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Summary: Set within the vibrant dancehalls and historic crime corridors of 1940s Paris, a singer with "stars in her eyes" ignores the protest of her covetous husband and pursues a meeting with a lecherous movie financier. When her husband attempts to crash the rendevous, murder ensues. Enter the detective, whose seasoned instincts lead him down a circuitous path of alibis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN QUA

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: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Summary: The desperadoes: Steve Upton is the sheriff of a Utah community in 1860. Upton's best friend, Cheyenne Rogers, was once an outlaw, but under Steve's guidance, has gone straight and tries to earn an honest living. But when a bank is robbed, Cheyenne is the prime suspect and will need Upton's help to save him from a lynching.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN RAN

Various artists

Contents: Dreamworld : Marco de Canaveses / David Byrne + Caetano Veloso -- O cara lindo (Mr. Gorgeous) / Smoke City -- Mulemba xangóla / Bonga + Marisa Monte + Carlinhos Brown -- Sobi esse pano, mano / General D + Funk 'n Lata -- Nha vida / Lura -- Coral / Moerno Veloso + Sadjo Djolo Koiate -- Fado hiláqrio / k.d. lang -- Os dias são à noite (Suso Saiz remix) / Madredeus -- Interlude : DJ Wally + Lura...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bar None 1999

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN RED

Rogers, Deb

Summary: "Jamie is a Florida Woman. She grew up on the beach, thrives in humidity, has weathered more hurricanes than she can count, and now, after going viral for an outrageous crime she never meant to commit in the first place, she has the requisite headline to her name. But when the chance comes for her to escape viral infamy and imminent jail time by taking a community service placement at Atlas, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2022

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC ROG

Summary: Batman begins: After his parents' murders, disillusioned heir Bruce Wayne travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice. With the help of his trusted butler Alfred, detective Jim Gordon and his ally Lucius Fox, Bruce returns to Gotham City and unleashes his alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses strength, intellect and high-tech weaponry to fight evil.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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Summary: One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry for help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. Good thing since as it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. Horton agrees to help protect the Whos and their home. Unfortunately for Horton, this gives him nothing but torment from his neighbors. They...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY HOR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FIC HOR

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Horton 2008

Du Noyer, Paul

Summary: An intimate portrayal of the musical icon, largely in his own words, draws on years of meetings between McCartney and the author and includes candid discussions of the artist's inspirations, creative process, beliefs, and achievements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Overlook Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCCARTNEY, PAUL DUN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B McCartney DUN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Music DuNoyer

Summary: Miss Phryne Fisher is a lady detective from Melbourne with a fabulous sense of fun and a flair for solving crimes.In a country reemerging from the shadow of World War I, Phryne takes life in her stride, and murder too. Detective Inspector Jack Robinson works alongside her, although she often outraces him to the crime scene. Season three includes eight all new episodes of the glamorous,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MIS

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MIS NOT RATED

Summary: Quietly in their sleep : Mysterious deaths in a Venice retirement community are brought to Inspector Brunetti's attention by a young nun who is then nearly killed herself. Brunetti's investigation turns up some unsettling connections to a secret church organization and to one of its charismatic members, a priest who is the community's resident confessor.--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHz Networks Home Entertainment 2011

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

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Summary: Contains twelve acoustic selections inspired by the musical traditions of Brazil.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Putumayo World Music 2005

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN PUT

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: Cd WM Putumayo 2005

Summary: Narcotics cops Mike Lowrey (Smith) and Marcus Bennett (Lawrence) head up a task force investigating the flow of ecstasy into Miami. Their search leads to a dangerous kingpin, whose plan to control the city's drug traffic has touched off an underground war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

Various artists

Contents: Bat macumba (Gilberto Gil) -- A minha menina (Os Mutantes) -- Tuareg (Gal Costa) -- Domingo no parque (Gilberto Gil & Os Mutantes) -- Alfômega (Caetano Veloso) -- Sebastiana (Gal Costa) -- Procissão (Gilberto Gil) -- Irene (Caetano Veloso) -- Ave Genghis Khan (Os Mutantes) -- Take it easy, my brother Charles (Jorge Ben) -- Jimmy, renda-se (Tom Zé) -- Ando meio desligado (Os Mutantes) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Soul Jazz Records 2005

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN TRO

Egger, Robert.

Contents: Introduction : "Brother, can you spare a dime?" : a brief history of the handout -- Soup kitchen confidential -- Doing good versus doing right -- Feeding the tapirs -- Starfish and random acts -- Whom are you serving? -- M=EC² -- The tangible link -- Taking Troy -- Take it to 11 -- Keeping the faith -- Grab the future by the face -- Epilogue : Redemption city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperBusiness 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 361.7068 EGG

Grouard de Tocqueville, Aude

Summary: Like humans, cities are mortal. They are born, they thrive, and they eventually die. In Atlas of Lost Cities, Aude de Tocqueville tells the compelling narrative of the rise and fall of such notable places as Pompeii, Teotihuacán, and Angkor. She also details the less well known places, including Centralia, an abandoned Pennsylvania town consumed by unquenchable underground fire; Nova Citas de...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 930.1 GRO

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Summary: A yearly high-stakes poker game between childhood friends turns into chaos when the tech billionaire host unveils an elaborate scheme to seek revenge for the ways they've betrayed him over the years. But as his plans unfold, a group of thieves hatches plans of their breaking into the mansion thinking it is empty. The old friends quickly band together and the years of playing the game help them...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Clifton, Mary

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.25 CLI

Summary: Based on the memoirs of an imprisoned French resistance leader, this unbelievably taut and methodical marvel follows the fictional Fontaine's single-minded pursuit of freedom, detailing the planning and carrying out of his escape with gripping precision.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Weapons expert James McCullen has created a nanotechnology-based weapon capable of destroying an entire city. His company MARS sells four warheads to NATO, and the U.S. Army is tasked with delivering the warheads. Duke and Ripcord are delivering the warheads when they are ambushed by the Baroness. The two are rescued by Scarlett, Snake Eyes and Heavy Duty. They take the warheads to the G.I....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2009

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

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

Ophuls, Max

Summary: After selling jewelry to surreptitiously pay down her debt, a woman's lies to her husband initiate a chain reaction of tragic misunderstandings.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2008

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

Summary: In 1943 a French Resistance fighter is sent to an infamous Lyon prison, where 7,000 of the 12,000 prisoners died either by natural means or by execution. Lt. Fontaine, certain that execution awaits him, meticulously plans his escape.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2004

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Summary: Actor Thomas Mitchell stars in each episode as writer O. Henry himself as he relates his stories to his publisher, his barber, a bartender, or the cop on the beat. In some episodes, O. Henry meets his characters as he discovers firsthand the story he will later write.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Summary: "The spy stands alone. Grayson must go rogue from all his former allies, find the truth within the web of lies, and take down Spyral once and for all. But with one of his closest allies now his greatest foe, Dick Grayson will have to make his greatest sacrifice to save those he loves"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 GRA

Greger, Margaret.

Summary: Provides easy-to-follow, illustrated instructions for creating and flying all kinds of kites including simple bag kites to Vietnamese, Snake, Dutch, Dragon, Bullet, Delta, and Flowform kites. Includes an introduction to the history and science of kites. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.13 GRE

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