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Pride, Jerome

Works: 54 works in 149 publications in 1 language and 1,338 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Young adult works  Miscellanea  Satire  Biography  History  Historical fiction  Love stories 
Roles: Narrator, Other
Classifications: RC567, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jerome Pride
How to stop smoking and stay stopped for good by Gillian Riley( Recording )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone knows how bad smoking is for them: about half of all regular cigarette smokers will be killed by their habit, but they just can't seem to give up. If you're really serious about giving up smoking then this is the book that will not only help you to stop, but to stay stopped for good. Gillian Riley's techniques allow you to understand your addiction, take control and break your habit. There is a step-by-step giving up programme that is easy to follow and really works. Even in stressful situations, or when boredom sets in, you'll soon realise that even though the freedom and opportunity to smoke is there you have chosen not to. How to Stop Smoking and Stay Stopped for Good will even help you to give up smoking without gaining weight
Be near me by Andrew O'Hagan( Recording )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Scottish parish, an English priest is stalked by the fear of scandal, class hatred and lost ideals. Over the spring and summer of 2003, Father David becomes friends with two young people, Mark and Lisa: by the year's end his life is the focus of public hysteria. As he looks back to his childhood and to Oxford in the fever of student revolt, Father David begins to reconsider the central events of his life, and to see what may have happened to the political hopes of his generation. Meanwhile, religious warfare breaks out on his doorstep
Storms over Africa by Beverley Harper( Recording )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate poachers are stalking the dwindling populations of Zimbabwe's great game parks. Ancient rivalries have ignited modern political ambitions and nothing is certain for those of the old Africa. But for Richard Dunn the stakes are even higher. Into his world comes the beautiful and compelling Steve Hayes, a woman struggling to guard her own dreadful secret. Richard has no choice: face the consequences of the past and fight for the future. To lose now is to lose everything
Beast by Ally Kennen( Recording )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the caged depths of an urban reservoir lives a monstrous creature. Its existence is unknown to anyone except the teenage boy who feeds it. Six years ago it was a vicious little baby, now it has grown enormous, and its rusting pen can't hold it much longer. Stephen has kept the Beast a secret against all the odds. He's got other painful secrets - like why he never sees his mother, or mentions his brother Selby, and wishes his father was dead. Stephen's life in foster care, always bad, is getting worse, and he's not a boy who plays by the rules. But his extraordinary efforts to free himself of the Beast make him a hero that readers will never forget. This thrilling teenage novel, which presents physical and psychological danger with masterful skill, and human relationships with warmth and wit, launches the career of an outstanding new writer
The dark beneath by Alan Gibbons( Recording )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supercharged with drama, Gibbon's novel is about what happens when the fabric of normality is ripped apart exposing the terrifying dark beneath
How Hedley Hopkins did a dare, robbed a grave, made a new friend who might not have really been there at all, and while he was at it committed a terrible sin which everyone was doing even though he didn't know it by Paul Jennings( Recording )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedley Hopkins has a few problems: he is the new kid at school, straight off the boat from England in the 1950s. The only friends he has made are the kids at the Loony Bin. But if he could just fulfil a dare and dig out the hideous skull hidden in a grave in the sand dunes, he could impress the bullies at school and become their friend. But Hedley is not so sure. Weird things are happening to his body. Is he being punished for his terrible actions? And if his uptight parents ever found out what he was up to, they might blow up. Full-moon murderers, an open grave, religious conversions and sexual awakening meld sometimes poignantly, sometimes hilariously, in this riveting, stunningly original account of growing up in 1950s Australia
The edge by Alan Gibbons( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Danny is a boy on the edge. A boy teetering on the brink of no return, living in fear. Cathy is his mother. She's broken by fear. Chris Kane is fear -- and they belong to him. But one day they escape. They're looking for freedom, for the promised land where they can start really living. Instead they find prejudice and danger of another kind. Uncompromising and disturbing, but utterly readable, Alan Gibbons' latest novel positively crackles with tension as he writes about a mother and her son desperate to start a new life"--Back of container
Last orders at Harrods an African tale by Michael Holman( Recording )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charity Mupanga is the widowed owner of Harrods International Bar, a favourite meeting place for the movers and shakers of Kibera in Kenya, East Africa. While she can handle most challenges, some threatening letters from London lawyers are beginning to overwhelm her. An accidental riot, triggered by the visit to the slum of World Bank President Hardwick, coupled with some quick thinking by the 14-year-old leader of Kibera's toughest gang, help Charity and Harrods to triumph in the end
Berserk by Ally Kennen( Recording )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What happens when there's no one around to tell you when to stop? When fifteen year old Chas finds a website asking people to write to prisoners on Death Row, he thinks it would be funny to get letters from a murderer. He writes to an inmate, pretending to be his mum. When his new pen-pal is unexpectedly released, Chas' already problematic life spirals horribly out of control"--Container
