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Gelb, Alan

Overview
Works: 24 works in 71 publications in 2 languages and 2,968 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Handbooks and manuals  Fiction  Biographies  Young adult works  History  Drama  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: LB2351.52.U6, 808.066378
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alan Gelb
Conquering the college admissions essay in 10 steps : crafting a winning personal statement by Alan Gelb( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A guide to crafting a meaningful and polished college admissions essay that expresses the applicant's unique personality, strengths, and goals; step-by-step instructions lead students from idea to initial draft, through revisions, and to a final version ready for submission"--Provided by publisher
Most likely to succeed : multiple murder and the elusive search for justice in an American town by Alan Gelb( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven steps to confident writing by Alan Gelb( )

4 editions published in 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An experienced professional copywriter and book author presents simple tips to help anxious writers overcome writer's block, develop ideas, and communicate effectively. Aimed at non-professional writers who write mainly for school, work, or other business-related purposes"--
Columbus Avenue by Alan Gelb( Book )

4 editions published between 1904 and 1984 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having the last say : capturing your legacy in one small story by Alan Gelb( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Renowned writing coach Alan Gelb shows baby boomers how to create "last says"--Short personal narratives that serve as a powerful form of life review. As the baby-boomer generation ages, its members are looking ahead to the biggest challenge of all: making sense of life in its third act. Having the Last Say takes life review out of the realm of memoir writing and journaling--making the rich and timeless tradition of authentic storytelling accessible to those who have never considered themselves "writers." In creating "legacies" in the form of short personal narratives, you will have the opportunity to reflect on the people, actions, and events that have shaped your life and your values, and to share these stories with those who matter most. Gelb's reassuring and straightforward advice will help you every step of the way, from identifying an engaging topic to employing creative writing techniques to construct a compelling story"--
Playgrounds : [a novel] by Alan Gelb( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survival guide for paralegals : tips from the trenches by Alan Gelb( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Doris Day scrapbook by Alan Gelb( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scrapbook of Doris Day's illustrious career. Including commentary by the men and women who worked with Doris, personalities like Jay Livingston, Janis Paige, Stuart Heisler, Michael Gordon, Hoagy Carmichael, George Seaton, and Jack Weston. WIth over 150 photographs of Doris dancing, singing, and acting-photos including Rod Taylor, James Stewart, Rock Hudson, James Cagney, and Jack Lemmon. This work includes many intriguing anecdotes about Doris's most memorable songs and plot summaries of her most important films, a complete chronology of her films
My best friend died by Alan Gelb( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenaged driver accepts responsibility for his best friend's death in a traffic accident and comes to grips with his alcohol abuse problems
The complete student : achieving success in college and beyond by Alan Gelb( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores everything a new college student needs to know--from how to find a book in the library to buying a used car; from breaking old habits of procrastination to understanding the dangers of binge drinking; from conquering test anxiety to writing a resume and a cover letter
Mussolini by Alan Gelb( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improving the dynamics of aid : towards more predictable budget support by Benn Eifert( )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ilt around a buffer reserve fund of 2-4 months of imports can help smooth public spending. Aid can be pre-committed several years ahead with only small efficiency losses, using a strategy of "flexible pre-commitment." Guidelines can be set to limit the volatility of budget support while keeping it performance-based, and past experience can be used more systematically to develop "outcome" norms to better guide aid allocation."--World Bank web site
The Janissary : a novel of obsession by Alan Gelb( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mombo by Alan Gelb( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps, Second Edition : Crafting a Winning Personal Statement by Alan Gelb( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

-- New York Times Gelb?s ten-step approach has garnered great results for the students who have tried it, many of whom were accepted into their dream schools (Harvard, Brown, Yale, and more). This to-the-point handbook shows you how to identify an engaging essay topic, and then teaches you how to use creative writing techniques to craft a narrative that expresses your unique personality, strengths, and goals. Whether you?re an A-student looking for an extra boost or a less-confident writer who needs more intensive help, Gelb?s reassuring and concise guidance will help you every step of the way, from your initial draft to final revision. In the end, you will have a well-polished, powerful, and profound personal statement that you can feel proud of?a college essay that doesn?t feel "pre-fab," but is a real reflection of your own individuality
Improving The Dynamics Of Aid : Towards More Predictable Budget Support by János Eifert( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motivation and control in the Mondragon experiment ; The replication and sustainability of the Mondragon experiment by Keith Bradley( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

9 routes to success for students by Robert K Throop( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conquering the college admissions essay in 10 steps : crafting a winning personal statement by Alan Gelb( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This ... handbook shows you how to use creative writing techniques to craft a narrative that expresses your unique personality, strengths, and goals. No matter what your degree of writing and academic ability, [the author's] guidance will help you improve your initial draft and revisions to produce a ... statement that will impress the admissions dean and is a ... reflection of your individuality.-Back cover
Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps, Third Edition: Crafting a Winning Personal Statement (Revised) by Alan Gelb( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Gelb, Alan L.

Гелб, Алан

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