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Runger, Nelson

Works: 303 works in 812 publications in 1 language and 37,868 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction  Biography‡vAnecdotes  Anecdotes  Christian fiction  Case studies  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Personal narratives 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Printer
Classifications: QB981, B
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Publications about Nelson Runger
Publications by Nelson Runger
Most widely held works by Nelson Runger
His Excellency George Washington by Joseph J Ellis( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,546 libraries worldwide
From the French and Indian War to Mount Vernon, from the American Revolution to the presidency, Ellis delivers what will stand the test of time as the definitive biography of the greatest American icon
Founding brothers the revolutionary generation by Joseph J Ellis( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,174 libraries worldwide
Here are six fascinating, well-researched chapters involving such icons as George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. Each chapter illuminates a particular occurrence that helped determine the course of American history while the nation was still in its infancy
John Adams by David G McCullough( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution; who thought, wrote, and spoke out for the "Great Cause" come what might, who traveled far and wide in all seasons and often at extreme risk; and who rose to become the second President of the United States and saved the country from blundering into an unnecessary war
Washington's crossing by David Hackett Fischer( file )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
Six months after the Declaration of Independence, America was nearly defeated. Then on Christmas night, George Washington led his men across the Delaware River to destroy the Hessians at Trenton. A week later Americans held off a counterattack, and in a brilliant tactical move, Washington crept behind the British army to win another victory. The momentum had reversed
Crossroads of freedom by James M McPherson( file )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 977 libraries worldwide
McPherson reconstructs the gripping Battle of Antietam, which remains the single bloodiest day in the history of American combat. Through historical newspaper accounts and the personal letters of soldiers, the events leading up to the battle and the battle itself are stunningly re-created
The perfect mile three athletes, one goal, and less than four minutes to achieve it by Neal Bascomb( file )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 868 libraries worldwide
They said no human could ever run a mile in less than four minutes. In 1952, three amazing athletes begged to differ. This is their extraordinary tale
In His steps by Charles M Sheldon( Computer File )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 836 libraries worldwide
A desperate unemployed printer collapses in front of a church congregation. His last words point out the difference between believing in Christianity and actually living it
The compleat angler by Izaak Walton( file )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 811 libraries worldwide
Presents the definitive treatise of the contemplative man's recreation: Angling. It is a discourse of rivers, fish and fishing, into which is woven reflections of 17th century life
The great stone face & other tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Computer File )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 805 libraries worldwide
A collection of short tales and legends gathered by the author on the streets of Salem from the man-on-the -street. These haunting tales portrayed old women hunched around the fire, travelling tinkers, soap makers and blacksmiths
A journal of the plague year by Daniel Defoe( file )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 796 libraries worldwide
Accepted as history but also read as fiction, this account of the bubonic plague that hit London during the reign of Charles II "stands as the most reliable and comprehensive" record of that time that we possess. --Container
The road to Appomattox by Robert Hendrickson( file )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 789 libraries worldwide
By weaving together passages from diaries, military reports, and newspapers, Hendrickson creates a vivid, firsthand account of the final year of the Civil War
Lincoln on leadership executive strategies for tough times by Donald T Phillips( file )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 788 libraries worldwide
By examining Lincoln's effective leadership style and exploring the President's diverse management skills, the author demonstrates how you can succeed with them in today's complex world
A brief history of time by Stephen Hawking( file )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
Stephen W. Hawking, widely regarded as the most brilliant physicist since Einstein, discusses in a friendly and self-deprecating manner age-old questions about the origin and fate of the universe. Difficult concepts are made simple by Hawking's familiar, accessible prose
Martin Luther King, Jr., on leadership inspiration & wisdom for challenging times by Donald T Phillips( file )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 744 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the leadership style of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the most tumultuous period in America's recent past. Offers a powerful lesson that can be applied to life, business or any endeavor.--
Aristotle's children [how Christians, Muslims, and Jews rediscovered wisdom and illuminated the Dark Ages] by Richard E Rubenstein( file )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 739 libraries worldwide
Europe was in the long slumber of the Dark Ages, the Roman Empire was in tatters, and the Greek language was all but forgotten, until a group of Arab, Jewish, and Christian scholars rediscovered and translated the works of Aristotle. His ideas spread across Europe like wildfire, offering the scientific point of view that the natural world, including the soul of man, was a proper subject of study. The Catholic Church convulsed, and riots took place at the universities of Paris and Oxford
The founding fathers on leadership by Donald T Phillips( file )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 736 libraries worldwide
Phillips present a riveting account of how the leadership and management skills America's founding fathers used during the Revolutionary War can translate into great success in corporate America
The memoirs of William T. Sherman autobiography by William T Sherman( file )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
In vigorous, frank, and powerful prose, Sherman reveals his strategic planning for battles such as Bull Run, Shiloh, and Vicksburg and delivers classic lessons--and military philosophies--about this war
Out of darkness the story of Louis Braille by Russell Freedman( file )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
A biography of the nineteenth-century Frenchman who, having been blinded himself at the age of three, went on to develop a system of raised dots on paper that enabled blind people to read and write
The deal maker how William C. Durant made General Motors by Axel Madsen( file )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 707 libraries worldwide
William C. Durant did big things the big way: he overreached, but, until his final failure, he picked up the pieces time after time to confound his competitors. From a turbulent childhood in the small town of Flint, Michigan, to his phenomenal success in creating General Motors, Durant's meteoric career easily rivals the success stories of modern legends
The fabric of America how our borders and boundaries shaped the country and forged our national identity by Andro Linklater( file )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 661 libraries worldwide
Ranging from the late-eighteenth century to the present, a narrative history reveals how the boundaries and borders that formed both states and the nation as a whole created a sense of identity that is central to defining American character
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