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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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Contents: Moon watching / Shin Joong Hyun -- Please don't bother me anymore / Golden Grapes -- The man who must leave / Kim Sun -- The Sun / Kim Jung Mi -- I don't like / Lee Jung Hwa -- Please wait / Jang Hyun -- Spring rain / Park In Soo -- Tomorrow / Lee Jung Hwa -- "J" blues 72 / Shin Joong Hyun -- Pushing through the fog / Jang Hyun -- I've got nothing to say / Shin Joong Hyun -- Why that person? /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Light in the Attic Records 2011

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/ASIAN HYU

Blevins, Wiley

Summary: The east Asian nation of South Korea is a land of gorgeous natural landscapes, with green forests, towering mountains, and ocean beaches. It is also a land of sprawling, modern cities. Readers will meet up with Wook-jin and Yu-na, their local guides, as they explore everything South Korea has to offer. They ll learn about the country s history, culture, typical lifestyles, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 951.95 BLE

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

Summary: Examines the work of Pastor Jong-rak Lee, who accepts into his family infants placed anonymously in the "baby box" at the front of his church in Seoul, South Korea.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbella Studios 2015

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

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

Summary: Eun-yi's presence attracts the amorous attentions of Hoon, the master of the house, and he begins an affair with her. Igniting the jealousy of an older maid who knows many family secrets, Eun-yi quickly finds herself in the center of a familial power struggle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2011

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

Lee, Jid

Summary: Presents a personal account of the author's life inspired by Korean mythology and set against a backdrop of the nation's turbulent history, tracing five generations of her family while sharing her views on such topics as Japanese colonialism, the Korean War, and Cold War-era pogroms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.9 LEE

Shin, Kyung-sook

Summary: "Homesick and alone, a teen-aged girl arrives in Seoul to work in a factory. Her family, still in the countryside, is too impoverished to keep sending her to school, so she works long days on a stereo-assembly line, struggling through night school every evening in order to achieve her dream of becoming a writer"

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC SHI

Summary: Tae-Shik is an ex-special agent with a tragic past. He runs a small pawnshop, and So-Mi, the young girl who lives next door, is his only friend. When So-Mi's mother becomes involved in a major crime, mother and daughter are kidnapped. To save So-Mi, Tae-Shik makes a certain arrangement with the crime mob. With So-Mi missing, the police begin to chase Tae-Shik. With the police and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA Entertainment 2011

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

Fischer, Paul

Summary: "A nonfiction thriller packed with tension, passion, and politics, [this book] offers a rare glimpse into a secretive world, illuminating a fascinating chapter of North Korea's history that helps explain how it became the hermetically sealed, intensely stage-managed country it remains today"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.4 FIS

Lee, Julayne

Summary: A provocative and furious book about race, culture, identity and what it means to be an inter-country adoptee in America. Julayne Lee was born in South Korea to a mother she never knew. When she was an infant, she was adopted by a white Christian family in Minnesota, where she was sent to grow up. Not My White Savior is a memoir in poems, exploring what it is to be a transracial and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vireo Book/Rare Bird Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 811 LEE

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

BTS (Musical group)

1 hold on 1 copy

Contents: disc. A. Euphoria (3:49) -- Trivia / Just dance (3:45) -- Serendipity (Full length edition) (4:37) -- DNA (3:43) -- Dimple (3:16) -- Trivia / Love (3:46) -- Her (3:49) -- Singularity (3:14) -- FAKE LOVE (4:02) -- Truth untold / feat. Steve Oaki (4:02) -- Trivia / Seesaw (4:06) -- Tear (4:45) -- Epiphany (4:00) -- I'm fine (4:00) -- IDOL (3:43) -- Answer /Love myself (4:11)

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot Tunes, Call number: HOT TUNE

Summary: Mija is a beautiful woman in her sixties who moves gracefully through life, contemplating a trivial daily routine that is ill-suited to her refined persona. On a whim, Mija enrolls in a poetry class at the local cultural center and begins a personal quest to find the perfect words to describe her feelings. However, she's appreciate the wonders of the natural world, but a school girl's suicide...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2011

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

Han, Kang

Summary: Follows the aftermath of a young boy's shocking death during a violent student uprising as told from the perspectives of the event's victims and their loved ones.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lifesize Entertainment 2004

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

Limón, Martin

Summary: A murder investigation in 1970s Seoul by U.S. military police. The protagonists are detectives George Sueno and Ernie Bascom, the former an orphan from Los Angeles whose youth was spent in so many foster homes he easily adapts to life in South Korea. He speaks the language and understands the mentality of the people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIM

Summary: A retrospective look at the Korean War and the years of prosperity that followed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Remember My Service Productions 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 951.9 KOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.9 KOR

Lee, Hyeonseo

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: In 1997 the author, aged 17, escaped North Korea for China. Her mother's first words over the telephone to her lost daughter were "don't come back". The reprisals for all of them would have been lethal. Twelve years later she returned to the North Korean border in a daring mission to spirit her mother and brother to South Korea in a very costly and dangerous journey. This eloquent book offers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Collins 2015

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Hanley, Charles J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 951.9042 HAN

Summary: A retrospective look at the Korean War and the years of prosperity that followed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Remember My Service Productions, a division of StoryRock, Inc., in cooperation with Seoul Selection 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 951.9042 KOR

Shin, Chung Hyun.

Contents: Beautiful woman (4:29) -- Think (4:25) -- I think there was someone else (5:50) -- Long, long night (4:34) -- I love you (3:08) -- Lady (4:06) -- Anticipation (4:18) -- I've got nothing to say (4:21) -- I do not know (3:04) -- The rising sun (instrumental) (6:59).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Lion Productions 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/ASIAN SHI

Brady, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 951.904 BRA