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Brown, Blair

Overview
Works: 341 works in 950 publications in 2 languages and 48,836 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  History  Adventure stories  Biographical fiction  Film adaptations  Love stories 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Commentator, Recipient, Director, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3570.Y45, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Blair Brown
Publications by Blair Brown
Most widely held works about Blair Brown
 
Most widely held works by Blair Brown
Number the stars by Lois Lowry( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 2,013 libraries worldwide
In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten year old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis
The secret life of the brain ( visu )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,996 libraries worldwide
This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience. From infancy to old age, through language development to Alzheimer's disease, the changes of the brain over the lifespan are shown
Digging to America [a novel] by Anne Tyler( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,622 libraries worldwide
Two families awaiting the arrival of their adopted infant daughters from Korea meet at the airport. The families lives become interwined after the Donaldsons, a young American couple invite the Yazdan's, Maryam, her son and his Iranian American wife to an arrival party, which becomes an annual event. Maryam, who came to this country thirty-five years earlier, feels her values threatened when she is courted by a newly widowed Donaldson. A penetrating light on the American way as seen from two perspectives, those who are born here and those who are still struggling to fit in.A chance airport encounter between two families--the Donaldsons, and the Iranian-born Yazdans--as both couples await the arrival of an adopted daughter from Korea, prompts an examination about what it means to be an American
Back when we were grownups by Anne Tyler( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,378 libraries worldwide
Beck Davitch, a fifty-three-year-old party planner, suddenly questions her identity and attempts to regain the youthful wisdom she had before she was swept into marriage by a charismatic older divorcee thirty years ago
The amateur marriage [a novel] by Anne Tyler( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,202 libraries worldwide
The story of two people struggling in a marriage that never should have been. As they become the guardians of their grandson, their deep-rooted differences become unbearable
The Buddha the story of Siddhartha ( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,162 libraries worldwide
Recounts the life of the Buddha and presents the tenets of Buddhism
Dogville by Lars von Trier( visu )
26 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,116 libraries worldwide
Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
Last kiss by Luanne Rice( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,063 libraries worldwide
Hubbard's Point, Connecticut. Nearly a year after the death of eighteen-year-old Charlie, singer-songwriter Sheridan Rosslare still hasn't played a note of the music that was once her life's passion. Tucked away in the beach house where she raised her only child, she lives with her memories of him and a grief too big to share even with her beloved sisters or her dear friend Stevie Moore. Nor can Stevie comfort Charlie's heartbroken girlfriend, Nell Kilvert, whom she regards as a daughter. Nell won't rest until she finds out what really happened to the boy she loved. Out of the past she summons a man she believes cares enough, and is tough enough, to uncover the truth--Sheridan's long-ago soul mate, Gavin Dawson.--From publisher description
Inés of my soul by Isabel Allende( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 985 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of Inés Suárez, a Spanish conquistadora who toiled to build the nationa of Chile. Born into a poor family in Spain, Inés works hard to make ends meet. It is the sixteenth century, and when her shifless husband disappears to the New World, Inés uses the opportunity to search for him as an excuse to flee her stifling homeland and seek adventure. After her treacherous journey takes her to Peru, she leanrs that her husband had died in battle. Soon, she begins a fiery love affair with a man who will change the chourse of her life: Pedro de Valdivia, war hero and field marshal to the famed Francisco Pizarro
Destination America ( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 937 libraries worldwide
Destination America looks at the driving forces that have compelled individuals to immigrate to America and, in particular, the immigration of women who have come to this country in search of opportunity and basic human rights denied them in their homelands
The client by John Grisham( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 876 libraries worldwide
This is the story of 11-year-old Mark Sway, who witnessed the bizarre suicide of a New Orleans attorney. Just before he dies, the lawyer tells Mark a deadly secret concerning the recent murder of a Louisiana senator whose accused killer, Mafia thug Barry Muldanno, is about to go to trial
Fringe ( visu )
13 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 826 libraries worldwide
Three unlikely colleagues -- a beautiful young FBI agent, a brilliant scientist who's spent the last 17 years in a mental institution, and the scientist's sardonic son -- investigate a series of bizarre deaths and disasters known as 'the pattern.' Someone is using our world as an experimental lab. And all clues lead to Massive Dynamic, a shadowy global corporation that may be more powerful than any nation
Lost in the forest by Sue Miller( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
Set in the vineyards of Northern California the story of a young girl who, in the wake of a tragic accident, seeks solace in a damaging love affair with a much older man. Eva, a divorced and happily remarried mother of three, runs a small bookstore in a town north of San Francisco. When her second husband, John, is killed in a car accident, her family's fragile peace is once again overtaken by loss. Emily, the eldest, must grapple with newfound independence and responsibility. Theo, the youngest, can only begin to fathom his father's death. But for Daisy, the middle child, John's absence opens up a world of bewilderment, exposing her at the onset of adolescence to the chaos and instability that hover just beyond the safety of parental love. In her sorrow, Daisy embarks on a harrowing sexual odyssey, a journey that will cast her even farther out onto the harsh promontory of adulthood and lost hope
Zorro by Isabel Allende( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
Between California and Barcelona, the persona of Zorro is formed, a great hero is born and the legend begins. After many adventures, Diego de la Vega, a.k.a. Zorro, returns to America to reclaim the hacienda on which he was raised and to seek justice for all who cannot fight for it themselves
Altered states by Ken Russell( visu )
24 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and French and held by 793 libraries worldwide
The incredible terrifying tale of a research scientist experimenting with altered states of consciousness, and the horrors he finds in secret landscapes of the mind
Little night by Luanne Rice( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 778 libraries worldwide
Clara Burke's life took a devastating turn when she tried to protect her sister from an abusive and controlling husband and ended up serving prison time for assault. The verdict largely hinged on Anne's defense of her spouse, all lies, and the sisters have been estranged ever since. Nearly twenty years later, Clare is living a quiet life in Manhattan as an urban birder and nature blogger, when her niece, Grit, turns up on her doorstep
Airframe by Michael Crichton( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 776 libraries worldwide
A disaster aboard an airliner bound from Hong Kong to Denver sparks a frantic investigation into its causes
Our Lady of the Forest by David Guterson( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old runaway and unlikely spiritual candidate Ann Holmes, surviving by living in a tent and working as a mushroom picker, experiences a vision of the Virgin Mary in the foggy woods of a Washington November afternoon
Portrait in sepia by Isabel Allende( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
"With her earliest memories erased by a brutal trauma, Aurora del Valle is raised amid great wealth in Chile by her shrewd, commanding grandmother. But her nights are tormented by a nightmare set in San Francisco's Chinatown. Now, reaching womanhood and thrust into a marriage that quickly leaves her disillusioned, she begins a search for her missing years and unwinds a twisted saga linking three generations of a powerful family to a courageous Chinese physician and Eliza Sommers, a protagonist of Allende's Daughter of fortune, in a tale that explores the complexity of passion, the power of memory, and a woman's emerging self."--Container
Cause of death by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
Dr. Scarpetta investigates the murder of a scuba diver, and she must use both cutting edge technology and old fashioned detective work to find the truth
 
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Alternative Names
Brown, Bonnie Blair.
Brown, Bonnie Blair, 1946-
Languages
English (256)
French (3)
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