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McCready, Glen

Overview
Works: 151 works in 251 publications in 1 language and 2,895 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical television programs  Juvenile works  History  Children's films  Animated films  Motion pictures 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR4494, 823.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Glen McCready
The kid by Kevin Lewis( Recording )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up on a council estate in South London, Kevin Lewis was beaten and starved by his parents and largely ignored by social services. But he was offered a way out, and was soon placed into a new home. Things still didn't work out for him, and so at age 17, he entered the criminal underground. Nicknamed "The Kid," Lewis felt right at home amongst the dregs of society, but was still unsatisfied. This is the story of how he overcame all of these hardships
The painted lady by Edward Marston( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Araminta Jewell is a beauty; a dazzling young lady who manages to resist all the blandishments that come her way. But even her marriage to Sir Martin Culthorpe has not discouraged the rakes of London and she is still pursued with unflagging zeal. It is during her first sitting for a portrait that Christopher Redmayne meets the lovely Lady Culthorpe, although he has heard much about her. Before the portrait can be finished, however, Sir Martin is murdered. Christopher embarks on a quest to discover the killer's identity, but with each new day bringing a fresh batch of suspects, and the matter of whether Sir Martin was killed because of his shady business dealings or for the exquisite prize of his wife still unclear, Christopher knows this will be far from an easy case to crack
Someone like me by Tom Holt( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nobody knows where they came from. Nobody knows what they want. The creatures are killing humans for meat and nobody, it seems, can stop them. Now one man--a hunter by trade--has trapped one of the creatures. Under the ground, they face each other. And only one of them will get out alive"--Publisher's website
Bangkok haunts by John Burdett( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just when he thinks he's seen everything Bangkok's thriving criminal world has to offer, Royal Thai police detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep receives an unpleasant surprise--an anonymous snuff film. A woman named Damrong--someone he onced loved and who still haunts his memories--is murdered in the film. Obsessed with Damrong's death, Sonchai braves street gangs, investigates a shady and exclusive men's club, and staves off threats, seen and unseen, as he pieces together the scattered clues
The visible world by Mark Slouka( )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a sense, children of immigrant parents always have to fictionalize their parents' stories, to construct them from shreds of knowledge and distant recollection. Thus this novel explores a problem familiar to us all, but perhaps especially acute for children of transplanted parents: How do you come to understand a history that has shaped you, but that you have not experienced? The novel evokes the wistful atmosphere of an immigrant community, where bits of Czech fairy tales overlap stories of the famous attempt to assassinate the Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich
Chickenfeed by Minette Walters( )

