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Shepard, Sam 1943-2017

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Most widely held works by Sam Shepard
Black Hawk down by Ridley Scott( Visual )

53 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 2,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the near-disastrous mission in Somalia on October 3, 1993 where nearly 100 U.S. Army Rangers, commanded by Capt. Mike Steele. The troops were dropped by helicopter deep into the capital city of Mogadishu to capture two top lieutenants of a Somali warlord. The resulting action lead to a large and drawn-out firefight between the Rangers and hundreds of Somali gunmen. The battle led to the destruction of two U.S. Black Hawk helicopters and to the heroic efforts by various Rangers to get to them out. Centers on Sgt. Eversmann commanding one Ranger unit pinned down by the street fighting, to Warrant Officer Durant who was only survivor of the second black hawk crash site and subsequently captured. Lt. Col. McKnight leads a rescue convoy for the Rangers only to get lost within the hostile city. Lt. Perino leads the Rangers to the first black hawk crash site, while Staff Sgt. Yurek leads his decimated Ranger group through gunfire to safety
Charlotte's web by Gary Winick( Visual )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ordinary Somerset County, a young farm girl named Fern rescues the runt of a litter of pigs from her father's ax. Fern names the pig Wilbur, takes care of him, and continues to visit him every day after he is moved to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman's barn across the road. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house" when Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web, along with a little help from Templeton the rat and the other barn inhabitants, turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

64 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton -- the seven men chosen for the Mercury Project manned space flight program in the U.S
The notebook by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

36 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allie Hamilton and Noah Calhoun meet one evening at a carnival, beginning a courtship that blossoms into intimacy. They are quickly separated by Allie's upper-class parents who insist that Noah isn't right for her. When Allie doesn't hear from Noah for several years, she meets and becomes engaged to a handsome young soldier named Lon. Allie, with her love for Noah still alive, stops by Noah's home. Their reunion rekindles a passionate romance, and Allie must choose between her soulmate and class order. The tale is told by an older gentleman who constantly reads the story to his aging companion
Seven plays by Sam Shepard( Book )

69 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents seven dark works by American playwright Sam Shepard, which span 1968-1981 and deal with such themes as family disturbances and the loss of American myths; includes "Buried Child" and "Curse of the Starving Class."
The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford by Andrew Dominik( Visual )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone in 1880s America knows Jesse James. He's the nation's most notorious criminal and is being hunted by the law in 10 states. He's also the land's greatest hero, lauded as a Robin Hood by the public. No one knows of Robert Ford, at least not yet. But the ambitious 19-year-old aims to change that. He befriends Jesse and rides with his gang. And if that doesn't bring Ford fame, he will have to find a deadlier way. Friendship becomes rivalry and the quest for fame becomes obsession
Mud by Jeff Nichols( Visual )

37 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lors d'une escapade sur une île du Mississippi, Ellis et Neckbone rencontrent MUD, un homme énigmatique qui vit dans un bateau perché dans un arbre. Il attend de retrouver Juniper, la femme de sa vie pour laquelle il a tué un homme. Fascinés par cet homme et touchés par sa quête romantique, les deux adolescents entreprennent de l'aider." (Source : jaquette)
August: Osage County by Julia Roberts( Visual )

32 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The darkly hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives converge when a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional mother who raised them"--Container
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Visual )

48 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Supreme Court Justices have been murdered. A lone law student turns her suspicions about the deaths into a speculative brief that sends shock waves into the highest levels of government. She finds herself embroiled in a terrifying web of intrigue extending to the highest levels of government. She writes a speculative legal brief exposing the activities of a powerful oil magnate. With the help of Gray Grantham, an investigative reporter, they suspect a good friend of the president is trying to manipulate the outcome of a trial that is now before the Supreme Court
A lie of the mind : a play in three acts by Sam Shepard( Book )

51 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also contains The War in Heaven, Angel's Monologue by Joseph Chaikin and Sam Shepard
Safe house by Daniel Espinosa( Visual )

24 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tobin Frost ..., one of the CIA's most dangerous traitors, resurfaces in South Africa after eluding capture for almost a decade. During Frost's interrogation, the safe house where he is being held in is attacked by brutal mercenaries forcing rookie agent Matt Weston ... to take the infamous Frost on the run. As the masterful manipulator toys with his reluctant prot?g?, shaking the young operative's morality and idealism, the unlikely allies must fight to stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead"--Container
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )

176 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having been missing for four years and presumed dead, Travis emerges from the desert near the Texas-Mexico border and collapses at a gas station. His younger brother, Walt, a billboard artist, takes him to Walt's Los Angeles home where Travis' son, Hunter, has lived with Walt and Walt's wife, Anne, since Travis and his wife, Jane, disappeared. Travis reestablishes a relationship with Hunter, finds Jane and brings about a reunion between Jane and Hunter before leaving again. Loosely based on Sam Shepard's Motel Chronicles
Snow falling on cedars by David Guterson( Visual )

