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Letts, Tracy 1965-

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August: Osage County by Meryl Streep( Visual )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The darkly hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives converge when a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional mother who raised them"--Container
The Big Short by Adam McKay( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wallstreet. 2005. Profitant de l'aveuglement généralisé des grosses banques, des médias et du gouvernement, quatre outsiders anticipent l'explosion de la bulle financière et mettent au point... le casse du siècle ! Michael Burry, Mark Baum, Jared Vennett et Ben Rickert : des personnages visionnaires et hors du commun qui vont parier contre les banques... et tenter de rafler la mise !" (Source : jaquette)
August : Osage County by Tracy Letts( Book )

38 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This drama] is a portrait of the dysfunctional American family at its finest- and absolute worst. When the patriarch of the Weston clan disappears one hot summer night, the family reunites at the Oklahoma homestead, where long-held secrets are unflinchingly and uproariously revealed
Homeland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As intelligence officers Carrie and Saul search for the truth behind the bombing of CIA headquarters, lines are blurred between friend and foe and no one can be trusted. While hiding a stunning secret of her own, Carrie helps recruit Brody for a dangerous mission that could offer him a chance at redemption. But when the plan unravels and Brody is targeted deep inside Iran, he must put his life in Carrie's hands
Killer Joe by William Friedkin( Visual )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Killer' Joe Cooper is a Dallas detective who doubles as a hitman with the charm of a Southern gentleman. Chris hires Joe to kill his mother in order to collect her life insurance and pay off his debts. When Chris is unable to pay for the service up front, Joe takes Chris's sister Dottie as a retainer until he can be paid
Homeland( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her new role as a CIA station chief, Carrie convinces Saul and Quinn to help her hunt down one of the world's most dangerous terrorists. But when Carrie recruits a young Pakistani as an asset, the lines between right and wrong blur and the operation spins out of control. Facing unclear loyalties at every turn, Carrie must take extreme measures and risk everything to protect her country
Indignation( Visual )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passions ignite and culture clash in this provocative coming-of-age story, based on the best-selling novel by Philip Roth. Marcus, a student from New Jersey arrives at a small conservative college in Ohio. He becomes infatuated with his class mate Olivia. The mutual attraction sparks a torrid encounter with consequences no one ever could have imagined. He puts his family's best-laid plans and his own beliefs to the ultimate test
Elvis & Nixon by Liza Johnson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the infamous meeting between Elvis Presley and Richard Nixon in 1970, which was immortalized in the most requested phonograph in the National Archives
Bug by Lionsgate and Celador Films( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agnes has finally escaped her abusive ex-husband Goss, who has recently been released from state prison. Agnes is a lonely waitress with a tragic past who moves into a sleazy, run-down Oklahoma motel room with her lesbian co-worker R.C. She, in turn, introduces Agnes to Gulf War veteran, Peter, a peculiar, paranoiac drifter and they begin a tentative romance. However, things don't always seem as they appear and Agnes is about to experience a claustrophobic nightmare reality as the bugs begin to arrive
Bug : a play by Tracy Letts( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Hebrew and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a motel room outside Oklahoma City, a lonely waitress hiding from her abusive ex-husband is joined by a soft-spoken young drifter who might be an AWOL Gulf War veteran. And then they see the first bugs ..."--Jacket
Man from Nebraska : a play by Tracy Letts( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the surface, the life of Ken Carpenter, a solidly married fifty-seven year old insurance salesman, is uneventful: silent rides in his luxury sedan, cafeteria encounters with Salisbury steak and lime Jell-O, visits to his mother in the nursing home, and the minister's sermons at the Baptist church. Then one night he is jolted awake, tortured by the discovery that he no longer believes in God. Encouraged by his minister, Ken decides to find himself and his faith impulsively by flying to London, where he navigates the new and somewhat dangerous realm of British counterculture
Superior donuts by Tracy Letts( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The historic Uptown neighborhood of Chicago: Arthur Przybyszewski owns a run-down donut shop that has been in his family for six decades; Franco Wicks, a young black man and Arthur's only employee, wants to modernize the shop full circle. This provocative comedy, set in the heart of one of Chicago's most diverse communities, explores the challenges of embracing the past and the redemptive power of friendship
