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Jin, Ha

Summary: A collection of stories that delve into the experiences of Chinese immigrants in America. A lonely composer takes comfort in the songs of his girlfriend's parakeet; a group of young children declare their wish to change their names so that they might sound more "American," unaware of how deeply this will sadden their grandparents; a Chinese professor of English attempts to defect with the help...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2009

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Jin, Ha

Summary: When Lilian Shang, born and raised in America, discovers her father's diary after the death of her parents, she is shocked by the secrets it contains. She knew that her father, Gary, convicted decades ago of being a mole in the CIA, was the most important Chinese spy ever caught. But his diary--an astonishing chronicle of his journey from 1949 Shanghai to Okinawa to Langley, Virginia--reveals...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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Jin, Ha

Summary: New York, 2005. Chinese expatriate Feng Danlin is a fiercely principled reporter at a small news agency that produces a website read by Chinese all over the world. Danlin's explosive exposés have made him legendary among readers--and feared by Communist officials. But his newest assignment may be his undoing: investigating his ex-wife, Yan Haili, an unscrupulous novelist who has willingly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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Jin, Ha

Summary: "From the award-winning author of Waiting: a spare, haunting tale of espionage and conflicted loyalties that spans half a century in the entwined histories of two countries--China and the United States--and two families as it explores the complicated terrain of love and honor. When Lilian Shang, born and raised in America, discovers her father's diary after the death of her parents, she is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2014

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Jin, Ha

Summary: The story follows the Wu family as they adjust to life in America after severing their ties with China after the Tiananmen Square massacre. Though their future seems secure, things aren't as simple as they appear. As much of the family slowly adjusts to American life, the father, Nan is disillusioned and finds it hard to totally break with his homeland despite his violent disagreement with its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2007

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Jin, Ha

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 2000

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Jin, Ha

Summary: "New York, 2005. Chinese expatriate Feng Danlin is a fiercely principled reporter at a small news agency that produces a website read by Chinese all over the world. Danlin's explosive exposés have made him legendary among readers--and feared by Communist officials. But his newest assignment may be his undoing: investigating his ex-wife, Yan Haili, an unscrupulous novelist who has willingly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2016

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Jin, Ha

Summary: "A tale of espionage and conflicted loyalties that spans half a century in the entwined histories of two countries--China and the United States--and two families as it explores the complicated terrain of love and honor "--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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Jin, Ha

Summary: The Japanese are poised to invade Nanjing. The dean of Jinling Women's College, Minnie Vautrin mistakenly believes her American citizenship will protect the school. But Vautrin's life becomes a daily struggle as the school becomes a refugee camp--and the slaughter of refugees begins.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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Summary: Desperate to pay off mounting debts, a young man living in China agrees to carry out an assassination in South Korea. Soon the man finds himself at the center of a dangerous conspiracy as he begins to uncover a vicious trap of betrayal and lies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

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Lloyd Webber, Andrew

Contents: CD 1. Overture (4:19) ; Heaven on their minds (4:26) ; What's the buzz/Strange thing mystifying (4:15) ; Everything's alright (4:19) ; This Jesus must die (3:36) ; Hosanna (2:51) ; Simon Zealotes/Poor Jerusalem (5:14) ; Pilate's dream (1:39) ; The temple (5:16) ; Everything's alright (reprise) (0:37) ; I don't know how to love Him (3:33) ; Damned for all time/Blood money (5:47).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Masterworks 2018

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Summary: Tells the gritty tale of police detective turned pimp Jung-Ho. When one of his girls goes missing, Jung-Ho thinks she has been kidnapped or sold off. The truth is far worse, as a sadistic killer has entrapped the poor woman and plans to torture and then kill her as the latest of his victims. Worst yet, even when the killer is detained by police, a series of mistakes and incompetence lets the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2010

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Summary: A chronicle of the life of a Buddhist monk from childhood to the end of his days.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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Summary: A historical action war drama based on the founding of the Republic of China, when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the last ruling Qing Dynasty, which held unquestioned power and rule for 250 years. From the walls of the Forbidden City to the battlefields of China, no expense was spared in the production and no detail ignored in its quest for historical accuracy. 1911 is a true...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2011

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Summary: The time is 1998. The setting is Macau. Every living soul jumps at every chance to make quick money before the Portuguese colony ushers in a new era under the Chinese rule. A relationship is formed between an ex-gangster trying to turn over a new leaf with his wife and newborn baby and two groups of hitmen - those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: In Seoul, an American army doctor forces his assistant to dump bottle after bottle of formaldehyde into the drain. The drain runs into the Han River, the major river running through the middle of Seoul. His only reason is that the bottles are covered with a layer of dust. Six years later, a food cart operator, Gang-du falls asleep every time his dad, Hie-bong, is away from the stand for more...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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Kim, Hye-Ja

Summary: After her simple-minded son is tried and convicted for murder, a single mother, believing her son to be innocent, sets out to find the real killer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2010

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