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Summary: Touki bouki: "A vivid, fractured portrait of Senegal in the early 1970s. ... two young lovers long to leave Dakar for the glamour and comforts of France, but their escape plan is beset by complications both concrete and mystical"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

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

Anam, Tahmima

Summary: As she plans a party for her son and daughter, Rehana Haque's life will be transformed in a story of one family caught in the middle of the 1971 Bangladesh War of Independence, as they face changes and decisions that will have a profound impact on their lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ANA

Black, George

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The Ganges flows through northern India and Bangladesh for more than 1,500 miles before emptying into the Bay of Bengal. It is sacred to Hindus who worship Ganga, the river goddess. But it has also long been a magnet for foreigners, some seeking to unravel its mysteries and others who have come in search of plunder. In On the Ganges, George Black, who chronicled the exploration of the American...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 BLA

Anam, Tahmima

Summary: "From prize-winning Bangladeshi novelist Tahmima Anam, her deeply moving second novel about the rise of Islamic radicalism in Bangladesh seen through the intimate lens of a family"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ANA

Carney, Scott

Summary: This fast-paced, meticulously detailed book tells the story of the Great Bhola Cyclone, the deadliest storm in modern history, which killed 500,000 people in Pakistan, and its aftermath as told through the eyes of the men and women who witnessed it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.34 CAR

Orr, Tamra

Summary: Though it is only about the size of Iowa, Bangladesh is one of the world’s most populous countries. It has faced many difficulties, but it rich in history and culture. Readers will explore the nation’s beautiful landscapes and densely-packed cities as they find out how the country was first settled and how it has changed over time. They will also learn about Bangladesh’s government, its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 954.92 ORR

Bass, Gary Jonathan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A full-length account of the involvement of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger in Pakistan's brutal 1970s military dictatorship argues that they encouraged China's military presence in India, illegally supplied weapons used in massacres and embraced military strategies that have negatively impacted geopolitics for decades. By the author of Freedom's Battle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 BAS

Summary: A feisty, Bangladeshi teen-aged painter sets out on a quest to save her ailing father. Her artistic gift has blossomed with his encouragement but hasn't yet proven financially rewarding. Naima's mother dashes such childish dreams, which sends the frustrated teen off to the big city, determined to earn money for the family's survival. And she does, by disguising herself as a boy to get a job as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Guidroz, Rukhsanna

Summary: After months of rebuilding a new life in Bangladesh with her family, Samira decides to become a Bengali surfer girl of Cox's Bazar, in this novel in verse about a young Rohingya girl's journey from isolation and persecution to sisterhood, and from fear to power.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila 2021

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

Anwar, Arif

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Seamlessly interweaves five love stories that, together, chronicle sixty years of Bangladeshi history. Shahryar, a recent PhD graduate and father of nine-year-old Anna, must leave the US when his visa expires. In their last remaining weeks together, we learn Shahryar's history, in a village on the Bay of Bengal, where a poor fisherman and his wife are preparing to face a storm of historic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ANW

Islam, Tanwi Nandini

Summary: "At once memoir and reckoning, In Sensorium interlaces memories of childhood in the South, Midwest, and New York with a universe of memories and scent--a sensorium--while offering a critical, alternate history of South Asia from a Bangladeshi Muslim femme perspective. At the heart of this work is an interrogation of the ancient violence of caste, rape culture, patriarchy, war, and the inherited...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Summary: "The True Cost is a groundbreaking new documentary film that pulls back the curtain on an unseen part of our world and asks us each to consider, who pays the price for our clothing? Filmed in countries all over the world, from the brightest runways to the darkest slums and features interviews with the world's leading influencers including Stella McCartney, Livia Firth, Vandana Shiva and many...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Nazneem is a young Bangladeshi woman who arrives in London during the 1980s. She leaves behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. In a loveless marriage to the middle aged Chanu, she feels trapped within the four walls of her flat in East London. She begins to fear that her soul is quietly dying. Meanwhile, her sister Hasina, continues to live a carefree life...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BRI

Summary: "A volume covering three waterways, including the Ganges in India, the Great Lakes in North America, and Niagara Falls in North America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc., a Scott Fetzer company 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.4 FAB

Thapar, Valmik.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508.54 THA

Yunus, Muhammad

Summary: After helping to save 7.5 million Bangladeshi from poverty, nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus opens a branch of his Grameen Bank in an effort to help women in Queens, N.Y., achieve their American dream.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2013

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

Summary: With extraordinary footage shot during and after Severe Cyclonic Storm Aila, this program looks at the causes and effects of the violent weather event in Bangladesh. Viewers learn how cyclones take shape and develop, witness scenes of Aila striking coastal areas, and explore the social, economic, and ecological consequences through expert commentary and first-hand accounts. The film returns to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Newby, Eric.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1967

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.41 NEW

Summary: Set against the backdrop of Pakistan during the turbulent 1960s, a family is ripped apart by religious beliefs and civil war. A young boy from Bangladesh is sent away by his Muslim father to a Madrasah. He struggles to adapt to a harsh monastic life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2006

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

Summary: Taking viewers deep inside a devastated landscape, this program examines physical forces directly tied to flooding in Bangladesh as well as the broader causes of such disasters, including climate change. It also explores the social, economic, and environmental impact of intense flooding through the personal accounts of people living by major rivers and on Bangladesh's char lands, areas built up...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: "The third film in Michael Glawogger's globalization trilogy (following) Megacities and Workingman's death), is an explicit and unflinching exposé of global prostitution." -- Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2013

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

Huq, Priya

Summary: "Nisrin is a 13-year-old Bangladeshi-American girl living in Milwaukie, Oregon, in 2002. As she nears the end of eighth grade, she gives a presentation for World Culture Day about Bangladesh while wearing a traditional cultural dress. On her way home, she is the victim of a hate crime when a man violently attacks her for wearing a headscarf. Deeply traumatized by the experience, Nisrin spends...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2021

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Bhuiyan, Tashie

Summary: Determined to win the student film competition, Mina makes a deal with indie film star Emmitt Ramos, and as they spend time together and NYC starts to feel more like home than ever before, she wonders if winning is worth losing everything.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BHU

Noor, Nabela

Summary: Zubi, a happy Bangladeshi girl, is excited about her first day of school, but at breakfast she is puzzled by her mother and older sister worrying about being "too big," and even at school she hears other people criticizing each other's bodies, and she starts to worry that maybe something is wrong with how she looks--until her declaration at dinner that she is on a diet makes her family realize...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NOO

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