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Khor, Shing Yin

Summary: "An illustrated comic travelogue about an American immigrant driving alone through all that's left of "The Mother Road," Route 66"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books 2019

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

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: Inspired by the story of a real-life hero, Huo Yuanjia. When an ill-advised fight destroys the reputation of a renowned martial arts champion and his family, his difficult path to redemption will bring him face-to-face with the most ferocious fighters in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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

Summary: An orphan boy is raised to seek vengeance on the clan leaders who murdered his parents. He takes lessons from an old Shaolin monk who is embedded in a boulder and sets out to find the killers. But before he can deliver justice, he must unite rival factions to fight a far greater evil plaguing the land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Beverly Wilshire Filmsworks Inc. 2000

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

Summary: When the British government is discovered smuggling precious Chinese artifacts out of the country, folklore hero Wong Fei Hong uses his uniquely outlandish style of martial arts...Drunken Boxing...to fight the conspirators and salvage the valuables before it's too late! And the more Hong drinks, the more agile he becomes -- able to fend off numerous attacks with unbelievable moves! With Chinese...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2001

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

Choy, Peter Chin Kean.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.7148 CHO

Summary: When a wife becomes the breadwinner of her family after her husband loses his job, adultery becomes part of her life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DMR 1999

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Summary: Hxiao Kang sells watches on the streets of Taipei for a living. Shortly after his father's death, he meets a young woman who leaves for Paris the next day. He sells her his own watch which has two dials so she can keep time with both Paris and Taipei. His brief encounter with the young woman makes him run around setting all the watches in Taipei to Paris time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2002

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

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

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Summary: Jason is an American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics. He makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, Jason unexpectedly finds himself traveling back to ancient China. He meets the drunken kungfu master, Lu Yan; an enigmatic and skillful...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2008

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Summary: Watch an epic action feature inspired by the life and times of the legendary kung fu master, Ip Man, who mentored Bruce Lee. The story spans the tumultuous Republican era that followed the fall of China's last dynasty, a time of chaos, division, and war that was also the golden age of Chinese martial arts.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: A young woman is comes to a remote Chinese village to be a substitute teacher. Barely older than her students, the shy girl is charged with keeping the class intact for one month or she won't be paid. When one of her students disappears into the city to find work, the stubborn teacher is determined to follow the boy and bring him back to school. Once in the city, her simple peasant pleas fall...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2000

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN NOT

Summary: While a zombie-virus breaks out in South Korea, a couple of passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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

Khong, Rachel

Summary: ""Incredibly poignant . . . Rachel Khong's first novel sneaks up on you -- just like life . . . and heartbreak. And love."--Miranda July A few days after Christmas in a small suburb outside of L.A., pairs of a man's pants hang from the trees. The pants belong to Howard Young, a prominent history professor, recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Howard's wife, Annie, summons their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KHO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KHO

Summary: Working as a hostess in a trendy bar, a young beauty finds herself mercilessly torn between two men: Hao-hao, her neurotic and jealous live-in boyfriend, and Jack, the mysterious and enterprising gangster who may be her undoing. Chronicles the fleeting, finite blooming of a young woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2004

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MIL

Khong, Rachel

Summary: Presents a collection of foolproof egg recipes, including such dishes as Taiwanese oyster omelet, eggs Benedict, egg curry, and soft-boiled egg, along with anecdotes and techniques

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter/Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.6 KHO

Summary: A high school teacher whose wife is about to give birth finds himself tangled in temptation and obsession when a student falls for him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DMR 2014

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Zub, Jim

Summary: "Ultron hacks into Vision's mind to trick him into rebuilding the metallic menace, and now Ultron's ready to unleash his revenge"--Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Spotlight 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC ZUB

Zub, Jim

Summary: "The Scarlet Witch, Wonder Man, and the Beast join the Avengers as Ultron alters Ant-Man's mind, which makes him turn his ant army on his friends"--Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Spotlight 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 ZUB

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC ZUB

Contents: Daffy Duck's rhapsody (Mel Blanc) -- Yoda ("Weird Al" Yankovic) -- The elements (Tom Lehrer) -- Deteriorata (National Lampoon) -- Charlie Brown (the Coasters) -- Dungeons and dragons (the Dead Alewives) -- Eskimo (Corky & the Juice Pigs) -- The ballad of Bilbo Baggins (Leonard Nimoy) -- Kill the wabbit (Ozzy Fudd) -- Stress (Jim's Big Ego) -- On the shoulders of freaks (Henry Phillips) -- Bars...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino 2000

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