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Rivero, Melissa

Summary: Fleeing the economic and political strife of 1990s Peru, undocumented factory worker Ana struggles to support her family while fending off the challenges of discrimination, sexual harassment, and a loan shark's criminal enforcers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Rivers, Melissa

Summary: "Joan Rivers is an enduring icon of the 20th century, and her wildly popular humor has appealed to generations of fans. With a career that began in the late 1950s, Joan kept mementos over the course of her entire working life, and Joan Rivers Confidential is a compilation of never-before-seen personal archives. Assembled by her daughter Melissa with Scott Currie, the book contains scripts and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 921 RIVERS, JOAN RIV

Rivers, Melissa

Summary: Joan Rivers was known all over the world--from the Palace Theater to Buckingham Palace, from the bright lights of Las Vegas to the footlights of Broadway, from the days of talkies to hosting talk shows. But there was only one person who knew Joan intimately, one person who the authorities would call when she got a little out of hand. Her daughter and best friend, Melissa. Jo an and Melissa...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RIVERS, JOAN RIV

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Rivers 2015

Summary: The cameras follow trailblazing comic, Joan Rivers, for a year and cover her entire career from her break on the Carson show, to her heartbreak over the suicide of her husband, and her role on Celebrity Apprentice. Rivers reveals her relentless desire to keep working with humor and empathy. Wickedly funny and surprisingly moving, Rivers is once again returned to the spotlight she so richly...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC JOA

Summary: Introduces 6 main characters of the American Revolution. Promotes interest in reading of biography with comedy, tragedy, error, foolishness, courage and persistence that is relevant to life today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods 2007

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

Summary: A homeless orphan in Kenya becomes a lucrative businessman, only to give it all up and open an orphanage that today serves over 2,000 Kenyan children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Brainstorm Media 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MUL

Summary: Takes place in the days before Christmas near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec. Ray, a white woman and Lila, a Mohawk are both single mothers, both earning minimum wage and facing desperate circumstances, are drawn by the lure of fast money into the world of border smuggling across the frozen water of the St. Lawrence River. New York...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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

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

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

Summary: A pilot is hired to rescue a medical missionary from a Columbian village terroized by a ruthless drug runner.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: World Wide Pictures Home Video 2003

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Betty Anne Waters is a young woman whose world is shattered when her beloved brother Kenny is convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Steadfastly convinced of his innocence, Betty Anne embarks on an 18-year journey to set Kenny free, using state-of-the-art forensic technology. The unshakable bond between a brother and sister, at the heart of this real-life drama, will stir your...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Conviction 2011

Rivero, Lisa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 371.04 Rivero 2008

Meyer, Marissa

Summary: A collection of Lunar chronicles stories explore how Cinder arrived in New Beijing, how Wolf became a brooding soldier, and when Princess Winter and Jacin realized their destinies.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2016

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

Smith, Malissa

Contents: She-devils and Amazonian tigresses : women enter the boxing ring -- Victorian ladies boxing -- Boxing, women, and the mores of change -- Encountering the modern : Flappers, Mae West, and the war years -- Boxing in the Age of the "Mighty Atom" -- Burning bras, taking on the "sheriff," and winning the right to fight -- A ring of their own -- These ladies love the ring -- Christy Martin and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.4 SMI

Alink, Merissa

Summary: "From the immensely popular blogger behind Little House Living comes a motivational homemaking book, inspired by Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House on the Prairie, featuring creative, fun ways to live your life simply and frugally,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

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Laveaux, Mélissa

Contents: Scissors -- My boat -- Chère trahison -- Ulysses -- Interlude Haïti -- Koudlo -- Dodo titit -- Needle in the hay -- Interlude voyeur -- Games of unrest -- Akeelah's heel -- I want to be evil.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: No Format! 2008

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

Holmes, Melisa.

Summary: Straight talk for teens about friendships, parents, sex and values.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 2005

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 613 HOL

Grodin, Elissa

Summary: Discusses the political processes, parties, and people of democracy, American style.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 320.973 Grodin

Stein, Elissa.

Summary: In this hip, funny, and irreverent book, menstruation is explored historically and socially. This full-color book not only offers a trove of fascinating information, but presents a pictorial history of this complex, secret, and uniquely female process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 612.6 STE

Grodin, Elissa

Summary: Retold by Elissa Grodin. A beautiful, golden, jewel-studded statue and a little swallow give all they have to help the poor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Grodin

Wall, Elissa.

Summary: In this shocking, timely, and inspirational memoir, Elissa Wall details her life growing up in the polygamous Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints religious sect, being forced into an unwanted marriage at the age of 14, and her courage to testify against FLDS leader Warren Jeffs.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 289.3092 WAL

Grodin, Elissa

Summary: Takes children on a tour through America's system of government. Starting with the Constitution to amendments passed thus far, to the number of senators in the Senate, the parties, processes, people and history of our government are explained.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 320 Grodin

River Whyless

Contents: All of my friends -- Born in the right country -- Motel 6 -- Van Dyke Brown -- Failing farm -- New beliefs -- The feeling of freedom -- War is kind -- Another shitty party -- Darkness in mind -- Mama take your time.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Distribution, Inc 2018

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

Elliott, Elissa.

Summary: In the final days of her life, a widowed Eve looks back on her long and eventful life, including her early life in the Garden of Eden, her encounter with a beguiling Lucifer, her life with Adam and their children, and her yearning for God's forgiveness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELL

Wall, Elissa.

Summary: Elissa Wall details her life growing up in the polygamous Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints religious sect, being forced into an unwanted marriage at the age of 14, and her courage to testify against FLDS leader Warren Jeffs.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WALL, ELISSA WAL

Arce, Julissa

Summary: "Julissa Arce explores her days in Mexico separated from her parents and her daily fears while growing up undocumented in Texas"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.4 ARC