WorldCat Identities

Cumpsty, Michael

Works: 59 works in 154 publications in 1 language and 11,390 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Melodrama  History  Filmed plays  Romance films  Tragedies (Drama)  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PR2807.A2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Michael Cumpsty
Eat pray love by Ryan Murphy( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A happily married woman who is trying to get pregnant realizes that her life needs to go in a new direction. After a very painful divorce, she risks everything and embarks on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery
The visitor by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Vale is a widower who teaches economics at a Connecticut university. He lives alone and is no longer motivated by his work. In New York to present a paper at a conference, he goes to the apartment that he has not visited in some time, but has kept since his wife was alive, only to discover a young couple living there. Despite their great cultural differences, Walter befriends Tarek, a Syrian citizen and drummer, and gradually builds a friendship with Esi, his girlfriend from Senegal. One day, when returning from Central Park with Walter, Tarek is arrested for jumping a stuck subway turnstile, despite the fact that he had paid. The police discover he does not have legal papers and transfer him to an immigrant detention center in Queens. Feeling responsible for and connected to Tarek, Walter decides to stay in New York to help and support him. Not hearing from her son, Tarek's mother arrives from Michigan to find out why, and she and Walter support one another while they attempt to free Tarek
Starting out in the evening by Jake Abraham( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battling illness and unable to finish a novel that has taken him ten years to write, aging novelist Leonard Schiller is slipping into literary obscurity. At one time a famous author, Schiller has been all but forgotten by the readers, colleagues and critics who once praised his works. When Heather Wolfe, an ambitious graduate student, convinces Schiller that her thesis could reintroduce his writing to the world, the reclusive writer is forced to confront his past regrets
Along came a spider by James Patterson( Recording )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Soneji is a murderous serial kidnapper who wants to commit the crime of the century, he kidnaps the daughter of a famous Hollywood actress and the young son of the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
The lost years of Merlin by T. A Barron( Recording )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy who has no identity nor memory of his past washes ashore on the coast of Wales and finds his true name after a series of fantastic adventures
The ice storm by Ang Lee( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thanksgiving 1973. The climate is changing, both politically and physically. As the Watergate scandal unfolds in the background, the inhabitants of a small Connecticut town begin to slip into an existentialist void. Social taboos are shattered on whims and the line between adult authority and juvenile irresponsibility is practically nonexistant. Focuses on the Hood and Carver families. Chronicles a brief period of rapid moral deterioration. Their actions - including adultery, sexual experimentation, drug use and petty crimes - become increasingly unpredictable and impulsive. Once the 'ice storm' hits, though, reality sinks in, and the severity of their situation becomes all too apparent
Servant of the bones by Anne Rice( Recording )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Azriel was a youth in ancient Babylon who became a servant and genii in thrall to evil forces. He attempts to redeem his human soul by thwarting an international plot in present day Manhattan
Hong Kong by Stephen Coonts( Recording )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Admiral Jake Grafton takes his wife along with him to Hong Kong to find out about a political money raising scandal, but it winds up much more than he expected and she is kidnapped by a rebel faction
Pompeii by Robert Harris( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient Rome is the setting for the superb new audio book from the author of the number one bestsellers "Fatherland", "Enigma" and "Archangel". "Pompeii" recreates in spellbinding detail one of the most famous natural disasters of all time. Abridged
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds
42nd Street : the new cast recording : the Broadway musical for people who love Broadway musicals by Harry Warren( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liberty! : the American Revolution by Thomas Fleming( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Liberty! is an exuberant documentary about the American Revolution and our fight for freedom. This critically acclaimed six-hour series chronicles the events leading up to the declaration of war, and the lasting effects these events had on shaping our country today"--Container
Rogue planet by Greg Bear( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obi-Wan Kenobi and his 12-year-old Padawan, Anakin Skywalker, embark on an unexpected adventure when they find themselves in a strange world full of mystery and power. But evil ship designer Raith Seinar has his own greedy uses for the planet they are visiting, and they must rescue the world or have untold lives on their hands--if they survive at all
1776 : the new Broadway cast recording by Sherman Edwards( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conspiracy of paper : a novel by David Liss( Recording )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired Jewish boxer in 18th century London investigates the mysterious death of his father, who has been involved in the newly created stock market
Disgrace : a novel by J. M Coetzee( Recording )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in post-apartheid Cape Town, Professor David Laurie attempts to relate to his daughter, Lucy, and to a society with new racial complexities. But that is disrupted by an afternoon of violence that changes him and his daughter in ways he could never have foreseen
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Servant of the bones
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The lost years of MerlinServant of the bonesHong KongPompeiiRogue planetA conspiracy of paper : a novelDisgrace : a novel