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Hecht, Paul

Overview
Works: 41 works in 171 publications in 1 language and 10,330 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  College stories  Humorous stories  Biography  History  Political fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  Christian fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Singer
Classifications: PR6063.C326, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Hecht
At the villa of reduced circumstances by Alexander McCall Smith( Recording )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Von Igelfeld is quite pleased with his role as a visiting scholar at Cambridge, even if his English colleagues can be difficult to comprehend. They frequently speak in metaphors and make peculiar assumptions, saying such odd things as "I take it your journey went well," when that is not the case at all. But von Igelfeld settles in the best he can, and is soon deeply embroiled in some shady political scheming at the university. After returning to the comfort of his perfectly rational Germany, von Igelfeld is invited to Colombia for a special fellowship. But while there, he gets caught up in some decidedly unscupulous behavior
Portuguese irregular verbs by Alexander McCall Smith( Recording )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Von Igelfeld is the world's leading scholar on Portuguese irregular verbs, having written a majestic book on the subject. But in other matters, von Igelfeld is not nearly so skilled. Whether haplessly playing tennis against an equally dreadful opponent, or committing his friends to swordfighting duels without their knowledge, von Igelfeld is somewhat naive in the ways of the world. Yet that does not stop him from having a go at life, and the results are always humorous.--
The finer points of sausage dogs by Alexander McCall Smith( Recording )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Starring the brilliant but bumbling Professor Doctor Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs is a wonderfully entertaining showcase for [Alexander McCall] Smith's award-winning wit. Invited to lecture in America, von Igelfeld envisions a visit to California or New York. Instead, he finds himself surrounded by hogs"--Description
Inventing a nation by Gore Vidal( Recording )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a vivid portrait of the first three American presidents, delving into the minds and private rooms of Washington, Adams, and Jefferson. Illuminates their opinions of one another and their concerns about crafting a workable democracy
The lost world by Arthur Conan Doyle( )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Challenger leads an expedition to explore an isolated plateau rising above the Amazon jungles where they discover dinosaurs, primitive ape-men, and prehistoric monsters
The poison belt by Arthur Conan Doyle( )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only Professor George Edward Challenger knows that "all living things are destined to die as the earth passes through a poisonous belt of ether," and he invites Lord John Roxton, Professor Summerlee, and E.D. Malone to his sitting room and tells each to bring his own supply of oxygen.--Container
1776 Broadway cast by Sherman Edwards( Recording )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eleventh commandment by Jeffrey Archer( Recording )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind the mask of a Maryland Insurance executive, Connor Fitzgerald has worked as the CIA's most skilled assassin. But now, as Connor follows orders to assassinate the new Russian president, he discovers a far more dangerous threat. His boss, the director of CIA, is plotting against him.--
Unusual uses for olive oil by Alexander McCall Smith( Recording )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Dr. Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, of the Institute of Romance Philology in the Bavarian city of Regensburg, finds that life is very difficult these days. His academic rival has been winning undeserved recognition. With help from Ophelia Prinzel, he stumbles towards a romance with Frau Benz. And at a dinner party, he is the only kind soul who can aid his rival's unfortunate dachshund, whose sticky wheels are in need of lubrication
A man without breath by Philip Kerr( Recording )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernie Gunther is working for the German War Crimes Bureau based in Berlin during the winter of 1943. Reports have been circulating of a mass grave hidden in a wood near Smolensk. Rumor has it that the grave is full of Polish officers murdered by the Russians--a war crime that is perfect propaganda for Germany. But it needs a detective of subtle skill to investigate this horrific discovery. Cue Bernie Gunther
Field grey a Bernie Gunther novel by Philip Kerr( )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's 1954 and Bernie Gunther sails to Florida, where he's arrested, returned to Cuba and imprisioned. There he meets Castro, and a French intelligence officer, Thibaud. Exhaustively questioned by Thibaud, Bernie is flown to Berlin with a proposition: work for the French or hang for murder. But Bernie's past as a German POW in Russia is about to catch up with him, in a way he could never have forseen"--Container
Shoes of the fisherman by Morris West( Recording )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The newly elected Pope from Russia attempts to avert a conflict between Russia and Red China by declaring that the Church's total wealth should alleviate the world's starving and challenges other institutions to do the same
Galilee by Clive Barker( Recording )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two feuding families, representing the constant warfare of spirit and flesh, find their enmity unleashed when a man and a woman from each family fall in love
A quiet flame by Philip Kerr( Recording )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1950, and Bernie has arrived in Argentina seeking asylum after being falsely identified as a Nazi war criminal. There he investigates the murder of a wealthy banker's daughter in a case reminiscent of one he worked in Germany 18 years before
Field gray by Philip Kerr( Recording )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernie Gunther finds himself imprisoned in 1954--and told he can either work for French intelligence or he can hang. Accepting his new job, Bernie begins interviewing POWs returning from Germany. And things get interesting when he meets a French war criminal and member of the French SS who has been posing as a German Wehrmacht officer
If the dead rise not by Philip Kerr( Recording )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1934, Bernie Gunther found himself in Berlin, where he was caught up in intrigue surrounding Hitler, America, and the upcoming Olympiad. Two decades later, Bernie surfaces in Havana. But an old associate has appeared there as well--and might spell trouble of a decidedly deadly nature
Prague fatale by Philip Kerr( Recording )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1941 Prague, private detective Bernie Gunther must sort through a roomful of murderous high-ranking Nazi Party members to discover who killed a young member of Reinhard Heydrich's staff
The Rothschilds original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Americas a hemispheric history by Felipe Fern√°ndez-Armesto( Recording )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Eisenhower in war and peace by Jean Edward Smith( Recording )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smith delivers a rich account of Eisenhower's life using previously untapped primary sources. From the military service in WWII that launched his career to the shrewd political decisions that kept America out of wars with the Soviet Union and China, Smith reveals a man who never faltered in his dedication to serving America, whether in times of war or peace
 
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Alternative Names
Paul Hecht Brits filmacteur

Paul Hecht Canadian actor

Languages
English (131)

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Portuguese irregular verbsThe finer points of sausage dogsInventing a nationShoes of the fisherman