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Batten, Jack

Overview
Works: 81 works in 200 publications in 3 languages and 3,652 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction  Popular works  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Anecdotes  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: D522.7, B
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The war to end all wars : the story of World War I by Jack Batten( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
A brilliant, concise history of World War I
The complete jogger by Jack Batten( Book )
5 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Incorporating his own experiences as a jogger, the author describes jogging clothing, warm-up exercise, postures, and techniques and points to the ways in which jogging contributes to physical well-being
Silent in an evil time : the brave war of Edith Cavell by Jack Batten( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Recounts British citizen Edith Cavell's efforts to save one thousand soldiers during World War I as part of an underground organization that helped soldiers trapped behind German lines find freedom
The man who ran faster than everyone : the story of Tom Longboat by Jack Batten( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Tom Longboat was a hero. A member of the Onondaga Nation, he was born on the Six Nations reserve in Oshwegen, near Brantford, Ontario. Despite poverty, poor training, and prejudice, Longboat went on to become one of the world's best runners. In 1907, at the height of his fame, he won the Boston Marathon and ran in the 1908 Olympic Marathon. Longboat was one of the best-known people of his day, and certainly the most prominent member of the Six Nations. Throughout his career he had to race against opponents, as well as rumors of illegal running activities. Nevertheless, he maintained his dignity, and his achievements still inspire people who understand the great pleasure of running, and running fast. From the Trade Paperback edition
Heather McKay's Complete book of squash by Heather McKay( Book )
6 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Oscar Peterson : the man and his jazz by Jack Batten( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
This book is the story of a black kid from a Montreal ghetto who reached accliam in the great music halls of the world
Mind over murder : DNA and other forensic adventures by Jack Batten( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Honest Ed's story: the crazy rags to riches story of Ed Mirvish by Jack Batten( Book )
4 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Canada moves westward : 1880/1890 by Jack Batten( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Lawyers by Jack Batten( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Judges by Jack Batten( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Robinette, the dean of Canadian lawyers by Jack Batten( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Quest for the Cup : a history of the Stanley Cup finals, 1893-2001 ( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Nancy Greene; an autobiography by Nancy Greene( Book )
9 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Champions: great figures in Canadian sport by Jack Batten( Book )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 61 libraries worldwide
The Leafs : an anecdotal history of the Toronto Maple Leafs by Jack Batten( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Toronto Maple Leafs - History
Crang plays the ace by Jack Batten( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Mayhem, Murder and Mystery...Crang is on the case. Mystery and comedy mix in this entertaining novel, written with the in-depth knowledge of the legal scene and the easygoing style that have made bestsellers of Batten's previous books
Keeper of the flame by Jack Batten( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
A hip-hop star hires criminal lawyer Crang to save him from a messy blackmail. In the course of performing the rescue, Crang gets embroiled with a gang running a porn operation. These guys play rough, and after someone dies a violent death, Crang has a murder to solve before he can tidy up his hip-hop client’s reputation. --Publisher
Straight no chaser : a Crang mystery by Jack Batten( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Crang is an unconventional criminal lawyer with a taste for straight vodka and a nose for trouble. This time out Crang is hired by his buddy David Goddard, a sax player whose playing style is from the fifties, but whose unwitting involvement in a complex coke-smuggling ring is pure eighties
Take five : a Crang mystery by Jack Batten( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Crang is forced to chase down a marijuana growing client who skipped town without paying the very large fee owed him. Along the way Crang encounters a major Toronto mob boss and an ugly case of murder
 
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Alternative Names
Batten, Jack
Batten, Jack Hubert 1932-
Languages
English (108)
Italian (2)
French (2)
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