WorldCat Identities

Place, Mary Kay

Works: 337 works in 482 publications in 3 languages and 18,261 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Comedy films  Love stories  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Satire 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Musician, Vocalist, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mary Kay Place
Being John Malkovich by Spike Jonze( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and German and held by 2,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Craig Schwartz is a struggling street puppeteer; in order to make some money, Craig takes a job as a filing clerk. One day he accidentally discovers a door ... a portal into the brain of John Malkovich! For 15 minutes, he experiences the ultimate head trip--He is John Malkovich! Then he's dumped onto the New Jersey turnpike. With his beautiful office mate Maxine and his pet-obsessed wife, they hatch a plan to let others into John's brain for just $200 a trip
Sweet home Alabama by Andy Tennant( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melanie is a successful New York fashion designer who is dating a wealthy socialite. One day he pops the big question and asks Melanie to marry him. Despite her polished uptown image, Melanie grew up poor in the deep South, and as a teenager she married her high school sweetheart. Now Melanie returns to her hometown to tell her parents the news and convince Jake to grant her a divorce. However, the more time she spends with her old flame, the more she feels sparks flying between them again, while she also learns her Eastern affectations don't fly with everyone back home
The big chill( Visual )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven college housemates from the 1960s who have drifted apart, reunite at the funeral of a friend. Having entered adulthood as non-conformists, most now belong to the establishment. Stunned by the death of their peer, sensing their own mortality and the loss of their innocence, each takes the opportunity to re-evaluate his or her life and re-establish their bonds
It's complicated( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hilarious look at marriage, divorce and everything in between. With a thriving Santa Barbara bakeshop, a new romance heating up, and her divorce finally behind her, Jane Adler has her life all figured out, until she finds herself trapped between the perfect new beau and her philandering ex-husband who's determined to win her back. When opposites attract all over again, will love be sweeter the second time around?
John Grisham's The rainmaker by John Grisham( Visual )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rookie lawyer in over his head on a high-profile case hires a feisty paralawyer who specializes in flunking the bar. Their chances of winning are slim to none, until they uncover a trail of corruption
City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries, the residents of the underground City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights and quiet contentment. But when the City's massive power generator begins to fail, the streetlamps fade - along with the hopes of the townspeople. Now it will be up to two courageous teenagers to follow a trail of clues left by the ancient builders to find the way out of Ember before their world is plunged into complete darkness
Private Benjamin by Howard Zieff( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pampered, spoiled upper-middle class widow joins the army. The army will never be the same
Nine lives by Kathy Baker( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine women each face a different situation in their lives. Among the stories told by director Rodrigo Garcia are a female inmate waiting for her children's visit, a woman facing cancer surgery, and a woman reuniting with an old flame at the supermarket
Smashed( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate and Charlie are a young married couple whose bond is built on a mutual love of music, laughter and drinking-especially the drinking. When Kate's drinking leads her to dangerous places and her job as a school teacher is put into jeopardy, she decides to join AA and get sober. Her new lifestyle calls into question whether or not her relationship with Charlie is built on love or just a boozy diversion from adulthood
Silver City by John Sayles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A private detective is hired to determine the identity of a corpse discovered during the filming of a political commercial. Along the way, he discovers a complex web of influence and corruption, involving high-stakes lobbyists, media conglomerates, environmental plunderers, and undocumented migrant workers
Smooth talk by Joyce Chopra( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Connie is a 15-year-old girl with two things on her mind, boys and how she looks, and she meets a man during the summer
My so-called life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angela Chase is a teenage girl who struggles with the problems of growing up, high school, and family life
Lonesome Jim by Steve Buscemi( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim is a young man who, after deciding he can't make it on his own, moves back to his hometown in Indiana, under his parents' roof. He's saved from his family's dysfunction by a local woman and her son, who sees him as a father figure
The safety of objects( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once an up-and-coming singer/songwriter, Paul Gold now lies in a coma. He is attentively nursed by his mother, Esther, who dotes on her son to the point that her husband and daughter, Julie, feel very left out. Meanwhile, Jim Train is a workaholic lawyer who is closer to his tortes than to his spouse Susan. Their son Jake has taken a morbid fascination with his sister's baby doll. At the same time, Paul's former lover Annette Jennings is trying to pull her life and her family back together after a particularly brutal divorce
My first mister( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wickedly perceptive comedy about the life-altering, emotional amor-piercing friendship between a lonely seventeen-year-old rebel looking for a job and a conservative, middle-aged salesman
Latter days( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The handsome Aaron, a Mormon missionary, travels door-to-door in Los Angeles spreading the word of his religion. Christian, a cute West Hollywood party boy, goes from man-to-man without much commitment. Opposites soon attract when Aaron and Christian meet, and sparks begin to fly
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass murders, kidnappings and a flasher may be troubling to the residents of Fernwood, Ohio. But pigtailed, gingham-frocked housewife Mary Hartman has a much more serious problem: waxy buildup on her kitchen floor. And while her husband Tom struggles in the bedroom and her best friend, country singer Loretta Haggers, struggles to make it big in Nashville, Mary teeters closer to the edge, desperate to save her marriage, keep her family together and give her kitchen floor a proper shine
War Eagle, Arkansas( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school senior Enoch Cass is the star pitcher on his baseball team, but is very insecure because of his debilitating stutter. His only friend is Wheels, who is stuck in a wheelchair because of severe cerebral palsy. When Enoch performs well at the All Star game, he receives newfound attention from interested colleges and Abbey, a girl Enoch has had a crush on. Now he must decide if he should pursue a college sports career, or stay near his family, friends, and girlfriend
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the middle of the hippest city in America, the wild residents of 28 Barbary Lane are living the San Francisco high life to the fullest
Citizen Ruth by Alexander Payne( Visual )

5 editions published between 1012 and 2005 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pregnant drifter seeking an abortion becomes a political pawn in a battle between activists on both sides of the abortion issue
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