search for books and compare prices
John O''Brien has written 180 work(s)
Search for other authors with the same name
at beginning | displaying 1 to 25 | next 25 >
Jump to start at |
show results in order: alphabetically | oldest to newest | newest to oldest
Cover for 9780385262460 Cover for 9780399552021 Cover for 9781742234588 Cover for 9781631138515 Cover for 9781631134227 Cover for 9781631134289 Cover for 9781631134234 Cover for 9781631134333 Cover for 9781631134203 Cover for 9780823435753 Cover for 9780226291123 Cover for 9783643907011 Cover for 9780448483108 Cover for 9780606375542 Cover for 9780448483146 Cover for 9781499552270 Cover for 9781515313960 Cover for 9780396093060 Cover for 9781421416939 Cover for 9781501058882 Cover for 9781500826567 Cover for 9780826198563 Cover for 9781495921940 Cover for 9781626192751 Cover for 9781434930316 Cover for 9781493741465 Cover for 9781590789322 Cover for 9781564789334 Cover for 9781484884959
cover image for 9780399552021
Product Description: Do you know how many things in your daily life were invented by accident?   SANDWICHES came about when an English earl was too busy gambling to eat his meal and needed to keep one hand free. POTATO CHIPS were first cooked by a chef who was furious when a customer complained that his fried potatoes weren’t thin enough...read more

Hardcover:

9780399552021 | Delacorte Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Do you know how many things in your daily life were invented by accident?
9780385262460 | Doubleday, June 1, 1991, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Presents the stories behind forty things that were invented or named by accident, including aspirin, X-rays, frisbees, silly putty, and velcro

cover image for 9781742234588
Product Description: With a unique insider’s perspective, John O’Brien explores two decades of political activism by the NTEU, from its successes in navigating enterprise bargaining and vital role during the Rights to Work campaign; to its work on behalf of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders, women, LBGTI members and casual workers during a time of constant change within the education sector...read more

Paperback:

9781742234588 | New South Wales Univ Pr Ltd, June 1, 2016, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: With a unique insider’s perspective, John O’Brien explores two decades of political activism by the NTEU, from its successes in navigating enterprise bargaining and vital role during the Rights to Work campaign; to its work on behalf of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders, women, LBGTI members and casual workers during a time of constant change within the education sector.

cover image for 9781631138515
By Dennis B. Fradin and John O'Brien (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781631138515, titled "¿Quién fue Benjamín Franklin?/ Who Was Benjamn Franklin?" | Loqueleo, March 4, 2016, cover price $9.99

cover image for 9781631134227
By John O'Brien (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781631134227, titled "¿Quién fue Louis Armstrong?/ Who was Louis Armstrong?" | Santillana USA Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2016, cover price $9.99

cover image for 9781631134289
Product Description: Robert E. Lee seemed destined for greatness. His father was a Revolutionary War hero and at West Point he graduated second in his class! In 1861, when the Southern states seceded from the Union, Lee was offered the opportunity to command the Union forces...read more
By Bonnie Bader and John O'Brien (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781631134289, titled "Quién fue Robert E. Lee?/ Who was Robert E. Lee?" | Santillana USA Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Robert E.

cover image for 9781631134234
Product Description: From the palaces of Austria to the mirrored halls of Versailles, Marie Antoinette led a charmed life. She was born into royalty in 1755 and married the future king of France at age 15. By 21 she ascended to the throne and enjoyed a lavish lifestyle of masquerade balls, sky-high wigs, and extravagant food...read more
By John O'Brien (illustrator) and Dana Meachen Rau

Paperback:

9781631134234, titled "Quién fue María Antonieta? / Who Was Marie Antoinette?" | Santillana USA Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: From the palaces of Austria to the mirrored halls of Versailles, Marie Antoinette led a charmed life.

cover image for 9781631134333
Product Description: Although polio left him wheelchair bound, Franklin Delano Roosevelt took office during the Great Depression and served as president during World War II. Elected four times, he spent thirteen years in the White House. How he led the country through tremendously difficult problems, much like the ones facing America today, makes for a timely and engrossing biography...read more
By Margaret Frith and John O'Brien (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781631134333, titled "Quién fue Franklin Roosevelt?/ Who was Franklin Roosevelt?" | Santillana USA Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Although polio left him wheelchair bound, Franklin Delano Roosevelt took office during the Great Depression and served as president during World War II.

