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Jefferies, Peter

Overview
Works: 61 works in 87 publications in 1 language and 1,608 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Dictionaries  Fiction  Television adaptations 
Roles: Editor, Photographer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Publications about Peter Jefferies
Publications by Peter Jefferies
Most widely held works by Peter Jefferies
To serve them all my days by R. F Delderfield( visu )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
David Powlett-Jones, a young Welshman, returns from the trenches of World War I disillusioned and suffering from shellshock. Accepted as a teacher at an elite boys boarding school, David fears he won't last. Luckily, the faith of the headmaster who hired him proves well-founded. Over the course of his 20-year rise through the ranks of the school, he finds and loses love with several women
Father Brown ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
A devout Catholic priest freelances as a private investigator in rural England during the 1920s. When it comes to amateur detective work, don't let this priest's absent-minded air and penchant for an occasionsl tipple fool you. His kindly eyes pick up clues that professionals usually miss, and his keen understanding of human nature lets him search men's souls for motives
Father Brown ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Father Brown is a seemingly distracted and even a bit dotty priest. He always manages to confound criminals with his keen observations and inescapable logic. He prefers to go unnoticed, dismissed as irrelevant. That is until the moment of truth arrives and he unravels the most devious criminal schemes
Thriller ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
The international cult phenomenon that is positively Hitchcockian, with a liberal dose of the supernatural. Witches, serial killers, ghosts, con-artists, Satanists, and terrorists are just some of the villains involved in the outlandish plots, the unexpected twists, and the even more surprising endings
To serve them all my days ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
David Powlett-Jones, a young Welshman, returns from the trenches of World War I disillusioned and suffering from shellshock. Accepted as a teacher at an elite boys boarding school, David fears he won't last. Luckily, the faith of the headmaster who hired him proves well-founded. Over the course of his 20-year rise through the ranks of the school, he finds and loses love with several women
To serve them all my days ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
David Powlett-Jones, a young Welshman, returns from the trenches of World War I disillusioned and suffering from shellshock. Accepted as a teacher at an elite boys boarding school, David fears he won't last. Luckily, the faith of the headmaster who hired him proves well-founded. Over the course of his 20-year rise through the ranks of the school, he finds and loses love with several women
To serve them all my days ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
David Powlett-Jones, a young Welshman, returns from the trenches of World War I disillusioned and suffering from shellshock. Accepted as a teacher at an elite boys boarding school, David fears he won't last. Luckily, the faith of the headmaster who hired him proves well-founded. Over the course of his 20-year rise through the ranks of the school, he finds and loses love with several women
To serve them all my days ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
David Powlett-Jones, a young Welshman, returns from the trenches of World War I disillusioned and suffering from shellshock. Accepted as a teacher at an elite boys boarding school, David fears he won't last. Luckily, the faith of the headmaster who hired him proves well-founded. Over the course of his 20-year rise through the ranks of the school, he finds and loses love with several women
Father Brown ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Father Brown ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Father Brown ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Father Brown ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Father Brown ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
"Heaven help the murderer who crosses with G.K. Chesterton's beloved detective, Father Brown. Seemingly distracted and even a bit dotty, the kindly priest always manages to confound criminals with his keen observations and inescapable logic. He prefers to go unnoticed, dismissed as irrelevant, until the moment of truth, when he unravels the most devious of schemes"--Container
Defeat into victory Dennis Conner and the Americas cup 83-87 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
In 1983 the longest winning streak in the history of the America's Cup came to an end. For one man in particular, the defeat to Australia was cataclysmic. In the final race at Newport, Rhode Island, Dennis Conner--Captain of the "Liberty," made a single tactical error that cost him the race and the cup. Filmed over a five year peiod by cameramen around the world and hosted by Charlton Heston this is a lasting and entertaining record of a truly historic event as the Cup comes back to the United States
Biology by T McCahill( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Scarfies original motion picture soundtrack ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
R.F. Delderfield's To serve them all my days ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
David Powlett-Jones, the son of a Welsh miner, is invalided out of World War I after suffering from shell-shock. The doctor who is supervising his convalescence advises him to take up teaching. Somewhat sceptical, he applies to teach history at Bamfylde, a boys' boarding school in north Devon. Before long, he finds himself immersed in the spartan life and quaint traditions of the school, and becomes a much-respected teacher and house-master. His close involvement with the school helps him cope with the tragic loss of his young wife and his twin daughters in a car crash. As World War II looms, he eventually becomes headmaster, after a heated and long-running dispute with his ruthless predecessor
Father Brown ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A devout Catholic priest freelances as a private investigator in rural England during the 1920s. When it comes to amateur detective work, don't let this priest's absent-minded air and penchant for an occasionsl tipple fool you. His kindly eyes pick up clues that professionals usually miss, and his keen understanding of human nature lets him search men's souls for motives
Getting older 1981-1991 the Flying Nun retrospective compilation ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Electricity by Peter Jefferies( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
 
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