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Urbaniak, James 1963-

Overview
Works: 40 works in 88 publications in 2 languages and 4,827 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Animated television programs  Fantasy television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about James Urbaniak
Publications by James Urbaniak
Most widely held works by James Urbaniak
American splendor by Robert Pulcini( visu )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,505 libraries worldwide
Story of a little-known working-class everyman, and first-class curmudgeon, Harvey Pekar, who creates underground comic books. Stars Paul Giamatti
You don't know Jack ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,027 libraries worldwide
In the late 1980s, 61-year-old former pathologist Dr. Jack Kevorkian launched a crusade to provide what he considered a humane and dignified option for the terminally ill--assisted suicide. Aided by his loyal friend Neal Nicol, and his older sister Margo Janus, Kevorkian begins offering his "death counseling" services to a grateful and burgeoning clientele. He earns the support of Hemlock Society activist Janet Good and the wrath of the county prosecutor's office. Repeatedly arrested, it was thanks to talented attorney Geoffrey Fieger that Kevorkian was repeatedly exonerated. But as the national news media catapulted him to notoriety, Kevorkian continued his work, risking everything in his fervor to change the prevailing laws and challenge society's attitude towards the right to die
Henry Fool ( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Simon Grim, a nerdy young sanitation worker who lives in Queens with his depressed mother and promiscuous sister, turns out to be a brilliant poet and an overnight literary sensation, after being encouraged to write down his ideas by Henry Fool, a boozy pseudo-intellectual who rents the Grim family basement
Death of a president ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
A mock documentary depicting the consequences of the assassination of George W. Bush
Fay Grim by Hal Hartley( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
When the CIA asks Fay to travel to Paris to retrieve notebooks that belonged to her fugitive ex-husband, her mission turns into a sprawling con-game in a world of international espionage
The Venture Bros ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Dr. Venture is a failed super-scientist living in the shadow of his legendary father. His twin sons Hank and Dean are just two pie-eyed obstacles between him and what's left of his dreams
Hello lonesome ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
A story about people, actually, three stories about people. Regular people. They're all trying their best, just like the rest of us. There's a voiceover artist who lives and works in his underwear from his self-made mountain utopia. There's a sassy suburban widow in her seventies. There's an adorable young couple that meets on line and jumps right into a hot and heavy relationship despite some potential red flags
The Venture Bros ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
"Witness the genesis of villainous personae, the clash of sporadically opposing forces, and the birth of debilitating neuroses in this, the sturmiest, most drangful season yet."--Container. Includes 13 uncensored episodes
Beware the Gonzo ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Eddie 'Gonzo' Gilman wants to write the truth in the school newspaper. But when he is thrown off the staff by his editor and arch-nemesis, Gavin Riley, Gonzo vows revenge. He starts an underground paper, 'The Gonzo Files,' to give a voice to the misfits victimized by Gavin Riley and his cronies. 'The Gonzo Files' becomes a runaway hit and turns the whole school upside down, but the more successful Gonzo becomes, the more he learns that with truth come consequences
Sweet and lowdown by Woody Allen( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in German and English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
In the 1930's, the fictional Emmet Ray ruled as the second greatest jazz guitarist in the world. But his reputation was eclipsed by his eccentric career moves, hilarious clashes with gangsters and stormy love affairs with two very different women
The Venture Bros ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Questions are answered and truths are revealed. Learn how Henchman 21 copes with life without 24. See what happens when Brock and the Venture family are forced to part ways. Discover the final fate of H.E.L.P.eR. And all the while, the balance of the free world hangs in the hands of Dean Venture, who must kill Hitler
Teknolust by Lynn Hershman-Leeson( visu )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and German and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Rosetta isn't just creating the perfect woman, she's creating three. She has downloaded her DNA into the Self Replicating Automatons. To survive they need the male Y chromo, found only in sperm. Now the cyborgs have to get out into the world and feed
The book of life by Hal Hartley( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
In this darkly comic retelling of the Apocalypse, Jesus arrives at JFK airport with intriguing assistant, Magdalena. While the world ponders the meaning of this second coming, Jesus battles the Devil for human souls, risks the wrath of God, and struggles with himself over whether these lives are worth saving
Plain dirty ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Inez is married to Edgar, a violent petty thief with big ambitions and no brains. When her loveless marriage leads to an affair with a wealthy young lawyer, Edgar takes control and holds Inez as a prisoner in their own home. With time running out, Inez concocts a desperate scheme driven by murder, betrayal and escape. Sometimes love hurts, sometimes it kills
The Venture Bros ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Questions are answered and truths are revealed. Learn how Henchman 21 copes with life without 24. See what happens when Brock and the Venture family are forced to part ways. Discover the final fate of H.E.L.P.eR. And all the while, the balance of the free world hangs in the hands of Dean Venture, who must kill Hitler
The sticky fingers of time ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Romantic suspense story of a time-travelling novelist
Richard Foreman ontological-hysteric theater ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
[35+ year retrospective compilation]: A broad selection of scenes culled form the entire history of the Ontological-Hysteric Theater
The Venture Bros ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Questions are answered and truths are revealed. Learn how Henchman 21 copes with life without 24. See what happens when Brock and the Venture family are forced to part ways. Discover the final fate of H.E.L.P.eR. And all the while, the balance of the free world hangs in the hands of Dean Venture, who must kill Hitler
The occupants ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Lucy has a new husband, a new home and a new baby, but old ghosts won't let her be. She has dedicated her life to helping families 'break the cycle' of abuse, so when she and her husband Wade see the echoes of a violent family tragedy in their home, Lucy tries to help the tortured souls break free of their torment and move on. She finds, however, that these ghosts don't want her help; they want to lead Lucy and her family to their doom
From the head ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
"Below the sidewalks of Times Square is a strip club where beautiful women work the pole for money at night. But beyond the main stage, and behind the men's room door you'll find Shoes, a bathroom attendant who offers a different kind of performance."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Urbaniak, James Christian 1963-
Languages
English (62)
German (5)
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