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Giamatti, Paul

Overview
Works: 326 works in 967 publications in 5 languages and 60,233 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Church history  Film and video adaptations  Biographical films  Fiction  Biography  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Contributor, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Paul Giamatti
Publications by Paul Giamatti
Most widely held works about Paul Giamatti
 
Most widely held works by Paul Giamatti
12 years a slave by Steve McQueen( visu )
18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,893 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive
Sideways by Alexander Payne( visu )
43 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,829 libraries worldwide
Jack and Miles were college roommates, and despite their differences, they have been friends ever since. Jack is an actor, whose career high point is a stint as a soap opera regular. English teacher and oenophile Miles would much rather be a published novelist. Jack is about to get married, so depressed, divorced Miles suggests they hit the road for a week-long bachelor party amidst the rolling hillsides and gorgeous sunsets of wine country near Santa Barbara. A little golf, a lot of wine, how could it possibly go sideways?
Cinderella Man by Russell Crowe( visu )
28 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 2,655 libraries worldwide
During the Great Depression, an everyday common-man hero, James J. Braddock was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history. With the Depression going strong in the early 1930s, the impoverished ex-boxer was seemingly as broken-down and out-of-luck as the rest of the America. Driven by love and determination, he returned to the ring. He did not have much of a shot, but James was fueled by something beyond mere competition. He kept winning and suddenly, the ordinary working man became an icon who carried the hopes and dreams of the disenfranchised on his shoulders. Eventually, he rose through the ranks and went on to fight the heavyweight champ, the unstoppable Max Baer
John Adams by Kirk Ellis( visu )
21 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,582 libraries worldwide
While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history
The illusionist by Steven Millhauser( visu )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,412 libraries worldwide
The acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim has not only captured the imaginations of all of Vienna, but also the interest of the ambitious Crown Prince Leopold. When Leopold's new fianc?e rekindles a childhood fascination with Eisenheim, the Prince's interest evolves into obsession. Suddenly the city's Chief Inspector finds himself investigating a shocking crime. But even as the Inspector engages him in a dramatic challenge of wills, Eisenheim prepares for the most impressive illusion yet
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 2,180 libraries worldwide
A squad of young American soldiers, led by Captain John Miller, set out in the midst of the chaos of D-Day to find Private James Ryan, a soldier whose three brothers have already been killed in the war
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner( visu )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,974 libraries worldwide
In a remake of the original 1968 film, after an astronaut crash-lands on an uncharted planet he finds himself at odds with a society in which apes are the rulers - and humans are little more than slaves
Prohibition by Ken Burns( visu )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,921 libraries worldwide
This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight
The ant bully by John Nickle( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,915 libraries worldwide
After young Lucas shoots some ants with his water pistol they retaliate with a secret potion that shrinks him to their size
Duplicity by Tony Gilroy( visu )
13 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,695 libraries worldwide
Ex-CIA officer Claire Stenwick and ex-MI6 agent Ray Koval are both racing to secure the formula for a product that will bring untold wealth to the company that lands the patent first. As the stakes begin to rise, so does the passion between Claire and Ray. Meanwhile, their mutual employers, industry giant Howerd Tully and trailblazing CEO Dick Garsil start resorting to some seriously underhanded tactics as each hopes to gain an advantage over the competition. Claire and Ray engage in a series of schemes and double-crosses while contending with the fact that their mutual attraction could ultimately jeopardize their entire mission
Downton Abbey ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,665 libraries worldwide
1922. Six months after Matthew's tragic death, his loss is still felt throughout Downton Abbey. Mary struggles to face a new future with her fatherless child, and is encouraged by the family to pick up the pieces. Accepting a new role on the estate, the now-eligible Mary also finds herself the reluctant object of attention from a number of eager suitors. With the twenties in full swing and the tides of change sweeping through Downton, Rose's continued attraction to the bright lights of London spells trouble for the Crawleys, and Edith's budding relationship with Michael Gregson is threatened by events beyond her control. Meanwhile, below stairs, passions run high and young hearts look set to be broken
Turbo ( visu )
21 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,659 libraries worldwide
After a freak accident, a garden snail with dreams of becoming the fastest snail in the world might just realize his goal
The last station by Jay Parini( visu )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,621 libraries worldwide
In honor of his newly created religion, Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy renounces his title, property, and family in favor of poverty and celibacy. For the Countess Sofya, his wife of nearly fifty years, this is the last straw! After she discovers his plans to leave the rights to his iconic novels to the Russian people rather than his own family, she decides to use every trick of seduction in her considerable arsenal, to fight for what she believes is rightfully hers
Rock of ages by Tom Cruise( visu )
25 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,612 libraries worldwide
Drew and Sherrie meet in L.A. while pursuing their dream of life in the big city. Will their love survive the challenges the city throws their way? This musical features songs by Journey, Twisted Sister, Starship, REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, and many more
American splendor by Robert Pulcini( visu )
35 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,591 libraries worldwide
Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. Hospital. He is also a comic book fan who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life. Along his bumpy journey he meets, marries and falls in love with Joyce, an admiring comic book seller
The nanny diaries by Emma McLaughlin( visu )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,566 libraries worldwide
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Lady in the water ( visu )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,545 libraries worldwide
Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the complex swimming pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect he new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world
The amazing spider-man 2 by Andrew Garfield( visu )
9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,448 libraries worldwide
Spider-Man confronts a new foe, Electro, while Peter Parker's friend Harry Osborn returns and Peter realizes that all his enemies have Oscorp in common
Fred Claus by David Dobkin( visu )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,386 libraries worldwide
Fred Claus has lived in his little brother's shadow for most of his life. Fred is in jail and Nicholas has to bail him out on the condition he come to the North Pole and repay his debt
Win win ( visu )
19 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,306 libraries worldwide
Mike Flaherty is "a lovable yet long-suffering lawyer and high school wrestling coach... When Mike... comes across a teenage runaway who also happens to be a champion wrestler, Mike's luck turns around in spectacular fashion. But his win-win situation soon becomes more complicated than he ever imagined when the boy's family affairs come into play"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Giamatti, Paul Edward Valentine.
Giamatti, Paul Edward Valentine 1967-
Languages
English (344)
German (9)
French (4)
Spanish (4)
Turkish (1)
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