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Swan, Shanna H.

Summary: "In 2017, author Shanna Swan and her team of researchers completed a major study. They found that over the past four decades, sperm levels among men in Western countries have dropped by more than 50 percent. They came to this conclusion after examining 185 studies involving close to 45,000 healthy men. The result sent shockwaves around the globe-but the story didn't end there. It turns out our...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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Swann, Alan

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Publisher / Publication Date: 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 659.132 SWA

Meralli, Swann

Summary: Based on truth, lies, myths, and rumors, this is the story of the greatest gangster of all time: Al Capone. Family man, community leader, industrious smuggler, or vicious killer? You decide. Born into a poor Italian family in Brooklyn in 1899, little Alphonse didn't have a lot of options, so he'd have to get creative in order to make a name for himself. A bit of cards, some enforcing, maybe a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Black Panel Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CAPONE, AL MER

Swann, Stacey

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Summary: "The Briscoe family is once again the talk of their small town when March returns to East Texas two years after he was caught having an affair with his brother's wife. His mother, June, hardly welcomes him back with open arms, and is no stranger to infidelity herself; she's tired of being the long-suffering wife thanks to her husband's many affairs. Within days of March's arrival, someone is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWA

Swann, Christopher

Summary: After his estranged brother and sister-in-law die in a mysterious house fire that his niece escaped, a mourning professor is shocked into action when she shows up at his house being chased by the criminals who set the blaze.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWA

Swann, Karen

Summary: A whale takes a child on adventure across the ocean, and together they explore the wonders of the ocean world, but also the sad state of plastic pollution--and the child returns home to try and help the whale to save his marine home.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2022

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SWA

Swann, Leonie

Summary: On a hillside near the cozy Irish village of Glennkill, the members of the flock gather around their shepherd, George, whose body lies pinned to the ground with a spade. George has cared for the sheep, reading them a plethora of books every night. The daily exposure to literature has made them far savvier about the workings of the human mind than your average sheep. Led by Miss Maple, the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday/Flying Dolphin Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWA

Swann, Leonie

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M SWA

Swann, Mark

Summary: The genius of the fireplace lies in the fact that it allows us to enjoy the magic of an open fire in the middle of our homes without the danger of setting our houses on fire or the unpleasantness of smoke. Unfortunately, fireplaces often don't perform as intended. Fireplace Secrets: A Problem-Solving Manual for Fireplaces and Chimneys explains not only how to solve any smoking problem but also...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Xlibris 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 697 SWA

Swann, Maxine.

Summary: Growing up in a rural countryside with her distant hippie-ish mother, Maya finds herself an outsider in the all-girl community of her new boarding school, where she encounters fellow outcast Roe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWA

Summary: When T.S. is dumped by his girlfriend, he retreats to the mall with his comic book-loving best friend Brodie, whose girlfriend has also left him. Between brooding and visits to the food court, the unmotivated suburban New Jersey teenagers decide to win their girlfriends back with the help of Silent Bob and Jay, the ultimate delinquents, as they scheme to disrupt T.S.'s girlfriend's father's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 1999

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

Shang, Wendy Wan Long

Summary: Presents a song set to the tune of "The wheels on the bus," where a multigenerational family enjoys a culturally rich meal.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SHA

Campbell-Slan, Joanna.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SLA

Shang, Wendy Wan Long

Summary: Evan Pao and his family move to Haddington, Virginia in hopes of keeping his father's notoriety a secret, but a small southern town is not an easy place for a Chinese-American boy to fit in, and one kid, Brady Griggs, seems determined to make things difficult.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2022

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Contents: Roll, Alabama, roll : The Alabama / The X-Seamen's Institute (3:00) -- Shenandoah / The X-Seamen's Institute (3:27) -- Clear the track and let the bullgine roll / Sam Eskin (1:31) -- Greenland whale fisheries / Stuart Gillespie (2:11) -- Paddy Doyle's boots / Alan Mills and the Shanty Men (:36) -- The black ball line / The Foc'sle Singers (:59) -- The sloop John B. / The Dicey Doh Singers...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK CLA

Summary: From master director Jia Zhang-Ke comes a vital document of Chinese society since 1949. Jia interviews three prominent authors, Jia Pingwa, Yu Hua, and Liang Hong, born in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, respectively. In their stories, we hear of the dire circumstances they faced in their rural villages and small towns, and the substantial political effort undertaken to address it, from the social...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Campbell-Slan, Joanna.

Summary: A guide to scrapbooking and journaling collects tips and techniques for preserving memories, photographs, and family stories.

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Publisher / Publication Date: EFG 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.593 SLA

Summary: The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays"...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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

Swann, S. A.

Summary: S. A. Swann continues to reinvent the werewolf myth in this fantastic new novel set in the medieval world of the celebrated Wolfbreed. Like its predecessor, Wolf's Cross is unafraid to cross boundaries and break taboos to tell an unforgettable story of romance and adventure that will forever change how you think about werewolves. Maria lives a simple life in a small Polish village, working for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2011

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Summary: Ben is a 23-year-old slacker who meets up and coming career girl Alison at a bar. They end up having a one night stand. Eight weeks later, Ben is shocked when Alison meets him and reveals that she is pregnant. Despite having little in common, the two decide that they have to at least try to make some kind of relationship work for the baby's sake.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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

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

Summary: Deanie is a beautiful and sensitive teenager who would do whatever her mother and her 1928 Kansas hometown find proper. Her boyfriend, Bud, has intense desires for Deanie and the two are very much in love. But, sexual pressures in society creates a rift in their relationship. She restrains herself while Bud acts on them, but with another girl. Bud's actions drive Deanie to madness. She is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

Summary: Bernie is extremely unlucky at gambling and he owes the Shangri-La casino's mob boss Shelly Kaplow over $100,000. He is so unlucky that he is hired as a "cooler". He gambles next to high rollers and gives them some of his bad luck to stop them from winning. This arrangement works out for awhile, but when Bernie has almost paid off his debt, he meets cocktail waitress, Natalie. The two start to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: "A passionate filmmaker, creating a film based upon a true crime, casts an unknown mysterious young woman bearing a disturbing resemblance to the femme fatale in the story. He finds himself unsuspectingly drawn into a complex web of haunting intrigue, obsessed with the woman, the crime, her possibly notorious past, and the disturbing complexity between art and truth."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Monterey Media 2011

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY ROA

Summary: A human baby accidentally ends up at the North Pole and grows up among the elf community. Buddy, as he comes to be known, knows that he's "special". When he's 30, Buddy learns from Santa that he's really a human. He decides to go in search of his father, to find out where he belongs. He walks to Manhattan, and is immediately run over by a cab. His father at first rejects him and Buddy ends up...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Productions 2008

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: Blu-ray Family Elf 2008

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