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Simpson, Geoffrey

Works: 93 works in 188 publications in 7 languages and 8,068 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Fantasy films  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Christmas stories  Biography 
Roles: Cinematographer, Photographer, Author, Illustrator, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Geoffrey Simpson
Publications by Geoffrey Simpson
Most widely held works about Geoffrey Simpson
Most widely held works by Geoffrey Simpson
Under the Tuscan sun by Blue Gardenia( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,592 libraries worldwide
While on vacation, a just-divorced writer buys a villa in Tuscany on a whim, hoping it will be the start of a change for the better in her life. Along the way she finds that sometimes what seems like a mistake is really a blessing
Little women by Gillian Armstrong( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 1,830 libraries worldwide
Four girls grow to womanhood in 19th-century New England [Halliwell's]
Last holiday by Queen Latifah( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,472 libraries worldwide
Georgia Byrd is a department store employee who leads a life of frustrated desires. She particularly likes the bashful salesman from the outdoor furnishings department. But when she learns she only has a few weeks left to live, Georgia gathers her money, quits her job, and flies to the swank European resort she's always dreamed of visiting. Naturally, her new carelessness with money and fearless candor lead everyone around her, including a senator and her former boss, to think she's a real mover and shaker
The sessions by Ben Lewin( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,265 libraries worldwide
Paralyzed and confined to an iron lung since childhood, poet-journalist Mark O'Brien has overcome adversity time and time again. But now, at age 38, he faces his toughest challenge yet: losing his virginity. With the help of a beautiful therapist, a sympathetic priest, and his own unbridled sense of optimism and humor, Mark embarks on an extraordinary personal journey to discover the wondrous pleasures that make life worth living
Glitter by Mariah Carey( visu )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Billie is a talented young singer struggling to make it big in New York City. With plenty of will and determination, a voice like an angel, and the help of a handsome club DJ, Billie will quickly learn that the roller coaster ride to success is as treacherous as it can be glamorous
Sleeping beauty by Julia Leigh( visu )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Lucy is a university student possessed by radical passivity, letting coin tosses decide random sexual encounters and enduring her menial jobs with patience. After answering an ad for a lingerie waitress, Lucy is secretly initiated into the job of a Sleeping Beauty, for which she is sedated and given in absolute submission to her clients. As this unnerving experience bleeds into her daily life, Lucy develops the courage to break the spell and discover what happens to her while she sleeps
The navigator a medieval odyssey ( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
"Griffin is nine years old. He's haunted by fragments of a dream ... It is Cumbria 1348, the year of the Black Death. A medieval mining town lives in fear of the advancing plague. Griffin's older brother Connor returns from the outside world in a state of despair, until Griffin tells of his dream and reveals their only source of survival. Make tribute to God. Place a spire on a distant cathedral. Do it before dawn or the village will be lost. Griffin sets out on a bizarre journey with Connor, Searle the pragmatist, Searle's naive brother Ulf, Martin the philosopher, and Arno the one-handed ferryman. Together they tunnel through the earth to a new world-- New Zealand, the antipodes, 1988. But Griffin has a chilling new premonition-- one of them will die at the cathedral"--Container
Shine by Scott Hicks( visu )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 19 libraries worldwide
La historia está basada en la vida de David Helfgott, un niño prodigio a quien la dominación paterna durante su niñez lo conducirá a un colapso nervioso en su juventud. Al ser aceptado en una prestigiada escuela de música en Londres, David logra independizarse de su padre y proseguir libremente sus estudios musicales, pero el rechazo paterno y las presiones profesionales lo harán caer en el abismo de desequilibrio mental. Sólo el amor y la comprensión de una mujer lograrán reintegrarlo a la sociedad para compartir su don con el mundo
Center stage by Nicholas Hytner( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The artistic director of the American Ballet Company is evaluating a tight-knit group of students as they face the growing pains of their world of dance. Managing their ambitions, romances, and heartbreaks proves to be both invigorating and painful
Paradies die Leidenschaft des Paul Gauguin ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Grüne Tomaten ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"Ich werde nie verstehen, warum alle glaubten, sie habe diesen Mann umgebracht ...". Im Warteraum des Altersheimes zieht die zierliche alte Dame die dicke, frustrierte Hausfrau Evelyn in ihren Bann. Durch die Erzählungen lernt sie Idgie kennen, eine selbstbewußte junge Frau, die immer tat, was sie wollte. Und die eher zaghafte Ruth, die von Idgie aus einer gewalttätigen Ehe befreit wurde. Gemeinsam betrieben sie ein Cafe. Doch dann wurde Ruth's Mann ermordet aufgefunden... Leider ist die Besuchszeit um. Widerwillig steigt Evelyn zu ihrem Ehemann ins Auto. Natürlich wird sie zurückkommen, um den Rest der Geschichte zu hören, denn sie fühlt, wie in ihr durch die Geschichte Kraft für ein neues Leben wächst
The war ( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
It's Mississippi, the summer of 1970, and two children are determined to build the ultimate treehouse with their friends, while their father, a newly returned Vietnam vet, has equally high hopes to rebuild his life
Unter der Sonne Australiens ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Raimond is a young boy trying to balance a life governed by a deeply moral father, with the absence and neglect from a depressive mother. It is a story of an unbreakable bond between father and son and the story of immigrants
Poems from The sorte firkant by Geoffrey Simpson( Book )
4 editions published in 1979 in 3 languages and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Tomates verdes fritos Fried green tomatoes ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Evelyn, una mujer de mediana edad que vive frustrada por su gordura y la incomprensión de su marido, conoce a Ninny, una anciana que vive en un asilo. Ésta le cuenta una historia ocurrida en su pueblo de Alabama. Es el relato de la gran amistad que unía a dos mujeres y el misterioso asesinato del marido de una de ellas
Mr. Wonderful by Anthony Minghella( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Set in New York. A young man begins arranging a marriage for his ex-wife so he can end the alimoney payments which keeps him in debt
Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Oscar is an Anglican priest who gambles discreetly and donates his winnings to help the poor. Lucinda is an Australian businesswoman who boldly defies the rules of 19th-century society. When they meet over an innocent game of cards, their passion for gambling leads them both down a road of romance, chance and fate that changes their lives forever
Romulus, my father Romulus, moj oče ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Life Življenje ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Condenados a fugarse : juntos de por vida = Life ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Nueva York, 1932. Ray Gibson es un delincuente de poca monta que acaba de colarse en el club Spanky y detecta enseguida a su primera víctima de la noche. El ingenuo Claude Banks, aspirante a contable, ha salido con su novia esa noche y poco sospecha que se ha convertido en el blanco de Ray. La cartera de Claude pasa a manos de Ray, quien cree haber conseguido así el dinero para pagar la deuda de juego que tiene con Spanky. Pero Ray se lleva un chasco porque Claude, que también tiene el vicio del juego, está tan arruinado como él
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