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Jaouad, Suleika

Summary: An Emmy Award-winning writer and activist describes the harrowing years she spent in early adulthood fighting leukemia and how she learned to live again while forging connections with other survivors of profound illness and suffering.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JAOUAD, SULEIKA JAO
2 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JAOUAD, SULEIKA JAO

Jaguar Skills

Contents: Big up New York (Jaguar Skills remix) (KRS-One) -- Powaful impak! (Jaguar Skills "Props" remix) (Black Moon) -- Black Smif-N-Wessun (Jaguar Skills re-fix) (Black Moon, featuring Mad Lion & KRS-One) -- Nervous radio interlude (Jaguar Skills, featuring Mad Lion, Black Moon, Charlie Brown, Ol' Dirty Bastard) -- Take it easy (Jaguar Skills safe sex remix) (Mad Lion, featuring Funkmaster Flex & The...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RAP NER

Ulrika Spacek

Contents: I don't know -- Porcelain -- Circa 1954 -- Strawberry glue -- Beta male -- N K -- Ultra vivid -- She's a cult -- There's a little passing cloud in you -- Airportism

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tough Love Records 2017

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

Greene, Jarad

Summary: When humble dishwasher Darlis is mistaken for warrior icon Riqa, two troll siblings try to capture Darlis and hold him for ransom, with his best friend Mae getting caught in the mix-up.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 GRE

Massi, Souad.

Contents: Ya kelbi (Oh! my heart) -- Ghir enta (I only love you) -- Ech edani (I shouldn't have fallen in love with you) -- Yemma (Mummy, I lie to you) -- Yawlidi (My little boy) --Le blen et le mal (Good and evil) -- Houria (Freedom) -- Deb (Heart broken) -- Moudja (The wave) -- Passe le temps (As time goes by) -- Theghri (I send an s.o.s.) -- Bel el madhi (The gate of the past)

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Wrasse Records 2004

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

Daoud, Hassan

Summary: "The Penguin" is a physically deformed young man who lives with his aging mother and father in one of the "temporary" buildings. His father spends his days on the balcony of their apartment, looking at the far-off city and pining for his lost way of life. Mother and father both find their purpose each day in worrying about the future for their son, while he spends his time in an erotic fantasy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAO

Arash, Jawad

Summary: "In this dual-narrative tale, a teenage American army private and an Afghan boy living under the horrors of the Taliban, caught on separate sides of the world during the tumultuous times leading up to and following 9/11, come to discover how much more they have in common than they ever could have imagined"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Young Readers 2021

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Daoud, Kamel.

Summary: "This response to Camus's The Stranger is at once a love story and a political manifesto about post-colonial Algeria, Islam, and the irrelevance of Arab lives. He was the brother of "the Arab" killed by the infamous Meursault, the antihero of Camus's classic novel. Seventy years after that event, Harun, who has lived since childhood in the shadow of his sibling's memory, refuses to let him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAO

Mekhennet, Souad

Summary: "The journalist who broke the "Jihadi John" story draws on her personal experience to bridge the gap between the Muslim world and the West and explain the rise of Islamic radicalism. Souad Mekhennet has lived her entire life between worlds. The daughter of a Turkish mother and a Moroccan father, she was born and educated in Germany and has worked for several American newspapers. Since the 9/11...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MEKHENNET, SOUAD MEK

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B MEKHENNET MEK

Hari, Daoud.

Summary: This is a harrowing memoir of how one person has made a difference: Daoud Hari helped inform the world about the genocide in Darfur. Hari, a Zaghawa tribesman, grew up in a village in the Darfur region of Sudan. In 2003, traditional life was shattered when government-backed militias attacked Darfur's villages with helicopters and on horseback, raping and murdering citizens and burning villages....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 962.404 HAR

Summary: 17-year-old Katie Price has been sheltered since childhood with a rare disease that makes even the smallest amount of sunlight deadly. During the day she is housebound, but after nightfall, Katie can venture out to the local train station and play her guitar for travelers. One night, her dreams come true when she's noticed by Charlie, whom she has secretly admired for years, and decides to hide...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Elia Suleiman's critically-acclaimed satire chronicles the absurdities of life and love on both sides of the Palestinian-Israeli border.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Entertainment 2005

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

Barnes, Julian

Summary: Door een onverwachte erfenis wordt een middelbare man geconfronteerd met zijn niet altijd flatteuze verleden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anagrama 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 FICTION BAR

Summary: A deadly cat-and-mouse pursuit between a former FBI agent and a diabolical serial killer. Hardy's conviction to forge a new life will be put to the test in an intense third season when a new villain emerges.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FOL

Suliman, Ali

Summary: Elia Suleiman tells stories of the Israeli state from 1948 up to the present day, through the writings found in his father's diaries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2012

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

Summary: The computer-hacking, conspiracy-exposing Lone Gunmen are always looking for that next big government cover-up that would bring their newsletter, The Lone Gunman, national attention. Whether in their secret underground office or in the back of their old VW bus, this bumbling and often socially inept trio is routinely laughed at by their peers. Now with a young, idealistic new member and a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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Black, Jack

Summary: As head of his high school's alumni committee, Dan has the idea to convince the most popular guy in school to attend the reunion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entert. 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Orchestra of Syrian Musicians

Contents: Intro / The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians -- 3azely / The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians -- Wild wood / Paul Weller & the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians ft Seckou Kelta -- Yah mahla el fus'ha / Faia Younan & the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians ft Bassekou Kouyate -- Out of time / Damon Albarn & the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians -- Feel you / Julia Holter & the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians ft...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/MIDDLE EAST ORC

Summary: In the 1890's Frank T. Hopkins, a former U.S. Cavalry dispatch rider who is haunted by memories of what he saw at the battle of Wounded Knee, and his mustang Hidalgo, are performing in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, billed as the greatest horse and rider the West has ever known. This leads them to be invited to run in the 3,000 mile endurance race across the Middle Eastern desert, the Ocean of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE HID

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Hidalgo 2008

Summary: "Antonio, a successful but cash-poor merchant, approaches Shylock, a wealthy moneylender, for a loan to help his young friend Bassanio woo the fair Portia. Despite being longtime enemies, Shylock grants the request, but demands one pound of Antonio's flesh if the debt is not repaid on time. When Antonio defaults on the loan, Shylock seeks what is legally owed him but soon learns that those to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2005

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Merchant 2005

Summary: The son of Indian immigrants born in America wants to fit in with fellow New Yorkers, but his family is unwilling to let go of their traditional ways.

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 NAM

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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Summary: Hoop Dreams goes to the mat in this intimate coming-of-age documentary about four members of a wrestling team at Huntsville's J.O. Johnson High School, a longstanding entry on Alabama's list of failing schools. Teammates Jailen, Jamario, Teague, and Jaquan each face challenges far beyond a shot at the state championship: splintered family lives, drug use, teenage pregnancy, mental health...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: At six, Vitus is both incredibly talented and wonderfully precocious. When it becomes evident that he has an exceptionally high IQ and can play piano like a young Mozart, expectations run high. His parents love him, his grandfather understands him, but no one knows the truth - that his real genius is in his heart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

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