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Brown, Blair

Overview
Works: 359 works in 1,173 publications in 5 languages and 55,805 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  History  Documentary television programs  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Historical television programs  Biographical television programs  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Commentator, Author, Recipient, Director, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3570.Y45, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Blair Brown
 
Most widely held works by Blair Brown
Number the stars by Lois Lowry( Recording )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten year old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis
The secret life of the brain( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience and shares a revelatory view of this most complicated organ, which now contradicts much of what we previously believed. Narrated by actress Blair Brown, the series tells stories through a mix of personal histories, expert commentary and cutting-edge animation. Viewers will not only learn startling new truths about the brain, they will voyage inside it
Digging to America [a novel] by Anne Tyler( Recording )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two families awaiting the arrival of their adopted infant daughters from Korea meet at the airport. The families lives become interwined after the Donaldsons, a young American couple invite the Yazdan's, Maryam, her son and his Iranian American wife to an arrival party, which becomes an annual event. Maryam, who came to this country thirty-five years earlier, feels her values threatened when she is courted by a newly widowed Donaldson. A penetrating light on the American way as seen from two perspectives, those who are born here and those who are still struggling to fit in.A chance airport encounter between two families--the Donaldsons, and the Iranian-born Yazdans--as both couples await the arrival of an adopted daughter from Korea, prompts an examination about what it means to be an American
The Buddha : the story of Siddhartha by David Grubin( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the Buddha and presents the tenets of Buddhism
The senator's wife by Sue Miller( Recording )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meri is newly married, pregnant, and standing on the cusp of her life as a wife and mother, recognizing with some terror the gap between reality and expectation. Delia Naughton - wife of the two-term liberal senator Tom Naughton - is Meri's new neighbor in the adjacent New England town house. Delia's husband's chronic infidelity has been an open secret in Washington circles, but despite the complexity of their relationship, the bond between them remains strong. What keeps people together, even in the midst of profound betrayal?"--Container
Back when we were grownups by Anne Tyler( Recording )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged grandmother feels she has turned into the wrong person, and tries to recover her girlhood self
Dogville by Lars von Trier( Visual )

33 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
Fringe( Visual )

24 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three unlikely colleagues -- a beautiful young FBI agent, a brilliant scientist who's spent the last 17 years in a mental institution, and the scientist's sardonic son -- investigate a series of bizarre deaths and disasters known as 'the pattern.' Someone is using our world as an experimental lab. And all clues lead to Massive Dynamic, a shadowy global corporation that may be more powerful than any nation
Destination America( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destination America looks at the driving forces that have compelled individuals to immigrate to America and, in particular, the immigration of women who have come to this country in search of opportunity and basic human rights denied them in their homelands
The amateur marriage [a novel] by Anne Tyler( Recording )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two people struggling in a marriage that never should have been. As they become the guardians of their grandson, their deep-rooted differences become unbearable
Last kiss by Luanne Rice( Recording )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hubbard's Point, Connecticut. Nearly a year after the death of eighteen-year-old Charlie, singer-songwriter Sheridan Rosslare still hasn't played a note of the music that was once her life's passion. Tucked away in the beach house where she raised her only child, she lives with her memories of him and a grief too big to share even with her beloved sisters or her dear friend Stevie Moore. Nor can Stevie comfort Charlie's heartbroken girlfriend, Nell Kilvert, whom she regards as a daughter. Nell won't rest until she finds out what really happened to the boy she loved. Out of the past she summons a man she believes cares enough, and is tough enough, to uncover the truth--Sheridan's long-ago soul mate, Gavin Dawson.--From publisher description
Inés of my soul by Isabel Allende( Recording )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Inés Suárez, a Spanish conquistadora who toiled to build the nationa of Chile. Born into a poor family in Spain, Inés works hard to make ends meet. It is the sixteenth century, and when her shifless husband disappears to the New World, Inés uses the opportunity to search for him as an excuse to flee her stifling homeland and seek adventure. After her treacherous journey takes her to Peru, she leanrs that her husband had died in battle. Soon, she begins a fiery love affair with a man who will change the chourse of her life: Pedro de Valdivia, war hero and field marshal to the famed Francisco Pizarro
Olive's ocean by Kevin Henkes( Recording )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a summer visit to her grandmother's cottage by the ocean, twelve-year-old Martha gains perspective on the death of a classmate, on her relationship with her grandmother, on her feelings for an older boy, and on her plans to be a writer
Altered states by Ken Russell( Visual )

35 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research scientist Eddie Jessup (William Hurt) believes other states of consciousness are as real as everyday reality. Using sensory deprivation, then adding powerful hallucinogenic drugs, he explores these altered states ... and endures experiences that make madness seem a blessing
The Jewish Americans by Andrew. ; Fabian, Rhonda. ; Baber, Jerry Schlessinger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the 350 year saga of immigrants who gradually wove themselves into the fabric of American life without abandoning their traditions
Zorro by Isabel Allende( Recording )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between California and Barcelona, the persona of Zorro is formed, a great hero is born and the legend begins. After many adventures, Diego de la Vega, a.k.a. Zorro, returns to America to reclaim the hacienda on which he was raised and to seek justice for all who cannot fight for it themselves
Andrew Jackson : good, evil & the presidency( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography explores whether Americans should celebrate Jackson or apologize for him. The program reveals the world of America's 7th president, who founded the Democratic Party, yet was viewed by his enemies as an American Napoleon. The film contains reenactments, lithographs, letters and the insights of distinguished scholars
Marie Antoinette by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is more to the story of Marie Antoinette than the simplistic tale of how a frivolous sovereign helped provoke the uprising that became the French Revolution. She was, in fact, a tender-hearted, complex woman, whose tragic awakening came too late to save her from the guillotine. Without losing sight of the dire inequities in 18th century France, this program paints a surprising portrait in which Marie Antoinette emerges as a sympathetic and, in the end, courageous figure
Fringe( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fringe team escapes from the parallel universe, except for Olivia, trapped in the other world and replaced in ours by her double, who turns Peter and Olivia's tentative relationship into a love affair
Daughter of fortune by Isabel Allende( Recording )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Chilean woman searches for her lover in the goldfields of 1840s California. Arriving as a stowaway, Eliza finances her search with various jobs, including playing the piano in a brothel
 
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Alternative Names
Blair Brown actrice américaine

Blair Brown ameerika näitleja

Blair Brown Amerikaans acteur

Blair Brown Amerikaans actrice

Blair Brown amerikai színésznő

Blair Brown amerikāņu aktieris

Blair Brown attrice statunitense

Blair Brown US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Blair Brown yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Brown, Bonnie Blair.

Brown, Bonnie Blair 1946-

Блэр Браун американская актриса театра и кино

בלייר בראון

بلیر براون بازیگر آمریکایی

بلیئر براؤن

블레어 브라운

ブレア・ブラウン

布萊兒·布朗

布莱尔·布朗

Languages
English (270)

French (5)

German (3)

Russian (1)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Digging to America [a novel]The senator's wifeBack when we were grownupsFringeThe amateur marriage [a novel]Last kissInés of my soulOlive's ocean