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El-Mohtar, Amal

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Summary: Among the ashes of a dying world, an agent of the Commandant finds a letter. It reads: Burn before reading. Thus begins an unlikely correspondence between two rival agents hellbent on securing the best possible future for their warring factions. Now, what began as a taunt, a battlefield boast, grows into something more. Something epic. Something romantic. Something that could change the past...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ELM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SF EL-M

Summary: "A group of hedonistic middle-aged friends gather eatch night on a luxurious houseboat for dancing, love-making and smoking hashish. When a young news reporter visits the houseboat to write a story on the group, she is outraged to learn the tragic depths of their social alienation"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arab Film Distribution 2004

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

Akhtar, Ayad.

Summary: Hayat Shah was captivated by Mina long before he met her: his mother's beautiful, brilliant, and soulfully devout friend is a family legend. When he learns that Mina is leaving Pakistan to live with the Shahs in America, Hayat is thrilled. Hayat's father is less enthusiastic. When Mina finds her own path to happiness, the ember of jealousy in Hayat's heart is enflamed by the community's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC AKH

Akhtar, Ayad.

Summary: A young Pakistani boy, whose parents left the fundamentalists behind when they came to America, finds transformation and a path to happiness through a family friend, Mina, who shows him the beauty and power of the Quran.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AKH

Summary: Zaman and his wife Najma have built their happy life together in a house of reeds. When Najma falls ill, the doctor tells them she needs surgery or some medicine he does not have. Zaman sets off in his boat and journeys to Baghdad for the cure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pathfinder Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Born a peasant in 1898, Umm Kulthum 's singing earned a position of great wealth and influence in the Arab world. Includes concert footage, film clips and interviews. This film places her life in the context to 20th century Egypt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arab Film Distribution 2008

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

Fadl, Mahmoud.

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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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/MIDDLE EAST FAD

Karam, Adel

Summary: After an insult leads to a heated exchange between two men in Beirut, the men find themselves in the middle of a socially charged court case.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Enter 2018

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

(BROWN, ALAN, ET. AL.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1974

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 MIC

Summary: 12-year-old Hany tries to fit in at his new governmental school after his father suddenly drops dead, leaving his mother in debt and unable to continue to afford his private education. Not only is Hany clearly from a more privileged background than the working class boys in his new class, but he is also the only Christian in a room full of Muslims.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: From the 2011 overthrow of a 30-year dictator, through military rule, and culminating with the forced military removal of the Muslim Brotherhood president in the summer of 2013, we follow a group of Egyptian activists as they battle leaders and regimes, and risk their lives to build a new society of conscience. The Egyptian Revolution has been an ongoing rollercoaster. Through the news, we...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SQU

Al-Khatahtbeh, Amani

Summary: "At nine years old, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh watched from her home in New Jersey as two planes crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. That same year, she heard her first racial slur. At age eleven, when the United States began their invasion in Iraq and the television was flooded with anti-Muslim commentary, Amani felt overwhelmed with feelings of intense alienation from American...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AL-KHATAHTBEH, AMANI ALK

Summary: A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives, which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith, abruptly disturbed when they are forced to follow the new laws of their foreign occupants.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cohen Media Group 2015

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

JAMAL, AHMAD.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ JAMAL

Contents: Disc 1. As time goes by (Jimmy Durante) (2:26) ; I can't give you anything but love (Judy Garland) (4:41) ; My funny valentine (Gordon MacRae) (3:30) ; Isn't it romantic (Ella Fitzgerald) (3:00) ; Night and day (Frank Sinatra with orchestra conducted by Axel Stordahl) (3:02) ; Hey there (Rosemary Clooney with Buddy Cole and his orchestra) (2:58) ; I'll be seeing you (Bing Crosby) (2:50) ; That...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: EMI-Capitol Music Special Products 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD VOCAL THE

Summary: The colorful, electrifying romance that took the Cannes Film Festival by storm courageously dives into a young woman's experiences of first love and sexual awakening. Blue is the Warmest Color stars the remarkable newcomer Adèle Exarchopoulos as a high schooler who, much to her own surprise, plunges into a thrilling relationship with a female twentysomething art student, played by Léa Seydoux....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Jamal, Ahmad

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Jamal, Ahmad

Contents: Flight (6:29) -- Toulouse (6:55) -- The essence (10:10) -- Lover man (oh, where can you be?) (5:45) -- Catalina (6:40) -- Autumn leaves (6:56) -- Street of dreams (5:33) -- Bahia (6:34).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Birdology 1995

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Getz, Stan

Contents: Disc 1, 3/03/91, 1st set. Stan Getz announcement ; I'm okay ; Gone with the wind ; First song ; Allison's waltz ; Stablemates -- Disc 2, 3/03/91, 2nd set. Autumn leaves ; Yours and mine ; (There is no) Greater love ; People time ; The surrey with a fringe on top ; Soul eyes -- Disc 3, 3/04/91, 1st set. Tuning ; You don't know what love is ; You stepped out of a dream ; Soul eyes ; I wish you...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sunnyside 2009

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ GET

JAMAL, AHMAD.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1985

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ JAM

Jamal, Ahmad

Contents: But not for me -- Surrey with the fringe on top -- Moonlight in Vermont -- Music, music, music -- No greater love -- Poinciana -- Wood'yn you? -- What's new?

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Argo 1958

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Jamal, Ahmad.

Contents: But not for me -- Surrey with the fringe on top -- Moonlight in Vermont -- Music! Music! Music! (Put another nickel in) -- Woody 'n you -- Poinciana -- Too late now -- All the things you are -- Cherokee -- It might as well be spring -- I'll remember April -- Gone with the wind -- Billy boy -- It's you or no one -- You don't know what love is -- Tater pie -- This can't be love -- Old devil moon...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: GRP Records 1998

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ JAM

Summary: Presents the true stories of three Iraqi people who endured life in a psychiatric hospital in Baghdad during the Iraq War and then were in the streets after their hospital is decimated. The film was shot in Baghdad in 2004. The Iraqi filmmaker had a camera in one hand and an AK-47 in the other. His crew was beaten and lined up to be shot by insurgents, the 14-year old boom boy was shot in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pathfinder Home Entertainment 2008

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

Waldron, Mal

Contents: Potpourri (6:35) -- J.M.'s dream doll (8:37) / Waldron -- Don't explain / Holiday/Herzog (6:56) -- Blue calypso / Waldron (8:56) -- Falling in love with love / Rodgers/Harter (11:37) -- The way you look tonight / Fields/Kerns (8:23) -- From this moment on / Porter (6:14) -- One by one / Waldron (9:39).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Prestige 1991

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ WAL