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Taylor, Jim 1962-

Overview
Works: 50 works in 243 publications in 7 languages and 14,584 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Motion picture plays  Film and video adaptations  Satire 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jim Taylor
 
Most widely held works by Jim Taylor
Sideways by Alexander Payne( Visual )
28 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack and Miles were college roommates, and despite their differences, they have been friends ever since. Jack is an actor, whose career high point is a stint as a soap opera regular. English teacher and oenophile Miles would much rather be a published novelist. Jack is about to get married, so depressed, divorced Miles suggests they hit the road for a week-long bachelor party amidst the rolling hillsides and gorgeous sunsets of wine country near Santa Barbara. A little golf, a lot of wine, how could it possibly go sideways?
The descendants by Alexander Payne( Visual )
12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matt King is an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the family's land handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries
About Schmidt by Kevin Tent( Visual )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and German and held by 2,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent
Jurassic Park III by Sam Neill( Visual )
36 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When renowned paleontologist Dr. Grant agrees to accompany a wealthy adventurer and his wife on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna, InGen's former breeding ground for prehistoric creatures, he has no idea that he was brought along for a totally different reason. When their plane crashes and they become stranded, they discover the island's native inhabitants are smarter, faster, fiercer and more brutal than imagined
Election by Alexander Payne( Visual )
23 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Civics teacher Jim McAllister is worried: obnoxious, perennial overachiever Tracy Flick looks likely to win the student body presidency--she is running unopposed. Seeking to inject some democracy into the process, he persuades nice but dim football hero Paul Metzler to stand against her. This merely makes Tracy even more determined to win, and when Paul's alienated younger sister Tammy joins the race, leads her to use extreme measures to guarantee success. Meanwhile, Mr. McAllister's life becomes increasingly complicated as he strays from the principles he teaches. Politics is rarely pretty, but the students and faculty at Carver High are about to find out just how ugly it can get
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Adam Sandler( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When red tape stops New York fire fighter Larry from naming his children as beneficiaries of his pension, he asks his best friend to enter into domestic partnership with him. Now they must convince everyone their 'marriage' is real ... even their gorgeous lawyer
Cedar Rapids ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small-town, naive Midwestern insurance agent must represent his company at a regional insurance convention in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where his mind is blown by the big city experience
Jurassic Park ultimate trilogy ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jurassic Park: Scientists develop a means of bringing dinosaurs to life using DNA taken from dino' blood, which has been preserved inside insects encased in amber. Originally issued in 1993
Jurassic Park adventure pack ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lost world: Four years after the failure of Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar, it is revealed that there was another island ("Site B") on which dinosaurs were bred before being transported to Isla Nublar. Originally issued in 1997
Sideways by Alexander Payne( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a script of the film, along with photographs, complete credits, and an interview with the writer and director
Citizen Ruth by Alexander Payne( Visual )
4 editions published between 1012 and 2005 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dern is a pregnant chemical-inhaling homeless woman who inadvertently becomes the center of a pro-life vs. pro-choice struggle over her unborn child. A stinging satire of fanaticism"--Leonard Maltin's movie & video guide, 2001. "A pro-laugh comedy"--Videocassette box
Jurassic Park III : junior novelization by Scott Ciencin( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Eric Kirby is in Jurassic Park with live, dangerous dinosaurs. His parents want to get him out - but how? Dr. Alan Grant knows about dinosaurs. He also knows that he doesn't want to visit Jurassic Park again!
The Sideways guide to wine and life ( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Election : screenplay by Alexander Payne( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tracy Flick is a straight A go-getter student, who is determined to be president of Carver High's student body. Popular teacher Jim McAllister decides to try and derail Tracy's obsessive overachieving by recruiting an opposition candidate
Jurassic Park trilogy by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lost world: Four years after the failure of Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar, it is revealed that there was another island ("Site B") on which dinosaurs were bred before being transported to Isla Nublar
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jurassic Park: Scientists develop a means of bringing dinosaurs to life using DNA taken from dinosaur blood, which has been preserved inside insects encased in amber
Sideways : screenplay by Alexander Payne( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sideways À la dérive ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miles is a divorced man and a failed writer who teaches junior high English. He decides to take his best friend, somewhat famous actor Jack, on a weeklong drive through California's wine country. There they explore their failures and question their relationships
About Schmidt by Louis Begley( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aristocratic Wasp, a widower who is one of New York's last white-shoe lawyers, seeks solace in the arms of a Puerto Rican waitress after his only daughter inflicts on him the ultimate indignity. She is marrying an ambitious drone, immune to the refining pleasures of culture and--perhaps hardest to swallow--Jewish. By the author of Wartime Lies
A propósito de Schmidt ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Warren Schmidt è un uomo depresso e avvilito: è in pensione ed è vedovo di recente. Incerto sul suo futuro così come delle scelte fatte nel passato, decide di fare i bagagli per un viaggio attraverso il Nebraska, per essere presente al matrimonio della figlia con un venditore di letti ad acqua. Eppure ogni cosa che fa sembra sbagliata e Warren sembra destinato a finire la sua vita così come l'ha vissuta: un fallimento. Ma lungo la strada Warren racconta il suo viaggio e le sue osservazioni ad un interlocutore inaspettato, un ragazzino povero della Tanzania che sta sovvenzionando per 73 centesimi al giorno. Nelle sue lunghe lettere al ragazzino, Warren inizia a vedere se stesso e la vita che ha vissuto con occhi diversi
 
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Alternative Names
Taylor, Jim.
Taylor, Jim Kyakuhonka
Taylor, Jim キャクホンカ
テイラー, ジム
Languages
English (179)
German (9)
Spanish (6)
French (4)
Italian (3)
Czech (2)
Multiple languages (1)
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