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Ryan, Terry 1946-2007

Overview
Works: 13 works in 75 publications in 3 languages and 4,745 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Biographies  Biographical films  Comedy films  Historical films  War films  Documentary films  History  Science fiction television programs 
Roles: Author, Costume designer
Classifications: CT275.R8964, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Terry Ryan
The prize winner of Defiance, Ohio : how my mother raised 10 kids on 25 words or less by Terry Ryan( Book )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 2,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author describes her mother Evelyn's struggles with poverty in the 1950s as she tried to build a happy home for her ten children, with the help of wit, poetry, and prose during the contest era of the 1950s and 1960s
Inspector Gadget 2 by Alex Zamm( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to Riverton as Inspector Gadget is again facing his arch-enemy, Claw, who has escaped the Riverton Prison
Prize winner of Defiance, Ohio by Terry Ryan( Recording )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio introduces Evelyn Ryan, an enterprising woman who kept poverty at bay with wit, poetry, and perfect prose during the "contest era" of the 1950s and 1960s. Standing up to the church, her alcoholic husband, and antiquated ideas about women, Evelyn turned every financial challenge into an opportunity for innovation, all the while raising her six sons and four daughters with the belief that miracles are an everyday occurrence
The hard word by Scott Roberts( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard experience and an unspoken family bond have made brothers, Dale, Frank and Shane masters of their craft - armed robbery. Not long after they are released from prison on bail, they find themselves back behind bars due to an administrative glitch. So when a flashy criminal lawyer presents them with a deal - do a job for him and they will be released, they agree to his terms. Their only rule - no one gets hurt
Invincible by Werner Herzog( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the ultimate fight between good and evil. Os is a martial-arts expert whose life purpose is to train a band of misfits to fight the ultimate evil. Os once belonged to the Shadowmen -- a cult of dark angels who want to destroy the earth. Os has given up his immortality to help mankind, and now, he and his students must take on Slate, the ultra-powerful leader of the Shadowmen, to save the world!
The blood of heroes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a post-apocalyptic world, teams of men called 'juggers' travel the country and challenge others to a brutal sport
Farscape( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bug's life: When special commandos are forced by a fuel leak to come aboard the ship they are deceived into believing that Moya is still under Peacekeeper control. They reluctantly reveal to Aeryn and Crichton that they are on a top priority mission to a secret base to deliver an unmarked crate
Farscape( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A human reaction: Crichton finds a wormhole and returns to Earth. However, only his father, Major Jack Crichton, believes he is really his son. When Moya's Transport Pod blasts through, Crichton convinces the military not to shoot, but he can't prevent them from drugging and imprisoning Rygel, D'Argo and Aeryn
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in Undetermined and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Evelyn Ryan. Offers a revealing study of the housewife's plight during the Eisenhower era, along with an inspiring tale of tenacity and survival against formidable odds. Evelyn is a cheerfully strong-willed mother of ten who compensates for the failings of her alcoholic husband by becoming the most successful "contester" in the country. Between the mid-1950s and the early '60s, Evelyn submitted cleverly worded poems, jingles, and slogans in corporate sponsored contests. Winning everything from palm trees and pogo-sticks to sports cars and cash, she somehow mangages to hold the financially desperate family together with happy smiles and a rock-solid defiance
Farscape( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That old black magic: An evil sorcerer steals the souls of Crichton and Crais and stages a life-or-death battle between the two men. Crais believes that Crichton murdered his brother and so he is out to kill Crichton
Elle Gagnait Toujours( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Evelyn Ryan. Offers a revealing study of the housewife's plight during the Eisenhower era, along with an inspiring tale of tenacity and survival against formidable odds. Evelyn is a cheerfully strong-willed mother of ten who compensates for the failings of her alcoholic husband by becoming the most successful "contester" in the country. Between the mid-1950s and the early '60s, Evelyn submitted cleverly worded poems, jingles, and slogans in corporate sponsored contests. Winning everything from palm trees and pogo-sticks to sports cars and cash, she somehow mangages to hold the financially desperate family together with happy smiles and a rock-solid defiance
The prize winner of Defiance, Ohio by Terry Ryan( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The national parks. America's best idea by Joseph C Martin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Recent Canadian Army WW I vets in 1919 become their own worst enemy when promised passage back home from North Wales
 
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The prize winner of Defiance, Ohio : how my mother raised 10 kids on 25 words or less
Alternative Names
Terry Ryan Amerikaans auteur

Terry Ryan écrivaine américaine

Terry Ryan escriptora estatunidenca

Terry Ryan escritora estadounidense

Terry Ryan US-amerikanische Autorin

تری رایان نویسنده آمریکایی

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