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Tan, Sue Lynn

Summary: "An enthralling debut fantasy inspired by the legend of Chang'e, the Chinese moon goddess, in which a young woman's quest to free her mother sets her on a dangerous path and pits her against the most powerful immortal in the realm. Growing up on the moon, Xingyin is accustomed to solitude, unaware that she is being hidden from the feared Celesial Emperor who exiled her mother for stealing the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TAN

Summary: Once upon a time in China: The legendary martial arts teacher Wong Fei-hung, with a band of disciples, battles a host of nefarious forces--foreign and local--who are threatening Chinese sovereignty as British and American imperialists encroach upon the Mainland.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ONC
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD FOREIGN ONC

Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In a remote monastery high up in the mountains, an old master, a young monk and an orphaned boy devote themselves to their Buddhist teachings. As the master faces death, he must lead his disciples away from their past ties to the outside world and its rapidly changing values, and point them toward their quest for enlightenment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bae Yong-kyun Productions [production company 1999

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

Summary: A chronicle of the life of a Buddhist monk from childhood to the end of his days.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

Contents: Crouching tiger, hidden dragon -- The eternal vow -- A wedding interrupted -- Night fight -- Silk Road -- To the south -- Through the bamboo forest -- The encounter -- Desert capriccio -- In the old temple -- Yearning of the sword -- Sorrow -- Farewell -- A love before time (English) -- A love before time (Mandarin).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Classical/Sony Music Soundtrax 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SHOW MUSIC CRO

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LIU

Summary: An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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Summary: During his time as a police captain in Foshan, Ip Man is targeted by a vengeful gangster just as the Japanese army invades the region.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Kim, Seung-Woo

Summary: A fickle filmmaker falls for a young woman and then leaves her, but when he tries to recreate the romance, he meets her again under awkward circumstances.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2008

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

Summary: In the early 1600s, the Manchurians have taken over sovereignty of China and established the Ching Dynasty. The new government immediately imposes a martial arts ban, forbidding the practice of martial arts altogether in order to gain control.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company 2007

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Tan, Dun

Contents: Act I. Bach, monks, and Shakespeare meet in water (8:55) -- Act II. Earth dance (6:47) -- Act III. Dialogue with "Little Cabbage" (3:14) -- Act IV. Metal and stone (10:10) -- Act V. Song of Paper (6:40).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Nonesuch 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL TAN

Summary: A pitch-black comedy with style to burn, A Hard Day depicts a day-in- the-life of a cop that goes from bad to worse to cursed. Driving back from his mother's funeral, homicide detective Gun-soo runs over a man in a dark rural street. In a moment of desperation, he dumps the body in a coffin alongside his mother. The disappearance of his accident victim is investigated by a colleague, and,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2015

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

Summary: A hauntingly atmospheric and star-studded adaptation of Henry James' classic gothic horror story. A young, inexperienced governess is hired to look after two small children abandoned by their uncle, following the death of their parents, at his grand country house. Unsettled by glimpses of ghostly figures that only she can see, she quickly believes that something malevolent is stalking the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV GHO

Flynn, Ian/ Stanley, Evan (ILT)

Contents: Bonds of friendship / story, Ian Flynn ; art, Jennifer Hernandez -- Jet set tornado / story, Caleb Goellner ; art, Jack Lawrence -- Victory garden / story, Evan Stanley & Gigi Dutreix ; art, Evan Stanley -- Curse of the pyramid / story, Cavan Scott ; art,Diana Skelly -- Sonic fan club / story, James Kochalka ; art, Jonathan Gray -- Tangle & Whisper / story, Ian Flynn ; art, Evan Stanley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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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

Tan, Dun

Contents: The book of timespace : winter. Piazza -- The book of timespace : spring. Sea ; Bazaar -- The book of timespace : summer. Desert ; Himalaya ; The wall -- The book of timespace : autumn. The wall (continued).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Classical 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD O TAN

Summary: After being blinded in a coup against the king, Joseon's greatest swordsman goes into hiding, far removed from his city's anguish. But when traffickers kidnap his daughter, he has no choice but to unsheathe his sword once more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Contents: Disc one. Rumble (Link Wray) -- Peter Gunn (Duane Eddy) -- Buckeye (Johnny & the Hurricanes) -- Tequila (the Champs) -- Wild weekend (the Rockin' Rebels) -- Big shot (Johnny Cannon) -- Bongo rock (Preston Epps) -- Teen beat (Sandy Nelson) -- Walk don't run (the Ventures) -- Apache (the Shadows) -- Rebel rouser (Duane Eddy) -- Red river rock (Johnny & the Hurricanes) -- Moon dawg! (the Gamblers)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Famous Flames Recording 2012

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

Summary: "A young F.B.I. agent is assigned watchdog duty over a fellow agent, but finds herself drawn into his investigations of paranormal and unexplained phenomena."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV X

Summary: American General Douglas MacArthur sends eight members of the Korean Liaison Office on a secret mission behind North Korean lines to carry out Operation 'X-ray.' This covert operation must succeed so that MacArthur can launch the daring Incheon Landing Operation.This is a fictionalized version of the historical CIA/military intelligence operation 'Trudy Jackson.'

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Bai, Xue

Summary: "Written from the perspective of children who observe the world through their windows, this book for young readers looks at the lives of housebound children during the coronavirus pandemic. Inspired by true events and people from around the world, "From My Window" shows children that we all have the same fears, and that we can overcome them by being creative and empathetic, and by staying...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: United Nations Publications 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAI

Summary: Watch John 'Four Leaf' Tayback as he fights a gruesome battle during the Vietnam War. But, this is actually a scene from 'Tropic Thunder, ' a big-budget adaptation of Tayback's wartime memoir. Starring as the central platoon are Speedman, Lazarus, Chino and Portnoy, as well as young character actor Kevin Sandusky. To play the character of African American Sgt. Osiris, Lazarus dyes his skin dark...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks/Paramount Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY TRO

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

Summary: A contemporary take on the classic Arthur Conan Doyle stories, Sherlock is a thrilling, funny, fast-paced adventure series set in present-day London. The iconic details from Conan Doyle's original books remain: they live at the same address, have the same names, and, somewhere out there, Moriarty is waiting for them. And so across three thrilling, scary, action-packed, and highly modern...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SHE

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD SHE NOT RATED

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Sherlock 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Sh

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