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MacDonald, Ann-Marie 1958-

Overview
Works: 236 works in 903 publications in 19 languages and 14,036 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Bildungsromans  Drama  Documentary films  Comedy films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Actor, Host, Performer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR9199.3.M2985, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ann-Marie MacDonald
Fall on your knees : a novel by Ann-Marie MacDonald( Book )

151 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 4,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a jinxed family, a catalog of rape, incest and death. James Piper abuses his daughter, atones by sending her to New York to study singing while he goes to war, she returns pregnant, dies in childbirth when her mother opens her to save her twins. One of the twins dies, mother commits suicide, the second twin contracts polio while being baptized in a creek by an aunt, the aunt is raped by James. A first novel set in Nova Scotia early this century
The way the crow flies : a novel by Ann-Marie MacDonald( Book )

93 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 2,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years after her early 1960s military father is forced to choose between loyalties in the wake of a local murder, Madeleine begins to understand the case's implication and launches a search for the killer
Adult onset by Ann-Marie MacDonald( Book )

37 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mary Rose MacKinnon is a successful author of YA fiction doing a tour of duty as stay-at-home mom while her partner, Hilary, takes a turn focusing on her career. She tries valiantly to balance the (mostly) solo parenting of two young children with the relentless needs of her aging parents. But amid the hilarities of full-on domesticity arises a sense of dread. Do others notice the dents in the expensive refrigerator? How long will it take Mary Rose to realize that the car alarm that has been going off all morning is hers, and how on earth did her sharpest pair of scissors wind up in her toddler's hands? As frustrations mount, she experiences a flare-up of forgotten symptoms of a childhood illness that compel her to rethink her own upbringing and family history. Over the course of one outwardly ordinary week, Mary Rose's world threatens to unravel, and the specter of violence raises its head with dangerous implications for her and her children. With humor and unerring emotional accuracy, Adult Onset explores the pleasures and pressures of family bonds, powerful and yet so easily twisted and broken. Ann-Marie MacDonald has crafted a searing, terrifying, yet ultimately uplifting story."--
Goodnight Desdemona (good morning Juliet) by Ann-Marie MacDonald( Book )

