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Brown, Effie T.

Overview
Works: 13 works in 36 publications in 4 languages and 2,847 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Effie T Brown
Publications by Effie T Brown
Most widely held works by Effie T Brown
Real women have curves by Patricia Cardoso( visu )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,804 libraries worldwide
Should she leave home, go to college and experience life? Or stay home, get married, and keep working in her sister's struggling garment factory? It may seem an easy decision, but for 18-year-old Ana, every choice she makes this summer will change her life
Rocket science by Jeffrey Blitz( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
In spite of his stuttering problem, the high school debate team star invites Hal to join the team. Stumbling his way to the championship, Hal falls in love, gains confidence, and ultimately realizes that love and life should not be rocket science
Everyday people ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Tells the interconnected stories of a group of racially diverse New Yorkers who rub elbows at Raskin's, a venerable Brooklyn diner and New York City institution whose Jewish owner has just revealed his plans to sell the place off to make way for condominiums and newer, more "gentrified" establishments. Told over the course of a single workday, the story challenges conventional assumptions about class and racial identity. If you think you know everyday people by how they look ... you better think again
Stranger inside ( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Treasure Lee just moved out of "juvenile" into the State Pen. Now she needs to learn how the system works, search out where the power lies, and find herself a new lover. She soon meets Brownie, a jail-toughened lifer, who works through her extended family of loyal girls. The closer Treasure gets to Brownie, the more enemies she makes
The inheritance ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
When five ambitious cousins gather at a family homestead to claim an inheritance, they are thrust into a terrifying world of rituals, trances and demonic possessions as they compete for their share of a mysterious family fortune
Strange & charmed ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Not long ago, we believed the smallest elements of the universe were protons, neutrons and electrons. Then we discovered that these tiny particles are made up of even smaller particles called quarks. There are six kinds of quarks and their names are Up, Down, Top, Bottom, Strange and Charmed. Shari Frilot's remarkable Strange and Charmed offers a fresh, sophisticated, super sexy urban sci-fi story about the love lives of an 8-year old girl Lua, a 20-year old lesbian Chakra, and a 40-year old accountant Amanda all through the point of view of two subatomic particles dancing through spacetime! The quarks Strange and Charmed fly through cosmic and microcosmic spaces which make up the universe and bodies of the three human characters as the women find and lose love over the course of one night on Earth
Los mujeres verdaderas tienen curvas ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Should she leave home, go to college and experience life? Or stay home, get married, and keep working in her sister's struggling garment factory? It may seem an easy decision, but for 18-year-old Ana, every choice she makes this summer will change her life
Echte Frauen haben Kurven by Patricia Cardoso( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Für Ana, Tochter einer mexikanischen Einwandererfamilie in Los Angeles, läuft eigentlich gerade alles bestens. Sie hat das High-School-Zeugnis in der Tasche, einen netten Jungen kennengelernt und in New York wartet ein College-Stipendium nur darauf, daß sie es antritt. Doch vor allem Anas Mutter Carmen hat für die Zukunft ihrer Tochter andere Pläne: sie soll kochen lernen, sich einen passenden Ehemann suchen und am besten eine ganze Schar von Kindern großziehen. Dabei gibt es allerdings ein Problem: Ana bringt einige Pfunde zu viel auf die Waage! Und sie ist wild entschlossen, zu ihrem Körper und ihren eigenen Vorstellungen vom Leben zu stehen und vor allem: niemals so zu werden wie ihre Mutter... (Quelle: moviepilot.de)
Las Mujeres de verdad tienen curvas ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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Real women have curves Las mujeres verdaderas tienen curvas ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"Ana es una linda, aunque algo pasada de peso, jovencita de ascendencia mexicana que vive con su familia en el este de los Ángeles California. Una excelente estudiante recién graduada con honores de una preparatoria de Bevery Hills, y a quien le emociona la idea de continuar con sus estudios becada en una buena universidad, tal como su maestro le ha sugerido. Sin embargo, su madre preferiría que trabajara en el taller de costura de su hermana, sometida a los intereses de los almacenes a los que les maquila, y es asi como Ana deberá elegir entre los deseos de su tradicionalista madre o los retos y satisfacciones de una vida independiente."--Contenedor
Dani & Alice ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The pair of the title are entwined in a passionate lescian affair that turns volatile, exploding into a fit of violence that will tragically end the girls' relationship forever
Mi abuela ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Mi abuela (23 min.): A story about a young girl and her dying grandmother -- Reducing Stanley (25 min.): a father-young son relationship -- A table is a table (12 min.): about a lonely old man who makes up his own language to keep busy -- Spirit of Yosemite (23 min.): a documentary about Yosemite National Park
Las mujeres de verdad tienen curvas ( file )
1 edition published in 2004 in Multiple languages and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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