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Wagner, Richard

Summary: The four operas of The Ring Cycle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Deutsche Grammophon 2012

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Summary: Bourgeois couple Hélène and Paul witness Malika, a young prostitute, being attacked by thugs and Paul immediately speeds off. Remorseful, Hélène tracks down Malika in the hospital. As she nurses Malika back to health, Malika tells Hélène a shocking story of how she was turned into a sex slave by a vicious criminal organization. Hélène and Malika join forces to double-cross her pimps and gets...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CHA

Massenet, Jules

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: TDK Mediactive 2003

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

St. Aubyn, Edward

Summary: Henry Dunbar, the once all-powerful head of a global media corporation, is not having a good day. In his dotage he hands over care of the corporation to his two eldest daughters, Abby and Megan, but as relations sour he starts to doubt the wisdom of past decisions. Now imprisoned in Meadowmeade, an upscale sanatorium in rural England, with only a demented alcoholic comedian as company, Dunbar...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

St. Aubyn, Edward

Summary: Collects five novels in which British author Edward St. Aubyn follows the life of a character named Patrick Melrose from child abuse to heroin addiction and recovery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ST A

St. Aubyn, Edward

Summary: "Sabine is the most mercurial woman Peter Thorpe has ever known. Such is his desire for her that he overturns his whole life--his disillusioned merchant-banker's life--and leaves everything behind, not caring that his lover is of no fixed address, nor that his search for her will take him to the beating heart of New Ageism in northern California. Each of his fellow seekers is in hot pursuit of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador/Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

St. Aubyn, Edward

Summary: Charlie Fairburn, successful screenwriter, ex-husband, and absent father, has been given six months to live. He resolves to stake half his fortune on a couple of turns of the roulette wheel and, to his agent's disgust, to write a novel--about death. In the casino he meets his muse. Charlie grows as addicted to writing fiction as she is to gambling. His novel is set on a train and involves a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

St. Aubyn, Edward

Summary: Henry Dunbar, the once all-powerful head of a global media corporation, is not having a good day. In his dotage he hands over care of the corporation to his two eldest daughters, Abby and Megan, but as relations sour he starts to doubt the wisdom of past decisions. Now imprisoned in Meadowmeade, an upscale sanatorium in rural England, with only a demented alcoholic comedian as company, Dunbar...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

St. Aubyn, Edward

Summary: "Edward St. Aubyn is "great at dissecting an entire social world" (Michael Chabon, Los Angeles Times) Edward St. Aubyn's Patrick Melrose novels were some of the most celebrated works of fiction of the past decade. Ecstatic praise came from a wide range of admirers, from literary superstars such as Zadie Smith, Francine Prose, Jeffrey Eugenides, and Michael Chabon to pop-culture icons such as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

Summary: A wealthy merchant in nineteenth century Macao becomes obsessed with bringing to life an oft-related anecdote about a rich man who gives a poor sailor a small sum of money to impregnate his wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IMM

Summary: Marianne is the wife of a famous diamond jeweler. When he suddenly commits suicide, she learns that the business is in shambles and she is drawn back into the jewel dealing world. Forced to sell a cache of stolen gems her husband hid in their home, she finds herself confronted by plenty of would-be suitors, including the Russian mafia and the De Beers diamond cartel.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Lorber Films 2002

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PLA

St. John, Austin.

Summary: Introduces basic karate techniques and describes its history, exercises, and types of holds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press Book Publishers 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.8153 STJ

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgin Classics 2005

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

Summary: In pre-World War II France, a father is torn between his sense of honor and his deep love for his saintly daughter when she gets in trouble with a dashing air force pilot.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WEL

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Summary: Chronicling the hilarious highs and devastating lows of his tumultuous life, this blackly humorous drama follows Patrick from his childhood trauma at the hands of an abusive father and neglectful mother, to the peak of his heroin addiction, and his attempts to stay sober and support his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV PAT

Summary: A 1950 update of the Orphic myth by Jean Cocteau that depicts a famous poet scorned by the Left Bank youth, and his love for both his wife Eurydice and a mysterious princess. Seeking inspiration, the poet follows the princess from the world of the living to the land of the dead through Cocteau's famous mirrored portal. Orpheus represents the legendary Cocteau at the height of his abilities for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ORP

Summary: LBJ, Lyndon Baines Johnson -- Texan, Democrat, political virtuoso. He rises up out of the 1960s like a Colossus, like something from Shakespeare, filling the stage -- 10, 12 characters in one. He is admired and he is detested. But the real measure of a leader is what he gets done, the size of the problems he faces. Before Lyndon Johnson, we were essentially a segregated society. Inequality...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LBJ

Summary: Alex Beck is a kindhearted pediatrician in Paris who goes out of his way to help the poor in the clinic where he works. Blissfully married to his childhood sweetheart Margot, she disappears (and he is left in a coma) while on vacation. On the eighth anniversary of her death, the police interrogate Alex after two bodies are unearthed near the site of her murder, along items that seem to connect...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed in the U.S. by] Music Box Films 2009

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

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF TEL

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: DVD TELL RATED PG-13

Summary: Writer and director Faraut revisits the rich bounty of footage of the left-handed tennis star John McEnroe as he competes in the French Open at Paris's Roland Garros Stadium in 1984. Far from a traditional documentary, Faraut probes the archival film to unpack both McEnroe's attention to the sport and the footage itself, creating a lively and immersive look at a driven athlete, a study on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Opus Arte 2008

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

Summary: When CIA analyst Jack Ryan stumbles upon a suspicious series of bank transfers his search for answers pulls him from the safety of his desk job and catapults him into a deadly game of cat and mouse throughout Europe and the Middle East, with a rising terrorist figurehead preparing for a massive attack against the US and her allies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

Summary: Franȯis and his fellow teachers prepare for a new year at a high school in a tough neighborhood. Armed with the best intentions, they brace themselves to not let discouragement stop them from trying to give the best education to their students. Cultures and attitudes often clash in the classroom, a microcosm of contemporary France. As amusing and inspiring as the teenaged students can be, their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CLA

Summary: Pierre and his snobbish friends have a standing date for dinner. Every week, they compete to see who can bring the biggest idiot to the party.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2003

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN DIN

Summary: The Paris Opera Ballet performs five pieces choreographed by Norbert Schmucki and two by Marius Petipa.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: View Video 2008

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