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Summary: An animated reinterpretation of the Indian epic Ramayana blends the stories of Sita, a goddess separated from her husband Rama, and Nina, an animator whose husband moves to India, then dumps her by email. Set to the 1920s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Karavan 2009

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

Bharara, Preet

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: A former federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York presents an overview of the American justice system, drawing on case histories and personal experiences to discuss why the rule of law is essential to U.S. society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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Beavan, Colin.

Summary: Bill McKibben meets Bill Bryson in this seriously engaging look at one man's decision to put his money where his mouth is and go off the grid for one year--while still living in New York City--to see if it's possible to make no net impact on the environment. In other words, no trash, no toxins in the water, no elevators, no subway, no products in packaging, no air-conditioning, no television....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 333 BEA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.72 Beavan 2009

Beavan, Colin.

Summary: Describes the author's one-year experiment with minimizing his impact on the Earth, an effort for which he eschewed technology, processed foods, and other negative-impact products while evaluating the plausibility and actual value of sustainable living.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 333.72 BEA

Kavana, Ron.

Contents: Disc 1 Songs of our land -- Seevocuda -- Before history's tale began -- Invaders -- Arrival of the Celts -- St. Patrick -- Partial catastrophe -- A Pagan cult survives -- Wran -- Vikings and Brian Boru -- Weep now for poor Roisin -- MacMurrough and the Normans -- Bards -- Henry VIII - For all his wives... -- A Royal and a reasonable fellow -- Irish slaves -- Elizabeth and the planters -- Liza...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Proper Records Ltd 1992

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/EUROPEAN KAV

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE VIC

Yoshimoto, Banana

Summary: Having grown up by the sea with her invalid cousin Tsugumi, Maria moves to Tokyo and encounters university life and impending adulthood, and spending a last summer with her cousin, she comes to a new understanding about home and family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOS

Yoshimoto, Banana

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOS

Ram, Bhava.

Summary: After suffering a broken back, a botched surgery that left him disabled, and stage IV throat cancer, the author embraces the practice of yoga to heal his body, mind, and soul.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books Inc. 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RAM, BHAVA RAM

Hobbs, Suzanne Havala.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alpha Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.262 HOB

Hobbs, Suzanne Havala.

Summary: "Learn to: explore and adopt a vegetarian lifestyle ; Go vegetarian with a healthy and nutritionally balanced diet ; Be vegetarian and still shop in supermarkets and eat out at restaurants ; Cook easy and tasty vegetarian meals from the dozens of included recipes"--Cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley Pub., Inc 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.262 HOB

Contents: Stronger (what doesn't kill you) (Kelly Clarkson) -- Good feeling (Flo Rida) -- Brokenhearted (Karmin) -- What makes you beautiful (One Direction) -- Turn me on (David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj) -- Feel so close (Calvin Harris) -- Turn up the music (Chris Brown) -- We run the night (Havana Brown feat. Pitbull) -- Sorry for party rocking (LMFAO) -- Give me all your luvin' (Madonna feat. Nicki...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: EMI 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK NOW

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK Now

Summary: Profiles the Pink Panthers, a gang of international jewel thieves responsible for stealing nearly one billion dollars worth of jewels.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: In Afghanistan you risk your life to sing. After thirty years of war and five devastating years of Taliban rule, pop culture is beginning to return to the country. Since 2005, millions have been tuning in to Tolo TV's wildly popular American idol-style series, Afghan star. Like its Western predecessors, people compete for a cash prize and record deal. More surprisingly, the contest is open to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2010

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

Summary: James Gregory is a racist South African guard whose certainties of life are shaken to the core. During a twenty year span, James spent his time as Nelson Mandela's prison warden. Shows the daily application of a major historic abonimation, known as Apartheid, as seen through the eyes of the average White South African. These are 'ordinary' people who are neither heroes nor villains, but obtuse...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA COL

Patekar, Nana

Summary: An eighteen-year-old hotel worker in India is unhappy with his life and is offered a chance to better himself after meeting a local businessman who owns a villa.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2013

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

Summary: Colin Beavan is a New York City writer and self-proclaimed liberal. He has big plans for his new book. He decides on a grand experiment: to live one year with as little impact on the environment as possible. The problem is, the project requires his wife Michelle, an espresso-guzzling, Prada-worshipping business writer, and their young daughter to be fully on board. The family embarks on a year...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.7 DVD No 2010

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NO

Carolan

Summary: Goodnight Hawaiian Moon is a whimsical bedtime book with nighttime rhymes by Dr. Carolan and beautiful illustrations by Joanna Carolan. Children and adults will be transported to a tropical dreamland listening to the Read Along CD by Grammy Award Nominee, Amy Hanaiali'i. The CD includes her beautiful rendition of Brahms' Lullaby sung in Hawaiian and English. Amy is accompanied by the award...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Banana Patch Press 2006

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE GOO

Various artists.

Contents: El son de la santiaguera (Ibrahim Ferrer) -- Sera cuando tu digas (Compay Segundo) -- Sabrosona (Habana All Stars) -- Pena (Eliades Ochoa y Compay Segundo) -- Qu ̌cosas tiene la vida (Pupy y Los Que Son Son) -- El patalm͠ (Sur Caribe) -- Ten un poquito de f ̌(Felix Baloy) -- Anita (Compay Segundo) -- Piensa en mi (Omara Portuondo) -- La gloria eres t ͠(Rubň Gonzl̀ez) -- Que te parece cholito...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: In2 Music 1990

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN CUB

Ziegler, Mel.

Summary: Traces Banana Republic's beginnings and rise to becoming an international retailer, describing how the founders applied imagination while upending business conventions to develop original merchandise and marketing innovations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 381.456 ZIE

Summary: For three years, the Driftwood, a 60-foot motor yacht, and its modern-day band of explorers traveled along 25,000 miles of North American waterways rediscovering the sites and sounds of a continent that has fascinated and challenged adventurers for hundreds of years. Join the crew of sailors and young filmmakers in this 13-part series as they sample the substance, the spirit and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.304 ON

Summary: "In the year 2067, the United Nations declares a global resolution to ban the use and manufacture of android technology. Japan, in an act of defiance, refuses to sign the treaty and withdraws into high-tech national seclusion for the next 10 years. For a decade, no one has crossed the magnetic force field that surrounds the nation's borders. No one, that is, until Commander Vexille and her team...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Funimation 2007

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME VEX

12 holds on 3 copies

Summary: An artistic sixteen-year-old is forcefully separated from her family by Soviet soldiers and sent to one of Stalin's work camps in Siberia. Despite suffering through cruel and harsh conditions, Lina finds refuge in the connections she makes with other deportees and in the art she continues to create to document her experiences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD As

Summary: Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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