WorldCat Identities

O'Connor, Richard 1915-1975

Overview
Works: 155 works in 506 publications in 4 languages and 23,611 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: F594, B
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Most widely held works about Richard O'Connor
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Most widely held works by Richard O'Connor
Bret Harte; a biography by Richard O'Connor( Book )

10 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A life of Bret Harte, "giving him credit for originating 'westerns' in 'The Luck of Roaring Camp' and his other tales of the Sierra foothills mining camps. O'Connor sheds ... light on Harte's unhappy henpecked marital life, his extramarital liaisons, his quarrel with Mark Twain, and the downhill slide of his writing career after his first success in San Francisco."
Ambrose Bierce; a biography by Richard O'Connor( Book )

20 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack London : a biography by Richard O'Connor( Book )

34 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents selected works of Jack London in graphic novel format
O. Henry : the legendary life of William S. Porter by Richard O'Connor( Book )

6 editions published between 1953 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the writer's entire life but its emphasis and chief interest lie in the period from 1902 when O. Henry moved to New York City and became the famous chronicler of its four million ordinary citizens to 1910 when he died at the age of 48
The German-Americans; an informal history by Richard O'Connor( Book )

15 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and German and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iron wheels and broken men : the railroad barons and the plunder of the West by Richard O'Connor( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit soldiers; a historical narrative of the Boxer Rebellion by Richard O'Connor( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1981 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates events of 1900 in China when a small fanatical sect attacked "foreign devils," killing Christian missionaries and Chinese Christians; told from both Chinese and Western points of view
The cactus throne; the tragedy of Maximilian and Carlotta by Richard O'Connor( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The oil barons : men of greed and grandeur by Richard O'Connor( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents and evaluates the growth of wealth and political and economic power among the leaders of the oil industries in America
Pacific destiny; an informal history of the U.S. in the Far East: 1776-1968 by Richard O'Connor( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys American involvement in Asia over the past two hundred years, through the stories of those who participated in these empire activities
The first hurrah; a biography of Alfred E. Smith by Richard O'Connor( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Politician (4-time) Democratic governor of New York and the first Roman Catholic to run for U.S. presidency (1928)
Wild Bill Hickok by Richard O'Connor( Book )

27 editions published between 1959 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author endeavors to separate fact from fiction in the life of this colorful character
Heywood Broun : a biography by Richard O'Connor( Book )

8 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheridan, the inevitable by Richard O'Connor( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 1995 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the Civil War general
Gould's millions by Richard O'Connor( Book )

5 editions published between 1962 and 1973 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Jack Pershing by Richard O'Connor( Book )

7 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unofficial biography, beginning with his Missouri boyhood and progressing to his West Point career, his Apache and Sioux-chasing days, his military campaigns, and leadership of the A.E.F
The lost revolutionary; a biography of John Reed by Richard O'Connor( Book )

6 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Irish; portrait of a people by Richard O'Connor( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courtroom warrior : the combative career of William Travers Jerome by Richard O'Connor( Book )

5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bat Masterson by Richard O'Connor( Book )

19 editions published between 1957 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of William Barclay Masterson, gunfighter of the West
 
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The German-Americans; an informal history
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Alternative Names

controlled identityArcher, Frank, 1915-1975

controlled identityBurke, John, 1915-1975

controlled identityWayland, Patrick, 1915-1975

Archer, Frank.

Archer, Frank 1915-1975

Burke, John.

Burke John 1915-1975

O'Connor, Richard, 1915-

Wayland Patrick

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Languages
English (207)

German (7)

Spanish (3)

Swedish (2)