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Read, James 1952-

Overview
Works: 53 works in 205 publications in 3 languages and 6,503 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  History  Television mini-series  Television programs  Film adaptations  Historical television programs  Musical films  Sports films  Television 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 & south by John Jakes( visu )
104 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,350 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 Ealing Corporation( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
Fame by Alan Parker( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 757 libraries worldwide
Passions will be tested and young hearts will be broken. Ultimately, talent, dedication and hard work will triumph. Centers around a group of dancers, singers, musicians and actors at the New York City High School of Performing Arts, and their spirited drive to live out their dreams of stardom. In an incredibly competitive atmosphere, each student must shine amidst the tumult of school work, deep friendships, budding romance and self-discovery
Remington Steele ( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Private investigator 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
Walking Thunder ( visu )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 287 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 )
7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 284 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
Columbo mystery movie collection 1990 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Disc one: When a woman with the controlling interest in a magazine disappears before a business meeting, Columbo is ready to throw the book at her partner. A man with strong political connections and a strong motive for murder is the last person to see a supposed suicide victim alive
Huckleberry Finn [&] The proud rebel [&] Walking Thunder ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 215 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 by Trevor Nels Aune( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 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
Eight men out by Sanford/Pillsbury( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 142 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
Columbo ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Uneasy lies the crown: "It's time to get to the root of the problem when Columbo investigates a jealous dentist, his wealthy wife, and her movie-star lover"--Container
Wildfire ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
"Kris Furillo (Genevieve Cortese), having just served time at a juvenile detention center for grand theft auto and resisting arrest, is offered a job at the Ritter family ranch after Pablo Betart (Greg Serano), a center volunteer who teaches inmates to ride, notices Kris' unusual talent with horses - especially the horse Wildfire, with whom Kris has bonded." -- container
Remington Steele ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 50 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 45 libraries worldwide
Kansas: When her father has a heart attack, Virginia Farley returns home to Kansas to see the family farm
North and South ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
The continuing saga of North and South about a friendship tested by the turbulent events of the Civil War
North and South ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The continuing saga of North and South about a friendship tested by the turbulent events of the Civil War
8 adventure movies ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Family adventure collection : 4 movies ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Kansas: When her father has a heart attack, Virginia Farley returns home to Kansas to see the family farm
Columbo by Peter Falk( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
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
Web of deceit ( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in French and English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Defense attorney Lauren Hale (Purl) has rekindled an old flame with the District Attorney (Read) opposing her on a murder case in Atlanta
 
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English (143)
Spanish (12)
French (4)
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