WorldCat Identities

James, Peter Francis

Overview
Works: 123 works in 455 publications in 1 language and 23,895 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  History  Made-for-TV movies  Historical television programs  Biography  Biographical television programs  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PS3562.E55, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Peter Francis James
 
Most widely held works by Peter Francis James
Ruby Bridges( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When bright six year old Ruby is chosen to be the first African-American to integrate her local New Orleans elementary school, she is subjected to the true ugliness of racism for the very first time
The Rosa Parks story( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, who in 1955 created the spark that began the modern Civil Rights Movement
Eclipse by Richard North Patterson( Recording )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spellbinding story of an American lawyer who takes on a nearly impossible case--the defense of an African freedom fighter against his corrupt government's charge of murdering three PetroGlobal workers
The plague of doves by Louise Erdrich( Recording )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unsolved murder of a farm family haunts a white community and the nearby reservation in North Dakota
Road dogs by Elmore Leonard( Recording )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The refined bank robber Jack Foley is back again, along with two other illustrious characters: Dawn Navarro, a gorgeous psychic, and Cuando Rey, a rich Cuban refugee. Here, Foley gets nabbed by the police during a routine robbery and is sentenced to 30 years in prison
Run by Ann Patchett( Recording )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tip and Teddy Doyle's mother died and their father is raising them. He wants the boys to be involved with politics, even though they don't want to
Things fall apart by Chinua Achebe( Recording )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Okonkwo is a great warrior and one of the powerful men in his village. When white missionaries and government bureaucrats threaten their tribal customs, he takes violent action
To be a slave by Julius Lester( )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation, selected from various sources and arranged chronologically, of the reminiscences of slaves and ex-slaves about their experiences from the leaving of Africa through the Civil War and into the early twentieth century
On beauty by Zadie Smith( Recording )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Englishman Howard Belsey struggles to revive his love for his African-American wife as he works abroad at an American college, but when a disastrous affair is revealed, Howard learns his actions may have dire consequences on every member of his family
Dirty work by Larry Brown( )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lying together in hospital, two Southern, Vietnam War veterans, one without arms or legs, the other without a face, reveal how they came to be what they are and what they hope to become
All Aunt Hagar's children by Edward P Jones( Recording )

13 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jones has filled this new collection with people who call Washington, D.C. home. Yet it is not the city's power brokers that most concern him but rather its ordinary citizens"--Provided by the publisher
Breaking the chains African-American slave resistance by William Loren Katz( )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes slavery in the United States, the harsh conditions under which slaves lived, the active and passive resistance with which they fought for their rights, the revolts, and the involvement of slaves in the Civil War
The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing [traitor to the nation] by M. T Anderson( Recording )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Octavian Nothing is raised by a group of rational philosophers known only by numbers. He and his mother are the only people in their household assigned names. Young Octavian begins to question the purpose behind his guardians' fanatical studies, only after he dares to open a forbidden door does he learn the hideous nature of their experiments
Walkin' the dog by Walter Mosley( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socrates confronts wrongs that most people would rather ignore in these powerful new stories which explores life outside the law in modern-day Los Angeles.--
Monster by Walter Dean Myers( Recording )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken
Old yeller by Fred Gipson( Recording )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a Texas pioneer family in the 1860s and the big yellow stray dog that profoundly affects their lives
Simple justice( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Docudrama recounts the remarkable legal strategy and social struggle that resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
The emperor of Ocean Park by Stephen L Carter( Recording )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a complex family with a single, seductive link to the shadowlands of crime
Djibouti a novel by Elmore Leonard( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A filmmaker and her rugged, experienced assistant brave the dangers of the Indian Ocean in a 30-foot boat to make a documentary about pirate life off the coast of West Africa
Voodoo dreams a novel of Marie Laveau by Jewell Parker Rhodes( )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story is a fictional biography of Marie Laveau, a member of a long line of voodoo priestesses and healers. One of the most haunting characters in New Orlean's history, she tells of the mystery, passion, and violence that pattern her life
 
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The plague of dovesRoad dogsRunThings fall apartTo be a slaveOn beautyAll Aunt Hagar's childrenThe astonishing life of Octavian Nothing [traitor to the nation]