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Poe, Richard

Works: 139 works in 339 publications in 1 language and 17,052 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Records and correspondence  Interviews  Biography  Fantasy fiction  Naval history  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Actor, Performer
Classifications: D783.5.T35, [FIC]
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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( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,389 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( file )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 935 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( file )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 853 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
Drift house [the first voyage] by Dale Peck( Computer File )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 786 libraries worldwide
Sent to stay with their uncle in a ship-like home called Drift House, twelve-year-old Susan and her two younger stepbrothers embark on an unexpected adventure involving duplicitous mermaids, pirates, and an attempt to stop time forever
Deception Pakistan, the United States, and the secret trade in nuclear weapons by Adrian Levy( file )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 690 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
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 683 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
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 651 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
Good luck create the conditions for success in life and business by Alex Rovira( file )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
As childhood friends enjoy a chance meeting after 50 years, one of them tells the old story that led to his success. The enchanting parable that follows combines a dash of fairy-tale lore with a poof of Merlin's wizardry as knights search for the elusive four-leaf clover that generates limitless luck
The hunter by Mary Casanova( file )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 578 libraries worldwide
After learning to understand the language of animals, Hai Li Bu the hunter sacrifices himself to save his village
Ship of the dead by Jim Jennewein( file )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
In order to save his one true love and prevent the destruction of the earth, Dane the Defiant must defeat an old--and undead--enemy
Holy Bible. the letters of Paul ( file )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
Holy Bible. the letters of Paul ( file )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Holy Bible. the general letters of the New Testament ( file )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Denialism by Michael Specter( file )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 501 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
Pay the devil by Jack Higgins( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 490 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
The match the day the game of golf changed forever by Mark Frost( file )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 482 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 457 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
Happenstance found by P. W Catanese( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
A boy awakens, blindfolded, with no memory of even his name, but soon meets Lord Umber, an adventurer and inventor, who calls him Happenstance and tells him that he has a very important destiny--and a powerful enemy
Out stealing horses by Per Petterson( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 346 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
Plan of attack by Bob Woodward( Computer File )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
The definitive account of how and why President George W. Bush, his war council, and allies launched a preemptive attack to topple Saddam Hussein and occupy Iraq. Based on interviews with 75 key participants and more than 3 1/2 hours of exclusive interviews with President Bush
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