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Pon, Cindy

Summary: Jason Zhou is trying to survive in Taipei, a city plagued by pollution and viruses, but when he discovers the elite are using their wealth to evade the deadly effects, he knows he must do whatever is necessary to fight the corruption and save his city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC PON

Li, Zhuqing

Summary: "Sisters separated by war forge new identities as they are forced to choose between family, nation, and their own independence. Scions of a once-great southern Chinese family that produced the tutor of the last emperor, Jun and Hong were each other's best friends until, in their twenties, they were separated by chance at the end of the Chinese Civil War. For the next thirty years, while one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc 2022

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Lin, Grace.

Summary: When Pacy, her two sisters, and their parents go to Taiwan to celebrate Grandma's sixtieth birthday, the girls learn a great deal about their heritage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LIN

Summary: Follows a middle-class family in Taipei over the course of one year, beginning with a wedding and ending with a funeral, chronicling middle-aged father, NJ's tenuous flirtation with an old flame and precocious young son Yang-Yang's attempts at capturing reality with his beloved camera.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN YI

Artist Not Provided

Summary: A security guard and a trash collector become involved in a web of dark secrets when they discover videos which document the corrupt activities of a wealthy factory owner.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Video Distributors 2020

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

Chen, Kevin

Summary: "Keith Chen, the second son of a traditional Taiwanese family of seven, runs away from the oppression of his village to Berlin in the hope of finding acceptance as a young gay man. The novel begins a decade later, when Chen has just been released from prison for killing his boyfriend. He is about to return to his family's village, a poor and desolate place. With his parents gone, his sisters...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2022

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC CHE

Lin, Ed

Summary: "In Taiwan, the Mid-Autumn Festival is a time for prioritizing family. When 25-year-old Jing-nan's gangster uncle, Big Eye, asks a favor, Jing-nan can't exactly say no, especially because two goons are going to follow him around to make sure he gets it done right. The favor is this: Big Eye's 16-year old daughter, Mei-ling, has a biker boyfriend from the wrong side of the tracks--in Big Eye's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIN

Summary: In this madcap and lighthearted comedic romp, introverted optometrist Weichung begins to question his marriage with his wife Feng, upon learning of her desire to have another baby. At his sister's engagement party, Weichung bumps into an old friend, Stephen, a wedding photographer who, though also married, is living the high life of a younger, single gay man. When Stephen teases Weichung for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2014

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

Pan, Emily X. R.

Summary: Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: when her mother committed suicide, she turned into a bird and flew to her native Taiwan. On her journey to find her mother, Leigh must face her family's past and move towards a future of forgiveness and love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PAN

Lin, Ed

Summary: Jing-nan has known Peggy Lee, a bullying frenemy who runs her family's huge corporation, since high school. Peggy's father has been kidnapped, and the ransom the kidnappers are demanding is not money but IP: a high-tech memory chip that they want to sell in China. Jing-nan feels sorry for Peggy until she starts blackmailing him into helping out. Peggy is worried the kidnappers' deadline will...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LIN

Wen, Abigail Hing

Summary: When Ever Wong's parents sent her away for the summer, she's expecting Chien Tan: a strict, educational immersion program in Taiwan. Instead, she finds the infamous "Loveboat." There, Ever is surrounded by prodigies, like Rick Woo, Chinese American wonder boy and longtime bane of her existence; Ever's roommate, the confident and clever Sophia Ha, as glamorous as she is sharp; and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WEN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Wen 2020

Summary: Set amidst the urban jungle of Taipei, is this stylish tale of teen angst and despair. Centering on four disaffected, disillusioned youth, the storyline shuttles between the deadpan, petty con games of two Taipei hoods, a young woman, and a cab driver's son who's being pressured to study by his parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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

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

Greanias, Margaret Chiu

Summary: Nervous about visiting her grandmother in Taipei, Taiwan, a young girl soon adjusts to her unfamiliar surroundings and enjoys the adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2022

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Bird, Thomas

Summary: "The Rough Guide to Taiwan is the ultimate travel guide to this fascinating island, with clear maps, full Chinese and pinyin translations and detailed coverage of all the top attractions and a host of lesser-visited sights. Discover Taiwan's highlights with stunning photography and information on everything from the island's magnificent national parks and tranquil hot spring resorts, to its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rough Guides 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.1 TAI

Dalton, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAL

Gaw, Frankie

Summary: "In this stunning exploration of identity through food, the blogger behind Little Fat Boy presents 80 recipes that defined his childhood as a first-generation Taiwanese American growing up in the Midwest"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2022

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Lin, Ed

Summary: "Jing-nan has known Peggy Lee, a bullying frenemy who runs her family's huge corporation, since high school. Peggy's father has been kidnapped, and the ransom the kidnappers are demanding is not money but IP: a high-tech memory chip that they want to sell in China. Jing-nan feels sorry for Peggy until she starts blackmailing him into helping out. Peggy is worried the kidnappers' deadline will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M LIN

Lin, Grace.

Summary: When Pacy, her two sisters, and their parents go to Taiwan to celebrate Grandma's sixtieth birthday, the girls learn a great deal about their heritage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LIN

Somervill, Barbara A.

Summary: Describes the geography, history, government, economy, and culture of Taiwan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile States & Countries, Call number: J 951.249 SOM

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 951.249 SOM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 ENC

Summary: It follows three characters unknowingly sharing a supposedly empty Taipei apartment. The beautiful realtor May Lin brings her lover Ah-jung to a vacant unit she has on the market, unaware that it is secretly being occupied by the suicidal funeral salesman Hsiao-kang. The three cross paths in a series of precisely staged, tragicomic erotic encounters, but despite their physical proximity, they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Pan, Emily X. R.

Summary: After her mother's suicide, grief-stricken Leigh Sanders travels to Taiwan to stay with grandparents she never met, determined to find her mother who she believes turned into a bird.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PAN

Taylor, Brad

Summary: A soldier who was trained to fight and win, Pike Logan is now pitted against an invisible enemy that he can't actually attack, as he learns of a scheme that could launch a full-on war between China and Taiwan.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC TAY

Summary: After becoming obsessed with a girl on her way to Paris, a young watch seller sets all the clocks in Taipei to French time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2002

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WHA

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