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Auchincloss, Louis

Overview
Works: 339 works in 1,768 publications in 7 languages and 88,698 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal narratives  Psychological fiction  Biographies  Short stories  Diary fiction  Legal fiction (Literature) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Author of introduction, Other, Writer of accompanying material, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3501.U25, 813.54
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The rector of Justin by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

92 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The founder of an Episcopalian secondary school is seen differently by members of his family and his associates
Pioneers & caretakers : a study of 9 American women novelists by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

64 editions published between 1905 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 2,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interpretive analysis of the work of 9 American women novelists exploring the unity of their work
The embezzler by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

51 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman fra New Yorks finansverden
Woodrow Wilson by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this portrait of Woodrow Wilson, Auchincloss examines the president who is perhaps better remembered for the force of his personality than for his accomplishments. A man of enormous energy but plagued by ill health, an admirer of the parliamentary system whose contentious relationship with Congress led to the crushing defeat of his cherished League of Nations, Wilson remains a fascinating enigma. We will always be left to ponder the extent to which his character shaped our century's history." "This study sheds new light on Wilson's upbringing and career, from the grim determination that enabled him to overcome dyslexia to his skillful dance of isolationism and intervention in World War I. From the dynamic figure whose ringing speeches hypnotized vast crowds, to the gentle voice reading poetry to his children, to the rising academic and president of Princeton who made the giant leap into politics."--Jacket
A world of profit by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

33 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 1,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman
Theodore Roosevelt by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronicles the life of Theodore Roosevelt, providing information about his military career, his early involvment in the politics of New York City, and his ascent to the national political stage."
The book class by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich tapestry of life, passion, triumph, tragedy, and illumination unfolds against the backdrop of the Book Class, twelve women from the heights of New York society who meet monthly over sixty years to discuss selected literary works
Honorable men by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chip Benedict appeared to have the best of everything: wealth, education, good looks, charm, and intelligence. Shortly before entering law school, he married Alida, a pale beauty with the slinky attractiveness of the day. But Alida had more than physical beauty. She had the cunning and talent to become the debutante of the year, thereby escaping the progressively threadbare world of tarnished elegance and unpaid bills to which she was born. Alida's life continued in a storybook fashion with her marriage to Chip, a seemingly perfect and certainly honorable man. Called to serve in World War II, he returned a hero, decorated for bravery at the Normandy landing. Following in his father's footsteps, he became chairman of the board of the prestigious Benedict Glass Company founded by his grandfather. And yet, with all of his gifts, Chip is haunted by dark guilt that drives him to excel, conform, and embrace a righteousness that he fails to perceive as hypocrisy. In business he becomes the perfect corporate executive: forward-looking, ambitious, lauded in Fortune 2nd Forbes. Chip serves his community, supports the arts, and patriotically honors his government. But when it comes to choosing sides on the issue of Vietnam, he makes a decision that casts aside the deepest ties and loyalties of his life
Portrait in brownstone by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

42 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inner history of a New York family whose wealth comes from the brokerage business, and the emergence of a gentle, likable matriarch
Edith Wharton by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

39 editions published between 1961 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edith Wharton - American Writers 12 was first published in 1961. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions
I come as a thief by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

26 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in 5 languages and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aspiring politician finds his family life and career threatened when his investments in the stock market are linked with organized crime
The partners by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

36 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman
Edith Wharton; a woman in her time by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in English and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diary of a yuppie by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driven by an insatiable hunger for power, Bob Service, a thirty-two year-old New York lawyer whose morals are tempered by expediency, tramples his associates and cripples his marriage
Tales of Manhattan by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

20 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen Glasgow by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

35 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen Glasgow - American Writers 33 was first published in 1964. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions
The Rough Riders : an autobiography by Theodore Roosevelt( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings together the autobiographical works of The Rough Riders, in which Roosevelt leads the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry during the Spanish-American War, and An Autobiography, in which the youngest-ever president describes his life in politics, the emergence of his progressive ideas, and his role in establishing America as a world power
The Winthrop covenant by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novellesamling, hvor alle fortællingerne hænger sammen, ved at skildre familien Winthrop fra 1630 til vore dage
Henry Adams by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

23 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La gloire : the Roman Empire of Corneille and Racine by Louis Auchincloss( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a charming collection of elegant essays, one of the twentieth century's leading men of letters turns his vast knowledge and worldly authority to the texts of two seventeenth-century French dramatists. Louis Auchincloss considers sixteen plays by Pierre Corneille (1606-84) and his younger theatrical rival, Jean Racine (1639-99). Musing on the ideas that informed the court of the Sun King and on what classical allusions meant to them, Auchincloss offers thoughtful readings, new translations, and a wealth of shrewd observations about French classic tragedy, passion, self-sacrifice, self-aggrandizement, and civic and military glory." "Auchincloss lets the grand voices of Corneille's and Racine's heroes and heroines speak, while calling attention to details and discoveries that illumine aspects of both seventeenth-century and twentieth-century culture. He specifically considers the theme of gloire - the lofty destiny or mission that the hero (and more rarely the heroine) has set for himself and for which he would willingly sacrifice the most passionate romance, closest friendship, or dearest family ties. While gloire is more commonly associated with Corneille than with Racine, Auchincloss demonstrates that these French masters were capable of swapping predilections when it came to the Roman plays."--Jacket
 
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Woodrow Wilson
Alternative Names

controlled identityLee, Andrew, 1917-2010

Auchincloss, Louis 1917-

Auchincloss, Louis 1917-2010

Auchincloss, Louis S.

Auchincloss, Louis S. 1917-2010

Auchincloss, Louis Stanton

Auchincloss, Louis Stanton 1917-2010

Lee, Andrew.

Lee Andrew 1917-2010

Louis Auchincloss Amerikaans advocaat (1917-2010)

Louis Auchincloss amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Louis Auchincloss amerikansk historikar og advokat

Louis Auchincloss amerikansk historiker och advokat

Louis Auchincloss amerikansk historiker og advokat

Louis Auchincloss auteur de romans, de nouvelles et d'essais, critique littéraire

Stanton Auchincloss, Louis, 1917-2010

لويس أوكنكلوس، 1917-2010

オーキンクロス, L

オーキンクロス, ルイス

路易·奧金克洛斯

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The embezzlerWoodrow WilsonTheodore RooseveltEdith WhartonThe Rough Riders : an autobiographyLa gloire : the Roman Empire of Corneille and RacineA voice from old New York : a memoir of my youth