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Jenkins, Richard 1947-

Overview
Works: 111 works in 311 publications in 4 languages and 35,650 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Humor  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Jenkins
Eat pray love by Elizabeth Gilbert ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 2,090 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 )
30 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,000 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
The tale of Despereaux by Sam Fell ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Once upon a time in the far away kingdom of Dor lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure with his good-hearted rat friend Roscuro. The two go on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness
Dear John by Channing Tatum ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While John, a young soldier, is home on a temporary leave, he meets and falls in love with Savannah, a college girl on her spring break. Savannah promises to write to John when he is sent overseas. Over the next seven years, the couple continues to be separated by John's increasingly dangerous deployments. Though they meet only sporadically, they continue to stay in touch through love letters that eventually bring fateful consequences
Intolerable cruelty by George Clooney ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A revenge-seeking gold digger marries a womanizing Beverly Hills lawyer with the intention of making a killing in the divorce
Rumor has it by Ted Griffin ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sarah has finally agreed to marry her boyfriend Jeff, but isn't sure if marriage is what she wants. Now she's on her way home to attend her sister's wedding, which means spending a lot of time with the tennis-obsessed Pasadena family that she's never felt quite a part of. It isn't until Sarah stumbles into a well-kept family secret that she starts to question her roots and sets off in search of the man who may have the answers she has been looking for
North country ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Josey Aimes works at a Minnesota steel mine after splitting with her violent husband, but the job proves to be almost as harrowing as her marriage. The male miners are resentful of women taking their jobs, so the men verbally abuse and play humiliating pranks on the female miners. After being physically assaulted by a coworker, Josey tries to fight against the harassment, but none of the other women will join her case for fear that things will get worse
Jack Reacher by Christopher McQuarrie ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ex-military investigator Jack Reacher leaps off the pages of Lee Child's bestselling novel and onto the big screen in this explosive thriller. When an unspeakable crime is committed, all evidence points to the suspect in custody who offers up a single note in defense: Get Jack Reacher! The law has its limits, but Reacher does not when his fight for the truth pits him against an unexpected enemy with a skill for violence and a secret to keep
Step brothers ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brennan and Dale are two middle-aged loafers who are forced to live together when their parents get married. When their immature antics over TV privileges and personal property take their toll on their parents' marriage, the devious duo hatch a scheme to reunite the couple
The Indian in the cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On his 9th birthday, Omri receives a cupboard that magically brings his 3 in. toy Indian Little Bear to life. They bond, embarking on an amazing adventure, until Omri's friend Patrick brings a 6-shooting cowboy to life and the secret is in danger of being revealed
Fun with Dick and Jane by Columbia Pictures Corporation ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the year 2000, Dick gets a plum promotion as a mega-corporate communications director. His boss is preparing to bail out of the company just before stock prices plummet. Dick's wife, Jane, has quit her job as a travel agent, so when the corporate stocks hit rock bottom, Dick and Jane are left penniless and desperate. They resort to petty thievery, which eventually leads them to plot high-stakes revenge against the greedy executives who ruined their lives
The cabin in the woods ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A rambunctious group of five college friends steal away for a weekend of debauchery in an isolated country cabin, only to be attacked by horrific supernatural creatures in a night of endless terror and bloodshed. Sound familiar? Just wait. As the teens begin to exhibit standard horror movie behavior, a group of technicians in a control room are scrutinizing, and sometimes even controlling, every move the terrified kids make! With their efforts continually thwarted by an all-powerful 'eye in the sky,' do they have any chance of escape?"--Container
Friends with benefits ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While trying to avoid the cliches of Hollywood romantic comedies, Dylan and Jamie soon discover that adding the act of sex to their friendship does lead to complications
Killing them softly by George V Higgins ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jackie Cogan is an enforcer for the mob. When a high-stakes, mob-protected card game is heisted by some small-time crooks, Cogan is called in to track them down and restore order to the local criminal economy
The rum diary by Johnny Depp ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Based on the novel by Hunter S. Thompson, The Rum Diary follows itinerant journalist Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp) on an alcohol-fueled journey across the pristine island of Puerto Rico. Adopting the rum-soaked life of the island, Paul soon becomes obsessed with Chenault (Amber Heard) the wildly attractive fianceĢe of Sanderson (Aaron Eckhart), an American businessman involved in shady development deals. When Kemp is recruited by Sanderson to write favorably about his latest unsavory scheme, the journalist is presented with a choice: to use his words for the corrupt businessman's financial benefit or use them to take him down."--Container
Let me in ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abby, an eerily self-possessed young girl, emerges from her heavily curtained apartment only at night and always barefoot, seemingly immune to the bitter winter elements. Owen, an alienated 12-year-old boy, recognizes a fellow outcast and opens up to her, forming a unique bond. But as a string of grisly murders occupy his town, Owen has to confront the reality that this seemingly innocent girl might be hiding an unthinkable secret
White House down ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders
Turbo ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a freak accident, a garden snail with dreams of becoming the fastest snail in the world might just realize his goal
Hall pass by Owen Wilson ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rick and Fred are best friends who have a lot in common, including the fact that they have each been married for many years. But when the two men begin to show signs of restlessness at home, their wives take a bold approach to revitalizing their individual marriages: granting them a 'hall pass, ' one week of freedom to do whatever they want, no questions asked
Snow falling on cedars by David Guterson ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy. For a local reporter the trial strikes home when he finds his ex-lover is linked to the case
 
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Languages
English (151)
Spanish (6)
German (6)
Italian (3)
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