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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

Hara

Summary: What do you do when your body doesn't match the ideal shape as dictated by society? What do you wear when sweats seem to be the only clothes that fit you? How do you deal with the constant, overwhelming waves of criticism about your appearance from yourself and others? A love letter to anyone striving to embrace their size, this wonderfully illustrated, uplifting comic essay by a plus-size...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.4 HAR

ARCA

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Redeye Distribution 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Arca

Summary: Arca's third full-length album is the first to feature the Venezuela-born, London-based producer's untreated singing voice. He sings in Spanish, the language of his childhood home, Venezuala. It stands as a defiant, delicate statement of intent, and cements his position as one of this turbulent decade's defining musicians.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Goldberg, Sana

Summary: "From registered nurse and public health advocate Sana Goldberg, a timely, accessible, and comprehensive handbook to navigating common medical situations. From the routine to the unexpected, How to Be a Patient is your ultimate guide to better healthcare.Let's face it: nobody likes going to the doctor. It can be uncomfortable, nerve wracking, expensive--and that's just for routine care! When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Wave 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610.69 GOL

Raheem, Zara

Summary: To Leila Abid's traditional Indian parents, finding a husband is as easy as match, meet, marry. But for Leila, a marriage of arrangement clashes with her lifelong dreams of a Bollywood romance, where real love happens before marriage, not the other way around. Yet after twenty-six years of singledom, and still no sign of "Mr. Perfect," even Leila is starting to get nervous. And to make matters...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RAH

Sala, Sharon

Summary: "PI Charlie Dodge may be down, but he's most definitely not out. He's still reeling after a series of earth-shattering events, so when a desperate woman hires Dodge Investigations to find her missing sister, the head-scratcher of a case is exactly the distraction Charlie and his steadfast partner, Wyrick, need. Two days prior, Rachel Dean disappeared without a trace from her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAL

Saran, Suvir.

Summary: The author, born and raised in India and an acclaimed New York City restaurateur and chef, tells the story of moving to the country to raise goats, alpacas, ducks, geese, and chicken on 67 acres. Accompanied by more than 80 recipes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.59747 SAR

Sarma, Kamya

Summary: Dash and Dot are a pair of robots that you can program using a tablet or smartphone. With this book, students learn the art of innovation through detailed explanations and hands-on activities built to foster creativity and problem solving. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 SAR

Zgheib, Yara

Summary: "Hadi and Sama are a young Syrian couple in the throes of new love, building a life in the country that brought them together. They'd met in Cambridge, Massachusetts: he, a shell-shocked refugee of a bloody civil war; she, a passionate dreamer who'd come to America years earlier in search of new horizons. Now, they giddily await the birth of their son, a boy whose native language would be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ZGH

Acquaye, Saka.

Contents: Sugar soup -- Down the Congo -- Saturday night -- Drum festival -- Concomba -- Beyond Africa -- Congo beat -- Echoes of the African forest -- Bus conductor -- Ebony -- Kenya sunset -- Awuben -- Akudonno.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Nonesuch 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Cahoone, Sera

Contents: Worry all your life -- Deer Creek Canyon -- Naked -- Nervous wreck -- And still we move -- Every little word -- One to blame -- Rumpshaker -- Shakin' hands -- Anyway you like -- Here with me -- Oh my.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sub Pop 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Harrar, Sarí.

Summary: A guide to easing chronic pain reveals the sources of common conditions from tendinitis and heartburn to fibromyalgia and headaches, identifying conventional remedies for immediate relief while outlining strategies for long-term prevention.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.0472 HAR

Krasikov, Sana

Summary: "When the Great Depression hits, Florence Fein leaves Brooklyn College for what appears to be a plum job in Moscow-and the promise of love and independence. But once in Russia, she quickly becomes entangled in a country she can't escape. Many years later, Florence's son, Julian, will make the opposite journey, immigrating back to the United States. His work in the oil industry takes him on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KRA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KRA

Sada, Daniel

Summary: In 1945 Oaxaca, an agronomist named Demetrio Sordo regularly visits a prostitute named Mireya even as he pursues a more pure form of love in his correspondence with a girl from his hometown named Renata, until problems arise with the arrangement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAD

Zara, Christopher

Summary: "For Christopher Zara, this is the professional minefield he has had to navigate since the day he was kicked out of his New Jersey high school for behavioral problems and never allowed back. From a school for "troubled kids," to wrestling with his identity in the burgeoning punk scene of the 1980s; from a stint as an ice cream scooper as he got clean in Florida, to an unpaid internship in New...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2023

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Fara, Patricia.

Summary: In this book the author rewrites science's past to provide new ways of understanding and questioning our modern technological society. Aiming not just to provide information but to make people think, it explores how science has become so powerful by describing the financial interests and imperial ambitions behind its success. Sweeping through the centuries from ancient Babylon right up to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 509 FAR

McFarlane, Zara

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Redeye Distribution 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mir, Saira

Summary: Introduces nineteen Muslim women from all around the world who have found their callings in a vast range of fields, from social justice to competitive sports to the entertainment industry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salaam Reads 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stanisic, Sasa

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

Zgheib, Yara

Summary: Yara Zgheibs poetic and poignant debut novel is a haunting portrait of a young womans struggle with anorexia on an intimate journey to reclaim her life. The chocolate went first, then the cheese, the fries, the ice cream. The bread was more difficult, but if she could just lose a little more weight, perhaps she would make the soloists list. Perhaps if she were lighter, danced better, tried...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ZGH

Duguay, Dara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Contemporary Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.024 DUG

Huhta, Saara

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Craft Sew Huhta

Kern, Jara

Summary: An infographic guide breaks down the complicated rules and guidelines for writing the English language and makes them clear and straightforward.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 425 KER

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