WorldCat Identities

Morey, Arthur

Overview
Works: 332 works in 1,481 publications in 1 language and 46,298 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Biographical fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Short stories  Science fiction  Novels 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Director, Editor, Author
Classifications: PS3568.U812, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Arthur Morey
44 Charles Street by Danielle Steel( Recording )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 1,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a messy break up with her longtime boyfriend, a woman faces losing both her house and her business. Consequently, she takes in three roomates: a freckled college graduate, mysterious divorced man, and a recently widowed female chef
Legacy : [a novel] by Danielle Steel( Recording )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This centuries-spanning novel interweaves the lives of two women: a writer working in the heart of modern academia and a daring young Sioux Indian on an incredible journey in the eighteenth century. The result is a story of courage in the face of the unknown
Noah's compass : [a novel] by Anne Tyler( Recording )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon waking up in a hospital bed in Baltimore with a major headache, recently retired teacher Liam Pennywell can't seem to remember how he got there. However, as he investigates the lapse in time, the outwardly miserable Liam is forced to come to terms with his life
First sight : a novel by Danielle Steel( Recording )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Running a successful fashion empire in Paris and New York that hides the pain of a failed marriage, Timmie O endures a sequence of meaningless relationships before a surprise bout of appendicitis places her under the care of alluring but married French doctor, Jean-Charles Vernier
Bridge of sighs by Richard Russo( Recording )

14 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy and his mother are taking a trip to Italy, where Lucy's oldest friend now lives. The exact nature of their friendship is one of the many mysteries Lucy hopes to untangle in the history he's writing of his hometown and family
Last night in Twisted River by John Irving( Recording )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1954, in the cookhouse of a logging and sawmill settlement in New Hampshire, an anxious twelve-year-old boy mistakes the local constable's girlfriend for a bear. Both the boy and his father become fugitives, forced to run from Coos County--to Boston, to southern Vermont, to Toronto--while pursued by the implacable constable. Their lone protector is a fiercely libertarian logger who befriends them"--Container
That old Cape magic : [a novel] by Richard Russo( Recording )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Griffin has been tooling around for nearly a year with his father's ashes in the trunk, but his mother is still very much alive, and not shy about calling on his cell phone. She does so as he drives down to Cape Cod, where he and his wife, Joy, will celebrate the marriage of their daughter Laura's best friend. For Griffin this is akin to driving into the past, since he took his childhood summer vacations there, his parents' respite from the hated Midwest, and the Cape is where he and Joy honeymooned
Until I find you : [a novel] by John Irving( Recording )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the actor Jack Burns. His mother, Alice, is a Toronto tattoo artist. When Jack is four, he travels with Alice to several North Sea ports; they are trying to find Jack's missing father, William, a church organist who is addicted to being tattooed. But Alice is a mystery, and William can't be found. Even Jack's memories are subject to doubt. Jack Burns goes to schools in Canada and New England, but what shapes him are his relationships with older women. John Irving renders Jack's life as an actor in Hollywood with the same richness of detail and range of emotions he uses to describe the tattoo parlors in those North Sea ports and the reverberating music Jack heard as a child in European churches
Homer & Langley : a novel by E. L Doctorow( Recording )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bronx-born E.L. Doctorow - who attended Kenyon College, served with the Army of Occupation in Germany, and penned his first novel after perusing a plethora of Western genre scripts as a reader in Hollywood - presents his thirteenth full-length novel, Homer and Langley. Other critically acclaimed works by Doctorow include Ragtime; City of God; and The March
In the kingdom of ice : the grand and terrible polar voyage of the U.S.S. Jeannette by Hampton Sides( Recording )

