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Byrd, Max

Works: 31 works in 160 publications in 3 languages and 8,887 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical fiction  History  Biographical fiction  Horror fiction  Historical fiction  Suspense fiction  Juvenile works  Drama 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PQ2623.E6, 843.912
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Max Byrd
Most widely held works by Max Byrd
Daniel Defoe : a collection of critical essays by Daniel De Foe( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary critical opinion and commentary on Daniel Defoe and his novels. Includes a chronology, notes, and bibliography
Grant : a novel by Max Byrd( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two biographers, one friendly and one contemptuous, describe the enigmatic general and president, Ulysses S. Grant
Jefferson : a novel by Max Byrd( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows Jefferson through the eyes of his secretary, William Short, as he serves as ambassador to France in 1784
Jackson : a novel by Max Byrd( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1828, a writer is hired to do a hatchet job on President Jackson, preparing to fight his second election. The opposition wants David Chase to write a biography that will cover the president in mud. Chase finds lots of mud--duels, adultery--but the more he rakes the more he likes this man. Now he must decide what sort of biography to write. A hack writer's dilemma. By the author of Jefferson
Visits to Bedlam: madness and literature in the eighteenth century by Max Byrd( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London transformed : images of the city in the eighteenth century by Max Byrd( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristram Shandy by Max Byrd( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Byrd's lucidly written and compelling volume aims to provide a scholarly introduction to one of the most puzzling pieces of eighteenth-century literature, and a stimulus to critical thought and discussion. Laurence Sterne - an eccentric and largely unsuccessful clergyman - was forty-six when he sat down in January of 1759 to being his literary masterpiece. Aside from his sermons, only two of which had ever been published, Sterne had little more to do with the literary life than any other respectable provincial clergyman. His explosion into the history of English literature occurred not onl
Shooting the sun by Max Byrd( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by Charles Babbage, who believes that his Difference Engine can calculate the longitude of a solar eclipse, astronomer Selena Cott invents a technique to photograph it and embarks on a dangerous journey into the American Southwest
Target of opportunity by Max Byrd( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From occupied France to the United States of the 1980s, a terrifying conspiracy being executed for high stakes is exposed
The phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaston Leroux's novel The Phantom of the Opera, first published in 1910, remained a perennial favorite throughout the twentieth century and into the early 2000s. It was adapted to several popular motion pictures and into one of the most successful stage musicals of all time. Its main character, Erik, is a romantic figure whose appeal reaches across different cultures and times. He is a sensitive soul, an accomplished composer and musician whose great unfinished work, Don Juan Triumphant, is described as breathtakingly beautiful by the one person he allows to hear it; he is an object of pity, whose face has been disfigured from birth, causing him to hide behind a silk mask; and he is hopelessly in love with a young woman whom he can never seriously hope will love him back. At the same time, he a dangerous, menacing figure, lurking in the hidden catacombs beneath the opera house and blackmailing those who will not bow to his whims. He can hear things said in privacy and can create catastrophes that might or might not be the accidents that they seem to be
The Paris deadline : a novel by Max Byrd( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A veteran of WWI and the only American living in Paris who doesn't know Hemingway, newspaper reporter Toby Keats comes into possession of a rare 18th-century mechanical duck, which--for some reason--is sought after by a variety of persons and groups
Grant by Max Byrd( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional portrait of Ulysses S. Grant captures a unique, flawed man who led the North to victory in the Civil War, was elected president, failed as both a farmer and businessman, and fought a final battle against cancer
Finders weepers by Max Byrd( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and French and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From bestselling author Max Byrd comes the exciting re-release of this captivating suspense novel, featuring the well-loved P.I. Mike Haller who is on the case again, this time helping an alluring hooker stay alive so she can inherit her fortune
California thriller by Max Byrd( Book )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P.I. Mike Haller is on the case to find a newsman who suddenly went missing in Sacramento Valley. A tearful, boozy wife has paid him to find her husband, but someone else is attempting to dissuade him, using a .38 with Haller's name and address on it. Packed with crime-stopping action, romance, and suspenseful twists and turns, California Thriller is an exhilarating journey full of snowballing leads and Mike Haller in a race to save thousands of lives
Jackson by Max Byrd( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before the election, David Chase is commissioned to publish the truth regarding the rumors surrounding Andrew Jackson. What he finds out could change the future of America
Fuse time by Max Byrd( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police bomb expert David Renner risks his job and his life as he races aginst time to save Jillian Speirs, a beautiful British actress with a violent past, and track a mad bomber who has been terrorizing Los Angeles with his efficient and lethal bombs
Fly away, Jill by Max Byrd( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This adrenaline-packed page-turner from bestselling author Max Byrd brings back the unstoppable P.I. Mike Haller, this time in the streets of London
Jefferson by Max Byrd( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Thomas Jefferson assumed his post as American ambassador to France, he faced daunting political and personal challenges. He struggles to get the young nation recognized as a serious trade nation. He faced grave criticism--how could he profess individual liberty and high standards of honor when he owned slaves and courted the wife of a political acquaintance?
The path to publication. advice from authors, editors, and agents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In segment one of this volume, Janet Fitch discusses landscape and how its use can distinguish professional writers from aspiring writers. In segment two, writers Sands Hall, Max Byrd, Varley O'Connor, and Stephen Koch present a wealth of information, humorously moderated by editor Andrew Tonkovich, on point-of-view
The path to publication : advice from authors, editors, and agents [dvd]( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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