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Gordon, Noah

Overview
Works: 128 works in 1,695 publications in 22 languages and 13,005 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  History  Action and adventure fiction  Medical fiction  Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Medical films (Motion pictures)  Historical films 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor, Scribe
Classifications: PS3557.O68, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Noah Gordon
 
Most widely held works by Noah Gordon
Shaman by Noah Gordon( Book )

227 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 2,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Jeremy Cole, legendary doctor and hero, has a deaf son who is called Shaman by everyone who knows him. Shaman's life is difficult. First, he must learn to speak so that he can take his place in the hearing world, and then he must fight against the prejudices of a society where physical differences matter. As Shaman struggles to achieve his identity, the Coles, along with the rest of America, are drawn into the conflict between the North and the South
The physician by Noah Gordon( Book )

208 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleventh-century England and Persia are the backgrounds of this story of an orphan named Rob Cole, who is apprenticed to a travelling barber-surgeon and, discovering in himself a gift for healing, decides to study medicine with the legendary Avicenna
The rabbi by Noah Gordon( Book )

192 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces into middle age the career of a rabbi from New York who marries the daughter of a Protestant minister, and tells of his varying degrees of success in his calling
The death committee by Noah Gordon( Book )

139 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A razor-sharp hospital drama by the author of the international best-sellers The Physician and Shaman. At Suffolk County General Hospital, three brilliant young men are brought together by their ambition and passionate dedication to life. But they work in the shadow of the Death Committee, a formidable hospital tribunal where doctors sit in judgment of their peers, deciding who is to blame when a death could have been prevented. During an unforgettable year of love and fear, failure and victory, the young doctors must face the crucial dramas and triumphs of hospital life. Noah Gordon has won many awards, including the James Fenimore Cooper Prize; among his books are The Physician, Shaman, The Jerusalem Diamond, The Rabbi, The Last Jew, and Choices
The last Jew by Noah Gordon( Book )

141 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his father and brother die during the terrible days of the Spanish Inquisition, fifteen-year-old Yonah Toledano sets out across Spain, "determined to honor the memory of his family by remaining a Jew."--Jacket
Matters of choice by Noah Gordon( Book )

47 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a divorce, a woman physician forgoes a career in a prestigious hospital for a private practice in a small town in New England. Hoping for a simpler and richer life, she finds herself facing the same pressing issues she had hoped to leave behind in Boston. By the author of The Physician
The Jerusalem diamond by Noah Gordon( Book )

107 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

26 Luck and a Blessing27 The Flaw; 28 The Guardian; About the Author
El médico by Noah Gordon( Book )

110 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In eleventh-century England and Persia, an orphan named Rob Cole is apprenticed to a travelling barber-surgeon and, discovering in himself a gift for healing, decides to study medicine with the legendary Avicenna
The winemaker by Noah Gordon( )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josep Alvarez is a young man in the tiny grape-growing village of Santa Eulália, in northern Spain, where his father grows black grapes that are turned into cheap vinegar. Joseph loves the agricultural life, but he is the second son, and his father's vineyard will be inherited by his brother Donat, the firstborn. Josep yearns for a job growing grapes and for an opportunity to marry Teresa Gallego. In Madrid, an assassination plot, conceived against the political leader of Spain by men of wealth and power, creates a storm of intrigue that sucks into its vortex a group of innocent young farm workers in Santa Eulália
La bodega by Noah Gordon( Book )

30 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Languedoc, Francia, finales del siglo XIX. Josep Álvarez descubre de la mano de un viticultor francés el arte de la elaboración del vino. Desde ese momento, su vida estará determinada por esta pasión. A pesar de su juventud, Josep ha conocido el amor, las intrigas políticas y el trabajo duro, experiencia que, junto a su temprana vocación, caracterizará su destino. Tras participar contra su voluntad en un complot que convulsionará la ya turbulenta escena política del momento, huye a Francia, donde trabajará para un viticultor. Pese a su temor de caer en manos de la justicia, decide un día volver a su hogar. Luchando contra los elementos, Josep emprende una aventura tan ardua como fascinante: la elaboración de un buen vino. En torno a él, los habitantes de Santa Eulàlia: la joven viuda Marimar y su hijo Francesc; Nivaldo, el tendero de origen cubano; Donat, el hermano obrero, todos ellos personajes que pueblan esta rica novela. La bodega contiene la esencia anterior de Noah Gordon: historias personales de fuerza, personajes vitales, retratos fidedignos de una época, plasmados con una sensibilidad y acierto que ha admirado a miles de lectores a lo largo de los años
Choices by Noah Gordon( Book )

29 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down the long generations many sons in the Cole family have been drawn to medicine, but only a few have possessed "the gift," the ability to feel impending death in others. Now, in Matters of Choice the phenomenon emerges again in the brightly lit world of modern science - not in a son, but in a young woman doctor, Roberta Jeanne d'Arc Cole, known as R.J. The first time R.J. disappoints her beloved father is when she is born female; the second, when she chooses to study law rather than medicine. But destiny overtakes her when she discovers that she has inherited "the gift," which sometimes will allow her to intervene and save a life, and sometimes will just give her a chance to say good-bye. Hoping for a simpler, richer life, R.J. forgoes a career at a prestigious Boston hospital for a country practice, but she finds herself facing the same pressing issues she had opted to leave behind in Boston ... and the agonizing intimate choices that confront all women
La doctora Cole by Noah Gordon( Book )