11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming the northern oceans, although theories abounded. The foremost cartographer in the world, a German named August Petermann, believed that warm currents sustained a verdant island at the top of the world. National glory would fall to whoever could plant his flag upon its shores
Dear life by Alice Munro( Recording )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Munro illuminates the moment a life is shaped, the moment a dream, or sex, or perhaps a simple twist of fate turns a person out of his or her accustomed path and into another way of being. Suffused with Munro's clarity of vision and her unparalleled gift for storytelling, these stories about departures and beginnings, accidents, dangers, and homecomings both virtual and real paint a vivid and lasting portrait of how strange, dangerous, and extraordinary the ordinary life can be
Too much happiness : stories by Alice Munro( Recording )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tackling a variety of themes, such as love, loss, and redemption, author Alice Munro delivers a masterfully crafted collection of short stories. In the title story, Too Much Love, Sonia Kovalevsky, a Russian bohemian, embarks on a winter-long journey across Europe with her love, discovering that love and monogamy are exactly the perfect match
The road to character by David Brooks( Recording )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Brooks tells the story of ten great lives that illustrate how character is developed, and how we can all strive to build rich inner lives, marked by humility and moral depth. In a society that emphasizes success and external achievement, The Road to Character is a book about inner worth
The 19th wife : [a novel] by David Ebershoff( Recording )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel set in the world of the Mormon Church that intertwines a fictional memoir by Brigham Young's nineteenth wife and a contemporary murder mystery about a woman accused of killing her polygamist husband
The social animal : the hidden sources of love, character, and achievement by David Brooks( Recording )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Brooks reveals that success isn't all about money and fame, but about quality of life and the ability to provide for others. Here, listeners will discover that the most important aspects of success are often taken for granted
Ed King : [a novel] by David Guterson( Recording )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Seattle, 1962, Walter Cousins, a mild-mannered actuary, "a guy who weighs risk for a living", takes a risk of his own, and makes the biggest error of his life. He sleeps with Diane, the sexy, not-quite-legal British au pair who's taking care of his children for the summer. Diane gets pregnant and leaves their baby on a doorstep, but not before turning the tables on Walter and setting in motion a tragedy of epic proportions. Their orphaned child, adopted by an adoring family, becomes Edward Aaron King, and grows up to become a billionaire Internet tycoon and an international celebrity, the King of Search, who unknowingly, but inexorably, hurtles through life toward a fate he may have no power to shape
Seating arrangements : a novel by Maggie Shipstead( Recording )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winn Van Meter has a Harvard education, membership in all the right clubs, a pedigreed wife, and a tastefully understated summer home on a pristine New England island where the wedding of his eldest daughter, Daphne, is about to take place. The weather is idyllic and so, it would seem, is the gathering. But the three-day wedding weekend soon turns into a complete social disaster in every way imaginable
Leroy Ninker saddles up by Kate DiCamillo( Recording )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yippie-i-oh! Saddle up for the first in a spin-off series starring favorite characters from Kate DiCamillo's New York Times best-selling Mercy Watson books. Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horse--until he meets Maybelline, that is, and then it's love at first sight. Maybelline loves spaghetti and sweet nothings, and she loves Leroy, too. But when Leroy forgets the third and final rule of caring for Maybelline, disaster ensues
The invisible bridge : [a novel] by Julie Orringer( Recording )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Paris in 1937, The Invisible Bridge unfolds the story of three Jewish brothers and the turns their lives make in the face of love, art, and history as Europe hurdles towards World War II. One brother, an architecture student, arrives in Paris to deliver a letter and consequently enters a love affair with the letter's recipient. Another brother, the eldest, travels to Modena to study medicine, and the youngest brother tries his hand at acting
Earth awakens by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the alien ship screamed through the solar system, it disrupted communications between the far-flung human mining ships and supply stations and between them and Earth. So Earth and Luna were unaware that they had been invaded until the ship pulled into Earth orbit, and began landing terra-forming crews in China. Politics and pride slowed the response on Earth, and on Luna, corporate power struggles seemed more urgent than distant deaths. In this sequel to Earth afire, millions are dead after the invading Formics gas cities with lethal chemicals. Young Mazer Rackham tries to find a counter-agent, while asteroid miner Victor Delgado infiltrates the alien ship. Victor needs to find a way to seize the ship and end the war
 
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Legacy : [a novel]
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Legacy : [a novel]Noah's compass : [a novel]Bridge of sighsLast night in Twisted RiverThat old Cape magic : [a novel]Until I find you : [a novel]Homer & Langley : a novelToo much happiness : stories