Most widely held works about Will Patton
Most widely held works by Will Patton
Remember the Titans ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 2,160 libraries worldwide
A drama of forced high school integration in Alexandria, Virginia in 1971. After leading his team to fifteen winning seasons, white football coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by African-American Herman Boone, tough, opinionated and as different from Yoast as could be. The two men overcome their differences and turn a group of hostile young men into champions. A rousing celebration of how a town torn apart by resentment, friction and mistrust comes together in triumphant harmony.
Pegasus descending by James Lee Burke ( Recording )
23 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,390 libraries worldwide
The daughter of Detective Robicheaux's dead friend suddenly appears in New Iberia, and he must confront his past as he tries to determine her motives and possible crimes.
The tin roof blowdown by James Lee Burke ( Recording )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,381 libraries worldwide
Robicheaux has lived through much inner turmoil and seen too much of man's dark side to believe that there are any surprises left for him in this world. But then the devastation brought by Hurruicane Katrina seems to make a wreck of his sould even as it pummels New Orleans. In the aftermath, two black men are murdered in the ninth ward--and Robicheaux refuses to allow another injustice to pile more misery on the survivors of this deadly storm.
Crusader's cross [a Dave Robicheaux novel by James Lee Burke ( Recording )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,361 libraries worldwide
A conversation between Robicheaux and a dying childhood friend about Ida Durbin, a young prostitute that Robicheaux's half-brother, Jimmie, loved and lost in the late 1950s, sets the ex-homicide detective on a path that eventually leads to several gruesome killings and his near downfall. Unemployed, his wife dead, his daughter in college, Robicheaux rejoins the New Iberia, La., sheriff's department at the urging of Sheriff Helen Soileau, who needs an extra hand as the murders mount.... Robicheaux and his impulsive former police partner, PI Clete Purcell, seek retribution for injustices caused by a wide range of corrupt villains.
Thirteen moons by Charles Frazier ( Recording )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,352 libraries worldwide
At the age of twelve, under the Wind moon, Will is given a horse, a key, and a map, and sent alone into the Indian Nation to run a trading post as a bound boy. It is during this time that he grows into a man, learning, as he does, of the raw power it takes to create a life, to find a home. In a card game with a white Indian named Featherstone, Will wins a mysterious girl named Claire. As Will's destiny intertwines with the fate of the Cherokee Indians, including a Cherokee Chief named Bear, he learns how to fight and survive in the face of both nature and men, and eventually, under the Corn Tassel Moon, Will begins the fight against Washington City to preserve the Cherokee's homeland and culture. And he will come to know the truth behind his belief that only desire trumps time.
A mighty heart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,311 libraries worldwide
On January 23, 2002, Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl is to fly from Karachi to Dubai with his pregnant wife, Mariane, also a reporter. On the day before, with great care, he has arranged an interview in a café with an Islamic fundamentalist cleric. When Danny doesn't return, Mariane initiates a search. Pakistani police, American embassy personnel, and the FBI examine witnesses, phone records, e-mails, and hard drives. Who has him? Where is he? There's also the why: because of U.S. abuse of prisoners at Guantanamo, because of a history of Journal cooperation with the CIA, because Pearl is a Jew? Through it all, Mariane is clearheaded, direct, and determined to do whatever she can, whatever it takes, to get her husband back.
Swan Peak by James Lee Burke ( Recording )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,292 libraries worldwide
The latest tale featuring the popular and flawed detective Dave Robicheaux takes him from the bayous of Louisiana's New Iberia Parish to the wild mountains of Montana.
The glass rainbow by James Lee Burke ( Recording )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,259 libraries worldwide
Returning to his Louisiana hometown to investigate a murder, detective Dave Robicheaux finds his skills pushed to their limits when his best friend is accused and his daughter becomes involved in shady business dealings.
Armageddon ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
Due to a shuttle's unfortunate demise in outer space, NASA becomes aware of a doomsday asteroid that is on a collision course with Earth. It seems that the only way to knock it off course is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear weapon. But as NASA's under-funded yet resourceful team train the world's best drillers for the job, the social order of the world begins to break down as the information reaches the public and hysteria results.
The mothman prophecies ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and German and held by 956 libraries worldwide
This story is based on events which occurred in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Distraught by the sudden, tragic death of his wife, a journalist finds himself mysteriously drawn to a small West Virginia town when his car inexplicably strands him. He soon learns that many of the town's residents have been beset by bizarre events, including sightings of an eerie "moth-like" entity, an entity similar to the one seen by his late wife.
Brooklyn's finest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 939 libraries worldwide
After having endured extremely different career paths, the lives of three disheartened Brooklyn police officers will collide with destiny when they all wind up at the same fatal crime scene.
Entrapment ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 807 libraries worldwide
A solitary master thief and an insurance company investigator team up for a multibillion-dollar heist.
The fourth kind ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 775 libraries worldwide
Since the 1960s, Nome, Alaska, has seen a disproportionate number of its population being reported missing every year. Despite multiple FBI investigations of the region, the truth has never been discovered. Psychologist Dr. Abigail Tyler begins videotaping sessions with traumatized patients and unwittingly discovered some of the most disturbing evidence of alien abduction ever documented.
Boone's Lick [a novel by Larry McMurtry ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 768 libraries worldwide
Set in 1866, this whimsical adventure follows the determined Mary Margaret Cecil as she takes her family and travels from Missouri across the wilderness to Wyoming to find her husband.
Jolie Blon's bounce by James Lee Burke ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
New Iberia, Louisiana police detective Dave Robicheaux doesn't think that the most likely suspect in the murder of a teenage girl is really the killer. But the clues from a second body all point to him. Before Robicheaux can bring the true killer to justice, he must battle a painkiller addiction and soon what begins as a duel of wits turns into a dance of death.
The neon rain by James Lee Burke ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
Detective Robicheaux fishes a prostitute's corpse from a New Orleans bayou and finds that no one, not even the law, cares about a dead hooker.
When Zachary Beaver came to town by Kimberly Willis Holt ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 723 libraries worldwide
During the summer of 1971 in a small Texas town, thirteen-year old Toby and his friend Cal meet the star of a sideshow act, 600-pound Zachary, the fattest boy in the world.
Rain gods by James Lee Burke ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
Eager to escape his problematic past, Hackberry Holland acquires the sheriff's position in a rundown Texas border town. When authorities discover nine dead prostitutes buried in the desert, Hack must work with both Texas and Mexico, as well as face down hired gunmen, crooked strip club owners, and dubious drug lords, to solve the case.
The Punisher ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 716 libraries worldwide
The Punisher walks through the same world we all know, a world darkened by war, by crime, by cruelty, and by injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil he sees all around him. He only has his fierce intelligence, his years of combat experience and, above all, his ironclad determination to avenge those wronged by society's villians, including those who killed his family.
The Spitfire Grill ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 707 libraries worldwide
A young woman who has just been released from prison after serving five years for manslaughter takes a job in the only restaurant in a small Maine town and works to gain the trust of the townspeople.
African American football coaches Assassination Audiobooks Audiobooks Audiocassettes Cherokee Indians City and town life Crime films Detective and mystery stories Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Football Friendship High school students History Hostages Human-alien encounters Journalists Journalists--Crimes against Juvenile works Louisiana Louisiana--New Iberia Louisiana--New Orleans Montana Murder--Investigation New York (State)--New York Pakistan Pakistan--Karachi Pearl, Daniel,--1963-2002 Pearl, Mariane Police Political kidnapping Political science Private investigators Robicheaux, Dave (Fictitious character) School integration Sports films Talking books Texas Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Vietnam War (1961-1975) Virginia--Alexandria
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