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Kirk, Rahsaan Roland

Contents: Disc one. Wham bam thank you ma'am / Charles Mingus (4:41) -- Conversation (:58) -- Bye bye blackbird / Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson (2:42) -- Horses (Monogram/Republic) (:16) -- If I loved you / Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II (8:37) -- Old rugged cross / trad. arr. Rahsaan Roland Kirk (7:13) -- Ain't no sunshine / Bill Withers (2:26) -- Volunteered slavery / Roland Kirk (5:42) -- Seasons....

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino 1993

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ KIR

Einem, Gottfried von

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Allegro 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD O EIN

Letts, Tracy

Summary: [This drama] is a portrait of the dysfunctional American family at its finest-and absolute worst. When the patriarch of the Weston clan disappears one hot summer night, the family reunites at the Oklahoma homestead, where long-held secrets are unflinchingly and uproariously revealed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Theatre Communication Group 2008

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Summary: At their lakeside vacation home, Ann, George and their son have unexpected visitors: two well-spoken, well-bred young men wearing polite smiles and preppy sportswear. The visitors want to play a game. "You bet that you'll be alive tomorrow at 9:00, and we bet that you'll be dead. OK?" As the terrorized family fights to survive, each plan is thwarted, each option closed, each hour closer to what...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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

Contents: Power of love/Love power (Luther Vandross) -- If only you knew (Patti LaBelle) -- I believe in you and me (The Four Tops) -- Distant lover (Marvin Gaye) -- Reunited (Peaches and Herb) -- La la means I love you (The Delfonics) -- You should be mine (the woo woo song) (Jeffrey Osborne) -- Do me baby (Meli'sa Morgan) -- Just to be close to you (Commodores) -- If I were your woman (Gladys Knight...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Music 1999

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES BOD

Summary: When a drug dealer can't pay his debts, he hires a contract killer to kill his mother for her insurance money.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2012

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY KIL

Summary: A corrupted police officer is in line for a promotion and will stop at nothing to get what he wants. While solving a brutal murder, he makes sure to turn his colleagues against one another to ruin their ambitions. By stealing their wives and exposing their secrets the cop starts to lose himself in the web of deceit he created.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Contents: I am a child (3:17) / Neil Young -- Shadow of a doubt (a complex kid) (4:47) / Tom Petty -- All that you have is your soul (5:33) / Tracy Chapman -- Sense of purpose (3:07) / Pretenders with the Duke String Quartet -- It's all in your mind (2:46) / Beck -- The road's my middle name (4:10) / Bonnie Raitt -- Yes it is (2:45) / Don Henley -- Friend of the devil (2:55) / Ministry -- America (3:40)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Reprise 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK BRI

Streep, Meryl

Summary: After the death of their father, three grown daughters, each with their own personal issues, return to their Oklahoma home and dysfunctional mother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay 2014

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD AUG RATED R

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA AUG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie August 2014

Summary: John and Jane Smith are a married couple who are beginning to get bored with their quiet domestic life. What they don't know, however, is that they are both assassins, secretly traveling around the world and killing for hire. But their separate lives are about to collide when the discover they are each other's next target.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MR.

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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
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Summary: Four decades ago, legions of young people trekked to San Francisco and its famed Haight Asbury district, the epicenter for the youth-driven counterculture revolution that was transforming American culture. They came for peace, politics, community, love...and they came for the music, the most enduring legacy of that very special place and time. It has proven to be the element that really tells...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino 2007

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK LOV

Pitts, Christopher

Summary: A new, full-colour guide; Packed with practical information, where most competitor guides are strictly coffee-table books; Features 25 top parks, plus worthwhile detours; The national parks featured here attracted 51.2 million visitors in 2010, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park alone attracted almost 9.5 million visitors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 USA

Summary: Looks at the risks to the food chain and environment through pollution of our air, land, and sea by waste.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Blenheim Films 2013

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

Pitts, Leonard.

Summary: "Grant Park is a page-turning and provocative look at black and white relations in contemporary America, blending the absurd and the poignant in a powerfully well-crafted narrative that showcases Pitts's gift for telling emotionally wrenching stories. Grant Park begins in 1968, with Martin Luther King's final days in Memphis. The story then moves to the eve of the 2008 election, and cuts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bolden 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIT

Summary: Set in Atlanta in the 1950's, a textile factory owner insists on hiring an ever-patient chauffeur for his aging head-strong mother. The Jewish woman and her African American driver eventually build a relationship over many years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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

Summary: Get a crash course in Maori bone carving, brave whitewater rapids on river boards, get a hot-air balloon view of the land used to film The Lord of the Rings, kayak along the North Island coast, visit the site local tribes signed a treaty with Europeans, and more. Includes special features.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 919.304 BES

Pitts, Byron.

Summary: "Emmy Award-winning ABC News chief national correspondent and Nightline coanchor, Byron Pitts shares the heartbreaking and inspiring stories of six young people who overcame impossible circumstances with extraordinary perseverance. Abuse. Bullying. War. Drug Addiction. Mental Illness. Violence. None of these should be realities for anyone, much less a young person. But for some it is the only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 362.7 PIT

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 362.7 PIT

Poets

Contents: Now we're thru' -- There are some -- That's the way it's got to be -- I'll cry with the moon -- I am so blue -- I love her still -- Call again -- Some things I can't forget -- Baby don't you do it -- I'll come home -- Wooden spoon -- In your tower

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Grapefruit Records

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK POE

Summary: A lavish period drama set in Atlantic City, following the life and times of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed political and criminal mastermind whose grip on power and control of the city's liquor supply is under constant threat.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BOA RATED R

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BOA

Summary: Documentary that explores the effects of depression through profiles of a former NFL Quarterback, a Fortune 500 CEO, an Iraq War veteran, a university professor, a pastor and others.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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

Harris, Trudy.

Summary: Rhyming text expands on the nursery rhyme, "Hickory Dickory Dock," as a cat chases the mouse up the clock, followed by other animals, until midnight arrives and the tired creatures fall asleep. Includes facts about clocks and basic information about telling time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HAR

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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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE ESS

Summary: Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to a remote island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape, Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE KIN

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

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