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Hill, Dick

Overview
Works: 31 works in 138 publications in 1 language and 4,302 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Case studies  Fiction  Discography  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Narrator, Other, Creator
Classifications: GV884.A1, B
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Most widely held works by Dick Hill
When the game was ours by Larry Bird ( )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the moment these two players took the court on opposing sides, they engaged in a fierce physical and psychological battle. Their uncommonly competitive relationship came to symbolize the most compelling rivalry in the NBA. These were the basketball epics of the 1980s - Celtics vs Lakers, East vs West, physical vs finesse, Old School vs Showtime, even white vs black
Johnny Carson by Henry Bushkin ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carson's lawyer and best friend was Henry Bushkin. In this memoir, Bushkin shows us his former boss with a breathtaking clarity and depth that nobody else could. From the moment Carson hired Bushkin until the moment eighteen years later when they parted ways, the author witnessed and often took part in a continuous string of escapades that still retain their power to surprise and fascinate us. More than once, Bushkin helped his client avoid entanglements with the mob
Branch Rickey a life by Jimmy Breslin ( )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bestselling author remembers the man who integrated baseball. The idea of integrating baseball began as a dream in the mind of Branch Rickey. In 1947, as president and general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, he defied racism on and off the field to bring Jackie Robinson into the major leagues, changing the sport and the nation forever
What's so funny? : my hilarious life by Tim Conway ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six-time Emmy award-winning funny man Tim Conway, best known for his characters on The Carol Burnett Show, offers a straight-shooting and hilarious memoir about his life on stage and off as an actor and comedian
Brothers in battle, best of friends two WWII paratroopers from the original Band of brothers tell their story by William Guarnere ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Guamere and Eward Heffron lived blocks away from each other but didn't meet until they joined the Army. Each one of them made it home after the war and they remained friends
Lincoln a life of purpose and power by Richard Carwardine ( )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This extraordinary, prize-winning biography of Abraham Lincoln by one of the most highly regarded historians on the subject examines Lincoln both as a rising politician and as president. Beautifully written and full of compelling insights and fresh perspective, Lincoln promises to be one of the most important and lively political biographies in some time. Originally published in Carwardine's native England, Lincoln won Gettysburg College's prestigious Lincoln Prize in 2004
The man who changed the way we eat Craig Claiborne and the American food renaissance by Thomas McNamee ( )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the bestselling author of Alice Waters and Chez Panisse comes the first biography of Craig Claiborne, the passionate gastronome and troubled genius who became the most powerful force in the history of American food-the founding father of the American food revolution
Joe & Marilyn a memory of love by Roger Kahn ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
He was the most famous and best ballplayer of his generation. She was America's blonde. They were intense, impassioned lovers, and, long after that, gentle and loving friends. The only thing that didn't work between Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe was their marriage. Joe & Marilyn is a portrait of DiMaggio, as godlike as his legend on the field, but vulnerable and intensely human off and of a stormy Marilyn of whom it was said, "She doesn't need a husband. She needs salvation
King of the world by David Remnick ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cassius Clay exploded onto the boxing scene in the 1950's doing it his way, and the rest is history. This is the story of Muhammad Ali, the most extraordinary athletic talent of our century
Sylvester Ahola : the Gloucester Gabriel by Dick Hill ( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The power of negative thinking an unconventional approach to achieving positive results by Bobby Knight ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an entertaining rebuttal of Norman Vincent Peale's The power of positive thinking, legendary basketball coach Bobby Knight stakes a claim that "negative thinking" will actually produce more positive results. He argues that the greatest leaders anticipate and prepare for a negative scenario.They succeed by expecting things to go wrong at any moment, and by building a realistic strategy that takes all potential obstacles into account. Knight uses fascinating behind-the-scenes examples from his long career to convey the power of negative thinking in sports, business, and life
The brotherhoods the true story of two cops who murdered for the Mafia by Guy Lawson ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chilling chronicle of the shocking crimes of NYPD detectives Stephen Caracappa and Louis Eppolito, notorious rogue cops convicted in April 2006 of the ultimate form of police corruption - shielding their acts behind their badges while working for the mob. Their crimes included participation in the murders of at least eight men, kidnapping, and torture
Lincoln a life of purpose and power by Richard Carwardine ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This biography examines Lincoln both as a rising politician and as president. As a defender of national unity, a leader in war, and the emancipator of slaves, Abraham Lincoln lays ample claim to being the greatest of our presidents. While pursuing office, Lincoln drew strength from public opinion and from the machinery of his party. As a wartime president, he recognized the limits as well as the possibilities of power. In his struggle to end slavery, he found allies in the churches, their humanitarian agencies, and the volunteer Union Army
Call of duty my life before, during and after the Band of Brothers by Lynn D Compton ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As part of the elite 101st Airborne paratroopers, Lt. Lynn "Buck" Compton fought in the critical battles of Normandy and Market Garden and in the freezing cold of Bastogne. Easy Company, immortalized as the Band of Brothers, stands today as an unparalleled icon of brotherhood and bravery under fire
To the white sea by James Dickey ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Muldrow, an American tail-gunner, bails out of his B-29 during a raid on Tokyo just before the firebombing starts and struggles to survive as he heads north to Hokkaido
Two Americans Truman, Eisenhower, and a dangerous world by William Lee Miller ( )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Lee Miller delves into the life stories of Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower in this fascinating account of two ordinary men dealing with extraordinary power
Joan the mysterious life of the heretic who became a saint by Donald Spoto ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and times of Joan of Arc, a teenager of astonishing common sense and a national heroine who led men into battle securing the kingdom of France for the King who betrayed her
The butcher by Philip Carlo ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Mafia hitman Tommy "Karate" Pitera and efforts by law enforcement to bring him to justice
A life decoded my genome, my life by J. Craig Venter ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the man who achieved one of the greatest feats of our era--the mapping of the human genome. After nearly flunking out of high school, Venter went to Vietnam, where the life and death struggles he encountered as a medic piqued his interest in science and medicine. In 1984 he joined the National Institutes of Health, introduced novel techniques for rapid gene discovery, and left in 1991 to form his own nonprofit genomics research center, where he sequenced the first genome in history in 1995. In 1998 he announced that he would successfully sequence the human genome years sooner, and for far less money, than the government-sponsored Human Genome Project would--a prediction he kept in 2001. --From publisher book description
The Turnaround Kid what I learned rescuing America's most troubled companies by Robert S Miller ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A corporate restructure expert documents the price that has been paid by American employees to promote national industry efforts, tracing key conflicts in the arenas of pension benefits, health-care insurance, and the work-life balance
 
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Alternative Names
Hill, Richard (Dick), 1948-
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