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Gere, Richard

Summary: Actor Richard Gere is well known for his outspoken defense of the Tibetan people, his Buddhist beliefs, and his friendship with the Dalai Lama. What is less well known is that Gere has long been a serious and accomplished photographer. The 65 striking photos collected here document Gere's extensive travels in India, Nepal, Zanskar, and Tibet. All of Gere's profits from this book will be donated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown, and Co. 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 770 GER

Ricard, Matthieu.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames & Hudson 2007

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 954.96 OSE

Silverthorn, Suzanne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schiffer Pub. Ltd. 2008

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 978.88 SIL

Reynolds, Jan

Summary: "Describes the customs and day-to-day life of a family living in the Himalaya Mountains"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 954.96 Reynolds 2007

Sella, Vittorio

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aperture 1999

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 779 SUM

Simpson, Cam

Summary: A heart-rending narrative that moves from the Himalayas to the Middle East to Houston and culminates in an epic court battle, this is a story of death and life - of the war in Iraq, the killings of the twelve Nepalese, a journalist determined to uncover the truth, and a trio of human rights lawyers dedicated to finding justice. At its heart is one unforgettable young woman, Kamala Magar, who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAGAR, KAMALA SIM

Liesch, Matthew.

Summary: Situated on the south shore of Lake Superior, the Gogebic Iron Range of Michigan and Wisconsin exudes a strong sense of place. During the 1880s, a mining boom lured settlers, investment, and controversy. Investors from Milwaukee, Chicago, and Cleveland hoped to become rich, but many were pulled into scams or poorly managed mines and ended up losing their money. After iron stocks crashed, mining...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcadia Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.4983 LIE

Byron, M. Christine

Contents: The Mackinac Straits Region -- Mackinaw City -- Crossing the Straits -- St. Ignace -- Mackinac Island.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbutus Press 2007

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.4923 BRY
1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 977.4923 BYR

Preston, Douglas.

Summary: "Pendergast has taken Constance on a whirlwind Grand Tour, hoping to give her closure and a sense of the world that she's missed. They head to Tibet, where Pendergast intensively trained in martial arts and spiritual studies. At a remote monastery, they learn that a rare and dangerous artifact the monks have been guarding for generations has been mysteriously stolen. Pendergast agrees to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Preston

Tezuka, Osamu

Summary: In this third volume of the fictional biography of Siddhartha, Gautama Buddha, Prince Siddhartha undergoes hardship and ordeals in his search for enlightenment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 TEZ

Preston, Douglas J.

Summary: While on a grand tour Pendergast and Constance learn that a rare and dangerous artifact the monks have been guarding for generations has been mysteriously stolen. Pendergast takes up the search which leads them to the maiden voyage of the Queen Victoria.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2007

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Sivertson, Howard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Superior Port Cities 2001

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: 977.49 SIV

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 977.49 Sivertson 2001

Robbins, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. D. Editions 2002

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 915.496 ROB

Dillon, Michael

Summary: "Now available for the first time--more than 50 years after it was written--is the memoir of Michael Dillon/Lobzang Jivaka (1915-62), the British doctor and Buddhist monastic novice chiefly known to scholars of sex, gender, and sexuality for his pioneering transition from female to male between 1939 and 1949, and for his groundbreaking 1946 book Self : A Study in Ethics and Endocrinology. Here...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fordham University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DILLON, MICHAEL DIL

Stanton, Brandon

Summary: "In the summer of 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton set out on an ambitious project: to single-handedly create a photographic census of New York City. Armed with his camera, he began crisscrossing the city, covering thousands of miles on foot, all in his attempt to capture ordinary New Yorkers in the most extraordinary of moments"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 STA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.70022 STA

Shrestha, Suren

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 615.8 SHR

Balf, Todd.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 915.49 BAL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.492 BAL

Davis, Wade.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2004

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 981 DAV

Summary: The Himalayas were among the last places on Earth that homo sapiens came to inhabit. Now, join an international team of scientists as they climb to the world's highest tombs to unearth secrets of the people who settled these extreme environments.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Pattison, Eliot

Summary: "Shan Tao Yun, now the reluctant constable of a remote Tibetan town, has learned to expect the impossible at the roof of the world, but nothing has prepared him for his discovery when he investigates a report that a nun has been savagely assaulted by ghosts. In an ancient tomb by the old nun lies a gilded saint buried centuries earlier, flanked by the remains of a Chinese soldier killed fifty...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Stept, Sam H.

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc. 1949

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Summary: Buddhism challenges some of the most important Western ideas about God, human life, and the self. In Buddhism, there is no single almighty God who created the world. Instead, Buddhism teaches that all of life is suffering, and there is no permanent self. Moreover, it teaches that in accepting that all life is suffering, bliss can be achieved in this life. Buddhism's core philosophy that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 GRE

Karma-gliṅ-pa

Summary: Contains a translation of the key Buddhist text that follows a Buddhist priest and student as they guide a deceased person into afterlife, chronicling the progress of the soul through death and rebirth in three stages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 KAR

Conefrey, Mick

Summary: At 28,251 ft, K2 might be almost 800 ft shorter than Everest, but it's a far harder climb. In this definitive account, Mick Conefrey grippingly describes the early attempts to reach the summit and provides a fascinating exploration of the first ascent's complex legacy. From the drug-addicted occultist Aleister Crowley to Achille Compagnoni and Lindo Lacedelli, the Italian duo who finally made...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oneworld Publications Ltd 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.54 CON