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Brown, David 1916-2010

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Most widely held works by David Brown
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

58 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man-eating shark causes havoc off the Long Island coast and three men join together to hunt and destroy it
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

76 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a single mother and her young daughter move to rural France and open a chocolate shop - with Sunday hours - across the street from the local church, they are met with some resistance from the rigidly moral community. But as soon as the townspeople discover their delicious products, their attitudes begin to change
A few good men by Rob Reiner( Visual )

31 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruise stars as a brash Navy lawyer who's teamed with a gung-ho litigator in a politically-explosive murder case. Charged with defending two Marines accused of killing a fellow soldier, they are confronted with complex issues of loyalty and honor - including its most sacred code and its most formidable warrior
The verdict by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

41 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic lawyer stumbles upon one last chance to redeem himself by taking on a controversial court case against seemingly insurmountable opposition
Outlander( Visual )

11 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claire Randall is a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743. She is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives
Cocoon by Ron Howard( Visual )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When visitors from a distant galaxy return to earth on a secret mission, their other-worldly powers afford a group of senior citizens who had expected nothing more from life than bingo, shuffleboard, aches and pains, the chance to recapture their youth"--Container
Along came a spider by Marc Moss( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Alex Cross is back to work the case of a girl who was kidnapped from her Washington, D.C. school, a place where senators and diplomats send their children. Its up to Alex to profile the kidnapper and find the girl
The sting by George Roy Hill( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two con men set out to avenge the death of a mutual friend in 1930s Chicago. They swindle a powerful crime lord, pitting brain against brawn and pistol
The player by Robert Altman( Visual )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I was just thinking what an interesting concept it is to eliminate the writer from the artistic process. If we could just get rid of these actors and directors, maybe we've got something here."--Griffin Mill. Griffin is a slick, successful film studio vice president whose primary duty is to listen to story pitches from a constant stream of writers. Like all Hollywood producers, he's always looking over his shoulder, and he thinks up-and-comer Larry Levy is after his job. Along with power lunches, corporate in-fighting, and bottom-line priorities, a mysterious someone--probably an ignored and angry screenwriter--has been leaving him threatening postcards. When he finally takes action, his cool aplomb deserts him, things go seriously sideways, and Griffin's world begins falling apart
Outlander( Visual )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Outlander continues, Claire and Jamie's relationship is tested by ruthless Redcoats, volatile clan politics, and a brutal witch trial, which force Jamie and Claire to escape to a new home. Just when their life as a married couple begins to take shape, Jamie is once again drawn into Captain Randall's darkness. Ultimately, Claire discovers there is a fate worse than death as she struggles to save Jamie's heart, as well as his soul
Angela's ashes by Emily Watson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Life in impoverished Depression-era Ireland holds little promise for young Frank McCourt, the oldest son in a tightly-knit family. Living by his wits, cheered by his irrepressible spirit, and sustained by his mother's fierce love, Frank embarks on an inspiring journey to overcome the poverty of his childhood and reach the land of his dreams: America"--Container
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie Fraser, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate relationship is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives. In Season 2, Claire and Jamie arrive in France, hell-bent on infiltrating the Jacobite rebellion led by Prince Charles Stuart and stopping the battle of Culloden. With the help of Jamie's cousin, they are thrown into the lavish world of French society, where intrigue and parties are abundant but political gain proves far less fruitful. Altering the course of history presents challenges that begin to weigh on the very fabric of their relationship - but, armed with the knowledge of what lies ahead, Claire and Jamie must race to prevent a doomed Highland uprising and the extinction of Scottish life as they know it
Jaws 2 by Jeannot Szwarc( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been four years since that marauding great white shark terroized the small summer resort of Amity; but the shark that Police Chief Brody destroyed wasn't the only one in the ocean! The same heart-stopping suspence and gripping adventure that enthralled movie audiences throughout the world in Jaws returns in this worthy sequel to that film classic
MacArthur by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General Douglas MacArthur (Gregory Peck), one of the most controversial public figures of our time, is the subject of this superb biographical drama which traces his outstanding career. In 1942, with his position in the Philippines made hopeless by Japan's destruction of more than half the planes in his Far East Command, MacArthur leaves pledging "I shall return!" MacArthur does return, with riveting victories in the Pacific and the deft handling of the democratization of Japan; he is also armed with Presidential aspirations. While serving in Korea, it is there that his colossal ego and insubordination results in dismissal by Truman in 1951. MacArthur is a compelling story which explores the many facets of his ambitious character. It clearly demonstrates his brilliance as a strategist; his lust for publicity and flair for dramatics
How I got that story by Overseas Press Club of America( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sugarland express by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, a desperate mother (Goldie Hawn) attempts to reunite her family by any means necessary including helping her husband escape prison, kidnapping a Texas state trooper and leading the police on a wild chase across the state in an effort to save her son from adoption
Deep impact by Mimi Leder( Visual )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, only those allowed into government shelters will survive
Kiss the girls by James Patterson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight kidnapped women. All beautiful. All talented. All in danger of having their lives cut cruelly short if police detective Alex Cross and key witness Kate McTiernan can't locate the elusive "collector" who calls himself Casanova. From the Deep South to the California coast and back, the hunt is on
Canadian bacon by Michael Moore( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Weebles( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Welcome to Weebleville": Bumpus learns problems are easy to solve when you have the help of good friends. "Weebles to the wescue": Tooey learns what it truly mean to be brave. "Spaghetti days": It's the big barn dance and Demby and Diddy Wishingwell are ready for all the fun. "Tooey's wobble weekend": Trouble's afoot when the friends go camping, but our hero Tooey is there to save the day. "The Wednesday race": Zuzie Q and Noomie race all over town to prove who's the fastest
 
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