WorldCat Identities

Adler, Bill 1929-2014

Overview
Works: 233 works in 710 publications in 7 languages and 30,082 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Quotations  Detective and mystery fiction  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Fiction  Short stories  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives  Humor  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Creator, Other
Classifications: E842, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bill Adler
The Kennedy wit by John F Kennedy( Book )

24 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opening up a newspaper to discover that she is supposed to be dead, Annabelle Mary Granger finds herself trapped in the middle of a two-decades-old crime that leads her to homicide detective Bobby Dodge and a confrontation with two separate killers
Letters from Vietnam by Bill Adler( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and Dutch and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters you will read in this book were written by servicemen representing all the Armed Forces, nurses, Red Cross workers, United States civilian personnel, and Vietnamese citizens. The letters are reproduced just as they were written. Frankly and vividly portrayed are the horrors of combat, the warmth of military camaraderie, the customs and attitudes of the Vietnamese people, the reaction to controversy at home and our soldier's thoughts and feeling about the purpose of the war
Growing up Black by Bill Adler( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of nineteen autobiographical accounts of leading Negro Americans of the past two centuries recounting what it was like to be a Black child growing up in a white America
Murder in Manhattan by Thomas Chastain( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Astaire : a wonderful life : a biography by Bill Adler( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated with candid photographs, publicity shots, and movie stills, this biography pays tribute to the life and celebrated career of the debonair and mulit-talented performer
Who killed the Robins family? : and where, and when, and how, and why, did they die? by Thomas Chastain( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family
Ronnie and Nancy : a very special love story by Bill Adler( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in Chinese and English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the start of their courtship the REagans were the kind of couple who held hands in public and kissed with genuine affection. Thier story from Hollywood to the white House
The uncommon wisdom of Oprah Winfrey : a portrait in her own words by Oprah Winfrey( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now for the first time The Uncommon Wisdom of Oprah Winfrey tells the incredibly moving story of America's most beloved star in her own words. She evokes her impoverished childhood in the Deep South, her heralded rise as America's most successful talk show host, her experience as a movie actress and Academy Award nominee, and her life as a single, enormously wealthy black woman in a white, male-dominated world. She talks, too, in her always candid and intimate way, about her passions, her hurts, and her ambitions. She describes the affairs with men that left her weeping and the joy she has found in her love for Stedman Graham. And she talks about the travail she suffered fighting her weight problems and her triumph in overcoming them. Filled with hundreds of quotations, The Uncommon Wisdom of Oprah Winfrey plumbs such sensitive subjects as the abuse she suffered from relatives when she was a child, her experimentation with drugs, her feelings about the enormous success of her show, how she relates to her family, and the causes and charities that drive her
The Cosby wit : his life and humor by Bill Adler( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a behind-the-scenes look at America's best- known comedians--Bill Cosby. Contains excerpts from some of Cosby's most famous comedy routines and his comments on show business, marriage, growing older and kids
The Churchill wit by Winston Churchill( Book )

5 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Winston's apt, devastating sallies, political and otherwise, on record from the time of the Boer War to the time of his retirement
John F. Kennedy and the young people of America by Bill Adler( Book )

5 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of letters to President Kennedy from children. The letters are on a wide variety of subjects
The wit and wisdom of Billy Graham by Billy Graham( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Reagan wit by Ronald Reagan( Book )

5 editions published between 1956 and 1998 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Offers the Reagan humor in hundreds of quotations, from every phase of his life and career."--Jacket
America's First Ladies : their uncommon wisdom, from Martha Washington to Laura Bush by Bill Adler( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of personal reflections, opinions, witticisms, observations, and wisdom by America's First Ladies covers such topics as marriage, education, child rearing, success, careers for women, love, and aging
Murder at the Super Bowl by Fran Tarkenton( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A week before the Super Bowl the head coach of the Brooklyn Wizard's Super Bowl bound team is found murdered in his office. A young sportswriter rushes to hunt down the killer before the cops do
The Revenge of the Robins family by Thomas Chastain( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readers match wits with a killer as they follow the international escapades of Taylor Robins and family lawyer Julian Shields
The Stevenson wit by Adlai E Stevenson( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presidential wit from Washington to Johnson by Bill Adler( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II letters : a glimpse into the heart of the Second World War through the words of those who were fighting it by Tracy Quinn McLennan( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of letters from the Allied soldiers who fought and won World War II reveals the horror, humor, and boredom of this great conflict
The wit and wisdom of Jimmy Carter by Jimmy Carter( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The uncommon wisdom of Oprah Winfrey : a portrait in her own words
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The uncommon wisdom of Oprah Winfrey : a portrait in her own wordsThe Reagan witAmerica's First Ladies : their uncommon wisdom, from Martha Washington to Laura BushWorld War II letters : a glimpse into the heart of the Second World War through the words of those who were fighting it
Alternative Names

controlled identityDavid, Jay, 1929-2014

Adler B. 1929-

Adler, William 1929-

Adler, William 1929-2014

Adler, William Jay.

Adler, William Jay 1929-

Adler, William Jay (1929-2014)

David, Jay.

David, Jay, pseud.

Адлер Б. ст. 1929-

אדלער, ביל, 1929-

アドラー, ビル

Languages
English (166)

German (5)

Chinese (4)

French (3)

Korean (2)

Dutch (2)

Japanese (1)