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Devaney, John

Overview
Works: 103 works in 184 publications in 2 languages and 9,604 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Biographies  Literature  History  Military history  Autobiographies  Dictionaries  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: GV865.J28, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Devaney
Bo Jackson : a star for all seasons by John Devaney( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the first major leaguer to play in both pro baseball and football
The Vietnam War by John Devaney( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unveils the horror and the politics of this controversial war, from the French withdrawal after the Battle of Dien Bien Phu to the fall of Saigon in 1975
Winners of the Heisman trophy by John Devaney( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of the Heisman trophy, the most important trophy awarded to an amateur football player, and includes brief biographies of the winners
The World Series; a complete pictorial history by John Devaney( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1981 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, president by John Devaney( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the thirty-second President who, in four consecutive terms of office, led the country through the Depression and World War II
"Blood and guts" : the true story of General George S. Patton, USA by John Devaney( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the controversial commander of the Third Army in World War II
Lyndon Baines Johnson, president by John Devaney( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life and career of the Texas politician who became the 36th president of the United States
America goes to war, 1941 by John Devaney( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses brief personal vignettes to pinpoint dramatic and significant events, concerning both political figures and ordinary people, during the first year of America's involvement in World War II
Sports great Roger Clemens by John Devaney( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Boston Red Sox pitcher Roger Clemens and his notable pitching accomplishments in his chosen sport
The killer instinct by Bob Cousy( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The football book by Lawrence T Lorimer( Book )

2 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encyclopedia of football including the stars, the great moments, early history, records, rivalries, and important plays
Ronald Reagan, president by John Devaney( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the fortieth president of the United States
Where are they today? : great sports stars of yesteryear by John Devaney( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Douglas MacArthur, something of a hero by John Devaney( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the controversial general with emphasis on his service during the two World Wars and the Korean War
Hitler, mad dictator of World War II by John Devaney( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Adolf Hitler from his youth to his self-destruction in a Berlin bunker
America storms the beaches, 1944 by John Devaney( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief vignettes, photographs, and maps describe the Second World War in 1944, from the viewpoint of soldiers in foxholes, sailors aboard ships, pilots in fighter planes, and soldiers landing on enemy-held beaches
The story of basketball by John Devaney( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of basketball including biographical sketches of fourteen players and coaches
Murder at the Harlem mosque by Sonny Grosso( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America fights the tide, 1942 by John Devaney( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief vignettes, photographs, and maps describe the Second World War in 1942, from the viewpoint of soldiers in foxholes, sailors aboard ships, pilots in fighter planes, and soldiers landing on enemy-held beaches
The Bobby Orr story by John Devaney( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Boston Bruins' star defensive player considered by many to be one of the best all-round hockey players of all time
 
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