WorldCat Identities

Stevens, David 1940-

Overview
Works: 67 works in 217 publications in 7 languages and 9,930 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Television plays  War films  Military history  Historical films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Actor, Scenarist, Narrator, Contributor, Adapter, Producer
Classifications: E185.97.H24, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Stevens
Alex Haley's Queen : the story of an American family by Alex Haley ( Book )
20 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 2,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fictionalized saga of Haley's father's family, sequel to Roots
Mama Flora's family : a novel by Alex Haley ( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A family saga centered on an African-American matriarch whose husband was shot for stealing. It follows her descendants as they fight World War II, march for civil rights, join the Black Panthers and help develop Africa
Breaker Morant by Bruce Beresford ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers. Based on a play and true story
Queen ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The remarkable history of Alex Haley's paternal side. Queen is the daughter of a slave and a plantation owner. During the turbulent decades of the antebellum South, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and beyond, she searches for a home in the two cultures and at times is shunned by both. Rejection and hate are no match for her unconquerable will
A Town like Alice by David Stevens ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the lives of an English captive and an Australian POW, who meet in Malaya during WW2. The two are separarted first by their Japanese captors and then by the distance of passing years. When they finally reunite in the rugged outback of Australia, they face a new challenge as demanding as their wartime trials
Merlin by Steve Barron ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mighty wizard is brought forth by the malevolent Mab to keep the Old Ways alive in Britain, but touched by the love of the beautiful Nimue, Merlin allies himself with the young Arthur, pledging his mystic skills to Arthur's visionary cause of peace and justice
The waters of Babylon : a novel of Lawrence after Arabia by David Stevens ( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author's father was in the Air Force with Lawrence, and using his father's recollections, Stevens creates a tale of the man who gained the spotlight and then "attempted a retreat into anonymity, abandoning his celebrity and joining the Royal Air Force--not as a ranking officer, as would have been his due, but as a regular airman, an erk."--Jacket
The sum of us : a comedy of love by David Stevens ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Harry is the father, a widower who lives in a blue-collar suburb of Melbourne. His 24-year-old son Jeff, a plumber and football - or rugby - player, still lives at home, almost as much as a roommate to his father as a son. The added twist here is that Jeff is gay, and that Harry - who is straight - not only accepts his son's sexuality, he does everything he can to think of to encourage it ... This is one over-protective dad who's obviously invested too much of his emotional life in his son ever since his wife was killed in a traffic accident 14 years earlier. What he can't seem to realize is the extent to which his well-meant interventions interfere with Jeff's love life." --San Francisco Examiner, January 21, 1994
The sum of us by David Stevens ( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horse crazy too ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a prize foal is stolen, two young siblings and their teenage babysitter must work together to catch the thieves before their family's ranch goes into foreclosure. A dangerous journey lies ahead, but with a little mountain magic, sometimes it pays to horse around
Alex Haley's Queen by Alex Haley ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in Danish and English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Haley traces his father's family roots and develops a personal saga played out against the broad canvas of American history. Central to the story is Queen, Haley's grandmother, who embodies the divisive forces that brought a country to war even as she struggles to get by in a profoundly changed world
Mama Flora's family [a novel] by Alex Haley ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The poignant story of three generations of an African-American family who start out as destitute sharecroppers in Tennessee"--Container
Mama Flora's family ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Upon being called to help her troubled granddaughter, a Southern black woman in her 70s looks back on a life filled with joy and heartbreak. Based on the novel by Alex Haley
Merlin : the shooting script by David Stevens ( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Newmarket shooting script series. Imagine a world where dreams come true...and magic is real
Crime and punishment by Patrick Dempsey ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An idealistic young man seeks to change the world and becomes a self-righteous murderer who slowly descends into a waking nightmare of guilt, fear, and madness
Kansas ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man, en route to a friend's wedding, becomes involved in a bank robbery with a deadly-tempered drifter. On the run, the young man hides the money and attempts to start a new life on a farm, but the drifter reappears and demands the money
The sum of us by Kevin Dowling ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy filled with the irreverent and earthy humour of two mates, Harry, a charming, beer-drinking, down-to-earth widower, and Jeff, his gay son
Queen by Alex Haley ( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De geschiedenis van een familie van gemengd ras, waarvan de leden nazaten zijn van een Ier die naar Amerika trok en fortuin maakte in de katoenplantages
Jason and the Argonauts Merlin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Merlin: The wizard Merlin is summoned forth by the malevolent sorceress Mab to keep the power of magic alive, but when his heart is touched by the love of Nimue, Melin turns away from Mab's dark enchantments and allies himself with the young warrior who will rise to become the legendary King Arthur
Always afternoon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Australia - 1914, set against a backdrop of sandy cliffs and an azure sea, this is a poignant tale of love, war and innocence. In Europe, the Great War has begun. As Australia's sons enlist to fight, out on the headland, a once-empty jail becomes home for interned Germans, many of them life-long villagers who have suddenly become "the enemy." Once trusting of each other, town residents divide themselves in hatred, fear, and bigotry
 
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Alternative Names
スティーヴンス, デイヴィッド
Languages
English (116)
French (10)
German (9)
Spanish (5)
Italian (3)
Danish (2)
Slovenian (1)
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