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Summary: Sixteen-year-old Nisha lives a double life. When out with her friends, she's a regular Norwegian teenager. At home with her family, she is the perfect Pakistani daughter. But when her father catches her alone with her boyfriend, Nisha's two worlds brutally collide. To set an example and escape the judgment of their peers, Nisha's parents send her to live with extended family in a small town in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2018

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

Zakaria, Rafia

Summary: "A memoir of Karachi through the eyes of its women. Rafia Zakaria's Muslim-Indian family immigrated to Pakistan from Bombay in 1962, feeling the situation for Muslims in India was precarious and that Pakistan represented enormous promise. And for some time it did. Her family prospered, and the city prospered. But in the 1980s, Pakistan's military dictators began an Islamization campaign...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ZAK

Saeed, Aisha

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Summary: "Naila's conservative immigrant parents have always said the same thing: she may choose what to study, how to wear her hair, and what to be when she grows up--but they will choose her husband. Following their cultural tradition, they will plan an arranged marriage for her. And until then, dating--even friendship with a boy--is forbidden. When Naila breaks their rule by falling in love with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2015

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Summary: Nora Wilder is a thirty-something Manhattanite plugging away at her job, but her quest for love consistently results in falling flat on her face. After a series of disastrous first dates, she meets Julien, a quirky Frenchman with an unabashed passion for living. Inevitably, Nora discovers she must look inward before finding a new outlook on life and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BRO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Broken 2007

Summary: Gabriel and Gretta Conroy are enjoying a holiday party when Gretta begins to have poignant memories of a former lover who is deceased. Gabriel begins to see his life in an entirely new light with the shattering revelation of Gretta's secret past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

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

Summary: A sprawling BBC saga of wealth, passion, and power, set in the palatial country houses and grand Mayfair salons of mid-Victorian England. Chronicles twenty years in the life of an aristocratic dynasty moving through high society in the heyday of Queen Victoria's reign. Based on Anthony Trollope's six political novels about British Parliamentary life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by RLJ Entertainment 2013

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Summary: This heartrending masterpiece by Kenji Mizoguchi about the give-and-take between life and art marked the director's first use of the hypnotic long takes and eloquent camera movements that would come to define his films. The adopted son of legendary kabuki actor Kikunosuke, who is striving to achieve stardom by mastering female roles, turns to his infant brother's wet nurse for support and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Jewish-American journalist, Daniel Pearl was kidnapped in Pakistan in January of 2002. The violent act became an international scandal as the group that claimed responsibility for the crime demanded the liberation of prisoners from the American detainee prison in Guantanamo Bay, in Cuba. The American government does not give in to the terrorists' demands. Mariane travels to Pakistan and is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Silas Marner was a man who had everything, until he lost it all. Falsely accused of theft and driven out of his town, Silas starts life anew. One day, upon arriving home, he discovers a child asleep on the hearth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: A modern day version of the Dickens' classic finds an aspiring artist (Hawke) reunited with his love (Paltrow). When she agrees to model for him, his dearest hopes may be realized, along with his darkest fears.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Set during Gandhi's rise to power, Chuyia, an Indian girl that is married and widowed at eight years old, is sent away to a home where Hindu widows must live in penitence. Her feisty presence affects the other residents, forcing each to confront their faith and society's prejudices.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: One of the wackiest and zaniest comedians of all time takes center stage in three of his best films ever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY STE

Summary: Relives the grand hopes, dreams, loves, and adventures of generations of residents in Centennial, Colorado-- from their risky attempts to establish a settlement in 1795 through the politics and power plays of the 20th century. Begins with French and Scottish trappers interacting with Native Americans and follows the increasing conflicts as more permanent settlers arrive. Shows how the town of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal City Studios, Inc. 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD

Zuckerman, Peter.

Summary: Presents the stories of the sherpas who have acted as expert consultants to Westerners climbing the Himalayas, focusing in particular on Chhiring Dorje Sherpa and Pasang Lama, who survived when eleven other climbers died on K2 in August 2008.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 ZUC

Summary: A modern take on one of the most famous stories of all time. In 1805 when we first meet Pierre, Natasha, and Andrei, they are all part of St. Petersburg's glittering elite, but are fired up with youthful ambition to find meaning in their lives. As everything they thought they knew is questioned, Pierre, Andrei and Natasha find themselves in a time when Russian society is about to change forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2016

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

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

Summary: Embark on thrilling adventures to South America and Mexico. Join Goofy, Donald Duck and Walt Disney himself as they experience all the music, beauty and excitement Latin America has to offer. Travel to fun and exciting places and capture the gangs' adventures along the way. It's Donald's turn to take a fantastic journey with his friends Joe Carioca and Panchito. Contains lighthearted dance and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY CLA

Summary: Complete your collection with this thrilling and compelling third and final season. The world's foremost expert on detecting lies and deception, returns as he and his brilliant investigative team take on their most intriguing cases to date, ranging from museum heists and kidnappings to mysterious cults and murder. Featuring exclusive deleted scenes found only on DVD, the thought-provoking and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LIE

Summary: In 1939 London, Miss Guinevere Pettigrew is a middle-aged governess who finds herself once again unfairly dismissed from her job. Now she must seize the day if she wants a job. She does this by intercepting an employment assignment outside of her comfort level as social secretary. Arriving at a penthouse apartment for the interview, Miss Pettigrew is catapulted into the glamorous world and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MISS RATED PG-13

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MIS

Goodyear, Sara Suleri.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 954.91 SUL

Summary: In Depression-era California, two migrant workers dream of better days on a spread of their own until an act of unintentional violence leads to tragic consequences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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Summary: "In the late '60s, a changing social and political climate inspired a new generation to create a lifestyle outside the mainstream. Twenty-two year-old Arlo's journey to find a place for himself and his music includes a visit to his dying father in the hospital, gigs in New York and romps with his friends Alice and Ray, who run a small restaurant in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. And when an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ALI

Summary: The house of mirth: The glittering yet treacherous world of New York High Society comes to life in the heartbreaking story of Lily Bart, a renowned beauty of exquisite charm who seeks a wealthy husband but winds up disgraced and discarded.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

Owen, Mark.

Summary: For the first time anywhere, the first-person account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from a Navy Seal who confronted the terrorist mastermind and witnessed his final moments.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 958.1047 OWENS, MARK OWE

Kuklin, Susan.

Summary: African-American, Asian-American, and Hispanic-American children describe their families' cultural traditions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bradbury Press 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 KUK