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Summary: While researching his book "In cold blood", writer Truman Capote develops a relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and, in particular Perry Smith, while both men waited for their date of execution on death row.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA INF

Summary: Albert Pierrepoint joins the family business and becomes the most feared and respected executioner in Britain. Living a split life as a master hangman, loyal husband and grocery delivery man, Albert became the most feared executioner in Britain, famed for his craftsmanship in hanging over 450 people. Once praised and demonized for his role in the Nazi war trials, he must ultimately face a fate...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2007

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

Summary: In this heart-warming coming-of-age story set in a remote Derbyshire village share the villagers' joys, and crises as Bert Middleton takes a nostalgic look back at his youth, between 1914 and 1929. Season One, 1914-1919: When a bus drives into the village for the first time, the rest of the world seems suddenly closer. Bert feels frustrated at being too young to fight in the Great War. Season...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Austen, Jane

Summary: As a young, beautiful, and wealthy woman, Emma decides to introduce Harriet Smith to society to find a husband. Emma entangles herself in a web in which everythings ends up precisely as it began.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Naxos AudioBooks 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Austen 2006

Tremain, Rose.

Summary: A middle-aged migrant from Eastern Europe moves to London in search of work after losing his wife and job. Lev's London is awash with money, celebrity, and complacency.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Naxos AudioBooks 2009

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

Summary: Three generations of women, all with the same name, rid themselves of their unwanted husbands one by one and each in the same way: they drown them. The local coroner agrees to declare each of the deaths accidental in return for sexual favors. But when things don't go exactly as planned, he devises a final game that could result in the undoing of them all.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY DRO

Summary: Emma Woodhouse is a young woman who, having engineered the marriage of her companion, turns her attention toward making a match for the local vicar and her new protegGee, Harriet Smith. Her one voice of reason and restraint is Mr. Knightley, who has known her since she was a child and who watches her behaviour with wry amusement and sometimes with real anger. Emma presides over the small...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 1997

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

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

Gilbert, Elizabeth

Summary: Spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the novel follows the fortunes of the extraordinary Whittaker family as led by the enterprising Henry Whittaker--a poor-born Englishman who makes a great fortune in the South American quinine trade, eventually becoming the richest man in Philadelphia. Born in 1800, Henry's brilliant daughter, Alma (who inherits both her father's money...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GIL

Tóibín, Colm

Summary: Told in four parts, this is a fiercely dramatic portrait of a murderess, who will herself be murdered by her own son, Orestes. It is Orestes' story, too: his capture by the forces of his mother's lover Aegisthus, his escape and his exile. And it is the story of the vengeful Electra, who watches over her mother and Aegisthus with cold anger and slow calculation, until, on the return of her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Toibin 2017

Summary: Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Towards zero: Eyebrows arch when the dashing Wimbledon tennis star Nevile Strange arrives with his attractive new wife, even though the first wife is also attending. Miss Marple observes the tightly wound group as they holiday by the sea, sensing the sexual tensions and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2007

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

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Summary: "The "wickedly offbeat" (Parade), contemporary mystery series follows the adventures of newly promoted Detective Sergeant Matilda Stone and her three crime-writing aunts as they solve murders in the picturesque English region of Wildemarsh. Though Matilda's strict boss warns her that homicides are police-only matters, her aunts can't help but offer their expertise, as well as unsolicited dating...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Julia is a true diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy and famous. She has a devoted husband who has masterminded her brillant career - but after years of the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. She finds what she is looking for in a handsome young American fan, who adds a few more sparks than...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Based on the true story of Mother Teresa, the film explores the life's work of the Nobel Peace Prize recipient and one of the greatest humanitarians of all time. Her selfless devotion to helping the poor changed hearts, transformed lives and inspired millions throughout the world. Told through a series of personal letters written to her longtime friend and spiritual advisor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

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

Austen, Jane

Summary: Presents Jane Austen's classic novel in which young, well-to-do, and bored Emma Woodhouse learns a thing or two about true class--and love--after an eventful turn as a matchmaker.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World 2006

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC AUS

Austen, Jane

Summary: Anne Elliot passes up an opportunity for happiness when she declines a match in marriage in hopes of bettering her position. Beauty fades as seven years pass, when her former love returns a wealthier man. Anne finds herself slighted and all traces of their former intimacy gone. Mishaps and mischief mount as the pair tempt fate in this comic story of love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: NAXOS AudioBooks 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Austen 2007

DiCamillo, Kate.

Summary: When ten-year-old orphan Peter Augustus Duchene encounters a fortune teller in the marketplace one day and she tells him that his sister, who is presumed dead, is in fact alive, he embarks on a remarkable series of adventures as he desperately tries to find her.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2013

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J CD Fiction DiCamillo 2009

McEwan, Ian.

Summary: In 1972 Cambridge student Serena Frome's intelligence and beauty land her a job with England's intelligence agency, MI5. In an attempt to monitor writers' politics, MI5 tasks Serena with infiltrating the literary circle of author Tom Healy. But soon matters of trust and identity subvert the operation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC MCE

Summary: Set in 1953, Katherine Watson is a free-spirited graduate of UCLA who accepts a teaching post at Wellesley College, a women-only school where the students are torn between the repressive mores of the time and their longing for intellectual freedom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MON

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Mona 2004

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Summary: Washed up on the mysterious shores of Atlantis, Jason searches for his missing father and stumbles into deadly rituals that test his quick reactions and physical strength. Perilous trials, from leaping over charging bulls and fighting the dreaded Minotaur, to surviving the rites of Dionysus and the temptations of a snake-headed goddess, ensue. No matter how great the danger, Jason can count on...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: The Village is a timeless coming-of-age story, told through the nostalgic eyes of one man, Bert Middleton. From lustful first-love and the dramas of war, to a father's hard lessons and a mother's love; Bert has seen it all. The Great War is over but what kind of England has won? Now in a world of boom and bust, motor cars and the Charleston, the twenties bring a blast of energy and freedom to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Dahl, Roald.

Contents: Taste / read by Richard E. Grant -- Lamb to the slaughter / read by Juliet Stevenson -- Man from the South / read by Stephen Mangan -- The soldier / read by Stephen Mangan -- My lady love, my daove / read by Richard Griffiths -- Dip in the pool / read by Adrian Scarborough -- Galloping Foxley / read by Richard Griffiths -- Skin / read by Tamsin Greig -- Poison / read by Richard E. Grant -- The...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin 2012

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

Summary: On a December night in 1963, 13-year-old Alison Carter took her dog for a walk, and was never seen again. For newly-promoted Detective Inspector George Bennett, the case launched a superstar career. Bennett's obsession with the case turned up enough evidence to hang his suspect even though her body was never found. Filmmaker Catherine Heathcote turns her camera to Bennett and struggles to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Distribution 2009

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

Summary: The life of a consummate politician's wife is turned upside down when she discovers that her husband, the British Conservative government's Minister for the Family, has been having an affair with a former call girl.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn, Media 2013

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV POL
2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA POL

Summary: After being orphaned, young Maria Merryweather leaves her luxurious home to live with her eccentric uncle at the mysterious Moonacre Manor. There she discovers a magical world torn apart by an ancient feud and inhabited by outlandish characters and mythical beasts. Now, Maria must unearth the secrets of her past before the 5000th moon rises and Moonacre Manor disappears into the sea forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: E1 Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

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