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Hecht, Paul

Overview
Works: 92 works in 469 publications in 1 language and 20,247 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  College stories  Humorous fiction  Biography  History  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, vac, Vocalist, Actor, Singer
Classifications: PR6063.C326, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Paul Hecht
The double agents by W. E. B Griffin( Recording )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canidy, Fulmar, and their colleagues in the Office of Strategic Services work to convince Axis forces that an invasion of the European continent will take place on the beaches of Nazi-occupied France, an effort that is undermined by traitor spy activities
At the villa of reduced circumstances by Alexander McCall Smith( Recording )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Von Igelfeld is quite pleased with his role as a visiting scholar at Cambridge, even if his English colleagues can be difficult to comprehend. They frequently speak in metaphors and make peculiar assumptions, saying such odd things as "I take it your journey went well," when that is not the case at all. But von Igelfeld settles in the best he can, and is soon deeply embroiled in some shady political scheming at the university. After returning to the comfort of his perfectly rational Germany, von Igelfeld is invited to Colombia for a special fellowship. But while there, he gets caught up in some decidedly unscupulous behavior
Inventing a nation by Gore Vidal( )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a vivid portrait of the first three American presidents, delving into the minds and private rooms of Washington, Adams, and Jefferson. Illuminates their opinions of one another and their concerns about crafting a workable democracy
Thomas Paine : enlightenment, revolution, and the birth of modern nations by Craig Nelson( )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Adams told Thomas Jefferson that "history is to ascribe the American Revolution to Thomas Paine." Thomas Edison called him "the equal of Washington in making American liberty possible." He was a founder of both the United States and the French Revolution. He invented the phrase, "The United States of America." He rose from abject poverty in working-class England to the highest levels of the era's intellectual elite. And yet, by the end of his life, Thomas Paine was almost universally reviled. He had run afoul of Washington, broke with Robespierre and narrowly escaped the guillotine, and was all but exiled from his native England
The lost world by Arthur Conan Doyle( )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Challenger leads an expedition to explore an isolated plateau rising above the Amazon jungles where they discover dinosaurs, primitive ape-men, and prehistoric monsters
The finer points of sausage dogs by Alexander McCall Smith( )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Professor Dr. Mortiz-Maria von Igelfeld of The Institute of Romance Philology is mistaken for a veterinarian, he ends up practicing veterinary medicine without a license, operating on a friend's dachshund with unfortunate results; transports relics for a Coptic prelate; and is pursued by lovesick widows on a Mediterranean cruise ship
Hunting Eichmann : how a band of survivors and a young spy agency chased down the world's most notorious Nazi by Neal Bascomb( )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on extensive interviews and previously classified details, Bascomb offers a compelling account of the relentless hunt for the nefarious Adolf Eichmann
Portuguese irregular verbs by Alexander McCall Smith( )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld of the Institute of Romance Philology learns to play tennis and forces a college chum to enter into a duel that results in a nipped nose. He also takes a field trip to Ireland where he becomes acquainted with the rich world of archaic Irishisms, and he develops an aching ingatuation with a dentist fatale. Along the way, he takes two ill-fated Italian sojourns, the first merely uncomfortable, the second defintitely dangerous
Père Goriot by Honoré de Balzac( )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the shabby boarding house in the rue Neuve-Sainte-Geneviève, petty Madame Vauquer and her tenants wonder at the plight of the aging resident Goriot. Once a well-heeled merchant, Goriot was--at first--afforded special treatment from the Madame. But now something is clearly amiss in his financial affairs, and his increasingly tawdry appearance makes him a subject of ridicule in the household. Some think he lost in the markets, others see him as a lecherous patron of prostitutes, but one thing is clear: his selflessness and complete devotion to his two daughters
Late nights on air by Elizabeth Hay( )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1975, and the town of Yellowknife in Canada's Northwest Territories is in the middle of a dispute over a pipeline through the area. The small local radio station who reports on the controversy is undergoing some changes of its own. Hard-edged veteran broadcaster Harry Boyd has taken over as manager, and he has his eye on beautiful young Norwegian transplant Dido
Berlin 1961 : Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the most dangerous place on earth by Frederick Kempe( )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a wealth of new documents and interviews, filled with fresh- sometimes startling-insights, written with immediacy and drama, "Berlin 1961" is a masterly look at the Berlin Crisis of 1961, with powerful applications for the present
Old City Hall by Robert Rotenberg( )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It should have been an open and shut case. Canada's leading radio talk show host came to the door of his luxury condominium, his hands bloody, and said to the newspaper deliveryman, "I killed her." Yet, the discovery that the victim was a self-destructive alcoholic, the presence of strange fingerprints at the crime scene, and the refusal of the accused to say anything--even to his attorney--lead to a hotly contested murder trial
The shipping news by Annie Proulx( Recording )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a novel that blends romance, fishing lore, and eccentric characters
The branch and the scaffold : the true story of the West's legendary hanging judge by Loren D Estleman( )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brutally efficient judge Isaac C. Parker is determined to rid Arkansas and the Indian Territory of all manner of criminals. But his quest for justice and liberal use of the gallows earn him just as many friends as enemies and take a toll on every aspect of his life
To your scattered bodies go by Philip José Farmer( )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For explorer Richard Francis Burton and Alice Liddell Hargreaves and the rest of humanity, death is nothing like they expected. Instead of heaven, hell, or even the black void of nothingness, all of the 36 billion people who ever lived on Earth are simultaneously resurrected on a world that has been transformed into a giant river valley called Riverworld
The dark design by Philip José Farmer( )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much has transpired since Earth's denizens found themselves resurrected along the shores of a river 22 million miles long. With the truth of this strange river's creators, the Ethicals, still shrouded in mystery, Sir Richard Francis Burton, Samuel Clemens, King John, and Cyrano de Bergerac face a fantastical voyage of discovery
Descartes' bones : [a skeletal history of the conflict between faith and reason] by Russell Shorto( Recording )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since 1666, [Rene] Descartes' bones have been fought over, stolen, and sold--by adherents to both religious and scientific doctrine. But why? The answer lies in Descartes' legendary expression, 'I think, therefore I am, ' which prompted the notion that knowledge can be found in facts, not church teachings. With that seemingly innocuous phrase, Descartes presented skepticism to the world--and profoundly changed the course of humankind."--Container
The magic labyrinth by Philip José Farmer( )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A great battle is brewing as extraordinary characters--including Samuel Clemens, U.S. Grant, and Cyrano de Bergerac--find themselves on the verge of discovering the origins of Riverworld
Great house : a novel by Nicole Krauss( Recording )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young novelist inherited the desk from a poet taken by Pinochet's police. Then the desk is stolen from her by the poet's supposed daughter. In its drawers, another man discovers a long-kept secret about his wife. And a Jerusalem antiques dealer uses the desk in his family's study, which was devastated by the Nazis in 1944
1776 by Sherman Edwards( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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At the villa of reduced circumstancesInventing a nationThomas Paine : enlightenment, revolution, and the birth of modern nationsThe finer points of sausage dogsPortuguese irregular verbsThe shipping newsDescartes' bones : [a skeletal history of the conflict between faith and reason]
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