WorldCat Identities

Brown, Blair

Works: 379 works in 1,106 publications in 2 languages and 56,807 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  History  Drama  Psychological fiction  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Biography  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Commentator, Author, Recipient, Interviewee, Director
Classifications: PS3570.Y45, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Blair Brown
Most widely held works by Blair Brown
Number the stars by Lois Lowry( Recording )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 2,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think of life before the war. It's now 1943 and their life in Copenhagen is filled with school, food shortages, and the Nazi soldiers marching through town. When the Jews of Denmark are "relocated," Ellen moves in with the Johansens and pretends to be one of the family. Soon Annemarie is asked to go on a dangerous mission to save Ellen's life
The secret life of the brain( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience and shares a revelatory view of this most complicated organ, which now contradicts much of what we previously believed. Narrated by actress Blair Brown, the series tells stories through a mix of personal histories, expert commentary and cutting-edge animation. Viewers will not only learn startling new truths about the brain, they will voyage inside it
Digging to America [a novel] by Anne Tyler( Recording )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two families awaiting the arrival of their adopted infant daughters from Korea meet at the airport. The families lives become interwined after the Donaldsons, a young American couple invite the Yazdan's, Maryam, her son and his Iranian American wife to an arrival party, which becomes an annual event. Maryam, who came to this country thirty-five years earlier, feels her values threatened when she is courted by a newly widowed Donaldson. A penetrating light on the American way as seen from two perspectives, those who are born here and those who are still struggling to fit in
The Buddha the story of Siddhartha( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the Buddha and presents the tenets of Buddhism
The senator's wife by Sue Miller( Recording )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meri is newly married, pregnant, and standing on the cusp of her life as a wife and mother, recognizing with some terror the gap between reality and expectation. Delia Naughton - wife of the two-term liberal senator Tom Naughton - is Meri's new neighbor in the adjacent New England town house. Delia's husband's chronic infidelity has been an open secret in Washington circles, but despite the complexity of their relationship, the bond between them remains strong. What keeps people together, even in the midst of profound betrayal?"--Container
Back when we were grownups by Anne Tyler( Recording )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beck Davitch, a fifty-three-year-old party planner, suddenly questions her identity and attempts to regain the youthful wisdom she had before she was swept into marriage by a charismatic older divorcee thirty years ago.--
Dogville by Lars von Trier( Visual )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
The amateur marriage [a novel] by Anne Tyler( Recording )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two people struggling in a marriage that never should have been. As they become the guardians of their grandson, their deep-rooted differences become unbearable
Last kiss by Luanne Rice( Recording )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hubbard's Point, Connecticut. Nearly a year after the death of eighteen-year-old Charlie, singer-songwriter Sheridan Rosslare still hasn't played a note of the music that was once her life's passion. Tucked away in the beach house where she raised her only child, she lives with her memories of him and a grief too big to share even with her beloved sisters or her dear friend Stevie Moore. Nor can Stevie comfort Charlie's heartbroken girlfriend, Nell Kilvert, whom she regards as a daughter. Nell won't rest until she finds out what really happened to the boy she loved. Out of the past she summons a man she believes cares enough, and is tough enough, to uncover the truth--Sheridan's long-ago soul mate, Gavin Dawson.--From publisher description
Destination America( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destination America looks at the driving forces that have compelled individuals to immigrate to America
Inés of my soul by Isabel Allende( Recording )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Inés Suárez, a Spanish conquistadora who toiled to build the nationa of Chile. Born into a poor family in Spain, Inés works hard to make ends meet. It is the sixteenth century, and when her shifless husband disappears to the New World, Inés uses the opportunity to search for him as an excuse to flee her stifling homeland and seek adventure. After her treacherous journey takes her to Peru, she leanrs that her husband had died in battle. Soon, she begins a fiery love affair with a man who will change the chourse of her life: Pedro de Valdivia, war hero and field marshal to the famed Francisco Pizarro
Olive's ocean by Kevin Henkes( Recording )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a summer visit to her grandmother's cottage by the ocean, twelve-year-old Martha gains perspective on the death of a classmate, on her relationship with her grandmother, on her feelings for an older boy, and on her plans to be a writer
Fringe by J. J Abrams( Visual )

12 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three unlikely colleagues -- a beautiful young FBI agent, a brilliant scientist who's spent the last 17 years in a mental institution, and the scientist's sardonic son -- investigate a series of bizarre deaths and disasters known as 'the pattern.' Someone is using our world as an experimental lab. And all clues lead to Massive Dynamic, a shadowy global corporation that may be more powerful than any nation
The Jewish Americans( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the 350 year saga of immigrants who gradually wove themselves into the fabric of American life without abandoning their traditions
Altered states by William Hurt( Visual )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and French and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research scientist Eddie Jessup (William Hurt) believes other states of consciousness are as real as everyday reality. Using sensory deprivation, then adding powerful hallucinogenic drugs, he explores these altered states ... and endures experiences that make madness seem a blessing
Zorro by Isabel Allende( Recording )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between California and Barcelona, the persona of Zorro is formed, a great hero is born and the legend begins. After many adventures, Diego de la Vega, a.k.a. Zorro, returns to America to reclaim the hacienda on which he was raised and to seek justice for all who cannot fight for it themselves
Daughter of fortune by Isabel Allende( Recording )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Chilean woman searches for her lover in the goldfields of 1840s California. Arriving as a stowaway, Eliza finances her search with various jobs, including playing the piano in a brothel
The client by John Grisham( Recording )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of 11-year-old Mark Sway, who witnessed the bizarre suicide of a New Orleans attorney. Just before he dies, the lawyer tells Mark a deadly secret concerning the recent murder of a Louisiana senator whose accused killer, Mafia thug Barry Muldanno, is about to go to trial
Lost in the forest by Sue Miller( Recording )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the vineyards of Northern California the story of a young girl who, in the wake of a tragic accident, seeks solace in a damaging love affair with a much older man. Eva, a divorced and happily remarried mother of three, runs a small bookstore in a town north of San Francisco. When her second husband, John, is killed in a car accident, her family's fragile peace is once again overtaken by loss. Emily, the eldest, must grapple with newfound independence and responsibility. Theo, the youngest, can only begin to fathom his father's death. But for Daisy, the middle child, John's absence opens up a world of bewilderment, exposing her at the onset of adolescence to the chaos and instability that hover just beyond the safety of parental love. In her sorrow, Daisy embarks on a harrowing sexual odyssey, a journey that will cast her even farther out onto the harsh promontory of adulthood and lost hope
Marie Antoinette( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is more to the story of Marie Antoinette than the simplistic tale of how a frivolous sovereign helped provoke the uprising that became the French Revolution. She was, in fact, a tender-hearted, complex woman, whose tragic awakening came too late to save her from the guillotine. Without losing sight of the dire inequities in 18th century France, this program paints a surprising portrait in which Marie Antoinette emerges as a sympathetic and, in the end, courageous figure
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Alternative Names
Blair Brown actrice amricaine

Blair Brown Amerikaans acteur

Blair Brown amerikai sznsznő

Blair Brown attrice statunitense

Blair Brown US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Brown, Bonnie Blair.

Brown, Bonnie Blair 1946-

Блэр Браун американская актриса театра и кино

בלייר בראון

بلیر براون بازیگر آمریکایی

بلیئر براؤن

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English (267)

French (2)

Digging to America [a novel]The senator's wifeBack when we were grownupsThe amateur marriage [a novel]Last kissInés of my soulOlive's oceanFringe