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On Approval

Wed, 07/24/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: On Approval
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Imprint: [United States] : : Inception Media Group
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Blu-ray Disc
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George and his equally impoverished friend Richard are invited to spend a month at a Scottish mansion by two wealthy women to test their compatibility as potential marriage partners



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Scooby-Doo!

Sun, 07/21/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Scooby-Doo! / 13 Spooky Tales, Ruh-roh Robot!
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Imprint: [United States] : : Hanna Barbera Productions , distributed by Warner Home Video
Call #: J ON ORDER
Format: DVD
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Scooby Doo! The gang are together again in this new 13 Spooky Tales collection, travel with them as they uncover mysteries through epic adventures. This collection consists of fan favorite Scooby-Doo! episodes from classic Scooby-Doo! TV shows.



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Metal Gear Solid

Thu, 07/18/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Metal Gear Solid / The Legacy Collection 1987-2012
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Imprint: El Segundo, CA : Konami Digital Entertainment, inc
Call #: On Order XX(2278832.1)
Format: Book
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Il cielo cade

Wed, 07/17/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Il cielo cade / The sky falls
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Imprint: [Chicago] : : Accent Cinema , Facets Video distributor
Call #: ON ORDER XX(2278465.1)
Format: DVD
Series: Accent Cinema collection
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In 1944, newly-orphaned sisters, Penny and Baby, come to live in the Tuscan villa of their aunt and uncle. Their uncle is a German-Jewish intellectual, and discourages the pro-Mussolini and fascist sympathies the girls inherited from their late father. Penny and Baby gradually make friends in their new surroundings and become somewhat smitten with their uncle; but as war rages around them, the family receives a warning from the local priest to flee to Switzerland as the Nazis make towards their town.



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Nigunim

Sun, 07/14/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Nigunim / Hebrew melodies
Author: Shaham, Gil
Imprint: [S.l.] : : Canary Classics
Call #: CLASSICAL Collections ShahG Nigu
Format: Music CD
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The Ice Storm

Sun, 07/14/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: The Ice Storm
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Imprint: [United States] : : Criterion Collection
Call #: ON ORDER XX(2277399.1)
Format: Blu-ray Disc
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Suburban Connecticut, 1973. While Richard Nixon's 'I am not a crook' speech drones from the TV, the Hood and Carver families try to navigate a Thanksgiving break simmering with unspoken resentment, sexual tension, and cultural confusion. With clarity, subtlety, and a dose of wicked humor, Academy Award winning director Ang Lee renders Rick Moody's acclaimed novel of upper-middle-class American malaise as a trenchant, tragic cinematic portrait of lost souls.



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A Tale for the Time Being

Thu, 07/11/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: A Tale for the Time Being
Author: Ozeki, Ruth L.
Imprint: Waterville, Maine : : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning
Call #: F OZEKI, R.
Format: Large Print
Series: Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
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In Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao has decided there's only one escape from her aching loneliness and her classmates' bullying. But before she ends it all, Nao first plans to document the life of her great grandmother, a Buddhist nun who's lived more than a century. A diary is Nao's only solace--and will touch lives in ways she can scarcely imagine. Across the Pacific, we meet Ruth, a novelist living on a remote island who discovers a collection of artifacts washed ashore in a Hello Kitty lunchbox--possibly debris from the devastating 2011 tsunami. As the mystery of its contents unfolds, Ruth is pulled into the past, into Nao's drama and her unknown fate, and forward into her own future.



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Winesburg, Ohio

Thu, 07/11/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Winesburg, Ohio
Author: Anderson, Sherwood
Imprint: New York : : Dover Publications
Call #: F ANDERSON, S.
Format: Book
Series: Dover thrift editions
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"In this moving collection of interrelated stories, Ohio-born Sherwood Anderson illuminates the loneliness and frustration--spiritual, emotional and artistic--of life in a small American town ... Through the eyes of young George Willard, the inner lives of many of Winesburg's inhabitants open to us. Before George leaves the community, we have learned much about his mother Elizabeth, his friend Helen White, his teacher Kate Swift and other Winesburg residents--the lonely, sensitive Dr. Reefy, the tormented Rev. Curtis Hartman and the enigmatic Wing Biddlebaum among them"--P. [4] of cover.



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Newspaper Blackout

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Newspaper Blackout
Author: Kleon, Austin
Imprint: New York : : Harper Perennial
Call #: ON ORDER XX(2275877.1)
Format: Book
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Presents a collection of poetry constructed using a newspaper and permanent marker, including sections on how the author got started, how to make a newspaper blackout poem, and contest winners.



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O, What A Luxury

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: O, What A Luxury / Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic & Profound
Author: Keillor, Garrison
Imprint: New York : : Grove Press
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Book
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The celebrated radio host presents his first collection of poetry, featuring his reflections on daily life, love, politics, and religion in verse that reflects his characteristic humor and insight.



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What If

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: What If / A Lifetime of Questions, Speculations, Reasonable Guesses, and A Few Things I Know for Sure
Author: MacLaine, Shirley
Imprint: New York : : Atria Books
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Book
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"Beloved actress and bestselling author Shirley MacLaine contemplates a wealth of subjects from the mundane to the esoteric in this all-new collection of musings that begin with two simple words: What if--What if hope is the most dangerous emotion? What if a frog had wings? (Answer: He wouldnt bump his ass so much.) What if our political leaders actually led? What if Downton Abbey was full of Americans? What if, for some reason, I couldn't be creative and work? These are just a few of the what ifs that Shirley Maclaine considers in her new book written in the style of her beloved and laugh-out-loud memoir In Over All That. In What If, she speculates on a wide range of matters both spiritual and secular, humorous and profound, earth-bound and high-flying, personal and universal. This is Shirley MacLaine at her most funny, acerbic, imaginative, and irresistible"--



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Drawing Dead

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Drawing Dead / A Joe Crow Novel
Author: Hautman, Pete
Imprint: New York : : MysteriousPress.comOpen Road Integrated Media
Call #: Downloadable eBook
Format: eBook
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In a fast-paced comic thriller set in Minneapolis, ex-cop Jim Crow finds himself in over his head in a scheme replete with poker-playing hustlers, cocaine, and two con artists selling shares of a rare comic book collection.



