skip to content
Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

"The good war" : an oral history of World War Two

Author: Studs Terkel
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
The dean of oral history evokes the innocent idealism, as well as the terror and horror, of ordinary Americans at home and abroad during World War II.
Rating:

based on 3 rating(s) 2 with reviews

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Studs Terkel
ISBN: 0394531035 9780394531038
OCLC Number: 10753607
Notes: Donated in memory of Lionel V. Patenaude.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, General Nonfiction, 1985.
Description: xv, 589 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --
A Sunday morning --
John Garcia --
Ron Veenker --
Dennis Keegan --
Peter Ota --
Mayor Tom Bradley --
Yuriko Hohri --
Frank Keegan --
A chance encounter --
Robert Rasmus --
Richard M. (Red) Prendergast --
Tales of the Pacific --
E.B. (Sledgehammer) Sledge --
Maurice E. (Jack) Wilson --
Robert Lekachman --
Peter Bezich --
Anton Bilek --
The good Reuben James --
Bill Bailey --
David Milton --
Rosie --
Peggy Terry --
Pauline Kael --
Sarah Killingsworth --
Evelyn Fraser --
Dellie Hahne --
Betty Basye Hutchinson --
Neighborhood boys --
Mike Royko --
Mayor Tom Bradley --
Paul Pisicano --
Mickey Ruiz --
Jack Short --
Dempsey Travis --
Don McFadden --
Win Stracke --
Johnny DeGrazio --
Reflections on machismo --
John H. Abbott --
Roger Tuttrup --
Ted Allenby --
High Rank --
Admiral Gene LaRocque --
General William Buster --
The bombers and the bombed --
John Ciardi --
Akira Miura --
John Kenneth Galbraith --
Eddie Costello and Ursula Bender --
Jean Wood --
Growing up: here and there --
John Baker --
Sheril Cunning --
Yasuko Kurachi Dower --
Galatea Berger --
Werner Burckhardt --
Jean Bartlett --
Oleg Tsakumov --
Marcel Ophuls --
D-day and all that --
Elliott Johnson --
Joe Hanley --
Charles A. Gates --
Timuel Black --
Rosemary Hanley --
Dr. Alex Shulman --
Frieda Wolf --
Boogie woogie bugle boy --
Maxene Andrews --
Sudden money --
Ray Wax --
George C. Page --
A quiet little boom town --
Lee Oremont --
The big panjandrum --
Thomas G. (Tommy the Cork) Corcoran --
James Rowe --
Hamilton Fish --
John Kenneth Galbraith --
Virginia Durr --
Joe Marcus --
Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. --
W. Averell Harriman --
Earl B. Dickerson --
Flying high --
Lowell Steward --
Up front with pen, camera, and mike --
John Houseman --
Herman Kogan --
Henry Hatfield --
Alfred Duckett --
Milton Caniff --
Garson Kanin --
Bill Mauldin --
Richard Leacock --
Walter Rosenblum --
Crime and punishment --
Alvin (Tommy) Bridges --
Joseph Small --
Hans Gobeler and James Sanders --
Charlie Miller --
Jacques Raboud --
Walter and Olga Nowak --
Erich Luth --
Vitaly Korotich --
Joseph Levine --
A turning point --
Joseph Polowsky --
Galina Alexeyeva --
Mikhail Nikolaevich Alexeyev --
Viktor Andreyevich Kondratenko --
Grigori Baklanov --
Chilly winds --
Telford Taylor --
Eileen Barth --
Arno Mayer --
Anthony Scariano --
Erhard Dabringhaus --
Irving Goff --
Milton Wolff --
Hans Massaquoi --
Is you is or is you ain't my baby? --
Philip Morrison --
John H. Grove --
Marnie Seymour --
Bill Barney --
Father George Zabelka --
Hajimi Kito and Hideko Tamura (Tammy) Friedman --
Victor Tolley --
John Smitherman --
Joseph Stasiak --
Remembrance of things past --
Nancy Arnot Harjan --
Paul Edwards --
Epilogue: boom babies and other new people --
Nora Watson --
Joachim Adler and Marlene Schmidt --
Steve McConnell --
Debbie Cooney --
George Seymour --
Street-corner kids.
Responsibility: Studs Terkel.

Abstract:

The dean of oral history evokes the innocent idealism, as well as the terror and horror, of ordinary Americans at home and abroad during World War II.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

WorldCat User Reviews (2)

http://www.cheapest-tory-burch.com

by xa86 (WorldCat user published 2011-12-23) Excellent Permalink

 

 

[url=http://www.cheapest-tory-burch.com/toryburchflipflops-c-6.html]Cheap Tory Burch Flip Flops[/url]

[url=http://www.cheapest-tory-burch.com/toryburchflats-c-2.html]Cheap Tory Burch Flats[/url]

[url=http://www.cheapest-tory-burch.com/toryburchpumps-c-3.html]Cheap...
Read more...  Read more...

