Most widely held works about Philip Bosco
Most widely held works by Philip Bosco
Savages ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,389 libraries worldwide
Jon and Wendy Savage (Hoffman and Linney) are two siblings who have spent their adult years trying to recover from their abusive father, Lenny (Bosco). Suddenly, a call comes in that Lenny's girlfriend has died and he cannot care for himself. Lenny suffers from dementia and his girlfriend's family dumps Lenny on his children. Despite the fact Jon and Wendy have not spoken to Lenny for twenty years and he is even more loathsome than ever, the Savage siblings feel obliged to take care of him. Now brother and sister must come to terms with painful responsibilities for their father and are forced to struggle with their own personal demons.
Mark Twain ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,362 libraries worldwide
Recounts Mark Twain's life told primarily through his own words. Includes interviews with Hal Holbrook, Arthur Miller, William Styron and many others.
Kate & Leopold ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,224 libraries worldwide
Kate and her actor brother live in 21st century New York. Her ex-boyfriend, Stuart, has found a spot near the Brooklyn Bridge where there is a gap in time-- one can return to the 19th century. Stuart goes back to the 1870s and takes pictures, then is followed back to New York by Leopold. Leopold gets help with fitting into the 21st century from Kate's brother Charlie, and meets Kate herself. Kate is climbing the corporate ladder in advertising, but her growing feelings for Leopold cause her to reevaluate her priorities in life.
Horatio's drive America's first road trip ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 954 libraries worldwide
Horatio Nelson Jackson, an eccentric Vermont doctor, drove from San Francisco to New York City, in 1903 to became the first person to drive an automobile across the continent - a feat never before accomplished. It would mark the beginning of a new era in America and the end of another. It took Lewis & Clark over two years to go from the Atlantic to the Pacific - Horatio went the opposite direction, by means of the "Horseless carriage", in less than 3 months.
Liberty! the American Revolution ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 917 libraries worldwide
A documentary of the American Revolution. Chronicles events leading up to the war, the revolution, and the writing of the Constitution. Features dramatic readings from letters and diaries of the period, comments by historians, and live-action recreations.
Children of a lesser god ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 823 libraries worldwide
A love story about John Leeds, an idealistic special education teacher, and a headstrong deaf girl named Sarah. At first, Leeds sees Sarah as a teaching challenge. But soon their relationship blossoms into a love so passionate it shatters the barrier of silence that keeps them apart.
Andy Warhol a documentary film ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 812 libraries worldwide
A portrait of the most famous and controversial artist of the second half of the twentieth century. Explores the complete spectrum of Warhol's artistic output, from the late 1940s to his death in 1987.
The First Wives Club ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
Three mid-life Manhattanites have more than a longtime friendship in common. After years of helping their hubbies climb the corporate ladder of success, each has been dumped for a newer, curvier model. The trio is determined to turn their pain into gain. They come up with a cleverly devious plan to hit their exes where it really hurts--in the wallet!
The Crash of 1929 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
On October 29, 1929 - Black Monday - large and small investors alike lost corporate and personal fortunes when the stock market crashed. This program examines the reasons behind the crash and whether the crash was predictable.
Coney Island ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
In scale, in variety, in sheer inventiveness, Coney Island was unlike anything anyone had ever seen, and eventually, everyone came to see it. At the turn of the century, Coney Island exploded in a forest of glittering electric towers and a riot of rides, restaurants, recreated disasters, freak shows, and historical displays when three vast amusement parks -- Steeplechase, Luna Park, and Dreamland -- were built. Indicative of its overwhelming popularity, on a single day in September 1906, 200,000 postcards were mailed from Coney Island. A showcase for the wonders of the machine age, Coney Island was an extraordinary amusement empire that astonished, delighted, and shocked the nation -- and took Americans from the Victorian age into the modern world.
Thomas Jefferson ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of Thomas Jefferson.
American experience. Into the deep America, whaling & the world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
The history of the American whaling industry, from its 17th-century origins in drift and shore whaling off the coast of New England and Cape Cod, through the golden age of deep ocean whaling, and on to its demise in the decades following the American Civil War.
Arthur Miller's adaptation of An enemy of the people ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
In Riverton, Maine, circa 1893, Dr. Thomas Stockman wants to disclose that the town's moneymaking health spa "Clearwater Springs" has been fouled by pollution from a tannery. But his proposal to go public is opposed by his brother Peter, the town mayor, who prompts a wave of public outrage against Dr. Stockman and his family.
The family by Mario Puzo ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 libraries worldwide
The story of the greatest power family in Italian history - the Borgias. At the story's center is Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI, a man whose lustful appetites for power, luxury, and women were matched only by his consuming love of family.
Constantine's sword ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Author and ex-Catholic priest James Carroll "confront[s] persecution and violence in the name of God - today and in the Church's past. He discovers a terrible legacy that reverberates across the centuries: from the Emperor Constantine's vision of the cross as a sword and symbol of power, to the rise of genocidal antisemitism, to modern-day wars sparked by religious extremism" -- Container.
It takes two ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
A streetwise orphan in the care of an attractive case worker, and the refined daughter of a widowed tycoon meet, and the two lookalike girls scheme to bring the two adults together.
Murder at the Library of Congress by Margaret Truman ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
A woman commissioned to write an article on Columbus for the Library of Congress magazine finds a mysterious death to solve.
Cupid & Cate ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Cate DeAngelo is a talented and slightly quirky individual whose life and identity seem to be stuck in neutral until her sister decides to play "Cupid" and introduces her to a handsome and truly endearing man.
To the last man [a novel of the First World War by Jeff Shaara ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 libraries worldwide
The horror of a stalemate on Europe's western front: France and Britain on one side of the desolate line of barbed wire, a powerful German army on the other. Jeff Sharra opens the window onto the otherworldly tableau of trench warfare through the eyes of a typical British soldier whose innocent youth is cast into the awful hell of a new and terrifying brand of war. In the air above, a new kind of hero emerges the flying ace. As the conflict enters its third year, a neutral America is goaded into battle, but is woefully unprepared. The responsibility is placed on the shoulders of General John Blackjack Pershing, and by spring 1918, the first wave of the American Expeditionary Force joins the fight in Europe. With the renewed spirit and strength of the untested Americans, the world waits to see if the tide of war can finally be turned.
Fighting for freedom Revolution & Civil War ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
British subjects convinced that Great Britain is trying to take away their freedoms fight the Revolutionary War. America founded on the belief that all persons might be free, with a glaring contradiction. The conflict with slavery lead to the Civil War.
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