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Poe, Richard

Overview
Works: 184 works in 1,279 publications in 1 language and 38,753 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Personal correspondence  Fantasy fiction  Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Author, Other
Classifications: PS3556.O713, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Poe
Angels & demons by Dan Brown( Recording )

74 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to Switzerland when the dead body of a physicist turns up bearing the distinguishing mark of the ancient brotherhood of the "Illuminati." Soon, Langdon suspects this mysterious cult is determined to destroy Catholicism with an unimaginably powerful new weapon
Deception point by Dan Brown( Recording )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a new NASA satellite detects evidence of an astonishingly rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, the floundering space agency proclaims a much-needed victory - a victory that has profound implications for US space policy and the impending presidential election. With the Oval Office in the balance, the President dispatches White House Intelligence analyst Rachel Sexton to the Arctic to verify the authenticity of the find. Accompanied by a team of experts, including the charismatic academic Michael Tolland, Rachel uncovers the unthinkable - evidence of scientific trickery
The story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski( Recording )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,215 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( )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,204 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 )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,119 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( )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 974 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.--
East of Eden by John Steinbeck( Recording )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The masterpiece of Steinbeck's later years, East of Eden is the powerful and vastly ambitious novel that is both family saga and a modern retelling of the book of Genesis
Angels & demons by Dan Brown( Recording )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 859 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
The brief history of the dead by Kevin Brockmeier( )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 803 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
Blood meridian, [or, the evening redness in the West] by Cormac McCarthy( )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author of the National Book Award winner All the Pretty Horses, Cormac McCarthy is one of the most provocative American stylists to emerge in the last century. The striking novel Blood Meridian offers an unflinching narrative of the brutality that accompanied the push west on the 1850s Texas frontier. 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. Earning McCarthy comparisons to greats like Melville and Faulkner, Blood Meridian is a masterwork of rare genius. Gifted narrator Richard Poe wields the author's prose like a man born to speak it
Drop City by T. Coraghessan Boyle( )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Independence day by Richard Ford( )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apparently directionless since his divorce, Frank Bascombe 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( )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 727 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
Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk( )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 724 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. He must learn to control himself, then removed all copies of the book from libraries across the country
Drift house : [the first voyage] by Dale Peck( )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 680 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( )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington Post Book World Best Book of the Year winner, National Book Award finalist, and New York Times best-selling author Elizabeth Benedict explores the sometimes disturbing psychology of relationships. Successful psychotherapist Eric Lavender is a confirmed bachelor until he meets alluring Colleen O'Brien Golden--a sexy divorce attorney with an elaborately concealed and fiercely guarded past
The sportswriter by Richard Ford( )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first of the Bascombe novels, Frank Bascombe is a sportswriter attempting to cope with his failed marriage and the death of one of his children. 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
The imperial cruise by James Bradley( Recording )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the multinational conflicts that set the stage for World War II, the Chinese communist revolution, and the Korean War, documenting Theodore Roosevelt's 1905 diplomatic mission in the Pacific through which the United States forged ill-fated covert agreements
Angels & demons by Dan Brown( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to a Swiss research facility to analyze a cryptic symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. What he discovers is unimaginable: a deadly vendetta against the Catholic Church by a centuries-old underground organization --- the Illuminati. Desperate to save the Vatican from a powerful time bomb, Langdon joins forces in Rome with the beautiful and mysterious scientist Vittoria Vetra. Together they embark on a frantic hunt through sealed crypts, dangerous catacombs, deserted cathedrals, and, eventaully, the most secretive vault on earth --- the long-forgotten Illuminati lair
50 spiritual classics : timeless wisdom from 50 great books of inner discovery, enlightenment, & purpose by Tom Butler-Bowdon( )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive inspirational library! Discover the books that have already changed the lives of millions. This unabridged guide to the literature of the spirit surveys 50 of the all-time classics, giving you their key ideas, insights and applications-everything you need to know to start benefiting from these legendary works. From Eastern philosophers (Krishnamurti, Thich Nhat Hanh) and Western mystics (St. Francis of Assisi, Hermann Hesse), to inspiring memoirs (Ghandi, Malcolm X) and current blockbusters (The Purpose- Driven Life, The Power of Now) these are the authors and books that have already guided millions on the journey of inner discovery and enlightenment
 
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Deception pointThe story of Edgar SawtelleGood faithWhen Madeline was youngEast of EdenAngels & demonsThe brief history of the deadDrop City
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Richard Poe

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Richard Poe aisteoir Meiriceánach

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Ричард По

ריצ'רד פו שחקן אמריקאי

ريتشارد پو

ریچارد پوئه بازیگر آمریکایی

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English (374)