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Whitener, Barrett 1960-

Works: 220 works in 865 publications in 1 language and 23,837 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Political fiction  Conference proceedings  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Miscellanea  Military history  Detective and mystery stories  Science fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS3557.U846, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Barrett Whitener
A confederacy of dunces by John Kennedy Toole( Recording )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ignatius J. Reilly of New Orleans, --selfish, domineering, deluded, tragic and larger than life-- is a noble crusader against a world of dunces. He is a modern-day Quixote beset by giants of the modern age. In magnificent revolt against the twentieth century, Ignatius propels his monstrous bulk among the flesh posts of the fallen city, documenting life on his Big Chief tablets as he goes, until his maroon-haired mother decrees that Ignatius must work
The personal efficiency program how to get organized to do more work in less time by Kerry Gleeson( )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Find out how to get organized at work, get more done, and carve out more time to do what you really want to do. We all juggle work life and personal life and worry that we spend too much time and effort paying the bills to fulfill our other roles as parents, spouses, and friends. This program will help you work more quickly and efficiently, freeing up more time for the life you live outside the office
Death match a novel by Lincoln Child( Recording )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Thorpes were the perfect couple: young, attractive, and ideally matched. But the veil of perfection can mask many secrets. When the Thorpes are found dead in their tasteful Flagstaff living room after having committed double suicide, alarms go off in the executive offices of Eden, Incorporated, the worldwide matchmaking phenomenon that uses its astonishing artificial intelligence and surveillance tools to bring together perfectly matched supercouples. Eden guarantees its customers just one thing: lifelong happiness. Enter Christopher Lash, a gifted former FBI forensic psychologist who is brought in by Eden to perform a quick--and quiet--investigation
Undaunted courage by Stephen E Ambrose( Recording )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson selected his personal secretary, Captain Meriwether Lewis, to lead a voyage up the Missouri River, across the forbidding Rockies, and--by way of the Snake and mighty Columbia--down to the Pacific Ocean. Lewis and his partner, Captain William Clark, endured incredible hardships and witnessed astounding sights. With great perseverance, they worked their way into an unexplored West and when they returned two years later, they had long since been given up for dead."--Publisher's information
Capital crimes by Stuart Woods( Recording )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the deaths of several high-level politicians are linked to a single professional killer, new president Will Lee, with the help of his CIA director wife, follows leads from a quiet D.C. suburb to an island hideaway in Maine
Catch me if you can by Frank W Abagnale( Recording )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abagnale's first-person narrative of his misadventures as a conman, forger, imposter, and escape artist before the age of 21
Villa incognito by Tom Robbins( Recording )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Imagine that there are American MIAs who chose to remain missing after the Vietnam War. Imagine that there is a family in which four generations of strong, alluring women have shared a mysterious connection to an outlandish figure from Japanese folklore.... This is a book about identity, masquerade and disguise, celebrating existence and challenging our ideas about it."--Container
The culture code an ingenious way to understand why people around the world live and buy as they do by Clotaire Rapaille( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rapaille's breakthrough notion is that we acquire a silent system of Codes as we grow up within our culture. These Culture Codes invisibly shape how we behave in our personal lives. We can learn to crack these Codes and achieve new understanding of why we do the things we do
Speaking about science : a manual for creating clear presentations by Scott Morgan( Book )

13 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Speaking About Science : A Manual for Creating Clear Presentations is essential reading for anyone who presents data at meetings and conferences. Based on the curriculum that authors have developed for their public speaking courses, the book provides the practical tools all speakers need to create clear and compelling presentations for any audience."--Jacket
Grass roots by Stuart Woods( Recording )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Lee has returned to his roots to kick off his campaign for the Senate. A prominent lawyer, he has come back to his hometown of Delano, Georgia, to plan his strategies ... and to argue an explosively controversial case that could seriously damage his political career. For Delano is a town with a dark secret - a smoldering hotbed of racial hatred and moral outrage, held in the thrall of a sinister white-supremacist group called The Elect ... a breeding ground for violent, evil forces that will stop at nothing to keep the candidate out of office. At first, Will Lee was running for the Senate. But now he is running for his life
