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Webb, James 1946 February 9-

Overview
Works: 266 works in 555 publications in 10 languages and 15,293 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Novels  War fiction  History  Naval history  Political fiction  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Personal narratives  Autobiographies 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Conductor, Arranger, Editor, Composer, Bibliographic antecedent, Correspondent, Interviewee, Producer, Translator, Printer, Honoree, Cinematographer
Classifications: PS3573.E1955, 813.54
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Fields of fire : a novel by James Webb( Book )

42 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a platoon of Marines fighting in Vietnam evokes the ambiguous and gruesome character of the war and contrasts man's realization of war's dangers with his attraction to war as the ultimate test of survival
Born fighting : how the Scots-Irish shaped America by James Webb( Book )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history and influence of the Scots-Irish in America, following their odyssey from their native Scotland, through their settlement in Northern Ireland, to their migration to America in the eighteenth century
The emperor's general : a novel by James Webb( Book )

35 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on General MacArthur's rule in post-World War II Japan, portraying him as a Machiavellian figure. He organizes a war-crimes trial against an innocent Japanese general to divert attention from the crimes of the emperor, whose cooperation he needs. By the author of Something to Die For
Lost soldiers by James Webb( Book )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Brandon Condley, on a routine mission to recover the remains of unknown American soldiers in Vietnam, finds a body whose dog tags don't match, he discovers a link that may enable him to search for two treasonous Americans known as "Salt and Pepper."
Something to die for by James Webb( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story of war in the 1990s-a limited "peacetime" battle raging in a distant Third World desert, which requires unusual technical expertise and great physical courage from the men who fight it. It is also the story of two politicians, a cunning young bureaucrat about to claim the highest ground in Washington, and a savvy political operator from the heartland with one deal too many to his name. Between them, there is a beautiful woman and a man-to-man competition that becomes a determinant in global strategy. In the balance are the lives of thousands of fighting men, perhaps even the course of history. Alternating his views between the increasing grimness of the battlefield and the manic jockeying on Capitol Hill, James Webb draws his graphically etched characters to a memorable confrontation and treats the reader to a darkly illuminating vision of contemporary history, Washington-style -- Page 2 of cover
A time to fight : reclaiming a fair and just America by James Webb( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Webb, bestselling author and outspoken U.S. Senator from Virginia, presents a clear-eyed, hard-hitting plan of attack for putting government to work for the people, rather than special interests, and restoring America's standing around the world.--From publisher description
A country such as this by James Webb( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An epic novel of post-Warold War II America."--Cover
A sense of honor by James Webb( Book )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two dissimilar midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy personify the sense of conflict and transition afflicting the academy as it shifts from being a military training school to a college for nuclear engineers and technicians
Micronesia and U.S. Pacific strategy : a blueprint for the 1980s by James Webb( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emperor's general by James Webb( Recording )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wall Street millionaire Jay Marsh remembers his job as General MacArthur's emissary to the Japanese imperial government following Japan's surrender in 1945
A time to fight : reclaiming a fair and just America by James Webb( Recording )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I'm the only person in the history of Virginia elected to statewide office with a Union card, two Purple Hearts, and three tattoos." Jim Webb--the bestselling author and now the celebrated, outspoken U.S. Senator from Virginia--presents a clear-eyed, hard-hitting plan of attack for putting government to work for the people, rather than special interests, and for restoring the country's standing around the world. Infused with the intelligence, force, and firebrand style that has earned Senator Jim Webb enormous national attention from his earliest days in office, A time to fight offers a thorough and provocative assessment of the thorniest issues Americans face today, along with cogent solutions drawn from Webb's lifetime of experience as a much-decorated Marine, a widely traveled, award-winning journalist and novelist, a highly placed member of the Reagan administration, a Senator with a son who fought as a Marine in Iraq and, perhaps most important, a proud scion of America's vast but frequently ignored working class
How sweet it is! : [Music from the film score by Patrick Williams( Recording )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vietnam War : a chronology of war( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A detailed, day-by-day history of the significant Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Air Force events from the Vietnam War, from the pre-war role of military advisors, to the 1975 fall of Saigon. Each entry is full of historical information and identifies the date, location, and military units involved, while introductory essays place these events within the context of the overall conflict. This encyclopedic account of the history of the Vietnam War comes to life with original photos and colorful art from the collections of all four services and military artists"--Publisher's description
Fields of fire by James Webb( Recording )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his classic, searing novel of the Vietnam War, James Webb follows three soldiers as they undertake a battle of a lifetime
Writing denominational history by James Webb( )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born fighting( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honors the men and women who fought for independence in the wilds of Scotland, battled for their faith in Ireland and ultimately, brought their values, culture and fighting spirit to early America
The HistoryMakers video oral history with James O. Webb( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corporate executive and politician James O. Webb was born on November 25, 1931 in Cleveland, Ohio. Webb graduated from Morehouse College in 1953 with his B.A. degree and served two years in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. In 1957, Webb graduated from the University of Michigan with his M.B.A. degree in actuarial science. Webb worked for Mutual of New York, then joined Supreme Life Insurance. In 1966, he was hired at Illinois Blue Cross & Blue Shield as an assistant actuary. In 1984, Webb was recruited as head of the Dental Network of America, where he served as Chairman, President and CEO. In 1993, Webb was elected mayor of Glencoe, Illinois, where he would remain for two full four-year terms. He joined the Board of Directors at Harris Bank in 1994 and in 2001, he retired from his job as Mayor of Glencoe and moved to North Carolina, where he lived with his daughter
Learning to pitch softball : things every pitcher, catcher, and coach should know by James Webb( Book )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The register( )

in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the press( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: An interview with Jim Webb about the war in Iraq; David Brody, David Gregory, Eugene Robinson, and Michele Norris discuss Barack Obama
 
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Born fighting : how the Scots-Irish shaped America
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Born fighting : how the Scots-Irish shaped AmericaThe emperor's general : a novelLost soldiersSomething to die forA time to fight : reclaiming a fair and just AmericaA country such as thisA sense of honorThe emperor's general
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Jim Webb American politician, author, and former United States Senator

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