44 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this exuberant comedy - and original revision of Shakespeare's Othello and Romeo and Juliet - Constance Ledbelly, a drab and dusty academic, deciphers a cryptic manuscript she believes to be the original source for the tragedies, and is transported into the plays themselves. She visits Juliet and Desdemona, has a hand in saving them from the deaths the Bard had planned for them, and finds out what these women are all about. In true Shakespearean spirit, Constance plunders the plays and creates something new, all the while engaging in a personal voyage of self-discovery. With an abundance of twists, fights, dances, seductions and wild surprises, the play is an absolute joy in theatricality. - Back Cover
Fall on your knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald( Recording )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a jinxed family, a catalog of rape, incest and death. James Piper abuses his daughter, atones by sending her to New York to study singing while he goes to war, she returns pregnant, dies in childbirth when her mother opens her to save her twins. One of the twins dies, mother commits suicide, the second twin contracts polio while being baptized in a creek by an aunt, the aunt is raped by James. A first novel set in Nova Scotia early this century
I've heard the mermaids singing by Patricia Rozema( Visual )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about an organizationally impaired temporary assistant who gets her first pemanent job at the age of 31 working for a curator of an art gallery
Sext up kids( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The powder keg that is porn culture has exploded in the lives of North American children. From thongs and padded bras for 9-year-old girls to "sexting," 24-7 internet porn, and unfiltered social media, kids today are bombarded with commercial sexual appeals like never before. In this astonishing new documentary, award-winning documentary filmmaker Maureen Palmer explores what this radical transformation of the culture means for young people, parents, and our very notions of childhood. Palmer interviews researchers who have been tracking how the accelerating pressure to be sexy -- and sexual -- is changing kids' behavior and undermining their health. She sits down with parents and educators struggling to help kids navigate puberty in a hypermediated cultural environment that no longer seems to recognize or respect the developmental needs of children. And she talks to teens and pre-teens who share eerily casual insights into the routine role sex plays in their lives. The result is a stunning exploration of the sexualization of childhood and a startling wake-up call for parents who still think their own children are immune to the excesses and influences of today's sexed-up youth culture"--Container
Paris Hilton, Inc. : selling of celebrity( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We are drowning in celebrity culture and certainly no tabloid topic has been as big as Paris Hilton ... Famous for doing nothing, she is the ultimate manifestation of our obsession with celebrity culture and the massive profits that it wields ... Being the first with a celebrity scoop has been the stock and trade of the tabloid magazine business, but only in recent years has that competition spilled over into the traditional news business. Pushed by the surging popularity of entertainment and gossip sites on the Internet, the media landscape is being reshaped by the world of "dish." The ethicists may howl, the columnists complain, but viewers rule and the celebrity machine is more than ready to oblige. As long as we are willing to watch and read, who can resist feeding our habit?"--Container
Better than chocolate by John Archibald Wheeler( Visual )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and German and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'idylle entre deux jeunes filles homosexuelles de Vancouver est mise en veilleuse alors que la maman de l'une d'elle, qui ne sait pas que sa fille est lesbienne, emménage avec elles
Where did I put my memory?( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentarist Josh Freed looks at human memory and its many aspects in Where Did I Put My Memory? Freed looks at how memory might work, various methods to remember things, and why we forget things
Where the spirit lives( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1937, Indian children in western Canada are taken from their homes by trickery, put in mission schools, and brutally forced to learn non-Indian ways
Remote control war : the future of unmanned combat( Visual )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the implications and effects of the increased use of robots, drones, and other remotely controlled devices in modern military applications, both overt and covert
The selling game( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores a new wave of advertising that relies increasingly on consumer-generated content and rejects the ad forms of conventional television. Includes the Diet Coke and Mentos online phenomenon
Belle Moral : a natural history by Ann-Marie MacDonald( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ann-Marie MacDonald's love of the fabulous is in full force with this multi-layered reworking of her earlier play, The Arab's Mouth. Following her father's death, amateur scientist Pearl MacIsaac struggles to discover the secret of her family's past, which her father had been kept hidden with the help of the family doctor. Set in Scotland in 1899, this dark and redemptive gothic comedy is a story of family secrets that have come to life and of the birth and evolution of ideas ' and truly a play of morals. Reaching out in two directions to reconcile the extremes of rationalism and romanticism, Belle Moral embraces a complex range of turn-of-the-century thought including Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, contemporary medical beliefs and the concept of eugenics. * * * * * * * * * * Copyright ' 2005 A.M. MacDonald Holdings Inc. CAUTION: Professionals and amateurs are hereby warned that BELLE MORAL is subject to a royalty. It is fully protected under the copyright laws of the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and all British Commonwealth countries, and of all countries covered by the International Copyright Union, the Pan-American Copyright Convention, and the Universal Copyright Convention. All performance rights, including professional, amateur, motion picture, recitation, public reading, radio broadcasting, television, video or sound taping, all other forms of mechanical or electronic reproduction, such as information storage and retrieval systems and photocopying, and rights of translation into foreign languages, are strictly reserved. Inquiries concerning the performance rights should be directed as follows: Lorraine Wells and Company Talent Management Inc., 10 St. Mary Street, Suite 320, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1P9, (416) 413-1676 / fax (416) 413-1680. From the Trade Paperback edition
F word : who wants to be a feminist?( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Feminism. Does the word have any meaning today? Has it become tainted with connotations that alienate some women. Or is it simply irrelevant in the 21st century? Today in North America, women make up half the work force and more than half of all university students. But according to the UN, they own only 1% of the world's wealth despite comprising 53% of the population. And in Canada they're badly outnumbered on corporate boards and in Parliament. Even so, young women often shun the f-word identity. In this timely doc, the story of feminism and its continuing uphill battle is told through interviews with some of the best-known feminist icons -- and also younger voices who are finding new ways to advance the cause."--Container
A taste of Shakespeare : the Merchant of Venice( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the story of a Venetian merchant who borrows money from a Jewish moneylender and what happens when he defaults on the loan. Key scenes from the play are acted out, then explained by the actors
Facebook follies( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facebook Follies is a one-hour documentary that takes a look at the unexpected consequences of people sharing their personal information on social media. Viewers meet people who lost their jobs, their marriages, their dignity, or who even ended up in jail - all because of their own or someone else's Facebook posting. To give a broader context to the events, these stories are intercut with reflections from experts in the areas of social change, internet security and contemporary media
The Arab's mouth by Ann-Marie MacDonald( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Disappearing male : environmental threats to human reproduction( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring the question of whether synthetic chemicals are decreasing male reproduction, this documentary examines both human and animal models. At the University of Rochester Center for Reproductive Epidemiology, Dr. Shanna Swan noticed that within the last decade, the sperm quality of otherwise healthy young men has dramatically declined. Although the exact causes are unknown, she hypothesizes that this change is primarily environmental--a product of petroleum byproducts and phthalates used in plastics. Perhaps the most widespread example of decreased male reproduction is the case of Aamjiwnaang Reservation in Sarnia, Ontario. Located within walking distance of a chemical plant spewing dioxin, benzene, and mercury, the reservation experienced the sharpest decline of male births ever recorded. In animal populations, the phenomenon is even more obvious. Dr. Louis Guillette, of the University of Florida, has observed a 90% decrease in male reproduction and dramatic shrinking of male sexual organs in Florida's alligator population. Environmental experts link these health issues back to the chemical and plastics industries, and call for greater governmental regulation
Generation jobless by Sharon Bartlett( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the growing difficulty Canada's debt-straddled college graduates are experiencing finding gainful employment. Raises questions into whether or not Canadian institutions of higher learning are adquequately preparing students for the changing job market
 
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Fall on your knees : a novel
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Ann-Marie MacDonald auteur dramatique et romancière

Ann-Marie MacDonald auteur dramatique et romancière canadienne

Ann-Marie MacDonald Canadees actrice

Ann-Marie MacDonald kanadische Schauspielerin, Schriftstellerin und Fernsehmoderatorin

Ann-Marie MacDonald scrittrice e attrice canadese

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Энн-Мари МакДоналд

אן-מרי מקדונלד

מאקדאנאלד, אן-מרי 1958-

מקדונלד, אן־מרי 1958-

ان-مری مک‌دانلد مجری تلویزیونی، بازیگر، و نویسنده کانادایی

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The way the crow flies : a novelGoodnight Desdemona (good morning Juliet)Fall on your kneesBetter than chocolateBelle Moral : a natural historyThe Arab's mouth