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Wright, Nicolas

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Most widely held works by Nicolas Wright
Independence day by Liam Hemsworth( Visual )

27 editions published in 2016 in English and French and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare people for the aliens' advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring the world back from the brink of extinction
White House down by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Capitol policeman John Cale ... has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. ... Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the WHite House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter and the country"--Container
The Red Baron by Nicolas Wright( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the World War I ace known as the Red Baron who shot down 80 Allied planes before he himself was killed, a month before his twenty-sixth birthday
Understanding human behavior, an illustrated guide to success-ful human relationships by Nicolas Wright( Book )

14 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twenty-four volume reference work in popular psychology, self-improvement, and human relationships
Alice's adventures in Wonderland( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewis Carroll's ever-popular story provides the basis for a spectacular new work from the Royal Ballet, which features an engaging and passionate score as well as breathtaking choreography
The assassination of Tzar Nicholas II( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a disastrous war with Germany, the Bolsheviks imprisoned the Romanov family as their supporters approached. Factory worker guards were replaced by Cheka executioners, and, on 17 July 1918, the family were murdered and buried in a nearby wood. For more than 70 years their whereabouts were unknown, but new material released from Russia now conclusively reveals their fate
The Assassination of Martin Luther King( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the mass protests in Birmingham, Alabama, and his "I have a dream" speech, Martin Luther King took on the causes of American withdrawal from South Vietnam and the plight of the poor in America's South. On April 4, 1968, he was shot dead by a mysterious white assassin, who escaped in a white Mustang car. James Earl Ray was imprisoned for life for the killing, but was he guilty?
The Assassination of Mahatma Gandhi( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

January 30, 1948, the Birla House, Delhi. One of the most iconic figures in 20th century history walks to his regular prayer meeting. As he gets to the end of this path, a man steps out of the crowd, three shots ring out. The father of Indian independence collapses. Why would anyone want to shoot him just as his greatest dream has been realized
The Attempt on Pope John Paul II( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

May 13, 1981, St. Peter's Square, Rome, 5:17 in the afternoon. Pope John Paul II is being driven slowly through an adoring crowd. Suddenly, the air is shattered by the sound of gunfire, echoing throughout the vast space. The Pope staggers and falls back into the arms of an aid. Someone has tried to kill one of the world's great religious leaders
The Assassination of Michael Collins( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Collins was a charismatic leader in Ireland's struggle for independence from British rule and came to realize that compromise was the key to peace. Most of his former colleagues disagreed and on August 22, 1922, he was gunned down in an ambush. It is not known who was ultimately behind the attack that ended his life
The attempt to assassinate Hitler( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July 20, 1944, Rastenburg, East Prussia. Adolf Hitler enters his briefing hut. Senior Nazi officers gather around their Führer studying operations maps. Suddenly there is an enormous explosion, four men are killed and everyone else in the room injured. The Führer is the target of the bomb. How did the assassins manage to get to one of the most closely guarded men in the world?
The Assassination of Lord Louis Mountbatten( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August 27, 1979, Mullaghmore, Ireland. A small fishing boat chugs out of the harbor, stopping to pick up lobster pots. A massive explosion shatters the boat, killing four of the seven people on board and maiming the rest. Among the dead is one of the most revered figures in modern Britain. But who would want to assassinate a 79-year-old who has long been retired from active service?
The Assassination of John F Kennedy by John H Gordon( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By November 22, 1963, the date of his assassination, President Kennedy had made many enemies. He had declared war on the Mafia, racial prejudice and the industrial/military interests in Vietnam. He had humiliated Krushchev and Castro, who both wanted revenge over the Cuban Missile Crisis. Even to this day, conjecture surrounds the ballistics evidence and whether two assassins were involved. Includes recently released film material from Washington
The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

November 4, 1995, Kings of Israel Square, Tel Aviv, 9:30 in the evening. Israeli Prime Minister, Yitzhak Rabin, had just left the stage after addressing a hundred thousand of his fellow citizens at a peace rally. Suddenly, three gun shots split the air. Rabin slumps to the ground. Someone wants the champion of peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors dead
The Attempt on Ronald Reagan( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

March 30, 1981, Washington D.C., 2:25 in the afternoon. The President of the United States emerges from a hotel and heads towards a waiting limousine. Suddenly, the sound of gunshots splits the air. Four men are hit by flying bullets, including Ronald Reagan . Who would want to kill the President and why?
The attempt on Princess Anne( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

March 20,1974, London, 7:45 p.m. Just 400 yards short of Buckingham Palace a small white car suddenly cuts in front of a royal limousine, bringing it to an abrupt halt with a screech of brakes. A man brandishing a gun leaps out and moves towards the limousine, shooting as he does so. His target the Queen's only daughter, Princess Anne
The assassination of Reinhardt Heydrich( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

May 27, 1942, Prague, Czechoslovakia . As a powerful Mercedes approaches a hairpin bend a young man appears, aiming a machine gun. It jams. A second man throws a powerful grenade, fatally wounding one of Adolf Hitler's most blood-thirsty henchmen
The Assassination of Che Guevara( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

October 8, 1967, Yuro Ravine, Central Bolivia. Government forces are closing in on a small group of guerrillas led by Che Guevara, one of the 20th century's most iconic revolutionaries. Later, in a nearby village, six shots ring out and one of the world's most wanted men has been assassinated
The assassination of Ernst Roehm( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July 1,1934, Stadelheim Prison, Munich, German. Three black uniformed men enter a cell. Three shots ring out. It is a climax of an orgy of killing--an assassination which clears the way for Adolf Hitler to achieve absolute power
The assassination of Hendrik Verwoerd( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

April 9, 1960, Milner Park, Johannesburg. Dr. Hendrik Verwoerd, Prime Minister of South Africa, takes his place in the VIP stand after opening the Rand Easter Show. Suddenly gunshots ring out, Verwoerd is thrown back, hit twice at close range. Someone wants the Architect of Apartheid dead
 
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