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Shevelev, Mikhail

Summary: "One evening in 2015, the journalist Pavel Vladimirovich and his wife Tatyana are at home when the news breaks that there has been a terrorist attack. Over a hundred people have been taken hostage in the Church of the Epiphany in the village of Nikolskoye near Moscow. As they watch, on the TV screen appears the face of one of the terrorists: Vadim Petrovich Seryegin, an old friend of Pavel's....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2022

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC SHE

Khodorkovsky, Mikhail

Summary: Profiles Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a former Russian oligarch and prisoner who became a political dissident speaking out against the Putin regime, and explores the relationship between oligarchy and government and its effect on democracy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2020

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

Mikhail, Alan

Summary: Osman, the founder of the Ottoman Empire, had a dream in which a tree sprouted from his navel. As the tree grew, its shade covered the earth; as Osman's empire grew, it, too, covered the earth. This is the most widely accepted foundation myth of the longest-lasting empire in the history of Islam, and offers a telling clue to its unique legacy. Underlying every aspect of the Ottoman Empire's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956 MIK

Zygarʹ, Mikhail

Summary: "Charting the transformation of Vladimir Putin from a passionate fan of the West and a liberal reformer into a hurt and introverted outcast, All the Kremlin's Men is a historical detective story, full of intrigue and conspiracy. This is the story of the political battles that have taken place in the court of Vladimir Putin since his rise to power, and a chronicle of friendship and hatred...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947.086 ZYG

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 947.086 Zygar 2016

Baryshnikov, Mikhail

Summary: A Russian defector ballet dancer is trapped in the Soviet Union when his plane crashes. Hines is a US defector to Russia whose job is to keep the dancer happy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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

Khodorkovskiĭ, Mikhail

Summary: "An urgent analysis of the battle between Russia and the West and an exposé of Putin's Russia, by a former Kremlin insider. "I'm a fairly calm fellow; I don't usually get wound up about things. But I was, let's say, concerned when I tuned into the Moscow Echo radio station and heard that the Kremlin had put a price on my head. The announcement didn't quite say 'dead or alive'. But it came...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2022

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Sebastian, Mihail

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ivan R. Dee 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5381 SEB

Mīkhail, Dunyā

Summary: "Since 2014, Daesh (ISIS) has been brutalizing the Yazidi people of northern Iraq: sowing destruction, killing those who won't convert to Islam, and enslaving young girls and women. The Beekeeper, by the acclaimed poet and journalist Dunya Mikhail, tells the harrowing stories of several women who managed to escape the clutches of Daesh. Mikhail extensively interviews these women--who've lost...

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Publisher / Publication Date: A New Direction Paperback Original 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7 MIK

Dekel, Mikhal

Summary: "The extraordinary true story of Polish-Jewish child refugees who escaped the Nazis and found refuge in Iran. More than a million Jews escaped east from Nazi occupied Poland to Soviet occupied Poland. There they suffered extreme deprivation in Siberian gulags and "Special Settlements" and then, once "liberated," journeyed to the Soviet Central Asian Republics. The majority of Polish Jews who...

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 DEK

Summary: Werner Herzog and Andre Singer's riveting documentary, filled with unforgettable archive materials and based on three never before seen interviews, provides incredible access to, arguably, the world's greatest living politician. Now 88 and battling illness, the visionary Gorbachev, the former General Secretary of the U.S.S.R, is still gently but resolutely pushing towards his goals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Sholokhov, Mikhail Aleksandrovich

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Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf 1996

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Shevelow, Kathryn

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Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHARKE, CHARLOTTE SHE

Summary: Brian Cox is Rory MacNeil, a rugged old Scotsman who reluctantly leaves his beloved isolated Hebridean island for San Francisco to seek medical treatment. Moving in with his estranged son, Rory's life will be unexpectedly transformed through a newly found love for his baby grandson.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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

Escoffier, Michaël

Summary: Invites young readers to guess the animals who are involved in different activities at school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enchanted Lion Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ESC

Shevelow, Kathryn

Summary: In eighteenth-century England--where cockfighting and bullbaiting drew large crowds, and the abuse of animals was routine--the idea of animal protection was dismissed as laughably radical. But as pets became more common, human attitudes toward animals evolved. An unconventional duchess defended their intellect in her writings; a gentleman scientist believed that animals should be treated with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.30941 SHE

Summary: The Soviet leader was acclaimed as the architect of Glasnost and Perestrolka, policies that gave the citizens of the Soviet Union, what Ronald Reagan called 'the Evil Empire,' a chance to be free. He even tore down the Berlin Wall. But at the same time, under his rule, the Chernobyl nuclear facility exploded and its destruction was concealed. Citizens demanding independence in the Baltic states...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Escoffier, Michaël

Summary: What happens when you subtract just one letter from a word? Beginning with "without the A the beast is the best" a pack of silly creatures work their way through the alphabet, subtracting each letter from a different word to alter its meaning and tell a story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enchanted Lion Books 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ESC

Sheeler, Jim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.8 SHE

Ulmer, Mikaila

Summary: "Fifteen-year-old lemonade entrepreneur Mikaila Ulmer shares her advice for life and business"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ULM

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ULM

Escoffier, Michaël

Summary: When a young superhero-in-training gets hurt, she discovers that mothers have superpowers, too.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ESC

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Escoffier 2014

Ross, Mikaël

Summary: "Master cartoonist Mikael Ross (The Thud) tells the story of Beethoven from 1778 to his first major public appearance in Vienna in 1795. It begins when the family is living a difficult life in Bonn. Father Johann battles with alcoholism and is deep in debt. Only young Ludwig and his talent at the piano offer any hope for the future--if only he would stop composing his own pieces and just play...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books Inc. 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 921 BEE

Escoffier, Michaël

Summary: Charlie goes through his bedtime preparations, closes his eyes, and drifts off to sleep, only to be awakened repeatedly by noisy animals outside his window.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ESC

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ESC

Abraham, Nikhil

Summary: See all the things coding can accomplish The demand for people with coding know-how exceeds the number of people who understand the languages that power technology. Coding All-in-One For Dummies gives you an ideal place to start when you're ready to add this valuable asset to your professional repertoire. Whether you need to learn how coding works to build a web page or an application or see...

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Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2017

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Husain, Mishal

Summary: Award-winning broadcaster Mishal Husain inspires, champions, and encourages women to make their ambitions a reality by focusing on practical skills that make a difference.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperBusiness, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1082 HUS

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