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Perry, Michael

Summary: In over his head with two pigs, a dozen chickens, and a baby due any minute, the acclaimed author of Truck: A Love Story gives us a humorous, heartfelt memoir of a new life in the country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PERRY, MICHAEL PER

Perry, Michael

Summary: The author chronicles a year during which he struggled to grow his own food, live peaceably with volatile neighbors, and fix his pickup truck, at a time when he also fell in love and befriended a paraplegic and quadriplegic biker team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2006

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Perry, Michael

Summary: The author chronicles a year during which he struggled to grow his own food, live peaceably with volatile neighbors, and fix his pickup truck, at a time when he also fell in love and befriended a paraplegic and quadriplegic biker team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2007

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Perry, Michael

Summary: "A collection of previously published magazine pieces and essays by Michael Perry. Sources include Backpacker, Outside, Runner's World, Men's Health, No Depression, Oxford American, Best American Science Writing, Wisconsin Trails, Encyclopedia of the Midwest, Minnesota Monthly, liner notes from Blind Boys of Alabama album I'll Find A Way, Wisconsin Humanities Council newsletter."--Provided by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wisconsin Historical Society Press 2017

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Perry, Michael

Summary: Written in a spirit of exploration rather than declaration, Montaigne in Barn Boots is a down-to-earth (how do you pronounce that last name?) look into the ideas of a philosopher "ensconced in a castle tower overlooking his vineyard," channeled by a midwestern American writing "in a room above the garage overlooking a disused pig pen." Whether grabbing an electrified fence, fighting fires,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Perry, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 2007

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Perry, Michael

Summary: With a neighbors help, twelve-year-old Ford Falcon learns to survive in the harsh world outside the Bubble Cities by scavenging for items to use or trade--skills she needs when her parents unexpectedly go missing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Perry, Michael

Summary: Details the author's experiences and conversations with his octogenarian, cannon-shooting neighbor Tom Hartwig, who, armed with an arsenal of stories and an anti-authoritarian streak a mile wide, offers guidance and inspiration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2012

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 977.5043 PER

Perry, Michael

Summary: When Harley Jackson finds a calf in his barn bearing the image of Jesus Christ, he hopes to keep it to himself to avoid a scene, but word gets out anyway, and Harley has to decide how to deal with the media circus, and save his farm from developers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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Perry, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

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Perry, Michael

Summary: Details the author's experiences and conversations with his octogenarian, cannon-shooting neighbor Tom Hartwig, who, armed with an arsenal of stories and an anti-authoritarian streak a mile wide, offers guidance and inspiration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HATWIG, TOM PER

Summary: Filmmaker Werner Herzog explores a triple homicide case in Conroe, Texas and "probes the human psyche to explore why people kill--and why a state kills". Through intimate conversations with those involved, including 28-year-old death row inmate Michael Perry (scheduled to die within eights days of appearing on-screen), Herzog achieves what he describes as 'a gaze into the abyss of the human...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2012

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

Summary: The job of the NYPD's Special Victims Unit is to investigate especially heinous sex-related crimes. SVU also noses around the detectives' private lives, where professional detachment is the modus operandi. Knowing that Det. Olivia Benson was conceived during a rape and that her partner, Det. Elliot Stabler, is a fiercely protective dad enhances our understanding of how they react to sexual...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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Perry, Anne.

Summary: Thomas Pitt is the powerful head of Britain's Special Branch, and some people fear that he may have been promoted beyond his abilities. He, too, has moments of self-doubt, especially as rumors reach him of a plot to blow up connections on the Dover-London rail line, - on which Austrian duke Alois Habsburg is soon to travel to visit his royal English kin. Why would anyone destroy an entire train...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Perry 2012

Glass, Philip.

Contents: Changing opinion / [words by] Paul Simon (Bernard Fowler, vocals ; Michael Riesman, piano ; Paul Dunkel, flute) (9:57) -- Lightning / [words by] Suzanne Vega (Janice Pendarvis, vocals ; Jack Kripl, flute ; Jon Gibson, soprano saxophone ; Richard Peck, alto saxophone) (6:42) -- Freezing / [words by] Suzanne Vega (Linda Ronstadt, vocals and backing vocals ; Kronos String Quartet) (3:16) -- Liquid...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS 1986

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL Glass 1986

Perry, Anne.

Summary: "After four long years, peace is finally in sight. But chaplain Joseph Reavley and his sister, Judith, an ambulance driver on the Western Front, are more hard pressed than ever. Behind the lines, violence is increasing: Soldiers are abusing German prisoners, a nurse has been raped and murdered, and the sinister ideologue called the Peacemaker now threatens to undermine the peace just as he did...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2007

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Reaves, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey/Ballantine Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REA

Summary: In this follow-up to the acclaimed In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, expert Sherlockians Laurie King and Les Klinger put forth the question: What happens when great writers/creators who are not known as Sherlock Holmes devotees admit to being inspired by Conan Doyle stories? While some are highly-regarded mystery writers, others are best known for their work in the fields of fantasy or science...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2016

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Summary: Based on the novel by George Orwell which is the story of impossible love and tragic betrayal set in the twisted, horrific world of "1984".

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM 2003

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

Summary: A young runaway breaks into an old movie palace in search of shelter on a snowy Christmas Eve. There, an old caretaker uses the ghosts and spirits of the abandoned building to turn the girl's life around. Features performances of Christmas favorites and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra's arrangements of holiday classics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic 2001

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC TRA

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

Petri, Michala

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BMG 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL Petri

Summary: Where eagles dare: Commandos charged with freeing a U.S. general from an Alpine fortress should trust nothing -- including their own search-and-rescue orders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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Summary: [Head] An exciting kaleidoscope of surreal vignettes set to music, this fast-paced film takes a psychedelic look at the pop phenomenon called the Monkees as they shatter their pre-fab image. A technically innovative rock musical.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DRAMA AME