Summary: "Max lives with his father, Rasheed, a sweet, funny man who fled Lebanon's civil war for New Jersey when Max was a baby. Rasheed is enamored of his idea of America--baseball and barbeques--and has tried to shed his Lebanese heritage completely. "When we are in America," Reed (for he goes by Reed in America, not Rasheed) tells Max, "we are Americans." Rasheed has a singular purpose in life--to...
Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIM
Summary: "The Penguin" is a physically deformed young man who lives with his aging mother and father in one of the "temporary" buildings. His father spends his days on the balcony of their apartment, looking at the far-off city and pining for his lost way of life. Mother and father both find their purpose each day in worrying about the future for their son, while he spends his time in an erotic fantasy...
Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Books 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAO
Summary: Picking up his late father's arrangement with an anti-religious sect that performs secret burials for marginalized outcasts, an eccentric undertaker in 1970s Beirut confronts perspectives on death in the face of war.
Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE
Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR