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Summary: Set in China during the warring 1920s, notorious bandit chief Zhang descends upon a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, an identity that he had hijacked from Old Tang, who was a small-time imposter. Bent on making a fast buck, Zhang soon meets his match in the tyrannical local gentry Huang as a deadly battle of wit and brutality ensues.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2012

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

Summary: Jeffrey is the killer hired by the mob for one last job. Lee is a relentless cop whose mission is to stop Jeffrey at all cost. The two enemies form a strange bond that blurs the line between good and evil. When Jeffrey is double-crossed by the mob in a shootout, Lee picks up his trail in a church while Jeffrey's mistress is caught in a crossfire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Lorber Films 2000

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

Summary: Set in the early 1970s during the later stages of China's Cultural Revolution, two city-bred teenage best friends are sent to a backward mountainous region for Maoist re-education.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Empire Pictures 2005

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

Summary: Watch an epic action feature inspired by the life and times of the legendary kung fu master, Ip Man, who mentored Bruce Lee. The story spans the tumultuous Republican era that followed the fall of China's last dynasty, a time of chaos, division, and war that was also the golden age of Chinese martial arts.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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

Summary: "Ying Zheng, the King of Qin, has one driving ambition: to unify China's seven kingdoms into one magnificent empire. Impressed by her lover's convictions, Lady Zhao helps Ying Zheng concoct an assassination plot that would justify the conquest of Qin's most powerful enemy"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2000

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

Blu, Suzi.

Summary: "Mixed-Media Girls with Suzi Blu takes you step-by-step through the process of how to draw a folk art and stylized girls' faces. With inspiration from Suzi's popular online workshops and videos, this inspiring book teaches you to create simple, balanced features and add shading with colored pencils and paint. From there, you'll discover how to draw the rest of the figure and put it into a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quarry Books 2012

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Summary: Soul Mate traces the relationship between two best friends (Zhou Dongyu and Ma Sichun) and the eventual collapse of their friendship when a boy comes between them. Anchored by two of the most promising young actresses of their generation, Soul Mate is an evocative drama that dissects young love with style and verve. --

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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

Stein, Lou.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Books 1988

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.42 STE

Summary: After Kun graduates from film school, he sets out to leave behind the fast-paced city of Beijing to film in the grasslands of Inner Mongolia where unforgettable lessons await him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Tzu, Sun.

Summary: 1. Sun Tzu said: The art of war is of vital importance to the State.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: eBooksLib 2005

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Simonson, Louise

Summary: Lilly desperately wants to be one of the "cool girls" at Memorial Middle School, so she is thrilled to be invited to Tania's birthday party; but Tania is actually interested in Lilly's older brother, Hank, and when that does not work out she turns on Lilly, bullying her and making her life miserable--until a suggestion from her favorite teacher, and a campaign against bullying, provides Lilly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 JUN

Mason, Jane B.

Summary: Most of the sixth graders at Memorial Middle School are all a-flutter about the beginning-of-the-school-year, boy-girl party, but not Lucia, who is put off by all the talk about what to wear, and who to date--however, when she gets to know Adesh (the boy who sits on her favorite bench in the park), she starts thinking that there might be something to this dating thing after all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 JUN

Gunderson, Jessica

Summary: Kamilla has a wonderful singing voice, but she does not want to sign up for the Memorial Middle School musical because she sees herself as overweight, even though the doctor tells her she is not--so can exercise and the support of her family and friends help her overcome her negative image and lead her to the starring role her talent demands?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 JUN

Sun-tzu

Summary: For more than two thousand years, Sun-tzu's "The Art of War" has provided leaders with essential advice on battlefield tactics, managing troops and terrain, and employing cunning and deception. An elemental part of Chinese culture, it has also become a touchstone for the Western struggle for survival and success

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barnes & Noble 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Hist War Sun-tzu

Zhu, Ben

Summary: Monkey is stuck on an island made of desserts, and Fox on one made of dirt and rocks, but as time passes, fortunes change and they learn about sharing and caring.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2021

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Summary: Explores the indomitable spirit of three "Lost Boys" from the Sudan who are forced to leave their homeland due to a tumultuous civil war. Chronicles their triumph over seemingly insurmountable adversities and a relocation to the United States, where the Lost Boys build active and fulfilling new lives but remain deeply committed to helping friends and family they have left behind.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Computer hackers demand ransom when they break into a computer system with a powerful and apparently unstoppable virus. A mysterious young woman quickly saves the business. She requests a meeting with the company's CEO and he ends up getting more than he bargained for. Lynn turns out to be a highly skilled assassin, who knocks off the CEO with the help of her younger sister Sue. Hong, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

Simonson, Louise

Summary: Allie is a star on the track team at Memorial Middle School, but when she passes out at a local track meet, she is diagnosed with diabetes, and afraid of what the other kids will think she tries to keep it a secret--a plan that backfires when her furtive and erratic behavior leads to rumors that she is on drugs, or worse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 JUN

Summary: Touki bouki: "A vivid, fractured portrait of Senegal in the early 1970s. ... two young lovers long to leave Dakar for the glamour and comforts of France, but their escape plan is beset by complications both concrete and mystical"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

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

Sumie.

Contents: Spells you -- Never wanted to be -- Let you go -- Hunting sky -- Show talked windows -- Burden of ease -- Speed in to -- Midnight glories -- Later flights -- Sailor friends

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bella Union 2013

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

Summary: Working as a hostess in a trendy bar, a young beauty finds herself mercilessly torn between two men: Hao-hao, her neurotic and jealous live-in boyfriend, and Jack, the mysterious and enterprising gangster who may be her undoing. Chronicles the fleeting, finite blooming of a young woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2004

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

Sutin, Jack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 SUT

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