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Jones, Sherry

Overview
Works: 82 works in 192 publications in 9 languages and 3,596 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biography  Guidebooks  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Author, Producer, Author of screenplay, Director, Performer, Singer
Classifications: PS3610.O6285, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sherry Jones
The jewel of Medina : a novel by Sherry Jones( Book )
29 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of seventh-century Saudi Arabia, a fictional portrait of A'isha, the child bride of the prophet Muhammad, describes how she battled religious persecution, jealousy, political rivals, and temptation to become Muhammad's trusted advisor
Watergate plus 30 shadow of history ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What lessons has America learned from Watergate? Thirty years after the most infamous break-in helped pull down President Richard Nixon, all of the facts are still not in. But as this compelling documentary shows, Watergate remains a nearly unbelievable tale of ordinary men corrupted by power and their desire to retain it. Interviews with investigator Sam Dash, co-conspirator John Dean, and journalist Bob Woodward recreate the history and speculate on the effects
Four sisters, all queens by Sherry Jones( Book )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This historical novel follows four daughters of Beatrice of Savoy, all of whom became queens in medieval Europe"--Provided by publisher
The sword of Medina : a novel by Sherry Jones( Book )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Before dying, Muhammad leaves his jeweled sword to A'isha, telling her to use it in the jihad to come. But what if the jihad is against her own people? This climactic sequel to "The Jewel of Medina" returns to 7th-century Arabia to discover whether, after fighting a civil war, a people can ever truly heal
Hiroshima why the bomb was dropped ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
ABC News special program with Peter Jennings reports commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing. Discusses the planning for and the aftermath of the American use of the atomic bomb which destroyed two Japanese cities in August 1945. In this program historical documents, diaries and memoirs are read by actors
Torturing democracy ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tells the inside story of how the U.S. government adopted torture as official policy in the aftermath of 9/11. [The film] examines how coercive interrogation methods were used by the CIA and then in military interrogations at Guantanamo Bay and Iraq. It carefully presents evidence that the Bush administration promoted these methods and developed legal justification for the practice - and so lays to rest the 'rotten apple' defense for abusive interrogation at Guantanamo, Abu Ghraib and elsewhere"--Container
The sharp hook of love by Sherry Jones( Book )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The passionate, star-crossed love story of famed lovers Heloise and Abelard -- the original Romeo and Juliet -- is told by Heloise, using actual letters the couple wrote to each other in 12th century Paris during their forbidden affair"--
The crash ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Explore[s] the dynamics of the global economy in an era of instability. Less than a year ago, Russia devalued its ruble and defaulted on its debts. Ten days later, the world's major markets tumbled and American investors saw the worth of their savings and retirement funds plummet. Fear spread that the global economy was indeed unraveling and arguments arose over who were the real culprits in the crisis"--Container
Trade secrets a Moyers report ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This documentary exposes the 40 year history of the American chemical industry's supression of information regarding the threats to public health by synthetic chemicals being introduced into the environment at all levels. Addresses the danger to public health by the continued use of approximately 9000 of the 15,000 mass produced chemical substances that have never undergone toxicological study in the United States. Followed by a panel discussion moderated by Moyers including industry spokesmen and both environmental and medical experts"
The Struggle for Russia ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Presents an in-depth look at Boris Yeltsin's presidency, exploring Russia's economic and social chaos and examining what went wrong with Yeltsin's 'shock therapy' economic reforms. The program looks at the battle between Yeltsin and his political opponents"--Container
9/11 for the record ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
NOW analyzes the 9/11 Commission report and connects the dots of what happened that day and the warning signs leading up to it. This special episode highlights the agonizing close calls, missteps, and outright failures of two administrations and America's intelligence and security agencies in the months and years leading up to 9/11
Bill Moyers reports trading democracy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An analysis of the effects of Chapter 11 of the North American Free Trade Agreement (aka: NAFTA), which contains a legal loophole that corporate investors are exploiting to circumvent the American legal system
Moyers on America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Net @ risk -- A boon to computer users, broadband has meant fast Internet services for millions. But as the phone and cable giants that operate these networks consider the profits to be made by controlling the content and delivery of the Internet, Net Neutrality - and the easy sharing of ideas and opinions that goes with it - may soon become a thing of the past in America
Return of the czar ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Almost a decade after the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia is arguably more free than at any time in its history. But while the West has applauded the market reforms of former President Boris Yeltsin, in Russia there has been collapse. As career KGB officer Vladimir Putin -- Yeltsin's anointed successor -- is set to ascend to Russia's presidency, Frontline takes an in-depth look at what Russia has become and why"--Container
The hiker's guide to Montana's Continental Divide Trail by Tad Brooks( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Washington's other scandal ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The 1996 presidential campaign was the most expensive in history and the most corrupt since Richard Nixon's 1974 re-election. In a special report with Bill Moyers, FRONTLINE goes behind the headlines to explore how both Democrats and Republicans conspired to evade the laws which limit the amount of money allowed to flow into election campaigns"--Container
Rich world, poor women ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the female face of poverty in three segments. The first segment, Women's Work, delves into the world of laborers in Thailand. In Broken Promises, the second segment, NOW travels to Senegal and inside a seemingly inescapable cycle of poverty. In the final segment Bill Moyers interviws Dr. Vandana Shiva, who travels the world challenging the rules of globalization
Guantanamo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"According to the Bush administration, the war on terrorism requires new tactics and new thinking--including departure from the Geneva Convention when deemed necessary. Guantanamo shows how that policy is implemented at Camp Delta, how it is vigorously defended in the name of national security, and how it is contested just as passionately on behalf of personal freedom and human rights."--Container
Keeping the faith ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the Black church in America through the experiences of two Black churches in Chicago, one with a middle class congregation and one serving the inner-city poor. Explores the social responsibilities of the successful black middle class to blacks who remain in poverty
Missile wars ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"As the United States prepares to withdraw from the Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty, FRONTLINE examines why: the Bush administration's determination to deploy an antimissile system. Supporters say missile defense will protect America from rogue states. Critics argue that terrorist attacks are a far greater threat. FRONTLINE examines the missile defense debate"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Jones, Sherry
Languages
English (74)
Spanish (15)
Polish (7)
Italian (5)
Slovenian (4)
Serbian (2)
Czech (2)
German (1)
Greek, Modern (1)
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