63 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a divorce, a woman physician forgoes a career in a prestigious hospital for a private practice in a small town in New England. Hoping for a simpler and richer life, she finds herself facing the same pressing issues she had hoped to leave behind in Boston
Cole trilogy by Noah Gordon( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noah Gordon & rsquo;s acclaimed trilogy, spanning one thousand years in the lives of one uncommonly gifted family In The Physician, an orphan in eleventh-century London, Robert Cole, becomes a fast-talking swindler. As he matures, his strange gift & mdash;an acute sensitivity to impending death & mdash;never leaves him, and he yearns to become a healer. Arab madrassas are the only authentic medical schools, and he makes his perilous way to Persia. Christians are barred from Muslim schools, but by claiming he is a Jew, he studies under the world & rsquo;s most renowned physician, Avicenna. Cole & rsquo;s journey and love for a woman who must struggle against her only rival & mdash;medicine & mdash;make The Physician a riveting modern classic. In Shaman, Dr. Robert Judson Cole, nineteenth-century descendent of the first Robert Cole, travels from his ravaged Scottish homeland, through the operating rooms of antebellum Boston, to the cabins of frontier Illinois. In the wilderness he befriends the starving remnants of the Sauk tribe, who have fled their reservation. In the process, he absorbs their culture and learns native remedies that enrich his classical medical education. He marries a remarkable settler woman he had saved from illness. The Cole family is drawn into the bloody vortex of the Civil War, and their determination to survive in the midst of wilderness and violence will stay with the reader long after the final page. In Matters of Choice, Roberta Jeanne d & rsquo;Arc Cole is the latest first-born descendant of Dr. Robert Cole. Favored to be named associate chief of medicine at a Boston hospital, she is married to a surgeon and owns a trophy residence in Cambridge as well as a summer house. But everything melts away. Her gender and her work at an abortion clinic cost her the hospital appointment. Her marriage fails. Crushed, she goes to her farmhouse in western Massachusetts, thinking to sell it, and finds an unexpected life. How she continues to fight for every woman & rsquo;s right to choose, while acknowledging her own ticking clock and maternal yearning, makes this prize-winning third story of the Cole trilogy relevant and unforgettable
Seis historias de animales by Noah Gordon( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six stories of children who learn to become closer to the natural world through their relationships with wild and domestic animals feature a tale based on the real-life relationship of the author's son, Michael, and the turtle he called Sam
Der Katalane : Roman by Noah Gordon( Book )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josep Alvarez versteckt sich vier Jahre lang, nachdem er Zeuge eines Mordes wurde. Dann wagt er die Rückkehr und versucht, auf dem Gut seiner Väter Wein zu keltern. Gerade als es ihm gelingt und er seinen Wein verkaufen kann, holt ihn die Vergangenheit wieder ein. Der einzige Mann, der weiss, dass er Zeuge des Mordes war, taucht auf. Bleibt ihm wieder nur die Flucht?
L'uomo che cercava la verità by Noah Gordon( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Italian and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questo romanzo è la storia di un amore - quello tra Michael e Leslie - così profondo e appassionato da superare gli ostacoli e i pregiudizi che lo minacciano: perché Michael è un giovane rabbino, nato e cresciuto nel cuore della New York ebraica dei primi decenni del Novecento, e Leslie è la figlia di un pastore protestante. Entrambi vivono in ambienti in cui ebrei e cristiani non hanno molte occasioni di innamorarsi e, ancor meno, di sposarsi tra loro
Il medico di Saragozza by Noah Gordon( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Italian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le dernier juif by Noah Gordon( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in French and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1492, les juifs sont expulsés d'Espagne par décret royal. Un jeune garçon, Yonah, fils d'un orfèvre juif, est forcé de prendre la fuite après l'assassinat brutal de toute sa famille. En mémoire de ses parents, il jure de rester fidèle à la religion de ses ancêtres et de retrouver les meurtriers, au péril de sa vie
La clinica by Noah Gordon( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston: al Suffolk County General Hospital il Comitato, formato dai medici e dal primario, si riunisce periodicamente - a porte chiuse - per decidere se i decessi avvenuti fossero inevitabili o invece da imputare a imperizia o negligenza. Una sorta di terribile "governo ombra" dell'ospedale che incombe sul destino di tre giovani e brillanti medici, legati da amicizia e divisi da rivalità di carriera e personali. All'intrecciarsi delle vicende personali e professionali dei protagonisti, nel corso di un anno alla fine del quale la vita di nessuno dei tre sarà più la stessa, fanno da corona le vicende dei pazienti della clinica, i loro drammi, le loro speranze, le loro angosce
Il signore delle vigne by Noah Gordon( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of political intrigue, winemaking, and love, set in Catalonia in the late 19th century
 
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Alternative Names
Gordon, F. Noah

Gordon, F. Noah 1926-

Gordon, Noā.

Gordons, Noa 1926-

Gurdun, Nuā.

Noah Gordon American writer

Noah Gordon Amerikaans schrijver

Noah Gordon amerikansk författare

Noah Gordon amerikansk skribent

Noah Gordon écrivain américain

Noah Gordon escriptor estatunidenc

Noah Gordon escritor estadounidense

Noah Gordon scriitor american

Noah Gordon scrittore statunitense

Noah Gordon US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Гордон, Ной

Ноа Гордън

גארדאן, נח, 1926-

גורדון, נח

גרדון, נח, 1926-

نوآه گوردون (رمان‌نویس) نویسنده آمریکایی

고든, 노아

고든, 노아 1926-

ゴードン, ノア

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The physicianThe rabbiThe death committeeThe last JewMatters of choiceThe Jerusalem diamondEl médicoLa bodega