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Wurmbrand, Richard.

Summary: "This classic story of amazing faith in shocking circumstances has been updated for a new generation. Its message remains urgent and relevant: thousands of Christians are still persecuted and tortured around the world today, suffering solely for their belief in Jesus Christ. Richard Wurmbrand endured months of solitary confinement, years of periodic physical torture, constant suffering from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hodder & Stoughton 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 272 WUR

Maxwell, Lisa

Summary: In an alternate version of present-day Manhattan, magic is dying, and Esta, a Mageus with a talent for manipulating time, travels back to 1901 to stop the destruction of a book that can possibly restore magic, but in Old New York, Esta must navigate gangs, secret societies, and her feelings for another magician in order to save the future of magic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

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Peterson, Scott.

Summary: "As a foreign correspondent, Scott Peterson witnessed firsthand Somalia's descent into war and its battle against US troops, the spiritual degeneration of Sudan's Holy War, and one of the most horrific events of the last half century: the genocide in Rwanda. In Me Against My Brother, he brings these events together for the first time to record a collapse that has had an impact far beyond...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 960.329 PET

Rounding, Virginia

Summary: Offers an account of the religious persecutions in England under Henry VIII and his daughter, Mary, with a focus on the lives of Baron Richard Rich, who played a role in the persecutions, and John Deane, who managed to avoid them throughout the period.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 270 ROU

White, Kiersten

Summary: In this first book in a trilogy a girl child is born to Vlad Dracula, in Transylvania, in 1435--at first rejected by her father and always ignored by her mother, she will grow up to be Lada Dragwlya, a vicious and brutal princess, destined to rule and destroy her enemies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WHI

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WHI

Summary: The story of New York Times reporter Sydney Schanberg's friendship with a Cambodian interpreter, Dith Pran, during the time of the 1975 Khmer Rouge revolution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA KIL
1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA KIL

Summary: Insiders' observations of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq and the subsequent occupation, featuring commentary from high-ranking officials, Iraqi civilians, American soldiers and prominent analysts. Examines the U.S. policy decisions surrounding the invasion and their consequences in Iraq, including such issues as low U.S. troop levels, the uncontrolled looting of Baghdad, the purging of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NO
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NO

Applebaum, Anne

Summary: Discusses the creation of the Communist regimes that took hold in Eastern Europe at the end of World War II and describes what daily life was like in these countries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 APP

White, Kiersten

Summary: In this first book in a trilogy a girl child is born to Vlad Dracula, in Transylvania, in 1435--at first rejected by her father and always ignored by her mother, she will grow up to be Lada Dragwlya, a vicious and brutal princess, destined to rule and destroy her enemies.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Beasley, Jerry C.

Contents: 1. Fiction in the 1740s: backgrounds, topics, strategies -- 2. Romance and the "new" novels of Richardson, Fielding, and Smollett -- 3. Fiction as contemporary history -- 4. Fiction as contemporary biography: tales of low life -- 5. Fiction as contemporary biography: records of spiritual life -- 6. "Novelistic" fiction in the 1740s -- 7. Fiction as artifice: the achievement of Henry Fielding.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 1982

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 823.5 BEA

Summary: In 1925 Luigi Pirandello brought his troupe to England as part of a worldwide tour. This program re-creates one day in London as "The Einstein of the Theater" watches his plays and, away from the footlights, confronts the paradoxical nature of his life. Portions of Six Characters in Search of an Author; Henry IV; Right You Are, If You Think You Are; and The Rules of the Game are meticulously...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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White, Kiersten

Summary: Lada Dracul seeks her younger brother Radu's help in securing the Wallachian throne, but their father, Sultan Mehmed, has sent him to sabotage Constantinople.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION WHI

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WHI

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WHI

Summary: Set in early nineteenth century Romania, a policeman, Costandin, is hired by a nobleman to find a Gypsy slave who has run away from his estate after having an affair with his wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN AFE

White, Kiersten

Summary: To build the country she wants, Lada, the brutal ruler of Wallachia, must destroy everything that came before, including her relationships with brother Radu and former love Mehmed, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION WHI

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WHI

Summary: For biographer Michael Holroyd, playwright George Bernard Shaw is practically an alter ego. Using archival footage and Holroyd's painstaking detective work, this intriguing program questions the extent to which Shaw's life and art fed upon each other, addressing issues including the effects of the triangle between his father, his mother, and Vandeleur Lee on his plays, as seen in Misalliance...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Beckerman, Gal.

Summary: Draws on newly released government documents to trace the three-decade effort to protect Jewish Soviet citizens after World War II, providing coverage of the movement's impact on Judaism, the Cold War, and immigration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.892 BEC

Dobbs, Michael

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The powerfully told story of a group of German Jews desperately seeking American visas to escape the Nazis, and an illuminating account of America's struggle with the refugee crisis caused by the rise of Hitler. Official tie-in to the U.S. Holocaust Museum multi-year exhibit"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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Lawhon, Ariel

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Summary: In this "historical suspense, Ariel Lawhon unravels the extraordinary twists and turns in Anna Anderson's 50-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov. Is she the Russian Grand Duchess, a beloved daughter and revered icon, or is she an imposter, the thief of another woman's legacy?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Bernstein, Arnie.

Contents: A community in Michigan -- Andrew P. Kehoe -- Dawn of a decade -- New man in town -- The Bath Consolidated School -- A growing storm -- Electricity -- A school, a farm -- The valley of the shadow of death -- Requiems -- In the matter of the inquest as to the cause of death of Emery E. Huyck, deceased -- Summer -- Tulips.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Michigan Press 2009

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 977.40 Bernstein 2009

Goldgar, Anne.

Contents: Something strange -- Art & flowers -- Bloemisten -- Grieving money -- Bad faith -- Epilogue: Cabbage fever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9492 GOL

Summary: Philip Cumbus is the King of Navarre and Michelle Terry is the Princess of France in this performance of Love's Labour's Lost at Shakespeare's Globe, London's faithful reconstruction of the open-air playhouse designed in 1599. True to the play's original Renaissance staging and costume, this production is a festive parade of every weapon in the youthful Shakespeare's comic arsenal-excruciating...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Glover, Lorri

Summary: Floundering from two years of warfare with Indians and dissent among the settlers, the Virginia Company was about to collapse. To rescue the doomed colonists and restore order, the company chose a new leader, Thomas Gates. Nine ships left Plymouth in the summer of 1609--the largest fleet England had ever assembled--and sailed into the teeth of a storm.... The inspiration for Shakespeare's The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.21 GLO

Summary: But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun. Performed at Shakespeare's Globe, London's faithful reconstruction of the open-air playhouse designed in 1599, Romeo and Juliet is arguably the best-loved of all love stories in Western literature. The play's masterful combination of lyricism, suspense, and dramatic changes of mood is dramatized by an...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Preston, Paul

Summary: Describes the atrocities committed during the reign of General Francisco Franco, who executed tens of thousands of "non-persons" and abused women and children under a belief system comprised of eugenics, terror, domination, and mind control.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 946.08 PRE