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Students, faculty and staff can check out these exciting new books and videos at the Dare Campus Library. Elizabeth City and Chowan students can ask for items to be sent to their campuses.
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DVDs

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Il barbiere di Siviglia - Gioachino Rossini
Call Number: DVD M1500.R64B32 2010
Publication Date: 2010
Sung in Italian, with optional subtitles in English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, or Spanish, and recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City, the two-disc set tells the story of an elderly physician who plans to marry his young ward in order to get her fortune. However, a young count falls in love with her and disguises his identity to see if she truly returns his love.

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Their Eyes Were Watching God - Darnell Martin
Call Number: DVD PN1995.9.D7T533 2005
ISBN: 078886162X
Publication Date: 2005
Based on Zora Neale Hurston's best-selling book, the story is set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the mores of her small town.

 

DVDs of Hemingway's Works

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Ernest Hemingway's The Snows of Kilimanjaro - Henry King
Call Number: DVD PN1995.9.A3E76478 2007
Publication Date: 2007
Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward and Ava Gardner star in the story of Harry Street, big game hunter and not-so-successful author, who relives his love life as he lies dying in Africa in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro.

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Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises - Darryl F. Zanuck
Call Number: DVD PN1995.9.M27E76478 2007
Publication Date: 2007
Paris in the 1920s where Hemingway's characters are of the "lost generation", clinging to their bohemian lifestyle without much thought to the future.

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Adventures of a Young Man - Martin Ritt
Call Number: DVD PN1997.A295 2007
Publication Date: 2007
"A coming of age story that chronicles a young man's experiences growing up in the North Woods in the early 20th century, leaving home, and serving in the Red Cross during World War I." Based on Hemingway's semiautobiographical "Nick Adams stories"

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Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms - David O. Selznick
Call Number: DVD PN1997.F3712 2007
Publication Date: 2007
" Romance of an American ambulance driver wounded in World War I who falls in love with his nurse." Issued as part of The Ernest Hemingway film collection

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Under my Skin - Casey Robinson
Call Number: DVD PN1997.U5255 2007
Publication Date: 2007
Based on Hemingway's short story "My Old Man"
"Dan Butler is running out of places to run. After throwing too many U.S. and Italian horse races, he's now on the lam from a gangster whom he purposely double-crossed by winning a big race. Escaping to France, Dan finds more complications and conflict, including a Left Bank café singer who blames him for her boyfriend's death, his ten-year-old son whose idolotry of Butler is being slowly stripped away, and the newly arrived gangster, who wants Dan to throw a high-stakes steeplechase race, or else." ~ Abstract

 

Autobiography

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Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela - Nelson Mandela
Call Number: DT1974.M296 2013
ISBN: 1408703114
Publication Date: 2013
"Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and the first democratically elected president of South Africa, Mandela began his autobiography during the course of his 27 years in prison." The book covers his life from early childhood in an African tribe to his fight for freedom for the native people of Africa and his quarter-century in prison to becoming the first ever black President of South Africa.

 

Outer Banks Collection

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Portsmouth: Island with a Soul - Dorothy Byrum Bedwell
Call Number: Outer Banks Collection F264.P67B44 1984 c.2
Publication Date: 1984
The author's rememberances of 18 summers and a few winter holidays spent on Portsmouth Island from 1922 to 1940.

 

Aviation

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Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies - Lawrence Goldstone
Call Number: TL521.G568 2014
ISBN: 9780345538031
Publication Date: 2014
"Birdmen sets the engrossing story of the Wrights' war with Glenn Curtiss against the thrilling backdrop of the early years of manned flight, and is rich with period detail and larger-than-life personalities."~ publisher's web site

 

Communications

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Constant Touch: A Global History of the Mobile Phone - Jon Agar
Call Number: HE8635.A33 2013
ISBN: 9781848315075
Publication Date: 2013
Beginning with an explanation of how the cell phone works, followed by the realization of the analogue and digital generations of mobile phones and the various mobile cultures, the book concludes with an examination of the smartphone.

