WorldCat Identities

Parker, Paula Jai 1969-

Overview
Works: 85 works in 249 publications in 3 languages and 8,521 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Musical films  Crime films  Comedy films  Children's audiobooks  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Paula Jai Parker
 
Most widely held works by Paula Jai Parker
Hustle & flow by Terrence Howard( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rapper DJay, who dreams of becoming the next big rap superstar, works all the angles to get his first record made. He even has help from assorted people in his Memphis 'hood. When he hears that rap superstar Skinny Black is heading to his area, DJay decides to throw together a supreme hustle to grab Skinny's attention
Phone booth by Larry Cohen( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stu Shepard, a self-centered New York City publicist, suddenly finds himself on the deadly end of a high-powered rifle scope when he picks up a ringing payphone and the man on the other end tells him that he's going to kill him if he hangs up
Idlewild by Brian. K Barber( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Prohibition-era American South, speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend not only with gangsters who have their eyes on the club, but also his piano player and partner Percival. Percival, meanwhile, must choose between his love for Angel and his obligations to his father
The experts' guide to 100 things everyone should know how to do by Samantha Ettus( Recording )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The simplest things are the hardest to master. From brewing your morning cup of coffee and reading the newspaper to apologizing or remembering names, it the small stuff that makes up day-to-day life
The Proud family movie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penny and her family are lured on an all expenses paid vacation to Legoom Island where Dr. Carver, a mad scientist, holds them captive after Oscar Proud refuses to reveal his secret Proud Snacks formula for Kicking Donkey Dipping Sauce
Love, honor, and betray by Kimberla Lawson Roby( Recording )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Reverend Curtis Black and his wife, Charlotte, must take in the illegitimate child he fathered with a mistress, who is now deceased, the two-year-old's arrival puts stress on their marriage, and soon each begins to stray, all the while suspecting the other of infidelities
She hate me by Spike Lee( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Executive John Henry "Jack" Armstrong gets fired when he blows the whistle on his bosses' business dealings. Desperate to make a living, he accepts his lesbian ex-girlfriend's offer for cash to impregnate her and soon he has a line seeking his services
Cover( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valerie Maas is a devoted, churchgoing wife and mother whose faith is shattered when she discovers that her husband Dutch is living a secret double life. And when she's subsequently arrested for the murder of a famous singer who has a big secret of his own, Valerie is as shocked as anyone-- she's the last person anyone would suspect would do such a thing. But she may actually have the best motive of all and an assistant D.A. with an election to win is determined to prove she's guilty-- even if he's wrong
My baby's daddy( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and German and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lonnie, 'G', and Dominic are best friends, but slacker-bachelors who aren't quite ready to grow up. Their lives basically revolve around smoking weed and trying to pick up women. By some stroke of luck, these guys manage to get each of their respective girlfriends pregnant at the same time. The fathers-to-be must now embark on an emotional journey while learning as much about themselves as they do about love and fatherhood
Sammy Keyes and the art of deception by Wendelin Van Draanen( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventh-grade sleuth Sammy Keyes investigates mysterious happenings at a local art gallery
Gourmet rhapsody by Muriel Barbery( Recording )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Parisian food critic craves one last fantastic meal before his death
Sea turtles by Gail Gibbons( Recording )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes eight kinds of sea turtles, their physical characteristics, senses, how they feed, migrate, and nest, and what is being done to protect them
Homeland and other stories by Barbara Kingsolver( Recording )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories emphasizing family ties and life choices
