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Orwell, George

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lectorum 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 460 FIC ORW

Koestler, Arthur

Summary: Fictional portrayal of the nightmare politics of our time. Its hero is an aging revolutionary, imprisoned and psychologically tortured by the Party to which he has dedicated his life. As the pressure to confess preposterous crimes increases, he re-lives a career that embodies the terrible ironies and human betrayals of a totalitarian movement masking itself as an instrument of deliverance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2006

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Huxley, Aldous

Summary: Towering classic of dystopian satire, BRAVE NEW WORLD is a brilliant and terrifying vision of a soulless society--and of one man who discovers the human costs of mindless conformity. Hundreds of years in the future, the World Controllers have created an ideal civilization. Its members, shaped by genetic engineering and behavioral conditioning, are productive and content in roles they have been...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Everyman's Library 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUX

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Huxley 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SF HUX

Oh, Axie

Summary: In 2199 in the Neo State of Korea, eighteen-year-old Jaewon is partnered with supersoldier Tera, but their evolving love is threatened when Jaewon must choose among conflicting loyalties--to the totalitarian government that promises to end all war, the nationalist rebels his father followed, or the crime syndicate staging a coup.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc. 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC OH

Bradbury, Ray

Summary: In a society in which books are outlawed, Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P BRA

Bradbury, Ray

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: A book burner in a future fascist state finds out books are a vital part of a culture he never knew. He clandestinely pursues reading, until he is betrayed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Bradbury, Ray

Summary: Fireman Guy Montag is a fireman whose job it is to start fires. And he loves to rush to a fire and watch books burn, along with the houses in which they were hidden. Then he meets a seventeen-year old girl who tells him of a past when people were not afraid, and a professor who tells him of a future where people can think. And Guy Montag knows what he has to do ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1991

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SF BRA

Bradbury, Ray

Summary: In Bradbury's classic, frightening vision of the future, firemen don't put out fires but start them--to burn books. It's a time when trivial information is valued and true knowledge perceived as dangerous and subversive. Guy Montag is a fireman with a wife who's goading him to work harder so they could afford another television set. When Montag befriends their neighbor Clarisse, whose love for...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2004

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

Patterson, James

Summary: "For the first time in their lives, Wisty and Whit Allgood find themselves at odds as Wisty is drawn to a mysterious and magical stranger named Heath"-- Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC PAT

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PAT

Orwell, George

Summary: "1984 has come and gone, but George Orwell's prophetic, nightmarish vision in 1949 is timelier than ever."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: published by Signet Classic, an imprint of New American Library 1985

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC ORW

Orwell, George

Summary: All animals are equals but some animals are more equal than others. George Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution is the account of the bold struggle, initiated by the animals, that transforms Mr. Jones's Manor Farm into Animal Farm, a wholly democratic society built on the credo that all animals are created equal. Out of their cleverness, the pigs Napoleon, Squealer, and Snowball...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Orwel

Orwell, George

2 holds on 8 copies

Summary: "1984 has come and gone, but George Orwell's prophetic, nightmarish vision in 1949 is timelier than ever."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: published by Signet Classic, an imprint of New American Library 1985

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Orwell, George

Summary: George Orwell's famous satire of the Soviet Union, in which "all animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others." A satire on totalitarianism in which farm animals overthrow their human owner and set up their own government.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1990

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ORW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Orwell 1990

Bradbury, Ray

Summary: In Bradbury's futuristic novel, the knowledge gained from books is forbidden, and television replaces deep thought with vapid and menial information. Firefighter Guy Montag is assigned to locate, confiscate, and burn books. He is content with his life and job until he discovers the valuable knowledge found within books. Now, Guy must decide to either continue his stale existence or abscond with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Donnelly, Lara Elena

Summary: "Welcome to Amberlough City, the illustrious but corrupt cosmopolitan beacon of Gedda. The radical One State Party--nicknamed the Ospies--is gaining popular support to unite Gedda's four municipal governments under an ironclad, socially conservative vision. Not everyone agrees with the Ospies' philosophy, including master spy Cyril DePaul and his lover Aristide Makricosta, smuggler and emcee at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Books 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

Kratman, Tom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen 2010

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1 available in Mass-Market Paperback, Call number: PBK SF Kratman 2010

Patterson, James.

Summary: Whit and Wisty Allgood have led the resistance against a totalitarian regime that has banned all forms of creativity and executed their parents, but even the growing strength of the siblings' magic has not been able to stop the evil dictator, and they must somehow prepare for an imminent showdown.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: LP YA FIC PAT

Orwell, George

Summary: "When the animals at Manor Farm revolt against their master, Mr. Jones, their goal is to take over the farm and establish an ideal community based on hard work, honesty, and the equality of all animals. Guided by the memory of Old Major's utopian vision and the seven commandments, Animal Farm, as the animals have renamed it, briefly fulfills the ideal."--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1987

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

Orwell, George

Summary: Orwell's world famous satire on dictatorship told through a story about the happenings of an english country farm and the animal inhabitants who find it their duty to rebel against the sometimes cruel owner and prove themselves every bit mankind's intellectual equal.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1987

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Orwell, George.

Summary: A single man's determined battle against Big Brother and the forces of totalitarianism.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FICTION Orwell

Patterson, James

Summary: Whit and Wisty Allgood have led the resistance against a totalitarian regime that has banned all forms of creativity and executed their parents, but even the growing strength of the siblings' magic has not been able to stop the evil dictator, and they must somehow prepare for an imminent showdown.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PAT

Patterson, James

Summary: "Magical teen siblings Whit and Wisty Allgood struggle against a mounting public opposition to magic and a brutal crime wave led by a powerful wizard intent on ruling the City"-- Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PAT

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC PAT

Patterson, James

Summary: After escaping imprisonment by the totalitarian regime known as the New Order, siblings Wisty and Whit Allgood, who possess magical powers, establish themselves as leaders of the Resistance, a hidden community of teenagers like themselves, hunted by the state and determined to defy its ban on the arts, magic, and all other forms of creativity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PAT

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