Gladstein, Richard N.
Most widely held works by Richard N Gladstein
Pulp fiction ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,650 libraries worldwide
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,577 libraries worldwide
Mr. Magorium owns the most amazing store in the world, where all the toys literally come to life. When the boss decides to retire, the shop throws a tantrum, and all its wonders begin to cease. Now Mr. Magorium's reluctant manager, skeptical accountant, and most loyal customer must work together to save the emporium by finding a little magic within themselves.
The Bourne identity ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,499 libraries worldwide
Bourne, is pulled from the sea suffering from amnesia with a pair of bullet wounds in his back. His only clue to his own identity is a bank account number etched on a capsule implanted in his body. He finds the Zurich bank where money, a gun, and several passports with different names await. He quickly realizes he can trust no one and offers a German gypsy named Maria ten thousand dollars for a ride to Paris. With Maria's reluctant help, Bourne edges closer to the truth, something CIA officials want concealed at all costs.
Finding Neverland ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,401 libraries worldwide
London, 1903: four lads, three women, and J.M. Barrie in the year he writes "Peter Pan." After one of his plays flops, Barrie meets four boys and their widowed mother in the park. During the next months, the child-like Barrie plays with the boys daily, and their imaginative games give him ideas for a play. Simultaneously, a friendship deepens with Sylvia, the lads' mother, to the chagrin of his wife Mary, Sylvia's mother, and high society, which gossips about his attraction to the widow and to her sons. As Sylvia's health worsens, Barrie's ties to the boys strengthen and he must find a way to take his muse to Neverland.
The nanny diaries ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,286 libraries worldwide
Annie is a young girl from a working-class neighborhood who suddenly finds herself working as a nanny for a wealthy family in Manhattan's Upper East Side. Between catering to the every whim of her employers and their precocious son and falling in love with their gorgeous neighbor, Annie tries to figure out what she wants to do with her life.
The cider house rules L'œuvre de dieu, la part du diable ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,165 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Homer, who has lived nearly his entire life within the walls of an orphanage in rural Maine and has been trained by its proprietor, Dr. Wilbur Larch to be Larch's successor. Wally Worthington brings his pregnant girlfriend, Candy Kendall, to the orphanage because Dr. Larch provides medically safe, albeit illegal, abortions. Homer leaves with them to work on Wally's family apple farm. When Wally leaves to fight in World War II, Homer falls in love with Candy.
The Bourne identity ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
Jason Bourne is pulled from the sea suffering from amnesia with a pair of bullet wounds in his back. His only clue to his own identity is a bank account number etched on a capsule implanted in his body. He finds the Zurich bank where money, a gun, and several passports with different names await. He quickly realizes he can trust no one and offers a German gypsy named Maria ten thousand dollars for a ride to Paris. With Maria's reluctant help, Bourne edges closer to the truth, something CIA officials want concealed at all costs.
Reservoir dogs ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 915 libraries worldwide
"They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery explodes into a bloody ambush, and the ruthless killers realize one of them is [an undercover police officer]. But which one?" -- Container.
She's all that ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 691 libraries worldwide
When he's dumped by his beautiful girlfriend, Zack Siler bets a classmate that he can turn any girl into the prom queen. What he doesn't bet on, however, is falling in love.
The Cider house rules ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and French and held by 561 libraries worldwide
Homer is an orphan in remote St. Cloud, Maine. Never adopted, he is the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch, who trains him to be a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. Homer, however, yearns for a self-chosen life outside the orphanage. Then Wally and pregnant Candy visit the orphanage for a medically safe, albeit illegal, abortion. Homer accompanies them to Wally's family apple farm. Wally goes off to war, leaving Homer and Candy alone together. What will Homer learn in the cider house? What of the destiny Dr. Larch planned for him?
Killshot ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
"Armand 'Blackbird' Degas is a Mafia hit man who shoots to kill and never leaves witnesses, until now. When Carmen and Wayne Colson see him at the scene of a botched murder attempt, they become his next targets. After entering witness protection, they discover the law isn't on their side and decide to take matters into their own hands"--Container.
Levity ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Manuel Jordan has done time in prison for accidentally killing a kid during an attempted robbery. After being released, he returns to the town where he committed the crime in hopes of seeking salvation. He ends up in a community center where he meets a pastor, who helps him out. Trying to find redemption for his sins, he befriends Adele, who just happens to be the sister of the boy he shot in the robbery. He also meets teenaged Sofia, a rich girl with a drug problem. Manuel seems drawn to interfere when Adele's son Abner seems headed down a criminal path.
Hurlyburly ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Eddie, a casting director, and his friends engage in the wild life of partying, late night sex, and self-obsession. When the fast life comes to a crashing halt, Eddie has to rediscover his soul.
Finding Neverland ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Finding Neverland is a tale about James M. Barrie's extraordinary journey to create the classic Peter Pan.
Journey to the end of the night ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Rosso and his son Paul have been carving out a living in Brazil running a nightclub/brothel, but they both dream about getting out of the business. A suitcase left at their club with the means to bring the dreams alive may change their lives and fates.
The Bourne trilogy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
In The Bourne identity, follow former assassin, Jason Bourne, on his action-packed adventures around the globe, and uncover the truth behind his mysterious past.
Reservoir dogs ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
They were strangers, together to pull off the perfect jewel heist but their simple robbery turns into a bloody ambush when they realize one of them is a police informant. But which one?
Bourne identity ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Jason Bourne is a barely alive amnesiac with a pair of bullet wounds in his back. He is pulled from the Mediterranean by Italian fishermen. Bourne's only clue to his own identity is a bank account number etched on a capsule implanted in his body. He quickly finds the Zurich bank where money, a gun, and a few identification documents await. He is pursued by security guards at the American consulate and Bourne comes to realize he can trust no one. He offers a German gypsy named Marie ten thousand dollars for a ride to Paris. Encountering more professional killers bent on his destruction, Bourne discovers that he possesses a surprising degree of skill in combat, martial arts, and linguistics. All handy talents that clearly indicate his past includes work as a spy and assassin. With Marie's reluctant help, Bourne edges closer to the truth, something CIA officials want concealed at all costs.
Finding Neverland Voyage au pays imaginaire ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Well-known playwright James M. Barrie finds his career at a crossroads when his latest play flops and doubters begin to question his future. Then by chance he meets a widow and her four adventurous boys. Together they form a friendship that ignites the imagination needed to produce Barrie's greatest work. Traverses both fantasy and everyday reality, melding the difficulties of adult life with the spellbinding allure and childlike innocence of the boy who never grows up.
Argument to the jury of Richard Gladstein in the New York Communist trial by Richard Gladstein ( Book )
1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Abortion Accountants Amnesia Barrie, J. M.--1860-1937 Biographical films Bourne, Jason (Fictitious character) Boxers (Sports) Comedy films Crime films Criminals Drama Eccentrics and eccentricities England--London English-speaking countries Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures) Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Gangster films Gangsters History Imagination Intelligence officers Maine Man-woman relationships Murder for hire Nannies Never-Never Land (Imaginary place) New York (State)--New York New York (State)--New York--Upper East Side Orphanages Peter Pan (Fictitious character) Retail trade--Employees Romance films Scandals Theater Theaters Thieves Toy stores Undercover operations United States Upper class families Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Young men Young women
Multiple languages (16)
No Linguistic content (1)