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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Told in fourteen fixed-angle, single shot, individual tableaus that parallel Christ's journey to his own crucifixion, this film is both an indictment of fundamentalist faith and the articulation of an impressionable teen's struggle to find her own path in life. Though from the outside Maria lives in the modern world, her family and her heart are faithful to a Catholic radicalism that requires...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sita, Lisa

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Courage Books 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.4 SIT

Ital.

Summary: 2012 debut from Daniel Martin-McCormick AKA Ital. Hive Mind uses House's easygoing 4/4 structure as a kind of camouflage for more out-there sonic explorations, subverting expectations, seeking the links between Dub's space- and sound-bending, Industrial's unsettling sonics and the effects and black holes of Minimal at its weirdest. The album has a sculptured feel: sounds twist in space while...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Planet Mu 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Diva

Summary: L.A.'s sci-fi priestess is a unique talent. Los Angeles is a trip. And currently the music emanating from this West Coast dreamland are spinning heads like no others. Diva Dompe is central to this L.A. renaissance, having founded the fabulously costumed trio BlackBlack with her sister Lola; thrown down sinewy bass grooves as a member of the sadly missed Pocahaunted and grown into a key member...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Critical Heights 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Nino Rota

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Famous Music Corp. 1968

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Ritz, David.

Summary: Aretha Franklin began life as the golden daughter of a progressive and promiscuous Baptist preacher. Raised without her mother, she was a gospel prodigy who gave birth to two sons in her teens and left them and her native Detroit for New York, where she struggled to find her true voice. She found fame, fortune, and that remarkable voice in 1967 with "Respect" and a rapid-fire string of hits....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRANKLIN, ARETHA RIT

Riva, Renee.

Summary: "A. J. Degulio loved the idea of a visit to the Old Country... until her family decided to stay. Now it's 1972 and she's turning fourteen in a crumbling castle on a hill in Tuscany, wishing she were back in Idaho with her beloved dog, Sailor. In Italy, her blonde hair makes her stick out like a vanilla wafer in a box of chocolate biscotti, and she's so lonely her best friend is a nun from the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: David C. Cook 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

Wolf, Gita

Summary: The Bhil people of central India are amongst the country's oldest indigenous communities. They have an intimate yet playful relationship with the natural world of animals, plants, trees and forests. All of them are part of their everyday environment. Gangu Bai, Bhil artist, brings this connection alive through a set of joyful paintings in her traditional style, based on her memories of growing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tara Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398 WOL

N Rota

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Famous Music 1972

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Singh, Sita

Summary: Despite his friends' support, Mo is sad about being the only white peacock in a colorful jungle until the night of the big dance, when he discovers that being different can feel great.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SIN

Singh, Rina

Summary: A collection of Turkish folktales featuring Nasrudin Hoja and lessons taken from his experiences with his family, at the market, and with animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 SIN

Nino Rota

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Famous Music 1968

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Riva, Renee.

Summary: When A.J. returns home to Indian Island, her dog Sailor, and childhood friend Danny, she surprises everyone with her plans . . . but Danny has something else in mind. For eight years, A.J. Degulio has been itching to get back to her beloved Indian Island. It's home. But a lot has changed: Sailor moves slower, Danny has grown into a man . . . and A.J. has a promise to keep.but it doesn't include...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: David C. Cook 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

Sharma, Ritu.

Summary: "An insider's look at women in poverty, the inner workings of Washington, and how change really happens"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2014

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 305.4 SHA

Mukerji, Ritu

Summary: Philadelphia, 1875: It is the start of term at Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lydia Weston, professor and anatomist, is immersed in teaching her students in the lecture hall and hospital. When the body of a patient, Anna Ward, is dredged out of the Schuylkill River, the young chambermaid's death is deemed a suicide. But Lydia is suspicious and she is soon brought into the police...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUK

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MUK FIC

Castleman, Riva.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames and Hudson 1988

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 769.9 CAS

Hemnani, Ritu

Summary: Twelve-year-old Raj is happiest flying kites with his best friend, Iqbal. As their kites soar, Raj feels free, like his beloved India soon will be, and he can't wait to celebrate their independence. But when a British lawyer draws a line across a map, splitting India in two, Raj is thrust into a fractured world. With Partition declared, Hindu, Sikh, and Muslim families are torn apart--and Raj's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2024

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Riva, Renee.

Summary: "A quirky girl, a faithful dog, and one unforgettable summer." -- cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cook Communications Ministries 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

Stelzer, Cita.

Summary: Describes what it was like dining at the table of Winston Churchill during World War II, discussing the good food, fine champagnes, and Cuban cigars that were served alongside arguments, diplomatic insights, and gossip.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.084 STE

Teitler, Risa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: T.F.H. Publications 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.6865 tei

Lehrer, Riva

Summary: "What do we sacrifice in the pursuit of normalcy? And what becomes possible when we embrace monstrosity? In 1958, Riva is one of the first children born with spina bifida to survive. Her parents and doctors are determined to "fix" her, sending the messageover and over again that she is broken. That she will never have a job, a romantic relationship, or an independent life. Enduring countless...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEHRER, RIVA LEH

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B LEHERER LEH

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Word Mem Lehrer

Lesser, Rika.

Summary: A retelling of the well-known tale in which two children are left in the woods but find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 LES

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JN Caldecott Lesser

Riva, Maria

Summary: Sweeping and panoramic, You Were There Before My Eyes is the epic and intimate story of a young woman who chafes at the stifling routine and tradition of her small, turn-of-the-century Italian village. When an opportunity presents itself for her to emigrate to America, her hunger for escape compels her to leave everything behind for the gleaming promises await her and her young husband in Mr....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

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