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Summary: Longing to show her son the country where she fell passionately in love with his father, an Italian professor heads off on a summer vacation to the battle-scarred city of Sarajevo. There she discovered a long-hidden secret, which reveals a past more haunted that even her memories can disclose.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Tw

Summary: A story of a sixteen-year-old boy becoming an adult in Sarajevo in the 1960s. Dino grows up with his good but ailing father and is attracted by the world of small-time crime. Then Dolly Bell, a lovely cabaret girl, turns his world upside down.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Entertainment Company 2005

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

Filipović, Zlata.

Summary: Growing up in Sarajevo, the only child of her parents, Zlata's life was like that of any ordinary girl her age. Soon war broke out on the streets and her world changed from that of an ordinary girl to one trapped in a war torn land. Includes color photographs reproduced from her diary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.742 FIL

Hasiuk, Brenda

Summary: "Refugees from the Bosnian War, Lazar's family flees the Siege of Sarajevo and arrives in Winnipeg in the early 1990s. Despite various mini dramas unfolding at home, the bitter cold and a strange city and country, Lazar manages to find a place for himself at school, largely by making friends with Elle, a sassy, outspoken girl who divides her time between living with her hoarder mother and her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books / House of Anansi Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HAS

Maden, Mike

Summary: Twenty years ago, Dr. Cathy Ryan restored the eyesight of a young Bosnian girl who had been injured during an attack in the Balkan War. Today, her son, Jack Ryan Jr. has decided to surprise his mother by tracking down the young lady. What he finds shocks them both. The helpless child has grown into a remarkable woman. Aida Curic is a self-possessed beauty who runs a refugee agency that helps...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MAD

Summary: Vacationing journalists try to track down a missing war criminal in one of Eastern Europe's deadliest regions. What begins as an impulsive reporting adventure immediately turns dangerous, as hostile locals, shady underworld figures and a case of mistaken identity put them squarely in their target's crosshairs. Amid the bullets and bombs, they discover that getting the scoop is one thing--...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Hu

Fesperman, Dan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 1999

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Kubert, Joe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Comics, Inc. 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 KUB

Summary: A touching film about a single mother who lives with her 12-year-old daughter in the Grbavica district of Sarajevo, a neighborhood once used as an internment camp during the Yugoslav wars. A beautiful and tender story that you won't soon forget.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2007

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

Fesperman, Dan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M FES

Hemon, Aleksandar

Contents: Islands -- The life and work of Alphonse Kauders -- The Sorge spy ring -- The accordion -- Exchange of pleasant words -- A coin -- Blind Josef Pronek & dead souls -- Imitation of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEM

Summary: The Wolves are no ordinary motorcycle club as revealed in this gorgeous, surprisingly intimate documentary of trauma and survival. Still struggling after the Bosnian War, the Wolves organize a charity for their town and defend the threatened herd of wild horses they first met on the front line. Out there, with the horses, they confront their past and reclaim that territory as a space for healing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Butcher, Tim

Summary: "On a summer morning in Sarajevo almost a hundred years ago, a teenager took a pistol out of his pocket and fired not just the opening rounds of the First World War but the starting gun for modern history. By killing Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Gavrilo Princip, started a cycle of events that would leave 15 million dead from fighting between 1914 and 1918...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.311 BUT

Summary: When Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac accepts a U.N. peacekeeper position in postwar Bosnia, she discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she uncovers an international conspiracy that is determined to stop her, no matter the cost. With masterful acting and a heart-racing plot, an acclaimed film inspired by actual events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE WHI

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER WHI

Thornton, I. W. B. (Ian W. B.)

Summary: Johan Thoms (pronounced Yo-han Tomes) was born in Argona, a small town twenty-three miles south of Sarajevo, during the hellish depths of winter 1894. Little did he know that his inability to reverse a car would change the course of 20th Century History forever...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Friday Project 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Arcos, Carrie

Summary: Told in two voices, Nadja grows up in war-torn Bosnia in the 1990s and, in the present, refuses to discuss her youth with her daughter, Zara, until both are traumatized by a terrorist attack in Rhode Island.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ARC

Galloway, Steven

Summary: "A spare and haunting, wise and intelligent novel, The Cellist of Sarajevo is a testament to the endurance of the spirit and the subtle ways individuals reclaim their humanity in a city ravaged by war." "In a city under siege, four people whose lives have been upended are ultimately reminded of what it is to be human. From his window, a musician sees twenty-two of his friends and neighbors...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Naxos Audiobooks 2010

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

Galloway, Steven

Summary: While a cellist plays at the site of a mortar attack to commemorate the deaths of twenty-two friends and neighbors, two other men set out in search of bread and water to keep themselves alive, and a woman sniper secretly protects the life of the cellist as her army becomes increasingly threatening.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAL

Fullerton, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FUL

Fratkin, Leslie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Umbrage Editions 2000

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 949.742 FRA

Barker, Gary

Summary: "Tyler is in therapy. Katia and Goran are in love. On a summer trip to Zagreb, the couple discover an unusual museum that displays mementos of broken relationships. Inside, Goran stumbles upon an exhibit that seems to be addressed to him, from a girl he met in a Sarajevo refugee camp at age fourteen. What follows is a whirlwind summer of reconnecting with lost pasts: Goran confronts the youth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Editions 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Bolkovac, Kathryn.

Summary: "When Nebraska police officer and divorced mother of three Kathryn Bolkovac saw a recruiting announcement for private military contractor DynCorp International, she applied and was hired. Good money, world travel, and the chance to help rebuild a war-torn country sounded like the perfect job. Bolkovac was shipped out to Bosnia, where DynCorp had been contracted to support the UN peacekeeping...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 BOL

Sabic-El-Rayess, Amra

Summary: In Bihac, Bosnia, in 1992, sixteen-year-old Amra and her family face starvation and the threat of brutal ethnic violence as Serbs and Bosnians clash, while a stray cat, Maci, provides solace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 921 SAB

O'Grady, Scott.

Summary: True story of how O'Grady managed to live through a missile impact at 27,000 feet, the techniques he used to survive in a barren and hostile landscape, and the real story behind the daring daylight resuce mission carried out by the U.S. Marines.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.7024 OGR

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