WorldCat Identities

Baker, Russell 1925-

Overview
Works: 128 works in 374 publications in 4 languages and 25,252 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Biography  Satire  Humor  Fables  Drama  Allegories  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Host, Editor, Librettist, Interviewee, Photographer
Classifications: PR6029.R8, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Russell Baker
 
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Most widely held works by Russell Baker
The Norton book of light verse( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 400 poems arranged in eighteen thematic sections
Inventing the truth : the art and craft of memoir by Russell Baker( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine authors discuss the problems and pleasures of reinventing the past
The rescue of Miss Yaskell and other pipe dreams by Russell Baker( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of material from the author's columns in the New York Times and the New York Times magazine
Russell Baker's book of American humor by Russell Baker( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of over two hundred years of tall tales, short stories, exerpts from novels, essays, radio plays, oneliners and book reviews, by more than seventy writers and humorists
There's a country in my cellar by Russell Baker( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of ten dozen newspaper columns about what happened to America during the past quarter century
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lear, King of Britain, has three daughters: Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. Intending to divide his kingdom among his daughters according to their affection for him, he asks them to say which loves him most. Goneril and Regan profess their extreme affection, and each receives one-third of the kingdom. Cordelia, disgusted with their hollow flattery, says she loves him according to her duty, no more or less. Infuriated with this reply, Lear divides her portion between Goneril and Regan. Eventually, the two daughters reveal their true heartlessness and a tragic chain of events are set into motion"--Container
So this is depravity by Russell Baker( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poor Russell's almanac by Russell Baker( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1992 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old-fashioned almanac full of very up-to-date humor, advice, and entertainment
The way West : how the West was lost and won( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the final decades of the American frontier from the time of the Gold Rush until after the last gasp of the Indian wars at Wounded Knee
Anna Karenina( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman risks everything to follow her heart in this stunning adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's powerful tale of love, marriage, and betrayal in imperial Russia. Helen McCrory stars as literature's most tragic adulteress, with Kevin McKidd as her lover, the dashing Count Vronsky, and Stephen Dillane as her cold-hearted husband
Goodbye, Mr. Chips( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Chipping is the new Latin master at an English boy's boarding school. The eccentric schoolmaster lives a full, rich life within the cloistered school, defined by his role as the intellectual shepherd of generations of young students. Then while traveling through the countryside on summer holiday, he unexpected falls in love. His new wife ignites his passion and brings him out of his shell. Spans over 50 years in the life of Mr. Chipping
Animal farm : a fairy story by George Orwell( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on totalitarianism in which farm animals overthrow their human owner and set up their own government
All things considered by Russell Baker( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animal farm by George Orwell( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on totalitarianism in which farm animals overthrow their human owner and set up their own government
Our next President : the incredible story of what happened in the 1968 elections by Russell Baker( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American in Washington by Russell Baker( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satirical guide to Washington's society, politics, institutions, bureaucracy, and Congress and the Presidency
No cause for panic. by Russell Baker( Book )

5 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genial slaps at the American scene
The way west( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the extraordinary story of how the West was lost and won, from the time of the Gold Rush until after the last gasp of the Indian Wars at Wounded Knee, and the clash of cultures as Native Americans and whites struggled bitterly over the land
Looking back by Russell Baker( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays look at the lives of such public figures as Lyndon Johnson, Eugene V. Debs, Joe DiMaggio, and Martin Luther King
The fortunes and misfortunes of Moll Flanders( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sexually charged adaptation of the Daniel Defoe classic. Moll is a woman struggling to make her way in a rough, randy era. Her story involves five husbands, numerous lovers, shocking family secrets and travels to bustling London and Virginia. Moll's dangerous misdeeds stretch from sexual adventures to criminal acts, leaving her with a price on her head
 
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.13 for The Norton ... to 1.00 for Papers, 19 ...)

The Norton book of light verse
Alternative Names
Baker, Russell Wayne

Baker, Russell Wayne 1925-

Russell Baker Amerikaans autobiograaf

Рассел Бейкер американский писатель, журналист, мемуарист

راسل بیکر

베이커, 러셀 1925-

ベイカー, ラッセル

拉塞尔·韦恩·贝克

Languages
English (200)

Chinese (12)

Japanese (6)

Korean (1)

Covers
Inventing the truth : the art and craft of memoirRussell Baker's book of American humorKing LearAnimal farm : a fairy storyAnimal farmLooking backThe fortunes and misfortunes of Moll Flanders