WorldCat Identities

Farr, Finis

Overview
Works: 27 works in 131 publications in 6 languages and 5,865 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer
Classifications: PS3525.I972, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Finis Farr
 
Most widely held works by Finis Farr
Margaret Mitchell of Atlanta, the author of Gone with the wind by Finis Farr( Book )

20 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography based on official papers and an unpublished memoir written by her brother
O'Hara: a biography by Finis Farr( Book )

15 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"O'Hara is the candid, dramatic story of one of the most brilliant novelists and short story writers America has ever produced. From John O'Hara's turn-of-the-century boyhood in the Pennsylvania coal-town of Pottsville--immortalized as Gibbsville in his novels--to his death, Finis Farr seizes upon the paradoxes of O'Hara's life: the personal vices, the snobbery, the extravagant tastes of the man--and the blazing honesty with which his writing stripped away those affectations in others"--Book jacket
Frank Lloyd Wright, a biography by Finis Farr( Book )

22 editions published between 1961 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First full length biography of the great American architect
Rickenbacker's luck : an American life by Finis Farr( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FDR by Finis Farr( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago; a personal history of America's most American city by Finis Farr( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Affectionate historical portrait of the nation's second city
Black champion; the life and times of Jack Johnson by Finis Farr( Book )

12 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fair enough : the life of Westbrook Pegler by Finis Farr( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elephant valley by Finis Farr( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Imperial County, California by Finis Farr( Book )

16 editions published between 1918 and 2012 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kappa sigma, a history, 1869-1929 by Kappa Sigma Fraternity( Book )

4 editions published between 1929 and 1997 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Lloyd Wright, defiant genius by Finis Farr( )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Lloyd Wright, defiant genius by Finis Farr( Book )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kappa Sigma book; a manual of descriptive, historical, and statistical facts concerning the Kappa Sigma Fraternity by Boutwell Dunlap( Book )

1 edition published in 1920 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Māgaretto mitchieru monogatari( Book )

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

Collection of books, virtually all with presentation inscriptions from the author to Bryan by J Bryan( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of a variety of 20th-century publications, whose genres include fiction, poetry, biography, and humor writing
Joel Sayre papers by Joel Sayre( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The papers consist of correspondence received from family, friends and colleagues, among them Finis Farr; letters sent to his daughter Nora Sayre, to his wife, Gertrude Lynahan Sayre, to Nunnally Johnson, Jeannette Lowe and others; and letters received by Gertrude Lynahan Sayre from others, including one letter from H.L. Mencken
J. Bryan papers by J Bryan( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contains letters to Bryan and the corrected typescript and page proofs of MERRY GENTLEMEN (AND ONE LADY) (1985) by Bryan (Princeton Class of 1927), which contains biographical portraits of such humorists as Robert Benchley, Nunnally Johnson, S.J. Perelman, Dorothy Parker, and other writers who were connected with the Algonquin Round Table and THE NEW YORKER
"Jeff, it's up to you!" by Finis Farr( )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

On the Jim Jeffries-Jack Johnson heavyweight championship fight, July 4, 1910
 
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Alternative Names
Fa, Finisu

Fa, Finisu 1904-1983

Farr, Finis King 1904-1983

ファー, フィニス

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