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Cullen, Patrick

Overview
Works: 63 works in 457 publications in 1 language and 7,007 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Anecdotes  Popular works  Interviews  Personal narratives  Science fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: JC143, 320.1
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Most widely held works by Patrick Cullen
11 days in December : [Christmas at the Bulge, 1944] by Stanley Weintraub( Recording )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"11 Days in December: Christmas at the Bulge, 1944" tells the dramatic story of one of the grimmest points of World War II and its Christmas Eve turning toward victory. In December 1944, the Allied forces thought their campaign for securing Europe was in its final stages. Hitler's army had retreated, and Eisenhower and his generals expected to finish him off once the snow melted. Yet Germany had one last great surprise attack still planned. Hitler's secretly massed forces suddenly broke through Allied lines in the Ardennes Forest and threatened to recover much of Belgium and beyond. This was the start of some of the most intense fighting in World War II: the Battle of the Bulge. Alone in a chapel on December 23, 1944, after ten days of horrific weather conditions and warfare, General Patton famously asked God, "Sir, whose side are you on?"
Ringworld by Larry Niven( )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern science-fiction classic, "Ringworld" won the Hugo and Nebula Awards for best novel in 1970. I myself have dreamed up an intermediate step between Dyson Spheres and planets, build a ring 93 million miles in radius one Earth orbit which would make it 600 million miles long. If we have the mass of Jupiter to work with, and if we make it a million miles wide, we get a thickness of about a thousand meters. The Ringworld would thus be much sturdier than a Dyson sphere. "There are other advantages. We can spin it for gravity. A rotation on its axis of 770 miles/second would give the Ringworld one gravity outward. We wouldn't even have to roof it over. Put walls a thousand miles high at each rim, aimed at the sun, and very little of the air will leak over the edges."--Larry Niven
The prince by Niccolò Machiavelli( )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is the world's most famous master plan for seizing and holding power. Machiavelli set out to write a treatise on leadership that was practical, not idealistic: the prince he envisioned would be unencumbered by ordinary ethical and moral values. Controversial but powerful, The prince is essential reading for every student of government, the ultimate book on power politics. Included are selections from Machiavelli's Discourses upon the first ten books of Titus Livy
Jefferson's war : America's first war on terror, 1801-1805 by Joseph Wheelan( )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two centuries ago, without congressional or public debate, a president who is thought of today as peaceable, Thomas Jefferson, launched America's first war on foreign soil, a war against terror. The enemy was Muslim; the war was waged unconventionally, with commandos, native troops, and encrypted intelligence, and launched from foreign bases. For nearly two hundred years, the Barbary pirates had haunted the Mediterranean, enslaving tens of thousands of Europeans and extorting millions of dollars from their countries in a mercenary holy war against Christendom. Sailing in sleek corsairs built for speed and plunder, the Barbary pirates attacked European and American merchant shipping with impunity, triumphing as much by terror as force of arms. The author traces the events leading to Jefferson's belief that peace with the Barbary States and respect from Europe could be achieved only through the "medium of war."
Escape from Alcatraz : the true crime classic by J. Campbell Bruce( )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infamous inmates mobster Al "Scarface" Capone, "Machine Gun" Kelly, and Robert Stroud, aka the Birdman are only some of the violent, desperate criminals who were sent to Alcatraz Island, called "The Rock" a penitentiary known for its harsh conditions. This true crime story tells in detail the story of life on The Rock its transition from a Spanish fort to the maximum security penitentiary and of 14 ingenious escape attempts by the prisoners. Most notable perhaps was Frank Morris, whose daring plan of escape was the basis for the memorable 1979 Clint Eastwood movie Escape from Alcatraz
Black Jack by Max Brand( )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Black Jack Hollis had been killed as Elizabeth Cornish watched. Recklessly, joyously, his black hair flying, Jack had ridden into town to see his infant son. Then a shotgun, fired from a window, had blasted him from his horse and flung him to his death in the street. 'I want his baby. Go out and get that baby for me, Vance, ' the spinster Elizabeth ordered. 'My dear, ' her brother Vance declared, 'before that baby is twenty-five-- that was his father's age-- he'll have shot a man ... Blood will out, like murder, Sis ... Bet you on it!'"--Compact disc container
Doctor yourself : [natural healing that works] by Andrew W Saul( )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The human body evolved to live well and fight off disease on a supply of only a dozen or so essential nutrients. Unfortunately, modern meat-laden, high-sugar diets provide catastrophically inadequate levels of those nutrients. Scientific research consistently indicates nationwide vitamin and mineral deficiencies in our country, and we spend over a trillion dollars each year on disease care. Andrew Saul has seen enough of this situation, and in Doctor Yourself, he gives you the power you need to change it. Dr. Saul explodes the myth that an army of medical specialists and pharmaceutical drugs are necessary to maintain our health. Using the protocols laid out in Doctor Yourself, you not only can prevent disease from getting a foothold in the first place, you can also cure yourself of illness already in progress, without resorting to drugs or surgery
The artifact by Patrick Astre( )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brookhaven National Laboratory sprawls in the serene natural surroundings of Eastern Long Island, New York. Deep within a heavily guarded compound on the grounds of the Laboratory, a forbidding compound houses the nation's most protected secret: an active alien Artifact
