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Summary: From the rural banana plantation where they play soccer for the village team to the big city stadiums, two brothers have become rivals and battle each other on opposing sides. When a talent scout gets stranded in their tiny town, brothers Beto and Tato are discovered. They are whisked away to Mexico City to play for the big leagues where they quickly achieve fame. Beto is nicknamed 'Rudo' for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ross, John

Contents: Introduction: Welcome to El Monstruo -- Birth of a monstruo -- City of flowers & smoking hearts -- City of palaces & ghosts -- City of betrayed hopes -- City of order & progress -- City of the cannibal revolution -- City of artists & assassins -- City & country -- The city goes to war; city of miracles & hype -- Uruchurtu's city -- City of dread & redemption -- City of denial & shame -- City in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972 ROS

Summary: "One of Mexico's most highly regarded works of political cinema, Canoa: A Shameful Memory reimagines a real-life incident that had occurred just eight years before its release, when a group of urban university employees on a hiking trip were viciously attacked by residents of the village of San Miguel Canoa who had been manipulated by a corrupt priest into believing the travelers were communist...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: "In a rundown circus on the outskirts of Mexico City, 13 year-old Alma earns a living as a trapeze artist. When her fellow performers find out that she is pregnant, Alma is expelled from the circus. She lives on the streets until she meets a troupe of traveling puppeteers that preach the word of God. Alma sees a promise in them, a glimpse of hope. This is a story of a young girl's search for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Desert Mountain Media 2002

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

Summary: Rudy Maxa etches a portrait of Guadalahara's vibrant culture and passionate artists, Mexico City's large metropolis, Puerto Vallerta's traditional charms, and the beaches of the Mexican Riviera. Includes Ballet Folklorico, Anthropology Museum.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.204 BES

Summary: Documentary on the Zapatista uprising in Chiapas, Mexico filmed over an eight month period.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 1998

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

Summary: Mexico, our neighbor to the south, is a country rich in culture and ablaze with color. Journey through the seasons and discover the hidden underworlds, diversity of life, and a mosaic of vast landscapes that create a festival of life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WON

Franklin, Jonathan

Summary: The miraculous account of the man who survived alone and adrift at sea longer than anyone in recorded history. For fourteen months, Alvarenga survived constant shark attacks. He learned to catch fish with his bare hands. He built a fish net from a pair of empty plastic bottles. Taking apart the outboard motor, he fashioned a huge fishhook. Using fish vertebrae as needles, he stitched together...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 910 FRA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 FRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 Franklin 2015

Summary: Three different people are catapulted into dramatic and unforseen circumstances in the wake of a terrible car crash: a young punk stumbles into the sinister underground world of dog fighting; an injured supermodel's designer pooch disappears into the apartment's floorboards; and an ex-radical turned hit man rescues a Rotweiler with a gunshot wound.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lion's Gate Home Entertainment 2001

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

Niederman, Sharon

Summary: "15 drives and detours in "The Land of Enchantment" In this brand-new first edition guide, Sharon Niederman presents the best of New Mexico through 15 scenic tours designed to make the most of every mile. Readers will journey across the state and take in New Mexico's unparalleled diversity in both natural beauty and cultural heritage. Drives will include peaceful side roads through quiet towns,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Countryman Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.8904 NIE

Franklin, Jonathan

Summary: "The miraculous account of the man who survived alone and adrift at sea longer than anyone in recorded history--as told to journalist Jonathan Franklin in dozens of exclusive interviews"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 910 FRA

Bullard, Lisa.

Summary: Explains the history behind the holiday and discusses how it is celebrated.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972.07 BUL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J972.07 BUL

Quiñones-Hinojosa, Alfredo.

Contents: Starry Nights -- Faraway -- The Kaliman Maneuver -- Lessons from the fields -- Where the road doesn't lead -- Green eyes -- From harvest to Harvard -- In the land of giants -- Question the rules, when possible make your own -- Brainstorm -- Hopkins -- Gray matter -- Seeing the light -- Finding the steel in your soul.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 QUIANONES-HINOJOSA, ALFREDO QUI

Summary: The citizens of a small Mexican farming village hire seven gun fighters to defend them from a ruthless and exploitative group of bandits led by Calvera. As Calvera's next raid approaches, the peasants and the gun fighters work together to prepare to defend the village.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MAG NOT RATED

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN MAG

Rodriguez, Teresa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 ROD

Summary: Well into their 30s, Juan Nunez and Benjamin Wilson still can't seem to finish veterinary school or leave their parents' homes. Instead, they wallow in comfortable limbo a suburb of Mexico City. On a fateful Christmas Eve, however, they decide it's finally time to distinguish themselves by executing the most infamous cultural artifacts heist in all of Mexican history, looting the country's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kast-Myers, Marlise

Summary: Offers information on accommodations, restaurants, and local attractions, providing symbols to indicate budget options, must-see ratings, itineraries, and guidelines for shopping excursions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 910 TRAVEL MEXICO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.2 CAN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.2 CAN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.2 Cancun 2016

McDougall, Christopher

Summary: McDougall reveals the secrets of the world's greatest distance runners--the Tarahumara Indians of Copper Canyon, Mexico--and how he trained for the challenge of a lifetime: a fifty-mile race through the heart of Tarahumara country pitting the tribe against an odd band of super-athletic Americans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.42 MCD

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.42 MCD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.4209721 MCD

McDougall, Christopher

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Recounts the author's experiences with the reclusive Tarahumara Indians, whose techniques allow them to run long distances with ease, and describes his training for a fifty-mile race with the tribe and a number of ultramarathoners.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.42 McD

Summary: "Quesadillas sizzling on street corners outside cosy coffee shops; mariachi in sequined sombreros serenading late-night revellers; tower blocks casting long shadows over baroque churches and Aztec ruins studded with cacti. Mexico City simultaneously conforms to every stereotype and challenges every preconception with shameless self-assurance. We push past the colourful chaos and Frida Kahlo...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gestalten 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.2 MEX

Summary: After the Spanish conquest of Tenochtitlan, scribe Topilzin rebels against the new state-imposed religion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Starz Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: "With contributions from seven of Mexico's finest journalists, this is reportage at its bravest and most necessary - it has the power to change the world's view of their country, and by the force of its truth, to start to heal the country's many sorrows. Supported the Arts Council Grant's for the Arts Programme and by PEN Promotes. Veering between carnival and apocalypse, Mexico has in the last...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MacLehose Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.0.84 SOR

Krebs, Laurie.

Summary: A book about life and customs of Mexico. Includes Spanish words.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2008

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Mather, Christine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli 1986

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 728 MAT

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