WorldCat Identities

Powers, Richard M.

Overview
Works: 236 works in 326 publications in 2 languages and 15,648 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Science fiction  Stories, plots, etc  Short stories  Adventure stories  Paraphrases  Spy stories  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PR4854, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard M Powers
Kipling : a selection of his stories and poems by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

6 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 2,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of Stort Stories & Poems written by Rudyard Kipling in the late 1800's I& early l900's
American tall tales by Adrien Stoutenburg( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1986 in English and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tall tales about Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Stormalong, Mike Fink, Davy Crockett, Johnny Appleseed, John Henry, and Joe Magarac
Land of the Pharaohs by Leonard Cottrell( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in Egypt during the 18th dynasty and the days of the boy Pharaoh Tutenkhamun. Grades 5-7
Tales from Shakespeare by Charles Lamb( Book )

2 editions published between 1923 and 1963 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's fourteen comedies and six tragedies retold in prose, using the playwright's own words when possible
David and Goliath by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The biblical tale of the young shepherd who uses a slingshot to do battle with a giant and eventually becomes a king
The man who hated Sherlock Holmes : a life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by James Playsted Wood( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Scotsman who was sportsman, sailor, soldier, physician and historian as well as creator of the modern detective story and the best known detective
The Northmen by Thomas Caldecot Chubb( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the sea warriors who terrorized the settlements along the coasts of England, Ireland, and Western Europe during the beginning of the Middle Ages. Grades 6-9
Horsemen of the steppes / Walter A. Fairservis, Jr. by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To tell my people by Madeleine A Polland( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assignment in tomorrow : an anthology by Frederik Pohl( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star gate by Andre Norton( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of time levels in a future world inhabited by heroic men and extraordinary animals
His share of glory : the complete short science fiction of C.M. Kornbluth by C. M Kornbluth( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the Mowgli stories by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

5 editions published between 1895 and 1956 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Mowgli, man-child, reared by the jungle wolf pack and educated by wild animals
Friday by Robert A Heinlein( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful interplanetary agent, a glorious product of genetic engineering, operates from and over a near-future Earth
The sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )

2 editions published between 1959 and 2001 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The richest, most depraved man in America blasts off in his private spaceship with a beautiful woman. Malachi Constant gives up a life of unequaled indulgence to pursue the irresistible Sirens of Titan
The long loud silence by Wilson Tucker( Book )

5 editions published between 1952 and 1954 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cave dwellers in the Old Stone Age by Richard M Powers( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how Marek, a Stone Age cave dweller, and his friends prepare for a mammoth hunt; parallel text with factual information accompanies the story
The Midwich cuckoos by John Wyndham( Book )

2 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The children of Midwich are all blond, golden-eyed, grow up too fast, and were all conceived on a night when a silver object appeared and the Midwich inhabitants fell unconscious. Now the children are exhibiting frightening abilities that bring them into conflict with the other villagers
Kim by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

6 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kim is the son of an Irish soldier born under British Imperial rule in 19th century India. Left in the care of a half-caste woman, Kim is free to explore the back allies and bazaars of Lahore . But when he meets with his father's old regiment he trades his native clothes for European suits and abandons his free wheeling life for the trappings of a secret agent
Runaway slave; the story of Harriet Tubman by Ann McGovern( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1970 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American tall tales
Alternative Names
Gorman, Terry 1921-1996

Powers, Richard 1921-1996

Powers, Richard G. 1921-1996

Powers, Richard G. (Richard Gorman), 1921-1996

Powers, Richard Gorman 1921-1996

Powers, Richard M.

Powers, Richard Michael Gorman 1921-1996

Richard M. Powers American science fiction illustrator

Languages
English (59)

French (1)

Covers
His share of glory : the complete short science fiction of C.M. Kornbluth