Nelligan, Kate 1951-
Most widely held works about Kate Nelligan
Most widely held works by Kate Nelligan
Premonition ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,338 libraries worldwide
A housewife's life is shattered when she finds out the her husband Jim is killed in a gruesome car accident, but when she awakes the next morning, he is still alive and well. As she keeps having dreams about his death, she must decide what to do.
A wrinkle in time ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,218 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Meg Murry, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin are guided by unearthly strangers as they go on a journey through space and time to search for Meg's and Charles' scientist father who disappeared while experimenting with a new form of space travel.
Measure for measure ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,204 libraries worldwide
Cruel Angelo is left in charge of Vienna when the Duke pretends to leave town. Angelo revives an old law against fornication and sentences Claudio to death for seducing Juliet, Claudio's betrothed. Claudio's sister, Isabella, pleads for his life and Angelo offers to spare him in exchange for her virginity. Angelo's corruption and severity are punished when the Duke reveals that he has witnessed it all.
The prince of tides ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 1,198 libraries worldwide
A disillusioned Southern coach reveals his tortured childhood in order to help his troubled, suicidal sister, and discovers the healing powers of love and forgiveness.
The last days of Dogtown by Anita Diamant ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,055 libraries worldwide
Dogtown is populated by the castaways of society--prostitutes, widows, orphans and African Americans. Its people are reviled by the surrounding communities. Symbolizing Dogtown's fate are residents Cornelius Finson, a freed slave, and Judy Rhines, an unmarried white woman. Lovers for years, Cornelius and Judy are forced apart by intolerance, and their suffering mirrors the desperation of their entire community.
The Cider house rules ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 937 libraries worldwide
Homer is an orphan in remote St. Cloud, Maine. Never adopted, he is the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch, who trains him to be a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. Homer, however, yearns for a self-chosen life outside the orphanage. Then Wally and pregnant Candy visit the orphanage for a medically safe, albeit illegal, abortion. Homer accompanies them to Wally's family apple farm. Wally goes off to war, leaving Homer and Candy alone together. What will Homer learn in the cider house? What of the destiny Dr. Larch planned for him?
How to make an American quilt ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 903 libraries worldwide
A young woman visits her grandmother one summer to think over a marriage proposal, and the women in a quilting bee confide to her the stories of the loves that have shaped their lives.
Up close & personal ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 717 libraries worldwide
When aspiring news reporter Tally Atwater tries to break into television, only veteran newsman Warren Justice will give her a shot. In time, he teaches her everything she knows about news and she teaches him how to love again. But with her rise from local TV weather girl to network anchor, Tally and Warren must balance the dream of success with their desire for each other.
Outer banks by Anne Rivers Siddons ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
As she travels to the Outer Banks of North Carolina for a reunion with three college chums, Kate Abrams ponders the past, and as she is forced to face the truth she discovers life's meaning.
The Count of Monte Cristo ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 522 libraries worldwide
Edmond Dantes, unjustly imprisoned on the eve of his wedding by a rival suitor and his accomplices, escapes after 14 years, uncovers the hidden Monte Cristo treasure described a fellow prisoner, and, as the mysterious count, exacts his revenge.
Eye of the needle ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 514 libraries worldwide
A ruthless spy trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day falls in love and must make a choice between love and country.
All around the town by Mary Higgins Clark ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 504 libraries worldwide
U.S. Marshals ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
U.S. Marshal Sam Gerard is accompanying a planeload of convicts from Chicago to New York. The plane crashes spectacularly, and Mark Sheridan escapes. But when the FBI's John Royce is assigned to help Gerard recapture Sheridan, it becomes clear that Sheridan is more than just another murderer.
The notebook by Nicholas Sparks ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
SUMMARY: As teenagers, Noah and Allie fell in love, but they were kept apart by Allie's disapproving parents. Years later, on the eve of her wedding, Allie is drawn back to Noahby the echo of her first love.
The regulators by Richard Bachman ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
In Wentworth, Ohio, a young boy with supernatural powers uses them to kill people.
Into the deep ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
"Close encounters of the oceanic kind."--Container.
The queen of the damned by Anne Rice ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
In the 3rd book of the series, Akasha, the first vampire, faces her ancient, vengeful enemy, and the fate of all the living dead and all the living as well is decided.
Dracula ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Throughout history Dracula has filled the hearts of men with terror and the hearts of women with desire. This stylish new production of the classic gothic horror tale stars Frank Langella, repeating his electrifying, award-winning stage performance as the blood-thirsty Count, and Laurence Olivier as the devout vampire hunter Von Helsing who is Dracula's nemesis. A great cast, fine direction, and a superbly atmospheric musical score make this the ultimate Dracula.
Nora, Nora by Anne Rivers Siddons ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 248 libraries worldwide
When cousin Nora arrives in Lytton, Georgia a lot of change's are made. Peyton's whole household is revitalized by Nora, and maybe Nora is just what this town needs. But something is troubling Nora, and when the shocking truth is revealed it stunts the resident of this small segregated town. It also teaches Peyton the enormous cost of loving and the necessity of doing it anyway.
Before and after by Rosellen Brown ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Caroly and Ben Reiser moved to Hyland, New Hampshire with their two children for the comforts of rural life. But when the local police chief comes looking for Jacob, their seventeen-year-old son, to question him about the brutal murder of his girlfriend, the Reisers' lives begin to unravel.
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Nelligan, Patricia Colleen
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