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Goldsmith, John 1947-

Overview
Works: 65 works in 149 publications in 6 languages and 2,505 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  Biographical television programs  Biographical films  Biography  Juvenile works  Motion pictures 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Goldsmith
Victoria & Albert( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and German and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moving romantic story of two lovers who create an intimate private world amidst the pomp and politics of the court of St. James. This epic miniseries shows us a Victoria that we have never seen before--not the staid and stately old matron cloaked in black--but a young, passionate, sensual Victoria who takes command of the throne and falls head over heels in love with the dashing German prince who will father her six children
The island on Bird Street( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In times of war, courage is necessary for survival. Alex is an 11-year-old Jewish boy who lives in the Polish ghetto with his father and great-uncle, during WWII. When Nazis come to his city and clear the town, Alex manages to escape with the help of his family, but is left with only his pet mouse. Finding refuge in an abandoned building on Bird Street, Alex seeks inspiration from his favorite book while he and his pet await his father's return
In the beginning-- from creation to the commandments( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Russian and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Abraham, his people and their faith. Centered on one of the oldest and greatest spiritual texts which retells some of the most enduring stories from the Old Testament - those of the Hebrew patriarch Abraham and his lineage
Exodus '43 by John Goldsmith( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to Treasure Island by John Goldsmith( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in German and English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary, mother of Jesus( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this powerful and inspirational story of love, sacrifice and faith follow the life of one of the world's most beloved figures, Mary, Mother of Jesus"--Container
Victoria & Albert( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kept isolated from the court by her domineering mother, Victoria seems unprepared for the throne when King William IV dies. But the teenage queen shows surprising strength and resolve, defying her mother's schemes to seize power, and puts her full faith in the political counsel of Lord Melbourne, the Prine Minister--an alliance that would prove troublesome in the future." -- container
Paradise found( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dissatisfied with his work as a stockbroker in Paris, Gauguin gives up his lucrative job to further his self-taught painting skills. As his dreams to revolutionize the art world ruin him and his family, he discovers he must travel afar to succeed
Bullion : a novel by John Goldsmith( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darwin's darkest hour( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Charles Darwin's life's work is in danger of being scooped by Alfred Wallace, one of his children is stricken by scarlet fever and one with diphtheria. His wife, Emma, is his rock, helping him through the turmoil. This story brings to life the compelling human story behind the publication of one of history's most influential theories
Mrs. Mount, ascendant: a novel by John Goldsmith( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exodus Genesis : a novel by John Goldsmith( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Copperfield by Peter Medak( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As young Copperfield struggles to find a place in the world, he discovers love, corruption and some of the most memorable characters ever created
Tarkina the otter by John Goldsmith( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victoria & Albert( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The partnership of queen and consort is now complete, and Albert's wise counsel leads Victoria to call him "king in everything but name." His crowning moment comes at the opening of the Great Exhibition of 1851, but his tireless oversight of the massive event comes at the cost of his health. He never fully recovers, finally succumbing to typhoid fever in 1862, leaving Victoria to rule alone for nearly 40 years."--Container
Victoria & Albert( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The changing political fortunes of Lord Melbourne finally afford Albert the opportunity to become involved in the affairs of state--a role Victoria had previously resisted. Soon, his wise counsel leads the Queen to call him "king in everything but name." But their joint rule would not last long, as Albert's tireless work on the Great Exhibition of 1851 comes at the cost of his health. He never fully recovers, eventually succumbing to typhoid fever in 1862, leaving Victoria to rule along for nearly 40 years"--Container
A Waltz through the hills( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their mother dies, two young children in a WA wheat belt town decide to run away to avoid being placed in orphanages. They are befriended by a young Aboriginal man who helps them survive through their bush trek, eventually reaching Perth to media, public acclaim and relief
Victoria & Albert( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While Albert's public support for Victoria is unassailable, he increasingly chafes at her refusal to involve him in affairs of state, or even in running the household. But when Lord Melbourne's government is toppled and a palace intruder makes it obvious that the Royal Family's domestic affairs are inadequately managed, the stage is finally set for the Prince Regent to assume his place as the queen's most valued advisor."--Container
Victoria & Albert( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Baron Stockmar enlists the help of Belgium's King Leopold to arrange a meeting between Victoria and her cousin, Prince Albert of Germany. Victoria reluctantly agrees--remembering the Prince as a somewhat tiresome youth--but her reservations are quickly dispelled upon seeing the Prince again, and she falls utterly in love. She proposes to him after a brief courtship, and they are married."--Container
The romance collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world remembers Queen Victoria as a staid and stately dowager in black. But when the teen aged "Drina" ascended to the throne, she was a vibrant young woman of powerful emotions, which found their greatest outlet in her consuming love for her German-born husband, Prince Albert
 
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Alternative Names
Goldsmith, John Allan.

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Mary, mother of JesusBullion : a novel