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Kantor, MacKinlay 1904-1977

Works: 247 works in 972 publications in 12 languages and 29,606 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  War stories  War films  Autobiographies  Film noir 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Actor, Scenarist, Other, Performer, Composer, Conceptor, Author of introduction, win
Classifications: PS3521.A47, 813.52
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Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor( Book )

120 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 4,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed as the greatest novel ever written about the War Between the States, this searing Pulitzer Prize-winning book captures all the glory and shame of America's most tragic conflict in the vivid, crowded world of Andersonville, and the people who lived outside its barricades. Based on the author's extensive research and nearly twenty-five years in the making, MacKinlay Kantor's bestselling masterwork tells the heartbreaking story of the notorious Georgia prison where 50,000 Northern soldiers suffered - and 14,000 died - and of the people whose lives were changed by the grim camp where the best and the worst of the Civil War came together. Here is the savagery of the camp commandant, the deep compassion of a nearby planter and his gentle daughter, the merging of valor and viciousness within the stockade itself, and the day-to-day fight for survival among the cowards, cutthroats, innocents, and idealists thrown together by the brutal struggle between North and South. A moving portrait of the bravery of people faced with hopeless tragedy, this is the inspiring American classic of an unforgettable period in American history
Valley Forge : a novel by MacKinlay Kantor( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We are taken into the houses, workshops, kitchens and stables of the ordinary citizens during the Revolutionary War
Diversey by MacKinlay Kantor( )

14 editions published between 1928 and 2012 in English and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marry Javlyn, a promising young journalist from Clay City, Iowa, is enticed to Chicago by the opportunities for professional advancement that the city has to offer. Marry adjusts quickly to his new environment, establishing a liaison with Jo Ruska from across the hall; cultivating a friendship with Steve Gold, a local gangster; and playing politics to get a job in City Hall. Literally speaking, Diversey is the story of one man and the influences that the city has on his character. In a broader sense, it is the story of an entire segment of Chicago society--the segment which inhabits the streets, the Loop, the cabarets, the boardinghouses, City Hall, the elevated trains, and the newsrooms of that teeming metropolis. Kantor's first novel, Diversey has suffered the criticism commonly applied to the works of meritorious young novelists--too long, too ambitious, too tightly knit--but all critics agree that it is a well wrought story and a splendid impression of 1920s Chicago
Spirit Lake by MacKinlay Kantor( Book )

25 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of Iowa in the 1850's, culminating in the Spirit Lake Massacre of '57--as seen both from the viewpoint of the Dakota Nation and that of the white pioneers
The voice of Bugle Ann by MacKinlay Kantor( )

35 editions published between 1935 and 2001 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bugle Ann was a hunting dog, the pride and joy of an old Missouri sportsman who stoically, with no remorse, served a prison term for shooting the sheep man he believed had killed his dog
Mission with LeMay; my story by Curtis E LeMay( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The personal and outspoken story of a history-making general, written in unique and intimate collaboration with an authorof international fame
Gun crazy by Joseph H Lewis( Visual )

17 editions published between 1949 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic film noir based on a short story by MacKinlay Kantor. A greedy sideshow sharp-shooter marries an ex-army man, then leads him down the road to crime for easy money. Includes a bank robbery sequence, noted for being filmed in one shot
Long remember by MacKinlay Kantor( Book )

43 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel describes the Battle of Gettysburg through the eyes of a pacifist who begins to accept the necessity of combat
Lee and Grant at Appomattox by MacKinlay Kantor( Book )

13 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sympathetic, detailed report of events leading to surrender which includes Grant's repeated demands, Lee's reluctance and finally Grant's generous terms
Gettysburg by MacKinlay Kantor( Book )

6 editions published in 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If the South had won the Civil War by MacKinlay Kantor( Book )

16 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If the South Had Won the Civil War originally appeared in the November 22, 1960, issue of Look magazine where it inspired a deluge of correspondence from readers. Published in book form in 1961, the novel is a must-have for Civil War enthusiasts. Out of print for over a decade, MacKinlay Kantor's classic Civil War novel is back, featuring a brand new introduction by Harry Turtledove (author of the bestselling The Guns of the South), new interior art by Dan Nance, and a stunning cover by acclaimed Civil War artist Don Troiani. This new edition also includes a hard-to-find essay by Kantor describing how and why the novel was written, and the nation's reaction to its publication. MacKinlay Kantor was superbly equipped to write this fascinating account of what might have happened, beginning on the fateful afternoon of Tuesday, May 12, 1863, when a deplorable equestrian accident resulted in the death of General Ulysses S. Grant
Glory for me by MacKinlay Kantor( Book )

15 editions published between 1945 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel in verse
Beauty beast, a novel by MacKinlay Kantor( Book )

24 editions published between 1968 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happy land by MacKinlay Kantor( Book )

16 editions published between 1942 and 1944 in English and Undetermined and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happy Land is about Rusty Marsh and the life he lived. It is about ordinary folks, and how they cam to be brave. It is the record of a civilization which strengthens itself with Boy Scouts and bob-rides, with public high schools and neighborly kindnesses, with churches and drug-stores and cornfields and Indian stories- with the simple fare of American life which once seemed dull and now holds bewitching beauty. This civilization must not perish from our land or form this earth. It will not perish while one Rusty Marsh is alive to fight for it
Story teller by MacKinlay Kantor( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wide range of Kantor's interest and affection is apparent in this volume. He portrays the pioneers, the veterans, the rustic children and Missouri hill people who devotees of this author have grown to anticipate
I love you, Irene by MacKinlay Kantor( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Signal thirty-two : a novel by MacKinlay Kantor( Book )

12 editions published between 1940 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Police work in New York City as seen on the precinct level." Cf. Hanna, A. Mirror for the nation
Arouse and beware by MacKinlay Kantor( Book )

22 editions published between 1936 and 1958 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of two Yankee prisoners who escape from the Confederate prison camp at Belle Isle, Virginia
The children sing; a novel by MacKinlay Kantor( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of 1970 American innocents on a tour through eastern Asia who reveal themselves by their thoughts and their reactions to each other
God and my country by MacKinlay Kantor( Book )

16 editions published between 1954 and 1960 in 3 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MacKinlay Kantor has woven a compelling, appealing novel about the life of a simple American man who held in his care the destinies of hundreds of boys. With rare insight and sympathy, MacKinlay Kantor has created the memorable Lem Siddons, who gave forty years of his wisdom, the fund of his laughter, the knowledgable touch, the sweetness and love that were his, to generations of Boy
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.09 for Diversey / ... to 0.99 for Abraham Bu ...)

The voice of Bugle AnnLong rememberIf the South had won the Civil War
Alternative Names
Kantor, Benjamin MacKinlay 1904-1977

Kantor, Benjamin McKinlay 1904-1977

Kantor, Mac Kinlay 1904-1977

Kantor Mackinlay

Kantor, MacKinlay, 1904-

Kantor, MacKinley 1904-1977

Kantor, McKinlay 1904-1977

MacKinlay Kantor Amerikaans schrijver (1904-1977)

MacKinlay Kantor écrivain américain

MacKinlay Kantor romanziere, giornalista e sceneggiatore statunitense

MacKinlay Kantor US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

МакКинлей Кантор

ماكينالى كانتور

ماكينالي كانتور

مک‌کینلی کانتر فیلمنامه‌نویس، ژورنالیست، و نویسنده آمریکایی

캔터, 맥킨레이 1904-1977