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Summary: The documentary follows a unique rehabilitation effort in a Virginia jail that encourages inmates to write and record original music. In the jail's makeshift recording studio, four men collaborate to produce an album with Grammy-winner Todd 'Speech' Thomas of Arrested Development. As the creative process unfolds, these incarcerated artists must confront the traumas of their past, and music...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Cash, Johnny.

Summary: Full title: At San Quentin (The Complete 1969 Concert).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia/Legacy 2000

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Contents: Listen to me (or I will kick your ass) / Chikondi Salanje -- Women today take care of business / Stefano Nyerenda -- Please, don't kill my child / Thomas Binamo -- A message (I will take you) / Ben Masekese -- Jealous neighbor / Elias Chimenya -- I see the whole world dying of AIDS / Officer Ines Kaunde -- Give me back my child / Henderson Damiano -- The floods / James Justin -- Taking my life...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Six Degrees 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN ZOM

Contents: Prisoner's talking blues (Robert Pete Williams) (5:10) -- Stagolee (Hogman Maxey) (3:40) -- Electric chair blues (Guitar Welch) (5:08) -- Black night fallin' (Hogman Maxey) (4:27) -- Some got six months (Robert Pete Williams) (3:44) -- I'm gonna leave you Mama (Guitar Welch) (2:48) -- I'm lonesome blues (Robert Pete Williams) (4:00) -- Angola bound (a capella group) (5:50) -- Worried blues...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Arhoolie 1996

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Contents: The murderer's home / Jimpson & group -- No more, my lord / Jimpson & axe gang -- Old Alabama / B. B. & group -- Black woman / B. B. & group -- Jumpin' Judy / Tangle Eye, Fuzzy Red, Hard Hair, & group -- Whoa Buck / C. B. -- Prettiest train / "22" -- Old dollar Mamie / "22" & group -- It makes a long time man feel bad / "22" & group -- Rosie / C. B. & axe gang -- Levee Camp holler / Bama --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rounder Records 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK PRI

Smith, J. B.

Contents: Disc 1. No more good time in the world for me (13:24) -- Watching my timber (1:29) -- Drop 'em down together (5:18) -- I got too much time for the crime I done (9:46) -- They can't do that (toast) (1:18) -- I heard the reports of a pistol (7:45) -- Drinking that wine (1:29) -- Ever since I been a man full grown (23:12) -- Disc 2. Sure make a man feel bad (6:17) -- Tried by fire (4:29) -- Woman...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES SMI

Cash, Johnny.

Contents: Folsom Prison blues -- Busted -- Dark as the dungeon -- I still miss someone -- Cocaine blues -- 25 minutes to go -- Orange blossom special -- Long black veil -- Send a picture of mother -- Wall -- Dirty old egg-suckin' dog -- Flushed from the bathroom of your heart -- Joe Bean -- Jackson (with June Carter) -- Give my love to Rose (with June Carter) -- I got stripes -- Legend of John Henry's...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia/Legacy 1999

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY CAS

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY Cash

Summary: Thrilling adventure of imprisonment and escape(s) from a French Guiana prison.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Papillon 1999

Fox, Margalit

Summary: "Imprisoned in a remote Turkish prison camp during World War I, having survived a two-month forced march and a terrifying shootout in the desert, two British officers, Harry Jones and Cedric Hill, join forces to bamboozle their iron-fisted captors. To stave off despair and boredom, Jones takes a handmade Ouija board and fakes elaborate saeances for his fellow prisoners. Word gets around camp,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Hillenbrand, Laura

Summary: In this captivating new young adult edition, the story of a man's breathtaking odyssey and the courage, cunning, and fortitude he found to endure and overcome. This gripping narrative will introduce a new generation to one of history's most thrilling survival epics.--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ZAMPERINI, LOUIS HIL

Weintraub, Robert

Summary: Describes the bond that developed between an RAF technician and a fiercely loyal purebred pointer named Judy, a pair who met in an internment camp during World War II where they became a symbol of hope to the other prisoners.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 WEI

Summary: Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

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

Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "Story of men who tunneled to escape a German prisoner-of-war camp. Learn about the planners, task leaders, and key players of the escape from Stalag Luft III"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.54 YOM

Summary: Ricky takes revenge on the drug-pushing thugs who killed his girlfriend. Sentenced to a prison term, Ricky is confronted by a host of evil characters, including a sadistic warden, his assistant, and The Gang of Four, a group of powerful fighters who control fellow inmates through terror and threat of death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tokyo Shock 2011

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

Summary: Set in the Libyan Desert during World War II, British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up "The Hill," a manmade instrument of torture--a tower of sand seared by a white-hot sun. They are in this military prison because they once defied, rebelled and talked back to their superiors.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: When U.S. fighter pilot Dieter Dengler escapes death after being shot down over one of the most intense front lines in the Vietnam War, his troubles were just beginning. He is taken captive by the Vietnamese Army and is forced to endure a harrowing stint in a Vietnamese prison camp. Dengler and a small band of his fellow captives stage a death-defying escape. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment [distributor] 2007

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Hillenbrand, Laura.

Summary: On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared. Then, on the ocean surface, the face of a young lieutenant appeared as he struggled to pull himself aboard a life raft. So began one of the most extraordinary odysseys of the Second World War as told by the author of "Seabiscuit."

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ZAMPERINI, LOUIS HILLENBRAND

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 Zamperini 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B ZAMPERINI

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 940.54 HIL

Hillenbrand, Laura.

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Summary: On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared--Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 HIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 HIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B ZAMPERINI HIL

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Summary: When the war ended, his battle began. Based on Laura Hillenbrand's bestselling book, this begins where Unbroken ends, sharing the next amazing chapter of Olympian and World War II hero Louis Zamperini's powerful true story of forgiveness, redemption, and amazing grace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

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

Hillenbrand, Laura.

Summary: On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared--Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.5472 HIL

Hillenbrand, Laura.

Summary: In this captivating young adult edition of her award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller, Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of a man’s breathtaking odyssey and the courage, cunning, and fortitude he found to endure and overcome. Lavishly illustrated with more than one hundred photographs and featuring an exclusive interview with Zamperini, Unbroken will introduce a new generation to one of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 910.54 HIL

Thomas, Angie

Summary: If there's one thing seventeen-year-old Maverick Carter knows, it's that a real man takes care of his family. As the son of a former gang legend, Mav does that the only way he knows how: dealing for the King Lords. With this money he can help his mom, who works two jobs while his dad's in prison. Life's not perfect, but with a fly girlfriend and a cousin who always has his back, Mav's got...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC THO

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