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Poe, Richard

Works: 185 works in 462 publications in 1 language and 15,361 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Records and correspondence  Biography  Interviews  Star Trek fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PS3569.M39, 813.54
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Publications about Richard Poe
Publications by Richard Poe
Most widely held works by Richard Poe
James Madison and the struggle for the Bill of Rights by Richard E Labunski( file )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 897 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
Independence day by Richard Ford( file )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 793 libraries worldwide
Apparently directionless since his divorce, Frank Bascombe migrates from one non-committal relationship to another. He freely indulges his tendencies to self absorption, over-intellectualization, and neurotic ambivalence. But all of that changes one fateful Fourth of July weekend, when, armed with the Declaration of Independence, he embarks on a mission to save his troubled teenaged son
Good faith by Jane Smiley( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 787 libraries worldwide
Joe Stratford, a divorced 40-year old realtor, wants a new start. Marcus Burns, a former IRS agent, has some get-rich-quick schemes he thinks will interest Joe. Joe betrays his principles to go along with the schemes
Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk( file )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 769 libraries worldwide
Investigating Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, journalist Carl Streator finds the same anthology of poems and rhymes at each child's bedside. The book is always opened to a specific African chant--a culling song that kills when recited, whether silently or aloud. Suddenly, Carl's knowledge of the chant makes him an involuntary serial murderer
When Madeline was young by Jane Hamilton( file )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 754 libraries worldwide
When Aaron Maciver's beautiful young wife, Madeline, suffers brain damage in a bike accident, she is left with the intellectual powers of a seven-year-old. In the years that follow, Aaron and his second wife care for Madeline with deep tenderness and devotion as they raise two children of their own
The brief history of the dead by Kevin Brockmeier( file )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 654 libraries worldwide
American fiction. A magical story about our lives and connections with each other. Time is running out for Laura Byrd. Three weeks ago she and her colleagues found themselves alone in one of the coldest, most remote places on earth. The others set out in search of help, and now Laura realises that they are not coming back. So she gathers her remaining supplies and sets out on an extraordinary journey. Meanwhile in another city, more and more people arrive every day. Each has a different story to tell, but their accounts have one thing in common - it was their final journey. For this is the city of the dead. And the link between this city and Laura's journey lies at the heart of Kevin Brockmeier's remarkable novel
Perfectly reasonable deviations from the beaten track : selected letters of Richard P. Feynman by Richard P Feynman( file )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 624 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
Fast copy by Dan Jenkins( file )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
In 1935, Betsy Throckmorton moves back to her hometown of Claybelle, Texas. Her father has promised that she can run his newspaper and that her husband can take over his radio station. Betsy is determined to enlighten the population of Claybelle, vowing that there will be no more stories about how to make peach preserves. But after her husband is killed while investigating a story, Betsy devotes new fervor to uncovering the truth behind his death and delves into the corrupt Texas justice system
Special delivery by Danielle Steel( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
In a novel that explores the fun and challenge, and occasional absurdity, of new beginnings, Danielle Steel tells the story of two people who find love where and when they least expect it
And then you die-- by Iris Johansen( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
Photojournalist Bess Grady arrives in a sleepy tropical town for a well-deserved vacation, but she finds that conspiracy and murder--not rest and relaxation--are on the agenda
Pay the devil by Jack Higgins( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 426 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
Under cover of darkness by James Grippando( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
When the wife of Gus Wheatley, the head of Seattle's leading law firm, mysteriously vanishes, it is believed that she has fallen victim to a serial killer stalking Seattle, until it is discovered that she has hidden ties to a charismatic cult leader
Blood meridian, [or, the evening redness in the West] by Cormac McCarthy( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
His birth ended his mother's life in Tennessee. Scrawny and wiry, he runs away at the age of 14. As he makes his way westward, the impoverished and illiterate youth finds trouble at every turn. Then he's recruited by Army irregulars, lured by the promise of spoils and bound for Mexico. Churning a dusty path toward destiny, he witnesses unknown horrors and suffering--and yet, as if shielded by the almighty hand of God, he survives to breathe another day.--
Bloodstream by Tess Gerritsen( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
A women doctor in a small Maine town races to unravel the roots of an epidemic of violence
Shiloh by Shelby Foote( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Re-creates the days and events from the perspective of five officers and men from a single squad at the battle of Shiloh, between Union forces under Grant and Buell and Confederate forces under A.S. Johnston and Beauregard
Vulcan's soul by Josepha Sherman( file )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
One year after the end of the Dominion War, the Romulan Star Empire comes under attack by a mysterious and alarmingly powerful enemy calling itself the Watraii, a species with a long-standing vendetta against the Romulans. Ambassador Spock, Admiral Uhura, Admiral Chekov, Captain Saavik, and some unexpected allies need to defy their governments in order to meet the new threat head-on. But the first blood drawn may prove to be among the dearest of all
Cosmopolis by Don DeLillo( file )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Eric Packer, a billionaire asset manager at age 28, emerges from his penthouse triplex and settles into his lavishly customized white stretch limousine. On this day he is a man with two missions: to pursue a cataclysmic bet against the yen and to get a haircut across town. His journey to the barbershop is a contemporary odyssey, funny and fast-moving
All the President's men by Carl Bernstein( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 229 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.--
Holy Bible the letters of Paul, part 2 ( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Word-for-word unabridged recording of the Letters of Paul, narrated in contemporary language for easy understanding
Holy Bible the general letters of the New Testament ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
"The Contemporary English Version translation of the Scripture text c1995, 1999 by American Bible Society"--Container
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