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Ferrari, Michelle

Overview
Works: 48 works in 126 publications in 1 language and 10,671 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Science fiction films  Historical television programs  Biography  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Director, Compiler, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michelle Ferrari
Half the sky by Nicholas D Kristof( Visual )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress/advocates and New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof meet individuals who are doing work to empower women and girls everywhere. These are stories of challenge, transformation and hope
Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seabiscuit is the remarkable tale of a thoroughbred racehorse and down-and-out jockey John "Red" Pollard, an ex-prizefighter. Together they become hard luck heroes for a troubled nation and two of the most celebrated sports figures of the twentieth century
Reporting America at war : an oral history( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thousands of reporters have visited war zones for a few months or weeks. But some have done much more, creating a tradition, a genre, and a distinctive body of work. Now, for the first time, these pivotal figures and those who knew them tell their own stories in a book that covers all of America's major conflicts from World War II to the present. It is filled with harrowing and revealing tales about the experience of covering war."
Panama Canal by George Kish( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On August 15th, 1914, the Panama Canal opened, connecting the world's two largest oceans and signaling America's emergence as a global superpower. This film, using an extraordinary archive of photographs and footage, interviews with canal workers, and firsthand accounts of life in the Canal Zone, unravels the remarkable story of one of the world's most significant technological achievements
New Orleans by Robert Frank( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On August 29th, 2005, a catastrophic hurricane named Katrina made landfall on the Gulf coast of the United States. When the skies finally cleared, the survival of New Orleans hung in the balance. In the wake of this devastating event, as Americans continue a dialogue about the future of one of the nation's most distinctive cities, PBS American Experience presents New Orleans, a provocative history of the city that lies at the mouth of the mighty Mississippi. Over the course of two compelling hours, the film tells the story of America's most original urban culture, through rich archival photographic material, footage miraculously spared from the devastation, and a mingling of first-hand interviews with city natives including, Leah Chase, "The Queen of Creole Cuisine," stonemason Teddy Pierre, and renowned jazz musician Irvin Mayfield
Out of the past( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews the struggle for lesbian and gay rights in the United States. Features the struggle of the Gay Straight Alliance at East High School in Salt Lake City
The poisoner's handbook by Rob Rapley( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the dawn of forensic investigation, focusing on a number of cases of death by poisoning as well as accidental death by exposure to deadly chemicals. Examines the pioneering efforts of New York's first medical examiner Charles Norris and his assistant, toxicologist Alexander Gettler
American experience( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the story of assassin, James Earl Ray, his target, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the seething, turbulent forces in American society that led these two men to their violent and tragic collision in Memphis in April of 1968. Explores the wildly disparate, yet fatefully entwined stories of Ray and King to create a complex, engaging, and thought-provoking portrait of America in that crisis-laden year
The gold rush( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of 1853, San Francisco was a city on the move. It had twelve daily newspapers, nine insurance companies, consulates of twenty-seven foreign governments, and six-story buildings where sand dunes once stood. A few years earlier, San Francisco was just a sleepy little town. But the sight of gold in the rushing waters of the American River sent a ripple around the world and set the stage for an event that would forever change a city, a fledgling state, and the nation. Incorporating rare and exquisite daguerreotypes and original recreations, this film offers a vivid portrait of a seminal event in American's history
Silicon Valley( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Led by physicist Robert Noyce, Fairchild Semiconductor began as a start-up company whose radical innovations would help make the United States a leader in both space exploration and the personal computer revolution, changing the way the world works, plays, and communicates. Noyce's invention of the microchip ultimately re-shaped the future, launching the world into the Information Age
Edison : the invention of the movies by David J Burke( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about Thomas Edison that explores the complex alchemy that accounts for the enduring celebrity of America's most famous inventor. It offers new perspectives on the man and his milieu, and illuminates not only the true nature of invention, but its role in turn-of-the-century America's rush into the future
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What began as a broadcast performance of H.G. Welles' fantasy, The War of the Worlds, turned into one of the biggest mass hysteria events in U.S. history. American Experience examines the elements that together created this frenzy, including our longtime fascination with life on Mars; the emergence of radio as a powerful new medium; and the creative wunderkind Orson Welles, the twenty-three-year-old director of the drama and mischief-maker supreme. The film contains reanactments of reactions to the hoax from people all over the United States
Las Vegas : an unconventional history by Michelle Ferrari( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las Vegas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trace the city's development from its humble beginnings as a remote frontier way station to its mid-century florescence as the gangster metropolis known as 'Sin City' to its recent renaissance as the fastest growing city in the United States
Kit Carson( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film draws upon rich archival materials, original recreations, and interviews with authors and historians to bring the legendary trapper, scout, and soldier to vivid life, and provide a lens on a pivotal but little-understood era in American history"--Container
Reporting America at war : a film( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the role of American journalists in the pivotal conflicts of the 20th century--and beyond
The perfect crime by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the case of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, two wealthy college students who, in 1924, kidnapped and murdered 14-year-old Bobby Franks for, as they would confess, for the thrill of it
Wild west( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles six prominent heroes and villains of the American West
Reporting America at war [an oral history]( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thousands of reporters have visited war zones for a few months or weeks. But some have done much more, creating a tradition, a genre, and a distinctive body of work. Now, for the first time, these pivotal figures and those who knew them tell their own stories in a book that covers all of America's major conflicts from World War II to the present. It is filled with harrowing and revealing tales about the experience of covering war." "Personal tales intermingle with explorations of such critical issues as censorship, propaganda, press ethics, and the press's relationship with the Pentagon, both before and after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Together, they form a vivid and illuminating account that is essential reading for all who seek to understand the nature of war and how we learn about it."--BOOK JACKET
Pierre S. du Pont : a rare genius by Michelle Ferrari( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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