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Trethewey, Natasha D.

6 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "A chillingly personal and exquisitely wrought memoir of a daughter reckoning with the brutal murder of her mother at the hands of her former stepfather, and the moving, intimate story of a poet coming into her own in the wake of a tragedy."--Dust jacket. At nineteen Trethewey's world turned upside down when her former stepfather shot and killed her mother. Grieving and still new to adulthood,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 WOR

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRE

Summary: Collection of performances in England by blues legends.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Universal Music Distribution 2007

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC AME

Fullilove, Michael

Summary: Documents the lesser-known role of the President and five influential diplomats in overturning American isolationist beliefs and pulling the country into World War II, citing the reports that led to America's support of Great Britain and Russia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D FUL

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: As English armies invade Scotland in 1306, eleven-year-old Princess Marjorie, daughter of the newly crowned Scottish king, Robert the Bruce, is captured by England's King Edward Longshanks and held in a cage on public display.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2002

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: FIC YOL

Borneman, Walter R.

Summary: Evaluates the pivotal contributions of history's only five-star admirals and how their triumphs in World War II rendered the United States the world's dominant sea power.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 359 BOR

Ramsey, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson Publishers 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 RAM

Summary: An ex-con is determined to wreak bloody revenge on the small-town lawyer who helped send him to jail.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 2001

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER Cap

Summary: "Made following the discovery of amateur footage shot in China in 1966 during the first and most radical stage of the Cultural Revolution, IN THE INTENSE NOW speaks to the fleeting nature of moments of great intensity. Scenes of China are set alongside archival images of the events of 1968 in France, Czechoslovakia, and, to a lesser extent, Brazil. In keeping with the tradition of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Albert, Susan Wittig

Summary: During World War II, General Dwight Eisenhower's wife Mamie knew the gossip: Ike was involved with another woman; his letters home were only tepidly reassuring. The relationship between Eisenhower and his driver/aide Kay Summersby moved from England to North Africa and then throughout Europe before and after the Normandy landing. At the end of the war, Ike is faced with the heart-wrenching...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Persevero Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

Polacco, Patricia.

Summary: Whenever Mary Ellen needed Betty Doll, she was there. Through the fierce Michigan thunderstorms and the snowy blizzards. Through parties, weddings, and the deaths of old friends. Now, when Mary Ellen's daughter Trisha needs Betty Doll most, she opens a package and rediscovers the sweet old doll, along with a letter written by her mother right before she died. In it, her mother tells the story...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE POL

Cohen, Adam (Adam Seth)

Summary: Brings to life a fulcrum moment in American history--the tense, feverish first one hundred days of FDR's presidency, when he and his inner circle completely reinvented the role of the federal government in response to the Crash of 1929 and its consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 Coh

Petersen, David.

Summary: Recounts the life of Ishi, sole survivor of a small band of Yahi Indians, who was found in 1911 near Oroville, California.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1991

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB ISHI PET

Persico, Joseph E.

Summary: In Franklin and Lucy, acclaimed author and historian Joseph E. Persico explores FDR's romance with Lucy Rutherfurd (which was far deeper and lasted much longer than was previously acknowledged). Persico also shows how FDR's infidelity as a husband contributed to Eleanor's eventual transformation from a repressed Victorian to perhaps the greatest American woman of her century; how the shaping...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 PER

Summary: It is the Middle Ages, and nothing is more feared in England than Viking warriors. In one of many raids, Viking leader Ragnar kills the English king and forces himself on the Queen. With the King dead, his brother takes the thrown but unknown to anyone but a trusted servant, the Queen is now with child. In order to protect the boy, he is sent away to be raised in safety away from the new King....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 2002

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

Costain, Thomas B. (Thomas Bertram)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1947

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COS

Copplestone, Trewin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Parragon/Siena 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.9492 COP

Summary: This Bill Moyers program features news correspondent Richard Strout, who covered Washington and the White House from 1925 to his retirement in 1984. Strout's reports, filed for the Christian Science Monitor and The New Republic, are studied here not only as chronicles of American history but as milestones circumscribing our nation's capital-and its evolution from a "small town" to the nerve...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Irving, David John Cawdell

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Congdon & Lattès 1981

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5412 IRV

Scott, Michael

Summary: Back in London, fifteen-year-old twins Sophie and Josh Newman must determine whom they can and cannot trust as they search for both Scatty and an immortal who can teach Josh the magic of fire, while Doctor Dee and Machiavelli continue to seek power.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SCO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: J FIC SCO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SCO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y Fiction Sco

Scott, Michael.

Summary: Fifteen-year-old twins Sophie and Josh Newman continue their magical training in Paris with Nicholas Flamel, Scatty, and the Comte de Sant Germaine, pursued by Doctor Dee and the immortal Niccolo Machiavelli.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SCO

Fenster, J. M. (Julie M.)

Summary: A brilliant look at how the indomitable and enlightened Louis Howe became the mega-advisor of the Roosevelt Clan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOWE, LOUIS M FEN

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