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Astin, Mackenzie 1973-

Overview
Works: 45 works in 129 publications in 4 languages and 7,932 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Comedy films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Mackenzie Astin
Publications by Mackenzie Astin
Most widely held works by Mackenzie Astin
Iron Will ( visu )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,663 libraries worldwide
A brave young man is thrust into adulthood as he and his courageous team of sled dogs embark on a grueling and treacherous cross-country marathon for a $100,000 grand prize that will save his family from financial ruin
Love's enduring promise by Janette Oke( visu )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Russian and held by 1,599 libraries worldwide
Clark and Marty were caught up in a marriage of convenience that over time turned into deep mutual respect and love. They now preside over a growing family in their little prairie house. As they reach out to those in their frontier community, they discover that love is not limited to the size of one's dwelling
In love and war by Richard et al Attenborough( visu )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
Young Ernie Hemingway lied about his age to participate in World War I and ended up in the ambulance corps. He fell in love with a nurse but it was ill fated
Selma, Lord, Selma ( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 898 libraries worldwide
Set in 1965, during the turbulent early days of the right-to-vote movement. The story of a young schoolgirl in Selma, Alabama, who is inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to resist the degradation that her fellow African-Americans are suffering
How to deal ( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
Halley Martin faces her senior year in high school as her parents split up, her sister gets engaged, her grandmother moves in, and her best friend becomes pregnant. Even though Halley's problems seem big, she faces an even bigger challenge, learning "how to deal" with falling in love
The last days of disco by Whit Stillman( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and German and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Depicts the 'last days' at a disco palace, where drugs, sex and weirdness ran rampant. Icy Charlotte and demure Alice toil by day as publishing house assistants and by night the two look for romance and entertainment at a premier disco club. But, as the disco is closed, they wonder if disco can ever really be dead?
The evening star by Robert Harling( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
The generations grow, but life still spins around Aurora like a cyclone: her rebellious granddaughter wants to run off with Mr. Wrong; a snooty rival has come up with new ways to meddle in Aurora's life; her longtime spinster housekeeper is ready to ditch domestic work for the domestic bliss of matrimony; her great-grandson is like a poison pill; and her shrink is more than eager to cross the line separating client relationships and romantic entanglement
Wyatt Earp by Lawrence Kasdan( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Who was Wyatt Earp? Was he a hero? A civilized man who became a killer? A gifted lawman? A man who catechized violence? This romanticized biopic begins at the beginning, with Wyatt born on a farm with a stern but loving father, a kind but realistic mother, and many brothers. He studies law, takes a wife, buys a house, and settles into an unremarkable life. When his wife dies, he goes off the deep end--ending up in prison. Freed by his father, he flees, and begins a new life. This life will take him to Dodge City, where along with brothers Virgil and Morgan he becomes a lawman. He befriends Doc Holiday, and earns a reputation while accumulating a long list of enemies. When tragedy befalls one of the Earp brothers, Wyatt goes on a hunt to avenge his family's honor and in the process thrusts himself permanently into the folklore of the American West
Dream for an insomniac ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Romantic comedy about Frankie who hasn't slept a full night since she was six years old. She's convinced that once she and her best friend Allison leave San Francisco to pursue acting careers in Los Angeles, she'll meet her dream man. Only then, will she be able to sleep. Four days before moving to L.A., David walks into Frankie's life. She's convinced he's her very own Prince Charming. She has only three days left to convince him that she's the love of his life
Elf-man ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
It's Christmas Eve at the Harper house, and young Ryan and Casey are excited that their scientist father has finally perfected his new invention! But when dad is kidnapped by a bumbling gang of thieves, Casey's wish on a magic doll causes Santa to leave behind a mischievous elf to save the day. Will Santa's little helper lose all faith in his elf self, or can he discover his true powers to become a real superhero?
Garbage Pail kids® movie ( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
The Garbage Pail kids are in big trouble when a gang sets out to trash them
2 days ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
"Paul Miller has struggled as an actor in Hollywood for years, and now he's had enough. But not just of show business - life. In two days, he's going to kill himself. But in true Hollywood style, he's hired a film crew to chronicle his last moments and the events leading up to them; it's the role of a lifetime."
Stranger than fiction ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Four friends are involved in covering up a homicide, and become entrapped in a spiral of circumstances
The mating habits of the earthbound human ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The dating and mating rituals of a "typical" male and female couple are presented as a nature documentary narrated by an unseen extraterrestrial
Laughter on the 23rd floor ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
"Nathan Lane is Max Prince, the top TV star whose temper-tantrums and one-liners have the power to make careers, or make misery for the writers working around him. Now the network censors want to change the show to make it more "advertiser-friendly." But messing with Max can only mean the jokes and jabs will get funnier and wilder"--Container
The Zeros ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The meaning of life, the mysteries of mortality and the joys of karaoke strip bars are just a few of the profound subjects examined in this black comedy. When twenty-something Joe discovers that he's got just weeks to live, he goes in search of his true love, a girl he knew in sixth grade. Alone and armed with a packet of prescription lollipops, Joe sets out on a surreal road trip that takes him from the bleak, beautiful Southwest desert to the sleazy streets of New Orleans, coming face to face with a cast of oddballs along the way
Love comes softly series ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Follows the Davis family's journey on the rugged frontier as they discover love and adventure, and rely on their faith to help them through the trials of life
Off the lip ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
When a young internet reporter is sent to Hawaii in search of a legendary surfer, every aspect of her life gets wiped out as she finds herself drawn inside the bizarre world of big-wave surfing
Love's abiding joy Love comes softly ; Love's enduring promise ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Love comes softly: Marty and Aaron Claridge travel west in search of new opportunity. But when tragedy strikes and Marty is suddenly widowed, the young woman must face the rugged terrain, bleak weather and life among strangers alone until a handsome widower named Clark Davis suggests a platonic "marriage of convenience" until Marty can return home
Love's enduring promise [&] Love's long journey ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Love's enduring promise: Missie Davis, devoted equally to teaching school and doing her share on the family farm, becomes torn between two very different men until she learns what is really important
 
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Alternative Names
Astin, Mackenzie Alexander, 1973-
Languages
English (91)
Spanish (7)
Russian (1)
German (1)
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