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Summary: Two competing lawyer join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Philadelphia 2004

Summary: Step up to the bar at Paddy's Pub and get into the crazy world of Dee, Charlie, Frank and Mac as they pursue even more outrageous subjects like cannibalism, glory-hole fixations, or Dennis's over-the-top sexual memoirs.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: Whether it's underage drinking, homophobia or smokers' rights, no subject is off limits for the hilariously warped gang at Paddy's Pub. The staff of this neighborhood bar takes dysfunction and political incorrectness to wickedly hilarious extremes. Knock one back with Mac, Charlie, Dennis, his sister Dee, and their nihilistic father Frank, as their twisted and self-obsessed worldviews lead to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: Clyde Shelton is a brilliant planner and inventor. One night two robbers invade his Philadelphia home and brutally kill his wife and daughter, almost killing him. When the killers are caught, Assistant DA Nick Rice is assigned the case. Nick makes a deal with one of the killers to testify against his partner for a 10 year plea bargain prison sentence. Clyde doesn't want Nick to make the deal,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2010

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Summary: Vince Papale is a down-on-his-luck substitute teacher in Philadelphia who, at the age of 30, was out of work, abandoned by his wife, and biding time as a part-time bartender when he decides to answer an open call for tryouts on the Philadelphia Eagles NFL football team in 1976. Going with his gut instinct, new coach Dick Vermeil rewards Papale's diligent efforts with a place on the team.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Invincible 2006

Summary: John and Jen are journalists who are a newly married couple. Marley is the adopted puppy that no one wants, a high-strung lab who is virtually untrainable. Marley shreds cushions, destroys floors and walls and most everything in between. Instead of taking him to the pound, they love their dog and he faithfully loves them in return. John and Jen eventually have three children and Jen gives up...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE MAR

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Contents: Essays. Collecting the image of America : Charles Willson Peale's The artist in his museum and Samuel F.B. Morse's Gallery of the Louvre / Judith Russi Kirshner -- Painting the image of America : portraiture and genre in the 19th century / Elizabeth Milroy -- Americans in the landscape / D. Scott Atkinson -- American impressionism / Elizabeth Milroy -- America and the modernist spirit / D....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Terra Museum of American Art 1987

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Summary: America's favorite back-stabbing bar owners are at it again in the outrageously over-the-top Season Eight of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia! Join the gang at Paddy's Pub for more disagreements, divisiveness, debauchery and depravity as Charlie and Dee find love among Philadelphia's high society, and Dennis crashes his ex-wife's wedding. Frank loses his memory - and his mind - in a hopeless...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2013

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Summary: Based on the true story of inner city Philadelphia swim coach Jim Ellis. The story revolves around Ellis' fight to build a swim team in one of Philly's toughest neighborhoods in the 1970s. Ultimately, Ellis leads the swimmers to the state championships.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2007

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Pride 2007

Summary: Step up to the bar with Mac, Dennis, Charlie, Dee and Frank, the outrageously inappropriate gang at Paddy's Pub, as they work together for a common cause, themselves! It's every man for himself as the gang tackles gay marriage, fights the class war, enjoys the high life on the high seas and does whatever it takes to figure out who knocked up Dee.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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Lashner, William.

Summary: Victor Carl is a defense attorney who skates the edge of legal ethics; but he is loyal to his clients--even when they're dead. Joey Cheaps tells Victor his part in a crime, and is then murdered, leading Victor to search for the killer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAS

Summary: The gang returns for their most inappropriate adventures yet in season 9 of It's always sunny in Philadelphia. Once again, Paddy's Pub is the spot for clever cruelty and tasteless tomfoolery as Dee and Charlie get roped into a pyramid scheme and Dennis reveals he has super-powered erections. Season 9 also features "The Gang Saves The Day," the show's historic 100th episode. While trying to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2014

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Summary: Kate is a successful and single businesswoman who has long put her career ahead of a personal life. At 37, she's finally determined to have a child on her own. Unable to get pregnant, a driven Kate allows South Philly working girl Angie Ostrowiski to become her unlikely surrogate. After learning that Angie is pregnant, Kate goes into precision nesting mode. She reads childcare books,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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Summary: Join the dysfunctional gang at Paddy's Pub for another outrageous season. Whether they're giving a hooker an image makeover, hitting the beach at the Jersey Shore, preparing for the apocalypse, or simply engaging in a little good old-fashioned cyber-stalking, the gang delivers more trash-talking, half-baked insanity than ever before. Now, get ready to get fat with Mac and indulge in Season...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: An Amish boy witnesses a murder, and the cop on the case discovers it's part of a conspiracy in his department. Includes all-new special features including a five part documentary and much more.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2005

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

Biddle, Daniel R.

Summary: Octavius Valentine Catto was an orator who shared stages with Frederick Douglass, a second baseman on Philadelphia's best black baseball team, a teacher at the city's finest black school and an activist who fought in the state capital and on the streets for equal rights. With his racially-charged murder, the nation lost a civil rights pioneer-one who risked his life a century before Selma and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Temple University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CATTO, OCTAVIUS BID

Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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Summary: After finding a bagful of unmarked $100 bills, there were a million reasons for unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle to give the money back, but he couldn't think of one good enough.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hollywood Pictures Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Money 2003

Summary: Story of two competing lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1997

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE PHI

Summary: Follows the dysfunctional adventures of four friends who own and operate a bar in Philadelphia.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV IT'S

Junger, Sebastian

Summary: Decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin lamented that English settlers were constantly fleeing over to the Indians -- but Indians almost never did the same. Tribal society has been exerting an almost gravitational pull on Westerners for hundreds of years, and the reason lies deep in our evolutionary past as a communal species. The most recent example of that attraction is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit 302.3 Junger

Corchado, Alfredo

Summary: When Alfredo Corchado moved to Philadelphia in 1987, he felt as if he was the only Mexican in the city. But in a restaurant called Tequilas, he connected with two other Mexican men and one Mexican American, all feeling similarly isolated. Over the next three decades, the four friends continued to meet, coming together over their shared Mexican roots and their love of tequila. One was a radical...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 COR

McElhinney, Ann

Summary: In 2013 Dr Kermit Gosnell was convicted of killing four people, including three babies, but is thought to have killed hundreds, perhaps thousands more in a 30-year killing spree. Gosnell is currently serving three life sentences (without the possibility of parole) for murdering babies and patients at his "House of Horrors" abortion clinic. This book--now a major movie starring Dean Cain (Lois &...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing, a division of Salem Media Group 2017

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Goffman, Alice.

Summary: Forty years in, the tough on crime turn in American politics has spurred a prison boom of historic proportions that disproportionately affects Black communities. It has also torn at the lives of those on the outside. As arrest quotas and high tech surveillance criminalize entire blocks, a climate of fear and suspicion pervades daily life, not only for young men entangled in the legal system,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307 GOF