WorldCat Identities

Butterworth, W. E. (William Edmund) 1929-

Overview
Works: 80 works in 163 publications in 2 languages and 11,565 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.B9825, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by W. E Butterworth
LeRoy and the old man by W. E Butterworth( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in English and French and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleeing from a neighbor's assailants, who believe he has identified them to the police, LeRoy leaves his Chicago housing project to live with his grandfather, a shrimp fisherman, in Mississippi. When the Chicago police come for him, LeRoy must decide if he is going to risk his life testifying
Under the influence by W. E Butterworth( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As their friendship deepens, Allan realizes that Keith is an alcoholic whose behavior jeopardizes the well-being of himself and others
Orders to Vietnam : a novel of helicopter warfare by W. E Butterworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opposed to war and estranged from his father, an Army general, a young draftee encouners horror and heroism while flying a combat helicopter
Flunking out by W. E Butterworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends learn a great deal about themselves and their goals in life during their freshman year in college
Wheels and pistons : the story of the automobile by W. E Butterworth( Book )

2 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the automobile from the first self-propelled steam vehicle of the eighteenth century to the proposed external-combustion engine cars of the future
Dave White & the electric wonder car by W. E Butterworth( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though he had planned to hide his background as a racing mechanic, when he entered college, Dave gets involved with a girl who is building a low pollution car
Black gold : the story of oil by W. E Butterworth( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of oil from its use by the ancient Sumerians through the present energy crisis, with emphasis on the men who fought for control of the oil industry
Wheel of a fast car by W. E Butterworth( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a result of losing a race with a police car, a seventeen-year-old boy loses five hundred dollars, his license, his girl friend, his college scholarship, and his good reputation and discovers that the road back to respectability is anything but smooth
A member of the family by W. E Butterworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a lovable English sheepdog begins to display vicious behavior at odd times due to psychological problems caused by inbreeding, his owners are faced with a heartbreaking decision
Fast green car by W. E Butterworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich young man, who also drives a truck, comes to New York to get into the advertising business and gets into car racing as well
Stock-car racer by W. E Butterworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dave finds that stock-car racing as a summer hobby is very different from professional racing
Steve Bellamy : a novel by W. E Butterworth( Book )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1978 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his mother and stepfather, sixteen-year-old Steve leaves New England to live in Alabama with his father, a fisherman he has never seen
Moose, the thing, and me by W. E Butterworth( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Things are wild enough at the Ludwell School before Moose Hanrahan's arrival, but Moose's incredible size adds an entirely new dimension to school hijinks
Redline 7100 by W. E Butterworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a famous, hard-headed automobile racer refuses to hire his son as a driver, the equally stubborn son strikes out on his own until father and son eventually crash on the same race course
Hi-fi : from Edison's phonograph to quadraphonic sound by W. E Butterworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the technical evolution of sound reproduction equipment and the people responsible for the various developments
Soldiers on horseback : the story of the United States Cavalry by W. E Butterworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mighty minicycles by W. E Butterworth( Book )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the evolution, mechanical structure, and operation of the minicycle, which is actually a miniature motorcycle
Slaughter by auto by W. E Butterworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl, responsible for an automobile accident in which four people are killed, suddenly finds herself faced with a manslaughter charge, a jail sentence, and the guilt of having caused others' deaths
Return to racing by W. E Butterworth( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he tries to mix his job as advertising executive for the sponsors of the Firebrand Racing Team with his personal interest in an opposing independent driver, Tony Fletcher loses his job
Tires & other things; some heroes of automotive evolution by W. E Butterworth( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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LeRoy and the old man
Alternative Names

controlled identityBaldwin, Alex

controlled identityBeech, Webb

controlled identityDouglas, James McM., 1929-

controlled identityDugan, John Kevin

controlled identityGriffin, W. E. B.

controlled identityHughes, Eden

controlled identityScholefield, Edmund O., 1929-

controlled identitySt. James, Blakely

controlled identityWilliams, Patrick J.

Baldwin, Alex, 1929-

Beech, Webb, 1929-

Butterworth, William E.

Butterworth, William E. 1929-

Butterworth, William E. IV

Butterworth, William E. (William Edmund), 1929-

Butterworth, William Edmund 1929-

Butterworth, William Edmund, III, 1929-

Douglas, James McM

Douglas, James McM., 1929-

Dugan, John Kevin, 1929-

Griffin, W. E. B., 1929-

Hughes, Eden, 1929-

Scholefield, Edmund O

Scholefield, Edmund O., 1929-

St. James, Blakely, 1929-

Williams, Patrick J., 1929-

Languages
English (49)

French (1)

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