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Hack, Richard

Overview
Works: 41 works in 132 publications in 2 languages and 6,612 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist
Classifications: HC102.5.H8, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Hack
Hughes : the private diaries, memos and letters : the definitive biography of the first American billionaire by Richard Hack( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In presenting this biography of Howard Hughes, the author tells the story of "the man behind the myth. He was a playboy whose sexual exploits with Hollywood stars and starlets were legendary. He was a man without compassion; an entrepreneur without ethics; an explorer without maps; and ultimately, an eccentric trapped by his own insanity, sealed off from reality, who died a lonely and, until now, mysterious death."--Jacket
Puppetmaster : the secret life of J. Edgar Hoover by Richard Hack( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contrasts the law enforcement achievements of America's one-time most powerful lawman with the hidden secrets of Hoover's private life, which included a series of sexual indiscretions, criminal behavior, and a long-time alliance with the Mafia
Duchess of death : the unauthorized biography of Agatha Christie by Richard Hack( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utilizing over 5,000 previously unpublished letters, notes, and documents, the author tells how Christie's life was "as full of romance, travel, wealth, and scandal as any mystery Christie ever crafted."--Publisher description
Clash of the titans : how the unbridled ambition of Ted Turner and Rupert Murdoch has created global empires that control what we read and watch by Richard Hack( Book )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the lives of entertainment and communications moguls Ted Turner and Rupert Murdoch and examines their bitter rivalry
Next to Hughes : behind the power and tragic downfall of Howard Hughes by his closest advisor by Robert Maheu( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hughes, the private diaries, memos and letters by Richard Hack( Recording )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on newly uncovered personal letters, sealed court testimony, recently declassified FBI files, and never-before-revealed autopsy findings, this book by an investigative journalist and Hollywood insider is the definitive biography of Howard Hughes
Puppetmaster : the secret life of J. Edgar Hoover by Richard Hack( Recording )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J. Edgar Hoover, the most powerful lawman in America for over fifty years, was also the country's most controversial and corrupt public servant. His career spanned nine different presidential administrations, and he survived a dozen attempts to sweep him from his post as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Hoover reshaped domestic law enforcement as he expanded the reach of the FBI and transformed his G-men into an elite national crime fighting division. While many of Hoover's achievements and insecurities are well documented, author Richard Hack reveals for the first time the most hidden secrets of Hoover's private life and exposes previously undisclosed conduct that threatened to compromise the security of the entire nation. Based on recently uncovered files and personal documents as well as over 100,000 pages of FBI memos and State Department papers
Memories of Madison County by Jana St. James( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of my life with Robert James Waller
Hughes, the private diaries, memos and letters : the definitive biography of the first American billionaire by Richard Hack( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on Hughes's personal diary entries and letters, the author presents an intimate look at the life and work of the billionaire businessman
The Duchess of death : the unauthorized biography of Agatha Christie by Richard Hack( Recording )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utilizing over 5,000 previously unpublished letters, notes, and documents, the author tells how Christie's life was "as full of romance, travel, wealth, and scandal as any mystery Christie ever crafted
Madness in the morning : life and death in TV's early morning ratings war by Richard Hack( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackson family values : memories of madness by Margaret Maldonado Jackson( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Polish and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clash of the titans : how the unbridled ambition of Ted Turner and Rupert Murdoch has created global empires that control what we read and watch by Richard Hack( Recording )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clash of the titans. By the author of the highly acclaimed national bestseller Hughes: the private diaries, memos and letters. The two most influential media moguls of all time: two billionaires, two fascinating stories that often intersect. Ted Turner is the brash, outspoken and unpredictable vice-chairman of AOL Time Warner who jockeyed a small firm into a $3 billion cable empire that includes--but is not limited to--CNN, super station WTBS, and Turner Network Television. Rupert Murdoch is the ruthless media baron whose News Corporation started with one paper and grew to include over 125 papers and magazines around the world, Fox studios and television networks, and broadcast satellite services in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Theirs is a fierce rivalry that has accelerated the race to deliver information and entertainment across the globe
When money is king : how Revlon's Ron Perelman mastered the world of finance to create one of America's greatest business empires, and found glamour, beauty, and the high life in the bargain by Richard Hack( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How Revlon's Ron Perelman mastered the world of finance to create one of America's greatest business empires, and found glamour, beauty, and the high life in the bargain
Sidney Sheldon's memories of midnight( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this television mini-series version of the sequel to The other side of midnight, a woman without a memory is taken in by the world's richest man. She is introduced into a private domain of power and luxury, but she is haunted by the past
When money is king : how Revlon's Ron Perelman mastered the world of finance to create one of America's greatest business empires, and found glamour, beauty, and the high life in the bargain by Richard Hack( )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reylon's C.E.O., financier Ronald O. Perelman is one of the richest men in America. Watched by the financial community with interest, Perelman has built a personal business empire worth an estimated at $6 billion over the past fifteen years. Linked to society's most dazzling beauties, Perelman owns palatial estates in Palm Beach, East Hampton, Manhattan, Sun Valley and Bel Air, as well as an impressive art collection, a fleet of automobiles and two G-4 jets. Here, in the first-ever biography about the brilliant entrepreneur, is the story behind Perelman's spectacular financial success and lavish lifestyle
Richard Hack's complete home video companion for parents : over 300 reviews of the best videos for children by Richard Hack( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackson family values : memories of madness by Margaret Maldonado Jackson( Recording )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife of Jermaine Jackson tells about the problems that pervade the Jackson 5 family, and how she has transcended years of betrayal and disillusionment to regain independence for herself and her children
Snow White and the seven dwarfs by Richard Hack( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unfinished lives : what if our legends had lived on?( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two noted journalists take us into the "futures" of Elvis Presley and Judy Garland to paint a picture of their lives had they not died so young. These vividly imaginative "biographies" are thoughtful, honest, heartfelt ... and entirely within the realm of possibility
 
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Hughes : the private diaries, memos and letters : the definitive biography of the first American billionaire
Alternative Names
Richard Hack Amerikaans schrijver

Richard Hack amerikansk författare

Richard Hack amerikansk skribent

Richard Hack guionista estadounidense

Richard Hack scénariste américain

Ричард Хэк

Languages
English (106)

Polish (1)

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Puppetmaster : the secret life of J. Edgar HooverDuchess of death : the unauthorized biography of Agatha ChristieClash of the titans : how the unbridled ambition of Ted Turner and Rupert Murdoch has created global empires that control what we read and watchHughes, the private diaries, memos and lettersPuppetmaster : the secret life of J. Edgar HooverMemories of Madison CountyHughes, the private diaries, memos and letters : the definitive biography of the first American billionaireThe Duchess of death : the unauthorized biography of Agatha Christie