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Summary: When the mysterious deaths of a series of loyal subjects threaten to delay the coronation of Empress Wu Zetian, she summons brilliant detective and former dissident Dee back from the exile she imposed on him eight years earlier. Based on the Tang Dynasty official Di Renjie.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vicol 2010

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

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Summary: The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MID

Summary: The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. Death and dust: The impending marriage of a widowed doctor and a well-to-do divorcée motivates a murder of mistaken identity. Picture of innocence: In the midst of a "shooting war" between rival camera clubs, someone tries to frame Barnaby, and definitely not for a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2009

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Summary: The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2000

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MID

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Summary: Likable, hardworking family man and astute detective Tom Barnaby is back with new mysteries in Midsomer County, and more murders to solve.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: Likable, hardworking family man and astute detective Tom Barnaby is back with new mysteries in Midsomer County, and more murders to solve.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: Likable family man Tom Barnaby is the down-to-earth Chief detective for a cluster of idyllic English country villages where some of the rose-covered cottages are home to murderers, thieves, and blackmailers. Barnaby exposes the criminals with the help from his eager young assistant Sargeant Troy and from his supportive wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2013

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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

Barber, Terry

Contents: The search for the Dalai Lama -- Early year -- Tibet -- Tibet's leader -- Escape into exile -- The Dalai Lama's message -- Glossary -- Talking about the book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grass Roots Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DALAI LAMA BAR

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Summary: Jason is an American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics. He makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, Jason unexpectedly finds himself traveling back to ancient China. He meets the drunken kungfu master, Lu Yan; an enigmatic and skillful...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2008

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Summary: The cozy villages reveal their most sinister secrets in this hit British mystery series that has earned a worldwide following.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: RLJ Entertainment 2018

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Mahama, John Dramani

Summary: Set against a backdrop of post-colonial Africa, the vice president of Ghana recounts how he became involved in the nation's political turmoil when his minister-of-state father disappeared during a coup and was imprisoned for over a year.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 966.705 MAHAMA, JOHN DRAMANI MAH

Summary: While raising the ruins of a long-buried Chinese kingdom, billionaire inventor Tony Stark digs up far more than he bargained for. He unleashes an age-old prophecy that foretells the resurrection of the Mandarin, the emperor of China's darkest and most violent dynasty. In order to confront destructive forces, Tony creates an armored suit infused with high-tech weaponry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2007

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

Summary: Set in the 1920s. A young English couple, Walter, a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman, get married for all the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai. Kitty falls in love with someone else. When Walter discovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote village in China that is being ravaged by a deadly epidemic. He takes his wife along and their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

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

Summary: Tharlo is a Tibetan shepherd, used to living with little human contact. Visiting a Tibetan town in Qinghai province to obtain a proper ID card from the local police station, Tharlo surprises Police Chief Dorje by reciting from memory a lengthy excerpt from one of Chairman Mao's essays. But things develop in a romantic rather than a political direction. To prepare for his ID photo, Tharlo needs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

Summary: Watch an epic action feature inspired by the life and times of the legendary kung fu master, Ip Man, who mentored Bruce Lee. The story spans the tumultuous Republican era that followed the fall of China's last dynasty, a time of chaos, division, and war that was also the golden age of Chinese martial arts.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN GRA

Summary: A young farmer named Wang Lung marries a selfless, loyal slave girl, O-Lan. Wang is initially devoted to the land and rises to prosperity. Later, however, Wang deserts the land and takes a second wife and tragedy threatens to overwhelm him. Eventually Wang realizes that the land and O-Lan mean more to him than his wealth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Lacey, Josh.

Summary: Tom goes with his Uncle Harvey to Peru, where they narrowly escape imprisonment and death as they hunt for buried treasure after tracking down a journal written by John Drake, a young relative of Sir Francis Drake, on a voyage to Lima in 1577. Includes biographical information on John and Francis Drake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LAC

Paris, Harper.

Summary: Separated from their parents in Beijing, China's Forbidden City, second-grade twins Ethan and Ella luckily find an ancient map that helps them find their way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2014

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC PAR

Summary: The world's quirkiest crime-solving antiques hero is back! Much to Lovejoy's annoyance, he's not the only one on a never-ending quest for wealth and valuables. However, while he proves unstoppable in the face of sinister Italians, vengeful customers and even Eric's vintage motorbikes, can he manage to escape the snares of love?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LOV

See, Lisa.

Summary: When the body of an American archaeologist is found floating in the Yangzi River, Ministry of Public Security agent Liu Hulan and her husband, American attorney David Stark, are dispatched to Site 518 to investigate. As Hulan scrutinizes his death, David, on behalf of the National Relics Bureau, tries to discover who has stolen from the site an artifact that may prove to the world China's claim...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION See

Summary: "When a young man notices several thefts of sought-after Tibetan mastiffs from local farms, he decides to sell his family's dog before it is stolen and sold on the black market. His father, an aging Tibetan herder, is furious when he discovers their dog missing. His search to buy back his dog leads to a series of tragicomic events that threaten to tear the family apart, while showing the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films Home Video 2012

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