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Runger, Nelson

Overview
Works: 285 works in 848 publications in 1 language and 35,750 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction  Biography‡vAnecdotes  Anecdotes  Christian fiction  Case studies  Psychological fiction  Personal narratives  Short stories 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Printer
Classifications: E322, 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 1,498 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
John Adams by David G McCullough( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,119 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
Founding brothers : the revolutionary generation by Joseph J Ellis( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
An analysis of the intertwined careers of the founders of the American republic documents the lives of John Adams, Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington
Washington's crossing by David Hackett Fischer( file )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,056 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 )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 921 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 )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 902 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( file )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 810 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 )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 785 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( file )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 777 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 771 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
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 760 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 754 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
The road to Appomattox by Robert Hendrickson( file )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 750 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
Martin Luther King, Jr., on leadership : inspiration & wisdom for challenging times by Donald T Phillips( file )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
What does it mean to be a leader? In the history of leadership in America, no one has galvanized a time, place, and people more forcefully than Martin Luther King, Jr. A man who articulated a vision, crafted a strategy, and took defeats and turned them into victory, Dr. King and his life's work offer us powerful lessons that can apply to life, business, and any endeavor. Part history and part inspiration, Martin Luther King, Jr. On Leadership blends an exciting story with sharp analysis
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 713 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 701 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 )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 686 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
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 679 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
Morgan. American financier by Jean Strouse( file )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
After more than a decade's research in previously unexamined archives, award-winning biographer Jean Strouse offers a landmark profile of America's greatest financier--J.P. Morgan. This magisterial work, brilliantly crafted and epic in scope, gives a vivid portrait of our country's greatest banker
The fabric of America : how our borders and boundaries shaped the country and forged our national identity by Andro Linklater( file )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 632 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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