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Metropolitan Library Service Agency (Minn.)

Overview
Works: 136 works in 153 publications in 1 language and 595 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: Z732.M75, 800
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Most widely held works about Metropolitan Library Service Agency (Minn.)
 
Most widely held works by Metropolitan Library Service Agency (Minn.)
Handicraft/hobby index( )

in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon Hassler( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiction author Jon Hassler discusses his craft and the evolution of his book
Meridel LeSueur( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poet, writer and activist Meridel LeSueur discusses her work and its relationship to American social movements
Douglas Wood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Douglas Wood, author, composer, and musician, reads Old turtle and plays and sings The puzzle
Robert Bly by Robert Bly( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minnesota poet Robert Bly reads from his poems and translations and discusses his craft and his teaching
Carol Bly( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essayist and short story writer Carol Bly talks about the subjects of her writings
Patricia Hampl( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solveig Nilsen from the Hennepin County Library System interviews St. Paul writer and poet Patricia Hampl. Hampl discusses the evolution and inspirations of her books Woman before an aquarium, A romantic education, Spillville, and Resort and other poems. Hampl also offers her insights on the creative writing process
Joe Kimball( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint Paul Public Librarian Elaine Wagner interviews Joe Kimball. Kimball is a reporter for the Minneapolis Star Tribune and author. The author discusses the details of his book, Secrets of the Congdon Mansion, a true crime account of the Congdon murder in the Duluth, Minnesota mansion of Glensheen. Interview provides a discussion of the actions involved in the crime and provides maps of the mansion and photos and news footage of the people and places involved in the murder
Marion Dane Bauer( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lois Anderson of the Hennepin County Library System interviews children's fiction writer Marion Dane Bauer. Bauer is a writer of juvenile and young adult literature and teaches courses in fiction writing. Bauer reads from her novel Touch the moon, discusses her books Tangled butterfly, Like mother, like daughter, and Rain of fire, and discusses the process of writing fiction
Judith Guest( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minnesota novelist Judith Guest discusses her work, its translation to the screen, and the motivations of her characters
Gary Paulsen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author of young adult and adult fiction discusses how and why he writes, and what has influenced his writing
Susan Allen Toth( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toth describes her writing process, her favorite writers, and her books of memoirs
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
Frederick & Freya Manfred( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tape contains two back-to-back episodes of the Northern lights & insights interview series (Episode #51 [29 min.] and Episode #52 [29 min.]. The episodes feature poet Freya Manfred interviewing her father Frederick, a novelist, short story writer, and poet. Both Manfreds discuss and read selections from their works. In the first episode Frederick read's his "A damned dreamer" and Freya reads her poem "The only poem I know". In the second segment Freya reads "A projected view of 2000" from her book American Roads and Frederick reads "Ghosts in my face" from his book Winter count II
Tony Bouza( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains two episodes of the Northern lights & insights program. The first segment (episode 239), recorded in 1992, features political pundit Chuck Brady interviewing former Minneapolis police chief and author Tony Bouza. Bouza discusses his book A carpet of blue, the failure of the war on drugs, crime in the United States, and such social issues as racism and gun control. The second segment (episode 140), recorded in 1990, also features Tony Bouza being interviewed by Chuck Brady. In this interview, Bouza discusses his book Police mystique and provides his opinions on issues such as flag burning, police accountability, family violence, the class struggle (over-class versus under-class), racism, the distribution of wealth, and the war on drugs. burning, police accountability, family violence, the class struggle (over-class versus under-class), racism, the distribution of wealth, and the war on drugs
Harrison Salisbury( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tape contains two back-to back episodes of the Northern lights & insights video series (Episode #59 [29 min., 45 sec.] and Episode #60 [29 min., 45 sec.]). Both episodes feature Robb Mitchell interviewing Harrison Salisbury, a native of North Minneapolis, Pulitzer Prize winning international corespondent, and New York Times editor. In the first episode, they discuss Salisbury's early career, world experiences, life in post-World War II Russia, and his book A journey for our times. In the second episode Salisbury recounts his worldwide reporting experiences, his early series of articles dealing with gangs in New York City, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, covering the civil rights movement in Birmingham Alabama, reporting from Hanoi, Vietnam in the late 1960's, and discusses his book A time of change
Sing play learn with MacPhail early childhood music favorites( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Weaver( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minnesota novelist and short-story writer Will Weaver discusses his writing and teaching
MELSA do it index to current periodical literature( )

in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sen. Eugene McCarthy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains two separate episodes of the Northern lights & insights series featuring interviews with former Senator Eugene McCarthy. The first segment, filmed in 1993, features Hennepin County Library Director Robert Rohlf interviewing McCarthy. In this episode they discuss the military industrial complex, the Persian Gulf War, immigration, bilingualism, and other current events covered in McCarthy's book A colony of the world. In the second segment, filmed in 1988, McCarthy is interviewed by Robb Mitchell. They discuss McCarthy's 1968 campaign for Democratic candidate for president, the similarities between being a writer and a political, and McCarthy reads the poems "Death of the old Plymouth Rock hen" and "Good-Daddy Hall" from his book Gene McCarthy's Minnesota
 
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MELSA

Metropolitan Library Service Agency

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English (40)