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Shepard, Sam 1943-

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The notebook by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy & fiercely independent young woman falls for an impoverished & passionate young man
Black Hawk down : a story of modern war by Mark Bowden( Visual )

36 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the near-disastrous mission in Somalia on October 3, 1993 where nearly 100 U.S. Army Rangers, commanded by Capt. Mike Steele. The troops were dropped by helicopter deep into the capital city of Mogadishu to capture two top lieutenants of a Somali warlord. The resulting action lead to a large and drawn-out firefight between the Rangers and hundreds of Somali gunmen. The battle led to the destruction of two U.S. Black Hawk helicopters and to the heroic efforts by various Rangers to get to them out. Centers on Sgt. Eversmann commanding one Ranger unit pinned down by the street fighting, to Warrant Officer Durant who was only survivor of the second black hawk crash site and subsequently captured. Lt. Col. McKnight leads a rescue convoy for the Rangers only to get lost within the hostile city. Lt. Perino leads the Rangers to the first black hawk crash site, while Staff Sgt. Yurek leads his decimated Ranger group through gunfire to safety
Charlotte's web by E. B White( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ordinary Somerset County, a young farm girl named Fern rescues the runt of a litter of pigs from her father's ax. Fern names the pig Wilbur, takes care of him, and continues to visit him every day after he is moved to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman's barn across the road. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house" when Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web, along with a little help from Templeton the rat and the other barn inhabitants, turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

48 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Air Force test flights by Chuck Yeager that would lead to Project Mercury, which pioneered America's launch into the space race-- and of the seven men chosen to launch the U.S. into space: Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton
Seven plays by Sam Shepard( Book )

59 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents seven dark works by American playwright Sam Shepard, which span 1968-1981 and deal with such themes as family disturbances and the loss of American myths; includes "Buried Child" and "Curse of the Starving Class."
Days of heaven by Terrence Malick( Visual )

79 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1910, Bill, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor. He flees to the Texas panhandle with his lover Abby and little sister Linda, where they work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. When Bill learns that the Farmer is ill and has less than a year to live, he encourages Abby to accept the man's attentions. The Farmer and Abby marry, and she and her "siblings" live in the big house, waiting for the Farmer to die, so Abby can inherit, and the three of them live happily ever after. But love seems to be a cure-all: the Farmer seems to be improving--and Abby is no longer seeing this as a marriage of convenience. From a landscape of panoramic vistas, vivid colors, and rich textures comes a timeless American idyll and a gritty evocation of turn-of-the-century labor
The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford by Andrew Dominik( Visual )

39 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone in 1880s America knows Jesse James. He's the nation's most notorious criminal and is being hunted by the law in 10 states. He's also the land's greatest hero, lauded as a Robin Hood by the public. No one knows of Robert Ford, at least not yet. But the ambitious 19-year-old aims to change that. He befriends Jesse and rides with his gang. And if that doesn't bring Ford fame, he will have to find a deadlier way. Friendship becomes rivalry and the quest for fame becomes obsession
Mud by Jeff Nichols( Visual )

30 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two boys, Ellis and his best friend Neckbone, find a mysterious man named Mud hiding out on a deserted island in the Mississippi. Mud tells the boys fantastic stories about his life, including how he killed a man in Texas and vengeful bounty hunters are coming to get him. He says he is planning to meet and escape with the love of his life, Juniper. The boys agree to help him, but it isn't long until their small town is besieged by bounty hunters out for blood
August: Osage County by John Wells( Visual )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The darkly hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives converge when a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional mother who raised them"--Container
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container
A lie of the mind : a play in three acts by Sam Shepard( Book )

48 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also contains The War in Heaven, Angel's Monologue by Joseph Chaikin and Sam Shepard
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Visual )

44 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Supreme Court justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everyone else wants her dead
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )

