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Hecht, Paul

Overview
Works: 133 works in 307 publications in 1 language and 9,302 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  History  Satire  Biography  Children's audiobooks  Science fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Author, Actor, Honoree
Classifications: PS3503.R167, 813.54
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Publications about Paul Hecht
Publications by Paul Hecht
Most widely held works about Paul Hecht
 
Most widely held works by Paul Hecht
A venetian affair by Andrea Di Robilant( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
Originally serialized in the New Yorker, this dazzling story is based on actual letters the author's father found in the attic of the old family palazzo. The letters describe a searing and illicit affair between the author's ancestor Andrea Memmo, a great Venetian statesman, and a beautiful half-English girl named Giustiniana Wynne.--
Mr. Popper's penguins by Richard Atwater( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 612 libraries worldwide
The unexpected delivery of a large crate containing an Antarctic penguin changes the life and fortunes of Mr. Popper, a house painter obsessed by dreams of the Polar regions
Mistler's exit by Louis Begley( file )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 602 libraries worldwide
Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Thomas Mistler takes a vacation alone in Venice, Italy
Whose Bible is it? : a history of the Scriptures through the ages by Jaroslav Pelikan( file )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
Pelikan takes the reader through the good book's evolution from its earliest incarnation as oral tales to its modern existence in various iterations, translations, and languages. From the earliest Hebrew texts and the Bible's appearance in Greek, then Latin, Pelikan explores the canonization of different Bibles and why certain books were adopted by certain religions and sects, as well as the development of the printing press, the translation into modern languages, and varying schools of critical scholarship
Demolition angel by Robert Crais( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 514 libraries worldwide
Three years have passed since the detonation that killed Carol Starkey's partner and lover, but she is still severely scarred both mentally and physically. She can't bear to look in the mirror, and she hasn't been with another man since David Boudreaux left her bed that last morning he went to work. She gets through the day with the help of Tagamet and alcohol. When a bomb call takes the life of another colleague, Carol begins to investigate a series of explosions that seem to be designed to exterminate bomb technicians. She soon realizes that she's "the one that got away."
The inner sanctum by Stephen W Frey( file )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
This story pits two young people against the industrial-military complex in a struggle that threatens both their lives and national security
The patient by Michael Palmer( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Dr. Jessie Copeland is a respected neurosurgeon who spends her days waging life-and-death battles in the OR and her spare time holed up in a lab, spearheading the development of a robot that could revolutionize brain surgery. It could be months before the robot is ready for use on human beings--or so Jessie thinks, until her ambitious department head jumps the gun and uses the robot in a high-profile case that nets worldwide attention
Loot by Aaron J Elkins( file )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
In 1945, while the Nazis are storing stolen art treasures in a salt mine high in the Austrian Alps, a truckload of the masterpieces is lost. Half a century later, in a seedy Boston pawn shop, art historian Ben Revere can hardly believe his luck when he discovers a Velazquez from the missing truck
The takeover by Stephen W Frey( file )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Andrew is an investor for a Wall Street firm. When he heads a hostile takeover, he finds that he may be a pawn in a ominous game that reaches the highest levels of politics & financing
Thunder city by Loren D Estleman( file )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
Struggling Detroit car maker Henry Ford is saved from bankruptcy by a manufacturer of horse carriages. A rare visionary, Harlan Crownover sees the potential of a horseless carriage and when the banks refuse investment money, he obtains it from the Mafia
The winds of change : [a Richard Jury mystery] by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
The murder of an unidentified five-year-old girl in a shabby London street leads Superintendent Richard Jury to suspect well-known financier Viktor Baumann, owner of an iniquitous house on the same street that serves as the hub of a pedophilia ring. When a second unidentified murder victim--this time a woman is found in the gardens of Declan Scott's estate, Commander of the Devon and Cornwall Police, Brian Macalvie, thinks there is a connection. Three years prior, Declan's four-year-old stepdaughter, Flora, was abducted. Jury and Macalvie rake over the present and the past in a pub near Launceston called the Winds of Change. All signs point to the guilt of Viktor Baumann, Flora's biological father. But, when no one in this case is exactly who he seems, how can Jury be sure?
Something wicked this way comes by Ray Bradbury( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
Will Halloway and Jim Nightshade begin to notice strange things happening when they take a contraption covered with mystical protection symbols from a lightning rod salesman
From time to time by Jack Finney( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
When Ruben Prien discovers a way to prevent the outbreak of World War I--and therefore alter the course of history--he summons Simon Morley back from the 1880s, where the time traveler has decided to live the rest of his life
Time and again by Jack Finney( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
"Sleep. And when you awake everything you know of the twentieth century will be gone from your mind. Tonight is January 21, 1882. There are no such things as automobiles, no planes, computers, television. 'Nuclear' appears in no dictionary. You have never heard the name Richard Nixon." Did illustrator Si Morley really step out of his twentieth-century apartment one night--right into the winter of 1882? The U.S. Government believed it, especially when Si returned with a portfolio of brand-new sketches and tintype photos of a world that no longer existed--or did it?
The seashell on the mountaintop by A Cutler( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
A thrilling scientific investigation and the portrait of an extraordinary genius named Nicolaus Steno, the man whom Stephen Jay Gould called "the founder of geology."--
Scandalmonger by William Safire( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
A presidential hopeful has taken a beautiful, vulnerable woman as his mistress, though both are married to others. His rival for the presidency of the United States has even more sensational secrets to guard about his own past. An ambitious journalist unearths the stories of the private lives of both, and he hefts in his hand what he calls "the hammer of truth."
The illustrated man by Ray Bradbury( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
A hiker meets a man whose upper body is covered with illustrations so vivid and beautiful that they literally come to life. One by one the images quiver with fantastic tales guaranteed to stir your imagination
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
In a future totalitarian state where books are banned and destroyed by the government, Guy Montag, a fireman in charge of burning books, meets a revolutionary schoolteacher who dares to read and a girl who tells him of a past when people did not live in fear
The color of night by David L Lindsey( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
A former intelligence agent for the foreign service, Harry Strand now lives the quiet life as an art dealer in Houston. A chance encounter introduces him to a mysterious woman who may have information on his old nemesis, Shrade, the man who set up the "accident" that killed Harry's wife. Harry sees his chance to seek revenge
Managing in a time of great change by Peter F Drucker( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Rucker examines current management trends and rates their effectiveness. He also discusses the changing relationship between business and government, and the shifting balance of power between management and labor
 
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