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Foote, Horton

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To kill a mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

97 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 7,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is a dusty Southern town during the Depression. A white woman accuses a black man of rape. Though he is obviously innocent, the outcome of his trial is such a foregone conclusion that no lawyer will step forward to defend him-- except the town's most distinguished citizen. His compassionate defense costs him many friendships but earns him the respect and admiration of his two motherless children. --
Of mice and men by John Steinbeck( Visual )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells a story of two migrant workers. They dream of better days on a spred of their own until an act of unintentional violence has tragic consequences
The young man from Atlanta by Horton Foote( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courtship ; Valentine's Day ; 1918 : three plays from "The orphans' home cycle" by Horton Foote( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three plays of courtship and marriage trace the currents of family life back to their source in the struggle of the human spirit
Tender mercies by Robert Duvall( Visual )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A broken-down, middle-aged country singer gets a new wife, reaches out to his long-lost daughter, and tries to put his troubled life back together
Selected one-act plays of Horton Foote by Horton Foote( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers seventeen short plays set in the small Texas town of Harrison
Roots in a parched ground ; Convicts ; Lily Dale ; The Widow Claire : the first four plays of The orphans' home cycle by Horton Foote( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four plays dramatize the trials of Horace Robedaux, whose father's sudden death places Horace between his father's and his mother's families
An introduction to To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee by Dan Stone( Recording )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings of excerpts and critical analysis
The Displaced person by Flannery O'Connor( Visual )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in Georgia during the late 1940s, the 'displaced person' is a Polish refugee (Mr. Guizac) who's relocated by a priest to work on Mrs. McIntyre's farm. Quickly the industrious and clever Mr. Guizac becomes a threat to the other farmworkers. Soon all are plotting Mr. Guizac's downfall until fate unexpectedly takes a hand in deciding this outsider's destiny ... and ultimately everyone's tragedy"--Container
Horton Foote by Horton Foote( Book )

in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Faulkner's Barn burning( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abe Snopes is a Southern tenant farmer whose unrelenting and violent nature proves to be his undoing. Snopes sets his employer's barn on fire when he thinks he's been treated unfairly. His son, Sarty, is horrified. Snopes escapes justice for lack of proof, but he and his family are told to move on. No sooner do they move than Snopes is offended by his new rich employer. Torn between trying to win his father's acceptance and his aversion to what his father will do, Sarty must make a decision and act quickly
Horton Foote's The trip to Bountiful( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carrie Watts begrudgingly lives with her busy, overprotective son, Ludie, and pretentious daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae. No longer able to drive and forbidden to travel alone, she wishes for freedom from the confines of the house and begs her son to take her on a visit to her hometown of Bountiful. When he refuses, Mrs. Watts is undeterred and makes an escape to the local bus station, where she befriends Thelma, a young woman traveling home
Getting Frankie married-- and afterwards : and other plays by Horton Foote( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To kill a mockingbird ; Tender mercies ; and, the trip to Bountiful : three screenplays by Horton Foote( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes a rape trial in a small Southern town, a washed-up country singer's recovery, and an old woman's return to her home
Main Street( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"... a contemporary drama about several residents of a small Southern city whose lives are changed by the arrival of a stranger with a controversial plan to save their decaying hometown. In the midst of today's challenging times, each of the colorful citizens of this close-knit North Carolina community -- from its mayor to a local police officer to a once-wealthy tobacco heiress -- will search for ways to reinvent themselves, their relationships and the very heart of their neighborhood"--Container
Cousins ; and, the death of Papa : the final two plays of The orphans' home cycle by Horton Foote( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three plays : Dividing the estate, the trip to Bountiful, and the young man from Atlanta by Horton Foote( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sometimes called the American Chekhov, Horton Foote has been mapping the rich emotional terrain just beneath the plain, quiet surfaces of his small-town characters for well over half a century. This anthology brings together three of his most critically acclaimed plays: Dividing the Estate, The Trip to Bountiful, and The Young Man from Atlanta
The trip to Bountiful; play in three acts by Horton Foote( Book )

5 editions published between 1954 and 1982 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harrison, Texas; eight television plays by Horton Foote( Book )

6 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of the Thorntons : a play by Horton Foote( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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To kill a mockingbird
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Foote, Albert Horton 1916-2009

Foote, Albert Horton Jr

Horton Foote acteur amricain

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Horton Foote amerykański scenarzysta filmowy

Horton Foote drammaturgo e sceneggiatore statunitense

Horton Foote US-amerikanischer Dramatiker und Drehbuchautor

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Of mice and menThe young man from AtlantaCourtship ; Valentine's Day ; 1918 : three plays from "The orphans' home cycle"Selected one-act plays of Horton FooteRoots in a parched ground ; Convicts ; Lily Dale ; The Widow Claire : the first four plays of The orphans' home cycleHorton FooteWilliam Faulkner's Barn burningGetting Frankie married-- and afterwards : and other plays