WorldCat Identities

Appel, Benjamin 1907-1977

Overview
Works: 80 works in 216 publications in 8 languages and 4,513 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.A64, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Benjamin Appel
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Most widely held works by Benjamin Appel
The people talk : American voices from the Great Depression by Benjamin Appel( Book )

19 editions published between 1940 and 1982 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why the Chinese are the way they are by Benjamin Appel( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to answer the questions of American students, this volume presents a history of dynastic China; describes nineteenth century invasions that weakened her and led to internal strife; examines the rise of the Chinese Communists; and details the social and political life of her people today
The fantastic mirror; science fiction across the ages by Benjamin Appel( Book )

7 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the literary history of man's fascination with time, voyages to the moon, the earth's center, the universe, and other unknown areas. Excerpts from the literature are included
We were there in the Klondike gold rush by Benjamin Appel( Book )

10 editions published between 1956 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father and son go north with the Klondike gold rush of 1897 and, despite great hardships, manage to pan their fortune
We were there at the Battle for Bataan by Benjamin Appel( Book )

5 editions published between 1957 and 1996 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American brother and sister living in Manila with their businessman father take part in the campaign to win the Philippines during World War II
With many voices; Europe talks about America by Benjamin Appel( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man and magic by Benjamin Appel( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of magical practices, in all ages, throughout the world
Why the Russians are the way they are by Benjamin Appel( )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben-Gurion's Israel by Benjamin Appel( Book )

5 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the development and history of the state of Israel and the life and career of the man who became the first prime minister of the new Jewish homeland
Hitler, from power to ruin by Benjamin Appel( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records the background and twelve-year history of the Third Reich, from Hitler's legal ascendency to power in 1933 to the defeat of the Axis powers in 1945
Hell's Kitchen by Benjamin Appel( Book )

4 editions published between 1952 and 1977 in English and Spanish and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the experiences of four boys growing up in New York City's Hell's Kitchen during the period of the first World War
Heart of ice by Benjamin Appel( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taken from his royal parents at his christening by one fairy to escape the vengeance of another, a prince, thinking he is a commoner, sets out to win the hand of a beautiful princess
We were there with Cortes and Montezuma by Benjamin Appel( Book )

3 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why the Japanese are the way they are by Benjamin Appel( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age of dictators by Benjamin Appel( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the world's dictators since World War I--particularly Stalin, Hitler, Mao Tse-tung--and the events preceding and surrounding their rise and rule
The illustrated book about South America, including Mexico and Central America by Benjamin Appel( Book )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1963 in French and English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortress in the rice by Benjamin Appel( Book )

8 editions published between 1951 and 1960 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A time of fortune by Benjamin Appel( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A big man, a fast man by Benjamin Appel( Book )

8 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin Appel is of that rare species, a native New Yorker. Born in 1907, he was raised in the tough, Hell's-kitchen district of the West 50's. Like any other kid in a tough city neighborhood, he had to fight for his self-respect as a human being. At De Witt Clinton high school he was a football, crew, and track star. After graduation, he entered the University of Pennsylvania but later transferred to New York University and then Lafayette. He took a post-graduate course at Columbia. While at Lafayette, he published his first book, a volume of verse. Since then he has written five books a
Shepherd of the sun by Benjamin Appel( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Appel, B.

Appel, Beniamin.

Benjamin Appel American novelist:detective/crime fiction

Benjamin Appel Amerikaans romanschrijver (1907-1977)

Benjamin Appel US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Аппел, Бенджамин р. 1907

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