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Auchincloss, Louis

Works: 347 works in 1,457 publications in 4 languages and 89,676 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Diary fiction  Domestic fiction  Bibliography 
Roles: Speaker, Compiler, Editor, Author of introduction, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PS3501.U25, 813.54
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The rector of Justin by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
58 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and held by 2,760 libraries worldwide
The founder of an Episcopalian secondary school is seen differently by members of his family and his associates
Pioneers & caretakers : a study of 9 American women novelists by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
29 editions published between 1961 and 1996 in English and Portuguese and held by 2,375 libraries worldwide
An interpretive analysis of the work of 9 American women novelists exploring the unity of their work
The embezzler by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
40 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,065 libraries worldwide
Roman fra New Yorks finansverden
A world of profit by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
32 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and German and held by 1,867 libraries worldwide
Woodrow Wilson by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,856 libraries worldwide
"In this portrait of Woodrow Wilson, Auchincloss examines the president who is perhaps better remembered for the force of his personality than for his accomplishments. A man of enormous energy but plagued by ill health, an admirer of the parliamentary system whose contentious relationship with Congress led to the crushing defeat of his cherished League of Nations, Wilson remains a fascinating enigma. We will always be left to ponder the extent to which his character shaped our century's history." "This study sheds new light on Wilson's upbringing and career, from the grim determination that enabled him to overcome dyslexia to his skillful dance of isolationism and intervention in World War I. From the dynamic figure whose ringing speeches hypnotized vast crowds, to the gentle voice reading poetry to his children, to the rising academic and president of Princeton who made the giant leap into politics."--Jacket
Edith Wharton : a biography by R. W. B Lewis( Book )
23 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,783 libraries worldwide
A full-scale critical biography of the turn-of-the-century American novelist, detailing the relation between her life and works, assessing her literary dedication and accomplishment, and arguing her place as a writer of the first importance
The book class by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 1,754 libraries worldwide
A rich tapestry of life, passion, triumph, tragedy, and illumination unfolds against the backdrop of the Book Class, twelve women from the heights of New York society who meet monthly over sixty years to discuss selected literary works
Honorable men by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
12 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,724 libraries worldwide
Chip Benedict appeared to have the best of everything: wealth, education, good looks, charm, and intelligence. Shortly before entering law school, he married Alida, a pale beauty with the slinky attractiveness of the day. But Alida had more than physical beauty. She had the cunning and talent to become the debutante of the year, thereby escaping the progressively threadbare world of tarnished elegance and unpaid bills to which she was born. Alida's life continued in a storybook fashion with her marriage to Chip, a seemingly perfect and certainly honorable man. Called to serve in World War II, he returned a hero, decorated for bravery at the Normandy landing. Following in his father's footsteps, he became chairman of the board of the prestigious Benedict Glass Company founded by his grandfather. And yet, with all of his gifts, Chip is haunted by dark guilt that drives him to excel, conform, and embrace a righteousness that he fails to perceive as hypocrisy. In business he becomes the perfect corporate executive: forward-looking, ambitious, lauded in Fortune 2nd Forbes. Chip serves his community, supports the arts, and patriotically honors his government. But when it comes to choosing sides on the issue of Vietnam, he makes a decision that casts aside the deepest ties and loyalties of his life
Portrait in brownstone by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
33 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,654 libraries worldwide
The inner history of a New York family whose wealth comes from the brokerage business, and the emergence of a gentle, likable matriarch
Theodore Roosevelt by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,648 libraries worldwide
"Chronicles the life of Theodore Roosevelt, providing information about his military career, his early involvment in the politics of New York City, and his ascent to the national political stage."
