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Brotherton, John

Overview
Works: 5 works in 16 publications in 1 language and 323 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Documentary films  Portraits  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Actor, Printer
Classifications: PQ6219, 862.30927
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Most widely held works by John Brotherton
The Pastor-Bobo in the Spanish theatre, before the time of Lope de Vega by John Brotherton( Book )

11 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Precious Cargo Vietnamese adoptees discover their past by Janet Gardner( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the U.S. withdrew from Vietnam in 1975, one of its last acts was the dramatic transport of 2,800 South Vietnamese children into American homes almost overnight. This film reveals the complex story of Operation Babylift. For the military it seemed like a final act of redemption; to the Hanoi government, a propaganda ploy; and for most Americans, a final compassionate gesture in a war they wanted to forget. Those least able to forget are the babies -- now in their mid-20s to early 30s. A small group of them met each other for the first time, bonded, and journeyed back to Vietnam. Raised in relative affluence, they confront the overcrowding and poverty as well as the beauty and culture of their homeland, wrestling with their identity and complex feelings of loss and gratitude, connection and detachment. Seeking clues to their past, none blame their mothers for giving them up for adoption, understanding how dangerous Vietnam was at the time. The program includes an exclusive interview with the pilot and chief flight nurse of the first flight which tragically crashed shortly after takeoff, casting a shadow over Operation Babylift. Also featured are the pioneering adoptive parents of the 1970s who embraced these biracial and sometimes handicapped children as their own. They began a movement that has grown to redefine the American family. A closed captioned version is available on vhs only. Please specify when ordering Produced in association with the Independent Television Service (ITVS) with major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
A poem on the death of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Esq. by Edward Cobden( Book )

1 edition published in 1720 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyages en Perse by John Chardin( Book )

1 edition published in 1724 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Récit de voyage de J. Chardin (1643-1713) traitant à la fois des structures politiques de l'Empire perse, des sciences, des arts, de l'industrie, des monuments, des moeurs et coutumes de la civilisation persane de cette période
The works of Sir William Temple, Bart. complete in four volumes octavo. To which is prefixed : The life and character of the author : A new edition by William Temple( Book )

1 edition published in 1770 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The Pastor-Bobo in the Spanish theatre, before the time of Lope de Vega
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English (15)

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