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Gurira, Danai

Works: 108 works in 363 publications in 3 languages and 16,698 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror television programs  Television adaptations  Television series  Zombie television programs  Fantasy television programs  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Science fiction films  Melodrama 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Danai Gurira
Black Panther( Visual )

21 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 2,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King T'Challa returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from divisions within his own country. When two enemies conspire to destroy Wakanda, the hero known as Black Panther must join forces with C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross and members of the Wakandan Special Forces, to prevent Wakanda from being drawn into a world war
The visitor by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

50 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,127 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
Avengers by Robert Downey( Visual )

10 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios’ Avengers: infinity war brings to the screen the ultimate showdown of all time. The Avengers and their super hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos."--Container
The walking dead( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police officer Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by zombies. The series explores how the living are changed by the realization that those who survive can be far more dangerous than the walking dead
The walking dead by Andrew Lincoln( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the fourth season, we see Rick and the group of survivors fostering a thriving community in the safe haven of the prison. This is short-lived as the group loses everything, their home, family, and friends to the threat of the walkers, outside threats and the hidden dangers brewing inside the fences. The group of survivors are broken apart and sent on divergent paths, unsure of everyone else's fate as they are exposed to new dangers, new enemies, and heartbreaking choices. They will have their faith thoroughly tested - a faith that breaks some of them and redeems others."--Container
The walking dead by Andrew Lincoln( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The group running from zombies crosses paths with a mysterious priest and takes shelter in his church. As Daryl and Carol follow a lead to the whereabouts of Beth, the others begin to realize that they're being hunted. As Bob's life hangs in the balance, the group prepares to face off against the cannibalistic hunters of Terminus
The walking dead( Visual )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an epidemic turns people around the world into zombies, a police officer leads a band of survivors as they look for safety and try to find a cure
All eyez on me by Demetrius Shipp( Visual )

22 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip-hop artist, actor, poet and activist, as well as his imprisonment and prolific, controversial time at Death Row Records. Against insurmountable odds, Shakur rose to become a cultural icon whose career and persona both continue to grow long after his passing
The walking dead( Visual )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picking up immediately after the thrilling cliff-hanger, Negan forces Rick and the group to fall under his will, brutally convincing them to live by his rules. To prevent further bloodshed, Rick genuinely believes they can make life under Negan, however terrible, work. But he soon learns that Negan can't be reasoned with, and they must prepare to go to war now. Victory will require more than Alexandria, and Rick will need to convince their new allies from the Kingdom and the Hilltop to band together with the common goal of taking down Negan and his army
The walking dead( Visual )

10 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being brutally forced to fall under Negan's will, Rick now understands Negan can't be reasoned with, and any day could be the survivors' last. The communities join forces in the last stand against the Saviors as all-out war unfolds
Mother of George by Andrew Dosunmu( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adenike and Ayodele are a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn. Following the joyous celebration of the their wedding, complications arise out of their inability to conceive a child, a problem that devastates their family and defies cultural expectations, leading Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save her family or destroy it
Eclipsed by Danai Gurira( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Their lives set on a nightmarish detour by civil war, the captive wives of a Liberian rebel officer form a hardscrabble sisterhood. With the arrival of a new girl who can read--and the return of an old one who can kill--their possibilities are quickly transformed. Drawing on reserves of wit and compassion, these defiant survivors ask: When the fog of battle lifts, could a different destiny emerge? Eclipsed offers a chilling, humanizing and surprisingly funny portrait of transformation and renewal. With wit, compassion, and defiance, this gripping play unearths the wreckage of war and celebrates the women who navigate and survive the most hostile of circumstances"--Page 4 of cover
Good night stories for rebel girls : [100 tales of extraordinary women] by Elena Favilli( Recording )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To the rebel girls of the world: dream bigger, aim higher, fight harder, and, when in doubt, remember you are right"--Introduction. "Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls reinvents fairy tales, inspiring girls with the stories of 100 heroic women from Elizabeth I to Serena Williams. Illustrated by 60 female artists from every corner of the globe, this is the most-funded original book in the history of crowd-funding."--Publisher's description
3 backyards( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three residents of the same suburban town over the course of one seemingly perfect yet curious autumn day
Restless city( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compelling drama tells the story of an African immigrant surviving on the fringes of New York City where music is his passion, life is a hustle, and falling in love is his greatest risk
Good night stories for rebel girls by Elena Favilli( Recording )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While still inspiring rebel girls of the world to dream bigger, aim higher, and fight harder, this sequel is bigger than each of us, bigger than our individual hopes, and certainly bigger than our fears
Welcome to Zanzibar Road by Niki Daly( Recording )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After moving into the house on Zanzibar Road that her neighbors helped her build, Mama Jumbo decides to share it with Little Chico
In the continuum by Danai Gurira( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the continuum puts a human face on the devastating impact of AIDS in Africa and America through the lives of two unforgettably courageous women. Living worlds apart, one in South Central LA and the other in Zimbabwe, each experience a kaleidoscopic weekend of life changing revelations ..."--Page 4 of cover
The convert by Danai Gurira( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Shona girl escapes an arranged marriage by converting to Christianity, becoming a servant and student to an African Evangelical. As anti-European sentiments spread throughout the native population, she is forced to choose between her family's traditions and her newfound faith
The stone virgins by Yvonne Vera( Recording )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After decades of guerrilla war, Rhodesia finally succeeded in severing the reigns of British colonial rule. But by 1982, the leadership of Robert Mugabe had led the country toward a horrifying outbreak of violence and brutality. The effects of the liberation are still being confronted today
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Alternative Names
Danai Gurira actriu estatunidenca

Danai Gurira Actriz y dramaturga estadounidense

Danai Gurira Amerikaans actrice

Danai Gurira amerikanische Schauspielerin

Danai Gurira amerikansk skådespelare

Danai Gurira amerikansk skodespelar

Danai Gurira amerikansk skuespiller

Danai Gurira attrice e commediografa statunitense

Danai Gurira dramatan Lamerikänik

Danai Gurira pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Danai Gurira Usana aktoro

Danai Gurira usona aktoro

Gurira, Danai Jekesai 1978-

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