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Wilkerson, Isabel

Summary: The Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how people's lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.5 WIL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.5 WIL

Summary: Every year, thousands die in India through caste-related violence, as untouchables and upper-castes alike stoop as low as they need to go to gain their aims. Seen through the lens of a veteran photojournalist, this program looks at both sides of the struggle between the upper-caste Ranvir militia and Dalit supporters of the Marxist-Leninists in Bihar. Professor Kanchia Eliah, of the University...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Wilkerson, Isabel

2 holds on 13 copies

Summary: ""As we go about our daily lives, caste is the wordless usher in a darkened theater, flashlight cast down in the aisles, guiding us to our assigned seats for a performance. The hierarchy of caste is not about feelings or morality. It is about power--whichgroups have it and which do not." In this brilliant book, Isabel Wilkerson gives us a masterful portrait of an unseen phenomenon in America as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 WIL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 WIL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.5 WIL

Wilkerson, Isabel

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: ""As we go about our daily lives, caste is the wordless usher in a darkened theater, flashlight cast down in the aisles, guiding us to our assigned seats for a performance. The hierarchy of caste is not about feelings or morality. It is about power--whichgroups have it and which do not." In this brilliant book, Isabel Wilkerson gives us a masterful portrait of an unseen phenomenon in America as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 0000

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT 305.5 WIL

Jadhav, Narendra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JADHAV, NARENDRA JAD

Tezuka, Osamu

Summary: In this third volume of the fictional biography of Siddhartha, Gautama Buddha, Prince Siddhartha undergoes hardship and ordeals in his search for enlightenment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 BUD

Gidla, Sujatha

Summary: "The stunning true story of an untouchable family who become teachers, and one, a poet and revolutionary. Like one in six people in India, Sujatha Gidla was born an untouchable. While most untouchables are illiterate, her family was educated by Canadian missionaries in the 1930s, making it possible for Gidla to attend elite schools and move to America at the age of twenty-six. It was only then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 GID

Ishikawa, Masaji

Summary: Half-Korean, half-Japanese, Masaji Ishikawa has spent his whole life feeling like a man without a country. This feeling only deepened when his family moved from Japan to North Korea when Ishikawa was just thirteen years old, and unwittingly became members of the lowest social caste. His father, himself a Korean national, was lured to the new Communist country by promises of abundant work,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AmazonCrossing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ISHIKAWA, MASAJI ISH

Tezuka, Osamu

Summary: This second volume of the fictional biography of Siddhartha, Gautama Buddha, covers his upbringing and early manhood. Unhappy with the injustice of the caste system, the prince leaves his life of luxury to find a way to fight it. He marries and fathers a child, but unable to live in his luxurious palace, he cuts off his hair and departs into the wilderness to become a monk.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical, Inc. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 BUD

Patel, Shona

Summary: 1870s India. In a tiny village where society is ruled by a caste system and women are defined solely by marriage, young Biren Roy dreams of forging a new destiny. When his mother suffers the fate of widowhood--shunned by her loved ones and forced to live in solitary penance--Biren devotes his life to effecting change. Just when his vision for the future begins to look hopeless, he meets Maya,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION PAT

Kishimoto, Masashi

Summary: Naruto, enraged when Sasuke is killed, seeks vengeance upon Haku, but he is not that sure he can finish the job.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 NAR

Sharma, Annika

Summary: "Kiran Mathur knows firsthand just how dangerous love can be. After all, her sister's marriage in India nearly destroyed Kiran's family. So she's decided to redeem romance herself-by not falling for anyone who might disappoint her parents. That is, until she meets her new neighbor Nash Hawthorne..."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Casablanca 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHA

Alexander, Michelle.

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "As the United States celebrates the nation's "triumph over race" with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been labeled felons for life. Although Jim Crow laws have been wiped off the books, an astounding percentage of the African American community remains trapped in a subordinate status - much like their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.973 ALE

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.973 ALE

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Building a huge following for her magazine column, Kait, a woman who prefers to focus on her career after two failed marriages, teams up with producer Zack to launch a television series with a colorful cast and crew, each marked by private eccentricities, heartaches and secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC STE

Steel, Danielle

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: "#1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel follows a talented and creative woman as she launches her first television series, helping to recruit an unforgettable cast that will bring a dramatic family saga to the screen. Kait Whittier has built her magazine column into a hugely respected read followed by fans across the country. She loves her work and adores her grown children,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION STE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Steel 2018

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Kait Whittier has built her magazine column into a hugely respected read followed by fans across the country. She loves her work and adores her grown children, treasuring the time they spend together. After two marriages she prefers to avoid the complications and uncertainties of a new love. Then, after a chance meeting with Zack Winter, a television producer visiting Manhattan from Los...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STE

Muslimgauze (Musical group)

Contents: Salaam alekum, bastard -- Dome of the rock -- Hebron massacre (short mix) -- Caste the first stone -- Poona eunuch (zealot mix) -- Haramzada -- Mandarin guerilla -- Cairopraktar -- Salaam alekum, bastard.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Soleilmoon Recordings 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC Musli

Summary: Taking inspiration from the spiritual concept of Shakti, the Great Mother or supreme female deity of the Hindu religion, this program celebrates the power of women to drive social and economic change in India. Female-centric activism propels an organization that combats the practice of child marriage, and another which has created a banking system for the poor. The video also examines a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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May, Peter

Summary: "In 1989, a killer dumped the body of twenty-year-old Lucie Martin into a picturesque lake in the west of France. Fourteen years later, during a summer heat wave, a drought exposed her remains--bleached bones amid the scorched mud and slime. No one was ever convicted of her murder. But now, forensic expert Enzo Macleod is reviewing this stone-cold case--the toughest of the seven he has been...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quercus 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAY

Butters, MaryJane

Summary: "In her newest cookbook, MaryJane Butters offers 110-plus recipes for cooking in cast iron skillets, griddles, Dutch ovens, and other pans. Step-by-step instructions and beautiful photography accompany recipes such as Asparagus and Mushroom Quiche with Potato Crust, Chicken and Biscuit Skillet Pie, Ham Dinner on the Half Peel, and Rhubarb-Raspberry Pandowdy. The recipes for breads, breakfasts,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 641.5 But

Summary: "This holy grail for both documentary and theater aficionados offers a tantalizingly rare glimpse behind the Broadway curtain. In 1970, right after the triumphant premiere of Stephen Sondheim's groundbreaking concept musical Company, the renowned composer and lyricist, his director Harold Price, the show's stars, and a large pit orchestra all went into a Manhattan recording studio as part of a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ORI

Coven, Wanda.

Summary: Second-grade witch Heidi Heckelbeck wants revenge against Melanie, the meanest girl in school, so she decides to cast a forgetting spell on her right before the start of the school play.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC COV

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED COV

Sagara, Michelle

Summary: Kaylin wasn't sent to the West March to start a war. Her mission to bring back nine Barrani might do just that, though. She traveled with a Dragon, and her presence is perceived as an act of aggression in the extremely hostile world of Barrani-Dragon politics. Internal Barrani politics are no less deadly, and Kaylin has managed to help the rescued Barrani evade both death and captivity at the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fantasy Sagara 2019

Hall, Tarquin.

Summary: When Ram and Tulsi fall in love, the young woman's parents are dead set against the union. She's from a high-caste family. He's an Untouchable, from the lowest stratum of Indian society. Fortunately, India's Love Commandos, a group of volunteers dedicated to helping mixed-caste couples, come to the rescue. Just after they liberate Tulsi, Ram is mysteriously snatched from his hiding place. It...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

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