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Campbell, William 1959-

Overview
Works: 171 works in 332 publications in 5 languages and 15,702 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by William Campbell
Lifeguard by James Patterson ( Recording )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 2,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The beach novel of 2005 is here. A sizzling summer thriller from the author of the #1 bestseller "The beach house". The danger isn't in the water. Working as a lifeguard at a Florida resort, Ned Kelly meets a woman he is wild about, the woman of his dreams. It feels perfect in every way, - except that she is used to caviar and Manolo Blahniks, and he is used to burgers and flip-flops. She is a guest at the luxurious hotel, he lives above a garage. So when Ned's cousin offers to cut him in on a rich deal he's been commissioned to execute, Ned can't turn him down. The plan is simple, just a fast break-and-enter. The risk is high, and the reward is even greater, $5 million. But on the night of the heist, something goes devastatingly wrong. Who will save the lifeguard? Ned walks away from his job, his town, and the woman he's fallen in love with. Runs away, actually, knowing that only velocity and secrecy can save his life. But who is pursuing him?
Gods and generals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain left behind a quiet life and a career as a college professor to fight for the Union. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was a man of great religious faith who served in the defense of the Confederacy. Gen. Robert E. Lee, who led the Confederate army, was a man who was forced to choose between his loyalty to the United States and his love of the Southern states where he was born and raised. These three military leaders, Chamberlain, Jackson, and Lee, are followed through the declaration of war and the battles at Manassas, Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Chancellorsville
Ghost town ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A spirited romantic comedy, Ghost Town is the story of Bertram Pincus, a cranky Manhattan dentist who develops the unwelcome ability to see dead people. Really annoying dead people. But when a smart-talking ghost traps Bertram into a romantic scheme involving his widow Gwen, they become entangled in a hilarious predicament between the now and the hereafter!"--Container
Bram Stoker's Dracula by Francis Ford Coppola ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15th-century warrior Vlad goes off the fight the Turks. Upon his return, he finds that his wife Elisabeta, hearing he was dead, has killed herself. Maddened by this injustice, Vlad curses God, and becomes the immortal blood-eating fiend known as Count Dracula--for centuries. When English attorney Jonathan Harker journeys to Dracula's castle, the Count sees a photograph of his fiancée, Mina Murray. Dracula's patience has been rewarded--Elisabeta lives again! The Count goes to dastardly lengths to possess Mina, while her best friend Lucy, Lucy's three suitors, and Prof. Abraham Van Helsing all become entangled by Dracula's quest. The modern age is dawning, even in Transylvania. Will the Count triumph, or be relegated to the past?
The rocketeer by Joe Johnston ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The discovery of a top-secret jetpack hurls test pilot Cliff Secord into a daring adventure of mystery, suspense and intrigue! Cliff encounters an assortment of ruthless villains, led by a Hollywood screen star who's a secret Nazi spy. With the help of his actress girlfriend, the young pilot battles enormous odds to defeat his foes, who are anxious to use the device in an evil plan to rule the world! The dangerous mission transforms the ordinary young man into an extraordinary hero!
