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Conaway, James

Overview
Works: 25 works in 86 publications in 2 languages and 7,811 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biography  Political fiction  Pictorial works  Tours 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z733.U6, 027.573
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Most widely held works about James Conaway
 
Most widely held works by James Conaway
America's library : the story of the Library of Congress, 1800-2000 by James Conaway( Book )

12 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the Library of Congress under the leadership of each of the men who have been appointed as Librarian of Congress and discusses how the Library's collections have reflected American political and intellectual developments
The Smithsonian : 150 years of adventure, discovery, and wonder by James Conaway( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the Smithsonian Institution, a collection of national museums--the legacy of an Englishman who never set foot on American soil--from its inception to the present day. Its purpose is to both increase and diffuse knowledge
Napa by James Conaway( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates Napa Valley's romantic past and sheds light on it glorious, turbulent present
The far side of Eden : new money, old land, and the battle for Napa Valley by James Conaway( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how the financial boom of the 1990s and the economic downfall of 2000 has impacted Napa Valley and its wineries
Judge: the life and times of Leander Perez by James Conaway( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of a flamboyant Louisiana politician and bigot who manipulated voters and oil lands into a fortune of about 100 million dollars
The Texans by James Conaway( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The millionaires & mavericks, the politicos & lawyers, the corporation men, the invisible heirs, & the rising stars of the Texas establishment whose power & influence extend far beyond the borders of America's nation-within- a-Nation
World's end by James Conaway( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nose by James Conaway( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egotistic wine critic Clyde Craven-Jones gives a bottle of Cabernet the highest score on his self-devised scale, but the bottle's unknown provenance leads to problems ranging from compromised positions in a fermentation tank and an internal family squabble becoming a public scandal
The big easy by James Conaway( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forgotten fifties : America's decade from the archives of Look magazine by James Conaway( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the archive of Look comes a photographic portrayal of the dynamic era that sparked a transformation in America's political and cultural identity. From the Red Scare incited by Joseph McCarthy to the election of John F. Kennedy as president in 1960, best-selling journalist James Conaway charts an entertaining and highly readable year-by-year survey through the fifties as it heralded some of the most striking and clashing aspects of twentieth-century America."--Dust jacket flap
I love Jesus( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commitment to quality : when it comes to fine wine, big is not better by James Conaway( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willie Morris in the land of Faulkner : after the sound & fury, the prodigy of Yazoo City heads south to home by James Conaway( )

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

Renaissance of the longrifle by James Conaway( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Miranda by James Conaway( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

New Orleans : then and now by James Conaway( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jeffersonian enocracy by James Conaway( )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Far Side of Eden( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mr. Conaway talked about his book, The Far Side of Eden: The Ongoing Saga of Napa Valley, published by Houghton Mifflin Co. This is Mr. Conaway's second volume on one of the wealthiest enclaves in America, where there are planning issues over new development and clashes between the interests of agriculture and the environment
Memphis afternoons : a memoir by James Conaway( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

As it happens, many of those fragments are outrageously funny. Memphis Afternoons takes us back to a 1950s society when the rules of southern gentlemanliness were still in effect, if only barely. This is a world where propriety had always fought a dubious battle with bourbon, and now was being defeated by the likes of Elvis Presley. With a rueful wit, Conaway artfully renders a youth of hunting and fishing trips, brawls, and debutante parties, of sexual and alcoholic and literary explorations. The story is told against a wistful background of another generation, his father's, told with a belated appreciation for that generation's ideals, hopes, and its diminished postwar reality. Conaway writes of the idiosyncrasies of his family life with a keen yet tender sense of the absurd, particularly of a sometimes loving, mysterious relationship with his father. Linking the generations is an antiquated but powerful code of conduct, recalled here with extraordinary vividness and humor
[Strip mining in the American west and related energy problems : newsletters] by James Conaway( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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America's library : the story of the Library of Congress, 1800-2000
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The Smithsonian : 150 years of adventure, discovery, and wonderNapaThe far side of Eden : new money, old land, and the battle for Napa Valley