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Shepard, Sam 1943-

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The notebook by Nicholas Sparks( Visual )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 3,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Allie Hamilton and Noah Calhoun meet one evening at a caranival. But they are separated by Allie's parents who dissaprove of Noah's unwealthy family, and move Allie away. When Allie doesn't hear from Noah after several years, she meets and becomes engaged to a handsome young soldier named Lon. Allie, with her love still alive for Noah, stops by Noah's home to check on him. Seeing that their reunion has rekindled a passionate romance, Allie must now choose between true love and the match that her parents approve of
Black Hawk down : a story of modern war by Mark Bowden( Visual )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 2,640 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
Charlotte's web by E. B White( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,539 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 )
34 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,525 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 )
50 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,492 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."
Buried child ; &, Seduced, & Suicide in B♭ by Sam Shepard( Book )
68 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,470 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
Days of heaven by Terrence Malick( Visual )
59 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,206 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 ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,060 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
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,979 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 )
53 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Also contains The War in Heaven, Angel's Monologue by Joseph Chaikin and Sam Shepard
Mud ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,871 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
Snow falling on cedars by David Guterson( Visual )
24 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,721 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
August: Osage County ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,717 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
Fool for love by Sam Shepard( Book )
81 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 12 languages and held by 1,690 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
The pelican brief by Alan J Pakula( Visual )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,669 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
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )
120 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,661 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
Safe house ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,607 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
Brothers by Jim Sheridan( Visual )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,570 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 )
32 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 1,509 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 Cormac McCarthy( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,435 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names
Rogers , Samuel Shepard
Rogers, Samuel Shepard 1943-
Rogers, Shepard Samuel.
Rogers , Steve
Rogers, Steve 1943-
Rogers, Steve Shepard, 1943-
Shepard, Rogers Samuel.
Shepard, Sam
Shepard, Sam pseud
Shepard, Samuel.
שפארד, סם 1943־
שפרד, סם 1943-
سام شبرد، 1943-
شيبارد، سام، 1943-
シェパード, サム
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