WorldCat Identities

Spignesi, Stephen J.

Overview
Works: 78 works in 206 publications in 5 languages and 12,066 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Miscellanea  Bibliography  Chronologies  Psychological fiction  Fiction  Suspense fiction  Dictionaries  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: PS3561.I483, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stephen J Spignesi
The essential Stephen King : a ranking of the greatest novels, short stories, movies, and other creations of the world's most popular writer by Stephen J Spignesi( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ranks the horror writer's written works and films, discussing reasons for the ranking, quotes, information on revisions and film adaptations, and a summary of the work's plot and main characters
The lost work of Stephen King : a guide to unpublished manuscripts, story fragments, alternative versions, and oddities by Stephen J Spignesi( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Hungarian and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides insight into King's personality and his evolution as a writer, and offer fans a glimpse of him they will likely never learn about any other way. Each piece is described and summarized, with selected excerpts given, and the reader is told how a complete copy of the work might be obtained
Native American history for dummies by Dorothy Lippert( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of Native Americans from the first contact with Europeans to the present day, discussing such topics as customs and traditions, major tribal nations, important leaders, and significant historical events
The Woody Allen companion by Stephen J Spignesi( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete Titanic : from the ship's earliest blueprints to the epic film by Stephen J Spignesi( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes lists of Titanic resources including organizations and Web sites as well as the Ttanic's cargo manifest
American firsts : innovations, discoveries, and gadgets born in the U.S.A. by Stephen J Spignesi( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogues : a novel of suspense by Stephen J Spignesi( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Indonesian and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of dialogues with the doctor assigned by the court to assess her competence to stand trial offers a glimpse inside the mind of Tory Troy, a young woman in a Connecticut mental hospital facing six charges of felony murder
Lost books of the Bible for dummies by Daniel L Smith-Christopher( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This one-volume reference on the major works that are not included in the Bible examines what these lost books are about, what they may teach about God, and who ultimately decided that they should not be in the Bible--and why
The complete Stephen King encyclopedia : the definitive guide to the works of America's master of horror by Stephen J Spignesi( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 100 greatest disasters of all time by Stephen J Spignesi( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers "floods, storms, droughts, blizzards, famines, typhoons, and epidemics" including "the Great Influenza Epidemic of WWI ... the Irish Potato Famine of 1846, the Calcutta Cyclone, the Plague of Justinian, the Peru Landslide, the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, the 1888 New York City Blizzard, and the Dust Bowl" ... "the Chernobyl nuclear accident, the sinking of the Titanic, the Hindenburg and Challenger explosions, the Triangle Shirt Factory fire" ... "the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks and the Oklahoma City bombing ..."--Jacket flaps
The Titanic FOR Dummies by Stephen J Spignesi( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the building of the famous ship, life onboard during its maiden voyage, tragic decisions made that fateful night, the discovery of the wreck, and the controversies surrounding one of the worst naval disasters of all time
The U.S.A. book of lists : the ultimate compendium of all things American by Stephen J Spignesi( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over topical seventy lists that provide information about the United States, covering presidents, states, tourist attractions, speeches, war, and other aspects of society and culture
Crop circles : signs of contact by Colin Andrews( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of crop circles, providing an overview of the crop circle mystery and speculating as to what they might mean and where they come from
Mayberry, my hometown : the ultimate guidebook to America's favorite TV small town by Stephen J Spignesi( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shape under the sheet : the complete Stephen King encyclopedia by Stephen J Spignesi( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the crosshairs : famous assassinations and attempts from Julius Caesar to John Lennon by Stephen J Spignesi( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the events surrounding the attempted and successful assassinations of such figures as Fidel Castro, Mohandas Gandhi, Pope John Paul II, Huey Long, and George Harrison
J.F.K. Jr. by Stephen J Spignesi( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the life of John F. Kennedy, Jr. who was killed when his airplane crashed off the coast of Martha's Vineyard
100 best Beatles songs : a passionate fan's guide by Stephen J Spignesi( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Which Song is the Best and Why? Read it and see! Organized by rank, from 1 to 100, this illustrated celebration of the best songs by the boys who revolutionized rock-and-roll includes expert commentary, historical context, interview material, and lots of great sidebars (including "best" lists from some of today's pop music powerhouses.)?Like all "best of" lists, the book's opinionated stance generates animated discussion. Here, There, and Everywhere is profusely illustrated with photos of the band at work and play, and all of the unforgettable album-cover art.? Appendices include a complete song list, discography, videography, and bibliography, making it a one-stop source of Beatles facts and figures
How to be an instant expert : 6 steps to being an authority on any subject by Stephen J Spignesi( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Washington's leadership lessons : what the father of our country can teach us about effective leadership and character by James C Rees( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From James Rees, Executive Director of Mount Vernon, comes anenlightening guide to the leadership wisdom of America's first great leader. George Washington was more than just an inspiring battlefield commander; he was critical to the founding and success of the United States ofAmerica
 
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The essential Stephen King : a ranking of the greatest novels, short stories, movies, and other creations of the world's most popular writer
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The lost work of Stephen King : a guide to unpublished manuscripts, story fragments, alternative versions, and odditiesNative American history for dummiesThe Woody Allen companionThe complete Titanic : from the ship's earliest blueprints to the epic filmAmerican firsts : innovations, discoveries, and gadgets born in the U.S.A.Dialogues : a novel of suspenseLost books of the Bible for dummiesThe complete Stephen King encyclopedia : the definitive guide to the works of America's master of horror