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Monterey Media Inc

Overview
Works: 241 works in 495 publications in 3 languages and 32,647 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Short films  Internet videos  Educational films  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies  History 
Roles: Distributor, fds
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Monterey Media Inc
Hola amigos. a gentle introduction to the Spanish language by Daniel Restuccio( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his first adventure, we will meet Paco's sister Lupe and the Perez family. We will sing songs, go to a birthday party and learn about numbers with Pepe the Clown
10 questions for the Dalai Lama( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why do the poor often seem happier than the rich? Must a society lose its traditions in order to move into the future? How do you reconcile a commitment to non-violence when faced with violence? These are some of the questions posed to His Holiness the Dalai Lama by filmmaker and explorer Rick Ray. Ray examines some of the fundamental questions of our time by weaving together observations from his own journeys throughout India and the Middle East, and the wisdom of an extraordinary spiritual leader. Contains rare historical footage as well as footage supplied by individuals who at great personal risk, filmed with hidden cameras in Tibet
William Faulkner's Barn burning by William Faulkner( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abe Snopes is a Southern tenant farmer whose unrelenting and violent nature proves to be his undoing. Snopes sets his employer's barn on fire when he thinks he's been treated unfairly. His son, Sarty, is horrified. Snopes escapes justice for lack of proof, but he and his family are told to move on. No sooner do they move than Snopes is offended by his new rich employer. Torn between trying to win his father's acceptance and his aversion to what his father will do, Sarty must make a decision and act quickly
Half of a yellow sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful sweeping story of two sisters caught up in the events of the Nigerian civil war, ending in chilling violence which shocked the entire world
The blue butterfly by Léa Pool( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a terminally ill 10-year-old boy whose dream is to catch the most beautiful butterfly on Earth, the Blue Morpho. His mother persuades a renowned entomologist to take them to the jungle to search for it
Go tell it on the mountain by Five Blind Boys of Alabama( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of violence and desire, of tenderness and compassion, so gripping and moving, which lays bare the trials and sufferings, the yearings and aspirations of three generations of an African American family. The journey of a family from the rural South to "big city" Herlem, seeking both salvation and understanding and of a young boy struggling to earn the approval of a self-righteous and often unloving stepfather
F. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice bobs her hair by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the hot summer of 1919. While visiting her cousin Marjorie, sweet-but-dull Bernice is transformed into a smooth-talking man-trap by her vampish cousin. However, the "make-over" works too well, as Bernice becomes the belle of the ball, captivating every boy's interest. . .even Marjorie's boyfriend Warren. The now worldly Bernice has the last laugh
Pearl diver by John Buck( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two sisters, haunted by the twenty-year-old murder of their mother, and what happens when a farming accident rips away the layers of secrecy and buried trauma surrounding that night. They learn that sometimes the secrets from the past can bring hope for the future
Lovely, still by Nik Fackler( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the approach of Christmas causing him to feel lonely in life and love, Robert Malone braves the wintery snow to arrive home from his job at the grocery store only to find a stranger standing in his home. What begins as an odd and awkward encounter quickly blossoms into what appears to be a romantic late life love affair that takes a heartfelt and wonderful journey with an unexpected turn
Local color( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974, in the suburb of Port Chester, New York, the teenage aspirant artist John Talia has a troubled relationship with his homophobic father who does not understand John's talent. While visiting his friend Yammi, John finds that the genius Russian painter Nicoli Seroff lives nearby. He decides to pay a visit to his idol. John finds a bitter alcoholic who is still grieving the loss of his wife Anya. Somehow, he successfully befriends the master. When Nicoli travels to the countryside in Pennsylvania, he invites John to go with him to teach him how to paint. John meets Nicoli's neighbor Carla who grieves the loss of her son, and the arrogant critic of art and Nicolai's friend Curtis Sunday. Along their vacation, the synergy of Nicoli and John improves their individual lives
When I find the ocean by ( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journey of a lifetime for young Lily Strickland begins not out of her love for adventure but out of heartache. Longing for the father she lost to the ocean and having no way to say goodbye, Lily strikes out on her own. Leaving behind a safe, loving environment with her grandparents and loving mother, she faces not only her fears but the obstacles the wilderness presents
O. Henry's The gift of the Magi by Einojuhani Rautavaara( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions in order to buy each other Christmas presents
Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the short story by Ernest J. Gaines. In rural Louisiana in the 1940's a young black boy journeys with his mother and absorbs valuable lessons of pride, charity and dignity
Edgar Allan Poe's The tell-tale heart( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poe's eerie tale of murder and revenge, as a young man is gradually driven mad by his obsession with the repulsive diseased eye of the old man he cares for. After murdering the old man, and burying the body beneath the floor of his room, he thinks he hears the heartbeat of his victim. When police come to investigate, he offers a confession, convinced that they can also hear the heartbeat
Richard Wright's Almos' a man by Richard Wright( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Dave (LeVar Burton) and his family are poor sharecroppers in the Deep South in the 1930s, this 15-year-old’s problem is shared by teenagers in every era: he stands with one foot in adulthood and the other in childhood. “Almos’ a man” yet still treated like a child, Dave struggles for an identity—and there’s one thing, one symbol of manhood, he thinks, that could guarantee him instant respect: a gun. Dave finds a way to buy a pistol, and once he pulls the trigger for the first time, never again will they call him a boy… But he trembles, the gun overpowers the young man’s body, he loses control…and his life is forever changed. Also starring Madge Sinclair. Directed by Stan Lathan
Nathaniel Hawthorne's Rappaccini's daughter( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 18th Century Italy, this is the tale of a young scholar named Giovanni who falls in love with a beautiful, yet forbidden, girl. Beatrice 's strange and unearthly beauty masks a terrifying curse which Giovanni tragically discovers. Her father, the mysterious Dr. Rappaccini, has made her the subject of a diabolical experiment. In Giovanni's attempt to free Beatrice from the control of her father and to escape the effect she has on him, he unwittingly destroys her
Bonjour les amis( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and French and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let's visit Chaville, the village where Moustache lives. We'll meet his friends Arthur and Jolie and have a treat at a wonderful bakery. Soon you will be speaking French along with Moustache and his friends!
Katherine Anne Porter's The jilting of Granny Weatherall( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Granny Weatherall is a spunky old lady of eighty who bosses her doctor and her children. She seems so strong and in control. Yet she has never had the upper hand in her destiny. One morning, a flood of long-forgotten memories bring her to the realization that of all her accomplishments, she cannot console herself for the shame-filled day she was left standing at the altar. Still, her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life
Paul's case by Willa Cather( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young working-class Paul dreams of escaping his dreary existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh. Paul gets his chance by stealing some money and running off to glamorous New York City. Once there, Paul experiences everything he ever dreamed of, from a luxurious hotel suite to his first taste of champagne. However, when reality finally comes crashing down around him, Paul realizes the desperate course he must now take
To the lighthouse by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a wave casually laps onto the Cornwall beach, the Ramsay family and friends settle in for an enjoyable warm Edwardian summer. Presided over by the gentle power and irresistible charisma of their mother, their story evolves with the textures, romance and conflicting dreams that draw a family together and simultaneously pull it apart
 
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