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Summary: In an effort to give their younger brother, Norman a project to keep him busy now that he has joined the family publishing house, the older Warne brothers agree to publish Miss Beatrix Potter's first children's book. They don't expect the book to sell well, but they need to keep Norman busy. As a single woman living in Edwardian London, Beatrix suspects this endeavor may provide her with a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Products 2007

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MIS RATED PG

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

Mays, Andrea E.

Summary: "Today it is the most valuable book in the world. Recently one sold for over five million dollars. It is the book that rescued the name of William Shakespeare and half of his plays from oblivion. The Millionaire and the Bard tells the miraculous and romantic story of the making of the First Folio, and of the American industrialist whose thrilling pursuit of the book became a lifelong...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FOLGER, HENRY MAY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Mays 2015

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Summary: After Mary Poppins departed London, Jane and Michael Banks grew up into loving and responsible adults. When Michael becomes a single father of three children after the death of his wife, Mary Poppins revisits the Cherry Tree Lane home again to try to help Michael and his family cope and move beyond their grief. Time passes quickly for most normal mortals. Mary Poppins has never been normal....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2019

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

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF Ma

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Citizen Kane: The story of Charles Foster Kane, a newspaper tycoon whose life is investigated by a magazine reporter trying to discover the meaning of Kane's dying word: "Rosebud".

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2001

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

Morgan, Ann (Ann Beatrice)

Summary: "A beguiling exploration of the joys of reading across boundaries, inspired by the author's year-long journey through a book from every country. Following an impulse to read more internationally, journalist Ann Morgan undertook first to define "the world" and then to find a story from each of 196 nations. Tireless in her quest and assisted by generous, far-flung strangers, Morgan discovered not...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810 MOR

James, P. D.

Summary: In London, the managing director of a stately publishing house is found dead, a stuffed snake in his mouth. The suspects are many: a rejected author, a discarded mistress, a resentful employee, to mention just a few. Commander Adam Dalgliesh sifts through their lives and the company's finances in order to find the killer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAM

Kaewert, Julie Wallin.

Summary: As a favor to the Prime Minister, Alex Plumtree agrees to publish one of the most repugnant pieces of fiction in England, and "swiftly finds himself on the wrong side of a lawsuit, bugged, betrayed, roughed up, and implicated in murder."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Spark, Muriel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Directions 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Spark 2000

Summary: Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London in the late-1950s to mid-1960s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CALL

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Summary: Raw and smoldering, the film follows a young reggae DJ in Thatcher-era Brixton as he pursues his musical ambitions, battling fiercely against the racism and xenophobia of employers, neighbors, police, and the National Front. Fearless and unsentimental, and set to a blistering reggae, dub, and lovers rock soundtrack featuring Aswad, Johnny Clarke, and more, anchored by legendary producer Dennis...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Emmy Award-winning actor Jeremy Piven stars as American entrepreneur and colorful retail magnate Harry Gordon Selfridge. Pioneering and reckless, with an almost manic energy, Harry Selfridge created a theater of retail for early 1900s Londoners where any topic or trend that was new, exciting, entertaining-or sometimes just eccentric-was showcased. Based on the book Shopping, Seduction and Mr....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

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

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Summary: A drama about the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London during the 1950s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ca 7

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Call 2018

Pearl, Matthew.

Summary: Boston, 1870. When news of Charles Dickens's untimely death reaches the office of his struggling American publisher, Fields & Osgood, partner James Osgood sends Daniel Sand to take possession of the unfinished novel. When Sand is killed, Osgood and Rebecca Sand journey to England determined to recover the manuscript and stop a murderous mastermind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Pearl 2009

Pearl, Matthew.

Summary: Boston, 1870. When news of Charles Dickens' untimely death reaches the office of his struggling American publisher, Fields & Osgood, partner James Osgood sends his trusted clerk Daniel Sand to await the arrival of Dickens' unfinished novel. Then Daniel's body is discovered by the docks and the manuscript is nowhere to be found.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M PEA

Pearl, Matthew.

Summary: When news of Charles Dickens's untimely death reaches the office of his struggling American publisher, Fields & Osgood, partner James Osgood sends his trusted clerk Daniel Sand to await the arrival of Dickens's unfinished novel. But when Daniel's body is discovered by the docks and the manuscript is nowhere to be found, Osgood must embark on a transatlantic quest to unearth the novel that he...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M PEA

Pearl, Matthew.

Summary: Boston, 1870. When news of Charles Dickens's untimely death reaches the office of his struggling American publisher, Fields & Osgood, partner James Osgood sends Daniel Sand to take possession of the unfinished novel. When Sand is killed, Osgood and Rebecca Sand journey to England determined to recover the manuscript and stop a murderous mastermind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Santillana 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.3 FICTION PEA

Summary: When the rather austere Sister Ursula is appointed the new head of Nonnatus house, Sister Julienne finds herself demoted and working back alongside the midwives as an ordinary member of staff.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAL

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CALL NOT RATED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV CA 6

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Call 2017

Claridge, Laura P.

Summary: "Left off her company's fifth anniversary tribute but described by Thomas Mann as "the soul of the firm," Blanche Knopf began her career when she founded Alfred A. Knopf with her husband in 1915. With her finger on the pulse of a rapidly changing culture, Blanche quickly became a driving force behind the firm. A conduit to the literature of Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance, Blanche...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KNOPF, BLANCHE CLA

Summary: Explores the bitter internal rivalries among police investigators, the political pressures of high-profile cases, and the legal maneuverings of defense attorneys and prosecutors. Police probe an abandoned house concealing multiple murders, a dysfunctional family with a deeply troubled musical prodigy, the mysterious disappearance of a well-connected woman, and a shadowy sex club for London's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2009

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Summary: Eden Starling is the glamorous singing diva of a theatre in Victorian London. Along with her snooty cat, Chuzzlewit, Eden selfishly plans to make the entire company of theatre performers stay and rehearse on Christmas Day. Not even Eden's costume designer and childhood friend, Catherine, can talk Eden out of her self-centered tantrum. It will be up to three very unusual Christmas Spirits to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BAR RATED G

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1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday B

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2 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: DVD JUV BAR

Summary: Fact-based film about Gerry Conlon, a young Irish punk who is caught in the wrong place at the wrong time and forced to confess to a terrorist bombing. He and his father, along with friends of Gerry, are found guilty and sentenced to life in prison. There, his father shows his true strength, and Gerry works to prove their innocence and clear his father's name.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Video 1998

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE In RATED R

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie In 1998

Summary: Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BCI Eclipse 2007

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

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Summary: Set in 1940 London, the story is an ode to how women played a major role in boosting national morale during the Blitz of London in the second World War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY THE

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Summary: After nearly 20 years of setting trends and pushing traditions, Selfridge's is still going strong as the triumph of London₂s Oxford Street. But Harry's potentially dangerous appetite for entertainment and women, while always a problem, has reached its peak. Now, he struggles to keep the reins of the store he loves, in the face of old troubles, new opportunities, and unsettled scores.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MR.

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MR. NOT RATED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Mr 4