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9 holds on 7 copies

Summary: The true story of skipper Tracy Edwards and the first all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World race.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: Follow twelve amateur bakers as they don aprons and head for the tent in the British countryside, hoping to be named Britain's best. Judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood create challenges to test their baking prowess, creativity, and skill. Joined by hosts Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, they search for the best all-around baker among the contestants.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 hold on 8 copies

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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

Summary: Amateur British bakers compete in a series of weekly baking challenges, with each episode introducing a new technical skill and a challenge in each of three categories: Sigature Bake, to test creative flair and basic baking ability; Technical Bake, in which contestants are given basic recipes consisting of an ingredients list and minimal instruction; and Showstopper Bake, designed to display...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: British amateur bakers compete in a series of weekly baking challenges, each episode introducing a new technical skill and a challenge in each of three categories: Sigature Bake, to test creative flair and basic baking ability; Technical Bake, in which contestants are given basic recipes consisting of an ingredients list and minimal instruction; and Showstopper Bake, designed to display baking...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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3 holds on 8 copies

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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

Summary: Examines the work of two biologists, Bill Andrews and Aubrey de Grey, who have dedicated their lives to the reversal of biological aging.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Structure Films 2015

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

Summary: Follow the trials and tribulations of passionate amateur bakers whose goal is to be named the U.K.'s best. Each week, the bakers tackle a different skill, the difficulty of which increases as the competition unfolds, judged by Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Explores the lives of two couples, one Jamaican and the other English, whose worlds intertwine in post-World War II Britain, at a turning point in the long relationship between the two countries. It is a story of tender emotion and sparkling wit, of crossings taken and passages lost, of shattering compassion and of reckless optimism in the face of insurmountable barriers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Distribution 2010

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SMA NOT RATED

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sandford, Christopher

Summary: Documents the unlikely friendship between the British Prime Minister and the 35th President throughout the most dangerous days of the Cold War, tracing the emotional and political undercurrents that challenged their collaborative efforts during the Bay of Pigs, the Soviet construction of the Berlin Wall and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 SAN

Shevah, Emma

Summary: Dara Palmer dreams of being an actress, but when she does not get a part in the school play she wonders if it is because of her different looks as an adopted girl from Cambodia, so Dara becomes determined not to let prejudice stop her from being in the spotlight.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SHE

Woolf, John

Summary: A radical new history that rediscovers the remarkable freak performers whose talents and charisma helped define an era.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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Bucholz, R. O.

Summary: During the 229-year period 1485-1714, England transformed itself from a minor feudal state into "the first modern society," emerging as the wealthiest, most powerful nation in the world. The English people survived epidemics, famines, one failed invasion and two successful ones, two civil wars, violent religious reformations and counter-reformations, and confrontations with two of the most...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942 HIS
Call number: DVD 942 HIS

Summary: British amateur bakers compete in a series of weekly baking challenges, each episode introducing a new technical skill and a challenge in each of three categories: Sigature Bake, to test creative flair and basic baking ability; Technical Bake, in which contestants are given basic recipes consisting of an ingredients list and minimal instruction; and Showstopper Bake, designed to display baking...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2017

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jumbo Bay Studios 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 797.14 RAC

Declercq, Al.

Summary: "In 1925 a sailboat named Bernida wins the inaugural Port Huron to Mackinac Race. She wins again in 1927. But then for decades the boat is neglected and passed from owner to owner. In 2012 with new owners, the ship once more enters the race and wins"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DEC

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DEC

Savage, Roz

Summary: Offers an inspirational story of how one woman traded an unhappy job and marriage for a 103-day solo voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, powered only by muscle, grit, and determination, in an account by the first woman to ever row from California to Hawaii.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SAVAGE, ROZ SAV

Summary: James Bond takes on Scaramanga, the Man with the Golden Gun, who kills his victims with golden bullets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: The world's quirkiest crime-solving antiques hero is back! Much to Lovejoy's annoyance, he's not the only one on a never-ending quest for wealth and valuables. However, while he proves unstoppable in the face of sinister Italians, vengeful customers and even Eric's vintage motorbikes, can he manage to escape the snares of love?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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

Perry, Dave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: US Sailing 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 623.888 PER

Zimmermann, Tim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 797.14 ZIM

Spufford, Francis

Summary: In this extended love letter to children's books, and the wonders they perform, Spufford goes back to his earliest encounters with books, exploring such beloved classics as "The Wind in the Willows, The Little House on the Prairie," and the Narnia chronicles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 028.55 Spufford 2002

Findlay, Jean.

Summary: "The thrilling first-ever biography of Proust translator C.K. Scott Moncrieff, penned by his great-great-niece. 'And suddenly the memory returns. The taste was that of the little crumb of madeleine which on Sunday mornings at Combray (because on those mornings I did not go out before church-time), when I went to say good day to her in her bedroom, my aunt Léonie used to give me.' With these...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONCRIEFF, C.K. SCOTT FIN