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Chevalier, Haakon 1902-1985

Overview
Works: 109 works in 371 publications in 5 languages and 8,464 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Records and correspondence  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: PQ2625.A716, 843.91
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Most widely held works by Haakon Chevalier
Days of wrath by André Malraux( Book )

9 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book is about a Communist prisoner in a Nazi concentration camp. The prisoner escapes and has a struggle with terror and insanity. He endures with courage and tries to create a life with a purpose."--Amazon
Oppenheimer : the story of a friendship by Haakon Chevalier( Book )

21 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in 4 languages and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impressions, based on a friendship of seventeen years, of the life and personality of the atomic scientist, including his later involvement in security investigations by U.S. Government authorities
La condition humaine by André Malraux( Book )

14 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of two very eventful days in March, 1927, fictionalizing the lives and events of the Communist insurrection in China. The author participated in these events giving his narrative particular vividness
The secret life of Salvador Dalí by Salvador Dalí( Book )

34 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This early autobiography, which takes Dalí through his late thirties, is as startling and unpredictable as his art. On its first publication, the reviewer of Books observed: "It is impossible not to admire this painter as writer ... (Dalí) succeeds in doing exactly what he sets out to do ... communicates the snobbishness, self-adoration, comedy, seriousness, fanaticism, in short the concept of life and the total picture of himself he sets out to portray." Superbly illustrated with over eighty photographs of Dalí and his works, and scores of Dalí drawings and sketches
Holy Week, a novel by Aragon( Book )

7 editions published between 1961 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book covers the week of 19 to 26 March 1815, when Napoleon Bonaparte, after escaping from captivity on the island of Elba, sought to regain power from the French King Louis XVIII. The main character in the novel, the painter Théodore Géricault, who has renounced his artistic career for a military one, accompanies the king on his flight from Paris, but as the king continues to flee across the frontier into Belgium, Géricault begins to have doubts about his own loyalties and the implications of his potential choices
Seven faces of love by André Maurois( Book )

8 editions published between 1943 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The devil's share by Denis de Rougemont( Book )

19 editions published between 1944 and 1973 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

50 secrets of magic craftsmanship by Salvador Dalí( Book )

3 editions published between 1948 and 1992 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an unabridged republication of Salvador Dali's 1948 text in which the surrealist artist offers his ideas on painting, expresses his thoughts on the work of other artists, and shares fifty "secrets" for mastering the art of painting
The man who would be God by Haakon Chevalier( Book )

20 editions published between 1959 and 1966 in English and Czech and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous American physicist sacrifices everything - his health, family and friends - to his determination that the atomic bomb be built and used
Army of shadows by Joseph Kessel( Book )

7 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman historique
The death of a nobody by Jules Romains( Book )

4 editions published between 1944 and 1976 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om et hverdagsmenneskes død og de forandringer, den fremkalder i hans omgivelser
The ironic temper; Anatole France and his time by Haakon Chevalier( Book )

11 editions published between 1932 and 1973 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hidden faces by Salvador Dalí( Book )

16 editions published between 1944 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seule et unique fiction de S. Dali (1904-1989), écrite en français et publiée en 1944, ce roman fait le portrait d'une poignée d'aristocrates mondains durant la période déterminante de 1934 à 1945, temps de l'engagement
Three short novels by Vercors( Book )

2 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home is the hunter by Gontran de Poncins( Book )

5 editions published between 1943 and 1945 in English and Undetermined and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired, elderly servant reminisces when he is called back temporarily to the family he had served for forty years
A dying colonialism by Frantz Fanon( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An incisive and illuminating account of how, during the Algerian Revolution, the people of Algeria changed centuries-old cultural patterns and embraced certain ancient cultural practices long derided by their colonialist oppressors as primitive, in order to destroy those same oppressors. Fanon uses the fifth year of the Algerian Revolution as a point of departure for an explication of the inevitable dynamics of colonial oppression
A Roman journal by Stendhal( Book )

5 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Residential quarter by Aragon( Book )

4 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bells of Basel by Aragon( Book )

6 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First harvest by Vladimir Pozner( Book )

3 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Chevalier, Haakon

Chevalier, Haakon 1902-1985

Chevalier, Haakon M.

Chevalier Haakon Maurice

Chevalier, Haakon Maurice 1902-

Chevalier, Haakon Maurice 1902-1985

Haakon Chevalier American translator, writer and academic

Languages
English (194)

Italian (3)

German (2)

Czech (2)

French (1)

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The secret life of Salvador Dalí50 secrets of magic craftsmanshipHidden facesA dying colonialism