Most widely held works about John Pielmeier
Most widely held works by John Pielmeier
The pillars of the Earth ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 892 libraries worldwide
In 1120 A.D., the heir to the English throne dies when the royal ship burns at sea. The King calls on his subjects to accept his daughter Maud as ruler until her son comes of age, but the church backs his nephew Stephen. Squire Bartholomew pledges his loyalty to Maud and is thrown in jail, leaving his daughter Aliena and son Richard alone. Maud goes raises an army in France and attacks Stephen. Meanwhile, Tom Builder is destined to construct a cathedral in Kingsbridge . His ally is Prior Philip, who learns to be a good politician as he watches over his flock and his cathedral. Tom also has the headaches of refereeing between his son Alfred and headstrong Jack, one of his better stone carvers. Against this backdrop of war and monumental construction, are all the elements common to epic storytelling: heroes and villains, trust and treachery, fate and the struggle against it.
Agnes of God by John Pielmeier ( Book )
20 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 891 libraries worldwide
In this contemporary murder mystery set within the confines of a convent, Agnes is a devout, innocent young nun accused of infanticide. As a psychiatrist (herself a lapsed Catholic) and the Mother Superior struggle over Agnes' fate, the play plunges into the mystery of faith and the consequence of truth.
Gifted hands the Ben Carson story ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 775 libraries worldwide
Follows the life of Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, who overcame problems in school and obstacles in life to become a world-renowned neurosurgeon. His lifelong journey led him to become director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, a bestselling author, and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Includes behind-the-scenes, and featurettes.
The memory keeper's daughter ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Multiple languages and English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
A father has a nurse take his newborn daughter to a home to be raised away from his wife and the baby's twin brother, upon learning that the baby girl has Down Syndrome.
Agnes of God : a drama by John Pielmeier ( Book )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
A nun is accused of infanticide. As a psychiatrist and Mother Superior struggle over the nun's fate, the play plunges deeply into the mysteries of faith and the consequence of truth.
Mysteries of Egypt ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 513 libraries worldwide
Presents a story of a grandfather who enchants his granddaughter with tales of tombs and treasures. Travel back more than 4,000 years to a time when the Great Pyramids of Giza were built. A special 30-minute bonus program gives you an insider's look at what it took to create this film.
Hitler : the rise of evil ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Traces the mind of a madman as he begins his ruthless climb to power. From his emergence out of the ashes of World War I through the birth of the Nazi party.
Agnes of God ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
When, at an isolated convent in Montreal, the infant of a young nun is found strangled, a court-appointed psychiatrist must decide if the devout but troubled girl is fit to stand trial.
Agnes of God : a novel by Leonore Fleischer ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
At risk ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Win Garano, rising star of the Massachusetts State Police, is sent to Tennessee by D.A. Monique 'Money' Lamont to investigate a murder that took place more than twenty years before. The calculating Monique thinks she has found the perfect mystery to showcase her new crime initiative and Garano has no choice but to follow her lead. Along with his colleague Sykes, Garano follows the evidence to a killer in Knoxville, and then back to Boston and a crime that hits much closer to home.
Flowers for Algernon ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
The story of Charlie, a gentle mentally-handicapped man, and the repercussions he faces after undergoing brain surgery, and the unbreakable bond he has with a lab mouse, Algernon.
The front ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
District Attorney Monique Lamont orders Detective Win Garano to reopen the investigation of the brutal, decades-old murder of a young blind woman named Janie Brolin. Janie's boyfriend was the main suspect in the original investigation, but Lamont has another suspect in mind: the Boston Strangler. Garano will work with no-nonsense female detective 'Stump' to uncover the truth about Janie's death and track down a psychopath who is leaving their witnesses and colleagues dead in his wake.
The shell seekers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
With three grown children and a lifetime of memories, Penelope Keeling realizes that something is missing: the simple joy she knew as a child playing on the beach. So she embarks on a journey to discover the secret of happiness for her friends, her family and herself.
Sins of the father ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
In 1963, amidst the civil rights movement that was tearing the nation apart, one hate crime became notorious: the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala. which killed four young African America girls. Now, in 1998, the FBI has reopened the case, and Tom Cherry's memories are recalled about the turbulent years of his childhood. He is forced to come to terms with his past, facing his father's possible involvement with the KKK, and his part in the crime. With the help of his friend, Tom finds the strength to testify against his father.
Haunted lives : three short plays by John Pielmeier ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Impassioned embraces : pieces of love and theatre by John Pielmeier ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
The capture of the green river killer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
For nearly 20 years, the Green River Killer haunted Washington State with a series of shocking murders. The two-part movie is told through the eyes of a young runaway, Helen Remus, whose fate, bad luck, and unwise choices led to her encounter with the notorious serial killer. Leading the hunt for the murderer is Sheriff David Reichert, who risks it all to find justice for the slain girls.
Dodson's journey ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Only weeks after his father dies and his eleven-year marriage abruptly ends in divorce, James Dodson decides to go an a fly-fishing adventure with his unforgiving seven-year-old daughter.
The pillars of the Earth. Disc 2 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Emerging from the shadows of England's Dark Ages, an idealistic mason sets out on a quest to erect a glorious catherdral. But when his efforts shine a light on the dark secrets of an ambitious Bishop and the battling progeny of royalty, all of whom will stop at nothing to keep those secrets hidden.
The pillars of the Earth ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
In the town of Kingsbridge during the middle of the twelfth century, the lives of those who are working to build the most amazing Gothic cathedral in the world become entwined through their ambitions, loves, and tribulations. At once, this is a sensuous and enduring love story and an epic that shines with the fierce spirit of a passionate age.
African American surgeons American drama American fiction Antiquities Architects and builders Architecture, Gothic Biographical television programs Carson, Ben Cathedrals--Design and construction Civilization Cold cases (Criminal investigation) Detective and mystery films Documentary television programs Down syndrome Drama Egypt England Europe Families Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Germany Historical television programs History Hitler, Adolf,--1889-1945 Infanticide Insanity (Law) Made-for-TV movies Massachusetts Middle Ages Military campaigns Miracles Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei Neurosurgeons Nuns Nurses Parents of children with disabilities Pielmeier, John Police Psychiatrists Québec--Montréal Radio plays Television adaptations Television mini-series United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired World War (1914-1918)
Multiple languages (6)
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