155 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having been missing for four years and presumed dead, Travis emerges from the desert near the Texas-Mexico border and collapses at a gas station. His younger brother, Walt, a billboard artist, takes him to Walt's Los Angeles home where Travis' son, Hunter, has lived with Walt and Walt's wife, Anne, since Travis and his wife, Jane, disappeared. Travis reestablishes a relationship with Hunter, finds Jane and brings about a reunion between Jane and Hunter before leaving again
Snow falling on cedars by David Guterson( Visual )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy. For a local reporter the trial strikes home when he finds his ex-lover is linked to the case
Safe house by Daniel Espinosa( Visual )

15 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tobin Frost ..., one of the CIA's most dangerous traitors, resurfaces in South Africa after eluding capture for almost a decade. During Frost's interrogation, the safe house where he is being held in is attacked by brutal mercenaries forcing rookie agent Matt Weston ... to take the infamous Frost on the run. As the masterful manipulator toys with his reluctant protégé, shaking the young operative's morality and idealism, the unlikely allies must fight to stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead"--Container
Fool for love by Sam Shepard( Book )

81 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love, hate, and myths of the Old West are evidenced in violent confrontation between half-brother and half-sister, who happen to be lovers. Background music. 1 act, 1 interior
Brothers by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Sam Cahill is embarking on his fourth tour of duty, leaving behind his beloved wife and two daughters. When Sam's Blackhawk helicopter is shot down in the mountains of Afghanistan, the worst is presumed, leaving an enormous void in the family. Despite a dark history, Sam's charismatic younger brother steps in to fill the family void
The unseen hand and other plays by Sam Shepard( Book )

40 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents fourteen short and experimental plays from Sam Shepard's early career, including "The Unseen Hand"; "The Rock Garden"; "Chicago"; "Red Cross"; and "Killer's Head."
All the pretty horses by Cormac McCarthy( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Grady Cole (Damon) and his best friend Lacey Rawlins (Thomas) leave Texas, head south of the border in search of adventure, and find work as horse wranglers. But when Cole embarks on an illicit and passionate affair with the beautiful daughter (Cruz) of the wealthy ranch owner who is his employer, events are set in motion which forever change the lives of all involved
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contemporary adaptation of the classic play set in New York City, circa 2000 - a world of laptops and limousines. The president of the Denmark Corporation was just found dead, and his wife has remarried the man suspected of the murder. Nobody is suffering more than her son, Hamlet - who is not only determined to avenge his father's murder but is also in love with the enchanting but forbidden Ophelia. And so begins a series of discoveries, lies and loss that will destroy the lives of all those involved
 
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Alternative Names
Rogers , Samuel Shepard

Rogers, Samuel Shepard 1943-

Rogers, Shepard Samuel

Rogers , Steve

Rogers, Steve 1943-

Rogers Steve Shepard

Rogers, Steve Shepard, 1943-

Sam Shepard acteur américain

Sam Shepard acteur et dramaturge américain

Sam Shepard Actor estadounidense

Sam Shepard americký dramatik a herec

Sam Shepard Amerikaans acteur

Sam Shepard attore, commediografo e scrittore statunitense

Sam Shepard dramaturg, scenarzysta i aktor amerykański

Sam Shepard US-amerikanischer Dramatiker und Schauspieler

Shepard, Rogers Samuel

Shepard, Sam

Shepard, Sam pseud

Shepard, Samuel

Σαμ Σέπαρντ

Сам Шепърд

Сэм Шепард американский актёр и сценарист

סם שפרד

סם שפרד שחקן אמריקאי

שפארד, סם 1943־

שפרד, סם 1943-

سام شبرد، 1943-

سام شيبارد

سام شپارد

شيبارد، سام، 1943-

სემ შეპარდი

샘 셰퍼드

세퍼드, 샘 1943-

셰퍼드, 샘 1943-

쉐파드, 샘 1943-

쉐퍼드, 쌤 1943-

サム・シェパード

シェパ-ド, サム 1943-

シェパード, サム

山姆·夏普德

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Black Hawk down : a story of modern warThe right stuffSeven playsDays of heavenSteel magnoliasA lie of the mind : a play in three actsThe pelican briefParis, Texas