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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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

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

Bowden, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2001

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

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

Summary: For most of his life, Ignacio Carrillo traveled the villages of northern Colombia, playing traditional songs on his accordion, a legendary instrument said to have once belonged to the devil. He eventually married and settled in a small town, leaving the nomadic life behind. But after the traumatic death of his wife, he vows never to play again, and embarks on one last journey to return the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2010

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

Feiling, Tom

Summary: "The Island that Disappeared tells, for the first time, the story of the passengers aboard the Mayflower's sister ship (the Seaflower) who in 1630 founded a rival Puritan colony on an isolated Caribbean island called Providence--so small it doesn't appear on most maps. Chaos ensued, and the great experiment failed. One-hundred years later the disaster repeated itself. Traveling to the island...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2017

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Contents: A blanco y negro = In black and white (Riquelme Carrillo, vocal) (4:44) -- A lo tuyo tú = You with what's yours (Isaac Carrillo, vocal) (3:51) -- Pedazo de acordeón = A bit of accordion (Ivo Díaz, vocal ; Orangel "El Pangue" Maestre, accordion) (5:35) -- Cadenas = Chains (I. Díaz, vocal) (4:31) -- La botellita = The little bottle (3:38) ; Fidelina (4:59) (Reynaldo "El Papi" Díaz, vocal) -- La...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 2008

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/SOUTH AMERICAN AYO

Contents: Original music CD. Rama De Tamarindo (Son Malagana) -- Nena (To Ane E Lo Memo Sexteto) -- Kunchuzo (Estrellas Del Caribe) -- Pueblo Mi (Son San) -- Malaganero Soy (Son Malagana) -- Mi Gallina (Santiago Ospino) -- Haner Alegre 5 (Haner Amariz) -- Destápame La Botella (Curramberos de Gamero) -- La candela (Estrellas Del Caribe) -- Palenque Un Rincon De Africa (Manuela Torres) -- Candela (Cumbia...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Soul Jazz Records 2012

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC JEN

Davis, Wade.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2004

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 981 DAV

Murphy, Steve (Steven E.)

Summary: The explosive memoir of legendary DEA agents and the subject of the hit Netflix series Narcos. Readers will go deep inside the inner workings of the Search Bloc, the joint Colombian-US task force that resulted in an intensive 18-month operation that tracked Escobar.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 MUR

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

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

García Márquez, Gabriel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1997

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

Egerton, Alex.

Summary: Discusses the history and culture of the diverse country and recommends accommodations, restaurants, and attractions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd 2015

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

Quintana, Pilar

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Summary: "In Colombia's brutal jungle, childless Damaris develops an intense and ultimately doomed relationship with an orphaned puppy. Colombia's Pacific coast, where everyday life entails warding off the brutal forces of nature. In this constant struggle, nothing is taken for granted. Damaris lives with her fisherman husband in a shack on a bluff overlooking the sea. Childless and at that age 'when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Editions 2020

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Weisman, Alan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Pub. 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 986.1 WEI

Sidestepper (Musical group)

Contents: Fuego que te llama -- On the line -- Supernatural love -- Come see us play -- Magangué -- Song for the sinner -- Lover -- La flor y la voz, pt. 1 -- La flor y la voz, pt. 2 -- Hear the rain come -- Celestial -- Supernatural soul.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/SOUTH AMERICAN SIDE

Summary: After accidentally killing a bearded goat with their father's truck, two incompatible siblings in their teenage years embark on a journey of reconciliation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2017

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

Summary: The film centers on Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and the last survivor of his people, and the two scientists who, over the course of 40 years, build a friendship with him. The film was inspired by the real-life journals of two explorers (Theodor Koch-Grünberg and Richard Evans Schultes) who traveled through the Colombian Amazon during the last century in search of the sacred and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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