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Nicholson, William

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Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )

136 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful Roman general condemned to death after a power struggle is made a slave and put into the gladiator games to fight until he loses and dies. But he still is seeking revenge on the emperor who enslaved him and killed his family
Les Misérables by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

46 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-revolutionary France, Jean Valjean is paroled after serving 19 years in prison for stealing bread. Unable to find work as an ex-convict, he steals silver from a church. When he is caught and brought back, the bishop forgives him, instructing Valjean to use the silver to begin a new life. After breaking parole to do so, nine years later Valjean is a wealthy industrialist and mayor. This success comes at high price-- he is hunted by ruthless policeman Javert, his former prison guard. When Valjean comes across a woman being arrested by his old nemesis Javert, Valjean intervenes, risking discovery. When Valjean learns that the woman, Fantine, turned to prostitution after losing her position at his factory because she has a child, he befriends Fantine, even agreeing to care for her daughter, Cosette. The decision changes their lives forever
Unbroken by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

26 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp
Seeker by William Nicholson( Book )

34 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having been rejected by the Nomana--the revered warrior-monk order they long to join--sixteen-year-olds Seeker and Morning Star, along with a curious pirate named Wildman, attempt to prove that they are worthy of joining the community, after all
Jango by William Nicholson( Book )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeker, Morning Star and the Wildman are about to discover the secret behind the power of the Noble Warriors. And they are going to need it ... The mighty warlord of Orlan has allied himself with the empire of Radiance in a bid to defeat the Noble Warriors once and for all. The two armies are gathering their forces ready to begin their assault. And they are determined to annihilate all who come in their path. Is this the Noble Warriors' final stand?
Noman by William Nicholson( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeker, who is obsessed with his increasingly perilous quest to kill the last of the Old Ones, finds that his mission has placed him at odds with a new leader who preaches peace and joy
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

51 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival
Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

43 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1585: Philip II's Catholic Spain is the most powerful empire in the world. Only England, ruled by Protestant Elizabeth, stands against him. The Queen is threatened by a depleted treasury, constant threats of assassination, and plots by Philip to install her cousin, Queen Mary of Scotland, on her throne. To which end a great armada is poised to invade England--as punishment for the capture of his treasure-ships, and to make Europe safe for Catholicism--even as Elizabeth's attention is diverted to Sir Walter Raleigh, returned from the New World with two gifts: the territory of Virginia and tobacco. Facing her greatest challenge, Elizabeth must rally her country to safeguard her kingdom, destroy her enemies, and secure her position as "Mother to her people."
Mandela : long walk to freedom by Justin Chadwick( Visual )

35 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society
The wind singer : an adventure by William Nicholson( Book )

87 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Kestrel Hath rebels against the stifling rules of Amaranth society and is forced to flee, she, along with her twin brother and a tagalong classmate, follow an ancient map in quest of the legendary silver voice of the wind singer, in an attempt to heal Amaranth and its people
Shadowlands by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

50 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor who remains untouched by any great passion until he meets and falls in love with Joy Gresham, a feisty, abrasive New York divorcée
Nell by Michael Apted( Visual )

44 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The backwoods of North Carolina is where Nell lives, all alone. She has her own form of language and no idea of a world beyond her small plot of land. When civilization enters her life, Nell's life will never be the same again
Slaves of the Mastery by William Nicholson( Book )

47 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Bowman uses his newly-discovered powers to join with his twin sister Kestrel in an attempt to liberate their people from the "beautiful but cruel" civilization which has enslaved them
Shadowlands by William Nicholson( Book )

33 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two-act play about the romance of C.S. Lewis and Joy Davidman. The action takes place in Oxford in the 1950s. Originally presented at the The Theatre Royal, Plymouth, 5 Oct. 1989
First Knight by Jerry Zucker( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Malagant declares war on King Arthur in hopes of gaining part of Camelot. In the meantime, Arthur's young bride, Guenivere, has fallen in love with Lancelot, one of Arthur's loyal knights
Motherland by William Nicholson( Book )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Summer, 1942. Kitty, an army driver stationed in Sussex, meets Ed, a Royal Marine commando, and Larry, a liaison officer with Combined Ops. She falls instantly in love with Ed, who falls in love with her. So does Larry. Both men go off to war, and Ed wins the highest military honor for his bravery. But sometimes heroes don't make the best husbands. [This novel] follows Kitty, Ed, and Larry from wartime England and the brutally tragic Dieppe raid to Nazi-occupied France, India after the war, and Jamaica before independence. Against this ever-changing backdrop--as they witness history being made and participate in the smaller dramas of romance, friendship, and parenthood--these three friends make choices that will determine the challenges and triumphs of their lives"--Dust jacket flap
Amherst by William Nicholson( Book )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From an Oscar-nominated screenwriter, a novel of two love affairs set in Amherst and presided over by Emily Dickinson"--
The society of others : a novel by William Nicholson( Book )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man embarks on an aimless journey, hitchhiking across Europe without planned destinations, only to find himself caught up in a confusing, threatening, and surreal world of inexplicable violence and dark secrets
Firesong : an adventure by William Nicholson( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having saved their family and the rest of the Manth people from slavery, twins Bowman and Kestrel are free to seek their promised land
The secret intensity of everyday life by William Nicholson( Book )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Laura is a happily married mother of two. But when her college boyfriend resurfaces after twenty years, she's forced to compare the passion of that first love with the domesticity of her suburban life in a gentrified English village. What if she'd stayed with him? Would she be happier? And what is happiness, really? Little does she know that many of her neighbors are struggling with their own personal crises. Among the cast of characters are a rector who has lost his faith, a school teacher who longs to be a screenwriter but receives only rejections, a struggling farmer who resents the influx of young professionals and their privileged offspring to this formerly rural area, and a journalist who can't stop sleeping with her ex, even though it's ruining her life"--Cover, p. 2
 
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Nicholson, Bill

Nicholson, Bill 1948-

Nicholson, W.

Nicholson, W. (William)

Nicholson, William 1948-... dramaturge

William Nicholson britischer Schriftsteller, Drehbuchautor und Regisseur

William Nicholson Brits schrijver

Уильям Николсон английский сценарист

Уилям Никълсън

וויליאם ניקולסון סופר בריטי

윌리엄 니컬슨 영국의 극작가, 소설가

ウィリアム・ニコルソン

ニコルソン, ウィリアム

威廉·尼克爾森

威廉·尼科爾森

威廉尼古遜

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SeekerJangoNomanThe wind singer : an adventureShadowlandsSlaves of the MasteryShadowlandsFirst Knight