The comfort trap : [or, what if you're riding a dead horse?] by Judith Sills( )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If your life has run out of soul and there's no obvious refueling station, this audiobook is for you! Are you stuck in a comfortable, but less-than-satisfying job, marriage, or relationship? If you're loitering at what feels like a dead end, you may be locked into a comfort zone--and it's time to make a break for it! The author of the national best-seller Excess baggage shows us how to take seven life-changing steps to push past self-imposed limits and the seductions of security to the joys of self-propelled change. Understand the paradox of how enjoying the safety of your comfort zone can also lull you into a secure but stagnant pattern of life, love, and work. With warmth, wisdom, and gentle humor, The comfort trap challenges us to stretch, take risks, and jump into the unknown abyss because the rewards for moving beyond the comfort zone can be enormous
A short history of women : a novel by Kate Walbert( Recording )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kate Walbert's A Short History of Women is a portrayal of the complicated legacies of mothers and daughters, chronicling five generations of women from the close of the nineteenth century through the early years of the twenty-first. The novel opens in England in 1914 at the deathbed of Dorothy Townsend, a suffragette who starves herself for the cause. Her choice echoes in the stories of her descendants interwoven throughout: a brilliant daughter who tries to escape the burden of her mother's infamy by immigrating to America just after World War I to begin a career in science; a niece who chooses a conventional path - marriage, children, suburban domesticity - only to find herself disillusioned with her husband of fifty years and engaged in heartbreaking and futile antiwar protests; a great-granddaughter who wryly articulates the free-floating anxiety of the times while getting drunk on a children's playdate in post-9/11 Manhattan. This thought provoking and vividly original narrative crisscrosses a century to reflect the tides of time and the ways in which the lives of our great-grandmothers resonate in our own"--Container
Come to win : [business leaders, artists, doctors, and other visionaries on how sports can help you top your profession]( )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From multiple grand slam tennis champion and entrepreneur, Venus Williams, comes a book of wisdom -- in the tradition of Brian Kilmeade's THE GAMES DO COUNT and Denzel Washington's A HAND TO GUIDE ME -- on how the principles of competitive athletics translate into business success. Full of insight and knowledge from an A-list cast of politicians, CEOs and media figures, COME TO WIN is the book every aspiring professional should read"--
30 years to life( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the lives of six friends who live in New York City and during the upcoming year each will reach their 30th birthday. As their birthday approaches, they begin to evaluate their life and whether their hopes and dreams are going to come true as the reality of age, mortality and loss of metabolism starts to set in. Growing old is manditory, growing up is optional
Alibi by Teri Woods( Recording )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men attempt to rob the stash house of Simon Shuller, one of Philadelphia's biggest drug lords. But their plans are spoiled when they find the house occupied and a gun battle ensues. When the smoke clears, Nard, an associate of Shuller, is the only one left standing. Thinking quickly, he cleans shop and makes his escape, but is spotted by a few neighbors. What he needs now is a plausible alibi. Daisy Fothergill, a stripper and barmaid, is offered cash to provide an alibi. But once Daisy realizes she's aiding and abetting a cold-blooded killer and that the FBI is on to her, she decides to bolt from both Nard and the government agents. But someone is watching Daisy and her time is about to run out
Clouds by Marion Dane Bauer( Recording )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and simple text explain three types of clouds, stratus, cumulus, and cirrus
Tales from the hood( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stack, Ball and Bulldog arrive at a local funeral parlor to retrieve a lost drug stash held by the mortician Mr. Simms. But Mr. Simms has other plans for the boys. He leads them on a tour of his establishment, introducing them to his corpses. Even the dead have tales to tell, and Mr. Simms is willing to tell them all. And you'd better listen--because when you're in his 'hood, even everyday life can lead to extraordinary terror
 
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Hustle & flow
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The experts' guide to 100 things everyone should know how to doLove, honor, and betrayShe hate meSammy Keyes and the art of deceptionGourmet rhapsodySea turtlesHomeland and other storiesThe comfort trap : [or, what if you're riding a dead horse?]
Alternative Names
Martin, Paula Jai Parker- 1969-

Parker-Martin, Paula Jai 1969-

Parker, Paula

Parker, Paula 1969-

Paula Jai Parker actrice américaine

Paula Jai Parker Amerikaans actrice

Paula Jai Parker amerikansk skådespelare

Paula Jai Parker amerikansk skodespelar

Paula Jai Parker amerikansk skuespiller

Paula Jai Parker attrice statunitense

Paula Jai Parker US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Пола Джей Паркер

پائولا جای پارکر بازیگر آمریکایی

保拉·傑·帕克

寶拉·賈·帕克

Languages
English (113)

German (2)

Chinese (1)