Snow falling on cedars by David Guterson( Recording )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Washington State, the trial of Kabuo Miyomoto, a Japanese-American fisherman accused of murdering another fisherman, Carl Heine. The prosecution charges the murder was committed as revenge for the Heine family taking Miyomoto's land at the outbreak of World War II and the novel traces the different reaction of the white and yellow communities
Open range by Lauran Paine( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The open range men are free-grazing cattlemen, those who don't own land but drive their stock through the country to graze. Boss Spearman knows that times are changing. Local ranchers are staking claims to grazing areas and building up extensive cattle empires. Boss has no quarrel with that, but he won't be intimidated or scared off. So when Denton Baxter makes it clear, by killing one man and seriously wounding another, that he intends to drive Boss and his crew out, Boss must make a stand. But getting justice is not going to be easy. Baxter practically owns Marshall Poole, and the townsfolk have no use for free grazers. Boss's only hope is the circuit-riding judge--if he can stay alive until he arrives
Emotional intelligence by Daniel Goleman( Recording )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on brain and behavioral research, the author shows the factors at work when people of high IQ flounder and those of modest IQ do well. These factors add up to a different way of being smart - one he terms "emotional intelligence." This includes self-awareness and impulse control, persistence, zeal, and self-motivation, empathy and social deftness
Goodbye darkness a memoir of the Pacific War by William Manchester( Recording )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this intensely powerful memoir, America's preeminent biographer-historian, who has written so brilliantly about World War II in his acclaimed lives of General Douglas MacArthur (American Caesar) and Winston Churchill (The Last Lion), looks back at his own early life. This memoir offers an unrivaled firsthand account of World War II in the Pacific of what it looked like, sounded like, smelled like, and most of all, what it felt like to one who underwent all but the ultimate of its experiences
Ringworld's children by Larry Niven( )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ringworld is a landmark engineering achievement, a flat band three million times the surface of the Earth, encircling a distant star. Home to trillions of inhabitants, not all of whom are human, and host to amazing technological wonders, the Ringworld is unique in all of the universe. Explorer Louis Wu, an Earth-born human who was part of the first expedition to Ringworld, becomes enmeshed in interplanetary and interspecies intrigue as war, and a powerful new weapon, threaten to tear the Ringworld apart forever. Now the future of Ringworld lies in its children: Tunesmith, the Ghould protector; Acolyte, the exiled son of Speaker-to-Animals, and Wembleth, a strange Ringworld native with a mysterious past. All must play a dangerous game in order to save Ringworld's population, and the stability of Ringworld itself. Blending awe-inspiring science with nonstop action, Ringworld's Children
American heritage history of the Civil War by Bruce Catton( Recording )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For a person seeking a single volume to serve as a captivating introduction and dependable guide through all the maze of battles and issues of the Civil War, this is a book without parallel."--Container
Nothing like it in the world [the men who built the transcontinental railroad, 1863-1869] by Stephen E Ambrose( Recording )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the building of the transcontinental railroad from bureaucratic beginning to heroic end
The politically incorrect guide to American history by Thomas E Woods( )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Woods book reveals facts that you won't be, or never were, taught in school. It tells you all the "Books you're not supposed to read, and takes you on a fast paced, politically incorrect tour of American history that will give you all the information you need to battle and confound left-wing professors, neighbors, and friends
A world lit only by fire by William Manchester( Recording )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From tales of chivalrous knights to the barbarity of trial by ordeal, no era has been a greater source of awe, horror, and wonder than the Middle Ages. In handsomely crafted prose and with the grace and authority of his extraordinary gift for narrative history, William Manchester leads us from a civilization tottering on the brink of collapse to the grandeur of its rebirth, the Renaissance, a dense explosion of energy that spawned some of history's greatest poets, philosophers, and painters, as well as some of its most spectacular villains
Americans at war by Stephen E Ambrose( Recording )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's foremost historian depicts the personalities of American military and political leaders during war
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Speaking about science : a manual for creating clear presentations
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Death match a novelUndaunted courageCapital crimesCatch me if you canVilla incognitoSpeaking about science : a manual for creating clear presentationsGrass rootsOpen range