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Davis, Hope 1967-

Overview
Works: 242 works in 1,041 publications in 8 languages and 40,190 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Children's audiobooks  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other, Interviewee, Correspondent, Dancer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hope Davis
About Schmidt by Kevin Tent( Visual )

52 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent
Honeymoon : [2005 international thriller of the year] by James Patterson( Recording )

29 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 1,939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You've been asked before, "Don't tell anyone the ending." With Honeymoon, don't tell anyone the beginning either. All writers have a book that they know is their best book, ever. Welcome to James Patterson's Honeymoon. How does it feel to be desired by every man and envied by every woman? Wonderful. This is the life Nora Sinclair has dreamed about, the life she's worked hard for, the life she will never give up. Meet Nora Sinclair. When FBI agent John O'Hara first sees her, she seems perfect. She has the looks. The career. The clothes. The wit. The sophistication. The tantalizing sex appeal. The whole extraordinary package, and men fall in line to court her. She doesn't just attract men, she enthralls them
American Splendor by Robert Pulcini( Visual )

47 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. Hospital. He is also a comic book fan who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life. Along his bumpy journey he meets, marries and falls in love with Joyce, an admiring comic book seller
Real steel by Shawn Levy( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing venue to the next. When Charlie hits rock bottom, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to build and train a championship contender
State of wonder : [a novel] by Ann Patchett( Recording )

42 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Researcher Marina Singh is sent by her boss at Vogel, a drug manufacturer, to the jungles of Brazil following the death of a co-worker. It is there that the company is looking into a miracle drug based on a tree bark used by a native tribe. Upon her arrival, Marina must find out the circumstances of her colleague's death, as well as find out why work has slowed to a crawl on the drug. That means dealing with Annick Swenson, a determined researcher who Marina has a complicated relationship with
The weather man by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

38 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dave Spritz is a local weatherman in his home town of Chicago. His career is going well, but his personal life is spiraling downward. His relationship with his perfectionist writer father, his neurotic ex-wife, and his now-separated children have him feeling that his life is out of control. Despite being both loathed and loved by the local masses, Dave is a guy who just doesn't seem to have it all together. An attractive job offer from New York City presents Dave with a major question - to pursue his career or to remain at home with his family
Duma by Carroll Ballard( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The exciting story of 12-year-old Xan, who decides to return the cheetah he raised from a cub to the wild instead of allowing pursuers to place it in captivity. Harsh South African landscapes, stalking lions, crocodiles, river rapids and a mysterious drifter who may intend to turn the big cat in for cash - all will test Xan's courage and resolve."--Container
Proof by John Madden( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play and directed by Academy Award nominee John Madden (Best Director, Shakespeare In Love, 1998), PROOF stars Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins (Best Actor, The Silence Of The Lambs, 1991) and Gwyneth Paltrow(Best Actress, Shakespeare In Love, 1998) in a poewrful story of a young woman haunted by her father's past and the shadoe of her own futurel Catherine (Paltrow) has devoted years to caring for her brilliant but unstable father Robert (Hopkins), a mathematical genius. But when his genius slips away, he leaves behind a mystery!
The lake house by James Patterson( Recording )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six extraordinary children are trying to lead normal lives in the Rocky Mountain countryside. They live in different homes, with different families, but there is something powerful that connects them. Something that puts them in terrible danger. The only time they've ever felt safe was when they were together in the waterfront cabin they call the Lake House. And the only people they've ever trusted are Frannie and Kit, the couple who rescued them from unimaginable evil once before
The matador by Richard Shepard( Visual )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling salesman forms an unexpected bond with a lonely hit man who suspects he's "lost his touch."
A wrinkle in time by Madeleine L'Engle( Recording )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in English and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government
Hearts in Atlantis by Scott Hicks( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a mid-aged man's friend dies, Bobby takes a look back at his childhood memories ... When mysterious out-of-towner, Ted, moves into the boarding house that 11-year-old Bobby shares with his self-involved mother, Bobby jumps at the chance to befriend an adult who talks to him straightforwardly. Ted enlists Bobby to read him the newspaper daily--and to keep an eye out for the "low men" bent on capturing Ted, who possesses a strange mind-reading power
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No film with an ambition this large, and achievement this impressive, can be anything but exhilarating..."--Time Magazine
Infamous by Douglas McGrath( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While researching his book "In cold blood", writer Truman Capote develops a relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and, in particular Perry Smith, while both men waited for their date of execution on death row
Commonwealth by Ann Patchett( Recording )

