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Renton, Alex

Summary: When British Caribbean slavery was abolished across most of the British Empire in 1833, it was not the newly liberated who received compensation, but the tens of thousands of enslavers who were paid millions of pounds in government money. The descendants of some of those slave owners are among the wealthiest and most powerful people in Britain today. Alex Renton explores what inheritance -...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Canongate 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.362 REN

Summary: Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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

Summary: A bored Manhattan housewife becomes convinced her next-door neighbor has committed a murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

Contents: Tanga (Machito and the Afro-Cubans) (3:52) -- Manteca (Dizzy Gillespie and his orchestra with Chano Pozo) (3:09) -- The peanut vendor (El manisero) (Stan Kenton and his orchestra) (2:48) -- Mango mangüé (Charlie Parker with Machito and his Afro-Cuban orchestra) (2:58) -- Mambo (Machito and his Afro-Cuban orchestra featuring Charlie Parker) (3:18) -- Mambo beat (Tito Puente) (4:12) -- Mambo Inn...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ LAT

Summary: Ryden Malby has a master plan. Graduate college, get a great job, hang out with her best friend and find the perfect guy. But her plan spins out of control when she's forced to move back home with her eccentric family. By the time she lands her dream job, Ryden realizes it's meaningless without the man of her dreams, and the people she loves.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: I am legend: Immune to an incurable virus, Robert Neville believes he is the last human on Earth and tries to find a cure to stop the mutant creatures that still roam New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI POS

Summary: A story of three animal families on a journey across our planet - polar bears, elephants, and humpback whales. It captures rare footage of nature's wildest and most elusive animals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV EAR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD EAR RATED NR

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV EAR

Summary: Jewish Brooklyn widow Bertha Jacoby and Japanese businessman Koichi Asano develop an unlikely relationship when they meet in Tokyo.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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

Summary: Three-disc set containing 10 classic westerns starring John Wayne, Randolph Scott, Audie Murphy, Joel McCrea, Maureen O'Hara and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

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Summary: Chief Inspector George Gently and Detective Sergeant John Bacchus investigate crimes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2013

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

Summary: When an overenthusiastic Maya accidentally embarrasses the Empress of Buzztropolis, she is forced to unite with a team of misfit bugs and compete in the Honey Games for a chance to save her hive.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY MAY

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

Summary: This is the story of Marlon Cruz, a young Colombian man who, motivated by his beautiful girlfriend Reina leaves his life in Colombia to illegally cross the border and find fortune in New York. Marlon's journey, which takes him to through seedy strip clubs, dance halls, homeless hostels, and the streets of Jackson Heights, ultimately takes him to a place he could have never predicted.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distibuted in the USA by Phase 4 Films 2009

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF PAR

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Three Americans discover a terrorist plot aboard a train while in France.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD 15

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 15:17

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

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

Summary: Documentary of the untold story of John Lennon's 1971 album Imagine between him and Yoko Ono.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC JOH

Summary: Some say George Smiley is in innocent retirement. Others say he was sacked after the Czech scandal. But all agree that nobody ever leaves the 'Circus' without some unfinished business. Brought out of retirement to trace an enemy infiltrator in the department where he was once the prize employee, the shy and retiring master of espionage moves forwards to investigate and finds himself going...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2002

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

Summary: "From ongoing reports of police brutality to the disproportionate impact COVID-19 has had on Black Americans, 2020 brought a renewed awareness to the deep-rootedness of racism and white supremacy in every facet of American life. Edited by Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman, The Black Agenda is the first book of its kind-a bold and urgent move towards social justice through a profound collection of essays...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2022

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Henson, Keaton

Contents: Ambulance -- Self portrait -- Ontario -- Career day -- Prayer -- While I can -- Bed -- The grand old reason -- Husk -- Thesis -- Bygones.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: Young Louisa Ginglebusher is recruited from a local orphanage to become an usherette at a movie theater. Encouraged by her kindly guardian to spread her wings, Louisa decides to lead the life of a fairy tale angel and in her quest to do good she tries to redirect money from a rich playboy to a struggling lawyer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2002

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

Summary: Inspector Robert Lewis and his partner, the enigmatic detective Sergeant James Hathaway, return to the idyllic Oxford countryside and colleges in five new thrillers, forcing the pair to revisit the past and to reconsider the future.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2010

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

Contents: Grazing in the grass / Friends of Distinction. -- Color him father / Winstons. -- Hey there lonely girl / Eddie Holman. -- Crumbs off the table / Glass House. -- Rainy night in Georgia / Brook Benton. -- Everybody is a star / Sly & The Family Stone. -- Give me just a little more time / Chairman of the Board. -- Didn't I (blow your mind this time) / Delfonics. -- Bells / Originals. -- Turn back...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Records 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES CAN

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Summary: Series 1 : Stubborn, incorruptible old cop George Gently partners with a young, ambitious protege to tackle cases in the North East of England during the turbulent 1960s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Prepare for more pulse-pounding thrills, more breathtaking action and more high-stakes heroism. The gallivanting royal bodyguards for King Louis XIII, Athos, Aramis, Porthos and d'Artagnan, are back for love, honor and adventure. Together, the inseparable Musketeers employ their bravery and skill to track down a missing Musketeer; become embroiled in a full-scale riot orchestrated by a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Grace is a twenty-something supervisor at a foster-care facility for at-risk teenagers. Passionate and tough, Grace is a formidable caretaker, and in love with her long-term boyfriend and co-worker, Mason. But Grace's own difficult past, and the surprising future that suddenly presents itself, throws her into unforeseen confusion, made sharper with the arrival of a new intake at the facility, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Short 2014

Summary: Relives the grand hopes, dreams, loves, and adventures of generations of residents in Centennial, Colorado-- from their risky attempts to establish a settlement in 1795 through the politics and power plays of the 20th century. Begins with French and Scottish trappers interacting with Native Americans and follows the increasing conflicts as more permanent settlers arrive. Shows how the town of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal City Studios, Inc. 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD CEN

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