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Pielmeier, John

Overview
Works: 106 works in 233 publications in 5 languages and 9,002 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Church history  Love stories  Radio plays  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Actor, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Pielmeier
Agnes of God by John Pielmeier ( Book )
15 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,377 WorldCat member 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
The pillars of the Earth by Sergio Mimica-Gezzan ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,349 WorldCat member 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
Gifted hands the Ben Carson story ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member 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 English and held by 680 WorldCat member 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
Mysteries of Egypt by Scott Swofford ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A grandfather enchants his granddaughter with tales of tombs and treasures more than 4000 years ago in a time when the Great Pyramids of Giza were built
World without end ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in England during the 1300s, the series chronicles the lives of ordinary citizens as the King leads the nation into the Hundred Years' War with France, all while Europe is bracing for the Black Death. Caris, a visionary woman, and her lover Merthin build a community that stands up to the Crown and the church
Hitler the rise of evil by Peter O'Toole ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The events of Hitler's climb to power tell only part of the story. Neither Adolf Hitler nor the Germany of 1939 exploded onto the world stage fully formed. Both evolved. Both were running from failures in their past. Both were looking for someone to blame. Together they entered into a macabre dance to find security and a stronger identity. Whipped into a frenzied fear inflamed by the "Hitler-roar", Germany happily surrendered its voice to one man
At risk ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member 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
Agnes of God a drama by John Pielmeier ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member 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
Patricia Cornwell's The front ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member 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
Flowers for Algernon ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member 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 capture of the green river killer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member 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
The Shell seekers by John Peilmeier ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member 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
Agnes of God by Norman Jewison ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When at an isolated convent, 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
Sins of the father ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member 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 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Impassioned embraces : pieces of love and theatre by John Pielmeier ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dodson's journey ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member 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
World without end the epic eight-part miniseries ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The English town of Kingsbridge works to survive as the king leads the nation into the Hundred Years' War with France while Europe deals with the outbreak of the Black Death
The pillars of the Earth ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member 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
 
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Spanish (6)
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