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Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: For this collection, Wallace immerses himself in the three-ring circus that is the presidential race in order to document one of the most vicious campaigns in recent history. Later he strolls from booth to booth at a lobster festival in Maine and risks life and limb to get to the bottom of the lobster question. Then he wheedles his way into an L.A. radio studio, armed with tubs of chicken, to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2005

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Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: David Foster Wallace brings his intellectual ambition and bravura style to the story of how mathematicians have struggled to understand the infinite, from the ancient Greeks to the nineteenth-century mathematical genius Georg Cantor's counterintuitive discovery that there is more than one kind of infinity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 511.3 WAL

Wallace, David Foster.

Contents: Mister squishy -- The soul is not a smithy -- Incarnations of burned children -- Another pioneer -- Good old neon -- Philosophy and the mirror of nature -- Oblivion -- The suffering channel.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC 2012

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Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again collects David Foster Wallace's writings on a range of subjects that only he could bring together. From personal narratives to tennis, film, philosophy, and postmodern literary theory, no subject is outside the play of his imagination. In "Getting Away from Already Being Pretty Much Away from It All", a finalist for the 1995 National Magazine Award,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 WAL

Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: "Only once did David Foster Wallace give a public talk on his views on life, during a commencement address given in 2005 at Kenyon College. The speech is reprinted for the first time in book form in "This is Water". How does one keep from going through their comfortable, prosperous adult life unconsciously? How do we get ourselves out of the foreground of our thoughts and achieve compassion?...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 370.11 WAL

Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: The character David Foster Wallace is introduced to the banal world of the IRS Regional Examination Center in Peoria, Illinois, and the host of strange people who work there, in a novel that was unfinished at the time of the author's death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: The agents at the IRS Regional Examination Center in Peoria, Illinois, appear ordinary enough to newly arrived trainee David Foster Wallace. But as he immerses himself in a routine so tedious and repetitive that new employees receive boredom-survival training, he learns of the extraordinary variety of personalities drawn to this strange calling. And he has arrived at a moment when forces within...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: AudioGO 2011

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Wallace, David Foster

Summary: Both a onetime "near-great junior tennis player" and a lifelong connoisseur of the finer points of the game, David Foster Wallace wrote about tennis with the authority of an insider, the showmanship of a literary pyrotechnician, and disarming admiration of an irrepressible fan. Including his masterful profiles of Roger Federer and Tracy Austin, String Theory gathers Wallace's five famous essays...

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Publisher / Publication Date: [Library of America] 2016

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Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: For this collection, Wallace immerses himself in the three-ring circus that is the presidential race in order to document one of the most vicious campaigns in recent history. Later he strolls from booth to booth at a lobster festival in Maine and risks life and limb to get to the bottom of the lobster question. Then he wheedles his way into an L.A. radio studio, armed with tubs of chicken, to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Co. 2007

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Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: A spoof on our culture featuring a drug-and-alcohol rehabilitation house near Boston. The center becomes a hotbed of revolutionary activity by Quebec separatists in revolt against the Organization of North American Nations which now rules the continent.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1996

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Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: Presents a collection of eight short fiction stories by American author David Foster Wallace.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: The year is 1990 and the place is a slightly altered Cleveland, Ohio. Lenore's great-grandmother has disappeared with twenty-five other inmates of the Shaker Heights Nursing Home. Her beau, and boss, Rick Vigorous, is insanely jealous, and her cockatiel, Vlad the Impaler, has suddenly started spouting a mixture of psycho-babble, Auden, and the King James Bible.--Publisher's description.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2004

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Wallace-Wells, David

Summary: "An exploration of the devastating effects of global warming-how the future will look to those living through it as well as a direct overview and an impassioned and hopeful call to action to change the trajectory while there is still time. Adapted for young adults from the #1 New York Times bestseller"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2023

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 304.2 WAL

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 304.2 WAL

Wallace-Wells, David

Summary: "It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible. In California, wildfires now rage year-round, destroying thousandsof homes. Across the US, "500-year" storms pummel communities month after month, and floods displace tens of millions annually. This is only a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books 2019

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2 WAL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2 WAL

Summary: An intimate look at William Shakespeare and his world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya International Vision 2003

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV IN

Holing, Dwight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 Nature

Eisenberg, Jesse

Summary: Follows the five-day interview between Rolling Stone report David Lipsky and novelist David Foster Wallace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF END

Summary: The Crusades began as a holy mission to liberate Jerusalem and became the largest mass migration in European history. When they ended 200 years later, the Crusades had created a mythology of knights and chivalry, and left a legacy of distrust between East and West that continues to shape our world today. Filmed on location throughout Europe and the Middle East.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2001

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CRU

Contents: Foreword / Robert Atwan -- Introduction: deciderization 2007 - a special report / David Foster Wallace -- Werner / Jo Ann Beard -- The freedom to offend / Ian Burma -- Iraq: the war of the imagination / Mark Danner -- Fathead's hard times / W.S. Di Piero -- An orgy of power / George Gessert -- What the dog saw / Malcolm Gladwell -- Afternoon of the sex children / Mark Greif -- Operation...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 BES

Wallace, Irving

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 031.02 WAL

Bela, Dalila

Summary: A team of young agents use their math skills to save the day when trouble arises.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Broadcasting Service 2016

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Bela, Dalila

Summary: A team of young agents use their math skills to save the day when trouble arises.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Broadcasting Service 2016

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD Juv Od

Summary: When Greg Heffley's dad threatens to send him to military school if he doesn't stay out of trouble, Greg finds all-new ways to land himself in the doghouse! For starters, Greg's in over his head when he pretends to work at the swanky country club where Rowley's family has a membership. Things don't go much better on a father-son camping trip with the Wilderness Explorers, and then there's the...

Format: moving image

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DIA RATED PG

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

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV DIA

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

Summary: Todd and the Gang return for more gore-a-fying adventures at Crowley High. Todd is torn between his horny needs and his dark destiny, Jenny discovers the reason behind her Dad' disappearance, Curtis' ex-girlfriend returns to throw the Gang in turmoil, and Hannah discovers a secret so disturbing that it threatens her own identity. Meanwhile, Atticus is determined to unlock the Book's power for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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

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