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Yi, Chi-min

Summary: American movie star Marilyn Monroe will be visiting Korea on a four-day USO tour, and Alice has been chosen as her translator. Though intrigued, Alice has few expectations of the job--what could she and a beautiful actress at the peak of her fame possibly have to talk about? Yet the Marilyn she meets, while just as dazzling and sensual as Alice expected, is also surprisingly approachable. As...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2019

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Chŏng, Yu-jŏng

Summary: ""A cool, crafty did-he-do-it thriller...The Good Son will rivet readers of Jo Nesbo and Patricia Highsmith." --A. J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window. The Talented Mr. Ripley meets The Bad Seed in this breathless, chilling psychological thriller by the #1 international bestselling novelist known as "Korea's Stephen King" Who can you trust if you can't trust...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHO
1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC CHO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC JEO

Lee, J.M.

Summary: "An unidentified body is discovered in New York City, with numbers and symbols are written in blood near the corpse. Gilmo, a North Korean national who interprets the world through numbers, formulas, and mathematical theories, is arrested on the spot. Angela, a CIA operative, is assigned to gain his trust and access his unique thought-process. The enigmatic Gilmo used to have a quiet life back...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEE

Hyemin

Summary: "A renowned Buddhist meditation teacher, born in Korea and educated in the United States, illuminates a path to inner peace and balance amid the overwhelming demands of everyday life by offering guideposts to well-being and happiness in eight areas."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 294.3 HYE

Shin, Kyung-Sook.

Summary: Follows the efforts of a family to find the mother who went missing from Seoul Station and their sobering realizations when they recall memories that suggest she may not have been happy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHI

Hwang, Sun-mi

Summary: "No longer content to lay eggs on command only to have them carted off to the market, a hen glimpses her future every morning through the barn doors, where the other animals roam free, and comes up with a plan to escape into the wild--and to hatch an egg of her own"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HWA

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: A woman lives on a remote lake, selling food to fisherman by day, and her body by night. Her life changes forever though, when she becomes obsessed with a former police officer living on the lake.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2003

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

Summary: Set in the late 1920s, the story follows a cat-and-mouse game between a group of resistance fighters who want to destroy key Japanese facilities in Seoul, and the Japanese agents trying to stop them. A talented Korean-born Japanese police officer, who was previously in the independence movement himself, is torn between his duty as an officer and his instinct to support the greater cause.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: In 2000, a principal and some faculty members had begun to sexually molest and abuse several hearing impaired students at their school for close to 4 consecutive years. Though we may not want to accept it, it is time to face this horrible inhumane truth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Inception Media Group 2012

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

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: In a remote monastery high up in the mountains, an old master, a young monk and an orphaned boy devote themselves to their Buddhist teachings. As the master faces death, he must lead his disciples away from their past ties to the outside world and its rapidly changing values, and point them toward their quest for enlightenment.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bae Yong-kyun Productions [production company 1999

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

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

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: Follows the lives of Korean poet Young-Chan Cho, who is both deaf and blind, and his wife Soon Ho. Focuses on the couple's use of touch to communicate.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2013

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

Zub, Jim

Summary: Nick Fury asks the World Security Council for help in hopes of assembling a special team to combat large threats in their changing world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2018

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

Zub, Jim

Summary: Nick Fury is slowly learning things are about to get much worse when news breaks out that Iron Man is losing control and to top it all off, the Avenger is being poisoned and could die at any moment.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2017

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Zub, Jim

Summary: Nick Fury and Agent Coulson lead the search for Captain America after he disappeared in 1943, but a frustrating meeting with the World Security Council could put an end to their search.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2018

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Spotlight 2017

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

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Spotlight 2017

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