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Leo, Melissa

Overview
Works: 200 works in 516 publications in 7 languages and 31,425 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Psychological fiction  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery stories  Film adaptations  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Melissa Leo
 
Most widely held works by Melissa Leo
2nd chance by James Patterson ( Recording )
40 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 2,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
San Francisco has been rocked by another set of sensational killings, which appear unrelated to all but Det. Lindsay Boxer, who calls together her professional women friends, a reporter, an ADA, and a Medical Examiner. Not surprisingly, considering this group's past adventures, they come up with a link, and a trap in which to catch the perpetrator
The fighter by Mark Wahlberg ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 2,313 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
Flight by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A seasoned airline pilot miraculously crash lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero, but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to who or what was really at fault and what really happened on the plane
Frozen river by Courtney Hunt ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes place in the days before Christmas near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec. Ray, a white woman and Lila, a Mohawk are both single mothers, both earning minimum wage and facing desperate circumstances, are drawn by the lure of fast money into the world of border smuggling across the frozen water of the St. Lawrence River. New York State Trooper Finnerty ultimately brings the two to justice
Oblivion by Joseph Kosinski ( Visual )
17 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Harper is the lone security repairman stationed on a desolate, nearly ruined future Earth. When he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft, her arrival triggers a nonstop chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows, and leaves humanity's fate in his hands
21 grams by Guillermo Arriaga Jordán ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fate brought them together, now vengence will tear them apart. A violent car accident unexpectedly throws together the lives of a college professor, an ex-con and a young mother with a reckless past. The crossing of their paths takes them through the heights of love, the depths of revenge and the promise of redemption
Mary, Mary by James Patterson ( Recording )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
FBI agent Alex Cross is after a serial murderer who chooses as his victims women who've neglected their children for successful careers in the entertainment industry. He describes the murders in overheated e-mails he addresses to his victims but sends to hapless entertainment columnist Arnold Griner, signing them "Mary Smith."
Conviction by Tony Goldwyn ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Betty Anne Waters is a young woman whose world is shattered when her beloved brother Kenny is convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Steadfastly convinced of his innocence, Betty Anne embarks on an 18-year journey to set Kenny free, using state-of-the-art forensic technology. The unshakable bond between a brother and sister is at the heart of this real-life drama
The three burials of Melquiades Estrada by Tommy Lee Jones ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Turkish and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Needing to keep his honor-bound commitment, Texas ranch foreman Pete returns the body of illegal Mexican immigrant ranch-hand Melquiades Estrada to his preferred resting place in the Mexican wilderness. Estrada had been accidentally shot by Mike, a newly-arrived U.S. border patrolman. Pete forces Mike to participate in his cross-country ritual of duty -- a voyage filled with revenge and redemption that will change both men forever -- and bring some semblance of meaning to the senseless death of Pete's good friend
Mildred Pierce by Todd Haynes ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years and struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The story explores Mildred's unreasonable devotion to her insatiable daughter Veda, as well as the complex relationship she shares with the indolent men in her life, including her polo-playing lover Monty Beragon and ex-husband Bert Pierce
Prisoners by Denis Villeneuve ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver but a lack of evidence forces his release. As the police pursue multiple leads, Dover knows his child's life is at stake and decides he must to take matters into his own hands. How far will he go to protect his family?
1st to die by James Patterson ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four women share a determination to stop a killer and form a club to help each other find the murderer
Seven days in utopia ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Luke Chisolm... [is] a talented young golfer set on making the pro tour. When his first big shot turns out to be a very public disaster, Luke escapes the pressures of the game and finds himself unexpectedly stranded in Utopia, Texas, home to eccentric rancher Johnny Crawford... But Johnny's more than meets the eye, and his profound ways of looking at life, love, and faith force Luke to question not only his past choices, but his direction for the future"--Container
Treme by Agnieszka Holland ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amid the ruins of New Orleans, ordinary people--musicians, chefs, residents--find themselves clinging to a unique culture and wondering if the city that gave birth to that culture still has a future
Welcome to the Rileys by Jake Scott ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and French and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doug and Louise have been married for many years, but their marriage began to grow cold after their teenage daughter was killed in a car accident. When Doug goes to New Orleans to attend a convention, he meets Mallory, a teenage stripper/prostitute who is on a path to self-destruction. Doug decides to help her whether she appreciates it or not. This act will help to heal his marriage
The dark tide by Andrew Gross ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An explosion rips through New York City's Grand Central Station, destroying the train where Karen Friedman's husband is riding to work. On the same day, there is a suspicious hit-and-run accident in Karen's hometown of Greenwich, Connecticut. Detective Ty Hauck finds a clue that connects the two seemingly unrelated events. Months later, two men show up at Karen's home digging into her susband's business dealings, as hundreds of millions of dollars are missing
Treme ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over a year has passed since Katrina, but residents are finding it harder than ever to rebuild their lives, much less hold on to their special cultural identity. So why bother to stay? Because it's New Orleans. And New Orleans must go on
Red state ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Three teenaged boys are lured to the town of Cooper's Dell with the promise of a party. But instead of enjoying the night of their dreams, the teens are plunged into the nightmarish world of Pastor Abin Cooper and the Five Points Trinity, a fundamentalist group with a stockpile of weaponry and a deadly moral agenda. When word of the teens' disappearance reaches the authorities, a military task force is mobilized"--Container
Treme ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rampant crime and government ineptitude continue to cripple the city's recovery, with outside profiteers looking to cash in on short-term gains. The series' focus is still on ordinary people, but they no longer accept their lack of influence on the institutions that have controlled the city
Ashes to ashes by Tami Hoag ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The newspapers have dubbed him the Cremator. In a wooded Minneapolis park he arranges the body to his satisfaction, pours the accelerant, then lights the match. "Ashes to ashes."
 
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Alternative Names
Chessington Leo, Melissa
Leo Melissa Chessington 1960-....
May II Margaret 1960-....
May, Margaret
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