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Cipolla, Carlo M.

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Summary: "An economist explores the five laws that confirm our worst fears: stupid people can and do rule the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2021

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Taleb, Nassim.

Summary: "The acclaimed author of the influential bestseller The Black Swan, Nicholas Nassim Taleb takes a next big step with a deceptively simple concept: the "antifragile." Like the Greek hydra that grows two heads for each one it loses, people, systems, and institutions that are antifragile not only withstand shocks, they benefit from them. In a modern world dominated by chaos and uncertainty,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.2 TAL

Taleb, Nassim.

Summary: Not all swans are white, and not all events are predictable. Taleb shows that black swans, like 9/11, cannot be foreseen and have an immeasurable impact on the world.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 003.54 TAL

Taleb, Nassim.

Summary: "The acclaimed author of the influential bestseller The Black Swan, Nicholas Nassim Taleb takes a next big step with a deceptively simple concept: the "antifragile." Like the Greek hydra that grows two heads for each one it loses, people, systems, and institutions that are antifragile not only withstand shocks, they benefit from them. In a modern world dominated by chaos and uncertainty,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 155.24 TAL

Taleb, Nassim.

Summary: Examines the role of the unexpected, discussing why improbable events are not anticipated or understood properly and how humans rationalize the black swan phenomenon to make it appear less random.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 003.54 TAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 003.54 Taleb

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 003.54 Taleb

Weston, Randy.

Contents: African Village Bedford-Stuyvesant 1 (3:16) -- The healers (10:44) -- African cookbook (17:13) -- La Elaha-Ella Allah/Morad Allah (6:39) -- The call (6:12) -- African Village Bedford-Stuyvesant 2 (8:26) -- The seventh queen (16:35) -- Blue Moses (11:57) -- African sunrise (19:50) -- A prayer for us all (5:16).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Antilles 1992

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ WES

Tate, Nicholas.

Summary: The author discusses the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, including the timetable for implementation and some cost projections.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Humanix Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.10425 TAT

Summary: A Chernobyl-like disaster on a Klingon moon has the Klingon leader attempting to make peace with the Federation. Sent to escort the leader to the peace talks is Captain Kirk and the Enterprise crew. The crew becomes stunned when unknown conspirators murder the Klingon and the blame is fixed on them. Captain Kirk and Dr. McCoy are accused of the crime. As they stand trial for murder, Mr. Spock...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI STA

Shakespeare, William

Summary: Stirred up by the cynical Apemantus. Timon retreats to the woods where he plots the destruction of Athens, the city that had formerly seemed to embody everything pleasurable and civilized. The cosmic scope of his hatred is communicated in a series of powerful and disturbing dramatic tableaux.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Arkangel Productions 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA

Summary: The legendary George Takei has blazed his own trail while conquering new frontiers with a beaming trademark grin. Take a hilarious, entertaining, and moving look at the many roles played by eclectic 77-year-old actor/activist George Takei. The film offers unprecedented access to the daily life of George and his husband/business partner, Brad Takei, and chronicles his fascinating personal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: [Disc 1]: Star trek: the motion picture: A massive alien presence of enormous power enters Federation space, destroying three powerful Klingon cruisers and neutralizing everthing in its path and Admiral James T. Kirk returns to the helm of an updated U.S.S. Enterprise and sets course to meet the aggressor head-on. [Disc 2]: Star trek II: the wrath of Khan: On a routine inspection of the U.S.S....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI STA

Summary: The Federation Starship U.S.S. Enterprise is on routine training maneuvers, and Admiral James T. Kirk seems resigned to the fact that this may be his last space mission. But Khan--a brilliant renegade of 20th Century Earth--is back with his exiled band of genetic supermen and setting a deadly trap for his old enemy Kirk ... with the threat of a universal Armageddon!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2002

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI STA

Summary: On January 20, 1942, 15 German officials attended a conference at Wannsee - on the outskirts of Berlin. The meeting comprised of mid-ranking SS commanders and a variety of government ministers. The meeting was organized by SS Major Adolf Eichmann under the direction of Chief of Security Reinhard Heydrich. It was a polite conference, but under this thin veneer of manners lay an evil intent. By...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2002

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

Summary: The story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 12

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

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

Summary: Fistful of dollars: an anonymous but deadly sharpshooter rides into a lawless Mexican border town torn by war between two factions, the Baxters and the Rojos. Instead of fleeing or dying, as most other would do, the man schemes to play the two sides off each other, getting rich in the bargain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN CLI

Jaffari, Laleh

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Summary: "When the rain comes the elephant likes to put up his umbrella and invite his friends underneath. One day the umbrella is swept away by the wind and meets the leopard and the bear, who have very different ideas about how to use the umbrella."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tiny Owl Publishing Ltd. 2019

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Summary: A Ohio couple experience the trip from hell while in New York, when everything that could go wrong does.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: In Dhadkan (Heart beat), Anjali (Shilpa Shetty) is forced by her parents to marry a man they choose rather than Dev (Sunil Shetty), an illegitimate child. Anjali's marriage to Ram (Akshay Kumar) gets off to a disastrous start, as Anjali refuses to acknowledge Ram as her husband. But despite herself Anjali is drawn into Ram's family's intrigue, overcomes her memory of Dev, and gradually comes to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Eros International 2000

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

Summary: The story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD 12

Summary: Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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

Shakespeare, William

Summary: Traces the personal and political fortunes of King Henry VI, from the time of his childhood to youth and marriage to the beautiful but ruthless Margaret of Anjou, and through the power struggles of his subjects the Yorkists and Lancastrians, ending with the growing influence of sinister Richard, Duke of Gloucester.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Partners 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA

Summary: The Hollow crown: "New adaptations of Shakespeare's tetralogy of history plays comprising the 'Henriad' for the BBC's 2012 Cultural Olympiad: King Richard II; King Henry IV, Part 1; King Henry IV, Part 2; King Henry V. The plays chronicle a continuous period in British history from the end of the 14th century to the aftermath of the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. Together, the plays comprise a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Nicolas, Christopher.

Summary: From A-wings to X-wings, from landspeeders to snowspeeders, from Death Stars to Star Destroyers--this Big Golden Book is packed with stories about all the awesome vehicles from the Star Wars saga!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Golden Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NIC

Kassin

Contents: Comprimidos demais -- Relax -- Estricina -- Momento de clareza -- O anestesista -- Sua sugestao -- A paisagem morta -- Digerido -- Serio o donut -- As coisa que nos nao fizemo -- Enquanto desaba o mundo.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Luaka Bop 2018

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN KAS

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