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Rifkin, Ron

Overview
Works: 291 works in 546 publications in 4 languages and 19,938 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film adaptations  Television programs  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Gangster films  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Vocalist, Recipient
Classifications: PZ7.L9673, 791.4372
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Publications about Ron Rifkin
Publications by Ron Rifkin
Most widely held works about Ron Rifkin
 
Most widely held works by Ron Rifkin
The giver by Lois Lowry( Sound Recording )
45 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 3,337 libraries worldwide
Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives
The sum of all fears by Tom Clancy( visu )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,801 libraries worldwide
CIA agent Jack Ryan finds himself in a race against time to stop terrorists who plan to ignite a war between the U.S. and Russia by detonating a nuclear bomb at the Super Bowl game
The Majestic by Frank Darabont( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,326 libraries worldwide
Peter Appleton, a 1950s Hollywood screenwriter who is about to see his first screenplay made into a film, is mistakenly called before the House Un-American Activities Committee. As a result, the studio pulls the plans for the film. Peter then finds himself in a small California town after a car accident takes his memory. There, the townspeople believe he is local hero Luke Trimble. Peter settles into his life at the Majestic theater, as Luke Trimble, until his memory begins to resurface and government men track him down
Dragonfly by David Seltzer( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 963 libraries worldwide
Joe, is a physician mourning the death of his wife Emily who died in South America, where she was providing medical outreach. Wracked by grief, Joe feels obligated to check in on his wife's pediatric patients, fulfilling a promise he made before she left. Visiting the ward, Joe starts to believe that Emily is using the near-death experiences of her terminal patients to communicate with him, through images the children report seeing in their dreams, and the symbols they are compelled to draw
Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
An orphaned Jewish street boy tries to survive in Nazi-occupied Warsaw. (from jacket.)
The negotiator by F. Gary Gray( visu )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 740 libraries worldwide
"Maverick hostage negotiator Danny Roman is framed for embezzlement and murder. Just married and unjustly faced with prison, Roman turns hostage-taker to smoke out the guilty ones. Squaring off against him is respected, methodical negotiator Chris Sabian."--Container
Alias ( visu )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
The adventures of a young and beautiful secret agent working for the CIA
Alias ( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
After a ferocious hand-to-hand fight left Sydney on the floor, unconscious, she awakens to find boyfriend Vaughn waiting for her at a safe house. According to Vaughn, Sydney has been missing for over two years, and he is wearing a wedding ring. Syd must now adjusting to a world that seems upside-down. Will is in the witness protection program; Irina is on the run; Jack is being held in a federal detention facility; Dixon is now director of the division; evil Sloane is now the head of an international relief organization. The main thrust revolves around a new CIA threat, the Covenant
Silent running by Douglas Trumbull( visu )
17 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 577 libraries worldwide
A botanist has spent three years aboard the space freighter "Valley Forge" preserving the only botanical specimens left from Earth under huge geodesic domes. When he receives orders to destroy the project and return home, he rebels and hijacks the space craft, killing his fellow crewman and injuring himself. He plunges the ship into the gaseous Rings of Saturn. From that moment on, he has only the trees, the gardens, and the two "Drone" robots, to keep him company on the loneliest adventure of all. Stunning visuals
L.A. confidential by Curtis Hanson( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slaying of the patrons at an all-night diner. A lush tribute to tough film-noir crime films
Brothers and sisters ( visu )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Enter the complex world of the Walkers and explore what it means to be an American family in the 21st century. Though they live very different and conflicting lives, the Walkers find unity under the family roof. Relationships bend but never break as they strive to find their own identities and embrace each other's differences
Alias ( visu )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
The adventures of a young and beautiful secret agent working for the CIA
Alias ( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
Secret agent Sydney Bristow returns to settle the score once and for all. Experience the stunning action, as Sydney discovers that she is pregnant with Agent Vaughn's baby, and tragedy strikes before he can reveal more about his secret past
Alias ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
"When Sydney leaves the CIA to join a powerful new Black Ops unit, she has no idea of the reunion in store for her. Family secrets are revealed and old adversaries come together for a year of betrayal, suspense, and breathtaking surprises"--Container
Awake and sing by Clifford Odets( visu )
9 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
A portrait of a Jewish family in a Bronx tenement perfectly captures the spirit of the Depression years
Jerome Robbins something to dance about ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
No other creative figure of the latter twentieth century was as contradictory as Jerome Robbins, and few were as controversial. Theater producer, director, and choreographer, he was a master of the Broadway musical, transforming its possibilities with such works as West Side Story, Gypsy, and Peter Pan, and was one of the greatest ballet choreographers this country has ever produced. Robbins was a five time Tony Award winner, recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors, and one of only six directors who won the Academy Award for Best Director for a film debut. This documentary features excerpts from his personal journals, archival performance footage, and never-before-seen rehearsal recordings, as well as interviews with Robbins himself and over forty witnesses to his extraordinary life and career
Faerie tale theatre ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Cabaret original Broadway cast recording by John Kander( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood is a stunning musical with the original Broadway cast
Brothers and sisters by Dave Annable( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
Enter the complex world of the Walkers and explore what it means to be an American family in the 21st century. Though they live very different and conflicting lives, the Walkers find unity under the family roof. Relationships bend but never break as they strive to find their own identities and embrace each other's differences
Brothers and sisters ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
As new challenges arise for the Walkers, they learn to rely on one another more than ever before. Kitty's personal revelation devastates the entire family, Nora begins a relationship with a younger man, and Justin and Rebecca's Malibu wedding doesn't quite go as planned
 
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Alternative Names
Rifkin, Saul M., 1939-
Languages
English (172)
Spanish (3)
German (1)
French (1)
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