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Jewels in the Dust

Sun, 06/23/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Jewels in the Dust
Author: Crowther, Peter
Imprint: Burton, MI : : Subterranean Press
Call #: F CROWTHER, P.
Format: Book
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"In the pages of this latest collection of downright delicate, often enchanting and occasionally distressing stories from the pen of award-winning Peter Crowther you will encounter: two boys who discover an elaborate trap to capture fairies; a young musician haunted by the song 'Moonlight in Vermont'; a small-time crook about to fall under the spell of London while, at the same time, rediscovering his wife ... You'll laugh, you'll cry and, by golly, you'll want to sleep with the light on"--From publisher description.



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Critical Mass

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Critical Mass / Four Decades of Essays, Reviews, Hand Grenades, and Hurrahs
Author: Wolcott, James
Imprint: New York : : Doubleday
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Book
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"From his early seventies dispatches as a fledgling critic for The Village Voice on rock 'n roll, movies, and television, to the literary criticism of the eighties and nineties that made him both feared and famous, to his must-read reports on the cultural weather for Vanity Fair, James Wolcott has had a career as a freelance critic and an intellectual nearly unique in our time. This collection features the best of Wolcott in whatever guise-connoisseur, intrepid reporter, memoirist, and, occasionally, hit man-he has chosen to take on. The result is a treasure trove of sparkling, high-octane prose and a portrait of our life and cultural times over the past four decades"--



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Treasures of the Civil War

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Treasures of the Civil War / Legendary Leaders Who Shaped A War and A Nation
Author: MacLachlan, Renae H.
Imprint: Lanham, Maryland : : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Call #: 973.7349 M161
Format: Book
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Darkness Sticks to Everything

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Darkness Sticks to Everything / Collected and New Poems
Author: Hennen, Tom
Imprint: Port Townsend, Washington : : Copper Canyon Press
Call #: ON ORDER XX(2270453.1)
Format: Book
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Tom Hennen gives voice to the prairie and to rural communities, celebrating--with sadness, praise, and astute observations--the land, weather, and inhabitants. In short lyrics and prose poems, he reveals the detailed strangeness of ordinary things. This volume is Hennen's long-overdue introduction to a national audience.



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John Wayne

Sun, 06/16/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: John Wayne / The Genuine Article : the Unseen Archive of An American Legend
Author: Goldman, Michael R.
Imprint: San Rafael, CA : : Insight
Call #: 791.43028 W359g
Format: Book
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John Wayne: The Genuine Article provides readers a rare glimpse into the life of one of the most iconic movie stars of all time through a treasure trove of memorabilia, stories, and interviews. This definitive book includes John Wayne Enterprises' collection of never-before-seen letters and telegrams as well as incredibly compelling text from Wayne's unfinished memoir. Important milestones in the Academy Award-winning actor, director, and producer's life are also well documented here through anecdotes, photos, and visually rich ephemera including boots, hats, and saddles. The story of John Wayne's rise, reach, and influence in American culture is alive and well in this brilliant opus. With a foreword by Jimmy Carter and a preface by his son Ethan Wayne, John Wayne: The Genuine Article presents the complete story of how an ordinary man became a top box office draw for six decades, and a larger-than-life Icon known simply as the Duke.



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Books of Adam

Sun, 06/09/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Books of Adam / The Blunder Years
Author: Ellis, Adam
Imprint: New York : : Grand Central Pub.
Call #: 817.6 EL47
Format: Book
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"Based on the popular blog, Books of Adam is a hilarious collection of essays about one young man's attempt to get his life together"--P. [4] of cover.



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The Color Master

Wed, 06/05/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: The Color Master / [stories]
Author: Bender, Aimee
Imprint: [Westminster, Md. :, New York :] : Books on Tape and Doubleday
Call #: ON ORDER XX(2267739.1)
Format: Spoken-word CD
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In this collection, Bender's unique talents sparkle brilliantly in stories about people searching for connection through love, sex, and family ... while navigating the often painful realities of their lives. A traumatic event unfolds when a girl with flowing hair of golden wheat appears in an apple orchard, where a group of people await her. A woman plays out a prostitution fantasy with her husband and finds she cannot go back to her old sex life. An ugly woman marries an ogre and struggles to decide if she should stay with him after he mistakenly eats their children. Two sisters travel deep into Malaysia, where one learns the art of mending tigers who have been ripped to shreds.



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The Rathbones

Sun, 06/02/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: The Rathbones
Author: Clark, Janice
Imprint: New York : : Doubleday
Call #: F CLARK, J.
Format: Book
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"Mercy Rathbone, fifteen years old, is the diminutive scion of the Rathbone clan. Her father, the last man in the beleaguered dynasty, has been lost at sea for seven years--ever since the last whale was seen off the coast of Naiwayonk, Connecticut. Mercy's memories of her father grow dimmer each day, and she spends most of her time in the attic hideaway of her reclusive uncle Mordecai, who teaches her the secrets of Greek history and nautical navigation through his collection of specimens and moldering books. But when a strange, violent visitor turns up one night, Mercy and Mordecai are forced to flee the crumbling mansion and set sail on a journey that will bring them deep into the haunted history of the Rathbone family and the reasons for its undoing"--From publisher description.



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