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Alexander, Jane 1939-

Overview
Works: 199 works in 542 publications in 5 languages and 23,737 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Psychological fiction  Film sequels  Biography  Horror films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Host, Narrator, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Producer, Costume designer, Speaker, Commentator, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Jane Alexander
Kramer vs. Kramer by Robert Benton( Visual )

42 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his wife walks out, Ted Kramer and his six-year-old son have a chance to really get to know each other. Then Ted's wife returns and she wants her son back
The ring by Hideo Nakata( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange videotape full of bizarre and haunting images is watched by a handful of teenagers. After viewing the tape, they receive phone calls in which they are warned they will die in seven days. Rachel, the aunt of one of the ill-fated teens, is a journalist who has decided to investigate the matter. She manages to find the cabin in the woods and watches the video herself; afterward, she receives the same phone call, and realizes she must solve the puzzle of the video and who is behind the mystery
Terminator salvation by McG( Visual )

15 editions published in 2009 in English and French and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future Connor was raised to believe in is altered in part by the appearance of Marcus Wright, a stranger whose last memory is of being on death row. Connor must decide whether Marcus has been sent from the future, or rescued from the past. As Skynet prepares its final onslaught, Connor and Marcus both embark on an odyssey that takes them into the heart of Skynets operations, where they uncover the terrible secret behind the possible annihilation of mankind
Art 21 art in the twenty-first century( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 37 diverse artists, taking viewers into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of inspiration
The cider house rules by John Irving( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and French and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how far a young man must travel to find the place where he truly belongs. Homer has lived nearly his entire life within the walls of an orphanage in rural Maine and has been groomed by its proprietor to be his successor. But Homer falls in love and strikes out on his own
Off season by Anne Rivers Siddons( Recording )

18 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It seems like Cam and Lilly have the perfect marriage, the perfect life. When Cam dies, Lilly retreats to Maine's coast, a place where they came time and time again. As she revisits a lifetime of happy memories, she comes to a realization that she needs to re-evaluate everything she thinks she knows
Warm springs by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Franklin D. Roosevelt's pre-presidency days, from being diagnosed with polio, through rehabilitation in Warm Springs, to his nomination of Al Smith for Democratic Presidential candidate in 1928
Fur : an imaginary portrait of Diane Arbus by Steven Shainberg( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turning her back on her wealthy, established family, Diane Arbus falls in with Lionel Sweeney. Sweeney is an enigmatic mentor who introduces Arbus to the marginalized people who help her become one of the most revered photographers of the twentieth century. Diane's strange, new world unlocks her deepest secrets, awakens her remarkable artistic genius, and launches her path to becoming the artist she is meant to be
The book of Negroes( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A universal story of loss, courage and triumph, this recounts the extraordinary journey of Aminata Diallo, an indomitable African woman who survives in a world in which everything seems to be against her. Kidnapped by slave traders in West Africa then sold into slavery in South Carolina, Aminata navigates her way through the American Revolution in New York, the isolated refuge of Nova Scotia, and the treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, before finally securing her freedom in England
Sunshine state by Jane Alexander( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of a richly diverse town on a sleepy Florida island threatened by real estate developers
The great white hope by Martin Ritt( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of boxer Jack Johnson, this fictional account of his rise to fame chronicles the battles that the flamboyant champion fought in and out of the ring. Refusing to live within the boundaries deemed acceptable by society, this renowned hero and the woman he loved chose to live their lives the way they wanted -- something which evoked great fury from a narrow-minded world
Sam's letters to Jennifer by James Patterson( Recording )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman is summoned back to the town where she grew up. And in the house where she spent her most magical years she finds a series of letters addressed to her. Each of those letters is a piece of a story that will upend completely the world she thought she knew - and throw her into a love more powerful than she ever imagined could be possible. Two extraordinary love stories are entwined here, full of hope and pain and emotions that never die down
The unborn by David S Goyer( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casey Beldon has become plagued by merciless dreams, visions of strange looking dogs, and an evil child with bright blue eyes. After being hit with a mirror by her neighbor's son, Casey's eyes begin to change color and she learns she had a twin brother who died in the womb. Casey begins to suspect that the spirit haunting her is the soul of her dead twin who became possessed by a malevolent spirit known as dybbuk. The spirit wants to be born so it can transfer to the world of the living. Casey meets a woman named Sofi who explains that as a child, she had a twin brother who was killed in Nazi experiments and he was brought back to life by a dybbuk who intended to use his body as a portal into the world of the living. Sofi killed the dybbuk and now it haunts her family for revenge. Sofi refers Casey to Rabbi Sendak who can perform a Jewish exorcism to remove the dybbuk. The exorcism is performed, but things go awry as the dybbuk tries to stop the ritual from being completed. The dybbuk disappears after the exorcism and soon afterward, Casey learns she is pregnant with twins
Playing for time by Daniel Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fania Fenelon is a Jewish cabaret singer in Paris during the Nazi invasion. Fania and thousands of other Jewish and political prisoners are sent to the Auschwitz death camp. She and a group of other classical musicians are spared from death in exchange for performing music for their captors. They are also ordered to play for the thousands being herded to the gas chambers, a 'humane' means of easing the condemned into the next world
Wild things, wild places : adventurous tales of wildlife and conservation on planet Earth by Jane Alexander( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Wild Things, Wild Places, Jane Alexander movingly, with a clear eye and a knowing, keen grasp of the issues and on what is being done in conservation and the worlds of science to help the planet's most endangered species to stay alive and thrive, writes of her steady and fervent immersion into the worlds of wildlife conservation, of her coming to know the scientists throughout the world--to her, the prophets in the wilderness--who are steeped in this work, of her travels with them--and on her own--to the most remote and forbidding areas of the world as they try to save many species, including ourselves
Louisa May Alcott : the woman behind Little women( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed on location at many places actually frequented by the real persons portrayed and featuring a script written from primary sources, this documentary tells the life story of American author Louisa May Alcott, chronicling her efforts to rescue her family from poverty and find wealth, fame, and happiness for herself. Includes animations and commentary from Alcott scholars, novelist Geraldine Brooks, and the "literary sleuths" who uncovered Alcott's lost thrillers
Dancing( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines and celebrates dance from around the world, from traditional dance to classical ballet
Testament by Lyne Littman( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nuclear strike has occurred. No one knows who did it. No one knows why. A mother must hold her family together and helplessly watch as her loved ones become victims of radiation
Gigantic by Matt Aselton( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian is a mattress salesman who gets swept up into a romance with Happy when she falls asleep on one of the beds in his store. To win her over, he must compete with her father, an art-collecting loudmouth with a bad back and deep pockets
Eleanor and Franklin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Great Depression to the impact of world politics on World War II, the story of Franklin's 12-year presidency
 
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