 

Contemporary Issues

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No Place To Hide: Edward Snowden, The NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State - Glenn Greenwall
Call Number: JF1525.W45G74 2014
ISBN: 9781627790734
Publication Date: 2014
"Investigative reporter for The Guardian and bestselling author Glenn Greenwald, provides an in-depth look into the NSA scandal that has triggered a national debate over national security and information privacy. With further revelations from documents entrusted to Glenn Greenwald by Edward Snowden himself, this book explores the extraordinary cooperation between private industry and the NSA, and the far-reaching consequences of the government's surveillance program, both domestically and abroad" -- from publisher's web site

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Judging the Boy Scouts of America: Gay Rights, Freedom of Association, and the DALE case - Richard J. Ellis
Call Number: KF229.D35E43 2014
ISBN: 9780700619504
Publication Date: 2014
"The story begins with James Dale, a nineteen-year old Eagle Scout and assistant scoutmaster in New Jersey, who came out as a gay man in the summer of 1990. The Boy Scouts, citing their policy that denied membership to "avowed homosexuals," promptly terminated Dale's membership. Homosexuality, the Boy Scout leadership insisted, violated the Scouts' pledge to be "morally straight." With the aid of the Lambda Legal Defense Fund, Dale sued for discrimination. Ellis tracks the case from its initial filing in New Jersey through the final decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in favor of the Scouts." provided by publisher

 

American History

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The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832 - Alan Taylor
Call Number: E445.V8T38 2013
ISBN: 9780393073713
Publication Date: 2013
A National Book Award Finalist~" a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian presents a gripping narrative that recreates the events that inspired hundreds of slaves to pressure British admirals into becoming liberators by using their intimate knowledge of the countryside to transform the war."-abstract

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The Obama Presidency: A Preliminary Assessment - Robert P. Watson
Call Number: E907.O225 2012
ISBN: 9781438443294
Publication Date: 2012
Written by a group of scholars following a conference examining Barrack Obama's presidency.

 

North Carolina History

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The North Carolina Historical Review - North Carolina Historical Association
Call Number: F251N892 2014 v.91no.2
Publication Date: 2014
Published quarterly, this journal's essays explore the history of North Carolina as well as regional and southern history. It includes book reviews of recently published books about the state. A website makes available back issues for a fee, copies of articles, maps, teaching guides, CD's and other items.
This issue"s contents: a bibliography of books with a North Carolina subject or setting published in 2013; Early Albemarle: Robert Holden's Account of 1679; Life in the Great Dismal Swamp Community: Free People of Color in Pre-Civil War Gates County, North Carolina; John Lawson's Indian Town on Hatteras Island, North Carolina.

 

Social Studies

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Economics: The User's Guide - Ha-Joon Chang
Call Number: HB171.C484 2014
ISBN: 9781620408124
Publication Date: 2014
"Economics: The User's Guide is a concise and expertly crafted guide to economic fundamentals that offers a clear and accurate picture of the global economy and how and why it affects our daily lives" -- from publisher's web site.

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The Virgin Way: Everything I Know About Leadership - Richard Branson
Call Number: HD57.7.B72743 2014
ISBN: 9781591847373
Publication Date: 2014
Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, dropped out of the prestigious Stowe School at sixteen and became a successful entrepreneur. He attributes his success, in part, to being a good listener and in this book shares his very different style of leadership.

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The Ex-Offender's Job Interview Guide - Caryl and Ron Krannich
Call Number: HV9288.K73 2009
ISBN: 1570232822
Publication Date: 2009
"Addressing the many employability issues facing ex-offenders, this book shows how to best respond to reluctant employers" in a variety of situations." Chapters address preparing for an interview, verbal and nonverbal interview behaviors, appropriate responses to interview questions and tips on communication skills.

 

Education

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The Power of Problem-Based Learning: A Practical "How To" for Teaching Undergraduate Courses in Any Discipline - Barbara J Duch
Call Number: LB1027.42.P69 2001
ISBN: 1579220363
Publication Date: 2001
Divided into three parts, the book addresses how a Problem-Based Learning (PBL) program works, how to start one, and case studies from various disciplines.

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Creating Success: The North Carolina Community College System - Joseph W. Wescott II
Call Number: LB2328.W3C7 2014
ISBN: 9781597150972
Publication Date: 2014
Celebrating fifty years of a public higher education program, this book relates the founding and much of the history of the North Carolina Community College System.

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The Community College Experience - Amy Baldwin
Call Number: LB2343.32.B34 2013
ISBN: 9780132819879
Publication Date: 2013
Used as a textbook for ACA and guide for making the transition into the college world.