1 edition published in 2009 in Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A body is found in a chicken run ... Based on the true story of the 'chicken farm murder' which took place in Blackness, Crowborough, East Sussex in December 1924, bestselling author Minette Walters brings a thrilling story to life in this novel
Always the sun by Neil Cross( Recording )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do you do when your son is bullied? How far will you go to protect him from those who seek to cause him harm? Jamie is thirteen years old, an only child. His mother has recently died. He and his father Sam have moved to Sam's home town. A fresh start. An aunt to lend support. A new job for Sam and a new school for Jamie. But one day Jamie comes home, bearing the scars of every parent's nightmare
On the edge my story by Richard Hammond( Recording )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling account of Richard Hammond's life before and after the high-speed crash that nearly killed him and a brutally honest description of his year of recovery
Someone like me by Tom Holt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He was 23 before he became a star. Shy chubby and bespectacled, he was already losing his hair. Hardly a rock icon. In the course of a year he had adopted an outrageous stage persona and became a rock sensation. With over 200 million albums sold, including seven consecutive chart toppers, Sir Elton John is one of the most successful recording artists of all time.The journey from star to legend wasn't an easy one. Depression, bulimia, drug and alcohol addiction, failed relationships and explosive temper tantrums have often threatened to overwhelm him but somehow he has endured.So who is the real Elton John? How did he go from the 14 year old playing Jim Reeves songs in a Pinner pub to perhaps the performance of his life at the funeral of close friend Diana, Princess of WalesThis authoritative new documentary follows Elton's rocky road from troubled child and classical music student through to unpredictable drama queen and international treasure.Fans, critics and friends recall the songs, the scandals, the crises and the excesses that make up Elton John"--Container
Vincent van Gogh a stroke of genius by Vincent van Gogh( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Given complete and unprecedented access to the treasures of Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum, this film provides viewers with the moving and inspiring experience of seeing Vincent's iconic masterpieces close-up on the screen while presenting new insights and interpretations by specially invited guests and experts including V. Willem van Gogh, great grandson of Theo van Gogh
Past mortem by Ben Elton( Recording )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En seriemorder, som tager livet af sine ofre på mange forskellige, udspekulerede måder, er på spil. De myrdede har alle tidligere i livet mobbet skolekammerater. De bliver nu udsat for nøjagtig samme behandling. En kriminalinspektør, som er hemmeligt forelsket i sin kvindelige kollega, sættes til at opklare disse bizarre mord
Call of the wild my escape to Alaska by Guy Grieve( Recording )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bored, restless, tired of commuting 2,000 miles a month, Guy Grieve's life changed totally when he was thrown into one of the harshest environments in the world, forced to learn to survive with the most basic of equipment, miles from the nearest human being
Chickenfeed by Minette Walters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses the San Diego Chicken, the professional sports mascot, to present the basic concepts of the monetary system. Traces the history of money from barter to Federal Reserve notes
Return of the eagles by James Follett( Recording )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1945 and peace spells new problems for Otto Kruger and his fellow officers, held as prisoners of war at Grizedale Hall in the Lake District. Some are impatient to be repatriated, others have nothing to return to. Some, such as V2 rocket scientist Eric Hoffmann have terrible secrets to conceal from the British. Partially-blind Mark Schiller has learned about the pioneering work of an eye surgeon in London, and he takes advantage of lax security to escape, with the intention of tracking down the remarkable Harold Ridley and pleading with him to perform his miracle operation
The woman in white by Wilkie Collins( )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of deceit, murder, madness, stolen identities and scheming cads, elaborate plots and outrageous coincidences, in the company of some of the most extraordinary characters in fiction. Eleven different narrators tell the tale of a man's determination to save the woman he loves, in the face of the worst intentions of the sly Sir Percival Glyde and the magnificent Count Fosco. Includes Adobe PDF eBook
The ice thief by Susan Gates( Recording )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Gideon is trapped in the palace, only the little duchess, Alice, can help him escape. But Alice lives as a prisoner herself, and wants to run away. And so begins the unlikely friendship between a common thief and a duchess as they set off on their adventure. Suggested level: primary
Tomorrow is forever by E. V Thompson( Recording )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alan Carter is wounded during World War I he is sent to Cornwall to convalesce, and he meets Vicky Hazelton, one of an established colony of Newlyn artists. Meanwhile, alone in London, his new wife Dora is regretting her marriage, and becomes pregnant by another man. Alan is led to believe the child is his, but when it is born it becomes obvious that he cannot be the father - or, any longer, Dora's husband. Returning to Vicky in Cornwall he finds the ghosts of the past are not easily evaded
Thirtynothing by Lisa Jewell( Recording )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dig Ryan bumps into his first love, Deliliah, after 12 years, he realises that he still fancies her rotten. Nadine has been Dig's best friend for the last 15 years - and has only just realised that she's in love with him. Delilah was her nemesis at school, and it turns out that she still is. When she resurfaces, Nadine finds herself feeling extremely jealous. So she resorts to extremely childish things - like phoning her first love, Phil, just to get her own back. In a story about ex-boyfriends and ex-girlfriends, Dig and Nadine realise that sometimes what you're looking for is right under your nose
Sharks 3D : kings of the ocean( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film featuring close-up footage of the white shark, the hammerhead shark, and the whale shark, with commentary by a shark ethologist
 
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