Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Most widely held works by Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach ( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 3,466 libraries worldwide
Because he spends so much time perfecting his flying form instead of concentrating on getting food, a seagull is ostracized by the rest of the flock.
The agony and the ecstasy, a novel of Michelangelo by Irving Stone ( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 3,327 libraries worldwide
A novel of Michelangelo who was the creator of David, painter of the Sistine ceiling, and architect of the dome of St. Peter's.
Shakespeare of London by Marchette Chute ( Book )
1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 3,142 libraries worldwide
An account of Shakespeare's life and times based on contemporary documents, none dated later than 1635.
The story of civilization by Will Durant ( Book )
in English and held by 3,120 libraries worldwide
Portrays the enigmatic character and incredible career of Napoleon Bonaparte, and describes the world he helped to fashion in the course of his ambitions.
Memoirs by Harry S Truman ( Book )
in English and held by 3,105 libraries worldwide
A record of the former President's years in office, his early days in Missouri, his family life, and his appraisals of world leaders and events.
Advise and consent by Allen Drury ( Book )
2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 3,085 libraries worldwide
The President of the United States nominates the controversial Robert A. Leffingwell to be Sec. of State, and as that startling news reverbrates throughout Washington a powerful politician commits suicide, a Cong. Committee comes up with a surprise witness, there is a vote of censure by the Senate, and the cynicism and selfishness and altruism and loyalty and ambitions of America's public servants are revealed.
A Treasury of American folklore : stories, ballads, and traditions of the people ( Book )
1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 3,062 libraries worldwide
A collection of folklore, including an index of authors, titles, and first lines of songs and an index of subjects and names.
The lessons of history by Will Durant ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 2,942 libraries worldwide
Includes material on the influence of biology, race, character, morals, religion, economics, socialism, government, and war on history.
Francis Bacon : the temper of a man by Catherine Drinker Bowen ( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 2,926 libraries worldwide
Markings by Dag Hammarskjöld ( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 2,849 libraries worldwide
Translation of Vagmarken.
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill ( Book )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 2,814 libraries worldwide
Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife. Fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor, and an older brother who is emotionally unstable and misfit, the family is reflected by their youngest son, who at 23 is a sensitive and aspiring writer.
William Shakespeare : a biography by A. L Rowse ( Book )
2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 2,708 libraries worldwide
The world according to Garp : a novel by John Irving ( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 2,678 libraries worldwide
The pace and language of this novel (filled with stories) are suited to Garp's life anc career: explosive with energy, full of ribaldry and a sense of doom.
For whom the bell tolls by Ernest Hemingway ( Book )
1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 2,584 libraries worldwide
After a young American is injured while blowing up a bridge, he waits alone with a submachine gun for the enemy's approach.
Gone with the wind by Margaret Mitchell ( Book )
1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 2,574 libraries worldwide
After the Civil War sweeps away the genteel life to which she has been accustomed, Scarlett O'Hara sets about to salvage her plantation home.
Berlin diary : the journal of a foreign correspondent, 1934-1941 by William L Shirer ( Book )
2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 2,569 libraries worldwide
The uncensored and intimate account of William L Shirer's experiences in Germany during World War II.
My autobiography by Charlie Chaplin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 2,474 libraries worldwide
The shoes of the fisherman, a novel by Morris L West ( Book )
2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 2,466 libraries worldwide
A story about the problems of a newly elected Pope from the Ukraine who has spent many years as a prisoner of the Russians in Siberia. He knows, and has the grudging respect of, Russia's Premier. A subplot of a much more temporal nature is the story of an American newspaperman and a young Italian matron.
Old Possum's book of practical cats by T. S Eliot ( Book )
2 editions published between 1939 and 1982 in English and held by 2,316 libraries worldwide
These playful verses by a celebrated poet have delighted readers and cat lovers around the world ever since they were gathered for publication in 1939. As Valerie Eliot has pointed out, there are a number of references to cats in T.S. Eliot's work, but it was to his godchildren, particularly Tom Faber and Alison Tandy, in the 1930s, that he first revealed himself as "Old Possum" and for whom he composed his poems.
The New English Bible; New Testament ( Book )
4 editions published between 1937 and 1961 in English and French and held by 2,193 libraries worldwide
Actors Artists Bible Bible. Biography Cats Civilization Composers Criticism, interpretation, etc. Dictionaries Drama Drama Dramatists, American Dramatists, English--Early modern England Europe Families Fiction Folklore France Gershwin, George,--1898-1937 Great Britain Hamlet (Shakespeare, William) History Italy Jesus Christ Jews Juvenile works Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865 Literature Manners and customs Motion picture actors and actresses Motion picture producers and directors Motion pictures New York (State)--New York O'Neill, Eugene,--1888-1953 Painting Pictorial works Poetry Political science Race relations Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Spain Statesmen Theater Translations Travel United States Women World War (1939-1945)
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