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Searcy, David

Summary: "David Searcy's writing is enchanting and peculiar, obsessed with plumbing the mysteries and wonders of our everyday world, the beauty and cruelty of time, and nothing less than what he calls "the whole idea of meaning." With "casual virtuosity" (the NewYork Times) and an insatiable sense of awe, Searcy leads the reader across the landscapes of his extraordinary mind, moving from the slightly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SEARCY, DAVID SEA

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
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Wells, Jonathan Daniel

Summary: "Although slavery was outlawed in the northern states in 1827, the illegal slave trade continued in the one place modern readers would least expect, the streets and ports of America's great northern metropolis: New York City. In 'The Kidnapping Club,' historian Jonathan Daniel Wells takes readers to a rapidly changing city rife with contradiction, where social hierarchy clashed with a rising...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bold Type Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 WEL

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

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Summary: Morning glory: A small-town community-theatre actress comes to New York dreaming of theatrical stardom. She amuses a producer and a playwright with her naiviete. Partly out of sympathy, the playwright arranges for her to understudy a troublesome theatrical star. When the star walks out on opening night, the young actress goes on to triumphant success. She is warned not to let it go to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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Mabry, Samantha

Summary: Sarah Jac Crow and James Holt have fallen in love working in the endless fields that span a bone-dry Southwest in the near-future--a land that's a little bit magical, deeply dangerous, and bursting with secrets. To protect themselves, they've learned to work hard and--above all--keep their love hidden from the people who might use it against them. Then, just when Sarah Jac and James have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAB

Wright, Lawrence

Summary: "With humor and the biting insight of a native, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower explores the history, culture, and politics of Texas, while holding the stereotypes up for rigorous scrutiny. God Save Texas is a journey through the most controversial state in America. It is a red state in the heart of Trumpland that hasn't elected a Democrat to a statewide office in more...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 TEX

Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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6 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME 1
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Roper, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 ROP

Summary: Arizona in the late 1800s. Infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, volunteers to deliver him alive to the train that will take the killer to trial. On the trail, Evans and Wade, each from very different worlds, begin to earn...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2008

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN THR

Patterson, James

Summary: John Lennon was one of the world's most influential people. Mark David Chapman was one of the most invisible. By the end of 1980, the Beatles had been broken up for a decade, a decade John Lennon had spent in search of his true identity: singer, songwriter, activist, burn out. "It's the perfect time to be coming back, " he declared. Except that Lennon was a marked man. As early as the Beatles'...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PAT

Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2014

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FIN

Summary: An absorbing portrait of the filmmaker David Lynch, as well as an intimate encounter with the man himself. From the privacy of his home and painting studio in the Hollywood Hills, a candid Lynch conjures people and places from his past, from his boyhood in Idaho and Virginia to his experiences at art school in Boston and Philadelphia to the beginnings of his filmmaking career in Los Angeles, in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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

Collis, Steven T.

Summary: The story of the heroic actions of chaplains George Fox, Alexander Goode, John Washington, and Clark Poling of the Dorchester and steward's mate Charles W. David Jr. of the Comanche in the aftermath of a German submarine attack during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 COL

Morine, David E.

Summary: In January 2003, retired CEO Ramsay Peard asked longtime conservationist and friend David "Bugsy" Morine if he wanted to canoe the four-hundred-mile-long Connecticut River. Morine readily agreed--under one condition: No camping. "I'm too old to be sleeping on the ground, cooking over an open fire, and crapping in the woods," Morine told Peard, "and so are you." "Where will we stay?" Peard...

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Publisher / Publication Date: GPP/Globe 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.404 MOR

Carr, Robyn

Summary: For Sierra Jones, Sullivan's Crossing is meant to be a brief stopover. She's put her troubled past behind her but the path forward isn't yet clear. A visit with her big brother Cal and his new bride, Maggie, seems to be the best option to help her get back on her feet. Not wanting to burden or depend on anyone, Sierra is surprised to find the Crossing offers so much more than a place to rest...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC CAR

Carr, Robyn

Summary: The rustic campground at the crossroads of the Colorado and Continental Divide Trails welcomes everyone, whether they're looking for a weekend getaway or a new lease on life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CAR

Brill, David

Summary: "In 1979, David Brill became one of the first of a new generation to complete the Georgia-to-Maine hike on the Appalachian Trail. 'As Far as the Eye Can See', now a classic, chronicles his six-month, 2,100-mile walk, a quest to live simply and deliberately, with room to grow, to breathe, to change, to discover what really mattered to him."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Tennessee Press 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.5 BRI

Messner, Kate

Summary: Ranger the time-traveling Golden retriever was trained for search-and-rescue and even though he did not pass the tests he has used his training on his many trips to help people caught up in disasters; now he has arrived at the World Trade Center on the morning of September 11, 2001 just as the first plane hits, and he must rescue fifth-graders Risha and Max who are trapped in the wreckage,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MES

Ariosto, David

Summary: "An exploration of Cuba's Cold War mindset and a people in the throes of transition, with tales of run-ins with spies, secret backrooms, and empty grocery shelves. Fidel Castro is dead. Donald Trump is in the White House. And to most outsiders, the fate of Cuba has never been more uncertain. But those who look close enough realize the blueprints for the island's next revolution may be etched in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B ARIOSTO ARI

Hull, Tim

Summary: See the top destinations in the Southwest with this book as your guide. With 32 easy-to-use maps to keep you oriented on and off the highway, our detailed driving routes give you all you need, including mileage from place to place, driving times, and advice on the best stops along the way to eat, sleep, and explore. Choose the road trip that's best for you: The 14-Day Best of the Southwest; Las...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avalon Travel, an imprint of Perseus Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 SOU

Rothman, Joshua D.

Summary: "In The Ledger and the Chain, prize-winning historian Joshua D. Rothman tells the disturbing story of the Franklin and Armfield company and the men who built it into the largest and most powerful slave trading company in the United States. In so doing, he reveals the central importance of the domestic slave trade to the development of American capitalism and the expansion of the American...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, Hachette Book Group 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 ROT

Ricca, Brad

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Summary: " 'Brad Ricca's Olive MacLeod is my favorite sort of woman from history--bold and unconventional, utterly unsinkable--and her story is so full of adventure and acts of courage, it's hard to believe she actually lived. And yet she did! Brad Ricca has founda heroine for the ages, and written her tale with a winning combination of accuracy and imagination.' --author Paula McLain. From the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TEMPLE, O RIC

Abutaleb, Yasmeen.

Summary: "From the Washington Post journalists Yasmeen Abutaleb and Damian Paletta—the definitive account of the Trump administration's tragic mismanagement of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the chaos, incompetence, and craven politicization that has led to more than a half million American deaths and counting."--Dust jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1962 ABU

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