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Moloney, Ed

Summary: "On condition that their stories be kept secret until after their deaths, two key paramilitary leaders on opposite sides of Northern Ireland's troubles spilled the bloody secrets of their long and violent war"--Publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.5 MOL

Liulevicius, Vejas G.

Summary: Examines the fundamental question of our times: why was the 20th century so violent? It looks at the ideologies that promised utopias and total solutions to social problems and relates the terrible human toll of attempts to realize these ideas.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 909 LIU
Call number: CD 909 LIU PART 1
Call number: CD 909 LIU PART 2

Knight, Amy W.

Summary: "'Western leaders should be aware that when they shake hands with Putin, they shake hands with a murderer.'--Leonid Martyniuk. In Russia, the twenty-first century belongs to Vladimir Putin. His political dominance has lasted two presidential terms, an appointment to prime minister, and a controversial election to a third presidential term. And like the violent tsars and Soviet revolutionaries...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947.086 KNI

Taylor, Patrick

Summary: "Ireland, home of legendary poets and storytellers, has been wracked by bloody sectarian violence over the last quarter century. Bombs and guns were, and once again are, the primary negotiation tools used by Catholic and Protestant extremists in the conflict surrounding the sovereignty of Northern Ireland--the six counties known as Ulster. Patrick Taylor's Only Wounded centers on the hopes and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Summary: As a school bus merrily speeds past an army caravan, it suddenly explodes. Stunned and horrified Martin Fallon (Mickey Rourke) flees. He had planted the bomb for soldiers, not to kill innocent children. Now, Fallon seeks to escape his violent life against all odds.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Liulevicius, Vejas G.

Summary: Examines the fundamental question of our times: why was the 20th century so violent? It looks at the ideologies that promised utopias and total solutions to social problems and relates the terrible human toll of attempts to realize these ideas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 UTO
Call number: DVD 909 UTO PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 UTO PART 2

Summary: Examines the myth and reality of Che Guevara including his friendship with Castro, his world travels, his days as guerilla leader and his death at age 39.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1997

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

Summary: "Nineteen sixty-eight was a pivotal year that grew more intense with each day. As thousands of Vietnamese and Americans were killed in war, students across four continents took over colleges and city streets. Assassins murdered Dr. King and Robert F. Kennedy. Demonstrators turned out in Prague and Chicago, and in Mexico City, young people and Olympic athletes protested. In those intense months,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 909 NIN

Moloney, Ed

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.6082 MOL

Erlich, Reese W.

Summary: "Based on first-hand reporting from Syria and Washington, journalist Reese Erlich unravels the complex dynamics underlying the Syrian civil war. Through vivid, on-the-ground accounts and interviews with both rebel leaders and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Erlich gives the reader a better understanding of this momentous power struggle and why it matters. Through his many contacts inside...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.9 ERL

Parenti, Christian.

Summary: An investigative journalist visits the economically and politically battered post-colonial nations around the earth's mid-latitudes and reveals how extreme weather in the era of climate change is breeding banditry, humanitarian crises, and state failure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2 PAR

Wilson, Kea

Summary: "An ambitious debut novel by an original young writer, We Eat Our Own blurs the lines between life and art with the story of a film director's unthinkable experiment in the Amazon. When a nameless, struggling actor in 1970s New York gets the call that an enigmatic director wants him for an art film set in the Amazon, he doesn't hesitate: he flies to South America, no questions asked. He...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Dwyer, Johnny.

Summary: Tells the story of "Chucky" Taylor, a young American who lost his soul in Liberia, the country where his African father was a ruthless warlord and dictator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 966.8 DWY

Neville, Stuart

Summary: When Detective Inspector Jack Lennon tries to track down his former lover Marie McKenna and their daughter, his superiors tell him to back off. But now an assassin stalks Belfast, tying up loose ends for a vengeance-driven old man. As Lennon unravels a conspiracy that links his daughter to a killer named Fegan, the line between friend and enemy blurs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEV

Zizek, Slavoj.

Summary: "Using history, philosophy, books, movies, Lacanian psychiatry, and jokes, Slavoj Zizek examines the ways we perceive and misperceive violence. Drawing from his unique cultural vision, Zizek brings new light to the Paris riots of 2005; he questions the permissiveness of violence in philanthropy; and, in daring terms, he reflects on the powerful image and determination of contemporary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2008

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Summary: Two feuding brothers in politically turbulent 1960's Italy are in love with the same woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ThinkFilm 2008

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

Taylor, Patrick

Summary: After landing in jail for making bombs for the IRA, Davy McCutcheon escapes and seeks out his ex-fiancee, who has tried to move on with her life in Vancouver, Canada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Summary: Recreation of the events of "Bloody Sunday", Jan. 30, 1972, when British troops fired on unarmed protesters in Derry, Northern Ireland. By the end of the day, 13 civilians were dead and 14 more wounded in the tumult and tragedy of Northern Ireland's darkest day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2003

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

Bulawayo, NoViolet.

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Follows ten-year-old Zimbabwe native, Darling, as she escapes the closed schools and paramilitary police control of her homeland in search of opportunity and freedom with an aunt in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reagan Arthur Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUL

Gleeson, James Joseph.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyon's Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.5082 GLE

Pringle, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.621 PRI

Stearns, Jason K.

Summary: At the heart of Africa is Congo, a country the size of Western Europe, bordering nine other nations, that since 1996 has been wracked by a brutal and unstaunchable war in which millions have died. And yet, despite its epic proportions, it has received little sustained media attention. In this deeply reported book, Jason Stearns vividly tells the story of this misunderstood conflict through the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 967.5103 STE

Adams, Gerry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.6082 ADA

Bellacera, Carole.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEL