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Kaiser, Menachem

Summary: "From a gifted young writer, the story of his quest to reclaim his family's apartment building in Poland--and of the astonishing entanglement with Nazi treasure hunters that follows"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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Summary: Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg, she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Woman 2015

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

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

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Wiebe, Kurtis J.

Summary: In 1940, as Calais, France, falls to the Germans during World War II, an American boy named Peter Panzerfaust rallies a group of orphans to work together to survive and find their way to safety.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics/Shadowline 2014

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

Eisner, Peter

Summary: The true story of three intrepid people who successfully eluded the Japanese in Manila for more than two years, sabotaging enemy efforts and preparing the way for MacArthur's return. One was a debonair polo-playing expatriate businessman who was also a U.S. Navy intelligence officer. Another was a defiant enlisted American soldier. And the third was a wily American woman, an intinerant torch...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 EIS

Warren, Andrea

Summary: "A biography of Norman Mineta, from his internment as a child in Heart Mountain Internment Camp during World War II, through his political career including serving in Congress for ten terms during which time he was instrumental in getting the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 passed which provided reparations and an apology to those who were interned"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books, Holiday House 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MIN

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