WorldCat Identities

Adler, Bill 1929-2014

Overview
Works: 213 works in 614 publications in 7 languages and 30,797 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Quotations  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives  Humor  Anecdotes  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Other
Classifications: E185.96, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bill Adler
Growing up Black by Bill Adler( Book )

11 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in English and held by 1,222 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
The Kennedy wit by John F Kennedy( Book )

17 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Vietnam by Bill Adler( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and held by 1,036 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
Murder in Manhattan by Thomas Chastain( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and Spanish and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who killed the Robins family? : and where, and when, and how, and why, did they die? by Thomas Chastain( Book )

23 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in 6 languages and held by 897 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
Fred Astaire : a wonderful life : a biography by Bill Adler( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 894 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
Ronnie and Nancy : a very special love story by Bill Adler( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and Chinese and held by 876 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 )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cosby wit : his life and humor by Bill Adler( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 726 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 )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and Spanish and held by 684 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 )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 615 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 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Reagan wit by Ronald Reagan( Book )

7 editions published between 1956 and 1998 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Offers the Reagan humor in hundreds of quotations, from every phase of his life and career."--Jacket
Murder at the Super Bowl by Fran Tarkenton( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 516 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 )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 496 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 Letterman wit : his life and humor by Bill Adler( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively and often hilarious biography filled with highlights from his shows and details of his fascinating career, this book is a behind-the-scenes look at the Lat Night King's life and his road to success
The Stevenson wit by Adlai E Stevenson( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's First Ladies : their uncommon wisdom, from Martha Washington to Laura Bush( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 477 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
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 )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 473 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
 
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The uncommon wisdom of Oprah Winfrey : a portrait in her own words
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 (155)

Spanish (11)

Chinese (4)

French (3)

Japanese (3)

Korean (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Letters from VietnamThe uncommon wisdom of Oprah Winfrey : a portrait in her own wordsThe Reagan witThe Letterman wit : his life and humorAmerica'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