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Yi, Chi-min

Summary: American movie star Marilyn Monroe will be visiting Korea on a four-day USO tour, and Alice has been chosen as her translator. Though intrigued, Alice has few expectations of the job--what could she and a beautiful actress at the peak of her fame possibly have to talk about? Yet the Marilyn she meets, while just as dazzling and sensual as Alice expected, is also surprisingly approachable. As...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2019

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Shin, JiSang

Summary: Kum-ji's secret--that she is really a fan of the band DDL--is discovered by a fellow member of the fan club of rival band Yo-i. In comic book format.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ice Kunion 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 CHO

Bandi

Summary: "Set during the period of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il's leadership, the seven stories that make up The Accusation give voice to people living under this most bizarre and horrifying of dictatorships. The characters of these compelling stories come from a wide variety of backgrounds, from a young mother living among the elite in Pyongyang whose son misbehaves during a political rally, to a former...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Anderson, Alison A.

Summary: To keep herself occupied after recently losing her sight, Zinaida begins a diary in the summer of 1888. When a family rents a guesthouse on her family's estate, Zinaida meets and befriends Anton, the middle son, who is a doctor and a writer. As the summer progresses, Zinaida's diary becomes an intimate, intropective narrative of her singular relationship with Anton. More than a century later,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

Brennert, Alan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRE

Drabble, Margaret

Summary: Receiving the two-hundred-year-old memoir of a Korean crown princess from an anonymous sender, Oxford student Barbara Halliwell reads about the princess's life and finds profound changes occurring within her present-day London home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DRA

Pak, SoHee

Summary: "Amidst the fallout from the king's decision to make Prince Yul the crown prince, Chae-Kyung and Shin make plans to get back together. Meanwhile, Yul struggles to get to the bottom of his mother's involvement in the accident that may have cost Chae-Kyung dearly. When he confronts her, the Daebi reveals a shocking secret from seventeen years ago, which will set into motion events that will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 GOO

Apostol, Gina

Summary: Two women, a Filipino translator and an American filmmaker, go on a road trip in Duterte's Philippines, collaborating and clashing in the writing of a film script about a massacre during the Philippine-American War. Chiara is working on a film about an incident in Balangiga, Samar, in 1901, when Filipino revolutionaries attacked an American garrison, and in retaliation American soldiers created...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC APO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC APO

Church, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M CHU

Church, James.

Summary: In a late 1990s North Korea, a younger Inspector O is working Pyongyang as the country's nuclear missile program begins to escalate and as the wife of a North Korean diplomat turns up dead in Pakistan under suspicious circumstances, but as Inspector O investigates, he discovers that the woman's death could lead to a larger conspiracy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHU

Cantor, Rachel.

Summary: Is a new life possible? Because Shira Greene's life hasn't quite turned out as planned. She's a single mom living with her daughter and her gay friend, Ahmad. Her PhD on Dante's Vita Nuova hasn't gotten her a job, and her career as a translator hasn't exactly taken off either. But then she gets a call from a Nobel Prize-winning Italian poet who insists she's the only one who can translate his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAN

Galante, Cecilia.

Summary: Willa Bean, who wants to master flying before starting school at Cupid Academy, celebrates her unconventional looks and unique personality, but struggles to accept that cupids learn how to fly at different times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J LW 1

Pandi

Summary: "The Accusation is a deeply moving and eye-opening work of fiction that paints a powerful portrait of life under the North Korean regime. Set during the period of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il's leadership, the seven stories that make up The Accusation give voice to people living under this most bizarre and horrifying of dictatorships. The characters of these compelling stories come from a wide...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAN

Andrews, Mesu

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction And

Brinker, Nancy.

Summary: Nancy Brinker, cancer advocate and former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, chronicles her sister's struggles with breast cancer and eventual death. Here, Brinker reveals how her sister Susan Komen sparked the breast cancer awareness movement.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 BRINKER, NANCY G BRI

McKenzie, Elizabeth

Summary: "A young couple on the brink of marriage--the charming Veblen and her fiancé Paul, a brilliant neurologist--find their engagement in danger of collapse. Along the way they weather everything from each other's dysfunctional families, to the attentions of a seductive pharmaceutical heiress, to an intimate tête-à-tête with a very charismatic squirrel. Veblen (named after the iconoclastic economist...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCK

Yoon, Paul.

Summary: "A highly anticipated debut novel from 5 Under 35 National Book Foundation honoree featuring a Korean War refugee who emigrates to Brazil to become a tailor's apprentice and confronts the wreckage of his past"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOO

Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: "Soren's sister, Eglantine, si falling under the spell of a strange nightly dream. Then, just as Soren notices her trancelike state, Eglantine disappears, and the dreams become a deadly waking nightmare that puts the Great Tree of Ga'Hoole in terrible danger."--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC LAS

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Lasky 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GoG 5

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LAS

Lee, Krys

Summary: Three young people struggle to make new lives for themselves in the dangerous region where China borders North Korea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEE

DeMille, Nelson.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Anti-terrorist task force agent John Corey and his FBI agent wife, Kate Mayfield, search for the mastermind behind the bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DEM

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction De Mille 2012

Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: The Great Ga'Hoole tree is a mythic place where Soren, Gylfie, Twilight and Digger seek to find the means to fight the evil that infects the kngdom. There they will be tested in ways they never dreamed, but there they can learn to become true Ga'Hoolian owls--brave, wise, honest, true.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2003

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Lasky 2003

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GoG 2

Bracht, Mary Lynn

Summary: ". . . a sweeping historical debut for fans of Lilac Girls, Memoirs of a Geisha, and Kristin Hannah that brings to life the heartbreaking history of Korea through the deeply moving and redemptive story of two sisters separated by World War II" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRA

Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: The reader is introduced to Soren, a barn owl and the centerpiece of the series. When Soren is pushed from his family's nest by his older brother, he is rescued from certain death on the forest floor by agents from a mysterious school for orphaned owls, St. Aggie's. When Soren arrives at St. Aggie's, he suspects there is more to the school than meets the eye. He and his new friend, the clever...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC LAS

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Gog 1

Pak, So-hŭi

Summary: "When a leisurely hot-springs trip with the Queen Mother intended to bring the future royal couples closer throws Prince Shin, Hyo-Rin, Yul, and Mi-Roo together, fireworks are on the horizon. It quickly becomes painfully clear to all involved, especially Hyo-Rin, that Shin has his ex-wife, Chae-Kyung, on his mind. And when Yul and Shin find themselves alone, Shin confronts Yul, asking him to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 GOO