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Irving, Amy 1953-

Overview
Works: 209 works in 585 publications in 8 languages and 17,957 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Folklore  Detective and mystery stories  Television adaptations  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Singer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Amy Irving
Tuck everlasting by Walt Disney ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Polish and held by 1,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Winnie Foster, stifled by the formality of her proper life and her domineering mother, escapes into the woods only to get lost. Her magical summer begins when she meets Jesse Tuck. Jesse is full of life and adventure and Winnie falls in love. The Tuck family has a powerful secret-- a spring that holds the magic of everlasting life. Now Winnie must choose whether she wants to live life as she knows it or drink from the spring
Yentl by Barbra Streisand ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yentl Mendel is the boyish daughter and only child of long widowed Rebbe Mendel. He teaches Talmud to local boys and secretly to Yentl since girls are not allowed to learn the law. When her father dies, Yentl is left all alone. She makes the momentous decision to leave the village and, disguised as a boy and calling herself Anshel, she seeks and gets admitted to a Yeshiva to study. She befriends Avigdor who is engaged to Haddas. Her family calls off the wedding when they discover Avigdor's brother committed suicide. Anshel then finds 'him'-self in the awkward position of being called into service as substitute bridegroom. But Haddas still wants Avigdor. After numerous complications, including Avidor and Yentl falling in love with each other and she telling him her secret, everyone gets what they want in life. Anshel, now Yentl once again, goes off to America to pursue her dream of serious study in Yeshiva, where she will be able to study without needing to hide her identity as a woman
Hide and seek by Ari Schlossberg ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his wife is found dead, David decides to take his child, Emily, to live in a house upstate. She finds a weird imaginary friend named Charlie. He likes to play games, and is jealous of anyone who tries to come between Emily and her dad
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hapless Roger Rabbit is framed for the murder of Marvin Acme, who was photographed "playing patticake" with Roger's wife Jessica. The mixed live and animated action takes place in Hollywood and next-door "Toontown," where humans and "Toons" co-exist
Adam ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adam is a handsome but intriguing young man who has Asperger's syndrome and has led a sheltered existence. Then he meets his new neighbor, Beth. She is a beautiful, cosmopolitan young woman who pulls him into the outside world, with funny, touching and entirely unexpected results. Their implausible and enigmatic relationship reveals just how far two people from different realities can stretch in search of an extraordinary connection
An American tail by Universal Film Manufacturing Company ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Fievel Goes West, the fun continues when Fievel joins forces with famed lawdog Wylie Burp to thwart a plot to transform unsuspecting settlers into mouseburgers
Crossing Delancey by Joan Micklin Silver ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A single, independent woman is caught in a romantic quandary when her grandmother hires a Jewish matchmaker to find her a husband
The Far pavilions by M. M Kaye ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A haunting tale of the love of an English officer for an Indian princess set against the splendor of Imperial India in the last century
Thirteen conversations about one thing ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 conversations about one thing takes four characters (a lawyer who hits a housecleaner with his car, then flees the scene; the housecleaner herself; a science professor who leaves his wife; and an insurance claims adjuster who's deeply envious of a coworker who seems irrepressibly happy) and blends their stories into a delicate but potent mix
Fievel goes west ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Mousekewitz family discovers the streets of America are not all paved with cheese, and living in a mouse tenement does not offer the life they hoped for. Young Tanya dreams of becoming a famous singer, and Fievel wants to become a tough lawdog like his hero Wylie Burp. Lured out west by the crafty entrepreneur Cat R. Waul, Fievel discovers the evil gentleman's true plans to turn the settlers into mouse-burgers. Enlisting the aid of his cat friend Tiger, the two team up with the legendary Wylie Burp to stop the feline gang's dastardly plot
Then came heaven by LaVyrle Spencer ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a tragic accident cuts his beloved wife Krystyna's life short, Eddie Olczak is sure his heart is broken forever. But as time passes, Eddie and Benedictine Sister Regina, a teacher at the school his daughters attend, come to realize that something has blossomed between them
Déjà dead by Kathy Reichs ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's June in Montreal, and Tempe Brennan, Quebec's director of forensic anthropology, knows she is trailing a serial murderer when a dismembered and stored body turns up in a downtown park
Deconstructing Harry by Woody Allen ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When writer Harry Block pens a bestseller about his best friends, his best friends become his worst enemies
Sherwood Anderson's I'm a fool ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young horse trainer finds that his job, his relationship with his coworkers, and his desire to impress those around him mark his passage to adulthood
I'm not rappaport ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eighty-one year old Nat Moyer is a compulsive and fanciful talker, a feisty philosopher, and a troublemaker given to assuming personalities. His daily companion on a bench in New York's Central Park is Midge Carter, a half-blind apartment house superintendent. Midge's approach to life is realistic and down-to-earth, making him the perfect foil for Nat. With vaudevillian flair, these appealing oldsters outrageously take on the world and its multiple threats--drug dealers and muggers, enlightened children, forced retirement, and the spector of the old folks' home
Traffic by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a mix of interrelated stories: a Mexican policeman finds himself and his partner caught in an often deadly web of corruption; a pair of DEA agents work undercover in a sordid and dangerous part of San Diego; a wealthy drug baron living in upscale, suburban America is arrested and learns how quickly his unknowing and pampered wife takes over his business; and the U.S. President's new drug czar must deal with his increasingly drug-addicted teenage daughter
Rumpelstiltskin by Jacob Grimm ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this musical adaptation of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tale, the miller's daughter must learn magic from a troll to perform a miracle. After Katie's father boasts to the king that she can turn grain into gold, she finds herself thrown in a dungeon with orders to spin straw into gold or else. A crafty troll agrees to help her perform the seemingly impossible feat and land the king's handsome son, but his assistance comes at a price. Unless she can figure out his unusual name, she must hand over her firstborn child
Bossa nova ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in Portuguese and English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Weaves together three overlapping triangles: Mary Ann, a widowed American schoolteacher who has given up on ever finding love again; Pedro, a suave attorney dealing with a separation from his wife; and Tania, (the wife) who may want him back. Then there's Roberto, Pedro's shy brother, who works for their father in his tailor shop; Acácio, a handsome soccer champ soon to be transplanted to England; Sharon, a feisty law intern; and lastly, the hopeful Nadine, a young bohemian who thinks she's found the man of her dreams on the Internet."--Container
Saint Joan by Bernard Shaw ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Irish playwright's dramatic presentation of Joan of Arc as peasant, genius, saint and fifteenth century feminist
Anastasia the mystery of Anna ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Until the day she died in 1984, Anna Anderson claimed she was truly Grand Duchess Anastasia, the sole surviving child of Russian Czar Nicolas II. Many believed her. Even for those who did not, her story of royalty, flight from execution and years of struggle to reclaim her heritage was a great dramatic mystery
 
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Alternative Names
Davis Irving, Amy.
Irving, Amy Davis.
Irving, Amy Davis 1953-
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