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Howard, Arliss

Works: 117 works in 337 publications in 4 languages and 16,967 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Horror tales  Western films  History  Detective and mystery stories  Television programs  War films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Director, Film editor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Arliss Howard
Publications by Arliss Howard
Most widely held works about Arliss Howard
Most widely held works by Arliss Howard
Full metal jacket by Stanley Kubrick( visu )
25 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,432 libraries worldwide
"A superb enseble cast falls in for action in Stanley Kubrick's brilliant saga about the Vietnam War and the dehumanizing process that turns people into trained killers."--Container
The time traveler's wife by Robert Schwentke( visu )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,081 libraries worldwide
Clare has been in love with Henry her entire life. She believes they are destined to be together, even though she never knows when they will be separated: Henry is a time traveler, cursed with a rare genetic anomaly that causes him to live his life on a shifting timeline, skipping back and forth through his lifespan with no control. Despite the fact that Henry's travels force them apart with no warning, Clare desperately tries to build a life with her one true love
The lost world Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( visu )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 2,046 libraries worldwide
Four years after the disaster at Jurassic Park, dinosaurs have secretly survived on a nearby island and roam free, but now there is a more ominous threat--a plan to capture and bring the dinosaurs to the mainland. John Hammond sees a chance to redeem himself for his past mistakes and sends an expedition led by Ian Malcolm to reach the island before the mercenary team gets there. The two groups confront each other in the face of extreme danger and must team up for their own survival in a race against time
The hot kid by Elmore Leonard( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,572 libraries worldwide
The Hot Kid takes listeners back to the 1930s, when everyone dreamed of being a larger-than-life hero--or villain. Ultra-cool U.S. Marshal Carl Webster thrives on taking down notorious crooks. His latest adversary is the wicked Jack Belmont, renegade son of an oil tycoon. Each time Carl and Jack meet, the tommy guns blaze--and their legend grows
Up in Honey's room by Elmore Leonard( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
In World War II-era Detroit, meatcutter Walter Schoen bears an uncanny resemblance to Nazi Heinrich Himmler--and the resemblance is more than skin deep, as Walter's been supplying the enemy with vital war production data. Lucky for the good guys, special agent Carl Webster is already in bed with Walter's wife
Birth by Jonathan Glazer( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 851 libraries worldwide
"A widow for ten years, Anna is looking forward to getting remarried when a mysterious boy appears claiming to be her late husband reincarnated"--Container
The man in the black suit [4 dark tales] by Stephen King( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 780 libraries worldwide
"The man in the black suit" is a haunting recollection of a mysterious boyhood event; "All that you love will be carried away" concerns a man who checks into a Lincoln, Nebraska Motel 6 in order to find the meaning in his life; "The death of Jack Hamilton" is a blistering tale of Depression-era outlaws on the run; and, "That feeling, you can only say what it is in French" presents the ultimate case of déjà vu
Awake by Joby Harold( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 687 libraries worldwide
Clay Beresford, Jr. has inherited his late father's financial business. Under the thumb of his overly protective mother Lilith, Clay is hesitant to reveal the details of his engagement to Sam Lockwood. Matters are further complicated by Clay's ailing heart, and he desperately needs a new heart. Clay gets the chance at a new heart and Clay's close surgeon friend Jack is going to be performing the operation. All goes well at the beginning of the surgery, with Clay gently coming under the influence of general anesthesia. But he suffers from "anesthetic awareness" and finds himself awake and completely aware, but paralyzed. Now Sam must wrestle with her own demons as Clay continues to wrestle with his
To Wong Foo, thanks for everything, Julie Newmar by Beeban Kidron( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and German and held by 604 libraries worldwide
En route from New York City to Hollywood for a drag queen beauty pageant, Noxeema, Vida and Chi Chi are stranded in a tiny Midwestern town when their 1967 Cadillac breaks down. When their glitz and glamour wake up the sleepy local citizens, the stage is set for an outrageously funny weekend
You know my name ( visu )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 564 libraries worldwide
Bill Tilghman, a lawman and former partner of Wyatt Earp, confronts a new era when outlaws run whiskey instead of cattle and are as likely to tote a tommy gun as a six-gun
That old ace in the hole by Annie Proulx( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 469 libraries worldwide
Assigned to locate land in the panhandles of Texas and Oklahoma that can be purchased and converted into pig farms for his employer, Bob Dollar meets the residents of Woolybucket and comes to respect their fierce desire to retain their land
The William Faulkner audio collection by William Faulkner( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Partly abridged
Song of the lark ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
A young woman escapes from rural Colorado to become a world-famous opera singer in Willa Cather's tale of an artist's self-discovery. Based in part on Cather's own experiences growing up on the frontier, the story tells how Thea Kronborg develops a passion for music and seeks fulfillment beyond her stifling hometown
The confessor by Daniel Silva( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
In the wake of a Munich writer's assassination, Mossad agent Gabriel Allon and Vatican priest Pietro embark on dangerous journeys that reveal long-buried secrets affecting the fates of millions of people
Men don't leave ( visu )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Life has just handed Beth Macauley the short straw. Her husband and suburban home are gone. She still has her two boys, however. And a new destination: she's moving to the big city of Baltimore - and into the biggest adventure of her life
William Faulkner's Old man ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
A story of a convict who rescues a pregnant woman in a great flood. The experience changes both of their lives
Word of honor ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
A brilliant corporate executive and family man finds his world threatened when he is accused of participating in a hospital massacre that occurred 30 years earlier, when he was an Army lieutenant during the Vietnam War
Dawn Anna ( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Dawn Anna is a single mom who finds romance and an ideal job. Then illness strikes, threatening life itself. Dawn triumphs with the devoted support of an around-the-clock family. But Dawn must summon the courage to overcome one more heartbreak
A map of the world ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Alice and Howard have moved to a small town to pursue Howard's dream of owning a farm. While taking care of a friend's child, tragedy strikes. Alice must then fight to find forgiveness, not only from her friend and the town, but also from herself
Big bad love ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Leon is a Vietnam veteran who is struggling as a writer, and his personal life isn't much better. His unsympathetic ex-wife Marilyn doesn't approve of his visits with his two children, and he has problems with alcohol. Yet even when Leon manages to catch up on alimony and child support payments, things in his life seem to decline further, until a sudden tragedy catches him off guard
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Alternative Names
Howard, Leslie Richard
Howard, Less R.
Howard, Less R. 1954-
English (181)
French (4)
Spanish (3)
German (1)
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