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Tyson, Cicely

Works: 262 works in 649 publications in 3 languages and 37,022 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Made-for-TV movies  Comedy films  Television mini-series  Biographical television programs  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Speaker, Host, Interviewee, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Cicely Tyson
Publications by Cicely Tyson
Most widely held works by Cicely Tyson
The Help by Tate Taylor( visu )
24 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and German and held by 3,421 libraries worldwide
In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer but turns her friends' lives and a small Mississippi town upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
Roots by John Erman( visu )
23 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 3,343 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo( visu )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,684 libraries worldwide
The heartwarming 'tail' of a young girl whose life is changed by a scruffy, fun-loving pooch she names Winn-Dixie. The special bond between them works magic on her reserved dad and the eccentric townspeople they meet during one unforgettable summer
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( visu )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,620 libraries worldwide
A chance encounter in a nursing home leads to an unexpected friendship between a dowdy housewife and a spry octogenarian who tells her the story of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago, inspiring the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman by Ernest J Gaines( visu )
34 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,427 libraries worldwide
The history of blacks in the south as seen through the eyes of a 110-year-old former slave. Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines
Sounder by Martin Ritt( visu )
42 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,189 libraries worldwide
The story of a black sharecropper family living in Louisiana during the Depression. The father steals food for his family and is sent to prison. While he is in jail the mother provides love, security and strength at home. The oldest son bravely becomes the man of the house until his father returns home
Alex Cross by Rob Cohen Movie( visu )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,608 libraries worldwide
Follows the young homicide detective/psychologist as he meets his match in a serial killer. The two face off in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse, but when the mission gets personal, Cross is pushed to the edge of his moral and psychological limits in this taut and exciting action thriller
A lesson before dying ( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,262 libraries worldwide
A frustrated teacher in a southern town finds his own purpose in helping to bring meaning to the last days of a young man due to be executed. In teaching one person to die with dignity, he redeems himself
The Rosa Parks story by J Dash( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 1,201 libraries worldwide
Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, an African-American civil rights activist known for her refusal to give up her seat in the colored section of a bus to a white passenger
Tyler Perry's Madea's family reunion : the movie ( visu )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
"Tyler Perry is my new hero."--LA Weekly
Tyler Perry's Why did I get married too? ( visu )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,169 libraries worldwide
Gathered together in the Bahamas for their annual one-week reunion, four close couples eagerly reconnect, sharing news about their lives and relationships. But their intimate week in paradise is disrupted by the unexpected arrival of Sheila's ex-husband, Mike, who hopes to break up her new marriage with Troy and win her back. With their relationships hanging in the balance when they return home, each couple must choose between blame and forgiveness
The heart is a lonely hunter by Robert Ellis Miller( visu )
7 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,041 libraries worldwide
When deaf-mute John Singer moves to a sleepy Southern town to be near his hospitalized friend, a brain-damaged man-child, Singer's silent kindness draws to him others broken in body and spirit
Diary of a mad black woman by Darren Grant( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 796 libraries worldwide
A couple with a good marriage that seemed solid, actually begins to crumble when she discovers her husband's intentions for divorce
A woman called Moses ( visu )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
This is the story of Harriet Ross Tubman, founder of the Underground Railroad, who led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North before the Civil War
An introduction to A lesson before dying by Ernest J. Gaines : audio guide by Dan Stone( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 623 libraries worldwide
Discusses the theme and characters in Gaines's novel and includes excerpts from the book and background information on the author
Mama Flora's family ( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 609 libraries worldwide
Follow the chronicle of one family's journey through the 20th century in the American south
Idlewild by Brian. K Barber( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
In the Prohibition-era American South, speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend not only with gangsters who have their eyes on the club, but also his piano player and partner Percival. Percival, meanwhile, must choose between his love for Angel and his obligations to his father
Horton Foote's The trip to Bountiful ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 607 libraries worldwide
Carrie Watts begrudgingly lives with her busy, overprotective son, Ludie, and pretentious daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae. No longer able to drive and forbidden to travel alone, she wishes for freedom from the confines of the house and begs her son to take her on a visit to her hometown of Bountiful. When he refuses, Mrs. Watts is undeterred and makes an escape to the local bus station, where she befriends Thelma, a young woman traveling home
Free to be-- you and me ( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 516 libraries worldwide
A journey into the endless possibilities of life. Rich with positive, life-enhancing messages that focus on growth and change. Positive messages of self-esteem are illustrated through a series of live action and animation shorts through songs, stories and laughter. Explores children's dreams and concerns, as well as their fears and fantasies
The women of Brewster Place ( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life
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Cicely Tyson actrice américaine
Cicely Tyson actriz estadounidense
Cicely Tyson aktorka amerykańska
Cicely Tyson americká herečka
Cicely Tyson Amerikaans acteur
Cicely Tyson Amerikaans actrice
Cicely Tyson amerikansk skådespelare
Cicely Tyson amerikansk skodespelar
Cicely Tyson amerikansk skuespiller
Cicely Tyson attrice statunitense
Cicely Tyson Skuespillerinne fra USA
Cicely Tyson US-amerikanische Schauspielerin, ehemaliges Fotomodel
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Σίσελι Τάισον
Сисели Тајсон
Сисъли Тайсън
Тайсон, Сисели
סיסלי טייסון
سسلی ٹائسن
سیسیلی تایسون بازیگر آمریکایی
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