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Harris, Michael

Overview
Works: 362 works in 454 publications in 1 language and 2,593 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Hymns  Biography  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Performer, Actor, Editor, Contributor, Interviewee, Conductor, Vocalist, Collector, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 781.66
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Harris
The Chieu Hoi Saloon by Michael Harris( )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles, 1992. Three people's lives are about to collide against the flaming backdrop of the Rodney King riots. Vietnam vet Harry Hudson is a rootless journalist fleeing a fear-ridden childhood, the specter of a civilian he shot in Vietnam for reasons he has yet to fathom, and the drowning of his two-year-old daughter while he sat by, drunk.--From back cover
Pilot test of a novel method for assessing community response to low-amplitude sonic booms by S. A Fidell( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The way things work : a fact-filled encyclopedia and project book with over 1,600 photographs, illustrations, cutaways and diagrams( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes technological breakthroughs and inventions that have shaped the modern world, charting their history and development. Includes projects demonstrating how things work
A heart set free : the life, ministry and lyrics of Charles Wesley( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a tenuous birth to blazing field preacher, this film explores the facets of the man known as 'The Sweet Bard of Methodism.' Discover the poet, husband, and hymn writer who penned 'Hark, The Herald Angels Sing' and more
How big business performs : private performance and public policy : analysing the profits of Australia's largest enterprises drawing on the unique data of Ibis business information( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text provides a systematic set of analyses of how big business performs, using data collated by IBIS Business Information Systems. The contributors analyze the key determinants of big business success, from aggregate economic and industry conditions to management practice
Down ... but not out! a look at situational poverty( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For many Americans, the threat of sudden poverty has less to do with the nation's overall economy than it does with personal circumstances. This program discusses the hard facts of situational poverty with a focus on the four most common triggers: job loss, the fastest way to become impoverished; health issues, such as severe injury or long-term illness; the loss of a spouse through divorce or death; and natural disasters. The program also talks about where to turn to for help and provides supportive words of hope. People in the grip of situational poverty may be down, but they aren't out!"--DVD case
Transport : the amazing story of ships, trains, aircraft and cars, and how they work( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the development of ships, trains, motor vehicles, and aircraft; describes how the different forms of transportation work; and suggests a variety of related activities and projects
No Apologies by Michael Harris( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Green technology house & garden book( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What poor child is this? : poverty and America's children( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If poverty is a serpent, child poverty is its venom. And with an estimated 12 million American children suffering from economic hardship, even the wealthiest society on earth cannot escape the poisonous effects of poverty. This program examines child poverty in the U.S.-- its causes, its agents, and its human impact. Citing facts and findings that contradict the American ethos of upward mobility, the film lays bare the sad reality of what financial deprivation is doing to the nation's youngest people-- eroding family bonds, decreasing literacy, increasing health and addiction risks, raising the specter of mental illness, and putting children disturbingly close to criminal influences. Lack of school readiness (preparation for kindergarten) and poor academic achievement are also examined as factors in the perpetuation of the poverty cycle"--Container
Bar girls( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic comedy featuring a group of women whose lives and loves intertwine against the backdrop of a Los Angeles lesbian bar
Build upgrade repair your computer : get exactly the computer you need, and save money! by Michael Harris( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 51st state : America's working poor by T. N Mohan( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The United States continues to be the wealthiest country in the world, yet one in eight Americans, approximately 37 million people, live below the poverty line. This program analytically and sympathetically discusses the effects and implications of poverty, examining factors such as illiteracy, insufficient job skills, substance abuse, and crime. The phenomenon of multigenerational poverty is also addressed, underscoring the disturbing pattern of poverty begetting poverty. Interviews with impoverished people and those who reach out to them put a human face on a demographic group that lives below the radar of wealthy and middle-class Americans."--DVD case
