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Jones, Andy 1948-

Overview
Works: 23 works in 37 publications in 2 languages and 939 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Television programs  Fiction  Juvenile works  Fables  Film adaptations  Radio plays  Domestic fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Actor, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Andy Jones
Publications by Andy Jones
Most widely held works by Andy Jones
The matrix collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Contains four films about a computer hacker who realizes the world is an elaborate deception created by all-powerful machines of artifical intelligence. In Matrix, in an anti-utopian future, the "real" world is a computer construct, created by an all-powerful artificial intelligence. A small group of humans has found a way out of the construct and is now fighting for the future of the human race. In Matrix reloaded, Neo, Trinity, and Morpheus continue to lead the revolt against the Machine Army. In their quest to save the human race from extinction, they gain greater insight into the construction of The Matrix and Neo's pivotal role in the fate of mankind. In Matrix revolutions, Neo remains unconscious in the real world, caught in a mysterious subway station that lies between the machine world and the matrix. Bane is still a conduit for Agent Smith, who continues to grow more out of control. Meanwhile, the sentinels are coming dangerously close to Zion. Neo, after meeting The Oracle, decides he must leave Zion and go for the machine mainframe. The Animatrix is a collection of nine animated short films, detailing the backstory of the "Matrix" universe, and the original war between man and machines which led to the creation of the Matrix
Rare birds ( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Dave's marriage is dead and his restaurant just went belly up. Alphonse, Dave's neighbor, hatches a mad-yet-ingenious scheme in the hopes of saving his buddy's sagging fortune. After staging the sightings of an extremely rare bird in the neighborhood, bird watchers and hungry patrons the world over, flock to the area. But soon, Dave's restaurant is swimming in controversy
Random passage ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
This mini-series follows the fortunes, mostly misfortunes, of a group of Irish and English immigrants who come to Newfoundland in the early 19th century. Hoping for a better life, they find themselves instead in the remote, unpopulated, and hostile landscape of Cape Random, struggling to survive. The settlers face extremely harsh conditions and catastrophes that range from devastating storms to bear attacks, yet the small outport community staggers on. The story revolves around the capable Vincents, who run the cod fishing industry; enigmatic Thomas Hutchings, bookkeeper for the absentee owner of the fishing rights; the Andrews family, evicted from their home in England; and Mary Keane, orphaned Irish tenant girl, who shrinks from nothing in the fight for survival. Wrestling their existence from sparse soil and the capricious ocean, the strength and endurance of these early settlers--especially the women--is at the center of this narrative of what life must have been like in these remote places 200 years ago
The queen of Paradise's Garden : a traditional Newfoundland tale by Andy Jones( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Grade level: 2, 3, 4, p, e, i
Peg bearskin : a traditional Newfoundland tale by Elizabeth Brewer( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Peg Bearskin, an ugly woman, outsmarts a witch and marries a prince
Behind the wall ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
At the tender age of eight, Katelyn found her mother brutally murdered in their lighthouse home. Her father, Christopher, was arrested and convicted for the killing. The murder drove Christopher into madness and Katelyn out of town. Now 20 years later, when the abandoned lighthouse is bought by developers, Katelyn is forced to confront the evil that lurks within the lighthouse when some of the developers slowly begin to disappear. What she discovers is a family secret long buried by her Grandfather. She must now unearth the truth and find a way to stop the nightmare which surrounds the lighthouse
Prairie giant the Pastor Tommy Douglas story ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Government insurance, the 8-hour work day, government funding for the arts, and universal health care, were first introduced in Canada by Tommy Douglas. This film follows Tommy Douglas' path from 1930-1961
Jack and Mary in the Land of Thieves by Andy Jones( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Jack and Mary are happy until an underhanded sea captain and Jack's bragging bring trouble into their lives
Three servings : in which the reader is offered generous portions of boiled dinner by Mary-Lynn Bernard( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Letters from Uncle Val by Andy Jones( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
One of comedian Andy Jones' great creations, Uncle Val is a curmudgeonly old man, a dry wit, and an incisive critic of modern society. Between 1986 and 1989 Uncle Val, an elderly outharbour gentleman, wrote nineteen letters from his new home in the suburbs of St. John's to his old friend Jack back home. Val's move from the Bay to the 'burbs' to live with his daughter, her obnoxious husband, their youngsters and two useless poodles is an uneasy one. His slow adjustment and eventual appreciation for life in town is endearingly revealed through his letters to Jack. Written by Andy Jones with Michael Jones Sr. Performed by Andy Jones. Dedicated to the Memory of Francis Colbert
The ultimate Matrix collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Contains the three feature films, The matrix, The matrix reloaded, and The matrix revolutions, along with background materials and works inspired by the films
Jack and the manger by Andy Jones( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The matrix reloaded by Andy Wachowski( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Neo, Trinity, and Morpheus continue to lead the revolt against the Machine Army. In their quest to save the human race from extinction, they gain greater insight into the construction of The Matrix and Neo's pivotal role in the fate of mankind
Donovan's station a novel by Robin McGrath( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
In Newfoundland, Keziah Donovan recalls her life while waiting for death to reunite her with her "own sweet man."
Young Triffie ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"Young Triffie is a comic tale of mystery, disorder, and madness. When unlucky Newfoundland Ranger Hepditch (Fred Ewanuick) is sent out to the isolated outport of Swyer's Harbour to investigate a mysterious sheep mutilation, he finds himself in the middle of a vicious murder. In way over his head, he stumbles through the investigation where the quiet life of the seemingly respectable locals becomes turned upside down."--Container
Adventure of Faustus Bidgood a comedy of destiny, love, and intrigue ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A day in the life of Faustus Bidgood, dreamer, minor functionary in the Newfoundland Department of Education, and, in the words of his perhaps-angel friend, "closet human being." A meek man, he is scorned and ridiculed by his fellow workers. He nurses his rage in silence, turning to fantasies of revenge. A multi-layered film in which both the traditional techniques and plot-lines of film and television are satirized
Dick and pussy by Andy Jones( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
El secreto de mi vecino = Rare birds ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
El propietario de un restaurante en Terranova, que no atraviesa por su mejor momento, se deja convencer por un amigo y miente sobre que ha divisado un pájaro muy raro, con el fin de promocionar su decadente negocio
Tartuffe A Newfoundland Adaptation by Andy Jones( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Matrix Trilogy Matrix Reloaded ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Contains two films about a computer hacker who realizes the world is an elaborate deception created by all-powerful machines of artifical intelligence. In Matrix, in an anti-utopian future, the "real" world is a computer construct, created by an all-powerful artificial intelligence. A small group of humans has found a way out of the construct and is now fighting for the future of the human race. In Matrix reloaded, Neo, Trinity, and Morpheus continue to lead the revolt against the Machine Army. In their quest to save the human race from extinction, they gain greater insight into the construction of The Matrix and Neo's pivotal role in the fate of mankind
 
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Alternative Names
Jones, Andrew J. 1948-
Jones, Andrew Jordan
Jones, Andrew Jordan 1948-
Languages
English (33)
Spanish (1)
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