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Hossain, Saad Z.

Summary: "Welcome to Baghdad during the US invasion. A desperate American military has created a power vacuum that needs to be filled. Religious fanatics, mercenaries, occultists, and soldiers are all vying for power. So how do regular folks try to get by? If you're Dagr and Kinza, a former economics professor and a streetwise hoodlum, you turn to dealing in the black market. But everything is about to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Unnamed Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOS

Contents: Gonna make you sweat (everybody dance now) (C+C Music Factory) -- C'mon n' ride it (the train) (Quad City DJ's) -- It takes two (Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock) -- Bust a move (Young MC) -- U can't touch this (MC Hammer) -- Push it (Salt-n-Pepa) -- Rumpshaker (Wreckx-n-Effect) -- Humpin' around (Bobby Brown) -- Real love (Jody Watley) -- You dropped a bomb on me (Gap Band) -- Word up! (Cameo) -- Shake...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Music Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: 19 Arab women journalists speak out about what it's like to report on their changing homelands in this first-of-its-kind essay collection, with a foreword by CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour. International media coverage of the Arab world and its many complex, interconnected conflicts is dominated by the work of Western correspondents, many of whom are white and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.4082 OUR

Summary: Touki bouki: "A vivid, fractured portrait of Senegal in the early 1970s. ... two young lovers long to leave Dakar for the glamour and comforts of France, but their escape plan is beset by complications both concrete and mystical"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

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

Summary: Four orphaned and homeless siblings happen upon an abandoned boxcar, which, with a little creativity and hard work, they gradually furnish with all the comforts of home. Fearful that they will be sent to live with the reputedly cruel grandfather they have never met, the children keep their new home a secret.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BOX

Summary: Zaman and his wife Najma have built their happy life together in a house of reeds. When Najma falls ill, the doctor tells them she needs surgery or some medicine he does not have. Zaman sets off in his boat and journeys to Baghdad for the cure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pathfinder Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Explores the nature of Islam and unfolds many of its inner-dimensions. It dispels many myths and discusses contributions to science and math.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 297 LEG

Summary: Sleek thriller set in Greece and Istanbul in 1962. Intrigue begins at the Parthenon when wealthy American tourists Chester MacFarland and his young wife Collete meet American ex-pat Rydal, a scammer working as a tour guide. The two befriend him, but a murder at the couple's hotel puts all three on the run together and creates a precarious bond between them as the trio's allegiance is put to the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: "A group of hedonistic middle-aged friends gather eatch night on a luxurious houseboat for dancing, love-making and smoking hashish. When a young news reporter visits the houseboat to write a story on the group, she is outraged to learn the tragic depths of their social alienation"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arab Film Distribution 2004

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

Summary: FBI Agent Will Graham hunts the most notorious serial killers. He is both gifted and cursed with an extraordinary ability: he can think, see, and feel like his prey. What he doesn't know is that his new partner has an extreme past. While pursuing a cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams Graham with a psychiatrist, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. Dr. Lecter tests Graham every step of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Snoop Dogg

Contents: Don Doggy -- Da boss would like to see you -- Stoplight -- From tha chuuuch to da palace / feat. Pharrell -- I believe in you / feat. LaToiya Williams -- Lollipop / feat. Jay-Z, Soopafly, Nate Dogg -- Ballin' / feat. the Dramatics, Lil' Half Dead -- Beautiful / feat. Pharrell, Uncle Charlie Wilson -- Paper'd up / feat. Mr. Kane, Traci Nelson -- Wasn't your fault -- Boss playa -- Hourglass /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Priority 2002

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RAP Sno

Iyer, Vijay

Summary: Holding it down: the veterans' dreams project is the result of three-year collaboration between Vijay Iyer and poet/librettist Mike Ladd, with veterans of color from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It is also the culmination of a trilogy of works spanning more than a decade of American life. For Holding It Down, Iyer and Ladd explore the experiences of veterans of these wars, in particular...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Hossain, Anushay

