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Summary: November, 1999. A peaceful demonstration to stop the World Trade Oraganization talks quickly escalates into a full-scale riot, and soon a State of Emergency is declared by the Mayor of Seattle. The streets are mayhem, and the WTO is paralyzed. Caught in the crossfire of civil liberties and keeping the peace are Seattle residents, including its beleaguered mayor, a SWAT riot officer on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives, which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith, abruptly disturbed when they are forced to follow the new laws of their foreign occupants.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cohen Media Group 2015

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

Summary: Jeremiah Johnson: Jeremiah is an American soldier who goes west to escape the Mexican War and becomes a mountain man. He is taken in by an old trapper who teaches him how to survive. After unavoidably violating an Indian burial ground, he loses his new Indian wife and their adopted child to vengeance. A vendetta between him and the Crows ruins his idyllic life as a fur trapper.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN GRE

Gertz, Bill.

Summary: The defense and national security reporter for the Washington times argues that the United States intelligence community failed to prevent the September 11 attacks, even with the information they learned after the 1993 bombing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing, Inc. 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 GER

Summary: Texas Ranger Samantha Payne reopens a fifteen-year-old missing person case, and uncovers evidence that suggests that the boy was likely murdered on a ranch belonging to wealthy family man, Scott Briggs. When Scott's estranged son unexpectedly returns home during the investigation, Samantha becomes even more convinced that the Briggs family was involved, and will stop at nothing to discover the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Fiona is the manager of a fast-food restaurant. She lives comfortably and happily with her family in the suburbs. That is until the day she accidentally gets locked into a walk-in freezer. She escapes the next morning, half frozen and barely alive, only to realize that her husband and two children didn't even notice she was missing. But when Fiona develops an obsession for everything cold and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ICE

Summary: A small-town Michigan lawyer takes on a difficult case: that of a young Army lieutenant accused of murdering the local tavern owner who he believes raped his wife. A gripping, envelope-pushing courtroom drama, Anatomy of a murder was groundbreaking for the frankness of its discussion of sex. More than anything else, it is a striking depiction of the power of words. With its outstanding...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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Furst, Alan.

Summary: The Noordenham, a Dutch freighter under the command of Captain Eric DeHaan, docks in Lisbon under the guise of a neutral boat. But the ship, sailing for the Intelligence Division of the British Royal Navy, loads detection equipment for a clandestine operation on the Swedish coast--a secret mission, a dark voyage.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC Furst

González, Echo Elise

Summary: A graphic-style nonfiction adventure into fundamental concepts in computer science. -- adapted from publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, a Scott Fetzer Company 2020

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Shehadeh, Raja

Summary: "In a dazzling mix of reportage, analysis, and memoir, the leading Palestinian writer of our time reflects on aging, failure, the occupation, and the changing face of Ramallah"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.94 SHE

Rusick, Jessica

Summary: This title examines Ground Zero from the 9/11 terrorist attacks to the cleanup of the debris of the Word Trade Center to the construction of the Freedom Tower, the Tribute in Light, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, and the continued rebuilding of the World Trade Center complex's buildings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo & Daughters, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.71 RUS

Fendelman, Helaine W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stewart, Tabori & Chang 1999

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 745 FEN

Yapa, Sunil

Summary: Follows seven different people, including a marijuana dealer and his estranged police chief father, who have their lives altered one afternoon in Seattle during the WTO protests that tried to shut the city down in 1999.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee Boudreaux Books/Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YAP

Furst, Alan.

Summary: In 1941, Eric DeHaan, the captain of the Noordendam, a Dutch tramp freighter, is recruited by the Dutch Naval Intelligence Section for dangerous secret missions that take the ship and its crew behind enemy lines in Europe and North Africa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FUR

Lacey, Josh.

Summary: Tom goes with his Uncle Harvey to Peru, where they narrowly escape imprisonment and death as they hunt for buried treasure after tracking down a journal written by John Drake, a young relative of Sir Francis Drake, on a voyage to Lima in 1577. Includes biographical information on John and Francis Drake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2012

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

Andrews, Julie

Summary: A young novice, uncertain about becoming a nun, becomes governess to seven children of an autocratic ex-naval captain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Home Entertainment 2015

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

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

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Summary: Ten years after the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps, this piece documents the abandoned grounds of Auschwitz and Majdanek. One of the first cinematic reflections on the horrors of the Holocaust and contrasts the stillness of the abandoned camps' quiet, empty buildings with haunting wartime footage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN NIG

Summary: The true-life story of Janet Frame, New Zealand's most distinguished author. The film follows Frame along her inspiring journey, from a poverty-stricken childhood to a misdiagnosis of schizophrenia and electroshock therapy to, finally, literary fame.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY DRAMA ANG

Thallon, Rob.

Summary: "Here for the first time is a complete visual handbook designed for architects, builders, students, and anyone else interested in wood-frame construction. Inside you'll find hundreds of meticulous drawings illustrating every detail you might ever want to know about when building wood, whether you're building basement walls or framing a chimney opening. This wealth of visual information is mined...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Taunton Press 2016

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Miller, Judith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stewart, Tabori & Chang 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 728.37 MIL

Raab, Scott

Summary: "The powerful story of the rebuilding of the World Trade Center, featuring dozens of never-before-seen color photos by the official site photographer"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 RAA

Summary: A young woman, unable to be intimate with her husband after his war injuries, seeks solace and physical passion in the arms of a gamekeeper.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LAD

Summary: Based on the true story of three armies in the bloody trenches of World War I and the miraculous Christmas Eve truce they unexpectedly forge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JOY RATED PG-13

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

Zakaria, Fareed

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Summary: "COVID-19 is speeding up history, but how? What is the shape of the world to come? Lenin once said, "There are decades when nothing happens and weeks when decades happen." This is one of those times when history has sped up. CNN host and best-selling author Fareed Zakaria helps readers to understand the nature of a post-pandemic world: the political, social, technological, and economic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.49 ZAK

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.49 ZAK

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.49 ZAK

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Social Cult Zakaria

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