WorldCat Identities

Carruth, Gorton

Overview
Works: 55 works in 306 publications in 1 language and 14,541 library holdings
Genres: History  Chronologies  Encyclopedias  Dictionaries  Guidebooks  Trivia and miscellanea  Bibliography  Bibliographies  Quotations  Thesauri (Dictionaries) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Other
Classifications: E174.5, 973.0202
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Most widely held works by Gorton Carruth
The encyclopedia of American facts & dates by Gorton Carruth( Book )

120 editions published between 1956 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 6,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates has been a standard work of American history since it was first published in 1956. Expanded and updated regularly, this tenth edition contains more than 15,000 facts, dates, and events that trace and illuminate all facets of American existence - from colonial living to modern science, fashion trends to political movements, sports heroes to notorious criminals, architectural innovations to religious awakenings
The Oxford illustrated literary guide to the United States by Eugene Ehrlich( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains information about the birthplaces, homes, and workplaces of over fifteen hundred literary figures from Colonial times to the present
The encyclopedia of historic places by Courtlandt Canby( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Hudson Group book."
Where to find business information : a worldwide guide for everyone who needs the answers to business questions by David M Brownstone( Book )

28 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Harper book of American quotations by Gorton Carruth( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Hudson Group book." A collection of quotations about American places, events, ideas and beliefs, men and women, art, literature, and amusements
The encyclopedia of world facts and dates by Gorton Carruth( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Encyclopedia of World Facts and Dates brings together, in one comprehensive volume, more than 50,000 facts, dates, and events that have shaped our world, from the Big Bang right up through today's headlines." "Compiled by Gorton Carruth, whose The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates has been a standard reference in American history for more than thirty years, this encyclopedia brings the same level of authority and thoroughness to world history. As such, it covers everything from natural and man-made disasters, discoveries, and wars to women's rights, medical breakthroughs, the arts, and sports." "Because of the enormous breadth of the book, it is separated into time spans and within each time span divided into nine different subject areas: Vital Statistics and Demographics; Disasters; Exploration and Colonization; Politics and War; Economy and Trade; Religion and Philosophy; Science, Education, and Technology; Arts and Leisure; and Sports, Games, and Society." "In addition, the book includes a superbly detailed and fully cross-referenced index so that it provides the usefulness of an alphabetical work with the advantages of a chronological encyclopedia." "Containing a wealth of information, the encyclopedia presents, in short, all the details of life on earth since the beginning of time. Most important, it gives you not only the facts, it also provides the important background information needed to place those facts in perspective. The Encyclopedia of World Facts and Dates is a book you will turn to again and again."--Jacket
The young reader's companion by Gorton Carruth( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-volume short-entry encyclopedia containing information about the characters, plots, authors, and other topics found in classic and contemporary books for young readers
Facts & dates of American sports by Gorton Carruth( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roget's international thesaurus by Lester V Berrey( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happened when : a chronology of life and events in America : abridged edition of The encyclopedia of American facts & dates by Gorton Carruth( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What Happened When is a chronologically arranged encyclopedia of the most important events in American history, from 986 A.D. ... to the presidential elections of 1988"--Pref., p. vii
The VNR dictionary of business and finance by David M Brownstone( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American quotations by Gorton Carruth( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 8,000 quotations arranged under 264 subject categories
The complete word game dictionary by Tom Pulliam( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The easiest way to settle all challenges in : Annagrams, Boggle, Ghost, Guggenheim, Hangman, Perquackey, Scrabble, Spellbound, Superghost, Word Rummy, Word Yahtzee and many more
The giant book of American quotations by Gorton Carruth( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of over 8,000 American quotations on a variety of subjects
The transcriber's handbook : with the Dictionary of sound-alike words by Gorton Carruth( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The encyclopedia of American facts and dates( )

in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history of America from Colonial America through the Civil War and industrialization, to the First and Second World Wars, up to the present. Arranged year by year, by presidency, detailing important events of the year. From the first Norse explorers in 986 to the present, covering 1,000 years of all aspects of American history and popular culture
Encyclopedia of historic places by Courtlandt Canby( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes places of historic importance throughout the world
The bird watcher's diary by Edgar M Reilly( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New York Times concise crossword puzzle dictionary by Tom Pulliam( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family handbook : with Roget's university thesaurus( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The encyclopedia of American facts & dates
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What happened when : a chronology of life and events in America : abridged edition of The encyclopedia of American facts & datesAmerican quotationsThe giant book of American quotationsThe New York Times concise crossword puzzle dictionary
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English (252)