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Summary: A refugee's escape, a prisoner's promise, and a daughter's painful secret converge in this inspiring true story of hope. As three fathers fight to save their families, their lives become intertwined in an unlikely journey across the globe, where they learn the healing power of forgiveness and reconciliation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GVN Releasing 2018

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Summary: In Genocidal Organ, while developed countries rely on advanced surveillance to free them from the threat of terrorism, other nations are plagued by genocide within their own borders. Strangely, these massacres all link back to one American by the name of John Paul. Special agent Clavis Shepherd is sent to capture the target, but nothing can prepare this soldier, or the world'for the truth...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: DVD ANIME GEN

Sands, Philippe

Summary: "A ... personal detective story, an uncovering of secret pasts, and a book that explores the creation and development of world-changing legal concepts that came about as a result of the unprecedented atrocities of Hitler's Third Reich"--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 SAN

Summary: With his provocative question, 'why is the killing of a million a lesser crime than the killing of an individual?' Raphael Lemkin changed the course of history. An extraordinary testament to one man's perseverance, this examines the life and legacy of the Polish-Jewish lawyer and linguist who coined the term genocide.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2015

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

McCormick, Patricia

Summary: "Cambodian child soldier Arn Chorn-Pond defied the odds and used all of his courage and wits to survive the murderous regime of the Khmer Rouge"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction McCormick 2012

Turow, Scott

Summary: Bill ten Boom has walked out on everything he thought was important to him: his career, his wife, Kindle County, even his country. Still, when he is tapped to examine the disappearance of an entire Kosovo refugee camp--unsolved for ten years--he feels drawn to what will become the most elusive case of his career. In order to uncover what happened during the apocalyptic chaos after the Bosnian...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group 2017

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Boyadjian, Maral

Summary: It is 1913 and late summer in the Ottoman Empire. The sun rises, full and golden, atop a lush, centuries-old village tucked into the highlands where the blood-red poppies bloom. Outside the village leader's home, the sound of voices carries past the grapevines to the lane where Anno, his youngest daughter, slips out unseen. She heads to a secret meeting place. She forgets that enemies surround...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salor Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOY

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION BOY

Benaron, Naomi

Summary: Rwandan runner Jean Patrick Nkuba dreams of winning an Olympic gold medal and uniting his ethnically divided country, only to be driven from everyone he loves when the violence starts, after which he must find a way back to a better life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge Audio 2012

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

Kenyon, Sherrilyn

Summary: Bastien Cabarro survived the brutal slaughter of his entire family only to have his wife pin their murders on him. Made Ravin by The League, he is now a target for their assassins-in-training to hunt and kill. The average life expectancy for such beings is six weeks. But defying the odds is what this Gyron Force officer does best, and Bastien won't rest until he lays his betrayers in their...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2017

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Koff, Clea.

Summary: Recounts seven important forensic fact-finding missions for the U.N. War Crimes Tribunal, a period during which the author, a Berkeley forensic anthropology graduate student, endured harrowing conditions while she investigated the disturbing killings of war victims.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 599.9 KOF

Turow, Scott

Summary: Bill ten Boom has walked out on everything he thought was important to him: his career, his wife, Kindle County, even his country. Still, when he is tapped to examine the disappearance of an entire Kosovo refugee camp, unsolved for ten years, he feels drawn to what will become the most elusive case of his career. In order to uncover what happened during the apocalyptic chaos after the Bosnian...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC TUR

Whitman, Sylvia

Summary: When a nonprofit organization called Save the Girls pairs a fourteen-year-old Sudanese refugee with an American teenager from Richmond, Virginia, the pen pals teach each other compassion and share a bond that bridges two continents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

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Summary: In April 1994 the airplane of the Hutu President of Rwanda crashes and the Hutu militias slaughter the Tutsi population. In the Ecole Technique Officielle, Christopher, a Catholic priest and Joe Connor, an idealistic English teacher give sanctuary to twenty-five hundred Rwandans survivors in the school, which is under the protection of the UN Belgian force and under siege from the Hutu...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: An orphan of the Rwandan genocide travels from Kigali to the countryside on a quest for justice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

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

Balakian, Peter

Summary: In this groundbreaking history of the Armenian Genocide, the critically acclaimed author of the memoir Black Dog of Fate brings us a riveting narrative of the massacres of the Armenians in the 1890s and genocide in 1915 at the hands of the Ottoman Turks. Using rarely seen archival documents and remarkable first-person accounts, Peter Balakian presents the chilling history of how the Young Turk...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.62 Bal

Destexhe, Alain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 1995

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 967.571 DES

Nelson, Brian A

Summary: In the high mountains of Tibet, rumors are spreading. People whisper of an outbreak, of thousands of dead, of bodies pushed into mass graves. It is some strange new disease ... a disease, they say, that can kill in minutes.The Chinese government says the rumors aren't true, but no one is allowed in or out of Tibet.At the Pentagon, Admiral James Curtiss is called to an emergency meeting....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2018

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC NEL

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Westview Press 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5318 IS

Summary: Based on the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, where over the course of 100 days an estimated 800,000 people were killed in a terrifying purge by Hutu nationalists against their Tutsi countrymen.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2005

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

Bashir, Halima

Summary: Halima Bashir was born into the remote western deserts of Sudan. She grew up in a wonderfully rich environment and later went on to study medicine. At 24 she returned to her tribe to begin practicing as their first ever qualified doctor. However, shortly after her arrival, Janjaweed Arab militias began savagely assaulting her village.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 962.404 BAS

Kenyon, Sherrilyn

Summary: ""It's official Take a Psycho to Work Day. Why else would I be here?" Hunted. Hated. Betrayed. Dagger Ixur is on the run for his life. As one of the most recognizable members of his royal house, he has a bounty on his head that guarantees him no quarter from any friend or even family. But surrender isn't in him. He will fight to the bitter end. A resolve that is sorely tested when he narrowly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION KEN

Kidder, Tracy.

Summary: The Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder returns with the extraordinary true story of Deo, a young man who arrives in America from Burundi in search of a new life. After surviving a civil war and genocide, he ekes out a precarious existence delivering groceries, living in Central Park, and learning English by reading dictionaries in bookstores until he begins to meet the strangers who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.896 KID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.896 KID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.896 Kidder 2009

Kinzer, Stephen.

Contents: You can't just pretend nothing happened -- Elegant golden-red beauties -- That's why I survived -- A glass of milk -- Devastation -- Creatures from another world -- We just didn't get it -- This is a coup -- Madam, they're killing my people -- What a farce -- Something really fills up in your mind -- Rwanda doesn't matter -- The tricky part -- When you're not serious, you can't be correct --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 967.571 KIN

Power, Samantha.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2002

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