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TEAS V Study Guide 2015: Test Prep and Practice Questions for The TEAS Version 5 - Trivium Test Prep
Call Number: LB2353.7.T43T53 2014
ISBN: 9781940978963
Publication Date: 2014
Contains 2 full practice tests, tips from TEAS version 5 experts, and over 450 practice questions

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McGraw-Hill's 5 TEAS Practice Tests - Kathy A. Zahler
Call Number: LB2353.7.T43Z34 2014
ISBN: 9780071825726
Publication Date: 2014
In order to get into many nursing schools today, passing the Test of Essential Academic Skills is essential. "The book offers 6 full-length TEAS practice tests just like the real exam, with answers and complete explanations for every question." One "not only knows the right answers but understands why they are correct." One will also "get intensive practice with TEAS-style questions in reading, mathematics, science, and English and language usage."-~ Publisher's notes

 

Language and Literature

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Helping Students Write Well: A Guide for Teachers in All Disciplines - Barbara E. Fassler Walvoord
Call Number: PE1404.W35 1986
ISBN: 087352201X
Publication Date: 1986
Written as a help guide for any faculty member "who must coach and evaluate students' writing." Despite the technological advances in communication, good writing is important in the working world.

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Guests on Earth - Lee Smith
Call Number: PS3569.M5376G83 2013
ISBN: 9781616202538
Publication Date: 2013
North Carolina author and winner of the 1999 Academy Award in Fiction, Lee Smith of Hillsborough, brings together fact and fiction in this story of Highland Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, a mental institution known for its innovative treatments for nervous disorders and addictions. Zelda Fitzgerald was a patient at Highland in the 1930s and 40s.

 

Environmental Sciences

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Environmental Problem Solving: A How-To-Guide - Jeffrey W. Hughes
Call Number: GE300.H83 2007
ISBN: 9781584655923
Publication Date: 2007
The author uses a logical framework as a way of solving environmental problems efficiently and effectively.

 

Kayaking

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Kayak Rolling: The Black Art Demystified - Loel Collins
Call Number: GV783.C63 2009
ISBN: 9780762750825
Publication Date: 2009
A step-by-step guide with photographs and a flow chart to help the reader develop a "bombproof roll."

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Sea Kayaking Illustrated: A Visual Guide to Better Paddling - John Robison
Call Number: GV788.5.R63 2003
ISBN: 0071392343
Publication Date: 2003
The key word is "illustrated". This is a easy-to-understand book of instructions with illustrations on all things kayaking.

 

Navigation

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Inland & Coastal Navigation - David Burch
Call Number: VK529.B87I55 2014
ISBN: 0914025406
Publication Date: 2014
A revised edition of a text used for 30 years in navigation classes for small-craft both sail and power. It includes charts, reading and plotting; instrument and logbook procedures; compass use, tides and currents; and GPS and other electronic aids.

 

Painting

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Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700-1900 - zhang Hongxing
Call Number: ND1043.3.M37 2013
ISBN: 9781851777563
Publication Date: 2013
"Published on the occasion of the exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert museum, 26th October to 19th January, 2014." Intended to be a guide to the history of Chinese painting on silk or paper from 700- 1900, the book includes background, essays on technique, materials and collecting, as well as a catalogue of the exhibit.

 

Medicine

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Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine - Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
Call Number: RD27.35.M88A68 2014
ISBN: 9781592408702
Publication Date: 2014
"A mesmerizing biography of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery and founded the country's most famous museum of medical oddities." ~ Publisher's notes

 

Chemistry and Zoology

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Homework Helpers. Chemistry - Greg Curran
Call Number: QD33.2.C87 2004
ISBN: 1564147215
Publication Date: 2004
Homework Helpers is a series of user-friendly review books covering topics students might find in a typical one-year high school course. Included in the book on Chemistry is naming compounds, writing formulas, balancing chemical equations, gas laws , acids and bases and much more.

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How to Solve Word Problems in Chemistry - David E. Goldberg
Call Number: QD42.G5785 2001
ISBN: 0071363025
Publication Date: 2001
"The book that solves word problem problems."

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War of the Whales: A True Story - Joshua Horwitz
Call Number: QL737.C4H57 2014
ISBN: 9781451645019
Publication Date: 2014
Whistle-blower and activist Joshua Horwitz with marine biologist Ken Balcomb take their case linking sonar to whale strandings all the way to the Supreme Court.

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