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Syvan, Lemore

Overview
Works: 23 works in 60 publications in 2 languages and 5,858 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Sports films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Martial arts films  Educational films  Internet videos  Romantic comedy films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Lemore Syvan
Publications by Lemore Syvan
Most widely held works by Lemore Syvan
Gracie ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
Gracie Bowen is your average 15-year-old, except for one thing-- she is determined to play varsity boys soccer. When her school forbids her to play and even her family questions her ability, Gracie sets out on an extraordinary quest to prove them all wrong. Fighting to change the school's policy and facing off against some of the toughest competitors on the soccer field, Gracie must summon all of her strength and courage to finally show the world that a girl with a dream can do whatever she wants
Sherrybaby by Laurie Collyer( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 781 libraries worldwide
A young woman with a history of drug abuse returns home after a 3-year prison sentence, to reconnect with her 5-year-old daughter while trying to adjust to the outside world once again
The private lives of Pippa Lee by Rebecca Miller( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
After nearly two decades under the wing of an aging, avuncular husband, dutiful mother and housewife Pippa Lee undergoes a midlife breakthrough. Unearthing the sexually curious wild child of her teens, middle-aged Pippa sparks a relationship with a divorcee loner. Pippa Lee is a resilient woman, refusing to let life pass her by
Casa de los babys by John Sayles( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 564 libraries worldwide
Six women -- dreamy Eileen, abrasive Nan, athletic Skipper, brusque Leslie, vivacious Jennifer and patient Gayle -- are staying at a hotel in South America. Focus on the turbulent emotions these American women face surrounding the adoption of foreign babies. The six women are fed up with the long delays of the adoption system in the United States and have the common desire to adopt a child. Includes a Latina mother who is certain that her baby will enjoy a better life with adoptive American parents, but still struggling with the anguish of her sacrifice
Personal velocity : three portraits ( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
"Delia (Sedgwick) escapes from an abusive husband. Greta (Posey) risks everything on a new career. And Paula (Balk) takes flight after a tragic accident. These women must overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles that confine them. But are they really on their way to new lives, or are they just making new versions of old mistakes?"--Container
The ballad of Jack and Rose by Rebecca Miller( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
A heartbreaking coming-of-age drama about a man who has cut himself off from the world and the daughter he has taken with him
Henry's crime ( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
Released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, an ex-con targets the same bank he was sent away for robbing
Man of Tai Chi by Keanu Reeves( visu )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Donaka Mark recruits a humble Tai Chi student, Tiger Chen, to his closed-circuit battles. But when the young man is seduced by money and power, it will trigger a war between the Hong Kong police, the world's deadliest combatants, and a peaceful spiritual discipline turned lethal new fighting style
Duane Hopwood ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
A down-on-his-luck divorced father decides that the time has come to get his life back on track before he loses everything. A moving, humorous look at the limits of unconditional love, what defines a family, and our responsibility for our own happiness
Generation um ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
John and his beautiful girlfriends Mia and Violet enjoy late night partying, random sex, and hard drugs. On a wild night out in New York these three friends form an intimate bond as secrets are revealed and compromises are made on their search for self discovery in a corrupt world
The Coach by Olivier Doran( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
An unemployed barfly gets dumped by his model girlfriend and working friends, so he finds a job coaching the neighborhood soccer team and attempts to date a beautiful doctor
Angela ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Angela, age ten, becomes obsessed with cleansing herself of sin in an attempt to thwart Lucifer and to cure her mother's mental illness
First born ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
After finally becoming pregnant and moving to the suburbs with her husband, Laura begins to feel alone and isolated in their beautiful, huge but secluded home. When the baby is born, she quickly finds that motherhood is more challenging than she expected and gradually begins falling into postpartum depression. Saddled with the primal maternal need to protect her infant at all costs, Laura slowly begins to question whether her child is in danger or whether she is losing her grip on sanity
Santitos by Alejandro Springall( visu )
in Spanish and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Guided by saintly visitations following the disappearance of her only dauhgter, Esperanza embarks on a pilgrimage from her home village in Veracruz to Tijuana and Los Angeles
Cash crop ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
One big harvest of marijuana was all that it would take to get them out of trouble -- but the FBI is about to get them into even bigger trouble
King of the corner : life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness : a comedy ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Fate and advice from a "freelance rabbi" help Leo Spivak find his way through a mid-life crisis
La vida privada de Pippa Lee The Private Lives of Pippa Lee ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Pippa Lee es una mujer en la plenitud de su vida. Casada con un exitoso editor, Herb Lee, 30 años mayor que ella, madre de dos hijos ya crecidos, es una generosa anfitriona y una excelente cocinera, además de una gran amiga y confidente de todos los que entran en su vida. Pero a medida que Pippa sigue lealmente a su marido hacia una nueva vida en una comunidad de retirados, el idílico mundo y la personalidad que ella se ha construido tendrá que enfrentarse a una prueba definitiva
Generation um ... ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"Generation Um..." follows a day in the life of John and his two beautiful cohorts as they live life on the fringe, immersed in sex, drugs and indecision. As they navigate their daily routine of bars, crowds and New York City living, they embark on a path of self-discovery
Better living ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Three grown daughters (Cathrine Corpeny, Wendy Hoopes, Deborah Hedwall) try to find their own personal ways to deal with their dysfunctional parents (Olympia Dukakis, Roy Scheider). The mother is an unorthodox woman with out-of-the-ordinary ideas, including one where she takes a jackhammer to the basement floor of their house to build a cavern where the family can live better. Their father, an ex-cop, disappeared 15 years earlier and then re-appeared with no explanation and commandeers his wife's project by placing the whole family in a survivalist situation. Edward Herrmann, plays the priest-brother to the mother, who is forced to counsel the family despite his own problems with his faith. --IMDB
Solucion desesperada = Harvest ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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