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Summary: "Filmed entirely inside the narrow confines of a cable car, high above a jungle in Nepal that transports villagers to an ancient mountaintop temple, [Manakamana] is an acute ethnographic investigation into culture, religion, technology and modernity ... For centuries, devoted pilgrims hoping to reach the fabled temple needed to undertake an arduous multi-day journey. Today, because of a new...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2014

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

Bahrami, Beebe

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Summary: A strategic trekking guides for walking the Camino, including where to start to get the Compostela certificate and excursions to gateway cities like Santiago, Léon, and Pamplona. Admire folkloric art and Romanesque churches, stroll through the stone archways and winding alleys of medieval cities, and soak up mountain views as you cross over the Pyrenees and descend into green valleys. See the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Moon Travel 2019

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Craig, Kevin

Summary: "After getting in trouble with the law, a group of wayward teens are given an ultimatum: serve time in juvenile detention for their crimes or walk the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage across Spain over the summer holidays with a pair of court-appointed counselors. Although they come from diverse backgrounds, the unlikely friends try to make the best of their situation. The pilgrims grow closer on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Interlude Press 2020

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

Hoffman, Lawrence A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jewish Lights Publ. 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.6 HOF

Newman, Sharan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BellaRosaBooks 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEW

Brierley, John

Summary: Now updated to include newer maps and photos -- and lighter in weight to support carefree traveling, this comprehensive guidebook to the Camino de Santiago and its offshoots contains all the information needed by modern-day pilgrims wishing to walk the sacred Way of St. James, also known as Camino Francés.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Camino Guides 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.6 CAM

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Based on John Bunyan's epic masterpiece, one of the most popular books of all time, and one of the most important stories of the Christian faith! Second to the Bible in total copies and translations, the story was written by a pastor imprisoned for sharing his faith. This powerful allegory helps families understand the spiritual journey is the most important journey in life, as well as the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY PIL

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

Mahoney, Rosemary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 291.351 MAH

Ross, David-Dorian

Summary: One of the most intimidating aspects of pursuing martial arts is understanding which approach is best for you. Discover an introduction to many styles of martial arts, including kung fu, karate, tae kwon do, judo, jeet kune do, and krav maga. Learn about the physical and mental aspects of martial arts, from the proper form for blocks, kicks, and punches to the necessary self-discipline and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.8 MAR
Call number: DVD 796.8 MAR

Summary: From their self-imposed exile in Holland to their perilous crossing of the Atlantic, to their first year in the new world, Desperate Crossing is the definitive story of how the Pilgrims came to live and prosper in an unfamiliar land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2007

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Bolen, Jean Shinoda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 150.1954 BOL

Egan, Timothy

Summary: At a time when Britain, America, and much of Europe have never been so secular--and when his mother's death and his Irish Catholic family's complicated history with the church prompted a reckoning with his own beliefs -- Timothy Egan decided to follow in the footsteps of centuries of seekers. He embarked on a thousand-mile pilgrimage through the theological cradle of Christianity, to explore...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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Erickson, Lori

Summary: Near the exit examines how different cultures confront and have confronted death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Westminster John Knox Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 236.1 ERI

Chaucer, Geoffrey

Contents: Biographical note -- Introduction -- Translator's foreword -- The Canterbury tales -- General prologue -- The Knight's tale -- The Miller's prologue -- The Miller's tale -- The Steward's prologue [the Reeve's prologue] -- The Cook's prologue -- The Cook's tale -- Introductory words to the Man of Law's tale -- Prologue to the Man of Law's tale -- The Man of Law's tale -- Epilogue to the Man of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821.1 CHA

Jecks, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Headline 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEC

Summary: "These visually stunning documentaries are cinematic pilgrimages to legendary places in Southeast Asia and Tibet, including the spiritual wonders of Laos, Thailand, Burma, Bali, Cambodia, Java and Central Tibet. Journey into the living traditions and lost civilizations of this vibrant part of the world and explore the universal ideals if wisdom, compassion, and inner peace at the very heart of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV JOU

Bunyan, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hendrickson Publishers 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUN

Chaucer, Geoffrey.

Contents: The general prologue -- The Miller's prologue and tale -- The Reeve's prologue and tale -- The Cook's prologue and tale -- The man of law's prologue and tale -- The wife of Bath's prologue and tale -- The friar's prologue and tale -- The summoner's prologue and tale -- The clerk's prologue and tale -- The merchant's prologue and tale -- The squire's prologue and tale -- The Franklin's prologue...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2011

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

Doherty, P. C.

Summary: Chaucer's weary pilgrims find themselves in a forest rumored to be haunted. Huddling around the fire, they persuade the Clerk of Oxford to tell a ghostly tale of love and death that will further chill their blood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOH

Moore, Tim

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 263.041 MOO

Summary: During a blackout, three train passengers arrive at Chillingbourne in Kent. Londoner Alison Smith is feisty representative of the Women's Land Army (aka the "land girls"). Bob Johnson is an American soldier whose intended destination was Canterbury. Peter Gibbs is a classical music student who worked in peacetime as a cinema organist. As they make their way through the village, Alison has...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

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

Meyer, Kimberly

Summary: Traces how a once-bohemian dreamer and her college-student daughter shared a summer retracing the pilgrimage of a fifteenth-century Dominican friar from Venice through the Middle East to strengthen their bond and confront personal demons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 MEY

Murdock, Catherine Gilbert

Summary: In 1350, a boy with a large hump on his back becomes the servant of a shadowy pilgrim on his way to Rome, who pulls the boy into a dangerous expedition across Europe to gather the seven precious relics of Saint Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MUR

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MUR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MUR

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Travelers' Tales 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 291.351 PIL

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