Allen, Karen 1951-
Most widely held works by Karen Allen
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,976 libraries worldwide
Indy tries to outrace a brilliant and beautiful agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator. Teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited love Marion, Indy takes you on a breathtaking, action-packed adventure.
Raiders of the lost ark ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 1,790 libraries worldwide
Indiana Jones, an archeologist, embarks on a thrilling quest to locate the mystical Ark of the Covenant. Accompanied by his fiesty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood, Indy must discover the Ark before the Nazis do, and he has to survive poison, traps, snakes and treachery to do so.
The Sandlot ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,450 libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1960's, this comedy focuses on a fifth grader who can't throw a baseball but is recruited by the leader of a neighborhood gang to play on the nearby sandlot field. It's the beginning of a summer he'll never forget.
Raiders of the lost ark ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,279 libraries worldwide
Indiana Jones and his feisty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood dodge booby-traps, fight Nazis and stare down snakes in their incredible worldwide quest for the mystical Ark of the Covenant.
Scrooged ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 974 libraries worldwide
Modern version of Dickens' A Christmas Carol, with Bill Murray portraying a nasty, uncaring, unforgiving TV network president. On Christmas Eve he is visited by three ghosts who show him the error of his ways.
National Lampoon's Animal house ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 820 libraries worldwide
Faber College has one frat house so disreputable it will take anyone. The campus's only other frat house is full of white, anglo-saxon, rich young men that no one can stand except Dean Wormer. The dean enlists the help of their fraternity to get the boys of Delta House off campus. The dean's plan comes into play just before the homecoming parade.
The Glass menagerie ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter.
Starman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 602 libraries worldwide
An alien, from a distant planet, lands in Wisconsin and arrives at the remote cabin of Jenny Hayden, a distraught young widow. The alien (Starman) convinces her to drive him to Arizona, explaining that if he is not picked up by his mothership in three days he will die. En route, Starman demonstrates the power of universal love, while Jenny rediscovers her human feelings for passion.
National Lampoon's Animal house ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 581 libraries worldwide
In 1962, Larry Kroger and Kent Dorfman are freshman in college. They want to join a fraternity. After visiting several, including the snobby Omega house, they come to a Delta house pledge party. Here they meet the handsome, but compulsive womanizer Otter, his best friend Boone, Boone's girlfriend Katy, the daring thrill-seeker D-Day, the ever responsible Hoover, and slacker Bluto. They are accepted into the fraternity and join in on the wild toga parties, road trips, and practical jokes. But Dean Wormer is determined to have Delta kicked off campus and its members expelled. He enlists the help of Omega house and its leaders Doug Neidermyer and Greg Marmalard and new pledge Chip Diller. Delta is not willing to go away quietly.
Cleopatra destiny's queen ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 564 libraries worldwide
Her name is synonymous with beauty, power and seduction. She was ruler of Egypt, Caesar's mistress and Mark Antony's lover. Presents the life of the most alluring woman of the ancient world.
Starman ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and French and held by 481 libraries worldwide
An alien, from a distant planet, lands in Wisconsin and arrives at the remote cabin of Jenny Hayden, a distraught young widow. The alien (Starman) convinces her to drive him to Arizona, explaining that if he isn't picked up by his mothership in three days he'll die. En route, Starman demonstrates the power of universal love, while Jenny rediscovers her human feelings for passion.
The sandlot ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
The new kid in town becomes part of a neighborhood sandlot baseball team.
John Steinbeck's East of Eden ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in Undetermined and English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Adam and Charles Trask grow up in the shadow of their father, Cyrus. Cyrus prefers Adam, inciting jealousy in his younger son. Adam is signed up for the cavalry, while Charles works on the family farm. Reuniting years later, the brothers live in peace until a beautiful woman nearly beaten to death arrives on their front porch. Adam nurses her back to health and falls blindly in love. But Cathy hides a cruel past. Adam and Cathy marry and have twin boys. Cathy soon deserts the family, showing up later as "Kate," the madam of an upscale brothel. Adam's sons have a relationship that mirrors his own. Adam's business venture fails and depletes the family fortune. One son seeks out his mother, who has been long assumed dead.
The silent boy by Lois Lowry ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Katy, the precocious ten-year-old daughter of the town doctor, befriends a retarded boy.
The basket ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and French and held by 397 libraries worldwide
A picturesque story of the landscapes through the territory of the human heart. A Pacific Northwest logging community in 1918 struggles to come to terms with the pain and prejudice of wartime America. Weaving an unlikely thread of forbidden love, racial tension, German opera lessons and a new game called basketball.
The perfect storm ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
The Andrea Gail is a sword fishing boat out of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Billy Tyne is her captain, down-on-his-luck from a recent losing streak, looking to bring back one big score so he and his crew will have the money to stay ashore during the coming winter. So out they go, and they hit it big, hauling in what the crew estimates is a quarter-million-dollars worth of fish. Unfortunately, they haven't paid attention to the weather forecasts or the radio, and the boat is right in the path of what will become one of the most terrifying and fantastic storms of the century. The always-beating heart of the adventure are the men (and women) who go down to the sea in ships and are oft-times lost at sea, doing battle with the unpredictable, sometimes vicious forces of Nature. Based on a true story, and dedicated to the ten thousand Gloucestermen who have died at sea since 1623.
The adventures of Indiana Jones the complete DVD movie collection ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
In Raiders of the lost ark, archaeologist-cum-soldier of fortune, Indiana Jones gets pitted against Nazis hoping to locate and seize the Biblical Ark of the Covenant -- an artifact of immeasurable value and the reputed source of unlimited power. In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, after barely escaping a raging Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indy crash-lands into the wilds of India where he undercovers a sinister scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children in a fortress-like mine. In Indiana Jones and the last crusade, after Nazis kidnap Indy's father, the foremost authority on the Holy Grail, an artifact reputed to have the power to give and take life, Indy inches through rat-filled catacombs, battles Nazis in biplane dogfights, and braves the firepower of unstoppable tanks in order to find his father and the Grail.
Running from the law by Lisa Scottoline ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Agreeing to represent a respected judge in a scandalous sexual harassment suit by his secretary, wisecracking lawyer Rita Morrone Hamilton is stunned when the trial turns deadly.
Cruising ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and French and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Steve Burns is sent undercover to find a serial killer who brutally slays and dismembers gay men in New York's S & M subculture. Working almost completely isolated from his department, he has to learn and practice the rules of this little society.
Wind River ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Nick Wilson, a young white settler who is accepted as part of the Shoshone Indian tribe and becomes an original Pony Express rider. When a Shoshone warrior "kidnaps" Nick and brings him back to the tribe, Nick learns how to become a warrior himself. But when a gang of settlers, including his brother, comes looking for him, Nick has to face the toughest decision of his life ... return to his real family or stay with the Indian family he has grown to love.
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Multiple languages (11)
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