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Shepherd, Peng

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "Set in a dangerous near future world, The Book of M tells the captivating story of a group of ordinary people caught in an extraordinary catastrophe who risk everything to save the ones they love. It is a sweeping debut that illuminates the power that memories have not only on the heart, but on the world itself. One afternoon at an outdoor market in India, a man's shadow disappears--an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHE

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

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

Summary: After having the emperor's minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim's children to a remote point on the northern Chinese border. But that bloodthirsty mission is confounded by a mysterious group of fighters who arrive on the scene, intent on delivering justice and defending the innocent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN DRA

Pengo.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Carbon Records 1999

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD AVANT-GARDE Pengo

Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra

Contents: Boomwack (3:39) -- Mirror mirror (3:21) -- The definition of funk (4:45) -- Biker chick (2:29) -- Daylight robbery (2:33) -- Well hung (4:18) -- Spy seduction (3:32) -- Big Ben (3:58) -- Super storage (1:49) -- Rock on rocks (1:17) -- Soho chase (2:10) -- Straight to video (2:18) -- Piano Milano (3:12) -- Song for Ennio (6:37).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Ubiquity Recordings 2012

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

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

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

Summary: "Set in Fo Shan, China during the Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man vividly brings to life the brutality of the infamous Japanese occupation, where once proud men are forced to fight [to the] death for a precious bag of rice. Defined by courage and humility, Ip Man, whose fighting skills are revered all over China, rises to the fore front. Upon refusing to teach his martial arts to the invading...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

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

Pang, Guek-Cheng

Summary: "Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Kazakhstan"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 958.45 PAN

Pang, Guek-Cheng

Summary: "Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Grenada"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972.9845 PAN

Summary: Noah Calhoun regularly visits Allie Nelson who is in a nursing home because of Alzheimer's. He reads to her from an ole, faded notebook contianing the account of a young couple, how they met, fell in love, and confronted obstacles to their happiness. It is their own story and sometimes she remembers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2005

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD NOT

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE NOT

Fu, Ping

Summary: Traces the author's rise from a survivor of China's Cultural Revolution to an "Inc. Magazine" Entrepreneur of the Year and proud U.S. citizen, describing the circumstances that led to her exile and the visionary leadership style that enabled her remarkable career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FU, PING FU

Summary: A new arrival in British-occupied Hong Kong wants to open a martial arts academy to teach his unique Wing Chun style. But a corrupt cabal of martial arts masters, led by Master Hung, refuses to allow him to teach in peace until he proves himself in a series of fights against the local master, which Ip does, in style. But even after earning the respect of the local masters, Ip's troubles are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

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

Shephard, Sue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.4 Shephard 2000

Herg,̌

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Whether he's trolling the high seas for treasure or blasting off for the moon, young reporter-sleuth Tintin and his faithful dog, Snowy, have delighted readers everywhere for generations with their timeless adventures. Join Tintin and Snowy as they tackle the toughest mysteries around the world in The Castafiore Emerald, Flight 714, and Tintin and the Picaros.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown 1993

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Summary: Starring action superstars Jackie Chan and Tony Leung(The Grandmaster) Tony Leung is Andy, a cop sent to a corrupt prison camp known as the "Island On Fire", where prisoners are abused by staff and used as hitmen for killing drug dealers. Paying homage to both 'Cool Hand Luke' and 'The Wild Geese', and featuring action legends Sammo Hung (Martial Law) and Jimmy Wong Yu (The One Armed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: All Channel Films, Inc. 1990

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Shephard, Ben

Summary: At the end of World War II, long before an Allied victory was assured and before the scope of the atrocities orchestrated by Hitler would come into focus or even assume the name of the Holocaust, Allied forces had begun to prepare for its aftermath. Taking cues from the end of the First World War, planners had begun the futile task of preparing themselves for a civilian health crisis that, due...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 SHE

Benga

Contents: Zero m2 -- Night -- B4 the dual -- E trips -- Someone 20 -- Light bulb -- Crunked up -- Go tell them -- Cut -- Emotions -- 3 minutes -- Pleasure -- 26 basslines -- Loose synths.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tempa 1990

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

Gong.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK Gong

Pena, Jimmy.

Summary: A fitness expert offers a weight loss program that combines perfectly proportioned meals with biblically based motivation, and includes shopping lists, daily menus, and simple recipes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.25 PEN

Summary: A Chernobyl-like disaster on a Klingon moon has the Klingon leader attempting to make peace with the Federation. Sent to escort the leader to the peace talks is Captain Kirk and the Enterprise crew. The crew becomes stunned when unknown conspirators murder the Klingon and the blame is fixed on them. Captain Kirk and Dr. McCoy are accused of the crime. As they stand trial for murder, Mr. Spock...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI STA

Deng, Alephonsion.

Summary: As gunshots, flames, and screams engulfed their village, three cousins fled into the cover of the forest. Every step led the boys away from their peaceful, agrarian world--a traditional world where spear-toting fathers protected their huts from the lions that roamed by night. With each footstep they were drawn deeper into the horrific violence of Sudan's civil war: a world of bombed-out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 962.4 DEN

Summary: Jason is an American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics. He makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, Jason unexpectedly finds himself traveling back to ancient China. He meets the drunken kungfu master, Lu Yan; an enigmatic and skillful...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2008

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Henson, Pene

Summary: "The great outdoors isn't so great for Sydney It-Girl Lien Hong. It's too dark, too quiet, and there are spiders in the toilet of the cabin she is sharing with friends on the way to a New South Wales music festival. To make matters worse, she's been separated from her companions and taken a bad fall. With a storm approaching, her rescue comes in the form of a striking wilderness ranger named...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Interlude Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEN

Meng, Cece.

Summary: When Old Turtle dies and is taken back by the sea, his friends remember that he was a wonderful teacher and friend who made his world a better place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MEN