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LaGravenese, Richard

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Freedom writers by Richard LaGravenese ( Visual )
48 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school bubbling over with naive optimism. She quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over by her good intentions. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the assignment of keeping journals about their own lives, This assignment is something that the class can bite into with relish. This eventually bonds them together and pushes racial rivalries aside. Draws heavily from the published journals of the real students themselves
The bridges of Madison County by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World-traveling National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid and Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson aren't looking to turn their lives upside down. Each is at a point in life where expectations are behind them. Yet four days after meeting, they won't want to lose the love they've found
Water for elephants by Sara Gruen ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ninety-year-old Jacob Jankowski finds himself haunted by memories of his life in the circus during the Great Depression, recalling the bond he developed with Rosie, the show's troubled elephant, and Marlena, the star of the equestrian act and the unfortunate love of the circus boss
P.S.I love you by Richard LaGravenese ( Visual )
44 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life, a passionate, funny, and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when his life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. Nobody knows Holly better than Gerry, so it's a good thing he planned ahead. Before he died, Gerry wrote Holly a series of letters that will guide her, not only through her grief, but in rediscovering herself. The first message arrives on Holly's 30th birthday in the form of a cake and a tape recording from Gerry. In the weeks and months that follow, more letters from Gerry are delivered in surprising ways, each sending her on a new adventure and each signing off in the same way - P.S. I Love You. Holly's mother and best friends begin to worry that Gerry's letters are keeping Holly tied to the past, but in fact, each letter is pushing her further into a new future
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a rugged, down-to-earth Montana rancher with the ability to understand and care for troubled horses, who befriends a young woman who has suffered a terrible riding accident
Beautiful creatures ( Visual )
30 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When newcomer Lena arrives in the small town of Gatlin, she quickly captures the attention of Ethan, who only wants to escape what he views as a boring and dead-end town. He quickly gets more than he bargained for. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town
Behind the candelabra by Michael Douglas ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This drama recreates the glittering private world of Liberace, the flamboyant, phenomenally successful entertainer whose extravagant costumes, trademark candelabra, and elaborate stage shows made him the most bankable entertainer of his time
The fisher king by Terry Gilliam ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A deejay who finds himself penniless is plucked from disaster by a homeless history professor, who lives in a fantasy world full of castles, Red Knights and damsels in distress. Together they begin a modern quest for redemption and the Holy Grail
Paris, je t'aime Paris, I love you ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and French and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world's top directors and some of America's top stars create a panoramic portrait of Paris. Find yourself transported by these sexy, romantic, haunting, dramatic, and beautiful stories
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After an exotic childhood spent in India, young Sara Crewe finds herself in New York, immured in Miss Minchin girls' school as her father sails off to World War I. When he is lost, a severe reversal of fortune ensues. Thanks to him, Sara knows that "All girls are princesses ... even if they wear rags or are not pretty or smart." Summoning all the qualities of a true princess, patrician and bereft Sara uses her creativity and sense of self-worth to spin magic dreams that sustain her during her time of trial
The mirror has two faces by Barbra Streisand ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rose, a literature professor who lives with her mother, is in search of passion. Gregory, a mathematics professor who has been hurt in the past, is afraid to start a new relationship. Fate brings the two together and they soon agree to a marriage of convenience, built on intellectual passion instead of sexual heat. Then they fall in love
Beloved by Jonathan Demme ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe and Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen
The ref by Ted Demme ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Burglar Gus (Denis Leary) takes the obnoxious Chasseur family hostage in their home on Christmas Eve
A decade under the influence ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cast of pioneering writers, directors, and actors talk about the 70's, their films and their colleagues
Living out loud ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A newly divorced woman is consumed by vindictive fantasies of her ex-husband and his young bride until she finds unexpected companionship in a bold and sassy jazz singer at a local club and the down-on-his-luck elevator operator in her fashionable Fifth Avenue building
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in French and English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Each director was invited to tell a story set in one of the Paris neighborhoods. the result is a kaleidoscope of stories about joy, separation, unexpected strange encounters and most of all, about love
The Fisher king : the book of the film by Richard LaGravenese ( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Press kit includes listing of cast and credits, an Applause Book presents sheet, production information and biographies for Jeff Bridges, Mercedes Ruehl, Amanda Plummer and Robin Williams and Terry Gilliam
Unstrung heroes ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a youngster needs a break from the pressures of his parents' household, he moves in with his offbeat uncles. From this unlikely pair, his family soon learns some invaluable lessons about life, love and pride
The little princess by Jan Carr ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sara Crewe's whole world drastically changes when Miss Minchin, the mistress at her London boarding school, hears that Sara's father has died leaving her penniless
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A condensed novelization based on the screenplay from the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett
 
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Alternative Names
Gravenese, Richard La 1959-
La Gravenese, Richard 1959-
LaGravanese, Richard
LaGravanese, Richard 1959-
Lagravenese, Richard 1959-
Languages
English (280)
French (31)
German (14)
Italian (4)
Multiple languages (4)
Spanish (3)
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