WorldCat Identities

McPhee, Larkin

Overview
Works: 22 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 4,494 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Popular works 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Host, Author
Classifications: RC552.E18, 616.8527
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Larkin McPhee
Dying to be thin by Larkin McPhee( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary on anorexia nervosa and bulimia, eating disorders that have grown increasingly prevalent in contemporary American society. Experts in the field discuss some of their underlying causes (especially cultural pressures to be thin), their physiological and psychological effects, and some medical and therapeutic treatments that have been developed. The interviewees include patients representing particularly vulnerable groups: young women from troubled families, dancers, fashion models, and athletes
Depression out of the shadows ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tells the dramatic stories of people of different ages, from diverse backgrounds, who live with various forms of depression. Leading mental health experts highlight the latest scientific research and innovative treatments, offering greater understanding and hope for the millions of people living with this complex, but treatable, disease." --Container
The 9 steps to financial freedom by Suze Orman( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Managing money is far more than balancing checkbooks or picking investments--many of us know what we should do with our money yet often just don't do it. This video gives not only the knowledge of how to handle money, but also the power to break through the barriers that hold us back
Flood! ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the 1993 floods in the upper Mississippi River Valley, with examinations of the damages sustained in Illinois and Missouri
The courage to be rich [creating a life of material and spiritual abundance] ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how to clear away financial clutter, break debilitating patterns, protect finances when entering into marriage or romantic partnerships, start over after divorce or death, buy a home, and prepare safely and wisely for the future
The secret of life by David T Suzuki( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the discovery of DNA, its implications for science and human life, and its impact on disease research, cloning, the production of synthetic drugs, organs and food products, and on moral and ethical issues in society
Children by design ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses gene therapy and genetic engineering in humans
Troubled waters a Mississippi River story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The American Midwest boasts some of the world's most productive farmland, but this bounty comes with a price. Excess nitrogen and phosphorous, fertilizers essential to the growth of plants, are contaminating the nation's rivers, lakes and aquifers at the same time as precious soils wash away. Troubled Waters tells the story of changes on the land and the initiatives people are taking to ensure a more sustainable food production system
Recovering anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Eating disorders anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa afflict people of all ages and race, especially young women, and are serious medical conditions that can be deadly if left untreated. Join documentary filmmaker and host Larkin McPhee (Dying to Be Thin) as she uncovers the challenges of coping with an eating disorder. Meet some experts and people in recovery who offer an honest appraisal of their struggles to overcome their eating disorders. Topics and themes discussed include: Who is at risk? ; What sustains an eating disorder? ; Why are eating disorders dangerous? ; How are eating disorders treated?"--Container
Einstein's dream ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This program focuses on efforts to complete Einstein's quest for a grand unifying theory that will explain all of the forces of nature in the same terms."--Container. Includes discussion of different theories (such as string theory and M theory) by Nathan Sieberg, Edward Witten, Juan Maldacena and Freeman Dyson
A New history of the world ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program discusses "big ideas" with Michael Walzer, Glen Bowerstock, Oleg Grabar, and Kirk Varnedoe. They probe diverse subject matters such as the concept of a just war and whether terrorism is ever morally acceptable and what makes modern art so modern
Exploring the cosmos ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program features physicist Freeman Dyson. Joining him are astrophysicists Sara Seagar and John Bahcall and Feryal Ozel
My digital life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"My Digital Life explores the perils and possibilities of the brave new digital world. This thought-provoking video addresses issues of privacy and the digital footprint; misguided notions about multitasking and learning; as well as the value of being wired vs. unplugged. Are we really more connected or are we losing intrapersonal skills? Is this technology robbing us of our sleep, our free time? Is it controlling our lives? And, what should we be telling our children, ourselves? Experts and adolescents offer powerful strategies to effectively navigate a rapidly growing and ever-changing digital world."--Container
Thinking big ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmed at Princeton's renowned Institute for Advanced Study, National Public Radio's Ira Flatow introduces viewers to some of today's greatest minds through intimate, cross-disciplinary conversations that spotlight science, mathematics, history, linguistics, art, and music. This program brings together six icons of intellect--mathematician John Nash, mathematical biologist Martin Nowak, mathematician Enrico Bombieri, mathematical physicist Freeman Dyson, pianist Robert Taub, and cultural anthropologist Clifford Geertz--who talk about milestones on their roads to success. The conversation ranges far and wide, covering topics such as game theory, the evolution and cultural adaptation of language, the Riemann hypothesis, genetic engineering, nuclear-powered spacecraft, the ethnography of Southeast Asia and North Africa, Beethoven's piano sonatas, and even the movie "A Beautiful Mind."
The earth ( Visual )
in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the path of a killer volcano: scientists try to forecast the eruption of a volcano. The day the earth shook: examines the earthquakes in Los Angeles, California, and Kobe, Japan, warning systems and rescue technology. Flood!: the 1993 Mississippi Valley flood
Sleepless epidemic : practical steps to help adolescents get the sleep they need ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the dangers of sleep deprivation in adolescence, which includes a higher risk for accidents and health problems. Examines the benefits for adolescents of getting a proper amount of sleep, including feeling better, decreased stress and occurrence of obesity, and improved grades and athletic performance
Recovering anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are serious medical conditions that can be deadly if left untreated, and they afflict people of all ages and races, especially young women. This video follows Peabody- and Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Larkin McPhee (Dying to Be Thin) as she uncovers facts about eating disorders and the many challenges of coping with them."--Container
My digital life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My digital life explores the perils and possibilities of the brave new digital world. This thought-provoking video addresses: issues of privacy and the digital footprint; misguided notions about multitasking and learning; the value of being wired vs. unplugged. Are we really more connected or are we losing intrapersonal skills? Is this technology robbing us of our sleep, our free time? Is it controlling our lives? And, what should we be telling our children, ourselves? Experts and adolescents offer powerful strategies to effectively navigate a rapidly growing and ever-changing digital world
Super structures of America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This program brings together six icons of intellect--mathematician John Nash, mathematical biologist Martin Nowak, mathematician Enrico Bombieri, mathematical physicist Freeman Dyson, cultural anthropologist Clifford Geertz, and pianist Robert Taub--who talk about milestones on their roads to success."--Container
Dying to be thin - Nova by Larkin McPhee( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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