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Merkerson, S. Epatha 1952-

Overview
Works: 219 works in 430 publications in 3 languages and 19,533 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Comedy films  Legal television programs  Juvenile works  Television crime shows  Documentary films  Romantic comedy films  History  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Host, Narrator, Performer, Author, Speaker, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by S. Epatha Merkerson
Radio by William L Tung( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 2,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the relationship between a prominent high school football coach in a small South Carolina town and the illiterate, mentally-challenged man nicknamed Radio whom he mentors. Although their friendship raises some eyebrows at first, Radio's growth under the coach's guidance ultimately inspires the local townsfolk
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli( Recording )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He came into this world named Jeffrey Lionel Magee, but when his parents died and his life changed, so did his name. And Maniac Magee became a legend
Art 21 art in the twenty-first century( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 37 diverse artists, taking viewers into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of inspiration
Island beneath the sea : a novel by Isabel Allende( Recording )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a mulatta woman, a slave and concubine, determined to take control of her own destiny in a society where that would seem impossible
Getting to happy by Terry McMillan( Recording )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sequel to "Waiting to Exhale", this book picks up fifteen years later to find Savannah contemplating divorce, Bernadine succumbing to painkiller addiction after a second husband's swindle, Robin falling into shopaholism, and Gloria confronting profound change after a fateful event
Black Snake Moan by Craig Brewer( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lazarus is an extremely religious man who is broken hearted after his wife leaves him for his own brother. Rae is the town slut, apparently afflicted with the "disease" of uncontrollable nymphomania. After a night of hard partying and sleeping around, Rae, is beaten up and left by the roadside near Lazarus' house. Lazarus takes her in and chains her to his radiator while trying to "cure" her insatiability. Eventually, the two become friends and help each other recover from their extremes of lust and piety to become more balanced individuals
Mother and child by Rodrigo García( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women's lives share a common core. They have all been profoundly affected by adoption. At age fourteen, Karen placed a baby for adoption, and has been haunted ever since by the daughter she never knew. Elizabeth grew up as an adopted child. Even though she is a bright and ambitious lawyer, she is a flinty loner in her personal life. Lucy and her husband are just embarking on the adoption odyssey, hoping for the opportunity to become parents
Lackawanna blues( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives. Based on Ruben Santiago-Hudson's autobiographical play about his relationship with his guardian Rachel Crosby, set in 1950's and 1960's Lackawanna, New York. After the separation of his parents, young Ruben, a part-black, part-Hispanic child, is sent to live in a small-scale boarding house run by the kind-hearted "Nanny" Crosby and her younger husband Bill
Peeples by Tina Gordon Chism Movie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparks fly when Wade Walker crashes the preppy Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace's hand in marriage. Wade might be a fish-out-of-water among this seemingly perfect East Coast clan, but he's not about to let himself flounder. Instead, in a wild weekend of fun, dysfunction and hilarious surprises, Wade is about to discover there's room for all kinds of Peeples in this family, no matter their differences
She's Gotta Have It by Spike Lee( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A statuesque and charismatic woman is trying to figure out what she wants in life. She has a good job as a commercial artist and designer, a spacious Brooklyn apartment, and three boyfriends. Each of them is far from her ideal man, but each fulfills a different need for her. Between her juggling act--accompanied by total honesty about who she is and what she's doing--and the childish squabbling of the three men, she makes some rather nebulous points about gender relations and the double standard
Jump at the sun( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of African American author and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston, the first black woman to enter the American literary canon
Law & order( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police City Detectives Lennie Briscoe and Ed Green are working the streets of New York City in relentess pursuit of criminals. Once the criminals are caught by Briscoe and Green, it is up to Executive ADA Jack McCoy and his assistant ADA Serena Southerlyn to bring them to justice
Law & order( Visual )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who Let the Dogs Out? (26 Sep. 2001): A jogger is mauled to death by a pit bull, and detectives discover that the dog's original owner may have tortured it and trained it to be a killer. Armed Forces (3 Oct. 2001): A murdered shoe-shine man turns out to be a veteran who was trying to return the Bronze Star he received during the Vietnam War. For Love or Money (10 Oct. 2001): A career criminal is murdered, and the investigation leads detectives to a manipulative widow who may have hired the victim to murder her husband. Soldier of Fortune (24 Oct. 2001): A diamond broker's death may have happened because he was on the verge of exposing a powerful Swiss diamond concern's connection to "blood diamonds" mined in Sierra Leone. Possession (31 Oct. 2001): A pair of feuding siblings who share ownership of a building are suspects in the murder of one of their tenants, because she may have been the only person keeping them from selling the building for millions of dollars. Formerly Famous (7 Nov. 2001): Briscoe and Green suspect that a washed-up former Vegas lounge singer may be connected to his wife's murder. But they also discover that his wife has a history as a con artist. Myth of Fingerprints (14 Nov. 2001): A fingerprint analyst's error put an innocent man in prison. Detectives discover that this may not have been the only error she has made in favor of prosecutors. The Fire This