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Price, Richard 1949-

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Lush life by Richard Price ( Book )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this first-rate police procedural, Eric Cash, the 34-year-old bartender at Café Berkmann and a would-be screenwriter, ends up in jail as a murder suspect and it's up to two New York City police detectives to find out the truth
Samaritan by Richard Price ( Book )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 2,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ray Mitchell returns to New Jersey to the housing project where he grew up to re-evaluate his life, but when he is found savagely beaten -- and refuses to press charges -- childhood friend Detective Nerese Ammons must uncover the truth
Freedomland by Richard Price ( Book )
35 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 2,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In New Jersey, a city explodes after a white woman reports her car was hijacked by a black man with her baby inside. But is she telling the truth? The police raid the black ghetto and blacks cry racism. A black policeman and a white woman reporter investigate
Clockers by Richard Price ( Book )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 2,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crack-dealers known as "Clockers" are at the bottom of the drug-dealing ladder, and they must commit murder to rise higher
The color of money by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Color of Money" is a decades-later sequel to "The Hustler." 25 years on, Fast Eddie is now a nattily dressed, silver-haired liquor salesman working the Midwest in his white Cadillac. His neat mustache and smiling deviltry are also employed in his other profession--stake horse to up and coming pool hustlers. One night he sees a kid playing who is so good that Eddie's laboriously buried memories are stirred. Vincent and his girlfriend Carmen have been working minor-league hustles, but with Eddie's help, all three could jump straight into the world of big-money pool, and an upcoming 9-ball tournament in Atlantic City. First, however, Vincent must learn to put the making of money above every other consideration, lure, and temptation in the pool hall. In the process, Eddie and Vincent's relationship erupts into a battle of passion vs. practicality, game theory vs. psychological warfare, where knowledge of human nature is trumps
King Lear by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Proposing to divide his vast kingdom amongst his three daughters, Goneril, Regan, and Cornelia, Lear devises a test for his offspring to convince him of their suitability and compassion for rule. Goneril and Regan's true colors emerge as they unleash a vast conspiracy of greed and cruelty within the once loyal dynasty
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laurie, an Oklahoma farm gal is courted by boisterous cowboy Curley and by menacing, obsessive farm hand Jud Frye. Fearing that Jud will do something terrible to Curley, Laurie accepts Jud's invitation to the box social. But Curley rescues Laurie from Jud's unwanted advances, and wins her hand. On the eve of their wedding, Laurie and Curley are menaced by Jud. During a fight with Curley, Jud falls on his own knife and is killed. The local deputy insists that Curley be arrested, but he is outvoted by Curley's friends, and the newlyweds are permitted to ride off on their honeymoon
Freedomland by Joe Roth ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a housing project cop who's respected for keeping the peace and being fair with the residents, Lorenzo Council stumbles onto the case of an apparent carjacking and child abduction one night that throws the projects into turmoil. But there's something strange in the details Brenda Martin slowly brings to light regarding her abductor and her missing child. The criminal investigation into the alleged kidnapping ignites long-simmering racial tension between two neighboring New Jersey towns
The wire ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a single sprawling drug investigation in Baltimore, against the backdrop of the mayor's reelection campaign. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn
Lush life by Richard Price ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's 2003, and after eight years downtown, Eric Cash is falling further and further behind in his plans to become an actor, or a writer, or a restaurateur, anything but what he is, the oldest employee at Café Berkmann. Bartender Ike Marcus has confidence, hustle, and most of all, in a neighborhood where thirty is the new fifty, Ike is young. Eric doesn't like that. Then one evening a street kid from the "other" Lower East Side steps up to them and pulls a gun. Ike's last words are "Not tonight, my man." At least, that's Eric's version
Shaft by John Singleton ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Walter Wade mata a un estudiante negro en una reyerta. No le preocupa el delito y, además, su padre es rico, por lo que sale pronto de la cárcel. El agente John Shaft, que dirige la investigación del homicidio, trata de atraparlo. Walter busca venganza y la muerte de Shaft. El mismo objetivo persiguen dos colegas corruptos y un traficante de drogas. Y Shaft sólo cuenta con la ayuda de dos íntimos amigos"
The wanderers, a novel by Richard Price ( Book )
22 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bloodbrothers by Richard Price ( Book )
19 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eighteen-year-old Stony De Coco, expected to fulfill his father's dream by joining the electrician's union, longs for escape but feels trapped by his obligations to his working-class family
The breaks by Richard Price ( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
College graduate Peter is rejected by the law school of his choice, and during his year of working to enhance his credentials he utterly fouls every hope of law school, but heads back for Collegetown anyway
Sea of love by Harold Becker ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A veteran New York City police detective Frank Keller is a workaholic cop living on the edge. Joining forces with detective Touhey, the two try to track down a bizarre serial killer. They encounter a beautiful suspect, but convinced of her innocence, Keller enters into a passionate affair with the woman, despite hard evidence linking her to the murders
Clockers by Spike Lee ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers grow up together in the same Brooklyn housing projects, but they are as opposite as good and evil. Victor Dunham has a family, works two jobs and leads a respectable life. His 19-year-old brother, Strike, hangs out with his friends on a bench and sells crack cocaine. Strike agrees to kill a rival dealer as a favor to Rodney, the neighborhood drug kingpin, but when the man is murdered, it is Victor who confesses. Detective Rocco Kleine won't buy Victor's confession, and begins to attempt to break down the stories of both brothers in order to save Victor
New York stories ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and German and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trilogy about life in the big city. "Life lessons" is the tale of a passionate painter (Nolte) torn between his obsession for his art and his infatuation with his sultry assistant (Arquette). "Life without Zoe" is a wimsical fantasy of a very grown-up 12 year old who brings charm and magic to life in New York. "Oedipus wrecks" is the story of a neurotic lawyer (Allen) who cannot escape the influence of his mother
The merchant of Venice by Trevor Nunn ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shylock loans money to a man he despises, the merchant Antonio, only if a pound of Antonio's flesh will be due, in a court of law, upon default. Antonio borrows the money so that his friend Bessanio can travel to woo the woman he loves, Portia, whose freedom to marry is bound up in a fairy-tale decree of her father's
Ladies' man by Richard Price ( Book )
17 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abandoned by his girlfriend, Kenny Becker, an unemployed salesman, sets off to explore is new freedom. His journey takes him through singles bars, peep shows, massage parlors and other questionable destinations in New York's underground
Ransom by Ron Howard ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the son of wealthy businessman Tom Mullen is kidnapped, he defies the experts and turns the tables on the kidnappers in a last-chance effort to rescue his boy
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プライス, リチャード
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