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Roman, Lawrence

Overview
Works: 69 works in 108 publications in 3 languages and 1,796 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3535.O539, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Lawrence Roman
Publications by Lawrence Roman
Publications by Lawrence Roman, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Lawrence Roman
Alone together by Lawrence Roman( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
Typescript, undated
Under the yum-yum tree; a new comedy by Lawrence Roman( Book )
5 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and German and held by 250 libraries worldwide
A kiss before dying ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Troubled by the death of her twin sister, a young woman unwittingly falls in love with an ambitious man. As she investigates her sister's death, she discovers that what she doesn't know about her boyfriend may kill her
A warm December ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Dr. Matt Younger and his daughter have arrived in London for a month long visit. They are there for dirt-bike racing competition and unexpectedly, the widowed Dr. Younger begins a new romance. His new love interest is the beautiful and playful Catherine who seems to enjoy eluding Dr. Younger as much as she enjoys eluding the mysterious men who are following her. Their romance develops gradually and Dr. Younger begins to understand what is going on with this charming woman and the complications she brings with her
Under the yum yum tree ( visu )
4 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
A love-hungry landlord tries to convince a young tenant to dump her fiance and give him a chance
P.S.I love you : a comedy in two acts by Lawrence Roman( Book )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Make me a match : a comedy by Lawrence Roman( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
"Stephanie Mills is a rich, demanding corporate executive used to having her way. Unmarried, hearing the tick of the biological clock, she would like to have a husband. Through a friend, and under the urging of her irrepressible mother, she reluctantly hires Robin McFee, a matchmaker who happens to be male, brash and used to having his way! Sex, love and laughter entwine as Robin supplies Stephanie with "suitable prospects" each leading to hilarious if disastrous results. This clever and observant comedy about the perils of modern day matchmaking is guaranteed to leave you laughing."--Publisher's website
Alone together again : a comedy by Lawrence Roman( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
"In the hilarious Broadway comedy, Alone Together, Mom and Dad have spent the last thirty years raising three active sons. How they looked forward to the peace, the quiet and the privacy of an empty nest. After considerable comic turmoil and revelation of deep feelings, the nest is finally emptied. Peace now? Quiet? Not for long. The empty nest fills up again by the sudden, unexpected arrival of their parents, each with a problem which is dumped on Mom and Dad. How to empty the nest once again so Mom and Dad can be alone together. Cleverly comic, witty and wise. Alone Together Again has delighted audiences in Europe as well as the U.S."--Publisher's website
Anatomy of an illness ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of the true story of Norman Cousins, editor of The Saturday review, who refused to accept the bleak prognosis for a degenerative spinal illness and battles it with unconventional methods, including humor
Moving mountains by Lawrence Roman( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Charlie is a 65 year-old widower-turned-Casanova who spends his days pursuing ladies on a beach in Southern California. But he's not interested in younger girls; he's after "mature women," those who've built up history, depth, and loss. Charlie offers his companionship and insights, and they're all too happy to accept his advances. That is, until he meets Polly, a reccent widow who doesn't make things easy for this suitor. Humor is also added by Charlie's daughter, who's shocked to hear about his romantic gallivanting
McQ ( visu )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and French and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Detective McQ sets out to get a narcotics dealer who he believes murdered three policemen
The Jack Lemmon film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Jack Lemmon stars as a landlord intent on bedding all his female tenants
A Warm December his love, her daughter, their story : something to remember ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
"Filmed largely in and around glorious London, A Warm December becomes a travelogue of two hearts. And like many heartrending movie romances, it reminds us that in love, as in life itself, there is inevitably loss."
Final verdict ( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Earl Rogers was raised to believe in truth and justice by his father Reverend Rogers. But he soon discovered that truth and justice have little to do with the law: Earl knows his job is to come up with the best defense a man can have -- and sometimes that means crossing the line
Red sun by Terence Young( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
A samurai and a western outlaw team up to retrieve a stolen sword and a cache of gold
The Sidney Poitier collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Edge of the city: If you need a job Charlie Malik can find a spot for you in the dockside railyards. All he needs in return is that you show up on time, work hard, and kick back part of your pay. Two New York City longshoremen, Axel Nordmann, an Army deserter, and Tommy Tyler, an easy-going freight car loader, join forces against a corrupt New York waterfront union official. The two share a bond that cuts across society's black/white divide. A patch of blue: Selena D'Arcy is accidentally blinded by her prostitute mother, Rose-Ann, at the age of five. For the next 13 years she is confined in the tiny Los Angeles apartment that they share with her grandfather. One afternoon at the local park, Selena meets Gordon Ralfe, an office worker whose kind treatment of her results in her falling in love with him, unaware that he is black. They continue to meet in the park every afternoon and he teaches her how to get along in the city.-
Badge of the assassin ( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
An Assistant District Attorney and his partner, a resourceful detective, lead a tireless nationwide search for three brutal cop killers
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Vice squad ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of a captain of detectives during the course of an ordinary day in the 1950s
McQ : a novel by Alexander Edwards( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (45)
German (1)
French (1)
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