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Van Sciver, Noah

Summary: "Noah Van Sciver is haunted by the house at 133 ____ Street, or as his brothers rechristened it "One Dirty Tree." This sprawling dilapidated New Jersey house was his first home and the site of formative experiences. Growing up in a big, poor, Mormon family--surrounded by comic-books, eight siblings, bathtubs full of dirty dishes--Noah's childhood exerts a powerful force on his present day...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Uncivilized Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 VAN

Summary: The fourth season of this classic groundbreaking series saw the beginning of one-hour episodes. This allowed for more elaborate and detailed stories which plunged viewers even further into the twilight zone.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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

Summary: The life and controversial death of Vincent Van Gogh told by his paintings and by the characters that inhabit them. The intrigue unfolds through dramatic reconstructions of the events leading up to his death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinedigm Entertainment Corp. 2018

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LOV

1 hold on 2 copies

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: 709 WOR

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR-regime.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

Summary: High school student Peter Parker has amazing super powers and he always uses them very responsibly to stop bad guys.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: High school student Peter Parker has amazing super powers and he always uses them very responsibly to stop bad guys.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: The Person of Interest team suffers a devastating loss and confronts staggering challenges. Adapting to the evolution of The Machine, now completely self-governed and hidden from all, technical wizard Finch and ex-CIA operative Reese team with rogue agent Samantha Shaw to save lives and seek justice, but their missions now threaten to tear them apart. NYPD Detectives Carter and Fusco finally...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: The true-story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau and a celebration of friendship and dreams pursued against insurmountable odds. When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true. Based on the best-selling tell-all about...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Entertainment 2018

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DIS RATED R

Cadenhead, MacKenzie

Summary: "The Sandman camps out in Central Park...and it's no picnic! Monkey bars and mayhem are in store for Spider-Man and Squirrel Girl when they try and stop Sandman from taking over New York City!"--Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel 2018

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Kendall, Richard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Gallery of Art 1998

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Bendis, Brian Michael

Summary: "The Secret Invasion rocks the New Avengers' world! Trapped in the Savage Land, battling both friend and foe, Spider-Man turns to the one person he knows he can trust: Ka-Zar! But is it really him? Is anyone who they say they are? Discover how the Skrull infiltration ties to the team's founding, and learn who instigated it - and why! When the Invasion ends and a Dark Reign begins, who will be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Worldwide, Inc. 2017

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Cadenhead, MacKenzie

Summary: "The school-wide science fair Peter Parker (a.k.a Spider-Man) has been eagerly awaiting has finally arrived! Peter has always excelled at science, and after getting the boot in a basketball game earlier that day, he could use a little pick-me-up. So imagine Peter's surprise and dismay when basketball great and all-around-bully Flash Thompson shows up with a totally awesome project! But when the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel 2018

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Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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

Bakker, Nienke

Summary: The mental state of Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) has been a perennial source of discussion and conjecture since his death by suicide. Was he mentally ill or a genius? What was the precise nature of Van Gogh's illness? Did it influence his work? This intriguing publication examines how Van Gogh's mental condition revealed itself in 1888 and how he struggled with it throughout his life. Van...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mercatorfonds 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VAN GOGH, VINCENT BAK

Summary: Everybody has heard about when Vincent van Gogh looked into a mirror and cut into his own ear. Bernadette Murphy, an independent researcher, has uncovered definitive evidence which reveals exactly what happened that night, and how it ultimately shaped van Gogh's remarkable art. Murphy's detective work finally provides answers to the mystery that has divided art historians for decades.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: This is a passionate story of an obsessive artist driven by inexorable demons and his alternately devoted and despairing younger brother, who seems unable to live with him or without him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Films 2015

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

Tougias, Mike

Summary: During the height of the blizzard of 1978, a tanker foundered on the shoals off the Massachusetts coast. The Coast Guard dispatched a patrol boat that was soon in trouble, too. A pilot-boat captain, Frank Quirk, heard of the Coast Guard's plight on his radio. He gathered his crew of four, readied his forty-nine-foot steel boat, the Can Do, and entered the maelstrom of the blizzard soon to be...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2006

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 551.555 TOU

Summary: A nation-state and financial capital, this skyscraper metropolis and global business hub is also your gateway to life less ordinary. Having become a destination in its own right, this town is anything but boring. High-end shopping and fine dining have made a home here, and some of the world's finest boutique hotels, marketplaces, and cultural centres will inspire you. The city's new growth and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gestalten 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.3 SIN

1 hold on 12 copies

Summary: As Kylo Ren and the sinister First Order rise from the ashes of the Empire, Luke Skywalker is missing when the galaxy needs him most. It's up to Rey, a desert scavenger, and Finn, a defecting stormtrooper, to join forces with Han Solo and Chewbacca in a desperate search for the one hope of restoring peace to the galaxy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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2 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI STA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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2 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD STA RATED PG-13

Copies Available at Kingsley

2 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF St

Harmening, Derek

Summary: A look and find book searching cartoon Spider-man characters from Marvel comics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phoenix International Publications, Ltd. 2017

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West, Alexandra

Summary: Introduces Miles Morales, a regular kid from Brooklyn who becomes the new Spider-Man.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel 2018

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Summary: Jamie, an orphan who must leave his upper-class boarding school to live with an uncle in the wilderness of Manitoba, Canada, has no idea of the incredible adventure that awaits him. During a hunting trip, he and Awasis, a Native American Indian boy, become separated from the group. Finding themselves lost and alone in the icy and dreaded wilderness called The Barrens, their struggle to survive...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Feature Films For Families 2004

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY LOS

Roam, Dan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.403 ROA