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Twomey, Anne 1951-

Works: 54 works in 202 publications in 1 language and 12,884 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Political fiction  Young adult works  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PS3554.E1755, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Anne Twomey
The sleeping doll by Jeffery Deaver( Recording )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Special agent Kathryn Dance and her partners at the California Bureau of Investigation hunt down escaped killer Daniel Pell, a self-styled Charles Manson. Pell is a master of control, who mesmerizes, seduces, and exploits people for his own murderous ends
Gossamer by Lois Lowry( Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While learning to bestow dreams, a young dream giver tries to save an eight-year-old boy from the effects of both his abusive past and the nightmares inflicted on him by the frightening Sinisteeds
The guardian by Nicholas Sparks( Recording )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At 29, Julie Barenson is too young to give up on love. Four years after her husband's tragic death, she is finally ready to risk giving her heart again. But to whom? Will it be to the handsome and sophisticated Richard Bonham, a rich engineer who treats her like a queen, or to the less debonair Mike Harris, a humble mechanic who is Julie's best friend in the world? In a decision that should have brought her more happiness than she's had in years, Julie's life is suddenly turned into a living nightmare when she innocently chooses between the two men and sets off a terrifying chain of events. Now, Julie's life, and everything she holds dear, is suddenly in grave danger, as one man's jealousy spins into a deadly obsession
One door away from heaven by Dean R Koontz( Recording )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Preston Maddoc, a fanatical UFO believer, has sent his son away to be "healed" by aliens. He plans to do the same with his disabled daughter. But the girl has been befriended by a young woman who is determined to prevent this from happening
Bait and switch [the (futile) pursuit of the American dream] by Barbara Ehrenreich( Recording )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the world of white-collar unemployment as seen through the eyes of the unemployed, describing the woes of "surplus" employees who are forced to confront the realities of financial hardship with few social supports or security
An introduction to To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee by Dan Stone( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts and critical analysis
Falling angels by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1901 London, as the precise social order of the Victorian era winds down and the forward-looking Edwardian order takes wing, three strangers meet in the city's stony Highgate Cemetery. Beautiful Lavinia revels in the elaborate trappings of the past. Plain Maude strives to shape the future. Simon Fields, a boy their age, is bound by poverty and professional to the cemetery. As they explore the prejudices and flaws of a changing time, they bring their very different families together
Dark lady by Richard North Patterson( Recording )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Assistant County Prosecutor Stella Marz investigates the deaths of two prominent men--one of a heroin overdose, the other castrated and hanged--she uncovers an unexpected web of corruption
After the fire a novel by Belva Plain( Recording )
12 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a doctor's wife discovers her husband's betrayal, the ugly divorce leads to the building of a new life for her family
The sixth extinction an unnatural history by Elizabeth Kolbert( Recording )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an account of the disappearances occurring all around us and traces the evolution of extinction as concept, from its first articulation by Georges Cuvier in revolutionary Paris up through the present day. The sixth extinction is likely to be mankind's most lasting legacy, compelling us to rethink the fundamental question of what it means to be human
A perfect union [Dolley Madison and the creation of the American nation] by Catherine Allgor( Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores Dolley Madison's subtle yet profound influence on American politics during the volatile era surrounding the War of 1812, when the republic was just taking shape
Practice to deceive by Ann Rule( Recording )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A man is murdered on a sleepy island, and three people are accused of murdering him: an aging beauty queen, her guitar-teacher lover, and the widow"--
Fin & Lady by Cathleen Schine( Recording )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's 1964. Eleven-year-old Fin and his glamorous, worldly, older half sister, Lady, have just been orphaned, and Lady, whom Fin hasn't seen in six years, is now his legal guardian and his only hope. That means Fin is uprooted from a small dairy farm in rural Connecticut to Greenwich Village, smack in the middle of the swinging '60s. He soon learns that Lady, giddy, careless, urgent, and obsessed with being free, is as much his responsibility as he is hers
Looking back by Belva Plain( Recording )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three girls who have been friends since school have all of their lives altered by one act of betrayal
109 East Palace [Robert Oppenheimer and the secret city of Los Alamos] by Jennet Conant( Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Conant offers a human look at the brilliant physicists who for more than two years, along with their families, lived, laughed, despaired and rejoiced in a secret, sequestered, for some claustrophobic city in the New Mexico desert. Despite its grand name, 109 East Palace was the nondescript office in Santa Fe that served as a gateway to the Los Alamos complex. The narrative is framed by the perspective of Dorothy McKibben, who, in running that office, issuing security passes and coordinating logistics, was, says Conant, the "gatekeeper" to the hidden world of Los Alamos
Reservation Road by John Burnham Schwartz( Recording )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a ten-year-old boy is hit and killed by a car, his father decides to find the unknown drivier
Queen of broken hearts by Cassandra King( Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's not easy being the Queen of Broken Hearts. Just ask Clare, who has willingly assumed the mantle as a therapist specializing in helping women mend their broken hearts. Now she's preparing to open a permanent home for the retreats she leads, on a slice of breathtaking property on the Alabama coast owned by Zoe, her former mother-in-law, a colorful eccentric who rescues hurt birds and who teaches Claire much about love and living freely. After Claire's marriage ends in tragedy, her work becomes the sole focus of her life. Yet, while Clare has no problem helping the women who flock to her, healing her own heart is another matter entirely. She resists the attentions of the charming and debonair Rye, even though her best friend, Dory, plays Cupid, hoping Clare will allow herself to love again. When Lex--a charismatic, charming, burly sea captain--moves to town, he turns to Clare for help in recovering from a disastrous marriage of his own. Lex and Clare work together to ready her new retreat site, and by the time it is completed, Clare must decide. Can she move beyond the grief and guilt of the past, or will she remain the Queen of Broken Hearts
Grand pursuit the story of economic genius by Sylvia Nasar( Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind, chronicles the evolution of modern economics, from Victorian London to present times
Feed by M. T Anderson( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a future where most people have computer implants in their heads to control their environment, a boy meets an unusual girl who is in serious trouble
Burn factor by Kyle Mills( Recording )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a young computer programmer discovers a bug in the FBI's Combined DNA Index System, she unveils a government cover-up of a string of serial murders
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