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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

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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

De Regil, Tania

Summary: At Grandma's house, where Julia is staying without her parents for the first time, the breeze is sweet like jasmine. Mornings begin with sugared bread, and the most magnificent hot chocolate cures all homesickness. There's something about this place and about Grandma. Like how she can tell when Julia has been quietly picking limes from the garden. Or that she can see the future--and knows when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DE R

Villoro, Juan

Summary: Collection of two decades' writing about Mexico City, combining personal stories with vivid evocations and chronicles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2021

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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

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Two down-and-out Americans in Mexico meet a grizzled old prospector who piques their interest with stories of his gold-hunting experiences. The Americans gather a stake and set off with the old prospector in search of fortune.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2003

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE TRE

Hernández, Anabel

Summary: "Este libro forma parte del largo recorrido periodístico de Anabel Hernández en su incesante búsqeuda por entender el complejo imperio del crimen organizado y los cárteles de la droga en México, los cuales desde hace décadas tienen sumida a la nación en una espiral de violencia en la que todos los días son explotadas, desaparecidas o asesinadas decenas de personas inocentes, muchas de ellas del...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grijalbo 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 HER

Tonatiuh, Duncan

Summary: Illustrations and text describe how the Mixtecs create painted manuscripts, or codices, that reflect their way of life and document their history, science, land tenure, tribute, and sacred rituals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TON

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TON

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, 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: Survival Franklin

De Regil, Tania

Summary: En una primera visita sin sus papás a la casa de su abuela en las afueras de la Ciudad de México, una niña descubre lo que hace que la abuela tan especial.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2022

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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

St. Louis, Regis

Summary: "Lonely Planet's Cancun, Cozumel and the Yucatan is our most comprehensive guide that extensively covers all the region has to offer, with recommendations for both popular and lesser-known experiences. Chill on Isla Mujeres, explore Tulum ruins and dive in Cozumel; all with your trusted travel companion"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Global Limited 2023

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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

Aparicio, Yalitza

Summary: Looks at the life of an early-1970s, middle-class family in Mexico City through the eyes of their indigenous domestic worker who keeps the household running.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Hurowitz, Noah

Summary: "This is the true story of how El Chapo built the world's wealthiest and most powerful drug-trafficking operation, based on months' worth of trial testimony and dozens of interviews with cartel gunmen, Mexican journalists and political figures, Chapo's family members, and the DEA agents who brought him down. Over the course of three decades, El Chapo was responsible for smuggling hundreds of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.177 HUR

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

Maddicks, Russell

Summary: The third-largest country in Latin America, Mexico is hugely diverse, having both rural backwaters where time seems to have stood still and manic urban centers like Mexico City, one of the most densely populated and exciting cities in the world. This complex and fascinating country is where European and American civilizations first clashed. The repercussions of the meeting in 1519 between the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kuperard 2023

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

Dobbs, Alda P.

Summary: Based on a true story, the tale of one girl's dangerous journey to cross the U.S. border.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD DOB

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

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

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