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Dooling, Richard

Overview
Works: 30 works in 148 publications in 7 languages and 4,658 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Satire  Drama  Horror television programs  Television programs  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Medical films (Motion pictures)  Dark comedy films  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3554.O583, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Richard Dooling
 
Most widely held works by Richard Dooling
Brain storm by Richard Dooling( Book )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A white man shoots his wife's lover and because the lover is black the state charges him with a hate crime. Homicide or murder, perhaps, but a hate crime? Lawyer Joe Watson will try to prove it was not. By the author of White Man's Grave
White man's grave by Richard Dooling( Book )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peace corps worker disappears in Africa and Boone Westfall, his best friend, flies out to look for him. The search is complicated by witchcraft, tribal politics and cultural misunderstandings. By the author of Critical Care
Critical care by Richard Dooling( Book )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Peter Werner Ernst is an internal medicine resident at a major hospital's intensive care unit. He functions on eight hours of sleep for every three shifts at work. Overseeing the care of eight patients, Dr. Ernst's job is to keep death at bay--at least until the day shift comes on, and any potential death goes on someone else's record. When Felicia Potter enters the ward to visit her comatose father, Dr. Ernst sees the opportunity to spice up his grim routine with a little romance. What he cannot see is how his relationship with the young attractive model will call into question his integrity, his dedication to his career, and just how far he will go for the sake of his lust
Bet your life : a novel by Richard Dooling( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Carver Hartnett, Miranda Pryor, and Leonard Stillmach all work for Reliable Allied Trust, in Omaha, where they investigate insurance fraud. Carver is frustrated. His company would rather raise premiums than prosecute insurance criminals."--Jacket
Blue streak : swearing, free speech, and sexual harassment by Richard Dooling( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Most language issues from the cerebral cortex - evolution's pride and joy. But swearing erupts from the buried, primitive limbic system, which is the same part of the brain that produces passion, hatred, and aggression. As National Book Award nominee Richard Dooling tells us in his smart, funny, and erudite exploration of verbal taboos, this difference in linguistic origin explains why many people who suffer brain damage that destroys their ordinary speaking abilities can nevertheless cuss up a storm. It also helps to explain why swearing pervades all eras, cultures, and levels of human society: We have the hardware for swearing built into our systems, and nature - or at least human nature - doesn't like to let any tool lie around unused." "But our capacity and our impulse to give vocal offense have always run smack into good manners, and in America these days they also run smack into political correctness and federal regulations. These age-old and newfangled conflicts provide Richard Dooling with his richest sources of insight and humor. He demonstrates in logical and hilarious detail why government rules about language are next to unenforceable, focusing directly on those that involve sexual harassment. He skeptically follows the trail of professional psychobabble about profanity, and he traces the history and meaning of several primary English curse words and their tendency to wax and wane in transgressiveness. Right now, for example, "hell" is often used as a conversational litmus test for dirty-word tolerance, and it's the only common imprecation that doesn't involve scatology or sex. But in Blue Streak, Dooling makes a convincing case that "Go to hell" should be regarded as the ultimate insult, and he proceeds to prove that cursing is not only part of our biology, but a necessary component of any religious view of the universe."--Jacket
Rapture for the geeks : when AI outsmarts IQ by Richard Dooling( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dooling looks at what some of the greatest minds have to say about our role in a future in which technology rapidly leaves us in the dust. ... Dooling provocatively examines nothing less than what it means to be human in what he playfully calls the age of B.S.(before Singularity, the era when computers outthink humans)--and what life will be like when we are no longer alone with Mother Nature at Darwin's card table."--Dust cover
Dolan's Cadillac by Wes Bentley( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark tale of murderous and unrepentant revenge. The story revolves around Las Vegas middle school science teacher Robinson, whose beloved wife witnesses an execution in the desert and is then targeted for death by the mobster who committed it, notorious Vegas crime lord Jimmy Dolan. Dolan's vast wealth stems from his human trafficking operations, and he succeeds in having Elizabeth killed before she can testify against him. Without a witness to the murders, Dolan goes free, and Robinson must avenge Elizabeth's death on his own
Kingdom Hospital by Stephen King( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the terrifying story of a hospital with a bizarre population that includes a nearly blind security guard, a nurse who faints at the sight of blood, and a girl crying in the halls
Critical care by Richard Dooling( Recording )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel provides a starkly accurate portrait of life and death in an Intensive Care Unit as seen through the eyes of one of its doctors
Brain storm by Richard Dooling( Recording )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attorney Joe Watson, a cybernerd, loses his job and his fairly comfortable way of life when he is assigned the defense of a man accused of a double hate crime: killing his wife's deaf black lover
Critical care( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Werner Ernst is an overworked intern who only wants what is best for his elderly, comatose patient - until he falls for the ailing man's beautiful daughter Felicia
White man's grave by Richard Dooling( Recording )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire that carries you from Indianapolis bankruptcy courts to West African witching huts. When Peace Corps Volunteer Michael Killigan disappears from Sierra Leone, his best friend, Boone Westfall, plunges directly into the African bush to find him
Dolan's cadillac : journeys fuelled by revenge, can only end in death( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a terrifying short story from Stephen King, Dolans Cadillac, is a dark tale of murderous and unrepentant revenge. The story revolves around Las Vegas middle school science teacher, Robinson, whose beloved wife witnesses an execution in the desert and is then targeted for death by the mobster who committed it, notorious Vegas crime lord Jimmy Dolan. Dolans vast wealth stems from his human trafficking operations. Dolan succeeds in having Elizabeth killed before she can testify against him. Without a witness to the murders, Dolan goes free, and Robinson must avenge Elizabeths death on his own
Das Tagebuch der Eleanor Druse : rätselhafte Vorfälle im Kingdom Hospital ; [das Buch zur TV-Serie von Stephen King by Richard Dooling( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patientens døtre Critical care( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delta farce : Critical care ; Bait shop ; Boat trip( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delta farce (89 min.): Down on his luck after losing his job and his girlfriend on the same day, Larry decides to join his neighbor, Bill and his combat-happy buddy, Everett for a relaxing weekend of drinking and target practice. But when the three hapless guys are mistaken for Army Reservists they are loaded onto an army plane headed for Fallujay, Iraq. The threesome is mistakenly ejected in a Humvee somewhere over Mexico. Convinced they are actually in the Middle East, the clueless wannabe soldiers save a rural village from a siege of bandits and become local heroes
Grab des weißen Mannes by Richard Dooling( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Grab des weißen Mannes by Richard Dooling( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Why men swear more than women by Richard Dooling( )

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

Grab des weißen Mannes by Richard Dooling( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityDruse, Eleanor

Dooling, Richard Patrick, 1954-

Druse, Eleanor 1955-

Richard Dooling Amerikaans romanschrijver

Richard Dooling écrivain américain

Richard Dooling US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Ричард Дулинг

Languages
English (89)

German (29)

French (6)

Spanish (6)

Dutch (2)

Polish (1)

Hebrew (1)

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White man's graveCritical careBet your life : a novelBlue streak : swearing, free speech, and sexual harassmentRapture for the geeks : when AI outsmarts IQDolan's CadillacKingdom HospitalCritical careWhite man's grave