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Wood, Michael

Summary: Michael Wood, one of our most versatile critics, has given us a compact study of Hitchcock that deftly melds biography and criticism. He gives us the life, from a provincial suburb of London to the most posh precincts of Los Angeles, and a fabled career that began as a designer of title cards in the silent film era. He reads the films as visual texts, studying their plots to tease out their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Harvest/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HITCHCOCK, ALFRED WOO

Wood, Michael

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 980.013 WOO

Wood, Michael

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Summary: "For 3,000 years, tales of Troy and its heroes - Achilles and Hector, Paris and the legendary beauty Helen - have fired the human imagination. With In Search of the Trojan War, Michael Wood brings vividly to life the legend and lore of the Heroic Age in an archaeological adventure that sifts through the myths and speculation to provide a privileged view of the riches and the reality of ancient...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 939.21 WOO

Wood, Michael.

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 822.33 DVD Search 2003

Wood, Michael

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 938.07 WOO

Wood, Michael

Summary: Michael Wood has travelled the length and breadth of China, the world's oldest civilization and longest lasting state, to tell a thrilling story of intense drama, fabulous creativity, and deep humanity that stretches back thousands of years. After a century and a half of foreign invasion, civil war, and revolution, China has once again returned to center stage as a global superpower and the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St Martin's Press 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 951 WOO

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Summary: Isolated from the outside world, fifteen-year-old Lara lives in seclusion on a vast country estate with her father and strict governess Miss Fontaine. Late one evening, a mysterious carriage crash brings a young girl into their home to recuperate. Lara immediately becomes enchanted by this strange visitor who arouses her curiosity and awakens her burgeoning desires.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Follows Michael Wood as he travels in search of the truth behind four famous legends. Explores not only the historical past and literal truth of these myths, but also the mythic past and archetypal stories behind them. Examines the Biblical myth of the Queen of Sheba, an exotic and mysterious woman of power who, with King Solomon, plays a key role in the founding myths of the modern states of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2005

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Summary: Michael Wood tells the story of one place, the village of Kibworth, Leicestershire, throughout the whole of English history. Located in the very heart of England, Kibworth has lived through the Black Death, the Civil War and the Industrial Revolution, and was even bombed in World War II. With the help of the local people and using archaeology, landscape, language and DNA, Michael Wood uncovers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2012

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

Summary: Historian Michael Wood chronicles the history of the Indian subcontinent, the richness and diversity of its peoples, and its continuing relevance in today's world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by PBS Home Video 2008

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Voltaire

Summary: In this witty political satire, a gentleman plagued by misfortune clings to the belief that all is for the best. Voltaire mocks the eternal optimist philosophy of his day that proclaimed human and natural disasters part of a larger cosmic plan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 843.5 VOL

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Maya International Vision 2003

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

Summary: After being released from a mental institute, a man moves in with his daughter and becomes convinced that a buried treasure is waiting to be found near their home.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Look Home Entertainment 2008

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

Bond, Michael.

Summary: A collection of stories about Paddington, the bear from darest Peru.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BON

Contents: Preface / David Haynes -- Introduction: A Festschrift for Professor Magnaghi -- Story maps / Robert Archibald -- An immense world of delight: The U.P. in prose / Ted Bays -- Witness to five centuries: The history of Ste. Anne's Parish, Mackinac Island / Steven C. Brisson -- Hungarians in Michigan's Copper Country / Bernard Cook -- "A most unpleasant circumstance" : Personality and provocation...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MI 977.49 Northern 2014

Summary: Based on the true story of C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor who remains untouched by any great passion until he meets and falls in love with Joy Gresham, a feisty, abrasive New York divorcée.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 1998

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

Summary: Each author gives the mystery genre his or her own twist, with results from humorous to the macabre. You will visit conventional English drawing rooms, a boy's prep school, a luxury health spa and a snowbound hotel.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Granada Television Ltd. 2008

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

Summary: The heroic Jedi Knights struggle to maintain order and restore peace as the Clone Wars continue to sweep through the galaxy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI STA

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Look Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Another supernatural force has come to light in Bon Temps, witchcraft, and life for its residents will never be the same. Sookie finds herself entangled in a love triangle, torn between a vengeful Bill, the new Vampire King of Mississippi, and Eric, who's not the former Viking he once was. Led by a charismatic witch named Marnie, who threatens to let no one living or dead stand in her way, a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment, [2012] 2012

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

Summary: James Bond joins forces with NASA scientist Holly Goodhead to prevent a power-mad industrialist from destroying human life on Earth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MOO

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