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Thomas, Richard F.

Summary: When the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan in 2016, a debate raged. Some celebrated, while many others questioned the choice. How could the world's most prestigious book prize be awarded to a famously cantankerous singer-songwriter who wouldn't even deign to attend the medal ceremony? In 'Why Bob Dylan matters', Harvard Professor Richard F. Thomas answers this question with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 THO

Thomas, Richard Walter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Indiana University Press 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.434 THO

Summary: Newlyweds Ben and Joanna's happiness is short-lived when Parsons leads a pirate attack on the family. The arrival of a merchant ship rescues the Robinsons. Back in boston, David stands trial for the murder of Parsons' brother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar Inc. 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ad 5

Summary: Secrets can be deadly in this suspenseful thriller about undercover Russian spies in 1980s Washington D.C. Phillip and Elizabeth Jennings seem to be a typical suburban couple, but they're actually lethal KGB agents plotting to bring down America. As the Cold War escalates, Philip and Elizabeth must take extreme measures to continue their mission to keep their true identities hidden. But when an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD AME NOT RATED

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV AME

Summary: Product Description: During the summer of 1967, race riots swept across U.S. cities. Detroit was the scene of one of the worst of these. "The State of Black Michigan" is a landmark volume that investigates how, since 1967, Michigan's black population has changed, how its interactions with the white community have altered, and, most important, how policymakers can act to further narrow the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2007

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 305.896 STA

Summary: Richard Thomas plays the key role of John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression and a fledgling writer whose observations are filled with the growing-up lessons and love he receives from his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2012

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WAL

Summary: It can be anything. A fanged monster that won't stay on the movie screen. Something ominous lurking in the basement. A malevolent force in a small New England town takes the shape of a clown, but It isn't clowning around. Instead, It terrifies youngsters with their innermost fears, bringing some to their untimely doom -- until a group of wily neighborhood kids fight back. Thirty years later the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie IT 2002

Summary: Join the Swiss Family Robinson on their desert island as they live in the trees, fight pirates, and weather storms.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar Inc. 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ad 4

Summary: The stakes have never been higher for KGB operatives Philip and Elizabeth Jennings than in this pulse pounding fourth season. Still grieving the death of her mother, Elizabeth berates Paige for telling her pastor about her parents' covert profession. A deadly bioweapon threatens Gabriel's life, and the couple shatters the lives of loved ones when Martha is told Clark's true identity and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD AME NOT RATED

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Chronicles the life of a family living in rural Virginia during the Depression.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2012

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WAL

Grisham, John.

Summary: Big trouble is brewing for Theodore Boone. While all of Strattenburg anxiously awaits the new trial of infamous murder suspect Pete Duffy, problems arise for their own kid lawyer. There's been a robbery and Theo is the accused. His reputation is on the line, and with the evidence building against him and dangerous threats looming, Theo will do whatever it takes to prove his innocence even if it...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GRI

Summary: A series of 10 "episodes" of the story of the Swiss Family Robinson who embarked on a perilous sailing voyage and eventually find themselves on a remote tropical island. This is their story from the time they left Boston to their eventual rescue and return to Boston. Each of these "episodes" was originally aired on television as three episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: The Robinsons' great advetnure ends, but as each member struggles to adjust to civilization, is a new and greater adventure on the horizon?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ad 6

Summary: Katherine has lost her son, Cal has lost his lover, and together they must seek a reconciliation, an understanding of life with and now without their Andre who has lost his life to AIDS.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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

Summary: Seen through the eyes of the Apostle Mark, this beautifully animated recreation begins with Jesus' joyful entrance into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. Then follows the drama of Christ's betrayal, arrest, and crucifixion--and His triumphant resurrection.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: DVD JUV GRE

Summary: Through another hard year of the Depression, season three details the Walton family's discovery that the true richness in life comes from the joy they bring each other, while fans also relive John-Boy's first year at college. Includes all 25 episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2012

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

Edwards, Archie

Contents: John Henry -- Meet me in the bottom -- Called my baby long distance -- That won't do -- My old schoolmates -- Hen's cackle -- Saturday night hop -- Baby, please gimme a break -- T for Texas -- Sitting on top of the world -- Payday -- Take me back baby -- Little girl.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Mapleshade 1994

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES EDW

Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: When the 1860 Republican National Convention chose Abraham Lincoln over three seasoned politicians, his rivals were shocked and humilated. Lincoln immediately went about mending fences by inviting them to join his cabinet. Historian Doris Kearns Godwin reveals how Lincoln brilliantly converted former political foes and used them to strengthen his presidency.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 Goodw

Grisham, John.

Summary: Theo thought the danger had passed, but he's about to face off against an old adversary: accused murderer and fugitive Pete Duffy. On a field trip to Washington, DC, Theo spots a familiar face on the Metro: Duffy, who jumped bail and was never seen again. Theo's quick thinking helps bring Duffy back to Strattenburg to stand trial. But now that Duffy knows who he is, Theo is in greater danger...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GRI

Summary: Join the Swiss Family Robinson on their desert island as they live in the trees, fight pirates, and weather storms.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar Inc. 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ad 3

Summary: A collection of transgressive stories selected by a rigorous nomination and vetting process and hand selected by editors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Burnt

Darden, Joe T.

Summary: Episodes of racial conflict in Detroit form just one facet of the city's storied and legendary history, and they have sometimes overshadowed the less widely known but equally important occurrence of interracial cooperation in seeking solutions to the city's problems. The conflicts also present many opportunities to analyze, learn from, and interrogate the past in order to help lay the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 DAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.896 DAR

Grisham, John.

Summary: When his best friend disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, thirteen-year-old Theo uses his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GRI

Herzlich, Mark

Summary: " In 2011, Mark Herzlich became a starting linebacker for a New York Giants team that would win the Super Bowl-just two years after he had been told that he would never play football again. Now Herzlich tells his triumphant story for the first time. As a child, Herzlich found an inspiring and grounding force in football, eventually turning his passion into a first-team All-American spot at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HERZLICH, MARK HER