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Summary: "Explore real women's tales of healthcare trauma and medical misogyny with this meticulously researched, in-depth examination of the women's health crisis in America-and what we can do about it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Seven-part limited series about Roger Ailes, the founder of Fox News. It focuses on the past decade which Ailes arguably became the Republican Party's de facto leader, and the sexual harassment accusations that brought his career to an end.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: After a nuclear power plant worker in Russia is exposed to a lethal dose of radiation, officials initiate a cover-up, refusing to help him, so he steals some plutonium to sell on the black market to support his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2008

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

Summary: Inspired by true events, this is a wickedly comedic look at a bromance gone bad. Set in the opulence of early 1980s California, the story follows the meteoric rise of John DeLorean, and his iconic DeLorean Motor Company, through his friendship with charming ex-con turned FBI informant, Jim Hoffman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

Contents: Shake it off (Taylor Swift) (3:40) -- Fancy (Iggy Azalea, featuring Charli XCX) (3:18) -- Sing (Ed Sheeran) (3:54) -- Problem (Ariana Grande, featuring Iggy Azalea) (3:14) -- All about that bass (Meghan Trainor) (3:09) -- Dark horse (Katy Perry featuring Juicy J) (3:36) -- A sky full of stars (Coldplay) (3:57) -- Wrecking ball (Miley Cyrus) (3:43) -- Chandelier (Sia) (3:37) -- All of me (live)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD Pop/Rock Grammy

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

Summary: When TV commercial director Paul Groves suffers a crisis due to a crumbling marriage and stagnating career, he begins to experiment with LSD to free himself artistically.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

LL Cool J

Contents: Bath Salt (4:14) -- Not Leaving You Tonight (4:04) -- New Love (3:16) -- We Came To Party (4:14) -- Give Me Love (4:26) -- Something About You (Love The World) (4:14) -- Bartender Please (4:36) -- Whaddup (4:07) -- Between The Sheetz (3:50) -- Closer (3:48) -- Live For You (3:45) -- We're The Greatest (3:36).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 429 Records 2014

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Hussain, Nadiya

Summary: "A touching story about a little boy whose worry monster follows him everywhere he goes. It's there when he gets dressed, when he wants to play with his toys, and even when his friends come over to visit. How can he escape his worries?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2021

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Summary: "One of the preeminent figures of Iranian cinema, Mohsen Makhmalbaf has written and directed an impressive array of acclaimed films, winning accolades at international film festivals and admiration of world cinema audiences. This collection presents three of his most lyrical works which the director has termed his Poetic Trilogy. Gabbeh tells of an elderly couple who stop by a stream to wash...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Hussain, Nadiya

Summary: "Nadiya Hussain, winner of The Great British Baking Show, knows that what we bake depends on the day of the week and what mood we're in. In Nadiya's Everyday Baking, Nadiya shares nearly 100 simple and achievable recipes for breakfast, dinner, dessert, and everything in between. Organized by situation and occasion, Nadiya's recipes are designed to always provide for a delicious, rewarding meal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter/Publishers 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5 HUS

Kamaly, Hossein

Summary: Beginning in seventh-century Mecca and Medina, A History of Islam in 21 Women takes us around the globe, through eleventh-century Yemen and Khorasan, and into sixteenth-century Spain, Istanbul and India.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oneworld Publications 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 297.082 KAM

Kaada

Contents: Smiger (4:37) -- Mainstreaming (4:39) -- From here on it got rough (3:20) -- Spindle (5:29) -- The mosquito and the abandoned old woman (3:57) -- Julia Pastrana (4:42) -- No man's land (5:00) -- Daily living (3:49) -- The small stuff (3:48) -- Celibate (7:20) -- Retirement community (5:12) -- Birds of prey (4:16) -- In hora mortis (3:46).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Ipecac Recordings 2006

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

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