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Purvez, Akhtar

Summary: Dr. Akhtar Purvez offers basic information about pain and pain conditions and considers how we approach pain from cultural, biological, and medical perspectives. He discusses the latest minimally invasive, interventional approaches like nerve blocks and ablation procedures, and neuromodulation techniques like peripheral nerve, spinal cord, and brain stimulation. The uses of marijuana and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616 Purvez 2018

Akhtar, Aysha

Summary: Through the stories of a varied cast of characters, Dr. Akhtar reveals what happens when we both break and forge bonds with animals. She demonstrates how humans are neurologically designed to empathize with animals, and how violence against them goes against our nature. In equal measure, the love and friendship we give to other species biologically reverberates back to us.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 590 AKH

Akhtar, Ayad.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A young Pakistani boy, whose parents left the fundamentalists behind when they came to America, finds transformation and a path to happiness through a family friend, Mina, who shows him the beauty and power of the Quran.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2012

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Akhtar, Ayad

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Summary: A deeply personal work about identity and belonging in a nation coming apart at the seams, Homeland Elegies blends fact and fiction to tell an epic story of longing and dispossession in the world that 9/11 made. Part family drama, part social essay, part picaresque novel, at its heart it is the story of a father, a son, and the country they both call home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2020

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Akhtar, Ayad.

Summary: Hayat Shah was captivated by Mina long before he met her: his mother's beautiful, brilliant, and soulfully devout friend is a family legend. When he learns that Mina is leaving Pakistan to live with the Shahs in America, Hayat is thrilled. Hayat's father is less enthusiastic. When Mina finds her own path to happiness, the ember of jealousy in Hayat's heart is enflamed by the community's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC AKH

Curved Air.

Contents: Disc 1 CD : Young mother -- Back street luv -- Jumbo -- You know -- Puppets -- Everdance -- Bright summer's day '68 -- Piece of mind -- Young mother in style -- It happened today -- Blind man -- Propositions -- Vivaldi

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Esoteric Recordings 2018

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK CUR

Pulver, Robin

Summary: "Jack and Samir love to sit together--and they love to laugh, too. So much so that Miss Doover finally has to separate them. Then Miss Doover gives the class the assignment to write about something they care about, and Jack sees his chance to sit next to his best friend again. But writing an essay isn't that easy! Can Jack finally persuade Miss Dover to give him the thing he wants most...his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PUL

Duriez, Colin.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Baker Book House 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.912 DUR

Pulver, Robin.

Summary: Always impatient and driving too fast, Rush Hotfoot learns the importance of safety from school bus driver Axle Annie and her bus full of kids.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PUL

Turvey, Peter.

Summary: Text and cut-away illustrations present a variety of common items and how they work.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts Books 1995

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Purser, Ann.

Summary: A friend has asked working-class mother and house cleaner Lois Meade to help crack a case. It looks like the handsome new choirmaster may have been poisoned. Soon, Lois finds herself untangling a web of secrets, bigotry, and intrigue-and can't let the culprits get away clean.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PUR

Ashkar, Michael

Summary: In the sixth century of the common era, the Prophet Muhammad appeared in the Arabian Peninsula, proclaiming the message that there was only one god, called Allah, and that all people should obey Allah's requirements for their lives. Today, Islam is the second-largest religion in the world, with more than 1.6 billion Muslims adhering to this faith. However, although all Muslims do revere Islam s...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 297 ASH

Purser, Ann.

Summary: House cleaner Lois Meade helps the police find the killer when spinster Gloria Hathaway is found dead in the village hall.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PUR

Purser, Ann.

Summary: Another fine mess for Lois Meade and long suffering husband Derek. From the moment his car stopped outside her door, Lois Meade didn?t like the look of Reg Abthorpe who asked her to clean Uncle Herbert Everitt's house now that the old man had moved into an old folks? home. But no-one in the closely knit village of Long Farnden thought Mr Everitt to be that frail or infirm. William Cox was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PUR

Purser, Ann.

Summary: Long Farnden villagers don't know what to make of the reclusive Abrahams of Carthanger-and malicious rumors have surrounded the family as long as anyone can remember. But ever-spotless housecleaner Lois Meade isn't one for mudslinging-and when young Enid Abraham applies for work with New Brooms, Lois's cleaning business, Lois decides to give the girl a try.then she sees what may be a body in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PUR

Purser, Philip.

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Publisher / Publication Date: T.F.H. Publications 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 639.396 PUR

Altar Eagle

Contents: Battlegrounds -- Honey -- You lost your neon haze -- B'nai b'rith girls -- Monsters -- Spy movie -- Breakdown -- Pour your dark heart out -- Six foot arms

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Type Recordings 0000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK ALT

Perez, Monica

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Come along as George blasts off into space, on a mission to learn all about space travel and the solar system. This adventure is packed to the brim with additional science facts, real photos, experiments, activities, and more!" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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Perez, Monica.

Summary: George is looking for a way to beat the summer heat. Swimming, running through sprinklers, a glass of lemonade--none is able to help George cool off! What George really wants is a sweet, cold treat from the ice cream truck! But will he ever catch it?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

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2 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE CUR

Purser, Ann.

Summary: The handsome new choirmaster in the village of Long Farnden may have been poisoned. Eager to crack the case, Chief Inspector Cowgill asks cleaner Lois Meade for help (again). Lois soon finds herself untangling a web of secrets, bigotry, and intrigue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PUR

Purser, Ann.

Summary: After her own daughter's grocery shop is the latest establishment hit in a series of robberies in Long Farnden, Lois Meade tries to track down the thieves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PUR

Purser, Ann.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Pub Group 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PUR

Purser, Ann.

Summary: Housecleaning is hard work.but when Lois decides to take a little break in the peaceful atmosphere of a small chapel, she discovers a dead body-dressed in a suit of armor...and winds up with even more work to do. Since her job is tailor-made for snooping, Detective Inspector Cowgill convinces Lois to polish up her sleuthing skills once again, against her husband's wishes. But when she discovers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Publishing Group 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PUR

Perez, Marlene.

Summary: Welcome to Nightshade, California—a small town full of secrets. It's home to the pyschic Giordano sisters, who have a way of getting mixed up in mysteries. During their investigations, they run across everything from pom-pom-shaking vampires to shape-shifting boyfriends to a clue-spewing jukebox. With their psychic powers and some sisterly support, they can crack any case! Teenage girls are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008

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