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Summary: Kena and Ziki long for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls resist and remain close friends, supporting each other to pursue their dreams in a conservative society. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety. Inspried by Monica Arac de Nyeko's "Jambula Tree", which chronicles a story of two...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Gurnah, Abdulrazak

Summary: "Hassan Omar is a gifted young man, with a potentially bright future but a past marred by poverty. In the wake of a national uprising, and with a new government in place, though, he is denied a scholarship to a university abroad and deprived of the opportunity to study further. Instead, Hassan travels to Nairobi to stay with a wealthy uncle, in the hope that he will release his mother's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GUR

Ellis, Gerry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Welcome Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599.674 ELL

Hoffman, Tod.

Contents: Dark days in Africa -- Osama's war -- The East Africa cell -- Fatwa -- The deployment -- Mohamed Saddiq Odeh -- The retaliation -- Khalfan Khamis Mohamed -- The defectors -- Wadih el Hage -- The day in court -- Life and death -- Salim -- Supermax -- Harun -- The myth of hindsight -- Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani -- Anwar al-Awlaki -- The death of Osama bin Laden -- Africa -- Appendix. The twenty-two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.929 HOF

Jacobs, Sally H.

Summary: "Barack Obama, father of the American president, was part of Africa's "independence generation" and in 1959 it seemed his star would shine brightly. He came to the U.S. from Kenya and was given a university scholarship. While in Hawaii, he met Ann Dunham in 1961, and his son Barack was born. He left his young family to gain a master's degree from Harvard. After that, Obama's life became...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBAMA, BARACK HUSSEIN JAC

Arruda, Suzanne Middendorf

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARR

Summary: In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Focus Features 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Constant 2006

Firstbrook, P. L.

Summary: The astonishing story of Barack Obama's Kenyan roots, "The Obamas" is the product of dozens of interviews with Obama's African relatives, presented by the first person to trace Obama's family history back 400 years and 23 generations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 OBAMA FAMILY FIR

Summary: A refugee's escape, a prisoner's promise, and a daughter's painful secret converge in this inspiring true story of hope. As three fathers fight to save their families, their lives become intertwined in an unlikely journey across the globe, where they learn the healing power of forgiveness and reconciliation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GVN Releasing 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Crompton, Richard

Summary: Mollel, "the Maasai warrior-turned-detective, has been banished from Nairobi, Kenya's bustling metropolis, to a small, fly-blown town on the edge of a national park. His career, he thinks, has taken a nosedive. His colleagues on the police force are a close-knit group and they have not taken kindly to a stranger in their midst. Mollel suspects they are guilty of the extortion and bribery that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRO

Summary: The lion who thought he was people; A documentary chronicling the life of Christian, an affectionate lion cub born in a London zoo and raised by two young Australians. Unable to keep Christian as a pet, they contact the stars of "Born free" and real-life wildlife expert George Adamson, who helps them introduce Christian to his native habitat in Kenya.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media Films 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Family 2012

Summary: Splendor in the grass: Two 1920s Kansas teenagers find their intense sexual feelings for each other are putting them at odds with their families and the rigid respectability of the town they live in.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE GRE

Summary: "Centers on a revolutionary machine that allows scientists to enter and record a subject's dream. After it is stolen, a fearless detective and a brilliant therapist join forces to recover the device before it falls into the hands of a 'dream terrorist'"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME PAP
1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PAP

Summary: "Teresa, a fifty year-old woman, travels to the beaches of Kenya as a sex tourist or 'Sugar Mama'. There, she moves from one beach boy to the next, buying their love only to be disappointed and quickly learning that love is strictly a business."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2013

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

Ogada, Ayub.

Contents: Obiero -- Dala = Home -- Wa winjigo ero -- Thum nyatiti -- Kronkronhinko -- Chiro -- 10% -- Ondiek = Hyena -- Kothbiro -- En mana kuoyo.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Real World Records 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN OGA

Summary: Based on the unbelievable but true events, I, Tonya is a dark comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy was forever defined by her association with an infamous and poorly executed attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA I

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD I

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD I RATED R

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie I 2018

Summary: In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Focus Features 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD MOVIE CON

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER CON

Summary: A young girl and her parents journey to the unspoiled wilderness of East Africa in 1913 where they struggle to transform a rugged plot of land into a farm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2005

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FLA

Summary: Clara is searching for the special key to unlock a box from her late mother. Inside that box is a priceless item that her mother left for her. During her godfather's yearly holiday party, Clara almost gets the key but it disappears. She embarks on a quest into a mysterious world which has four different realms: a snowflakes realm, flowers realm, sweets realm, and the challenging realm where the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2019

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY NUT

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1 available in Seasonal Juvenile Collection, Call number: DVD JUV NUT

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

Summary: "It didn't take long for pint-sized Tamaki's lightning reflexes to catch the eye of starving Kendo instructor Toraji. This second-rate sensei is an embarrassment to the sport, and his Kendo club is running out of members. His only hope for redemption -- and a full belly -- is to get Tamaki to sign-on as his star pupil. Unfortunately this sword-wielding prodigy is a serious anime addict, so...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Funimation Entertainment 2011

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

Summary: A homeless orphan in Kenya becomes a lucrative businessman, only to give it all up and open an orphanage that today serves over 2,000 Kenyan children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Brainstorm Media 2017

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

Finn, Adharanand.

Summary: Whether running is a recreation, a passion, or just a spectator sport, Finn's incredible journey to the elite training camps of Kenya will captivate. Part travelogue, part memoir, this quest uncovers the secrets of the world's greatest runners--and puts them to the test.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.42 FIN

Summary: Jude is a dock worker from Liverpool who travels to the United States in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There, he falls in love with sheltered American teenager Lucy. When her brother, Max, is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, they become involved in peace activism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS ACR

Summary: Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone, triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA EYE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD EYE RATED R

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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