cover image for 9781631134203
Product Description: Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule. Ross worked as a seamstress and was eager to contribute to the cause, making tents and repairing uniforms when the colonies declared war...read more
By Buckley and John O'Brien (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781631134203, titled "Quién fue Betsy Ross?/ Who was Betsy Ross?" | Santillana USA Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule.

cover image for 9780823435753
Product Description: Abe Lincoln spoke many memorable adages. As the sixteenth president, he needed great wisdom to guide the country through the Civil War, preserve the Union, and end slavery. This nontraditional tribute to the president who brought the homespun demeanor and humor of his humble beginnings to the White House uses the alphabet to organize a wealth of information about his life and accomplishments...read more
By John O'Brien (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780823435753 | Holiday House, February 1, 2016, cover price $7.99 | also contains Abe Lincoln: His Wit and Wisdom from A-Z | About this edition: Abe Lincoln spoke many memorable adages.

cover image for 9780226291123
Product Description: Long before Citizens United and modern debates over corporations as people, such organizations already stood between the public and private as both vehicles for commerce and imaginative constructs based on groups of individuals. In this book, John O’Brien explores how this relationship played out in economics and literature, two fields that gained prominence in the same era...read more

Hardcover:

9780226291123 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 29, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Long before Citizens United and modern debates over corporations as people, such organizations already stood between the public and private as both vehicles for commerce and imaginative constructs based on groups of individuals.

cover image for 9783643907011
Product Description: This book studies Islam's place in Pakistani history and how it has been continually exploited by successive regimes. Using Islam as a final political argument weakened it as a basis of national integration. Playing the Islamic card led to ever increasing Islamist demands...read more

Paperback:

9783643907011 | Lit Verlag, November 25, 2015, cover price $104.95 | About this edition: This book studies Islam's place in Pakistani history and how it has been continually exploited by successive regimes.

cover image for 9780448483108
Product Description: From the palaces of Austria to the mirrored halls of Versailles, Marie Antoinette led a charmed life. She was born into royalty in 1755 and married the future king of France at age 15. By 21 she ascended to the throne and enjoyed a lavish lifestyle of masquerade balls, sky-high wigs, and extravagant food...read more
By John O'Brien (illustrator) and Dana Meachen Rau

Paperback:

9780448483108 | Grosset & Dunlap, October 6, 2015, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: From the palaces of Austria to the mirrored halls of Versailles, Marie Antoinette led a charmed life.

Prebinding:

9780606375542 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, October 6, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

cover image for 9780448483146
Product Description: Known as the keepers of modern-day fairy tales, The Brothers Grimm are as legendary as their stories. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were born in 1780s Germany and were inseparable throughout their childhood. While pursuing their law degrees, the two became fascinated with folktales and folk songs...read more
By John O'Brien (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780395553183, titled "Ebbings General Chemistry Discover IBM 5" | Houghton Mifflin College Div, June 1, 1990, cover price $73.95 | also contains Ebbings General Chemistry Discover IBM 5

Paperback:

9780448483146 | Dgs edition (Grosset & Dunlap, August 11, 2015), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Known as the keepers of modern-day fairy tales, The Brothers Grimm are as legendary as their stories.

cover image for 9781515313960
Product Description: A gust of wind…And the storm descends…Twilight crept across the surface, the sun dipping below the horizon. Darkness closed in, a hush settling upon the world. For most, dinners were devoured, shows watched, and alarms for the next day set...read more

Paperback:

9781515313960 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 31, 2015, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: A gust of wind…And the storm descends…Twilight crept across the surface, the sun dipping below the horizon.
9781499552270 | Createspace Independent Pub, May 13, 2014, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: The sun touches the horizon…A hush before the storm…The sun set as it had every other day.

cover image for 9781421416939
Product Description: In the fall of 1723, two London theaters staged, almost simultaneously, pantomime performances of the Faust story. Unlike traditional five-act plays, pantomime—a bawdy hybrid of dance, music, spectacle, and commedia dell'arte featuring the familiar figure of the harlequin at its center-was a theatrical experience of unprecedented accessibility...read more

Paperback:

9781421416939 | Reprint edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, March 25, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the fall of 1723, two London theaters staged, almost simultaneously, pantomime performances of the Faust story.
9780396093060, titled "English Step-By-Step for Spanish Speaking People" | Dodd Mead, May 1, 1988, cover price $10.95 | also contains English Step-By-Step for Spanish Speaking People | About this edition: Book by Berlitz, Charles

cover image for 9781501058882
Product Description: A vengeful darkness… Gathers in the night… One threat has been destroyed - another grows stronger. Even though Jack and the teams have won a major confrontation, their lives still hang by a thread. There are decisions to be made, and ones that have never been more critical...read more

