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Polfeldt, David

Summary: "The inside story of the booming video game industry from the late 1990s to the present, as told by the Managing Director of Ubisoft Massive (The Division, Far Cry 3, Assassin's Creed: Revelations)"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.7 POL

Wright, Lawrence

Summary: Beginning with the absolutely critical first moments of the outbreak in China, and ending with an epilogue on the vaccine rollout and the unprecedented events between the election of Joseph Biden and his inauguration, Lawrence Wright's The Plague Year surges forward with essential information--and fascinating historical parallels--examining the medical, economic, political, and social...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.5 WRI

Summary: Based on a best-selling book, a five-part true crime docu-series investigates the unsolved murders of eight women whose bodies were discovered in drainage canals and on desolate back roads in and around Jennings, Louisiana. In examining the lives of the young victims the series uncovers secrets of the troubled town.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Davids, Sharice

Summary: Rich, vivid illustrations by Ojibwe Woodland artist Pawis-Steckley are delivered in a graphic style that honors Indigenous people. The bold artwork adds impact to the compelling text. (Kirkus starred review) The prose is reminiscent of an inspirational speech ("Everyone's path looks different"), with a message of service that includes fun biographical facts, such as her love of Bruce Lee....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG DAV

Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Summary: After her sister dies in childbirth, a young orthodox Jewish woman's family pressures her to marry her brother-in-law rather than entering into an arranged marriage with a man closer to her age.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

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Summary: Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne begins making a film for Zachary, son of his oldest friend who was murdered by Zachary's mother. The film's focus shifts to Zachary's grandparents as they fight to win custody of Zachary from the woman who took their son's life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2009

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DEA

Wilcken, Hugo.

Summary: One day I blew my nose and half my brains came out." Los Angeles, 1976. David Bowie is holed up in his Bel-Air mansion, drifting into drug-induced paranoia and confusion. Obsessed with black magic and the Holy Grail, he's built an altar in the living room and keeps his fingernail clippings in the fridge. There are occasional trips out to visit his friend Iggy Pop in a mental institution. His...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Continuum 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780.33 WIL

Kengor, Paul

Summary: A portrait of Frank Marshall Davis, an American communist and mentor to President Obama, discusses his beliefs, pro-communist writings for newspapers in Chicago and Honolulu, and influence on the young future president.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions/Mercury Ink 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Kengor 2012

Warren, Spring.

Summary: Tells of one woman's foray into home farming using the space available in her yard, in an attempt to produce seventy-five percent of all of the food that her family consumed in a year.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.092 WAR

Foster, David R.

Summary: In 1977 David Foster took to the woods of New England to build a cabin with his own hands. Along with a few tools he brought a copy of the journals of Henry David Thoreau. Foster was struck by how different the forested landscape around him was from the one Thoreau described more than a century earlier. The sights and sounds that Thoreau experienced on his daily walks through 19th-century...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.3 FOS

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Nott, David (David M.)

Summary: For more than twenty-five years, David Nott has taken unpaid leave from his job as a general and vascular surgeon with the NHS to volunteer in some of the world's most dangerous war zones. From Sarajevo under siege in 1993, to clandestine hospitals in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, he has carried out life-saving operations and field surgery in the most challenging conditions, and with none of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 NOTT, DAVID NOT

Payne, David (William David)

Summary: After witnessing his younger brother's tragic death in an auto accident in 2000, the author found that his life was spiraling out of control. From a cocktail hour indulgence, his drinking became a full-blown addiction. His career entered a standstill. His marriage disintegrated. He was haunted not only by the accident, but also by the family history of mental illness, alcoholism and suicide....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PAYNE, DAVID PAY

Summary: Detective Constable 'Dangerous' Davies is the odd man out in his small London police station. He cracks the tough cases anyway, with old-fashioned investigative work rather than violent confrontation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media U.S. 2006

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LAS

LeBor, Adam.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.948 LEB

Mooney, Carla

Summary: "When the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States in early 2020, people worldwide hunkered down in their homes to slow the virus's spread. In an attempt to slow the spread, many countries closed their borders, schools, and businesses. They instituted lockdowns and ordered citizens to stay at home except for emergencies, which often lasted for weeks or months. In countries worldwide, people...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 362.1962 MOO

Axe, Douglas

Summary: "For the first time in history, the world shut itself down--by choice--all for fear of a virus, COVID-19, that wasn't well understood. The government, with the support of most Americans, ordered the closure of tens of thousands of small businesses--many never to return. Almost every school and college in the country sent its students home to finish the school year in front of a computer....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.5 AXE

Cuomo, Andrew M.

Summary: "Governor Andrew Cuomo tells the riveting story of how he took charge in the fight against COVID-19 as New York became the epicenter of the pandemic, offering hard-won lessons in leadership and his vision for the path forward"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.5 CUO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 614.5 CUO

Summary: In the midst of a dazzling and prolific career at the forefront of modern jazz innovation, Miles Davis disappears from public view for a period of five years in the late 1970s. Alone and holed up in his home, he is beset by chronic pain from a deteriorating hip, his musical voice stifled and numbed by drugs and medications, and his mind haunted my unsettling ghosts from the past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Abutaleb, Yasmeen.

Summary: "From the Washington Post journalists Yasmeen Abutaleb and Damian Paletta—the definitive account of the Trump administration's tragic mismanagement of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the chaos, incompetence, and craven politicization that has led to more than a half million American deaths and counting."--Dust jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2021

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Summary: Disc one: After a daring diamond heist, all fingers point to crime boss Jimmy Vincent, released from prison on the very day of the robbery. When teenagers find the two-week-old corpse of Dominic Sylvester, everyone in the Willesden constabulary dismisses it as the lonely death of a reclusive old man - everyone, that is, except Davies. Bunny Hopper is half of the almost-famous comedy team Bunny...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LAS

Tydings, Joseph D. (Joseph Davies)

Summary: "Gun control, voting rights, family planning, and environmental protection--these are all hot-button issues today, but they were also the same difficult and intractable issues that Senator Joseph D. Tydings of Maryland faced during his tenure in the Senate in the 1960s. In this timely memoir, Tydings looks back on a life of public service, from the Maryland General Assembly to chief federal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Texas A & M University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TYDINGS, JOSEPH D TYD

Summary: An absorbing portrait of the filmmaker David Lynch, as well as an intimate encounter with the man himself. From the privacy of his home and painting studio in the Hollywood Hills, a candid Lynch conjures people and places from his past, from his boyhood in Idaho and Virginia to his experiences at art school in Boston and Philadelphia to the beginnings of his filmmaking career in Los Angeles, in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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

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