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Firstbrook, P. L.

Overview
Works: 74 works in 156 publications in 6 languages and 3,997 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Case studies  History  Drama  Maps  Genealogy  Charts, diagrams, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Producer, Director, Editor
Classifications: CT2227.5.O23, B
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The Obamas : the untold story of an African family by P. L Firstbrook ( Book )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The astonishing story of Barack Obama's Kenyan roots, "The Obamas" is the product of dozens of interviews with Obama's African relatives, presented by the first person to trace Obama's family history back 400 years and 23 generations
Lost on Everest : the search for Mallory & Irvine by P. L Firstbrook ( Book )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a 1999 expedition on Mt. Everest to discover the fate of two climbers that had last been seen in 1924 just a few hundred feet from the summit
The Obamas [the untold story of an African family] by P. L Firstbrook ( )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The astonishing story of Barack Obama's Kenyan roots, "The Obamas" is the product of dozens of interviews with Obama's African relatives, presented by the first person to trace Obama's family history back 400 years and 23 generations
Everest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discover the world's largest mountain and the highest peak in the world. "Everest, the death zone": In the wake of the 1996 disaster that took eight climbers in a single day, scientists follow a team of hikers to measure, for the first time ever, the toll high-altitude climbing takes on the heart, lungs, blood, and brain. "Everest, the mystery of Mallory and Irvine": The story of the early attempts on Mt. Everest and an exploration of the mystery surrounding the disappearance of George Mallory and Andrew Irvine just below the summit in 1924. "Lost on Everest": In May 1999, when Conrad Anker and his team accomplished their mission on Everest to discover the frozen body of George Mallory, legendary British mountaineer, their work had only just begun. Was there physical evidence to prove that Mallory reached the summit of Mount Everest 29 years before Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay? The film reveals the clues to this mystery offered by Mallory's body, clothes and personal belongings and offers archival film footage of Mallory's expeditions
Surviving the Iron Age by P. L Firstbrook ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lost on Everest ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'otto giugno del 1924, alle 12 e 50, George Leigh Mallory ed Andrew "Sandy" Irvine furono visti per l'ultima volta mentre salivano, veloci, verso la cima dell'Everest. Poi una nube li avvolse e del loro destino non si seppe più nulla. Arrivarono in cima, ben ventinove anni prima di Edmund Hillary e Terzing Norgay, o dovettero desistere? Sulla base degli indizi accumulatisi nel corso del tempo, nella primavera del '99 una spedizione angloamericana ha ripercorso le tracce dei due esploratori, con l'obiettivo di fare finalmente luce sulla vicenda. Il risultato è stato il ritrovamento del corpo di Mallory
The voyage of the Matthew : John Cabot and the discovery of North America by P. L Firstbrook ( Book )
7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paleoceanic reconstructions, 160-0 Ma by P. L Firstbrook ( Book )
10 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Desounen dialogue with death ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interviews with Haitians concerning the years of economic and political chaos in Haiti which have led to a mass exodus of Haitians trying to reach the mecca of the United States. Includes interviews with those who remained in Haiti and those who successfully immigrated who are now reluctant to return although they are the ones who have the necessary skills to rebuild their homeland's shattered economy
The Tree of our forefathers ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in Undetermined and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film follows a refugee family who has spent 10 years living in a refugee camp in Malawi as they make the return journey to their homeland in the Tete Province of Mozambique where they at last can pay proper respects to their dead under the village tree
Scomparsi sull'Everest by P. L Firstbrook ( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Italian and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tale of the three jewels a tale of love and adventure ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shot in the final, turbulent days of the Israeli occupation of the Gaza Strip, this first-ever Palestinian feature film centers upon a love story between two adolescents in a time of war and danger
Paleoceanic reconstructions, 160-0 Ma ( )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perdidos en el Everest : en busca de Mallory & Irvine by P. L Firstbrook ( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verschollen am Mount Everest : die spektakuläre Suche nach George Mallory by P. L Firstbrook ( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life and debt by Stephanie Black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brazil's massive $130 billion debt is the ultimate cause of the shocking assassination of 500 street children a year in Rio de Janeiro. This hard-hitting docu-drama argues that the children's only crime is that they are poor and have nowhere to go. The film examines the links between Brazil's economic crisis and its tragic social and ecological plight following 500 years of domination and exploitation by Europeans, Americans, and now Japanese
De zoektocht naar Mallory & Irvine by P. L Firstbrook ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in Dutch and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verslag van een zoekexpeditie op de Mount Everest
The search for Mallory and Irvine by P. L Firstbrook ( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Only one earth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since human life began, we've been kept alive on this planet only because its resources have fed us and clothed us. Great civilizations emerged, built around farming systems, but when they have overused the soils and forests, many of these ancient cultures collapsed. Could the same thing happen to us today if we, too, destroy our natural resources?
Lucia ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in Tagalog and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Filipino woman and her family leave their fishing village after an oil spill and move to the ghettos outside Manila. There the woman struggles to keep her family together amidst terrorism, crime and corruption, and attempts to prevent her children from falling prey to the dangerous allures of the city's night life
 
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Alternative Names
Firstbrook, P. L.
Firstbrook, Peter
Firstbrook, Peter L.
Languages
English (71)
Italian (6)
Spanish (5)
German (4)
Tagalog (3)
Dutch (1)
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