Contents: The Drummers of the Nile. Maqsoum (2:38) ; Darig Masri (2:10) ; Hagala (2:06) ; Falahi (2:08) -- Nagrashad. Halawa Ya (2:54) -- South Nubian & Sudanese Rhythms. Mardoum (2:03) ; Saira (1:41) ; Shaygiya (1:57) ; Dishka (2:13) ; Karachi (1:56) ; Wahda (2:02) -- A night on Mohamed Ali street. Aament Bellah (12:03) -- Traditional Nubian Rythms. Koumbakash (1:40) ; Kiechade (1:55) ; Kaff (Ollin...
Format: sound recording-musical
Publisher / Publication Date: Piranha 1997
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Summary: A Cairo-raised daughter of an Egyptian military officer describes how she was raised to hate Americans and Jewish people and submit to dictatorship, her decision to relocate to America, and her efforts to promote peace and tolerance at the risk of her own safety.
Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.049 DARWISH, NONIE DAR
Summary: Respected human rights activist Nonie Darwish assesses the potential for freedom to succeed following the recent revolutions in the Middle East The recent powerful wave of Middle East uprisings has fueled both hope and trepidation in the region and around the world as the ultimate fate--and fallout--of the Arab Spring continue to hang in the balance. Born and raised as a Muslim in Egypt and now...
Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2012
Summary: This film explores the 20-year relationship between two families, one Israeli and one Palestinian. Danae Elon last saw her childhood caregiver in 1991, and she seeks here to discover what happened to Musa, the Palestinian who helped raise her from her infancy until she joined the Israeli army. Her quest takes her to Paterson, NJ, where he had sent his own children to school, and she finds...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: GeoQuest Entertainment Group, Ltd. 2006
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Summary: A filmmaker travels to a remote mountain village secretly planning to record a local ritual ceremony surrounding an old dying woman. He befriends a local boy who ultimately becomes his informant on the fate of the old woman. As the rustling wind, golden light, and deep shadows of the village cast an alluring spell, the deathwatch drags on as the woman stubbornly clings to life, leaving the crew...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2002
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Summary: The author tells the story of her and her mother's escape from an abusive, fanatical Iranian father when she was six, as well as how she lived her subsequent life under the shadow of fear of her menacing father, and eventually was healed by her faith in God.
Publisher / Publication Date: Nelson Books 2015
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MAH
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAHMOODY, MAHTOB MAH
Contents: Avâz-eBayuât-e Esfahân (17:48) -- Dastgâh-e Chahârgâh (10:47) -- Dastgâh-e Homâyun (24:40) -- Avâz-e Bayât-e Kord (7:36) -- Douze séquences du Reng-e Shahr Ashub (10:07).
Format: sound recording-musical
Publisher / Publication Date: Ocora 1991
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/MIDDLE EASTERN TAL
Summary: The author describes her cultural readjustment to America after escaping from Iran with her daughter, her fear of her husband's revenge, and her frustration with a legal system unable to offer her protection.
Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1992
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 MAH
Summary: Follows Viola as she survives brutality in war-torn Sudan, makes a perilous journey, lives as a refugee in Egypt, and finally reaches Portland, Maine, where her quest for freedom and security is hampered by memories of past horrors and the traditions hermother and other Sudanese adults hold dear. Includes historical facts and a map of Sudan.
Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish 2012
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC FAR
Summary: Completely updated every year.Insider advice on avoiding the crowds as you hit all the best beaches, resorts, outdoor activities, restaurants, and nightlife. We'll show you the hot diving spots, from Grand Bahama to Bimini; the most abundant fishing at Treasure Cay or the Exumas; and the best golfing on Paradise Island or New Providence. Plus tips for navigating the less-traveled corners of the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2009
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.29 Porter 2009
Summary: The return of NASA's first manned mission to Mars was supposed to be a momentous day. But when the crew loses touch with ground control before entry, things look bleak. Safe after a treacherous landing, the crew emerges to discover the unthinkable—every man, woman, child, and animal has vanished without a trace. Alone now on their home planet, the crew sets out to discover where everyone has...
Publisher / Publication Date: Baker Publishing Group 2009
Summary: Deputy Benjamin Patil is the one to find the infant girl, hours old, abandoned in a field. When the mother can't be located, Ben and his wife, Abbi, seem like the perfect couple to serve as foster parents. But the newborn's arrival opens old wounds for Abbi and shines a harsh light on how much Ben has changed since a devastating military tour. Their marriage teeters on the brink and now they...
Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PAR
Summary: Parrish's emotionally loaded, painted graphic novel is a visual tour de force, always in the service of the author's themes: navigating queer desire, masculinity, fear, and the ever-in-flux state of friendships. -- Amazon.com summary.
Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 PAR
Contents: Struggle for existence -- Natural selection -- Difficulties on theory -- Conclusion.
Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2005
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 576.82 DAR
Summary: Offers surprisingly candid and occasionally cantakerous assessments of hotels and restaurants. A good choice for cost-conscious travelers who like to be well informed before selecting a place to stay or eat. National Geographic Traveler You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's.
Publisher / Publication Date: Hungry Minds 2001
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: 914.4 FOR
Contents: The voyage of the Beagle (1845) -- On the origin of species (1859) -- The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex (1871) -- The expression of the emotions in man and animals (1872).
Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2006