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Lehrer, James

Works: 650 works in 1,089 publications in 2 languages and 26,749 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Political fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Biography  Satire  Historical fiction  Spy fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Host, Speaker, Interviewee, Editor, Producer, Moderator, Interviewer, Reporter
Classifications: PS3562.E4419, 813.54
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Publications about James Lehrer
Publications by James Lehrer
Most widely held works by James Lehrer
The special prisoner : a novel by James Lehrer( Book )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,450 libraries worldwide
The result for Watson is both a vivid return to the horrors of his past and the triggering of a new series of events that are also horrific - and tragic." "The Special Prisoner delves into the complicated issue of war guilt and forgiveness, starkly portrayed in the characters of an officer from a country that refuses to admit any wrongdoing and a clergyman who is committed to a belief that to forgive is divine."--Jacket
White widow by James Lehrer( Book )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,389 libraries worldwide
In 1950s Texas, a bus driver's obsession with a woman passenger ends in tragedy. The protagonist is Jack Oliver, a veteran driver who develops fantasies about a beautiful woman who regularly takes his bus. One day his concentration flags and it's the end of his career. By the author of The Last Debate
No certain rest : a novel by James Lehrer( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,356 libraries worldwide
On a ridge overlooking Burnside Bridge - the focus of the Battle of Antietam - souvenir hunters find the unmarked grave of an unknown Union Officer. Don Spaniel, an archeologist in the National Park Service, is called in to examine the remains. He soon discovers that the officer was murdered and that his identification disk could not possibly belong to him, since its rightful owner is buried elsewhere. Spaniel's obsessive investigation leads not only to his reliving the horrible carnage that occurred at Burnside Bridge over a century before, but to the true identity of the Union officer and the reason why another body resides in his grave in a small New England town
The Franklin affair : a novel by James Lehrer( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,259 libraries worldwide
A young historian's peaceful and orderly life is undermined by personal and professional crises when he receives a letter dating back to the Revolutionary War that reveals a scandal that could alter American history
The phony marine : a novel by James Lehrer( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,200 libraries worldwide
When a middle-aged men's store salesman buys a Silver Star on ebay, he begins to transform himself into the marine he wanted to be--but wasn't
Eureka : a novel by James Lehrer( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,190 libraries worldwide
Bored with his job as CEO of an insurance company in Eureka, Kansas, and tired of his nagging wife, Otis Halstead hits the road on the eve of his sixtieth birthday, but a terrible accident interrupts his odyssey, leaving him a seeming vegetable trapped by the people he tried to escape
Flying crows : a novel by James Lehrer( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,180 libraries worldwide
Confined to a Missouri state insane asylum, a boy named Birdie is taken under the wing of Josh, an elderly patient who has learned the ropes at the institution and who eventually helps him escape, only to return himself to the asylum
Purple dots : a novel by James Lehrer( Book )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
A satirical comedy on Joshua Bennett whose nomination as CIA director is being derailed in Congress because of political blackmail and the water needs of New Mexico. Josh replies by bombing the opposition
Oh, Johnny : a novel by James Lehrer( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,140 libraries worldwide
A talented athlete, Johnny Wrigley firmly believes that someday he will play major league baseball. But Johnny's life takes a detour. In 1944, he is a newly minted Marine riding a troop train to California where he will be shipped overseas. When the train makes a brief stop in Wichita, Johnny falls in love
Super : a novel by James Lehrer( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
In its heyday, the Santa Fe railroad's famous Super Chief was so replete with wealth and celebrity that it became known as "The Train of the Stars." And so we find it in April of 1956, embarking from Chicago for its trip across the Plains to the West Coast. Passengers include former president Harry Truman and actor Clark Gable. But as the train gains speed, a series of deadly events unfolds
Top down : a novel of the Kennedy assassination by James Lehrer( Book )
9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 974 libraries worldwide
The story of a secret service agent who made the fateful decision to remove the security bubble from Kennedy's parade car follows his struggles with suicidal feelings of guilt until a young reporter endeavors to determine the day's outcome if the bubbletop had been in place
Blue hearts : a novel by James Lehrer( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 944 libraries worldwide
All he really wants is a little recognition for his covert work on the Kennedy assassination with his cold-war buddy Bruce Conn Clark, a powerful Washington consultant and distinguished elder statesman
The sooner spy by James Lehrer( Book )
12 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 937 libraries worldwide
Lieutenant governor one-eyed Mack is left in charge while the governor is in Japan. While investigating Soviet spies, he runs into the CIA, grease pirates, and the dangers of doing favors
The last debate by James Lehrer( Book )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 888 libraries worldwide
In a presidential debate, four journalists torpedo a leading candidate, assuring victory for the one everyone thought was a sure loser. A satire on the religious right, political handlers, journalistic ethics and the news business
Kick the can by James Lehrer( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 880 libraries worldwide
"Set in early 1950s Kansas, Texas, and thereabouts, this is the picaresque tale of the vagabond teenaged son of a Kansas state trooper. Blinded in one eye in a game of kick the can, One-Eyed Mack, no longer able to become a highway patrolman, becomes a pirate instead. Sporting a black eye-patch, Mack and his newfound criminal friend, Tom Bell Pepper Bowen, careen through rural Texas in a hijacked bus. One-Eyed Mack's subsequent adventures involve Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, the governor of Texas, and Tom's father, locked up in Leavenworth. By the co-anchor of The MacNeil-Lehrer NewsHour , this easygoing, entertaining yarn should appeal to faithful readers of "down home"--Library Journal
Fine lines by James Lehrer( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 847 libraries worldwide
Someone is killing Oklahoma's state legislators one by one, and Governor Buffalo Joe Hayman orders the lieutenant governor, the One-eyed Mack, to find out who's responsible
Lost and found by James Lehrer( Book )
7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 826 libraries worldwide
It's in the middle of the great turnpike shootout between Oklahoma governor Buffalo Joe Hayman and his legislature that the speaker of the Oklahoma House, Luther Wallace, disappears without a trace. Because Oklahoma's lieutenant governor, One-Eyed Mack, is Luther's friend and needs him to stop Hayman's turnpike project. Mack sets out to find the lost speaker
Short list by James Lehrer( Book )
8 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 739 libraries worldwide
When the governor of Oklahoma is felled by a stroke, the lieutenant governor One-Eyed Mack delivers his keynote address to the Democratic National convention. He instantly becomes a short-list candidate for Vice President
Mack to the rescue by James Lehrer( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Lieutenant-governor One-Eyed Mack backs a candidate against Governor "Buffalo Joe" Hayman. He also persues a medical malpractice claim against the people who gave him a heart bypass meant for someone else
An introduction to The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald by Dan Stone( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts and critical analysis
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Alternative Names
Jim Lehrer Amerikaans officier
Jim Lehrer écrivain américain
Jim Lehrer escriptor estatunidenc
Jim Lehrer escritor estadounidense
Jim Lehrer US-amerikanischer Journalist und Nachrichtensprecher
Jim Lehrer yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija
Lehrer, James 1934-
Lehrer, Jim
Лерер, Джим
جيم لهرر
جيم لهرر كاتب أمريكي
جیم لهرر
레러, 제임스 1934-
레러, 짐 1934-
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