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Rahimi, Atiq.

Summary: In Persian folklore, Syngue Sabour is the name of a magical black stone, a patience stone, which absorbs the plight of those who confide in it. It is believed that the day it explodes, after having received too much hardship and pain, will be the day of the Apocalypse. But here, the Syngue Sabour is not a stone but rather a man lying brain-dead with a bullet lodged in his neck. His wife is with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RAH

Summary: Female journalist Arezoon Rahimmi travels to the Iranian holy city of Mashhad to investigate a serial killer targeting sex workers. As she draws closer to exposing his crimes, the opportunity for justice grows harder to attain when the murderer is embraced by many as a hero. Based on the true story of the 'Spider Killer' Saeed Hanaei, who saw himself as on a mission from God as he killed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

Summary: "Shideh and her young daughter, Dorsa, are left alone in a war-torn city when her husband is drafted and sent to the front lines. After a dud missile strikes their apartment building, a neighbor mysteriously dies and Dorsa's behavior becomes erratic. Shideh scoffs at her superstitious neighbor's warning that the missile carries an ancient curse, Shideh now realizes that the malevolent force in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR UND

Summary: During the Iran-Iraq war, an aging Iranian-Kurd musician hears that his wife, a singer with a magical voice, who deserted him for his best friend and fled to Iraq, is in trouble. He cons his two sons into accompanying him on the search and they embark on an adventure filled with music, romance and danger.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2003

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

Summary: In this gorgeously animated drama, the lives of several strong-willed women and a young musician intersect. Their stories reveal the hypocrisies of modern Iranian society, where sex, drugs, and corruption coexist with strict religious law. In the bustling metropolis of Tehran, avoiding prohibitions has become an everyday sport and breaking taboos can be a means of personal emancipation....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2018

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

Raime.

Contents: Passed Over Trail -- The Last Foundry -- Soil and Colts -- Exist in the Repeat of Practice -- The Walker in Blast and Bottle -- Your Cast Will Tire -- The Dimming of Road and Rights. A disc of electronica.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackest Ever Black 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC RAI

Aliu, Akim

Summary: "Akim Aliu -- also known as "Dreamer" -- is a Ukrainian-Nigerian-Canadian professional hockey player whose career took him all around the world and who experienced systemic racism at every turn. Dreamer tells Akim's incredible story, from being the only Black child in his Ukrainian community, to his family struggling to make ends meet while living in Toronto, to confronting the racist violence...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ALI

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J GRAPHIC ALI

Baldwin, Rahima

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Celestial Arts 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.1 DAN

3 holds on 9 copies

Summary: On October 6th, 1973, under cover of darkness, on Israel's holiest day and during the month of Ramadan, the combined forces of Egypt, Syria, and Jordan begin a surprise attack on the Sinai Peninsula and the Golan Heights. Outnumbered and outgunned, Israel's only female Prime Minister, Golda Meir, confronts the immediate, clear, and present danger of a ticking timebomb that she hoped never to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GOL
2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

AlHaj, Rahim

Contents: Eastern love : Sinan (6:54) -- Forbidden attraction : Tiama (12:17) -- Running boy : Fuad (13:07) -- The last time we will fly birds : Riyadh (9:25) -- Going home : Rahim (7:42) -- Unspoken word : Laila (6:17) -- Fly home : Fatima (8:36) -- Voices to remember : Zainab (5:22).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/MIDDLE EAST ALH

Atik, Chiara.

Summary: Offers advice on the challenges of modern dating, including setting up an online dating profile and sexting, and navigates individuals through dating's ups and downs with lists, infographics, stories, and checkpoints.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.7 ATI

Abawi, Atia

Summary: "As the first American woman in space, Sally Ride broke barriers and made her dreams come true. But she wanted to do even more! After leaving NASA, she created science and engineering programs that would help other girls and women make their dreams come true as well."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 RID

Lahiri, Jhumpa.

Summary: Brothers Subhash and Udayan Mitra pursue vastly different lives--Udayan in rebellion-torn Calcutta, Subhash in a quiet corner of America--until a shattering tragedy compels Subhash to return to India, where he endeavors to heal family wounds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAH

Lahiri, Jhumpa.

Summary: Contains nine short stories which chart the emotional journeys of characters seeking love beyond the borders of nations and generations.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2006

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC LAH

Rafiki Jazz

Contents: Sunno -- Saya -- Tasbih -- You are light -- Har chand sahara -- Jhooli laal qalandar -- Cheikh ahmadou bamba (Serigne touba).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: RBT/Riverboat 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/WORLDBEAT JAZ

Hashimi, Nadia

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When her happy middle-class life in Afghanistan is shattered by the rise of the Taliban and her husband's murder by fundamentalists, former schoolteacher Fereiba embarks on a high-risk effort to escape to England with her three children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAS

Brahim, Aziza

Contents: Cuatro proverbios -- Sahari -- Hada jil -- Lmanfa -- Mujayam -- Leil -- Masaa tufulati -- Ard el hub -- Las huellas -- Ahlami.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/WORLDBEAT BRA

Raimo, Veronica

Summary: "While on vacation on an idyllic island called Miden, a seemingly aimless woman meets an attractive man and leaves her country to be with him. A few months later, newly pregnant and just beginning to feel comfortable in her lover's space, her life is upended when a girl arrives at the door. Slight and pretty, the girl discloses a drawn out and violent affair she's had with her professor, the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC RAI

Tamimi, Ahed

Summary: "What would you do if you grew up repeatedly seeing your home raided? Your parents arrested? Your mother shot? Your uncle killed? Try, if just for a moment, to imagine this was your life. How would you want the world to react?" Ahed Tamimi's father was born in 1967, the year that the Israeli occupation of the West Bank began, and every aspect of their family's life has been touched by it. One...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2022

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Summary: Presents the true stories of three Iraqi people who endured life in a psychiatric hospital in Baghdad during the Iraq War and then were in the streets after their hospital is decimated. The film was shot in Baghdad in 2004. The Iraqi filmmaker had a camera in one hand and an AK-47 in the other. His crew was beaten and lined up to be shot by insurgents, the 14-year old boom boy was shot in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pathfinder Home Entertainment 2008

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

Rodaah, Rahma

Summary: "A love letter to Muslim children everywhere"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROD

Rodaah, Rahma

Summary: "Lyrical and beautifully illustrated, Dear Black Child is an anthem for young, Black readers--one that defiantly centers the endless, joyful possibilities of Black children's futures. Dear Black Child, The universe is vast. So take as much space as you can. Stand in your own light. Wear your crown with pride. Let your name be your flag. Say it loud and say it proud. Wave it until its woven in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROD

Adimi, Kaouther

Summary: "Our Riches celebrates quixotic devotion and the love of books in the person of Edmond Charlot, who at the age of twenty founded Les Vraies Richesses (Our True Wealth), the famous Algerian bookstore/publishing house/lending library. He more than fulfilled its motto 'by the young, for the young', discovering the twenty-four-year-old Albert Camus in 1937. His entire archive was twice destroyed by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Directions Publishing Corporation 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADI

Clasen, Raili

Summary: "Crank up the color," "Landscape your living room," and "Adult summer camp vibes" are just a handful of the mantras that drive California interior designer Raili Clasen's eclectic surf style. Raili grew up taking two long bus rides to the beach in Orange County, CA, so that she could drink up the cool surfer fashion, laid-back atmosphere, and retro surfboard decor and bring it all right home to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gibbs Smith 2024

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