Gray, Spalding 1941-2004
Most widely held works about Spalding Gray
Most widely held works by Spalding Gray
The killing fields ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1,162 libraries worldwide
Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of a journalist who is covering the war in Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand.
Impossible vacation by Spalding Gray ( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 786 libraries worldwide
A perpetual malcontent who, in trying to recapture the bliss, innocence, and purity of childhood, seems doomed to find only the opposite.
Swimming to Cambodia by Spalding Gray ( Book )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 752 libraries worldwide
The author spent eight weeks in Southeast Asia creating the role of the Ambassador's aide for the Academy Award-winning film, "The Killing Fields." Inspired by his experiences there, he weaves a hilarious and hypnotic saga of the making of the epic war film.
Life interrupted : the unfinished monologue by Spalding Gray ( Book )
8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 696 libraries worldwide
Brings together an original short story and a poignant love letter to New York City with selections from the monologue--about a devastating accident that occurred while vacationing in Ireland and its painful aftermath--that he left unfinished at the timeof his tragic 2004 suicide.
Beaches ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease.
Monster in a box by Spalding Gray ( Book )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 674 libraries worldwide
This long-awaited monologue by Gray has been performed to the applause of sell-out crowds and the accolades of critics in New York, Los Angeles, and beyond. Appearing here in book form for the first time, with a new afterword, Monster in a Box will be released as a feature film in 1992.
It's a slippery slope by Spalding Gray ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
Within the span of a single year, Spalding Gray marries and divorces one woman, moves in with another who bears him a son, and learns to ski.
Morning, noon, and night by Spalding Gray ( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
In a hilarious new monologue about fatherhood, the author of "Swimming to Cambodia" tells the event-filled, trauma-driven, emotionally charged, and outrageously funny story of a day of his life in October 1997, after the birth of his son, Theo.
Sex and death to the age 14 by Spalding Gray ( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
This is a collection of six monologues by the master of one-man drama. Included are "Sex and Death at the Age of 14," "Booze, Cars, and College Girls," "47 Beds," "Nobody Wanted to Sit Behind a Desk," "Travels through New England," and "Terror of Pleasure: The House." Also includes a preface by the author.
Gray's anatomy by Spalding Gray ( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
An eye problem sets Gray off on tour of alternative medecine, including sweat lodges, nutritionists, and the "Elivs Presley of psychic surgeons."
Beyond Rangoon ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and French and held by 356 libraries worldwide
A young San Francisco widow is swept into a political uprising in Burma after her sister reluctantly drags her on a tour of southeast Asia.
Swimming to Cambodia ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 356 libraries worldwide
Spalding Gray gives a performance about life in general, his work as an actor, and his feelings about the small role he played in the movie The killing fields.
Thornton Wilder's Our town two historic productions on two DVD ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
The time is the early 20th century, in Grovers Corners, New Hampshire, and centers on the Webb and Gibbs families, who live next door to each other. Emily Webb and George Gibbs are two young people who grow up, fall in love with gentle glances and sweet words, get married, and are eventually separated by death. On the surface, there is all this nostalgia, but there are dark currents in Grovers Corners, little ironies and inconsistencies that are often commented on by the Stage Manager, and are embodied in the person of the town drunk, Simon Stimson.
True stories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
A look at Virgil, Texas, and its eccentric inhabitants which include the bachelor who posts a "wife wanted" sign on his lawn, the world's laziest woman. and a precision lawn-mower marching team.
In search of the Monkey Girl by Randal Levenson ( Book )
4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Gray's anatomy ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
A comical look at Gray's middle-age angst, with its impending mortality and, in his case, sight distortion in his left eye. After being diagnosed with a rare and mysterious eye condition, Gray recalls his hilarious and obsessive pursuits into alternative healing. His mission takes him on different cultural adventures: to a Native American sweat ceremony involving mass nude encounters in a sweatbox; to a debilitating raw vegetable diet guru; and, most memorably, a trip to the Philippines to try out the "Elvis Presley of psychic surgeons."
Spalding Gray's monster in a box ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Legendary monologist Spalding Gray takes you on an unforgettable and often hilarious journey through the pitfalls of the creative mind in this brilliant follow-up to his critical and audience favorite, 'Swimming to Cambodia.'
How high ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Silas and Jamal are buddies who enjoy smoking voluminous amounts of marijuana. They end up in the possession of some magical weed that enhances their brainpower during college entrance exams, thus enabling them to enter that esteemed institution of learning, Harvard University. Once firmly ensconced in the halls of academia, however, the pals run out of their supernatural supply and are forced to get creative in the pursuit of an Ivy League degree.
Clara's heart ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Clara Mayfield, a Jamaican housekeeper, enters the Harts' luxurious suburban Baltimore home as an interloper, but her unshakable dignity and bounteous humor act like sunshine on the tight bud of David's soul. He flowers under her care and even fashions his speech after hers.
Thornton Wilder's Our town ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Presents Thornton Wilder's play about the residents of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire, during the early years of the 20th century.
Actors Alternative medicine American drama Biography Burma Cambodia City and town life Civil War (Cambodia : 1970-1975) Comedy films Comedy films Criticism, interpretation, etc. Death Depressed persons Dith Pran,--1942-2008 Drama Dramatists, American Eye--Diseases--Alternative treatment Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Female friendship Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Gray, Spalding,--1941-2004 History Killing fields (Motion picture) Literature Middle-aged men Midlife crisis Monologues Motion picture actors and actresses New Hampshire One-person shows (Performing arts) Performance artists Political science Schanberg, Sydney H.--1934- Self-perception Skis and skiing Storytelling Television plays Terminally ill Traffic accident victims Travel United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films Writer's block Young women
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