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Metronet

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Works: 165 works in 176 publications in 2 languages and 695 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Census  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: N6537.M656, 800
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Check it out! : the results of the school library media program census by Susan J Baxter ( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Check it out! : the results of the school library media program census by Susan J Baxter ( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Morrison and Margot Fortunato Galt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The nationally-acclaimed Native American painting & wood artist joined with writer/editor Margot Galt to produce a recent book about his art and his life, "Turning the feather around."
Richard "Fred" Arey / Gaylord Schanilec / Fine arts book ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tape contains two back-to-back episodes of the Northern lights interview series (Episode #406 [29 min.] and Episode #407 [29 min., 30 sec.]). The episodes provide a comprehensive look at the creation & fine arts production of Richard Arey's limited edition book Waterfalls of the Mississippi. Part one (episode #406) features Richard "Fred" Avery discussing the subject of his book, the 8 Twin Cities waterfalls of the Mississippi River (River Warren Falls, St. Anthony Falls, Minnehaha Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Ivy Falls, Shadow Falls, Hidden Falls, and the Lilydale Ice Falls). Arey visits the falls locations and compares them with the prints featured in his book. The second segment of the episode follows Minnesota Historical Society Librarian Patrick Coleman to the Stockholm, Wisconsin studio of artist, engraver, and hand press publisher, Gaylord Schanilec. Schanilec discusses the creation of the prints and type used in Arey's book. Part two (Episode #408) looks at the production work involved in publishing a letter-press book. Greg Campbell, of the Campbell-Logan Bindery, discusses the steps involved in binding a book, including a tour of his shop. Bridget O'Malley, of Cove Paper, gives a brief tour of her shop and the creation of hand-made paper. Richard Arey talks with Jill Jevne, the artisan who crafted the leather bindings and custom clamshell boxes featured in the Deluxe edition of the Waterfall book. In the final segment, Patrick Coleman interviews Gaylord Schanilec about the artist's other illustration work, including his book High Bridge
John Koblas and Dave Page ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview with John Koblas and Dave Page, authors of F. Scott Fitzgerald: toward the summit. Also featured: a pictorial look a the 1996 F. Scott Fitzgerald literary celebration in St. Paul, Minn
A tribute to poet John Engman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highlights of a tribute to Minneapolis poet John Engman (1949-1996), sponsored by the Loft and Hungry Mind bookstore coordinated by John Mitchell. The following poems from Engman's book Temporary help were read fellow poets: "Another word for blue" read by Jennifer Crosby; "Aluminum folding chairs" read by John Minczeski; "Lemon sun" read by Ethna McKiernan; "Money" read by Phil Gallo; "Leftover lines from an old journal" read by Jim Heynen; "Pastoral" read by Michael Dennis Browne; "Staff" read by Christine Sikorski; "Saturday bath" read by Bob Lacy; "Terrible weather conditions" read by Barton Sutter; and an excerpt from "Fame" read by Jim Heynen. Also includes segments from a 1989 video recorded by John Mitchell's video which feature the author discussing his work and reading his poems "The building I live in is tipping over" and "Mercury vapor lights."
