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Barnett, John 1945-

Overview
Works: 16 works in 53 publications in 2 languages and 3,166 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Humor  Case studies  Television adaptations  Comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Barnett
Whale rider by Niki Caro ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize. DVD
Samoan wedding ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael and his three best friends are barred from his brother's wedding because of their outrageous behavior. After they promise to behave, clean up their acts, and get girlfriends, things get out of control. It might take a miracle for them to attend the wedding
Footrot Flats the dog's tail, tale by Murray Ball ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Dog meets Jess the bitch, saves Wal from an awful fate, and together with Horse the cat, is pitted against the villainous Murphys and their hounds
My wedding and other secrets ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Outrageous fortune ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Wests are a one-family crime wave with a proud tradition of fraud and petty theft - until now. When patriarch Wolfgang West is sentenced to four years in jail, his wife Cheryl decides enough is enough; the family are cleaning up their act and going straight. But can the Wests live up to Cheryl's resolve and stay out of crime? It's not easy to be a saint when you have the DNA of a sinner. Outrageous fortune is the hit comedy-drama about a dysfunctional but loving family that can't stay out of trouble
Middle age spread ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mid-life crisis in middle class suburbia provides the main theme for this film adaptation of a popular comedy of manners. By employing a flashback structure the film successfully 'opens out' the play which centres on a dinner party
Beyond reasonable doubt by David A Yallop ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film of one of the most baffling, bizarre and controversial cases in New Zealand's criminal history. Arthur Allan Thomas was arrested and convicted, twice, of the murder of two neighbours. Due to community pressure, a Prime Ministerial enquiry was held, which established that evidence had been falsified, and he was eventually pardoned and released
The Koala brothers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Frank, Buster and their cast of friends on their fantastic adventures in the Australian outback as they teach us about teamwork, problem solving, responsibility, helping and caring
Race for the Yankee Zephyr ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Yankee Zephyr, a US Navy DC-3 cargo plane, has been missing since Christmas 1944 when it dropped off the radar during a flight between New Guinea and New Zealand. On board was a consignment of war medals, Christmas mail for the troops and the entire payroll for the American South Pacific fleet - an estimated fifty million dollars. Forty years later Barney Whittaker (Ken Wahl) and Gibbie Gibson (Donald Pleasence) earn their living the hard way hunting deer by helicopter on the upper slopes of New Zealand's Southern Alps. When they stumble upon an old aircraft wreck - the remains of the Yankee Zephyr - the two men and Gibbie's daughter Sally (Lesley Ann Warren) set out to salvage the cargo. But they are not alone in their quest. A shadowy group of 'businessmen' led by Theo Brown (George Peppard) is following their every move"--Container
La leyenda de las ballenas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Whangara people believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by her grandparents. Learning the skills of chiefdom from her uncle, Pai shows that she possesses a natural leadership ability
Strange behavior ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the peaceful town of Galesburg, Illinois, a brutal serial killer targets the local teenagers. As the bodies pile up, Sheriff John Brady suspects that the killer is connected to the high school's psychology department. There is something sinister about the school research program on behavioral control and Brady is determined to uncover the truth. But he better find the answers fast before his own son gets drawn into the strage experiments himself!
Whale rider jing qi shi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Whangara people believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by her grandparents. Learning the skills of chiefdom from her uncle, Pai shows that she possess a natural leadership ability
Dead kids ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Galesberg, Illinois is a quiet college town until a serial killer starts targeting local teens. Police Chief John Brady begins to suspect there is a link between the gruesome crimes and a series of secret experiments being carried out in the College's psychology department
You saw it on TV ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features philosophical homilies
Footrot flats the dogs tale by Murray Ball ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This is the Dog's tale: his first encounter with the sexy bitch Jess ; his loyal devotion to Wal Footrot, whom he saves from fate worse than death; his adventures with Horse and the Croco Pigs
Sione's wedding by Chris Graham ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Michael and his three best friends are barred from his brother's wedding because of their outrageous behavior. After they promise to behave, clean up their acts, and get girlfriends, things get out of control. It might take a miracle for them to attend the wedding
 
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Languages
English (52)
Spanish (1)