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Cumpsty, Michael

Works: 61 works in 176 publications in 1 language and 11,324 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Gangster television programs  Television crime shows  History  Television series  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PR2807.A2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Michael Cumpsty
Eat pray love by Ryan Murphy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A happily married woman who is trying to get pregnant realizes that her life needs to go in a new direction. After a very painful divorce, she risks everything and embarks on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery
The visitor by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Vale is a widower who teaches economics at a Connecticut university. He lives alone and is no longer motivated by his work. In New York to present a paper at a conference, he goes to the apartment that he has not visited in some time, but has kept since his wife was alive, only to discover a young couple living there. Despite their great cultural differences, Walter befriends Tarek, a Syrian citizen and drummer, and gradually builds a friendship with Esi, his girlfriend from Senegal. One day, when returning from Central Park with Walter, Tarek is arrested for jumping a stuck subway turnstile, despite the fact that he had paid. The police discover he does not have legal papers and transfer him to an immigrant detention center in Queens. Feeling responsible for and connected to Tarek, Walter decides to stay in New York to help and support him. Not hearing from her son, Tarek's mother arrives from Michigan to find out why, and she and Walter support one another while they attempt to free Tarek
Boardwalk empire by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lavish period drama set in Atlantic City, following the life and times of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed political and criminal mastermind whose grip on power and control of the city's liquor supply is under constant threat
Boardwalk empire by Steve Buscemi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and times of Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson, Atlantic City's undisputed czar at a time when Prohibition proved to be a major catalyst in the rise of organized crime in America. Season three begins on New Year's Eve 1922-23. The roaring '20s are about to start; though the economy is booming, alcohol has become scarce, competition is fierce, and gangster violence is heating up
Starting out in the evening by Jake Abraham( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battling illness and unable to finish a novel that has taken him ten years to write, aging novelist Leonard Schiller is slipping into literary obscurity. At one time a famous author, Schiller has been all but forgotten by the readers, colleagues and critics who once praised his works. When Heather Wolfe, an ambitious graduate student, convinces Schiller that her thesis could reintroduce his writing to the world, the reclusive writer is forced to confront his past regrets
Along came a spider by James Patterson( Recording )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Soneji is a murderous serial kidnapper who wants to commit the crime of the century, he kidnaps the daughter of a famous Hollywood actress and the young son of the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
The ice storm by Ang Lee( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thanksgiving 1973. The climate is changing, both politically and physically. As the Watergate scandal unfolds in the background, the inhabitants of a small Connecticut town begin to slip into an existentialist void. Social taboos are shattered on whims and the line between adult authority and juvenile irresponsibility is practically nonexistant. Focuses on the Hood and Carver families. Chronicles a brief period of rapid moral deterioration. Their actions - including adultery, sexual experimentation, drug use and petty crimes - become increasingly unpredictable and impulsive. Once the 'ice storm' hits, though, reality sinks in, and the severity of their situation becomes all to apparent
The lost years of Merlin by T. A Barron( Recording )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spat out by the sea, the boy lay on the rocks, as still as death. Even if he survived the day, he had no home. No memory. And no name. So begins the tale of the strange young boy, who having washed up on the shores of ancient Wales, is determined to find his real home and his true name. One day he will become the greatest wizard of all time, but he knows nothing of this now. At the knee of the mysterious Branwen, who claims to be his mother, the boy learns lore of the Celts, Druids, and people even more ancient. Yet the secret of his identity seems always to escape him. To discover the truth, and the secret of his own powers, he runs away, voyaging to the mist-shrouded side of Fincayra, an enchanted land between earth and sky that is being destroyed by blight. It is there he discovers that the fate of this land and his quest are strangely entwined. Combining all the passion, power, and spiritual depth that are T. A. Barron's hallmarks, this book adds a thrilling new dimension to the legend of Merlin
Servant of the bones by Anne Rice( Recording )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Azriel was a youth in ancient Babylon who became a servant and genii in thrall to evil forces. He attempts to redeem his human soul by thwarting an international plot in present day Manhattan
Pompeii by Robert Harris( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient Rome is the setting for the superb new audio book from the author of the number one bestsellers "Fatherland", "Enigma" and "Archangel". "Pompeii" recreates in spellbinding detail one of the most famous natural disasters of all time. Abridged
Hong Kong by Stephen Coonts( Recording )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Admiral Jake Grafton takes his wife, Callie, along when the U.S. government sends him to Hong Kong. When Callie is kidnapped, Jake is drawn into a high-tech civil war
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A made for television version of Kevin Kline's minimalist version of Shakespeare's tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmark, presented in modern-dress
Liberty! : the American Revolution by Thomas Fleming( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Liberty! is an exuberant documentary about the American Revolution and our fight for freedom. This critically acclaimed six-hour series chronicles the events leading up to the declaration of war, and the lasting effects these events had on shaping our country today"--Container
42nd Street : the new cast recording : the Broadway musical for people who love Broadway musicals by Harry Warren( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rogue planet by Greg Bear( Recording )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obi-Wan Kenobi and his 12-year-old Padawan, Anakin Skywalker, embark on an unexpected adventure when they find themselves in a strange world full of mystery and power. But evil ship designer Raith Seinar has his own greedy uses for the planet they are visiting, and they must rescue the world or have untold lives on their hands--if they survive at all
1776 : the new Broadway cast recording by Sherman Edwards( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star Wars, episode I : the phantom menace by Terry Brooks( Recording )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young queen struggles to save her planet with the assistance of two Jedi Knights and a young boy who is destined for greatness
A conspiracy of paper : a novel by David Liss( Recording )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired Jewish boxer in 18th century London investigates the mysterious death of his father, who has been involved in the newly created stock market
Disgrace : a novel by J. M Coetzee( Recording )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in post-apartheid Cape Town, Professor David Laurie attempts to relate to his daughter, Lucy, and to a society with new racial complexities. But that is disrupted by an afternoon of violence that changes him and his daughter in ways he could never have foreseen
Star Wars, episode I : the phantom menace by Terry Brooks( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to the beginning of the Star Wars saga where a tale of good and evil, myth and magic, innocence and power unfolds
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Along came a spider
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