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Cooper, Rowena

Overview
Works: 127 works in 338 publications in 1 language and 5,343 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Television adaptations  Internet videos  Educational films  Historical television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PS3551.U36, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Rowena Cooper
Publications by Rowena Cooper
Most widely held works by Rowena Cooper
Richard III by William Shakespeare( visu )
20 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 927 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villian who usurps the crown. Through family machinations, political marriages and military coups, this play portrays the tumultuous reign of King Edward IV and the ascension of Richard to the throne, an intricate period in English history
The borrowers by Mary Norton( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Miniature people who live in an old country house by borrowing things from the humans are forced to emigrate from their home under the clock
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons one and two ( visu )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Horace Rumpole is one of the underpaid barristers who ply the courtrooms of the Old Bailey, London's criminal court. Each of his trials has both a victory and a defeat in them, his clients who are acquitted often are angrier than those who are found guilty. Rumpole always wins in court, but rarely wins arguments against Mrs. Rumpole, who is affectionately known as "She who must be obeyed."
Spaced ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
British comedy television series based on two very different twenty-something people, Daisy Steiner and Tim Bisley, who pretend to be a professional couple to secure tenancy of a North London flat. The two along with their assortment of co-conspirators, tortured artist Brian, would-be soldier Mike, fashion fascist Twist, rock casualty landlady Marsha and Colin the dog, tackle the big questions of the 21st century
Wild swans by Jung Chang( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
"This is the story of three generations of women in a Chinese family and mirrors the tumultuous history of twentieth-century China. Jung Chang's grandmother was born into the feudal China of 1909. Her feet were bound and at the age of 15 she was given to a warlord general as a concubine. Her daughter grew up in occupied Manchuria and became active in the underground Nationalist movement. Jung Chang herself became a Red Guard but eventually came to question Mao -- a step which was to have momentous consequences for her and her family."--Container
The Borrowers afield by Mary Norton( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
This is the continuation of the story of the borrowers who have escaped through the fields to their new home in the middle of a field. It is harder work than underfloor borrowing but much more exciting
The valley of horses by Jean M Auel( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Cruelly cast out by the new leader of the ancient Clan that adopted her as a child, Ayla leaves those she loves behind and travels alone through a stark, open land filled with dangerous animals but few people, searching for the Others, tall and fair like herself. The short summer gives her little time to look, and when she finds a sheltered valley with a herd of hardy steppe horses, she decides to stay and prepare for the long glacial winter ahead. Living with the Clan has taught Ayla many skills but not real hunting. She finally knows she can survive when she traps a horse, which gives her meat and a warm pelt for the winter, but fate has bestowed a greater gift, an orphaned foal with whom she develops a unique kinship
The black opal by Victoria Holt( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Carmel March, raised by the Marline family, is drawn to Uncle Toby. When Mrs. Marline dies, Carmel is sent to Australia by Uncle Toby. Carmel returns to England, to discover that Dr. Marline was hanged for acrime. She sets out to clear his name
Moonlit eyes by Emma Blair( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
When Pee Wee Poston and his wife Beulah are offered the chance to swap New York for London, they jump at the chance. Pee Wee, a highly talented saxophonist, has been asked to help launch a new jazz club in Soho. By accepting, the couple can be close to their son Julius, a high-flying diplomat at the American embassy. The Postons settle in Islington, only to find that some locals dislike having a black family in the area. But from their new neighbours -- Albert and Jess Sykes, their daughter Ellie and son Paul -- they receive the sort of warm welcome Londoners are known for. Before long, they are firm friends -- a commodity which, with war looming, grows more precious by the day. As Hitler launches his bombing campaign on London, Pee Wee and his band play on, resolute in their defiance of the air raids
The Borrowers afloat by Mary Norton( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
The Borrowers, miniature people, are homeless again, but their friend, Spiller, introduces them to a new home by the river
Angel by Colleen McCullough( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
It's 1960 in Sydney's Kings Cross. Harriet Purcell leaves her conventional, respectable home and passionless boyfriend and moves into a rooming house. There she finds a life she relishes - excitement, adventure and passion
Coming home by Rosamunde Pilcher( file )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Judith Dunbar has never really known a settled family life, so when her friend invites her home for the weekend, she is thrilled and excited
The borrowers aloft by Mary Norton( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 74 libraries worldwide
"The Borrowers have found the perfect place to live-- a complete model village. But their life is disturbed again when Mr. Platter, who has a rival scheme, decides he wants some live inhabitants for his village."
The clan of the cave bear by Jean M Auel( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Ayla is a courageous and indomitable young woman whose story begins when she is a five-year-old orphan adopted by the Clan, a group of Neanderthal people. Ayla is cared for by the Clan's medicine woman Iza and its wise holy man Creb. Iza teaches her how to find food and the healing skills known only to her line, but Ayla must also learn the ways of the Clan
The plains of passage by Jean M Auel( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
The fourth novel in Jean M. Auel's magnificant epic of life on the glacial continent of the last Ice Age. Ayla the orphan and Jondalar the traveller leave the safety of the land of the mammoth hunters by the Black Sea and embark on a seemingly impossible journey across a continent. Their goal is the Cro-Magnon settlement in what is now southern France, from which Jondalar set out years before. Accompanied by the half-tame Wolf, the superb stallion Racer and the mare Whinney, they brave both savage enemies and the elemental dangers of weather and terrain in their search for the place that will become Home
Julie Andrews : an intimate biography by Richard Stirling( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
"In My Fair Lady, Julie Andrews had the biggest hit on Broadway. As the title role in Mary Poppins, she won an Academy Award. And The Sound of Music made her the most famous woman in the world and rescued Twentieth Century Fox from bankruptcy. Three years later, Star! almost put the studio back under, and the leading lady of both films fell as spectacularly as she had risen. Despite many setbacks - including the loss of her singing voice in 1997 - Julie Andrews is still a star, with recent leading roles in Shrek the Third and The Princess Diaries. Combining the author's interviews with the star and his wide-ranging research, this is a frank but affectionate portrait of an enduring icon of stage and screen."--Container
Sisters under the skin by Willa Marsh( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Stepsisters Olivia and Emily are at daggers drawn - until the arrival of their half-sister, Rosie, when they unite in their hatred of the newcomer. Rosie, Mummy and Daddy's little princess, can certainly look after herself, though, and cunningly throws secret spanners in the works for her sisters. As the girls grow older, Rosie becomes more and more manipulative and her schemes soon take on a more malicious note. But even she can go too far and, when Olivia and Emily find out what she has in store for them, they decide the time has come to put a stop to their sister's antics once and for all
Nights at the circus by Angela Carter( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Angela Carter has invented a new, raucous, Cockney voice for her heroine Fevvers, taking us back into a rich, turn of the 19th century world, which reeks of human and animal variety
Distant voices by Barbara Erskine( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
A biographer investigating a tragic death hears voices from the past; a young boy from a deprived background finds his own haven in the wastelands of the inner city; and a young woman, struggling to choose between love or her career, finds help from an unexpected source
Coming home by Rosamunde Pilcher( file )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
At the Cornish home of her new friend, Loveday Carey-Lewis, Judith blossoms: but those sun-drenched Cornish days in the '30s are numbered
 
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Alternative Names
Cooper, R. R.
Rowena Cooper Scottish actress
Роуэна Купер
Languages
English (144)
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