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Coultrip-Davis, Deborah

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Book Pub. 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.595 COU

Summary: Set in San Francisco's Chinatown in the late 1950's. Pretty Mei Li has stowed away on a Chinese steamer with her professor father to become a mail-order bride for nightclub owner Sammy Fong. Sammy, however, is completely infatuated with saucy showgirl Linda Low, who is intent on making him jealous enough to propose to her. As Sammy sets out to assign his marriage contract (and Mei Li) to Wang...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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

Summary: In 2000, a principal and some faculty members had begun to sexually molest and abuse several hearing impaired students at their school for close to 4 consecutive years. Though we may not want to accept it, it is time to face this horrible inhumane truth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Inception Media Group 2012

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

Liu, Jae Soo.

Summary: A story, in pictures and music, of children on their way to school on a rainy day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane/Miller Book Pub. 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LIU

Summary: A woman lives on a remote lake, selling food to fisherman by day, and her body by night. Her life changes forever though, when she becomes obsessed with a former police officer living on the lake.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2003

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

Summary: Through an elderly and old-fashioned grandmother, a spoiled seven-year-old boy learns to accept and understand the simple pleasures of nature and her lifestyle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2003

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

Summary: Tells the gritty tale of police detective turned pimp Jung-Ho. When one of his girls goes missing, Jung-Ho thinks she has been kidnapped or sold off. The truth is far worse, as a sadistic killer has entrapped the poor woman and plans to torture and then kill her as the latest of his victims. Worst yet, even when the killer is detained by police, a series of mistakes and incompetence lets the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2010

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

Shin, Kyung-sook

Summary: "Homesick and alone, a teen-aged girl arrives in Seoul to work in a factory. Her family, still in the countryside, is too impoverished to keep sending her to school, so she works long days on a stereo-assembly line, struggling through night school every evening in order to achieve her dream of becoming a writer"

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC SHI

Yoon, Soon-Young.

Summary: As a North Korean refugee, Soon-Young Yoon understood from an early age that people's destinies are connected to international events. This book is a collection of her reflections as a feminist who has worked both for the UN and for the international women's movement. Written through the lens of an anthropologist, these essays traverse the boundaries of being an insider and an outside of the UN.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ewha Womans University Press 0000

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Summary: Two cops search for South Korea's first serial killer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2003

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

Shin, Kyung-Sook.

Summary: A million-plus-copy best seller in Korea--a magnificent English-language debut poised to become an international sensation--this is the stunning, deeply moving story of a family's search for their mother, who goes missing one afternoon amid the crowds of the Seoul Station subway. Told through the piercing voices and urgent perspectives of a daughter, son, husband, and mother, Please Look After...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011

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Shin, Kyung-Sook.

Summary: Follows the efforts of a family to find the mother who went missing from Seoul Station and their sobering realizations when they recall memories that suggest she may not have been happy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHI

Summary: A young unemployed man's suffering as he spirals downward is captured on Seoul's ever-present CCTV and observation cameras.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: Follows the lives of Korean poet Young-Chan Cho, who is both deaf and blind, and his wife Soon Ho. Focuses on the couple's use of touch to communicate.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2013

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

Song, Sok

Summary: "Ten original fashion origami models, including a variety of dresses, with written instructions and illustrated diagrams."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 745.55 SON

Song, Sok

Summary: "Ten original fashion origami garments -- including everyday items such as jeans, shorts, and tops -- complete with written instructions and illustrated diagrams."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 745.55 SON

Kim, Hyun Sook

Summary: "The autobiography of a South Korean woman's student days under an authoritarian regime, and how she defied state censorship. When Kim Hyun Sook started college in 1983 she was ready for her world to open up. After acing her exams and sort-of convincing her traditional mother that it was a good idea for a woman to go to college, she looked forward to soaking up the ideas of Western Literature...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Iron Circus Comics 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 KIM

Jung, Young Moon

Summary: In his inimitable, recursive, meditative style that reads like a comedic zen koan but contains universes, Seven Samurai Swept Away in a River recounts Korean cult writer's Jung Young Moon’s time spent at an artist’s and writers residency in small-town Texas. In an attempt to understand what a “true Texan should know,” the author reflects on his outsider experiences in this most unique of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Deep Vellum Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JUN

Summary: The story of a master chef and his three adult daughters, all of whom are seeking love and happiness in different ways.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: Four decades ago, legions of young people trekked to San Francisco and its famed Haight Asbury district, the epicenter for the youth-driven counterculture revolution that was transforming American culture. They came for peace, politics, community, love...and they came for the music, the most enduring legacy of that very special place and time. It has proven to be the element that really tells...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino 2007

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK LOV

Hwang, Sok-yŏng

Summary: During the Korean War, Hwanghae Province in North Korea was the setting of a gruesome fifty-two day massacre. In an act of collective amnesia the atrocities were attributed to American military, but in truth they resulted from malicious battling between Christian and Communist Koreans. Forty years later, Ryu Yosop, a minister living in America returns to his home village, where his older...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HWA

Summary: Mulan: Mulan is a young Chinese woman who breaks tradition and joins the Imperial army, accompanied by a her guardian dragon, Mushu, to battle an invading army.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment] 2013

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

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV MUL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Mulan 2013

Summary: Comedy about the age-old conflict between parents and their children. In New York, the Taiwanese half of a gay couple hopes to end his parents' matchmaking by announcing that he's engaged. What he doesn't count on is that they'll fly in to meet the bride and plan the nuptials!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: "Five martial arts classics on two DVDs! The world was shocked and saddened when international martial arts star Bruce Lee died suddenly on July 20, 1973 at the age of 32. In the wake of his death, Hong Kong studios produced a series of films with actors such as Bruce Li, Bruce K.L. Lea, and Dragon Lee in the hopes of launching a new martial arts superstar. This collection features the best of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Allegro 2011

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE SPI

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