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Finding Biographies

fINDING BIOGRAPHIES IN THE BOOK STACKS

To find biographies in the ScC Library, select Library Catalog from the  homepage

Then try one or more of these options:

    Enter “biography” as a subject

 

    Enter “united states biography” as a subject

 

    Enter the last name/first name of a specific person

        For example:   bush george w

                                edison thomas

 

    Enter a cultural group and the word “biography”

        For example:  hispanic americans biography

                               african americans biography

 

FULL-LENGTH BIOGRAPHIES IN THE BOOK STACKS

Listed below are biographies, arranged by subject, in the SCC book stacks. 

 

actors, directors, producers, and other entertainers

Title

Location

Call Number

Francis Ford Coppola: A Filmmaker’s Life

Stacks

PN 1998.3 C67 S38 1999

Stanley Kubrick: A Biography

Stacks

PN 1998.3 K83 L6 1996

D. W. Griffin: An American Life

Stacks

PN 1998.3 G76 S35 1996

Goldwyn: A Biography [Samuel Goldwyn]

Stacks

PN 1998.3 G65 B47 1989

Cecil B. DeMille’s Hollywood

Stacks

PN 1998.3 D39 B57 2004

Lion of Hollywood: The Life and Legend of Louis B. Mayer

Stacks

PN 1998.3 M397 E94 2005

Mythmaker: The Life and World of George Lucas

Stacks

PN 1998.3 L835 B39 1999

David Garrick: A Biography

Stacks

ML 429 G241

The Adventures of Robert Rossellini: His Life and Films

Stacks

PN 1998.3 R67 G36 1998

Rosebud: The Story of Orson Welles

Stacks

PN 1998.3 W45 T56 1996

On Sunset Boulevard : The Life and Times of Billy Wilder

Stacks

PN 1998.3 W56 S55 1998

The Dark Side of Genius: The Life of Alfred Hitchcock

Stacks

PN 1998 A3 H5

Gary Cooper: American Hero

Stacks

PN 2287 C59 M49 1998

Bogart: A Life in Hollywood [Humphrey Bogart]

Stacks

PN 2287 B48 M46 1997

Chaplin: His Life and Art [Cha

Stacks

PN 2287 C5 R56 1985

Fellini: a Life [Federico Fellini]

Stacks

PN 1998 A3 F315 1986

Buster Keaton, Cut to the Chase: A Biography

Stacks

PN 2287 K4 M43 1995

Katharine Hepburn

Stacks

PN 2287 H45 L43

Garbo [Greta Garbo]

Stacks

PN 2778 G3 P35 1993

Duke: The Life and Image of John Wayne

Stacks

PN 2287 W454 D38 1998

Gregory Peck: A Biography

Stacks

PN 2287 P35 F57 2002

Will Rogers: A Biography

Stacks

PN 2287 R74 Y34 1993

Houdini: The Career of Ehrich Weiss

Stacks

GV 1545 H8 S55 1996

african americans

Title

Location

Call Number

Sojourner Truth: A life, a Symbol

Stacks

E 185.97 T8 P35 1996

Rosa Parks

Stacks

F 334 M753 P373 2000

Jesse: The Life and Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson

Stacks

E 185.97 J25 F73 1996

W. E. B. Du Bois

Stacks

E 185.97 D73 L48 2000

Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Stacks

E 185.97 K5 O18 1982

Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915

Stacks

E 185.97 W4 H373 1983

Barbara Jordan: American Hero

Stacks

E 840.8 J62 R63 1998

Alice Walker: A Life

Stacks

PS 3573 A425 Z93 2004

Black Apollo of Science: The Life of Ernest Everett Just

Stacks

QH 31 J83 M36 1983

anthropologists, psychologists, and educators

Title

Location

Call Number

Margaret Mead: A Life

Stacks

GN 21 M36 H69 1984

Freud: A Life of Our Times

Stacks

BF 109 F74 G39 1988

Becoming William James

Stacks

BF 109 J28 F44 1984

Carl Gustav Jung

Stacks

BF 109 J8 M355 1997

Acts of Will: The Life and Work of Otto Rank

Stacks

RC 339.52 R36 L54 1985

Melanie Klein: Her World and Her Work

Stacks

RC 339.52 K43 G76 1986

Fury on Earth: A Biography of Wilhelm Reich

Stacks

RC 339.52 R44 S47 1983

 

architects

Title

Location

Call Number

Gaudi: A Biography [Antonio Gaudi]

