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Cal Maritime Library
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Availability: "Strange Fruit, Volume I, Uncelebrated narratives from Black history is a collection of stories from African American history that exemplifies success in the face of great adversity. This unique graphic anthology offers historical and cultural commentary on nine uncelebrated heroes whose stories are not often found in history books

Availability: Amistad: Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, Stellan Skarsgård, Razaaq Adoti, Abu Bakaar Fofanah, Anna Paquin, Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship Amistad bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt.

Availability: Birdman: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts. A black comedy story of an actor famous for portraying an iconic superhero as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.

Availability: eyes were watching God. Halle Berry, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Michael Ealy, Terrence Howard, Lorraine Toussaint, Ruby Dee. Drama 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.Based on the novel by Zora Neale Hurston.

Availability: Beloved. Based on the novel by Toni Morrison. Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise, Beah Richards, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Albert Hall. On a journey to find freedom, Sethe is confronted by the secrets that have haunted her for years. Then, an old friend from out of her past reenters her life. With his help, Sethe may finally be able to rediscover who she is and regain her lost sense of hope.

Availability: The Equalizer (2014) - Denzel Washington, plays McCall, McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him But when McCall meets, a young girl under the control of gangsters, he can't stand idly by; he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement

Availability: who's coming to Dinner : Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, Katharine Hepburn,,Crusading newspaper publisher Matt Drayton's principles are put to the test when his daughter, Joey, announces her engagement to John Prentice, an internationally renowned African-American physician. While Matt's wife, Christina, readily accepts Joey's decision, Matt intends to withhold his consent.

Availability: The Theory of Everything. Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Prior, Sophie Perry, Harry Lloyd,The story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Wife Jane fighting tirelessly by his side,

Availability: No Good Deed: Taraji P. Henson, Idris Elba, Kate Del Castillo, Henry Simmons, Leslie Bibb.Terri is a devoted wife and mother of two, living an ideal suburban life in Atlanta when Colin, a charming but dangerous escaped convict, shows up at her door claiming car trouble. Terri offers her phone to help him but soon learns that no good deed goes unpunished as she finds herself fighting for survival.

Availability: Fury: Brad Pitt, Shia Labeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Pena, Jon Bernthal, Jim Parrack, April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines.

Availability: The Drop.Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini, Noomi Rapace, Lonely bartender Bob Saginowski and his hardened employer cousin Marv run a bar that is used as a 'drop'--a covert scheme that funnels cash to local gangsters. But when they find themselves caught in a robbery gone bad, and on the hook for a debt they can't repay, both men have to make the dangerous choice between loyalty and survival

Availability: Boyhood (2014) Richard Linklater, with Patricia Arquette, Ellar Colltrane, Ethan, Hawke. Chronicles twelve years of the young boy Mason's life and family as he journeys to adulthood.

Availability: NALCO WATER HANDBOOK; ED. BY DANIEL J. FLYNN.The Landmark Water Use and Conditioning Resource--Fully Updated for the Twenty-First Century Developed by the world's leading integrated water treatment and process improvement company, This work provides comprehensive guidance on the use and conditioning of water and wastewater in any industrial or institutional facility.

Availability: b3800345~S13 The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes (New Edition) Paperback In PRELUDES & NOCTURNES, an occultist attempting to capture Death to bargain for eternal life traps her younger brother Dream instead. After his 70 year imprisonment and eventual escape, Dream, also known as Morpheus, goes on a quest for his lost objects of power. On his arduous journey Morpheus encounters Lucifer, John Constantine, and an all-powerful madman.

Availability: The congress / Bridgit Folman Film Gang and Pandora Film present ; an Ari Folman film ; written and directed by Ari Folman ; producers, Reinhard Brundig, Ari Folman, Robin Wright.More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, decides to take her final job: preserving her digital likeness for a future Hollywood. Through a deal brokered by her loyal, agent , her alias will be controlled by the studio,

Availability: Driving Miss Daisy / Warner Bros- screenplay by Alfred Uhry, based on his play Set in Atlanta in the 1950's, a textile factory owner insists on hiring an ever-patient chauffeur for his aging head-strong mother. The Jewish woman and her African American driver eventually build a relationship over many years

COMING SOON Availability: Gone Girl -(Film) Tyler Perry (Actor), Ben Affleck (Actor) The story tells of a married couple, Nick and Amy Dunne, on their fifth wedding anniversary. That morning, Amy mysteriously vanishes, leaving behind a rather suspicious trail of evidence.

Availability: A Raisin in the sun -Film-Columbia Pictures ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; David Susskind's 1961 production of Raisin in the Sun is a classic film and a landmark achievement during the civil rights struggles of the early 1960s. Starring a young Sidney Poitier as Walter Lee,Walter Lee is a man driven to the edge of insanity by the prospect of seeing his dream slip right through his fingers.

Availability: Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) From The New York Times bestselling author Lee Child comes one of the most compelling heroes to step from novel to screen - ex-military investigator Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise).

Availability: Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?) (2010)Who is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him)? is a wildly entertaining, star-studded documentary that tells the story of one of the most talented and versatile singer-songwriters in pop music history and the man The Beatles dubbed their favorite American musician.

Availability: The disciplined trader : developing winning attitudes / Mark Douglas. One of the first books to address the psychological nature of how successful traders think ~ The Disciplined Trader™ is now an industry classic. In this groundbreaking work published in 1990 ~ Douglas examines the causes as to why most traders cannot raise and keep their equity on a consistent basis

Availability: Guide to Maritime Security and the ISPS Code: 2012 Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization. This User Guide has been developed to consolidate existing IMO maritime security-related material into an easily read companion guide to SOLAS chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code in order to assist States in promoting maritime security through development of the requisite legal framework, associated administrative practices,

Availability: The Sandman Vol. 7: Brief Lives by Neil Gaiman Dream's loopy sister, Delirium, convinces him to go on a quest for their missing brother, Destruction.

Availability: The Sandman, Vol. 2: The Doll's House by Neil Gaiman. During Morpheus's incarceration, three dreams escaped the Dreaming and are now loose in the waking world. At the same time, a young woman named Rose Walker is searching for her little brother.

Availability: IAMSAR manual : international aeronautical and maritime search and rescue manual. Volume I, Organization and management. Imprint London : International Maritime Organization ; Montreal : International Civil Aviation Organization, 2013.