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Summary: Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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

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Summary: A hilarious slice of middle-class life in small-town America, this has become one of the most beloved and long-running prime-time animated series in television history. Outrageously funny but remarkably truthful, the series follows the exploits of propane salesman Hank Hill as he reigns over a family of underachievers, a group of beer-guzzling friends, and the everyday challenges of life in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: A straight laced propane salesman in Arlen, Texas tries to deal with the wacky antics of his family and friends, while also trying to keep his son in line.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: "This wry, melancholic comedy from Aki Kaurismäki, a response to the ongoing global refugee crisis, follows two people searching for a place to call home. Khaled (Sherwan Haji), a displaced Syrian, lands in Helsinki as a stowaway; meanwhile, middle-aged Finnish salesman Wikström (Sakari Kuosmanen) leaves his wife and his job and buys a conspicuously unprofitable restaurant. Khaled is denied...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Ferber, Edna

Contents: Roast beef, medium -- Representing T. A. Buck -- Chickens -- His mother's son -- Pink tights and ginghams -- Simply skirts -- Underneath the high-cut vest -- Catching up with Christmas -- Knee-deep in knickers -- In the absence of the agent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Illinois Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FER

Summary: A lonely, isolated thirty-something insomniac young professional seeks an escape from his mundane existence with the help of a devious soap salesman. They find release from their reality prison through underground fight clubs, where men can be what the world now denies them. Their boxing matches and harmless pranks soon lead to an out-of-control spiral towards oblivion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: A hilarious slice of middle-class life in small-town America, this has become one of the most beloved and long-running prime-time animated series in television history. Outrageously funny but remarkably truthful, the series follows the exploits of propane salesman Hank Hill as he reigns over a family of underachievers, a group of beer-guzzling friends, and the everyday challenges of life in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Hank Hill is a propane salesman, his wife, Peggy, is a substitute teacher, and their 12-year-old son, Bobby, who is confused about the ways of life and the world, all live in a blue collar town in Texas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 1997

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Summary: A hilarious slice of middle-class life in small-town America, this has become one ofthe most beloved and long-running prime-time animated series in television history. Outrageously funny but remarkably truthful, the series follows the exploits of propane salesman Hank Hill as he reigns over a family of underachievers, a group of beer-guzzling friends, and the everyday challenges of life in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Rushdie, Salman

Summary: "Quichotte, an aging traveling salesman obsessed with the "unreal real" of TV, falls in impossible love with a queen of the screen; while obsessively writing her love letters, he wishes an imaginary son, Sancho, into existence. Together they set off across America in Quichotte's trusty Chevy Cruze to find her and convince her of his love. Meanwhile, Quichotte's tragicomic story is being told by...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Rushdie 2019

Whitehead, Colson

19 holds on 16 copies

Summary: ""Ray Carney was only slightly bent when it came to being crooked..." To his customers and neighbors on 125th street, Carney is an upstanding salesman of reasonably-priced furniture, making a life for himself and his family. He and his wife Elizabeth are expecting their second child, and if her parents on Striver's Row don't approve of him or their cramped apartment across from the subway...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2021

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Summary: Hank Hill is a propane salesman, his wife, Peggy, is a substitute teacher, and their 12-year-old son, Bobby, who is confused about the ways of life and the world, all live in a blue collar town in Texas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 1998

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

Frederick, Michael

Summary: "A tired salesman (Gary Stone) and jaded romance novelist (Becky Dungmire/Sylvia Jayne) discover an abandoned baby boy at Woodstock with a mysterious note left by the mother, causing them to raise Bunny Love in the Midwest." -- Amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Michael Frederick] 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRE

Summary: In various episodes from the second season, Hank rallies the town after a lawsuit by a fundamentalist shutters the local haunted house and abolishes trick or treating. The tenacious Hank is forced to immerse himself in the world of adult video after a video store computer's falsely claims that he rented and did not return a movie and it sullies his credit rating. Hank continues to look for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 1997

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Summary: A lonely shoe salesman and an eccentric performance artist struggle to connect in this unique take on contemporary life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: A show about Hank Hill, a good hearted, redneck, propane salesman, and his wacky friends and family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: "Outrageously funny but remarkably truthful, the series follows the exploits of propane salesman Hank Hill as he reigns over a family of underachievers, a group of beer-guzzling friends, and the everyday challenges of life in Arlen, Texas. Comprised of all 24 episodes from the thirteenth and final season, this three-disc collection features guest appearances by Andy Richter, Jake Steinfled,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Harvill, Stephen J.

Summary: "What exactly sets the top producers apart from their peers? After spending a year interviewing 175 sales superstars from seven different industries, [Harvill] found twenty-one distinct behaviors of successful salespeople. Organized by these best practices and filled with hundreds more tips, stories, and takeaways, 21 Secrets of Million-Dollar Sellers reveals how you can improve in every aspect...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 HAR

Whitehead, Colson

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Ray Carney was only slightly bent when it came to being crooked. To his customers and neighbors on 125th street, Carney is an upstanding salesman of reasonably priced furniture, making a decent life for himself and his family. Few people know he descends from a line of uptown hoods and crooks, and that his fac̜ade of normalcy has more than a few cracks in it. Cracks that are getting bigger all...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2021

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Macomber, Debbie.

Summary: While working in the toy department of a family-run department store in New York City, Mrs. Miracle seizes the opportunity to connect Holly, who is searching for the perfect robot for her nephew, with Jake, the store owner's son.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2010

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Summary: Six short films from 1943-1949 featuring the madcap antics of the Three Stooges.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2000

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

Girard, Joe.

Summary: "The world's greatest salesman" reveals the selling principles that have brought him to the top of his profession as he offers helpful advice on how to develop customer profiles, how to turn a prospect into a buyer, how to close the deal, and how to establish a long-term relationship with one's customers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.85 GIR

Minter, Adam

3 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "In Secondhand, journalist Adam Minter takes us on an unexpected adventure into the often-hidden, multibillion-dollar industry of reuse: thrift stores in the American Southwest to vintage shops in Tokyo, flea markets in Southeast Asia to used-goods enterprises in Ghana, and more. Along the way, Minter meets the fascinating people who handle-and profit from-our rising tide of discarded stuff,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381 MIN

Summary: A proud but aging jewelry salesman is forced to train his own replacement, a brash kid whose every move rubs him in the wrong way. In no time at all, the kid talks his mentor into curing his loneliness at a smalltown massage parlor. Just as quickly the traveling twosome find out that gems, girls and guns make for a dangerous combination.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2003

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

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