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Foote, Horton

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To kill a mockingbird by Robert Mulligan ( Visual )
98 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 7,286 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 Gary Sinise ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,411 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 )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Courtship ; Valentine's Day ; 1918 : three plays from "The orphans' home cycle" by Horton Foote ( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 1,080 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 )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 889 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
Selected one-act plays of Horton Foote by Horton Foote ( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gathers seventeen short plays set in the small Texas town of Harrison
The displaced person by Flannery O'Connor ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 702 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
An introduction to To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee by Dan Stone ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts and critical analysis
Roots in a parched ground ; Convicts ; Lily Dale ; The Widow Claire : the first four plays of The orphans' home cycle by Horton Foote ( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 656 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 by Horton Foote ( Book )
in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Faulkner's Barn burning ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abe Snopes is a Southern tenant farmer whose unrelenting and violent nature proves to be his undoing. Snopes sets his employer's barn on fire when he thinks he's been treated unfairly. His son, Sarty, is horrified. Snopes escapes justice for lack of proof, but he and his family are told to move on. No sooner do they move than Snopes is offended by his new rich employer. Torn between trying to win his father's acceptance and his aversion to what his father will do, Sarty must make a decision and act quickly
Getting Frankie married-- and afterwards : and other plays by Horton Foote ( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To kill a mockingbird ; Tender mercies ; and, The trip to Bountiful : three screenplays by Horton Foote ( Book )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 516 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 )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 480 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 )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cousins ; and, The death of Papa : the final two plays of The orphans' home cycle by Horton Foote ( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The trip to Bountiful; play in three acts by Horton Foote ( Book )
5 editions published between 1954 and 1982 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three plays : Dividing the estate, the trip to Bountiful, and the young man from Atlanta by Horton Foote ( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 315 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
Harrison, Texas; eight television plays by Horton Foote ( Book )
5 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young lady of property : six short plays by Horton Foote ( Book )
5 editions published between 1955 and 1983 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Foote, Albert Horton, 1916-2009
Foote, Albert Horton, Jr.
Languages
English (293)
German (13)
French (8)
Spanish (6)
Italian (4)
Multiple languages (4)
Japanese (1)
Polish (1)
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