Most widely held works by Karen Black
Trilogy of terror ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Julie: An English teacher is blackmailed by Chad, a student with whom she has had an affair. After ending the relationship, Chad finds himself igniting a situation he may not be able to end. Millicent and Therese: Two sisters end up tangled in a spell of witchcraft with deadly consequences. Amelia: A woman is trapped in her own apartment by a Zuni hunter doll that has only one intention--to kill.
Ralph S. Mouse ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
When the Mountain View Inn is overrun with "country mice," Ralph must leave again on this, his third adventure. Ralph's friend, Ryan, takes him to school where Ralph inspires a class project on mice. Unfortunately, Ryan meets up with a school bully and Ralph's beloved motorcycle is crushed. Ralph has other adventures trying to evade capture by the school's janitor.
Cisco Pike ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in German and English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
A once famous rock singer is released from prison where he served time for drug dealing. He wants to go straight but is blackmailed by a crooked cop and is forced back into the drug dealing business.
Nashville ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Drama/comedy that presents a kaleidoscopic view of the lives of 24 characters involved in a political rally during five days in Nashville, the country music capital of the world.
The Double O kid ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
17 year-old Lance Elliot is a summer intern at the "Agency". His fantasies of espionage and intrigue turn real when he's ordered to rush a package to L.A.
Born to win ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A smart-mouthed junkie known as J.J. spends his days looking for just 'one more fix", while the love of his life attempts to get him off the streets.
Red dirt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A tale of family secrets, simmering anger, and repressed sexual desires. It also captures the drowsy desolation of the deep south. Griffith, a morose young man who was orphaned as a child, wants to go west, but is tied down by his lover-cousin and his semi-invalid aunt. When a mysterious man rents the family cottage, Griffith is tantalized with the real possibility of escape and homoerotic fulfillment.
The day of the locust ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and German and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Nathaneal West's novel about Hollywood decadence in the late 3︣0s̉ is a brilliant piece of filmmaking. A deeply insightful work that is powerful in its presentation, staggering in its vision. Director John Schlesinger is masterful in creating a world of platinum blondes, cockfights, glamour and broken dreams. And throughout, he plays on the edge of sexual and physical danger that finally erupts in the shocking climax. Oscar nominations went to Burgess Meredith and cinematographer Conrad Hall.
Family plot ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 14 libraries worldwide
A cabbie and a crooked psychic join forces in looking for a dead man who's not really dead, with hopes for the $10,000 reward.
Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Der große Gatsby ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in German and English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Familiengrab ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in German and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Men ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Young plays a gourmet chef who has an insatiable appetite for men. When her gourmandizing becomes overwhelming she begins to realize that there is more to love than just sex.
A Nurse's guide to the Hickman catheter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Designed to acquaint nursing personnel with procedures for the use of the Hickman catheter--a versatile catheter for patients who will need intravenous therapy for an indefinite period of time. Successful maintenance of the catheter and the patient's acceptance of it depend on how well the nurse motivates the patient to comply with its use.
Plan 10 from outer space ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
This sci-fi comedy is a religious satire on Mormonism in the Salt Lake Valley.
Teknolust ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Sexy Cyberspace: Auf der Suche nach künstlicher Intelligenz gelingt es der Biogenetikerin Rosetta Stone, aus ihrer eigenen DNA drei Replikanten anzufertigen.Die Cyber-Drillinge benötigen jedoch zum Überleben das Y-Chromosom, das nur im männlichen Samen vorkommt. Ruby, der mutigste Klon, wird losgeschickt, um Männer zu verführen und das Lebenselixier zu sammeln.Der Kontakt mit ihr führt bei den Opfern zu äußerst merkwürdigen Nebenwirkungen und bald schaltet sich das FBI ein, das einen Anschlag mit Bio-Waffen vermutet.Rosetta verliert nach und nach die Kontrolle über die Situation, denn angetrieben von Neugier und Verlangen zieht es auch die beiden anderen Klone hinaus in die reale Welt.
Caring for the cancer patient a guide for the nurse ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The nurse plays a vital role in helping the cancer patient adjust to his situation and must be his/her teacher. This program discusses the different cancer treatments, patient instruction prior to the treatments, and chemotherapy and radiation therapy administration. It also deals with helping a patient establish a support system and with establishing a personal support system so the nurse can avoid burnout.
Familiengrab Original-Spielfilm in Farbe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Code of conduct by Karen Black ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Children of the corn IV the gathering ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The horror returns when the children of a small midwestern town are haunted by an evil that lurks somewhere out behind the corn fields. A bright young medical student must solve the frightening mystery before a sinister stranger can claim their souls.
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