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Childress, Mark

Overview
Works: 45 works in 221 publications in 12 languages and 10,831 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Musical fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Film adaptations  Humorous fiction  Comedy films  Young adult works  History 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3553.H486, 813.54
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Crazy in Alabama by Mark Childress( Book )

57 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Alabama during the racially restless summer of 1965, an orphan boy comes of age, and his aunt escapes from an unhappy marriage
Georgia Bottoms : a novel by Mark Childress( Book )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georgia Bottoms, a Southern belle who keeps six lovers--none of whom know of the others--so she can maintain a lavish lifestyle, finds her ruse crumbling when a married preacher she has been seeing plans to confess their affair in front of his congregation
One Mississippi : a novel by Mark Childress( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Daniel Musgrove's troubled family moves to Mississippi just before his junior year, he is appalled. On top of the usual teenage humiliations, he now has to learn to say "y'all" and "Co-Cola" or risk being ostracized as a Yankee. But Daniel's loneliness fades when he meets fellow outsider Tim Cousins. You only need one best friend, he figures, to make it through high school alive. Daniel and Tim become inseparable, sharing a fascination with ridicule, The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour, and Arnita Beecham, the most bewitching girl at Minor High. The boys join the cast of a bouncy evangelical musical. They take their dates to the prom in matching sky blue tuxedos. But then things start to go terribly wrong. The friends' feud with the school bully gets out of hand. They commit a small crime that grows larger and larger, and threatens to engulf the whole town.--From publisher description
Tender : a novel by Mark Childress( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Leroy Kirby, a poor white boy from Mississippi. He moves to Memphis and transforms himself from a guitar-picking truck driver to a famous rock-and-roll singer
Gone for good by Mark Childress( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and French and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After flying into a thunderstorm, rock singer Ben Willis crashes his plane on a magic island. The place is populated by famous people who have come to disappear, among them Amelia Earhart. A look at the world of celebrities
A world made of fire by Mark Childress( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V for Victor : a novel by Mark Childress( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor, a sixteen-year-old boy in Alabama in 1942, is sent to care for his dying grandmother on a lonely island in Mobile Bay. War is everywhere, and suddenly Victor is playing unforeseen roles--now hostage, now pursuer--in the perilous war at home
One Mississippi by Mark Childress( )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1973, Yankee transplant Daniel Msgrove can't seem to fit in at his new Mississippi school, Minor High. When he meets fellow outsider Tim Cousins, things begin looking up. The two begin a close friendship that includes time spent ridiculing celebrities and the world around them. Soon, a prom night accident sets them at odds with the school bully Red Martin. As their battle escalates, one violent act changes everything and threatens to shake the town to its core
Georgia Bottoms : a novel by Mark Childress( )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sassy Southern belle Georgia has a lot of secrets: a rotation of gentleman callers with unique sexual needs, a mother with a tenuous hold on reality, and a lucrative (if dodgy) business of selling at a huge mark-up the folk art quilts she buys and passes off as her own creations. But then 9/11 comes along, Georgia's world of naughty innocence is changed forever, and all the plates she once spun so effortlessly in midair come crashing down: her illegitimate black son shows up on her doorstep; her best friend and town mayor, Krystal, loses her job; her demented mom and drunken brother become increasingly errant; and one of her boyfriends-a spiteful preacher- has an unfortunate attack of conscience and intends to publicly confess his affair and simultaneously condemn poor Georgia to hell
Crazy in Alabama by Mark Childress( Recording )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a hot, restless summer in Alabama a woman with six children and an abusive husband looks for salvation in Hollywood
Crazy in Alabama( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antonio Banderas' directorial debut opens in the sweltering summer of 1965, and everyone in Alabama has gone completely crazy, especially 12-year-old Peejoe's glamorous Aunt Lucille. Deciding not to let her abusive husband stand in the way of her dreams of television stardom, she gets rid of him in a most unusual way and leaves Peejoe with lots of questions and an explosive secret
Joshua and the big bad blue crabs by Mark Childress( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joshua sets off to deliver a huckleberry pie to his grandmother and he and the pie are kidnapped by a mob of mean-tempered crabs
Joshua and Bigtooth by Mark Childress( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tiny shiny baby alligator Joshua brings home from a day fishing grows into a big alligator whose future must be decided
Henry Bobbity is missing and it is all Billy Bobbity's fault! by Mark Childress( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this fantasy tale Billy Bobbity banishes his brother from their messy room but soon regrets his action and begins the search for the missing Henry
The path to publication. advice from authors, editors, and agents( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume concentrates on successful storytelling. In a talk called "Scene, summary, silence," writer/educator Al Young tells how to engage readers and keep a stry moving by creating believable narratvie and maintaining a balance between scene and summary. A panel discussion follows
Tender by Mark Childress( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

4 movie collection : Hero ; The slugger's wife ; Crazy in Alabama ; I'll do anything( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I'll do anything : A talented but unemployed actor (Nolte) unexpectedly gains custody of his six-year-old daughter (Wright)
Der Bruchpilot Roman by Mark Childress( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nach einem Konzerts steigt der Rockstar Ben Willis in sein Flugzeug, um seinen nächsten Auftrittsort anzufliegen. Er liebt es, in seinem Flugzeug zu sitzen, ganz oben und frei, schließlich hat er auch aus diesem Grund den Flugschein gemacht, um weit weg von seinen Fans und seiner Frau sein zu können. Er gerät in ein Unwetter und überlebt nur durch eine Bruchlandung auf einer Karibikinsel. Als er am Strand wieder zu sich kommt, meint er Marilyn Monroe zu sehen. Wenig später stellt er fest, daß er in das heimliche Refugium totgeglaubter Berühmtheiten eingedrungen ist, das von einem mysteriösen Zauberer überwacht wird. Es wird nicht leicht für 'Superman', wie Ben genannt wird, nach Hause zu kommen
In Southern words : [a collection of Southern stories and reminiscences written and read by some of the region's most renowned authors] by Fannie Flagg( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waanzin in Alabama by Mark Childress( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in Dutch and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doldwaze verwikkelingen doen een zwarte tweeling, die bij hun grootmoeder woont, nauw betrokken raken bij de strijd voor gelijke burgerrechten in het zuiden van de V.S. in 1965
 
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Georgia Bottoms : a novel
Alternative Names
Mark Childress Amerikaans schrijver

Mark Childress amerikansk författare

Mark Childress amerikansk skribent

Mark Childress écrivain américain

Mark Childress scrittore statunitense

Mark Childress US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Марк Чайлдресс

チャイルドレス, マーク

チルドレス, マーク

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Georgia Bottoms : a novelOne Mississippi : a novelTender : a novelGone for goodA world made of fireV for Victor : a novelCrazy in AlabamaHenry Bobbity is missing and it is all Billy Bobbity's fault!