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Sparks, Paul 1971-

Overview
Works: 50 works in 125 publications in 1 language and 10,969 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Television series  Television crime shows  Gangster television programs  Action and adventure films  Television programs  Historical television programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Sparks
Mud by Jeff Nichols( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two boys, Ellis and his best friend Neckbone, find a mysterious man named Mud hiding out on a deserted island in the Mississippi. Mud tells the boys fantastic stories about his life, including how he killed a man in Texas and vengeful bounty hunters are coming to get him. He says he is planning to meet and escape with the love of his life, Juniper. The boys agree to help him, but it isn't long until their small town is besieged by bounty hunters out for blood
Boardwalk empire by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lavish period drama set in Atlantic City, following the life and times of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed political and criminal mastermind whose grip on power and control of the city's liquor supply is under constant threat
Boardwalk empire( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlantic City, 1921. In a city whose fortunes have soared in the wake of Prohibition, Nucky Thompson is paying a steep price for wielding ultimate power in 'the world's playground'. Though the 1920 election is over, Nucky finds himself the target of a federal investigation for vote tampering, and an insurrection by those he counted among his closest allies
Midnight special( Visual )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father and son go on the run, pursued by government agents and a cult drawn to the boy's special powers
Thoroughbreds by Anya Taylor-Joy( Visual )

12 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Childhood friends Lily and Amanda reconnect in suburban Connecticut after years of growing apart. Lily is now a polished upper-class teenager at a fancy boarding school; Amanda has turned into a sharp-witted outcast with an attitude. Though they seem at odds, the pair bonds over Lily's contempt for her oppressive stepfather, and they begin to bring out one another's most destructive tendencies. Their ambitions lead them to hire a local hustler and take matters into their own hands to set their lives straight
Boardwalk empire by Steve Buscemi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and times of Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson, Atlantic City's undisputed czar at a time when Prohibition proved to be a major catalyst in the rise of organized crime in America. Season three begins on New Year's Eve 1922-23. The roaring '20s are about to start; though the economy is booming, alcohol has become scarce, competition is fierce, and gangster violence is heating up
House of cards by Kevin Spacey( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of the presidential election, tensions mount in the White House as Frank and Claire continue to navigate their political careers and redefine their relationships, particularly with each other
Boardwalk empire by Steve Buscemi( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season 5 begins in 1931, a full six years after the end of Season 4. In stark contrast with the Roaring '20s, the country is in the throes of the Great Depression, and with the end of Prohibition in sight, Nucky is looking to legitimize himself by forging alliances with liquor producers. This season also includes flashback scenes of Nucky, Eli, the Commodore, Gillian and others from 1884-1900 -- childhood experiences that would shape their relationships and their futures
Boardwalk empire( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlantic City, February 1924: Picking up 8 months after the events of Season 3, Nucky Thompson is laying low at the end of the Boardwalk after barely surviving an overthrow by gangster Gyp Rosetti. But the calm will be short-lived, as Nucky faces new challenges, including a clash with a violent Harlem power broker, a battle with his brother Eli over Eli's college-age son, and the irresistible lure of lucrative- and perilous- opportunities in Florida
Trust me( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Holloway is a down-on-his luck agent for child actors and one the last good guys left in Hollywood. After discovering a thirteen-year-old acting prodigy, he is poised to close the deal of a lifetime which would catapult them into the big time. Now he must juggle the actress' volatile father, dodge a scheming producer, and outwit his uber-slick nemesis. As he arrives on the brink of his dream, he begins to sense that his innocent young starlet may not be quite what she seems
The girlfriend experience( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christine Reade is a second year student at Chicago-Burnham Law School and a new intern at the prestigious firm of Kirkland & Allen. Working hard to establish herself at the firm, her focus quickly shifts when a classmate introduces her to the world of transactional relationships. Known as GFEs, they are women who provide emotional and sexual relationships at a very high price. Juggling two very different lives, Christine quickly finds herself drawn into the GFE world, attracted to the rush of control and intimacy
Stealing cars by Bradley Kaplan( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Wyatt is a young man with tremendous promise, but a troubled past leads him to the Burnsville Camp for Boys. Billy must navigate his way through dangerous inmates and a cruel and punishing staff, but during it all, he learns to inspire others and find out the truth about himself in the process
Return( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a servicewoman returns home following a tour of duty in Iraq, she expects to settle back into her former civilian life. Instead, she is hit with the difficult realization that the world she left behind is no longer waiting for her
Afterschool( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert would rather surf the web watching videos than make friends at his prestigious boarding school. So when he's forced to take part in a campus activity, Robert naturally chooses a filmmaking class, which has the added attraction of Amy, his sort-of girlfriend. When they unintentionally videotape the accidental overdose of two popular girls, Robert becomes the least likely person imaginable to be assigned the task of creating a soothing memorial tribute
Forgetting the girl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kevin, a charming photographer, meets a multitude of beautiful women through his studio, but can't seem to find one that will help him forget his traumatic past. Failure after failure, his quest soon spirals into madness
The girlfriend experience by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christine Reade is a second year student at Chicago-Burnham Law School and a new intern at the prestigious firm of Kirkland & Allen. Working hard to establish herself at the firm, her focus quickly shifts when a classmate introduces her to the world of transactional relationships. Known as GFEs, they are women who provide emotional and sexual relationships at a very high price. Juggling two very different lives, Christine quickly finds herself drawn into the GFE world, attracted to the rush of control and intimacy
Boardwalk empire( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Boardwalk Empire chronicles the life and times of Enoch "Nucky" Thompson. Over the course of five seasons, Nucky undergoes vicious power struggles and deals with opportunistic rivals -- including Arnold Rothstein, Lucky Luciano, and Al Capone -- at a time when prohibition proved to be a major catalyst in the rise of organized crime in America
The understudy( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After accidentally killing the lead in a musical, an understudy (Marin Ireland of TV's Homeland) gets her big break. But can you kill your way to the top and get away with it?
The girlfried experience( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christine Reade is a second year student at Chicago-Burnham Law School and a new intern at a prestigious firm. Working hard to establish herself at the firm, her focus quickly shifts when a classmate introduces her to the world of transactional relationships. Known as GFEs, they are women who provide "The Girlfriend Experience"--Emotional and sexual relationships at a very high price. Juggling two very different lives, Christine quickly finds herself drawn into the GFE world, attracted to the rush of control and intimacy
In the radiant city( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man returns to rural Kentucky where his family, fragmented and haunted, carry the stigma of a murder his brother committed twenty years ago
 
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English (92)