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Home Box Office (Firm)

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Works: 2,653 works in 4,229 publications in 4 languages and 200,438 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  History  Film adaptations  Television programs  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Television series  Action and adventure television programs 
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Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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My big fat Greek wedding by Nia Vardalos( Visual )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 2,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toula is a quiet, devoted daughter in a big, crazy Greek family. Working in her father's restaurant, she hides behind her family and keeps the world at a distance. One day at the restaurant she finds herself pouring coffee for a man who inspires her to change her life, and the way she sees the world ... forever
Sex and the city by Michael Patrick King( Visual )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 2,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sex columnist Carrie and her gal pals Charlotte, Miranda, and Samantha continue on their sexual conquests. Carrie believes things are on an upswing because of her hot date with Jack, while Charlotte is upset over Harry's disclosure that he would never marry a non-Jew. This leads to her decision to convert to Judaism. Samantha feasts her eyes on Jerry, the man who soon becomes her boyfriend. Charlotte hears the words she's been longing for from Harry. Miranda continues to emotionally distance herself from Steve. A visit from Mr. Big forces Carrie to re-think their relationship one last time
John Adams by Kirk Ellis( Visual )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history
Temple Grandin ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories
Band of brothers by Tom Hanks( Visual )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 2,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, an elite rifle company that parachuted into France early on D-Day morning, fought in the Battle of the Bulge, captured Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden, and suffered heavy casualties. Also includes a documentary about the soldiers in Easy Company
The Sopranos by David Chase( Visual )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 2,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With Tony's mother and uncle plotting against him, his older sister Janice wreaking her own special kind of havoc, and the very real threat that one of his closest allies is wired by the FBI, Tony needs the support of his psychiatrist more than ever
When the levees broke a requiem in four acts by Spike Lee( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world watched in horror as Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not only by the scale of the disaster, but the slow, inept and disorganized response of the emergency and recovery efforts. Structured into four acts, each dealing with a different aspect of the events that preceded and followed Katrina's catastrophic passage through New Orleans. Tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and survived to tell the tale
4 little girls by Spike Lee( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage and brings Birmingham, Alabama to the forefront of America's concern
A passage to India by David Lean( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adela Quested is a plucky young woman who journeys from England with the free-spirited Mrs. Moore. Flouting convention, the two women accompany the handsome Dr. Aziz on a tour of the mysterious Marabar Caves. But things turn ugly when Adela returns scratched and bloodied from the expedition. As British authorities urge her to press charges against Aziz, the line separating truth and fantasy begin to blur
Game of thrones ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kings from across the continent of Westeros vie for the Iron Throne. As winter approaches, the cruel young Joffrey sits upon the Throne in King's Landing, counseled by his conniving mother Cersei and his uncle Tyrion, who has been appointed the new Hand of the King. But the Lannister hold on power is under assault on many fronts, with two Baratheons donning crowns, and Robb Stark fighting as the King in the North
The Pacific by Jérémy Podeswa( Visual )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day
Game of thrones ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Lannisters barely hold on to the throne after a savage naval onslaught from Stannis Baratheon, while stirrings in the north threaten to alter the overall balance of power. Robb Stark, King in the North, faces major calamity in his efforts to build on his victories over the Lannisters while beyond the Wall, Mance Rayder and his huge army of wildlings continue their inexorable march south. Across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys Targaryen--reunited with her three fast-maturing dragons--attempts to raise an army to sail with her from Essos, in hopes of eventually claiming the Iron Throne. In Season 3 of this original series based on George R.R. Martin's bestselling books, the battling families of Westeros continue to clash as bonds are strained, loyalties are tested, and cruel fates are met
True blood by Alan Ball( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,360 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
American girl ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On her first day at her new school, Chrissa is seated with three girls who greet her with teasing and tricks. They bully Chrissa in class, on the bus, online, and even at swim club. When the taunting goes too far, Chrissa must find a way to stand strong
Taking Chance by Ross Katz( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The remarkable true story of one soldier's death in battle, another soldier's journey of discovery and a nation's reverence and gratitude toward its war dead. After hearing of the heroic death of a young Marine in Iraq, veteran officer Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl volunteers to escort the remains of Lance Corporal Chance Phelps back to his hometown in Wyoming. As Strobl crosses America's heartland, he will find himself on an unexpectedly emotional journey into the soul of a country mourning not only Chance, but all of our country's fallen heroes
True blood by Alan Ball( Visual )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,248 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
Mildred Pierce by Todd Haynes( Visual )
17 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years and struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The story explores Mildred's unreasonable devotion to her insatiable daughter Veda, as well as the complex relationship she shares with the indolent men in her life, including her polo-playing lover Monty Beragon and ex-husband Bert Pierce
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows Precious Ramotste, a recently bereaved woman, as she sets up the only woman-run Private Detective Agency in Botswana and her attempts to get it off the ground. She gets help from Grace Makutsi, her new secretary, and Mr. JLB Matekoni, the owner and super mechanic of the wonderful Speedy Motors. Mma Ramotste takes on cases, meets many new people who need her help - from a woman who thinks the man who has turned up at her door is not her father, to another lady who has a boyfriend who may or may not be faithful to her
Boardwalk empire ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lavish HBO period drama set in Atlantic City, following the life and times of Nucky Thompson - the undisputed political and criminal mastermind whose grip on power and control of the city's liquor supply is under constant threat
Sex and the city 2 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While wrestling with the pressures of life, love, and work in Manhattan, Carrie, Miranda, and Charlotte join Samantha for a trip to Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), where Samantha's ex is filming a new movie
 
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