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Mantegna, Joe

Overview
Works: 602 works in 1,606 publications in 4 languages and 70,127 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery stories  Animated films  Children's films  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Case studies 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Host, Author, Interviewee, Director, Other, Creator
Classifications: PS3566.A686, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joe Mantegna
 
Most widely held works by Joe Mantegna
Judge & jury by James Patterson( Recording )

17 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI agent Nick Pellisante finally captures mob boss Dominic Cavello. Two of Cavello's former employees are ready to testify against him when he hires a killer to make sure the trial never concludes
Bad business a Spenser novel by Robert B Parker( Recording )

28 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired by Marlene Cowley to find out whether her husband, Trent, is cheating on her, Spenser soon realizes that the two-timing husband has hired an investigator of his own. Even more shocking for Spenser is the discovery that the Cowleys are a part of an intimate circle that regularly tunes in to the talk-show host Darin O'Mara's unconventional--and possibly deadly--views on cross-connubial relationships. To complicate matters even more, a murder occurs at Kinergy, where Trent is the CFO, sending Spenser in yet another direction as he attempts to connect the dots and determine just how individual depravity figures into corporate corruption and murder
Cold service by Robert B Parker( Recording )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston P.I. Spenser and his redoubtable sidekick, Hawk, seek revenge on a cold-blooded killer
Back story by Robert B Parker( Recording )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a 1974 holdup in a Boston bank by a revolutionary group calling itself the Dread Scott Brigade, Emily Gordon is shot and killed. Nobody saw who shot her and the perpetrators have remained at large for three decades. Emily's daughter decides she needs closure regarding her mother's death so she turns to Spenser to find the answers
School days by Robert B Parker( Recording )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lily Ellsworth the grand dame of Dowling, Massachusetts hires Spenser to investigate her grandson Jared Clark's alleged involvement in a school shooting. Though seven people were killed in cold blood, and despite Jared's being named as a co-conspirator by the other shooter, Mrs. Ellsworth is convinced of her grandson's innocence
The Simpsons movie by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation( Visual )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lisa convinces the locals to clean up the polluted Lake Springfield after a crowd of fans sink the Green Day concert stage. Meanwhile, Homer saves a pig from being killed in Krusty Burger and adopts it, calling the animal Spider Pig. After two days, Spider Pig fills up a silo with its excrement and not knowing what else to do, Homer dumps the silo in the lake, polluting it. The angry population forces the Simpsons to move to Alaska. Meanwhile the president is induced by his adviser from the EPA to put a dome over Springfield to hold in the population and destroy the city. When Marge sees the news on television, she tells Homer that they must return to Springfield to save their town and friends, but Homer is not convinced that the people of Springfield deserve their support
Hundred-dollar baby by Robert B Parker( Recording )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spenser, a Boston PI, is once again hired by April Kyle who was a teenage runaway that turned to prostitution. Now a madam of an up-scale, all-female operation that some men are trying to take away from her, April claims she doesn't know who is after her business; but Spenser finds ties to organized crime. Spenser without much surprise also finds that April, the thugs and everyone else involved is lying to him
Painted ladies by Robert B Parker( Recording )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Called upon by The Hammond Museum and renowned art scholar Dr. Ashton Prince, Boston PI Spenser accepts his latest case: to provide protection during a ransom exchange-money for a stolen painting. The case becomes personal when Spenser fails to protect his client and the valuable painting remains stolen
Sixkill a Spenser novel by Robert B Parker( Recording )

