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Monk, Debra 1949-

Overview
Works: 89 works in 193 publications in 1 language and 10,992 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Television adaptations  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Condensed books  Music 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Singer, Actor, Host
Classifications: PS3560.A44, 813.54
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Publications about Debra Monk
Publications by Debra Monk
Most widely held works by Debra Monk
Eloise at the Plaza ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,381 libraries worldwide
Derived from the much-loved children's books by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight, "Eloise at the Plaza" introduces Eloise, an elegantly rambunctious six-year-old girl living at New York's Plaza hotel. Eloise has an absent mother, a lawyer minder, a long-suffering nanny, and a bête noire--Mr. Salomone--the Plaza's extremely nervous concierge. Eloise loves meddling with the hotel staff and its patrons, and spends her days rampaging through the Plaza's halls, flirting with danger but somehow always landing on her feet
Eloise at Christmastime ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 975 libraries worldwide
"'I absolutely love Christmas!" Christmastime in New York City finds Eloise eagerly anticipating her mother's return, and terrorizing the staff and patrons of the Plaza with her usual brio. Rachel, the daughter of Plaza owner Mr. Peabody, returns from college to marry Brooks Oliver. But Rachel used to like Eloise's favorite waiter, Bill, who still has feelings for his ex-girlfriend. Eloise sets out to remedy the situation, while celebrating the season in her own irrepressible style
The music man by Marion Hargrove( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 611 libraries worldwide
A silver-tongued swindler cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying expensive musical instruments and uniforms for a planned boys' marching band. His scam is complicated by his feelings for the local librarian, who is also the only person in town who knows anything about music
Partner in crime by Judith A Jance( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 584 libraries worldwide
Sent to Cochise County in Arizona by the Washington State attorney general to investigate the murder of a star witness, J.P. Beaumont teams up with Sheriff Joanna Brady and is surprised to find in her a savvy fellow detective
Nora, Nora by Anne Rivers Siddons( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 551 libraries worldwide
Anne Siddons has created a quirky, wildly likeable, and truly unforgettable heroine. Nora seems to be what quiet Lytton, Georgia needs
Georgia Bottoms a novel by Mark Childress( file )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
Sassy Southern belle Georgia has a lot of secrets: a rotation of gentleman callers with unique sexual needs, a mother with a tenuous hold on reality, and a lucrative (if dodgy) business of selling at a huge mark-up the folk art quilts she buys and passes off as her own creations. But then 9/11 comes along, Georgia's world of naughty innocence is changed forever, and all the plates she once spun so effortlessly in midair come crashing down: her illegitimate black son shows up on her doorstep; her best friend and town mayor, Krystal, loses her job; her demented mom and drunken brother become increasingly errant; and one of her boyfriends-a spiteful preacher- has an unfortunate attack of conscience and intends to publicly confess his affair and simultaneously condemn poor Georgia to hell
Exit wounds by Judith A Jance( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 526 libraries worldwide
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Assassins original cast recording by Stephen Sondheim( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
Nashville chrome by Rick Bass( file )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
A richly imagined story of the Browns, real-life singers who were once the biggest thing on the American country music scene. A wrenching meditation on the complexities of fame and of one forgotten family who experienced them firsthand
Curtains original Broadway cast recording by John Kander( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 418 libraries worldwide
Orchid Beach [a novel] by Stuart Woods( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1900 and 2005 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Smart, attractive, and fiercely independent, Major Holly Barker, the army brat daughter of a master sergeant, has been forced into early retirement at the age of thirty-seven as the result of a scandalous sexual harassment case. With the help of her dad, she makes the move to civilian life, becoming deputy chief of police in Orchid Beach, Florida
Palindromes by Todd Solondz( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
The story of a 13-year-old girl who wants to be a mother, as told through different actors playing the same character and her journey in a variety of ways
Low country by Anne Rivers Siddons( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Spurred into action by her husband's plans to develop a beloved childhood retreat on a quiet, untouched island into a resort, Caroline must confront her empty life and drinking habit to save this special place in South Carolina
Pay it forward by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Trevor's teacher challenges his class to do a project that will change the world. Trevor decides to do something good for people, but instead of them paying him back he asks them to pay it forward by doing good things for more people
Paradise lost by Judith A Jance( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
When her mother finds the body of a murdered heiress in the woods, Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady sets out on the trail of the woman's husband, who cleaned out their bank accounts before he vanished
Vinegar Hill by A. Manette Ansay( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
"It is 1972 when circumstance carries Ellie Grier and her family back to Holly's Field, Wisconsin. Dutifully accompanying her newly unemployed husband, Ellen has brought her two children into the home of her in-laws on Vinegar Hill--a loveless house suffused with the settling dust of bitterness and routine--where calculated cruelty is a way of life preserved and perpetuated in the service of a rigid, exacting and angry God. Behind the facade of false piety, there are sins and secrets in this place that could crush a vibrant young woman's passionate spirit. And here Ellen must find the strength to endure, change, and grow in the all-pervading darkness that threatens to destroy everything she is and everyone she loves."--Container
Redwood curtain by Jeff Daniels( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Geri Riordan is a young Amerasian piano prodigy who is led to believe her biological father lives in a Northern California redwood forest with other Vietnam veterans who are unable to reintegrate into society. Her adoptive father and aunt support her decision to locate the man with answers to her past
Dead wrong by Judith A Jance( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Pregnant Joanna investigates the murder of a convicted killer as well as an attack on one of her own officers
Milwaukee, Minnesota by R.D Murphy( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
"Having lived his entire life under the watchful eye of his overbearing mother, Albert must fend for himself when an unidentified car suddenly kills her. Free for the first time, Albert quickly responds to the bait dangling in front of him, pitting his aggressors against one another in a race for his trust and fortune."--Container
Little bitty lies by Mary Kay Andrews( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Mary Bliss McGowan doesn't notice anything is wrong until her husband is gone. Not wanting to admit her perfect marriage wasn't, she tells a little bitty lie - he's out of town, consulting. But then he turns up dead - maybe. Now she's picking up the shattered pieces of a life she didn't realize was cracked - and enjoying herself for once
 
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Monk, Debbie 1949-
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