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Madigan, Amy

Overview
Works: 163 works in 416 publications in 6 languages and 24,060 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Poetry  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Singer, Artist, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Amy Madigan
Field of dreams by Phil Alden Robinson ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 3,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If you believe the impossible, the incredible can come true. Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a voice, followed by a brief vision of a baseball field. He believes that if he builds a baseball diamond in his cornfield, Shoeless Joe Jackson from the infamous 1919 Chicago "Black" Sox will return to play baseball. By being willing to take a chance, Ray gets a second time up at bat in life
Gone baby gone by Ben Affleck ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amanda McCready is a 4-year-old who has disappeared from her Boston home. The police make little headway in solving the case, so the girl's aunt hires Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro, private detectives. They freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons: they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Patrick and Angie must face drug dealers, gangs, and pedophiles, and ultimately a moral dilemma that tears them apart
The Dust Bowl by Ken Burns ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features
Pollock by Ed Harris ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Fellow artists and lovers Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner are at the center of New York's 1940's art scene, but as Krasner neglects her work to push Pollock's career forward, Pollock begins to unravel emotionally. Pollock and Krasner escape to the country to marry, and soon, Pollock creates the work that makes him the first internationally-famous modern painter in America. But with fame and fortune comes a volatile temper and severe self-doubt; before long, Pollock's life threatens to explode"--Container
Uncle Buck ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uncle Buck, an idle good-natured bachelor, is left in charge of his nephew and nieces during a family crisis. While his carefree ways easily charm the younger relatives, he meets more than a little hostility from Tia, his rebellious teenage niece, and Chanice, his impatient girlfriend
Is your mama a llama? --and more stories about growing up by Deborah Guarino ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is your mama a llama? Lloyd the llama asks all kinds of baby animals his question. Will he ever get the answer he longs to hear? Leo the late bloomer: What's the matter with Leo? He can't read, write or speak like the other baby animals can. Will Leo ever bloom? Elizabeti's doll: When her new baby brother arrives, Elizabeti wants a baby of her own. She finds a rock that will make a perfect baby! Is she ready to care for her own child? Goose: A baby goose grows up in a loving family of woodchucks, but she still feels lonely and different, until she finds her wings!
Horatio's drive America's first road trip by Ken Burns ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horatio Nelson Jackson, an eccentric Vermont doctor, drove from San Francisco to New York City, in 1903 to became the first person to drive an automobile across the continent - a feat never before accomplished. It would mark the beginning of a new era in America and the end of another. It took Lewis & Clark over two years to go from the Atlantic to the Pacific - Horatio went the opposite direction, by means of the "Horseless carriage", in less than 3 months
The Laramie project by Moises Kaufman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This film is based on transcripts of over 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming."--Title screens. In October 1998, 21 year-old Matthew Shepard had been found savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die. National media attention made his case a cause célèbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre (his collaborating actors) arrived. They succeeded in interviewing a wide range of relevant persons, from those who knew Shepard or knew the accused to police, university, and hospital personnel and community members. Then they wrote a play
500 nations by Jack Leustig ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
500 Nations is an eight-part documentary that looks back at life in North America before the arrival of the Europeans, then follows the epic struggles of Indian Nations as the continent is reshaped by contact
Places in the heart ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's the 1930's in Waxahachie, Texas. Against this Depression-torn background unforgettable characters meet and collide. Its emotionally gripping story centers around Edna Spalding and her unending struggle against extraordinary hardships
Is your mama a llama? by Deborah Guarino ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lloyd the llama is looking for his mama. "Is your mama a llama?" he asks a bat, a swan, a cow, a seal, and a kangaroo. Young children will share Lloyd's delight when the answer to his question is finally, "Yes!" With rhyme and riddle, and the perfect narration by Amy Madigan, this charming story will soon become a favorite
Death and the Civil War ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the best-selling book by Drew Gilpin Faust, this film will explore how the American Civil War created a 'republic of suffering' and will chart the far-reaching social, political, and social changes brought about by the pervasive presence and fear of death during the Civil War
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the life of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence
A bright shining lie by Terry George ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of LTC John Paul Vann (Paxton) and his work as a military and civilian advisor in Vietnam over a ten year period (1962-72) until his death in an accidental helicopter crash. As a military advisor, Vann attempted to fight corruption in the Vietnamese army, recognizing the need to build trust among the Vietnamese peasantry. When his recommendations were ignored by the U.S. military, he exposed falsified battle reports and other deceptions to a New York Times reporter, effectively ending his military career. As the war escalated, however, Vann returned to Vietnam as a civilian advisor under Nixon's "Vietnamization" program, ending as the defacto commander of Vietnamese forces in the successful defense of the Central Highlands during the 1972 Easter Offensive. The film also examines Vann's character flaws, the chief of these being his adulterous nature and affairs with Vietnamese women which resulted in a forced marriage to a Vietnamese schoolgirl whom he had gotten pregnant
The Dark half by George A Romero ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thad, a college professor who moonlights as a writer of pop thrillers under the pseudonym George Stark, finally writes a serious novel, and decides to stop writing shockers. But George Stark has come to life and doesn't want to die. Thad is forced to battle his own creation for the control of the mind which both must share
Winter passing ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that an ex-grad student and a would-be musician have moved in with her father, who cares more about his new friends than he does about his own health and well-being
Living proof ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Dr. Dennis Slamon, an oncologist and researcher who must make sacrifices in his personal life while on his quest to find a cure for breast cancer
The revolt of mother ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Father is going to build a new barn, but mother wants a new house... Set against the beautiful rustic backdrop of farming life in 1890 New England, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman's poignant story brings us two hard working people of the land"-Container
The lifeguard ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This summer growing up is optional. Leigh is almost 30 and living a seemingly perfect life in New York. But when her career and love life both come crashing down, she flees to her suburban hometown and regresses right back into teenage behavior. She moves in with her parents, hangs around with friends who never left town, and reclaims her high school job as a condo-complex lifeguard. But as Leigh enjoys shirking off adult life and responsibilities and enters into an illicit affair, she begins to affect those closest to her
Prohibition by Ken Burns ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight
 
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