Wiener-dog( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wiener-Dog tells several stories featuring people who find their life inspired or changed by one particular dachshund, who seems to be spreading a certain kind of comfort and joy. Man's best friend starts out teaching a young boy some contorted life lessons before being taken in by a compassionate vet tech named Dawn Wiener. Dawn reunites with someone from her past and sets off on a road trip picking up some depressed mariachis along the way. Wiener-Dog then encounters a floundering film professor, as well as an embittered elderly woman and her needy granddaughter--all longing for something more
Christine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a woman who finds herself caught in the crosshairs of a spiraling personal life and career crisis. Christine, always the smartest person in the room at her local Sarasota, Florida news station, feels like she is destined for bigger things and is relentless in her pursuit of an on-air position in a larger market
Killer Joe : a play by Tracy Letts( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Killer Cop Tony Law meets trailer-park trash Phil Nichol and Lizzie Roper in Tracy Letts' jaw-dropping smash-hit dark comedy. Breath-taking events. Truly shocking behaviour. Thrilling high-energy climax
August : Osage County by Tracy Letts( Recording )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The darkly hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives converge when a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional mother who raised them
Killer Joe by Tracy Letts( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Danish and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""One of our most valuable playwrights."--Time Out New York"A hideously funny tabloid noir. Letts' balance of irony and empathy continues to impress."-LA WeeklyA definitively dysfunctional family gives in to its basest instincts and is forced to face hidden truths in this twisted modern-day fairy tale by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of August: Osage County. Performed in fifteen countries and twelve languages since its 1998 stage debut, Killer Joe is "a terrifically tasty potboiler. It has the enjoyable hairpin turns of the standard mystery thriller, but it's the skewed shifting relationships that keep you hooked" (The New York Times). Now a critically acclaimed film adapted by the playwright and starring Matthew McConaughey. Tracy Letts is the author of the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play August: Osage County (soon to be a feature film starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts). His other plays include Bug, Superior Donuts, and Man from Nebraska, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He is an ensemble member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago as playwright and actor."
Mary Page Marlowe by Tracy Letts( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""On a stage, there's seemingly nothing that Tracy Letts can't do."- The Daily Beast. Known for his complex portrayals of the human psyche, Tracy Letts' new play expands what at first appears to be an intimate snapshot of one woman's seemingly ordinary life into a grand and elaborate manifest, complete with different versions of the same woman at various stages of her life. In a series of elegant, nonlinear scenes spanning the years from 1946 all the way to 2015, the play hopscotches through Mary Page Marlowe's quiet existence as an accountant from Ohio--complicating the notion of what it means to lead a "simple life." Tracy Letts was awarded the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play for August: Osage County. Other plays include Pulitzer Prize-finalist Man from Nebraska; Killer Joe, which was adapted into a critically acclaimed film and received its Broadway premiere in 2014; and Bug, which has played in New York, Chicago and London and was adapted into a film. Letts garnered a Tony Award for his performance in the Broadway revival of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"--
Three sisters by Anton Chekhov by Tracy Letts( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imperium( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nate Foster (Daniel Radcliffe), a young, idealistic intelligence analyst for the FBI, goes undercover and joins a white supremacist group in order to expose a sizeable terrorist plot to creat a dirty bomb. The bright up-and-coming analyst must confront the challenge of sticking to a new identity while maintaining his real principles as he races against time in the dangerous underworld of white supremacists
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August : Osage County
Alternative Names
Tracy Letts acteur américain

Tracy Letts Amerikaans acteur

Tracy Letts amerikansk skådespelare

Tracy Letts amerikansk skodespelar

Tracy Letts amerikansk skuespiller

Tracy Letts drammaturgo e attore statunitense

Tracy Letts US-amerikanischer Dramatiker und Schauspieler

Леттс, Трейси

טרייסי לטס שחקן אמריקאי

تریسی لتس بازیگر آمریکایی



Bug : a playMan from Nebraska : a playSuperior donutsKiller Joe : a play