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Poe, Richard

Works: 119 works in 288 publications in 1 language and 23,693 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Political fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Naval history  Children's audiobooks  Fantasy fiction  Psychological fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Author
Classifications: PZ7.J4297, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Richard Poe
The story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski( Recording )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin. For generations, the Sawtelles have raised and trained a fictional breed of dog whose thoughtful companionship is epitomized by Almondine, Edgar's lifelong friend and ally. But with the unexpected return of Claude, Edgar's paternal uncle, turmoil consumes the Sawtelles' once peaceful home. When Edgar's father dies suddenly, Claude insinuates himself into the life of the farm -- and into Edgar's mother's affections. Grief-stricken and bewildered, Edgar tries to prove Claude played a role in his father's death, but his plan backfires -- spectacularly. Forced to flee into the vast wilderness lying beyond the farm, Edgar comes of age in the wild, fighting for his survival and that of the three yearling dogs who follow him. But his need to face his father's murderer and his devotion to the Sawtelle dogs turn Edgar ever homeward.--
Escape from the deep by Alex Kershaw( )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the history of the U.S. Navy submarine Tang in the Pacific theater of World War II, the explosion that led to its sinking, the ordeal of its surviving crew members and their capture by the Japanese, followed by months of brutal captivity
RuneWarriors by Jim Jennewein( )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an ancient and mystical time, thirteen-year-old Dane joins forces with his rival, Jarl the Fair, to retrieve the Shield of Odin and Astrid, the girl they love, from the tyrant Thidrick, fulfilling a destiny long foretold
Drift house [the first voyage] by Dale Peck( )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to stay with their uncle in a ship-like home called Drift House, twelve-year-old Susan and her two younger stepbrothers embark on an unexpected adventure involving duplicitous mermaids, pirates, and an attempt to stop time forever
Angels & demons by Dan Brown( Recording )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Swiss research facility summons world-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon to interpret a mysterious symbol on a murdered physicist's chest. In his investigation, Langdon uncovers a dangerous vendetta against the Catholic Church. Determined to protect the Vatican, Langdon teams up with the elusive Vittoria Vetra, and together they commence a quest for answers
The sportswriter by Richard Ford( )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first of the Bascombe novels, Frank Bascombe is a sportswriter attempting to cope with his failed marriage and the death of one of his children. Unable to establish true connections with people, Bascombe drifts into and out of various relationships, but retains an introspective eye that allows him to transcend life's obstacles
50 spiritual classics timeless wisdom from 50 great books of inner discovery, enlightenment, & purpose by Tom Butler-Bowdon( )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the books that have already changed the lives of millions. This unabridged guide to the literature of the spirit surveys 50 of the all-time classics, giving you their key ideas, insights and applications -- everything you need to know to start benefiting from these legendary works
Border songs by Jim Lynch( )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When severely dyslexic Brandon Vanderkool is forced to join the Border Patrol, he learns the border is a haven for illegal drug smugglers and other criminals. Meanwhile, disease has struck his father's herd, and his mother is battling something even more debilitating. Each will have to fight for hope in a world changing too fast
Good luck create the conditions for success in life and business by Alex Rovira( )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As childhood friends enjoy a chance meeting after 50 years, one of them tells the old story that led to his success. The enchanting parable that follows combines a dash of fairy-tale lore with a poof of Merlin's wizardry as knights search for the elusive four-leaf clover that generates limitless luck
Deception point by Dan Brown( Recording )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a NASA satellite discovers an astonishingly rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, the floundering space agency proclaims a much-needed victory-- a victory with profound implications for NASA policy and the impending presidential election. To verify the the find, the White House calls upon intelligence analyst Rachel Sexton. Accompanied by a team of experts, Rachel travels to the Arctic and uncovers the unthinkable: evidence of scientific trickery-- a bold deception that threatens to plunge the world into controversy. But before she can warn the president, Rachel and Michael are ambushed by a deadly team of assassins
Empires of trust how Rome built, and America is building, a new world by Thomas F Madden( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores surprising parallels between the Roman and American republics. By making friends of enemies and demonstrating a commitment to fairness, the two republics, both 'reluctant' yet unquestioned super-powers, built empires based on trust. Madden also includes vital lessons from the Roman Republic's 100-year struggle with 'terrorism'"--Publisher's web site
East of Eden by John Steinbeck( Recording )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The masterpiece of Steinbeck's later years, East of Eden is the powerful and vastly ambitious novel that is both family saga and a modern retelling of the book of Genesis
The imperial cruise by James Bradley( Recording )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the multinational conflicts that set the stage for World War II, the Chinese communist revolution, and the Korean War, documenting Theodore Roosevelt's 1905 diplomatic mission in the Pacific through which the United States forged ill-fated covert agreements
Sword of doom by Jim Jennewein( )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the fortress of King Eldred the Moody, Dane the Defiant receives honors and a magical rune sword that belonged to his father, but he also finds treachery that sends him and his friends on a quest to retrieve the sword from a thief who hopes it will lead to a fabled treasure
Blood meridian, [or, the evening redness in the West] by Cormac McCarthy( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His birth ended his mother's life in Tennessee. Scrawny and wiry, he runs away at the age of 14. As he makes his way westward, the impoverished and illiterate youth finds trouble at every turn. Then he's recruited by Army irregulars, lured by the promise of spoils and bound for Mexico. Churning a dusty path toward destiny, he witnesses unknown horrors and suffering--and yet, as if shielded by the almighty hand of God, he survives to breathe another day
Good faith by Jane Smiley( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of greed and self-delusion set in the economic boom of the 1980s. Joe Stratford, a divorced 40-year old realtor, wants a new start. Marcus Burns, a former IRS agent, has some get-rich-quick schemes he thinks will interest Joe. Joe betrays his principles to go along with the schemes
Deception Pakistan, the United States, and the secret trade in nuclear weapons by Adrian Levy( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exposé of A.Q. Khan, a Pakistani scientist who in 1975 stole blueprints for a nuclear bomb arming device, describes how nuclear secrets have been sold to Iran, North Korea, and others by an illicit Pakistani military program, with the clear knowledge of the U.S
Denialism by Michael Specter( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Specter fervently argues that people are turning away from new technologies and engaging in a kind of magical thinking that is hindering scientific progress
The hunter by Mary Casanova( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After learning to understand the language of animals, Hai Li Bu the hunter sacrifices himself to save his village
Hit me by Lawrence Block( Recording )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a new wife and a baby on the way, Keller, a.k.a. Nicholas Edwards, is done killing people for money until a phone call from Dot draws him back into the old game, taking him to Dallas to settle a domestic dispute to New York, where people might remember him
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The story of Edgar Sawtelle
Alternative Names
Richard Poe acteur américain

Richard Poe Amerikaans filmacteur

Richard Poe US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ричард По

English (81)

Angels & demonsDeception pointEast of EdenThe imperial cruiseGood faith