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London, Michael

Overview
Works: 70 works in 218 publications in 3 languages and 16,983 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Fiction  Biography  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  History  Bibliography 
Roles: Producer, Author, Actor, Editor, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Michael London Publications about Michael London
Publications by  Michael London Publications by Michael London
Most widely held works by Michael London
The visitor by Tom McCarthy ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walter Vale is a widower who teaches economics at a Connecticut university. He lives alone and is no longer motivated by his work. In New York to present a paper at a conference, he goes to the apartment that he has not visited in some time, but has kept since his wife was alive, only to discover a young couple living there. Despite their great cultural differences, Walter befriends Tarek, a Syrian citizen and drummer, and gradually builds a friendship with Esi, his girlfriend from Senegal. One day, when returning from Central Park with Walter, Tarek is arrested for jumping a stuck subway turnstile, despite the fact that he had paid. The police discover he does not have legal papers and transfer him to an immigrant detention center in Queens. Feeling responsible for and connected to Tarek, Walter decides to stay in New York to help and support him. Not hearing from her son, Tarek's mother arrives from Michigan to find out why, and she and Walter support one another while they attempt to free Tarek
The family Stone by Claire Danes ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Everett brings his fiancé Meredith home to meet his family for the Christmas holiday. It's an instant disaster when Everett's parents, Sybil and Kelly, agree with their gay, deaf son Thad, pot-smoking son Ben and daughters Amy and Susannah that Meredith is way too uptight to be welcomed into their family. Wanting to please Everett and get along with his family, Meredith recruits her sister Julie to help her thaw the Stone family cold front
Sideways by Alexander Payne ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack and Miles were college roommates, and despite their differences, they have been friends ever since. Jack is an actor, whose career high point is a stint as a soap opera regular. English teacher and oenophile Miles would much rather be a published novelist. Jack is about to get married, so depressed, divorced Miles suggests they hit the road for a week-long bachelor party amidst the rolling hillsides and gorgeous sunsets of wine country near Santa Barbara. A little golf, a lot of wine, how could it possibly go sideways?
House of sand and fog by Vadim Perelman ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Colonel Behrani is a once-wealthy Iranian immigrant who struggles for dignity while working low-wage jobs in America. Kathy Nicolo is a troubled young house cleaner striving to put her life in order. When Kathy's house is mistakenly put up for public auction--and Behrani risks the last of his family fortune to buy it--the two become enmeshed in a desperate conflict
The informant! by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The U.S. government decides to go after an agri-business giant with a price-fixing accusation based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president turned informant Mark Whitacre. The FBI needs evidence, so Whitacre eagerly agrees to wear a wire and carry a hidden tape recorder in his briefcase, imagining himself as a kind of de facto secret agent
Win win ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mike Flaherty is "a lovable yet long-suffering lawyer and high school wrestling coach... When Mike... comes across a teenage runaway who also happens to be a champion wrestler, Mike's luck turns around in spectacular fashion. But his win-win situation soon becomes more complicated than he ever imagined when the boy's family affairs come into play"--Container
Smart people ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lawrence Wetherhold is a recently widowed literature professor who is a numb and chilly intellectual. He rebuffs his students, ignores his own teenage children, James and Vanessa, and spurns cries for financial assistance from his ne'er-do-well but rather soulful adopted brother, Chuck. After an accident and Lawrence goes to the hospital, he is deprived of the right to drive. Janet is a physician and former student of Lawrence who remembers her disappointment in him as a teacher and role model. But, Janet and Lawrence become romantically involved. Meanwhile, Chuck and Vanessa try to come to terms with each other and prove that their relationship is another sign that the Wetherhold clan has become far too insular and self-referential
Robert Lowell: a portrait of the artist in his time by Michael London ( Book )
9 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The illusionist by Steven Millhauser ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim captures the imaginations of all of Vienna, including Prince Leopold, who becomes obsessed with the illusionist after his fiancee rekindles a childhood fascination with Eisenheim
Thirteen by Catherine Hardwicke ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los Angeles teenager and overachiever Tracy is an excellent student in her seventh grade class and gets along well with her mother, Melanie. She fears that she's not cool enough to be friends with Evie, the most popular girl in school. Fueled with genuine adolescent energy, Tracy follows Evie's lead into the harsh realities of sex, drugs, and hard-edged adventure. Consumed with temptations and conflicting desires, Tracy loses her good-girl identity, greatly affecting her relationship with her mom
King of California by Mike Cahill ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man is reunited with his teenage daughter after spending years in a mental institute. When he becomes obsessed that ancient treasure is buried under his home, his daughter decides to go along with his antics
40 days and 40 nights by Michael Lehmann ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being dumped by his girlfriend, Matt sleeps with every girl he meets. Finally, Matt decides the only way to stop his sex obsession is to go 40 days and 40 nights living in a world of total abstinence. Then Matt meets Erica and the betting begins to see how long Matt can hold out
The guru by Daisy Mayer ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A porn queen takes a young Indian man under her wings to learn the tricks of the sex trade. But when her student inadvertently becomes a celebrity "sex guru", it catapults him into a wildly outrageous version of the American dream
Lola versus by Greta Gerwig ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When 29-year-old Lola (Gerwig) is dumped by her fiancé Luke (Joel Kinnaman) just three weeks before the wedding, she embarks on an emotional, year-long adventure of self-discovery filled with love, loss, hilarity and heartache. Guided (and often misguided) by the well-meaning advice of her close friends and eccentric parents, Lola's chaotic journey en route to the big 3-0 proves that a single tumultuous year can yield the lessons of a lifetime"--Container
The new rules of college admissions : ten former admissions officers reveal what it takes to get into college today by Stephen Kramer ( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An educational consulting firm counsels parents and students on how to select, successfully apply to, and finance college, offering recommendations for every step of the process, from writing essays and preparing for standardized tests to performing well at interviews and navigating financial aid options
The mysteries of Pittsburgh ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art Bechstein is a recent college grad and plans on spending his last summer sleepwalking through the exams that will send him far away to a job chosen for him by his gangster father. But when Art meets the beautiful Jane Belliweather and her wild boyfriend, Cleveland, Art's summer and life change forever. The Mysteries of Pittsburgh captures the adventures and emotional explorations of three young people trying to find their way in a changing world
The new rules of college admissions [ten former admissions officers reveal what it takes to get into college today] by Stephen P Kramer ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Getting into and paying for college has never been harder. Here, a team of former admissions officers share with parents and students the ten key elements of the college admissions process in a comprehensive, step-by-step guide on how to find, apply, get accepted to, and pay for college
The new rules of college admissions ten former admissions officers reveal what it takes to get into college today by Stephen P Kramer ( )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Getting into and paying for college has never been harder. Just the application process is a maze to get through. Now College Coach, an educational consulting company, gathers its team of experts to write a comprehensive, step-by-step guide on how to find, apply, get accepted to, and pay for college
Milk by Gus Van Sant ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
His life changed history. His courage changed lives. Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, became a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he was elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977. His election makes him the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and the city's mayor, George Moscone, were shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blamed his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the inspiring true story of Harvey Milk
The illusionist L'illusionniste by Neil Burger ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim has not only captured the imaginations of all of Vienna, but also the interest of the ambitious Crown Prince Leopold. When Leopold's new fiancée rekindles a childhood fascination with Eisenheim, the Prince's interest evolves into obsession. Suddenly the city's Chief Inspector finds himself investigating a shocking crime. But even as the Inspector engages him in a dramatic challenge of wills, Eisenheim prepares for the most impressive illusion yet
 
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Spanish (2)
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