37 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy. For a local reporter the trial strikes a deep emotional chord when he finds his ex-lover is linked to the case
Fool for love by Sam Shepard( Book )

82 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love, hate, and myths of the Old West are evidenced in violent confrontation between half-brother and half-sister, who happen to be lovers. Background music. 1 act, 1 interior
Brothers by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

32 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Sam Cahill is embarking on his fourth tour of duty, leaving behind his beloved wife and two daughters. When Sam's Blackhawk helicopter is shot down in the mountains of Afghanistan, the worst is presumed, leaving an enormous void in the family. Despite a dark history, Sam's charismatic younger brother steps in to fill the family void
The unseen hand and other plays by Sam Shepard( Book )

53 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents fourteen short and experimental plays from Sam Shepard's early career, including "The Unseen Hand"; "The Rock Garden"; "Chicago"; "Red Cross"; and "Killer's Head."
Hamlet by Michael Almereyda( Visual )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare's epic story of passion, betrayal and revenge. The president of the Denmark Corporation is dead, and already his wife is remarried to the man suspected of his murder. No one is more troubled by this than her son, Hamlet. Now, after this hostile takeover, trust is impossible, passion is on the rise and vengeance is in the air
Swordfish by Dominic Sena( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the DEA shuts down a dummy corporation operation code named SWORDFISH, they had generated $400 million which they let sit around; years of compound interest has swelled it to $9.5 billion. A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell, headed by Gabriel, wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away behind super-encryption. He brings in convicted hacker Stanley, who only wants to see his daughter Holly again but can't afford the legal fees, to slice into the government mainframes and get the money
Stealth by W. D Richter( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future, the Navy develops a stealth fighter plane. On board piloting the jet is an artificial intelligence computer. The jet is placed on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific to learn combat maneuvers from the human pilots aboard. But when the computer develops a mind of its own, it's the humans who are charged with stopping it before it incites a war
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The right stuffThe notebookSeven playsSteel magnoliasThe pelican briefA lie of the mind : a play in three actsParis, TexasSnow falling on cedars
Alternative Names
Rogers , Samuel Shepard

Rogers, Samuel Shepard 1943-

Rogers Samuel Shepard 1943-2017

Rogers, Shepard Samuel

Rogers , Steve

Rogers, Steve 1943-

Rogers, Steve 1943-2017

Rogers Steve Shepard

Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard acteur américain

Sam Shepard acteur et dramaturge américain

Sam Shepard Actor estadounidense

Sam Shepard American playwright and actor

Sam Shepard americký dramatik a herec

Sam Shepard americký dramatik, spisovateľ, hudobník, scenárista, herec a režisér

Sam Shepard Amerikaans acteur

Sam Shepard amerikansk skådespelare och dramatiker

Sam Shepard attore, commediografo e scrittore statunitense

Sam Shepard dramaturg, scenarzysta i aktor amerykański

Sam Shepard escritor, actor y director de cine estadounidense

Sam Shepard Hukllachasqa Amirika Suyukuna mama llaqtayuq qillqaqmi, kuyu walltay aranway pukllaqmi wan kuyu walltay pusaq

Sam Shepard pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Sam Shepard US-amerikanischer Dramatiker und Schauspieler

Šepard, Sem

Shepard, Rogers Samuel

Shepard Rogers, Samuel III 1943-2017

Shepard S.

Shepard, Sam

Shepard Sam 1943-

Shepard, Sam pseud

Shepard, Samuel

Shepard Samuel Rogers 1943-2017

Shepard, Samuel Shepard

Σαμ Σέπαρντ

Σαμ Σέπαρντ Αμερικανός θεατρικός συγγραφέας και ηθοποιός

Σέπαρντ Σαμ 1943-2017

Сам Шепърд

Сем Шепард

Сэм Шепард американский актёр и сценарист

Сэм Шэпард

Սեմ Շեփարդ ամերիկացի դրամատուրգ և դերասան

סם שפרד

סם שפרד שחקן אמריקאי

שפארד, סם 1943־

שפרד, סם 1943-

שפרד, סם, 1943-2017

سام شبرد، 1943-

سام شيبارد

سام شپارد

سام شپارد هنرپیشه و نمایشنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

شيبارد، سام، 1943-

सैम शेपर्ड

სემ შეპარდი

샘 셰퍼드

세퍼드, 샘 1943-2017

셰퍼드, 샘 1943-2017

쉐퍼드, 샘 1943-2017


シェパ-ド, サム 1943-2017

シェパード, サム