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Moody, Ralph 1898-1982

Overview
Works: 85 works in 364 publications in 6 languages and 19,824 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Literatures  Domestic fiction  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author
Classifications: CT275.M5853, 917.88
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Stagecoach west by Ralph Moody( Book )
7 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 1,719 libraries worldwide
"The story of the frontier express lines that linked the nation together"--Jacket subtitle
The old trails west by Ralph Moody( Book )
15 editions published between 1963 and 1974 in English and held by 1,491 libraries worldwide
The Old Trails West "is the story of the great legendary routes that bound a wild land into a nation. The Oregon Trail, El Camino Real, the Butterfield Overland Mail, the Santa Fe Trail--these are names that conjure up tales of the past. This book recounts the true stories behind the trails: what impelled their exploration, determined their paths, how they contributed to the settling of the West, and ... the adventures ... of the brave men who made them." You will get to know "the Spanish conquistadores, explore Arizona with Father Kino--'the Padre on Horseback'--search for the Seven Gold Cities of Cíbola, follow the traplines of Jim Bridger and the mountain men, invade Spanish California with General Stephen Watts Kearny and the Army of the West. You will cross hostile Indian country with the Mormon Battalion, surmount snow-filled mountain passes and scorching deserts to dig for gold with the Forty-Niners, carry the mail with the Pony Express, and discover the depth of Indian loyalty with Lewis and Clark."
Geronimo, wolf of the warpath by Ralph Moody( Book )
10 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 874 libraries worldwide
A biography of the Apache Indian chief who led one of the last great Indian uprisings in the nineteenth century
Come on Seabiscuit by Ralph Moody( Book )
11 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 826 libraries worldwide
The dramatic success story of the scrawny colt whose ancestors were Hardtack and Man o' War
Kit Carson and the wild frontier by Ralph Moody( Book )
7 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and held by 719 libraries worldwide
A biography of Kit Carson, mountain man, trapper, scout, Indian agent and soldier in the frontier west
Riders of the Pony express by Ralph Moody( Book )
7 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in English and held by 671 libraries worldwide
A true story of the courageous young riders of the Pony express
Man of the family by Ralph Moody( Book )
20 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 584 libraries worldwide
"Fortified with Yankee ingenuity and western can-do energy, the Moody family, transplanted from New England, builds a new life on a Colorado ranch early in the twentieth century. Father has died and Little Britches shoulders the responsibilities of a man at age eleven."--Cover, Bison Books pbk. ed
The home ranch by Ralph Moody( Book )
14 editions published between 1956 and 1994 in English and held by 571 libraries worldwide
A portrait of Colorado ranch life in 1911 is revealed in this book which reflects of the author's own boyhood struggles with adversities of various kinds
Wells Fargo by Ralph Moody( Book )
4 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
The hisotry of Wells Fargo from its early beginnings in the East to its arrival in California in 1852 to its present position as one the the great banking institutions on the Pacific Coast
The fields of home by Ralph Moody( Book )
6 editions published between 1953 and 1993 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
"The fatherless Moody family moves from Colorado to Massachusetts in 1912, when Ralph enters his teens. There, he discovers that 'just little things that would have been all right in Colorado' now get him into trouble. He is sent to his grandfather's farm in Maine, where he finds adventures every bit as colorful as those described in Little Britches and Man of the Family"--Description
Mary Emma & company by Ralph Moody( Book )
9 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
The protagonist, Mary Emma Moody, widowed mother of six, has taken her family east in 1912 to begin a new life. Her son, Ralph, then thirteen, recalls how the Moodys survive that first bleak winter in a Massachusetts town. Money and prospects are lacking, but not so faith and resourcefulness. "Mother" in Little Britches and Man of the Family, Mary Emma emerges fully as a character in this book, and Ralph, no longer called "Little Britches," comes into his own. The family's run-ins with authority and with broken furnaces in winter are evocative of a full and warm family life. Mary Emma & Company continues the Moody saga that started in Colorado with Little Britches and runs through Man of the Family and The Home Ranch. All these titles have been reprinted as Bison Books, as has The Fields of Home, in which Ralph leaves the Massachusetts town for his grandfather's farm in Maine
Come on Seabiscuit! by Ralph Moody( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Who would have believed that a knobby-kneed little colt called Seabiscuit would become one of the most celebrated racehorses of all time? Although Seabiscuit was the grandson of the legendary Man O' War, he was neither handsome nor graceful. His head was too big, his legs were too short, and his gallop was awkward. During the depths of the Great Depression, Seabiscuit won against incredible odds and uplifted the hearts of Americans from the streets to the White House. In this classic originally published in 1962, Ralph Moody recounts the thrilling tale of the plucky horse who refused to quit, the down-on-his-luck jockey who didn't let horrendous accidents keep him out of the saddle, and the taciturn trainer who brought out the best in both. Moving and inspirational, Come On Seabiscuit! is a reminder of the qualities that make a real American champion
American horses by Ralph Moody( Book )
4 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Covers the principal breeds in America, describing the importance of the horse in America's history
Little Britches by Ralph Moody( Book )
20 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in 5 languages and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Ralph Moody was eight years old in 1906 when his family moved from New Hampshire to a Colorado ranch. Through his eyes we experience the pleasures and perils of ranching there early in the twentieth century. Auctions and roundups, family picnics, irrigation wars, tornadoes, and wind storms give authentic color to Little Britches. So do adventures, wonderfully told, that equip Ralph to take his father's place when it becomes necessary
Silver and lead : the birth and death of a mining town by Ralph Moody( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
The cry of Silver echoes across the Sierra Nevadas. The great rush is on--men from the four corners of the earth fight to stake their claim
Mary Emma & company by Ralph Moody( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Ralph with mother, Mary Emma, and five siblings move "back East" to begin a new life. They survive their first Massachusetts winter, and triumph over challenges as the Moody home is filled with a warm family life
C'mon Seabiscuit by Ralph Moody( file )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Seabiscuit, the race horse who captured the hearts of Americans during the Great Depression, and of the down-on-his luck jockey who was determined to help his horse win and the trainer who brought out the best in both
Little Britches; Father and I were ranchers by Ralph Moody( Book )
16 editions published between 1950 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Ralph vertelt over de belevenissen van zijn vader, moeder, boers en zusje als pioniers op een ranch in Colorado. Het ranchersleven in het begin van de twintigste eeuw is hard, maar de familie heeft pioniersbloed en weet van aanpakken. Vader is niet alleen de leidende figuur in zijn gezin, maar van de hele streek
Horse of a different color : reminiscenses [sic] of a Kansas drover by Ralph Moody( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
In the early 1920's, cowboy and farmer, Ralph Moody finds himself with mountainous debts through the collapse of the livestock market and the dealings of a crooked partner. Ralph never surrenders, but finds a way to turn tragedy into opportunity
Riders of the Pony Express by Ralph Moody( file )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Prior to the Civil War, the fastest mail between the West Coast and the East took almost thirty days by stagecoach along a southern route through Texas. Some Californians feared their state would not remain in the Union, separated so far from the free states
 
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Alternative Names
Moody, Ralph Owen 1898-1982
رالف مودي، 1898-1982
رالف مودی نویسنده آمریکایی
ムーディ, ラルフ
Languages
English (282)
German (6)
Dutch (3)
Afrikaans (3)
Burmese (2)
French (1)
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