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Sinclair, Iain

Summary: Mourns the ways in which the 2012 Olympic games are prompting redevelopment at the cost of local history, exploring the roots of new constructions while citing the losses of private establishments, public parks, and casual diversity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faber and Faber 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 942.1086 SIN

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

Sinclair, Iain

Summary: "The visionary writer Iain Sinclair turns his sights to the Beat Generation in America in his most epic journey yet "How best to describe Iain Sinclair?" asks Robert Macfarlane in The Guardian. "A literary mud-larker and tip-picker? A Travelodge tramp (his phrase)? A middle-class dropout with a gift for bullshit (also his phrase)? A toxicologist of the twenty-first-century landscape? A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 SINCLAIR, IAIN SIN

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

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
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Millard, Candice.

Summary: The true story of Theodore Roosevelt's harrowing 1914 exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth, a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most treacherous jungles in the world. Indians armed with poison-tipped arrows haunt its shadows; piranhas glide through its waters; boulder-strewn rapids turn the river into a roiling cauldron. After his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 918.1 Mil

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.1 MIL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 918.1 Mil

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 918.1 Millard 2005

Summary: "The complete 2000-2014 collection of public television shows and specials." -- Set container.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Back Door Productions 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 914 RIC

Stewart, Rory.

Summary: Explores the landscape of the author's home on the borderland between England and Scotland, known as the Marches, and the history, people, and conflicts that have shaped it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.37 STE

Summary: American judge Daniel Haywood presides over the trial of four German jurists accused of "legalizing" Nazi atrocities. But as graphic accounts of sterilization and murder unfold in the courtroom, mounting political pressure for leniency forces Haywood into making the most harrowing and difficult decision of his career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: After nearly 20 years of setting trends and pushing traditions, Selfridge's is still going strong as the triumph of London₂s Oxford Street. But Harry's potentially dangerous appetite for entertainment and women, while always a problem, has reached its peak. Now, he struggles to keep the reins of the store he loves, in the face of old troubles, new opportunities, and unsettled scores.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD MR. NOT RATED

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3 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MR.

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Mr 4

Summary: Comprising elements of travelogue, history lesson, biography, critical analysis, psychological study, and fan testimonial, this documentary explores the work and influence of German writer W.G. Sebald, via a long walk through coastal East Anglia, retracing the steps he took in his most famous book, The rings Of Saturn. Includes interviews with writers, artists, and filmmakers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild/Spark 2012

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

Mohammadi, Kamin

Summary: "One woman's story of finding beauty, and herself--and a practical guide to living a better life, the Italian way! Kamin Mohammadi, a magazine editor in London, should have been on top of the world. But after heartbreak and loneliness, the stress of her"dream life" was ruining her physical and mental health. Gifted a ticket to freedom--a redundancy package and the offer of a friend's apartment...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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Reston, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 RES

Raven, Margot Theis.

Summary: The true story of a young German girl, Mercedes Simon, and of the American pilot, Gail Halvorsen, who shared hope and joy with the children of West Berlin by dropping candy-filled parachutes during the Airlift.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 943 Rav

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RAV

Summary: Into the Amazon tells the remarkable story of the journey taken by President Theodore Roosevelt and legendary Brazilian explorer Cândido Rondon into the heart of the South American rain forest to chart an unexplored tributary of the Amazon. Two of the most celebrated men from their respective nations, Roosevelt and Rondon set out with twenty other adventurers in 1914. Over eight eventful weeks...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV INT

Summary: It can be anything. A fanged monster that won't stay on the movie screen. Something ominous lurking in the basement. A malevolent force in a small New England town takes the shape of a clown, but It isn't clowning around. Instead, It terrifies youngsters with their innermost fears, bringing some to their untimely doom -- until a group of wily neighborhood kids fight back. Thirty years later the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR IT

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie IT 2002

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A tale of the Wars of the Roses follows Elizabeth Woodville, who ascends to royalty and fights for the well-being of her family, including two sons whose imprisonment in the Tower of London precedes a devastating unsolved mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gregory 2009

Millard, Candice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 918.113 Millard

Cooper, Andrew Scott.

Summary: This is an account of how the US decision in the mid 70s to choose Saudi Arabia as the dominant oil power in the Mideast ultimately led to the Islamic revolution in Iran.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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Guevara, Ernesto

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2001

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Meyer, Kimberly

Summary: Traces how a once-bohemian dreamer and her college-student daughter shared a summer retracing the pilgrimage of a fifteenth-century Dominican friar from Venice through the Middle East to strengthen their bond and confront personal demons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 910 MEY

Ma, Jian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 915.1045 MA

Karr, Paul.

Summary: TRAVEL & HOLIDAY GUIDES. This title includes itineraries for special interests and overall highlights: from hiking in New Hampshire's White Mountains, to spending two weeks on the Maine Coast, to seeing the Best of Vermont in a week. Each chapter offers an entire 'Enjoying the Outdoors' section, with tips and suggestions for every season. If you're a leaf-peeper, we list The Best Places to See...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley Publishing 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 910 TRAVEL USA

Iggulden, Conn.

Summary: Winter 1461--Richard Duke of York is dead, his ambitions in ruins, his head spiked on the walls of the city. King Henry VI is still held prisoner. His Lancastrian Queen rides south with an army of victorious northerners, accompanied by painted warriors from the Scottish Highlands. With the death of York, Margaret and her army seem unstoppable. Yet in killing the father, Margaret has unleashed...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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