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Shepard, Sam 1943-2017

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Most widely held works by Sam Shepard
Black Hawk down by Ridley Scott( Visual )

46 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,984 WorldCat member 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
The notebook by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

34 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allie Hamilton and Noah Calhoun meet one evening at a carnival, beginning a courtship that blossoms into intimacy. They are quickly separated by Allie's upper-class parents who insist that Noah isn't right for her. When Allie doesn't hear from Noah for several years, she meets and becomes engaged to a handsome young soldier named Lon. Allie, with her love for Noah still alive, stops by Noah's home. Their reunion rekindles a passionate romance, and Allie must choose between her soulmate and class order. The tale is told by an older gentleman who constantly reads the story to his aging companion
Charlotte's web by Julia Roberts( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 2,742 WorldCat member 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 right stuff by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

54 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,666 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 )

59 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,370 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
Mud by Jeff Nichols( Visual )

34 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,174 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
The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford by Andrew Dominick( Visual )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,132 WorldCat member 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
August: Osage County by Meryl; Roberts, Julia; Mcgregor, Ewan Streep( Visual )

27 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,030 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 Herbert Ross( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,962 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
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Visual )

42 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Supreme Court Justices have been murdered. A lone law student turns her suspicions about the deaths into a speculative brief that sends shock waves into the highest levels of government. She finds herself embroiled in a terrifying web of intrigue extending to the highest levels of government. She writes a speculative legal brief exposing the activities of a powerful oil magnate. With the help of Gray Grantham, an investigative reporter, they suspect a good friend of the president is trying to manipulate the outcome of a trial that is now before the Supreme Court
A lie of the mind : a play in three acts by Sam Shepard( Book )

46 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also contains The War in Heaven, Angel's Monologue by Joseph Chaikin and Sam Shepard
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )

156 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,706 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 )

35 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,686 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 a deep emotional chord when he finds his ex-lover is linked to the case
Fool for love by Sam Shepard( Book )

72 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 1,608 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, 1 interior
Brothers by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,596 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
Buried child by Sam Shepard( Book )

43 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,538 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
The unseen hand and other plays by Sam Shepard( Book )

48 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,467 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."
Swordfish by Dominic Sena( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,356 WorldCat member 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
Cruising paradise : tales by Sam Shepard( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His first major book of fiction: lyrical, personal, mythical, hilarious and mesmeric stories that shed new light on both the US and the writer through whose eyes we access this compelling and resonant land
Motel chronicles by Sam Shepard( Book )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Motel Chronicles reveals the fast-moving and sometimes surprising world of the man behind the plays that have made Sam Shepard a live legend in the theater. Shepard chronicles his own life--birth in Illinois, childhood memories of Guam, Pasadena and rural Southern California, adventures as ranch hand, waiter, rock musician, dramatist, and film actor. Scenes from the book form the basis of his play Superstitions, and of the recent film Paris-Texas"--Cover
 
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The notebookThe right stuffSeven playsSteel magnoliasThe pelican briefA lie of the mind : a play in three actsParis, TexasSnow falling on cedars
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Rogers , Samuel Shepard

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Rogers, Shepard Samuel

Rogers , Steve

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Rogers Steve Shepard

Sam Shepard

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Sam Shepard American playwright and actor

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Sam Shepard attore, commediografo e scrittore statunitense

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Sam Shepard escritor, actor y director de cine estadounidense

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Sam Shepard US-amerikanischer Dramatiker und Schauspieler

Šepard, Sem

Shepard, Rogers Samuel

Shepard Rogers, Samuel III 1943-2017

Shepard S.

Shepard, Sam

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Shepard, Samuel

Σαμ Σέπαρντ

Сам Шепърд

Сэм Шепард американский актёр и сценарист

Сэм Шэпард

Սեմ Շեփարդ ամերիկացի դրամատուրգ և դերասան

סם שפרד

סם שפרד שחקן אמריקאי

שפארד, סם 1943־

שפרד, סם 1943-

שפרד, סם, 1943-2017

سام شبرد، 1943-

سام شيبارد

سام شپارد

سام شپارد هنرپیشه و نمایشنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

شيبارد، سام، 1943-

सैम शेपर्ड

სემ შეპარდი

샘 셰퍼드

세퍼드, 샘 1943-

셰퍼드, 샘 1943-

쉐파드, 샘 1943-

쉐퍼드, 쌤 1943-

サム・シェパード

シェパ-ド, サム 1943-

シェパード, サム

山姆·夏普德

山姆·谢泼德

森·舒柏

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