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Davis, Richard Harding 1864-1916

Overview
Works: 408 works in 2,217 publications in 2 languages and 89,023 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Political fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives  Short stories  Biography  Bibliography  Personal narratives‡vAmerican 
Roles: Author, Editor, Librettist, Translator, Composer, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Lyricist, Other
Classifications: PS1522, 813
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Soldiers of fortune by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

98 editions published between 1897 and 2013 in English and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A romance story following a miner and sometime mercenary"--Provided by publisher
The lion and the unicorn by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

55 editions published between 1899 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1 copy located in CIRCULATION
The king's jackal by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

69 editions published between 1898 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A romance of a modern king and his financial troubles"--Provided by publisher
The man who could not lose by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

50 editions published between 1911 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Harding Davis based many of his works on his own experiences as a journalist. This engaging collection of short stories, the title story of which was made into a movie in 1915, also includes such stories as My Buried Treasure," The Nature Faker," and The Lost House." It is a premier example of his talents
The Red Cross girl by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

45 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scarlet car by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

41 editions published between 1907 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection is a unique set of short stories, poems and novels from the late 19th to early 20th centuries. From tales of love, life and heartbreaking loss to humorous stories of ghost encounters, these volumes captivate the imaginations of readers young and old. Included in this collection are a variety of dramatic and spirited poems that contemplate the mysteries of life and celebrate the wild beauty of nature. The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection provides readers with an opportunity to enjoy and study these iconic literary works, many of which were written during a period of remarkable creativity
The Princess Aline by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

28 editions published between 1895 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes of a war correspondent by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

19 editions published between 1897 and 2010 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a first hand account of a war correspondent during various battles and instances of war he observed. The book also describes what a war correspondent would bring in his travel kit
Episodes in Van Bibber's life by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

23 editions published between 1899 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuba in war time by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

16 editions published between 1897 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1896 William Randolph Hearst sent journalist Richard Harding Davis to Cuba to observe the guerrilla warfare being waged against Spain and to inquire into reports of atrocities. Hearst wanted to boost circulation of his recently purchased New York Journal by filling his paper with accounts of rapine and brutality." "This edition of Davis's 1898 book, illustrated by Frederic Remington, traces a journalist's abandonment of objectivity and serves as a cautionary tale of the media's - and the public's - susceptibility to grossly sensational accounts of death, pestilence, famine, and war."--Jacket
The West from a car-window by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

23 editions published between 1892 and 2013 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In January 1892, [Richard Harding Davis] boarded a train to begin a three-month tour of the West to write a series of articles for Harper's Weekly. This series was later published in a book, The West from a Car-Window. The West offered adventure, danger, and potential riches; and had captured the imagination of the country ... Readers will journey through Texas, from San Antonio to Corpus Christi; meet U.S. troops on the Texas/Mexican border; tour a mining camp, Oklahoma City, a Texas ranch, and an Indian reservation; experience an army post through civilian eyes; and for a finale, visit Denver and Colorado Springs in Colorado."--Page 4 of cover
The Congo and coasts of Africa by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

18 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Davis chronicles his adventures and those of his wife, Cecil Clark Davis, as they traveled along the coasts of Africa in 1907. Their interactions with the nature, people, and animals of the land are interesting and precarious. This is a detailed catalogue of his experiences, written with Davis's usual flair for excitement, drama, and attention to detail
Vera the medium by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

19 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A romantic story about a medium, a misfit in society"--Provided by publisher
"Miss Civilization", a comedy in one act by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

24 editions published between 1905 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her first appearance by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

18 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vera, the medium ; Miss Civilization by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

16 editions published between 1905 and 2012 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vera the medium is a novella about a young lady who does not fit in, and must rely on her strong spirit to overcome the cruelties of the world. It is coupled with the popular play Miss Civilization, which is a one act comedy about a girl who must use her wits against three burglars trying to rob her home
The reporter who made himself king by Richard Harding Davis( )

11 editions published between 1907 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures and letters of Richard Harding Davis by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

8 editions published between 1917 and 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Peace manoeuvres by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

17 editions published between 1914 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A short story about war"--Provided by publisher
The messengers by Richard Harding Davis( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An adventure story in which a rich man buys an old farm in hopes of determining who will travel the distance to visit him - and therefore, who his true friends are"--Provided by publisher
 
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Soldiers of fortune
Alternative Names
Davis, R. H.

Davis, Richard H.

Davis, Richard H. 1864-1916

Devis, Richard Garding.

Dėvis, Richard Garding 1864-1916

Deviss, Ričardss Hardings 1864-1916

Harding Davis, Richard

Harding Davis, Richard 1864-1916

Hardings Deviss, Ričards 1864-1916

Richard Harding Davis Amerikaans oorlogsverslaggever (1864-1916)

Richard Harding Davis, Aylmer Maude

Richard Harding Davis giornalista e scrittore statunitense

Richard Harding Davis romancier, nouvelliste, journaliste, correspondant de guerre américain

Richard Harding Davis US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller, Journalist und Dramatiker

Девис, Ричард Гардинг 1864-1916

Дэвис, Ричард Гардинг 1864-1916

Дэвис, Ричард Хардинг американский писатель и журналист

ריצ'רד הרדינג דייוויס

ریچارد هاردینگ دیویس

ริชาร์ด ฮาร์ดิง เดวิส

데이비스, 리처드 하딩 1864-1916

Languages
English (715)

German (2)

Covers
The king's jackalThe Red Cross girlThe scarlet carCuba in war timeThe West from a car-windowThe Congo and coasts of AfricaVera the mediumAdventures and letters of Richard Harding Davis