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Nicholson, William

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Les Misérables by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

57 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 19th century France the paroled prisoner Jean Valjean seeks redemption, regains his social standing, and rises to the rank of mayor. He encounters a beautiful but desperately ill woman named Fantine and cares for her daughter, Cosette, after her death. All the while he is obsessively pursued by the policeman Javert, who vows to make him pay for the crimes of his past
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )

140 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by a corrupt prince, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. Rated R. Starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, and Richard Harris. Violence. (155 min.)
Unbroken by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

31 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the incredible life of Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini. As a boy, Louis is always in trouble but with the help of his older brother he channels his energy into running and becomes a 1936 Olympic competitor. When World War II breaks out, Louis enlists in the miliary. After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, he spends a garrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. Here he becomes the favourite target of a particularly brutal prison guard because of his Olympic history. An unbelievable and inspiring true story about the resilient power of the human spirit
Seeker by William Nicholson( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 2,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having been rejected by the Nomana--the revered warrior-monk order they long to join--sixteen-year-olds Seeker and Morning Star, along with a curious pirate named Wildman, attempt to prove that they are worthy of joining the community, after all
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

58 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival
Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

45 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : En 1585, Elizabeth 1ère règne sur l'Angleterre depuis près de trente ans.Philippe II, roi d'Espagne lève une puissante flotte pour la renverser.Elizabeth se prépare à la guerre tout en menant un combat plus intime contre son amour pour le pirate Walter Raleigh.Tôt ou tard, elle le sait, elle devra choisir entre les aspirations de son coeur et ses devoirs de monarque
Jango by William Nicholson( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeker, the Wildman, and Morning Star discover that the mysterious warrior sect they had been so desperate to join is not quite what it appears from the outside
Noman by William Nicholson( Book )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeker, who is obsessed with his increasingly perilous quest to kill the last of the Old Ones, finds that his mission has placed him at odds with a new leader who preaches peace and joy
Mandela : long walk to freedom by Justin Chadwick( Visual )

40 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society
Shadowlands by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

50 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewis, the brilliant scholar, has his comfortable life rudely interrupted when he meets Joy. Lewis's great love for Joy causes him to be devastated when she dies and threatens his Christian beliefs
The wind singer : an adventure by William Nicholson( Book )

80 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 1,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Kestrel Hath rebels against the stifling rules of Amaranth society and is forced to flee, she, along with her twin brother and a tagalong classmate, follow an ancient map in quest of the legendary silver voice of the wind singer, in an attempt to heal Amaranth and its people
Nell by Michael Apted( Visual )

47 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The backwoods of North Carolina is where Nell lives, all alone. She has her own form of language and no idea of a world beyond her small plot of land. When civilization enters her life, Nell's life will never be the same again
Shadowlands by William Nicholson( Book )

34 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two-act play about the romance of C.S. Lewis and Joy Davidman. The action takes place in Oxford in the 1950s. Originally presented at the The Theatre Royal, Plymouth, 5 Oct. 1989
First Knight by Jerry Zucker( Visual )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lancelot is both a fighter and a lover. While traipsing aimlessly through England winning senseless battles, he finds himself saving the beautiful soon-to-be Queen of Camelot, Guinevere, from a kidnapping and is permanently smitten. When fate brings Lancelot to Camelot, he once again falls under Guinevere's spell and also finds a true ally in King Arthur. Once Lancelot is ultimately made a knight of the round table by Arthur, the plot thickens when a tender moment shared between Guinevere and Lancelot threatens to destroy Camelot entirely
Motherland by William Nicholson( Book )

30 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Summer, 1942. Kitty, an army driver stationed in Sussex, meets Ed, a Royal Marine commando, and Larry, a liaison officer with Combined Ops. She falls instantly in love with Ed, who falls in love with her. So does Larry. Both men go off to war, and Ed wins the highest military honor for his bravery. But sometimes heroes don't make the best husbands. [This novel] follows Kitty, Ed, and Larry from wartime England and the brutally tragic Dieppe raid to Nazi-occupied France, India after the war, and Jamaica before independence. Against this ever-changing backdrop--as they witness history being made and participate in the smaller dramas of romance, friendship, and parenthood--these three friends make choices that will determine the challenges and triumphs of their lives"--Cover
Amherst by William Nicholson( Book )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From an Oscar-nominated screenwriter, a novel of two love affairs set in Amherst and presided over by Emily Dickinson"--
Slaves of the Mastery by William Nicholson( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Bowman uses his newly-discovered powers to join with his twin sister Kestrel in an attempt to liberate their people from the "beautiful but cruel" civilization which has enslaved them
The society of others : a novel by William Nicholson( Book )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man embarks on an aimless journey, hitchhiking across Europe without planned destinations, only to find himself caught up in a confusing, threatening, and surreal world of inexplicable violence and dark secrets
Firesong : an adventure by William Nicholson( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having saved their family and the rest of the Manth people from slavery, twins Bowman and Kestrel are free to seek their promised land
The secret intensity of everyday life by William Nicholson( Book )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Laura is a happily married mother of two. But when her college boyfriend resurfaces after twenty years, she's forced to compare the passion of that first love with the domesticity of her suburban life in a gentrified English village. What if she'd stayed with him? Would she be happier? And what is happiness, really?"--Page 4 of cover
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Nicholson, Bill

Nicholson, Bill 1948-

Nicholson, W.

Nicholson, W. (William)

Nicholson, William 1948-... dramaturge

Nicholson, William Benedict, 1948-

William Nicholson britischer Schriftsteller, Drehbuchautor und Regisseur

William Nicholson Brits schrijver

Уильям Николсон английский сценарист

Уилям Никълсън

וויליאם ניקולסון סופר בריטי

윌리엄 니컬슨 영국의 극작가, 소설가


ニコルソン, ウィリアム




SeekerJangoNomanShadowlandsThe wind singer : an adventureShadowlandsFirst KnightSlaves of the Mastery