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Patton, Will

Overview
Works: 303 works in 1,085 publications in 7 languages and 64,337 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Occult fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Sports films  Western stories 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Creator, Instrumentalist, Other
Classifications: PS3552.U723, 813.54
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Publications about Will Patton
Publications by Will Patton
Most widely held works about Will Patton
 
Most widely held works by Will Patton
Remember the Titans by Denzel Washington( visu )
41 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,471 libraries worldwide
A drama of forced high school integration in Alexandria, Virginia in 1971. After leading his team to fifteen winning seasons, white football coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by African-American Herman Boone, tough, opinionated and as different from Yoast as could be. The two men overcome their differences and turn a group of hostile young men into champions. A rousing celebration of how a town torn apart by resentment, friction and mistrust comes together in triumphant harmony
Armageddon by Michael Bay( visu )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,179 libraries worldwide
The U.S. government calls upon an oil-well driller and his colorful crew to save the world by flying to an asteroid that's on a collision course for earth and setting off a nuclear bomb to divert it
The glass rainbow by James Lee Burke( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,004 libraries worldwide
Returning to his Louisiana hometown to investigate a murder, detective Dave Robicheaux finds his skills pushed to their limits when his best friend is accused and his daughter becomes involved in shady business dealings
Crusader's cross by James Lee Burke( Sound Recording )
26 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,933 libraries worldwide
A conversation between Robicheaux and a dying childhood friend about Ida Durbin, a young prostitute that Robicheaux's half-brother, Jimmie, loved and lost in the late 1950s, sets the ex-homicide detective on a path that eventually leads to several gruesome killings and his near downfall. Unemployed, his wife dead, his daughter in college, Robicheaux rejoins the New Iberia, La., sheriff's department at the urging of Sheriff Helen Soileau, who needs an extra hand as the murders mount.... Robicheaux and his impulsive former police partner, PI Clete Purcell, seek retribution for injustices caused by a wide range of corrupt villains
The tin roof blowdown a Dave Robicheaux novel by James Lee Burke( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,911 libraries worldwide
Robicheaux has lived through much inner turmoil and seen too much of man's dark side to believe that there are any surprises left for him in this world. But then the devastation brought by Hurruicane Katrina seems to make a wreck of his sould even as it pummels New Orleans. In the aftermath, two black men are murdered in the ninth ward--and Robicheaux refuses to allow another injustice to pile more misery on the survivors of this deadly storm
Pegasus descending by James Lee Burke( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 1,885 libraries worldwide
The daughter of Detective Robicheaux's dead friend suddenly appears in New Iberia, and he must confront his past as he tried to determine her motives and possible crimes
Thirteen moons [a novel] by Charles Frazier( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,810 libraries worldwide
At the age of twelve, under the Wind moon, Will is given a horse, a key, and a map, and sent alone into the Indian Nation to run a trading post as a bound boy. It is during this time that he grows into a man, learning, as he does, of the raw power it takes to create a life, to find a home. In a card game with a white Indian named Featherstone, Will wins a mysterious girl named Claire. As Will's destiny intertwines with the fate of the Cherokee Indians, including a Cherokee Chief named Bear, he learns how to fight and survive in the face of both nature and men, and eventually, under the Corn Tassel Moon, Will begins the fight against Washington City to preserve the Cherokee's homeland and culture. And he will come to know the truth behind his belief that only desire trumps time -- from iTunes website
Swan Peak by James Lee Burke( Sound Recording )
28 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,801 libraries worldwide
The latest tale featuring the popular and flawed detective Dave Robicheaux takes him from the bayous of Louisiana's New Iberia Parish to the wild mountains of Montana
Feast day of fools by James Lee Burke( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,646 libraries worldwide
Interviewing an alcoholic Native American who witnessed a murder along the Texas-Mexico border, Sheriff Hack Holland and his deputy, Sam Tibbs, recognize the work of serial killer Preacher Jack Collins in an investigation that is assisted by the enigmatic Anton Ling
A mighty heart by Michael Winterbottom( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,435 libraries worldwide
