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Baker, Kevin 1958-

Overview
Works: 29 works in 168 publications in 7 languages and 10,744 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Pictorial works  Baseball stories  Domestic fiction  Biographical fiction  Biography  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: PS3563.A4, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Kevin Baker
Publications by Kevin Baker
Most widely held works by Kevin Baker
The American century by Harold Evans( Book )
24 editions published between 1455 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,419 libraries worldwide
Photographs, illustrations and text recount the history and people of the United States during the twentieth century
Paradise Alley : a novel by Kevin Baker( Book )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,534 libraries worldwide
"For five terrifying days during the Civil War, the streets of Manhattan were taken over by the Draft Riots. ... follows three Irish women living on a small New York City street, each determined to protect herself and her family from the riots and each shouldering devastating burdens"--Page 4 of cover
Dreamland by Kevin Baker( Book )
31 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,467 libraries worldwide
A novel on turn-of-the century New York, portraying its various faces. The cast includes a Jewish seamstress who rebels against her rabbi father to become a union organizer, an Irish-American senator who rules the city with the help of corrupt police, and Freud who gives his views on crass America. By the author of Sometimes You See It Coming
Strivers Row by Kevin Baker( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
Rev. Jonah Dove returns home to World War II-era Harlem, troubled by his history of passing as a white man in college, and finds his life colliding with that of Malcolm Little, a teenage hustler from Michigan who is destined to rename himself Malcolm X
The big crowd by Kevin Baker( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
Two Irish brothers -- one fallen political star accused of corruption and the other a young DA desperately trying to clear his name -- navigate through a dangerous world of socialites, politicians, righteous reformers and cold-blooded gangsters to find the truth
Becoming Mr. October by Reggie Jackson( Book )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 619 libraries worldwide
Reggie Jackson, who hit 563 homers and earned the nickname "Mr. October," relates his story and the path he paved in baseball history
Sometimes you see it coming by Kevin Baker( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
No interests outside of hitting a baseball as hard and as far as he can. Not even Rapid Ricky Falls, a.k.a. "The Old Swizzlehead," his shrewd, streetwise teammate, can get a handle on him. Neither can Ellie Jay, the jaded sportswriter who can outthink, outdrink, and out-write any man in the press box. She wants to think she admires Barr's skill on a ballfield, but suspects she might be in love with a man who isn't really there. Barr leads the Mets to one championship
America : the story of us : an illustrated history by Kevin Baker( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Accompanies the A & E/ History Channel series America: the Story of Us
Luna Park by Kevin Baker( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and French and held by 354 libraries worldwide
"Alik Strelnikov lives in the shadow of Coney Island, a world of silenced rides and rusting amusement parks that mock his dreams of becoming a hero. Ten years ago, he traded a brutal existence in the Russian army for the promise of America only to become an enforcer in the Brooklyn mob. Now, he chases his ghosts with all he has left: booze, heroin and his lover, Marina, part-time prostitute and full-time fortune teller. The only way the two of them can escape their miserable fates hinges on a desperate plan that will put them between warring mobs and span a century, from contemporary Coney Island to the Russia of the Second Chechen War to spellbinding 1910s New York"--Publisher's web site
Baseball : an illustrated history by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
A moving and fascinating history of the game of baseball. Goes beyond the stolen bases and home runs to demonstrate how baseball has been influenced by, and has in turn influenced, American life
Strivers row by Kevin Baker( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Rev. Jonah Dove returns home to World War II-era Harlem, troubled by his history of passing as a white man in college, and finds his life colliding with that of Malcolm Little, a teenage hustler from Michigan who is destined to rename himself Malcolm X
Becoming Mr. October by Reggie Jackson( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Reggie Jackson hit 563 home runs and drove in 1,702 runs over the course of his twenty-one-year career; he played three World Series-winning seasons with the Oakland Athletics, and two with the New York Yankees. He is a special adviser to the Yankees
Dreamland [a novel] by Kevin Baker( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Swedish and held by 152 libraries worldwide
This is Dreamland, a uniquely fierce and magical tale that delivers both a sweeping chronicle of America at the turn of the century and an intimate, heart--wrenching portrait of the lives of its denizens
Paradise Alley a novel by Kevin Baker( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Three women in the waterfront slum of Paradise Alley try to protect their families during the draft riots in Civil War era New York City. Deirdre O'Kane, Ruth Dove, and Maddy Boyle must gather together against the brutality of a city-and a nation-gone mad
Big crowd a novel by Kevin Baker( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Two Irish brothers--one fallen political star accused of corruption and the other a young DA desperately trying to clear his name--navigate through a dangerous world of socialites, politicians, righteous reformers and cold-blooded gangsters to find the truth
Mankind : the story of all of us ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
"MANKIND: The Story of All of Us Volume 2". From the producers of America the Story of Us comes the epic tale of the rise of civilization. The 12-hour series spans the first flourishing of civilization in Mesopotamia through the discovery of America. Groundbreaking production techniques bring to life the greatest landmarks and milestones of human achievement. CGI rebuilds lost worlds; large scale reenactments replay critical battles; innovative use of interactive maps dynamically illustrates the key factors that gave rise to civilization across the globe. MANKIND: The Story of All of Us emphasizes the simultaneity of the human adventure? how ancient Egypt thrived while Stonehenge was being built; China was at its zenith while Europe was plunged into the Dark Ages. HISTORY captures the danger, action, struggle, heroism, and adrenaline of MANKIND: The Story of All of Us!
America the story of us ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Accompanying book : America : the story of us : an illustrated history by Kevin Baker ; art and photography edited by Gail Buckland ; with special introduction by President Barack Obama. New York : A & E Television Networks, 2010
The American century by Harold Evans( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Traces events in American history from the Great Depression, through the period of recovery that followed the election of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, to the end of World War II
The American century by Harold Evans( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Traces events in U.S. history at home and abroad from the presidency of Harry Truman through the early years of Lyndon B. Johnson's administration, including the Cold War, the Korean War, CIA-planned coups in Guatemala and Iran, the space race and the civil rights movement
The natural by Bernard Malamud( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Now an American baseball hero and a winner after a dark period, Roy finds the woman he thought he had lost. But his is up against corrupter's, seducers, and glory destroyers. And he has to win the toughest game of his life
 
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Alternative Names
Kevin Baker American novelist and journalist
Kevin Baker Amerikaans schrijver
Кевин Бэйкер
ケヴィン・バーカー (作家)
Languages
English (135)
German (7)
Italian (5)
Swedish (2)
French (1)
Hebrew (1)
Spanish (1)
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