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Fenster, J. M. (Julie M.)

Overview
Works: 49 works in 118 publications in 2 languages and 8,882 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Quotations  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: E457.2, 973.7092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by J. M Fenster
Case of Abraham Lincoln : a story of adultery, murder, and the making of a great president by J. M Fenster( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the events surrounding a mid-nineteenth-century Springfield blacksmith's murder trial that would define Abraham Lincoln's legal career, evaluating how the case reflected the beliefs of the time and placed Lincoln in the national spotlight
Parish priest : Father Michael McGivney and American Catholicism by Douglas Brinkley( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of Irish immigrants, McGivney was a man to whom "family values" represented more than mere rhetoric. And he left a legacy of hope still celebrated around the world. In the late 1800s, discrimination against American Catholics was widespread. Many Catholics struggled to find work and ended up in infernolike mills, where an injury or death would leave a family penniless. Called to action in 1882 by his sympathy for these suffering people, Father McGivney founded the Knights of Columbus, an organization that has helped to save countless families from the indignity of destitution. From its uncertain beginnings, it has grown to an international membership of 1.7 million men. At heart, though, Father McGivney was never anything more than an American parish priest, and nothing less than that, either--perhaps the most beloved parish priest in U.S. history.--From publisher description
Ether day : the strange tale of America's greatest medical discovery and the haunted men who made it by J. M Fenster( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details how three men -- an ingenious dentist from Boston, his brilliant colleague from Harvard, and a mentally unstable geologist -- combined efforts and pioneered the use of ether, an event that put an end to pain during surgery
FDR's shadow : Louis Howe, the force that shaped Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt by J. M Fenster( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant look at how the indomitable and enlightened Louis Howe became the mega-advisor of the Roosevelt Clan
Mavericks, miracles, and medicine : the pioneers who risked their lives to bring medicine into the modern age by J. M Fenster( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mavericks, Miracles, and Medicine, the companion volume to The History Channel series of the same name, brings to life the stories behind twenty groundbreaking achievements in the field of medical science." "From Typhoid Mary to Dolly, from Andreas Vesalius's sixteenth century studies in anatomy to John Gibbon Jr.'s development of the heart-lung machine over two decades in the twentieth, here are the healers and dreamers who marched resolutely ahead of their time - and altered the face of medicine for all time."--Jacket
For the next generation : a wake-up call to solving our nation's problems by Debbie Wasserman Schultz( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Congresswoman and Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz challenges the nation to resolve tough issues for future generations. America has witnessed the dangers that come with shortsightedness, she writes. If we want to ensure prosperity for ourselves and an improved way of life for young Americans, we have to change, starting now. We need to create jobs, turn around our economy, formulate a long-term energy solution, reform immigration policies, and enhance and expand health-care coverage. Yet these important issues have been sidelined by gridlock in a Congress that is too concerned about the next election to worry about the future. The group of Americans who have the most to lose from this dysfunction are the ones least represented in government: America's children. This book is one mother's challenge to her congressional colleagues and to the rest of the nation, to adopt a parent's perspective for doing right by our kids.--From publisher description
Jefferson's America : the President, the purchase, and the explorers who transformed a nation by J. M Fenster( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The surprising story of how Thomas Jefferson commanded an unrivaled age of American exploration, sending out waves of expeditions into the West after the Louisiana Purchase. In presiding over that era of discovery, Jefferson forged a great nation"--
Race of the century The heroic true story of the 1908 New York to Paris auto race by J. M Fenster( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an account of a 1908 New York to Paris auto race that took the competitors westward across the United States, aboard a boat to the Far East, across Japan to a trek across Siberia, Asia, and Eastern Europe to Paris
The spirit of invention : the story of the thinkers, creators, and dreamers who formed our nation by J. M Fenster( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated appreciation of America's spirit of invention, which introduces unique characters whose insistence on change for the better made America what it is today. This book is a fascinating examination of innovation as a driving characteristic of Americans from all eras and all walks of life. In this book we meet Gertrude Forbes, a sickly widow so poor she had to live in her aunt's attic, who overcame the odds to invent, among other things, an adjustable ironing board cover. We follow Cromwell Dixon, a fifteen-year-old from Columbus, Ohio, whose dreams of finding a way to fly inspired him to invent a bicycle-powered airship. We see John Dove, an African-American inventor, originating concepts integral to the compact disc. We learn about Purdue University, one of the earliest educational institutions to promote invention and engineering ideas. We eavesdrop on Thomas Edison in his laboratory in Menlo Park, New Jersey, and also find out about the beginnings of film colorization, a controversial process that adds tint to film. And we read about Luther Burbank and how he revolutionized plant breeding. The book even reviews the invention of illegal devices such as the "light wand," which induced slot machines to pay out on every spin, and we are introduced to a poker player who invented a "holdout" that allowed him to conceal cards in a shirt sleeve during games
In the words of great business leaders by Fen si te( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worth's greatest stock picks of all time : lessons on buying the right stock at the right time by W. Randall Jones( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The founder of "Worth" magazine explains how to draw on the lessons of investment past to pick the best stocks of the future, discussing the art of identifying market trends and of selecting the right stock at the right time
The case of Abraham Lincoln a story of adultery, murder, and the making of a great president by J. M Fenster( Recording )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the events surrounding a mid-nineteenth-century Springfield blacksmith's murder trial that would define Abraham Lincoln's legal career, evaluating how the case reflected the beliefs of the time and placed Lincoln in a national spotlight
Parish priest [Father Michael McGivney and American Catholicism] by Douglas Brinkley( Recording )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unabridged
Yahoo! ultimate guide to finance and money on the web : from bonds to bills, mortgages to mutual funds, credit to car loans by J. M Fenster( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Packard : the pride by J. M Fenster( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's grand hotels : be a traveler-not a tourist! by J. M Fenster( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston guide by J. M Fenster( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston guide : your passport to great travel by J. M Fenster( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyday money : how to manage your money the smart and easy way by J. M Fenster( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jefferson's America the President, the purchase, and the explorers who transformed a nation by J. M Fenster( Recording )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Almost everyone who has taken a U.S. history course is familiar with Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase and the travels of Lewis and Clark, but that's not where this formative episode in American history begins or ends. In fact, Jefferson sent four other expeditions West; Zebulon Pike was dispatched on two missions: first, to the headwaters of the Mississippi, and second, toward what is now Colorado. William Dunbar and Dr. George Hunter explored northern Louisiana and Arkansas. Peter Custis and Thomas Freeman followed the Red River of North Texas and Oklahoma. The stakes for American expansion were enormously high at a time when Britain, France, and Spain were also all vying for control of the vast expanse of land west of the Mississippi River, the geopolitics of discovery were paramount
 
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Case of Abraham Lincoln : a story of adultery, murder, and the making of a great president
Alternative Names
Fenster, J. M.

Fenster, J. M. 1957-

Fenster, Julie

Fenster, Julie 1957-

Fenster, Julie M.

Julie M. Fenster American writer

Julie M. Fenster Amerikaans schrijfster

フェンスター, ジュリー・M

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Parish priest : Father Michael McGivney and American CatholicismEther day : the strange tale of America's greatest medical discovery and the haunted men who made itFDR's shadow : Louis Howe, the force that shaped Franklin and Eleanor RooseveltMavericks, miracles, and medicine : the pioneers who risked their lives to bring medicine into the modern ageRace of the century The heroic true story of the 1908 New York to Paris auto raceThe spirit of invention : the story of the thinkers, creators, and dreamers who formed our nationIn the words of great business leadersWorth's greatest stock picks of all time : lessons on buying the right stock at the right time