WorldCat Identities

Wright, Tom 1952-

Works: 13 works in 19 publications in 2 languages and 2,016 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tom Wright
Honeydripper ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1950s rural Alabama, Tyrone "Pine Top" Purvis, the owner of the Honeydripper Lounge, is deep in debt fighting a rival club's popularity. Desperate to stay open, Tyrone decides to bet on famous talent, laying off his regular performers and giving his last cash to bring in the popular Guitar Sam, for a one-night-only gig. But when the train arrives and Guitar Sam is nowhere to be found, Tyrone finds himself facing even longer odds yet
The brother from another planet ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and French and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sayles takes a fresh look at our society through the eyes of a black extraterrestrial who crash-lands on Earth--in Harlem--and is taken in by the regulars of a local bar. The alien changes everyone he meets on his original and eye-opening journey through the streets of urban America. But can his message of brotherly love resonate with the intergalactic bounty hunters trying to track him down?"--Container
Matewan by John Sayles( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A labor leader seeking to organize the workers of a company town sets off a powderkeg of racial hostility, corruption and betrayal in this tale of the bitter clash between unionist miners and the tyrannical coal company owners in West Virginia in the 1920ś
Murder at 1600 by Dwight H Little( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective Harlan Regis and Secret Service agent Nina Chance are investigating the murder of Carla Town, whose body is found in the White House. The story of murder leads Regis to some dark political secrets and he has to defend the USA and the whole from danger
Marked for death ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Drug Enforcement agent ready to retire finds his hometown overrun by violent drug dealers. The enraged cop goes after the evil Jamaican druglord with a vengeance
One tree hill ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tree Hill is a small town. Half-brothers Lucas and Nathan Scott have the same father, but live two very different lives. Nathan is the golden boy, Lucas the abandoned illegitimate son. They are both on the same high school basketball team. Chronicles the heartbreak, challenges, lies and loves that erupt from the fateful new relationship between Lucas and Nathan. Given their pasts, the boys would have a hard enough time working together. Add in the romantic complications engendered by three beautiful girls
The imposter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christian rock's hottest band, 'Grand Design, ' is heading to the top. Unfortunately, lead singer Johnny C is personally spiraling down. His nightly concert performances about Jesus are a stark contrast to the selfish lifestyle he finds himself in each morning. At the height of his fame, Johnny's world comes to a crashing halt, and thus begins a turbulent journey back home to find out if his shattered marriage can be restored. Will Johnny find his way back?
Sinner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In small town America, an anemic parish is on the brink of bankruptcy. Father Anthony Romano finds himself at a mid-career crisis in the wake of personal conflicts and widespread scandals that have left the Catholic church an anathema to so many. When one of his subordinate attacks Lil, a grifter who preys on celibate priests, Father Anthony intervenes with the police and reluctantly provides Lil asylum in his rectory. Soon, Anthony's private world is invaded when Lil discovers a secret he has carefully hidden from his diocese and parishioners
Gridlock'd by Vondie Curtis Hall( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When a friend dies of a drug overdose, musicians Spoon and Stretch decide it's time to kick their drug habit by putting themselves into detox. But soon they discover that the road to rehab is paved with reams of social service red tape. Spoon and Stretche are just trying to stay alive until they can get treatment. But, between the angry drug dealers, the cops who have mistaken them for murderers, and the people with forms and clipboards, this turns into a task of epic proportions. Thus enfolds their comic adventure to sobriety--a hilarious, action-packed journey from A to Z and back again"--Container
Men of war ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mercenary Nick Riley (Lundgren) and his team of ex-Special Forces soldiers are hired to persuade or intimidate the people of an exotic island into signing over the rights to their country's jade to a multi-national corporation. Enraptured by the beauty of the tropical paradise, Nick is torn between loyalty to his employers and his newfound feelings of kinship with the natives
Désigné pour mourir ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1992 in Undetermined and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wager by Randy Travis( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wager: Michael Steele is ten days from the biggest night of his life--he has been nominated for Best Actor at the Academy Awards. Achieving the height of career success, Michael is quickly cast in the role of a lifetime as the lead character in a classic struggle between good and evil when rumors about his morality and faith run rampant. Will he buckle with temptation or stay true to his beliefs?--Container
Danger sur le net ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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Alternative Names
Wright Thomas 1952-....
English (14)
French (3)