Ellen Glasgow by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
21 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,635 libraries worldwide
I come as a thief by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
16 editions published between 1972 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 1,595 libraries worldwide
En amerikansk forretningsmands vanskeligheder efter at han har været i forbindelse med mafia'en
Diary of a yuppie by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
15 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 1,532 libraries worldwide
Driven by an insatiable hunger for power, Bob Service, a thirty-two year-old New York lawyer whose morals are tempered by expediency, tramples his associates and cripples his marriage
The partners by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
23 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,505 libraries worldwide
The Winthrop covenant by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
15 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 1,434 libraries worldwide
Novellesamling, hvor alle fortællingerne hænger sammen, ved at skildre familien Winthrop fra 1630 til vore dage
Tales of Manhattan by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
16 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and held by 1,427 libraries worldwide
Edith Wharton : a woman in her time by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
9 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in English and held by 1,427 libraries worldwide
Watchfires by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
17 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,405 libraries worldwide
Dexter Fairchild, a lawyer, and his wife, members of New York elite, struggle through their marriage and other moral concerns during the Civil War
The house of the prophet by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 1,384 libraries worldwide
The protagonist of this major new novel is a celebrated lawyer and political commentator. Felix Leit-ner's career-as advisor to presidents, brain-truster with the Justice Department, author of influential books on constitutional law and international politics, and Pulitzer-winning columnist-unfolds amid the pivotal issues and events of half a century. Its distinguishing characteristic is his unswerving commitment to intellectual truth, which often brings him to unpopular stands but which lends him, in the eyes of millions, the stature of an oracle. To tell Felix's larger-than-life story, Louis Auchincloss returns to the mode of fictional biography that produced his masterful portrait The Rector of Justin. Like that earlier classic, The House of the Prophet reveals its subject through the eyes of both his admirers and detractors; here the several narrators include Felix's two ex-wives, his stepdaughter, and a former law partner. The biographer and principal narrator is Roger Cutter, Felix's longtime research assistant and protege. With Felix now in his eighties and dying by degrees in a nursing home, Roger-for complex personal motives as much as for posterity's sake-resolves to compile an intimate chronicle of his mentor's life. The portrait that takes shape from Roger's memories, from documents g willingly or reluctantly supplied by Felix's family and associates, and from Felix's own accounts, is that of a man whose lifelong aim has been to stay free of any ties that might impinge on his quest for truth, be they emotional, religious, patriotic, or even humanitarian. Was Felix, then, a heartless egotist or a saint' And did his integrity justify the human toll it exacted' These questions-and above all, the central paradox of a man obsessed with truth but about whom there are many "truths"-remain for Roger and his readers to ponder. The House of the Prophet is Auchincloss's most powerful and ambitious novel in more than a decade, a penetrating, full-depth character study with a rich supporting cast and scenes that range from New York and Paris to a resort colony in Maine, from Georgetown dinner parties to an idyllic barge trip through the south of France. All are drawn with the unerring Auchincloss touch, and his portrait of Felix Leitner stands with The Rector of Justin as one of his greatest achievements
The lady of situations by Louis Auchincloss( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 1,309 libraries worldwide
In what may be his finest novel since The Rector of Justin, Louis Auchincloss offers his richest portrait yet of the manners and mores of the Establishment world he knows so well. The lady of situations is Natica Chauncey, the daughter of a ruined financier who is forced to rely on a kindly matron for her glancing acquaintance with the aristocracy of Long Island. But Natica is too clear-sighted to pretend that such a life, as much as it dazzles her, would satisfy her intellect. Coming of age at a time when anything more than a modest show of ambition does not become a lady, she must seek her own fortune in the fortunes of others. And so, with little more than her wits and determination, she makes her way through the social shoals of New England prep schools, Hudson Valley estates, and New York drawing rooms. Natica sees herself as a Bronte sister "without the moors and without the genius"; her doting Aunt Ruth, a woman of less imagination but considerably more compassion, would contend merely that she has "an attractive personality and a first-class mind." But Natica has one thing more: a gift for finding opportunity in improbable situations, even at the risk of scandal. Almost in spite of herself, she emerges as an unlikely, and unforgettable, femme fatale. Shrewd, observant, and always graceful, The Lady of Situations is Auchincloss at his best, the work of a master storyteller
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Lee, Andrew, 1917-2010

Auchincloss, Louis, 1917-
Auchincloss, Louis, 1917-2010
Auchincloss, Louis S. 1917-2010
Auchincloss, Louis Stanton, 1917-2010
Lee, Andrew.
Lee Andrew 1917-....
Lee, Andrew 1917-2010
Lee, Andrew 1917-2010 Pseudonym
Stanton Auchincloss, Louis, 1917-2010
オーキンクロス, L
オーキンクロス, ルイス
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Portuguese (2)
Chinese (1)
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