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Works: 2,648 works in 5,999 publications in 1 language and 1,762,250 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Biographies  Autobiographies  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Military history  History  Psychological fiction 
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Classifications: PR3560, 821.4
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Most widely held works by University of Virginia
Le morte Darthur; the book of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory( )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 3,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legenden om Kong Arthur og ridderne af det runde bord
The deserted village : a poem by Oliver Goldsmith( )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 2,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A work of social commentary, and condemns rural depopulation and the pursuit of excessive wealth
A book of scoundrels by Charles Whibley( )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of remarkable criminals by H. B Irving( )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic study profiles serial killers, gentleman murderers, and every stripe of madman in between Benjamin Pitezel should never have trusted H.H. Holmes. In 1894, the two men conspired to fake Pitezel's death for the sake of a $10,000 insurance settlement. But Holmes decided murder would be simpler. He killed his partner, kidnapped three of his children, and tried to claim the insurance money as his own. The scheme unraveled and Holmes killed the children as well. When he was caught, the police had no idea they had captured one of the vilest murderers in American history. The Pitezel murders were only the tip of a very bloody iceberg. The chilling case of H.H. Holmes--famously recounted in Erik Larson's award-winning bestseller, The Devil in the White City--is but one of the true crime tales contained in this remarkable work. Author H.B. Irving understood the public's lurid fascination with murder, and in this seminal study he shows readers the many faces of evil
Kansas women in literature by Nettie Garmer Barker( )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paradise lost, and other poems by John Milton( )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete epic poem chronicling Man's fall from Grace, and Satan's defiant role leading the other angels in rebellion against God
Pollyanna by Eleanor H Porter( )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When orphaned, eleven-year-old Pollyanna comes to live with austere and wealthy Aunt Polly, her philosophy of gladness brings happiness to her aunt and other unhappy members of the community
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass : an American slave by Frederick Douglass( )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiographical account of a childhood and youth spent in slavery by a man who became a great abolitionist and leader of anti-slavery activity
Gulliver of Mars by Edwin Lester Arnold( )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This rare and seminal science fiction novel (originally published in 1905) has been generally unavailable for years. It's a book necessary to any scholarly study of the history of science fiction
Two years in The Forbidden city by Der Ling( )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author of the following narrative has peculiar qualifications for her task. She is a daughter of Lord Yu Keng, a member of the Manchu White Banner Corps, and one of the most advanced and progressive Chinese officials of his generation. Lord Yu Keng entered the army when very young, and served in the Taiping rebellion and the Formosan war with France, and as Vice Minister of War during the China-Japan war in 1895
A master's degree by Margaret Hill McCarter( )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the Andes by Rex Stout( )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the fortunes of the courageous Lamar brothers and the sensational dancer Desiree Le Mire in the underground kingdom of the lost tribe of the Incas
Life and adventures of Calamity Jane by Calamity Jane( )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally sold by the traveling Kohl & Middleton Dime Museum as a short souvenir booklet, The Life and Adventures of Calamity Jane by Herself</em<details the sensational life of Martha Jane Canary, better known as Calamity Jane. Orphaned early in life, Jane provided for her young siblings by working as a frontier scout at Fort Russell, Wyoming. After building a reputation as a rough-rider and a gun-slinger, Jane settled in Deadwood, South Dakota, throwing her lot in with the likes of Wild Bill Hickok and the legendary Buffalo Bill, eventually appearing in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and in the 1901 Pan-American Exposition.</ <The Life and Adventures of Calamity Jane by Herself</ is as wild and outlandish as the author herself, offering a unique perspective into a woman who lived her life outside of the conventions of her time. Famous during her life, Calamity Jane became larger than life after her death in 1903 and her legend lives on through contemporary media, including in the 2013 novel <In Calamity's Wake</ by Natalee Caple, and as a character on the popular HBO series <Deadwood</.</ HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.>
Criminal sociology by Enrico Ferri( )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a reproduction of the 1900 version of the text. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process
The vicar of Wakefield : a tale supposed to be written by himself by Oliver Goldsmith( )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the romantic intrigues in the family of a country vicar in eighteenth century England
The mysterious affair at Styles : a Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie( )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 1,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the summer of 1917, the story follows the war-wounded Captain Hastings to the Styles St. Mary estate of his friend John Cavendish. The Cavendish household is wrought with tension due to the marriage of John's widowed mother to a suspicious younger man. In the village, Hastings runs into his old friend Hercule Poirot and, when the estate's trouble turns deadly, the friends unite to solve a most baffling case
The Aspern papers by Henry James( )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1800s Venice is the setting for this tale of greed and obsession: a crumbling, beautiful, mysterious place where the incredible becomes real and the strange is almost commonplace. In fervent pursuit of the letters written by a famous deceased poet to a former lover, the anonymous narrator becomes a lodger under a false name in the dilapidated palazzo of the woman and her spinster niece, in the hope of procuring his prize. The resulting clash of wills and cat-and-mouse games among the trio reveal the deepest motivations that drive human nature - and just how far is the narrator willing to go to get what he wants?
Old Indian legends by Zitkala-S̈a( )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early in the century a Sioux woman published these legends that she learned during her childhood on the Yankton Reservation
Where there's a will by Mary Roberts Rinehart( )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1900s, this story features a cast of memorable characters, mysterious happenings, and leads up to an astonishing conclusion!
A hero of our time : a novel by Mikhail I︠U︡rʹevich Lermontov( )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hero of our time", is a Russian classic, telling the story of a young lieutenant in the Russian Army in the early 1800's
 
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