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Holleran, Leslie

Overview
Works: 21 works in 129 publications in 5 languages and 7,907 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Historical films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Leslie Holleran
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

54 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilité - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North
Hanna by Joe Wright( Visual )

14 editions published in 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 1,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 16-year-old who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives
The shipping news by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inksetter in New York, Quoyle returns to his family's longtime home, a small fishing town in Newfoundland, with his young daughter, after a traumatizing experience with her mother, who sold her to an illegal adoption agency. Though Quoyle has had little success thus far in life, his shipping news column in the local newspaper finds an audience, and his experiences in the town begin to change his life
Casanova by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casanova has to begin searching for a wife. He is a womanizer with many conquests and If he cannot show he is living a more respectable life, the Church will throw him out of Venice. He is quickly engaged to Victoria, a woman with a pure reputation. As soon as that is arranged, he meets Francesca, a feminist who hates all he stands for. He pretends to be someone else to get into her good graces, and soon finds out she is engaged to Papprizzio, a man whom she has never met. Meanwhile, arriving in Venice to find Casanova, is Pucci, one of the Vatican's most known and feared inquisitors. Francesca falls in love with Casanova, who is pretending to be the Lard king himself. Francesca's brother Donato is in love with Victoria and her mother Andrea wants Francesca to marry a man of substance
The hoax by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pathological liar Clifford Irving stages a complex hoax. In the 1970s 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
Atando cabos The shipping news( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuando Quoyle, un hombre solitario y desdichado, pierde a su esposa, de la que estaba separado, en un accidente de coche, decide abandonar Nueva York y trasladarse con su tía y su hija a un pequeño puerto pesquero de Terranova, la tierra natal de sus antepasados. Allí consigue trabajo como reportero en el periódico local y, a medida que pasa el tiempo, se siente cada vez más identificado con el paisaje y más a gusto consigo mismo. Además, poco a poco, surgirá un romance entre él y Wavey, una mujer que también tiene que combatir los fantasmas del pasado
Una vida por delante An unfinished life( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un hombre, tocado por la muerte de su hijo, y su ayudante y mejor amigo llevan viviendo y trabajando juntos 40 años en un rancho en el noroeste de Wyoming. Un día llega al rancho su nuera y su nieta huyendo de los malos tratos de su pareja actual
The cider house rules the shipping news( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cider house rules: 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?
An unfinished life by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a remote Wyoming ranch, Einar Gilkyson bickers with his ranch-hand and best friend Mitch. Disturbing their insular life, Einar's widowed daughter-in-law Jean arrives and Einar meets his grand-daughter for the first time. Jean is running away from something and the fractured family is forced to confront long buried secrets
Chocolat Czekolada( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cider house rules L'œuvre de dieu, la part du diable by John Irving( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member 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
Chocolat / #602( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a single mother and her young daughter move to rural France and open a chocolate shop - with Sunday hours - across the street from the local church, they are met with some resistance from the rigidly moral community. But as soon as the townspeople discover their delicious products, their attitudes begin to change
Hanna( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hanna, in this action-packed suspense-thriller about a girl who was brought-up to be the perfect assassin. Raised and trained by her father, an ex-CIA agent, Hanna is sent out into the world on a mission. As she travels across Europe, Hanna is pursued by agents working for a ruthless intelligence operative with secrets of her own. As she nears her ultimate target, Hanna faces startling revelations about her existence"--Container
An unfinished life / #24( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Einar is a crusty old rancher who does what he can to hold onto his Wyoming ranch. It's been a struggle for years; his son was killed in a car crash, his wife left him, and his longtime friend and helper, Mitch was recently mauled by a bear. Now, Einar has to care for Mitch and help him recover. Jean and her daughter, Griff, have to leave Jean's current abusive boyfriend. The only place they can go is the ranch of Griff's grandfather, Einar, who only learns of his granddaughter's existence upon their arrival
Çikolata chocolat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

When a single mother and her young daughter move to rural France and open a chocolate shop - with Sunday hours - across the street from the local church, they are met with some resistance from the rigidly moral community. But as soon as the townspeople discover their delicious products, their attitudes begin to change
An unfinished life Niedokończone życie( Visual )

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

Hanna shao nu sha shou de qi huan lu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A 16-year-old who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives
El Pacient anglès by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Vianne Rocher y su hija Anouk llegan a la población francesa de Lansquenet donde inauguran una chocolatería repleta de dulces capaces de despertar los ocultos deseos de los residentes (Chocolat)
Una Vida por delante by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Il vento del perdono An unfinished life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dopo la morte del suo unico figlio, Einar Gilkyson ha chiuso le porte del suo cuore al resto del mondo. Il suo ranch è andato in rovina così come il suo matrimonio, e l'unica persona che ha accesso al suo solitario universo è il fedele braccio destro Mitch. Finché un giorno, in cerca di un riparo e con la figlia undicenne Griff, arriva alla fattoria Jean, la moglie di suo figlio che Einar ritiene la vera responsabile delle sue sofferenze
 
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