WorldCat Identities

O'Connor, Richard 1915-1975

Overview
Works: 161 works in 524 publications in 4 languages and 23,997 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Biographies  Fiction  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  High interest-low vocabulary books  Readers (Publications)  Braille books 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor
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Most widely held works about Richard O'Connor
 
Most widely held works by Richard O'Connor
Ambrose Bierce; a biography by Richard O'Connor( Book )

24 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bret Harte; a biography by Richard O'Connor( Book )

10 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A life of Bret Harte, "giving him credit for originating 'westerns' in 'The Luck of Roaring Camp' and his other tales of the Sierra foothills mining camps. O'Connor sheds ... light on Harte's unhappy henpecked marital life, his extramarital liaisons, his quarrel with Mark Twain, and the downhill slide of his writing career after his first success in San Francisco."
Jack London : a biography by Richard O'Connor( Book )

36 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O. Henry : the legendary life of William S. Porter by Richard O'Connor( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the writer's entire life but its emphasis and chief interest lie in the period from 1902 when O. Henry moved to New York City and became the famous chronicler of its four million ordinary citizens to 1910 when he died at the age of 48
The German-Americans; an informal history by Richard O'Connor( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and German and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iron wheels and broken men : the railroad barons and the plunder of the West by Richard O'Connor( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit soldiers; a historical narrative of the Boxer Rebellion by Richard O'Connor( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1981 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates events of 1900 in China when a small fanatical sect attacked "foreign devils," killing Christian missionaries and Chinese Christians; told from both Chinese and Western points of view
The cactus throne; the tragedy of Maximilian and Carlotta by Richard O'Connor( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The oil barons : men of greed and grandeur by Richard O'Connor( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents and evaluates the growth of wealth and political and economic power among the leaders of the oil industries in America
Pacific destiny; an informal history of the U.S. in the Far East: 1776-1968 by Richard O'Connor( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys American involvement in Asia over the past two hundred years, through the stories of those who participated in these empire activities
The first hurrah; a biography of Alfred E. Smith by Richard O'Connor( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Politician (4-time) Democratic governor of New York and the first Roman Catholic to run for U.S. presidency (1928)
Wild Bill Hickok by Richard O'Connor( Book )

26 editions published between 1959 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author endeavors to separate fact from fiction in the life of this colorful character
Heywood Broun : a biography by Richard O'Connor( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gift of the Magi and other stories by O Henry( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of fourteen short stories reflecting various aspects of American life at the turn of the nineteenth century
Sheridan, the inevitable by Richard O'Connor( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 1995 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the Civil War general
Gould's millions by Richard O'Connor( Book )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Jack Pershing by Richard O'Connor( Book )

6 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unofficial biography, beginning with his Missouri boyhood and progressing to his West Point career, his Apache and Sioux-chasing days, his military campaigns, and leadership of the A.E.F
The lost revolutionary; a biography of John Reed by Richard O'Connor( Book )

6 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Irish; portrait of a people by Richard O'Connor( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courtroom warrior : the combative career of William Travers Jerome by Richard O'Connor( Book )

4 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The German-Americans; an informal history
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Alternative Names

controlled identityArcher, Frank, 1915-1975

controlled identityBurke, John, 1915-1975

controlled identityWayland, Patrick, 1915-1975

Archer, Frank.

Archer, Frank 1915-1975

Burke, John.

Burke John 1915-1975

O'Connor, Richard, 1915-

Wayland Patrick

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Languages
English (193)

German (6)

Spanish (3)

Swedish (2)