Richard Powell


Born
in Philadelphia, The United States
November 28, 1908

Died
December 08, 1999

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Richard P. Powell, a graduate of Princeton University, was a journalist and worked in advertising before becoming a full time writer. Two of his books, 'the Philadelphian' and 'Pioneer, Go Home!' were best-sellers in the '50s and were both adapted into movies.

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Average rating: 4.02 · 1,253 ratings · 209 reviews · 47 distinct worksSimilar authors
Say It With Bullets (Hard C...

3.62 avg rating — 299 ratings — published 1953 — 5 editions
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Pioneer, Go Home!

4.14 avg rating — 315 ratings — published 1959 — 10 editions
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Whom The Gods Would Destroy

4.52 avg rating — 134 ratings — published 1970 — 4 editions
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Don Quixote, U.S.A.

4.34 avg rating — 145 ratings — published 1966 — 6 editions
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The Philadelphian

3.98 avg rating — 133 ratings — published 1956 — 12 editions
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I Take This Land: Florida, ...

4.25 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 1962 — 4 editions
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The Soldier

4.32 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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Daily and Sunday

3.78 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Tickets to the Devil

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1968 — 6 editions
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3.86 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1950 — 6 editions
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More books by Richard Powell…
“If you can't have fun with Science, what good is it?
-Einstein”
Richard Powell

“Some men might make a complicated business of going after a burglar. It was simple and easy, the way I handled it. I crept quietly downstairs and into the dark living-room, and parried a blackjack with my head.”
Richard Powell, Don't Catch Me: An Arab and Andy Blake Mystery

“Paying bills is hard, and dealing with a teen makes life even harder.”
Richard Powell, Parenting Teens Simplified: How to Parent Teenagers with Love, Deal with Teen Issues & the Psychology Behind It

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