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Leslie, Don

Works: 73 works in 355 publications in 1 language and 10,666 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Military history  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Novels  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: KF8748, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Don Leslie
Blood and thunder : [an epic of the American West] by Hampton Sides( Recording )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines America's westward expansion, describing the forcible subjugation of Native American tribes, including the fierce battles against the Navajo which ended with a brutal siege at Canyon de Chelly and the "Long Walk" migration.--
Columbine by David Cullen( Recording )

12 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years in the making and a masterpiece of reportage, "Columbine" is an award-winning journalist's definitive account of one of the most shocking massacres in American history
Robert Ludlum's the Altman code : a covert-one novel by Robert Ludlum( Recording )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covert-One agent Jon Smith is trying to find proof of a Chinese cargo ship rumored to be carrying tons of chemicals for use in a biological weapon, a secret that has already resulted in the deaths of two men
Jesus of Nazareth by Benedict( Recording )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pope Benedict XVI shares a portrait of Jesus and incites to encounter, face-to-face, the central figure of the Christian faith
Pathfinder by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigg is a teenager who possesses a secret talent that allows him to see the paths of people's pasts. Rigg's only confidant is his father, whose sudden death leaves Rigg completely alone, aside from a sister he's never met. But a chance encounter with Umbo, another teen with a special talent, reveals a startling new aspect to Rigg's abilities, compelling him to reevaluate everything he's ever known
The nine : [inside the secret world of the Supreme Court] by Jeffrey Toobin( Recording )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin takes you into the chambers of the Supreme Court and reveals the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. Just in time for the 2008 presidential election-- where the future of the Court will be at stake-- Toobin reveals an institution at a moment of transition, when decades of conservative disgust with the Court have finally produced a conservative majority, with major changes in store on such issues as abortion, civil rights, presidential power, and church-state relations. Based on exclusive interviews with the justices themselves, The Nine tells the story of the Court through personalities-- from Anthony Kennedy's overwhelming sense of self-importance to Clarence Thomas's well-tended grievances against his critics to David Souter's odd nineteenth-century lifestyle. There is also, for the first time, the full behind-the-scenes story of Bush v. Gore-- and Sandra Day O'Connor's fateful breach with George W. Bush, the president she helped place in office."
Blind descent by James M Tabor( Recording )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles attempts by scientist-explorers to locate the deepest cave on Earth, focusing particularly on the 2004 efforts of American Bill Stone in the vast Cheve Cave of southern Mexico and Ukrainian Alexander Klimchouk in the supercave Krubera in the Republic of Georgia
The return of depression economics and the crisis of 2008 by Paul R Krugman( Recording )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Krugman reveals the striking similarities between the 2008 economic crisis and the Great Depression. Filled with Krugman's cynic wit, listeners will be shocked as they discover the gaffs and blunders that caused the most recent economic blues
Become who you were born to be : [we all have a gift-- have you discovered yours?] by Brian Souza( Recording )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crimes against liberty : an indictment of President Barack Obama by David Limbaugh( )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nationally syndicated columnist and lawyer David Limbaugh presents an aggressive case against Barack Obama. Through numerous examples, like invasive healthcare, financial crisis exploitation, and meddlesome green policies, Limbaugh explains how President Obama has committed crimes against American liberty
The 48 laws of power by Robert Greene( Recording )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this piercing work distills three thousand years of the history of power into 48 well-explicated laws. This bold volume outlines the laws of power in their unvarnished essence, synthesizing the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun-Tzu, Carl von Clausewitz, and other infamous strategists. The 48 laws of power will fascinate any reader interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control
Aloft : a novel by Chang-rae Lee( Recording )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story follows the life of a suburban, white, middle-class man during a time of family crisis. Jerry's favorite diversion is to take his small plane and fly solo over Long Island. When his daughter and her fiance arrive from Oregon to announce their marriage plans--Theresa's dangerous pregnancy, he thinks back over his life and begins to face his disengagement with it and with his relationships with others: with his deceased wife, the circumstances of whose death has never fully addmitted to; with his former girlfriend, whom he still longs for, with his pregnant daughter, who refuses to address the cancer that is killing her, with his son, who is losing the family business; and with his father, who is in a nursing home
American prince : [a memoir] by Tony Curtis( Recording )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The state of Jones by Sally Jenkins( Recording )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A southern county secedes from the U.S. Confederacy
Every now and then by Karen Kingsbury( Recording )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex Brady shuts out all relationships when he loses his beloved father in the Twin Towers on 9/11. Will he have the courage to open his heart to love again?
The thing about life is that one day you'll be dead by David Shields( Recording )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author offers a meditation on mortality as he chronicles his own life and that of his family from cradle to grave, integrating biological details with cultural history and criticism to furnish a portrait of human existence as revealed through a single family
Hog pilots, blue water grunts : [the American military in the air, at sea, and on the ground] by Robert D Kaplan( Recording )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ground-level portrait of the Global War on Terrorism on several continents, but also a gritty firsthand account of how U.S. soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen are protecting sea-lanes, providing disaster relief, contending with the military rise of China, fighting the war in Iraq, and crafting contingency plans for war with North Korea and Iran
Under and alone : [the true story of the undercover agent who infiltrated America's most violent outlaw motorcycle gang] by William Queen( Recording )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1998, William Queen was a veteran law enforcement agent with a lifelong love of motorcycles and a lack of patience with paperwork. When a "confidential informant" made contact with his boss at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, offering to take an agent inside the San Fernando chapter of the Mongols (the scourge of Southern California, and one of the most dangerous gangs in America), Queen jumped at the chance, not realizing that he was kick-starting the most extensive undercover operation inside an outlaw motorcycle gang in the history of American law enforcement. Nor did Queen suspect that he would penetrate the gang so successfully that he would become a fully "patched-in" member, eventually rising through their ranks to the office of treasurer, where he had unprecedented access to evidence of their criminal activity. After he spent twenty-eight months as "Billy St. John," the bearded, beer-swilling, Harley-riding gang-banger, the truth of his identity became blurry, even to himself
CrazyBusy : [overstretched, overbooked, and about to snap : strategies for coping in a world gone ADD] by Edward M Hallowell( Recording )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Are you too busy? Are you always running behind? Is your calendar loaded with more than you can possibly accomplish? Is it driving you crazy? You're not alone. Crazybusy--the modern phenomenon of brain overload--is a national epidemic. Without intending for it to happen, we've plunged ourselves into a mad rush of activity, expecting our brains to keep track of more than they comfortably or effectively can. In fact, as attention deficit disorder expert and bestselling author Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., argues in this groundbreaking new audiobook, brain overload has reached the point where our entire society is suffering from culturally induced ADD. But as Dr. Hallowell argues, being crazybusy can also be an opportunity. The impulse to be busy can be turned to our advantage once we get in touch with our needs and take charge of how we really want to spend our time. Through quick exercises (perfect for busy people), focused advice on everything on everything from lifestyle to time management, and examples chosen from his extensive clinical experience, Dr. Hallowell goes step-by-step over the process of unsnarling frantic lives
The testament by Eric Lustbader( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his fathers death Braverman Shaw discovers that his father belonged to a secret society, the Order of Gnostic Observatines. The Order has long protected a lost testament that could shake Christianity to its foundations
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ColumbineRobert Ludlum's the Altman code : a covert-one novelJesus of NazarethPathfinderThe nine : [inside the secret world of the Supreme Court]Blind descentThe return of depression economics and the crisis of 2008Become who you were born to be : [we all have a gift-- have you discovered yours?]