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Powers, Richard

Summary: When Chicagoan Russell Stone finds himself teaching a Creative Nonfiction class, he encounters a young Algerian woman with a disturbingly luminous presence. Thassadit Amzwar's blissful exuberance both entrances and puzzles the melancholic Russell. How can this refugee from perpetual terror be so happy? Won't someone so open and alive come to serious harm? Wondering how to protect her, Russell...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009

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Powers, Richard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POW

Powers, Richard

Summary: HOUSES, APARTMENTS, FLATS, ETC. Whether the living space is large or small, anyone can create a modern interior. This ambitious book is all about clean lines, elegant color combinations, maximizing indoor-outdoor relationships, artfully collecting and displaying objects, and utilizing open areas for lounging, cooking, and dining. Hundreds of photographs reveal private homes around the world, in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 747 POW

Powers, Richard

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: An experimental composer becomes a fugitive after his home microbiology lab, set up to find music in surprising patterns, results in a Homeland Security raid.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2014

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Powers, Richard

Summary: An experimental composer becomes a fugitive after his home microbiology lab, set up to find music in surprising patterns, results in a Homeland Security raid.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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Powers, Richard

Summary: Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction -- On a winter night on a remote Nebraska road, 27-year-old Mark Schluter flips his truck in a near-fatal accident. His older sister, Karin, returns to nurse Mark back from a traumatic head injury. But when he emerges from a coma, Mark believes that this woman is really an impostor who looks just like his sister. Shattered, Karin contacts the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006

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Powers, Richard

17 holds on 8 copies

Summary: An air force loadmaster in the Vietnam War is shot out of the sky, then saved by falling into a banyan. An artist inherits a hundred years of photographic portraits, all of the same doomed American chestnut. A hard-partying undergraduate in the late 1980s electrocutes herself, dies, and is sent back to life by creatures of air and light. A hearing- and speech-impaired scientist discovers that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2018

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Powers, Richard

5 holds on 2 copies

Summary: The Overstory unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fable that range from antebellum New York to the late twentieth-century Timber Wars of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. An air force loadmaster in the Vietnam War is shot out of the sky, then saved by falling into a banyan. An artist inherits a hundred years of photographic portraits, all of the same doomed American chestnut. A...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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Powers, Richard Gid

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.25 POW

Powers, Richard Gid

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 353.007 POW

DeLillo, Don.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Jack Gladney, a professor of Nazi history at a Middle American liberal arts school, and his family try to handle normal family life as a black cloud of lethal gaseous fumes threatens their town.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2009

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Kampe, Adam.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: National Endowment for the Arts 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 813 KAM

Summary: Follows the adventures of two young men and a young woman in the 1960's who are undercover police officers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS Home Entertainment 2013

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