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Hooks, Kevin 1958-

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Most widely held works about Kevin Hooks
Most widely held works by Kevin Hooks
Sounder by William H Armstrong( Visual )

46 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of an 11-year-old black youngster, "Boy." When his sharecropper father is arrested and sentenced to five years at hard labor after stealing food to feed his family, Boy embarks upon a journey to find out where his father has being imprisoned. Accompanied by his dog Sounder, Boy also makes the arduous crossover from boyhood to manhood, with the help and sometimes hindrance of various people along the road
Passenger 57 by Kevin Hooks( Visual )

30 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The safest way to travel is by air, the FAA says. But the FAA never figured the risk with Charles Rane on board. He's "The Rane of Terror", the insane mastermind behind four recent terrorist attacks. Soon there will be a fifth - and that's bad news for passengers on Flight 163. But there's good news, too: the man in seat 57!
Prison break( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Scofield and his brother Lincoln Burrows have escaped prison and are on the run. Michael and Lincoln, along with several other escaped convicts, are not just running from the law and the FBI, they are devoting their time to uncovering a vast government plot that takes them around the world
The color of friendship by Lindsey Haun( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mahree Bok lives on a farm in South Africa. Her father is a policeman who cannot hide his joy when activist Steve Biko is caught by the South African authorities. Piper Dellums is the daughter of a US congressman from California and who lives in a nice home in Washington, DC. When Mahree is chosen to spend a semester at the Dellums' house, she doesn't expect that her host family would be black. Nor do her hosts suspect that she is not a black South African
Black dog by Patrick Swayze( Visual )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action film about two truck drivers being chased by a relentless fanatic
Roots( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roots, adapted from the Alex Haley novel that traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction in Africa to America and continued throughout the generations that followed
Fled( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and German and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two mismatched convicts newly escaped from prison, are thrown into a race to outwit, outrun and out gun vicious enemies on both sides of the law
Strictly business( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby, a business mailroom clerk who lacks education but not smarts, wants a fast track to the executive suite, land of power suits and lunches. Waymon, his executive friend, agrees to recommend Bobby for the firm's management trainee program if he will introduce Waymon to drop-dead-gorgeous Natalie. From then on, the only thing that can go wrong (and does) is everything
A Hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich( Visual )

2 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a mother, stepfather and 13-year-old boy, facing the pressures of drugs and crime in the ghetto. The boy is bright and faces a struggle, but with the help of real, loving heroes like his mom and stepdad he's on his way to becoming somebody really special
The white shadow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When professional basketball player Ken Reeves suffers a serious knee injury, his career comes to a grinding halt, and all his dreams of glory seem shattered - until a friend offers him a job as a basketball coach for a Los Angeles inner city school
Madiba( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madiba is a six-part event series that tells the epic tale of Nelson Mandela, the globally beloved iconic figure, as well as the many other leaders of the African national Congress - Oliver Tambo and Walter Sisulu - who fought alongside Mandela in the multi-racial, multi-national movement that led to the end of South African apartheid
The white shadow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now, in his second year at Carver High, Ken Reeves realizes he's become more than just a basketball coach. He's the person his players can turn to when things go wrong at home, or when things get tough out on the street
Vietnam war story( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every man who went to Vietnam has his story to tell-- each more powerful, shocking and incredible than the last. Based on the real-life experiences of combat veterans, this nine-episode series captures the full impact of the Vietnam War experience on everyday men and women. Stories such as the corporal who accidentally steps on a pressure-sensitive mine and waits eight agonizing hours for someone to defuse it. Or the account of an American farm boy-turned-soldier who discovers that bringing his aid to a starving Vietnamese village will result in personal tragedy. Then there is the story of Mary, a young and impressionable nurse who arrives for her tour of duty, facing the pain of wounded and dying men
Mutiny( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A munitions ship explodes near San Francisco killing 320 untrained African American sailors who were forced (and segregated) to load live munitions. Charged with the most serious crimes. mutiny, 50 sailors risk their lives by refusing to continue the hazardous duty. The stunning outcome of their trial outraged millions, but their bravery forever changed the American history
Sounder ; A dog of Flanders( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sounder (1972) : Nathan Lee Morgan, an African-American sharecropper, steals food from his neighbor to feed his hungry family and is arrested, leaving his wife, Rebecca, and their three children to endure the hardships of prejudice and poverty in the Depression-era South
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.13 for Sounder ; ... to 0.83 for Lou Grant ...)

Passenger 57
Alternative Names
Kevin Hooks acteur et cinéaste américain

Kevin Hooks aktor i reżyser amerykański

Kevin Hooks Amerikaans acteur

Kevin Hooks attore e regista statunitense

Kevin Hooks US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Film- und Fernsehregisseur

Кевин Хукс

کوین هوکس بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

კევინ ჰუკსი

훅스, 케빈 1958-




English (137)

Spanish (5)

German (2)

French (2)

FledA Hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich