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Read, James 1952-

Overview
Works: 111 works in 180 publications in 3 languages and 5,432 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Fiction  Television programs  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about James Read
Publications by James Read
Most widely held works by James Read
North and South by John Jakes( visu )
19 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,158 libraries worldwide
This saga follows two families - the Hazards, from the North, and the Mains, from the South - through their changing fortunes at home and the harsh realities of the battlefields. When the South surrenders at the end of the Civil War, the families are reunited once again in friendship. In the final installment, the two families continue through Post-Civil War Reconstruction into pioneer Indian territories
Beaches by Garry Marshall( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 942 libraries worldwide
Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
North and South ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
One is from a Northern industrial family, one from a Southern plantation family. They're West Point graduates whose tried-and-true loyalty helps them survive the Mexican-American War. But their bond faces sterner tests. The issues dividing North and South can also set friend against friend
North and South ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
This explosive tale of the next generations of Mains and Hazards boasts an all-star cast and lavish production values depicting a time when westward expansion offered opportunity and triggered dangers to rival those of the conflict just ended. Undercurrents of racism and romantic passion persist on the homefront as well as the frontier
Remington Steele ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
The mysterious Remington Steele helps Laura solve her mysteries and works a little romance on the side
North and South ( visu )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and French and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Two clans caught on opposite sides when the Civil War erupts in May 1861: the Hazards of Pennsylvania and the Mains of South Carolina. As war is waged on one battlefield after another, lives on the homefront as well as the frontlines drastically change. The hatred, prejudice and greed that tear the fabric of a nation also threaten the very foundation of love and friendship between these two families
Walking Thunder ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
The coming-of-age saga of young Jacob McKay, who becomes stranded with his family in the Rocky Mountains, where they are befriended by human and animal inhabitants
Remington Steele ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
As Laura and Remington continue to fight crime, and their growing attraction to each other, Laura catches tantalizing glimpses into her partner's mysterious and very private past. Despite the secrets, the twosome know they need to trust each other
Columbo mystery movie collection 1990 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Disc two: Columbo's case is personally and deadly serious when the wife of a man he helped put in prison is on a quest for revenge. Columbo gets to the root of the problem when he investigates a jealous dentist, his wealthy wife and her movie-star lover
Huckleberry Finn [&] The proud rebel [&] Walking Thunder ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
HUCKLEBERRY FINN: After being kidnapped by his drunken father, Huck heads down the Mississippi with his buddy Jim and have many adventures. THE PROUD REBEL: After John Chandler's son goes mute following a tregedy, John searches for a doctor who can help him. Before he finds one, he and his family must work off a debt using their talented sheepdog, Lance. When a doctor is found, John has no money to pay for help for his son and must decide whether to sell Lance, which will devastate his son, or get the boy help. WALKING THUNDER: Fourteen year old Jacob and his family are stuck in the Rockies when a bear destroys their wagon on their way west. They meet a medicine man and a mountain man who teaches Jacob survival skills that he must use with the giant bear called Walking Thunder on the prowl
Poor little rich girl the Barbara Hutton story ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Gorgeous, lonely, and rich beyond imagining, Barbara Hutton inherited the vast Woolworth fortune when she was only a child. A sweeping historical epic that follows the heiress around the world in her desperate and tragic search for love
North and South ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Two families, the Hazards and the Mains, are geographically and ideologically separated by the U.S. Civil War. The hatred, prejudice, and greed that tear at the fabric of a nation also threaten to destroy the threads that have woven the lives of these two families together
Eight men out ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Based on the real-life scandal of 1919, the film tells the story of eight baseball players who plan to throw games for money, and the scorn and anger the scheme earned them
North and South complete collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
A friendship between two young men becomes difficult when their respective families end up on opposite sides of the Civil War
North and South ( visu )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
This epic saga chronicles a nation divided--and two clans caught on opposite sides when the Civil War erupts in May 1861: The Hazards of Pennsylvania and the Mains of South Carolina. As war is waged on one battlefield after another, lives on the homefront as well as the frontlines drastically change
North and South ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The saga of a friendship tested by the turbulent events of the Civil War
Remington Steele ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Before he was Bond ... he was Remington Steele ... Private eye Laura Holt grudgingly accepts a new partner when a mystery man assumes the identity of her fictitious boss, Remington Steele. Together, they battle crime and their feelings for each other
Remington Steele ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Before he was Bond ... he was Remington Steele ... Private eye Laura Holt grudgingly accepts a new partner when a mystery man assumes the identity of her fictitious boss, Remington Steele. Together, they battle crime and their feelings for each other
6 family movies ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Walking thunder: The coming-of-age saga of young Jacob McKay, who becomes stranded with his family in the Rocky Mountains, where they are befriended by human and animal inhabitants
North and South ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
The continuing saga of North and South about a friendship tested by the turbulent events of the Civil War
 
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English (69)
Spanish (2)
French (2)
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