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Howard, Ken 1944-2016

Overview
Works: 229 works in 563 publications in 2 languages and 18,866 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Legal films  War films  Biographical films  Historical films  Made-for-TV movies  Political fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Singer, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ken Howard
 
Most widely held works by Ken Howard
1776 by Sherman Edwards( Visual )

35 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1776 is a musical celebration of the founding of the United States of America, based on the award-winning Broadway production. The story centers around the familiar historical characters as they organize a movement for independence from Mother England: the tough, unyielding John Adams (William Daniels); the charming and pragmatic Benjamin Franklin (Howard Da Silva); the brilliant young Thomas Jefferson (Ken Howard), who is chosen to write the Declaration of Independence even as he longs for the company of his new bride, Martha (Blythe Danner); and the rest of the Continental Congress. All events lead up to that most significant date, July 4, 1776, when the Declaration of Independence was signed
Grey Gardens by Michael Sucsy( Visual )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life stories Edith "Big Edie" Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale who are the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis. They were raised as Park Avenue débutantes, but withdrew from New York society. They took shelter at their Long Island summer home called 'Grey Gardens.' As their wealth and contact with the outside world dwindled, so did their grasp on reality. They were reintroduced to the world when international tabloids learned of a health department raid on their home. At that point, Jackie swooped in to save her relatives
Rambo by Ted Kotcheff( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam veteran John Rambo has withdrawn into a simple and secluded existence in Thailand. Even though he is looking to avoid trouble, trouble finds him. A group of Christian missionaries approach Rambo with the desire to rent his boat to travel up the river to Burma, which is a war zone. The Karen people of the region have endured a brutal rule from the murderous Burmese military. Rambo accepts the offer and takes the missionaries up the river. When the missionaries finally arrive at the Karen village, they find themselves part of a raid led by the sadistic Major Pa Tee Tint and his command. Some of the villagers and missionaries are murdered. The rest are held as captives. Concerned by their disappearance, the minister in charge of the mission gathers a group of mercenaries. Rambo, who knows the exact dropoff, transport them with his boat. Rambo joins the team and helps liberate the survivors in what may be one of his deadliest missions ever
The thorn birds by Stan Margulies( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic story of a priest torn between God and human passion and a beautiful girl desiring only what she cannot have, spanning five decades of ambition, fear, longing and revenge, and set against the vast horizons of Australia's Outback
The Judge by David Dobkin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before
Shadowlands( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of C.S. Lewis, this film is about the agonizing spiritual crisis of C.S. Lewis when his wife died from cancer. The love, grief, pain, and sorrow were so shattering to Lewis that his basic Christian beliefs, magnificently communicated in his many books, were now called into serious doubt. But he picked up the pieces and moved out of the depressing "shadowlands," realizing that "real life has not even begun yet."
The run by Stuart Woods( Recording )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A respected Senator decides to run for president, but forces from the past will do anything to stop him and he finds himself running for his life instead
Personal injuries : [a novel] by Scott Turow( Recording )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robbie Feaver (pronounced "favor") is a charismatic personal injury lawyer with a high profile practice, a way with the ladies, and a beautiful wife (whom he loves), who is dying of an irreversible illness. He also has a secret bank account where he occasionally deposits funds that make their way into the pockets of the judges who decide Robbie's cases. Robbie is caught by the Feds, and, in exchange for leniency, agrees to "wear a wire" as he continues to try to fix decisions. The FBI agent assigned to supervise him goes by the alias of Evon Miller. She is lonely, uncomfortable in her skin, and impervious to Robbie's charms. And she carries secrets of her own. As the law tightens its net, Robbie's and Evon's stories converge thrillingly. Scott Turow takes us into, the world of greed and human failing. He also shows us enduring love and quiet, unexpected heroism
A.C.O.D. : adult children of divorce( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Carter. It's been years since his parents' divorce. But now, with the wedding of this younger brother, he must keep mom and dad from annihilating each other all over again. That's when the real surprises start, including a shocking revelation from his childhood "therapist", the arrival of his dad's latest wife, his own commitment issues with his gorgeous girlfriend, and confronting the sexy A.C.O.D. from his past
Act natural : how to speak to any audience by Ken Howard( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers advice on how to act natural and appear more relaxed, confident, and spontaneous when communicating by applying techniques used by actors to the task of public speaking
Eyes of a child by Richard North Patterson( Recording )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The investigation into a man's death uncovers the vicious custody fight he waged with his estranged wife. The wife's new lover is indicted for the man's murder and courtroom revelations are overshadowed by what threatens to remain hidden
Shadow prey by John Sandford( Recording )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twin Cities sleuth Lucas Davenport teams up with NYPD lieutenant Lily Rothenberg to track down an elusive killer know only as Shadow Love
Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson by Alan Bridges( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain uses his insight and wit to explore the issues of slavery, mother/son relationships, justice, and the many shapes of human folly. A mulatto slave switches her disconcertingly white baby with her master's son to protect it in a time of strong racial prejudice
Smother by Vince Di Meglio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Noah Cooper is fired from his job as a therapist, he thinks his day can't possibly get worse. Arriving home, he discovers his overbearing mother Marilyn has moved in with her five dogs in tow. Hilarity ensues as Noah learns to deal with the pressures of finding a job, a wife who desperately wants a baby, and more
Fortune's hand by Belva Plain( Recording )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A law graduate marries the daughter of a senior partner, leaving behind a hometown girl he had planned to wed, and is successful until a shocking turn changes the lives of him and his family
Degree of guilt by Richard North Patterson( Recording )

10 editions published between 1900 and 1998 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous TV journalist is charged with the killing of a celebrated novelist, and she pleads guilty to murder in self-defense, and the trial reveals many shocking secrets
Three past midnight : the library policeman : from the book Four past midnight by Stephen King( Recording )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having overdue library books is often one of the least offenses that people partake in throughout their lives. Sam Peebles, however, realizes that in Junction City, Iowa, overdue library books can be a cause for threats, harassment, and even torture. In his typical suspenseful and fear-ridden style, Stephen King makes even the library seem threatening
The general's daughter by Nelson DeMille( Recording )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a professional military woman is found raped and murdered, a preliminary search turns up evidence of an unsavory double life that could cause a major sex scandal. To make matters worse, the chief investigator is paired with a woman with whom he's had a tempestuous affair and an unpleasant break-up
I know this much is true by Wally Lamb( Recording )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troubled man must care for his schizophrenic twin brother and face the nightmares that have bedeviled the familiy
Rambo by Rambo( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam veteran John Rambo has withdrawn into a simple and secluded existence in Thailand. Even though he is looking to avoid trouble, trouble finds him. A group of Christian missionaries approach Rambo with the desire to rent his boat to travel up the river to Burma, which is a war zone. The Karen people of the region have endured a brutal rule from the murderous Burmese military. Rambo accepts the offer and takes the missionaries up the river. When the missionaries finally arrive at the Karen village, they find themselves part of a raid led by the sadistic Major Pa Tee Tint and his command. Some of the villagers and missionaries are murdered. The rest are held as captives. Concerned by their disappearance, the minister in charge of the mission gathers a group of mercenaries. Rambo, who knows the exact dropoff, transport them with his boat. Rambo joins the team and helps liberate the survivors in what may be one of his deadliest missions ever
 
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Grey GardensShadowlandsThe runPersonal injuries : [a novel]Act natural : how to speak to any audienceEyes of a childShadow preyFortune's hand
Alternative Names
Howard, Kenneth Joseph 1944-

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Languages
English (198)

Spanish (1)