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Brown, Blair

Overview
Works: 447 works in 1,459 publications in 5 languages and 54,701 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Domestic fiction  Documentary television programs  Juvenile works  History  Documentary films  Science fiction television programs  Television series  Historical television programs 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Commentator, Author, Interviewee, Director, Recipient, nar
Classifications: PS3570.Y45, 813.54
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Publications about Blair Brown
Publications by Blair Brown
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Most widely held works by Blair Brown
Number the stars by Lois Lowry( Sound Recording )
43 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,108 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 )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,902 libraries worldwide
This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience and shares a revelatory view of this most complicated organ, which now contradicts much of what we previously believed. Narrated by actress Blair Brown, the series tells stories through a mix of personal histories, expert commentary and cutting-edge animation. Viewers will not only learn startling new truths about the brain, they will voyage inside it
The Buddha by David Grubin( visu )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,450 libraries worldwide
Recounts the life of the Buddha and presents the tenets of Buddhism
Digging to America : [a novel] by Anne Tyler( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 1,325 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
Dogville by Lars von Trier( visu )
39 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,219 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
The senator's wife by Sue Miller( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
"Meri is newly married, pregnant, and standing on the cusp of her life as a wife and mother, recognizing with some terror the gap between reality and expectation. Delia Naughton - wife of the two-term liberal senator Tom Naughton - is Meri's new neighbor in the adjacent New England town house. Delia's husband's chronic infidelity has been an open secret in Washington circles, but despite the complexity of their relationship, the bond between them remains strong. What keeps people together, even in the midst of profound betrayal?"--Container
Back when we were grownups by Anne Tyler( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,119 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.--
Destination America ( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
The golden door: "America is a country founded and built by immigrants. From the beginning, most have come looking for a better life for themselves and their families. Manuel, a Mexican migrant worker, cannot tell us his last name. He is one of millions of Mexicans who illegally cross America’s borders every year. It is a dangerous journey, but for most, America is their best, possibly their only opportunity for economic survival. Manuel's story is put into historical perspective by looking at the sweep of immigration across more than 350 years of American history, focusing on the early history of Mexican immigration, the Norwegian immigrants to the Midwest and the Irish famine."--PBS.org
The amateur marriage : [a novel] by Anne Tyler( Sound Recording )
25 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,007 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
Fringe ( visu )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 980 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
Last kiss by Luanne Rice( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 941 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
Altered states by William Hurt( visu )
39 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 883 libraries worldwide
Research scientist Eddie Jessup (William Hurt) believes other states of consciousness are as real as everyday reality. Using sensory deprivation, then adding powerful hallucinogenic drugs, he explores these altered states ... and endures experiences that make madness seem a blessing
Inés of my soul by Isabel Allende( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 867 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
Fringe by Joshua Jackson( visu )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and French and held by 846 libraries worldwide
The Fringe team escapes from the parallel universe, except for Olivia, trapped in the other world and replaced in ours by her double, who turns Peter and Olivia's tentative relationship into a love affair
Olive's ocean by Kevin Henkes( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 843 libraries worldwide
On a summer visit to her grandmother's cottage by the ocean, twelve-year-old Martha gains perspective on the death of a classmate, on her relationship with her grandmother, on her feelings for an older boy, and on her plans to be a writer
The Jewish Americans by Andrew. ; Fabian, Rhonda. ; Baber, Jerry Schlessinger( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 818 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the 350 year saga of immigrants who gradually wove themselves into the fabric of American life without abandoning their traditions
Fringe ( visu )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
Who are you? After sacrificing himself to save both worlds, Peter mysteriously returns to ours. But he has been forgotten, by Olivia, by Walter, by everyone. It's as if he never existed. At the same time, shapeshifters controlled by an unknown master begin an onslaught of destruction, and now the two former enemy universes must cooperate to defy a common foe. Fringe's thrilling 22-episode fourth season continues the inspired series' synthesis of astounding phenomena and baffling secrets
Marie Antoinette ( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 757 libraries worldwide
There is more to the story of Marie Antoinette than the simplistic tale of how a frivolous sovereign helped provoke the uprising that became the French Revolution. She was, in fact, a tender-hearted, complex woman, whose tragic awakening came too late to save her from the guillotine. Without losing sight of the dire inequities in 18th century France, this program paints a surprising portrait in which Marie Antoinette emerges as a sympathetic and, in the end, courageous figure
Zorro by Isabel Allende( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 755 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
Daughter of fortune by Isabel Allende( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 751 libraries worldwide
A Chilean woman searches for her lover in the goldfields of 1840s California. Arriving as a stowaway, Eliza finances her search with various jobs, including playing the piano in a brothel
 
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Alternative Names
Blair Brown actrice américaine
Blair Brown actriu estatunidenca
Blair Brown actriz estadounidense
Blair Brown ameerika näitleja
Blair Brown Amerikaans actrice
Blair Brown amerikai színésznő
Blair Brown amerikāņu aktieris
Blair Brown attrice statunitense
Blair Brown US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Blair Brown yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä
Brown, Bonnie Blair.
Brown, Bonnie Blair 1946-
Блэр Браун американская актриса театра и кино
בלייר בראון
בלייר בראון שחקנית אמריקאית
بلیر براون
بلیر براون بازیگر آمریکایی
بلیئر براؤن
블레어 브라운
ブレア・ブラウン
布萊兒·布朗
布萊爾·布朗
Languages
English (360)
French (6)
German (3)
Russian (1)
Spanish (1)
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