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Plana, Tony 1953-

Overview
Works: 115 works in 207 publications in 3 languages and 10,113 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Historical films  Biography  Juvenile works  Television comedies  Humor  Legal stories  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Tony Plana
Publications by Tony Plana
Most widely held works by Tony Plana
Romero by John Duigan( visu )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,479 libraries worldwide
Romero is the true story of the Catholic priest Archbishop Oscar Romero who lived in El Salvador during the political unrest in the 1970s. The government launched a 'terror campaign' against the guerillas in an attempt to crush them. Archbishop Romero's protests against governments' actions was perceived as disloyalty. As an example to others, the government began to destroy churches and murder priests. Despite persecution, Romero continued to speak out against the atrocities the government was committing against the people of El Salvador, until his assassination
500 nations by Jack Leustig( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,119 libraries worldwide
500 Nations is an eight-part documentary that looks back at life in North America before the arrival of the Europeans, then follows the epic struggles of Indian Nations as the continent is reshaped by contact
Lone star by John Sayles( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 997 libraries worldwide
An unsolved murder in a Texas border town uncovers a tale of corruption, intrigue, and forbidden love
Goal! the dream begins ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 760 libraries worldwide
Santiago Munez, an immigrant from Los Angeles, is given the chance to go to England to pursue his dream of becoming a professional soccer player. This underdog must prove he has the talent, passion, and determination to triumph against all odds
Ugly Betty ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 681 libraries worldwide
Betty Suarez isn't like any of her coworkers at Mode, a high-fashion magazine. She's smart, sweet, and hardworking, but she's not thin and beautiful. As the publisher's son's secretary, she earns his respect as she guides him through the world of fashion
Born in East L.A by Cheech Marin( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
A Mexican-American repairman, born and raised in East Los Angeles, is accidentally deported to Mexico
Half past dead by Don Michael Paul( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
An FBI agent goes undercover as a prisoner to try and gain the trust of a death row inmate and reveal his secrets. When it looks like he's making progress, a prison riot erupts and he must convince his fellow inmates to do the right thing
Ugly Betty ( visu )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Betty Suarez is smart, sweet and hard working. The only problem is that she's not thin and beautiful like all her coworkers at Mode, the high-fashion magazine where she works. The only reason the publisher hired her to be his son's secretary, is that he figured Betty was someone who Daniel would never sleep with. Along the way, Betty's hard work and determination earns Daniel's respect. She helps him find his way through the shark infested waters of the fashion industry
Ugly Betty by America Ferrera( visu )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
After years of hard work in the world of high fashion, Betty is finally getting her just desserts. Watch as she blossoms, both professionally and personally, yet never loses the unique spirit that makes her so special, and find out what becomes of your favorites at MODE. Includes all 20 final-season episodes, plus never-before-seen bonus features
The Longoria affair ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
A documentary on the Mexican-American civil rights movement. The film tells the story of one key injustice, the refusal, by a small-town funeral home in Texas after World War II, to care for a dead soldier's body 'because the whites wouldn't like it, ' and shows how the incident sparked outrage nationwide and contributed to the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Runaway heart by Stephen J Cannell( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
When a top-secret government agency begins to create genetically engineered super-soldiers designed to kill at a command, down-on-his-luck attorney Herman Strockmire places himself in the path of danger
The Jesus experience Christianity around the world ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
Each culture in the world has created its own expression of Jesus. These experiences sprang from ancient Israel, the Roman Empire, the Mediterranean, as well as Russia, Asia, Africa and the Americas. This is the comprehensive chronicle of how Christianity came to billions around the globe
Sweet 15 by Sharon Weil( visu )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Nothing is more important to Mexican-American Marta Delacruz than her quinceañera - the traditional 15th-birthday celebration that symbolically ushers a young Mexican girl into adulthood. She is understandably angry and resentful when her father cancels the gala event. Her outlook is completely changed, however, when she accidentally uncovers her father's secret - he has never become a U.S. citizen
Meddling mom by Sonia Braga( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Carmen Vega is notorious for meddling in her grown daughters' lives, and her new project is mapping out a master plan to find a husband for her eldest daughter Ally. The career-minded Ally is more interested in her job as an architect until she falls for Ben McInnes, the new project manager at work. Carmen takes a liking to Ben, but the real question is whether Ally and her new suitor will survive all of Carmen's plotting to make sure they ride off into the sunset together!
Fidel ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
The legendary life of Fidel Castro, from exiled revolutionary to the world's most controversial and longest serving head of state. As seen through the eyes of his wife, mistress and female cohort, this film reveals the untold story of Fidel's rise to become one of the world's most powerful leaders
The Princess and the barrio boy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
He works multiple jobs to make his way. She works her daddy's credit card to make her wardrobe. He lives in the ghettos of East L.A. She lives in a paradise by the sea. They live worlds apart, but fate wanted them together
Papá rico, papá pobre [lo que enseñan los ricos a sus hijos sobre el dinero-- que los pobres y la clase media no hacen!] by Robert T Kiyosaki( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Robert T. Kiyosaki relates the story of his two paternal role models: his father, a well educated but fiscally poor man; and his best friend's father, an eighth-grade dropout who became a self-made multimillionaire. The contrast between them gave him a unique economic perspective, enabling him to learn secrets that allowed him to retire at 47. He addresses the myth that earning a high income is necessary to be rich, challenges the belief that a house is an asset, and explains what kids need to know about money for their future financial success
Towards darkness ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
A man is kidnapped in Colombia for a ransom, and it affects the lives of his family, a special ops team, and the man who is delivering the ransom. Includes original short film and featurette
The burning season the Chico Mendes story by John Frankenheimer( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Spurred to action after a key organizer of the rain forest's working poor is slain, Mendes stands firm against slash-and-burn deforestation. He becomes a nonviolent activist, union leader, political candidate and a recognized authority who helps alert the world to the plight of the Amazon
Rompe el alba ( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 80 libraries worldwide
This is based on the true story of the life of Pedro J. Gonzalez. As a boy of sixteen Pedro fought in the Mexican Revolution of 1910. For the next seven years he served under General Pancho Villa. Eventually he came to the United States with his wife and worked to better the lives of Mexican-Americans in California during the Depression years and to help reform the California penal system
 
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English (69)
Spanish (14)
German (2)
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