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Summary: In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic explosion and collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked night and day in a desperate attempt to rescue the trapped men as their families and friends, as well as millions of people globally, waited and watched anxiously for any sign...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 33 RATED PG-13

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

Summary: The extraordinary story of the iconic poet, musician and folksinger Violeta Parra, whose songs have become hymns for Chileans and Latin Americans alike. Director Andres Wood traces the intensity and explosive vitality of her life, from humble origins to international fame, her defense of indigenous cultures and devotion to her art.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Franklin, Jonathan

Summary: This is the account of the 2010 San Jose mine rescue in Chile, after one of the longest human entrapments in history. With his coveted "rescue pass," the author was permitted access far past the police perimeter. It would be seventeen long days before the miners were discovered alive and the world press descended. It would be another fifty-two days before the miners were all successfully...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 FRA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.11 FRA

Summary: The oldest skate park in Santiago, Los Reyes, brings together teenagers from very different social and cultural backgrounds. Chola is young and vigorous and spends her days playing with balls that she throws to the pools in which skaters ride. Football is an old dog, but beautiful and energetic, that obsessively accompanies Chola in this game. As Football grows old and Chola is left alone, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: Director Patricio Guzman travels to the driest place on earth, Chile's Atacama Desert, where astronomers examine distant galaxies, archaeologists uncover traces of ancient civilizations, and women dig for the remains of disappeared relatives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films 2011

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

Aronson, Marc.

Summary: "The amazing story of the Chilean miners and their incredible rescue!"-- Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.11 ARO

Manríquez, Rafael.

Contents: La cueca de los poetas = The cueca of the poets (2:01) -- La golondrina chilota = The swallow from Chiloé (3:30) -- Espigas para un recuerdo = Ears of wheat as a memento (3:11) -- La burrerita = The little burro driver (3:16) -- Enredaderas = The creeping vine (3:18) -- Brindis por Violeta Parra = Toast to Violeta Parra (:57) -- Adios, corazón amante = Good-bye, dear lover (3:04) -- Mi casa de...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Folkways 2008

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

Summary: A glum, middle-aged bachelor, Don Andres, is the heir of a formerly wealthy and respected Chilean family. Andres suffers from decadence and solitude. He hires young Estela in order to look after his abusive and almost crazy grandmother. The differences in class and age don't stop Andres from courting Estela, whose fiancé Mario tries to make some money off of his well-to-do rival. The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinematica 2005

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

Tijoux, Ana

Contents: Vengo -- Somos sur (with Shadia Mansour) -- Antipatriarca -- Somos todos erroristas (with Hordatoj) -- Er-rrro-r -- Los peces gordos no pueden volar -- Creo en ti (with Juanito Ayala) -- Los diablitos -- Interludio agua -- Rio abajo -- Oro negro -- Delta (with MC Niel) -- No más -- Todo lo sólido se desvanece en el aire -- Emilia (with RR Burning) -- Bonus tracks: Rumbo al sol -- Mi verdad.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Nacional Records 2014

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

Tobar, Héctor

Summary: A Pulitzer Prize winning journalist relates the experiences of the thirty-three men who endured entrapment beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days during the San José mine collapse outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 TOB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 Tobar 2014

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 983 TOB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 983 TOB

Summary: An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Cooper, Marc.

Summary: The earthshaking news of October 1998 that General Pinochet had been arrested in Britain unleashed two years of international interest in the case and its ramifications for traveling tyrants the world over. But even after the General's return home, the media has ignored the more important story of how his detention lifted a stranglehold that had suffocated Chile's moral sensibility for a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VERSO 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 983 COO

Crouch, Gregory

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.27 CRO

Chatwin, Bruce

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.28 CHA

Summary: In the early seventies, the world was watching as Chile democratically elected Socialist leader Salvador Allende. His political ideals and aspirations, among them, providing education for all children and distributing land to the nation₂s workers, terrified the country₂s right-wing, as well as the U.S., who helped orchestrate a military coup that replaced him with dictator Augusto Pinochet....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: A mystical autobiography of Alejandro Jodorowsky's childhood that blends his personal history with metaphor, mythology, and poetry. It reflects his philosophy that reality is not objective, but rather a "dance" created by our own imaginations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Fernández, Nona

Summary: "Space Invaders is the story of a group of childhood friends who, in adulthood, are preoccupied by uneasy memories and visions of their classmate Estrella González Jepsen. In their dreams, they catch glimpses of Estrella's braids, hear echoes of her voice, and read old letters that eventually, mysteriously, stopped arriving. They recall regimented school assemblies, nationalistic class...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2019

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Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the late 1930s, civil war gripped Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life irreversibly intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ALL

Allende, Isabel

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Summary: "In the late 1930s, civil war gripped Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life irreversibly intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Allende 2020

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the late 1930s, civil war gripped Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life irreversibly intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 0000

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC ALL

Summary: During a road trip through Chile, boorish American expatriate Jamie and three Chilean brothers plan to set off in search of the prized San Pedro cactus and its promise of unrivaled hallucinations. But during a night's drunken stupor Jamie invites free-spirited fellow American Crystal Fairy along on their psychedelic-driven journey, and before long Crystal's devil-may-care attitude gives them...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY CRY

Ryan, Pam Muǫz.

Summary: A fictionalized biography of the Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, who grew up a painfully shy child, ridiculed by his overbearing father, but who became one of the most widely-read poets in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Ryan 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC RYA

Summary: When vacationing in Chile, an aging and pampered rock star's supermodel wife is suddenly kidnapped by renegades. Unable to navigate more than ordering a sandwich from room service, now he must take to the backstreets of Santiago in this hilarious caper that is as entertaining as it is hair-raising.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE GUN

Balfour, Barbara

Summary: Provides information on accommodations, restaurants, sights, shopping, nightlife, and outdoor activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918 CHI

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