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Curtis, Richard

Overview
Works: 39 works in 85 publications in 2 languages and 5,182 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television comedies  Romantic comedy films  Sophisticated comedy films  Humor  Biography  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Television programs  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Richard Curtis
 
Most widely held works by Richard Curtis
Four Weddings and a Funeral by Mike Newell( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four weddings and a funeral: Handsome Londoner just can't get himself to commit. The more he sees his mates tie the knot, the less he wants to be roped in himself. But all of that changes when he meets a free-spirited American names Carrie. Charles begins to pursue her, only to find that she, too, is ready to take the plunge -- with someone else!
Beyond the bestseller : a literary agent takes you inside the book business by Richard Curtis( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to be your own literary agent by Richard Curtis( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Malcolm X by Richard Curtis( Book )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the controversial black leader who became a Muslim while serving a prison term and turned against that group two years before his assassination at age thirty-nine
Not exactly a crime; our vice presidents from Adams to Agnew by Richard Curtis( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chiang Kai-shek by Richard Curtis( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bartleby.com presents a biographical sketch of Chinese general and politician Chiang Kai-shek (1887-1975) from "The Columbia Encyclopedia." The sketch highlights Chiang Kai-shek's activities in establishing the Chinese Republic (1911-1916), the war against the communists, and his presidency of the National Government on Taiwan
The case for extinction; an answer to conservationists by Richard Curtis( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to be your own literary agent : the business of getting a book published by Richard Curtis( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So much to live for by Althea Gibson( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Negro athlete who made a name for herself by winning the major women's amateur tennis championships and who then retired from tennis to turn to professional golf
How to be your own literary agent : an insider's guide to getting your book published by Richard Curtis( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to Be Your Own Literary Agent takes the mystery out of book publishing for any writer, published or not. Richard Curtis -- a top literary agent for more than thirty years -- provides a comprehensive practical overview of the publishing process, from submissions to contract negotiations to subsidiary rights to marketing, publicity, and beyond. He also gives away trade secrets and invaluable wisdom -- candid advice that can be found nowhere else. Now completely revised and expanded, How to Be Your Own Literary Agent is essential reading for all writers.* Big publishers, small publishers, self-publishers, e-publishers: how to keep up in a rapidly changing business * The new breed of busy literary editors: how to find them and know what they're looking for * What the electronic revolution means to you, and how to take advantage of it * How to know your "publishing" rights and negotiate effectively * How to have a say in your book's design, jacket, and promotion * How book chains and superstores have altered publishing -- and what that means for you
The vicar of Dibley( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two special episodes detailing the life of the new female vicar who arrives in the sleepy English village of Dibley
Mastering the business of writing by Richard Curtis( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most comprehensive guides currently on the market, MASTERING THE BUSINESS OF WRITING is an insider's guide to the business of being a professional writer. All aspects of the publishing industry are explained, both for the aspiring author and the established writer wishing to jump start a professional career. This guide includes everything you need to know about publishers, agents, and the track to success, including: What agents do and how they develop relationships within the publishing industry that can be beneficial to your career; the best way to formulate a book proposal that sells; what publishers are really looking for in a book—and what they aren't; understanding technicalities of advances, contracts, multibook deals and subsidiary rights; the significance of sales conferences and bookstore chains; essential manners and protocols for establishing positive relations with your agent, editor and publisher, legal issues, copyright, and much, much more
This business of publishing : an insider's view of current trends and tactics by Richard Curtis( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A crash course in publishing for authors and publishing professionals alike. Learn about the electronic revolution, the ""blockbuster"" mentality, and how corporate mergers affect the face of what used to be called The Gentleman's Profession."
The Perez arson mystery by Irwin Touster( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David and Penny Case learn that facts can be deceiving when all evidence in an arson case points to the guilt of one man
The runaway bus mystery by Irwin Touster( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of a lawyer friend, three children investigate a controversial bus accident
Mr. Bean, the ultimate collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More adventures with the hilariously hapless, Mr. Bean
Blackadder goes forth by Richard Curtis( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Curtis' and Ben Elton's award-winning comedy in which the ubiquitous Blackadder, ably hampered by the loyal Baldrick, wreaks havoc throughout the centuries
Blackadder II by Richard Curtis( )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Curtis' and Ben Elton's award-winning comedy in which Rowan Atkinson as the ubiquitous Blackadder, ably hampered by Tony Robinson as the loyal Baldrick, wreaks havoc throughout the centuries
How to prosper in the coming apocalypse by Richard Curtis( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worried about inflation? Concerned about nuclear arms in the hands of terrorists? Nervous about fuel costs? This investment guide and survivalist's handbook in one is all you need to gear up for windfall profits while friends and in-laws lose their shirts. This book will enable you to watch the final convulsions of civilization from the veranda of your country estate. Invaluable strategies and suggestions include tips on: Finding and fortifying your rural hideaway (Do keep a spare copy of the minefield map; don't run the toaster while the electric fence is on.) New careers in Armageddon--people are going to need marksmanship lessons, evacuation luggage, places to flee (group rates available for mass stampedes) Plan ahead and cash in when the panic hits! The Scarcity Investment Plan--Stock up now on valium, lead shields, and bankruptcy forms. Doomsday etiquette--looting protocol, dressing for a food riot, bomb shelter decor, a basic getaway wardrobe. (Don't forget trinkets for the natives; do wear comfortable shoes.) When the trumpets sound--and the end of the world is nigh--remember to pick up your dry cleaning, cancel your subscription to TV Guide, and call your mother
The suicide squad by Richard Curtis( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dave Bolt doesn't know what the Racers' star quarterback has to do with the game no gambler would touch, but it smells like a mighty fishy fix. When Jimmy Quinn doesn't show for a meeting and has disappeared, Bolt suspects more than a thrown game. Quinn's books show a few shady deals, but nothing too suspicious. Now Bolt has a dead gambler on his hands, and what he wants to know is ... is Quinn next on the list or a cold-blooded killer? No one ever said the sports business was a cup of tea and Dave Bolt takes his coffee strong, bitter and black
 
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Four Weddings and a Funeral
Alternative Names
Curtis, Richard Alan.

カーチス, リチャード

Languages
English (61)

French (1)

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How to be your own literary agent : the business of getting a book publishedHow to be your own literary agent : an insider's guide to getting your book publishedMastering the business of writingThis business of publishing : an insider's view of current trends and tacticsBlackadder II