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Summary: "Filmed entirely inside the narrow confines of a cable car, high above a jungle in Nepal that transports villagers to an ancient mountaintop temple, [Manakamana] is an acute ethnographic investigation into culture, religion, technology and modernity ... For centuries, devoted pilgrims hoping to reach the fabled temple needed to undertake an arduous multi-day journey. Today, because of a new...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2014

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

Summary: It's the beginning of the summer. In a village in the north of Turkey, Lale and her four sisters come home from school, innocently playing with boys. The supposed debauchery of their games causes a scandal with unintended consequences. The family home slowly turns into a prison, classes on housework and cooking replace school, and marriages begin to be arranged.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Cao, Lan

Summary: "A mother-daughter memoir exploring loss, love, and healing, told in two alternating voices, from the critically acclaimed novelist and her teenage daughter"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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

Cao, Lan

Summary: "An epic tale of love, loyalty, and war from the acclaimed author of Monkey Bridge Half a century after it began, the Vietnam War still has a hold on our national psyche. Lan Cao's now-classic debut, Monkey Bridge, won her wide renown for "connecting . .. the opposite realities of Vietnam and America" (Isabel Allende). In her triumphant new novel, Cao transports readers back to the war,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Cao 2014

Cao, Lan.

Summary: A memoir of a Vietnamese refugee. The narrator, Mai Nguyen, was 13 when a helicopter lifted her from Saigon. Scenes of war written in lyrical Oriental style alternate with reflections on America, such as the obsession with winning and the usurping of parental authority by teachers. By the author of Everything You Need to Know about Asian Americans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1997

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Summary: A heartwarming tale of two unique women who bond while recuperating in a hospital. Martha, a mother of four rambunctious and imaginative children, finds solace when she meets the younger woman, Claudia, and quickly the two build a strong relationship. When Martha invites Claudia to live with her family, Claudia unwittingly takes on the responsibility of becoming a surrogate mother to Martha's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Arc Lab (Musical group)

Contents: Qwert ameliorate -- Sveta -- Acris det -- Carrots not sticks -- Slow down -- Process blocks -- Boreal -- A slight incessent breeze -- The nineteen floors -- Give it a rest -- If we keep going we risk everything.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Made by People 2005

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

Contents: (1994-95) Concert Choir: Hallelujah ; Lacrimosa -- Bel Cantos: Father William -- Choral Aires: Maria Magdalene ; Ein Kleiner, hubscher Vogel ; Let me fly (1995-96) Concert Choir: Jubilate deo ; Dirait-on -- Bel Cantos: Psalm 100 ; Under the Greenwood tree ; Hold on -- Men of Note: La virgin lava Panales ; Soon-un will be done -- Vocal Majority: All that hath life and breath, praise ye the Lord...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tonkins Boardman 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LOCAL Tra

Summary: After 30 years in prison, Horcia discovers that her friend and fellow inmate committed the murder of which she was accused. This leads to her release and the transformative discovery of the man who framed her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2018

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

Hothem, Lar

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collector Books 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 739.73 HOT

LAO-TZU

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1976

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Lay, Richard.

Summary: Teaches how to prepare soil for gardening, including choosing a site for a bed, building a frame, and creating a blanket of leaves or grass.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2013

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McCullough, Rab

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD PM McCullough

Yan, Lan

Summary: "In recounting her family history, Lan Yan brings to life a century of Chinese history from the last emperor to present day, including the Cultural Revolution which tore her childhood apart. The little girl who was crushed by the Cultural Revolution has become one of the most active businesswomen in her country. In telling her and her family's story, she serves up an intimate account of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2020

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

Lad, Vasant

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 615.53 LAD

Senior, Jennifer

Summary: Drawing on a vast array of sources in history, sociology, economics, psychology, philosophy, and anthropology, a journalist challenges basic beliefs about parenthood, while revealing the profound ways children deepen and add purpose to life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.874 SEN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 SEN

Waterson, Lal

Contents: Rubber band -- The scarecrow -- Fine horseman -- Winifer odd -- Danny Rose -- Child among the weeds -- Magical man -- Never the same -- To make you stay -- Shady lady -- Red wine and promises -- Bright phoebus.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK WAT

Lao, She

Summary: Stories by a Chinese writer. They range from A Man Who Doesn't Lie, which is a caricature of a habitual liar, to The Grand Opening, on a hospital which gives VD patients injections of tea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Hawaiʻi Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAO

Cook, Lan

Summary: Here are traditional tales from every corner of the globe, all featuring bold and clever heroines who battle dragons, fight sea serpents or save their village from monstrous thieves. This is a sequel to the best-selling title Forgotten Fairy Tales of Brave and Brilliant Girls. Diverse range of characters. Lively retellings for a modern audience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 COO

Hothem, Lar

Summary: Describes, illustrates, and lists the current market value of arrowheads, axes, knives, tools, pottery, and other Indian artifacts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collector Books 1992

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.1 HOT

Laz, Medard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liguori Publications 1998

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 155.9 LAZ

Segrest, Mab

Summary: "A look at the racist origins of psychiatry, through the story of the largest mental institution in the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 SEG

Smith, Tab

Contents: Hurricane T -- Spider's web -- Mean to me -- T.G. blues -- Fast blues -- Someone to watch over me -- Yo yo blues -- Bounce blues -- Feel like I wanna die -- Caravan -- Blues in my heart -- I want you to love me -- Soft breeze -- Slow blues -- Crazy walk -- Pretend -- Pick up on Tab, pt. 1 -- Stardust -- Dansero -- Alone without you -- Pick up on Tab, pt. 2 -- My mother's eyes -- Mambolino --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Delmark Records 2004

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ SMI

Westerveld, Bab.

Summary: Text and photographs give detailed instructions on making a variety of string figures with and without a companion. Also discusses the origins and names of the individual figures and games that can be played with them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1979

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 793.9 WES

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