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Kane, Marvin

Overview
Works: 77 works in 82 publications in 1 language and 90 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Naval history  Short stories  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  War fiction  War stories 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3572.O5, 813.54
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Publications about Marvin Kane
Publications by Marvin Kane
Most widely held works by Marvin Kane
Handbook for the modern guitarist : a comprehensive guide to theory and eartraining for the developing guitarist by Bert Laszlo( score )
2 editions published in 1985 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Farewell, my lovely by Raymond Chandler( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Philip Marlowe navigates the underworld of the Los Angeles gambling circuit while investigating the disappearance of a beautiful nightclub girl. Written at the height of the author's creative career, this novel, with its crooked cops, ex-cons and deadly, seductive women, is a masterpiece of the genre Chandler is credited with creating. "Farewell, my lovely" is Raymond Chandler's second novel featuring his archetypal private eye
The Remarkable rocket ( visu )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Presents an adaptation of the Oscar Wilde story about the conceited rocket whose pride hides his downfall in the world
The case of the shapely shadow by Erle Stanley Gardner( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Three women have been concerned in the life and death of one man, and Perry Mason has to work fast to crack the prosecution's case
The Caine mutiny, a novel of World War II by Herman Wouk( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Set in the U.S. Navy in World War II, this is the story of the old destroyer "Caine" and the men who sailed in her. The action shifts from the bridge to the war room and from scenes of petty tyranny to fierce action and heroism. Neurotic Captain Queeg becomes obsessed with petty infractions at the expense of the safety of ship and crew. Cynical, intellectual Lieutenant Tom Keefer persuades loyal Lieutenant Steve Maryk that Queeg's bizarre behaviour is endangering the ship
Hear that lonesome whistle blow : railroads in the West by Dee Brown( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
When train service began in 1869, Americas Great Transcontinental Railroad was a symbol of the pioneers' ingenuity. By the late 1800s, the romantic ideal had become a lost cause; a corrupt enterprise built upon a bedrock of paltry ethics and unbridled greed
The terminal man by Michael Crichton( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A team of surgeons perform an operation on a violent paranoid in an attempt to electronically control his behaviour, but he escapes from the hospital and lapses into murderous rampages
The Penguin Stephen Leacock by Stephen Leacock( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
This collection from the beginning of the century ranges from observations about the absurdities of everyday life to fantastic stories such as that of A, B and C, that famous trio featured in mathematical problems
The old Patagonian express : by train through the Americas by Paul Theroux( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The train journey from Boston, U.S.A. to Patagonia, South America, was one of great contrasts; of the people, temperature, scenery and altitude. Some of the trains were superb, most were deplorable
The London embassy by Paul Theroux( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The narrator who links these related short stories is a forty-year old diplomat, newly appointed as Political Officer to the American Embassy in London. He views the city and its citizens, with a foreigner's penetrating eye, almost as a stage set holding together personalities
The honorary consul by Graham Greene( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The story of Charley Fortnum, the Honorary Consul, a whisky-sodden figure of dubious authority abducted by a group of revolutionaries. As Eduardo Plarr, a local doctor, negotiates with the revolutionaries and authorities for Fortnum's release, the corruption of both becomes evident
The Poseidon adventure by Paul Gallico( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The Poseidon turns turtle during a Christmas cruise, and a small group of her passengers endure a physical and spiritual nightmare in their obsessive climb to what they hope to be safety
Shall we tell the President? by Jeffrey Archer( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
At 7.70 the FBI receives information of a Presidental assassination threat. By 8.30 five men have the details and an hour later four are dead
Sins of the fathers by Susan Howatch( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In a world of wealth, power, and privilege Vicky struggles to survive. Her father and his powerful Van Zale clan dominate her life. Her attempts to escape may end in terrible disaster
Theophilus North by Thornton Wilder( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
An old-fashioned tale set in 1926 in the plush summer resort of Newport, Rhode Island. Theophilus, a 29-year-old French tutor, gets involved in some dangerous, tender, and hilarious adventures. Bestseller, 1973
Slaughterhouse-five : or, The children's crusade, a duty-dance with death by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Billy Pilgrim is a prisoner of war in Dresden when the Allies bomb the city in 1945. He becomes unstuck in time after he is abducted by aliens from the planet Tralfamadore, who teach him that time is an eternal present. The novel spins back and forth through time, layering in the elements of Billy's life, which begins in 1922 in the upstate New York town of Ilium, and ends over 50 years later. The author draws heavily on his own experiences as a prisoner of war in Dresden to create this anti-war story
The strong man by H. R. F Keating( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
An independent island state in the North Atlantic has fallen under the sway of Rolph Mylchraine, a landowner who has gained ascendancy by stage-managing witchcraft orgies and purveying cheap liquor. Opposing him is Keig, a peasant of extraordinary physical strength who gradually emerges as a leader
Mandala by Pearl S Buck( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
India, 1962. News of their son's death in a battle with Chinese forces devastates Jagat, the Maharana of Amarpur, and his wife, Moti. Jagat travels to confirm the facts and encounters American heiress Brooke Westley. An attraction between East and West leads to romance. 1970
 
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