Time (21 Nov. 2001): A schoolteacher dies in a building fire. The fire is linked to a group of young radical environmentalists. McCoy tries to go after the man who influenced them. 3 Dawg Night (28 Nov. 2001): A hip-hop star goes on trial for the murder of a nightclub patron who accused him of being a sellout. Prejudice (12 Dec. 2001): The District Attorney's office charges a racist who killed an African-American CEO over a taxicab with a hate crime. The defense responds by arguing that racism is a mental defect. The Collar (9 Jan. 2002): A priest is murdered in his confessional, but another priest was the actual target. However, the targeted priest refuses to cooperate with the investigation, claiming that his communication with the killer is privileged. Undercovered (16 Jan. 2002): An insurance company employee is killed because he was on a committee that rejected coverage of an expensive but effective drug for a young girl suffering from leukemia. DR1-102 (30 Jan. 2002): Serena is asked as a lawyer to help resolve a hostage situation. But her actions threaten to get her disbarred because she didn't disclose to the captor that she works as a prosecutor and wasn't his personal counsel. Missing (6 Feb. 2002): A former aide for a state senator disappears and later turns up dead. The investigation uncovers an affair with a powerful state official, and that she was pregnant. Access Nation (27 Feb. 2002): McCoy takes on a cyber investigating company after information it sells to a convicted rapist is used in the murder of his therapist. Born Again (6 Mar. 2002): A therapist is charged with murder after an 11-year-old girl dies during a "rebirthing" procedure. Girl Most Likely (27 Mar. 2002): Was a high school girl killed because she was going to report a sexual assault by two classmates, or because another classmate was afraid that she was going to "out" her? Equal Rights (3 Apr. 2002) The DA's office believes that an abused wife hired her brother-in-law to kill her husband. The defense claims that the woman suffers from battered wife syndrome, but was is it a case of self-defense or revenge? Slaughter (10 Apr. 2002): An activist college student is killed for investigating a meat packing plant. McCoy later uncovers a connection between the plant and five E. coli deaths at a fast food chain. Dazzled (24 Apr. 2002): A woman is drugged and falls to her death, and the evidence suggests that her ex-boyfriend and her current husband's ex-wife may have conspired to kill her. Foul Play (1 May 2002): An investigation into the murder of a private investigator leads to the discovery of a Honduran immigrant illegally playing in a New York youth baseball league. Attorney Client (8 May 2002): A sleazy criminal defense attorney is accused of killing his wife and using knowledge he obtained as a lawyer to frame a client. During the trial, he tries to further manipulate the system to avoid a conviction. Oxymoron (15 May 2002): A doctor's murder helps detectives uncover an organized crime attempt to corner the prescription oxycodone market. Patriot (22 May 2002): A Desert Storm veteran who fancies himself a soldier on the War on Terror is charged with murdering an Arab man. The case becomes more complicated when evidence after the fact suggests that the victim may have indeed been a terrorist
Slipstream( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screenwriter, revising the movie he is working on, finds that reality and fiction are blurring together when some of the characters in his film are showing up in real life
Law & order( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ADA Alexandra Borgia and Detective Joe Fontana, take on cases involving a grim sterilization campaign, post-partum psychosis and a death so disturbing to Lieutenant Van Buren that she flirts with perjury in the name of justice the legacy from esteemed producer Dick Wolf continues with this sixteenth season of television's longest-running crime series
The contradictions of Fair Hope( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examination of a little known aspect of American history, when newly freed slaves throughout the South formed 'benevolent societies' to respond to abject hunger, illness and the fear of a pauper's grave. "The Fair Hope Benevolent Society" in Uniontown, Alabama, provides an unprecedented look at the complex and morally ambiguous juxtaposition of the Society with the worldly pleasures of what has become known as the annual "Foot Wash" celebration
The story of a marriage by Andrew Sean Greer( Recording )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco, 1953, Pearlie is caring for both her husband who is in failing health and her son who is stricken with polio. Suddenly everything changes one Saturday morning when a stranger appears at her door. What does the stranger want in return for his offer of a hundred thousand dollars?
Law & order( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joining Detective Mike Logan (Noth) and his dedicated colleagues who investigate and prosecute crime is a powerful lineup of guest stars, including Regina Taylor, Edie Falco, Gina Torres and John Cameron Mitchell. Ripped from today's headlines, Law & order is the gripping phenomenon that will captivate you again and again!
The best of the Tony Awards : the plays( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of dramatic scenes from various Broadway plays, as performed on the Tony Awards by the original cast members between 1969 and 2001
Chicago med( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The doctors, nurses and staff of the city's most cutting-edge trauma center take on critical medical cases and their ethical dilemmas. Woven into this high-intensity environment are engrossing personal dramas where life or death is always on the line
 
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Alternative Names
Merkerson Epatha 1952-....

Merkerson, Epatha Sharon 1952-

Merkinson Epatha 1952-....

S. Epatha Merkerson actrice américaine

S. Epatha Merkerson americká herečka

S. Epatha Merkerson Amerikaans acteur

S. Epatha Merkerson Amerikaans actrice

S. Epatha Merkerson amerikansk skådespelare

S. Epatha Merkerson amerikansk skodespelar

S. Epatha Merkerson amerikansk skuespiller

S. Epatha Merkerson attrice statunitense

S. Epatha Merkerson US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

S. 이페서 메커슨

S・エパサ・マーカーソン

S·艾帕莎·梅克森

Епата Меркерсон

Эпата Меркерсон

ש. אפאתה מרקרסון

ש. אפאתה מרקרסון שחקנית אמריקאית

اس اپاتا مرکرسون بازیگر آمریکایی

Languages
English (135)

Turkish (1)

French (1)

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Island beneath the sea : a novelGetting to happySlipstreamThe story of a marriageThe best of the Tony Awards : the plays