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Foley, Charles

Overview
Works: 285 works in 737 publications in 4 languages and 2,412 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Biography  History  Guidebooks  Personal narratives  Fiction  Personal narratives‡vFrench 
Roles: Author, Editor, Librettist, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Correspondent, Publisher
Classifications: PR4623, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles Foley
Arthur Conan Doyle : a life in letters by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Publisher description for Arthur Conan Doyle : a life in letters / edited by Jon Lellenberg, Daniel Stashower & Charles Foley. This remarkable annotated collection of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's previously unpublished private correspondence offers unique insight into one of the world's most popular authors. For the first time, Conan Doyle emerges from the shadow of Sherlock Holmes, revealing a man whose character and exploits rival that of his famous creation. In particular, Conan Doyle's correspondence with his mother exposes his endless search for fulfillment and success outside the Holmes stories. At age sixteen Conan Doyle began studying medicine at Edinburgh University. Just months shy of graduating, he made the adventurous decision to accept a position as a surgeon on a whaling ship heading to the Arctic. He returned to Edinburgh, graduated, and struggled to establish his own medical practice while simultaneously writing and promoting his stories. He suffered years of disappointment as both doctor and author; yet, to his amazement, just two months after the first Sherlock Holmes short stories, he had garnered such a following that he completely abandoned medicine for literature. As the public clamored endlessly for Sherlock Holmes, Conan Doyle explored other pursuits: He was a doctor during the Boer War, a World War I correspondent, and the foremost spokesman for Spiritualism. As his life changed, Doyle's correspondence with his mother remained constant. In his letters to "the Mam," Doyle shares the dismay he felt over the critical reception of his other writing, and as his irritation with the Holmes adventures mounts he announces his desire to kill off the character. She is his confidante and trusted counsel throughout her long life. The editors are known for their expertise and scholarship on the works of Arthur Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes. Daniel Stashower is an award-winning mystery novelist and author of Teller of Tales, a widely praised biography of Conan Doyle. Jon Lellenberg is the U.S. agent for the Conan Doyle estate and author of The Quest for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Charles Foley is the writer's great-nephew and executor of the estate. Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters will be a must-have collection for readers interested in the author, Sherlock Holmes, and the Victorian era
A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Tanzania by Charles Foleÿ( )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Home to the Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania offers some of the finest big game watching in the world, from elephants and rhinos to chimpanzees and lions. This field guide covers all the larger mammals of Tanzania, including marine mammals and some newly discovered species. Detailed accounts are provided for more than 135 species, along with color photos, color illustrations of marine mammals, and distribution maps. Accounts for land species give information on identification, subspecies, similar species, ecology, behavior, distribution, conservati
Legacy of strife: Cyprus from rebellion to civil war by Charles Foley( Book )
5 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La vie de guerre : contée par les soldats by Charles Foleÿ( Book )
6 editions published in 1915 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Au téléphone pièce en deux actes by Charles Foleÿ( Book )
17 editions published between 1900 and 1921 in French and English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kowa, la mystérieuse by Charles Foleÿ( Book )
21 editions published between 1908 and 1946 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pernette en escapade; roman by Charles Foleÿ( Book )
10 editions published between 1912 and 1929 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guilleri Guilloré by Charles Foleÿ( Book )
16 editions published between 1900 and 1938 in 4 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sylvette et son blessé by Charles Foleÿ( Book )
12 editions published between 1917 and 1953 in French and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tuteur : roman by Charles Foleÿ( Book )
8 editions published between 1907 and 1931 in French and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fleur d'ombre: roman by Charles Foleÿ( Book )
18 editions published between 1904 and 1953 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christ in the communist prisons by Richard Wurmbrand( Book )
13 editions published between 1938 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les fantoches de la peur (1792 à 1794) by Charles Foleÿ( Book )
4 editions published in 1913 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coeur-de-roi by Charles Foleÿ( Book )
10 editions published between 1894 and 1931 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les colonnes infernales by Charles Foleÿ( Book )
9 editions published between 1900 and 1988 in French and Italian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vendée! by Charles Foleÿ( Book )
7 editions published between 1904 and 1913 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The pastor's wife by Sabina Wurmbrand( Book )
3 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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La guerre vécue by Charles Foleÿ( Book )
7 editions published in 1915 in French and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kowa the mysterious by Charles Foleÿ( Book )
4 editions published between 1909 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The memoirs of General Grivas by Geōrgios Grivas( Book )
6 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Foleij, Charles 1861-
Foley, Carlos 1861-1956
Foley, Charles
Foley, Charles 1861-1956
Foley, Charles b. 1861
Foley, Karol.
Languages
French (126)
English (36)
Spanish (15)
Italian (2)
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