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Perkins, Jack 1933-

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Most widely held works by Jack Perkins
Empire State Building by Andy Thomas( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical documentary about the Empire State Building, also known as the "Cathedral of Dreams" during its construction during the Depression
Amelia Earhart : Queen of the Air( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life of aviatrix Amelia Earhart, the first woman pilot to cross the Atlantic solo, who vanished without a trace while she was attempting to fly around the world
Russia land of the tsars( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents Russia's history in regards to its rulers, known as the Tsars
Paul Revere, the midnight rider( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the real life of Paul Revere and the many contributions he made to his country
Ernest Hemingway : wrestling with life( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of American author Ernest Hemingway, visiting places important to his life and work, sharing memories of friends and relatives, and excerpts from his letters and writings
Wolfgang Mozart( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart scholars paint a portrait of the outcast master whose work would revolutionize nearly every area of music. Includes performances of Mozart's works by conductor Zubin Mehta, violinist Isaac Stern and flutist James Galway
Mark Twain : his amazing adventures by Jack Perkins( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts Twain's life story--from his carefree boyhood in Hannibal, Missouri to the devastating tragedies of his later life--with rare photographs, expert interviews and excerpts from the stories that made him a legend
The Eiffel Tower by Robert Delaunay( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This historical tour of the world's most fabled and famous tower begins with the engineer behind it, Gustave Eiffel. When it was first built, just over a century ago, it provoked outrage and ire. The challenges and breakthroughs of its construction are examined
The American Revolution : one nation's rise to independence( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the American Revolution using reenactments, commentaries by historical and military experts, and archival materials featuring the people, places and events from 1773 to the end of the war
Andrew Carnegie : Prince of Steel( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Andrew Carnegie, who went from being a poor Scottish immigrant to a fabled man of wealth. Carnegie built a fortune by amassing stock in the growth industries of trains and steel, then started sharing it. Today libraries, concert halls, and universities across the United States have benefitted from his philanthropy
The Hatfields & McCoys : an American feud by Bob Benecke( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines one of the most fabled American family feuds of all time, the feud between the McCoy family of Kentucky and the Hatfield family of West Virginia. Includes comments from historians and modern-day descendants of both families
Christopher Columbus : explorer of the New World( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of Christopher Columbus, from his childhood in Genoa, to his voyages to the New World in search of Asia, to his death, penniless and disgraced
Cleopatra : destiny's queen by Monte Markham( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her name is synonymous with beauty, power and seduction. She was ruler of Egypt, Caesar's mistress and Mark Antony's lover. Presents the life of the most alluring woman of the ancient world
Jesus : his life by A. & E. Television Network( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He was a simple carpenter, yet His words transformed the course of Western Civilization. This is the inspiring account of the greatest story ever told, the life of Jesus of Galilee. From His birth in Bethlehem to His final days and crucifixion. Explore the mysteries and myths of His miraculous life and legacy. Walk the Holy Lands and hear His words. Discover new archaeological findings that are yielding fresh insights into the life and times of one of the most celebrated and revered figures in history
Henry Ford : Tin Lizzy tycoon( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story behind the automobile giant whose foresight and vision ushered America into a period of epic change
The Statue of Liberty : enlightening the world( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the glory of this gift from France in a breathtaking look at the creation and restoration of "Liberty enlightening the world."
Gothic cathedrals( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gothic cathedral stands as a rich and complex design. The engineering behind these great testaments to faith has not changed dramatically in 900 years
Beethoven : the sound and the fury by A. & E. Television Network( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His nine symphonies and countless smaller works made him a legend for all time. But his was a classic creative soul, tortured in spite of his success. This is a look at one of the greatest musicians of all time. Ludwig Van Beethoven is undeniably one of the greatest musical geniuses who ever lived. He was also filled with contradictions, whose towering talent allowed him license few others enjoyed. Find out how he kept composing despite being totally deaf by the age of 40. Explore the failures in love and conflicts with his patrons and fans that colored much of his life
Panama Canal by George Kish( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French began construction on the Panama Canal in 1880, but abandoned the project after nine years and a loss of 20,000 lives. The United States took over the project and completed it on January 7, 1914. This historical account of its construction examines the ingenuity and enterprise that went into making it one of the 20th-century's engineering wonders
Bill Gates : the sultan of software by Margaret Murphy( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From his privileged childhood to his recent battles with the Justice Department, Biography profiles the "sultan of software" through interviews with those who know him best, including his mother and father
 
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Russia land of the tsars
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Russia land of the tsarsThe American Revolution : one nation's rise to independenceCleopatra : destiny's queenThe Statue of Liberty : enlightening the world
Alternative Names
Jack Perkins Amerikaans oorlogsverslaggever

Jack Perkins journaliste américain

Jack Perkins periodista estadounidense

Jack Perkins periodista estatunidenc

Джек Перкинс

جاك بيركنز صحفي أمريكي

جک پرکینز

傑克·珀金斯

Languages
English (164)

Spanish (1)

Polish (1)