Bell, Madison Smartt
Most widely held works about Madison Smartt Bell
Most widely held works by Madison Smartt Bell
All souls' rising by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,597 libraries worldwide
The 1791 revolt against the French in Haiti through the eyes of the parties in the conflict: mulattos, blacks and whites. The protagonists include its tragic leader, the aristocratic Toussaint L'Ouverture who refused to declare independence from France. A tale of burning plantations, massacres and Byzantine politics.
Devil's dream by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,356 libraries worldwide
Nathan Bedford Forrest was the most reviled and celebrated, loathed and legendary, of Civil War generals. We see Forrest off the battlefield, in the more hidden but no less telling moments of his life: wooing the woman who would become his wife; battling an addiction to gambling; overcoming his abhorrence of the bureaucracy of the army to rise to its highest ranks. We see him taking part in the business of slave trading, but treating his own slaves humanely. We see him with his slave mistress, with whom he fathered several children, and we see him reveal his gift for inspiring courage but not change.
Toussaint Louverture : a biography by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,262 libraries worldwide
Presents a biography of Toussaint Louverture that captures the frequently contradictory and complex life of the leader of the late-eighteenth-century Haitian Revolution that became the only successful slave revolt in history.
Master of the crossroads by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
"Brings to life the rise to power of the great Haitian military general Tussaint Louverture and the story of the only successful slave revolution in history." -- Jacket.
The stone that the builder refused by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,054 libraries worldwide
Continues the saga of Toussaint Louverture, the leader of the successful Haitian slave revolt, as he struggles to free Haiti from the bonds of slavery and to build a new society on the roots of revolution.
Anything goes by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and French and held by 957 libraries worldwide
Twenty-year-old Jesse escapes from his dysfunctional family life by forming a band that embarks on a year-long tour across the South, which enables him to come to terms with where he is from and where he is going.
Lavoisier in the year one : the birth of a new science in an age of revolution by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 893 libraries worldwide
Antoine Lavoisier--who lived at the zenith of the Enlightenment and died at the hands of the French Revolution--was himself a revolutionary. Closely followed by the burgeoning international scientific community, he competed with the best minds of his time to be the first to explain how chemical processes really work. Aided by a large fortune and his accomplished wife, he employed the most ingenious and expensive technology of his time in a series of innovative experiments that forever buried medieval alchemy and established a chemical language still in use today. Yet his personal triumph was short-lived, and the glory his achievement brought France could not protect him from the ravages of the Terror.--From publisher description.
Soldier's joy by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 851 libraries worldwide
Laidlaw has returned to Tennessee to find his old boyhood friend Redmon in a battle for the literal salvation of another human who is blacker than Laidlaw, whiter than Redmon.
Ten Indians by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and French and held by 841 libraries worldwide
A child psychologist decides to repay society for his privileged life by helping the underprivileged. The man, who is white, opens a school in Baltimore to teach Tae Kwon Do to black teenagers, only to discover that the martial arts have limited application to life in the mean streets.
Doctor Sleep by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 767 libraries worldwide
The year of silence by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
15 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 728 libraries worldwide
I New York er en ung kvinde død efter en overdosis, og hendes venner gør status over storbytilværelsens vold, narkomani, ligegyldighed og ensomhed.
Straight cut by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 722 libraries worldwide
In this story of romantic duplicity, drug deals, and double crosses, Tracy discovers that the film editing job in Rome offered to him by an old friend is not at all what it seems.
Save me, Joe Louis by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 640 libraries worldwide
Macrae is living pretty close to the edge in the inhospitable rush of Manhattan. He and Charlie make their bread, such as it is, by a fairly clever scheme of forcing their vitims to withdraw money from bank cash machines. It's not very lucrative, but it's not very risky either. They become involved in darker matters, and Macrae indulges in an incomparably brutal act of vengeance, which is not really his style. Charlie is the one with sychotic tendencies. The pair moves on to Baltimore, where they hook up with a black ex-con called Porter, from whom Macrae begins to learn "the perils of living...an unexamined life." With crime as their livelihood, the three move on to the rural South. It is here that Macrae will rediscover Lacy, an old flame, who will perhaps help him find his balance in his topsy-turvy world of perpetual distemper.
Barking man and other stories by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
The color of night by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
Waiting for the end of the world by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
10 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 478 libraries worldwide
The Washington Square ensemble by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
11 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 477 libraries worldwide
In a rundown park in New York City, five regulars tell their own stories and bring the city's "seedy underworld to vibrant life."--P.  of cover.
Zero db and other stories by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Charm City : a walk through Baltimore by Madison Smartt Bell ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
New stories from the South : the year's best, 2009 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
American Civil War (1861-1865) Bands (Music) Bell, Madison Smartt Bildungsromans Biographical fiction Biography Blues musicians Chemical processes Chemistry Chemists Drug traffic England--London Fathers and sons Fiction Forrest, Nathan Bedford,--1821-1877 France Gangs Generals Girls--Crimes against Guitarists Haiti Historical fiction Historic buildings History Hypnotherapists Immortalism Inner cities Insomnia Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent,--1743-1794 Manners and customs Maryland--Baltimore Musical fiction New York (State)--New York Revolution (Haiti : 1791-1804) Revolutionaries Rock musicians Serial murders Slave insurrections Southern States Tae kwon do--Study and teaching Tennessee Terminology Toussaint Louverture,--1743-1803 Travel Veterans Vietnam War (1961-1975) Violence Walking Young men Youth
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