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Glennon, James 1942-

Overview
Works: 75 works in 129 publications in 3 languages and 6,514 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Satire  History 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by James Glennon, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by James Glennon
About Schmidt by Jack Nicholson ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fianceĢ Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent
Good boy! by John Hoffman ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dogs are an alien species sent to earth thousands of years ago to spy on humans. But when the spies stop reporting back to the home planet, Canid 3942 is sent to earth to investigate. Once there, Canid 3942 encounters Owen, a young boy who runs a dog-walking service. Owen befriends the space-dog, renaming him Hubble. When it becomes obvious that the dogs of earth have forgotten their mission, Hubble enlists the help of Owen to get them all into shape before The Great Dane arrives to inspect. If they fail, all of earth's dogs will be recalled to their home planet of Sirius
El norte The north by Gregory Nava ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mayan Indian peasants, tired of being thought of as nothing more than "brazos fuertes" ("strong arms", i.e., manual laborers) and organizing in an effort to improve their lot in life, are discovered by the Guatemalan army. After the army destroys their village and family, a brother and sister, teenagers who just barely escaped the massacre, decide they must flee to "El Norte" ("the North", i.e., the USA). After receiving clandestine help from friends and humorous advice from a veteran immigrant on strategies for traveling through Mexico, they make their way by truck, bus and other means to Los Angeles, where they try to make a new life as young, uneducated, and illegal immigrants
Deadwood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1876 in the Black Hills of South Dakota after the richest gold strike in American history has drawn a throng of misfits to an outlaw settlement where everyone has a price. Tells the story of the settlers, who range from an ex-lawman to a scheming saloon owner to the legendary Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane
The united states of Leland by Matthew Ryan Hoge ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and German and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After 15-year-old Leland commits a chilling crime, he is sent to juvenile hall where he meets Pearl, a teacher and aspiring writer who dreams of making Leland's story into a book. As Pearl digs deeper into Leland's life and the people caught up in it - his mother, his famous writer-father, and his troubled girlfriend - he uncovers Leland's disturbing motive. The tables soon turn when the enigmatic teen forces Pearl to examine his own morally questionable behavior. Climaxing with a shocking collision of violence, understanding, and hope, Leland will take you to states you never imagined
Flight of the navigator by Mark H Baker ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a mystifying disappearance aboard a spectacular spacecraft, David Freeman returns to earth possessing vast, undiscovered knowledge about the farthest reaches of the universe. With these sudden navigational powers, David is able to take the fantastic flying machine anywhere he desires
Life without Dick ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Colleen, an artist, is convinced that her boyfriend is cheating on her, she decides to put a stop to it. The gun she threatens him with accidentally goes off, and now with her boyfriend dead and in her basement, she hooks up with Daniel. Daniel is a singer and an assassin, who just can't seem to bring himself to actually kill anyone. When Colleen learns that Daniel was to kill her boyfriend, and Daniel discovers the boyfriend is dead already, its a match made in Mafia heaven
Local boys ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Skeet's 12th birthday, his older brother, Randy, buys him his first surf board. Suddenly his summer turns into the endless search for the perfect wave. Skeets new mentor, Jim, a surfing legend, brings conflict and turmoil between the two brothers as Randy becomes jealous of Jim
South of heaven, west of hell ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The marshal of a desolate Arizona town is threatened by a family of outlaws - his family. The Henry Gang have just robbed the town bank, murdering everyone who gets in their way, except the marshal. Now he is marked for certain death and he has to bring back the gang ... dead or alive
El norte by Gregory Nava ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mayan Indian peasants are tired of being thought of as nothing more than manual laborers. They organize an effort to improve their lot in life, but are discovered by the Guatemalan army. After the army destroys their village and family, Enrique and Rosa, a teenage brother and sister, who barely escaped the massacre, decide they must flee to United States. After receiving clandestine help from friends and humorous advice from a veteran immigrant on strategies for traveling, they make their way by truck, bus and other means to Los Angeles, where they try to make a new life as young, uneducated, and illegal immigrants
Making friends with ballet; the history, the stories, and analytical notes on the music of thirty ballets by James Glennon ( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The heart in the centre by James Glennon ( Book )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Making friends with the symphony : historical and analytical notes of seventy symphonies from Haydn to Shostakovitch, with short biographies of the composers by James Glennon ( Book )
3 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dead simple ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Meet Frank (Daniel Stern), a small man with big dreams who is willing to do whatever it takes to become a star. But when the beautiful Julie makes her way to the small town, Frank finds himself facing a roadblock--his wife. Things go from bad to worse when Frank's wife goes missing and her twin sister shows up along with Julie's sleazy husband (James Caan) ready to exact revenge"--Packaging
Murder in New Hampshire the Pamela Wojas Smart Story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Pamela Smart ... is fed up with teaching and her marriage offers little excitement. Looking for a way out she applies for a job at a local TV station. When her dreams of fame are dashed by rejection, she seduces 15-year-old Billy, one of her students. Pam challenges Billy to prove his love for her by getting rid of her husband"--Container
Playing Mona Lisa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Attractive, talented Claire Goldstein seems to have everything going for her. Then her moment of glory is snatched from her, her boyfriend drops her and she's evicted. She is condemned to find refuge at her crazy parents' house while her sister is blissfully planner her own wedding
4 movie collection Saving Silverman ; Little black book ; Hexed ; Life without Dick ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saving Silverman: Darren Silverman is a guy who gets himself into a new relationship with a hottie, who is messing up a long lasting friendship between Darren and his two buddies. The buddies then decide that they need to "help" Darren with his girlfriend -- by kidnapping her and re-introducing Darren to an old high school sweetheart who is headed toward a convent life
4 movie collection All the pretty horses ; A love song for Bobby Long ; The squid and the whale ; Off the map ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The squid and the whale: In his third feature, director Noah Baumbach scores a triumph with an autobiographical coming-of-age story about a teenager whose writer-parents are divorcing. The father and mother duke it out in half-civilized, half-savage fashion, while their two sons adapt in different ways, shifting allegiances between parents
Citizen Ruth by Alexander Payne ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1012 and 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dern is a pregnant chemical-inhaling homeless woman who inadvertently becomes the center of a pro-life vs. pro-choice struggle over her unborn child. A stinging satire of fanaticism"--Leonard Maltin's movie & video guide, 2001. "A pro-laugh comedy"--Videocassette box
Making friends with orchestral music : stories, historical and analytical notes of seventy works, with short notes on the composers by James Glennon ( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Glennon, James M. 1942-2006
Glennon, James M. 1942-2007
Glennon, Jim, 1942-
Glennon, Jim, 1942-2006
Glennon, Jim 1942-2007
Languages
English (47)
Spanish (12)
German (4)
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