WorldCat Identities

Cole, Olivia 1942-

Overview
Works: 72 works in 123 publications in 3 languages and 6,389 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Short stories, American  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Biography  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Illustrator
Classifications: E185.97.H24, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Olivia Cole
Roots by Alex Haley ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 2,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black American's search for his family roots, covering over 100 years of American history from the Old South through the era of Reconstruction
Go tell it on the mountain ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"To be Black in America. To seek both salvation and understanding in the journey of a family from the rural South to 'big city' Harlem. To be a young boy struggling to earn the approval of a self-righteous and often unloving stepfather."
Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the short story by Ernest J. Gaines. In rural Louisiana in the 1940's, a young black boy accompanies his mother into town and absorbs valuable lessons of pride, charity and dignity
The women of Brewster Place ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life
Backstairs at the White House ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 440 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
The fig tree ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nine-year-old Miranda is a sensitive loner growing up in rural Texas in the early 1900's. The fear of death that torments her stems from the unexplained passing of her mother. With the help of her free-spirited aunt, Miranda confronts her fears and learns to accept death as a natural part of life
The sky is gray by Ernest J Gaines ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deceptively simple, yet emotionally complex tale of a young boy's discovery of what it's like to be black in Louisiana during the 1940's
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in Spanish and English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifth episode of 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
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Backstairs at the White House ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 49 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
Backstairs at the White House ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 47 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
Roots ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in Spanish and English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Civil war is over, but night riders terrorize former slaves. By marking his clients' horseshoes, Tom identifies the raiders, but endangers his own life. Chicken George, who had fought for the Union, rejoins his family; he leads them to a new home in Tennessee, and recites the story of his ancestor, Kunta Kinte. Alex Haley appears to narrate the epilogue
Backstairs at the White House ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 46 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
Backstairs at the White House ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 46 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
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Brewster Place ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Welcome to Brewster Place. Here a group of remarkable women struggle to live in the projects and deal with poverty, racism and irresponsible men
Some kind of hero by Michael Pressman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A POW returns to the United States after six years captivity in Vietnam, and finds his world in ruins. Meeting a sympathetic hooker, he begins a life of crime
Heroes by Jeremy Paul Kagan ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in French and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A troubled Vietnam veteran embarks on a journey to California to open a worm farm and prove his self-worth, meeting a woman along the way who helps him find himself
 
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English (67)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
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