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Fusco, John

Overview
Works: 47 works in 242 publications in 9 languages and 10,686 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Western stories  Martial arts films  Action and adventure films  Motion pictures  History  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Fusco
Spirit stallion of the Cimarron by Kelly Asbury ( Visual )
35 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Sprit, a young wild mustang, as he sets out against impossible odds to regain his freedom and save his homeland. On his courageous journey across the American frontier, Spirit forms a remarkable friendship with a Lakota brave, outwits a squadron of soldiers, and falls for a paint mare named Rain
Hidalgo by John Fusco ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 1890's Frank T. Hopkins, a former U.S. Cavalry dispatch rider who is haunted by memories of what he saw at the battle of Wounded Knee, and his mustang Hidalgo, are performing in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, billed as the greatest horse and rider the West has ever known. This leads them to be invited to run in the 3,000 mile endurance race across the Middle Eastern desert, the Ocean of Fire, by one of the leading Arabian Sheiks. The race soon becomes not only a matter of pride and honor for Frank, but a race for his very survival as he and his horse attempt the impossible
The forbidden kingdom by Ming ke fu ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jason is an American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics. He makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, Jason unexpectedly finds himself traveling back to ancient China. He meets the drunken kungfu master, Lu Yan; an enigmatic and skillful Silent Monk; and the vengeance-bent Golden Sparrow. Jason is lead on a quest to return the staff to its rightful owner, the Monkey King, who has been imprisoned in stone by the evil Jade Warlord for five hundred years. Along the way, while attempting to outmaneuver scores of killers, Jason learns about honor, loyalty and friendship and the true meaning of kungfu
Thunderheart by John Fusco ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young, part-Sioux FBI agent is sent to solve a murder on an Indian reservation. There he meets the irreverent local sheriff and the tribe's religious leader, who helps the agent begin to understand his lost heritage. Gradually, he comes to believe that the U.S. government has framed an innocent man, but finds that he and those around him are thrown into danger because of his suspicions
Young guns by Christopher Cain ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of Billy the Kid and his gang as they move from prairie trash to demi-gods
Dreamkeeper ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Lakota storyteller and his grandson, a troubled 17-year-old boy, embark on a cross-country journey toward self-discovery. The grandson agrees to take his grandfather from Pine Ridge Reservation in S.D. to a powwow in Santa Fe in order to escape from some trouble with the local gang. Interwoven with the journey of the grandfather and grandson are retellings of Native American legends
Crossroads ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young classically trained guitarist learns the blues from an old bluesman who supposedly got his talent to play the blues from the devil
Young guns II ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and French and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billy the Kid and his gang have escaped the hangman, and are on the run to the Mexican border and safety, but must elude pursuing sheriff Pat Garrett, Billy's one-time friend
Paradise Salvage by John Fusco ( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Each new wreck towed into Paradise Salvage where the ferocious crusher presides with its power to reduce luxury automobiles into coffin-shaped heaps of twisted metal is a desultory gift from Fortune, a random opportunity for discovery. On a hot summer day in 1979, in the trunk of an abandoned Pontiac Bonneville, Nunzio uncovers a secret that will change his life." -- Jacket
Babe by Dick King-Smith ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A version of the life of Babe Ruth, from his youth in Baltimore to his retirement from the game of baseball, based on events that occurred between 1902 and 1935
Little monk and the mantis : a bug, a boy, and the birth of a kung fu legend by John Fusco ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In ancient China, a young monk at the Shaolin Temple develops a new style of self-defense after spending the summer alone in the Song Mountains and observing a small praying mantis battling a much larger beetle. Based on the seventeenth-century legend of Wong Long and the founding of praying mantis kung fu
Paradise salvage by John Fusco ( )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A coming of age story about twelve-year-old Nunzio Paradiso's last summer of innocence
Loch Ness by John Henderson ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American zoologist, his landlady, and her young daughter try to find the Loch Ness Monster
The Babe ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of baseball legend George Herman "Babe" Ruth, with particular focus on his playing years
Gong fu zhi wang The forbidden kingdom ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary in vernacular on container
Das Gesetz der Familie : Roman by John Fusco ( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Little Monk and the Mantis Story of the Young Shaoliin Monk Who Created China's Most Famous Martial Art by John Fusco ( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy, abandoned on the steps of the Shaolin Temple, is adopted by mysterious Kung Fu monks. Raised in a place where the powers of animals are studied and practiced, Wong Long tries to fit in and learn kung fu.Forever bested by the exotic animal styles of the other students, Wong Long runs away from the temple. That summer, he discovers and befriends a small praying mantis. Naming the mantis "Teacher," Wong Long is inspired to create an entirely new style of self-defense. When he returns to Shaolin Temple with his own unique style, the young monk is redeemed, history is made, and a kung
Océanos de fuego Hidalgo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Basada en un hecho real sobre la carrera de caballos de larga distancia más importante, "Hidalgo" cuenta el camino que tiene que recorrer un hombre para recuperar su dignidad. Esta carrera, llamada el "Océano de Fuego", que se celebró todos los años durante siglos, era una prueba de supervivencia de 3.000 millas por el desierto de Arabia y constituía un reto que sólo los mejores caballos árabes podían superar. En 1890, un rico jeque invitó a un americano y a su caballo a participar por primera vez en la carrera. Frank T. Hopkins (Viggo Mortensen) era un cowboy y un jinete de expediciones perteneciente al cuerpo de Caballería de Estados Unidos declarado el mejor jinete de la historia del Oeste. El jeque (Omar Sharif) quiso poner a prueba sus pretensiones, enfrentando al jinete americano y su caballo, Hidalgo, contra los mejores caballos árabes y los mejores jinetes beduinos
Coeurs de tonnerre by Michael Apted ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nom : Raymond Levoi, FBI. Mission : enquêter sur le meurtre d'un Sioux Oglala. Réserve indienne de Fine Ridge, Dakota du Sud. L'affaire sera vite réglée. Les coupables sont tout désignés, les leaders d'un mouvement traditionaliste sioux, le BRA. Mais Ray se met à douter. De l'honnêteté des agents locaux, et de la culpabilité du Bra
Le royaume interdit by Rob Minkoff ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (133)
French (20)
Spanish (13)
German (5)
Chinese (5)
Multiple languages (4)
Dutch (3)
Italian (2)
Catalan (1)
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