Greene, Graham 1952-
Most widely held works about Graham Greene
Most widely held works by Graham Greene
Dances with wolves ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,310 libraries worldwide
Rewarded for his heroism in the Civil War, Lt. John Dunbar wants to see the American frontier before it is gone. Assigned to an abandoned fort with a Sioux tribe as his only neighbor, he overcomes the language barrier and mutual fear and distrust to become a friend of the tribe. But his knowledge of their ultimate fate forces him to make a crucial decision.
The green mile ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,494 libraries worldwide
Death Row guards at a penitentiary, in the 1930's, have a moral dilemma with their job when they discover one of their prisoners, a convicted murderer, has a special gift.
Transamerica ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,139 libraries worldwide
A pre-operative transsexual learns that she fathered a child years earlier.
Snow dogs ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 960 libraries worldwide
After being named in his birth mother's will, Miami dentist Ted Brooks travels to Alaska to claim the inheritance, her team of sled dogs; Now he must learn how to race them or give them up to a crusty mountain man who wants the dogs for himself.
Thunderheart ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 903 libraries worldwide
A young, part-Sioux FBI agent is sent to solve a murder on an Indian reservation. There he meets the irreverent local sheriff and the tribe's religious leader, who helps the agent begin to understand his lost heritage. Gradually, he comes to believe that the U.S. government has framed an innocent man, but finds that he and those around him are thrown into danger because of his suspicions.
Die hard with a vengeance ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 859 libraries worldwide
New York cop John McClane is the personal target of the mysterious Simon, a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city if he doesn't get what he wants. Accompanied by an unwilling civilian partner, McClane careens wildly from one end of New York to the other as he struggles to keep up with Simon's deadly game. It's a battle of wits between a psychopathic genius and a heroic cop who once again finds himself having a really bad day.
The war that made America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 818 libraries worldwide
"This dramatic documentary, with full scale battles, elaborate sets, and a large cast, tells the fascinating story of three world powers - England, France and an alliance of Native American nations - whose struggles planted the seeds for the American Revolution. A central figure is George Washington, then a brash and ambitious young officer in his twenties hoping to make his reputation in the British military, whose blunders actually trigger the war. The series also highlights the critical and sophisticated role of Native Americans in the conflict between the English and the French" -- Container.
Disney's snow dogs ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.
Squanto and the first Thanksgiving ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 772 libraries worldwide
A biography of the Patuxet Indian who, after his capture, escape, and return to his childhood home, helped the Pilgrims establish the colony of Plymouth.
Into the West ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
Explore one of the most powerful and defining chapters in American history. This powerful epic adventure unfolds as told through the struggles, triumphs, and heartaches of two families as they journey in search of the American dream. The Wheelers venture west from Virginia in 1825, while the Lakota tribe grapples with the arrival of white settlers; the story continues over the next 65 years, climaxing with the massacre at Wounded Knee.
Lost in the barrens ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 680 libraries worldwide
Jamie, an orphan who must leave his upper-class boarding school to live with an uncle in the wilderness of Manitoba, Canada, has no idea of the incredible adventure that awaits him. During a hunting trip, he and Awasis, a Native American Indian boy, become separated from the group. Finding themselves lost and alone in the icy and dreaded wilderness called The Barrens, their struggle to survive against impending doom strips away their prejudice toward one another's cultures, and demands from them more courage, determination and trust than they ever thought they could muster.
Casino Jack ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 655 libraries worldwide
Jack Abramoff, the real-life Washington power player, resorted to jaw-dropping levels of fraud and corruption. High-rolling excess and outrageous escapades are all in a day's work for Abramoff as he goes to outrageous lengths to promote the Indian gambling industry, earning him the nickname 'Casino Jack.' But when Jack and his womanizing protege Michael Scanlon enlist a dimwitted business partner for an illegal scheme, they find themselves ensnared in a web of greed and murder.
Spirit rider ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
Without warning, sixteen-year-old Native American, Jesse Threebears, is uprooted from his latest foster home and returned to the reservation of his birth. Gradually Jesse begins to adjust to his new life with his grandfather, as well as to find romance. But one boy, who knows the awful secret surrounding Jesse's mother's death, is determined to destroy Jesse's newfound happiness. For the two adversaries, on annual horse race culminates in a life-and-death struggle that could finish them both.
Skins ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
Rudy Yellow Lodge is both a resident and a police officer of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Dealing with the fallout and emotional burdens of reservation life in one of the poorest counties in the U.S., as alcoholism and poverty continually threaten the community, his family, and his own state of mind, Rudy finds himself taking the law into his own hands, with potentially tragic consequences.
Coyote waits ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
In this adaptation of Tony Hillerman's novel, Navajo police detective Joe Leaphorn and officer Jim Chee solve a modern murder and a bank robbery supposedly committed by Butch Cassidy.
The education of Little Tree ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
Little Tree is an 8-year-old Cherokee boy, who, during the time of the depression, loses his parents and goes to live with his mountain dwelling grandparents and learn the wisdom of the Cherokee way of life.
The green mile ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
A death row inmate in a Southern prison possesses the unusual gift of healing. A guard discovers the inmate's miraculous power and begins to question the man's guilt.
When I find the ocean ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
The journey of a lifetime for young Lily Strickland begins not out of her love for adventure but out of heartache. Longing for the father she lost to the ocean and having no way to say goodbye, Lily strikes out on her own. Leaving behind a safe, loving environment with her grandparents and loving mother, she faces not only her fears but the obstacles the wilderness presents.
A Thief of time ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
"Navajo tribal cops Joe Leaphorn (Wes Studi) and Jim Chee (Adam Beach) delve into the netherworld of illegal archaeological excavations, purloined pots, and slain pot hunters, set against a backdrop of Navajo witches, spirits, and lore."
Dances with wolves ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Story of a Civil War hero (Costner) who travels west where he is assigned to an abandoned fort. His nearest neighbors are members of a Sioux tribe, and they gradually become friends. He marries a tribe woman (McDonnell) and ultimately must make a decision about the tribe and their life when he realizes what their fate will be at the hands of the white man.
Action and adventure films Alaska American Civil War (1861-1865) Capital punishment Comedy films Dakota Indians Death row Death row inmates Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction films Fiction television programs Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired French and Indian War (1755-1763) Great Plains Historical films History Identity (Philosophical concept) Indians of North America Inheritance and succession Juvenile works Man-woman relationships Motion pictures Mushers Navajo Indians Parent and child Police Prison films Prisons Road films Sioux Nation Sled dog racing Sled dogs South Dakota--Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Southern States Squanto Supernatural Television programs--for the hearing impaired Thanksgiving Day Transsexuals United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wampanoag Indians West (U.S.) Western films Western films