Most widely held works about Miriam Colon
Most widely held works by Miriam Colon
All the pretty horses ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,169 libraries worldwide
John Grady Cole (Damon) and his best friend Lacey Rawlins (Thomas) leave Texas, head south of the border in search of adventure, and find work as horse wranglers. But when Cole embarks on an illicit and passionate affair with the beautiful daughter (Cruz) of the wealthy ranch owner who is his employer, events are set in motion which forever change the lives of all involved.
Almost a woman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Esmeralda Santiago's youth, from the time she moves to New York from rural Puerto Rico, to the threshold of her successful artistic career.
Oedipo alcalde Oedipus mayor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 139 libraries worldwide
A local mayor is sent to a small town in the Andes to negotiate peace amongst guerrilla revolutionaries, paramilitary groups, peasants, and the Colombian army. While there he begins a torrid romance with the widow of a war lord, with tragic consequences.
The blue diner ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
"The story of a Puerto Rican mother and daughter living together in Boston and the difficulties they face when the daughter, Elena, mysteriously loses her ability to speak Spanish, her first language"--Container.
Scarface ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Inspired by the 1932 classic of the same title, Scarface follows the violent career of a smalltime Cuban refugee hoodlum who guns his way to the top of Miami's cocaine empire.
The cry La llorona ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
This chiller tells the tale of an ancient evil spirit called La Llorona, who takes possession of a New York woman and commences a rampage of evil against the city's inhabitants.
The Puerto Ricans our American story ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Puerto Ricans share their personal stories in an exploration of their culture in the United States. Showcases their customs, traditions, dances, music, and achievements.
Starstruck ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Explores the importance of following personal goals, ambitions, and objectives through the story about a sixteen-year-old girl who faces the difficult choice of pursuing her dreams to become a singer, or following her mother's practical example and working as a bookkeeper.
Espirítu salvaje All the pretty horses ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 36 libraries worldwide
John and his best friend Lacey leave Texas and head south of the border in search of adventure, where they find work as horse wranglers. But when John embarks on an illicit and passionate affair with the beautiful daughter of the wealthy ranch owner who is his employer, events are set in motion which forever change the lives of all involved.
The meanest men in the West ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Two half-brothers run from the law and each other collide head-on when psychotic badman Marvin attempts to settle a lifelong score with his equally infamous and equally deadly brother.
Œdipo alcalde ( Visual )
in Spanish and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Edipo es enviado a un pueblo de la cordillera colombiana. Se le ha encomendado iniciar diálogos de paz entre los participantes del conflicto armado de ese país. Layo, cacique del pueblo, es secuestrado y muere en una balacera en el proceso de investigación. Edipo conoce a Yocasta, esposa de Layo, se enamora de ella, y convirtiéndose en "hijo y esposo de la mujer que lo pario, y a la vez padre y hermano del hijo que tendrá con ella", se cumple su destino.
The blue diner la fonda azul ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
When Elena mysteriously loses her ability to speak her first language, Spanish, her mother believes that Elena is trying to reject her past. As her language disappears, her boyfriend's paintings begin to appear at the Boston museum where Elena's mother works.
Lone star ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in German and English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
An unsolved murder in a Texas border town uncovers a tale of corruption, intrigue, and forbidden love.
They call it murder ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
A small town D.A. is saddled with several major investigations, including a gambler's murder and a possible insurance scam.
Life of sin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Los peloteros ( Visual )
in Spanish and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The film presents a group of poor boys' experiences when they get involved in various activities with a sport leader to raise funds for their baseball uniforms. This story stresses the importance of honest leaders and a cooperative spirit to reach goals.
Ali Baba and the forty thieves ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Visiones Latino art and culture. Disc 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Captures contemporary Latino artists in the United States reinventing rich traditions and creating new art forms that challenge, provoke and entertain.
Women of hope Latinas abriendo camino : twelve ground breaking Latin women ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"Profiles the lives of 12 Latinas who have broken new ground in their lives and achievements, including Miriam Colón, Nydia Velázquez, and Sandra Cisneros."
1991-1992: The House of Bernarda Alba ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Foreground: Miriam Colon as Bernarda Alba. Background (from left): Johanna Melamed as Magdalena, Feiga M. Martinez as Angustias, Ellyn Duncan as Amelia, and Caitlin O'Connell as Martirio.
Actors Alvarez, Julia Biography Cisneros, Sandra Cocaine Colon, Miriam Demonology Detectives Drama Emigration and immigration English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers Families Feature films Feature films Fiction films Films for the hearing impaired Florida--Miami Gangster films Hernández, Antonia Hispanic American women History Hoodlums Horse industry Huerta, Dolores,--1930- Immigrants Interviews Juvenile works Language and culture Language attrition León, Tania Man-woman relationships Massachusetts--Boston Melodrama Mesa-Bains, Amalia Mothers and daughters New York (State)--New York Ocampo, Adriana C Oedipus (Greek mythology) Pantoja, Antonia Puerto Ricans Puerto Rican women Puerto Rico Rodríguez-Triás, Helen Santiago, Esmeralda Sol Gutiérrez, Ana Theatrical producers and directors United States Velázquez, Nydia Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women