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Getchell, Robert

Overview
Works: 33 works in 156 publications in 7 languages and 4,383 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Biography  Motion picture plays 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Robert Getchell
The client by John Grisham ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark Sway is an 11-year-old torn between what he knows and what he can never tell. A hitman will snuff him in half a heartbeat if Mark reveals what he learned about a Mob murder. An ambitious federal prosecutor will keep the pressure on until Mark tells all. Suddenly, Mark isn't a boy playing air guitar anymore. He's a pawn in a deadly game. And his only ally is a courageous but unseasoned attorney who risks her career for him ... but never imagines she'll also risk her life
Alice doesn't live here anymore by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight year old Alice Graham dreams of becoming a singer. Twenty seven years later she spends most of her life mediating between her sullen husband and their son Tom. When her husband is killed she decides to sell up and pursue a singing career. She finds herself forced to reassess her life, her relationship with Tom, and most of all her dependence on men
Bound for glory by Hal Ashby ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1936 Woody Guthrie leaves Texas and heads to California looking for work. He meets hobos, migrant workers and people down on their luck, and begins his career as a folk singer
This boy's life a true story by Tobias Wolff ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Caroline just wants to settle down in one place, find a decent guy, and provide a better home for her handful of a son, Toby. When she moves to Seattle and meets Dwight, she thinks she's got it made. Toby, however, feels differently after spending time with Dwight while away from Caroline. Dwight seems to want to mold Toby into a better person, but to do so he emotionally, verbally, and physically abuses the kid. The marriage proceeds, and soon Caroline, too, recognizes Dwight's need to dominate everyone around him
Point of no return by John Badham ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A convicted murderer agrees to serve as an assassin for a covert government agency
Alice ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On her way to become a singer, Alice's car breaks down in Phoenix. With no money and a son to care for, Alice takes a waitress job at Mel's Diner. There she meets up with Mel, the owner and chef, Flo and Vera, the waitresses
Alice doesn't live here anymore : a novel by Robert Getchell ( Book )
12 editions published between 1973 and 1987 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When housewife Alice is suddenly widowed and left with no money and no job to support herself and her son, she sets off across the country to find a new life as a singer
Alice ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LINDA LAVIN stars as Alice Hyatt, a newly widowed mother, who lives in Phoenix, Arizona, and works as a waitress, determined to make it on her own and somehow manage to keep smiling
Alice ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Linda Lavin stars as Alice Hyatt, a widowed mother, who lives in Phoenix, Arizona, and works as a waitress. Alice is determined to make it on her own and somehow manages to keep smiling
The assassin by John Badham ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
She is society's worst nightmare. A scruffy, antisocial misfit, she's been convicted of murder and sentenced to die. But a covert government may be able to transform her into a sleek, cool-as-ice assassin. Her choice: learn to kill on command - or die as the courts have declared
El cliente The client = Der klient ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in Spanish and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a boy witnesses the suicide of a Mafia attorney he must hire a troubled attorney to protect himself from the Mafia and Federal prosecutors. Based on John Grisham's best selling novel
Il cliente ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in Multiple languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Avvocatessa di grinta e capelli rossi con passato da alcolista tiene in scacco giudice federale, assumendo gratis la difesa di ragazzino testimone di un suicidio dai risvolti rischiosi, minacciato da mafiosi che vorrebbero eliminarlo. (Morandini)
Bound for glory : the Woody Guthrie story : screenplay by Robert Getchell ( Book )
4 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The biography of the legendary folk singer and composer, Woody Guthrie
Bound for glory : the Woody Guthrie story : screenplay by Robert Getchell ( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sweet dreams by Karel Reisz ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biographical film on the life of the late country singer Patsy Cline
Stella by John Erman ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in French and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tough and fiercely independent Stella discovers that she is pregnant following a brief affair. She raises her daughter Jenny alone in a loving relationship, until Stella realizes that there are advantages that only Jenny's wealthy father can provide
Sweet dreams by Robert Getchell ( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The client : [screenplay by Akiva Goldsman ( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nom de code Nina ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in French and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stella : a screenplay by Robert Getchell ( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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