O'Hare, Denis P.
Most widely held works about Denis P O'Hare
Most widely held works by Denis P O'Hare
Milk ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2,047 libraries worldwide
Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, becomes a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he is elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977, the first openly-gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and the city's mayor, George Moscone, are shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blames his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the true story of Harvey Milk.
Changeling ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,681 libraries worldwide
Working-class suburb Los Angeles, 1928. Christine says goodbye to her son, Walter, and departs for work. Arriving home, Christine discovers that Walter is nowhere to be found. Christine launches a desperate search for her son. Then, a boy claiming to be Christine's son appears out of thin air. Knowing the boy is not hers, Christine invites the child to stay in her home. Christine cannot accept the injustice being pushed upon her and continues to challenge the Los Angeles police force at every turn. The police slander Christine and paint her as an unfit mother. Christine challenges the system and the only person willing to aid her in her search is benevolent local activist Reverend Briegleb.
The proposal ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,605 libraries worldwide
High-powered book editor Maggie is everyone's worst nightmare: ruthless, driven, and tactless. When she finds herself faced with deportation back to Canada, she coerces her much younger assistant into marrying her. However, when the government becomes suspicious, they embark upon a charade in order to make the marriage seem legitimate.
London bridges by James Patterson ( Recording )
12 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,490 libraries worldwide
Alex Cross joins forces with Scotland Yard and Interpol in pursuit of the Wolf and the Weasel.
The big bad wolf by James Patterson ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,402 libraries worldwide
Alex Cross' first case after joining the FBI has him battling the most ruthless and powerful killer he has ever encountered. The predator known only as the Wolf has brought a new reign of terror to organized crime, one in which ordinary men and women are sold as slaves.
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.
Half nelson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,239 libraries worldwide
An inner-city junior high school teacher struggles with issues of addiction and his relationships with his students. One association becomes especially remarkable, perhaps even questionable.
Once upon a mattress ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
Queen Aggravian sabotages the efforts of every young princess who hopes to marry her son, Price Dauntless - and no one else can settle down until he does. Honorable Sir Harry is determined to marry the lovely Lady Larken, so he sets off for faraway lands and returns with an unlikely candidate: Princess Winnifred from the swamps. It's love at first sight for the Prince, so the Queen sets about planning her most difficult challenge yet. The palace is filled with merriment and mischief while everyone wonders, will Princess "Fred" pass the Queen's test?
The alchemyst [the secrets of the immortal Nicholas Flamel by Michael Scott ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
While working at pleasant but mundane summer jobs in San Francisco, fifteen-year-old twins, Sophie and Josh, suddenly find themselves caught up in the deadly, centuries-old struggle between rival alchemists, Nicholas Flamel and John Dee, over the possession of an ancient and powerful book holding the secret formulas for alchemy and everlasting life.
Rocket science ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
In spite of his stuttering problem, the high school debate team star invites Hal to join the team. Stumbling his way to the championship, Hal falls in love, gains confidence, and ultimately realizes that love and life should not be rocket science.
Heights ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Follows five people over a 24 hour period on a fall day in New York City. Isabel, a photographer, is having second thoughts about her upcoming marriage to Jonathan, a lawyer. Isabel's mother, Diana, learns that her husband has a new lover and begins to re-think her life choices and, especially, her open marriage. Diana and Isabel's paths cross with Alec, a young actor, and with Peter, a journalist. Isabel, Jonathan, Diana, Alec, and Peter must choose what kind of lives they will lead before the sun comes up on the next day.
Stephanie Daley ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
When 16 year old Stephanie Daley faces murder charges in connection with the death of her baby, pregnant forensic-psychologist Lydie Crane is tapped to unravel the truth. Stephanie claims to have been unaware of her condition, but as their sessions intensify, Stephanie's state of denial and Lydie's fears regarding her own pregnancy reveal a destiny that intertwines them both.
Emma Goldman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Emma Goldman was a Russian immigrant whose activism in the name of free speech and attacks against the United States government led to her deportation in 1919.
The witch's boy by Michael Gruber ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
A grotesque foundling turns against the witch who sacrificed almost everything to raise him when he becomes consumed by the desire for money and revenge against those who have hurt him, but he eventually finds his true heart's desire.
Assassins the Broadway cast recording by Stephen Sondheim ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
The whole world over by Julia Glass ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Greenie Duquette, along with her young son, moves to New Mexico to become the pastry chef for the governor and take a break from her marriage to psychiatrist Alan Glazier. Their lives intersect with Fenno McLeod, a gay bookseller who recommended Greenie for the job, and Saga who suffers from memory loss from an accident and works at the animal shelter and persuades Alan to adopt a puppy, and Saga's Uncle Marsden, a Yale ecologist who takes care of her.
Brief interviews with hideous men by David Foster Wallace ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
David Foster Wallace delivers a collection of twenty-two hilarious and unique stories.
The architect by Keith R Ablow ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Discovering a link between a series of killings among the families of rich clients and a handsome architect who was hired to design their homes, forensic psychiatrist Frank Clevenger embarks on a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse.
Christina Applegate as Sweet Charity by Cy Coleman ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Willpower rediscovering the greatest human strength by Roy F Baumeister ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Psychology expert Roy F. Baumeister and New York Times science writer John Tierney combine to present the ultimate guide on willpower. Here, listeners will discover the secrets of self-control.
Administrative assistants African American police African American psychologists Alaska Assassination Audiobooks Biographical films Book editors California--Los Angeles California--San Francisco Crime films Cross, Alex (Fictitious character) Detective and mystery films Drama Election districts Families Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Forensic psychology Gay politicians Gay rights Government investigators Journalists--Crimes against Kidnapping Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Dept Man-woman relationships Marriage proposals Milk, Harvey Moscone, George,--d. 1978 New York (State)--New York Pakistan Pakistan--Karachi Pearl, Daniel,--1963-2002 Police Police corruption Police psychologists Political campaigns Political science Psychological fiction Romantic comedy films San Francisco (Calif.).--Board of Supervisors Single mothers Slave trade Terrorism--Prevention United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Washington (D.C.) White, Dan,--1946-1985