Most widely held works by Linda Purl
The odd couple by Neil Simon ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Hyper-neurotic Felix and the slob Oscar, two poker buddies, become wildly mismatched roomates when they find themselves bachelors again.
Broken glass by Arthur Miller ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
In 1938 Brooklyn, Sylvia is suddenly unable to walk. Her husband is desperate to find out what is crippling his wife. The doctor can find nothing wrong, the only clue lying in Sylvia's growing obsession with news accounts from Germany. Even though she is safe in Brooklyn, Sylvia is terrorized by Nazi violence.
Matlock. The first season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
Ben Matlock is an Atlanta defense attorney who investigates crimes and fights for his clients, usually clinching a last-minute "Not guilty" verdict. Matlock is aided by loyal partner and daughter Charlene and smooth private investigator Tyler Hudson.
Bright captivity by Eugenia Price ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Matlock. The second season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Ben Matlock is a Georgia bred, Harvard educated defense attorney. His $100,000 fee is worth every penny as he defends his clients not only in Atlanta but all over the country. He is cantankerous and gruff and often uses colorful language, but beneath it all he has a heart of gold. He is assisted by his attorney-daughter Charlene, as well as his investigators Tyler Hudson, Conrad McMasters and Cliff Lewis. Ben is sweet on associate D.A. Julie March. His contact at the Atlanta police is Lt. Bob Brooks.
Young pioneers' Christmas ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
This delightful program opens with Molly Beaton, a pioneer wife, reminiscing to herself about the prior day's events--Christmas Day, 1874. Feeling both secure and thankful in her sod house, Molly begins a flashback narrative which starts in June of that year. She and her husband David buried their only child who was consumed by "the fever." Now they must struggle through their hardships of the death of their child, and being one of the few settlers in the area. Through the support of their very distant neighbors, Molly and David get on with their lives. In turn, they help their neighbors through their own struggles and share a Christmas dinner complete with homemade decorations and very special presents.
Where shadows go by Eugenia Price ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Filled with characters from history, lore, and the author's imagination, Where shadows go is a powerful story of love, courage, and friendship.
Danielle Steel's Secrets ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Hollywood producer Mel Wexler's new TV series is steamy, but mild compared to what is happening off-screen.
Samson and Delilah ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 107 libraries worldwide
The Promised Land suffers under the harsh reign of the Philistines, the ancient enemies of Israel. Only the mighty hero Samson dares to resist the oppressors of his people. Unable to subdue Samson with force, the Philistines try treachery and use Delilah, the woman Samson loves, with the promise of a fortune to betray him.
The Manions of America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Follows a family from poverty in Ireland to eminence in America.
Fear of the dark ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Nine year old Ryan has been diagnosed with an acute fear of the dark. He spends each night lying awake, waiting and watching as the evil in the darkness grows stronger. Big brother Dale, suspects that there is nothing wrong with Ryan and that this is just an attention-getting antic. Dale promises to watch over his brother as their parents head off to a party for the night. Outside a storm rages and when the power goes out, darkness envelops the house. Dale desperately tries everything to get Ryan to calm down, until the horrors in the dark make him realize Ryan had good reason to be so afraid!
Frozen impact ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Jason is a 12 year-old boy in dire need of a liver transplant. But a deadly hailstorm threatens the family's race against time to save his life. When the plane carrying Jason's liver crashes into a mountainside, Dan, an emergency dispatcher and Jason's father, miraculously recovers the liver. But the storm has ravaged the town, and Jason is trapped inside a collapsed trailer.
Young pioneers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Molly and David Beaton are young newlyweds who head out for the vast wilderness of the newly opened Dakota territory to start a new life. They secure a large track of land as "homesteaders" and build a sod house to try to get through the long, difficult winter.
Nora Ingmar Bergman's stage adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's A doll house by Ingmar Bergman ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Maid of honor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Laci is an aunt who is taking care of a widow's two children in a nice suburban home. She is the sister of Richard's late wife, who was killed in a car accident two years earlier. When Richard declares he and his love-interest, Nicole are to be married, Laci is silently enraged and things get worse as the film progresses.
George & Ira Gershwin a musical celebration : A.P.L.A. tribute by George Gershwin ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Crazy Mama The lady in red ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Crazy Mama: A widow in the 1950s begins a wacky life of crime when she loses her beauty parlor. She's joined by her mother, her pregnant daughter and her boyfriend, an old lady, a greaser and a defecting sheriff. The Lady in Red: A farm girl flees her abusive father and lands in a sewing sweatshop in Chicago, where the girls are exploited by a sleazy manager. After landing in jail, she becomes a prostitute and then a waitress while falling in love with a mysterious hit man.
Crazy mama ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
A celebration of '50s America, following three women and the men they pick up on an absurd crime spree.
A last cry for help ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the problem of teenage suicide by presenting the story of a girl who has everything going for her except the will to live. After attempting suicide she seeks help and finds things won't change unless she takes control of her own life.
Little ladies of the night ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A pair of detectives try and rescue a young girl from a life of prostitution.
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