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Clarke, Donald 1940-

Overview
Works: 93 works in 279 publications in 4 languages and 10,360 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Encyclopedias  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Popular works  Dictionaries  Reference works  Bio-bibliography  History  Juvenile works  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Performer, Honoree
Classifications: ML420.H58, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Donald Clarke
Wishing on the moon : the life and times of Billie Holiday by Donald Clarke( Book )

37 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the American jazz singer whose life was changed by drug abuse and alcoholism
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music by Donald Clarke( Book )

35 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Abba to ZZ Top via Oasis, James Brown and Frank Sinatra, The Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music has been revised and updated to include a range of new, contemporary entries from the Britpop scene to world music. Featuring songwriters, musicians, record labels and musical styles, it is a mine of information on today's music the world over."--BOOK JACKET
All or nothing at all : a life of Frank Sinatra by Donald Clarke( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And when it looked like his career was over, he turned a role as a scrawny loser into an Oscar winning performance
The Encyclopedia of how it works from abacus to zoom lens by Donald Clarke( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of popular music by Donald Clarke( Book )

20 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Encyclopedia of how it's made by Donald Clarke( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Encyclopedia of how it's built( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes methods of production as well as tools and materials
Energy( Book )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1978 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various aspects of energy, its sources and its uses
The encyclopedia of inventions by Donald Clarke( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and Spanish and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The encyclopedia of transportation by Rand McNally and Company( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aircraft & airports by Donald Clarke( Book )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How it works : the illustrated encyclopedia of science and technology( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains in twenty-two illustrated volumes the workings of alphabetically-arranged inventions, scientific principles, and manufacturing processes
3i : fifty years investing in industry by R Coopey( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3i (Investors in Industry) is Britain's leading venture capital company and has played a significant role in post-war investment banking and industrial development. The book traces its history and presents an inside-view of the workings of this institution
Ships & docks by Donald Clarke( Book )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wishing on the moon : the life and times of Billie Holiday by Donald Clarke( )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No singer has been more mythologized and more misunderstood than jazz legend Billie Holiday, who helped to create much of the mystique herself with her autobiography, Lady Sings the Blues. This biography sets the record straight. Donald Clarke was given unrivaled access to a treasure trove of interviews from the 1970s with those who knew Lady Day in all stages of her short, tragic life--from her childhood in the streets and good-time houses of Baltimore, through the early days of success in New York and the years of fame, to her tragic decline and death at the age of forty-four. This biography separates fact from fiction to reveal the true Billie Holiday
Anatomy of the automobile by Donald Clarke( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

West to Eden : Texans in Hollywood by Donald Clarke( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new illustrated science and invention encyclopedia : the new how it works( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical encyclopedia covering all aspects of science, the physical world, mechanics, and engineering
The How it works encyclopaedia of how it's built by Donald Clarke( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exploding universe by Nigel Henbest( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 150 illustrations accompany an easy-to-understand account of the origin and evolution of the universe and new discoveries about the stars, galaxies, planets, black holes, pulsars, quasars, and quarks
 
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The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Alternative Names
Clarke, Donald 1940-

Donald Clarke American music critic

Donald Clarke Amerikaans journalist

클라크, 도널드 1940-

クラーク, ドナルド

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The Penguin encyclopedia of popular musicAll or nothing at all : a life of Frank SinatraThe rise and fall of popular musicWishing on the moon : the life and times of Billie Holiday