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Summary: The captivating look at the unconventional life of beloved performer Chavela Vargas, whose passionate renditions of Mexican popular music and triumphant return to the stage late in life brought her international fame.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Goldenthal, Elliot.

Summary: Enhanced CD features includes behind the scenes footage of the film and conversations with composer Elliot Goldenthal and director Julie Taymor.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Deutsche Grammophon 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SHOW MUSIC FRI

Keehnen, Owen

Summary: "From music to movies, literature to dance - the arts have always been influenced by the work of LGBTQ people. LGBTQ+ Icons spotlights the history and contributions of 50 pioneering artists who lived and worked around the world. Bold, whimsical illustrations by David Lee Csicsko (The Skin You Live In) and concise bios from historian Owen Keehnen celebrate a diverse group of artists, from LGBTQ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trope Industries LLC 2022

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Chieftains

Contents: La iguana (with Lila Downs) -- La golondrina (with los Folkloristas) -- A la orilla de un palmar (with Linda Ronstadt) -- Danza de concheros (with los Folkloristas) -- El chivo (with los Cenzontles) -- San Campio (with Carlos Nę͠z) -- The sands of Mexico (with Ry Cooder) -- Sailing to Mexico (with Carlos Nę͠z) -- El caballo (with los Camperos de Valles) -- March to battle (across the Rio...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hear Music 2010

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/EUROPEAN CHI

Summary: When one of their own, Reuben Tishkoff, partners and builds a casino and hotel with known casino owner Willy Bank in Las Vegas, the last thing he ever wanted was to get cut out of the deal by the loathsome Bank. Bank even goes so far as to find amusement in Tishkoff's misfortune when the double crossing lands Reuben in the hospital because of a heart attack. However, Danny and his crew won't...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Ocean's 2007

Smith, Jay M.

Summary: "Examines athletic-academic corruption at UNC-Chapel Hill and in NCAA athletics"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 SMI

Vargas, Elizabeth

Summary: "From the moment she uttered the brave and honest words, "I am an alcoholic," to interviewer George Stephanopoulos, Elizabeth Vargas began writing her story, as her experiences were still raw. Now, in BETWEEN BREATHS, Vargas discusses her accounts of growing up with anxiety-which began suddenly at the age of six when her father served in Vietnam-and how she dealt with this anxiety as she came...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VARGAS, ELIZABETH VAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B VARGAS VAR

Summary: Follows the adventures of an elite surveillance team at the Montecito Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: The Phantom tells the story of one of the darkest episodes in the long history of American justice. A story of how the State of Texas knowingly sent an innocent man to his death and left a serial killer at large. A case in which for the first time it can be conclusively proven that the US courts executed a blameless man. This film uncovers the shocking truth behind a tale of murder, corruption...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: Ed Deline and his top-notch surveillance team are back, making sure that all is well in the Montecito Resort & Casino.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The story of 14 year-old Basilio Vargas and his 12 year-old brother Bernardino as they work in the sixteenth century Bolivian silver mines of Cerro Rico (Potosí). Cerro Rico miners believe that Satan, as represented by hundreds of statues constructed in the mines, determines whether they live or die there.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run/Icarus Films [distributor] 2005

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

Foster, Kim

Summary: "James Beard Award-winning author Kim Foster reveals a new portrait of hunger and humanity in America. Food is a conduit for connection; we envision smiling families gathered around a table--eating, happy, content. But what happens when poverty, mental illness, homelessness, and addiction claim a seat at the table? In The Meth Lunches, James Beard award-winning writer Kim Foster peers behind...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press, an imprint of St. Martin's Publishing Group 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.8 FOS

Menendez, Juliet

Summary: "A celebration of Latinas and Latin American women who followed their dreams, with portraits and short bios"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920.72 MEN

Summary: Ed Deline and his crack surveillance team of the Montecito Resort and Casino in Las Vegas take on high-stakes swindlers, card sharks, and hostile takeovers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2006

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

Blas, Terry

Summary: ""Viva La Huelga! Viva La Causa!" Discover the true story behind Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Strike, as he and the National Farm Workers Association set out on an incredible three-hundred-mile protest march in support of farmworkers' rights."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2021

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

Brown, Monica

Summary: A powerful and accesible bilingual picture book that highlights "the power and impact of ordinary but dedicated citizens." Every day, thousands of farmworkers harvested the food that ended up on kitchen tables all over the country. But at the end of the day, when the workers sat down to eat, there were only beans on their own tables. Then Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez teamed up. Together they...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BRO

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BRO

Summary: If he hadn't been a gangster, he might have been honored on a postage stamp, as the Father of Las Vegas. When Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel ventured west with some of the Eastern mob's investment funds in the early 1940s, he fell in love with the movies, and a feisty moll named Virginia Hill. Siegel had a vision, which gave rise to an historic plan to transform Las Vegas from a sleepy, sand-choked...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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Summary: When one of their own, Reuben Tishkoff, partners and builds a casino and hotel in Las Vegas with casino owner Willy Banks, the last thing Tishkoff wants is to get cut out of the deal by Banks. Banks' even goes so far as to find amusement in Tishkoff's misfortune when Tishkoff lands in the hospital with a heart attack. Danny Ocean and his crew won't stand for Banks has done to a friend. Uniting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD OCE RATED PG-13

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY OCE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent student at M.I.T. Wanting to transfer to the Harvard School of Medicine, he learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the tuition. Then Ben is introduced into a small but secretive club by his math professor, Micky Rosa. The club has four other students: Jill, Choi, Kianna, and Jimmy; and they are being trained by Mickey in the skill of blackjack...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TWE RATED PG-13

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: A biography of Cesar Chavez, from age ten when he and his family lived happily on their Arizona ranch, to age thirty-eight when he led a peaceful protest against California migrant workers' miserable working conditions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt, inc. 2003

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

Price, Steve

Summary: "Riding With Cochise brings the violent drama of the American Southwest to life through the eyes of the legendary Apache chieftain Cochise and three other tribal leaders, Geronimo, Victorio, and Mangas Coloradas. Relying largely on the oral histories told by relatives of these great warriors as well as personal diaries of others who were involved, veteran author Steve Price takes the reader...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.004 PRI

Carmichael, L. E. (Lindsey E.)

Summary: Follows the seasons from winter through autumn in the boreal forests, or taigas, that cover the northern parts of Eurasia and North America, highlighting their weather and the plants and animals that live there, and discusses their role in the water and carbon cycles, and the effects of climate change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.3 CAR

Martinez, Michele

Summary: In a glittering penthouse high above Park Avenue, two beautiful teenagers, students at an exclusive Manhattan girls' school, lie dead under suspicious circumstances. Feeling pressure from the top to solve the high-profile case fast, Melanie breaks all the rules and goes undercover. Teamed with Dan O'Reilly, a hard-to-resist FBI agent with a talent for making her pulse race, Melanie embarks on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Vargas, Vincent

Summary: "An inside look at the U.S./Mexican border through the eyes of former U.S. Border Patrol agent, Vincent Vargas, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan with the U.S. Army's 75th Ranger Regiment. Featuring a Foreword by #1 New York Times bestselling author Jocko Willink. The U.S./Mexican border stretches nearly 2,000 miles and is protected by a thin line of overworked and underfunded U.S. Border...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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