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Bittner, Mark.

Contents: A rolling stone -- Mansion on the hill -- A joyful encounter -- A question of trust -- Mandela -- The science of it -- Dogen -- Everything changes -- Bucky -- Paco and company -- A walk on the wild side -- Rage against the light -- Tupelo -- Back out in the world -- Free as a bird -- Fleeting happiness -- Snyder -- Act naturally -- Consiousness explained -- A late fledge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.6865 BIT

Volz, Alia

Summary: "During the 70s in San Francisco, Alia's mother ran the underground Sticky Fingers Brownies, delivering upwards of 10,000 illegal marijuana edibles per month throughout the circus-like atmosphere of a city in the throes of major change. She exchanged psychic readings with Alia's future father, and thereafter had a partner in business and life. Each was devoted to the occult, and they regularly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VOLZ, ALIA VOL

Shilts, Randy.

Summary: A biography of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay city official in the nation, recounts his public and personal life, and examines the emergence of the San Francisco gay community as a social and political force.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MILK, HARVEY SHI

Samaha, Albert

Summary: "A journalist's powerful and incisive account of the forces steering the fate of his sprawling Filipinx-American family reframes how we comprehend the immigrant experience. Nearing the age at which his mother had migrated to the U.S., part of the wave ofnon-Europeans who arrived after immigration quotas were relaxed in 1965, Albert Samaha began to question the ironclad belief in a better future...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 SAM

Talbot, David

Summary: Traces the story of San Francisco in the latter half of the twentieth century, covering topics ranging from the civil rights movement and pop culture to the 49ers and famous crime cases.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.09794 TAL

Fraser, Laura.

Summary: Celebrating her fortieth birthday, Laura Fraser confronts the trajectory of her life. Divorced and childless in her thirties, she found solace in the wanderlust that had always directed her heart, but now she wonders if her passion for travel (and for short-lived romantic rendezvous) has deprived her of what she secretly wants most: a husband, a family, a home. How to reconcile what seem to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRASER, LAURA FRA

Miles, Sara

Summary: The author tells what happened when she decided to follow the flesh-and-blood Jesus by doing something real.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MILES, SARA MIL

Safran, Joshua.

Summary: Tells the harrowing, yet wryly funny story of Safran's childhood chasing the perfect life off the grid--and how he and his mother survived the imperfect one they found instead. More than just a coming-of age story, "Free Spirit" is a journey of the spirit, as Safran reconnects with his Jewish roots; a tale of overcoming adversity; and a captivating read about a childhood unlike any other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SAFRAN, JOSHUA SAF

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.461 SAF

Summary: Obsessive-compulsive sleuth Adrian Monk is back, solving crimes and keeping things immaculate.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Brilliant but phobia-laden detective Adrian Monk never lets his obsessive-compulsive disorder stop him from solving a crime in the most ingenious way imaginable.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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

Summary: From their uniquely-equipped office at SFPD headquarters, Chief Ironside continues to lead his special police unit, fighting crime others cannot. His crack team includes Sgt. Ed Brown, ex-con-turned-assistant Mark Sanger and beautiful policewoman Eve Whitfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2010

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

Summary: Left wheelchair-bound by a sniper's bullet, long-time San Francisco Chief of Detectives, Robert T. Ironside, becomes the head of his own special police unit. Operating from a specially equipped office at SFPD headquarters, Ironside fights crime using intelligence and action. His crack team includes Sgt. Ed Brown, ex-con-turned-assistant Mark Sanger, and beautiful policewoman Eve Whitfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2007

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

Summary: From their uniquely-equipped office at SFPD headquarters, Chief Ironside continues to lead his special police unit, fighting crime others can't. His crack team includes Sgt. Ed Brown, ex-con-turned-assistant Mark Sanger and beautiful policewoman Eve Whitfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

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