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Horgan, Paul 1903-1995

Overview
Works: 454 works in 1,072 publications in 5 languages and 38,873 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Juvenile works  Western stories  Domestic fiction  Bibliography  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Signer, Former owner, Bibliographic antecedent, Commentator, Author of introduction, Other, Librettist
Classifications: PS3515.O6583, B
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Most widely held works about Paul Horgan
 
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Great river : the Rio Grande in North American history by Paul Horgan( Book )

44 editions published between 1954 and 1995 in English and held by 2,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A distinguished historian examines the development of the region and surveys the amalgamation of the aboriginal Indian, Spanish, Mexican, and Anglo-American civilizations
Citizen of New Salem by Paul Horgan( Book )

12 editions published between 1961 and 1968 in English and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this historical work, the author presents a moving portrait of the young Abraham Lincoln awakening to early powers. It chronicles the years of self-discovery in the frontier village of New Salem
A distant trumpet by Paul Horgan( Book )

41 editions published between 1951 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 1,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of the Southwest in the 1870's and 1880's. The chief scene of action is at a U.S. Army outpost in Arizona during the Apache Indian Wars
Conquistadors in North American history by Paul Horgan( Book )

20 editions published between 1963 and 1982 in English and held by 1,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lamy of Santa Fe, his life and times by Paul Horgan( Book )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and works of Juan Bautista Lamy, first archbishop of Santa Fe and pioneer civilizer of the American Southwest
Whitewater by Paul Horgan( Book )

32 editions published between 1969 and 1987 in 6 languages and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of youth, when action is all and hope is defined as escape from home, interwoven into the lives of the townspeople
The centuries of Santa Fe by Paul Horgan( Book )

27 editions published between 1946 and 1994 in English and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encounters with Stravinsky; a personal record by Paul Horgan( Book )

20 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Things as they are by Paul Horgan( Book )

26 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... one of the most perfect books I have ever read. In an American Eden, a boy grows up, experiencing glory and horror and sin, with the suffering and sorrow it entails ..." Anne Fremantle " ... poignantly renders the 'confusion called childhood' -- its fears and terrors, its half-innocent delights, its intimations realized beyond words -- and renders all this with a lyric passion ..." Winfield Townley Scott
The heroic triad; essays in the social energies of three Southwestern cultures by Paul Horgan( Book )

19 editions published between 1970 and 1994 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three essays revised and with a new prologue from the author's Great River ; the Rio Grande in North American history
The thin mountain air by Paul Horgan( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This time the period is the early 1920s. Richard leaves college when his father, the Lieutenant Governor, becomes ill with tuberculosis and is sent with his family to Albuquerque. In these new surroundings Richard's own precarious health soon becomes his family's concern and the doctor prescribes a period of outdoor work and "toughening up" for him at the WZL Ranch. In this "world elsewhere," Richard observes the strange domestic drama of old Don Elizario Wenzel, the owner, and Concha, his eighteen-year-old second wife, and its repercussions involving other ranch workers like Tom Agee, the Bible-talking manager, and Buz Rennison, the primitive young sensualist, with whom Richard shares a bunk room. The book's climax is a horrifying murder, which occurs during the season of the sweaty, grueling work of sheep-dipping. THE THIN MOUNTAIN AIR can be described as an exploration of the forms of love, as perceived through the awakening consciousness of the young protagonist. In the Dorchester scenes, Richard's need ffor deep parental love is warmly reciprocated, in contrast to the beckoning mystery of sexual love, symbolized for him by an anonymous young couple he observes living alone on an empty ship. In the ranch setting, the compulsive sensuality of Buz, who drags Richard off to a country wedding, leads to a night of debauchery and to Richard's first experience of reckless lust. The Don Elizario-Concha-Buz triangle is emblematic of the violence and irrationality of uncontrolled passion, while the turnabouts in Richard's knowledge even of those closest to him present another aspect of the novel's many-sided theme."--Jacket
Everything to live for by Paul Horgan( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1977 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mountain standard time: Main line west, Far from Cibola [and] The common heart by Paul Horgan( Book )

13 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Main line west is a hymn to the faithfulness of love and the power of the human spirit, even though these conspire to bring bitter tragedy upon a woman and child who embody them. -- Far from Cibola is a parable of the inescapable effect of men and women upon each other in desire, hunger, joy, and sorrow. -- The common heart interweaves four narratives about people of different ages and natures in whom can be felt the warmth and glow of life. [inside jacket cover]
Josiah Gregg and his vision of the early West by Paul Horgan( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The peach stone : stories from four decades by Paul Horgan( Book )

12 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Of America, East & West by Paul Horgan( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Hurd: a portrait sketch from life by Paul Horgan( Book )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1977 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the works of Peter Hurd
Mexico Bay by Paul Horgan( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaliapin, an autobiography as told to Maxim Gorky; with supplementary correspondence and notes by Fyodor Ivanovich Chaliapin( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memories of the future; [novel] by Paul Horgan( Book )

6 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the lives of two sisters who both marry Navy men
 
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Great river : the Rio Grande in North American history
Alternative Names
O'Shaughnessy Horgan, Paul George Vincent.

Paul Horgan American historian

Paul Horgan Amerikaans schrijver

Paul Horgan amerikansk historikar og skribent

Paul Horgan amerikansk historiker och författare

Paul Horgan amerikansk historiker og skribent

Paul Horgan scrittore statunitense

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호오간, 폴 1903-

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Languages
English (352)

German (9)

Spanish (6)

Dutch (3)

Japanese (2)

Covers
A distant trumpetLamy of Santa Fe, his life and timesThe centuries of Santa FeEncounters with Stravinsky; a personal recordThings as they areThe heroic triad; essays in the social energies of three Southwestern culturesOf America, East & West