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Persico, Joseph E.

Overview
Works: 87 works in 372 publications in 10 languages and 21,268 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Other
Classifications: E840.5.P68, B
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Most widely held works by Joseph E Persico
My American journey by Colin L Powell( Book )
70 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 10 languages and held by 5,297 libraries worldwide
Colin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream. Born in Harlem to immigrant parents, he knew the rough life of the streets. He overcame a barely average start at school. Then he joined the Army. The rest is history -- but a history that until now has been known only on the surface. Here, for the first time, he tells us how it happened, in a memoir distinguished by a heartfelt love of country and family, warm good humor, and a soldier's directness
Roosevelt's secret war : FDR and World War II espionage by Joseph E Persico( Book )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,028 libraries worldwide
"Despite all that has already been written on Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Joseph Persico has uncovered a hitherto overlooked dimension of FDR's wartime leadership: his involvement in intelligence and espionage operations." "Roosevelt's Secret War also describes how much FDR had been told - before the Holocaust - about the coming fate of Europe's Jews. And Persico also provides a definitive answer to the perennial question: Did FDR know in advance about the attack on Pearl Harbor?"--Jacket
Nuremberg : infamy on trial by Joseph E Persico( Book )
31 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,846 libraries worldwide
Intimate portraits of the most notorious Nazi criminals and the motives, frustrations, compromises, ideals, and political agendas of the men and women who worked to condemn them
Eleventh month, eleventh day, eleventh hour : Armistice Day, 1918, World War I and its violent climax by Joseph E Persico( Book )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,772 libraries worldwide
November 11, 1918. The final hours pulsate with tension as every man in the trenches hopes to escape the melancholy distinction of being the last to die in World War I. Persico sets the last day of the war in historic context with a gripping reprise of all that led up to it, from the 1914 assissination of the Austrian archduke, Franz Ferdinand, which ignited the war, to the raw racism black doughboys endured except when ordered to advance and die in the war's final hours
Franklin and Lucy : President Roosevelt, Mrs. Rutherfurd, and the other remarkable women in his life by Joseph E Persico( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,615 libraries worldwide
In Franklin and Lucy, acclaimed author and historian Joseph E. Persico explores FDR's romance with Lucy Rutherfurd (which was far deeper and lasted much longer than was previously acknowledged). Persico also shows how FDR's infidelity as a husband contributed to Eleanor's eventual transformation from a repressed Victorian to perhaps the greatest American woman of her century; how the shaping hand of FDR's strong-willed mother helped to imbue him with the resolve to overcome personal and public adversity throughout his life; and how other women around FDR, including his "surrogate spouse," Missy LeHand, and his close confidante, the obscure Margaret "Daisy" Suckley, completed the world that he inhabited.--From amazon.com
The imperial Rockefeller : a biography of Nelson A. Rockefeller by Joseph E Persico( Book )
19 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 1,543 libraries worldwide
A biography of former New York governor and vice-president Nelson A. Rockefeller
Edward R. Murrow : an American original by Joseph E Persico( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,294 libraries worldwide
A biography of the brilliant radio and TV journalist known for his broadcasts from London during the bombing blitz of World War II and his confrontation of Sen. Joseph McCarthy
Casey : from the OSS to the CIA by Joseph E Persico( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 1,201 libraries worldwide
Illuminates the life of the former director of the Central Intelligence Agency
My enemy, my brother : men and days of Gettysburg by Joseph E Persico( Book )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1996 in English and held by 841 libraries worldwide
Discusses the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, drawing on the letters, diaries, and memoirs of the people involved
Roosevelt's centurions : FDR and the commanders he led to victory in World War II by Joseph E Persico( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 667 libraries worldwide
Explains how Franklin D. Roosevelt assumed the role of a hands-on wartime leader, discussing his contributions to military strategy and analyzing how his decisions may have helped end or prolonged the war
My American journey by Colin L Powell( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
Colin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream. Born in Harlem to immigrant parents, he knew the rough life of the streets. He overcame a barely average start at school. Then he joined the Army. The rest is history
Keeping out of crime's way : the practical guide for people over 50 by Joseph E Persico( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
The spiderweb by Joseph E Persico( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
11th month, 11th day, 11th hour : [Armistice Day, 1918, World War I and its violent climax] by Joseph E Persico( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Persico puts the reader in the trenches with the forgotten and the famous--among the latter, Corporal Adolf Hitler, Captain Harry Truman, and Colonels Douglas MacArthur and George Patton. Mainly, he follows ordinary soldiers' lives, illuminating their fate as the end approaches. Persico sets the last day of the war in historic context with a gripping reprise of all that led up to it, from the 1914 assassination of the Austrian archduke, Franz Ferdinand, which ignited the war, to the raw racism black doughboys endured except when ordered to advance and die in the war's last hour
Franklin and Lucy : [an intimate portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Mrs. Rutherford, and the other remarkable women who shaped FDR's life] by Joseph E Persico( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 libraries worldwide
It was in FDR's relationship with women, particularly with Lucy Rutherfurd--that most vividly bring to light the human being that was this towering statesman. This is a look at the private life of a leader who continues to fascinate scholars and the general public alike
A soldier's way : an autobiography by Colin L Powell( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Roosevelt's centurions by Joseph E Persico( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
In Roosevelt's Centurions, distinguished historian Joseph E. Persico reveals how, during World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt seized the levers of wartime power like no president since Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. Taking us inside the Allied war councils, the author reveals how the president brokered strategy with contentious allies, rallied morale on the home front, and handpicked a team of proud, sometimes prickly warriors who, he believed, could fight a global war
Who knows? Who cares? : forgotten children in foster care by Joseph E Persico( Book )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Nuremberg : tyranny on trial ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Documentary that examines the evidence, the verdicts, and the significance of the Nuremburg trials
Never forgive, never forget by Joseph E Persico( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Joseph E. Persico 1930-2014 American author
Joseph E. Persico Amerikaans schrijver (1930-2014)
Joseph E. Persico US-amerikanischer Schauspieler (1930-2014)
Persico, J. E.
Persico, J. E. (Joseph E.)
Persico, Joseph
ジョゼフ・E・パーシコ
パーシコ, ジョゼフ・E
ペルシコ, J. E
约瑟夫·佩西科
Languages
English (234)
Chinese (12)
Japanese (11)
Italian (4)
German (3)
French (3)
Arabic (2)
Croatian (1)
Russian (1)
Korean (1)
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