Ralph Rapson sixty years of modern design ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tape contains two back-to back episodes of the Northern lights author interview series (Episode #430 [29 min., 10 sec.] and Episode #431 [29 min., 30 sec.]) dedicated to the subject of acclaimed Minnesota architect, artist and educator Ralph Rapson. Linda McCracken-Hunt interviews the 3 authors of Rapson's biography, Ralph Rapson: 60 years of modern design. The authors, Jane King Hession, Rip Rapson and Bruce Wright, discuss Rapson's career and the writing of their book. Tape also includes segments highlighting exhibitions of Rapson's work at the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Exhibition segments also include snippets of Ralph Rapson interviews conducted by Jennifer Komar Olivarez of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and Jane King Hession of the Weisman Art Museum
Jim Brandenburg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview of the internationally renown nature photographer at his Ravenwood studio near Ely. Richard Arey talks with Jim about Chased by the Light, plus Minnesota: images of home, white wolf, and his National Geographic photo essays
Sarah Susanka ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Architect & author of the national best seller The not so big house: a blueprint for the way we really live, a 1999 Minnesota Book Award winner which suggests design principles for modern residences; interviewed by Connie Nelson, Star Tribune
Dr. David Mech ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Naturalist on PBS's Newton's Apple and board member of the International Wolf Center Nancy Gibson interviews noted wolf biologist David Mech. Mech discusses his book, The Arctic wolf: living with the pack, which chronicles his experiences studying the wolves in the Arctic circle near the North Pole. The interview includes slides and videotape footage of Mech's work and discussions on the activities of the wolves, pack behavior, and the International Wolf Center in Ely, Minnesota
Dr. Walter Breckenridge ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview of the former director of the Bell Museum of Natural History, author/illustrator of The reptiles and amphibians of Minnesota, and wildlife painter/illustrator for The birds of Minnesota. Also: Scott Lanyon of the Bell Museum
J.F. Powers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legendary Minnesota writer and winner of the prestigious 1962 National Book Award for Morte D'Urban is interviewed at College of St. Benedict by fellow novelist and teaching colleague Jon Hassler. Part one: his life & early writing; Part two: his literary work
U Sam Oeur ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cambodian poet now living in the Twin Cities, whose book of poetry, Sacred vows, was published by Coffee House Press. U Sam Oeur is interviewed by poet and translater Ken Mccullough; excerpts from Krasang Tree, a play based on his works is shown and discussed
Barton Sutter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Professor of writing, radio commentator, poet and author of Cold comfort, a book of essays reflecting the life & culture of the Duluth area. He is interviewed by Joe Muldoon and reads his works with musical accompaniment by brother Ross
Howard Mohr ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author of the popular book How to talk Minnesotan, now a successful musical performed by Troupe America at the Plymouth Playhouse. Beth Weatherby, Southwest State University, talks with Howard about writing, humor and theater, and other writers
William Kent Krueger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mystery book reviewer Bruce Southworth interviews author William Kent Krueger. The interview takes place in the booth in the St. Clair Broilers in St. Paul where Krueger does most of his writing. The author discusses his first two Cork O'Connor mysteries, Iron Lake and Boundary Waters, both set in Northern Minnesota
Paul Maccabee ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview with Paul Maccabee, author of John Dillinger slept here
Jon Hassler ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview of the popular novelist, author of Rookery Blues, Dear James and The Dean's list; interviewed by Kay Bonner Nee who acted in the theatrical adaptation of Hassler's Simon's Night. Video clips from two Lyric Theatre performances, Grand opening & Dear James
David Backes -- Sigurd Olson biography & tribute ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents two 28 minute back-to-back episodes of the Northern lights author interview series (episodes #437 and #438) dedicated to the subject of Sigurd Olson. Minnesota writer Barton Sutter interviews David Backes about his biography of legendary nature writer Sigurd Olson, A wilderness within. Both episodes feature testimonials to Olson filmed at the Sigurd Olson 100th birthday tribute celebrated at the YMCA Camp Widjiwagan near Ely, Minnesota. Episode #437 features testimonials from writer and adventurer Paul Schurke, Minnesota writer Paul Gruchow, author and musician Douglas Wood, and Sigurd Olson's son Robert Olson. Episode #438 features testimonials from Northland College President Bob Parsonage, Kenneth Bro of the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, and Olson's son Sigurd Olson, Jr. Episode #438 also includes a brief feature with Todd Orjala of the University of Minnesota Press discussing the books by and about Olson published by the Press
Lorna Landvik ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview with Lorna Landvik, author of the novel Patty Jane's House of Curl. Also includes a brief visit to the first Small Press Fair at First Avenue in Minneapolis
 
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