WorldCat Identities

Merkerson, S. Epatha 1952-

Overview
Works: 256 works in 443 publications in 3 languages and 19,645 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Biography  Sports films  Interviews  Documentary television programs  Educational television programs  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Host, Narrator, Performer, Author, Director, 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 2,294 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 )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,731 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 1,561 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 928 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 )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McMillan revisits Savannah, Gloria, Bernadine and Robin fifteen years after we parted ways with their stories. Each is at her own midlife crossroads. All four women are learning to heal past hurts, reclaim their joy and their dreams. They've exhaled; now they are learning to breathe
Black Snake Moan by Craig Brewer( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 881 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
Mother and child by Rodrigo García( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 866 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 773 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 723 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 595 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 )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 534 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
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
The contradictions of Fair Hope( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 352 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 321 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?
Chicago med( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 300 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
The best of the Tony Awards : the plays( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 269 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
Law & order( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 266 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!
Art 21 : art in the twenty-first century( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet twenty-one diverse contemporary artists through revealing profiles that take viewers behind the scenes into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, sources of inspiration and creative processes. The program is divided into four general themes - place, spirituality, identity, and consumption
Law & order( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 239 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 )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relive each gripping moment as New York's toughest detectives and prosecutors take on the hard-hitting cases that make the news
 
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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 (112)

Turkish (1)

French (1)

Covers
Island beneath the sea : a novelGetting to happySlipstreamThe story of a marriageThe best of the Tony Awards : the playsArt 21 : art in the twenty-first century