WorldCat Identities

Self, David 1940-

Overview
Works: 39 works in 215 publications in 8 languages and 6,454 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Gangster films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Werewolf films  Monster films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film remakes  Graphic novels 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Self
Road to Perdition by Sam Mendes( Visual )

81 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Sullivan works as an enforcer for his adopted father, Irish gangster John Rooney. When Sullivan's son, Mike Jr., witnesses one of his father's killings on Rooney's behalf, the gangster decides that his ward and his family are liabilities that must be removed. Sullivan tries to safeguard his son and get even with the man who betrayed him, while his son focuses on bonding with his emotionally distant father
The Wolfman by George Waggner( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon his return to his ancestral estate to investigate the murder of his brother, Lawrence Talbot is bitten, and subsequently cursed, by a werewolf
The Loyola treasury of saints by David Self( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the lives of several Christian saints
The Lion encyclopedia of world religions by David Self( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A full-color, illustrated introduction to the origins, festivals, and beliefs of six major world religions including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikhism, along with other East Asian and modern religious beliefs
Christianity by David Self( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origins, principal teachings, scriptures, important figures, historical events, holidays, places of worship, and community life of Christianity
Islam by David Self( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origins, principal teachings, scriptures, important figures, historical events, holidays, places of worship, and community life of Islam
Road to perdition by Max Allan Collins( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and German and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First there was Max Allan Collins' legendary graphic novel ... then came the Academy Award winning movie and his bestselling screenplay novelization. Now Collins presents an epic new novel, combining and expanding upon all that came before, to create the ultimate version of his unforgettable story. Depression-era Chicago is awash in liquor and blood, ruled by guns, graft, and gangsters like John Looney. His most feared enforcer is Michael O'Sullivan, known as the "Angel of Death." But when O'Sullivan's twelve-year-old son witnesses a gangland murder committed by Looney's brutal son, O'Sullivan's entire family is marked for execution to cover up the crime. O'Sullivan and his son find themselves on the run ... and seeking vengeance ... on the long, bloody road to Perdition
The Lion book of wisdom stories from around the world by David Self( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 15 stories that brings together insights and wisdom from many cultures around the world
The Lion encyclopedia of Christianity by David Self( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking a thematic approach, this book presents an illustrated introduction to the Christian faith - its beliefs, traditions and practices
The Wolfman : a novelization by Jonathan Maberry( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning home to investigate his brother's mysterious disappearance, Lawrence Talbot, a man tormented by dark, disturbing memories, discovers both a terrifying secret about werewolves--and the truth about his own past
Saint Paul by David Self( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the conversion and spiritual work of Saint Paul, from the miracle at Damascus, through his missionary journeys through the Middle East and Greece, to his arrest in Rome
Stories from the Christian world by David Self( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents brief accounts of altruistic and humane actions of Joan of Arc, Francis of Assisi, Harriet Tubman, Corrie ten Boom, and others
The drama & theatre arts course book by David Self( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek theatre - Medieval theatre - Shakespearean (Elizabethan) theatre - Victorian theatre - Modern theatre - Proscenium arch - Theatrical terms - Monologues & their performance ; Short section on the life of Shakespeare_____________
The single source of all filth : together with the views of his defendants, critics, and the dramatists by David Self( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Act one( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islam by Gianna Quaglia( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series explores the beliefs, teachings, and practices of five major religions, including a look at sacred texts and places of worship. The final chapters focus on the role of religion in society and the modern world
21st century Christianity by David Self( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

21st century Islam by David Self( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wolfman : a novelization by Jonathan Maberry( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning home to investigate his brother's mysterious disappearance, Lawrence Talbot, a man tormented by dark, disturbing memories, discovers both a terrifying secret about werewolves--and the truth about his own past
15 minutes ; Frequency ; Thirteen days( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15 minutes : When two Eastern European criminals come to New York City, one of them steals a video camera and starts to film all of their activities. When they learn how the American media can make a remorseless killer look like a victim and in turn make them rich, they target a media-savvy NYPD homicide detective and a media-niave NYFD fire marshal (both happen to be the cops investigating their criminal activities). Along the way, they film everything they do in order to sell their video to a local tabloid TV show. Frequency : John discovers the ability to talk to his father ... who's been dead for 30 years. His attempts to change the past go awry as they set in motion a string of brutal, unsolved murders. Now they must find a way to stop the crime that could destroy the future for both of them. Thirteen days : Oct. 1962, for thirteen extradordinary days the world stood on the brink of destruction. Khrushchev wouldn't back down, President Kennedy wouldn't give in. Inspired by the real-life events that took place in the Kennedy White House
 
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Road to Perdition
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The Loyola treasury of saintsThe Lion encyclopedia of world religionsChristianityIslamRoad to perditionThe Lion book of wisdom stories from around the worldThe Lion encyclopedia of ChristianityThe Wolfman : a novelization
Alternative Names
Self, David Michael Henderson

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