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Morris, Robert

Works: 14 works in 76 publications in 1 language and 1,032 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biographical fiction, American  Western stories  Christian fiction  Biographical fiction  Historical fiction  War fiction  Cross-cultural studies  Medical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, nar
Classifications: PS3513.R6545, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Robert Morris
The Alamo by John Myers Myers( )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Battle of the Alamo is one of the most dramatic moments in American history, a stirring saga that has become a modern myth in which all Americans, and especially Texans, take great pride. Poet, novelist, and historian John Myers Myers gives us a fascinating account of this American symbol. With exhaustive research and obvious passion for his subject, Myers evokes the situation and characters of the legendary siege, bringing to life such figures as Bowie, Travis, Crockett, and Santa Ana with authentic details and great gusto. Here is the "master tale of the American frontier" with all the facts behind the genuine heroism that has made the story immortal
The last trail by Zane Grey( )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the American Revolution, Jonathan Zane becomes a celebrated scout on the frontier. His adventurous spirit and love of the wild lead him to Fort Henry, scene of countless Indian attacks. Farmers have been murdered, women abducted, cabins burned. Zane teams up with a legendary scout to mete out justice to Indians and inciting outlaws, and settlers begin to enjoy the lush Ohio Valley in peace. One pioneer hopes to end Zane's career as a tireless protector. Spirited and beguiling Betty Sheppard begs him to give up his lonely borderman existence. Duty commands, however, that he resist all charms except those of the forest trails
The spirit of the border by Zane Grey( )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An odious man living among the Delaware Indians incites acts of savagery and war against white settlers and between restless tribes of the Ohio Valley
Betty Zane by Zane Grey( )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the dangerous West Virginia frontier, this is the story of the heroic Betty Zane, the beautiful young sister of old Colonel Isaac Zane, one of the most courageous of the pioneers. Balanced against the grim incidents of the Revolutionary War is the love story of Betty and Alfred Clarke, a handsome young soldier. Their romance, however, is plagued by troubles and endless interruptions before reaching its stirring climax. The exciting life around Fort Henry, an attack by Indians, Betty's heroic defense of the beleaguered garrison at Wheeling, the burning of the fort, and Betty's final race for life make up this remarkable story, a story filled with the life, color, and spirit of pioneer days
Oregon trail by Francis Parkman( )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the account of Francis Parkman's rugged trip over the eastern part of the Oregon Trail with his cousin, Quincy Adams Shaw, in the spring and summer of 1846. They left St. Louis by steamboat and arrived in Oregon on horseback, in company with guides and occasional other travelers. They encountered storms, buffalo hunts, and meetings with Indians, soldiers, sportsmen, and emigrants
The common law by Oliver Wendell Holmes( )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., is considered one of the greatest justices of the United States Supreme Court and profoundly influenced American jurisprudence, especially in the areas of civil liberties and judicial restraint. At the same time, his abilities as a prose stylist earned him a position among the literary elite
The economics and politics of race : [an international perspective] by Thomas Sowell( )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How much of a racial group's economic fate is determined by the surrounding society it lives in, and how much by internal patterns that follow that same group around the world? Using an international framework to analyze a group of differences, Sowell has pioneered a new approach for pursuing this important study, utilizing historical experience and empirical data. He finds that the social and economic patterns among Italians in Australia and Argentina are similar in many respects to those of Italians in Italy or the United States. And, though blacks have not faced the same massive and rigid oppression in Brazil as in the United States, economic differences between blacks and whites are significantly greater in Brazil
Losing ground : American social policy, 1950-1980 by Charles A Murray( )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning in the 1950s, America entered a period of unprecedented social reform. This remarkable book demonstrates how the social programs of the 1960s and '70s had the unintended and perverse effect of slowing and even reversing earlier progress in reducing poverty, crime, ignorance, and discrimination. Using widely understood and accepted data, it conclusively demonstrates that the amalgam of reforms from 1965 to 1970 actually made matters worse. Why? Charles Murray's tough-minded answers to this question will please neither radical liberals nor radical conservatives. He offers no easy solutions, but by forcing us to face fundamental intellectual and moral problems about whom we want to help and how, Losing Ground marks an important first step in rethinking social policy
Shadow of the mountains by Lynn Morris( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the request of a pregnant friend who wants her to deliver her baby, Dr. Cheney Duvall journeys to the remote and primitive wilds of the Ozarks and comes face to face with the illiteracy, superstitions, and hatred of the local mountain people
Toward the sunrising by Lynn Morris( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With New Orleans as their destination, Cheney Duvall and her nurse, Shiloh Irons, leave behind the glittering lights of New York City and travel first to Charleston, South Carolina, intending to stay for only a short time. But the purpose of their stop immediately draws them into the plight of this war-torn Southern city, in the painful throes of Reconstruction and carpetbagger policies after the Civil War
Busy bodies by Leland Smith Burns( Recording )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In our affluent society, technology was supposed to free us for greater leisure time and creativity. Instead, the demands of our increasingly complex lives have come up against the unyielding 24-hour day. Today many Americans are harried and frustrated with their lives, despite being richer in material goods. We have become Busy Bodies, working frantically to maintain our standard of living but not seeming to get much satisfaction. Lee Burns explains what he calls The paradox of the good life. With humor and wit, he shows how this obsession with time has crept into every aspect of our lives, from our changing romantic and eating habits to the way we run our economy and politics
Choosing a college : [a guide for parents and students] by Thomas Sowell( )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book starts you at square one: before you know what questions to ask, what colleges to read about, or what statistics to look up. Sowell describes the inner and outer workings of scores of American colleges and universities, big and small. He gives equal attention to special programs, financial aid, and the academic environment
The shadow portrait by Gilbert Morris( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betty Zane by Zane Grey( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zane Grey's classic novel about a heroine of the Revolutionary War on the American frontier
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The Alamo
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The last trailThe spirit of the borderBetty ZaneThe common lawThe economics and politics of race : [an international perspective]Losing ground : American social policy, 1950-1980Busy bodiesChoosing a college : [a guide for parents and students]