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Brook, Michael 1952-

Overview
Works: 159 works in 298 publications in 6 languages and 24,263 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Baseball films  History 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Actor, Musician, Production personnel, Singer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Brook
An inconvenient truth by Al Gore ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 3,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences
Into the wild by Sean Penn ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christopher McCandless a 22 ans, de brillants diplômes et une vie qui semble déjà toute tracée. Le jeune homme a pourtant bien d'autres routes dans le sang. Animé par une soif d'absolu et de liberté sans limite, il plaque tout du jour au lendemain pour partir à l'aventure. Des champs de blé du Dakota aux flots déchaînés du Colorado, en passant par les déserts de Californie, Christopher croise des hommes et des femmes qui façonnent sa vision de la vie. Au bout du voyage, le choc avec la Nature brute : l'Alaska. (Jaquette)
The fighter by Mark Wahlberg ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Once upon a time, Dicky Eklund was known as the pride of Lowell, Massachusetts. There isn't a person in Lowell who doesn't know about the time that Dicky knocked down the great Sugar Ray Leonard. By the early 1990s, Dicky's crack addiction has soured everything, although he dreams of making a comeback. The real contender is his half-brother Micky Ward. 31-year-old Micky is an unassuming nice guy, long regarded as little more than a stepping-stone for rising fighters, but with undeniable potential. Between his controlling mom Alice, who manages his career, his crack head trainer brother, and a Greek chorus of seven sisters, Micky doesn't have a chance. Until his tough-chick bartender girlfriend Charlene gives him the confidence and support to consider a different course. But his success comes at a cost--as he must leave his family behind in the process
Who killed the electric car? by Chris Paine ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investigates the development and demise of the fuel-efficient, environment-friendly electric car. Examines the Bush administration's role in the car's being peremptory pulled from production, the influence of the automobile industry and oil interests, and implications for the future of sustainable energy in the United States
The perks of being a wallflower by Logan Lerman ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie, a freshman in high school, explores the dilemmas of growing up through a collection of letters he sends to an unknown receiver
The vow ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a car accident puts her in a coma Paige wakes up and cannot remember the last five years of her life, so her husband Leo works to make her fall in love with him again
Country strong ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Al poco tiempo de asociarse un joven cantautor en alza con una estrella country venida a menos, la pareja se embarca en un gira de resurrección de su carrera con su marido al timón y una reina de la belleza convertida en cantante. Pero los conciertos, los enredos románticos y los viejos demonios amenazan con destruirles a todos
Sugar ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miguel 'Sugar' Santos is a talented Dominican baseball player who longs to break into the American big league and earn the money needed to support his impoverished family. He is a talented pitcher who might just have what it takes to earn a prized spot on a Major League Baseball team. Before that happens he'll have to prove his worth in the minor leagues. Advancing in baseball's minor league system at the tender age of 19, Miguel is warmly welcomed into the small-town Iowa home of his host family. He struggles with language and cultural barriers despite the kindness of strangers. Subsequently forced to reevaluate his life's ambition after his once-trusty arm becomes unreliable. The previously single-minded pitcher gradually begins to question both the world he lives in and the role he has chosen to play in it
Fed up ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Narrated by Katie Couric, the film blows the lid off everything that was known about food and exercise, revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the U.S. government, to mislead and confuse the American public. Exposing the hidden truths contributing to one of the largest health epidemics in history, it follows a group of families battling to lead healthier lives and reveals why the conventional wisdom of 'exercise and eat right' is not ringing true for millions of people
Deadwood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1876 in the Black Hills of South Dakota after the richest gold strike in American history has drawn a throng of misfits to an outlaw settlement where everyone has a price. Tells the story of the settlers, who range from an ex-lawman to a scheming saloon owner to the legendary Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane
Undefeated ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"No hope. No future-- until a football season united a team and revealed the character that turned them into heroes. Undefeated ... is the inspiring and moving tale of three underprivileged student-athletes from inner-city Memphis and the volunteer coach, Bill Courtney, trying to help them beat the odds on and off the field"--Container
Cesar Chavez ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle to bring dignity to people. He inspired millions of Americans who never worked on a farm to fight for social justice. His triumphant journey is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual's ability to change the world
The first year by Davis Guggenheim ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every year the United States hires 250,000 new teachers. On September 7, five teachers will begin their new journey. These five young teachers fight the real fight: educating our children, one child at a time. Shows the human side of the story, revealing all the determination and commitment it takes to survive in America's toughest school systems
Affliction by Paul Schrader ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and French and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When events shatter the quiet of his small town, Wade Whitehouse, with the aid of his new girlfriend, is forced to confront his past and reexamine his life
Greedy lying bastards ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Investigates the reason behind stalled efforts to tackle climate change despite consensus in the scientific community that it is not only a reality but also a growing problem placing us on the brink of disaster. The film details the people and organizations casting doubt on climate science and claims that greenhouse gases are not affected by human behavior. From the Koch Brothers to ExxonMobil, to oil industry front groups, to prominent politicians and justices ..."--From 1 Earth Productions Web site, 11 September 2013
9500 Liberty ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 2007, Prince William County in Virginia enacted a policy requiring police officers to question anyone they had probable cause to believe was in the country illegally. Begun as a series of Internet videos, this documentary chronicles the passage of this law and its divisive effect upon residents and the devastating economic impact it had on their communities
The perks of being a wallflower original motion picture soundtrack ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wide variety of musical styles and artists fills the soundtrack to the big screen adaptation of Stephen Chbosky's popular novel
Wrecked ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man wakes up trapped in a crashed car in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by two dead passengers, a pile of cash, and a gun. He has no recollection of who he is or how he got there. Is he an innocent victim? A dangerous criminal? All he knows is he's fighting for his life and his sanity in the middle of the deep woods
Straight up helicopters in action ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
See amazing footage of helicopters as they demonstrate the many roles they play in our lives. Fly along with skilled crews as they carry out sea and mountain rescues, apprehend drug smugglers, repair high voltage lines and much more
Night song by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in Urdu and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Brook, Michael
Brook Michael musicien
Languages
English (72)
Urdu (6)
French (6)
Spanish (3)
German (1)
Portuguese (1)
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