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Summary: Mr. Smith is not the best idea for looking after a child, yet after stumbling upon a blazing shoot-out, helping to birth a child amidst a hail of gunfire, and seeing the mother die before his eyes, he becomes determined to protect the young innocent at all costs. His adversaries are equally determined, and they will not stop until the newborn is dead. Now, in order to ensure that maniacal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Chateauvert, Melinda

Summary: A provocative history of sexual activism reveals the role of sex workers in social justice movements throughout the past half century to challenge contemporary ideas about labor, sexuality, feminism, and freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.74 CHA

Summary: Rebel without a cause (1955): The adolescent son of a well-to-do family gets into trouble with other kids and the police.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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

Howatch, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2004

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Summary: Jeremiah Johnson: Jeremiah is an American soldier who goes west to escape the Mexican War and becomes a mountain man. He is taken in by an old trapper who teaches him how to survive. After unavoidably violating an Indian burial ground, he loses his new Indian wife and their adopted child to vengeance. A vendetta between him and the Crows ruins his idyllic life as a fur trapper.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN GRE

Morris, Katherine Faw

Summary: A high-end, girlfriend-experience prostitute has just returned to her native New York City after more than a decade abroad--in Dubai, with a man she recalls only as the Sheikh--but it's unclear why exactly she's come back. Did things go bad for her? Do the barely discernible rifts in her routine suggest that something else is percolating under the surface?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAW

Summary: Over a period of two days, a young student/prostitute and a grandfatherly widower develop an unexpected connection.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get to the bottom of the scandalous rumor. Their rip-roaring odyssey leads them through various subcultures of Los Angeles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: A wild west story of four fallen women on the run branded as outlaws, pursued by a posse and traced by Pinkerton detectives, but hoping to start new lives in Oregon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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Burton, Mary (Mary T.)

Summary: "At the grisly murder scene of a teen prostitute, Virginia state trooper Riley Tatum's past roars back to haunt her. When she was a teenage runaway, she was kidnapped, drugged, and left unconscious on the streets. She has no memories of what happened, only strange recurring dreams of two men playing cards. Former FBI agent Clay Bowman, Riley's old flame, is Shield Security's newest member. He's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC BUR

Caine, Christine

Summary: Christine Caine offers life-transforming insights about how not only to overcome the challenges, wrong turns, and often painful circumstances we all experience, but also to actually grow from those experiences and be equipped and empowered to help others. Using her own dramatic life story, Caine shows how God rescued her from a life where she was unnamed, unwanted, and unqualified. She tells...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2012

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Donewald, Anny.

Summary: "An explosive memoir of transformation from a high-end stripper and escort who hit rock-bottom, turned to God, and left the sex trade to found Eve's Angels, a ministry reaching out to women in the sex industry "--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2014

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 DONEWALD, ANNY DON

Summary: A naive country girl becomes a London prostitute to survive, enthusiastically enjoying her profession but reserving her heart for the man she loves.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2008

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

Summary: Arrested for fatally beating an elderly widow, Barbara Graham at first goads the police, refusing to answer their questions. But when an alleged accomplice turns state's evidence, Graham insists that she is innocent. Condemned by the press and the public, Graham is found guilty of murder and sentenced to die in the gas chamber. With her execution date getting near, Graham desperately attempts...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: This Academy Award-winning Best Picture features Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight in standout roles as a con man and a Texas hustler trying to survive on the tough streets of New York.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM 1969

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Summary: An ex-con and a call girl are thrown together when he becomes her chauffeur. Initially he detests her but winds up under her spell.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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

Defoe, Daniel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CreateSpace 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEF

Fulmer, David.

Summary: Autumn 1913. New Orleans detective Valentin St. Cyr has been absent from his Storyville stomping grounds for some months, trying to make it in the straight detective world and make a go of it with his longtime love, Justine. But then a man is found dead in a Storyville brothel. The madam immediately turns to the Creole detective for help.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FUL

Gavin, William F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAV

Hudgens, Vanessa

Summary: An Alaskan State Trooper partners with a young prostitute who managed to escape from serial murderer Robert Hansen and they work together to bring him to justice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2013

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

McDermid, Val.

Summary: Detective Chief Inspector Carol Jordan turns to clinical psychologist Dr. Tony Hill to help solve the grotesque murder of a prostitute, a crime that bears a striking resemblance to an earlier series of solved crimes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2005

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Mitchell, David (David Stephen)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2001

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Summary: After a job ends more violently than expected, Jack retreats to the Italian countryside and accepts one last assignment to construct a deadly weapon for a mysterious contact. But when he pursues a relationship with a beautiful local woman, he may be tempting fate by stepping out of the shadows. Jack soon finds himself in an escalating battle to escape from his secretive past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER AME