Tierney, Maura 1965-
Most widely held works by Maura Tierney
Baby mama ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
Kate is a successful and single businesswoman who has long put her career ahead of a personal life. At 37, she's finally determined to have a child on her own. Unable to get pregnant, a driven Kate allows South Philly working girl Angie Ostrowiski to become her unlikely surrogate. After learning that Angie is pregnant, Kate goes into precision nesting mode. She reads childcare books, baby-proofs the apartment and researches top pre-schools. But, Kate's well-organized strategy is turned upside down when her Baby Mama shows up at her doorstep with no place to live. Structured Kate tries to turn vibrant Angie into the perfect expectant mom. In a battle of wills, they prepare for the baby's arrival. They soon discover that there are two kinds of family: the one you're born to and the one you make.
Insomnia ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
Crime never sleeps and neither does the veteran LAPD homicide detective invited to Nightmute, Alaska to head a murder investigation there. He finds the investigation disrupted by an ever-shining midnight sun that wreaks sleep-depriving havoc on his body clock. As his consciousness becomes more unstable, he is nagged by a sense of personal guilt over a second crime that might just be real.
Welcome to Mooseport ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
A local plumber is plunged into the national spotlight when he takes on the former President of the United States, who can't believe he's running against a man who installed his toilets. To make matters worse, the ex-president is trying to steal the election -- and the affection of the handyman's girlfriend. Whoever wins, one thing's for sure, this town is not small enough for both of them.
Semi-pro ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 904 libraries worldwide
1970s, Flint, Michigan. Jackie Moon is a former pop sensation who somehow made enough money from a couple of hit records to buy Flint's semi-pro basketball team, the Tropics. The team consists of a bunch of disorganized losers with one genuine talent named Coffee Black. Despite knowing little about the game, Jackie is the Tropics' coach as well as a player. His greater love involves coming up with bizarre marketing stunts to draw in an audience. His stunts include wrestling a bear and attempting a motorcycle jump over a line of cheerleaders. When the league plans to merge with the NBA and in order to survive, the Tropics must do the seemingly impossible - win. The Tropics look like they might be shut down so Jackie desperately agrees to let washed-up veteran player Monix take over coaching.
Primary colors ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 700 libraries worldwide
Jack Stanton is a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife, Susan. Running against the odds, the Stantons need all the help they can get from their extremely colorful political team. Together, they take off on a hilarious, heart-wrenching and ultimately history-making roller coaster ride to the top.
Primary colors ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 687 libraries worldwide
Follows a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife.
Liar liar ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and German and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Fletcher Reed is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday cake, he has just one wish-- that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his biggest asset-- his mouth-- has become his biggest liability.
Scotland, Pa ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 600 libraries worldwide
Fast food and ambition make up a daily special of murder and mystery 70's style.
Instinct ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
In a prison for the criminally insane, deranged anthropologist Ethan Powell is set to be examined by a bright young psychiatrist, Theo Caulder. Driven by ambition and a hunger for the truth, Caulder will eventually risk everything in a harrowing attempt to understand the bizarre actions of this madman.
Forces of nature ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 495 libraries worldwide
A young man on his way to his wedding is stranded several states away. When he hitches a ride with a free-spirited woman, opposites begin to attract.
Finding Amanda ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
A television producer with a penchant for drinking and gambling is sent to Las Vegas to convince his troubled niece to enter rehab in a last ditch effort to save his marriage.
Diggers ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Four Long Island friends follow in their respective families' footsteps and become clam diggers in this touching comedy.
ER. The complete sixth season ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
In season 6, Carol gives birth to two baby girls, Lucy and Carter meet tragedy head on when a patient stabs them both, Elizabeth and Mark continue their romance, and nurse Abbey Lockhart joins the staff.
ER. The complete ninth season ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Television series about the work and lives of a group of emergency room doctors in Chicago. In this season, Carter's playful office love affair becomes a 24/7 crisis; Kovac's partying affects his performance; Weaver is promoted to a position outside the ER-- but Romano replaces her; Kovac and Carter decide it's time for a change and opt for assignment in Africa.
ER. The complete eighth season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Television series about the work and lives of a group of emergency room doctors in Chicago. In this season, new hopefuls Army Reservist Michael Gallant and brash Gregory Pratt arrive to face the challenges of Trauma One life, Dr. Susan Lewis returns, Benton weighs career and family, Malucci crosses the line once too often, Chen defies demotion, and Greene fights what could be his last battle, leaving a void at the group's heart. His leadership may never be replaced but someone must step into the breach. That someone is the doctor who has now been in the ER the longest-- the former student who seemed to have the most to learn: Dr. John Carter.
ER. The complete tenth season ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Continues to chronicle life and death in Chicago's Country General hospital emergency room. Portrays the plight of medical students in their quest to become physicians. Healing is teamwork and science with instant decisions and best guesses to be made. Joy one moment, tragedy the next, but always a 24/7 readiness.
ER. The complete eleventh season ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Year 11 of the fast-paced series brings challenges and changes to the ER. Corday and Chen weigh work and family. Abby finds that being a good doctor is as tough as being a good nurse. Ray Barnett - doctor by day, rock star by night - arrives. Carter decides to leave; he set the tone, provided the example. His impact will endure.
ER. The complete twelfth season ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Season 12 brings spiraling drama and suspense to the lives of ER veterans. Abby and Kovac share unexpected news. Gallant comes home from Iraq to be with Neela. Pratt goes to Darfur to work with Carter.
Oxygen ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Deep in the woods, in a makeshift coffin lies a woman whose only hope is mercy from the psychotic man who buried her or the power of a cop who can break him. There is no light, no time, no escape and the oxygen is running out.
ER. The seventh season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Television series about the work and lives of a group of emergency room doctors in Chicago. The gurneys keep rolling in this season that includes: Abby's reunion with her mother, a turbulent woman suffering from bipolar disorder; Carter returns from detox; Abby goes back to square one in med training.
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Tierney, Maura Lynn 1965-
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