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Shepard, Sam 1943-

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The notebook ( visu )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 2,904 libraries worldwide
Allie Hamilton and Noah Calhoun meet one evening at a carnival but are separated by Allie's parents who disapprove of Noah's unwealthy family, and move Allie away. When Allie doesn't hear from Noah after several years, she meets and becomes engaged to a handsome young soldier named Lon. Allie, with her love still alive for Noah, stops by Noah's home to check on him. Seeing that their reunion has rekindled a passionate romance, Allie must now choose between true love and the match that her parents approve of
Black Hawk down : a story of modern war by Mark Bowden( visu )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 2,595 libraries worldwide
With exacting detail, the film re-creates the American siege of the Somalian city of Mogadishu in October 1993, when a 45-minute mission turned into a 16-hour ordeal of bloody urban warfare. Helicopter-borne U.S. Rangers were assigned to capture key lieutenants of Somali warlord Muhammad Farrah Aidid, but when two Black Hawk choppers were felled by rocket-propelled grenades, the U.S. soldiers were forced to fend for themselves in the battle-torn streets of Mogadishu, attacked from all sides by armed Aidid supporters
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman( visu )
39 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,471 libraries worldwide
The true story of Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton - the seven men chosen to launch the U.S. into space
Seven plays by Sam Shepard( Book )
43 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,459 libraries worldwide
Presents seven dark works by American playwright Sam Shepard, which span 1968-1981 and deal with such themes as family disturbances and the loss of American myths; includes "Buried Child" and "Curse of the Starving Class."
Charlotte's web by E. B White( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,422 libraries worldwide
In ordinary Somerset County, a young farm girl named Fern rescues the runt of a litter of pigs from her father's ax. Fern names the pig Wilbur, takes care of him, and continues to visit him every day after he is moved to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman's barn across the road. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house" when Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web, along with a little help from Templeton the rat and the other barn inhabitants, turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
Days of heaven by Terrence Malick( visu )
66 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,200 libraries worldwide
A moving story about two men who love the same woman. A fugitive from the slums of Chicago finds himself pitted against a shy, rich Texan for the love of Abby. DVD
The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford by Andrew Dominik( visu )
21 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,991 libraries worldwide
Everyone in 1880s America knows Jesse James. He's the nation's most notorious criminal and is being hunted by the law in 10 states. He's also the land's greatest hero, lauded as a Robin Hood by the public. No one knows of Robert Ford, at least not yet. But the ambitious 19-year-old aims to change that. He befriends Jesse and rides with his gang. And if that doesn't bring Ford fame, he will have to find a deadlier way. Friendship becomes rivalry and the quest for fame becomes obsession
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( visu )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 1,932 libraries worldwide
A young diabetic's decision to have a baby may cost her life. This choice leaves her own mother torn between love and anger, while her loyal friends support her and try to deal with their own feelings
A lie of the mind : a play in three acts by Sam Shepard( Book )
33 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 1,742 libraries worldwide
Also contains The War in Heaven, Angel's Monologue by Joseph Chaikin and Sam Shepard
Snow falling on cedars by David Guterson( visu )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,730 libraries worldwide
A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy. For a local reporter the trial strikes home when he finds his ex-lover is linked to the case
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( visu )
107 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,614 libraries worldwide
Travis, presumed dead, reappears on the Mexican border, world-weary and an amnesiac. He traces his brother Walt who is bringing up Hunter, his seven-year-old son, his ex-wife Jane having abandoned him at Walt's door. Hunter and Travis begin to build a friendship and conspire to find Jane
The pelican brief by Alan J Pakula( visu )
36 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,611 libraries worldwide
Two Supreme Court Justices have been murdered. A lone law student turns her suspicions about the deaths into a speculative brief that sends shock waves into the highest levels of government. She finds herself embroiled in a terrifying web of intrigue extending to the highest levels of government. She writes a speculative legal brief exposing the activities of a powerful oil magnate. With the help of Gray Grantham, an investigative reporter, they suspect a good friend of the president is trying to manipulate the outcome of a trial that is now before the Supreme Court
Safe house ( visu )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,562 libraries worldwide
"Tobin Frost..., one of the CIA's most dangerous traitors, resurfaces in South Africa after eluding capture for almost a decade. During Frost's interrogation, the safe house where he is being held in is attacked by brutal mercenaries forcing rookie agent Matt Weston ... to take the infamous Frost on the run. As the masterful manipulator toys with his reluctant protégé, shaking the young operative's morality and idealism, the unlikely allies must fight to stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead"--Container
Brothers by Jim Sheridan( visu )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,543 libraries worldwide
Captain Sam Cahill is embarking on his fourth tour of duty, leaving behind his beloved wife and two daughters. When Sam's Blackhawk helicopter is shot down in the mountains of Afghanistan, the worst is presumed, leaving an enormous void in the family. Despite a dark history, Sam's charismatic younger brother steps in to fill the family void
Mud ( visu )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,534 libraries worldwide
Two boys, Ellis and his best friend Neckbone, find a mysterious man named Mud hiding out on a deserted island in the Mississippi. Mud tells the boys fantastic stories about his life, including how he killed a man in Texas and vengeful bounty hunters are coming to get him. He says he is planning to meet and escape with the love of his life, Juniper. The boys agree to help him, but it isn't long until their small town is besieged by bounty hunters out for blood
The unseen hand and other plays by Sam Shepard( Book )
31 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 1,530 libraries worldwide
Presents fourteen short and experimental plays from Sam Shepard's early career including, "The Unseen Hand"; "The Rock Garden"; "Chicago"; "Red Cross"; and "Killer's Head."
All the pretty horses by Cormac McCarthy( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,427 libraries worldwide
John Grady Cole (Damon) and his best friend Lacey Rawlins (Thomas) leave Texas, head south of the border in search of adventure, and find work as horse wranglers. But when Cole embarks on an illicit and passionate affair with the beautiful daughter (Cruz) of the wealthy ranch owner who is his employer, events are set in motion which forever change the lives of all involved
Hamlet by Michael Almereyda( visu )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,376 libraries worldwide
"Hot Hollywood star Ethan Hawke is joined by Julia Stiles and Bill Murray in a hip, thoroughly contemporary adaptation of William Shakespeare's epic story of passion, betrayal and revenge."--Container
Fool for love by Sam Shepard( Book )
39 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,343 libraries worldwide
Love, hate, and myths of the Old West are evidenced in violent confrontation between half-brother and half-sister, who happen to be lovers. Background music. 1 act, 3 men, 1 woman, 1 interior
Great dream of heaven : stories by Sam Shepard( Book )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 1,339 libraries worldwide
Contains eighteen short stories by this Pulitzer Prize winning author
 
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Alternative Names
Rogers, Samuel Shepard.
Rogers, Samuel Shepard, 1943-
Rogers, Samuel Shepard 1943- Wirklicher Name
Rogers, Shepard Samuel.
Rogers, Steve.
Rogers, Steve, 1943-
Rogers, Steve Shepard, 1943-
Shepard, Rogers Samuel.
Shepard, Sam
Shepard, Samuel.
שפארד, סם, 1943־
سام شبرد، 1943-
شيبارد، سام، 1943-
シェパード, サム
Languages
English (576)
German (33)
Spanish (28)
French (23)
Italian (7)
Multiple languages (3)
Japanese (2)
Esperanto (1)
Polish (1)
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