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Service, Robert W. (Robert William) 1874-1958

Overview
Works: 388 works in 1,829 publications in 5 languages and 37,717 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  Juvenile works  Biographies  Narrative poetry  Records and correspondence  Autobiographies  Musical settings  Fiction  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6037.E72, 811.52
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The collected poems of Robert Service by Robert W Service( Book )

52 editions published between 1907 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author has caught the spirit of wanderlust that exists in each of us and it lives in his poetry
The spell of the Yukon : and other verses by Robert W Service( Book )

65 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in English and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the verse of Robert Service including The shooting of Dan McGrew, The cremation of Sam McGee, and My Madonna
The cremation of Sam McGee by Robert W Service( Book )

29 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constantly suffering from the cold, Sam makes his companion on the Arctic trail promise to cremate him when he dies, which the companion does--to his great surprise
Rhymes of a Red cross man by Robert W Service( Book )

85 editions published between 1909 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of evocative and moving poems written while the author was serving with the Red Cross on the front lines in WWI. The poems are dedicated to the author's brother who was killed in action in France the year of publication. -- vendor's description
The best of Robert Service by Robert W Service( Book )

43 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in English and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: A deluxe edition of the works of Service, with stunning period photographs of the Yukon territory he immortalized through his incomparable verses. Photos are from the famed Kinsey collection, taken in the 1890s during the height of the Klondike gold rush
Ballads of a Cheechako by Robert W Service( Book )

128 editions published between 1907 and 2015 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems relating chiefly to Klondike Gold Rush and to life in northern Canada
Rhymes of a rolling stone by Robert W Service( Book )

110 editions published between 1912 and 2013 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of Service's poems on many subjects
Songs of a sourdough by Robert W Service( Book )

196 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and French and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of a Sourdough by Robert Service, defined a place and time like only a truly great poet can. Set in the Yukon during the great Klondike gold rush, this collection of poems is full of the wild characters, the freezing snow storms and the vast staggering beauty Artic wilderness. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork
The shooting of Dan McGrew by Robert W Service( Book )

26 editions published between 1907 and 2006 in English and Czech and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narrative poem set in the Yukon describing the shoot-out in a saloon between a trapper and the man who stole his girl
Later collected verse by Robert W Service( Book )

16 editions published between 1954 and 1979 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains all the poems in "Carols of an Old Codger", and "Rags from My Riches", verses from his prose writings, and a section of previously unpublished rhymes
More collected verse by Robert W Service( Book )

37 editions published between 1953 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete poems of Robert Service by Robert W Service( Book )

31 editions published between 1921 and 1950 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spell of the Yukon and other verses -- Ballads of a Cheechako -- Rhymes of a rolling stone -- Rhymes of a Red Cross man -- Ballads of a Bohemian -- Bar-room ballads
Ballads of a Bohemian by Robert W Service( Book )

41 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spell of the Yukon, and other verses by Robert W Service( Book )

40 editions published between 1907 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trail of '98 : a northland romance by Robert W Service( Book )

81 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vivid novel of men and conditions in the Klondike during the gold rush
Best tales of the Yukon by Robert W Service( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verses chronicling the Klondike gold rush and immortalizing the colorful characters of the Yukon Territory, chosen from the author's earlier collections "The spell of the Yukon" and "Ballads of a Cheechako."
Open crossings by Andy Teirstein( )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lenin : a biography by Robert Service( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lenin's politics continue to reverberate around the world even after the end of the USSR. His name elicits revulsion and reverence, yet Lenin the man remains largely a mystery. This biography shows us Lenin as we have never seen him, in his full complexity as revolutionary, political leader, thinker, and private person. Born Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov in 1870, the son of a schools inspector and a doctor's daughter, Lenin was to become the greatest single force in the Soviet revolution--and perhaps the most influential politician of the twentieth century. Drawing on sources only recently discovered, Robert Service explores the social, cultural, and political catalysts for Lenin's explosion into global prominence. His book gives us the vast panorama of Russia in that awesome vortex of change from tsarism's collapse to the establishment of the communist one-party state. Through the prism of Lenin's career, Service focuses on dictatorship, the Marxist revolutionary dream, civil war, and interwar European politics. And we are shown how Lenin, despite the hardships he inflicted, was widely mourned upon his death in 1924"--Publisher's description
Dan McGrew, Sam McGee, and other great Service by Robert W Service( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Robert Service's Yukon poems, illustrated, with an index of first lines
Ploughman of the moon : an adventure into memory by Robert W Service( Book )

15 editions published between 1945 and 1947 in English and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The cremation of Sam McGee
Alternative Names
Robert Service

Robert W. Service Canadees oorlogsverslaggever (1874-1958)

Robert W. Service kanadai költő

Robert W. Service kanadischer Dichter und Novellist

Robert William Service

Robert William Service poeta canadiense

Robert William Service poeta e scrittore britannico

Robert William Service poète canadien

Service R. W.

Service R. W. 1874-1958

Service, Robert

Service Robert 1874-1958

Service, Robert W.

Service, Robert W. 1874-1958

Service, Robert W. (Robert William), 1874-1958

Service, Robert William.

Service, Robert William 1874-1958

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Сервис Р. В

Сервис Р. В. 1874-1958

Сервис Р. У

Сервис Р. У. 1874-1958

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Languages
English (1,060)

French (3)

Spanish (2)

Polish (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
The spell of the Yukon : and other versesThe cremation of Sam McGeeRhymes of a Red cross manThe best of Robert ServiceBallads of a CheechakoSongs of a sourdoughThe shooting of Dan McGrewLater collected verse