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Merkerson, S. Epatha 1952-

Overview
Works: 225 works in 300 publications in 2 languages and 17,618 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Biography  Interviews  Juvenile works  Chick lit  History  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Host, Narrator, Performer, Director, Author, Speaker, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about S. Epatha Merkerson
Publications by S. Epatha Merkerson
Most widely held works by S. Epatha Merkerson
Radio by Michael Tollin( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 2,291 libraries worldwide
The story of the relationship between a prominent high school football coach in a small South Carolina town and the illiterate, mentally-challenged man nicknamed Radio whom he mentors. Although their friendship raises some eyebrows at first, Radio's growth under the coach's guidance ultimately inspires the local townsfolk
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,859 libraries worldwide
He came into this world named Jeffrey Lionel Magee, but when his parents died and his life changed, so did his name. And Maniac Magee became a legend
Art 21 art in the twenty-first century ( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,597 libraries worldwide
Presents 37 diverse artists, taking viewers into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of inspiration
Getting to happy by Terry McMillan( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 999 libraries worldwide
McMillan revisits Savannah, Gloria, Bernadine and Robin fifteen years after we parted ways with their stories. Each is at her own midlife crossroads. All four women are learning to heal past hurts, reclaim their joy and their dreams. They've exhaled; now they are learning to breathe
Island beneath the sea a novel by Isabel Allende( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 959 libraries worldwide
The story of a mulatta woman, a slave and concubine, determined to take control of her own destiny in a society where that would seem impossible
Mother and child by Rodrigo García( visu )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 871 libraries worldwide
Three women's lives share a common core. They have all been profoundly affected by adoption. At age fourteen, Karen placed a baby for adoption, and has been haunted ever since by the daughter she never knew. Elizabeth grew up as an adopted child. Even though she is a bright and ambitious lawyer, she is a flinty loner in her personal life. Lucy and her husband are just embarking on the adoption odyssey, hoping for the opportunity to become parents
Black snake moan by Craig Brewer( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 869 libraries worldwide
Lazarus is an extremely religious man who is broken hearted after his wife leaves him for his own brother. Rae is the town slut, apparently afflicted with the "disease" of uncontrollable nymphomania. After a night of hard partying and sleeping around, Rae, is beaten up and left by the roadside near Lazarus' house. Lazarus takes her in and chains her to his radiator while trying to "cure" her insatiability. Eventually, the two become friends and help each other recover from their extremes of lust and piety to become more balanced individuals
Lackawanna blues ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 783 libraries worldwide
Het verhaal van acteur-schrijver Ruben Santiago-Hudson (1956) die opgroeide bij een pleegmoeder in de industriestad Lackawanna, New York
Peeples ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 703 libraries worldwide
Sparks fly when Wade Walker crashes the preppy Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace's hand in marriage. Wade might be a fish-out-of-water among this seemingly perfect East Coast clan, but he's not about to let himself flounder. Instead, in a wild weekend of fun, dysfunction and hilarious surprises, Wade is about to discover there's room for all kinds of Peeples in this family, no matter their differences
She's gotta have it by Spike Lee( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
A statuesque and charismatic woman is trying to figure out what she wants in life. She has a good job as a commercial artist and designer, a spacious Brooklyn apartment, and three boyfriends. Each of them is far from her ideal man, but each fulfills a different need for her. Between her juggling act--accompanied by total honesty about who she is and what she's doing--and the childish squabbling of the three men, she makes some rather nebulous points about gender relations and the double standard
Jump at the sun ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
A biography of African American author and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston, the first black woman to enter the American literary canon
Slipstream by Anthony Hopkins( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
A screenwriter, revising the movie he is working on, finds that reality and fiction are blurring together when some of the characters in his film are showing up in real life
The story of a marriage by Andrew Sean Greer( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
San Francisco, 1953, Pearlie is caring for both her husband who is in failing health and her son who is stricken with polio. Suddenly everything changes one Saturday morning when a stranger appears at her door. What does the stranger want in return for his offer of a hundred thousand dollars?
Art 21 art in the twenty-first century ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Meet twenty-one diverse contemporary artists through revealing profiles that take viewers behind the scenes into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, sources of inspiration and creative processes. The program is divided into four general themes - place, spirituality, identity, and consumption
Law & order ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Relive each gripping moment as New York's toughest detectives and prosecutors take on the hard-hitting cases that make the news
Law & order ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Joining Detective Mike Logan (Noth) and his dedicated colleagues who investigate and prosecute crime is a powerful lineup of guest stars, including Regina Taylor, Edie Falco, Gina Torres and John Cameron Mitchell. Ripped from today's headlines, Law & order is the gripping phenomenon that will captivate you again and again!
The best of the Tony Awards the plays ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
A compilation of dramatic scenes from various Broadway plays, as performed on the Tony Awards by the original cast members between 1969 and 2001
Law & order ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
In New York City, when a crime is committed, the victims are represented by two distinct yet intertwined forces. There's the police department, represented by the 27th precinct Homicide Detectives. It is their job to investigate the crime, collect evidence, and interview witnesses. Suspects are placed under arrest. The matter is then taken over by the prosecutors of the Manhattan District Attorney's office
Girl, positive ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Rachel Sandler is shocked out of her carefree world when word spreads through her upper-middle class community that Jason, a popular athlete who recently died, was an IV drug user. But it's a mysterious computer message that really hits home. Jason, who Rachel had unprotected sex with, may have been HIV positive. Wanting to learn more about HIV, Rachel is urged to visit the local AIDS clinic by her new substitute teacher, Sarah Bennet. While there, Rachel takes a rapid AIDS test, but panics and leaves before learning the results. When Sarah discovers Rachel's test is positive, she breaks the shocking news to her, later revealing to Rachel that she herself has secretly been living with HIV for more than seven years. While both women wish to keep their privacy, they soon find out that with today's technology of instant messaging, cell phones and blogs, gossip -- just like the disease -- can spread fast and furiously
Pee-wee's playhouse ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Enter the magical world of Pee-Wee's Playhouse and meet Pee-Wee and all the gang, including Miss Yvonne, Cowboy Curtis, Reba the Mail Lady, Jambi the Genie, and the King of Cartoons
 
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Merkerson Epatha 1952-....
Merkinson Epatha 1952-....
Languages
English (79)
Spanish (1)
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