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Shorto, Russell

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Summary: "Family secrets emerge as a best-selling author dives into the history of the mob in small-town America. Johnstown, Pennsylvania, a city "in its brawny postwar prime," is where "Little Joe" Regino and Russ Shorto build a local gambling empire on the earnings of factory workers for whom placing a bet-on a horse or pool game, pinball or "tip seal"-is their best shot at the American dream. Decades...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1092 SHO

Shorto, Russell.

Contents: The man who died -- Banquet of bones -- Unholy relics -- The misplaced head -- Cranial capacity -- Habeas corpus -- A modern face.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 194 SHO

Shorto, Russell.

Summary: After reading the classic tale of Cinderella, the reader is invited to turn the book upside down and read an updated version told from the "evil" stepsister's vantage point.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carol Pub. Group 1990

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 SHO

Shorto, Russell.

Summary: Shorto tells a grand and strange history of the on-going debate between religion and science--seen through the oddly momentous journey of the skull and bones of the great French philosopher Rene Descartes. Shorto shows how this argument first started with Descartes and how his ideas (and bones) have remained central to this theoretical struggle for over 350 years.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 194 SHO

Shorto, Russell.

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Summary: In a landmark work of history, Russell Shorto presents astonishing information on the founding of our nation and reveals in riveting detail the crucial role of the Dutch in making America what it is today. In the late 1960s, an archivist in the New York State Library made an astounding discovery: 12,000 pages of centuries-old correspondence, court cases, legal contracts, and reports from a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2004

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Shorto, Russell

Summary: With America's founding principles being debated today as never before, Russell Shorto looks back to the era in which those principles were forged. Drawing on new sources, he weaves the lives of six people into a seamless narrative that casts fresh light on the range of experience in colonial America on the cusp of revolution. While some of the protagonists-a Native American warrior, a British...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3 SHO

Summary: Seminole territory: In Seminole territory, Daniel and Mingo encounter a magician who soon dazzles the Native Americans with his tricks. Wouldn't you know it, soon the magician begins fancying himself as a potential leader of the Seminoles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Contents: disc 1. You upset me baby (B.B. King) -- Midnight in the Barrel House (Johnny Otis feat. Pete "Guitar" Lewis) -- First time I met the blues (Buddy Guy) -- Cotton crop blues (James Cotton feat. Pat Hare) -- Lookin' for my baby (Little Milton) -- Rock me (Muddy Waters) -- The stumble (Freddy King) -- All your love (I miss loving) (Otis Rush) -- Chicken-hearted woman (Clarence Samuels feat. Johnny...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantastic Voyage/Future Noise Music 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES SCR

Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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

Summary: Dr. Gregory House is devoid of bedside manner and wouldn't even talk to his patients if he could get away with it. Dealing with his own constant physical pain and ignoring his pain killing addiction, he uses his cane to punctuate his acerbic, brutally honest demeanor. House and his team deal with unusual medical mysteries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Documentary celebrating the intergenerational, interracial, and undeniable influence of Memphis, Tennessee on American culture and its music, bringing together award-winning Memphis and Mississippi Delta musicians for a one-of-a-kind musical project and following them through the creative process of recording a historic new album. Features Terrence Howard, William Bell, Snoop Dogg, Mavis...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC TAK

Summary: Takes the viewer behind the walls of government, as CIA, Pentagon and foreign service experts speak out detailing the lies, misstatements and exaggerations that served as the reasons for fighting a "preemptive" war against Iraq that wasn't necessary. Includes interviews with more than 20 experts in opposition to the U.S. war in Iraq.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation Co. 2004

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

Summary: Contains the entire third season of the television program "House" in which the controversial Dr. Gregory House and his team diagnose and treat mysterious illnesses. Includes special features.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series House 2007

Summary: The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared, a curious, adventurous boy, quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY SPI

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Chronicles 2008

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

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

Summary: This version of Frederick Ashton's Sylvia has restored the splendour of its elegant and opulent three-act form for the 75th anniversary celebrations of The Royal Ballet. Taken from Greek mythology, it tells the story of Sylvia, loved by Aminta, abducted by Orion and eventually rescued by Eros.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Opus Arte 2007

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA SYL

Shepp, Archie.

Contents: Syeeda's song flute (8:26) -- Mr. Syms (7:38) -- Cousin Mary (7:11) -- Niema (7:06) -- Rufus (Swung, his face at last to the wind, then his neck snapped) (6:23).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Impulse! 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ SHE

Summary: The story of Benjamin Purvis, a lovable loner whose life is turned upside down when a pretentious fantasy author steals his story at a writers' camp.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who has made a lifetime of bad decisions. He unexpectedly has a chance to make right some of them when his estranged son and grandson drop back into his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2003

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

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Summary: The story of the two unnamed men who were crucified alongside Jesus and how they came to be beside him on the cross that fateful day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2021

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Contents: Just a little while to stay here (Eureka Brass Band) (3:56) -- Shine-hambone (Shoeshine boy) (1:02) -- Tiger rag (Freddie L. Small) (1:42) -- Blackberries! (Dora Bliggen) (:18) -- Red white and blue got the golden band (Mardi Gras Indians) (5:07) -- Times done changed (Sister Dora Alexander) (1:24) -- Dark was the night (Rev. Lewis Jackson and Charlotte Rucell) (:52) -- Back to the time (Choir...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Folkways 2010

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES CLA

Summary: Season Four continues to follow the journey of a group of gay friends and lovers living in Pittsburgh. All 14 episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2005

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

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Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Forced Exposure 2020

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD AVANT-GARDE HAS

Summary: Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the world's most innovative and accomplished airplane designers. Jiro meets and falls in love with Nahoko, and grows and cherishes his friendship...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME WIN
1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY WIN

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Summary: Aspiring stand-up comedian Will is forced to face the realities of relentless hecklers, drunk comedy groupies and hard-to-impress morning radio DJs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: RLJ Enterainment 2020

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

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