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Weiner, Eric

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Retraces the journeys of forefront intellectuals from Epicurus and Gandhi to Thoreau and Beauvoir to illuminate how their practical and spiritual lessons can be applied in today's unsettled world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2020

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Weiner, Eric.

Summary: Part foreign affairs discourse, part humor, and part twisted self-help guide, The Geography of Bliss takes the listener from America to Iceland to India in search of happiness, or, in the crabby author's case, moments of "un-unhappiness." The book uses a beguiling mixture of travel, psychology, science and humor to investigate not what happiness is, but where it is. Are people in Switzerland...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audiobooks 2008

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Weiner, Eric

Summary: Draws on the author's experiences as a foreign correspondent to evaluate more than three dozen countries for their happiness potential, in a survey that includes profiles of such locales as the American shores, glacial Iceland, and the Bhutan jungles.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Auio 2008

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD 910.4 Weiner

Weiner, Eric.

Summary: Part foreign affairs discourse, part humor, and part twisted self-help guide, this book takes the reader from America to Iceland to India in search of happiness, or, in the crabby author's case, moments of "un-unhappiness." The book uses a mixture of travel, psychology, science and humor to investigate not what happiness is, but where it is. Are people in Switzerland happier because it is the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.4 WEI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 910.4 Wei

Weiner, Eric

Summary: In The Geography of Genius, acclaimed travel writer Weiner sets out to examine the connection between our surroundings and our most innovative ideas. He explores the history of places, like Vienna of 1900, Renaissance Florence, ancient Athens, Song Dynasty Hangzhou, and Silicon Valley, to show how certain urban settings are conducive to ingenuity. And, with his trademark insightful humor, he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153 WEI

Weiner, Eric

Summary: After a health scare, an atheist travels the world searching for an experience of the divine, from meditating with Tibetan lamas in Nepal and unblocking his chi in China, to studying the Kabbalah in Israel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 200 WEI

Summary: Egg hunt: It's an egg-cellent day for an Egg hunt adventure! Max's chocolate chicken: The Easter bunny has hidden eggs in Max and Ruby's yard and whoever finds the most eggs will win. The skating lession: Little Bill is ready to skate for the first time ever! Mr. Moth: Little Bill's moth is taking an awfully long time to hatch. Our neighborhood festival: Join Blue for a neighborhood festival, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Nick 2004

Summary: Contains two Dora the Explorer stories, including "Pinto, the Pony Express" in which Dora and Boots try to evade Swiper while trying to deliver cowboy cookies to Berry the bull aboard the Pony Express; and "A Letter for Swiper" in which the friends brave chickens, falling nuts, and a snowstorm to deliver the mail.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: Presents Halloween adventures in which viewers are challenged to help Dora and Boots find a missing puzzle piece and get Little Monster back to the Monster House by midnight.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: Dora and Boots take preschoolers on an exciting underwater adventure to help save the mermaid's kingdom. Dora travels to the bottom of the ocean and finds a hidden treasure chest on Treasure Island.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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

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

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

Summary: Dora and Boots take a journey to Fairytale Land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: In 'Dora had a Little Lamb': Little Lamb gets lost, but Dora and Boots know where to go. In 'Call me Mr. Riddles': Boots loves riddles so much that he wants to be called Mr. Riddles and he wants to go to Tall Mountain to solve the silliest riddle in the Riddle Contest. In 'Backpack': When Dora received Backpack from her parents she receives more than just a gift. In 'Big river': Boots loses a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2003

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Summary: The lost city: Find out where things go when they get lost. The Lost City is a mysterious place that no one has ever found before. Dora and Boots race to recover their lost treasures. -- Lost Squeaky: Boots loves to squeeze his new bath toy, but when he squeezes too hard, he can't find Squeaky. Boots and Dora have to go to Gooey Geyser to get him back. -- Berry hunt: Dora and Boots need help to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2003

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

Summary: Super silly fiesta!: Big Red Chicken loses his cake, Dora and Boots need your help to save the fiesta. Boots' special day: Help Boots do everything he loves, like read a book and see animals at a shelter. Stuck truck: When Ice Cream Truck gets stuck in the muck, Boots and Dora lead a rescue mission. The big potato: When Benny the Bull finds a magic wand he accidentally turns himself into a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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Summary: Super babies: Big Sister Dora entertains her baby brother and sister with a story about Super Babies. -- Catch the babies: The babies have climbed into their baby carriage and now they're roling downhill toward Gooey Geyser. -- Baby Dino: When Dora and Boots find a lost baby dinosaur they need Diego's help to get him home. -- Por favor: Dora and Boots must help a young king Kinkajou retrieve...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2005

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2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV DOR

Summary: Dora, Boots and Backpack meet a puppy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Meet Dora's cousin, Diego! He helps at the Animal Rescue Center and can even talk to animals! Preschoolers will learn: Spanish language skills - count missing ladder rungs and stars; auditory/listening skills - make animal noises to talk to condors, jaguars, penguins, seals, a whale and more; kinesthetic skills: move like the animals and catch stars; plus other language and problem solving skills.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2003

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

Summary: If there is a place that Dora wants to go, then it is Map to the rescue! Find out why Map is a helpful friend -- and learn some new super-special surprises about him too! Helps develop learning and problem solving skills.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2003

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

Summary: Dora and all her friends are putting on a musical. But when the Pirate Piggies accidentally take Dora's treasure chest of costumes to Treasure Island, she and her friends need to set sail on a musical journey to get them back.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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

Summary: When a mean Dancing Elf tricks Swiper and traps him in a bottle, Dora needs to dance to the rescue.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2005

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Dora 2005

Summary: Get ready for an egg-citing Easter adventure as kids help Dora and Boots save the Hip-Hop-Bunny's basket of eggs! Plus, a troll wedding and a trip to Troll Land!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2012

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

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1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Juv Do

Summary: Includes fan favorites from some of Nick Jr.'s most popular television programs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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

Leiser, Eric

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 1993

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 688.7912 Leise

Leiser, Eric

Summary: Here at last is a book for fly tiers, beginners and experts alike, that provides foolproof directions for tying all types of flies. In this book even the beginner knows where he is during every step in the process, from the moment he ties in the waxed thread until he ties off the fly with the whip finish knot. But unlike the specialized books on fly tying that describe particular types or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1977

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799 LEI

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