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Summary: A historical action war drama based on the founding of the Republic of China, when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the last ruling Qing Dynasty, which held unquestioned power and rule for 250 years. From the walls of the Forbidden City to the battlefields of China, no expense was spared in the production and no detail ignored in its quest for historical accuracy. 1911 is a true...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2011

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

Summary: After having the emperor's minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim's children to a remote point on the northern Chinese border. But that bloodthirsty mission is confounded by a mysterious group of fighters who arrive on the scene, intent on delivering justice and defending the innocent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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

Deng, Ming-Dao.

Summary: For the first time in one volume—an extraordinary spiritual odyssey of the making of the Taoist master Kwan Saihung. Born into a wealthy family in a remote province of China, Kwan defies his parents' wishes and enters into the rigorous and mysterious discipline of Taoist practice. Renamed "Little Butterfly" by his Taoist masters, he survives the upheaval of the Japanese occupation, and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KWAN, SAIHUNG DEN

Yang, Jwing-Ming

Summary: Applying an ancient Chinese healing art to a common health problem, the author presents a variety of Qigong techniques that will alleviate the pain and suffering caused by arthritis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: YMAA Publication Center 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.722 YAN

Deng, Ming-Dao

Summary: When I was a boy, I didn't get specific lessons on how to live. I got stories. If I asked why I had to believe some concept, a person like my grandmother might reply with something like, "This is the true because of what happened to the Yellow Emperor," and then the story would follow. What intrigues me is that this habit hasn't changed even after China's revolution, rapid modernization,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hampton Roads Publishing Company, Inc. 2018

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Deng, Ming-Dao.

Summary: "The Tao is constantly moving, the path that all life and the whole universe takes. There is nothing that is not part of it - harmonious living is to know and to move with the Tao - it is a way of life, the natural order of things, a force that flows through all life. 365 Tao is a contemporary book of meditations on what it means to be wholly a part of the Taoist way, and thus to be completely...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 1992

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Deng, Ming-Dao.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 299.514 DEN

Deng, Ming-Dao.

Summary: "Welcome to The Dance, the wise and practical book that expands on Oriah Mountain Dreamer's new moving prose poem. In this compelling book the acclaimed author of The Invitation challenges readers to live with passion, energy, and honesty. The key, says Oriah, is to savor the everyday world of family, friends, love, and work with clear minds and open hearts. When we are physically and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 299 DEN

Deng, Ming-Dao.

Summary: Provides a series of Taoist meditations structured around the Chinese lunar calendar as well as facts about festivals and traditions important to the Taoist faith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2013

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Summary: An attractive and successful ophthalmologist quits her job and places a personal ad in the newspaper. She has a specific purpose in her ad - she is looking for marriage. After a series of blind dates with men who are either lonely, desperate, strange, perverted, or all of the above, what she really wants is her mysterious ex-lover to came back to her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2001

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

Takasou, Yuki

Summary: Curious about the growing new trend of cosplay? Then this guide is for you! Learn all the basics of cosplay here straight from experts in the heart of Tokyo. Japanese cosplayers have taken the art of cosplay to a new level and now you can learn their secrets! Cosplay Basics has collected all you need to know in an easy to follow how-to book on the making and engaging in the art of cosplay. With...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One Peace Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 643.9 TAK
1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 643.9 TAK

Fanga.

Summary: Groundbreaking musical experience pickingkey tracks from Fanga's back catalogue and re-structuring them around a unique fusion of Gnawa Afrobeat & Funk. Gnawa a unique genre, first surfaced on cassette around 1975 has become a central music culture to Morocco.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: STRUT RECORDS 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN FAN

Summary: The story of a master chef and his three adult daughters, all of whom are seeking love and happiness in different ways.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: In Pei, a kingdom ruled by a young and unpredictable king, the military commander faces peril both inside and outside the palace walls. But he has a secret weapon: a look-alike who can fool both Pei's enemies and the King himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: A woman lives on a remote lake, selling food to fisherman by day, and her body by night. Her life changes forever though, when she becomes obsessed with a former police officer living on the lake.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2003

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

Fang, Lizhi.

Summary: Fang Lizhi was one of the most prominent scientists of the People's Republic of China; he worked on the country's first nuclear program and later became one of the world's leading astrophysicists. His devotion to science and the pursuit of truth led him to question the authority of the Communist regime. That got him in trouble. In 1957, after advocating reforms in the Communist Party, Fang --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FANG, LIZHI FAN

Sin Fang

Contents: Easier -- Bruises -- Fall down slow -- Because of the blood -- Rituals -- Always everything -- Sing from dream -- Nineteen -- Choir -- Two boys -- Nothings -- Slow lights

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Morr Music 0000

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

Summary: A new arrival in British-occupied Hong Kong wants to open a martial arts academy to teach his unique Wing Chun style. But a corrupt cabal of martial arts masters, led by Master Hung, refuses to allow him to teach in peace until he proves himself in a series of fights against the local master, which Ip does, in style. But even after earning the respect of the local masters, Ip's troubles are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

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

Summary: Inspired by the story of a real-life hero, Huo Yuanjia. When an ill-advised fight destroys the reputation of a renowned martial arts champion and his family, his difficult path to redemption will bring him face-to-face with the most ferocious fighters in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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

Summary: "Set in Fo Shan, China during the Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man vividly brings to life the brutality of the infamous Japanese occupation, where once proud men are forced to fight [to the] death for a precious bag of rice. Defined by courage and humility, Ip Man, whose fighting skills are revered all over China, rises to the fore front. Upon refusing to teach his martial arts to the invading...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

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

Summary: Ali, is a small-town girl with a big voice who escapes hardship to follow her dreams to LA. After stumbling upon The Burlesque Lounge, a majestic but ailing theater that is home to an inspired musical revue, Ali lands a job as a cocktail waitress from Tess, the club's proprietor and headliner. After Ali finally makes her way from the bar to the stage, things take a dramatic turn when her larger...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BUR

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

Fang, Suzhen

Summary: "Xiao Le's grandmother lives in a faraway village. A visit with Grandma is always a special event, but this time she is frail. With encouragement from his mom, Xiao Le plays with and helps Grandma. When Grandma dies shortly thereafter, Xiao Le comforts his mom--reminding her that when it rains, Grandma is washing her clothes in the sky ... and that although the Perfume Village in heaven cannot...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NorthSouth Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FAN

Fang, Vicky

Summary: Layla and the Bots are eager for Blossom Valley's upcoming go-kart race, but one racer, Tina, needs their help to build a cart with hand-controls and other special features.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town are stunned when their homecoming queen is murdered.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime 2017

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWI

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