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Smith, Douglas

Summary: Examines the fate of two Russian aristocratic families in a detailed account of the Bolshevik Revolution's effect on the upper class, discussing the relentless lootings, harrowing escapes, humbling exile and imprisonment, and summary executions that tookplace during this violent time of transition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.52 SMI

Smith, Douglas

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Summary: "The harrowing, little-known story of the ARA, an American effort to save the newly-formed Soviet Union from a disastrous famine"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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Smith, Douglas

Summary: "On the centenary of the death of Rasputin comes a definitive biography that will dramatically change our understanding of this fascinating figure. A hundred years after his murder, Rasputin continues to excite the popular imagination as the personification of evil. Numerous biographies, novels, and films recount his mysterious rise to power as Nicholas and Alexandra's confidant and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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Smith, Douglas W.

Summary: Examines the effects of releasing thirty-one Canadian gray wolves into Yellowstone National Park in 1995 and 1996, including changed behavior patterns and changes in the ecosystem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 639.979 SMI

Smith, J. Douglas

Summary: "The inside story of the Supreme Court decisions that brought true democracy to the United States Today, Earl Warren is recalled as the chief justice of a Supreme Court that introduced school desegregation and other dramatic changes to American society.In retirement, however, Warren argued that his court's greatest accomplishment was establishing the principle of "one person, one vote" in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 SMI

Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith

Summary: Talkative, ten-year-old Rebecca goes to live with her spinster aunts, one harsh and demanding, the other soft and sentimental, with whom she spends seven difficult but rewarding years growing up.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WIG

Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith

Summary: In early twentieth century New England, talkative, ten-year-old Rebecca goes to live with her spinster aunts, one harsh and demanding, the other soft and sentimental, and spends seven difficult but rewarding years growing up in their company.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Classics 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WIG

Summary: Based on the publishing phenomenon, Percy Jackson and other young demigods continue to fight, but this time in the sea, to fulfill their destinies. To save their world, Percy and his friends must find the fabled and magical Golden Fleece. Embarking on a treacherous odyssey into the uncharted waters of the Sea of Monsters (known to humans as the Bermuda Triangle), they battle terrifying...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

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

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

Summary: Dr. Laszlo Kreizler treats mental pathologies -- a controversial new field in 1896 -- and it may unlock the secret to another new phenomenon: a ritualistic serial killer who is targeting young boys in New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: When three college students move into an old house off campus, they unwittingly unleash a supernatural entity, who comes to prey upon them once they discover his name. The friends must try to save each other, all the while keeping the entity's existence a secret to save others from the same deadly fate.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Maguire, Gregory.

Summary: Glinda, former Throne Minister, held under house arrest by General Cherrystone, obtains the infamous Grimmerie, supposedly a volume of magical lore, coveted by Oz. Meanwhile, Lir's daughter Rain begins her quest to discover her true identity and unravel the layers of political and personal secrets that have caused strife and division in Oz.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAG

Groom, Winston

Summary: Celebrated historian Winston Groom tells the intertwined and uniquely American tales of George Patton, Douglas MacArthur, and George Marshall - from the World War I battle that shaped them to their greatest achievement: leading the allies to victory in World War II. These three remarkable men-of-arms, who rose from the gruesome hell of the First World War to become the finest generals of their...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2016

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Summary: Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in nineteenth century England is faced with a new challenge, an army of undead zombies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Ten stories from the Tales of a Thousand and One Nights, including the well-known ones of Aladdin and the lamp, Ali Baba and the forty thieves, and Sinbad the sailor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner's 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.22 ARA

Summary: "Joker Jackson (Tony Curtis) and Noah Cullen (Sidney Poitier) are two convicts on the run. Escaping from a Southern work gang, the two men are bound together by an unbreakable iron chain and separated by an unbridled hatred towards the other"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Video 1996

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

Contents: Kiss you all over (Exile) (3:28) -- Stumblin' in (Suzi Quatro and Chris Norman) (3:28) -- Which way you goin' Billy? (The Poppy Family) (3:21) -- Last song (Edward Bear) (3:10) -- Oh, babe, what would you say? (Hurricane Smith) (3:24) -- Love really hurts without you (Billy Ocean) (2:59) -- Kung fu fighting (Carl Douglas) (3:14) -- Right back where we started from (Maxine Nightingale) (3:12) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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Summary: JFK brings together in one volume John F. Kennedy’s greatest speeches alongside essays by America’s top historians, analysis from leading political thinkers, and personal insights from preeminent writers and artists. Here is JFK at his best—thought-provoking, inspiring, eloquent, and wise—on a number of wide-ranging topics, including civil rights, the race to the moon, the environment,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, JOHN F. JR, JFK

Hellwig, Carol.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Cable Satellite Corporation 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.099 LAM

Summary: Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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