On January 23, 2002, Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl is to fly from Karachi to Dubai with his pregnant wife, Mariane, also a reporter. On the day before, with great care, he has arranged an interview in a café with an Islamic fundamentalist cleric. When Danny doesn't return, Mariane initiates a search. Pakistani police, American embassy personnel, and the FBI examine witnesses, phone records, e-mails, and hard drives. Who has him? Where is he? There's also the why: because of U.S. abuse of prisoners at Guantanamo, because of a history of Journal cooperation with the CIA, because Pearl is a Jew? Through it all, Mariane is clearheaded, direct, and determined to do whatever she can, whatever it takes, to get her husband back
Nightwoods [a novel] by Charles Frazier( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,357 libraries worldwide
Charles Frazier, the author of National Book Award winning Cold Mountain, presents a new novel. In Nightwoods, Frazier envisions a late 1950s North Carolina through the eyes of Luce, a single woman who must care for the quiet twins of her murdered sister, Lily
The mothman prophecies by Mark Pellington( visu )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,256 libraries worldwide
After the death of his wife, a journalist becomes obsessed with the idea that a "moth-like" supernatural being can predict impending disasters
Light of the world by James Lee Burke( Sound Recording )
17 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,132 libraries worldwide
Police detective Dave Robicheaux faces off with the most diabolical villain he has ever faced in the twentieth installment of the Dave Robicheaux series. Sadistic serial killer Asa Surette avoids the death penalty for murders he committed while capital punishment was banned. But when Robicheaux's daughter Alafair writes a series of articles implicating Surrette in other murders which could get him death, he decides to escape prison and make her pay. Can Robicheaux save his daughter?
Meek's Cutoff by Kelly Reichardt( visu )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,131 libraries worldwide
A wagon train of three families has hired mountain man Stephen Meek to guide them over the Cascade Mountains. Claiming to know a shortcut, Meek leads the group on an unmarked path across the high plain desert, only to become lost in the dry rock and sage. Over the coming days, the emigrants face the scourges of hunger, thirst, and their own lack of faith in each other's instincts for survival. When they encounter a Native American, they must choose between following their guide or an 'enemy.'
Entrapment by Inc Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment( visu )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,053 libraries worldwide
A solitary master thief and an insurance company investigator team up for a multibillion-dollar heist
Brooklyn's finest by Antoine Fuqua( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
After having endured extremely different career paths, the lives of three disheartened Brooklyn police officers will collide with destiny when they all wind up at the same fatal crime scene
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 983 libraries worldwide
Though she is from a family of clairvoyants, Blue Sargent's only gift seems to be that she makes other people's talents stronger, and when she meets Gansey, one of the Raven Boys from the expensive Aglionby Academy, she discovers that he has talents of his own--and that together their talents are a dangerous mix
Jolie Blon's bounce by James Lee Burke( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 940 libraries worldwide
New Iberia, Louisiana police detective Dave Robicheaux doesn't think that the most likely suspect in the murder of a teenage girl is really the killer. But the clues from a second body all point to him. Before Robicheaux can bring the true killer to justice, he must battle a painkiller addiction and soon what begins as a duel of wits turns into a dance of death
The Punisher by Jonathan Hensleigh( visu )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 914 libraries worldwide
The Punisher walks through the same world we all know, a world darkened by war, by crime, by cruelty, and by injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil he sees all around him. He only has his fierce intelligence, his years of combat experience and, above all, his ironclad determination to avenge those wronged by society's villains, including those who killed his family
Boone's Lick [a novel] by Larry McMurtry( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 910 libraries worldwide
McMurtry brings his unique blend of historical fact and sheer storytelling genius to the Cecil family's arduous journey from Boone's Lick, Missouri, to Fort Phil Kearney in Wyoming. Fifteen year old Shay describes the journey that begins when his Ma, Mary Margaret, decides to hunt down her elusive husband, Dick, to tell him she's leaving him
 
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Alternative Names
Patton, Will.
Patton, William, 1954-
Patton, William Rankin, 1954-
Languages
English (351)
French (7)
German (6)
Spanish (6)
Chinese (2)
Danish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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