17 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commonwealth is the story of two broken families and the paths their lives take over the course of 40 years, through love and marriage, death and divorce, and a dark secret from childhood that lies underneath it all
Mildred Pierce by Todd Haynes( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years and struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The story explores Mildred's unreasonable devotion to her insatiable daughter Veda, as well as the complex relationship she shares with the indolent men in her life, including her polo-playing lover Monty Beragon and ex-husband Bert Pierce
Walk two moons by Sharon Creech( )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gramps says that I am a country girl at heart, and that is true. Thirteen-year-old Salamanca Tree Hiddle, proud of her country roots and the "Indian-ness in her blood," travels from Ohio to Idaho with her eccentric grandparents. Along the way, she tells them of the story of Phoebe Winterbottom, who received mysterious messages, who met a "potential lunatic," and whose mother disappeared. Beneath Phoebe's stories Salamanca's own story and that of her mother, who left on April morning for Idaho, promising to return before the tulips bloomed. Sal's mother has not, however, returned, and the trip to Idaho takes on a growing urgency as Salamanca hopes to get to Idaho in time for her mother's birthday and bring her back, despite her father's warning that she is fishing in the air. This richly layered novel is in turn funny, mysterious, and touching. Sharon Creech's original voice tells a story like no other, one that readers will not soon forget. Winner of the 1995Newbery Medal A 1995 ALA Notable Children's BookSchool Library Journal Best Book of 1994Winner of a 1994 Bulletin Blue RibbonA Notable Children's Trade Book in the Language Arts (NCTE)Winner of the 1997 Heartland Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature On her long car trip from Ohio to Idaho, 13-year-old Salamanca Hiddle tells her grandparents the story of her friend Phoebe, who receives a message from a "lunatic" and who must cope with the disappearance of her mother. But beneath this story is Sal's own story, and that of her mother, who left home one day and never returned. Winner, 1995 Newbery MedalNotable Children's Books of 1995 (ALA)1995 Notable Trade Books in the Language Arts (NCTE)Children's Book Award for Longer Novels (Great Britain's Federation of Children's Books Groups)Outstanding Books of 1994 for Middle School-Aged Teens (V)Best Books 1994 (SLJ)Bulletin Blue Ribbon Books 1994 (C)
Disconnect by Jason Bateman( Visual )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hard-working lawyer attached to his cell phone can't find the time to communicate with his family. A couple is drawn into a dangerous situation when their secrets are exposed online. A widowed ex-cop struggles to raise a mischievous son who cyber-bullies a classmate. An ambitious journalist sees a career-making story in a teen that performs on an adult-only site. They are strangers, neighbors and colleagues, and their stories collide in this riveting dramatic thriller about ordinary people struggling to connect in today's wired world"--Container
The Hoax by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pathological liar Clifford Irving stages a complex hoax. In the 1970's Irving managed to fool a major publisher and LIFE magazine into thinking he was writing an authorized biography of Howard Hughes. Irving and his best friend and partner, Dick Susskind, go to extreme lengths to pull off the hair-brained scheme. The more outrageous the lies they concoct, the more believable they become and the more money gets thrown at them. Inspired by the unbelievable true story of the man who faked the authorized autobiography of Howard Hughes and nearly pulled off the media scam of the 20th century
Stella Bain : [a novel] by Anita Shreve( Recording )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An epic story, set against the backdrop of World War I, from bestselling author Anita Shreve. When an American woman, Stella Bain, is found suffering from severe shell shock in an exclusive garden in London, surgeon August Bridge and his wife selflessly agree to take her in. A gesture of goodwill turns into something more as Bridge quickly develops a clinical interest in his houseguest. Stella had been working as a nurse's aide near the front, but she can't remember anything prior to four months earlier when she was found wounded on a French battlefield. In a narrative that takes us from London to America and back again, Shreve has created an engrossing and wrenching tale about love and the meaning of memory, set against the haunting backdrop of a war that destroyed an entire generation. "--
 
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About Schmidt
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Honeymoon : [2005 international thriller of the year]State of wonder : [a novel]The weather manDumaThe lake houseA wrinkle in timeSynecdoche, New YorkInfamousWalk two moons
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