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Burg, Mark

Overview
Works: 68 works in 227 publications in 6 languages and 10,831 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film sequels  Horror films  Baseball films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mark Burg
John Q by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Q. is a factory worker facing financial hardship as a result of reduced hours in his workplace. He and his wife soon discover that their child is in need of an emergency heart transplant. Although they have an HMO, they are informed that their policy doesn't cover such an expensive procedure. Unable to raise the money for the surgury himself and with no recourse but to take his son home to die, John snaps and holds the staff and patients of the hospital's emergency room hostage at gunpoint
Lottery ticket ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After winning a lottery worth $370 million, Kevin Carson, a young man living in the projects, suddenly has the sexy girl who wouldn't give him the time of day wanting to hook up, a local gang boss willing to take him under his wing, and a surly thug just looking to pummel him and take the ticket
Bull Durham by Ron Shelton( Visual )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catcher Crash Davis is closing in on a dubious record: all-time home run leader for the minor leagues. Trying to continue his career in a very unforgiving sport, Davis finds his contract bought out, and he is sent to the Durham Bulls. Seems the Bulls have a bona fide major league pitching prospect -- Ebby Calvin LaLoosh. The thinking is that with Davis' knowledge of the game he will be able to season LaLoosh and prepare him for "the show." LaLoosh does not know it, but there is another teacher waiting for him. Her name is Annie Savoy and she is the Durham Bulls' biggest fan. Annie is teaching a lot more than just the basics of the game, but it is sport nevertheless. Before the season is over, these three characters swing, strike out, score, and balk
Grace unplugged by Amanda Michalka( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having just turned eighteen, Grace Trey aspires to more than just singing at her church, where the worship leader is her father, a former pop star. With the help of her dad's former manager, Grace runs away to Los Angeles and begins to taste the kind of stardom she has always dreamed of. Will everything she experiences lead her to reject her faith or rediscover it?
Saw II by Darren Lynn Bousman( Visual )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jigsaw is back and this time he has locked some very unlucky people in a booby trapped shelter. They must find a way out before they inhale too much of a lethal nerve gas and die. But this brilliant, but disturbed mastermind has left plenty of the traps in the shelter that lead to death also. Now the unlucky are in for a round of horrifying life-or-death games
Saw V by David Hackl( Visual )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following Jigsaw's grisly demise, Mark Hoffman becomes the final apprentice to the serial killer and is deigned a hero. Meanwhile, Agent Strahm is tested and puts the pieces together. While Strahm realizes that Hoffman is helping Jigsaw, five seemingly unconnected people are kidnapped and forced to complete a series of tasks in order to survive. Strahm follows all the leads that Hoffman gives him, including information on the death of his sister and why he joined Jigsaw. Hoffman and Strahm circle each other until it boils down to a gruesome and bone-crushing finale
Saw VI by Kevin Greutert( Visual )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Special agent Strahm is dead, and Detective Hoffman has emerged as the unchallenged successor to Jigsaw's legacy. However, when the FBI draws closer to Hoffman, he is forced to set a game into motion, and Jigsaw's grand scheme is finally understood"--Container
Ain't them bodies saints ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four years ago, impassioned young outlaw couple Bob Muldoon and Ruth Guthrie were apprehended in the Texas hills during a shootout that left a local officer wounded by a bullet from Ruth's gun. Taking the blame, Bob was sentenced to 25 years in prison. After having engineered a daring escape, Bob is now determined to reconnect with the love of his life and meet the daughter who was born while he was incarcerated. But the journey back won't be easy, and the powers that be threaten to keep the two lovers apart forever
Saw III ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jigsaw is missing, and with his new apprentice, Amanda, the puppet master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture. While the city detectives scramble to locate him, Dr. Denlon and Jeff are unaware that they are about to beome the latest pawns on Jigsaw's vicious chessboard
Airheads ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Lone Rangers, a desperate and struggling Los Angeles rock-and-roll band, inadvertently take a radio station hostage when trying to get their demo aired
Love don't cost a thing ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alvin is a brilliant, but awkward teenager, who seizes a golden opportunity when popular cheerleader, Paris, wrecks her parents SUV and is strapped for cash. Alvin and Paris agree to strike a bargain: Alvin will do the repairs for free if Paris pretends to be his girlfriend for two weeks, all in the hopes of elevating his fledgling social standing. Little does he know, being popular is not all that it's cracked up to be
Saw the final chapter ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror
Dead silence ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After receiving a strange package with the doll named Billy, Jamie's wife is murdered. Destined to find out the truth, Jamie goes to the town of Raven's Fair where the ventriloquist Mary Shaw used to perform and is buried. After she went mad in the 1940s, Mary was accused of kidnapping a young boy who yelled out in one of her performances that she was a fraud. Because of this she was hunted down by townspeople, who in the ultimate act of revenge, cut out her tongue and then killed her. They buried her along with her "children," a handmade collection of vaudeville dolls, and assumed they had silenced her forever
Saw IV by Darren Lynn Bousman( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When SWAT Commander Rigg is abducted and thrust into a game, the last officer untouched by Jigsaw has but ninety minutes to overcome a series of demented traps and save an old friend or face the deadly consequences
Repo! the genetic opera by Darren Lynn Bousman( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the not-so-distant future, a worldwide epidemic of organ failures devastates the planet. Out of the tragedy, a savior emerges: GENECO, a biotech company that offer organ transplants-- for a price. Those who miss their payments are scheduled for repossession-- and hunted by the Repo man!"--Container
Saw by James Wan( Visual )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Cnce captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or die trying
Saw IV it's a trap ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. But when the news of Detective Kerry's murder becomes public, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive in the terrified community. There, they assist veteran Detective Hoffman in sifting through Jigsaw's latest grisly remains and piecing together the puzzle. However, when SWAT Commander Rigg is abducted and thrust into a game, the last officer untouched by Jigsaw has only ninety minutes to overcome a series of demented traps and save an old friend. If he doesn't, he will face deadly consequences
Good advice by Charlie Sheen( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Successful stockbroker, Ryan, gets a bum tip and suddenly his world comes crashing down. Out of a job, he decides to secretly write his ex-girlfriend's advice column. Once a boorish, insensitive guy, he transforms the column, and himself, into a winner of hearts and minds
Lockdown ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Avery had it all: his beautiful girlfriend Krista, a young son and a full scholarship ahead of him. In the blink of an eye, it was all gone. What started as a night out with his buddies ended with the shooting of a cop and Avery behind bars. He's innocent, but that doesn't matter in a place that has its own set of rules. As Krista works to prove his innocence, Avery struggles to survive the hardships of prison life
The cure by Brad Renfro( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dexter, an eleven-year-old boy with AIDS, and his friend Erik build a raft and set sail down the Mississippi River, determined to find a New Orleans doctor they believe has a cure. Their journey gives Dexter a chance to experience life as it should be lived and will change both boys' lives forever
 
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