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Spacek, Sissy.

Summary: The actress shares her story in a memoir that spans her childhood in Texas, her arrival in New York City, her distinguished acting career, and her loyalty to her rural roots.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SPACEK, SISSY SPA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Spacek 2012

Summary: In a dusty, under-populated California resort town, Pinky Rose, a naive and impressionable Southern waif begins her life as a nursing home attendent. There, Pinky finds her role model in fellow nurse Millie, a misguided would-be sophisticate and hopeless devotee of sophisticated ladies magazines. But Pinky's hero-worship evolves into something far stranger and more sinister than could be imagined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2004

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

Summary: The story of Loretta Lynn, who rose from the poverty-stricken Appalachian area to become one of the biggest country singers of all time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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

King, Stephen

Summary: In one way or another, everybody abused Carrie. This sixteen-year-old misfit was forbidden everything that was young and fun by her fanatical mother. She was teased and taunted by her classmates, misunderstood by her teachers, and given up as hopeless by almost everyone. But Carrie had a secret: She possessed terrifying telekinetic powers that could make inanimate objects move, a lighted candle...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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Summary: Set in South Dakota in 1959, this is the story of Kit and his girlfriend Holly, two people alienated from everyday life, who go on a killing spree. Based loosely on the '50s killing spree of Charles Starkweather and his girlfriend, Caril Ann Fugate.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1999

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

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2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BAD

Summary: "Carrie White is a shy young girl who doesn't make friends easily. After her class mates taunt her about her horrified reaction to her totally unexpected first period one of them takes pity on her and gets Tommy Ross, her boyfriend and class hunk to invite Carrie to the senior prom. Meanwhile another girl who has been banned from the prom for her continued aggressive behaviour is not as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: This sequel to Lonesome Dove pits legendary Texas Ranger Woodrow Call against his deadliest adversary ever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Entertainment 2001

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2 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN STR

King, Stephen

Summary: A sixteen-year-old misfit, denied everything by her fanatical mother and abused by her classmates, unleashes her terrifying telekinetic powers on an entire town.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FICTION KIN

Lee, Harper.

Summary: Scout Finch, daughter of the town lawyer Atticus, has just started school; but her carefree days come to an end when a black man in town is accused of raping a white woman, and her father is the only man willing to defend him.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers/Caedmon 2006

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LEE

Summary: When happily unmarried San Francisco couple Kate and Brad find themselves socked in by fog on Christmas morning, their exotic vacation plans morph into the family-centric holiday they had, until now, gleefully avoided. Out of obligation, and unable to escape, they trudge to not one, not two, but four relative-choked festivities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Video 2009

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY FOU

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOU RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Four 2009

Summary: It's the early 1900s, and weather-beaten cowhand Hewey Calloway rides in from the vast Texas range after learning his brother's farm is in danger of foreclosure. Arriving in a nearby town, what the middle-aged roughrider finds amazes yet threatens him - automobiles and civilized society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Pictures Worldwide 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Good 2012

Summary: When Odessa Cotter, a quietly dignified woman who works as a housekeeper for Miriam Thompson honors the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott by walking an exhausting nine miles to and from work, Miriam offers her a ride. Defying both Miriam's racist husband and the powerful White Citizen's Council, Miriam and Odessa put their lives in danger for civil rights. Their shared experiences draw them...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Platinum Disc Corp. 2002

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

Summary: Critically acclaimed political drama about a father's search for his missing son in Latin America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

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

Summary: Based on a true story about 73-year-old Alvin Straight who embarks on a dangerous and emotional journey to make amends with his 75-year-old brother Lyle before his brother dies. Alvin can no longer drive a car because of his eyesight and has to walk with 2 canes, but he climbs aboard his 1966 John Deere lawnmower and drives the 260-mile course from Laurens, Iowa to Mt. Zion, Wis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Video 1999

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

Summary: Felix Bush, a Tennessee hermit, is either feared or hated by most of the people that live in the town. One day, he gets the idea to throw one big bash before he kicks the bucket. While he is still alive and kickin' he plans his very own rollicking funeral party.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2011

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

Summary: The Fowlers are a normal family in Maine. Matt is the town doctor and loves to fish, his wife, Ruth, is the school's choir leader, and their son, Frank, is home from his first year of college. Frank is in love with Natalie, a young mother who isn't quite divorced yet from her ex-husband, Richard Strout, whose family runs the local cannery. It makes Richard's blood run cold to see his wife...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2002

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

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

Summary: Josey Aimes needs a job and goes to work at a Minnesota iron mine after splitting with her violent husband. But the job proves to be almost as harrowing as her marriage. The male miners are resentful of women taking their jobs, so the men verbally abuse and play humiliating pranks on the female miners. After being physically assaulted by a coworker, Josey tries to fight against the harassment,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NOR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie North 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NOR RATED R

57 holds on 8 copies

Summary: At age 70, Forrest Tucker infamously made his escape from the tough San Quentin prison. Once he had gained his freedom, he embarked on a new set of heists that left investigators scratching their heads and the public fascinated by the story. This true story details Tucker's life which includes a detective wrapped up in the case, and a female who takes a liking to Tucker despite the criminal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

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Summary: Young Winnie Foster, stifled by the formality of her proper life and her domineering mother, escapes into the woods only to get lost. Her magical summer begins when she meets Jesse Tuck. Jesse is full of life and adventure and Winnie falls in love. The Tuck family has a powerful secret-- a spring that holds the magic of everlasting life. Now Winnie must choose whether she wants to live life...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TUC RATED PG

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE TUC

Lynn, Loretta.

Summary: "Loretta Lynn's classic memoir tells the story of her early life in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, and her amazing rise to the top of the music industry. Born into deep poverty, married at thirteen, mother of six, and a grandmother by the time she was twenty-nine, Loretta Lynn went on to become one of the most prolific and influential songwriters and singers in modern country music. Here we see the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LYNN, LORETTA Lyn