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Wilson-Lee, Edward

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books tells the story of the first and greatest visionary of the print age, a man who saw how the explosive expansion of knowledge and information generated by the advent of the printing press would entirely change the landscape of thought and society. He also happened to be Christopher Columbus's illegitimate son. At the peak of the Age of Exploration, while his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B COLON WIL

Summary: While rival drug cartels warred in the streets, the Columbian national soccer team took a rapid rise to glory, with Andres Escobar its inspirational captain. Meanwhile the infamous drug baron, Pablo Escobar, pioneered "Narco-soccer". After a mistake by Andres led to a loss at the 1994 World Cup, less than ten days later he was gunned down outside a bar, a tragedy documented in this thriller...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ESPN Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Betancourt, Ingrid

Summary: Ingrid Betancourt tells the story of her captivity in the Colombian jungle, sharing teachings of resilience, resistance, and faith. Born in Bogota, raised in France, Betancourt at age 32 gave up a life of comfort and safety to return to Colombia to become a political leader in a country that was being slowly destroyed by terrorism, violence, fear, and hopelessness. In 2002, while a candidate in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 986.106 BET

García Márquez, Gabriel

Summary: This astonishing book by the Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez chronicles the 1990 kidnappings of ten Colombian men and women - all journalists but one - by the Medellin drug boss Pablo Escobar.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 GAR

Contents: El Sexteto Miramar -- Pachanga Miramar -- El Combo Loco -- Cumbia De Luna -- Lisandro Meza Y Su Combo Gigante -- Juventud Flaca Y Loca -- Peregoyo Y Su Combo Vacana -- Sabor De Vacana -- Orquesta Ritmo De Sabanas -- Que Se Hicieron -- Los Corraleros De Majagual -- Pompo Del Pilon -- Los Teen Agers -- Goza Mi Tamborera -- Michi Sarmiento Y Su Combo Bravo -- Calenita -- Banda 20 De Julio De...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Distrolux, SL 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wheeler, Patti.

Summary: Gannon and Wyatt join an expedition into the Great Bear Rainforest in search of the mythical spirit bear, but when members of the expedition go missing, the brothers bravely set out on a search-and-rescue mission. As they find themselves lost in a dangerous forest, they are guided by the wisdom of the First Nation people and uncover a sinister plot. The brothers must risk everything to save...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenleaf Book Group Press 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WHE

Pachico, Julianne

Summary: "Taking place between 1993 and 2018 in Colombia and New York City, The Lucky Ones is a prismatic tale of a group of characters whose lives intersect in often unexpected ways and whose stories, taken together, provide a lens on the intensity of life in Colombia during the violent years of guerrilla insurgencies and corruption. A teenager hides alone in her family's mansion until she hears a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAC

Goldsworthy, Kaite

Summary: Describes the environment, history, industry, tourist attractions, arts, sports, and cultural groups that make British Columbia unique.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weigl 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 971 GOL

Summary: Based on the true story of George Jung. This is an uncompromising look at the rise and fall of the man who became the largest importer of Colombia cocaine to the United States in the 1970's.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2001

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BLO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Blow 2001

Totó la Momposina.

Contents: Adiós fulana -- El pescador -- Chi chi mani -- Curura -- Gallinacito -- La sombra negra -- Dame la mano Juancho -- La candela viva -- Dos de febrero -- Malanga -- La acabación -- Tambolero.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Real World Records 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Contents: Me voy pa'la costa (Rosendo y su banda) -- La cumbia des pescador (Puerto Rico y su combo) -- Patuleco (Orquesta Sonora Curro) -- El alegron (Rosendo Martínez y su orquesta) -- Santa Marta cumbia (Cantina y su combo) -- Arroz con coco (Lucho Bermudez y su orquesta sabanera) -- Yolanda (Orlando Fortich y su orquestra) -- Oye negra (Homero y su combo con Pacho Galan y La Sonora Curro) -- Puerto...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Soundway Records 2010

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

Vásquez, Juan Gabriel

Summary: A tale inspired by Joseph Conrad's "Nostromo" follows the story of Columbian-born Jose Altamirano, who reveals his integral role in the classis's writing and who pens his own version of events against a backdrop of a flourishing tweentieth-century London and lawless Panama.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAS

Summary: La historia verdadera de Pablo Escobar, el jefe del cartel de drogas de Medellín, relatado por la primera vez por su hijo Sebastián y su viuda María Isabel Campos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Entertainment 2011

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

Ondatrópica (Musical group)

Contents: Commotion -- La Naranja madura -- Hummingbird -- De mar a mar -- Malaria -- Lazalypso -- Caldo parao -- Estar contigo -- Come back again -- Soy campesino -- Boga conoero -- Bogota -- Trustin' Cumbia Bcanera -- Just a moment

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Soundway Records 2017

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

Read, Nicholas

Summary: Presents information about the harbor seals and other marine mammals that seek refuge in a seal garden in the Great Bear Sea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.9 REA

Gonsalves, Marc.

Summary: In "Out of Captivity," Gonsalves, Stansell, and Howes recount for the first time their amazing tale of survival, friendship, and, ultimately, rescue, tracing their five and a half years as hostages of the FARC--a Colombian terrorist and Marxist rebel organization.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 986.106 GON

Juanes.

Contents: CD: Perro viejo -- Angel -- Fuego -- Alguna vez (feat. Fonseca) -- El ratico (feat. Kali Uchis) -- Hermosa ingrata -- Bendecido -- Es tarde -- Actitud -- Mis planes son amarte -- Goodbye for now -- Esto no acaba.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Music Latino 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bowden, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.177 BOW

Kimantas, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Whitecap 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 797.122 KIM

Godfrey, Rebecca.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 GOD

Hoagland, Edward.

Summary: Encounters with the trappers, traders, prospectors, and explorers who opened the last frontier, British Columbia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sierra Club Books 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.1104 HOA

Summary: The origins of the Colombian drug trade, as seen through eyes of an indigenous Wayuu family that becomes involved in the booming business of selling marijuana to American youth in the 1970s. When greed, passion and honor collide, a fratricidal war breaks out and puts their lives, culture, and ancestral traditions at stake.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

García Márquez, Gabriel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.154 GAR

Winter, Jeanette

Summary: "After amassing piles of books, Luis, a voracious reader, dreams up a way to share his collection with 'faraway villages.' He starts with two burros--one for himself, one for books--and heads off. Tough terrain and menacing bandits challenge him along the way, but at last he reaches a remote town, where he holds a story hour and loans titles to eager kids before returning home to his wife and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Winter 2010