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Joy, Robert 1951-

Overview
Works: 136 works in 255 publications in 1 language and 5,439 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Biography  Documentary films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Illustrator, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Joy
Harriet the spy by Louise Fitzhugh( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harriet is an 11-year-old accomplished spy who writes down everything she sees. When her friends find and read her notebook they shun her and Harriet must find a way to win them back
Superhero movie by Tom Ackerman( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rick Riker is a high school student who is bitten by a genetically altered dragonfly while on a field trip to the local laboratory. Rick soon realizes that he's developing super powers, including the ability to break-dance vertically on a building wall and the development of lightening fast reflexes. Disguised in a green and black suit and going by the name Dragonfly, Rick uses his abilities to fight crime all over the city. His archenemy is Lou Landers, a.k.a. Hourglass, a terminally ill scientist who, through a technological accident, has the ability to suck the life energy out of people. If he can find a specific number of victims, he will be able to live forever. Rick needs to save the day, but he lacks confidence. Maybe the girl Rick's secretly in love with, Jill Johnson, can inspire him towards greatness
Bonhoeffer, agent of grace ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What is a moral person to do in a time of savage immorality? That question tormented Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman of great distinction who actively opposed Hitler and the Nazis. His convictions cost him his life. Bonhoeffer's last years, his participation in the German resistance and his moral struggle are dramatized in this film
George A. Romero's Land of the dead ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zombies have become the dominant population, and they've begun to show signs of undead intelligence and gathering power. The wealthiest human survivors live comfortably in a luxury high-rise building that is barricaded within a safe zone. The wealthy ignore the horrors of the outside world while armed scavengers stage raids in the zombie-zone to gather much-needed food and supplies. Riley and Cholo are mercenaries-for-hire; Kaufman is their nefarious boss; and Slack is a former hooker recruited into Riley's scavenger squad
Land of the dead by George A Romero( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zombies have become the dominant population, and they've begun to show signs of undead intelligence and gathering power. The wealthiest human survivors live comfortably in a luxury high-rise building that is barricaded within a safe zone. The wealthy ignore the horrors of the outside world while armed scavengers stage raids in the zombie-zone to gather much-needed food and supplies. Riley and Cholo are mercenaries-for-hire, Kaufman is their nefarious boss, and Slack is a former hooker recruited into Riley's scavenger squad
CSI: NY ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective Mac Taylor and his CSI team use high-tech science to follow the evidence and solve crimes in The Big Apple. The team contends with radiation poison deaths; a fugitive who poses as a Federal Air Marshal; incriminating information of some of New York's most influential people; Stella's life is threatened with the discovery of a rare ancient Greek coin; and other cases involving murder, kidnapping and crime solving
CSI: NY ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forensic investigators use high-tech science to follow the evidence and solve crimes in the Big Apple
CSI: NY ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The eighth season of the Emmy-nominated crime drama about forensic investigators who use high-tech science to solve crimes in New York
CSI: NY ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CSI: NY, the third incarnation of the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation franchise and the spin-off of CSI: Miami, is a crime drama about forensic investigators who use high-tech science to follow the evidence and solve crimes in The Big Apple
Miracle at Moreaux ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nun risks her life to protect 3 Jewish children who are fleeing from Nazi-occupied France
Amityville 3-D ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"To debunk the Amityville house's infamous reputation and take advantage of a rock-bottom asking price, skeptical journalist John Baxter buys the place and settles in to write his first novel. But as soon as the ink on the deed has dried, people who have come into contact with him and the house begin to meet with a shocking fate. Is it coincidence or is this house really the gateway to hell?"--Container
Millennium ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An NTSB employee finds a mysterious device while investigating the remains of a midair jet collision
The shipping news by Annie Proulx( )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At thirty-six, Quoyle, a third-rate newspaperman, is wrenched violently out of his workaday life when his two-timing wife gets her just desserts. He retreats with his two daughters to his ancestral home on the starkly beautiful Newfoundland coast, where a rich cast of local characters all play a part in Quoyle's struggle to reclaim his life
Sword of Gideon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Mossad team is hand picked to hunt down the surviving militants involved in the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics
Radio days by Woody Allen( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look back at radio from the late 1930s to the mid-1940s, focusing on an extended Jewish family, all avid radio listeners, and on a young woman who eventually succeeds as a radio gossip columnist
Dawn of the dead by Zack Snyder( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dawn of the dead: When a mysterious virus turns people into mindless, flesh-eating zombies, a handful of survivors wage a desparate, last-stand battle to stay alive and human
Dieppe ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of one of World War II's most destructive battles, this powerful production chronicles the lives, loves, courage and spirit of those who sacrificed everything to ensure the success of the D-Day invasion
Whole new thing ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emerson Thorsen, 13, lives with his parents in their eco-home in the wilds of Nova Scotia. He's just had his first wet dream and completed writing and illustrating his first book, all 1000 pages of it. Meanwhile, the home-schooled youth can barely add 2+2, so his mother enrolls him in the local junior high. There, Emerson's 42-year-old English teacher, Don Grant, has settled into a life of perpetual adolescence, paying regular visits to a park restroom for anonymous sex. Emerson, initially scornful of his teacher, soon develops his first crush on Don. The precociously confident boy, raised in a household of casual nudity and sexual openness, throws himself into this awakening of his heart with dangerous abandon
Lifetime collector's set 4 films : Untamed love ; Just ask my children ; Taming Andrew ; Invisible child ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Untamed love: "The inspiring story of Caitlin, a lost child, Maggie, a dedicated teacher, and the unexpected miracles that happen when Caitlin is finally given the chance to shine"--Container
The Lawrenceville stories ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A turn-of-the-century look into Lawrenceville Prep School and the antic exploits of students seeking to compliment their education with uproarious fun
 
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