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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  Historical fiction  Naval history  War stories  Romance fiction  Sea stories  Action and adventure fiction  War fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS1868, 813.3
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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
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
The captains and the kings by Taylor Caldwell( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Here is a rich, surging novel about a young Irish immigrant who clawed his way to the top to become one of the most powerful men in the world. But the price he paid was devastating
The catcher in the rye by J. D Salinger( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Disgusted with the phoniness of adults and expelled from school, sixteen year old Holden Caulfield decides to spend three days alone in New York city instead of going home. He gives a sensitive and frank account of the mental turmoil and disillusionment he undergoes
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 scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Hester Prynne bears the brand of a scarlet letter 'A' on her breast for adultery. She and her illegitimate child are outcasts. Set in seventeenth century Puritan New England, this is the story of Hester's struggle for redemption and of her husband's revenge
Gone with the wind by Margaret Mitchell( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Set in Georgia at the time of the American Civil War, this is the story of headstrong Scarlett O'Hara, her three marriages and her determination to keep her father's property of Tara, despite the vicissitudes of war and passion
Tender is the night by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
1920s French Riviera. Nicole and Dick Diver are a wealthy, elegant, magnetic couple. A coterie of admirers are drawn to them, none more so than the blooming young starlet Rosemary Hoyt. When Rosemary falls for Dick, the Diver's calculated perfection begins to crack. As dark truths emerge, their marriage disintegrates and idealism fails
Dizzy : the autobiography of Dizzy Gillespie by Dizzy Gillespie( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
This autobiography of the great jazz musician is sub-titled 'To be or not to Bop'
The golden journey by Agnes Sligh Turnbull( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Kirkland's immense wealth and passionate love for his invalid daughter comes near to bringing further tragedy into her life
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 Paul Theroux( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The way from Boston to Patagonia, Paul Theroux discovered, was one of great contrasts - contrasts in people, in temperature, in scenery, in altitude, in attitude. Some of the trans were superb, most were deplorable. Parochialism and xenophobia were coupled with some of the most staggeringly beautiful sights in the world, and some of the most squalid. Throughout, he observed and experienced with a sharp eye, an unbiased mind, and ultimately, a vivid pen
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
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 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
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
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
 
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