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Summary: Tillsammans, ('Together' in English), is a commune in the heart of Stockholm, still going strong in 1975, long after most members of youth culture have abandoned their notions of free love, harmoniously integrated extended families, and naive political idealism in favor of jobs, discos, and TV sitcoms. The commune's 'leader' is sweet, conflict-avoiding Goran. The arrival of his conventional,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Memfis Film 2004

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

Summary: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When they marry, Oliver's wealthy father threatens to disown him. Jenny tries to reconcile the Barrett men, but to no avail. Oliver and Jenny continue to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2007

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Summary: In Barcelona, Spain during the last decade of the Cold War, Ted Boynton, the Spanish representative for a Chicago electric engine firm, plays host to his cousin, Fred Boynton, a lieutenant in the Navy. Ted is earnest and ambitious, but not a typical American salesman. Fred is an advance man for the Sixth Fleet's upcoming shore leave. They are smart but somewhat naive white-collar workers, who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Pictures 2002

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BAR

Summary: Isabel Archer is a beautiful, spirited American who is brought to Europe by her wealthy Aunt Touchett. It is expected that she will soon marry. But Isabel is resolved to determine her own fate and she does not hesitate to turn down two eligible suitors. Then she finds herself irresistibly drawn to Gilbert Osmond, who, beneath his veneer of charm and cultivation, is cruelty itself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2009

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Green, John

Summary: "Hazel, 16 ans, est atteinte d'un cancer. Son dernier traitement semble avoir arrêté l'évolution de la maladie, mais elle se sait condamnée. Bien qu'elle s'y ennuie passablement, elle intègre un groupe de soutien, fréquenté par d'autres jeunes malades. C'est là qu'elle rencontre Augustus, un garçon en rémission, qui partage son humour et son goût de la littérature. Entre les deux adolescents,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nathan 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD FRENCH GRE

Summary: Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Guiliana is the wife of Ugo, a plant manager in Ravenna. Recently released from the hospital after a car accident, Giuliana is in dire straits mentally, but Ugo thinks she's just hysterical. When she meets the charming Corrado, he seems sympathetic, shares her feeling of being lost, but he doesn't fully understand and his amatory advances are not what she needs. Living in the shadow of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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

Summary: On Christmas Eve, psychologist Marcia Fieldstone asks her radio audience to share their dreams for the holiday season. Eight-year-old Jonah calls in from Seattle, with a wish for his dad to find a new wife. Mom died a year-and-a-half ago. Baltimore Sun reporter Annie Reed also hears the broadcast, when Jonah's architect father Sam gets on the air. Sam talks about the magical moment he met his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tri-Star Pictures 2003

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

Dalton, Tonya

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Productivity expert and CEO of inkWELL Press Productivity Co. Tonya Dalton challenges women to rethink "busy" and intentionally live with a mind-set of abundance. Overwhelmed. Too many women are swamped and exhausted by all they strive to do, ending most days feeling unsatisfied and unsuccessful. Tonya Dalton, productivity expert and CEO of inkWELL Press Productivity Co., offers these women a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nelson Books, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2019

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Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 248.8 STO

Summary: After moving with her husband and children to the well-manicured community of Stepford, Connecticut, former New York television executive Joanna Eberhart is beginning to realize that Stepford is more than just the "perfect" place to live ... it's a little too perfect. All the wives in town are models who cater to their husband's every desire. What is going on behind the closed doors of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Stepford 2004

Anderson, Joan

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Shortly after deciding to spend a year apart from her husband, Anderson met Joan Erikson, wife of pioneering psychoanalyst Erik Erikson, on a foggy beach on Cape Cod. The two women were at different points in their lives but struck up a friendship that helped sustain them through the challenges they faced: marital uncertainty for Anderson; the decline and imminent death of a beloved spouse for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ANDERSON, JOAN AND

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.4 Anderson 2004

Knisley, Lucy

Summary: "A collection of Lucy's early comics. This book is populated with experiments, assignments, and style attempts in a collection of short pieces that range from the charming to the obscene. Enjoy her later work? Take a glimpse through some of the foundations that established Lucy's drawing and writing style in this collection of her student works"--provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucy Knisley 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 KNI

Moran, Caitlin

Summary: Piecing together common-sense observations with scenes from her own life, the author sheds new light on feminism, discussing the reasons why female rights and empowerment are essential issues for both women and society itself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.42 MOR

Summary: "In this powerful volume, publisher Linda Joy has gathered intimate stories from women who know what it means to live in joy, every day. These moving, heartfelt tales illustrate how authenticity, inner courage, and a deep belief in the power of choice guided each of these amazing women to create lives of peace, beauty, and abundant joy. The three Reflection Questions after each story create a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 INS

Shlesinger, Iliza

Summary: "From breakout stand-up comedian Iliza Shlesinger comes a subversively funny collection of essays and observations on a confident woman's approach to friendship, singlehood, and relationships." -- Publisher's annotation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Books 2017

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Summary: Society matron Norma Carlisle volunteers to accompany future Jazz Age star and free spirit Louise Brooks for a summer in New York. But why does she want to go? It's a story full of surprises, about who these women really are, and who they eventually become.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Rongen, Renee.

Summary: A collection of quotes, vignettes, and stories illustrated with art by and for women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kittleson Creek Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 RON

Bain, Andrea

Summary: "Being single sucks! Well, that's what everyone says, anyway. In pretty much every culture, single women over the age of twenty-nine are seen as lonely, miserable, undesirable, and cat-crazy. Family members, friends, heck, even perfect strangers ask, "When are you going to get married?" After too many "how to land a spouse" guides, it's time to change the narrative on what it means to be a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dundurn 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8 BAI

Higgs, Liz Curtis.

Summary: Queen Sheba journeyed across the desert with a caravan of riches, only to find wisdom, the greatest treasure of all. Her quest for wisdom will surprise you, challenge you, inspire you, change you. This wealthy royal from antiquity will show you how to live boldly, seek after truth, ask the right questions, encourage others, receive graciously, and honor the Lord above all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Christian Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 222 HIG

Schwager, Tina

Summary: Twenty-five young women share their adventures in such activities as skydiving, building homes, and mountain climbing, demonstrating the value of courage, commitment, and a positive attitude.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Spirit Publishing 1999

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 305.242 Schwager

Summary: The story unfolds on a beautiful summer day in London, in 1923, while Clarissa Dalloway recalls a summer in the country, in 1890, when she was young and beautiful and very much courted.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Look Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MRS.

Munson, Natasha.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4889 MUN

Summary: In 1607, the Virginia Company sends a ship from England to America to stake a claim on the New World and bring back the gold that is rumored to be abundant there. Ambitious Governor Ratcliffe is head of the expedition, but well-known explorer and adventurer John Smith is the natural leader. Well-armed, the men anticipate easily fighting off any one they encounter, but John Smith's first meeting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Co. 2005

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