Paperback:

9781501058882 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 5, 2014, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: A vengeful darkness… Gathers in the night… One threat has been destroyed - another grows stronger.

cover image for 9781500826567
Product Description: When two worlds collide… Jack Walker and Michael Talbot come from two worlds; the same, yet different. They both find themselves transported into an alien one, where things aren’t as they seem. While it appears similar to the ones they come from, there are some terrifying differences...read more

Paperback:

9781500826567 | Createspace Independent Pub, August 12, 2014, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: When two worlds collide… Jack Walker and Michael Talbot come from two worlds; the same, yet different.

cover image for 9780826198563
Product Description: Mental health practitioners must be prepared to treat addiction-related issuesóaffecting up to 50% of mental health clientsówhether or not clients present with addiction as a primary concern. This practical roadmap to the treatment of addictions advocates an underutilizedóyet highly effectiveómethod of intervention: eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy...read more

Paperback:

9780826198563 | 1 edition (Springer Pub Co, June 26, 2014), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Mental health practitioners must be prepared to treat addiction-related issuesóaffecting up to 50% of mental health clientsówhether or not clients present with addiction as a primary concern.

cover image for 9781495921940
Product Description: Blood had been spilled... Retribution is at hand... Greg rescues several survivors from the clutches of a fanatical group only to find a mysterious force behind him. With only a small team accompanying him, he flees into the night with the force following...read more

Paperback:

9781495921940 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 14, 2014, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Blood had been spilled.

cover image for 9781626192751
Product Description: The mission at Fort Campbell has changed over the past seventy-five years, and the city has grown and adapted to meet new challenges. It was conceived before Pearl Harbor as the Tennessee-Kentucky Armor Camp and has progressed in recent years to meet changing national security needs and the transformation of the U...read more

Paperback:

9781626192751 | History Pr, November 18, 2014, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: The mission at Fort Campbell has changed over the past seventy-five years, and the city has grown and adapted to meet new challenges.

cover image for 9781434930316
Product Description: A mysteriously ugly woman is found in a soldier s bed. Hallucinations due to lack of sleep haunt a trooper s mind as he tries to carry out his mission. Pints are drained, weddings are coordinated, and jokes are shared. Gunfire fills the ranges as Troopers fill the bar stools...read more

Paperback:

9781434930316 | Dorrance Pub Co, November 27, 2013, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A mysteriously ugly woman is found in a soldier s bed.

cover image for 9781493741465
Product Description: A shot taken... A new enemy revealed... Lynn has been rescued from deep within the heart of a night runner lair. The answer why she was taken remains a mystery. Sandra lies in a pool of her own blood ending her desperate measures to draw Jack to her...read more

Paperback:

9781493741465 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 8, 2013, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: A shot taken.

cover image for 9781590789322
Product Description: As soon as Thomas Jefferson learned to read, he found his passion: books, books, and more books! Before, during, and after the American Revolution, Jefferson collected thousands of books on hundreds of subjects. In fact, his massive collection eventually helped rebuild the Library of Congress—now the largest library in the world...read more
By John O'Brien (illustrator) and Barb Rosenstock

School and Library:

9781590789322 | Calkins Creek, September 1, 2013, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: As soon as Thomas Jefferson learned to read, he found his passion: books, books, and more books!

cover image for 9781564789334
Product Description: Editor's note/An interview with Gerald Murnane by Antoni Jach/Looking for Writers Beyond Their Work by John Griswold/Five Silhouettes by Luis Chitarroni (translated by Sarah Denaci)/Seven and a Half Studies by S.D. Chrostowska/Nine Suppositions Concerning "Bouvard and Pecuchet" by Jacques Jouet (translated by E...read more
By John O'Brien (editor)

Paperback:

9781564789334 | Dalkey Archive Pr, September 1, 2013, cover price $8.00 | About this edition: Editor's note/An interview with Gerald Murnane by Antoni Jach/Looking for Writers Beyond Their Work by John Griswold/Five Silhouettes by Luis Chitarroni (translated by Sarah Denaci)/Seven and a Half Studies by S.

cover image for 9781484884959
Product Description: The Dice Are Cast...     Death Watches and WaitsThe sanctuary walls were breached and through them poured screaming hordes of night runners. About to be overrun, the survivors formed a last stand against the thousands that threatened to end their existence...read more

Paperback:

9781484884959 | Createspace Independent Pub, May 7, 2013, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: The Dice Are Cast.

at beginning | displaying 1 to 25 | next 25 >