Transforming leadership : [the new pursuit of happiness] by James MacGregor Burns( )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the ways that leaders such as Ghandi, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Gorbachev emerged from being ordinary "transactional" deal makers to becoming dynamic agents of major social change who empower their followers
Kingfish : the reign of Huey P. Long by Richard D White( )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this powerful new biography, Richard D. White, Jr., brings Huey Long to life in all his blazing, controversial glory. From the moment he took office as governor in 1928 to the day an assassin's bullet cut him down in1935, Huey Long wielded all but dictatorial control over the state of Louisiana
Patriotic American stories( )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording presents a series of patriotic selections of unquestioned literary merit. The purpose is to teach patriotism. This is accomplished through stories chosen with special regard to their effectiveness as avenues through which young people may experience the patriotic sentiments and emotions upon which love of native land depends. Each story is preceded with an appropriate short poem carrying the sentiment of the selection that follows. These selections will inspire an enthusiastic love of country and will create a pronounced regard for the institutions and ideals so sacred to all Americans
What hath God wrought by Daniel Walker Howe( Recording )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illuminates the period from the battle of New Orleans to the end of the Mexican-American War, an era of revolutionary improvements in transportation and communications that accelerated the extension of the American empire. He examines the era's politics but contends that John Quincy Adams and other advocates of public education and economic integration, defenders of the rights of Indians, women, and African-Americans were the true prophets of America's future. He reveals the power of religion to shape many aspects of American life during this period, including slavery and antislavery, women's rights, and other reform movements
Poor people by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is remarkable for the vivid characterizations, especially of Dievushkin, solely by means of his letters to his love Barbara and her answers to him
Tales from the dugout : the greatest true baseball stories ever told by Mike Shannon( )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This memorable collection of anecdotes about America's national pastime will take you into the dugout, clubhouse, and press box with some of the game's greatest players and storytellers. From Hall-of-Famers Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays to the always-quotable Casey Stengel to modern-day stars Ken Griffey Jr. and Larry Walker, Tales from the Dugout features more than 150 priceless stories. You'll read about George Steinbrenner's revolving-door hiring policies, Tommy Lasorda's feud with the Phillie Phanatic, Yogi Berra's expansive strike zone, Earl Weaver's battles with American League umpires, and Phil Rizzuto's battles with the English language. This intimate and entertaining collection is sure to delight fans of all generations
Scourge : the once and future threat of smallpox by Jonathan B Tucker( )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the centuries, the smallpox virus afflicted rich and poor, royalty and commoners, and repeatedly altered the course of human history. In Scourge, Tucker tells the history of smallpox and draws some important lessons for the future
Six great scientists : Copernicus, Galileo, Newton, Darwin, Marie Curie, Einstein by J. G Crowther( )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J.G. Crowther chronicles the lives and achievements of the six greatest scientists from the last 500 years, including Copernicus, Galileo, Newton, Darwin, Marie Curie, and Einstein
Man with a squirrel by Nicholas Kilmer( )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Boston, art dealer and sleuth Fred Taylor comes upon a fragment of canvas recently cut from an 18th Century painting and depicting a squirrel on a chain. As Taylor seeks the rest of the painting--thought to be the work of an important painter--he comes across a con artist and a murder. By the author of Harmony in Flesh and Black
Benjamin Franklin by Carl Van Doren( )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Benjamin Franklin's beginnings as a journalist at age sixteen to his retirement from public affairs at eighty-two, there was no break in his activity and accomplishments. As a writer, inventor, and statesman, he was-and still is-unsurpassed by anyone in the range of his natural gifts and the important uses to which he put them
A deniable man by Sol Stein( )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susan Whitcomb's well ordered Manhattan life comes to a sudden end with the news that her father, an Army general based in Rome, has been assassinated. When she, too, becomes a target of terrorists, a mysterious, driven young man called David Smith tells her he has been assigned to protect her from the dangers that will follow her. Susan finds herself a pawn in a deadly game of escalating complexity, brutality, and suspense, in which life, love, and loyalty all hang in the balance
Generals in bronze : interviewing the commanders of the Civil War by William B Styple( )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the decades that followed the American Civil War, artist James E. Kelly (1855-1933) conducted in-depth interviews with more than forty Union generals in an effort to accurately portray them in their greatest moment of glory. "I had always felt a great lack of certain personal details," Kelly explained. "I made up my mind to ask from the living officers every question that I would have asked Washington or his generals had they posed for me, such as what they considered the principal incidents in their career and particulars about costumes and surroundings." When, during one interview, a general declared, "I don't see how you can show this in a picture," Kelly responded, "Just tell me the facts, and I'll attend to the picture." By recording those stirring facts, Kelly left us a truly unique picture of the great figures of the American Civil War
 
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Cullen, Patrick C.

Cullen, Patrick Colborn

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RingworldThe princeJefferson's war : America's first war on terror, 1801-1805Escape from Alcatraz : the true crime classicBlack JackDoctor yourself : [natural healing that works]The artifactTransforming leadership : [the new pursuit of happiness]