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Hooks, Kevin 1958-

Overview
Works: 155 works in 310 publications in 3 languages and 7,599 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Juvenile works  Television series 
Roles: Director, Actor, Author, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4575
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Most widely held works about Kevin Hooks
 
Most widely held works by Kevin Hooks
Sounder by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sounder is the heartwarming story of a black sharecropper family in Louisiana during the Depression. A father steals food for his family, his wife provides love, security and strength while he is in prison, and their oldest son bravely becomes the man of the house until his father returns. Together thay love and laugh, struggle and survive, and dream and hope of a more promising future
Passenger 57 ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 665 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 )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 585 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
Prison break ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Revenge, deceit and edge of your seat action lead to the most breathtaking, suspenseful series finale
Without a trace ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
About the fast-paced Missing Persons Squad of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The sole responsibility of this special task force is to find missing persons by applying advanced psychological profiling techniques. The team reconstructs a "Day of Disappearance" timeline that details every minute of the 24 hours prior to the disappearance, following one simple rule: learn who the victim is in order to learn where the victim is. Senior agent Jack Malone heads the dedicated team. His squad includes Samantha Spade, Vivian Johnson, Danny Taylor, and Martin Fitzgerald
The color of friendship ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 225 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
Roots by Alex Haley ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legacy of Roots, part two. Alex Haley interview episode from the "Talking with David Frost" series -- The struggle to make "Roots"--Connecting with the past -- Levar Burton's original screen test
Black dog by Kevin Hooks ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Action film about two truck drivers being chased by a relentless fanatic
Fled ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two mismatched convicts are thrown into a race to outwit, outrun and out gun vicious enemies on both sides of the law
Strictly business ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 136 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
The color of friendship ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 96 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
Heat wave ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young black journalist gets his big break when he covers the infamous Watts riots of 1965
A Hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Faced with the harsh reality of growing up in the ghetto, 13-year-old Benjie turns to heroin to escape. After Benjie hits rock bottom, his mother and her boyfriend must sacrifice to help him overcome his dependency
Glory & honor ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the all-but-forgotten African-American explorer Matthew Henson and his role in the discovery of the North Pole
Mutiny ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1944, a Victory ship exploded at the Port Chicago navy base near San Francisco killing 320 and wounding hundreds more. The victims were mostly untrained African-American sailors, forced to do the dangerous (and segregated) job of loading live munitions. When 50 of the shaken survivors refused to continue the hazardous duty without proper training and equipment, the most explosive military trail in the nation's history began
Vietnam war story ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 60 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
Prison break ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael Scofield zit in een levensgevaarlijke gevangenis in Panama en probeert samen met zijn broer te ontsnappen
Prison break ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laatste deel van de serie waarin Sara, getrouwd met Michael Scofield, tijdens hun huwelijksfeest wordt gearresteerd wegens moord. Zij wordt gevangen gezet in de vrouwenafdeling van de Miami-Dade gevangenis en Michael doet de ultieme poging haar te laten ontsnappen
Sounder A dog of Flanders ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 34 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
Prison break ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 29 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
 
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English (124)
Spanish (2)
French (2)
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