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Abraham, Eric

Overview
Works: 40 works in 87 publications in 5 languages and 2,588 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Television mini-series  Television plays  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Made-for-TV movies  Detective and mystery television programs  Fiction 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 947.08540924
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Eric Abraham Publications about Eric Abraham
Publications by  Eric Abraham Publications by Eric Abraham
Most widely held works by Eric Abraham
Kolya by Jan Svěrák ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A confirmed bachelor is in for the surprise of his life when a get-rich-quick scheme backfires setting off a wild set of circumstances - and leaving him with a pint-sized new roomate!
Andropov in power : from Komsomol to Kremlin by Jonathan Steele ( Book )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John LeCarré's A murder of quality ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Smiley goes to the aid of his former colleague, Ailsa Brimley after she receives a letter from a woman predicting her own murder and naming her husband as the killer. After the woman is found dead, they uncover secret societies, sexual abuse, and a mysterious boy
Dalziel & Pascoe ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The blunt-talking Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel does not suffer fools gladly, but he has even more trouble with what he calls the 'smart arses' of the world. So when the inexperienced Peter Pascoe joins his team at Mid-Yorkshire CID, the omens don't look good. Pascoe is one of the new breed of career police officers, armed with a degree, a caring attitude, and a sharp brain
Dark blue world Tmavomodrý svet ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Czech and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic melodrama set during World War II, this is the story of two Czech pilots, Karel and Franta, who escape their Nazi-occupied homeland to enlist as volunteers with the RAF, only to be stuck cooling their heels in English lessons, and fighting drills on bicycles. Allowed into the air at last, there are dogfights with Messerschmitts, planes shot down, parachute escapes, and attacks on various Nazi installations. For the two friends, however, their unfortunate, mutual fascination with Susan will have consequences that survive the war
Roald Dahl's Danny the champion of the world by Roald Dahl ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adventure story about nine-year-old Danny and his father who together work on Dannny's extraordinary idea how to foil the foul plans of a rich developer
Empties ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Empties is the last in a trilogy from director Jan Svĕrák and his father, screenwriter/actor Zdeněk Svĕrák. The trilogy began with the Academy Award-nominated Elementary school, exploring childhood, continued into adulthood with the Academy Award-winning Kolya, and now comes to completion with Empties, a comic love story about a man facing old age. Joseph teaches literature in a secondary school in Prague. One day he is forced into retirement but he refuses to take it lying down. He finds work at the bottle-return counter in a supermarket and discovers a new community who begin to rely on him. Once more his life has meaning, but Joseph neglects his wife, who feels she's losing him
Vratné lahve ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Czech and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comic love story about a man facing old age. Joseph teaches literature in a secondary school in Prague. One day he is forced into retirement but he refuses to take it lying down. He finds work at the bottle-return counter in a supermarket and discovers a new community who begin to rely on him. Once more his life has meaning, but Joseph neglects his wife, who feels she's losing him
Dalziel & Pascoe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a politically incorrect veteran detective and his well-educated soft-spoken rookie partner as they solve crimes in Yorkshire
Tmavomodrây svet Dark blue world ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in Czech and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having flown for the British R.A.F., Czech pilot Franta finds himself imprisoned in a post-World War II totalitarian Communist labor camp for "betraying" his country. Going back to the start of the war, Franta and his young protégé, Karel, escape Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia to join the R.A.F. in fighting the Germans. This is a story about love, comradeship and sacrifice
Falls the shadow Athol Fugard ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Director Tony Palmer's in-depth profile of the South African playwright, novelist, actor, and director Athol Fugard. In celebration of his 80th birthday, the film looks back at the life and work of the man whose political plays exposed the reality of life during the apartheid era to a worldwide audience. Featuring an extensive interview with the playwright, the film also includes contributions from Nelson Mandela, Nadine Gordimer, Desmond Tutu, F.W.de Klerk, Sir Ben Kingsley, Sir Antony Sher, Alan Rickman and Kathy Bates
The art of war by Sunzi ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A manual on the rational planning and conduct of military operations written over two millennia ago in China
Seal morning ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The discovery of an abandoned baby seal on the desolate Norfolk coastline of England in the 1930's brings Rowena, an orphaned girl, together with Miriam, her recluse aunt, when the seal's playfulness and pup antics break down barriers in their new relationship. Then Rowena turns their small cottage into a refuge for an assorted menagerie of wildlife, attracting the attention of a Canadian naturalist who becomes interested in Aunt Miriam as well
David Bintley's Hobson's choice by Harold Brighouse ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three-act story ballet set in Salford, a town in northern England, in 1880. The choreography includes clog dancing by Michael O'Hare in the role of Will Mossop
The life and extraordinary adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in Russian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a small Ukranian village during the outbreak of war with Germany in 1941, Private Chonkin, not overly endowed with intelligence, is left to guard a downed military aircraft. The authorities appear to have forgotten about him so this leaves him free to work his charms on the village postmistress, Njura, until the village militia are tipped off
A murder of quality ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Smiley finds what looks like another murder victim. He becomes convinced that Tim Perkins must have stumbled across information that might lead to the killer
Kuky se vraci ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Czech and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Ondra has asthma and when his Mom throws away his favorite toy, a musty old stuffed bear named Kooky, Ondra dreams Kooky is trying to find his way back home from the dump
Bartok's sonata for two pianos and percussion by Béla Bartók ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Work pays America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Interviews concerning various Works Progress Administration projects, principally in Kansas. Includes the history of the WPA, footage of many public structures built by the WPA, and information about other projects concerning creative, rather than physical, labor
David Bintley's Hobson's choice ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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English (37)
Czech (28)
French (1)
Russian (1)
Spanish (1)
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