WorldCat Identities

David, Jay 1929-2014

Overview
Works: 43 works in 132 publications in 1 language and 8,489 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Quotations  Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler
Classifications: E185.96, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jay David
The American Indian; the first victim by Jay David( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-six selections from personal narratives, essays, short stories etc., portraying their beliefs, daily lives, suffering and hopes before and after encounters with the White Man
The Black soldier: from the American Revolution to Vietnam by Jay David( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The personal narratives of nineteen black individuals reveal the racial prejudice experienced by Negro Americans while fighting for their country
Growing up Jewish by Jay David( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers 24 selections in which Jews recount the stories of their childhoods in Eastern and Western Europe, America, and Israel during the past four centuries
Living Black in white America by Jay David( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of 22 selections by Negro Americans on indignities and hardships endured over the centuries, from slavery days to modern school integration
Growing up Black by Bill Adler( Book )

14 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of nineteen autobiographical accounts of leading Negro Americans of the past two centuries recounting what it was like to be a Black child growing up in a white America
The flying saucer reader by Jay David( Book )

5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of major writings on the U.F.O. phenomena, from reliable reports to speculations pro and con, including Biblical interpretation
To be a Black woman: portraits in fact and fiction by Mel Watkins( Book )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up African by Jay David( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from personal narratives from the 18th through the 20th centuries on the waning of childhood and the tribal and colonial way of life, culminating in the nationalism of today
Black defiance; Black profiles in courage by Jay David( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-three narratives by Black people challenging injustices suffered by Afro-Americans in a White society. For contents, see Author Catalog
The weight of the evidence; the Warren report and its critics by Jay David( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kennedy reader by Jay David( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of wisdom : quotations from famous African Americans of the twentieth century( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of mighty words from some of America's most famous personalities, Songs of Wisdom honors the life, culture, and spirit of African Americans in the twentieth century. From the earliest tracts against slavery to the poverty of Maya Angelou, African Americans have turned to language to record their experiences and to sustain their souls. Culled from a range of sources - political speeches, autobiographies, interviews, and essays - Songs of Wisdom celebrates the richness of the African-American written and oral traditions."--Jacket
Black joy by Jay David( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Israel; the making of a nation, 1948-1968 by Jay David( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and humor of Robin Williams : a biography by Jay David( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of comedian Robin Williams, discussing his relationship with his parents, his various movie roles, his drug addiction, and his strong family ties
How to play the moonlighting game by Jay David( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The family secret : an anthology( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Don't trust, don't talk, don't feel" has long been the credo of children of alcoholics. Now, The Family Secret brings together the stories of adult children of alcoholics, as they write about their childhood experiences. The selections demonstrate that alcoholism is a disease without prejudice or conscience. It is divided into four sections, representing some of the broader truths about alcoholism and its effect on families
Black roots; an anthology by Jay David( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside Joan Collins : a biography by Jay David( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying saucers have arrived! by Jay David( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Growing up Black
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Growing up BlackSongs of wisdom : quotations from famous African Americans of the twentieth centuryThe life and humor of Robin Williams : a biography