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Kane, Marvin

Overview
Works: 80 works in 87 publications in 1 language and 95 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Science fiction  Naval history  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Sea stories  History  Western stories  War fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS2116, 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 10 libraries worldwide
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 amateur : a novel by Robert Littell( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The "amateur" is a CIA cryptologist whose true loves are his fiancée and his efforts to prove via cryptology who really wrote Shakespeare. When the first is brutally murdered by terrorists who take over an American consulate in Germany he uses the second to unravel the skein of cross and doublecross to the end, determined to seek out and kill the terrorists. 1981
Farewell, my lovely by Raymond Chandler( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 3 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 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. 1966. (Perry Mason mysteries)
The Old Patagonian Express by Paul Theroux( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries 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
My life with Jacqueline Kennedy by Mary B Gallagher( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The author was Jacqueline Kennedy's personal secretary for eight years, and provides an insight into her employer and life at the White House
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
Bread by Ed McBain( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
August in the 87th Precinct is red hot: they have just made the biggest dope bust ever, and now, Detectives Steve Carella and Cotton Hawes must investigate an arson case
Mr. Sammler's planet by Saul Bellow( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Mr. Arthur Sammler, Holocaust survivor, intellectual, and occasional lecturer at Columbia University in 1960s New York City, is a "registrar of madness." He is a refined and civilised man caught among people crazy with the promises of the future. His Cyclopean gaze reflects on the degradations of city life while looking deep into the sufferings of the human soul. He observes how greater luxury and leisure have only led to more human suffering
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
Muleshoe Range by Will Brennan( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Reed Castleton, cowboy, ran into nothing but trouble when he left the Nevada desert to come up to the high meadow. 1972
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 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 portrait of a lady: an authoritative text, Henry James and the novel, reviews and criticism by Henry James( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
When Isabel, a beautiful, spirited American is brought to Europe by her aunt, it is expected that she will marry. Isabel plans to enjoy the freedom her fortune has created and turns down two eligible suitors. When she is drawn to a worthless man she discovers that wealth is a two-edged sword and that there is a price to be paid for independence
I will fear no evil by Robert A Heinlein( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In 2015, billionaire Johann Sebastian Bach Smith is dying. Desperate to live, he offers a million dollars for the body of a brain-dead person so that he may transfer his brain to the new host and live on. When his assistant Eunice Branca is murdered, Johann decides to take her body. Now a woman, the rechristened Joan Eunice Smith must coexist with Eunice's old and apparently not dead personality
Mandala by Pearl S Buck( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Prince Jagat, still influenced by the mysticism of daily life, struggles with the problems confronting a family like his in the new India
Riders of the purple sage by Zane Grey( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
An American romance, set in the South-West in the days of gunfighting, rough living and hard riding. 1949
Picture palace : a novel by Paul Theroux( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A world-famous photographer looks back through her acutely-focused camera at the famous and the unknown, the beautiful and the obscene; at her genteel New England childhood and the growth of a forbidden passion
 
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