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Lapierre, Dominique

Works: 293 works in 1,918 publications in 31 languages and 27,655 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Editor, Illustrator, Contributor, Narrator, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Other, Interviewer, Photographer
Classifications: D762.P3, 940.5421
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Most widely held works by Dominique Lapierre
The City of Joy by Dominique Lapierre( Book )

206 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 3,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One day in Calcutta a rickshaw puller took internationally bestselling author Dominique Lapierre to one of the poorest and most over-populated areas of this haunting city, where five million people live out their lives on the streets. The district was called Anand Nagar -- the City of Joy -- and being there would change the writer's life forever. At the heart of this extremely poor community, Lapierre found more heroism, more love, more sharing, and ultimately, more happiness than in many a city of the affluent West. Above all, he was overwhelmed to discover that this seemingly inhuman place had the magical power to produce heroes and heroines of all ages and from all walks of life. For Calcutta is the home not only of such saints as Mother Teresa, but also of countless other inspiring people, who are ordinary and completely unknown
O Jerusalem by Larry Collins( Book )

82 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in 9 languages and held by 3,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic drama of 1948, in which the Arabs and the Jews, heirs to generations of bitter conflict in a land sacred to them both, fought each other for the city of Jerusalem and for the hopes of fulfillment it represented to each. Here, for the first time is an account of that struggle which encompasses the full spectrum of its participants
Freedom at midnight by Larry Collins( Book )

76 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed narrative of the thirteen months leading to the independence of the Indian subcontinent in February 1948, centering on major and minor figures and on the social and personal upheavals attendant on independence and partition
Is Paris burning? : --Adolf Hitler, August 25, 1944 by Larry Collins( Book )

14 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How Paris miraculously escaped Adolf Hitler's sentence of death in August 1944"--Jacket subtitle
The fifth horseman : a novel by Larry Collins( Book )

42 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 9 languages and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The threat of Libya's Colonel Quaddafi to explode a three-megaton nuclear bomb hidden in New York, unless an autonomous Palestinian state is immediately established, affects the lives of ordinary citizens, politicians, secret agents, and terrorists from Washington to Jerusalem
Or I'll dress you in mourning by Larry Collins( Book )

39 editions published between 1967 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Cordobés, orphaned son of a field hand who fought for the Loyalists, is the most flamboyant, controversial, adored and richly rewarded matador in the long history of the bullring. In Or I'll Dress You in Mournin Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre bring to life a stunning page from the history of our times as, against the political and social flux of modern Spain, they trace the rise of Manuel Benítez from his desperately poor beginnings through the cruel years of struggle "to become somebody" to his final dizzying ascent to fame and adulation as the idolized El Cordobés. -from dust jacket
Beyond love by Dominique Lapierre( Book )

82 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 11 languages and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic story of doctors and scientists, sisters and patients, heroes and dreamers fighting against AIDS
Five past midnight in Bhopal by Dominique Lapierre( Book )

60 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates the events of December 3, 1984, in the ancient city of Bhopal, India, when a cloud of toxic gas escaped from am American pesticide plant, killing and injuring thousands of people
A rainbow in the night : the tumultuous birth of South Africa by Dominique Lapierre( Book )

35 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Rainbow in the Night" is Lapierre's epic account of South Africa's tragic history and the heroic men and women--famous and obscure, white and black--who have, with their blood and tears, brought to life the country that is today known as the Rainbow Nation
Is Paris burning? by Larry Collins( Book )

67 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How Paris miraculously escaped Hitler's sentence of destruction
Is Paris burning? by Ren Clment( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Au début d'août 1944, le général Von Choltitz, nouveau commandant de la place de Paris, reçoit d'Hitler l'ordre de détruire la Ville-Lumière. Les mouvements de résistance français organisent une insurrection le 19 août et s'emparent de la préfecture de police. Von Choltitz, influencé par le consul de Suède, retarde l'exécution des ordres reçus. Un émissaire des insurgés rejoint les troupes alliées et obtient que l'on déroge au plan de campagne pour envoyer un bataillon de tanks libérer Paris
Paris brûle-t-il? (25 août 1944); histoire de la libération de Paris by Dominique Lapierre( Book )

150 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réimpression d'un ouvrage remarquable qui devait révéler au public le célèbre tandem littéraire Lapierre et Collins. Véritable livre-épopée au style haletant
Is New York burning? by Larry Collins( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

F0ur years after 9/11 New York City is threatened with an atomic bomb in the heart of the city. The only way to stop the bomb is to convience the Israeli's to give back all the land taken in the 1967 war to the Palestinian"s. What can be done to stop this tragedy from happening?
Cette nuit la liberté : récit by Dominique Lapierre( Book )

94 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rainbow in the night [the tumultuous birth of South Africa] by Dominique Lapierre( Recording )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a boatload of Dutch Calvinists settled the southernmost tip of Africa, they were convinced by their strict faith that they were among the "elect," chosen by God to rule over the world. These first colonists would, over time, take on the black tribes, fortune hunters in search of diamonds and gold, and the scarlet-clad regiments of Queen Victoria. Their bloody, ferocious, and fervent saga would culminate three centuries later in one of human history's most notorious political regimes, the establishment of apartheid, and a nation built solely on a system of irrational racism
A thousand suns by Dominique Lapierre( Book )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gandhi, de Gaulle, Lucky Luciano, Kadhafi, Mère Teresa, Mitterrand, Golda Meir, El Cordobès... : une grande fresque historique et humaine, les rencontres et les événements d'une vie d'enquêtes et d'aventures
New York brucia? by Dominique Lapierre( Book )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Septembre 2004, trois ans après le 11 septembre, des terroristes cachent une bombe atomique au coeur de New York et menacent de faire sauter la ville si le président américain n'oblige pas les Israéliens à abandonner tous les territoires arabes occupés. Faut-il céder à ce chantage terroriste ? Le compte à rebours a commencé
O Jérusalem, récit by Dominique Lapierre( Book )

43 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jérusalem, 1948, la Ville sainte est à feu et à sang. Les Anglais quittent la Palestine, les Juifs proclament l'Etat d'Israël, les Arabes partent en guerre. L'épopée de la fondation d'Israël
Où tu porteras mon deuil by Dominique Lapierre( Book )

95 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strhující líčení životní pouti slavného zápasníka s býky Manuela Beníteze, zvaného El Cordobés, sahá až k jeho dětským létům a rokům dospívání a s rozhledem prezentuje živý obraz Španělska té doby. Prokládá přitom text četnými
El quinto jinete by Dominique Lapierre( Book )

55 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.27 (from 0.15 for Is Paris b ... to 1.00 for Mille sole ...)

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O Jerusalem
Alternative Names
Delisle Lapierre, Isabelle, 1931-

Dominique Lapierre franzsischer Schriftsteller und Humanist

Dominique Lapierre French author

Dominique Lapierre Pranses a talasulat libru

Dominique Lapierre scrittore e filantropo francese

Lābiyār, Dūmīnīk, 1931-

Lapierre, D. 1931-

Lapierre, Dominique

לאפייר, דומיניק

ഡൊമിനിക് ലാപിയർ

ラピェール, ドミニク

ラピエール, D

ラピエール, ドミニク

O JerusalemFreedom at midnightBeyond loveFive past midnight in BhopalA rainbow in the night : the tumultuous birth of South AfricaIs Paris burning?Is New York burning?A rainbow in the night [the tumultuous birth of South Africa]