WorldCat Identities

Brucker, Roger W.

Overview
Works: 14 works in 60 publications in 1 language and 2,874 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Maps  Fiction  Documentary films 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GB601.6.C64, 551.44
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roger W Brucker
The longest cave by Roger W Brucker( Book )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The dramatic story of several generations of cavers whose exciting and dangerous explorations in Kentucky's limestone labyrinths culminated in the big connection between the Flint Ridge Cave System and Mammoth Cave, forming the longest cave in the world"--Jacket subtitle
Trapped! : the story of the struggle to rescue Floyd Collins from a Kentucky cave in 1925 ... by Robert K Murray( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Floyd Collins became trapped in a cave in southern Kentucky in early 1925, the sensationalism and hysteria of the rescue attempt generated America's first true media spectacle, making Collins's story one of the seminal events of the century. The crowds that gathered outside Sand Cave turned the rescue site into a carnival. Collins's situation was front-page news throughout the country, hourly bulletins interrupted radio programs, and Congress recessed to hear the latest word. Trapped! is both a tense adventure and a brilliant historical recreation of the past."--Amazon
The caves beyond : the story of the Floyd Collins' Crystal Cave Exploration by Joe Lawrence( Book )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond Mammoth Cave : a tale of obesession in the world's longest cave by James D Borden( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trapped! : the story of Floyd Collins by Robert K Murray( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The sensationalism and hysteria of the attempt to rescue Floyd Collins from the cave where he was trapped in early 1925 generated America's first true media spectacle and one of the seminal events of the century. The crowds that gathered outside Sand Cave in Kentucky turned the rescue site into a carnival. Collins' situation was front-page news throughout the country, ranked the third largest news story between two World Wars. Hourly bulletins interrupted radio programs, and even Congress recessed to hear the latest word."--Publisher's description
Trapped! : the story of Floyd Collins by Robert K Murray( )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The sensationalism and hysteria of the attempt to rescue Floyd Collins from the cave where he was trapped in early 1925 generated America's first true media spectacle and one of the seminal events of the century ... With a new epilogue revealing additional information about the Floyd Collins story that has come to light since the book was first published, Trapped! is both a tense adventure and a brilliant historical recreation of the past"--Container
The Flint Ridge cave system, Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky; a Cave Research Foundation cartographic project in cooperation with the National Park Service by Cave Research Foundation( )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grand Kentucky junction : memoirs by Patricia P Crowther( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grand, gloomy, and peculiar : Stephen Bishop at Mammoth Cave : a historical novel by Roger W Brucker( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maws by Richard A Watson( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Caves beyond. The story of the Floyd Collins' Crystal Cave exploration. By J. Lawrence ... and Roger W. Brucker, etc. [With illustrations and plans.] by Joseph Lawrence( Book )

3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Flint Ridge cave system, Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky; a Cave Research Foundation cartographic project in cooperation with the National Park Service by Cave Research Foundation( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of Floyd Collins( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"The Death of Floyd Collins is the documentary film that revisits the amazing story of explorer Floyd Collins, the Kentucky man who made national headlines in 1925 when he became trapped in a Kentucky cave."--Publisher's description
Trapped! : [regular print book discussion kit] : the story of Floyd Collins by Robert K Murray( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"The sensationalism and hysteria of the attempt to rescue Floyd Collins from the cave where he was trapped in early 1925 generated America's first true media spectacle and one of the seminal events of the century. The crowds that gathered outside Sand Cave in Kentucky turned the rescue site into a carnival. Collins' situation was front-page news throughout the country, ranked the third largest news story between two World Wars. Hourly bulletins interrupted radio programs, and even Congress recessed to hear the latest word."--Publisher's description
 
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Beyond Mammoth Cave : a tale of obesession in the world's longest cave
Alternative Names
Roger Brucker leading American cave explorer and author of books about caves

Languages
English (60)

Covers
Trapped! : the story of Floyd CollinsTrapped! : the story of Floyd CollinsTrapped! : [regular print book discussion kit] : the story of Floyd Collins