Shepard, Sam 1943-
Most widely held works about Sam Shepard
Most widely held works by Sam Shepard
The notebook ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,034 libraries worldwide
A wealthy & fiercely independent young woman falls for an impoverished & passionate young man.
Seven plays by Sam Shepard ( Book )
27 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,025 libraries worldwide
Presents seven dark works by American playwright Sam Shepard, which span 1968-1981 and deal with such themes as family disturbances and the loss of American myths; includes "Buried Child" and "Curse of the Starving Class."
Charlotte's web ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,956 libraries worldwide
In ordinary Somerset County, a young farm girl named Fern rescues the runt of a litter of pigs from her father's ax. Fern names the pig Wilbur, takes care of him, and continues to visit him every day after he is moved to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman's barn across the road. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house" when Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web, along with a little help from Templeton the rat and the other barn inhabitants, turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction.
The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,707 libraries worldwide
Everyone in 1880s America knows Jesse James. He's the nation's most notorious criminal and is being hunted by the law in 10 states. He's also the land's greatest hero, lauded as a Robin Hood by the public. No one knows of Robert Ford, at least not yet. But the ambitious 19-year-old aims to change that. He befriends Jesse and rides with his gang. And if that doesn't bring Ford fame, he will have to find a deadlier way. Friendship becomes rivalry and the quest for fame becomes obsession.
Black Hawk down ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,632 libraries worldwide
With exacting detail, the film re-creates the American siege of the Somalian city of Mogadishu in October 1993, when a 45-minute mission turned into a 16-hour ordeal of bloody urban warfare. Helicopter-borne U.S. Rangers were assigned to capture key lieutenants of Somali warlord Muhammad Farrah Aidid, but when two Black Hawk choppers were felled by rocket-propelled grenades, the U.S. soldiers were forced to fend for themselves in the battle-torn streets of Mogadishu, attacked from all sides by armed Aidid supporters.
A lie of the mind : a play in three acts by Sam Shepard ( Book )
45 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,532 libraries worldwide
Also contains The War in Heaven, Angel's Monologue by Joseph Chaikin and Sam Shepard.
Days of heaven ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,519 libraries worldwide
A moving story about two men who love the same woman. A fugitive from the slums of Chicago finds himself pitted against a shy, rich Texan for the love of Abby.
Snow falling on cedars ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,434 libraries worldwide
A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy. For a local reporter the trial strikes home when he finds his ex-lover is linked to the case.
Fool for love by Sam Shepard ( Book )
53 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 10 languages and held by 1,386 libraries worldwide
Théâtre avec quatre personnages: une femme, trois hommes.
The right stuff ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 1,365 libraries worldwide
The story of the Air Force test flights by Chuck Yeager that would lead to Project Mercury, which pioneered America's launch into the space race-- and of the seven men chosen to launch the U.S. into space: Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton.
Brothers ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,314 libraries worldwide
Captain Sam Cahill is embarking on his fourth tour of duty, leaving behind his beloved wife and two daughters. When Sam's Blackhawk helicopter is shot down in the mountains of Afghanistan, the worst is presumed, leaving an enormous void in the family. Despite a dark history, Sam's charismatic younger brother steps in to fill the family void.
Great dream of heaven : stories by Sam Shepard ( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,268 libraries worldwide
Contains eighteen short stories by this Pulitzer Prize winning author.
Fool for love and other plays by Sam Shepard ( Book )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 1,252 libraries worldwide
A collection of eight plays by Pulitzer prize-winning author Sam Shepard.
The unseen hand and other plays by Sam Shepard ( Book )
22 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 1,234 libraries worldwide
Presents fourteen short and experimental plays from Sam Shepard's early career including, "The Unseen Hand"; "The Rock Garden"; "Chicago"; "Red Cross"; and "Killer's Head."
Buried child by Sam Shepard ( Book )
36 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in 10 languages and held by 1,188 libraries worldwide
Contains the script for the 1977 play "Buried Child" in which a family is haunted by the knowledge that their grandfather killed and buried his wife's illegitimate child years earlier.
All the pretty horses ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,169 libraries worldwide
John Grady Cole (Damon) and his best friend Lacey Rawlins (Thomas) leave Texas, head south of the border in search of adventure, and find work as horse wranglers. But when Cole embarks on an illicit and passionate affair with the beautiful daughter (Cruz) of the wealthy ranch owner who is his employer, events are set in motion which forever change the lives of all involved.
Cruising paradise : tales by Sam Shepard ( Book )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,139 libraries worldwide
Forty stories on a variety of subjects. The story, The Package Man, describes a man's suicide in a motel, while Wild to the Wild is on a wolf who becomes a bone of contention between two boys.
Day out of days : stories by Sam Shepard ( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,123 libraries worldwide
In a series of tales set mainly in the West, a man is trapped inside a restaurant where an endless loop of Shania Twain songs is playing, an actor recounts his teenage debaucheries with an old friend, and a squabbling family remains oblivious to their Yucatán vacation.
True west by Sam Shepard ( Book )
36 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 952 libraries worldwide
An encounter between two brothers that explores the duality of human personality and our primal capacity for violence.
Swordfish ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 830 libraries worldwide
When the DEA shuts down a dummy corporation operation code named SWORDFISH, they had generated $400 million which they let sit around; years of compound interest has swelled it to $9.5 billion. A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell, headed by Gabriel, wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away behind super-encryption. He brings in convicted hacker Stanley, who only wants to see his daughter Holly again but can't afford the legal fees, to slice into the government mainframes and get the money.
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Rogers, Samuel Shepard.
Rogers, Samuel Shepard, 1943-
Rogers, Steve, 1943-
Rogers, Steve Shepard, 1943-
Rogers, Samuel Shepard 1943-
שפארד, סם, 1943־
سام شبرد، 1943 م-שפארד, סם
Multiple languages (27)
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