  • Was this review helpful to you?
  •   

brillant non fiction book on WW11

by AnnetteDunlea (WorldCat user published 2009-05-28) Excellent Permalink
<h2 class="title"><a title="Permanent Link to The Good War: An Oral History of World War 11 by Studs Terkel (Book Review)" rel="bookmark" href="http://ajd8.wordpress.com/2009/05/28/the-good-war-an-oral-history-of-world-war-11-by-studs-terkel-book-review/">The Good War: An Oral History of World...
Read more...  Read more...
  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful. Did it help you? 
  •   
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(7)

User lists with this item (16)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/10753607> # "The good war" : an oral history of World War Two
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "10753607" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/B/e19/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> ; # World War (1939-1945)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198847510#Topic/tweede_wereldoorlog> ; # Tweede Wereldoorlog
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198847510#Topic/amerikanen> ; # Amerikanen
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198847510#Topic/world_war_1939_1945> ; # World War, 1939-1945
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198847510#Topic/soldiers_united_states> ; # Soldiers--United States
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/940.54/e19/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198847510#Event/1939_1945> ; # 1939 - 1945
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198847510#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_personal_narratives> ; # World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1125233> ; # Soldiers
    schema:awards "Pulitzer Prize, General Nonfiction, 1985." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/36925056> ; # Studs Terkel
    schema:copyrightYear "1984" ;
    schema:datePublished "1984" ;
    schema:description "The dean of oral history evokes the innocent idealism, as well as the terror and horror, of ordinary Americans at home and abroad during World War II."@en ;
    schema:description "TABLE OF CONTENTS -- A Sunday morning -- John Garcia -- Ron Veenker -- Dennis Keegan -- Peter Ota -- Mayor Tom Bradley -- Yuriko Hohri -- Frank Keegan -- A chance encounter -- Robert Rasmus -- Richard M. (Red) Prendergast -- Tales of the Pacific -- E.B. (Sledgehammer) Sledge -- Maurice E. (Jack) Wilson -- Robert Lekachman -- Peter Bezich -- Anton Bilek -- The good Reuben James -- Bill Bailey -- David Milton -- Rosie -- Peggy Terry -- Pauline Kael -- Sarah Killingsworth -- Evelyn Fraser -- Dellie Hahne -- Betty Basye Hutchinson -- Neighborhood boys -- Mike Royko -- Mayor Tom Bradley -- Paul Pisicano -- Mickey Ruiz -- Jack Short -- Dempsey Travis -- Don McFadden -- Win Stracke -- Johnny DeGrazio -- Reflections on machismo -- John H. Abbott -- Roger Tuttrup -- Ted Allenby -- High Rank -- Admiral Gene LaRocque -- General William Buster -- The bombers and the bombed -- John Ciardi -- Akira Miura -- John Kenneth Galbraith -- Eddie Costello and Ursula Bender -- Jean Wood -- Growing up: here and there -- John Baker -- Sheril Cunning -- Yasuko Kurachi Dower -- Galatea Berger -- Werner Burckhardt -- Jean Bartlett -- Oleg Tsakumov -- Marcel Ophuls -- D-day and all that -- Elliott Johnson -- Joe Hanley -- Charles A. Gates -- Timuel Black -- Rosemary Hanley -- Dr. Alex Shulman -- Frieda Wolf -- Boogie woogie bugle boy -- Maxene Andrews -- Sudden money -- Ray Wax -- George C. Page -- A quiet little boom town -- Lee Oremont -- The big panjandrum -- Thomas G. (Tommy the Cork) Corcoran -- James Rowe -- Hamilton Fish -- John Kenneth Galbraith -- Virginia Durr -- Joe Marcus -- Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. -- W. Averell Harriman -- Earl B. Dickerson -- Flying high -- Lowell Steward -- Up front with pen, camera, and mike -- John Houseman -- Herman Kogan -- Henry Hatfield -- Alfred Duckett -- Milton Caniff -- Garson Kanin -- Bill Mauldin -- Richard Leacock -- Walter Rosenblum -- Crime and punishment -- Alvin (Tommy) Bridges -- Joseph Small -- Hans Gobeler and James Sanders -- Charlie Miller -- Jacques Raboud -- Walter and Olga Nowak -- Erich Luth -- Vitaly Korotich -- Joseph Levine -- A turning point -- Joseph Polowsky -- Galina Alexeyeva -- Mikhail Nikolaevich Alexeyev -- Viktor Andreyevich Kondratenko -- Grigori Baklanov -- Chilly winds -- Telford Taylor -- Eileen Barth -- Arno Mayer -- Anthony Scariano -- Erhard Dabringhaus -- Irving Goff -- Milton Wolff -- Hans Massaquoi -- Is you is or is you ain't my baby? -- Philip Morrison -- John H. Grove -- Marnie Seymour -- Bill Barney -- Father George Zabelka -- Hajimi Kito and Hideko Tamura (Tammy) Friedman -- Victor Tolley -- John Smitherman -- Joseph Stasiak -- Remembrance of things past -- Nancy Arnot Harjan -- Paul Edwards -- Epilogue: boom babies and other new people -- Nora Watson -- Joachim Adler and Marlene Schmidt -- Steve McConnell -- Debbie Cooney -- George Seymour -- Street-corner kids."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/198847510> ;
    schema:genre "Personal narratives"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name ""The good war" : an oral history of World War Two"@en ;
    schema:productID "10753607" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/10753607#PublicationEvent/new_york_pantheon_books_1984> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198847510#Agent/pantheon_books> ; # Pantheon Books
    schema:url <http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780394531038.pdf> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780394531038> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/10753607> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198847510#Agent/pantheon_books> # Pantheon Books
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Pantheon Books" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198847510#Topic/tweede_wereldoorlog> # Tweede Wereldoorlog
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Tweede Wereldoorlog"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198847510#Topic/world_war_1939_1945> # World War, 1939-1945
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198847510#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_personal_narratives> # World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1125233> # Soldiers
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Soldiers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> # World War (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "World War (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/36925056> # Studs Terkel
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1912" ;
    schema:deathDate "2008" ;
    schema:familyName "Terkel" ;
    schema:givenName "Studs" ;
    schema:name "Studs Terkel" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780394531038>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0394531035" ;
    schema:isbn "9780394531038" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.