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Bledsoe, Jerry

Overview
Works: 38 works in 136 publications in 2 languages and 7,079 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Biography  Christmas stories  Fiction  True crime stories  Drama  Guidebooks  Miscellanea  History  Christmas films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: HV6533.N8, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jerry Bledsoe
Bitter blood : a true story of southern family pride, madness, and multiple murder by Jerry Bledsoe( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sharps. The Newsoms. The Lynches. Three well-to-do families are tied into murder in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Blood games : a true account of family murder by Jerry Bledsoe( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true account of murder revolving around three college boys at North Carolina State University bound together by drugs, fast cars, and an obsession with a role-playing game
Before he wakes : a true story of money, marriage, sex, and murder by Jerry Bledsoe( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The case of a wealthy North Carolina woman who, after leading a life of deceit, is finally brought to trial for murdering her husband
Death sentence : the true story of Velma Barfield's life, crimes, and execution by Jerry Bledsoe( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this eye-opening account of a tragic American story, Jerry Bledsoe takes us from the peaceful beauty of rural North Carolina to the grim finality of the execution chamber, where last-minute appeals for clemency from influential allies went unheeded. On a foggy November night, with the eyes of the nation on her and the families of her victims awaiting justice, Velma calmly faced her own death from poison. But only after a shocking final confession to her son
The angel doll : a Christmas story by Jerry Bledsoe( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In North Carolina, a girl dying from polio dreams of an angel doll for Christmas. So her brother and his friend decide to buy one for her, only to discover no such doll exists in shops. But where there is a will, there is a way
The world's number one, flat-out, all-time great, stock car racing book by Jerry Bledsoe( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The stock car driver is the new American cowboy. ... Here is a free-wheeling look at the super-charged world of stock car racing: a motor-age sport that began with hell raisers like the legendary Junior Johnson running moonshine in the hills of Dixie and snowballed into a national craze with a cult following all its own."--Dust jacket
A gift of angels by Jerry Bledsoe( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sequel to The Angel Doll, which was on a North Carolina newspaper boy who used his earnings to fulfill his dying sister's wish to have an angel doll. The sequel describes his heroism in Vietnam, where he was killed while saving a little girl
Death by journalism? : one teacher's fateful encounter with political correctness by Jerry Bledsoe( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A North Carolina community college is wracked by controversy when a local reporter writes an article claiming that an adult community-outreach course on the Civil War taught that slaves in the South were happy
Just folks : visitin' with Carolina people by Jerry Bledsoe( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief portraits of North Carolina people, from the coast to the piedmont to the mountains, and including two from South Carolina: the Plumley sisters of Glassy Mountain and Tank Tankersley of River Falls
North Carolina curiosities by Jerry Bledsoe( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The angel doll( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in North Carolina during the polio epidemic of 1950, the story is told through the eyes of 10 year old Jerry and his best friend Whitney. Whitney's 4 year old sister Sandy was stricken with polio and has a fondness for angels. He saves money from his paper route to buy her an angel doll but finds none are available so Jerry and Whitney set out to find one. Along the way they face fear, prejudice and theft. They learn what is truly important as their lives and the lives of others are affected in unexpected ways
Carolina curiosities : Jerry Bledsoe's outlandish guide to the dadblamedest things to see and do in North Carolina by Jerry Bledsoe( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fire in the belly : building a world-leading high-tech company from scratch in tumultuous times by Jerry D Neal( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides the history of RF Micro Devices, a high-technology company based in Greensboro, North Carolina. Jerry Neals revealing, entertaining, often funny account of how RF Micro Devices came about is much more than a story of one companys beginnings. Fire in the Belly is a wild ride through the technology boom of the 1990s, from the layoffs that inspired the companys founding to just nine years later when RF Micro Devices had a market value of $16 billion, twice that of its technology partner, defense contractor TRW
Partial to home : a memoir of the heart by Bob Timberlake( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The angel doll by Jerry Bledsoe( Recording )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boys' little sister wants an angel doll for Christmas, so her brother and his best friend set out to find one
Blue horizons : faces and places from a bicycle journey along the Blue Ridge Parkway by Jerry Bledsoe( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bledsoe, drawn to the parkway from childhood, decided to take a mountain-bike trip on the Blue Ridge Parkway. This book is the story of his 17-day trip from one end of the parkway to the other
Where's Mark Twain when we really need him? : he's living with a nice couple in Independence, Missouri, and his sense of humor is shot by Jerry Bledsoe( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bitter blood : a true story of southern family pride, madness, and multiple murder by Jerry Bledsoe( )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This true crime novel details the experiences off three wealthy Southern families connected through marriage and through murder. The shocking real-life events include obsessive love and bitter custody battles that led toward the bloody climax that took nine lives
Built on a rock : a memoir of family, faith and place by Jerry D Neal( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bare-bottomed skier : and other unlikely tales by Jerry Bledsoe( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Death sentence : the true story of Velma Barfield's life, crimes, and execution
Alternative Names
Jerry Bledsoe American writer

Jerry Bledsoe écrivain américain

Джерри Бледсо

브레드소, 제리

ブレッドソー, ジェリー

ブレッドソー, ジュリー

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Blood games : a true account of family murderBefore he wakes : a true story of money, marriage, sex, and murderDeath sentence : the true story of Velma Barfield's life, crimes, and executionThe angel doll : a Christmas storyThe world's number one, flat-out, all-time great, stock car racing bookA gift of angelsDeath by journalism? : one teacher's fateful encounter with political correctnessNorth Carolina curiosities