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Rabelais, Francois

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Encyclopaedia Britannica 1952

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RAB

Bunnell, Paul J. (Paul Joseph)

Summary: The author has collected information about marriages between French Canadians and native Americans from various websites and compiled sources including the Jesuit Relations and Tanguay's Dictionnaire généalogique des familles canadiennes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Books 2004

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.371 Bunnell

Seymour-Jones, Carole.

Summary: Traces the more than fifty-year relationship shared by the writing-philosophy duo, describing it was shaped by evolving modes of thought as well as Sartre's alcoholism, DeBeauvoir's lesbianism, and their controversial political affiliations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2009

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

Magill, R. Jay (Ronald Jay)

Summary: Explores the history, religion, art, and politics behind the history of sincerity, spanning a timeline dotted with Protestant theology, paintings by the insane, French satire, and the anti-hipster movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.9 MAG

Sartre, Jean Paul

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. Braziller 1964

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Horrocks, Caitlin

Summary: Devoted to her talented composer brother after becoming orphaned in childhood, Louise is forced to confront the realities of her brother's obsessions in the wake of a devastating loss.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOR

Morin, Gail.

Contents: v. 1. 56 families -- v. 2. Jean Nicolet and a Nipissing Woman -- v. 3. Martin Prevost and Marie Olivier Sylvestre Manitouabeouich -- v. 4. Pierre Couc dit Lafleur and Marie Mitequamigoukoue an Algonquin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clearfield 2012

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4 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3714 VOL. 1 First
Call number: R GEN 929.3714 VOL. 2 First
Call number: R GEN 929.3714 VOL. 3 First
Call number: R GEN 929.3714 VOL. 4 First

Summary: Michel, an insignificant man who drifts into crime, is arrested and imprisoned. Upon release, he abandons an attempt at reform when a master pickpocket teaches him his art.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2005

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

Summary: Long before Jacques Cousteau and Richard Attenborough, a Frenchman named Jean Painlevé made documentaries that captured the natural world in a unique manner. "Science Is Fiction" collects 23 of these short films. Painlevé (1902-89) spent his life straddling the arts and the sciences, studying biology at the Sorbonne, but also hanging out with Man Ray and Luis Buñuel. Long fascinated by marine...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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

Hasselstrom, Linda M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fulcrum Pub. 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 Hasse

McManus, Patrick F.

Summary: Celebrates the pleasures to be found in camping, hunting, and fishing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 1982

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.5 MCM

Summary: Teaches French vocabulary to babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Features an animated panda bear named Little Pim, and is presented in the French language while showing children enjoying everyday activities. Follow Little Pim and pals as they wake up to a new day and go to sleep after a busy day, while teaching more than 60 words for morning and evening routines.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Pim Corp. 2007

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: DVD JUV FRENCH LIT

Summary: Alternates animated sequences of a panda bear named Little Pim with live action sequences of children enjoying everyday activities to teach babies, toddlers, and preschoolers over 60 mealtime-related French vocabulary words. Includes vocabulary reviews and a repeat play option.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Pim Corp. 2007

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: DVD JUV FRENCH LIT

Marchand, Greg.

Summary: On a quiet cobblestoned side street north of Les Halles in Paris, a veritable food revolution is happening thanks to chef Greg Marchand s game-changing restaurant, Frenchie. Here are some of his most inspired and deeply original recipes, dishes that are radiant not just in color but in flavor, and filled with alluring hints of international influences. Chutneys, pestos, and flavored...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5944 MAR

Ganeri, Anita

Summary: Introduces French, discussing who speaks it and where, describing the similarities and differences between it and English, and offering some basic vocabulary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2012

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J FRENCH 448.2 GAN

Summary: The epic story of Henri Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld who is framed for murder and condemned to life in the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island. Determined to regain his freedom, Papillon forms an unlikely alliance with convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, who, in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon's escape.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

Gardner, Gerald C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 GAR

Cosson, M. J.

Summary: An imaginary journey to Saturn provides facts about the planet's rings, moon, composition, years, days, and storms, and suggests some of the questions scientists would want to answer if it really were possible to travel there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2012

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 523.46 COS

Houston, Pam

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "'How do we become who we are in the world? We ask the world to teach us,' Pam Houston writes. On her 120-acre homestead high in the Colorado Rockies, this beloved writer learns what it means to care for a piece of land and the creatures on it. Elk calves and bluebirds mark the changing seasons, winter temperatures drop to 35 below, and lightning sparks a 110,000-acre wildfire, threatening her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 HOU

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOUSTON, PAM HOU

Summary: Book contains an illustrated collection of twenty-five traditional French nursery rhymes including a section explaining some common phrases and giving background information on the rhymes and how to use them in games. Listen as you read along with this book and CD set.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Frances Lincoln 2006

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Summary: Examines the myth and reality of Che Guevara including his friendship with Castro, his world travels, his days as guerilla leader and his death at age 39.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1997

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

Summary: Three young, unemployed Frenchmen living in the ghettos surrounding Paris get embroiled in a violent conflict with the local police.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Summary: Post office manager Philippe longs for a transfer to the sunny, sophisticated south of France. But when his attempt to cheat his way into a transfer backfires, he is sent instead to Nord-Pas de Calais. This northern province is known for its chilly dampness, its drunken, unemployable population, its terrible food and an impenetrable dialect known as Ch'timi. But Philippe soon learns to love...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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

Summary: "Charles is a renowned author whose alcoholism drove his family away years back. New he spends his days drowning his sorrow in copious amounts of wine. To make matters even worse, he receives a surprising visit from a man claiming to be his brain cancer! Annoying, talkative and wickedly sarcastic, the cancer lingers and taunts while Charles begins to reexamine his life. With time running...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Métropole 2011

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