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Heffes, Alex

Overview
Works: 85 works in 224 publications in 7 languages and 10,576 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Fiction  Motion picture music  Biography  Popular music  Orchestral music  Case studies 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, Musician, Compiler, Instrumentalist, Performer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Alex Heffes
Publications by Alex Heffes
Most widely held works by Alex Heffes
Inside job by Charles H Ferguson( visu )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,758 libraries worldwide
Provided is an analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a cost over $20 trillion, caused millions of people to lose their jobs and homes in the worst recession since the Great Depression, and nearly resulted in a global financial collapse. Through exhaustive research, and extensive interviews with key financial insiders, politicians, journalists, and academics, traces the rise of a rogue industry which has corrupted politics, regulation, and academia
State of play ( visu )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,737 libraries worldwide
When D.C. reporter Cal McCaffrey is assigned to investigate the murder of an assistant to an up-and-coming politician, he uncovers a conspiracy that threatens to bring down the nation's power structures
Mandela, long walk to freedom by Justin Chadwick( visu )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,535 libraries worldwide
Adapté de son autobiographie "Un long chemin vers la liberté", le film "Mandela" retrace le parcours exceptionnel de celui qui changea le cours de l'histoire de l'Afrique du sud. Idris Elba livre une performance exemplaire en incarnant avec l'homme qui devient un emblème, à travers ses faiblesses comme ses plus beaux combats
Touching the void by Joe Simpson( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and French and held by 978 libraries worldwide
The story of Joe Simpson's miraculous survival after he was injured while climbing in the Andes in 1985 and left for dead by his partner
Dear Frankie by Shona Auerbach( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and French and held by 892 libraries worldwide
A witty and touching tale about a mother's efforts to protect her son from the truth
The first grader ( visu )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 821 libraries worldwide
In Kenya in 1953 there was a violent uprising against British colonial rule led by the Mau Mau, who were mainly from the Kikuyu tribe. Thousands were killed, and thousands imprisoned, although the conflict did eventually lead to independence for Kenya. Based on a true story, this tells the tale of how 84-year-old Kenyan villager and ex-Mau Mau freedom fighter Kimani N'gan'ga Maruge fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford. It is a triumphant testimony to the transforming force of education
One day in September by Kevin Macdonald( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 488 libraries worldwide
This is the shocking and incredibly true story of the brutal massacre of 11 Israeli athletes by a team of extreme Palestinian terrorists during the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany. From terrorist training in Libya to the terrorists sneaking into the Olympic Village to the tension-filled negotiations to the shocking conclusion at a German airport. For the first time, the lone surviving member of that extremist group speaks. Actual video shot during the crisis is used to help tell the story
Imagine me & you by Ol Parker( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
A blushing bride's nuptials take a surprising turn at the altar, when an innocent glance between her and a female guest sparks a love at first sight romance. The bride is soon forced to choose between her husband and the girl of her dreams
Out of reach by Trevor Miller( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Billy Ray Lancing, a former covert, agent turned survivalist, discovers that the foster program he is involved with in Poland is actually a human trafficking network. When a letter from his young pen pal states that she is going to go with a new "sponsor", Lancing suspects that something is not right. He discovers the trafficking operation and begins to make his plans to shut it down
Trauma by Marc Evans( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Waking up in hospital, Ben learns that his wife has been killed in the same car accident that put him in a coma for a week. His disorientation and feelings of guilt are further amplified by the media frenzy gripping London following the murder of a pop star - a crime for which and for some reason, Ben seems implicated
Red Riding Hood ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Valerie is a beautiful young woman torn between two men. She is in love with a brooding outsider Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry the wealthy Henry. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter are planning to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older sister has been killed by the werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding their village
The last king of Scotland by Alex Heffes( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 75 libraries worldwide
The last king of Scotland by Forest Whitaker( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and German and held by 54 libraries worldwide
A portrayal of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin. Amin's incredible story as seen through the eyes of Nicholas Garrigan, a young Scotsman who becomes the volatile leader's personal physician and trusted confidant. What starts off as a fascinating job soon turns to horror as the doctor realizes what kind of man he really works for
Le dernier roi d'Écosse by Kevin Macdonald( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 30 libraries worldwide
1971. Un jeune médecin écossais part en Ouganda et croise la route d'Idi Amin Dada, le nouvel homme fort du pays qui lui propose de devenir son médecin personnel. Il accepte et rejoint le cercle très fermé du président. Mais il prend rapidement conscience de la folie meurtrière du dictateur. Sa seule issue : fuir. Une traque acharnée commence
Mandela long walk to freedom by Alex Heffes( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Red Riding Hood original motion picture soundtrack by Brian Reitzell( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
The rite by Mikael Håfström( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in French and English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
A new priest heads to Italy for a course on exorcism, and a possessed pregnant women puts his skills and training to the ulitmate test
The Rite original motion picture score by Alex Heffes( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in No Linguistic Content and Undetermined and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Jeux de pouvoir by Kevin Macdonald( visu )
5 editions published in 2009 in French and English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Une jeune femme est retrouvée morte. Rapidement, les médias s'emparent de l'affaire et découvrent que la victime était la maîtresse d'un politicien en vue, Stephen Collins. Cal McCaffrey, journaliste chevronné et ami de longue date de ce dernier, est chargé par sa rédactrice en chef d'enquêter sur ce décès suspect. Il ignore qu'il va être confronté à un complot qui menace les structures mêmes du pouvoir
Dear Frankie [original motion picture soundtrack by Alex Heffes( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
 
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