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Tye, Larry

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Works: 15 works in 67 publications in 2 languages and 7,194 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Interviews 
Classifications: GV865.P3, 796.357092
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Most widely held works by Larry Tye
Satchel : the life and times of an American legend by Larry Tye ( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
He is that rare American icon who has never been captured in a biography worthy of him. Now, at last, here is the story of athlete, showman, philosopher, and boundary breaker Leroy "Satchel" Paige. Through dogged detective work, journalist Larry Tye has tracked down the truth about this enigmatic pitcher, interviewing Negro Leaguers and Major Leaguers, talking to family and friends who had never told their stories, and retracing Paige's steps to separate the truth from the myth Paige himself created. Here is the child born to an Alabama washerwoman with twelve young mouths to feed, the young man who took up baseball on the streets, inventing his trademark hesitation pitch while throwing bricks at rival gang members. Tye shows Paige growing into the superstar hurler of the Negro Leagues, establishing records that still stand, then emerging at age 42 to help propel the Cleveland Indians to the World Series.--From publisher description
Superman : the high-flying history of America's most enduring hero by Larry Tye ( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history not just of the Man of Steel but of the creators, designers, owners, and performers who made Superman the icon he is today. Here the author reveals a portrait of America over 75 years through the lens the superhero. He chronicles the adventures of men and women who kept the "Man of Tomorrow" aloft and vitally alive through seven decades and counting; the publishers and writers and artists of the comics' Golden Age who ushered in the red-and-blue-clad titan through the changing eras and evolving incarnations, as well as the actors, including George Reeves and Christopher Reeve, who brought the Man of Steel to life on screen. It tells the history of creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster's struggle for the recognition and awards rightly due to the architects of the genuine cultural phenomenon known as Superman
Rising from the rails : Pullman porters and the making of the Black middle class by Larry Tye ( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes how the Pullman Company hired former slaves as sleeping car porters and became the largest employer of African American men in the country by the 1920s, creating a unique culture that blazed a path for a black middle class
The father of spin : Edward L. Bernays & the birth of public relations by Larry Tye ( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Father of Spin is the first full-length biography of the legendary Edward L. Bernays, who, beginning in the 1920s, was one of the first and most successful practioners of the art of public relations. In this engrossing biography, Larry Tye uses Bernays's life as a prism to understand the evolution of the craft of public relations and how it came to play such a critical-and sometimes insidious-role in American life. Drawing on interviews with primary sources and voluminous private papers, Tye presents a fascinating and revealing portrait of the man who, more than any other, defined and personified public relations, a profession that today helps shape our political discourse and define our commercial choices
Shock : the healing power of electroconvulsive therapy by Kitty Dukakis ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wife of former Massachusetts governor Michael Dukakis describes how electroconvulsive therapy helped her to overcome her more than twenty-year struggle with depression and provides practical guidelines for pursuing ECT as an option
Home lands : portraits of the new Jewish diaspora by Larry Tye ( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book traces the transformation of Jewish life through the stories of seven communities. in each city, Tye focuses on a single family or congregation whose tale reflects the wider Community's history and current situation
Superman the high-flying history of America's most enduring hero by Larry Tye ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Larry Tye chronicles the adventures of the men and women who kept Siegel and Shuster's "Man of tomorrow" aloft and vitally alive through seven decades and counting. Here are the savvy publishers and visionary writers and artists of comics' Golden Age who ushered the red-and-blue-clad titan through changing eras and evolving incarnations; and the actors, including George Reeves and Christopher Reeve, who brought the Man of Steel to life on screen
Satchel [the life and times of an American legend] by Larry Tye ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Da chu si kao : gong guan jiao fu bo nai si by Larry Tye ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in Chinese and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is shooting electricity through a human brain, shocking them so much that their body goes into a massive epileptic-like convulsion, really the best solution to treat severe depression? As horrifying as it can be, electroconvulsive therapy, also known as ECT is currently the most effective treatment for severe depression. However the treatment has its passionate critics, not least because it can erase decades of memory. In this program we examine one of the most controversial treatments in medical history, featuring candid and intimate interviews with patients, doctors and other experts. A stimulating exploration of the myths, mysteries and realities surrounding shock therapy
Superman A Biography by Larry Tye ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Larry Tye chronicles the adventures of the men and women who kept Siegel and Shuster's 'Man of Tomorrow' aloft and vitally alive through seven decades and counting. Here are the savvy publishers and visionary writers and artists of comics' Golden Age who ushered the red-and-blue-clad titan through changing eras and evolving incarnations; and the actors, including George Reeves and Christopher Reeve, who brought the Man of Steel to life on screen
Larry Tye Research Papers by Larry Tye ( )
1 edition published in 1880 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Larry Tye's book is the biography of Satchel Paige. His career stats, 2000 wins, 250 shutours and three wins on the same day, are unmatched. But bigotry kept him from the big league teams until his was 42. His career spanned four decades and he pitched more baseballs, in more ballparks for more fans and more teams than any player in history. Source: www.larrytye.com/books/satchel
Shock by Kitty Dukakis ( )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Kitty Dukakis has battled debilitating depression for more than twenty years. Coupled with drug and alcohol addictions that both hid and fueled her suffering, Kitty's despair was overwhelming. She tried every medication and treatment available; none worked for long. It wasn't until she tried electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT, that she could reclaim her life. Kitty's dramatic first-person account of how ECT keeps her illness at bay is half the story of Shock. The other half, by award winning medical reporter Larry Tye, is an engrossing look at the science behind ECT and its dramatic yet subterranean comeback. This book presents a full picture of ECT, analyzing the treatment's risks along with its benefits. ECT, it turns out, is neither a panacea nor a scourge but a serious option for treating life threatening and disabling mental diseases, like depression, bipolar disorder, and others. Through Kitty Dukakis's moving narrative, and interviews with more than one hundred other ECT patients, Shock: The Healing Power of Electroconvulsive Therapy separates scare from promise, real complications from lurid headlines. In the process Shock offers practical guidance to prospective patients and their families, boldly addressing the controversy surrounding ECT and awakening millions to its capacity to heal
The father of spin Edward L. Bernays and the birth of public relations by Larry Tye ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[This] is [a] full-length biography of the legendary Edward L. Bernays, who, beginning in the 1920s, was one of the first ... practiti...oners of the art of public relations. In this ... biography, [the author] uses Bernays's life as a prism to understand the evolution of the craft of public relations and how it came to play such a critical-and sometimes insidious-role in American life. Drawing on interviews with primary sources and voluminous private papers, [the author] presents a ... portrait of the man who, more than any other, defined and personified public relations, a profession that today helps shape our political discourse and define our commercial choices. -Publisher description
 
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