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Zelensky, Volodymyr

Summary: "Bringing together a new introduction by Volodymyr Zelensky and his most powerful war speeches, this book recounts Ukraine's story through the words of its president."--Dust jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947.7086 ZEL

Bell, Janet Dewart

Summary: "An uplifting collection of speeches by African American women, curated by civil and human rights activist, scholar, and author Janet Dewart Bell. These magnificent speakers explore ethics, morality, courage, authenticity, and leadership, and Bell's substantive introductions provide rich new context for each woman's speech, highlighting Black women speaking truth to power in service of freedom...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Scalia, Antonin

Summary: "By any measure, Antonin Scalia lived an extraordinary life. A Supreme Court justice for three decades, he transformed the way that judges and lawyers think about the law. Married to his beloved Wife, Maureen, for more than fifty years, a father to nine children, and a grandfather to dozens, he was devoted to his family and his faith. He was gregarious, energetic, and a friend to people of all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Forum 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 815 SCA

Morrison, Toni

Summary: The source of self-regard is brimming with all the elegance of mind and style, the literary prowess and moral compass that are Toni Morrison's inimitable hallmark. It is divided into three parts: the first is introduced by a powerful prayer for the dead of 9/11; the second by a searching meditation on Martin Luther King Jr., and the last by a heart-wrenching eulogy for James Baldwin. In the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 814 MOR

Summary: A survey of the 3,000 years of Egyptian history from prehistoric times to the death of Cleopatra.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 932 HIS

Summary: A survey of the 3,000 years of Egyptian history from prehistoric times to the death of Cleopatra.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 932 HIS

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS

Kennedy, Kerry

Summary: "Robert F. Kennedy staunchly advocated for civil rights, education, justice, and peace; his message transcended race, class, and creed, resonating deeply within and across America. He was the leading candidate for the Democratic nomination for the presidency and was expected to run against Republican Richard Nixon in the 1968 presidential election, following in the footsteps of his late brother...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.922 KEN

Armstrong, Dorsey

Summary: "Between the fall of the Roman Empire and the brief, brilliant cultural phenomenon we call the Renaissance lay the Middle Ages-- fully 1,000 years of artistic, philosophical, political, and religious turmoil and treasures. This course offers an interdisciplinary look at medieval society and culture, with an emphasis on literature, the arts, and the tumultuous historical forces at work from A.D....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 909 ARM PART 1
Call number: CD 909 ARM PART 2
Call number: CD 909 ARM PART 3

Summary: A survey of the 3,000 years of Egyptian history from prehistoric times to the death of Cleopatra.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 815 LEN

Pirsig, Robert M.

Summary: For the first time, readers are granted access to fifty years of the author's personal writings in this posthumous collection that includes previously unpublished texts, speeches, letters, interviews and private notes, as well as key excerpts from the multi-million-copy-selling classic Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179 PIR

Various

Contents: Invitation to black power : parts 1 & 2 (Shahid Quintet) -- Free Huey (Stokely Carmichael) -- Silent majority (live at Newport) (Gene McDaniels) -- Until we're free (Elaine Brown) -- George Jackson (acoustic version) (Bob Dylan) -- Dem niggers ain't playing (the Watts Prophets) -- Woman of the ghetto (live at Montreux) (Marlena Shaw) -- Black power (Dick Gregory) -- I ain't black (Kain) -- I...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Light in the Attic 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Americans are all, to a greater or lesser extent, inhabitants of a land shaped by the last five centuries of Western history and culture. Explores the ideas, events, and characters that molded Western political, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, scientific, technological, and economic history during the tumultuous period between the 16th and 20th centuries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

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5 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 FOU
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 2
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 3
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 4

Summary: Between the fall of the Roman Empire and the brief, brilliant cultural phenomenon we call the Renaissance lay the Middle Ages - fully 1,000 years of artistic, philosophical, political, and religious turmoil and treasures. This course offers an interdisciplinary look at medieval society and culture, with an emphasis on literature, the arts, and the tumultuous historical forces at work from A.D....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.1 MED

Morrison, Toni

Summary: Arguably the most celebrated and revered writer of our time now gives us a new nonfiction collection--a rich gathering of her essays, speeches, and meditations on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 MOR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 MOR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 MOR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Word Essay Morrison

Summary: A survey of the 3,000 years of Egyptian history from prehistoric times to the death of Cleopatra.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 932 HIS

Summary: A collection of speeches that showcases the voices of those at the reins of power and of those who are not. Read the original words, sometimes abridged and sometimes in their entirety, that have shaped our cultural fabric. Introductions provide historical context and critical insights into the meaning and impact of every speech. For each speech, writer and history lover Tonya Bolden provides an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 STR

Kundera, Milan

Summary: This short collection of early essays offers context for the Milan Kundera's subsequent career and holds a mirror to recent European history.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 320.12 Kundera

Harl, Kenneth W.

Summary: As explorers and traders, the Vikings played a decisive role in the formation of Latin Christendom, and particularly of Western Europe. In this course the Vikings will be studied not only as warriors, but also in other roles for which they are equally extraordinary: merchants, artists, kings, raiders, seafarers, shipbuilders, and creators of a remarkable literature of myths and sagas.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 948.022 HAR PART 1
Call number: CD 948.022 HAR PART 2
Call number: CD 948.022 HAR PART 3

Contents: Gerald Ford (1:19) -- Opening (:36) -- Monologue (2:20) -- Segue -- Speed (1:01) -- Bedtime story (2:36) -- Segue -- Shimmer (1:27) -- Gun control (4:42) -- Segue -- Fondue (1:29) -- Dueling Brandos (1:49) -- Anna Freud (2:15) -- Bees on parade (:44) -- Promo -- Weekend update 1 (3:20) -- Spud (1:01) -- Weekend update 2 (1:06) -- Weatherman (1:54) -- Emily Litella (1:20) -- News for the hard of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Arista 1976

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in LP Phonograph Record, Call number: VINYL COMEDY/SPOKEN SAT

McWhorter, John H.

Summary: "With more than 6,000 languages spoken around the world, it's no wonder that linguistics, the study of language, has a reputation for being complex and inaccessible. But here's a secret: There's a lot that's quirky and intriguing about how human language works--and much of it is downright fun to learn about. Every day, linguists ponder and try to solve some of the most intriguing scientific,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 410 MCW

Summary: Memorable moments from Chris Farley's appearances on Saturday Night Live as he portrays the Chippendales dancer, Matt Foley (motivational speaker), Bennet Brauer (news correspondent) and other characters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD SAT

Summary: Recorded live at London's Shaftesbury Theater when Eddie was in the middle of a sold-out 12-week run, superstar British comic Eddie Izzard brings his remarkable stage act to the small screen for the benefit of those unable to attend the performance in person. A darling of critics and audiences alike, the multi-faceted actor/performer is unlike any other standup act on the circuit, making him...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ANTI 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Performing Arts DVDs, Call number: DVD PERFORMING ARTS EDD

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