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Wood, James

Summary: Collects twenty-five essays critiquing the modern novel, analyzing the works of such authors as Cormac McCarthy, Lydia Davis, and Aleksandar Hemon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 824.92 WOO

Wood, James

Summary: What makes a story a story? What is style? What's the connection between realism and real life? These are some of the questions James Wood answers in How Fiction Works, the first book-length essay by the preeminent critic of his generation. Ranging widely--from Homer to David Foster Wallace, from What Maisie Knew to Make Way for Ducklings--Wood takes the reader through the basic elements of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.3 WOO

Wood, James

Summary: In the years since his daughter Vanessa moved to America to become a professor of philosophy, Alan Querry has never been to visit. When Vanessa's boyfriend sends word that she has fallen into a severe depression and he's worried for her safety, Alan and daughter Helen fly to New York and take the train to Saratoga Springs. Over the course of six wintry days in upstate New York, the family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOO

Wood, James

Summary: In this remarkable blend of memoir and criticism, James Wood, noted contributor to the New Yorker, has written a master class on the connections between fiction and life. He argues that, of all the arts, fiction has a unique ability to describe the shape of our lives and to rescue the texture of those lives from death and historical oblivion. The act of reading is understood here as the most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brandeis University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 800 WOO

Wood, Barry James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Congdon & Weed 1982

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 659.157 WOO

Bellow, Saul

Summary: For his centennial (June 10, 2015), The Library of America and editor James Wood present the final volume in the definitive edition of Saul Bellow’s complete novels. In the last stage of his unparalleled career—which included winning the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1976—Saul Bellow remained an uproarious comic storyteller, a provocative thinker deeply engaged with the intellectual...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEL

Summary: Follow the exploits of Paul Pennyfeather, whose unfair expulsion from Oxford kick-starts a disastrous series of events, wherein he is by turn a naive teacher, a celebrity bridegroom, a wanted fugitive, and an international white slave-trader.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2017

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

Summary: Older, but not necessarily wiser, the gang is reunited when Adam returns to Manchester from working abroad to make an announcement, but not everyone is as thrilled as he is. Follow the highs and lows of these much loved characters as they fail and thrive in equal parts in their search for a sure path in life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV COL

Cox, Alexander

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Summary: Offers an introduction to the many role-playing games in the Roblox universe and includes tips, tricks, and interviews with the creators.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Art Institute of Chicago 2000

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 708.173 TRE

Knight, Beverley.

Contents: Every time you see me smile -- Ain't that a lot of love -- After you -- No man's land -- Queen of starting over -- Black butta -- Saviour -- Time is on my side -- Why me, why you, why now -- Tell me I'm wrong -- Trade it up -- Rock steady -- Uptight -- Back to you -- After you.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EMI 0700

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES KNI

Summary: Rebel without a cause (1955): The adolescent son of a well-to-do family gets into trouble with other kids and the police.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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

Summary: A nightclub singer is forced to take refuge from the mob in a convent. While there she turns the convent choir into a "soulful chorus of swingin' sisters." The sudden celebrity of the choir jeopardizes her identity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2000

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

Wood, Christopher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Artus Books 1986

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 759.4 Wood,

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.4 WOO

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Summary: A teenage son of a well-to-do family gets involved in violence when he attempts to win the approval of a gang of high-school hoodlums.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1999

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

Summary: In a town not so far away and a time not so long ago, baby Rose was left on the porch of Greenwoods Orphanage, where Mrs. Hartley (Nancy Stafford) and the children under her tender care become her family. But when tragedy strikes, Rose (Bailee Johnson) loses the only home she has ever known and she is abruptly shipped to Irongates--a place that seems as cold and cruel as her previous home was...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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Summary: Behind the story you've always heard about Abraham Lincoln's assassination, comes the thrilling true story about the people accused of conspiring to take down a government. In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, Vice President, and Secretary of State. The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt, owns a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2011

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CON

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Conspirator 2011

Summary: Captain Solomon Kane is a brutally efficient 16th Century killing machine. When Kane decides to attack a mysterious nearby castle to plunder its rumored riches, his men are picked off by demonic creatures until he alone is left to face the Devil's own Reaper-dispatched from the depths of Hell to lay claim to his hopelessly corrupt soul. Though Kane manages to escape, he knows that he now must...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2013

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

Wood, Douglas

Summary: Because Grandad has explained how all things in the natural world pray and make a gift to the beauty of life, his grandson is comforted when Grandad dies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WOO

Summary: After years of disagreement concerning what true happiness, success, and love really are, Dave and Clarice Johnson have finally reached a breaking point in their marriage. Clarice is hurt in a car accident and the obvious truth is that more than just her injuries need immediate attention. Their odds of making it worsen as Clarice begins to see a physical therapist. Dave develops a friendship...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NOT

Woon, Jamie

Contents: Message -- Movement -- Sharpness -- Celebration (featuring Willy Mason) -- Lament -- Forgiven -- Little Wonder -- Thunder -- Skin -- Dedication.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK WOO

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Summary: In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics becomes one of the world's worst man-made catastrophes. This gripping 5-part HBO miniseries tells the powerful and visceral story of this event and its aftermath.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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