Fatboy and the dancing ladies by Michael Holman( Recording )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ferdinand Mlambo, the youngest boy ever to become senior kitchen toto at State House, is in deep trouble. Disloyalty to Kuwisha's Life President Nduka has not only cost him his prestigious job; the sinister chief steward to the president, Lovemore Mboga, has humiliated Mlambo by stripping him of his name. Henceforth, he will be known as Fatboy. With the help of a gang of street children, Mlambo sets out on a quest to recover his name
Softly calls the Serengeti by Frank Coates( Recording )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fires light the sky over Kibera, East Africa's largest slum. It is the prelude to the bloody violence that erupts during Kenya's presidential elections. Joshua Otieng is caught between the brutal realities of life in the slum, and his dream of a return to the glories of his ancestral past. Mayasa is a young woman he believes could share his dreams, but he becomes inexorably swept along in the tide of tribal conflict surrounding the upcoming elections. Journalist Mark Riley travels to Kenya to find a missing orphan, and to escape the pain from his past. Two women, feisty anthropologist Charlotte Manning and beautiful, mysterious Kazlana Ramanova, rekindles his interest in the world. On a journey to the Serengeti, surrounded by the epic landscapes of Africa, they each discover that danger lurks everywhere and there is more to fear than just the wildlife
The Top Gear story by Martin Roach( Recording )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reaching a peak in the 1990s thanks to presenter Jeremy Clarkson, the original series then faced the axe in 2001, but Clarkson and producer Andy Wilman successfully pitched a new format to BBC bosses and Top Gear returned to become the irreverent, funny and often controversial show we now know and love. The addition of co-presenters Richard Hammond and James May completed the Top Gear dream team
Arise, Sir Jamie Oliver [the biography] by Stafford Hildred( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamie Oliver is Britain's best-loved chef. With his down-to-earth approach to sophisticated food, he has become a TV star, written countless bestselling books, taken America by storm and earned himself an MBE
Dizzy worms an African tale by Michael Holman( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charity Mupanga, the resilient and maternal proprietor of Harrods International Bar (and Nightspot) faces her toughest challenge in Dizzy Worms, the final novel in Michael Holman's acclaimed trilogy set in the African slum of Kireba. Faced with a Health and Safety closure, Charity has a week to appeal and the chances of success seem negligible: elections are imminent, and Kireba is due to become a showcase of President Josiah Nduka's 'slum rehabilitation program', backed by gullible foreign donors. But before taking on Nduka and the council, she has a promise to keep, to provide a supply of her famous sweet doughballs to a small army of street children, as voracious as they are malodorous
City of shadows by Celia Rees( Recording )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Davey's grandmother has always told him he has 'the gift' second sight, some call it. But it never seemed real until now. It is the summer of his twelfth birthday, Davey, his sister Kate, and his twin cousins, join the hoards of tourists eager to catch a glimpse of the legendary underground city in Davey's hometown. A harmless trip, just a bit of fun. But for Davey it is the start of a nightmare, and a long, terrifying battle with the dead
The knight and the rose by Isolde Martyn( Recording )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trapped in a violent marriage to Sir Fulk de Enderby, a veteran of the wars against Robert the Bruce, Lady Johanna FitzHenry has one last chance to escape. If a stranger can be found who is willing to swear to a court that she was secretly wed to him before her match to Fulk, Johanna will be set free. Gervase de Laval, a fleeing bounty hunter, is discovered on FitzHenry land and made an offer he cannot refuse. Pose as Johanna's long-lost love or he and his badly wounded companion will be hanged as traitors. Forced to play out the masquerade, the two conspirators are drawn into a dangerous web of deceit that reaches the highest echelons of the English court
Watercolours by Adrienne Ferreira( Recording )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Novi just wants to blend in, not easy when you're named after a silkworm and have the most eccentric family in town. A descendent of the first Italian silk growers in northern New South Wales, he is an obsessive artist with a habit of drawing the stories of the people around him, and a secret conviction that the river murdered his grandfather. Young teacher Dom Best is new in town and must overcome his lack of confidence to support Novi's talent. Together with Camille, the enigmatic school librarian, Dom encourages the boy to release his inhibitions and unravel his unusual family history through his art, though little can he imagine the consequences this will bring
Finding Joe by Anthony Masters( Recording )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe's been acting strangely lately. Causing serious trouble, messing up his friends' lives. But they can't tell anyone. Not even each other. You see, no one would believe them. Everyone looks up to Joe ... Then Joe mysteriously disappears. Distraught, his sister Debs pleads with his friends to look for him. Reluctantly, they head for the obvious place - the marsh where they used to play as kids. But they're not kids anymore, and without Joe they're leaderless. How will they ever find him? And do they want to, after what he's done? In fact, they'd be quite happy if Joe stayed missing for good
Echo of an angry god by Beverley Harper( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lana Devereaux travels to Malawi seeking the truth behind her father's disappearance near Likoma Island 15 years ago. She soon finds herself caught up in a web of deceit, passion and black magic
The book of lies by James Moloney( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Be near meStorms over AfricaBeastThe dark beneathHow Hedley Hopkins did a dare, robbed a grave, made a new friend who might not have really been there at all, and while he was at it committed a terrible sin which everyone was doing even though he didn't know itThe edgeLast orders at Harrods an African taleBerserk