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Porta, Baldomero

Overview
Works: 103 works in 387 publications in 3 languages and 1,076 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Novels  Bildungsromans  Legal fiction (Literature)  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Suspense fiction  Science fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author
Classifications: PS3562.E353, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Baldomero Porta
To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee( Book )

55 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Situado en la peque?a ciudad del sur de Maycomb, Alabama, durante la Gran Depresi?n, la historia sigue a tres a?os en la vida de Scout Finch, su hermano, Jem, y su padre, Atticus. Los tres a?os son interrumpidas por la detenci?n y el juicio final un hombre negro acusado de violar a una mujer blanca. El resultado es una novela de raza, clase social, la justicia y el dolor de crecer, todo a trav?s de los ojos de una ni?a
The Andromeda strain by Michael Crichton( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El relato de Crichton se enciende con el tempo dramático de un cohete de acción retardada. Errores, descubrimientos, accidentes, imprevisiones, todo se produce en un ámbito científico, absolutamente convincente (computadoras, microscopios electrónicos, escenarios del Instituto Hudson); trama y personajes se precipitan hacia el punto de la inevitable explosión. Pero Crichton nos brinda algo más que emociones. LA AMENAZA DE ANDROMEDA aborda, desde el ángulo de la ficción, la lógica de la investigación operativa y nos introduce al totalitarismo estadístico del establishmen militar-científico-espacial
Exodus by Leon Uris( Book )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exodo da nombre al barco en el que un grupo de judios supervivientes de los campos de concetraciOn nazis intenta llegar a Palestina para encontrar la libertad. Desafortunadamente, este barco es interceptado por los britAnicos y son enviados a otro campo de concentraciOn, esta vez britAnico. Con la ayuda de una organizaciOn que se encarga de ayudar a inmigrantes ilegales (llamada Mossad), Ari Ben Canaan tramarA un plan para liberar al grupo en Palestina. A su vez, se narra el idilio romAntico e imposible entre Ari y Kitti (una enfermera americana). En esta novela el lector podrA presenciar hechos como el nacimiento del Estado de Israel o las persecuciones sufridas por los judios de la diAspora europea
Topaz : a novel by Leon Uris( Book )

17 editions published between 1967 and 1984 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of international diplomacy and intrigue set in various locales around the world. Taking off from the Cuban missile crisis, the story is a combination of Russian espionage, the dedication of a French intelligence officer, and the devotion of the women in his life. Apparently the main point in the whole thing is the revelation of the direct line a Communist agency has to the top level in France. This is the secret of "Topaz."
Mila 18 by Leon Uris( Book )

17 editions published between 1961 and 1986 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was a time of crisis, a time of tragedy--and a time of transcendent courage and determination. Leon Uris's blazing novel is set in the midst of the ghetto uprising that defied Nazi tyranny, as the Jews of Warsaw boldly met Wehrmacht tanks with homemade weapons and bare fists. Here, painted on a canvas as broad as its subject matter, is the compelling of one of the most heroic struggles of modern times
Compre Júpiter by Isaac Asimov( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of twenty-four stories by the master of the science fiction medium
Armageddon : a novel of Berlin by Leon Uris( Book )

15 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American army officer in post-WWII Berlin witnesses the aftermath of one historic tragedy and the rise of another. Captain Sean O'Sullivan has distinguished himself as a courageous soldier, but the test of his deepest reserves of strength and conviction is yet to come. Sent to oversee the rebuilding of Berlin, he discovers the horrific truths of the Holocaust, a shattered and defeated society, and the rise of the Iron Curtain
The man in the gray flannel suit by Sloan Wilson( Book )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Connecticut and New York, this is the story of a prosperous suburban commuter whose future happiness is threatened by a responsibility he incurred as a soldier
Not as a stranger by Morton Thompson( Book )

12 editions published between 1956 and 1971 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a young man whose passion to become a doctor is realized, but whose marriage is unfortunate
How to develop a super-power memory by Harry Lorayne( Book )

13 editions published between 1959 and 1981 in Spanish and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu jie shao le"lian huan","ding zi"he"ti huan"deng ji yi fang fa.Zhang wo zhei xie fang fa,Ke yi geng rong yi di ji zhu ren ming,Xiang mao,Shi jian,Wai yu dan ci,Shu zi,Jia ge deng,Ci wai hai jie shao le yi xie qi miao de ji yi ji qiao
The loneliness of the long-distance runner by Alan Sillitoe( Book )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1971 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Borstal boy and his audacious companions are fresh from reform school and ready to take on the world. Members of the British lower class, they are out to beat the system anyway they can
QB VII by Leon Uris( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1988 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen's Bench Courtroom Number Seven becomes a seething battleground when a famous novelist stands trial. Author Abraham Cady first became aware of Jadwiga Concentration Camp when he learned it was the place where his family was exterminated. This terrible revelation gave impetus to his decision to write a book that would shake the consciousness of the human race--and with the publication of "The Holocaust", his goal was accomplished
Como vivir 365 dias al año by John A Schindler( Book )

8 editions published between 1961 and 1976 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"De las 24 horas del día, 23 son aburridas, vacías y criminales", ha dicho el gran escritor norteamericano William Saroyan. Con ello se expresa cómo en la vida del hombre moderno, resultan escasos los momentos de plenitud. Ahora bien, de tal situación nosotros tenemos muchas veces la culpa. Esta obra, de la que en edición encuadernada se han vendido miles de ejemplares, constituye un método concreto, claro y sencillo, para hacer nuestras todas las oportunidades de alegría que el mundo nos ofrece"
Rabbit, run by John Updike( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1970 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-two-year-old Rabbit Angstrom is a salesman in a local department store, father of a preschool-age son, and husband to an alcoholic wife who was his second-best high school sweetheart. The squalor and tragedy of their lives reminds us that salvation is a personal undertaking
Absolute beginners by Colin MacInnes( Book )

5 editions published between 1961 and 1986 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"London, 1958. In the smoky jazz clubs of Soho and the coffee bars of Notting Hill, the young and the restless - the absolute beginners - are revoutionising youth culture and forging a new carefree lifestyle of sex, drugs, and rock'n'roll. Moving in the midst of this world of mods and rockers, Teddy gangs and trads, and snapping every scene with his trusty Rolleiflex, is MacInnes's young photographer, whose unique wit and honest views remain the definitive account of London life in the 1950s and what it means to be a teenager." -- Back cover
Live at peace with your nerves by Walter C Alvarez( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1979 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to ease the nervous strain that can so easily cause physical ailments, by a well-known doctor who tells how he learned from his patients effective ways of helping them
Ley de guerra by Gwyn Griffin( Book )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The coming explosion in Latin America by Gerald Clark( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia de las Civilizaciones by David Talbot Rice( )

in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trinity by Leon Uris( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "terrible beauty" that is Ireland comes alive in this mighty epic that re-creates that Emerald's Isle's fierce struggle for independence. Trinity is a saga of glories and defeats, triumphs and tragedies, lived by a young Catholic rebel and the beautiful and valiant Protestant girl who defied her heritage to join him. Leon Uris has painted a masterful portrait of a beleaguered people divided by religion and wealth--impoverished Catholic peasants pitted against a Protestant aristocracy wielding power over life and death
 
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To kill a mockingbird
Alternative Names
Porta, B.

Porta, Baldomer

Porta Gou, Baldomero

Languages
Spanish (240)

Catalan (3)

English (2)

Covers
The Andromeda strain