WorldCat Identities

Poe, Richard

Overview
Works: 138 works in 750 publications in 1 language and 38,176 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Records and correspondence  Biography  Fantasy fiction  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PS3556.O713, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Poe
Angels & demons by Dan Brown( Recording )

59 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 3,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Harvard symbologist analyzes a mysterious symbol seared to the chest of murdered physicist and discovers evidence of the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood to carry out its vendetta against the Catholic Church
Deception point by Dan Brown( Recording )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a NASA satellite discovers an astonishingly rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, the floundering space agency proclaims a much-needed victory -- a victory with profound implications for NASA policy and the impending presidential election. To verify the the find, the White House calls upon intelligence analyst Rachel Sexton. Accompanied by a team of experts, Rachel travels to the Arctic and uncovers the unthinkable: evidence of scientific trickery -- a bold deception that threatens to plunge the world into controversy. But before she can warn the President, Rachel is ambushed by a deadly team of assassins
The story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski( Recording )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin. For generations, the Sawtelles have raised and trained a fictional breed of dog whose thoughtful companionship is epitomized by Almondine, Edgar's lifelong friend and ally. But with the unexpected return of Claude, Edgar's paternal uncle, turmoil consumes the Sawtelles' once peaceful home. When Edgar's father dies suddenly, Claude insinuates himself into the life of the farm -- and into Edgar's mother's affections. Grief-stricken and bewildered, Edgar tries to prove Claude played a role in his father's death, but his plan backfires -- spectacularly. Forced to flee into the vast wilderness lying beyond the farm, Edgar comes of age in the wild, fighting for his survival and that of the three yearling dogs who follow him. But his need to face his father's murderer and his devotion to the Sawtelle dogs turn Edgar ever homeward.--
Escape from the deep by Alex Kershaw( Recording )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the history of the U.S. Navy submarine Tang in the Pacific theater of World War II, the explosion that led to its sinking, the ordeal of its surviving crew members and their capture by the Japanese, followed by months of brutal captivity
Good faith by Jane Smiley( Recording )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of greed and self-delusion set in the economic boom of the 1980s. Joe Stratford, a divorced 40-year old realtor, wants a new start. Marcus Burns, a former IRS agent, has some get-rich-quick schemes he thinks will interest Joe. Joe betrays his principles to go along with the schemes
When Madeline was young by Jane Hamilton( Recording )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Aaron Maciver's beautiful young wife, Madeline, suffers brain damage in a bike accident, she is left with the intellectual powers of a seven-year-old. In the years that follow, Aaron and his second wife care for Madeline with deep tenderness and devotion as they raise two children of their own
RuneWarriors by Jim Jennewein( )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to save his one true love and prevent the destruction of the earth, Dane the Defiant must defeat an old--and undead--enemy
The brief history of the dead by Kevin Brockmeier( )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All residents of the City have recently died, and they will remain in the City only as long as someone still living on Earth remembers them. On Earth, however, the population has been devastated by terrible pandemic. Laura Byrd, isolated at an Antarctic research station, is running low on supplies and has only her memories to comfort her. The people of the City realize Laura is the common thread binding them together. But Laura, who may be the only person to have survived the pandemic, is running out of time--and her memories are fading
Drop City by T. Coraghessan Boyle( )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Blood meridian, [or, the evening redness in the West] by Cormac McCarthy( )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His birth ended his mother's life in Tennessee. Scrawny and wiry, he runs away at the age of 14. As he makes his way westward, the impoverished and illiterate youth finds trouble at every turn. Then he's recruited by Army irregulars, lured by the promise of spoils and bound for Mexico. Churning a dusty path toward destiny, he witnesses unknown horrors and suffering--and yet, as if shielded by the almighty hand of God, he survives to breathe another day
Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk( )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, journalist Carl Streator finds the same anthology of poems and rhymes at each child's bedside. The book is always opened to a specific African chant--a culling song that kills when recited, whether silently or aloud. Suddenly, Carl's knowledge of the chant makes him an involuntary serial murderer
East of Eden by John Steinbeck( Recording )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam and Charles Trask are raised by their stern father to become soldiers. But even as boys, they are at war. Adam's gentle passivity enrages the fiercely competitive Charles, who is sure his father favors Adam. Cathy Ames is beautiful but amoral; she uses the world to get what she wants. When Adam falls under her spell, she become a force that will poison both brothers and the future generations of two families
Independence day by Richard Ford( )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 2nd Bascombe novel, Frank Bascombe is apparently directionless since his divorce, He migrates from one non-committal relationship to another. He freely indulges his tendencies to self absorption, over-intellectualization, and neurotic ambivalence. But all of that changes one fateful Fourth of July weekend, when, armed with the Declaration of Independence, he embarks on a mission to save his troubled teenaged son
Perfectly reasonable deviations from the beaten track : selected letters of Richard P. Feynman by Richard P Feynman( )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the towering figures of twentieth-century science, Richard Feynman possessed a curiosity that was the stuff of legend. Even before he won the Nobel Prize in 1965, his unorthodox and spellbinding lectures on physics secured his reputation amongst students and seekers around the world. It was his love for life, however, that earned him the status of an American cultural icon--here was an extraordinary intellect devoted to the proposition that the thrill of discovery was matched only by the joy of communicating it to others. In this career-spanning collection of letters, we are able to see this side of Feynman like never before. As edited and annotated by his daughter, Michelle, these letters not only allow us to better grasp the how and why of Feynman's enduring appeal, but also to see the virtues of an inquiring eye in spectacular fashion. The result is a wonderful de facto guide to life, an eloquent testimony to the human quest for knowledge at all levels
Drift house : [the first voyage] by Dale Peck( )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to stay with their uncle in a ship-like home called Drift House, twelve-year-old Susan and her two younger stepbrothers embark on an unexpected adventure involving duplicitous mermaids, pirates, and an attempt to stop time forever
The practice of deceit by Elizabeth Benedict( )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Successful New York City psychotherapist Eric Lavender feels confident that he's a confirmed bachelor. Then he meets sexy divorce attorney Colleen O'Brien Golden. In a whilrwind of change, Eric finds himself married and enjoying his new suburban life with Colleen and a daughter. But when he begins to probe Colleen's unspoken past, events swiftly take a shocking twist. Suddenly Eric is arrested for sexual abuse of a minor--Colleen's daughter
The sportswriter by Richard Ford( )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Bascombe is a sportswriter attempting to cope with his failed marriage and the death of his son. Unable to establish true connections with people, Bascombe drifts into and out of various relationships, but retains an introspective eye that allows him to transcend life's obstacles
Deception : Pakistan, the United States, and the secret trade in nuclear weapons by Adrian Levy( )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exposé of A.Q. Khan, a Pakistani scientist who in 1975 stole blueprints for a nuclear bomb arming device, describes how nuclear secrets have been sold to Iran, North Korea, and others by an illicit Pakistani military program, with the clear knowledge of the U.S
Border songs by Jim Lynch( )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When severely dyslexic Brandon Vanderkool is forced to join the Border Patrol, he learns the border is a haven for illegal drug smugglers and other criminals. Meanwhile, disease has struck his father's herd, and his mother is battling something even more debilitating. Each will have to fight for hope in a world changing too fast
 
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Angels & demons
Alternative Names
Richard Poe acteur américain

Richard Poe Amerikaans filmacteur

Richard Poe US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ричард По

Languages
English (261)

Covers
Deception pointThe story of Edgar SawtelleGood faithWhen Madeline was youngThe brief history of the deadDrop CityLullabyEast of Eden