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Plimpton, Martha 1970-

Works: 137 works in 313 publications in 4 languages and 13,168 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Legal stories  Detective and mystery stories  Radio plays 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Martha Plimpton
Most widely held works by Martha Plimpton
The goonies by Richard Donner( Visual )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A band of misfit kids searches for buried treasure in a subterranean cavern. Here they cross the path of Mama Fratelli and her outlaw brood. The kids befriend Fratelli's hideously deformed (but soft-hearted) son, who comes to their rescue
Parenthood by Ron Howard( Visual )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Buckmans are a modern family facing the age-old dilemma of trying to raise children the "right" way
The memory keeper's daughter by Kim Edwards( Recording )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a tale spanning twenty-five years, a doctor delivers his newborn twins during a snowstorm and, rashly deciding to protect his wife from their baby daughter's affliction with Down Syndrome, turns her over to a nurse, who secretly raises the child
After this by Alice McDermott( Recording )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of the social, spiritual, and political turmoil during the middle decades of the twentieth century, as seen through the experiences of a middle-class couple and their children
The Mosquito Coast by Peter Weir( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Allie Fox is fed up w ith an America that 'buys junk, sells junk, eats junk;' so with a mocking 'Goodbye, America! Have a nice day,' the brilliant inventor (nine patents, six pending) leads his trusting wife and four children into the remote Central American jungles of the Mosquito Coast to carve out a new society. ... An adventure about utopia gone haywire"--Videodisc sleeve
Running on empty by Sidney Lumet( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ever since antiwar activists Arthur and Annie Pope blew up a napalm lab in 1971, the Popes and their children have been on the run from the law. Now elder son Danny is 17 and he wants to stop running from a past he had nothing to do with
Diary by Chuck Palahniuk( Recording )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Working as a hotel maid despite her dreams of being an artist, Misty keeps a diary as she sits by the side of her husband, comatose after a suicide attempt, which unlocks Misty's creative energies and causes her to paint compulsively
Music from another room by Jude Law( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a five-year-old boy aids in the birth of a family friend's baby girl, he vows to marry her when she grows up. Twenty-five years later, they find each other and the comedy ensues
Mrs. Kimble by Jennifer Haigh( Recording )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows twenty-five years in the life of a charismatic opportunist as seen through the eyes of his three wives
I shot Andy Warhol by Mary Harron( Visual )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cultural whirlwind of events surrounding Valerie Solanas' shooting of pop-art superstar Andy Warhol
Beautiful girls ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 10-year high school reunion creates some surprises for a group of friends
Retribution by Jilliane Hoffman( Recording )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When an elite prosecutor faces the most lethal predator she's ever encountered, it all comes down to a choice between justice ... and retribution"--Container
Stephen Sondheim's Company with the New York Philharmonic ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set firmly in, and often about, New York, this movie follows five married, once married, or soon to be married couples and their mutual friend, Robert, a 35 year old bachelor who has been unable to connect in a long-term relationship. The relationships are presented in a series of vignettes, primarily through Bobby's eyes, so that we see the less than ideal aspects of commitment. Eventually, Bobby learns that while relationships aren't perfect, they are a necessary part of 'Being Alive.'
Small town murder songs ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a young, unidentified woman is found dead by the lake, the victim of a brutal and violent crime, Walter, an aging small-town police officer, is called to the scene of the town's first murder investigation in decades. Haunted by his past, and hampered by the mistrust of the community and a state police officer overseeing the investigation, he sets out to solve the murder, complicated by his ex-lover and his suspicion of her current boyfriend
The sleepy time gal ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of two women who search for meaning in lost loves and missed chances. As one monther looks to her past to gain the strength to face the future, a daughter investigates the emotional wounds which have kept her from finding love. Their stories come together in surprising and deeply moving ways
The Heidi chronicles by Wendy Wasserstein( )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wendy Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play is the tale of a baby-boomer's long, hard road from '60s confusion to '90s self-made woman ... or so she hopes
Raising Hope ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A one night stand becomes a life-long commitment when twenty-three-year-old Jimmy Chance inadvertently impregnates a wanted felon and decides to raise Hope (aka Princess Beyonce) on his own. Jimmy, together with his family, face play dates, family photo shoots, rock star dreams, vasectomies and more in the uproariously irreverent, critically acclaimed first season
A chair for my mother and other stories : Vera B. Williams audio collection by Vera B Williams( Recording )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Something special for me: Rosa has difficulty choosing a special birthday present to buy with the coins her mother and grandmother have saved, until she hears a man playing beautiful music on an accordion
Mirth of a nation ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Seriously funny writing from America's most trusted humor anthology"--Container
I'm not rappaport ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eighty-one-year-old Nat Moyer is a compulsive and fanciful talker, a feisty philosopher, and a troublemaker given to assuming personalities. His daily companion on the bench in New York's Central Park is Midge Carter, a half-blind apartment house superintendent. Midge's approach to life is realistic and down-to-earth, making him the perfect foil for Nat. With vaudevillian flair, these appealing oldsters outrageously take on the world and its multiple threats - drug dealers and muggers, enlightened children, forced retirement, and the spector of the old folks' home
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Alternative Names
Carradine, Martha
English (149)
German (2)
French (1)
Spanish (1)