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Dickey, Lisa

Overview
Works: 24 works in 76 publications in 5 languages and 5,575 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Jazz  Jazz vocals  Autobiographies  Local history  Travel writing  Trials, litigation, etc  Directories 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: ML420.H675, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Lisa Dickey
 
Most widely held works by Lisa Dickey
Remembering Whitney : my story of love, loss, and the night the music stopped by Cissy Houston( Book )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grammy Award-winning American soul and gospel singer and mother of Whitney Houston reflects on her daughter's life, the events that led up to her death and the aftermath of a senseless tragedy
Then comes marriage : United States v. Windsor and the defeat of DOMA by Roberta A Kaplan( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Roberta Kaplan's gripping story of her defeat of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) before the Supreme Court"--Amazon.com
Herbie Hancock : possibilities by Herbie Hancock( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The long-awaited memoir by one of the most influential and beloved musicians of our time. In Herbie Hancock the legendary jazz musician and composer reflects on a thriving career that has spanned seven decades. A true innovator, Hancock has had an enormous influence on both acoustic and electric jazz, R & B and hip-hop, with his ongoing exploration of different musical genres, winning fourteen Grammy awards along the way. From his beginnings as a child prodigy to his work in Miles Davis's second great quintet; from his innovations as the leader of his own groundbreaking sextet to his collaborations with everyone from Wayne Shorter to Joni Mitchell and Stevie Wonder; Herbie Hancock reveals the method behind Hancock's undeniable musical genius. Hancock shares his musical influences, colorful behind-the-scenes stories, his long and happy marriage, and how Buddhism inspires him creatively and personally. Honest, enlightening, and as electrifyingly vital as the man who wrote it, Herbie Hancock promises to be an invaluable contribution to jazz literature and a must-read for fans and music lovers"--
Citizenville : how to take the town square digital and reinvent government by Gavin Christopher Newsom( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"By integrating democratic government with cutting-edge American innovation, the lieutenant governor of California charts a bright future for open-source America. Citizenville is the story of how ordinary citizens can use new digital tools to dissolve political gridlock and transform American democracy"--
The world is bigger now : an American journalist's release from captivity in North Korea-- a remarkable story of faith, family, and forgiveness by Euna Lee( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time, the author, a young wife, mother, and film editor detained in North Korea, tells a harrowing, but ultimately inspiring, story of survival and faith in one of the most isolated parts of the world. On March 17, 2009, the author and her Current TV colleague Laura Ling were working on a documentary about the desperate lives of North Koreans fleeing their homeland for a chance at freedom when they were violently apprehended by North Korean soldiers. For nearly five months they remained detained while friends and family in the United States were given little information about their status or conditions. For Lee, detention would prove especially harrowing. Imprisoned just 112 miles from where she was born and where her parents still live in Seoul, South Korea, she was branded as a betrayer of her Korean blood by her North Korean captors. After representing herself in her trial before North Korea's highest court, she received a sentence of twelve years of hard labor in the country's notorious prison camps, leading her to fear she might not ever see her husband and daughter again. This book draws us deep into her life before and after this experience: what led to her arrival in North Korea, her efforts to survive the agonizing months of detainment, and how she and her fellow captive, Ling, were finally released thanks to the efforts of many individuals, including Bill Clinton. She explains in unforgettable detail what it was like to lose, and then miraculously regain, life as she knew it. This is the story of faith and love and a personal conviction that God will sustain and protect us, even in our darkest hours
Barn burning barn building : tales of a political life from LBJ through George W. Bush and beyond by Ben F Barnes( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How did the Democratic Party--party of JFK, LBJ, and civil rights--fall from glory? How did Texas become Bush territory? What do politicians on either side need to do today to get our country back on track? Ben Barnes has the answers. Barnes had a front-row seat through it all. He won a seat in the Texas Legislature in 1960, at the age of 22, and four years later became the youngest Speaker of the House since the Civil War. In 1968, he helped Congressman George H.W. Bush get his son into the National Guard. How did his party lose its place in Texas, and the nation? Here, Barnes takes readers inside the rise and fall of the party he loves. He uses lessons learned in the Texas trenches as a guiding light for a new generation of lawmakers and political hopefuls, and calls for a return to bipartisan consensus building.--From publisher description
The world is bigger now : [an American journalist's rescue from captivity in North Korea] by Euna Lee( Recording )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time, Euna Lee -- the young wife, mother, and film editor detained in North Korea -- tells a harrowing, but ultimately inspiring, story of survival and faith in one of the most isolated parts of the world
Herbie Hancock : possibilities by Herbie Hancock( Recording )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The long-awaited memoir by one of the most influential and beloved musicians of our time In Herbie Hancock the legendary jazz musician and composer reflects on a life and a thriving career that has spanned seven decades. A true innovator, Hancock has had an enormous influence on both acoustic and electric jazz, R & B and hip-hop, with his ongoing exploration of different musical genres, winning fourteen Grammy awards along the way
Possibilities by Herbie Hancock( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary jazz musician and composer Herbie Hancock reflects on a thriving career that has spanned seven decades. Hancock discusses his musical influences, colorful behind-the-scenes stories, his long and happy marriage, and how Buddhism inspires him both creatively and personally
