WorldCat Identities

Thomas, Richard 1951-

Works: 426 works in 799 publications in 2 languages and 30,789 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Case studies  Biography  Film adaptations  Television programs  Legal stories  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Speaker
Classifications: E457.45, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Richard Thomas
Most widely held works by Richard Thomas
Theodore Boone kid lawyer by John Grisham( Recording )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With two attorneys for parents, thirteen-year-old Theodore Boone knows more about the law than most lawyers do. But when a high profile murder trial comes to his small town and Theo gets pulled into it, it's up to this amateur attorney to save the day
Team of rivals the political genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin( Recording )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed historian Doris Keans Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in a highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president
Brian's winter by Gary Paulsen( Recording )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson must draw on his survival skills after a plane crash leaves him stranded in the Canadian wilderness
All quiet on the western front by Delbert Mann( Visual )

36 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this realistic depiction of the lives of ordinary German soldiers Paul Baumer and his school chums are encouraged to enlist by their bombastic, slogan-chanting teacher, but they quickly learn that actual war is more gore than glory, as they crawl through mud, huddle in trenches, suffer the ordeal of frenzied hand-to-hand combat and dodge screaming shells during World War I
Stephen King's It by Stephen King( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It can be anything. A fanged monster that won't stay on the movie screen. Something ominous lurking in the basement. A malevolent force in a small New England town takes the shape of a clown, but It isn't clowning around. Instead, It terrifies youngsters with their innermost fears, bringing some to their untimely doom -- until a group of wily neighborhood kids fight back. Thirty years later the evil resurfaces: meaner, angrier, deadlier. And the friends who vividly remember the terrors of their youth reunite to make a desperate stand against It
Wonder boys by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a single weekend, college professor and writer Grady Tripp scrambles to gather together a life that has suddenly reeled out of control. Along for the ride are his gifted but troubled student, his eccentric editor, the married chancellor of his university who is pregnant with his child, and his sultry student boarder
Taking Woodstock by Ang Lee( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1969, Elliot Tiber, an interior designer living in Greenwich Village, New York, has to move back upstate to help his parents run their dilapidated Catskills motel, The El Monaco. Upon hearing that a planned music and arts festival has lost its permit from the neighboring town of Wallkill, NY, Elliot calls producer Michael Lang at Woodstock Ventures to offer his family's motel to the promoters and generate business. Three weeks later half a million people are on their way to his neighbor's farm
The homecoming a Christmas story( Visual )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on a Depression Christmas Eve in 1933, this heart-tugging story centers around the Waltons, a rural family, as they prepare to celebrate Christmas together
The Waltons( Visual )

7 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five-disc set contains all 24 year-one episodes of the series about John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression
Roots, the next generations( Visual )

3 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
The Americans( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secrets can be deadly in this suspenseful thriller about undercover Russian spies in 1980s Washington D.C. Phillip and Elizabeth Jennings seem to be a typical suburban couple, but they're actually lethal KGB agents plotting to bring down America. As the Cold War escalates, Philip and Elizabeth must take extreme measures to continue their mission to keep their true identities hidden. But when an FBI agent movies in across the street, they become ensnared in a pulse-pounding game of cat and mouse
The Waltons( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Thomas plays the key role of John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression and a fledgling writer whose observations are filled with the growing-up lessons and love he receives from his family
The Christmas box by Richard Paul Evans( Recording )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A touching story of a widow and the young family who moves in with her. Together they discover the first gift of Christmas and learn what Christmas is really about."--Container
The Waltons( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five-disc set contains all 24 year-three episodes of the series about John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression
Theodore Boone by John Grisham( Recording )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big trouble is brewing for Theodore Boone. While all of Strattenburg anxiously awaits the new trial of infamous murder suspect Pete Duffy, problems arise for their own kid lawyer. There's been a robbery and Theo is the accused. His reputation is on the line, and with the evidence building against him and dangerous threats looming, Theo will do whatever it takes to prove his innocence even if it means breaking a few rules
The Christmas box( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family is trying to make ends meet. They accept a caretaker position in one of the grand old homes in town, whose owner seems a bit aloof. When the secrets of the Christmas box are revealed a valuable lesson is learned
Manhunt [the twelve day chase for Lincoln's killer] by James L Swanson( Recording )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the escape of John Wilkes Booth, Abraham Lincoln's assassin, and follows the intensive search for him from the streets of Washington, D.C., through the swamps of Maryland, into the forests of Virginia
The Waltons( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John-Boy becomes a publisher of the Blue Ridge Chronicle and Mary Ellen becomes the first Walton child to marry. More adventures await
Theodore Boone the abduction by John Grisham( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his best friend disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, thirteen-year-old Theo uses his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April
The Waltons( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through tests, tears, and triumphs as a fire drives the Waltons from their home, John-Boy becomes a scriptwriter, Mary Ellen applies to nursing school, and Jim-Bob discovers a fact about his birth, all while Hitler and Mussolini threaten the world
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Alternative Names
Thomas, Richard E.

Thomas, Richard E. 1951-

Thomas, Richard Earl.

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English (169)

Spanish (1)

Team of rivals the political genius of Abraham LincolnBrian's winterAll quiet on the western frontStephen King's ItWonder boysRoots, the next generationsThe Christmas boxThe Waltons