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Churchill, Winston 1871-1947

Works: 373 works in 1,187 publications in 4 languages and 25,191 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Romance fiction  War fiction  Personal narratives  Political fiction  Biography  Fictional autobiographies 
Roles: Author, Speaker
Classifications: PS1297, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Winston Churchill
The crisis by Winston Churchill( Book )

136 editions published between 1901 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The novel is set in the years leading up to the first battles of the U.S. Civil War, mostly in the divided state of Missouri. It follows the fortunes of young Stephen Brice, a man with Union and abolitionist sympathies, and his involvement with a Southern family."--Wikipedia
Richard Carvel by Winston Churchill( Book )

143 editions published between 1899 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This] novel focuses on the life of Richard Carvel; a wealthy young man from a prominent Maryland family just before and during the Revoloutionary War... Set at first around Annapolis, it's about a boy (Carvel) who is kidnapped and sent to England by pirates under his wicked uncle's direction in order to cheat him out of his estate. Meeting all sorts of major figures of the day, including John Paul Jones and Edmund Burke, he has all kinds of adventures in London. When the war breaks out he goes to sea again, this time aboard a ship commanded by Jones. He participates in the famous sea battle between the "Bonhomme Richard" and the "Serapis" (these might be the best scenes in the book). Wounded, he is brought to London to recuperate; he marries his childhood sweetheart there and they both sail to Annapolis to live
The crossing by Winston Churchill( Book )

92 editions published between 1903 and 2013 in English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time of George Rogers Clark's military achievements in the West and Daniel Boone's wilderness road
Coniston by Winston Churchill( Book )

55 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of New England politics in the early nineteenth century
The inside of the cup by Winston Churchill( Book )

63 editions published between 1912 and 2013 in English and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Hodder is the new rector at St. John's, a church in a fashionable section of town that isn't so far away from the misery of poverty-stricken Dalton Street. It doesn't take Hodder long to discover the true nature of his supposedly pious congregation. Primary among them is Eldon Parr, a bank president whose daughter, Alison, leaves to perform settlement work. Eldon's son, Preston, has deserted the family because of his father's treatment of the poor girl he loved, and is now living a life of degradation. Hodder is disgusted by the cruelty of Parr and others who attend St. John's, and he exposes them all from the pulpit. He refuses to resign after his tirade and goes about correcting all the wrongs perpetrated by his parishioners. This wins Alison's heart. One of Parr's disgruntled former workers shoots him and then himself. Parr survives just long enough to make amends for all he has done, and to unite his family once again
Mr. Crewe's career by Winston Churchill( Book )

48 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Think that the problem of large corporations exercising undue influence in the political sphere is a recent phenomenon? If so, think again. Mr. Crewe's Career, an eye-opening historical novel set in the early twentieth century, follows the efforts of the railroad industry to steamroll its way into state politics in New Hampshire. This partly autobiographical political novel, set in New Hampshire, is a warning against the powers of the railroad interests to control elected government. Churchill himself had run for governor just two years earlier and had met his defeat at the hands of the state's railroad lobby. In the character of Humphrey Crewe, a somewhat politically naïve, comical figure who is running for governor, Churchill drew a character similar to himself. But Crewe is basically a minor figure, there to offer comic relief, but the main thrust of the story lies elsewhere. The main characters actually are Hillary Vane, the chief lawyer for the railroad company and major state political operator, and his son, Austen, who represents reform. Austen accuses his father of violating a "nearly forgotten" statute whereby the railroads were not to increase rates in exchange for the right to consolidate, a ruling they have long ignored. Churchill's real-life reform concerns came to the fore right here, as this was exactly what was happening in New Hampshire at the time. The battle between Austen and Hillary builds dramatically throughout the novel, until Austen is encouraged by other reformers to run for governor. But out of loyalty to his father, he declines the nomination
A far country by Winston Churchill( Book )

36 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story of the career of Hugh Paret from youth to manhood. The phrase "a far country" is from the Biblical parable of the prodigal son who takes everything he is given and runs off to fulfill his own desires. Paret leaves Great Britain where he grew up and travels to America with his worldly goods while gathering up and refining other more useful talents which provide him the greater wealth of honor and a standard of excellence. Once in the New World he attends Harvard, graduates, is admitted to the bar and joins a firm of corporate lawyers, the first of their kind. He is introduced to new people, different customs, and various adventures when he enters the world of big business as it announces the awakening of social ethics. In his travels to this dangerous excitement of situation, he uses his business flair tumultuously as he gains strength and knowledge in its execution
Celebrity; an episode by Winston Churchill( Book )

63 editions published between 1897 and 2012 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A story of the popular Celebrity, who is still writing books of high moral tone and unapproachable principle. A man prone to whim, a man with tactics worthy of a skilled diplomat and a man with the tendency to find himself in more than one tryst with a beautiful woman."
A modern chronicle by Winston Churchill( Book )

25 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This, Mr. Churchill's first great presentation of the Eternal Feminine, is throughout a profound study of a fascinating young American woman. It is frankly a modern love story
The dwelling-place of light by Winston Churchill( Book )

30 editions published between 1917 and 2013 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novel depicts labor unrest in a Massachusetts mill town as the I.W.W. calls a strike. It is noteworthy for the realism employed in depicting contemporary labor conditions and the details of the strike. Strikingly realistic, the novel does not shy from harsh depictions of the poor working conditions in the mill, nor of the violent tenor of the workers' anger. And Churchill's shrewd eye observes domestic matters as well, with his astute dramatizations of romance and married life
A traveller in war-time; with an essay on the American contribution and the democratic idea by Winston Churchill( Book )

12 editions published between 1918 and 2016 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American author describes his travels in Europe during World War I
Mr. Keegan's elopement by Winston Churchill( Book )

19 editions published between 1903 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the exotic island of Madeira, an American Navy sailor meets a young British woman. As they decide to dispense with formalities, their sly and secretive arrangements (with a little help from a crewman friend) supply the humor in this 1896 story--the first by a master of American naturalism
Winston Churchill by Warren Irving Titus( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical analysis of the works of the American best-selling novelist of the first two decades of the 20th Century
Richard carvel complete by Winston Churchill( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hero, Richard Carvel has his sympathies for the cause of the American Independence before and during the American Revolution. He also harbors his enduring love for his childhood sweetheart, Dorothy Manners. His uncle's betrayal sends Richard to face kidnapping and piracy, until he is finally rescued and befriended by a true-life hero of the American Revolution, John Paul Jones; and ultimately restored to his birthright and his true love
Das Amerikabild des Romanschriftstellers Winston Churchill by Johannes Killat( )

1 edition published in 1940 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coniston : complete by Winston Churchill( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The romantic compromise in the novels of Winston Churchill by Charles Child Walcutt( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dwelling Place of Light, the -- Complete by Winston Churchill( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Jonathan : a play by Winston Churchill( )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This thought-provoking play from American author Winston Churchill (not to be confused with the British prime minister of the same name) explores the changes in the social fabric of the United States that began to take place in the early decades of the twentieth century. The upper-crust Pindar family, long the economic engine of their quaint New England town, serves as something of a microcosm for the forces at work in the country as a whole
Crisis, the -- Complete by Winston Churchill( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Chiu-chi-erh 1871-1947

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