woodsman, sets out toward New York City to rescue his parents from the band of British soldiers and Indians who kidnapped them after slaughtering most of their community. Includes historical notes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2010

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PAU

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Pau

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Paulsen 2010

Aptowicz, Cristin O'Keefe

Summary: A mesmerizing biography of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery and founded the country's most famous museum of medical oddities. Imagine undergoing an operation without anesthesia performed by a surgeon who refuses to sterilize his tools-or even wash his hands. This was the world of medicine when Thomas Dent Mütter began his trailblazing career as a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MUTTER, THOMAS D APT

Valentine, Sarah

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Summary: "The stunning and provocative coming-of-age memoir about Sarah Valentine's childhood as a white girl in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, and her discovery that her father was a black man. At the age of 27, Sarah Valentine discovered that she was not, in fact, the white girl she had always believed herself to be. She learned the truth of her paternity: that her father was a black man. And she learned...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 VAL

McElhinney, Ann

Summary: In 2013 Dr Kermit Gosnell was convicted of killing four people, including three babies, but is thought to have killed hundreds, perhaps thousands more in a 30-year killing spree. Gosnell is currently serving three life sentences (without the possibility of parole) for murdering babies and patients at his "House of Horrors" abortion clinic. This book--now a major movie starring Dean Cain (Lois &...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing, a division of Salem Media Group 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.152 MCE

Myers, Tamar.

Summary: Magdalena Yoder, owner of the PennDutch Inn, must sort through a houseful of unwanted guests for the killer of her fiance's well-preserved cousin, whose body was found in a barrel of sauerkraut.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MYE

Summary: In a quiet, isolated village in olde Pennsylvania, there lies a pact between the people of the village and the creatures who reside in the surrounding woods. The townspeople do not enter the woods, and the creatures do not enter the village. The pact stays in tact for many years, that is until the headstrong Lucius Hunt seeks medical supplies from neighboring towns beyond the woods. Animal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER VIL

Fisher, Charles Adam

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Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 1978

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.37484 FIS

Goffman, Alice.

Summary: Forty years in, the tough on crime turn in American politics has spurred a prison boom of historic proportions that disproportionately affects Black communities. It has also torn at the lives of those on the outside. As arrest quotas and high tech surveillance criminalize entire blocks, a climate of fear and suspicion pervades daily life, not only for young men entangled in the legal system,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2015

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Moushey, Bill.

Summary: Covers the child sexual abuse scandal at Penn State that rocked the world of collegiate sports, surveying all the key participants, as well as the climate that allowed the alleged crimes to occur.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.153 MOU

Summary: "In the wake of the shootings at Columbine High School, a small town in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania elected a charismatic judge who was hell-bent on keeping kids in line. Under his reign, more than 3,000 children were ripped from their families and imprisoned for years over petty crimes. When one parent dared to question his harsh brand of justice, it was revealed the judge had received...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Levin, Larry (Laurence M.)

Summary: "A heartwarming story of a puppy brought back from the brink of death, and the family he adopted"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.7 LEV

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.7 LEV

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 LEV

Myers, Tamar.

Summary: An Asian tourist found strangled and run over by a horse and buggy draws Magdalena Yoder from her quaint PennDutch Inn and into the secretive local Amish community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Signet 1998

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1 available in Mass-Market Paperback, Call number: PBK MYS MYE

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Summary: Inappropriate behavior is business as usual, but big surprises are in store! Dwight is now the owner of the building and he may be letting this power go to his head; Andy is courting Erin, who is dating Gabe; Jim and Pam are struggling with being new parents; and a parade of ghosts of girlfriends past haunt Michael, leading to his final days at Dunder Mifflin.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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