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Summary: Two families, who both grow sugar cane, have been squabbling over the ownership of a piece of land for years. The disagreement then turned violent. The Breveses, a much smaller family, have been suffering more than their rivals and a steady drop in sugar prices has also left the family with little but their pride. When the eldest son of the Breves family is killed, his father orders his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: As a son helps his mother arrange for the burial of his father in the traditional Chinese custom of his mother's village, the beautiful and touching story of his parent's courtship unfolds. His father was from the city and came to his mother's village to become the schoolmaster. In the days of arranged marriages, the son discovers that his parents marriage was the first marriage based on love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2001

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

CEO

Contents: All around -- Illuminata -- Love and do what you will -- White magic -- Oh God, oh dear -- No mercy -- Come with me -- Den blomsterid nu kommer.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Modular Recordings 2010

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

Cao, Wenxuan

Summary: Ah Mei has always been close to her French grandmother, Nainai, and is proud to look like her. But in their home city of Shanghai, many people are suspicious of their European heritage and looks. Politics and war make 1960s Shanghai a difficult place to grow up, especially when the family silk business is given over to the government and they are left with their beloved home and little else. Ah...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CAO

Cao, Lan

Summary: "A mother-daughter memoir exploring loss, love, and healing, told in two alternating voices, from the critically acclaimed novelist and her teenage daughter"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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

Summary: After having the emperor's minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim's children to a remote point on the northern Chinese border. But that bloodthirsty mission is confounded by a mysterious group of fighters who arrive on the scene, intent on delivering justice and defending the innocent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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

Albuquerque, Rafael

Summary: "This supernatural mystery set in the world of Sherlock Holmes and Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos features a brilliant detective and his partner as they try to solve a horrific murder. The complex investigation takes the Baker Street investigators from the slums of Whitechapel all the way to the Queen's Palace as they attempt to find the answers to this bizarre murder of cosmic horror! From the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2018

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

Summary: When a shy small-town boy heads to Beijing for violin lessons, he discovers a new world filled with first loves, lasting friendships ... and a secret that will change his life forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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

Cao, Lan

Summary: "An epic tale of love, loyalty, and war from the acclaimed author of Monkey Bridge Half a century after it began, the Vietnam War still has a hold on our national psyche. Lan Cao's now-classic debut, Monkey Bridge, won her wide renown for "connecting . .. the opposite realities of Vietnam and America" (Isabel Allende). In her triumphant new novel, Cao transports readers back to the war,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Cao 2014

Cao, Lan.

Summary: A memoir of a Vietnamese refugee. The narrator, Mai Nguyen, was 13 when a helicopter lifted her from Saigon. Scenes of war written in lyrical Oriental style alternate with reflections on America, such as the obsession with winning and the usurping of parental authority by teachers. By the author of Everything You Need to Know about Asian Americans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAO

Cam

Contents: Untamed -- Hungover on heartache -- Mayday -- Burning house -- Cold in California -- My mistake -- Runaway train -- Half broke heart -- Want it all -- Country ain't never been pretty -- Village.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY CAM

Cao, Wenxuan

Summary: Under a burning sun on the dry grassland, animals ranging from a tiny field mouse to a large elephant fight over a bit of shade until they learn a better way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imprint 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CAO

Cao, Wenxuan

Summary: A single feather, blown about by the wind, asks a variety of birds if she belongs to them but is dismissed time and again until she gives up her quest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Archipelago Books 0000

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CAO

Cao, Xueqin

Summary: Beloved by generations of Chinese readers, The Dream of the Red Chamber is China's touching equivalent of the Romeo & Juliet story. In addition to being a tale of star-crossed lovers, this epic novel also follows the story of five generations of one Chinese family giving modern readers a multi-layered dramatic plot to get lost in at the same time as it offers up key insights into Chinese culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Pub. 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAO

Wenxuan, Cao

Summary: This Chinese take on the ugly duckling story covers the themes of inclusion and belonging, friendship and support, and ultimately how to find your way in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cardinal Media, LLC 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WEN

Summary: A young boy, Nezha, is birthed from a heavenly pearl by the Primeval Lord of Heaven. Born with unique powers, Nezha finds himself as an outcast who is hated and feared. Destined by prophecy to bring destruction to the world, the young boy must choose between good and evil in order to break the shackles of fate and become the hero.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD + BLU-RAY FOREIGN NEZ

Can

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Wea Corp 2021

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK CAN

Summary: An attractive and successful ophthalmologist quits her job and places a personal ad in the newspaper. She has a specific purpose in her ad - she is looking for marriage. After a series of blind dates with men who are either lonely, desperate, strange, perverted, or all of the above, what she really wants is her mysterious ex-lover to came back to her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2001

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

Liu, Tao Tao

Summary: "This is a concise and entertaining guide to the complex tradition of Chinese mythology. While many around the world are familiar with some aspects of Chinese myth - through Chinese New Year festivities or the classic adventures of the Monkey King in Journey to the West - few outside of China understand the richness of Chinese mythology, influenced by Daoism, Buddhism and Confucianism. Offering...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames & Hudson Ltd 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 299.5 LIU

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Two literary legends, writer Robert Caro and his longtime editor, Robert Gottlieb, have worked together to create some of the greatest non-fiction books in history. Now 86, Caro is determined to complete the final volume of his masterwork, The Years of Lyndon Johnson; Gottlieb, 91, wants to edit it. With humor and insight, this unique double portrait reveals the work habits, peculiarities, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

Gao, Wenqian

Contents: Introduction / by Andrew J. Nathan -- The kiss of death -- The making of a revolutionary -- A young communist in Europe -- Building the infrastructure of revolution -- Birds of a different feather -- A rising star -- Trapping the "Chinese Khrushchev" -- "Preparing to take the test" -- "A man of both sides" -- A whirlpool of absurdity -- No exit -- Heir pre-emptive -- Night flight -- Whither...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ZHOU, ENLAI WEN

Mather, Cam

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aztext Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 640 MAT

Summary: Based on an inspiring true story, this emotionally powerful crowd-pleaser emerged as one of the year's most talked about independent films. It's the fascinating and epic tale of Li Cunxin, a peasant boy from rural China who beats impossible odds to become a world-renowned ballet dancer. Through breathtaking talent and sheer determination, Li makes his way to the United States, but when he falls...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Mao 2011

Cai, Chongda

Summary: "An unprecedented and heartfelt memoir that illuminates the lives of rural Chinese workers, offering a portrait of generational strife, family, love, and loss that crosses cultures and time. Cai Chongda spent his childhood in a rural fishing village in Fujian province. When his father-a former communist gang leader turned gas station owner-has a stroke that partially paralyzes him, his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperVia, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CAI, CHONGDA CAI

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