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1 hold on 9 copies

Summary: A handful of men and their expertly trained dogs search for rare, expensive and delicious white Alba truffles deep in the forests of Piedmont, Italy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2021

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

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4 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Lust, Teresa

Summary: "Moving from the Italian Piedmont to the Maremma and then to Le Marche, chef Teresa Lust interweaves portraits of the people who served as her culinary guides with cultural and natural history in this charming exploration of authentic Italian cuisine. We learn how to prepare bagna cauda--a robust dipping sauce of anchovies, garlic, and olive oil--with Lust's relatives outside Torino. We learn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5092 LUS

Jacobsen, Rowan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Truffles attract dreamers, schemers, and sensualists. People spend years training dogs to find them underground. They plant forests of oaks and wait a decade for truffles to appear. They pay $3,000 a pound to possess them. They turn into quivering puddles in their presence. Jacobsen takes us into a world of secretive hunts, misty woods, black-market deals, obsessive chefs, quixotic scientists,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2021

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Summary: A truffle hunter who lives alone in the Oregonian wilderness must return to his past in Portland in search of his beloved foraging pig after she is kidnapped.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Casanova has to begin searching for a wife. He is a womanizer with many conquests and If he cannot show he is living a more respectable life, the Church will throw him out of Venice. He is quickly engaged to Victoria, a woman with a pure reputation. As soon as that is arranged, he meets Francesca, a feminist who hates all he stands for. He pretends to be someone else to get into her good...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE CAS

Contents: Truckin' little baby (John Jackson) (3:00) -- Mamie (John Cephas and Phil Wiggins) (4:13) -- Hey bartender, there's a big bug in my beer (Warner Williams and Eddie Pennington) (2:47) -- Confusion (Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry) (3:21) -- T.B. blues (Josh White) (3:24) -- If I could holler like a mountain jack (Baby Tate) (3:06) -- Clog dance (Hobart Smith) (1:09) -- Daisy (Brownie McGhee)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 2017

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

Summary: "The Benedetti family has been haunted by a curse for generations. On a long drive to visit their reclusive grandfather in Tuscany, Luigi Benedetti tells his children the mysterious story of their ancestors -- a tragic tale filled with forbidden love, passion, vengeance and betrayal"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Koch Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN FIO

Summary: Rodrigo Borgia becomes Pope Alexander VI, propelling him, his two sons Cesare and Juan, and his daughter, Lucrezia, to become the most powerful and influential family of the Italian Renaissance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2011

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Summary: Federico Fellini's look at the many layers of Rome-- ancient, his own past, and the present day. A semi-autobiographical, poetic comedy-drama film.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ROM

Abramson, Rudy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomasson-Grant & Lickle 1996

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 975 ABR

Jonas, Raymond Anthony.

Contents: Pt. 1. The road to Adwa -- Courtly ambitions -- Listing toward Adwa -- Italy in Africa -- The price of liberty -- Black in service of white -- Africa in Italy -- "Something humiliating for my kingdom" -- pt. 2. The battle -- Menelik's march -- Amba Alage -- Stalled at Sauria -- Baratieri chooses -- Armies meet -- The center crumbles -- pt. 3. Aftermaths -- Despair, panic, pursuit -- The harvest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 963.043 JON

Hughes, Shirley

Summary: "Florence, Italy, 1944: The city is under heavy Nazi occupation, but for thirteen-year-old Paolo, war is a long and boring wait. Too young to fight for the resistance, yet desperate for action and adventure, he sneaks out each night to ride his bicycle along the darkened city streets. For Paolo, the risk is thrilling. But when he is accosted by Partisans--covert members of the anti-Nazi...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2013

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

Summary: Tells the saga of the ill-fated 1928 Arctic expedition headed by Italian Unberto Nobile. After the crash of their dirigible, Italia, the survivors huddle in their makeshift red canvas dwelling, desperately sending out S.O.S. signals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

Summary: Based on a true story of a daring young girl who will stop at nothing and fear no one. In 1943, thirteen-year old Fanny and her younger sisters were sent from their home in France to an Italian foster home for Jewish children. When the Nazis arrive in Italy, their caretakers desperately organize the departure of the children to Switzerland. When they are suddenly left on their own, these eleven...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Gussow, Joan Dye.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Pub. Co. 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.0484 GUS

Summary: Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Quo 2008

Summary: Through a glass darkly : The Venetian island of Murano is known for its artisans who specialize in the traditional craft of glass making. When the owner of a glass factory is found murdered, Commissario Brunetti uncovers a connection between the colorful, filigree glass products that he made and some very toxic poisons. How else to explain the colorful slime containing arsenic oozing out from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bavaria Media 2013

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Summary: Mr. Bean enters a church raffle and wins a vacation to France as well as a camcorder. Boarding a Eurostar train and arriving in Paris, the French language proves to be a barrier for Bean. He struggles to catch his train to the south of France. He orders a seafood meal and finds the consumption of the platter to be a challenge. Just before catching his train, he asks Russian film director Emil,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY MR.

Summary: Death In a strange country. The body of a young man found floating in a Venetian canal has been stripped of all valuables, except for a very visible packet of cocaine. When the man is identified as a health inspector at the U.S. military base in nearby Vicenza, Brunetti's boss Patta gets worried about political reverberations and is eager to dismiss the case as a drug-related murder.--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bavaria Media 2011

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

Summary: Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1999

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY TAM

Hollingsworth, Mary

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Summary: "The fifteenth and sixteenth centuries was an era of dramatic political, religious, and cultural change in the Italian peninsula, witnessing major innovations in the visual arts, literature, music, and science. Princes of the Renaissance charts these developments in a sequence of eleven chapters, each of which is devoted to two or three princely characters with a cast of minor ones--from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945.1 HOL

Wein, Elizabeth.

Summary: Having moved to Ethiopia to avoid the prejudices of 1930s America, Emilia Menotti, her black adoptive brother Teo, and their mother Rhoda, a stunt pilot, are devoted to their new country even after war with Italy looms, drawing the teens into the conflict.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2015

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

Andrews, Robert

Summary: Written by locals, Fodor's Essential Italy annual travel guidebook offers expert advice and insider tips for all tastes and budgets. Complete with detailed maps and concise descriptions, this travel guide will help you plan your trip with ease and make the most out of their visit to Italy. Join Fodor's in exploring one of the most exciting and delicious countries in Europe. With inviting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel, a division of Internet Brands, Inc. 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 910 TRAVEL EUROPE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.5 ITA

Campbell, Karen

Summary: "Trapped in Tuscany as war rages along the Gothic Line, Vittoria Guidi doesn't understand where her allegiances should lie. With her Scots-Italian father or Fascist mother? With Mussolini, or her King? With the life she wants, or is told to live? As Germans occupy the mountains surrounding Barga and American Buffalo soldiers draw near, loyalties are tested and families torn apart. Frank Chapel,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Circus 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

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