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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 )

148 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 7,305 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 )

70 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Depression-era California, two migrant workers dream of better days on a spread of their own until an act of unintentional violence leads to tragic consequences
The young man from Atlanta by Horton Foote( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 1,214 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 1,015 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
Tender mercies by Robert Duvall( Visual )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,010 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
Selected one-act plays of Horton Foote by Horton Foote( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 752 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 719 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 716 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
William Faulkner's Barn burning by William Faulkner( Visual )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and held by 642 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
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 634 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
Horton Foote's The trip to Bountiful( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 618 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
Getting Frankie married-- and afterwards : and other plays by Horton Foote( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six plays by Horton Foote
The Displaced person by Flannery O'Connor( Visual )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 589 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
Horton Foote by Horton Foote( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To kill a mockingbird ; Tender mercies ; and, the trip to Bountiful : three screenplays by Horton Foote( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 518 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 by Sinclair Lewis( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and German 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
The last of the Thorntons : a play by Horton Foote( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American playwright Horton Foote's work about a Texas matriarch's confrontation with the end of her life
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 366 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 336 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
A young lady of property : six short plays by Horton Foote( Book )

7 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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

הורטון פוט שחקן אמריקאי

هورتون فوت

ჰორტონ ფუტი

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 FooteWilliam Faulkner's Barn burningRoots in a parched ground ; Convicts ; Lily Dale ; The Widow Claire : the first four plays of The orphans' home cycleGetting Frankie married-- and afterwards : and other playsHorton Foote