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Alexander, Jane 1939-

Overview
Works: 168 works in 434 publications in 5 languages and 20,952 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Fiction  Film adaptations  Interviews  Psychological fiction  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television adaptations  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Host, Narrator, Performer, Commentator, Recipient, Costume designer, Contributor, Speaker
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 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,312 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 Gore Verbinski ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it
Terminator salvation ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,660 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 1,490 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 L'œuvre de dieu, la part du diable by John Irving ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Homer is an orphan in remote St. Cloud, Maine. Never adopted, he is the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch, who trains him to be a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. Homer, however, yearns for a self-chosen life outside the orphanage. Then Wally and pregnant Candy visit the orphanage for a medically safe, albeit illegal, abortion. Homer accompanies them to Wally's family apple farm. Wally goes off to war, leaving Homer and Candy alone together. What will Homer learn in the cider house? What of the destiny Dr. Larch planned for him?
Off season by Anne Rivers Siddons ( Recording )
16 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 958 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 will change her life
Warm springs by Joseph Sargent ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 774 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 714 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
Sunshine state ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of a richly diverse town on a sleepy Florida island threatened by real estate developers
Sam's letters to Jennifer by James Patterson ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Returning to the village of her childhood, Jennifer discovers letters that reveal a relative's decades-long relationship with a secret love, a correspondence from which Jennifer draws wisdom when she falls in love herself
The great white hope by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and held by 568 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
Louisa May Alcott the woman behind Little women ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 554 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
The unborn by David S Goyer ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 528 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
She walks in beauty [a woman's journey through poems] ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"She Walks in Beauty" is Kennedy's selection of poetry that tells the story of a woman's life, including first love and lasting love; marriage, motherhood, and work; times of silence and solitude, and times of awe. The collection includes works by Elizabeth Bishop, Sharon Olds, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Mary Oliver, Pablo Neruda, W.H. Auden, Adrienne Rich, Sandra Cisneros, Anne Sexton, W.S. Merwin, Dorothy Parker, Queen Elizabeth I, Lucille Clifton, Naomi Shihab Nye, and W.B. Yeats
Playing for time ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 401 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
Gigantic ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in Undetermined and English and held by 389 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
Testament by Lyne Littman ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 378 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
Eleanor and Franklin ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This original television mini-series dramatizes the personal lives of the two cousins who were to become one of the most powerful couples of the twentieth century. Shows Eleanor, the "ugly ducking" of the clan, whose achievements made her an inspiration for the world, and FDR, from his early years to his polio-crippled leadership of the country out of the Depression and through the turbulent years of World War II
City heat by Richard Benjamin ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 1930s, a private investigator teams up with his old partner to fight the mob, but they can't stand each other
John Muir in the new world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and the career of John Muir come to life through this inspiring and beautiful documentary set against the magnificent landscapes of the American West. The Scottish-born naturalist was one of the first nature preservationists in American history, inspiring others through his writing and his advocacy to keep the wilderness wild
 
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