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Beal, Jeff 1963-

Overview
Works: 218 works in 381 publications in 4 languages and 16,484 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Film adaptations  Military history  Television adaptations  Interviews  Personal narratives  Film and video adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Instrumentalist, Conductor, Other, Creator, Arranger
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jeff Beal
Appaloosa by Ed Harris ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1880s, the American West. Randall Bragg is a rich landowner who is wanted for murdering the town marshal. Lawman Virgil Cole and his deputy Everett Hitch are two friends who are hired to defend a lawless town from the murderous rancher. Their efforts become complicated and their friendship is tested when a young widow arrives in town
Blackfish ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A discussion on the keeping of intelligent creatures in captivity. Employs the story of Tilikum, the notorious performing whale who, unlike orcas in the wild, has taken the lives of several people while in captivity
Rome ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four hundred years after the founding of the Republic, Rome is the wealthiest city in the world, a cosmopolitan metropolis of one million people, epicenter of a sprawling empire. The Republic was founded on principles of shared power and fierce personal competition, never allowing one man to seize absolute control. But now, those foundations are crumbling, eaten away by corruption and excess. After eight years of war, soldiers Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo unwittingly become entwined in the historical events of ancient Rome
House of cards ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Season one of the Netflix original series House of Cards. Frank Underwood is a cunning career politician. Zoe Barnes is an ambitious young journalist. Together they forge a partnership that trades powerful secrets for political access, and so much more
Rome ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son and heir. The conspirator Brutus ponders how to curry favor with the masses that have condemned him as a murderer, while his mother Servilia concocts a deadly plot of her own. Meanwhile, Titus Pullo attempts to pull his friend Lucius Vorenus out of the darkness that has engulfed his soul in the wake of personal tragedy. For once again, the fates of these two mismatched soldiers seem inexorably tied to the fate of Rome itself
The queen of Versailles ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Queen of Versailles is a character-driven documentary about a billionaire family and their financial challenges in the wake of the economic crisis. The film follows two unique characters, whose rags-to-riches-to-rags success stories reveal the innate virtues and flaws of the American Dream
Stone cold ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stone is a quiet chief of police in a cold, gray, seaside town. When a serial killer strikes, this tough cop is in the thick of it. Add his girlfriend, an ex-wife and a sexy defense attorney, and things really heat up
Door-to-door ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Bill Porter, a man with cerebal palsy. With little hope of getting a real job, Bill asks to take on the position of salesman in the most unwanted and difficult territory. He gets the job and makes his rounds, impacting the lives of his customers during his nearly 50-year career that often found him at the top of his company's sales charts
Tibet : cry of the snow lion ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A snow lion is a mythic beast of Tibetan legend. As a protector of the nation, the snow lion is emblazoned on the Tibetan flag. Today the Tibetan flag is outlawed in its own homeland. Ten years in the making, filmed during nine nine journeys throughout Tibet, India and Nepal. The dark secrets of Tibet's recent past are chronicled through personal stories and interviews, and a collection of undercover and archival images never before assembled in one film
Georgia O'Keeffe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the life of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her tumultuous relationship with her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz. As their relationship suffers, Alfred takes a younger lover. Georgia's search for solace moves her west, where she finds new inspiration for her paintings, and ultimately her own voice, in the New Mexico landscape
House of cards ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Season two of the Netflix original series House of Cards
Ike countdown to D-Day by Robert Harmon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and French and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In March of 1944 recently appointed Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces, General Eisenhower, meets with Prime Minister Winston Churchill. They must come up with a brilliant strategy to put an end to World War II
In the realms of the unreal by Jessica Yu ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Henry Darger, an elderly recluse, spent his childhood in an Illinois asylum for feeble-minded children and his adulthood working as a janitor. He lived a quiet, nearly solitary existence, but his imaginary life was exciting, colorful and sexually provocative. When he died in Chicago in 1973, his landlady discovered in his room 300 paintings, some over 10 feet long, and a 15,000 page illustrated novel ("The realms of the unreal"), which told the epic story of the virtuous Vivian Girls, seven angelic sisters who lead a rebellion against godless, child-enslaving men"--Container
Last call at the oasis ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines threats to the world water supply, such as pollution and shortage, and proposes that measures be taken to protect it. Features commentary by various experts
A dog named Christmas by Gregory D Kincaid ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Todd, a developmentally-challenged 20 year-old with an affinity for animals, hears the animal shelter is looking for families to foster a dog for the holidays, he's eager to sign up. But his father, George, says "no adoptions"--Even temporary ones -- claiming he wants to protect Todd from disappointment. His wife, Mary Ann, knows better. Something else is troubling her husband -- something he doesn't want to face
The water is wide ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Pat Conroy's year of teaching at Yamacraw School on an island off the coast of South Carolina
In plain sight ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To those that know her, Mary Shannon is a glorified meter maid, but her real job as a federal marshal is to oversee federal witnesses who have been relocated to Albuquerque through the program. She has to balance her job as a marshal and the secret identity she must use to hide her high-risk, high-impact job from her family
The Russell Girl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sarah, the picture-perfect girl-next-door, took a job in Chicago thinking she could escape memories of a tragic accident that she blames on herself. When she receives some unsettling news, Sarah decides to return home and try to heal old wounds
No good deed by Bob Rafelson ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cello-playing cop Jack Friar searches for a teenage runaway on Turk Street and ends up in the home of an elderly couple. The house also turns out to be the headquarters for a gang of criminals who are planning a bank robbery, and Jack is quickly held hostage. When Jack is left alone with the leader's girlfriend, a master manipulator of the gang, he teaches her to play the cello and the two share a mutal attraction. Jack can't decide if she's for real or just manipulating him too. Especially since Erin continues to manipulate gang leader Tyrone, violent thug Hoop, and inside man David
A gentleman's game ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At twelve-years-old, Timmy shows the early promise of a champion in the making. When his father sends him to caddy at a local country club, he finds a world where privilege meets the working class. With the help of a golf teacher with a broken past, he learns more than just technique and sportsmanship
 
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French (2)
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