Obvious poverty: America's homeless( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stereotypes tell us it's easy to spot the homeless -- after all, life on the street tends to leave a mark on people. But is a "homeless profile" really meaningful? In today's economy a man in a business suit might well be living in his car; and besides, to those in society's upper echelons, homelessness is often invisible. This program offers a profound exploration of homelessness, focusing on factors like addiction, financial hardship, mental illness, domestic abuse, and the inability to transcend a criminal background. It also outlines methods for combating homelessness in communities and in American society. Interviews with homeless people bring a real-world understanding to the issues, shedding light on the job search frustrations, bureaucratic challenges, and lack of personal safety that go hand-in-hand with a shelterless existence. A part of the series Poverty in America
The nouveau poor : a look at immigrant poverty( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "golden door" exalted at the Statue of Liberty still beckons the world's poor. Once inside the U.S., however, most immigrants accept a lifestyle that is anything but glittering. This program reveals the conditions in which an American newcomer, legal or not, struggles to earn a living, save money, and meet basic needs. Featuring interviews with numerous immigrants from Latin America and Africa, the film illustrates their experiences with entrenched racism, unfairly low wages, the lack of a social safety net, few if any economic resources, and crowded, substandard housing. These individuals also describe the goals that drive them-education and a better future for their loved ones-and the equally important work ethic with which the majority of immigrants approach their jobs. Several scholars contribute their expertise as we. A part of the series Poverty in America
Born with a wooden spoon : a look at generational poverty( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Combining scholarly analysis with a human-centered approach, this two-part series looks at the causes and effects of economic hardship in the United States while suggesting ways for society to combat the cycle of poverty. Situational, multigenerational, elder, and child poverty are all addressed through conversations with those who know hunger or homelessness firsthand. Leading socioeconomic experts and frontline activists are also interviewed, including David Broder of the Washington Post, Alan Berube of the Brookings Institute, and Jessica Bartholow, a community food bank administrator. The United States continue to be the wealthiest country in the world, yet one in eight Americans--approximately 37 million people--live below the poverty line. This program analytically and sympathetically discusses the effects and implications of poverty, examining factors such as illiteracy, insufficient job skills, substance abuse, and crime. The phenomenon of multigenerational poverty is also addrressed underscoring the disturbing pattern of poverty begetting poverty. Interviews with impoverished people and those who reach out to them put a human face on a demographic group that lives below the radar of wealthy and middle-class Americans"--Container
Monday to Friday pasta by Michele Urvater( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second in the Monday-to-Friday series, here's a pasta book with a difference. For two-worker families, single parents, and other busy people, Ms. Urvater marries the innovative Monday-to-Friday pantry-based approach with everyone's favorite food, pasta. The result is a guide to making over 175 delicious pasta dishes in roughly the time it takes to boil a pot of water. The range of recipes includes soup (Comforting Pasta Fagioli), seafood (Scallops Casino with Bowties), meat (Beef and Glass Noodles, Chic Chorizo), and salad (Couscous and Lentil Salad, Rotelle a la Greek Salad). Monday-to-Friday and the noodle: It's as perfect a match as spaghetti and meatballs. Selection of the Better Homes & Gardens Family Book Service and Book-of-the-Month Club's HomeStyle Books. 55,000 copies in print
Australian agricultural research : some policy issues by A. G Lloyd( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Face value by Phil Collins( Recording )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in Undetermined and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phil Collins makes his debut as a solo star with an album that features such classic hits as In the Air Tonight and I Missed Again
The income of nations : measurement with (what?) theory by Michael Harris( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Chieu Hoi Saloon
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The way things work : a fact-filled encyclopedia and project book with over 1,600 photographs, illustrations, cutaways and diagramsHow big business performs : private performance and public policy : analysing the profits of Australia's largest enterprises drawing on the unique data of Ibis business informationTransport : the amazing story of ships, trains, aircraft and cars, and how they workBuild upgrade repair your computer : get exactly the computer you need, and save money!The 51st state : America's working poor
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English (48)