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Summary: In Singapore's Changi Gaol during WWII, Corporal King, a thoroughly unscrupulous and opportunistic American POW, makes shabby deals with the camp guards in order to make his confinement more comfortable. King delights in rising above his military rank and social class as he uses his streetwise tactics to "rule" over his fellow Allied prisoners and his Japanese captors.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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

Summary: "Wealthy entrepreneur Bruce Wayne and his ward Dick Grayson lead a double life: they are actually the crime-fighting duo Batman and Robin. A secret Batpole in the Wayne mansion leads to the Batcave, where Police Commissioner Gordon summons the Dynamic Duo on the Batphone with the latest emergency threatening Gotham City. Racing to the scene of the crime in the jet-powered Batmobile, Batman and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Here comes Cookie: A wealthy retiree surprises everyone by deeding his entire fortune to his ditzy daughter. But when the newly rich young woman becomes convinced the family is actually on the verge of bankruptcy, complications abound -- Six of a kind: Sharing a car on a drive to California with another couple turns into a comedy marathon -- Love in bloom: Lighthearted story of a young woman on...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2003

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

Master P.

Contents: Bout It, Bout It II (5:09) -- Make 'Em Say Uhh (5:04) -- How Ya Do Dat (4:31) -- Bounce Dat Azz (5:26) -- Thug Girl (3:12) -- I Got The Hook Up (4:17) -- Hot Boys & Girls (5:24) -- Souljas (3:32) -- Mr. Ice Cream Man (5:08) -- My Ghetto Heroes (4:44) -- Bout Dat (3:21) -- Step To Dis (2:50) -- Break 'Em Off Somethin' (4:42) -- Burbons And Lacs (4:10) -- Goodbye To My Homies (4:15) -- I Miss My...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Priority Records 2005

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Summary: "All-American athlete, scholar, renowned baritone, stage actor, and social activist, Paul Robeson ... the son of an escaped slave, managed to become a top-billed movie star during the time of Jim Crow America ... his film legacy lives on and continues to speak eloquently of the long and difficult journey of a courageous and outspoken African-American."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: A dry-witted, sexual, angry, grief-riddled woman hurls herself at modern living in London. She often escapes into momentary fantasy asides -- letting an imaginary audience hear her unspoken gibes -- as she navigates her father's emotional distance, her godmother-turned-stepmother, her perfect sister and horrible brother-in-law as well as her seemingly-doomed love life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD FLE

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

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

P Webster L Alter

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Leo Feist 1936

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Contents: Disc one, December 23, 1938 concert. Swingin' the blues / Count Basie, Eddie Durham, (Count Basie and his Orchestra) (3:34) -- One o'clock jump / Count Basie, (Count Basie & his Orchestra) (1:11) -- Introduction / John Hammond (0:38) -- Blues with Lips / Count Basie, (Oran "Hot Lips" Page, with Count Basie Orchestra) (3:11) -- I never knew / Ted Fio Rito, Gus Kahn, (Kansas City Five) (3:11) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Vanguard 1999

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

Thompson-Hernández, Walter

Summary: In Compton, California, ten black riders on horseback cut an unusual profile, their cowboy hats tilted against the hot Los Angeles sun. They are the Compton Cowboys, their small ranch one of the very last in a formerly semirural area of the city that has been home to African-American horse riders for decades. To most people, Compton is known only as the home of rap greats NWA and Kendrick...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.4004 THO

Thompson-Hernández, Walter

Summary: The Compton Cowboys are a group who grew up in the city where Kendrick Lamar and Serena Williams were raised; a city portrayed in the media as ground zero for gang violence. But in 1988, with the creation of the Compton Junior Posse, a youth program set on a horse ranch in the middle of Compton, these men and women found a safe space. In this young readers' edition, kids will witness how the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.4004 THO

Summary: Cornelius, Zira and Dr. Milo, three apes from the future, escape from their planet as it is being destroyed and land on 20th century Earth where they are taken to the Los Angeles Zoo for examination. When Zira reveals their ability to speak to a psychologist, the apes are treated as curiosities. However, when the U.S. government begins to believe their story that the Earth will eventually be...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: Wilbur Whateley draws graduate student Nancy Wagner from Miskatonic University back to Dunwich with the book of the occult, the Necronomicon, in tow, with Whateley planning to use both in a mysterious ritual to summon "The Old Ones".

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Walker, Karen Thompson

Summary: One night in an isolated college town in the hills of Southern California, a first-year student stumbles into her dorm room, falls asleep, and doesn't wake up. She sleeps through the morning, into the evening. Her roommate, Mei, cannot rouse her. Neither can the paramedics, nor the perplexed doctors at the hospital. When a second girl falls asleep, and then a third, Mei finds herself thrust...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Walker 2018

Walker, Karen Thompson.

Summary: With a voice as distinctive and original as that of The Lovely Bones, and for the fans of the speculative fiction of Margaret Atwood, Karen Thompson Walker's The Age of Miracles is a luminous, haunting, and unforgettable debut novel about coming of age set against the backdrop of an utterly altered world. "It still amazes me how little we really knew. . . . Maybe everything that happened to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Publishing Group 2012

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Walker, Karen Thompson.

Summary: On a seemingly ordinary Saturday in a California suburb, Julia and her family awake to discover, along with the rest of the world, that the rotation of the earth has suddenly begun to slow. The days and nights grow longer and longer, gravity is affected, the environment is thrown into disarray. Yet as she struggles to navigate an ever-shifting landscape, Julia is also coping with the normal...

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 FIC WAL

Walker, Karen Thompson

Summary: "One night in an isolated college town in the hills of Southern California, a first-year student stumbles into her dorm room, falls asleep--and doesn't wake up. She sleeps through the morning, into the evening. Her roommate, Mei, cannot rouse her. Neither can the paramedics, nor the perplexed doctors at the hospital. When a second girl falls asleep, and then a third, Mei finds herself thrust...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Walker, Karen Thompson.

Summary: Imagines the coming-of-age story of young Julia, whose world is thrown into upheaval when it is discovered that the Earth's rotation has suddenly begun to slow, posing a catastrophic threat to all life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Walker 2012

Russell, P. Craig

Summary: "This supernatural American road trip fantasy tells the story of a war between the ancient and modern gods. Shadow Moon gets out of jail only to discover his wife is dead. Defeated, broke, and uncertain where to go from here, he meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday, who employs him to serve as his bodyguard--thrusting Shadow into a deadly world where ghosts of the past come back from the dead,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 GAI

Summary: A group of Starship Troopers hide in an abandoned outpost after battling alien bugs. The group recovers but fails to realize that more danger is ahead.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: Wake Island: A handful of U.S. Marines holdout against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2011

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE CLA

Summary: A convict leaves jail in Texas on a parole arranged by a crooked politician, and promptly joins his wife in planning a bank robbery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE GET

L Alter,P Webster O Straus

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Leo Feist 1937

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: An artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio to '70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room, Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics, and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history and the human condition as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TON

Walker, Matthew P.

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "The first sleep book by a leading scientific expert--Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley's Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab--reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better. Sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life, wellness, and longevity. Until very recently,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 612.82 WAL

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.82 WAL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Health Walker

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