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Hedges, Peter

Overview
Works: 69 works in 305 publications in 12 languages and 11,742 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Domestic fiction  Fantasy films  Screenplays  Humorous fiction  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Film editor, Speaker, fmd, Performer, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: PS3558.E3165, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Peter Hedges
Publications by Peter Hedges
Most widely held works by Peter Hedges
The odd life of Timothy Green by Jennifer Garner( visu )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,897 libraries worldwide
When a childless couple buries a box with all of their wishes for an infant in their backyard, their wishes are granted. However, their child, Timothy Green, is not all that he appears
Dan in real life by Peter Hedges( visu )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,559 libraries worldwide
Dan Burns is a local newspaper advice columnist. He is a widower with three daughters. He brings the family to his parent's house for a family gathering. When Dan goes to a local bookstore, he meets Marie. When he gets home, he finds out that Marie is actually dating his brother Mitch. Dan's mother Nana announces that she met an old acquaintance of Dan's, Ruthie Draper and that she has set up a date between Dan and Ruthie. Dan refuses to go. Mitch suggests that they could make it a double date and Dan agrees. Ruthie turns out to be very hot, but Dan isn't really interested in her. When Marie indicates that Ruthie is not right for him, Dan feigns interest and starts dancing with Ruthie. Marie gets jealous and joins the floor with Mitch, leading to an upstaging contest between Dan and Marie
About a boy by Paul Weitz( visu )
22 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,262 libraries worldwide
The TV show American Dreamz is sweeping the ratings, and everyone wants to be a "Dreamer". But when two scheming, hopeful contestants face off in the final showdown, the audience gets an eyeful of on-air fireworks
Pieces of April ( visu )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,215 libraries worldwide
Family outcast April lives in a beat-up apartment in New York's Lower East Side with her boyfriend, Bobby. In order to spend some time with her dying mother, April invites her conservative suburban family to her place for a Thanksgiving feast. While she frantically tries to complete the meal, the family drives in from Pennsylvania sharing less-than-pleasant opinions about April's lifestyle. Her dad tries to think positively, while sister Beth flaunts her good-girl status and brother Timmy captures it all on film
What's eating Gilbert Grape? by Peter Hedges( Book )
43 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,140 libraries worldwide
The coming-of-age of a 24-year-old grocery clerk who has spent his entire life in an Iowa town with a population of 1091
What's eating Gilbert Grape? by Lasse Hallström( visu )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,137 libraries worldwide
Drama over een vaderloos gezin in het Amerikaanse midden-westen. Moeder is te dik om van de bank te kunnen opstaan, de oudste zoon doet zijn best om zijn vader te vervangen en de jongste zoon is verstandelijk gehandicapt
The Heights by Peter Hedges( Book )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 969 libraries worldwide
The loving marriage of Tim and Kate is unexpectedly challenged by their efforts to retain normalcy, the unsolicited attentions of a society newcomer, and an unsettling secret
An ocean in Iowa by Peter Hedges( Book )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 889 libraries worldwide
The destruction of a family through the eyes of a seven-year-old. Scotty Ocean is confused by his mother's frequent disappearances and when she finally abandons the family he turns nasty. The result is drama
The Heights by Peter Hedges( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Tim Welch is a popular history teacher at the Montague Academy, an exclusive private school in Brooklyn Heights. His wife Kate stays home with their two young sons in a modest apartment, trying desperately to become the parent she never had. They are seemingly the last middle-class family in the Heights, whose world is turned upside down by Anna Brody, the new neighbor who moves into the most expensive brownstone in Brooklyn, sending the local society into a tailspin
A map of the world ( visu )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Alice and Howard have moved to a small town to pursue Howard's dream of owning a farm. While taking care of a friend's child, tragedy strikes. Alice must then fight to find forgiveness, not only from her friend and the town, but also from herself
Pieces of April : the shooting script by Peter Hedges( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and German and held by 195 libraries worldwide
"Written over a period of three years, picked up and shut down three times before it was finally "greenlit," Pieces of April became a Sundance Film Festival 2003 favorite, capturing the attention of critics, festival moviegoers, and a record sale to distributor United Artists. Marking the directorial debut of Oscar-nominated screenwriter and novelist Peter Hedges, the movie stars Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, and Derek Luke, with Sean Hayes and Oliver Platt."--BOOK JACKET
About a boy : the shooting script by Peter Hedges( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Dan in real life : the shooting script by Pierce Gardner( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 114 libraries worldwide
"Dan Burns is a local newspaper advice columnist. He is a widower with three daughters. He brings the family to his parent's house for a family gathering. When Dan goes to a local bookstore, he meets Marie. When he gets home, he finds out that Marie is actually dating his brother Mitch. Dan's mother Nana announces that she met an old acquaintance of Dan's, Ruthie Draper and that she has set up a date between Dan and Ruthie. Dan refuses to go. Mitch suggests that they could make it a double date and Dan agrees. Ruthie turns out to be very hot, but Dan isn't really interested in her. When Marie indicates that Ruthie is not right for him, Dan feigns interest and starts dancing with Ruthie. Marie gets jealous and joins the floor with Mitch, leading to an upstaging contest between Dan and Marie."
Baby Anger by Peter Hedges( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Oregon and other short plays by Peter Hedges( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Good as new by Peter Hedges( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
A brutal comedy on the secrets people keep
Imagining Brad ; and, the Valerie of now by Peter Hedges( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Imagining Brad: The action takes place in Nashville, where two women meet after church and strike up a conversation. One is Dana Sue Kaye, a brassy, voluble bleach-blonde, who chatters on about her wonderful, perfect husband - her high school sweetheart and the "best looking man in Tennessee." The other is Brad's wife (Valerie, grown), a shy, soft-spoken newlywed who has just moved down from Philadelphia and is as close-mouthed about her husband as Dana Sue is forthcoming about hers
About a boy by Nick Hornby( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A comedy on a bachelor in London who specializes in affairs with single mothers. To improve his chances, he joins a single parents' association and gets a boy to pretend he is his son
Gilbŏt'ŭ gŭreip'ŭ by Peter Hedges( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Korean and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Colazione a Brooklyn by Peter Hedges( Book )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Italian and held by 9 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Peter Hedges American novelist, screenwriter, film director
Peter Hedges Amerikaans scenarioschrijver
Peter Hedges écrivain, scénariste et réalisateur américain
Peter Hedges scrittore, sceneggiatore e regista statunitense
Peter Hedges US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Schriftsteller
Питер Хеджес
헤지스, 피터
ヘッジズ, ピーター
彼得·海格斯
Languages
English (165)
Spanish (16)
German (13)
Polish (10)
French (6)
Multiple languages (4)
Finnish (3)
Danish (2)
Swedish (2)
Italian (2)
Hebrew (1)
Korean (1)
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