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Beach, Michael

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Most widely held works by Michael Beach
Ruby Bridges by Euzhan Palcy( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the famous Norman Rockwell painting comes the true story of six-year-old Ruby Bridges, one of the first African-American students to integrate a public elementary school in New Orleans. Into her life comes Harvard psychologist Robert Coles. Together, they overcome the threatening crowds, earning them both a place in history and a life-long friend in each other. Guided by the strength and love of her parents and protected by federal marshals, this young girl would show grace and dignity as she endured jeers, threats and insults while making her way up the step of the school. Once inside, Ruby found her classroom empty as the white parents had pulled their children from the school. Barbara Henry, a caring and courageous teacher, would become the friend Ruby needed and the teacher she deserved
Lean on me by Michael Schiffer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of New Jersey high school principal Joe Clark, who wins the support and respect of his students for his controversial methods in ridding the school of violent students and drug dealers
Broken city by Allen Hughes( Visual )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven years after being forced to resign as a New York city police officer, private detective Billy Taggart takes on his toughest case yet when he's hired to follow the mayor's wife. By the time the mayor reveals his true intentions, Taggart's already in too deep, with his freedom and possibly his life, on the line. Taggart will risk it all in a desperate bid to expose the truth and seek redemption in a city where second chances don't come cheap
Soul food by Vanessa Williams( Visual )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sunday dinner at Mother Joe's is a mouth-watering, 40-year tradition. As seen through the eyes of her grandson Ahmad, love and laughs are always on the menu, despite the usual rivalries simmering between his mom Maxine and her sisters Teri and Bird. But when serious bickering starts to tear the family apart, the good times suddenly stop. Now it's up to Ahmad to get everyone back together and teach them the true meaning of soul food
Stargate( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SG-1 searches for an ancient weapon which could help them defeat the Ori, and discover it may be in the Ori's own home galaxy. As the Ori prepare to send ships through to the Milky Way to attack Earth, on board the Odyssey, SG-1 travels to the Ori galaxy. The International Oversight Committee has their own plans and SG-1 finds themselves in a distant galaxy fighting two powerful enemies
First Sunday by David E Talbert( Visual )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best friends and criminals Durell Washington and LeeJohn are two thieves who haven't got a prayer. Sentenced to 5,000 hours of community service, Durell's life quickly goes from bad to worse. Realizing that the Lord helps those who help themselves, he eventually decides to help himself to the neighborhood church's building fund. Accompanied by LeeJohn, the two down-on-their-luck men are dismayed to discover the cash has already been stolen, so they hold the congregation hostage in a Hail Mary attempt to learn who amongst the righteous has already run away with their loot
Waiting to exhale by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This story based on the best selling novel by Terry McMillan follows the lives of four African-American women as they try to deal with their very lives. Friendship becomes the strongest bond between these women as men, careers, and families take them in different directions. Often light-hearted this movie speaks about some of the problems and struggles the modern women face in today's world.--Written by David Adrine"--Http:// (as viewed on June 5, 2012
The bounce back( Visual )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opposites attract in this fun, sexy romantic comedy. When self-help guru Matthew Taylor's book on romance, "The Bounce Back" comes out, everyone loves the book and its author. Everyone, that is, but psychologist Kristin Peralta, who calls Matthew's quick-fix approach to mending broken hearts a scam. Once the two begin to debate their differences on the TV talk show circuit, though, their chemistry becomes obvious
Deep blue sea 2( Visual )

14 editions published in 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Van Etten, a pharmaceutical entrepreneur, tests drugs on bull sharks in hopes to extract their antibodies to cure human diseases. Before he can continue with his experiment, he tries to enlist Misty Calhoun, a shark conservationist, and other scientists to lead and endorse this project. The drug-enhanced sharks quickly begin to adapt and learn new hunting skills. The humans lost control over the laboratory and now they have to fight to survive
Quantum leap( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey back as Sam and Al survive a hurricane, trail a murderer, make a monkey out of themselves and even switch roles. With each "leap" into another identity, Sam hopes to find some insight into the jump that will finally take him home
Rebound : the legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault by Rebound( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Earl Manigault is dramatized, telling the story of his basketball career, his drug problems that ended his career prematurely, and the basketball program he started for Harlem kids to keep them away from drugs
Third watch( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every 3-11 P.M. third watch shift brings a rush of risk and fear into the lives of the brave and dedicated people who serve as police, fire fighters and paramedics. For them, keeping the New York City streets safe and answering cries for help are all in a day's work
Relative stranger( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After abandoning his family, former football player Walter Clemons returns home to attend the reading of his father's will. However, his homecoming is anything but sweet as he discovers the damage his absence had on the family he left behind
Third watch( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sometimes it seems as if the world is crashing in on itself. It's the job of the first responders to hold it together. Police, firefighters, paramedics: the men and women of the 3-11 PM shift called third watch are ready to serve in situations ranging from small (attending to a frequent 911 dialer) to playful (a football match between fire departments) to harrowingly large and complex (tracking an elusive sniper who targets cops). Combines the rigors of duty with compelling vignettes of life away from work
NYPD Blue( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama set at the 15th Precinct in New York City portrays the work and personal lives of police officers
Hell ride by Larry Bishop( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biker gang sets out to seek revenge for the death of one of their members who died at the hands of a rival gang
Justice for Natalee Holloway( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five years after the death of Natalee Holloway, her mother, Beth, is still trying to find out what happened to her daughter. The case takes another strange turn when Joran Van Der Sloot is arrested for murdering another girl
Asunder( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chance and his very pregnant wife Roberta happily board a Ferris wheel with their best friends Michael and his fashion designer wife Lauren when a freak accident strikes, and Roberta and the baby are killed. Michael and Lauren let Chance welcome him into their luxurious home to grieve. Soon Lauren reveals that she recently had a secret abortion because she did not know if the child was Michael's or Chance's. Grief-stricken and jealous, Chance starts stalking Lauren and doing everything in his power to wreck her marriage
A fool and his money( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You'll laugh till it hurts in this heartwarming tale of a down-on-their-luck family that wins a radio contest for a million dollars. Now it seems everybody wants a piece of their new found fortune, including a long lost uncle played masterfully by comedian Eddie Griffin. You'll be rich with love and laughter in this must-see musical for the entire family!
Cadence by Martin Sheen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and French and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rebellious army private finds himself in the stockade, with a bunch of room-mates that probably won't accept him into their club- he is white and they are black. Gradually, he earns their respect and they are united in a struggle against the tough, bigoted stockade commander
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Alternative Names
Michael Beach acteur américain

Michael Beach actor estadounidense

Michael Beach afroamerikanischer Schauspieler

Michael Beach Amerikaans acteur

Michael Beach attore statunitense

Michael Beach yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Майкл Бич

Майкъл Бийч

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מייקל ביץ' שחקן אמריקאי

مايكل بيتش ممثل أمريكي

مایکل بیچ بازیگر آمریکایی

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English (120)

Spanish (2)

French (2)