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Kanduth, Rian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hermes House 2003

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 749.7 KAN

Summary: After having the emperor's minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim's children to a remote point on the northern Chinese border. But that bloodthirsty mission is confounded by a mysterious group of fighters who arrive on the scene, intent on delivering justice and defending the innocent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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

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

Summary: Liu Jin-xi is a village craftsman whose quiet life is irrevocably shattered by the arrival of two notorious gangsters in the local general store. When Liu single-handedly saves the shopkeeper's life, he comes under investigation by detective Xu Bai-jiu. Convinced that Liu's martial arts mastery belies a hidden history of training by one of the region's vicious clans, Xu doggedly pursues the shy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WU

Summary: "Set in Fo Shan, China during the Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man vividly brings to life the brutality of the infamous Japanese occupation, where once proud men are forced to fight [to the] death for a precious bag of rice. Defined by courage and humility, Ip Man, whose fighting skills are revered all over China, rises to the fore front. Upon refusing to teach his martial arts to the invading...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

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

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 development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Malan, Rian.

Summary: A chronicle of South Africa's halting, sometimes violent, steps and missteps, taken as blacks and whites try to build a new country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 968.06 MAL

Treanor, Rian

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Redeye Distribution 2019

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Summary: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Great 2017

Summary: Tequila is a die-hard cop who will stop at nothing to avenge his partner's murder, and joins forces with a rebel cop to fight the bad guys.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mei ya lei she ying die you xian gong si [distributor 1990

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

Summary: Tharlo is a Tibetan shepherd, used to living with little human contact. Visiting a Tibetan town in Qinghai province to obtain a proper ID card from the local police station, Tharlo surprises Police Chief Dorje by reciting from memory a lengthy excerpt from one of Chairman Mao's essays. But things develop in a romantic rather than a political direction. To prepare for his ID photo, Tharlo needs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: An ex cop and his ex partner decide to follow up on investigation of a series of murders that ended their careers and shamed them, when identical murders begin again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA Entertainment 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BLA

Summary: It all ends with a bang! In the final episodes, Emmy winners Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul bring the saga of Breaking Bad to a bloody conclusion in their roles as meth kingpin, Walter White and his guilt-ridden partner, Jesse Pinkman. As each tries to get clear of the wreckage they left behind in the meth world, DEA agent Hank Schrader's obsessive pursuit of "Heisenberg" gains steam, leading up...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD BRE RATED R

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BRE

Erian, Alicia.

Summary: Sent to live with her strict Lebanese father in Texas upon the outbreak of the Gulf War, Arab-American teen Jasira endures racial taunts from her new classmates and enters into a dangerously exploitative relationship with a bigoted Army reservist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERI

Ma, Jian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 915.1045 MA

Rees, Sian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Publishing 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 646.7042 REE

Arrian.

Summary: During twelve years of continuous campaigns, Alexander conquered an empire that stretched from the shores of the Adriatic to the edge of modern India. Arrian's history of those conquests is the most reliable and detailed account to emerge from the ancient world. --from publisher description

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 938.07 ARR

Edan

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Five Day Weekend 2009

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

Summary: A young girl, Jinhui was sent to orphanage by her father. After accepting the reality of abandonment, she begins to establish relationships in the orphanage. She realizes that the orphanage cannot offer her the new life she needs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Jie jie you xian gong si 2011

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BRA

Summary: Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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Dion

Contents: Aces up your sleeve -- Can't go back to Memphis -- New York is my home (Dion & Paul Simon) -- The Apollo king -- Katie Mae -- I'm your gangster of love -- Ride with you -- I'm all rocked up -- Visionary heart -- I ain't for it.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Dion

Contents: Runaround Sue -- Lonely teenager -- The kissin' game -- Havin' fun -- Little Miss Blue -- The wanderer -- Tonight tonight -- My one and only love -- P.S. I love you -- One for my baby -- Close your eyes -- North east end of the corner -- Runaround Sue -- Little Diane -- In a room -- Ain't that better baby -- Baby what you want me to do -- Moon River -- Crying -- After the dance -- Somebody...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Ace 1988

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

Hearn, Lian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2002

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