WorldCat Identities

Gossett, Louis 1936-

Overview
Works: 403 works in 948 publications in 4 languages and 30,861 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Television adaptations  Genealogy  Television plays, American  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Christian films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Director, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Louis Gossett
Roots by Alex Haley ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. The series follows the struggle for freedom which began with the young man's abduction and was continued by his descendants
An officer and a gentleman by Taylor Hackford ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 2,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A timeless tale of romance, friendship, and growth. Loner Zack Mayo enters Officer Candidate School to become a Navy pilot and in thirteen weeks he learns the importance of discipline, love and friendship. Rated R
A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations
Daddy's little girls ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monty is a blue-collar mechanic who enlists the help of a successful-but-lonely attorney while trying to gain custody of his three daughters from his treacherous ex-wife and her larcenous boyfriend. Along the way, the working relationship between the blue collar dad and his uptown attorney grows into something more. As these two people try to overcome their different backgrounds, they find love. Monty struggles to protect his children from abuse and neglect, and a community looks to purge itself from the criminals terrorizing their neighborhood
Tyler Perry's Why did I get married too? ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gathered together in the Bahamas for their annual one-week reunion, four close couples eagerly reconnect, sharing news about their lives and relationships. But their intimate week in paradise is disrupted by the unexpected arrival of Sheila's ex-husband, Mike, who hopes to break up her new marriage with Troy and win her back. With their relationships hanging in the balance when they return home, each couple must choose between blame and forgiveness
Return to Lonesome Dove by Mike Robe ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After returning the body of Gus McCrae to Lonesome Dove, Woodrow Call takes on the challenge of driving a herd of wild mustangs 2500 miles north of the Hat Creek Ranch in Montana. But tragedy, despair and deceit will greet him before he ever gets there
Left behind world at war by Tim F LaHaye ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On an overseas flight to London, a journalist, Buck Williams, and a pilot, Rayford Steele, are caught in the middle of the most incredible event in history. Suddenly, without warning, dozens of passengers simply vanish into thin air. As chaos and anarchy engulf the world, both men set out on vastly different paths in a desperate search for answers
The grace card ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Police officer Mac McDonald's life is shattered when a tragic accident takes the life of his son. Years later, Mac's bitterness and pain has eroded his love for his family, strained his relationships on the force, and left him angry with God. When Mac gets partnered up in the squad car with Sam Wright, an African-American ordained minister-turned-cop, will the two be able to join forces and help one another when it's impossible to look past their differences?
The perfect game ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1957, a group of poor boys from Monterey, Mexico, led by a down-and-out former major league player, win the Little League World Series
Lackawanna blues ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives
Twelve years a slave by Solomon Northup ( )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this true story narrated by Academy Award winner Louis Gossett, Jr, the listener is transported to 1840s New York, Louisiana, and Washington, DC, to experience the kidnapping and twelve-year bondage of Solomon Northup, a free man of color. Published in 1853, this account was a bombshell in the national debate over slavery leading up to the Civil War and helped tilt public opinion in favor of abolition
Enemy mine by Wolfgang Petersen ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science fiction drama about two space enemies who crash on a desolate planet and gradually realize that in order to survive they must overcome their hatred of each other
Zora is my name! ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the life of Zora Neale Hurston, who wrote of the folklore of the rural south
On the shoulders of giants. an audio & musical journey through the Harlem Renaissance by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ( )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Listen as jazz critic Stanley Crouch describes the Roaring Twenties and Kareeem discusses how jazz influenced his life
Dark passages ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Employes a mixture of interviews, slave narratives, and dramatization. Tells the story of the impact of the Atlantic slave trade. Takes the viewer from the House of Slaves on Goree Island off the coast of Dakar, Senegal, to the village of Juffere on the Gambia River
Amazing racer ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the sudden death of her father leaves a teenage girl without a family, she becomes lost in her own anger and sadness. Her family doctor informs her that her father had a secret, that the mother she never knew was alive and well. When she travels to meet her, she befriends a horse trainer and discovers that in caring for the horse, she is able to overcome her hardships and emotional trauma
Iron eagle by Sidney J Furie ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tale of a teenager who, with the help of a retired Air Force Colonel, commandeers an F-16 fighter and sets out on a perilous mission to rescue his father from the hands of terrorists
Jaws 3 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a baby shark dies at the new Undersea Kingdom at Florida's Sea World, the creature's mother goes on a killing spree
Backstairs at the White House ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An intimate look at life in the White House through eight administrations as remembered by a mother and daughter who, between them, served as White House maids for 52 years
Delgo by Marc F Adler ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a forgotten enemy returns, the fate of the world lies with a spirited princess and an unlikely hero. Take an exciting journey to a spectacular realm of magic, fantasy, romance, and adventure
 
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Alternative Names
Gosset, Louis 1936-
Gossett, Lew 1936-
Gossett, Lou.
Gossett Lou 1936-....
Gossett, Lou 1936- Jr
Gossett, Lou, Jr. 1936-
Gossett, Louis 1936-
Gossett, Louis 1936- Jr
Gossett, Louis Cameron.
Gossett Louis Jr 1936-....
Languages
English (183)
Spanish (3)
German (2)
French (2)
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