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Oliver, Nancy 1955-

Overview
Works: 53 works in 94 publications in 5 languages and 6,699 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror television programs  Television series  Fantasy television programs  Television adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Television programs 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Nancy Oliver
 
Most widely held works by Nancy Oliver
Lars and the real girl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lars is a sweet but shy guy who has a hard time talking with his family, coworkers, and neighbors. Although his family fears the worst when Lars brings home a life-sized companion doll who he thinks is a real girlfriend, named Bianca, a doctor encourages them to play along with him so that he can work through his delusions. The whole community rallies to his support, and Lars begins to deal with all of his emotions. He even begins to develop feelings for Margo, an attractive co-worker, in what becomes "a hilariously unique love triangle."
True blood( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana boasts a wide array of colorful locals. Sookie Stackhouse is a sweet and innocent waitress who hides her powerful ability to read minds. Bill Compton is a 173 year-old vampire who's just moved back to town. Sookie's brother Jason is a ladies' man who can't seem to stay out of trouble. Tough-as-nails Tara is Sookie's loyal best friend and Sam is the owner of Merlotte's who tries to keep his feelings for Sookie to himself. Lafayette is a man about town who's always cooking up something illicit
True blood( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maenadian reign of terror may be over, but Sookie Stackhouse and the townspeople of Bon Temps face a new calamity that makes the bacchanalian evils of Maryanne Forrester seem tame by comparison. Sookie desperately tries to locate her fiancé, ending up in a netherworld of human and undead interlopers, among them the powerful Vampire King of Mississippi, Russell Edgington
True blood( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome back to Bon Temps, home to mystery, Southern sensuality, and dark secrets. Tara finds herself in love and under a spell; Sam puts his trust in an unlikely ally; Jason becomes involved with an anti-vampire sect; and Eric recruits Sookie to investigate the disappearance of a 2,000-year-old vampire
True blood by Anna Paquin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another supernatural force has come to light in Bon Temps--witchcraft-- and life for its residents will never be the same. Sookie finds herself entangled in a love triangle, torn between a vengeful Bill, the new Vampire King of Missississippi, and Eric, who's not the former Viking he once was. Led by a charismatic witch named Marnie, who threatens to let no one living or dead stand in her way, a powerful coven tempts Lafayette, Tara, and Jesus with otherworldly powers
Lars and the real girl by Craig Gillespie( Visual )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and German and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lars is a sweet but quirky guy who thinks he's found the girl of his dreams in a life-sized doll named Bianca. He is content with his artificial girlfriend until he develops feelings for Margo, an attractive co-worker. Now Lars finds himself in a unique love triangle, hoping to somehow discover the real meaning of true love
Lars and the real girl (DVD)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lars is a sweet but quirky guy who thinks he's found the girl of his dreams in a life-sized doll named Bianca. He is content with his artificial girlfriend until he develops feelings for Margo, an attractive co-worker. Now Lars finds himself in a unique love triangle, hoping to somehow discover the real meaning of true love
True blood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome back to Bon Temps, home to mystery, Southern sensuality, and dark secrets. Tara finds herself in love and under a spell; Sam puts his trust in an unlikely ally; Jason becomes involved with an anti-vampire sect; and Eric recruits Sookie to investigate the disappearance of a 2,000-year-old vampire
True blood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome back to Bon Temps, home to mystery, Southern sensuality, and dark secrets. Tara finds herself in love and under a spell; Sam puts his trust in an unlikely ally; Jason becomes involved with an anti-vampire sect; and Eric recruits Sookie to investigate the disappearance of a 2,000-year-old vampire
True blood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maenadian reign of terror may be over, but Sookie Stackhouse and the townspeople of Bon Temps face a new calamity that makes the bacchanalian evils of Maryanne Forrester seem tame by comparison. Sookie desperately tries to locate her fiance, ending up in a netherworld of human and undead interlopers, among them the powerful Vampire King of Mississippi, Russell Edgington
True blood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maenadian reign of terror may be over, but Sookie Stackhouse and the townspeople of Bon Temps face a new calamity that makes the bacchanalian evils of Maryanne Forrester seem tame by comparison. Sookie desperately tries to locate her fiance, ending up in a netherworld of human and undead interlopers, among them the powerful Vampire King of Mississippi, Russell Edgington
Social life by Nancy Oliver( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lars and the real girl : [screenplay] by Nancy Oliver( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lars is a sweet but shy guy who has a hard time talking with his family, coworkers, and neighbors. Although his family fears the worst when Lars brings home a life-sized companion doll who he thinks is a real girlfriend, named Bianca, a doctor encourages them to play along with him so that he can work through his delusions. The whole community rallies to his support, and Lars begins to deal with all of his emotions. He even begins to develop feelings for Margo, an attractive co-worker, in what becomes "a hilariously unique love triangle."
Une fiancée pas comme les autres by Craig Gillespie( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in French and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mots-clés: solitude ; amour ; poupée gonflable ; depression
Lars y una chica de verdad( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lars (Ryan Gosling), un joven enormemente tímido y dulce que vive en una pequeña localidad junto a su hermano (Paul Schneider) y su cuñada (Emily Mortimer), lleva por fin a casa a Bianca, la chica de sus sueños. El problema es que Bianca es una muñeca que encargó por Internet, aunque Lars la trata como si fuera una persona real. Alentados por la doctora del pueblo (Patricia Clarkson), y en un esfuerzo por comprenderle, su familia decide seguir con la fantasía de Lars, de la que pronto acabará participando todo el pueblo
Six feet under( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at members of a dysfunctional family that operates a funeral home in Pasadena. With the elder son returning home for the holidays to shattering news, the family must learn to deal with a death of their own, while figuring out how to go ahead with the business of the living. A funny and emotional look at a grieving American family ... that just happens to be in the grief management business
Six feet under( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at members of a dysfunctional family that operates a funeral home in Pasadena. With the elder son returning home for the holidays to shattering news, the family must learn to deal with a death of their own, while figuring out how to go ahead with the business of the living. A funny and emotional look at a grieving American family ... that just happens to be in the grief management business
True blood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maenadian reign of terror may be over, but Sookie Stackhouse and the townspeople of Bon Temps face a new calamity that makes the bacchanalian evils of Maryanne Forrester seem tame by comparison. Sookie desperately tries to locate her fiancé, ending up in a netherworld of human and undead interlopers, among them the powerful Vampire King of Mississippi, Russell Edgington
Lars und die Frauen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six feet under( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complicated lives and relationships of the Fisher family, owners and operators of an independent funeral home
 
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Alternative Names
Nancy Oliver Amerikaans scenarioschrijfster

Nancy Oliver amerikansk manusforfattar

Nancy Oliver amerikansk manusförfattare

Nancy Oliver amerikansk manusforfatter

Nancy Oliver amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Nancy Oliver écrivaine américaine

Nancy Oliver escritora estadounidense

Nancy Oliver sceneggiatrice e commediografa statunitense

Nancy Oliver US-amerikanische Drehbuchautorin

نانسی اولیور فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

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