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Rosen, Ali

Summary: Bring It! The word "potluck" may inspire memories of church dinners and mystery covered dishes. But today's potlucks are essentially outsourced dinner parties, which make gathering around a shared table a cinch. Inside Bring It! Author Ali Rosen has put a long career in the food world to use, drawing on chef and restaurant secrets for easy dishes that will have friends begging for the recipe....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 642 ROS

Raden, Aja

Summary: An account of how eight jewels shaped the course of history shares insights into the role of precious gemstones in triggering cultural movements, political dynasties, and wars, while exploring how jewels reflect darker aspects of human nature.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.59 RAD

Roker, Al

Summary: Presents an account of the legendary hurricane to assess its destruction of Galveston, role in thousands of deaths, and influence on American history and culture. --Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.8 ROK

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.8 ROK

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.8 ROK

Roker, Al

Summary: The "Today Show" co-anchor shares his life lessons on success and happiness in a humorous essay collection. These days, the road to success can feel jam-packed with scheduling, networking, nonstop hustle, and flat-out absurdity. And no one knows that better than Al Roker-beloved cohost of the Today Show, weatherperson extraordinaire, and the man we all secretly wish we could turn to for wisdom...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 070.4 ROK
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Summary: Parvana is an eleven-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy in order to support her family. Working alongside her friend Shauzia, Parvana discovers a new world of freedom, and danger. With undaunted courage, Parvana draws strength from the fantastical stories she invents, as she...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: Based on a true story of the rise and fall of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar and the two DEA agents that brought the famed Medellin Cartel to its knees.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Cohen, Ari Seth.

Summary: A collection of street fashion focused on the over-60 set.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Power House Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.3 Cohen

Rose, Amber/ Allen, Ali (PHT)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Natl Book Network 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.815 ROS

Summary: The true-story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau and a celebration of friendship and dreams pursued against insurmountable odds. When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true. Based on the best-selling tell-all about...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Entertainment 2018

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

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

Summary: A reimagining of the life and times of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas Outlaw Music movement.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: A small-time crook takes on a bank heist when an old friend offers him an inside track to the vault. Along with his hastily assembled team of low-rung criminals, Terry finds himself in deep. Quit suddenly the group become the target of ruthless mobsters, the police, government officials at the highest level, and even the royal family. Based on the true story of a British princess and a sex...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2008

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BAN

Summary: An autobiographical film based on the director's life beginning in 1942 during Hitler's struggle to wrest Egypt, especially the city Alexandria, from the British Army. Yehia, an aspiring actor, and his friends experience the impact of war. Yehia studies cinema in Alexandria, stages his first makeshift productions, and finally reaches the conclusion that his future lies in America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ALE

Contents: Jazz Fest: the first 50 years / by Keith Spera -- Heritage, craft, and culture / by Rachel Lyons -- Quint Davis and Jazz Fest / by Karen Celestan -- Food fête / by Rachel Lyons -- The music and musicians of the New Orleans Jazz Festival / by Robert H. Cataliotti -- Off the stage, around the grounds / by Rachel Lyons.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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Summary: Germany 1967: murderous bomb attacks, the threat of terrorism, and the fear of the enemy inside are rocking the very foundations of the still-fragile German democracy. The radicalized children of the Nazi generation, led by Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof, and Gudrun Ensslin, are fighting a violent war against what they perceive as the new face of fascism. The man who understands them is also...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2010

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

Alai

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALA

Bourdain, Anthony.

Summary: "Acclaimed chef, writer and television personality, Anthony Bourdain and Joel Rose (Kill The Poor) return for the follow-up to their #1 New York Times bestseller GET JIRO from Vertigo. In GET JIRO: BLOOD AND SUSHI, Bourdain and Rose examine the origins of the mysterious Jiro and what made him into the chef he has become. Born the heir to a Yakuza crime family, Jiro never longed to travel the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics/Vertigo 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 BOU

1 hold on 10 copies

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GAM

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

Summary: The true story of William Pitsenbarger, an Air Force medic who saved more than sixty men in one of the bleakest battles of the Vietnam War. Presented the chance to escape on the last helicopter, Pitsenbarger stayed behind to save and defend his comrade in arms. Twenty years later, Pitsenbarger's fellow soldiers and father seek the help of investigator Scott Huffman and other surviving veterans...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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

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5 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD
1 available in Top Shelf DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: As the season begins, encouraged by the Red Wedding slaughter in the Riverlands that wiped out many of their Stark nemeses, the Lannisters' hold on the Iron Throne remains intact. But can they survive their own egos as well as new and ongoing threats from the south, north and east?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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

Summary: Told from the perspectives of eight different Pacific Island cultures, directed by eight different female Pacific filmmakers, and starring eight different indigenous actresses as the title character, this portmanteau film about female empowerment tells the story of one fictitious woman's life in eight separate vignettes, each segment advancing a decade or so forward, deploying a single...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN VAI

Summary: As the Heroes mourn fallen friends and face dangerous new foes, prepare for a wild ride filled with shocking twists and turns, through an ominous funhouse that culminates in a brave new world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2010

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

Cohen, Alan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 158.1 Cohen

Summary: Based on the book by Norton Juster.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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3 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY PHA

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