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Scheve, Kenneth F.

Summary: In today's social climate of acknowledged and growing inequality, why are there not greater efforts to tax the rich? In this wide-ranging and provocative book, Kenneth Scheve and David Stasavage ask when and why countries tax their wealthiest citizens--and their answers may surprise you.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 337 SCH

Caldwell, Taylor

Summary: Sweeping from the 1850s through the early 1920s, this towering family saga examines the price of ambition and power.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Open Road Media 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAL

Summary: With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, this television program became one of the most popular daytime series of all time. In these episodes, when Victoria Winters searches the Old House for David Collins, she is abducted and held captive by Matthew Morgan, the Collinses' fugitive caretaker who is hiding following the death of family friend Bill Malloy. A massive...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2012

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

Finder, Joseph

Summary: Nick Heller, private spy, exposes secrets that powerful people would rather keep hidden. At the funeral of his good friend Sean, an army buddy who once saved Nick's life and had struggled with opioid addiction since returning wounded from war, a stranger approaches Nick with a job. The woman is a member of the Rhodes family, whose immense fortune was built on opiates. Now she wants to become a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: Italian visual artist Yuir Ancarani's exquisite documentary enters the surreal world of wealthy Qatari sheikhs with a passion for amateur falconry. The opulence of this Middle Easterm gas state is on full display as the men race SUVs up and down sand dunes, fly their prized falcons around on private jets, and take their pet cheetahs out for desert spins in their souped-up Ferraris.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: Contains 35 of the series' rare, early episodes before Barnabas. Victoria Winters' journey begins as her train arrives in Collinsport. An orphan in search of her identity, Victoria is befriended by Burke Devlin. At the eerie Collinwood mansion, Victoria meets matriarch Elizabeth, her brother Roger, his son David, and Elizabeth's daughter Carolyn. David warns Victoria that she will regret she...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2012

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

Summary: George and his equally impoverished friend Richard are invited to spend a month at a Scottish mansion by two wealthy women to test their compatibility as potential marriage partners

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Inception Media Group 2012

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

Summary: After a tumultous fight for a patient's life, Hank abandons his life as a hotshot doctor in NYC. To blow off steam, he and his brother crash a party in the Hamptons where he ends up being the "doctor in the house" when a medical emergency occurs. With all eyes on him, he decides to build that reputation into a career as a concierge doctor to the wealthy residents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

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

Ferrari, Enrique

Summary: Luis Machi is an Argentinian oligarch who made his fortune collaborating with the worst elements of society. He has a cocaine habit, a collection of three hundred ties, ten million dollars in the bank, and a bloody corpse in the trunk of his BMW. As far as the body goes, he's completely innocent. He has no idea who the victim could be, or who among his many, many enemies might be trying to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FER

Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott)

Summary: The first graphic novel based on the classic by Jazz Age author F. Scott Fitzgerald. Jay Gatsby had once loved beautiful, spoiled Daisy Buchanan, then lost her to a rich boy. Now, mysteriously wealthy, he is ready to risk everything to woo her back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

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Oates, Joyce Carol

Summary: When a powerful parent dies, each of his adult children reacts in startling and unexpected ways, and his grieving widow in the most surprising way of all.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC OAT

Woods, Stuart

Summary: Stone Barrington returns in the action-packed new adventure.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Moore, Graham

Summary: "It's the most sensational case of the decade. Fifteen-year-old Jessica Silver, heiress to a billion-dollar real estate fortune, vanishes on her way home from school. Her teacher Bobby Nock, a twenty-five-year-old African American man, is the prime suspect after illicit text messages are discovered between them--and Jessica's blood is found in his car. The subsequent trial taps straight into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC MOO

Summary: With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, this television program became one of the most popular daytime series of all time. In these episodes, Collinwood's surly caretaker, Matthew Morgan, informs Victoria Winters that he believes the ghost of Josette Collins and other spirits inhabit the estate. In an attempt to settle the controversy surrounding the manslaughter...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2012

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

Summary: Discworld is a magical realm quite unlike, yet hauntingly familiar to, Earth, and it finally has it's first tourist. Rincewind is an inept ex-student wizard who is given the task of guiding Twoflower through the city-state of Ankh Morpork. But unfortunately Rincewind has two problems. First, he is an expert coward and he doesn't feel that he is the best person to guard a naive, and extremely...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: RHI Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: "Victoria Winters and Frank Garner anxiously search for clues to Laura Collins' strange origins and are led to a series of bizarre discoveries. Elizabeth Collins Stoddard orders Laura to leave Collinwood, but Laura secretly visits Elizabeth while she sleeps and places her in a trance. Laura warns Victoria that she will take control of her son, David Collins, but becomes frightened when the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: A stolen Bacchus, china geese, dodgy Gillray prints, and very good fake porcelain - all very nice hauls for Lovejoy in spite of murder threats, kidnappings, and burglaries. But nothing compares to a night with beautiful auctioneer Charlotte!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: This fun and sexy comedy tells a timelessly entertaining story where wealth, secret passions, and mischievous women put love to the test, with delightfully surprising results! When a spirited young woman, Fanny Price, is sent away to live on the great country estate of her rich cousins, she's meant to learn the ways of proper society. But while Fanny learns 'their' ways, she also enlightens...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2011

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

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

Summary: 1921 not far from Paris. It is party day at Marguerite Dumont's castle. Nobody knows much about this woman except that she is rich and that her whole life is devoted to her passion: music. When a young, provocative journalist decides to write a rave article on her latest performance, Marguerite starts to believe even further in her talent. This gives her the courage she needs to follow her dream.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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Summary: The Rose family's dreams of escaping their town are suddenly thwarted when the town's potential buyer succumbs to a diabetic coma. It's now clear that their stay in this simple setting will be much longer than they ever imagined. Faced with this horrific truth, the Roses must do the only thing they can: change the town from within. Contains thirteen episodes and bonus features.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: "Bathed in lurid Technicolor, melodrama maestro Douglas Sirk's Written on the Wind is the stylishly debauched tale of a Texas oil magnate brought down by the excesses of his spoiled offspring. Features an all-star quartet that includes Robert Stack as a pistol-packin' alcoholic playboy; Lauren Bacall as his long-suffering wife; Rock Hudson as his earthy best friend; and Dorothy Malone as his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE WRI

DeLillo, Don

Summary: "Jeff's father, Ross, a billionaire in his sixties with a younger wife, Artis, with failing health, is the primary investor in a secret, remote compound where death is controlled and bodies are preserved until biomedical and technological advances can return them to a life of promise causing all three to examine their views on life and death"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DEL

Kauffman, Rebecca

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Summary: "A taut, page-turning novel of secrets and strife: When two families-one rich, one not-vacation together off the coast of South Carolina, little do they know that someone won't be returning home"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KAU

Steel, Danielle.

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Summary: Set in the Deep South, Danielle Steel's Southern Lights unfolds the story of a mother and daughter both commencing new and separate lives, one in corporate Manhattan, fighting to put a serial killer behind bars, and the other in sultry Charleston, reconnecting with the father she's barely known.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2009

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

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