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Bolen, John

Overview
Works: 49 works in 369 publications in 2 languages and 5,441 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Juvenile works  Western stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Science fiction  Horror films  Silent films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Narrator, Contributor, Performer, Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3513.R6545, 813.52
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Publications about John Bolen
Publications by John Bolen
Most widely held works by John Bolen
Riders of the purple sage by Zane Grey( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Lassiter is the strong, silent stranger who takes on powerful agents trying to drive Jane Withersteen from her ranch
John Carter a princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs( Sound Recording )
32 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Burroughs's first tale was "A princess of Mars, opening the floodgates to one of the most successful and prolific literary careers in history. This is a wonderful scientific romance that perhaps can be best described as early science fiction melded with an epic dose of romantic adventure. "A princess of Mars" is the first adventure of John Carter, a Civil War veteran who unexpectedly finds himself transplanted to the planet Mars. Yet this red planet is far more than a dusty, barren place; it's a fantasy world populated with giant green barbarians, beautiful maidens in distress, and weird flora and monstrous fauna the likes of which could only exist in the author's boundless imagination. Although this novel can stand alone, there are a total of 11 volumes in this classic series of otherworldly, swashbuckling adventure
The call of the canyon by Zane Grey( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Carley Burch leaves her high society life in New York City to reclaim her fiancé, Glen Kilbourne, who had moved to the Wild West to recover from World War I. She braves fierce ruffians, brutal elements and lack of civilization. Carley must adapt to the rigorous life of the West. But will she be able to convince Glenn to return to his "home" in New York? Will she be in time before a rival temptress steals Glenn away?
Desert gold by Zane Grey( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Richard Gale, a college football star, travels to Mexico to prove himself after failing in every business opportunity that his wealthy father had handed him. When he arrives at an Arizona border town, a chance meeting with an old friend launches him into an adventure to save a young Spanish beauty from a ruthless Mexican bandit
The Best American Short Plays 2010-2011 by William W Demastes( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
The plays in this collection, the first volume by series editor William W. Demastes, explore the universal theme of love. The works are at turns comedic and serious and cover various facets of love from friendship to family to romance
The border legion by Zane Grey( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Jim Cleve has been deemed, 'a good guy' all of his life and it agitates him to no end. Even his girlfriend, Joan Randle has scorned him for this'weakness' shouting, 'You haven't it in you even to be BAD!' Dejected and hurt, Jim abandons the life he has known for the gold mining camps along Alder Gulch in southern Montana. It is here, among the thieves and murderers, that he must make a new name for himself
The best American short plays 2013-2014 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
This edition of the highly esteemed and long enduring Best American Short Plays series contains fresh voiced cutting edge works by twenty six playwright. Thematically exploring uncertainty the unease and excitement with which it comes each of these plays reflects the enormous diversity of contemporary American theater
The man of the forest by Zane Grey( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
A forest dweller overhears a plot to kidnap, kill, and take over a young woman's inheritance. He steps in to the rescue
The black tulip by Alexandre Dumas( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Alexandre Dumas takes listeners on a heartbreaking yet ultimately romantic journey back to the Renaissance, where brothers John and Cornelius de Witte are murdered in 1672 Holland
The valley of fear by Arthur Conan Doyle( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Only Holmes and Watson can get to the bottom of this baffling murder mystery. John Douglas is found in his study blasted faceless with a sawn-off shotgun. There is no obvious motive or suspect. Douglas and his wife, Ivy, a rich and locally popular couple, have lived for years in the ancient, moated Birlstone Manor House. Despite Douglas' nightly ritual of raising the drawbridge, a perpetrator had concealed himself, shot Douglas, and made a clean getaway
The call of Cthulhu by Andrew Leman( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Multiple languages and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Follows the nephew of a renowned professor as he procures documents concerning a mysterious cult. The followers of an ancient deity who lies under the ocean waters awaiting the day that he will return to rule over the Earth, the Cthulu cult are convinced that the day of reckoning is at hand. According to his dead relative's notes, any mortal who hears the mighty Cthulu's call will be driven beyond madness. As the horrifying reality of this cosmic terror begins to take form, the frightened man passes the torch to his psychiatrist, who personally sets out to investigate the dark legend
With Lee in Virginia by G. A Henty( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
A young, compassionate heir to a southern plantation fights for his state of Virginia under the command of Robert E. Lee. During the course of his service, young Vincent Wingfield survives two imprisonments and numerous attempts on his life
The chessmen of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs( file )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Impetuous and headstrong, Tara, Princess of Helium and daughter of John Carter, defies the elements by flying into a rare, fierce Martian storm. Hurtled half a planet from her home she is threatened by grotesque, flesh eating monsters and barbarous warriors
The underground city by Jules Verne( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
The story takes place in a revived and now prosperous coal mine. Amazingly, life in the mine has everything that one desires, including a lake, fish and attractive homes. Yet there lurks an evil presence. Unexplainable things start happening. But why? The evil force could destroy the underground city!
Colonel Starbottle's client by Bret Harte( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Contains nine short stories from Bret Harte set in wild and wooly 19th century California
Thuvia, maid of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs( file )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Carthoris, son of the warlord John Carter and Dejah Thoris of Helium, is unjustly accused of abducting Thuvia, princess of Plarth. The diabolical Prince Astok of Carthoris is the true culprit, whose lusty obsession with having Thuvia for his very own is bringing all of Mars to the brink of war. Carthoris, like his father, fights savage beasts and phantom armies in his quest to save the princess and the planet
800 leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Take a journey on a giant raft with Joam Garral down 800 Leagues on the Amazon. Garral, a Brazilian, lives on a thriving fazenda (plantation) in the Peruvian frontier with his loving family. But, his daughter's imminent marriage to a Brazilian army surgeon compels him to return to his homeland to face the dark secrets of his past. Will his love and dedication to his family help him in his struggle to right injustice? Will a strange encoded message be deciphered in time to save him?
The cat of Bubastes by G. A Henty( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
The sacred cat of Bubastes has accidentally been slain; now young Chebron must pay for the offense with his own life, as this is the law of the Pagans in Egypt, 1250 BC. Chebron, the son of a high Egyptian priest, flees for his life, taking his sister Mysa, one of the household slaves Amuba, and several companions with him. They escape through closely guarded Egyptian exits only to find themselves in unfamiliar and dangerous lands inhabited by a very different culture of people. Along the way, the roving band of refugees encounters and befriends a Hebrew girl, who exposes them to very strange ideas, including the worship of "one true God."This arduous journey through time, customs, and religion provides an adventurous and accurate insight into the ancient people of Egyptian history
The magic skin by Honoré de Balzac( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Raphael is a failed writer in 19th century France who is deeply in debt and unrequited in love. Before he can drown himself in the Seine River, he disovers a "magic skin" in an antiquity shop with supernatural powers that can grant every wish, but extracts a terrible toll
 
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