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Shepard, Sam 1943-

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The notebook by Nicholas Sparks( Visual )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy & fiercely independent young woman falls for an impoverished & passionate young man
Black Hawk down : a story of modern war by Mark Bowden( Visual )

38 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on actual events, "Black Hawk Down" is the heroic account of a group of elite US soldiers sent into Mogadishu, Somalia in October 1993 as part of a UN peacekeeping operation. When their mission takes an unexpected turn, it results in the US military's single biggest firefight since Vietnam
Charlotte's web by E. B White( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fern is a young farm girl who rescues the runt, Wilbur. Wilbur the pig is saved from certain death and Fern visits him every day at her Uncle Homer's farm. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house." Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

50 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,596 WorldCat member 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
Seven plays by Sam Shepard( Book )

58 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,497 WorldCat member 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."
Indigènes = Days of Glory by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

93 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1910, Bill, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor. He flees to the Texas panhandle with his lover Abby and little sister Linda, where they work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. When Bill learns that the farmer is ill and has less than a year to live, he encourages Abby to accept the man's attentions. The Farmer and Abby marry, and she and her "siblings" live in the big house, waiting for the Farmer to die, so Abby can inherit, and the three of them live happily ever after. But love seems to be a cure-all: the Farmer seems to be improving--and Abby is no longer seeing this as a marriage of convenience. From a landscape of panoramic vistas, vivid colors, and rich textures comes a timeless American idyll and a gritty evocation of turn-of-the-century labor
The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford by Andrew Dominik( Visual )

36 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Etats-Unis, fin du XIXème siècle, le nom de Jesse James est familier de tous. Il est le Hors-la-loi le plus connu et le plus redouté des USA, son nom accompagné d'un avis de recherche est placardé partout dans plus de 10 états. Mais il n'est pas qu'un bandit, Jesse James est également le héros de toute une nation, perçu par le plus grand nombre comme un Robin des Bois. Robert Ford? Le nom ne représente rien pour personne, ou plutôt pas encore. Ce jeune et ambitieux garçon de 19 ans fera tout pour connaître lui aussi la renommée : se rapprocher de Jesse, rejoindre sa bande ; et si ce n'est pas assez, il ira bien plus loin."
Mud by Jeff Nichols( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two boys, Ellis and his best friend Neckbone, find a mysterious man named Mud hiding out on a deserted island in the Mississippi. Mud tells the boys fantastic stories about his life, including how he killed a man in Texas and vengeful bounty hunters are coming to get him. He says he is planning to meet and escape with the love of his life, Juniper. The boys agree to help him, but it isn't long until their small town is besieged by bounty hunters out for blood
August: Osage County by John Wells( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The darkly hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives converge when a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional mother who raised them"--Container
Steel magnolias by Chris Columbus( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container
A lie of the mind : a play in three acts by Sam Shepard( Book )

58 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also contains The War in Heaven, Angel's Monologue by Joseph Chaikin and Sam Shepard
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Visual )

43 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Supreme Court justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everyone else wants her dead
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )

147 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having been missing for four years and presumed dead, Travis emerges from the desert near the Texas-Mexico border and collapses at a gas station. His younger brother, Walt, a billboard artist, takes him to Walt's Los Angeles home where Travis' son, Hunter, has lived with Walt and Walt's wife, Anne, since Travis and his wife, Jane, disappeared. Travis reestablishes a relationship with Hunter, finds Jane and brings about a reunion between Jane and Hunter before leaving again
Snow falling on cedars by David Guterson( Visual )

30 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,701 WorldCat member 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
Safe house by François Ozon( Visual )

13 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tobin Frost..., one of the CIA's most dangerous traitors, resurfaces in South Africa after eluding capture for almost a decade. During Frost's interrogation, the safe house where he is being held in is attacked by brutal mercenaries forcing rookie agent Matt Weston ... to take the infamous Frost on the run. As the masterful manipulator toys with his reluctant protégé, shaking the young operative's morality and idealism, the unlikely allies must fight to stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead"--Container
Fool for love by Sam Shepard( Book )

82 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love, hate, and myths of the Old West are evidenced in violent confrontation between half-brother and half-sister, who happen to be lovers. Background music. 1 act, 3 men, 1 woman, 1 interior
Brothers by Susanne Bier( Visual )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,563 WorldCat member 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
The unseen hand and other plays by Sam Shepard( Book )

48 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,482 WorldCat member 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."
All the pretty horses by Billy Bob Thornton( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Grady Cole and his best friend Lacey Rawlins leave Texas, head south of the border in search of adventure, and find work as horse wranglers. Soon they find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter
Buried child by Sam Shepard( Book )

39 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning Buried Child is fierce and unforgettable. A scene of madness greets Vince and his girlfriend as they arrive at the squalid farmhouse of Vince's hard-drinking grandparents, who seem to have no idea who he is. Nor does his father, Tilden, a hulking former All-American footballer, or his uncle, who has lost one of his legs to a chain saw. Only the memory of an unwanted child, buried in an undisclosed location, can hope to deliver this family
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Black Hawk down : a story of modern war
Alternative Names
Rogers , Samuel Shepard

Rogers, Samuel Shepard 1943-

Rogers, Shepard Samuel

Rogers , Steve

Rogers, Steve 1943-

Rogers, Steve Shepard, 1943-

Sam Shepard acteur américain

Sam Shepard acteur et dramaturge américain

Sam Shepard Actor estadounidense

Sam Shepard americký dramatik a herec

Sam Shepard Amerikaans acteur

Sam Shepard attore, commediografo e scrittore statunitense

Sam Shepard dramaturg, scenarzysta i aktor amerykański

Sam Shepard US-amerikanischer Dramatiker und Schauspieler

Shepard, Rogers Samuel

Shepard, Sam

Shepard, Sam pseud

Shepard, Samuel

Σαμ Σέπαρντ

Сам Шепърд

Сэм Шепард американский актёр и сценарист

סם שפרד

שפארד, סם 1943־

שפרד, סם 1943-

سام شبرد، 1943-

سام شيبارد

سام شپارد

شيبارد، سام، 1943-

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샘 셰퍼드

세퍼드, 샘 1943-

셰퍼드, 샘 1943-

쉐파드, 샘 1943-

쉐퍼드, 쌤 1943-


シェパ-ド, サム 1943-

シェパード, サム


Black Hawk down : a story of modern warThe right stuffSeven playsIndigènes  = Days of GlorySteel magnoliasA lie of the mind : a play in three actsThe pelican briefParis, Texas