Stacks

NA 1313 G3 V36 2001

I. M. Pei: Mandarin of Modernism

Stacks

NA 737 P365 C36 1995

Louis Sullivan: His Life and World

Stacks

NA 737 S9 T9 1986

Mies van der Rohe: A Critical Biography

Stacks

NA 1088 M65 S38 1985

 

artists, sculptors, painters, and art patrons

Title

Location

Call Number

Rodin: A Biography [Auguste Rodin]

Stacks

NB 553 R7 G78 1986

The Life of Henry Moore

Stacks

NB 497 M6 B47 1987

The Shameful Life of Salvador Dali

Stacks

N 7113 D3 G53 1998

Michelangelo: A Biography

Stacks

N 6923 B83 1997

Goya [Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes]

Stacks

N 7113 G68 H83 2003

Duchamp: A Biography [Marcel Duchamp]

Stacks

N 6853 D8 T58 1996

Charles M. Russell : The Life and Legend of America’s Cowboy Artist

Stacks

N 6537 R88 T36 1996

Georgia O’Keefe : A Life

Stacks

N 6537 O39 R64 1989

Pissarro: His Life and Work [Camille Pissaro]

Stacks

ND 553 P55 S53

Dreaming with His Eyes Wide Open: A Life of Diego Rivera

Stacks

ND 259 R5 M27

Jackson Pollock: A Biography

Stacks

ND 237 P73 S65 1987

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller: The Woman in the Family

Stacks

N5220 R57 K47 1993

Peggy: The Wayward Guggenheim

Stacks

N 5220 G886 W4 1986

Paul Revere and the World He Lived In

Stacks

F 69 R43 F6 1969

The Life of Isamu Noguchi: Journey Without Borders

Stacks

NB 237 N6 D8813 2004

business and union leaders and economists

Title

Location

Call Number

The Magic Kingdom: Walt Disney and the American Way of Life

Stacks

NC 1766 U52D5927 1997

Morgan: American Financier [J. Pierpoint Morgan]

Stacks

HG 2463 M6 S77 1999

In Sam We Trust: The Untold Story of Sam Walton and How Wal-Mart is Devouring America

Stacks

HF 5429.215 U6 O78 1998

Henry Edwards Huntington: A Biography

Stacks

HG 172 H86 T48 1994

Hoffa [Jimmy Hoffa]

Stacks

HD 6509 H6 S56 1991

William Mulholland and the Rise of Los Angeles

Stacks

HD 4464 L7 M85 2000

John Maynard Keynes: A Personal Biography of the Man Who Revolutionized Capitalism and the Way We Live

Stacks

HB 103 K47 H47 1984

The Life and Legend of Jay Gould

Stacks

HC 102.5 G68 K55 1986

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

Stacks

CT 275 R75 C47 1997

Cecil Rhodes: Flawed Colossus

Stacks

DT 776 R4 R62 1988

The Chief:  The Life of William Randolph Hearst

Stacks

Z 473 H4 N37 2000

Privileged Son: Otis Chandler and the Rise and Fall of the L.A. Times Dynasty

Stacks

Z 473 C453 M215 2001

choreographers and dancers   

Title

Location

Call Number

Alvin Ailey: A Life in Dance

Stacks

GV 1785 A38 D85 1996

Isadora: Portrait of the Artist as a Woman [Isadora Duncan]

Stacks

GV 1785 D8 B56 1985

Margot Fonteyn

Stacks

GV 1785 F63 D36 2004

Nureyev: His Life [Rudolf Nureyev]

Stacks

GV 1785 N8 S66 1998

Dance with Demons: The Life of Jerome Robbins

Stacks

GV 1785 R52 L39 2001

No Intermissions: The Life of Agnes de Mille

Stacks

GV 1785 D36 E27 1996