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McGovern, Jimmy

Overview
Works: 152 works in 267 publications in 4 languages and 3,568 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  History  Fiction  Television programs  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Speaker, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Publications about Jimmy McGovern
Publications by Jimmy McGovern
Most widely held works about Jimmy McGovern
 
Most widely held works by Jimmy McGovern
Liam by Stephen Frears( visu )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 346 libraries worldwide
The story of Liam, a seven-year-old boy growing up in Liverpool during the 1930s. As he prepares for his First Communion, young Liam tries to make sense of the complex and unsettled world around him, a world that is about to change forever due to economic, political and social upheaval
Cracker ( visu )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and French and held by 275 libraries worldwide
The criminal psychologist returns in three more episodes: To Be A Somebody, The Big Crunch, and Men Should Weep. 'Fitz' combats personal crisis and professional challenges when racism, religion, and murder get in his way
Cracker ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Fitz is an addicted gambler, a heavy drinker, and a brilliant, if deeply flawed criminal psychologist. Follow Fitz as he investigates an accused commuter train killer with amnesia, a couple who share love and murder, and the killing of a young boy that shakes a community to its core
Cracker ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
In this PBS Mystery series a criminal psychologist battles his own personal problems while trying to solve murder cases. In 'Lucky White Ghost' he is asked to solve serial murders in Hong Kong where local police have no experience with serial killers
Cracker. [the final episode] ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
In this final episode of the series, Fitz returns to England for his daughter's wedding, to find profound changes to his homeland, following the 9/11 and the Iraq war. He joins the police in hunting for a murderer with no apparent motive
Priest by Antonia Bird( visu )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
A young Roman Catholic priest in a Liverpool parish must learn to deal with the issues of homosexuality and incest, as well as conflicts between his vows and his conscience
Cracker the complete collection by Robbie Coltrane( visu )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and German and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Episodes from the series "Cracker", featuring a criminal psychologist with a dark side - a side dependent on a cocktail of alcohol and gambling
The street ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Meet six ordinary people with extraordinary lives. A married couple falling in love again after 40 years, two fighting sisters reunited by fate, a taxi driver with an unexpected friendship, and a wife and her lover all have their lives intertwine
The street ( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
An outstanding drama series about life behind the front doors of everyday working-class families on a street in Manchester, northern England
One day a lemming will fly ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
When a fourteen-year-old boy is found hanging from a tree, it seems like a simple suicide-- but is it?
To say I love you ( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
A young couple become serial killers, and Fitz tries to quit drinking and gambling to win his wife back
The street ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
An outstanding drama series about life behind the front doors of everyday working-class families on a street in Manchester, northern England. The inhabitants of The Street do their best to be good people as they struggle with moral choices in hard-hitting, individual stories of poverty, addiction, sexuality, unemployment, and crime
Cracker ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Gerry "Fitz" Fitzgerald is a psychologist working with the Los Angeles police. He's a heavy drinker and a gambler and he has uncanny success interrogating criminals as he understands their vices, weaknesses and perversities
The mad woman in the attic ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
A young woman is found savagely murdered on a train and the prime suspect claims to have total amnesia
The mad woman in the attic by Jim Mortimore( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Liam : a screenplay by Jimmy McGovern( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
To be a somebody by Gareth Roberts( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
In Britain, Dr. Edward Fitzgerald, a police psychologist, investigates the murder of an Asian shopkeeper. Suspected is a skinhead. The novel is the continuation of a series under a new pen
Brotherly love ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Fitz is called in when the brutal murder of a prostitute leads to the arrest of a father of four
Men should weep ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Fitz realizes that one of the callers to his radio advice program is a serial rapist
The street : complete collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
A drama series about life behind the front doors of everyday working-class families on a street in Manchester, northern England
 
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Alternative Names
Mac Govern Jimmy
MacGovern Jimmy
MacGovern, Jimmy 1949-
Mc Govern Jimmy
Languages
English (93)
French (5)
German (3)
Spanish (2)
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