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Morris, Edmund

Overview
Works: 42 works in 241 publications in 4 languages and 19,996 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  Fiction  Educational films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Internet videos  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Drama 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: E757, B
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Most widely held works about Edmund Morris
 
Most widely held works by Edmund Morris
The rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris( Book )

46 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 4,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Theodore Roosevelt, covering the years 1858 to 1901, before he became the youngest President of the United States
Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris( Book )

42 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Theodore Roosevelt's presidency as he faced the challenges of a new century in which the United States would become a world power, and discusses his accomplishments and failures, the enemies he made, and his family life
Dutch : a memoir of Ronald Reagan by Edmund Morris( Book )

31 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 3,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Ronald Reagan moved into the White House in 1981, one of his first literary guests was Edmund Morris, the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Theodore Roosevelt. Morris developed a fascination for the genial yet inscrutable President and, after Reagan's landslide reelection in 1984, put aside the second volume of his life of Roosevelt to become an observing eye and ear at the White House." "Thus began a long biographical pilgrimage to the heart of Ronald Reagan's mystery, beginning with his birth in 1911 in the depths of rural Illinois (where he is still remembered as "Dutch," the dreamy son of an alcoholic father and a fiercely religious mother) and progressing through the way stations of an amazingly varied career: young lifeguard (he saved seventy-seven lives), aspiring writer, ace sportscaster, film star, soldier, union leader, corporate spokesman, Governor, and President. Reagan granted Morris full access to his personal papers, including early autobiographical stories and a handwritten White House diary." "During thirteen years of obsessive archival research and interviews with Reagan and his family, friends, admirers and enemies (the book's enormous dramatis personae includes such varied characters as Mikhail Gorbachev, Michelangelo Antonioni, Elie Wiesel, Mario Savio, Francois Mitterrand, Grant Wood, and Zippy the Pinhead), Morris lived what amounted to a doppelganger life, studying the young "Dutch," the middle-aged Cold Warrior, and the septuagenarian Chief Executive with a closeness and dispassion, not to mention alternations of amusement, horror, and amazed respect, unmatched by any other presidential biographer."--Jacket
Colonel Roosevelt by Edmund Morris( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography by the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author recounts the last decade of Theodore Roosevelt's amazing life
Beethoven : the universal composer by Edmund Morris( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beethoven was a genius so universal that his popularity, extraordinary even during his lifetime, has never ceased to grow. It now encircles the globe: Beethoven's most famous works are as beloved in Beijing as they are in Boston. Biographer Morris brings the composer to life as a man of astonishing complexity and overpowering intelligence. A gigantic, compulsively creative personality unable to tolerate constraints, he was not so much a social rebel as an astute manipulator of powerful and privileged aristocrats, at a time when their world was threatened by the rise of Napoleon. Struggling against progressive, incurable deafness (which he desperately tried to keep secret), he nonetheless produced towering masterpieces. Morris illuminates Beethoven's life, including his interactions with the women he privately lusted for but held at bay, and his work, whose grandeur and beauty were conceived "on the other side of silence
Colonel Roosevelt by Edmund Morris( Recording )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmund Morris presents the third installment in his Theodore Roosevelt biography. Here, Morris chronicles Roosevelt's life after his presidency, revealing that Colonel Roosevelt was as present as ever in world politics and if he was reelected as president, he possibly could have averted World War I
The rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris( Recording )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of seven men--a naturalist, a writer, a lover, a hunter, a ranchman, a soldier, and a politician--who merged at the age of 42 to become the youngest President in history"--Container
Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris( Recording )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pulitzer Prize winning author Edmund Morris chronicles Theodore Roosevelt's years in the White House, including his many crisis and achievements. Morris also explores Roosevelt's family life as well taking a look at Roosevelt's political critics
This living hand : and other essays by Edmund Morris( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wide-ranging collection of essays by a contemporary critic and historian traces four decades of writing and considers such diverse topics as Beethoven, Kilimanjaro, and Britain's Imperial War Museum
Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris( Recording )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book Theodore Roosevelt's great deeds, gifts, and energy are on conspicuous display
Dutch : [a memoir of Ronald Reagan] by Edmund Morris( Recording )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Ronald Reagan by the author who was granted monthly interviews in the Oval Office with the president, plus unrestricted access to his papers and family and friends. A biography, memoir and narrative that includes some historic original audio clips
Beethoven : the universal composer by Edmund Morris( Recording )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bashful with women and a stranger to romance, Beethoven was an abrasive, egotistical, and unsightly little man. Yet he was also a musical genius whose greatest works flowed from his deepest woes. His raging alcoholism and brooding psychosis seemed to stimulate not stifle his muse. But it wasn't until he lost the precious gift of hearing that he composed masterpieces whose grandeur and beauty tower above all others
A walk on the wild side by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man searches for his lost love in 1930 New Orleans. He finds her working in a whorehouse and fights to save her
Beethoven : the universal composer by Edmund Morris( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography of late eighteenth-century German composer Ludwig van Beethoven, and chronicles his childhood, his extraordinary achievements in his music, and his struggles with incurable deafness
Yu shi, ming yun lai qiao men : bei duo fen chuan by Edmund Morris( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beethoven by Edmund Morris( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Dutch and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodore Roosevelt by Alvin Langdon Coburn( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses his home and family life, his military and political career, and his campaign for president as a third party candidate on the "Bull Moose" ticket
The universal composer by Edmund Morris( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pulitzer-prize winning biographer Edmund Morris interweaves the personal history of the world's most famous composer with an insightful exploration of the way Beethoven's life was reflected and embodied in his genius and his music
Theodore Roosevelt( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses his home and family life, his military and political career, and his campaign for president as a third party candidate on the "Bull Moose" ticket
Beethoven : the universal composer by Edmund Morris( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beethoven was a genius so universal that his popularity, extraordinary even during his lifetime, has never ceased to grow. It now encircles the globe: Beethoven's most famous works are as beloved in Beijing as they are in Boston. Biographer Morris brings the composer to life as a man of astonishing complexity and overpowering intelligence. A gigantic, compulsively creative personality unable to tolerate constraints, he was not so much a social rebel as an astute manipulator of powerful and privileged aristocrats, at a time when their world was threatened by the rise of Napoleon. Struggling against progressive, incurable deafness (which he desperately tried to keep secret), he nonetheless produced towering masterpieces. Morris illuminates Beethoven's life, including his interactions with the women he privately lusted for but held at bay, and his work, whose grandeur and beauty were conceived "on the other side of silence."--Publisher description
 
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The rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Alternative Names
Edmund Morris American writer

Edmund Morris Amerikaans historicus

Edmund Morris écrivain américain

Edmund Morris escritor estadounidense

Morris, Arthur Edmund 1940-

Эдмунд Моррис

إدموند موريس، 1940-

埃德蒙·莫里斯 (作家)

Languages
English (202)

Spanish (5)

Chinese (3)

Dutch (1)

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Theodore RexDutch : a memoir of Ronald ReaganColonel RooseveltBeethoven : the universal composerColonel RooseveltThe rise of Theodore RooseveltTheodore RexTheodore Rex