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Summary: This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Liu Jin-xi is a village craftsman whose quiet life is irrevocably shattered by the arrival of two notorious gangsters in the local general store. When Liu single-handedly saves the shopkeeper's life, he comes under investigation by detective Xu Bai-jiu. Convinced that Liu's martial arts mastery belies a hidden history of training by one of the region's vicious clans, Xu doggedly pursues the shy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: On Easter Monday 1916, a small group of Irish rebels took on the might of the British Empire. Although defeated militarily, the men and women of the Easter Rising would soon win a moral victory, with their actions leading to the creation of an independent Irish State and contributing to the eventual disintegration of the British Empire. They have inspired countless freedom struggles throughout...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV NIN

Summary: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE GRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: A historical action war drama based on the founding of the Republic of China, when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the last ruling Qing Dynasty, which held unquestioned power and rule for 250 years. From the walls of the Forbidden City to the battlefields of China, no expense was spared in the production and no detail ignored in its quest for historical accuracy. 1911 is a true...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Edan

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Five Day Weekend 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RAP EDA

Summary: At once an intimate drama and a decades-spanning epic that leaps from the recent past to the present to the speculative near-future, Jia's new film is an intensely moving study of how China's economic boom and the culture of materialism it has spawned has affected the bonds of family, tradition, and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dean, Arlan.

Summary: Describes the history of the Inca civilization and the discovery of the city of Machu Picchu in the Andes Mountains.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 931.04 Dean

Kuan, Diana.

Summary: Provides popular Chinese takeout recipes for appetizers, soups, main courses, noodle and rice dishes, and desserts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5951 KUA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.5951 KUA

Quan, Betty

Summary: "Grandmother lives with Grace's family. She teaches her how to measure water for rice. She tells her stories about growing up in China and together they savor the flavors of her childhood. Grandmother says goodbye when she drops Grace off at school every morning and hello when she picks her up at the end of the day. Then, Grandmother stops walking Grace to and from school, and the door to her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE QUA

Goldie, Luan

Summary: "On an ordinary Saturday morning in 1996, the residents of Nightingale Point wake up to their normal lives and worries. Mary has a secret life that no one knows about, not even Malachi and Tristan, the brothers she vowed to look after. Malachi had to grow up too quickly. Between looking after Tristan and nursing a broken heart, he feels older than his twenty-one years. Tristan wishes Malachi...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HQ, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, Ltd 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOL
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Yuan, Lily.

Contents: Dance of the Yao people / Yao Zu Wu Qu (7:59) -- Sacred purification / Da Lao Tao Sha (5:56) -- Azalea / Ying Shan Hong (6:50) -- Angelic fantasy / Ni Shang Qu (7:06) -- Three and six / San Lieu (3:30) -- Moonlight on the Spring River / Chun Jing Hua Yue Ye (10:27) -- Music for the general / Jiang Jun Ling (5:47) -- The rain falls on the leaves of the banana tree / Yua Da Ba Jiao (3:23) -- Suwu...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyrichord 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/ASIAN YUA

Liu, Jingshan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: YMAA Publication Center 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.7148 LIU

Edan.

Contents: Polite meeting -- Funky voltron -- I see colours -- Fumbling over words that rhyme -- Murder mystery -- Torture chamber -- Making planets -- Time outt -- Rock and roll -- Beauty -- The science of the two -- Smile -- Promised land.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Lewis Recordings 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RAP Edan

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there are moles in their midst, Billy and the other mole are suddenly thrust...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY DEP

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Summary: The time is 1998. The setting is Macau. Every living soul jumps at every chance to make quick money before the Portuguese colony ushers in a new era under the Chinese rule. A relationship is formed between an ex-gangster trying to turn over a new leaf with his wife and newborn baby and two groups of hitmen - those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kanduth, Rian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hermes House 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 749.7 KAN

Malan, Rian.

Summary: A chronicle of South Africa's halting, sometimes violent, steps and missteps, taken as blacks and whites try to build a new country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 968.06 MAL

Barry, Quan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Pittsburgh Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.6 BAR

Dugan, Alan.

Summary: In this complete collection that tracks his 40-year career and its shifting concerns, Alan Dugan adds to his legend with nearly three dozen new poems. Dugan spent World War II in the Army Air Corps, and several of his early poems are wry testaments to the somber business of modern warfare. Others plumb the depths of existential angst with bracing black humor and brio. Poems Seven: New &...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 DUG

Summary: Another supernatural force has come to light in Bon Temps, witchcraft, and life for its residents will never be the same. Sookie finds herself entangled in a love triangle, torn between a vengeful Bill, the new Vampire King of Mississippi, and Eric, who's not the former Viking he once was. Led by a charismatic witch named Marnie, who threatens to let no one living or dead stand in her way, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment, [2012] 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TRU

Hughes, Rian

Summary: At Jodrell Band in England Observatory in England, a radio telescope has detected a mysterious signal of extraterrestrial origin--a message that may be the first communication from an interstellar civilization. Has humanity made first contact? Is the signal itself a form of alien life? Could it be a threat? If so, how will the people of Earth respond? Jack Fenwick, artificial intelligence...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Overlook Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Treanor, Rian

Contents: ATAXIA_A1 -- ATAXIA_A2 -- ATAXIA_B1 -- ATAXIA_B2 -- ATAXIA_C1 -- ATAXIA_C2 -- ATAXIA_D1 -- ATAXIA_D2 -- ATAXIA_D3

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Treanor, Rian

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Redeye Distribution 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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