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Geller, Phylis

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Most widely held works by Phylis Geller
Tesla : master of lightning( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recount the life of scientist, inventor, and visionary Nikola Tesla, often remembered as more of an eccentric cult figure than an electrical engineering genius. Tesla's surprising inventions are revealed in his autobiographical and scientific writings
Suze Orman's Money class( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suze Orman gives her views on how to secure a hopeful and sustainable future in today's economy. After the upheavals of recent times, she believes that it's necessary to rethink many traditional strategies for financial success
Korean War stories by Robert Uth( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veterans share their stories of the "Forgotten War", reminding the viewer of the human and social costs the Korean war had on America. Interviewees include Senators John Glenn and John S. Warner, baseball player Ted Williams, musician Willie Nelson, former Secretary of State James Baker, Rep. Charles Rangel, Lt. Col. Charles B. "Brad" Smith, Gen. Raymond Davis, and others
Suze Orman for the young, fabulous & broke( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suze Orman offers advice to the "Generation Broke"--Those people in their twenties and thirties who have graduated college with a mountain of student loan debt and are stuck with one of the weakest job markets in recent history. The goals of their parents' generation-- buy a house, support a family, send kids to college, retire in style, seems improbable. They live off their credit cards, may or may not have health insurance, and come up so far short at the end of the month that the idea of saving money is a joke. This generation has it tough, and but they are painfully aware of the urgent need to take matters into their own hands
The laws of money, lessons of life by Suze Orman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal finance guru Suze Orman offers valuable information and insight on financial planning. Based on the newest book
Coal country( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film reveals the truth about modern coal mining. The story is told by the people directly involved, both working miners and activists who are battling the coal companies in Appalachia. Tensions are high. It's a 'new civil war, ' as families and communities are deeply split over mountaintop removal mining (MTR). What does this mean for America and the rest of the World? The coal industry is spending millions to promote what it calls 'clean coal.' Is it achievable? At what cost?
Katherine Anne Porter's The jilting of Granny Weatherall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Granny Weatherall is a spunky old lady of eighty who bosses her doctor and her children. She seems so strong and in control. Yet she has never had the upper hand in her destiny. One morning, a flood of long-forgotten memories bring her to the realization that of all her accomplishments, she cannot console herself for the shame-filled day she was left standing at the altar. Still, her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life
Uncommon women and others by Wendy Wasserstein( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation for television of the Phoenix Theatre's production of Wendy Wasserstein's play about five friends who hold a reunion seven years after their graduation from Mount Holyoke
Women & money owning the power to control your destiny( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New York Times bestselling author, financial expert, and two-time Emmy winner, returns to inspire women to take charge of their financial futures. What Suze shares equips women with knowledge and awareness to make the most of their money
Suze Orman's financial solutions for you by Suze Orman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the program, Suze insightfully covers a wide range of topics that will resonate with viewers, including how to invest; whether to buy a home or not; saving for retirement; life insurance; wills and trusts; student loans; and more
The Appalachians( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 1 (55 min.). Examines the earliest settlers of the Appalachians, the Cherokee; the arrival in the 1700s of European settlers who brought their traditions and music with them; the regional role of whiskey distilling; the large evangelical tent meetings which brought together blacks and whites and fostered the development of regional white gospel influenced by African rhythms -- Episode 2 (55 min.). The Cherokees are cruelly relocated along the Trail of Tears; the Civil War splits families; modernization arrives as railroads make it possible to strip raw materials and timber from the mountains; mining companies change entire towns and ways of life; miners demands better working conditions and the region suffers from the violence of the great Coal Wars -- Episode 3 (62 min.). The phonograph and radio take mountain music to the outside world; Great Depression devastates the region; the New Deal provides new ways of making a living and brings wider access to electricity; strip mining and mountain-top removal change the landscape forever; people of Appalachia keep their traditional culture alive and vibrant
Tennessee Williams' Cat on a hot tin roof( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of deception, money and hypocrisy which tears at a patriarchal Southern family as its members gather for the imminent demise of their "Big Daddy."
Working a musical( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical adaptation of Studs Terkel's book, with songs by James Taylor, Stephen Schwartz and others
Edward Albee's All over by Edward Albee( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a large, elegant sitting room, a famous man lies dying behind a discreet hospital screen. Reporters and television crews are waiting downstairs to record the event for posterity, while gathered in the 'death chamber' are the great man's wife, mistress, son, daughter, and best friend--the family lawyer."--Container
The road to wealth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suze covers today's hottest financial topics, issues of utmost importance to everyone. In a format that's fast-paced, down-to-earth, and reassuring, Suze takes questions from a live audience, and her responses are quintessential Suze, addressing both the financial and emotional aspects of your money matters
America at a crossroads. Islam in prison( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2005, a group calling itself Jam̓iyyat Ul-Islam Is-Saheech, which translates to Assembly of Authentic Islam, and shortened to JIS by law enforcement, plotted to strike U.S. military facilities, Israeli national interests and synagogues in the Los Angeles area around the Jewish high holidays. This film features the complexities of Islam in prison by tracing the men charged with 2005 alleged terrorist plot in Los Angeles and an overcrowded prison system which might become a breeding ground for homegrown terrorists
Coal country music( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guests of the nation a play( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two Irish insurgents are assigned to guard two captured British soldiers at a remote farmhouse owned by the spirited Widow O'Connell, the foursome pass the time by playing cards, dancing jigs, and bickering amiably about their respective countries and religions. Throughout the conviviality, Barney Callahan is haunted by the knowledge that reprisals will be in order if the Irish harm their British captives
Working by Studs Terkel( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical adaptation of Studs Terkel's 1974 nonfiction book Working, originally performed as a stage play in 1978
The Appalachians( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment in a 3-part series exploring the political, economic, musical, and spiritual history of the Appalachian region. Part 1 examines the sophisticated culture of the Cherokee Indians, and the arrival of Europeans, focusing on the influx of Scots-Irish immigrants, their crucial role in the American Revolution and their equally defiant stance against the U.S. government during the Whiskey Rebellion. The Appalachian origins of country music from old world folk tunes are also examined, with attention to the influences of African-American and revivalist religious culture
 
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Alternative Names
Geller, Phyllis

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English (70)