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Wakefield, Dan

Overview
Works: 91 works in 295 publications in 6 languages and 12,768 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Records and correspondence  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  History  Quotations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, win, Interviewee, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3573.A413, 813.54
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Kurt Vonnegut : letters by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of personal correspondence written over a sixty-year period offers insight into the iconic American author's literary personality, his experiences as a German POW, his struggles with fame, and the inspirations for his famous books
Under the apple tree : a novel by Dan Wakefield( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artie is ten years old at the time of Pearl Harbor. He throws himself into the Home Front's War Effort while his brother joins the Marines and goes off to the South Pacific. Artie watches not only the war but the love affair of his hero brother and "the girl he left behind." Artie's own innocence, like that of a whole nation, is finally lost when he tries to understand and actively cope with the realities of love and death, betrayal and trust, as they are played out in the lives of those nearest and dearest to him
Expect a miracle : the miraculous things that happen to ordinary people by Dan Wakefield( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miracles do happen, and they happen every day. Life's miraculous possibilities can see the every day miracles we all encounter
Going all the way by Dan Wakefield( Book )

22 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends come of age in Indianapolis at the close of the Korean War in this touching, funny, and brilliantly etched portrait of America in the throes of adolescence. It seethes with pent-up frustration and confusion, and nearly every episode bubbles with hilarity. In its keen-eyed look at the beginnings of the sexual revolution, it perfectly captures the mood, texture, and morality of a bygone era
Starting over by Dan Wakefield( Book )

20 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man and woman who are both divorced become friends and grow to depend on each other for their personal survival
Island in the city : the world of Spanish Harlem by Dan Wakefield( Book )

12 editions published between 1959 and 1975 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home free : a novel by Dan Wakefield( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selling out : a novel by Dan Wakefield( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verhaal over een jongeman, die alles in het leven bezit wat hem gelukkig zou moeten maken en zich toch stierlijk verveelt
All her children by Dan Wakefield( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If this isn't nice, what is? : advice to the young : the graduation speeches by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chiefly consists of selected graduation speeches given by Vonnegut at various educational institutions"--
The hijacking of Jesus : how the religious right distorts Christianity and promotes violence and hate by Dan Wakefield( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes information on abortion, African Americans, Bible, George W. Bush, Christianity in religious political right America, civil rights, civil rights movement, William Sloan Coffin, death penalty, environmentalism, evangelical Christians, Jerry Falwell, God, homosexuality, Joseph Hough, Jr., Iraq Invasion/War, Kathryn Johnson, D. James Kennedy, Diane Knippers, Michael Lerner, mainline Christian churches, megachurches, Moral Majority, National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), pacifism, politics, poverty, progressive faith perspectives, racism, Religious Right, reproductive rights, Republican Party, Spencer Rice, Pat Robertson, social activism, social issues, spiritual progressives, United Methodist Church, Vietnam War protests, Jim Wallis, wedge issues, Robert Wenz, womenʼs liberation movement, etc
Creating from the spirit : living each day as a creative act by Dan Wakefield( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on examples from religion, philosophy, and literature, and exercises such as journaling and right-brain drawing, Creating from the Spirit teaches us that the key to creation is clarity of body, mind, and spirit. This book challenges the "dangerous nirvanas" of drug and alcohol as false agents of inspiration, examines the stereotype of tortured artists like Dylan Thomas, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jackson Pollock, and Kurt Cobain, and contrasts them with portraits of fulfilled and healthy creators, such as Toni Morrison, Rabbi Harold Kushner, Michael Jordan, and Hildegarde of Bingen. Creating from the Spirit guides us into the art of "emptying" ourselves of the incessant chatter that deadens both senses and soul. It teaches us the wisdom of "filling up" by accessing our natural perceptions and hidden creative resources. This cycle is brilliantly expressed in the lives and words of twenty "creators of the spirit" - from artists and writers to scientists and athletes, to CEOs and chefs - who have learned to embrace each moment as a creative act
The addict by Dan Wakefield( Book )

10 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolt in the South by Dan Wakefield( Book )

4 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of your life : writing a spiritual autobiography by Dan Wakefield( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A journalist/novelist shows us how to write about and share our most meaningful life experiences and in doing so to see our lives in a new light. Includes writing exercises and examples of stories composed by people who participated in spiritual autobiography workshops he has led"--Provided by publisher
Spiritually incorrect : finding God in all the wrong places by Dan Wakefield( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the many different ways Americans search for spiritual fulfillment and discusses how people can find their own path for a rewarding spiritual life
Island in the City : Puerto Ricans in New York by Dan Wakefield( Book )

13 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expect a miracle by Dan Wakefield( Recording )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording deals with miracles that have touched the lives of ordinary people around the world
James at 15 by April Smith( Book )

2 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James is achieving some success in high school when his parents announce they're going to move
 
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Expect a miracle : the miraculous things that happen to ordinary people
Alternative Names
Dan Wakefield American writer

Dan Wakefield Amerikaans schrijver

Дэн Уэйкфилд

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