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James, Peter Francis

Overview
Works: 127 works in 507 publications in 1 language and 25,470 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Drama  Historical television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical television programs  Children's audiobooks  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PS3545.R815, 813.54
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Publications about Peter Francis James
Publications by Peter Francis James
Most widely held works about Peter Francis James
 
Most widely held works by Peter Francis James
Ruby Bridges ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,524 libraries worldwide
When bright six year old Ruby is chosen to be the first African-American to integrate her local New Orleans elementary school, she is subjected to the true ugliness of racism for the very first time
The Rosa Parks story ( visu )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,317 libraries worldwide
Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, who in 1955 created the spark that began the modern Civil Rights Movement
Eclipse by Richard North Patterson( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,286 libraries worldwide
The spellbinding story of an American lawyer who takes on a nearly impossible case--the defense of an African freedom fighter against his corrupt government's charge of murdering three PetroGlobal workers
The plague of doves by Louise Erdrich( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,227 libraries worldwide
In 1911, a terrible, blood-chilling crime was committed at the edge of the Ojibwe Reservation, east of the predominantly white town of Pluto, North Dakota. As time passes and memories fade, the past lies buried--until destiny comes calling
Road dogs by Elmore Leonard( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,134 libraries worldwide
The refined bank robber Jack Foley is back again, along with two other illustrious characters: Dawn Navarro, a gorgeous psychic, and Cuando Rey, a rich Cuban refugee. Here, Foley gets nabbed by the police during a routine robbery and is sentenced to 30 years in prison
The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing by M. T Anderson( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,080 libraries worldwide
The adventure continues! Dr. Trefusis accompanies Octavian as he flees to Boston, which is occupied by British forces. When Lord Dunmore offers freedom to slaves in return for their service against the revolution, will Octavian be tempted to join?
Native son by Richard Wright( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 991 libraries worldwide
Bigger Thomas, a 20 year-old black man, is uneducated, unsophisticated, and unemployed. When a wealthy family offers him a chauffeur's position, Bigger is torn between gratitude for the job and anger over his subservient status. On his first evening, the family's daughter orders Bigger to spend a drunken night on the town with her and a gentleman friend. By morning the young woman is dead. Native Son is a stark and troubling account of murder, guilt, and racial hatred
Run by Ann Patchett( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 905 libraries worldwide
Tip and Teddy Doyle's mother died and their father is raising them. He wants the boys to be involved with politics, even though they don't want to
Things fall apart by Chinua Achebe( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 863 libraries worldwide
Okonkwo is a great warrior and one of the powerful men in his village. When white missionaries and government bureaucrats threaten their tribal customs, he takes violent action
To be a slave by Julius Lester( file )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
A compilation, selected from various sources and arranged chronologically, of the reminiscences of slaves and ex-slaves about their experiences from the leaving of Africa through the Civil War and into the early twentieth century
On beauty by Zadie Smith( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
Englishman Howard Belsey struggles to revive his love for his African-American wife as he works abroad at an American college, but when a disastrous affair is revealed, Howard learns his actions may have dire consequences on every member of his family
Dirty work by Larry Brown( file )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 642 libraries worldwide
Lying together in hospital, two Southern, Vietnam War veterans, one without arms or legs, the other without a face, reveal how they came to be what they are and what they hope to become
Black boy by Richard Wright( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 580 libraries worldwide
Autobiography of a black youth growing up in the South detailing the fear, hunger and oppression which prevailed and the author's brutal, furious reaction to it
All Aunt Hagar's children by Edward P Jones( Sound Recording )
14 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
"Jones has filled this new collection with people who call Washington, D.C. home. Yet it is not the city's power brokers that most concern him but rather its ordinary citizens"--Provided by the publisher
Breaking the chains African-American slave resistance by William Loren Katz( file )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
Describes slavery in the United States, the harsh conditions under which slaves lived, the active and passive resistance with which they fought for their rights, the revolts, and the involvement of slaves in the Civil War
The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing [traitor to the nation] by M. T Anderson( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
Octavian Nothing is raised by a group of rational philosophers known only by numbers. He and his mother are the only people in their household assigned names. Young Octavian begins to question the purpose behind his guardians' fanatical studies, only after he dares to open a forbidden door does he learn the hideous nature of their experiments
Monster by Walter Dean Myers( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 514 libraries worldwide
While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script, as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken
Walkin' the dog by Walter Mosley( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Socrates confronts wrongs that most people would rather ignore in these powerful new stories which explores life outside the law in modern-day Los Angeles
Old yeller by Fred Gipson( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
The story of a Texas pioneer family in the 1860s and the big yellow stray dog that profoundly affects their lives
Simple justice ( visu )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 501 libraries worldwide
Docudrama recounts the remarkable legal strategy and social struggle that resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
 
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