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Walker, Kathryn 1943-

Overview
Works: 56 works in 109 publications in 2 languages and 7,130 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Fiction  Biography  Psychological fiction  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Film adaptations  Controversial literature  Case studies 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Illustrator
Classifications: F731, 978.6
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Most widely held works by Kathryn Walker
Colonial house ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contemporary Americans and Britons spend five months on an isolated stretch of the Maine coast recreating the life of American colonists in the year 1628. The modern colonists struggle to create a functioning and profitable colony using only the tools and technology of that era. Extensive research went into recreating this 17th-century environment in which the colonists negotiate personal and communal challenges as they deal with the demoralizing weather, rustic living conditions, and backbreaking labor. Among the points of dissension that arise in the colony are: the rigid class and gender roles, mandatory religious observance, and the puritanical civil laws of the era, particularly those pertaining to profanity
A stopover in Venice : a novel by Kathryn Walker ( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fed up with her lifeless marriage to an internationally renowned musician, a young American woman abandons the tour with her spouse to return to Venice, a decision that leads to her rescue of a small dog and an encounter with its owner, an elderly contessa
Dimming the sun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"NOVA reports on the discovery that the amount of sunlight reaching Earth is dropping - a big surprise given international concern over global warming. Less sunlight might hardly seem to matter when our planet is stewing in greenhouse gases, but the discovery of global dimming has led some scientists to claim that the earth's climate is heating up much faster than most previous predictions"--Container
Frontier House ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three modern families were chosen to learn to survive as if the year is 1883. Using the tools and technology of that time they must make difficult choices and cope with the consequences in the Montana wilderness
The Adams chronicles ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television mini-series that dramatizes four generations of Adamses and 150 years of American history from the birth of the Revolution through the Gilded Age. Meet John Adams, a passionate revolutionary and second president; John Quincy Adams, proud son of a famous father and sixth president; Charles Francis Adams, skillful minister to Great Britain during the Civil War; historian Henry Adams; and railroad magnate Charles Francis Adams, Jr. Going beyond politics, this mini-series portrays these men as husbands, fathers, brothers, sons, as well as leaders
Family that walks on all fours ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scientists present varying theories regarding five siblings in rural Turkey who rely on all fours for their mode of perambulation. Examines this phenomenon both in terms of evolutionary anomaly and environmental factors
Uncle Tom's cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Harriet Beecher Stowe's timeless classic of slavery and survival in the Old South comes alive in this moving tribute to the strength of the human spirit"--Container
Seek my face by John Updike ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes place in one day, a day that contains much conversation and some rain. The 78-year-old painter, Hope Chafetz, who in the course of her eventful life has been Hope Ouderkirk, Hope McCoy, and Hope Holloway, answers questions put to her by a New York interviewer, and recapitulates, through the story of her own career, the triumphant, poignant saga of postwar American art. In the evolving relation between the two, the interviewer and interviewee move in and out of the roles of daughter and mother, therapist and patient, predator and prey, supplicant and idol
Forgiveness : a time to love and a time to hate ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the act of forgiveness through a wide range of stories, from adultery and personal betrayal to the post-genocidal reconciliation of nations. It focuses on specific instances of affliction--one family torn apart by abandonment, the post-apartheid Truth and Reconciliation hearings in South Africa, and the memories of 1960s radicals coping with their violent acts of protest
The ghost particle ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cosmos has a secret ingredient: a swarm of invisible particles that fills every cubic inch of space. Trillions of them zip through our bodies but we don't notice a thing. NOVA tells the 70-year struggle of scientists to understand them
O youth and beauty by A. R Gurney ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the John Cheever story whose protagonist is one of the well-to-do commuters in the Shady Hill stories, Cash Bentley. At the age of 40, Cash is a slightly inebriated suburbanite, confronting his mid-life crisis by hurdling over his host's furniture, hoping to recapture the athletic prowess that made him a track star in his college days. His embarrassed wife is unable to halt her husband's obsessive ritual, as he tries to hang on to his fading youth and vigor, and prove he's still a man and an athlete
Richard Avedon darkness and light ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Born in New York in 1923, Richard Avedon dropped out of high school and joined the Merchant Marine's photographic section. Returning in 1944, he found a job as a photographer in a department store, was 'discovered' and began working for Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Look, and other magazines. Although making his living in advertising, his real passion was portraiture. Avedon's portraits are well lit, minimalist, and free, resulting in images of intimate spontaneity, formal yet informal, with a sense of timeless authority about them. In 1992 he became the first staff photographer for The New Yorker, and in 1994 the Whitney Museum mounted a fifty year retrospective of his work, "Richard Avedon: Evidence 1944-1994." After a full life, rich in accolades and acclaim, Avedon died on October 1, 2004
Thoroughbred ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a group of individuals and horses for a year leading up to the 2009 Kentucky Derby, and captures the beauty of the breed, the thrilling nature of the sport, and the deep reservoir of history and tradition behind this equine wonder. Viewers go from Kentucky to Dubai to trace the breed's fascinating history and meet the people who breed them, sell them, race them, and love them. From foaling barn to finish line this unique animal imbues the story of the thoroughbred with power and meaning
American masters ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Six biographies of America's most influential painters, photographers and creative minds."--Container
D.A.R.Y.L by Simon Wincer ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and French and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The product of combining a cloned body and a computer brain results in a perfect little boy, until he is discovered by a normal little boy and taught about imperfection
Hollywood [a novel of America in the 1920's] by Gore Vidal ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is 1917 and from the White House President Wilson is moving us into WWI. Far away in California a new industry, motion pictures, struggles to be born. Caroline Sanford travels in both worlds. In one she is a star, in the other a publisher and, in her spare time, a senator's mistress. She is perfect in all her roles, the studios easily combining real power with the powerful art of make-believe. Hollywood is fifth in the American Chronicles series following Empire
Evening by Susan Minot ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teetering on the brink of delirium, sick bed-bound 65-year-old Ann Grant suddenly recalls a personal event--40 years past--so vividly that she completely surrenders to its memory. It was the best three days of her life
Too far to go ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Told episodically and in flashbacks, the film chronicles the good times and the hard times of Richard and Joan Maple's marriage. Love and passion, anger and heartbreak, laughter and happiness, all the complex textures woven into the fabric so many have come to know and experience in the form of marriage. This is the story of the life, love, and subsequent adjustment to the divorced life
Neighbors ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Earl Keese is a slightly overweight, fairly average guy who is approaching middle age. He leads a reasonably comfortable life with his family in their suburban home until the house next door is bought by a truly odd couple, Vic and Ramona, who quickly proceed to drive Earl crazy. Vic's lunatic behavior has Earl running in circles while Ramona's coarse seductiveness leaves him panting. In short, Earl's tranquil life is suddenly turned upside down. (Newly remastered)
The letters of John and Abigail Adams, 1774-1777 by John Adams ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Read by George Grizzard & Kathryn Walker
 
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Alternative Names
Walker, Katherine 1943-
Languages
English (57)
French (2)
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