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Summary: Set in 79 A.D., Pompeii tells the epic story of Milo, a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of blazing lava, Milo must fight his way out of the arena in order to save his beloved as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD POM RATED PG-13

Caselli, Giovanni

Summary: Describes the discovery and excavation of the ruins of the ancient city of Pompeii, buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D., and what has been learned about life there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: P. Bedrick Books 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 937.7 CAS

Rice, Melanie.

Summary: Describes the life and people of Pompeii, a city in southern Italy destroyed during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 937.7 RIC

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: Follows the experiences of a young boy who struggles to escape the catastrophic A.D. 79 eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Tarshis 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TAR

Summary: At the turn of the century, a time when women had few choices, Bess Steed Garner inherits a legacy - not only of wealth but of determination and desire, making her truly a woman of independent means. Adapted from the epistolary novel, this film follow the life of Bess Steed Garner from her childhood in 1899 to her death in 1977. Bess endures life's trials and triumphs of life with unfailing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2008

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

Summary: Nora Wilder is a thirty-something Manhattanite plugging away at her job, but her quest for love consistently results in falling flat on her face. After a series of disastrous first dates, she meets Julien, a quirky Frenchman with an unabashed passion for living. Inevitably, Nora discovers she must look inward before finding a new outlook on life and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BRO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Broken 2007

Summary: In Depression-era California, two migrant workers dream of better days on a spread of their own until an act of unintentional violence leads to tragic consequences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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

Geist, William.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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Geist, William.

Summary: The author describes his 5,600-mile RV odyssey across America, along with the eccentric individuals, unusual places, and offbeat celebrations and events he encountered on his journey.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.9240 GEI

Summary: Gabriel and Gretta Conroy are enjoying a holiday party when Gretta begins to have poignant memories of a former lover who is deceased. Gabriel begins to see his life in an entirely new light with the shattering revelation of Gretta's secret past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

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

Cobb, Daniel M.

Summary: Join the Smithsonian Institution to discover the rich history of native Americans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 NAT
Call number: DVD 970.004 NAT

Summary: A sprawling BBC saga of wealth, passion, and power, set in the palatial country houses and grand Mayfair salons of mid-Victorian England. Chronicles twenty years in the life of an aristocratic dynasty moving through high society in the heyday of Queen Victoria's reign. Based on Anthony Trollope's six political novels about British Parliamentary life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by RLJ Entertainment 2013

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

Summary: In twenty-four lectures on Pompeii, eminent classicist and Professor Steven L. Tuck resurrects the long-lost lives of aristocrats, merchants, slaves, and other individuals from this imperial Roman city--made famous for its demise after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79. The result is an unprecedented view of life as it was lived in this ancient culture and an opportunity to discover...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 937 POM
Call number: DVD 937 POM

Summary: This silent film showcases the people and places of Traverse City, Michigan in 1940, featuring local churches, schools, businesses, families and social gatherings. In the film, The Traverse City Exchange Club invites famous Hollywood director "Gary Owens" to preside over a Movie Queen contest in which the winner will receive a Hollywood contract. The film was originally produced as a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: History Center of Traverse City 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WE'RE
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 977.4 We're

Summary: This heartrending masterpiece by Kenji Mizoguchi about the give-and-take between life and art marked the director's first use of the hypnotic long takes and eloquent camera movements that would come to define his films. The adopted son of legendary kabuki actor Kikunosuke, who is striving to achieve stardom by mastering female roles, turns to his infant brother's wet nurse for support and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Silas Marner was a man who had everything, until he lost it all. Falsely accused of theft and driven out of his town, Silas starts life anew. One day, upon arriving home, he discovers a child asleep on the hearth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: A modern day version of the Dickens' classic finds an aspiring artist (Hawke) reunited with his love (Paltrow). When she agrees to model for him, his dearest hopes may be realized, along with his darkest fears.

Format: moving image

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

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

Summary: Set during Gandhi's rise to power, Chuyia, an Indian girl that is married and widowed at eight years old, is sent away to a home where Hindu widows must live in penitence. Her feisty presence affects the other residents, forcing each to confront their faith and society's prejudices.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WAT

Kimmel, Haven

Summary: Named "Zippy" for the way she would bolt around her home, Kimmel's witty memoir takes readers back to a time when small-town America was caught in the amber of the innocent post-war period, where people helped their neighbors, went to church on Sunday, and kept barnyard animals in their backyards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2001

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.264 KIM

Raff McCaulau, Lily.

Summary: "A beautifully written and contrarian narrative about what it means to hunt in America today"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 639 RAF

Golenbock, Peter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow/HarperCollins 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 GOL

Summary: Relives the grand hopes, dreams, loves, and adventures of generations of residents in Centennial, Colorado-- from their risky attempts to establish a settlement in 1795 through the politics and power plays of the 20th century. Begins with French and Scottish trappers interacting with Native Americans and follows the increasing conflicts as more permanent settlers arrive. Shows how the town of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal City Studios, Inc. 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD

Tanaka, Shelley.

Summary: Uses a fictionalized account of the life of the steward of an important estate to describe the ancient Italian city of Pompeii and what happened to it during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 1997

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 937.7 Tan

Watkins, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli 1990

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