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Hampton, Wilborn

Overview
Works: 18 works in 53 publications in 1 language and 10,697 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Military history 
Classifications: GV865.R8, B
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Most widely held works by Wilborn Hampton
Babe Ruth : a twentieth-century life by Wilborn Hampton ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Born into a poor family in Baltimore, George Herman Ruth Jr. was sent to a Catholic reform school at age seven, where he learned how to play baseball. Initially a talented southpaw, the Babe went on to shatter every home-run record on the books--when fewer games were played in a season and a heavier ball was used
War in the Middle East : a reporter's story : black September and the Yom Kippur War by Wilborn Hampton ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 2,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary containing the author's experiences covering these two pivotal wars offering readers a portrait of major world events
Kennedy assassinated! : the world mourns : a reporter's story by Wilborn Hampton ( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chronicle of how facts were collected of this major news story
September 11, 2001 : attack on New York City by Wilborn Hampton ( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the September 11 attacks in the United States and presents several personal stories of tragedy told by New Yorkers who lived through the collapse of the World Trade Center
Meltdown : a race against nuclear disaster at Three Mile Island : a reporter's story by Wilborn Hampton ( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Meltdown" tells the hour-by-hour story of covering the nuclear accident as a U.P.I. reporter
Elvis Presley : a twentieth century life by Wilborn Hampton ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to the life of Rock and Roll legend Elvis Presley
Horton Foote : America's storyteller by Wilborn Hampton ( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first comprehensive biography of one of America's greatest playwrights, whose work--from "The Trip to Bountiful" to the film adaptation of "To Kill a Mockingbird"--has helped shape American life for more than 60 years. b&w photos
Up close, Babe Ruth : a twentieth-century life by Wilborn Hampton ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highlights the life and accomplishments of the baseball player who set a home-run record while playing for the New York Yankees and was among the first group of players to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame
September 11, 2001 : attack on New York City : interviews and accounts by Wilborn Hampton ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
War In the Middle East : A Reporter's Story by Wilborn Hampton ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meltdown : a race against time at Three Mile Island by Wilborn Hampton ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Up close : Elvis Presley, a twentieth century life by Wilborn Hampton ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles the king of rock and roll, whose style greatly influenced later musicians and was highly controversial
War in the Middle East by Wilborn Hampton ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1970, when the Jordanian civil war known as Black September began, U.P.I. correspondent Wilborn Hampton was sent to report on unfolding events. Holed up in the InterContinental Hotel and caught in the crossfire, he managed to get the story out. Three years later, dispatched to Israel to cover the Yom Kippur War, the reporter took it on himself to drive to the front lines. Hampton relays his on-the-spot experiences covering two pivotal wars, while offering readers an overview of the issues that have plagued the Middle East for decades and continue to this day
War in the Middle East a reporter's story : black September and the Yom Kippur War by Wilborn Hampton ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1970, when the Jordanian civil war known as Black September began, U.P.I. correspondent Wilborn Hampton was sent to report on unfolding events. Holed up in the InterContinental Hotel and caught in the crossfire, he managed to get the story out. Three years later, dispatched to Israel to cover the Yom Kippur War, the reporter took it on himself to drive to the front lines. Hampton relays his on-the-spot experiences covering two pivotal wars, while offering readers a clear, balanced overview of the issues that have plagued the Middle East for decades and continue to this day
September 11, 2001 by Wilborn Hampton ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A blind man and his dog struggling to escape from the burning North Tower, a company of firefighters risking their lives, an ordinary citizen turned rescue worker ? each person endured a personal nightmare, and each carries a separate memory. Through interviews and accounts of survivors, heroes, and terrorists, as well as his own story, seasoned reporter Wilborn Hampton creates an intimate portrait of life and loss, and offers a deeper understanding of that tragic day
Up Close: Babe Ruth by Wilborn Hampton ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meltdown : a Race Against Nuclear Disaster at Three Mile Island by Wilborn Hampton ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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