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Lappin, Arthur

Overview
Works: 20 works in 53 publications in 5 languages and 2,595 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Arthur Lappin
Publications by Arthur Lappin
Most widely held works by Arthur Lappin
In America by Paddy Considine( visu )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,757 libraries worldwide
Told by 11-year-old Christy, a child wise beyond her years. An Irish couple bring their two young daughters to America in search of a better life. Christy and her sister, Ariel find New York's Hell Kitchen a place of magic where anything is possible. To their parents, it represents a place to begin anew. Carried by the girls' youthful hope and faith, the family finds the heart to live and love again
The boxer by Jim Sheridan( visu )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Summary: "Danny Flynn is released from prison in Belfast after fourteen years for his part in IRA activities. He determines to avoid the bloodshed that was inherent in his political past and to build a new life in his old home. He starts a gym to train young boxers like himself, with no political or sectarian ties, and renews his relationship with the woman he left behind when imprisoned. But his relationship to the past refuses to let him live a life of peace."--IMDB summary
Some mother's son by Terry George( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a Britain prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of the war
Agnes Browne ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
A woman and her seven children living in central Dublin are thrown into emotional turmoil and financial crisis after the unexpected death of her husband
On the edge a joyride through sex, love and other activities ( visu )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
A young man who rediscovers friendship, love and the zest for life. Jonathan, like many teenagers, is used to concealing the pain of growing up behind a witty sense of humor. It isn't until he falls in love that Jonathan begins to discover that life doesn't have to be so crazy after all
En América In America ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Una familia irlandesa compuesta por los padres y sus dos hijas llega a Nueva York. Llenos de ilusión pero sin dinero, se alojan en un destartalado apartamento de Manhattan, en un barrio lleno de yonquis y travestis. El padre intenta triunfar en el mundo del espectáculo como actor pero, mientras se intentan acostumbrar a su nueva y humilde vida en el barrio, la familia se enfrenta al recuerdo de la pérdida de un hijo muerto
The boxer ( file )
1 edition published in 2003 in Multiple languages and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In America / #783 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Told by 11-year-old Christy, a child wise beyond her years. An Irish couple bring their two young daughters to America in search of a better life. Christy and her sister, Ariel find New York's Hell Kitchen a place of magic where anything is possible. To their parents, it represents a place to begin anew. Carried by the girls' youthful hope and faith, the family finds the heart to live and love again
In the name of the father by Jim Sheridan( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Fact-based film about Gerry Conlon, the young Irish punk who is caught in the wrong place at the wrong time and forced to confess to a terrorist bombing. He and his father, along with friends of Gerry, are found guilty and sentenced to life in prison. There, his father shows his true strength, and Gerry works to prove their innocence and clear his father's name
En el nombre del hijo = Some mother's son ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
En el nombre del padre = In the name of the father ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
"Cuenta la verdadera saga de Gerry Conlon. Un patético ladrón de los años 70 en el conflicto de Belfast, el principal interés de Gerry es emborracharse y estar de fiesta, muy a pesar de su tranquilo padre, el fraile Giuseppe. Cuando Gerry hace enojar al ERI, su padre lo envía a Inglaterra, donde sus payasadas lo llevan al lugar equivocado en el momento equivocado. Inocente pero forzado a confesar sobre un salvaje atentado terrorista, es sentenciado a cadena perpetua como uno de los 'Guildford Four'. Un inocente Giuseppe también es arrestado y encarcelado y mientras esta tras las rejas, Gerry lentamente se entera que las aparentes debildades de su padre enmascaran una inigualable fuerza interior y sabiduria. Gerry esta determinado en probar su inocencia detrás de uno de los más vergonzosos eventos legales de la reciente historia"--Container
Moja lewa stopa = My left foot ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In America : il sogno che non c'era ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 1 library worldwide
Johnny e Sarah lasciano l'Irlanda con le loro figlie per raggiungere gli Stati Uniti. A New York trovano un ambiente ostile, ma la speranza e la fede che le due bambine riescono a trasmettere a tutta la famiglia daranno la forza necessaria per ricominciare una nuova vita e realizzare il 'sogno americano'
En el nombre del padre ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
Años 70. Irlanda del Norte. El joven Gerry tiene un altercado con las tropas británicas. El IRA le amenaza con pararle los pies. Ante esta situación el padre de Gerry logra que éste escape a Londres. Cierta noche de 1974, mientras Gerry y unos amigos duermen en un parque explotan bombas en dos pubs con un saldo de cinco muertos. Gerry y sus compañeros son arrestados e interrogados brutalmente por la policía, obteniendo una declaración falsa que involucra al padre de Gerry. Todos son juzgados y condenados
Au nom du père by Jim Sheridan( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Londres. 1974. Le jeune irlandais Gerry Conlon et 3 de ses camarades sont injustement soupçonnés d'avoir participé à un acte terroriste meurtrier. Persécutés physiquement et mentalement en prison durant plusieurs jours, ils signeront des aveux malgré leur innocence. La police arrête également le père et la tante de Gerry en les inculpant de complicité. Après un procès houleux, ils sont reconnus coupables et condamnés à de longues peines d'emprisonnement. Une enquête menée des années plus tard les disculpera
Gan ai gan dou by Jim Sheridan( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Agnes Browne : [press kit] ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Press kit includes: Production notes (cast and credits listing, production information, biographical information), 6 black and white still photographs
Bloody Sunday : [press kit] ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Recreation of the events of "Bloody Sunday", Jan. 30, 1972, when British troops fired on unarmed protesters in Derry, Northern Ireland. By the end of the day, 13 civilians were dead and 14 more wounded in the tumult and tragedy of Norther Ireland's darkest day
The boxer gan ai gan dou ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Dan ni fo yin can jia bei ai er lan gong he jun huo dong er ru yu,fu man 14 nian xing qi hou zhong huo zi you,zai lao jia zhan kai xin de sheng huo,ran er xian yu shi su gui fan yu wen hua jin ji,shi dan ni yu fen kai shi duo zai de lian ren ma ji shi zhong wu fa zai xu qian yuan
Borstal Boy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Sixteen year-old Irish activist, Brendan Behan, confronts inner conflicts when imprisoned in England during World War II
 
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