13 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When infamous actor Jumbo Nelson is accused of rape in murder, the Boston PD calls on Spenser to make heads or tails of the case. Although the evidence is mounting against Jumbo, Spenser makes a break when he teams up with Jumbo's bodyguard, Zebulon Sixkill, and uncovers some secrets involving the murder victim
The professional by Robert B Parker( Recording )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Shaw of the Boston law firm Shaw & Cartwright hires sleuthing extraordinaire Spenser to investigate Gary Eisenhower. Notorious for his affairs with wealthy married women, Gary is now being accused of blackmailing his former lovers. Spenser's investigation quickly shifts from blackmail to murder, though, when the blackmailed women turn up murdered one by one
Widow's walk by Robert B Parker( Recording )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mary Smith's husband, 51 year old Nathan Smith is found dead, she becomes the main suspect. To help prove her innocence, she uses Nathan's millions to hire the best, Private Investigator Spenser. If she didn't kill him can Spenser find out who did?--
Rough weather by Robert B Parker( Recording )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hurricane-level storm hinders a kidnapping, and Spenser goes on a search for the man responsible - the infamous Gray Man, who has both helped and hunted Spenser in the past
Now & then by Robert B Parker( Recording )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spenser, a P.I., is asked to keep tabs on Dennis Doherty's wife and catches her with another man. A couple of days later, three people are dead. The other man turns out to be Perry Alderson, the leader of a group that sponsors terrorists. Since Alderson doesn't want Spenser poking around in his business, he tries to get to Spenser through Spenser's girlfriend Susan
Searching for Bobby Fischer by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This heart-warming film is based on the true story of a young boy who is a chess prodigy and his father, who attempts to walk the fine line between encouraging his son's talent, and preserving the love they have for each other
Robert B. Parker's lullaby [a Spenser novel] by Ace Atkins( Recording )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spenser takes up a seemingly open and closed cold case at the behest of a street-wise teen-age girl, who believes her mother's murderers went free. As Spenser digs deeper into the mystery, he finds a much more dangerous and complex mystery than he bargained for. When fourteen-year-old Mattie Sullivan asks Spenser to look into her mother's murder, he's not completely convinced by her claim that the police investigation four years ago was botched. Mattie is gruff, street-smart, and wise beyond her years, left to care for her younger siblings and an alcoholic grandmother in a dilapidated apartment in South Boston. But her need for closure and her determination to make things right hit Spenser where he lives, they're the very characteristics he abides by
The Godfather DVD collection by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Godfather part III: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don Michael Corleone seeks to vow for his sins while taking a young protégé under his wing
Bugsy by Barry Levinson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was a ruthless mobster who had it all, and then met a woman who wanted more. Their love affair was passionate, tempestuous and ultimately tragic
The cold moon [a Lincoln Rhyme novel] by Jeffery Deaver( Recording )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs are pitched against a Watchmaker, who plans his carnage with the precision of a timepiece
Robert B. Parker's Wonderland by Ace Atkins( Recording )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Henry Cimoli and Spenser have been friends for years, yet the old boxing trainer has never asked the private eye for a favor. Until now. A heavy-handed developer is trying to buy up Henry's condo on Revere Beach and sends thugs to move the process along. Soon Spenser and his apprentice, Zebulon Sixkill, find a trail leading to a mysterious and beautiful woman, a megalomaniacal Las Vegas kingpin, and plans to turn to a chunk of land north of Boston into a sprawling casino. Bitter rivals emerge, alliances turn, and the uglier pieces of the Boston political machine look to put an end to Spenser's investigation. Aspiration, greed, and twisted dreams all focus on the old Wonderland dog track where the famous amusement park once fronted the ocean. For Spenser and Z, this simple favor to Henry will become the fight of their lives"--The Robert B. Parker web site
The trumpet of the swan by Richard Rich( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When triplets are born to proud trumpeter swan parents, everyone is bursting with joy. All seems perfect until they discover that their only son, Louie, can't speak. And without a voice, Louie can't compete against his loudmouth rival, Boyd, for the affections of his true love, Serena. But with help from a boy at camp and his teacher, and with dubious guidance from a big city agent, Louie discovers his own unique talents whichi help him find his place in the world"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Džo Mantenja

Iosephus Mantegna

Joe Mantegna acteur américain

Joe Mantegna aktor amerykański

Joe Mantegna Amerikaans acteur

Joe Mantegna amerikansk skådespelare

Joe Mantegna amerikansk skodespelar

Joe Mantegna amerikansk skuespiller

Joe Mantegna attore e doppiatore statunitense

Joe Mantegna US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Mantegna, Joseph Anthony 1947-

Montegna, Joe

Джо Мантенья

Мантенья, Джо

Ջո Մանտենյա

ג'ו מנטנה

جو مانتيجنا

جو مانتگنا بازیگر آمریکایی

조 만테냐

ジョー・マンテーニャ

Languages
English (282)

German (3)

Spanish (2)

French (1)

Covers
Bad business a Spenser novelCold serviceBack storySchool daysHundred-dollar babyPainted ladiesSixkill a Spenser novelThe professional