Enough ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Slim thought she was entering a life of domestic bliss when she married the man of her dreams. After the arrival of her daughter, Slim begins to see the hidden, abusive side of her husband. Terrified for her and her daughter's safety, Slim flees. But her husband's resources allow him to relentlessly pursue them. Finally Slim fights back, engaging her husband in a physical and psychological battle
Rudyard Kipling's the Second jungle book Mowgli & Baloo by Duncan MacLachlan ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mowgli, a young orphan raised by wolves, is spotted by a scout for a giant circus who sets out to trap him
Killing Lincoln by William Campbell ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Based on The New York Times best-selling novel, Killing Lincoln is the suspenseful, eye-opening story of the events surrounding the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. While some aspects of the plot to slay Lincoln and cripple the newly forming union are widely known, much more of the history unfolds in this insightful drama. As actor John Wilkes Booth becomes increasingly obsessed with removing Lincoln from office, a secret cabal forms, and ultimately empowers Booth to carry out an event that will change America forever."--Container
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brought to life is San Francisco in the 1970's. The quirky lovelorn tenants of 28 Barbary Lane are following their fortunes and follies under the watchful eye of their maternal landlady. Intersecting lives, gleeful coincidences and innocent raunch are all part of the fun
The killing ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following a shocking murder, the lives of the police, suspects and victim's family are intricately woven together in this 'spellbinding' (TV Guide) series. This engrossing series has earned huge acclaim, as well as a Golden Globe nomination and multiple Emmy nominations in its first season
The killing ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following the disappearance and murder of teenager Rosie Larsen, detectives search for suspects and try to solve the mystery of Rosie's death
Fat kid rules the world by Dylan Arnold ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story for everybody who has ever needed to find their inner rock star. Set against the backdrop of the Seattle music scene it is a coming-of-age story about two dysfunctional teenagers searching for something more out of their completely hopeless existence. Troy Billings is fat. His life sucks. He's about to end it all by jumping in front of a bus, when Marcus Macrae, a charismatic punk rock superstar, tackles him to the ground and changes his life forever
The killing ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Season three of The Killing begins one year after the close of the Rosie Larsen case (the focus of The Killing's first two seasons), with Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) no longer working as a Seattle homicide detective. But when her ex-partner Stephen Holder's (Joel Kinnaman) search for a runaway girl leads him to discover a gruesome string of murders that may connect to a previous murder investigated by Linden, she is drawn back into the life she thought she'd left behind. The new season also stars Peter Sarsgaard, Elias Koteas and Amy Seimetz
Copperhead ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film, inspired by actual events, takes place in upstate New York, circa 1862. Dairy farmer Abner Beech despises slavery, but just as passionately opposes the war that President Lincoln is waging, all in the name of "union", hundreds of miles away. Abner is neither a Yankee nor a Rebel. He is what is known as a "Copperhead". A local anti-slavery zealot named Hagadorn stirs up the town against him, with pamphlets and rumors that prompt shopkeepers to boycott Abner's dairy products
Helix ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A thriller about a team of scientists thrust into a potentially life-or-death situation after being deployed to the Arctic to secretly investigate what could be a disease outbreak
In the beginning-- from creation to the commandments ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Russian and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the life of Abraham, his people and his faith
Lizzie Borden took an ax ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a hot summer day in 1892 in Fall River, Massachusetts, Lizzie Borden returns home to the house she shares with her father Andrew, stepmother Abby and sister Emma. She encounters the bloody scene of her parents violently murdered. Evidence keeps pointing back to Lizzie, the seemingly wholesome Sunday school teacher, as the prime suspect. Lizzie's lawyer, Andrew Jennings, proclaims her innocence arguing that it is inconceivable a woman could brutally murder her family with an ax. Or is it?
Meteor ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tracking an unparalleled series of meteor fireballs plummeting toward Earth, a renowned scientist, his assistant, and an on-target conspiracy theorist race against time to expose a government cover-up, reveal the truth, and prevent a massive meteor from destroying the planet
Tales of the city by Armistead Maupin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Freewheeling to San Francisco, Mary Ann Singleton quickly realizes just how far from Cleveland she really is. Moving into a funky house at Twenty-eight Barbary Lane where her landlord welcomes her with a joint, Mary Ann befriends the other residents and finds a good-natured home amid the drugs, drama, and debauchery. Based on Armistead Maupin₂s beloved novel, the Peabody Award-winning PBS miniseries deftly chronicles the quest for love and connection across a spectrum of sexual experiences
The rising place ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Virginia discovers a stack of handwritten letters over a half century old. Unlocking the story of Emily, a young woman living in Mississippi during World War II. In a time when a woman's place was in the home, Emily ventures out and falls in love with a young soldier, carrying his baby out of wedlock. With the support of her best friends, Wilma and Will, Emily is able to stand by her convictions in a household dominated by the standards of her father and unconditional loving mother. Despite the disapproval of society, Emily follows her heart to overcome the prejudice of her time
 
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Alternative Names
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