WorldCat Identities

Brook, Michael 1952-

Works: 148 works in 391 publications in 10 languages and 22,340 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Survival films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Baseball films  Film and video adaptations  History 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Instrumentalist, Producer, Interviewee, Arranger, Vocalist, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Michael Brook
An inconvenient truth by Albert Gore ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 4,045 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. A documentary on Al GoresĖ campaign to make the issue of global warming a recognized problem worldwide
Into the wild by Sean Penn ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people, a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story
The fighter by Mark Wahlberg ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,228 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 )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investigates the development and demise of the fuel-efficient, environmentally-friendly electric car. Examines the Bush administration's role in the car's being peremptorily 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 Stephen Chbosky ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,593 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 )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young couple have a car accident that puts the wife in a coma. After she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband sets his sights on winning her heart again
Country strong ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gwyneth Paltrow stars in this drama about a troubled country music singer. Kelly Canter (Paltrow) is a fallen star of the country music scene. While in rehab for her drug and alcohol problems, she meets young singer-songwriter Beau Williams (Garrett Hedlund) who, along with beauty-queen-turned-singer Chiles Stanton (Leighton Meester), ends up becoming one of the support acts on Kelly's comeback tour, organised by her long-suffering husband/manager Ed (Tim McGraw). As the four take to the road, sparks begin to fly as their entangl
Sugar ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 1,057 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
Deadwood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 910 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 857 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
The first year ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 738 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 )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and French and held by 589 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
9500 Liberty ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the first time in U.S. history that an Arizona-style immigration law was actually implemented--and the surprising grassroots position that led to its repeal. Racial tension and threats of violence erupt when Prince William County, Virginia adopts a law requiring the police to question people who appear to be undocumented immigrants. Despite fears of reprisal, a group of citizens launches a 'virtual resistance' using social media, setting up a final showdown with the law's advocates
The perks of being a wallflower original motion picture soundtrack ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wrecked ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 242 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
Charlotte sometimes ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlotte sometimes is a mysterious and erotic romance exploring the kinds of love for which there are no names or clear arrangements. Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession, his beautiful young roommate
Night song by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Straight up helicopters in action ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 153 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 more
Deadwood music from the HBO original series ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Road, movie ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in Hindi and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Vishnu is being trained to take over the family hair oil business. Embarrassed by this, he jumps at the chance to drive his uncle's beat-up Chevy truck across India to its new owner. Along the way he picks up a runaway, a wandering old entertainer, and a beautiful woman. As the four embark on a magical journey together, the trip will change Vishnu's life forever
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Alternative Names
Brook, Michael
English (113)
French (11)
Urdu (7)
German (6)
Multiple languages (3)
Spanish (3)
Hindi (2)
Italian (1)
Arabic (1)
Panjabi (1)