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Summary: Female journalist Arezoon Rahimmi travels to the Iranian holy city of Mashhad to investigate a serial killer targeting sex workers. As she draws closer to exposing his crimes, the opportunity for justice grows harder to attain when the murderer is embraced by many as a hero. Based on the true story of the 'Spider Killer' Saeed Hanaei, who saw himself as on a mission from God as he killed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ebrahim, Zak

Summary: "What is it like to grow up with a terrorist in your home? Zak Ebrahim was only seven years old when, on November 5th, 1990, his father El-Sayed Nosair shot and killed the leader of the Jewish Defense League. While in prison, Nosair helped plan the bombing of the World Trade Center in 1993. In one of his infamous video messages, Osama bin Laden urged the world to "Remember El-Sayed Nosair." In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TED Books, Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EBRAHIM, ZAK EBR

Rahimi, Atiq.

Summary: In Persian folklore, Syngue Sabour is the name of a magical black stone, a patience stone, which absorbs the plight of those who confide in it. It is believed that the day it explodes, after having received too much hardship and pain, will be the day of the Apocalypse. But here, the Syngue Sabour is not a stone but rather a man lying brain-dead with a bullet lodged in his neck. His wife is with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RAH

Nafisi, Azar

Summary: What is the role of literature in an era when one political party wages continual war on writers and the press? What is the connection between political strife in our daily lives, and the way we meet our enemies on the page in fiction? How can literature, through its free exchange, affect politics? In this galvanizing guide to literature as resistance, Nafisi seeks to answer these questions....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809 NAF

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809 NAF

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809 NAF

Agar Agar

Contents: Made ; Lost dog ; Sorry about the carpet ; Fangs out ; Gigi song ; Shivers ; Lunatic fight jungle ; Duke ; Requiem ; Schlaflied für Gestern.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK AGA

Nafisi, Azar.

Summary: Azar Nafisi, author of the beloved international bestseller Reading Lolita in Tehran, now gives us a stunning personal story of growing up in a family in Iran, moving memories of her life lived in thrall to a powerful and difficult mother, against the background of Iran during a time of revolution and change. A young girl's pain over family secrets and a mother's lost life, a young woman's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 NAFISI, AZAR NAF

Summary: The story of the 'Fighting 99th' - the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. It is 1943 and the U.S. is suffering huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when black flyers were not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, the "Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Tuskegee

Curved Air.

1 hold on 1 copy

Contents: Disc 1 CD : Young mother -- Back street luv -- Jumbo -- You know -- Puppets -- Everdance -- Bright summer's day '68 -- Piece of mind -- Young mother in style -- It happened today -- Blind man -- Propositions -- Vivaldi

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Esoteric Recordings 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK CUR

Amar, Akhil Reed

Summary: "A leading legal scholar addresses the most important constitutional controversies of the past two decades and illuminates the Constitution's spirit and ongoing relevance When the stories that lead our daily news involve momentous constitutional questions, present-minded journalists and busy citizens cannot always see the stakes clearly. In The Constitution Today, Akhil Reed Amar, America's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342 AMA

Amar, Akhil Reed

Summary: "From Illinois to Alabama, and from Florida to Utah, our laws and legal debates arise from distinctive local settings within our vast and varied nation. As the renowned scholar Akhil Amar explains, Abraham Lincoln's argument against the legality of succession can be traced to his Midwestern upbringing, just as a close look at the Florida legislature and state Supreme Court reveals the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, A Member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342 AMA

Summary: During the Iran-Iraq war, an aging Iranian-Kurd musician hears that his wife, a singer with a magical voice, who deserted him for his best friend and fled to Iraq, is in trouble. He cons his two sons into accompanying him on the search and they embark on an adventure filled with music, romance and danger.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2003

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

Summary: In this gorgeously animated drama, the lives of several strong-willed women and a young musician intersect. Their stories reveal the hypocrisies of modern Iranian society, where sex, drugs, and corruption coexist with strict religious law. In the bustling metropolis of Tehran, avoiding prohibitions has become an everyday sport and breaking taboos can be a means of personal emancipation....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2018

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

Amar, Akhil Reed.

Summary: Explores the little-understood relationship between the written Constitution and the many external factors that shape the interpretations of this foundational document.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.7302 AMA

Summary: "Rare and fascinating films preserved in the museum's archives. Many have never been released to the public before and are presented here, complete and uncut, for the very first time. ... [These 24 training and public information films cover a] range of subjects from ditching procedures for Halifax bomber crews ... to the best way to rescue crashed fighter pilots from their cockpits. There are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Vision 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ROY

Agar, Johnny

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The incredible story of Johnny Agar, born with cerebral palsy and who doctors thought would never walk, overcoming the odds to participate in long-distance endurance races with his dad pushing him, until the final mile when he walks across the finish line." - provided by publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dexterity 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AGAR, JOHNNY AGA

Air Waves

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Redeye Distribution 2022

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK AIR

Smith, Sherri L.

Summary: "During World War II, black Americans were fighting for their country and for freedom in Europe, yet they had to endure a totally segregated military in the United States, where they weren't considered smart enough to become military pilots. After acquiring government funding for aviation training, civil rights activists were able to kickstart the first African American military flight program...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 SMI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET TUSKEGEE

Amar, Akhil Reed

Summary: "A historical survey of the people, events, decrees, legislation, writings, and cultural milestones, in England and the American colonies, that influenced the Founding Fathers as they drafted the US Constitution and Bill of Rights"--P. [2] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 AMA

Amar, Akhil Reed

Summary: "Constitutional scholar Akhil Reed Amar tells the story of America's constitutional conversation during its first eighty years--from the Constitution's birth in 1760 through the 1830s, when the last of America's early leaders died. Amar traces the threadsof Constitutional discourse, uniting history and law in a narrative that seeks both to reveal this history anew and to make clear who was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.7302 AMA

Bair, Julene

Summary: "Julene Bair has inherited part of a farming empire and fallen in love with a rancher from Kansas's beautiful Smoky Valley. She means to create a family, provide her son with the father he longs for, and preserve the Bair farm for the next generation, honoring her own father's wish and commandment, 'Hang on to your land!' But part of her legacy is a share of the ecological harm the Bair Farm...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BAIR, JULENE BAI

Summary: The German occupation changes the life of the village of Villeneuve forever, and as its residents come under the pressures of war, they make choices that are inspiring and heartbreaking.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FRE

Old Irish Air-Weatherly

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Boosey & Co. 1913

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Air (Musical group : France)

Contents: Do the joy (3:05) -- Love (2:44) -- So light is her footfall (3:13) -- Be a bee (3:46) -- Missing the light of the day (4:25) -- Tropical disease (6:49) -- Heaven's light (3:53) -- Night hunter (4:42) -- Sing sang sung (3:06) -- Eat my beat (2:45) -- You can tell it to everybody (5:37) -- African velvet (3:48).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Aircheology/Revolvair 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC AIR

Summary: Katja's life collapses after the death of her husband and son in a bomb attack. After a time of mourning and injustice, Katja seeks revenge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IN
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF IN

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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