Foley, James 1953-
Most widely held works about James Foley
Most widely held works by James Foley
Glengarry Glen Ross ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 978 libraries worldwide
Times are tough at the real estate firm of Premiere Properties. Shelley "the machine" Levene (Lemmon) and Dave Moss (Harris) are veteran salesmen, but only Ricky Roma (Pacino) is on a hot streak. The new Glengarry sales leads could turn everything around, but the front office is holding them back until these "losers" prove themselves. Then someone decides to take matters into his own hands, stealing the Glengarry leads and leaving everyone wondering who did it.
Perfect stranger ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 966 libraries worldwide
Rowena is a journalist dedicated to uncovering greed and corruption among people in positions of power. She does this with the help of her tech-savvy partner in crime, Miles. Grace is a friend and seems to know all about Rowena's secret writing identity, and hands Rowena evidence of adultery as a story. Grace is involved with Harrison Hill, the owner of the largest advertising agency in New York, H2A. Grace met Hill in an Internet chat room and became sexually involved with him. Hill is a married man and breaks off their affair, but Grace refuses to go away quietly. Rowena takes Grace's evidence, but does not immediately agree to do the story. When Grace turns up dead a week later, Rowena decides to investigate. She goes undercover at H2A, with Miles's help, and poses as a temp to get closer to Hill.
The chamber ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 732 libraries worldwide
Adam Hall is an idealistic young attorney who takes on the death row clemency case of his one-time Klansman grandfather, Sam Cayhall. With just 28 days before the execution, Adam sets out to retrace the events leading to the crime for which Sam was convicted. As the impending death sentence looms closer, Adam works quickly to uncover the family's history for any hidden clues. In a white-knuckle series of twists and turns, Adam discovers deceptions and dark secrets that ultimately lead him to the startling truth.
Confidence ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 677 libraries worldwide
Con man Jake and his gang, Gordo, Miles, and Big Al, pull off a swindling job stealing money from a guy who turns out to be a mob accountant for crime boss, King. Then Jake and his crew attempt to pull off an even bigger scam to make up for their mistake. This time the con involves the King's enemy, the mob-connected banker Morgan Price. Two corrupt cops join Jake's team while the King appoints his henchman Lupus to oversee the operation.
Glengarry GlenRoss ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
A powerful story of desperation and betrayal set in the world of real estate.
Glengarry Glen Ross ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 241 libraries worldwide
A powerful story of desperation and betrayal set in the world of real estate. Times are tough in a New York real-estate office; the salesmen (Shelley Levene, Ricky Roma, Dave Moss, and George Aaronow) are given a strong incentive by Blake to succeed in a sales contest. The prizes? First prize is a Cadillac Eldorado, second prize is a set of steak knives, third prize is the sack! There is no room for losers in this dramatically masculine world; only "closers" will get the good sales leads. There is a lot of pressure to succeed, so a robbery is committed which has unforeseen consequences for all the characters.
Fear ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Nicole Walker always dreamed of being swept away by someone special-- someone strong, sexy and sensitive who would care for her more than anything else in the world. David is all that and more: a modern-day knight who charms and seduces her, body and soul. But her perfect boyfriend is not all he seems to be. His sweet facade masks a savage, dark side that will soon transform Nicole's dream into a nightmare.
The Corruptor ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 217 libraries worldwide
"A hard-hitting tale of deception, violence and betrayal in New Yok City's Chinatown."--Container.
At close range ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
A juvenile delinquent knows about petty theft, but he wants to steal big money. He looks to his father, a big-time thief, for guidance. Then he witnesses his father committing a murder and realizes he is in over his head.
Two bits ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Gennaro is a youngster who'll do anything to earn "two bits" (a quarter) to get into the brand-new neighborhood movie theater. When he finds his pockets are still empty after a day of unforgettable adventures, his mischievous Grandpa offers him an intriguing bargain.
After dark, my sweet ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
An ex-boxer seems the perfect pawn to pull off a kidnapping planned by a sexy widow and a cop-turned-con man. When he realizes he's been manipulated, he turns the tables with a game of deceit and raw desire that can only end in death.
Fear ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Nicole Walker always dreamed of being swept away by someone special-- someone strong, sexy and sensitive who would care for her more than anything else in the world. David is all that and more: a modern-day knight who charms and seduces her, body and soul. But her perfect boyfriend is not all he seems to be. His sweet facade masks a savage, dark side that will soon transform Nicole's dream into a nightmare.--Container.
The Search for identity ( Book )
4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Who's that girl ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Four years in the slammer for a crime she didn't commit haven't dampened Nikki Finn's spirits, nor her determination. The spunky parolee sets out to clear her name and sets the Big Apple spinning. "Yupper-class" Mr. Mild Time encounters life-changing wild times when his straight-and-narrow path leads him to zany Nikki and zanier escapades.
Reel talent first films by legendary directors ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
"Discover the first films of famous directors plucked from the vault of the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, one of the world's most prestigious film schools."--Container.
Rumble in the Bronx The corruptor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Rumble in the Bronx: A Hong Kong cop visiting New York for his uncle's wedding accidentally uncovers a diamond smuggling ring. The corruptor: The head of NYPD's Asian Gang Unit attempts to diffuse a gang war in Chinatown with the help of his knowledgable but naive partner.
Foundations of theoretical phonology by James Foley ( Book )
6 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
The last Viking by Norman Jorgensen ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Theoretical morphology of the french verb by James Foley ( Book )
5 editions published in 1979 in English and French and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Reckless ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
A teenage rebel and an upper-class girl fall in love.
Abusive men Advertising agencies African American women journalists Bombings Canada Canadian literature Caper films Civil rights movements Crime films Death row inmates Deception Depressions Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Grandfathers Grandparent and child Infiltration (Military science) Juvenile delinquency Kidnapping Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) Literary collections Manipulative behavior Man-woman relationships Mississippi Mississippi--Greenville Murder--Investigation National characteristics, Canadian New York (State)--New York New York (State)--New York--Chinatown Online chat groups Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--South Philadelphia Police corruption Real estate agents Real estate business Rural crimes Sales personnel Swindlers and swindling Theft Thrillers (Motion pictures) Thrillers (Motion pictures) Triads (Gangs) United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Washington (State)--Seattle
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