Then comes marriage : United States v. Windsor and the defeat of DOMA by Roberta A Kaplan( Recording )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the story of the renowned litigator author's defeat of the Defense of Marriage Act before the Supreme Court, recounting her advocacy of a gay client who was denied marital protections and the author's own private struggles to forge a family
There must be a pony in here somewhere : [the AOL Time Warner debacle and the quest for a digital future] by Kara Swisher( Recording )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the AOL Time Warner merger and its aftermath examines the financial implications of the deal, the problems that continue to threaten the company, and the implications of the merger for business practice and the digital revolution
There must be a pony in here somewhere : the AOL Time Warner debacle and the quest for a digital future by Kara Swisher( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's time to crack open this trenchant book about the doomed merger of America Online and Time Warner. On a quest to discover how the deal of the century became the messiest merger in history, Kara Swisher delivers a rollicking narrative and a keen analysis of this debacle that is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand what it all means for the digital future. Packed with new revelations and on-the-record interviews with key players, it is the first detailed examination of the merger's aftermath and also looks forward to what is coming next." "It certainly has not been a pretty picture so far - with $100 billion in losses, a sinking stock price, employees in revolt, and lawsuits galore. For Swisher, finding the answers to what went away is important because she remains a staunch believer in the digital future - maybe not in the AOL Time Warner merger, but in the essential idea at the heart of it that someday the distinction of old and new media will no longer exist." "To figure it all out, Swisher takes her reader on a journey that begins with a portrait of two wildly different corporate cultures and businesses that somehow came to believe, in the crucible of the red-hot Internet era, that they could successfully join forces and achieve unprecedented growth and success. When the merger was announced in early 2000, the irresistible combination was hailed as the new paradigm and its executives - Steve Case, Jerry Levin, Bob Pittman - as popular icons of the future. But after the boom so spectacularly turned to bust and the visions of New Media Supremacy lay in ruins, Swisher searches for clues about where the merger went wrong and who is to blame." "More important, she looks to the future of both AOL Time Warner and the Internet as she seeks to answer the key question that the noise of the disaster has all but drowned out. Will the demise of the AOL Time Warner merger be the final and inevitable chapter of the dot-com debacle or will it herald a new paradigm altogether? This book, then, is a primer for the time to come, using the story of the AOL Time Warner merger as the vehicle to show the troubled journey into the future."--BOOK JACKET
Bears in the streets : three journeys across a changing Russia by Lisa Dickey( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lisa Dickey traveled across the whole of Russia three times-- in 1995, 2005 and 2015-- making friends in eleven different cities, then coming back again and again to see how their lives had changed. Like the acclaimed British documentary series Seven Up!, she traces the ups and downs of ordinary people's lives, in the process painting a deeply nuanced portrait of modern Russia. From the caretakers of a lighthouse in Vladivostok, to the Jewish community of Birobidzhan, to a farmer in Buryatia, to a group of gay friends in Novosibirsk, to a wealthy 'New Russian' family in Chelyabinsk, to a rap star in Moscow, Dickey profiles a wide cross-section of people in one of the most fascinating, dynamic and important countries on Earth. Along the way, she explores dramatic changes in everything from technology to social norms, drinks copious amounts of vodka, and learns firsthand how the Russians really feel about Vladimir Putin. Including powerful photographs of people and places over time, and filled with wacky travel stories, unexpected twists, and keen insights, Bears in the Streets offers an unprecedented on-the-ground view of Russia today"--
El mundo es más grande ahora by Euna Lee( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Habi hankokku jiden : Atarashi jazu no kanosei o o tabi by Herbie Hancock( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirai seifu : Purattofomu minshu shugi by Gavin Christopher Newsom( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Possibilities by Herbie Hancock( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The long-awaited memoir by one of the most influential and beloved musicians of our time. In Herbie Hancock the legendary jazz musician and composer reflects on a thriving career that has spanned seven decades. A true innovator, Hancock has had an enormous influence on both acoustic and electric jazz, R & B and hip-hop, with his ongoing exploration of different musical genres, winning fourteen Grammy awards along the way. From his beginnings as a child prodigy to his work in Miles Davis's second great quintet; from his innovations as the leader of his own groundbreaking sextet to his collaborations with everyone from Wayne Shorter to Joni Mitchell and Stevie Wonder; Herbie Hancock reveals the method behind Hancock's undeniable musical genius. Hancock shares his musical influences, colorful behind-the-scenes stories, his long and happy marriage, and how Buddhism inspires him creatively and personally. Honest, enlightening, and as electrifyingly vital as the man who wrote it, Herbie Hancock promises to be an invaluable contribution to jazz literature and a must-read for fans and music lovers"
Remembering Whitney by Cissy Houston( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Grammy Award-winning American soul and gospel singer and mother of Whitney Houston reflects on her daughter's life, the events that led up to her death and the aftermath of a senseless tragedy
Whitney en mors berättelse by Cissy Houston( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in Swedish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The world is bigger now : an American journalist's release from captivity in North Korea-- a remarkable story of faith, family, and forgiveness
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Barn burning barn building : tales of a political life from LBJ through George W. Bush and beyondThe world is bigger now : [an American journalist's rescue from captivity in North Korea]There must be a pony in here somewhere : [the AOL Time Warner debacle and the quest for a digital future]There must be a pony in here somewhere : the AOL Time Warner debacle and the quest for a digital future