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Bass, Ronald

Overview
Works: 233 works in 1,072 publications in 13 languages and 23,300 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Biographical films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Melodrama 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Director, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Other, Illustrator, Creator, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Ronald Bass
 
Most widely held works by Ronald Bass
Rain man by Barry Levinson( Visual )

145 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-involved young man is shocked to discover that his millionaire father left most of his estate to an unknown beneficiary. The man tracks down said beneficiary, who turns out to be his brother and an autistic savant
Amelia by Mira Nair( Visual )

36 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kansas-born girl, Amelia Earhart discovers the thrill of aviation at age 23. Within 12 years she goes on to win the Distinguished Flying Cross for being the first woman to pilot a plane solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Amelia and her husband/business partner George Putnam have an enduring marriage that could not be broken by her determination to fly, nor her passionate affair with Gene Vidal. At age 39, she sets out on an attempt to circumnavigate the globe, an adventure that catapults her into aviation myth
The Joy Luck Club by Wayne Wang( Visual )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four mothers. Four daughters. Eight stories. The Joy Luck Club is four women in San Francisco who have played mah jong together on a weekly basis to for forty some years. One of them, Suyuan, has died, and her daughter June is preparing to go to China. Auntie Lindo with daughter Waverly, Auntie Ying Ying with daughter Lena, and Auntie An Mei with daughter Rose are at the going away party. Born in China, the Joy Luck Club members came to America as young adults; their daughters are 100% American. The old days are seldom spoken about, and some things about those times have never been said aloud, but the experiences left behind color the hopes and expectations these women have for their daughters. If daughters become their mothers--no matter how much both parties desire that it not happen--daughters also become different from their mothers--despite all attempts to perpetuate the status quo
My best friend's wedding by P. J Hogan( Visual )

60 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friends from college make a pact to marry each other if they are not married by 28. When Michael gets engaged Julianne will stop at nothing to stop the wedding
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

59 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing then he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie, kills herself and goes to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the small chance that he will be able to bring her back to heaven
Waiting to exhale by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of four African-American women who journey through a modern labyrinth of husbands and lovers, jobs and makeovers. Savannah Jackson moves from Denver to Phoenix, the home of her best friend, Bernadine, intent on becoming a successful TV producer and snagging Mr. Right. Bernadine learns that her husband is leaving her for his younger, white bookkeeper. Their highly successful, sexually adventurous friend, Robin Stokes, cannot stay away from attractive men who lie and cheat. Gloria Johnson does not seek solace in men but finds it in food, her trendy hair salon and her precocious but difficult son, Tarik. Tarik is growing up and Gloria is about to set out into the world again. In one year, they weather these challenges under an umbrella of friendship
Snow falling on cedars by David Guterson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethan Hawke stars in this "riveting tale of mystery" (FOX-TV) based on the award-winning best-selling novel. A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the centre of controversy. For Ishmael Chambers (Hawke), a local reporter, the trial strikes a deep emotional chord when he finds his ex-lover is linked to the case. As he investigates the killing, he uncovers some startling clues that lead him to a shocking discovery. (Quelle: Umschlag)
Snow flower and the secret fan by Lisa See( Visual )

7 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the best selling novel Snow flower and the secret fan by Lisa See the film tells the story of seven-year-old girls Snow flower and Lily, in the 19th century China, who had their feet bound at the same age and on the same day, which sealed their fates together as laotongs - bound together for eternity. Isolated in their marriages, they furtively communicate by taking turns writing in a secret language, nu shu, between the folds of a white silk fan. In a parallel story in present day Shanghai, the laotong's descendants, Nina and Sophia, struggle to maintain intimacy of their own childhood friendship in the face of demanding careers, complicated love lives, and a relentlessy evolving Shanghai. Drawing on the lessons of the past, the two modern women must understand the story of their ancestral connection, hidden from them in the folds of the antique white silk fan, or risk losing one another forever. What unfolds are two stories, generations apart, but everlasting in their universal notion of love, hope and friendship
Dangerous minds by John N Smith( Visual )

33 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an ex-Marine becomes a high school teacher, she is assigned to a tough class of inner-city teenagers
When a man loves a woman by Percy Sledge( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ryan y García interpretan a Alice y Michael Green, una pareja completamente enamorada que ha trabajado duro para tener la vida que comparten con sus dos hijas. Pero un oscuro secreto del pasado de Alice está a punto de salir a la superficie; un secreto que amenaza con destruirlos como amantes, pareja, familia y como individuos."--Envase
Sleeping with the enemy by Nancy Price( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this suspenseful romantic thriller, Julia Roberts stars as Laura, a young woman who thinks she's found the man of her dreams in Martin (Patrick Bergin). Only after they are married does she discover the real Martin--compulsive, controlling and dangerously violent. After three years of living in fear and dread, Laura finally escapes, only to have Martin track her down
Before we go by Jorge León( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman races to catch the 1:30 train out of New York City to New Haven. Stranded in the city after being robbed and missing her train, she meets street musician Nick Vaughan. Starting as convenient acquaintances, the two soon grow into each other's most trusted confidants when a night of unexpected adventure forces them to confront their fears and take control of their lives
Mozart and the whale by Petter Næss( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and German and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donald and Isabelle have a form of autism called Asperger's Syndrome. Donald, a good-natured but hapless cab driver has a knack for numbers. He falls head over heals in love with the beautiful but complex Isabelle when she joins the autism support group he leads
Entrapment by Inc Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment( Visual )

34 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A solitary master thief and an insurance company investigator team up for a multibillion-dollar heist
How Stella got her groove back by Angela Bassett( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heartwarming comedy about a woman who resists falling in love with a 20-year-old man, until her best friend urges her to rediscover herself and get in the groove
The emerald illusion by Ronald Bass( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Emerald Illusion is a spectacular World War II thriller in the tradition of the great masters, introducing an unforgettable agent provocateur who goes by the code name Emerald
Lucid by Adrienne Stoltz( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What if you could dream your way into a different life? What if you could choose to live that life forever? Sloane and Maggie have never met. Sloane is a straight-A student with a big and loving family. Maggie lives a glamorously independent life as an up-and-coming actress in New York. The two girls couldn't be more different--except for one thing. They share a secret that they can't tell a soul. At night, they dream that they're each other. The deeper they're pulled into the promise of their own lives, the more their worlds begin to blur dangerously together. Before long, Sloane and Maggie can no longer tell which life is real and which is just a dream. They realize that eventually they will have to choose one life to wake up to, or risk spiraling into insanity. But that means giving up one world, one love, and one self, forever--
Rain man : a novel by Leonore Fleischer( Book )

71 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charle Babbitt: a tough (or so he thinks), hustling and bitterly proud. When his father dies, he imagines that he is in line to inherit a fortune. But his father has other ideas. Raymond Babbit: the brother Charlie never knew, eighteen years his senior, institutionalized, trapped in the prison of his mind and haunted by shadows from his childhood, He is the one who's left the three million dollar inheritance. When Charlie kidnaps Raymond in an attempt to get the money, little does he realize that he has launched them both on an odyssey across America
Black widow by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A female FBI agent attempts to prove that a sultry beauty is also a serial murderer
Lime's crisis : a novel by Ronald Bass( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Bass, Ron.

Bass Ron 1942-....

Bass, Ronald

Bass, Ronald Jay

Ron Bass

Ronald Bass Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Ronald Bass scrittore, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Ronald Bass US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Роналд Бас

Роналд Бэсс

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My best friend's weddingWhat dreams may comeMozart and the whaleRain man : a novelBlack widow