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Sheean, Vincent 1899-1975

Works: 194 works in 794 publications in 11 languages and 21,299 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Drama  Juvenile works  Music  Records and correspondence  Gangster films  Crime films 
Roles: Author, Translator, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Other, Reporter, Editor
Classifications: QD22.C8, B
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Madame Curie : a biography by Eve Curie( Book )

122 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 3,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story was published serially under the title Marie Curie, my mother ; p. [1]
Lead, kindly light by Vincent Sheean( Book )

34 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life work of Gandhi
Dorothy and Red by Vincent Sheean( Book )

35 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerns the relationship between writers Dorothy Thompson and Sinclair Lewis and their circle of influential political and artistic friends
Not peace but a sword by Vincent Sheean( Book )

10 editions published in 1939 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nehru: the years of power by Vincent Sheean( Book )

19 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in 3 languages and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analysis of Nehru's achievements, the source of his power in India, and the change that is evident as the result of his policies
The indigo bunting : a memoir of Edna St. Vincent Millay by Vincent Sheean( Book )

14 editions published between 1951 and 1990 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir of times spent with Edna St. Vincent Millay
Between the thunder and the sun by Vincent Sheean( Book )

23 editions published between 1943 and 1944 in English and Undetermined and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animal kingdom by David Michôd( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When seventeen year old J's mother dies of an overdose, he calls his grandmother, Janine "Smurf" Cody, who invites him to come live with her. A Ma Barker camouflaged as a cheery suburban grandmother, she dotes on her roguish boys, and looks to add J to the mix. The oldest is Pope, a gunman off his meds, unhinged drug dealer Craig, and baby-faced youngest Darren. The brothers, along with Pope's friend Baz have been running a very successful armed robbery business. J's just looking for a home, but he's caught between the sociopathic Pope and a cold, methodical police sergeant who wants the Cody's bad. Now J must become a survivalist, navigating unsteadily but instinctively between his unscrupulous grandmother and the dirty cops, trying to escape the poisonous grip of both
Personal history by Vincent Sheean( Book )

51 editions published between 1934 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the basis for the Alfred Hitchcock film, "Foreign Correspondent."
Mahatma Gandhi, a great life in brief by Vincent Sheean( Book )

24 editions published between 1954 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a dramatic incident which brought to Gandhi a realization of the plight of his people, he devoted his life to struggling for Indian Independence
Orpheus at eighty by Vincent Sheean( Book )

28 editions published between 1958 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Jefferson : father of democracy by Vincent Sheean( Book )

11 editions published between 1953 and 1960 in English and Persian and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of Jefferson centers on his public life and career
This house against this house by Vincent Sheean( Book )

16 editions published between 1946 and 1947 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sanfelice by Vincent Sheean( Book )

26 editions published between 1936 and 1954 in 6 languages and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A day of battle : a novel by Vincent Sheean( Book )

17 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and German and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The action in this novel centers around the battle of Fontenoy in 1745 between the French and English. With flashbacks and side stories, it becomes a wonderful look at the whole era
Oscar Hammerstein I; the life and exploits of an impresario by Vincent Sheean( Book )

6 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Germany and Europe, a spiritual dissension by Benedetto Croce( Book )

4 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beware of Caesar by Vincent Sheean( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of Nero, focusing upon his decision to put the lush and scheming Poppaea in Octavia's place, the burning of Rome, and the struggle with his former teacher, Seneca
Bird of the wilderness : a novel by Vincent Sheean( Book )

8 editions published between 1941 and 1942 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the spiritual background of a young man who grew up ina small town in Illinois in the early 1900's and shows the way people felt during First World War
Rage of the soul by Vincent Sheean( Book )

7 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.13 for Thomas Jef ... to 1.00 for Papers, 19 ...)

Orpheus at eighty
Alternative Names
Sheean, James

Sheean, James Vincent.

Sheean, James Vincent 1899-...

Sheean, James Vincent 1899-1975

Sheean, Vincent

Sheean, Vincent 1899-

Sheehan, Vincent 1899-1975

Shin, V. 1899-1975

Ṣīn̲, Vin̲cen̲ṭ 1899-1975

Vincent Sheean Amerikaans journalist (1899-1975)

Vincent Sheean US-amerikanischer Journalist und Autor

Винсент Шиан

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シーン, ヴィンセント

Orpheus at eighty