WorldCat Identities

Baker, Russell 1925-

Overview
Works: 138 works in 408 publications in 4 languages and 25,530 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Humor  Romance films  Humorous poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Anecdotes  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Host, Narrator, Librettist, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Editor, Photographer
Classifications: PS3552.A4343, 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 1,853 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 )

20 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine authors discuss the problems and pleasures of reinventing the past
Russell Baker's book of American humor( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,377 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
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 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of material from the author's columns in the New York Times and the New York Times magazine
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 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of ten dozen newspaper columns about what happened to America during the past quarter century
So this is depravity by Russell Baker( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Russell Baker has charmed readers with his sharp humor and shrewd commentary. The indelible voice of the bestselling memoir GROWING UP compiles some of his greatest New York Times columns in this collection of honest, witty, and profound essays-reflecting on politics, society, and life in all its absurd glory
The way West : how the West was lost and won( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 729 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
Poor Russell's almanac by Russell Baker( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1992 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old-fashioned almanac full of very up-to-date humor, advice, and entertainment
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 515 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
All things considered by Russell Baker( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short essays on the absurdities within U.S. culture, from the author's column in the New York times
Our next President : the incredible story of what happened in the 1968 elections by Russell Baker( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American in Washington by Russell Baker( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 386 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 )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genial slaps at the American scene
Looking back by Russell Baker( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 260 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 upside-down man by Russell Baker( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mad scientist and a boy who can't do anything right team up to make a man
Monsignor Renard by John Thaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monsignor Renard tells the story of the German occupation of France during World War II through the eyes and experiences of a humble and extraordinary priest-- whose beliefs are tested to the breaking point
The good times by Russell Baker( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baker describes his own career and his encounters with public figures including John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Eugene McCarthy, and Richard Nixon
Growing up by Russell Baker( Recording )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces Russell Baker's youth in the mountains of rural Virginia. When Baker was five, his father died. His mother, strong-willed and matriarchal, never looked back
Growing up by Russell Baker( Book )

27 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The memoirs of the Pulitzer prizewinning columnist of the New York Times which is the story of growing up in America between the World Wars, through the years of depression, and of overcoming adversity with courage and love
The good times by Russell Baker( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picking up where his award winning and bestselling memoir GROWING UP left off, Baker tells how he made it from covering the Baltimore police beat to the streets of London where he reported on the Queen of England, becoming a White House correspondent and ascending to columnist at the New York Times at the age of 36. It a riveting portrayal of the newspaper world in the mid 20th century before the days of journalism degrees, and the story of how a boy raised on his determined mother's work ethic achieves much of what he wanted, but is "always slightly guilty for not amounting to something a little bit more."
 
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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 (197)

Chinese (12)

Japanese (6)

Korean (1)

Covers
Inventing the truth : the art and craft of memoirRussell Baker's book of American humorLooking backGrowing upThe good timesGrowing upA companion text for Growing up