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Prichard, Michael (Michael J.)

Overview
Works: 216 works in 786 publications in 1 language and 30,629 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Satire  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  Study guides  Adventure stories  History 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS3553.L245, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Prichard
The world according to Garp by John Irving( Recording )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journey through generations and across two continents with the astonishing family of T.S. Garp, bastard son of a belligerent mother. Garp loves, lusts, labors and triumphs in a world of assassins, wrestlers, feminist fanatics, tantalizing teenage babysitters, adoring children and a wayward wife. His life is comic, tragic, violent and tender, his world outrageous, and it is as real as our own
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( Recording )
11 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During river raft adventures, Huck must decide whether to betray Jim, his friend (and a slave) and risk hellfire
The cardinal of the Kremlin by Tom Clancy( Recording )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
America's top spy inside Russia is about to have his cover blown. Who can save him?
Fer-de-lance by Rex Stout( Recording )
15 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nero Wolfe plays snake charmer in a case with more coils than a cobra!
And be a villain by Rex Stout( Recording )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nero Wolfe gets mixed signals at a radio station when a live guest drops dead while on the air. Playful and puzzling
Hong Kong by Stephen Coonts( Recording )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Admiral Crafton takes his wife, Callie, along when the U.S. government sends him to Hong Kong to find out how deeply the American consul-general is embedded in a political money-raising scandal; but the Graftons quickly discover, that Hong Kong is a powder keg ready to explode
A family affair by Rex Stout( Recording )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nero Wolfe finds himself under pressure when a murder is committed in the old brownstone on West 35th Street
Before midnight by Rex Stout( Recording )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This mystery from one of America's best-loved writers features one of the greatest fictional detectives of all time - Nero Wolfe. An orchid-growing, gourmandizing, demanding genius, Wolfe solves this case with the able assistance of his legman, Archie Goodwin, who narrates with his usual wry humor. The Pour Amour perfume contest reeks of death when Louis Dahlmann is robbed of the riddles and then shot dead. The LBA ad firm wants the clever campaign to continue and hires Wolfe to locate and pilfered paper. While Archie trails the scent of fragrant ladies, Wolfe tracks a murderer and detects something foul close to home
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury( Recording )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a future totalitarian state where books are banned and destroyed by the government, Guy Montag, a fireman in charge of burning books, meets a revolutionary schoolteacher who dares to read and a girl who tells him of a past when people did not live in fear
The Maltese falcon by Dashiell Hammett( Recording )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sam Spade's partner is murdered while working on a case, and it is Spade's responsibility to find the killer. In his search, Spade runs mortal risks as he comes closer to the answer
Without remorse by Tom Clancy( )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Kelly befriends a young woman with a checkered past. When her past reaches out to her in a horrifying way, he vows revenge. But the Pentagon also has plans for John Kelly
A right to die by Rex Stout( Recording )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Mr. Whipple objects to his son's fiancee, Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin reluctantly agree to investigate her. However, she is soon found bludgeoned to death and young Duncan Whipple is arrested for the crime
Clear and present danger by Tom Clancy( Recording )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The assassination of the head of the FBI by Colombian drug lords triggers a mysterious covert response and an investigation of U.S. and Colombian actions by Jack Ryan
Deep six by Clive Cussler( Recording )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dirk Pitt, a ladies' man and daring adventurer, is up against a sinister Asian shipping family and a Soviet plot to use the President of the United States for its own purposes through mind control
Death of a doxy by Rex Stout( Recording )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story opens with Archie discovering a "honey-haired corpse" lying on the floor of her plush bedroom with a crushed skull. Archie determines that she is a doxy*--a fact that is key to the murder, its motivation, and perpetrator. As the characters reveal their relationships to the doxy, Wolfe is challenged to make deductions from a total lack of evidence. As they wrap up the case, Wolfe pronounces that Archie's role was "brilliant," a highly unusual accolade from a highly eccentric boss. * A doxy = a kept woman or a prostitute or a paramour = a lover, especially one in an adulterous relationship
Gambit Nero Wolfe series by Rex Stout( Recording )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nero Wolfe helps a pawn accused of murder at a private chess club. Can he checkmate the real killer?
Executive orders by Tom Clancy( Recording )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Ryan becomes president by sheer accident when the former president, most of Congress, the Cabinet and the Supreme Court are bombed out of existence. Ryan must jump in to discover who did it, all the while contending with the threat of military takeover and covert biological warfare
Patriot games by Tom Clancy( Recording )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Ryan, historian, ex-marine, and CIA analyst must summon all his skills and knowledge to battle against terrorism in London
Prisoner's base by Rex Stout( Recording )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three women have been strangled - and Archie feels responsible. One of the women was expecting a big birthday present, an $8 million inheritance; she just had to live until June 30 to receive it. Unfortunately, she didn't make the date. First published in 1952, "Prisoner's base" sees Archie's boss, detective Nero Wolfe, bring together all the pieces to solve the puzzle
Some buried Caesar by Rex Stout( Recording )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A car accident in upstate New York strands Nero Wolfe, America's largest detective, and Archie Goodwin, his confidential assistant, in the midst of a family feud. The feud, over $45,000 worth of prize bull, turns ugly when the beef in question is found pawing the mangled body of a family scion. Solving the mystery is no problem -- but, alas, the evidence keeps disappearing"--Publisher's web site
 
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Alternative Names
Prichard, Michael J.
Languages
English (172)
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