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Foote, Horton

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Most widely held works by Horton Foote
To Kill a Mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

132 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 7,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is a dusty Southern town during the Depression. A white woman accuses a black man of rape. Though he is obviously innocent, the outcome of his trial is such a foregone conclusion that no lawyer will step forward to defend him-- except the town's most distinguished citizen. His compassionate defense costs him many friendships but earns him the respect and admiration of his two motherless children
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck( Visual )

64 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic tale of two travelling companions, George and Lennie, who wander the country during the Depression, dreaming of a better life for themselves. Then, just as heaven is within their grasp, it is inevitably yanked away
The young man from Atlanta by Horton Foote( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the text of the 1995 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about Will Kidder and his wife, Lily Dale, an aging couple whose only son has committed suicide for reasons they are trying very hard not to acknowledge
Courtship ; Valentine's Day ; 1918 : three plays from "The orphans' home cycle" by Horton Foote( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three plays of courtship and marriage trace the currents of family life back to their source in the struggle of the human spirit
Selected one-act plays of Horton Foote by Horton Foote( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers seventeen short plays set in the small Texas town of Harrison
An introduction to To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee by Dan Stone( Recording )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings of excerpts and critical analysis
Bessie by John Young( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on Bessie Smith's transformation from a struggling young singer into 'The Empress of the Blues', who became one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and is an enduring icon today
Roots in a parched ground ; Convicts ; Lily Dale ; The Widow Claire : the first four plays of The orphans' home cycle by Horton Foote( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four plays dramatize the trials of Horace Robedaux, whose father's sudden death places Horace between his father's and his mother's families
William Faulkner's Barn burning by William Faulkner( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abe Snopes is a Southern tenant farmer whose unrelenting and violent nature proves to be his undoing in William Faulkner's Barn Burning. Adpated by Academy Award winning screenwriter Horton Foote
Getting Frankie married-- and afterwards : and other plays by Horton Foote( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankie, a traditional girl from a traditional town, has been leading an untraditional life. For over twenty years she has been Fred's girlfriend, and though she longs to be married, Fred has never asked -- until now. Why the change of heart? Fred's mother may be dying, and she would like to see her son married before she goes. But that's only part of the reason. There's the other embarrassing matter of another woman, a younger woman, who is suing Fred because she claims to have quit her job after Fred proposed to her. As if that weren't trouble enough, both Frankie and the other woman will be having Fred's child
Horton Foote's The trip to Bountiful( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carrie Watts begrudgingly lives with her busy, overprotective son, Ludie, and pretentious daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae. No longer able to drive and forbidden to travel alone, she wishes for freedom from the confines of the house and begs her son to take her on a visit to her hometown of Bountiful. When he refuses, Mrs. Watts is undeterred and makes an escape to the local bus station, where she befriends Thelma, a young woman traveling home
Horton Foote by Horton Foote( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Displaced person by Flannery O'Connor( Visual )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in Georgia during the late 1940s, the 'displaced person' is a Polish refugee (Mr. Guizac) who's relocated by a priest to work on Mrs. McIntyre's farm. Quickly the industrious and clever Mr. Guizac becomes a threat to the other farmworkers. Soon all are plotting Mr. Guizac's downfall until fate unexpectedly takes a hand in deciding this outsider's destiny ... and ultimately everyone's tragedy"--Container
Tender mercies by Robert Duvall( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A broken-down, middle-aged country singer gets a new wife, reaches out to his long-lost daughter, and tries to put his troubled life back together
To kill a mockingbird ; Tender mercies ; and, the trip to Bountiful : three screenplays by Horton Foote( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes a rape trial in a small Southern town, a washed-up country singer's recovery, and an old woman's return to her home
Main Street( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a contemporary drama about several residents of a small Southern city whose lives are changed by the arrival of a stranger with a controversial plan to save their decaying hometown. In the midst of today's challenging times, each of the colorful citizens of this close-knit North Carolina community -- from its mayor to a local police officer to a once-wealthy tobacco heiress -- will search for ways to reinvent themselves, their relationships and the very heart of their neighborhood"--Container
Tender mercies( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic drifter comes into the life of a lonely widow and her young son in the barren flatlands of Texas. But when Mac is revealed to be a once-famous country singer, he must confront a painful past that includes his bitter superstar ex-wife
The last of the Thorntons : a play by Horton Foote( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not only does town busybody Fannie Mae bring medication to the residents of a nursing home in Harrison, Texas, she also brings the gift of gab and a thorough command of local knowledge, useful among folks who are inclined to forget the years of their births or their religion. Her conversation starters allow the home's residents to swap stories and reminisce about their lives, revealing rich and complex histories that both burden and sustain them in the present. THE LAST OF THE THORNTONS carries you along with droll humor to a conclusion that resonates with poignancy
Cousins ; and, the death of Papa : the final two plays of The orphans' home cycle by Horton Foote( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three plays : Dividing the estate, the trip to Bountiful, and the young man from Atlanta by Horton Foote( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sometimes called the American Chekhov, Horton Foote has been mapping the rich emotional terrain just beneath the plain, quiet surfaces of his small-town characters for well over half a century. This anthology brings together three of his most critically acclaimed plays: Dividing the Estate, The Trip to Bountiful, and The Young Man from Atlanta
 
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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Foote, Albert Horton 1916-2009

Foote, Albert Horton Jr

Horton Foote acteur américain

Horton Foote Amerikaans acteur

Horton Foote amerykański scenarzysta filmowy

Horton Foote dramaturge, scénariste et acteur américain

Horton Foote drammaturgo e sceneggiatore statunitense

Horton Foote US-amerikanischer Dramatiker und Drehbuchautor

Хортон Фут

هورتون فوت

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ホートン・フート

霍頓·福特

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Of Mice and MenThe young man from AtlantaCourtship ; Valentine's Day ; 1918 : three plays from "The orphans' home cycle"Selected one-act plays of Horton FooteRoots in a parched ground ; Convicts ; Lily Dale ; The Widow Claire : the first four plays of The orphans' home cycleWilliam Faulkner's Barn burningGetting Frankie married-- and afterwards : and other playsHorton Foote