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Martín, Adolfo

Works: 123 works in 415 publications in 2 languages and 851 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Horror tales  Humor  Humorous stories  Suspense fiction  Spy stories  Anecdotes 
Roles: Translator
Classifications: RM222.2, 813.54
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Publications about Adolfo Martín
Publications by Adolfo Martín
Most widely held works by Adolfo Martín
The rabbi by Noah Gordon( Book )
26 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Traces into middle age the career of a rabbi from New York who marries the daughter of a Protestant minister, and tells of his varying degrees of success in his calling
Dr. Atkins' new diet revolution by Robert C Atkins( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Explica la dieta Atkins baja en hidratos de carbono, con recetas
Le principe de Peter ou Pourquoi tout va toujours mal by Laurence J Peter( Book )
29 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Franz. Ausg.: W 463
The Russia house by John Le Carré( Book )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 32 libraries worldwide
At a small British trade fair in Moscow, a message of global importance is made up of three very fragile human links: a Soviet physicist (code name Bluebird) burdened with a secret knowledge; a beautiful young Russian woman to whom the papers are entrusted; and Barley Blair, a bewildered English publisher pressed into service by British Intelligence to ferret out the source of the document. A magnificent story of love, betrayal, and courage. The Russia house catches history in the act.--Back cover
The human zoo by Desmond Morris( Book )
15 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Situation of modern urban man is comparable to that of an animal in a zoo; both are in artificial environment and display neurotic symptoms and behavior. Theory applied to status seeking, sexual behavior, forming of in-groups, and search for stimulation
Dark Angel by V. C Andrews( Book )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 28 libraries worldwide
When she moves to Boston to live with her wealthy grandmother, Heaven believes that she has found a place to belong and an opportunity to make something of herself until she begins to realize the terrible truth beneath the glamorous facade of her grandmother's life
The third wave by Alvin Toffler( Book )
14 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Examines various aspects of modern life and analyzes changes that are occurring in such areas as the economy, politics, sexual attitudes, family life, and technology, and discusses the effect of these changes upon individuals and nations
La algarabía by Jorge Semprún( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in Spanish and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Portnoy's complaint by Philip Roth( Book )
9 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Along with Saul Bellow's Herzog, Philip Roth's Portnoy's Complaint defined Jewish American literature in the 1960s. Roth's masterpiece takes place on the couch of a psychoanalyst, an appropriate jumping-off place for an insanely comical novel about the Jewish American experience. Roth has written several great books--Goodbye, Columbus and When She Was Good among them, but it is perhaps Portnoy's Complaint for which he is best known
The immigrants by Howard Fast( Book )
15 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The saga of three families living in San Francisco during the earthquake, World War I and the Depression
Gödel's proof by Ernest Nagel( Book )
5 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 18 libraries worldwide
"In 1931 Kurt Godel disrupted some of the fundamental assumptions underlying mathematics and logic with the publication of his revolutionary paper, "On Formally Undecidable Propositions of Principia Mathematica and Related Systems." Ironically, few mathematicians of the time were able to understand the young scholar's complex proof, and the full importance of this work was largely overlooked for many years. Godel was at last recognized by his peers and presented with the first Albert Einstein Award in 1951 for achievement in the natural sciences - the highest honor of its kind in the United States. The award committee, which included Albert Einstein and J. Robert Oppenheimer, described his work as "one of the greatest contributions to the sciences in recent times."" "In Godel's Proof, Ernest Nagel and James Newman provide a readable and non-technical explanation for both scholars and non-specialists of the main ideas and broad implications of Godel's discovery. First published in 1958 and in print continuously in ten languages, this highly popular, seminal work offers every educated person with an interest in mathematics, logic, and philosophy the opportunity to understand a previously difficult and inaccessible subject."--BOOK JACKET
Las fórmulas de Peter : cómo hacer que las cosas vayan bien by Laurence J Peter( Book )
5 editions published between 1974 and 1998 in Spanish and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Cette nuit la liberté : récit by Dominique Lapierre( Book )
11 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Sole survivor : a novel by Dean R Koontz( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A thriller on afterlife, featuring a Los Angeles crime reporter. Visiting the graves of his family, killed in a plane crash, Joe Carpenter sees men attack a woman taking pictures. It turns out the camera captures images of afterlife from the graves, a hush-hush scientific breakthrough over which people are fighting
Omega by Patrick Lynch( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 15 libraries worldwide
A super bacteria, resistant to all known antibiotics, sweeps South Central Los Angeles with the result that victims of violence die of infection. The action centers on efforts by Dr. Marcus Ford to obtain a new antibiotic which is being denied doctors by powerful interests
The birds and other stories by Daphne Du Maurier( Book )
10 editions published between 1952 and 1987 in Spanish and held by 14 libraries worldwide
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The lion's game : a novel by Nelson DeMille( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Detective John Corey of Plum Island fame returns to take on one of the most incredible serial killers of all time--a young Arab, known as "The Lion" who will stop at nothing in his quest for revenge against the Americans who bombed Libya and killed his family
Christine by Stephen King( Book )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A scarlet-and-white, 1958 Plymouth Fury -- salvaged over every rational dissent and objection, from decay -- possesses its new owner and brings hellish terror to him, his friends, and his classmates
The day the bubble burst : a social history of the Wall Street crash of 1929 by Gordon Thomas( Archival Material )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in Spanish and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A study of events, people and society before, during and after the crash of 1929, emphasizing the involvement of Joseph Kennedy, Stuart Mott, Jesse Livermore, and others who affected, and were affected by, events
Shosha by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
9 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 11 libraries worldwide
An aspiring young writer in Warsaw, during the 1930's, finds a wealthy American backer for the play he is writing and attempts to sort out his emotional involvement with four very different women
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Alternative Names
Martin, A.
Martín, Adolfo
Martín Pérez, Adolfo.
Spanish (195)
Catalan (5)
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