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Wasserstrom, Jeffrey N

Summary: "On the frontlines of the battle for democracy in China The rise of Hong Kong is the story of a miraculous post-War boom, when Chinese refugees flocked to a small British colony, and, in less than fifty years, transformed it into one of the great financial centers of the world. The unraveling of Hong Kong, on the other hand, shatters the grand illusion of China ever having the intention of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Global Reports 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.2506 WAS

Yogis, Jaimal

Summary: "When Grace moves to Hong Kong with her mom and new stepdad, her biggest concern is making friends at her fancy new boarding school. But when a mysterious old woman gifts her a dragon egg during a field trip, Grace discovers that the wonderful stories of dragons she heard when she was a young girl might actually be real--especially when the egg hatches overnight."--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 YOG

Summary: As tears go by: Mid-level gangster Wah falls in love with his beautiful cousin, but must also continue to protect his volatile partner-in-crime and friend, Fly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2021

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Cheng, Long

Summary: "A candid, thrilling memoir from one of the most recognizable, influential, and beloved cinematic personalities in the world. Everyone knows Jackie Chan. Whether it's from Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, The Karate Kid, or Kung Fu Panda, Jackie is admired by generations of moviegoers for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, and mind-bending stunts. In 2016--after fifty-six years in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHAN, JACKIE CHE

Summary: An undercover policeman infiltrates a major drug ring and works his way to the position of heir apparent. When the leader of the syndicate becomes ill, the lure of power and money cause him to question his true identity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. 2009

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

Cheng, Long

Summary: "A candid, thrilling memoir from one of the most recognizable, influential, and beloved cinematic personalities in the world. Everyone knows Jackie Chan. Whether it's from Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, The Karate Kid, or Kung Fu Panda, Jackie is admired by generations of moviegoers for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, and mind-bending stunts. In 2016--after fifty-six years in the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 CHAN, JACKIE CHE

McGinniss, Joe.

Summary: Examines the suspicious death of Andrew Kissel, who had received custody of his murdered brother's children three years earlier and whose own killing remains unsolved. Nancy Kissel had it all: glamour, wealth, and what a friend described as "the best marriage in the universe." That marriage--to Merrill Lynch investment banker Robert Kissel--ended abruptly one night in 2003 in their luxury...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2007

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

Summary: When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: "Sing (Chow) is a small-time crook desperate to join the evil Axe Gang. When he stumbles into a local slum, his cocky behavior sparks an epic kung fu showdown between the town's landlords and the all-powerful Axe Gang. As the battle erupts, an unlikely hero transforms into the greatest kung fu master of all."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Serving countless newlyweds in Hong Kong's go-to one-stop-shop of cheap wedding supplies doesn't exempt Fong from social pressure to marry. Since nodding to Edward's proposal, she has been pushed beyond limits by unaffordable housing, archaic customs, and intrusive in-laws. What befuddles her further is the reappearance of Shuwei, a mainlander she's supposed to be divorced from out of a sham...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

McGinniss, Joe.

Summary: Examines the suspicious death of Andrew Kissel, who had received custody of his murdered brother's children three years earlier and whose own killing remains unsolved. Nancy Kissel had it all: glamour, wealth, and what a friend described as "the best marriage in the universe." That marriage--to Merrill Lynch investment banker Robert Kissel--ended abruptly one night in 2003 in their luxury...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 364.1523 MCG

Dapiran, Antony

Summary: Through the long, hot summer of 2019, Hong Kong burned. Anti-government protests, sparked by a government proposal to introduce a controversial extradition law, grew into a pro-democracy movement that engulfed the city for months. Protesters fought street battles with police, and the unrest brought the People's Liberation Army to the very doorstep of Hong Kong. Driven primarily by students and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribe Publications 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322.4 DAP

Parkes, Lorna

Summary: Hong Kong welcomes with an iconic skyline, a legendary kitchen, and lush, protected nature where rare birds and colourful traditions thrive. * Includes full-colour pull-out map of Macau * Shopping in Hong Kong tips * Guide to local cuisine * Day trips from Hong Kong.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.125 LON

Summary: Ricky takes revenge on the drug-pushing thugs who killed his girlfriend. Sentenced to a prison term, Ricky is confronted by a host of evil characters, including a sadistic warden, his assistant, and The Gang of Four, a group of powerful fighters who control fellow inmates through terror and threat of death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tokyo Shock 2011

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE RIK

Summary: International superstar Maggie Cheung embodies tragic screen siren Ruan Lingyu, known as the "Greta Garbo of China," in this unconventional biopic by Hong Kong New Wave master Stanley Kwan. Praised for her moving and emotive onscreen presence, Ruan's private life, which was frequent fodder for the vicious Shanghai tabloids, began to mirror the melodramas which brought her fame, culminating in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CEN

Summary: The story of six young people in the 1960s in Hong Kong interweaved with love-hate relationships and passion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International Corp. 2004

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

Summary: "This Monocle Travel Guide to Hong Kong takes you on a fresh journey from the best dining spots to side-street food stalls. We'll also show you where to head for rich retail experiences and handmade shoes and shirts. Then there are walks to take you away from streets where the din of the city disappears. Hong Kong may have been built on trade and commerce but it's now also a place where...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gestalten 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.1 HON

Summary: A widowed Eurasian doctor and an American war correspondent stationed in Hong Kong begin an intensely passionate affair, but when the journalist is transferred to Korea where war has broken out, tragedy strikes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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Lee, Janice Y. K.

Summary: Hired by the wealthy Chen family as a piano instructor, Claire Pendleton is seduced by the social life of Hong Kong's expatriate community and begins an affair with Will Truesdale, an enigmatic Englishman with a devastating past.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEE

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC Lee

Somervill, Barbara A.

Summary: One of the world’s major economic centers, Hong Kong occupies a unique status as both a part of China and a mostly independent region. Readers will get an up-close look at Hong Kong’s stunning cityscapes and green hills as they learn about the region’s people and culture. They will also learn about Hong Kong’s long, fascinating history, from its earliest settlement thousands of years ago to its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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1 available in Juvenile States & Countries, Call number: J 951.2 SOM

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 951.2 SOM

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 ENC

Summary: Twilight's Kiss (Suk suk) presents the story of two closeted married men in their twilight years. One day Pak, 70, a taxi driver who refuses to retire, meets Hoi, 65, a retired single father, in a park. Despite years of societal and personal pressure, they are proud of the families they have created through hard work and determination. Yet in that brief initial encounter, something is unleashed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Gardam, Jane.

Summary: The New York Times called Sir Edward Feathers one of the most memorable characters in modern literature. A lyrical novel that recalls his fully lived life, Old Filth has been acclaimed as Jane Gardam's masterpiece, a book where life and art merge. And now that beautiful, haunting novel has been joined by a companion that also bursts with humor and wisdom: The Man in the Wooden Hat. Old Filth...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAR

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset)

Summary: This is the story of Kitty Fane, the adulterous wife of a bacteriologist stationed in Hong Kong. When her husband discovers her deception, he exacts a terrible vengeance: Kitty must accompany him to the heart of a cholera epidemic in China.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 2007

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Sendker, Jan-Philipp

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Summary: "American expat Paul Leibovitz was once an ambitious advisor, dedicated father, and loving husband. But after living for nearly thirty years in Hong Kong, personal tragedy strikes and Paul's marriage unravels in the fallout. Now Paul is living as a recluse on an outlying island of Hong Kong. When he makes a fleeting connection with Elizabeth, a distressed American woman on the verge of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 37 Ink/Atria 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEN

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