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Polk, Mimi

Overview
Works: 13 works in 82 publications in 6 languages and 2,883 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Young adult works 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Mimi Polk
Publications by Mimi Polk
Most widely held works by Mimi Polk
Thelma & Louise by Ridley Scott( visu )
60 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,227 libraries worldwide
Two friends, one an unhappy housewife the other a wise-cracking waitress, decide to take a vacation from their lives, but things soon get out of control after an incident at a roadside cafâe
White squall by Ridley Scott( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
Thirteen high school students who have elected to spend the 1960-61 academic year on board the American schoolship Albatross learn about sailing and unity from their captain. When they encounter a white squall, a sudden, violent, wind-and-lightning storm, it turns into a test of courage and their will to survive
The Browning version by Anthony Asquith( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Story of a student who inspires his brilliant yet beleaguered and unappreciated teacher. The brilliant but stern classics instructor at a posh prep school is forced out of his job and into the realization that he is despised in the classroom and at home. One student's act of kindness gives the proud academic the inspiration and courage to build his new life
Kalifornia Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Thelma & Louise ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Thelma and Louise: Thelma is an abused and neglected wife, while her friend Louise is a bitter, hard-edged waitress. The two decide to take a brief vacation to escape the drudgery of their everyday lives. Immediately, they run into trouble
The miracle match / Prefontaine / White squall ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The miracle match: Based on the true story of the 1950 United States soccer team who, against all odds, beat England 1-0. They came together to form the team just ten days before the start of the Cup. This is the story about the family traditions and passions which shaped the lives of the players who made up this team and how they defeated England, the world's best team at that time. Prefontaine: True-life story of the legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial athlete known as the "James Dean of track." White squall: Thirteen high school students who have elected to spend the 1960-61 academic year on board the American schoolship Albatross learn about sailing and unity from their captain. When they encounter a white squall, a sudden, violent, wind-and-lightning storm, it turns into a test of courage and their will to survive
Thelma & Louise : [screenplay] by Callie Khouri( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Two friends, one an unhappy housewife the other a wise-cracking waitress, decide to take a vacation from their lives, but things soon get out of control after an incident at a roadside café
Monkey trouble ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Dodger, a monkey, belongs to a crooked street performer but escapes his life to end up in the arms of an innocent little girl. Her mother has no idea that her daughter is harboring a fugitive. Unfortunately, Dodger's naughty habits get the best of him as his mischief plunges everyone he meets into major monkey trouble
La versión browning The browning version ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
I ricordi di Abbey ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in Italian and held by 1 library worldwide
Aborrito dagli allievi che l'hanno soprannominato Himmler, disprezzato dai colleghi, sentimentalmente frustrato, alla vigilia di un prepensionamento forzato, il prof. Andrew Crocker-Harris riceve in regalo da uno studente (B. Silverstone) la versione dell'Agamennone di Eschilo fatta da Robert Browning. Il gesto gli dà la forza di fare un discorso di addio che è, insieme, una dolorosa confessione pubblica del proprio fallimento e una denuncia dell'aridità ipocrita della società britannica e del suo sistema scolastico. (Morandini)
In the cut ; Trapped ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Trapped: A couple find their world has been turned upside down when they're taken hostage and held in different cities while their young daughter, who has severe asthma, is kidnapped by the same band of ruthless criminals and held for a large ransom. It seems that the criminals have a foolproof plan. Unable to contact the police, the criminals demand a massive ransom, but if the payment is not arranged in 24 hours, the girl will be killed
Monkey trouble : a novel by Ellen Leroe( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Eva is a girl that is feeling left out and ignored when her new baby brother arrives. Nothing is going well for her, until she finds a new friend. Her new friend is Dodger, a monkey. Dodger and Eva become close friends and entertain crowds at the Boardwalk. That is, until Eva finds out that Roger has a hidden talent - he's a trained thief.--David Landers
Mauvais piège ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Black rain by Ridley Scott( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Un policier new-yorkais, Nicky, et son partenaire, Charlie, sont témoins d'un double meurtre commis dans un restaurant par un dénommé Sato. Les deux policiers prennent l'assassin en chasse et l'appréhendent. Il appert que Sato est recherché par la police d'Osaka qui demande son extradition. Nicky et Charlie sont chargés de livrer le criminel aux autorités nippones, mais celui-ci parvient à s'enfuir lorsqu'ils arrivent à Osaka. Les deux policiers s'engagent à aider leurs confères japonais
 
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Gitlin, Mimi Polk
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