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Al-Khatahtbeh, Amani

Summary: "At nine years old, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh watched from her home in New Jersey as two planes crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. That same year, she heard her first racial slur. At age eleven, when the United States began their invasion in Iraq and the television was flooded with anti-Muslim commentary, Amani felt overwhelmed with feelings of intense alienation from American...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AL-KHATAHTBEH, AMANI ALK

Summary: Neera is a young girl who becomes seperated from her father in Arabia during World War II. Left alone in the desert, she befriends a wild colt, who she names Shetan. Once reunited with her father, however, Neera remains haunted by images of "the lost horse of the desert". This is the prequel to 'The Black Stallion' and shows the relationship between the stallion and the young girl who have come...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2004

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY YOU

Al Samawi, Mohammed

Summary: "Born in the Old City of Sana'a, Yemen, to a pair of middle-class doctors, Mohammed Al Samawi was a devout Muslim raised to think of Christians and Jews as his enemy. But when Mohammed was twenty-three, he secretly received a copy of the Bible, and what he read cast doubt on everything he'd previously believed. After connecting with Jews and Christians on social media, and at various...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 AL S

Summary: "A group of hedonistic middle-aged friends gather eatch night on a luxurious houseboat for dancing, love-making and smoking hashish. When a young news reporter visits the houseboat to write a story on the group, she is outraged to learn the tragic depths of their social alienation"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arab Film Distribution 2004

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ADR

Summary: 19 Arab women journalists speak out about what it's like to report on their changing homelands in this first-of-its-kind essay collection, with a foreword by CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour. International media coverage of the Arab world and its many complex, interconnected conflicts is dominated by the work of Western correspondents, many of whom are white and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 070.4082 OUR

El-Mohtar, Amal

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Among the ashes of a dying world, an agent of the Commandant finds a letter. It reads: Burn before reading. Thus begins an unlikely correspondence between two rival agents hellbent on securing the best possible future for their warring factions. Now, what began as a taunt, a battlefield boast, grows into something more. Something epic. Something romantic. Something that could change the past...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ELM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SF EL-M

(BROWN, ALAN, ET. AL.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1974

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 MIC

Summary: In this gorgeously animated drama, the lives of several strong-willed women and a young musician intersect. Their stories reveal the hypocrisies of modern Iranian society, where sex, drugs, and corruption coexist with strict religious law. In the bustling metropolis of Tehran, avoiding prohibitions has become an everyday sport and breaking taboos can be a means of personal emancipation....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TEH

Summary: A portrait of contemporary Iran, as seen through the eyes of one woman as she drives through the streets of Tehran over a period of several days. Her journey is comprised of ten conversations with various female passengers, and shed light on the lives of these women whose voices are seldom heard.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Video 2004

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TEN

Bridgewater, Dee Dee.

Contents: Afro blue -- Bad spirits (Banilla Dream Mix]) -- Dee Dee -- Mama don't ever go away = Mama digna sara ye -- Long time ago -- Children go 'round = Demissenw -- The griots = Sakhodougou -- Oh my love = Djarabi -- Four women -- No more = Bambo -- Red earth = Massane cisse -- Meanwhile -- Compared to what.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: EmArcy 2007

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ BRI

Ameri, Anan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcadia Pub. 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.434 AME

Summary: A touching documentary-collage, The Green Wave uses actual blog entries, tweets and cell phone video, along with eyewitness accounts, expert interviews and animated sequences to tell the story behind Iran's youth-driven Green Revolution and the Government's violent response after the presidential elections in 2009. Director Ali Samadi Ahadi used thousands of entries in Iranian blogs and social...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lighthouse [distributor] 2010

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

Summary: A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives, which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith, abruptly disturbed when they are forced to follow the new laws of their foreign occupants.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cohen Media Group 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF TIM

Ala.ni

Contents: Cherry blossom -- Woo woo -- Ol fashioned kiss -- Come to me -- Suddenly -- One heart -- Roses & wine -- Planet to your sun -- Darkness at noon -- I'll remember -- To the river -- Circle.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD VOCAL ALA

Amanaz

Contents: Amanaz--I am very far--Sunday morning--Khala my friend--History of man--Nsunka Lwendo--Africa--Green apple--Making the scene--Easy street--Big enough--Kale

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Normal records 0000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN AMA

Contents: Rufaa ya kiko (L'Orch. Dar International) (5:15) -- Hasara ya moto (Afro 70) (4:13) -- Rose atieno (Kauma Boys Band) (4:32) -- Nasalaki nini (Super Mambo Jazz Band "69") (4:53) -- Denise (Maquis Du Zaire) (5:26) -- Anyanga (Victoria Jazz Band) (5:05) -- Nakupenda sana (Orchestre Conga Internationale) (4:40) -- Rudi nyumbani (L'Orch. Dar International) (6:39) -- Taabu ya awendo (The Golden Kings...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN ARM

Aesop/ Imai, Ayano (ILT)

Summary: Presents a collection of thirteen animal fables first told by the Greek slave Aesop.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Independent Pub Group 2013

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Summary: Shu's entire world was shattered after a meteorite crashed into Japan, unleashing the lethal Apocalypse Virus. The chaos and anarchy born of the outbreak cost Shu his family and reduced him to a timid, fearful shell of the boy he'd once been. His life took another unexpected turn after a chance encounter with the stunning pop star, Inori. This mysterious beauty introduced Shu to the King's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Funimation Productions 2016

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Elias, Jonathan.

Contents: Mercy (Alanis Morissette, Salif Keita, English Chamber Chorus) (3:43) -- Strength (Perry Farrell, Richard Bona, Yungchen Lhamo, Liz Constantine, American Boychoir, English Chamber Chorus) (5:40) -- Hope (Morrisette, American Boychoir, Devin Provenzano) (6:38) -- Compassion (Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Mah Damba, English Chamber Chorus) (6:56) -- Grace (James Taylor, John Williams, guitar ; English...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Classical 1999

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD NEW AGE ELI

Summary: Phoolan Devi was a murderer, kidnapper and living folk legend who had endured a life of rape and abuse after beng sold into marriage at the age of eleven. A spree of murders known as the Behmai Massacre to avenge the death of her lover made Devi the object of a police hunt. In prison from 1983 until 1994, she spent years being prosecuted by the Indian police, only to be turned into a legend by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Lorber Films 2004

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BAN

Abani, Chris.

Summary: Determined to solve a series of murders before he retires, detective Salazar turns to Sunil Singh, a South African transplant who specializes in psychopaths, to help determine if a pair of conjoined twins he apprehended are the killers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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Amari, Suad.

Summary: An introduction to the cooking of Lebanon, featuring such traditional recipes as kabobs, hummus, chard and yogurt soup, and bulgar pilaf. Also includes information on the history, geography, customs and people of this Middle Eastern country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 641.5956 AMA

Mana

Contents: disc 1. De pies a cabeza (5:40) -- Oye mi amor (4:54) -- Refrigerador (3:59) -- Donde jugaran los niños (Obertura) (6:30) -- Soledad (6:12) -- Huele a tristeza (7:12) -- Te llore un rio (6:34) -- Estoy agotado (4:16) -- Perdido en un barco (4:19) -- Buscandola (4:11) --

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: WEA Latina 1994

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN MAN

Summary: Today, Europe's fastest growing Jewish population is in Berlin. Germany is considered one of the most democratic societies in the world, assuming the position of moral leader of Europe as they embrace hundreds of thousands of refugees. This development couldn't have been imagined in 1945. Through personal stories Germans & Jews explores Germany's transformation as a society, from silence about...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2016

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