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Poe, Richard

Works: 115 works in 245 publications in 1 language and 13,204 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biography  Records and correspondence  Naval history  Psychological fiction  Case studies  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: D783.5.T35, 227
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Publications about Richard Poe
Publications by Richard Poe
Most widely held works by Richard Poe
Escape from the deep by Alex Kershaw( Computer File )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,386 libraries worldwide
Details the history of the U.S. Navy submarine Tang in the Pacific theater of World War II, the explosion that led to its sinking, the ordeal of its surviving crew members and their capture by the Japanese, followed by months of brutal captivity
James Madison and the struggle for the Bill of Rights by Richard E Labunski( Computer File )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 950 libraries worldwide
The Constitution is so exalted that many Americans fail to realize it was just barely approved as the supreme law of the land. In Virginia, the most influential state at the time, the debate over ratification developed into a titanic struggle between political heavyweights James Madison and Patrick Henry. Even after Madison promised to add a Bill of Rights to mollify anti-Federalists, Henry fought his rival bitterly, ensuring that Madison's political path was strewn with obstacles
Perfectly reasonable deviations from the beaten track selected letters of Richard P. Feynman by Richard P Feynman( Computer File )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 872 libraries worldwide
One of the towering figures of twentieth-century science, Richard Feynman possessed a curiosity that was the stuff of legend. Even before he won the Nobel Prize in 1965, his unorthodox and spellbinding lectures on physics secured his reputation amongst students and seekers around the world. It was his love for life, however, that earned him the status of an American cultural icon--here was an extraordinary intellect devoted to the proposition that the thrill of discovery was matched only by the joy of communicating it to others. In this career-spanning collection of letters, we are able to see this side of Feynman like never before. As edited and annotated by his daughter, Michelle, these letters not only allow us to better grasp the how and why of Feynman's enduring appeal, but also to see the virtues of an inquiring eye in spectacular fashion. The result is a wonderful de facto guide to life, an eloquent testimony to the human quest for knowledge at all levels
50 spiritual classics timeless wisdom from 50 great books of inner discovery, enlightenment, & purpose by Tom Butler-Bowdon( file )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
A comprehensive inspirational library! Discover the books that have already changed the lives of millions. This unabridged guide to the literature of the spirit surveys 50 of the all-time classics, giving you their key ideas, insights and applications-everything you need to know to start benefiting from these legendary works. From Eastern philosophers (Krishnamurti, Thich Nhat Hanh) and Western mystics (St. Francis of Assisi, Hermann Hesse), to inspiring memoirs (Ghandi, Malcolm X) and current blockbusters (The Purpose- Driven Life, The Power of Now) these are the authors and books that have already guided millions on the journey of inner discovery and enlightenment
Deception Pakistan, the United States, and the secret trade in nuclear weapons by Adrian Levy( Computer File )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 677 libraries worldwide
An exposé of A.Q. Khan, a Pakistani scientist who in 1975 stole blueprints for a nuclear bomb arming device, describes how nuclear secrets have been sold to Iran, North Korea, and others by an illicit Pakistani military program, with the clear knowledge of the U.S
Empires of trust how Rome built, and America is building, a new world by Thomas F Madden( file )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
"Explores surprising parallels between the Roman and American republics. By making friends of enemies and demonstrating a commitment to fairness, the two republics, both 'reluctant' yet unquestioned super-powers, built empires based on trust. Madden also includes vital lessons from the Roman Republic's 100-year struggle with 'terrorism'"--Publisher's web site
The hunter by Mary Casanova( file )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
After learning to understand the language of animals, Hai Li Bu the hunter sacrifices himself to save his village
Holy Bible. the letters of Paul ( file )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
Holy Bible. the letters of Paul ( file )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
Holy Bible. the general letters of the New Testament ( file )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
Pay the devil by Jack Higgins( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Sick to death of war, Confederate Colonel Clay Fitzgerald escapes to Ireland to find that country also torn asunder by civil war--the Fenian Rebellion--into which he throws himself, after first taking the identity of a legendary outlaw
Denialism by Michael Specter( file )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
Specter fervently argues that people are turning away from new technologies and engaging in a kind of magical thinking that is hindering scientific progress
The match the day the game of golf changed forever by Mark Frost( Computer File )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
In 1956, a casual bet between two millionaires eventually pitted two of the greatest golfers of the era--Byron Nelson and Ben Hogan--against top amateurs Harvie Ward and Ken Venturi. Frost recounts this dramatic tale from start to finish, detailing the match that vaulted golf out of the shadows and into the national spotlight
The imperial cruise by James Bradley( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Analyzes the multinational conflicts that set the stage for World War II, the Chinese communist revolution, and the Korean War, documenting Theodore Roosevelt's 1905 diplomatic mission in the Pacific through which the United States forged ill-fated covert agreements
Out stealing horses by Per Petterson( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Sixty-seven-year-old Trond Sander lives secluded in a far corner of Norway. Casting his mind back to 1948, he recalls a horse stealing prank with his best friend that turned tragic and changed his life forever
Roger Williams and the creation of the American soul [church, state, and the birth of liberty] by John M Barry( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Barry explores the development of the fundamental ideas of church and state through the story of Roger Williams. The first to link religious freedom to individual liberty, Williams helped shape the balance of religion and politics seen in America today
The imperial cruise a secret history of empire and war by James Bradley( Computer File )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
In 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Taft, his gun-toting daughter Alice and a gaggle of congressmen on a mission to Japan, the Philippines, China, and Korea. There, they would quietly forge a series of agreements that divided up Asia. At the time, Roosevelt was bully-confident about America's future on the continent. But these secret pacts lit the fuse that would-decades later-result in a number of devastating wars: WWII, the Korean War, the communist revolution in China. One hundred years later, James Bradley retraces that epic voyage and discovers the remarkable truth about America's vast imperial past-and its world-shaking consequences
Blind eye the terrifying story of a doctor who got away with murder by James B Stewart( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Traces the path of Michael Swango, a model young doctor whose patients from the United States to Zimbabwe began dying in suspicious circumstances and is now thought by the FBI to be the most successful serial killer in this nation's history
All the President's men by Carl Bernstein( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
At first, it was a simple story. Democratic headquarters at the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C. had been burglarized. But as Washington Post reporters Bernstein and Woodward dug deeper, a trail of corruption wound its way back to President Richard Nixon. Before long, Nixon's reign was over
Day of infamy by Walter Lord( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Describes the events of December 7, 1941, before, during, and after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, as well as the reactions of the men who lived through the attack
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