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Mann, Bruce 1971-

Works: 14 works in 32 publications in 1 language and 1,394 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Diary fiction  Young adult works  Humorous stories  Ghost stories  Drama  Study guides 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS1305, 813.4
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Most widely held works by Bruce Mann
Two crafty criminals! and how they were captured by the daring detectives of the New Cut Gang by Philip Pullman ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Benny Kaminsky leads a rag-tag gang of neighborhood children as they use improbable disguises and crazy ruses while investigating such crimes as counterfeiting and stolen silver in 1894 London
Pirate cinema by Cory Doctorow ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a dystopian, near-future Britain, sixteen-year-old Trent, obsessed with making movies on his computer, joins a group of artists and activists who are trying to fight a new bill that will criminalize even more harmless internet creativity
Ostrich boys by Keith Gray ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After their best friend Ross dies, English teenagers Blake, Kenny, and Sim plan a proper memorial by taking his ashes to Ross, Scotland, an adventure-filled journey that tests their loyalty to each other and forces them to question what friendship means
The Savage fortress by Sarwat Chadda ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When British schoolboy Ash Mistry goes to India for a vacation, he quickly falls into a world of rakshasas, or demons, overseen by the evil Lord Alexander Savage
Cycles of time [an extraordinary new view of the universe] by Roger Penrose ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This groundbreaking book provides a new take on three of cosmology's most profound questions and sheds new light on basic principles that underlie the behavior of the universe, describing various standard and nonstandard cosmological models, the fundamental role of the cosmic microwave background, and the key status of black holes
The city of death by Sarwat Chadda ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British schoolboy Ash Mistry, the reincarnation of the great Indian hero Ashoka and an agent of the goddess of death, faces the evil Lord Savage again after the villain sends his minions to capture Gemma, Ash's unrequited crush
Cycles of time an extraordinary new view of the universe by Roger Penrose ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Considers three questions in the field of cosmology, including what may have existed before the Big Bang, the source of order in the universe, and the universe's future, posing arguments that this universe will eventually culminate in a big bang for a new universe
The boy who could see demons by Carolyn Jess-Cooke ( )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a child psychologist who comes up against a career-defining case--one that threatens to unravel her own painful past and jeopardizes the life of a boy who can see the impossible
The anatomy lesson by Nina Siegal ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in seventeenth-century Holland, an engrossing historical novel that brilliantly imagines the complex story behind one of Rembrandt's most famous paintings commissioned by a prominent Amsterdam medical guild, The Anatomical Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp was one of Rembrandt's first paintings to gain public notice. The novel opens on the morning of the medical dissection, and, as they prepare for that evening's big event, it follows several characters: a one-handed coat thief called Aris the Kid, who is awaiting his turn at the gallows; the twenty-six-year-old Dutch master himself, who feels a shade uneasy about this assignment; Jan Fetchet, a curio collector who also moonlights as an acquirer of medical cadavers; Flora, the woman pregnant with Aris's child, who hopes to collect her lover's body for a Christian burial before it's too late; Rene Descartes, who attended the dissection in the course of his quest to understand where the human soul resides; and Pia, a contemporary art historian who is examining the painting in the future. As the story builds to its dramatic and inevitable conclusion, the events that transpire throughout the day sway Rembrandt to change his initial composition in a fundamental way. Bringing to life the vivid world of Amsterdam in 1632, The Anatomy Lesson offers a rich slice of history and a textured story by a masterful young writer"--
Submarine by Joe Dunthorne ( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dryly precocious, soon-to-be-fifteen-year-old hero of this engagingly offbeat debut novel, Oliver Tate lives in the seaside town of Swansea, Wales. At once a self-styled social scientist, a spy in the baffling adult world surrounding him, and a budding, hormone-driven emotional explorer, Oliver is stealthily (and perhaps a bit more nervously than he'd ever admit) nosing his way forward through the murky and uniquely perilous waters of adolescence. His objectives? Uncovering the secrets behind his parents' teetering marriage, unraveling the mystery that is his alluring and equally quirky classmate Jordana Bevan, and understanding where he fits in among the pansexuals, Zoroastrians, and other mystifying, fascinating beings in his orbit
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thanks to Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn has come into a considerable sum of money--and all it has brought him is trouble. So Huck escapes, fakes his own death, and sets off down the Mississippi River, joined by escaped slave Jim. During this journey, Huck's opinions about people, slavery, and life in general change. Huck realizes that Jim is more decent and honest than most people, and his moral conflict with the values of the society leads to his disillusionment with the world
The blue hotel by Stephen Crane ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crane's story The Blue Hotel first appeared in a collection in 1898. In the midst of a prairie snowstorm, a man known throughout simply as "The Swede" arrives at the small town of Fort Romper, Nebraska. His preconceptions of what life is like in the "wild West," gleaned from dime-store novels, lead to his estrangement from the surrounding group, with disastrous consequences
The turn of the screw by Henry James ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vicar's daughter, engaged by a handsome bachelor to act as governess to his young niece and nephew, arrives at his country house in Essex. He gives her full charge of the children and explicitly states that she is not to bother him with communications of any sort. The governess begins to see around the grounds the figures of a man and woman whom she does not recognize, and who seem to be supernatural. When she learns whom they are, how they died, and of their previous intimacy with her charges, she becomes convinced that the two children are secretly aware of--and possibly in danger from--the ghosts
The red badge of courage by Stephen Crane ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry Fleming undergoes a baptism of fire during the Civil War battle of Chancellorsville. Before the battle, Henry has premonitory misgivings, but he is reassured after a first onslaught is repulsed. During the next charge, he panics, and wanders the fringe of the battlefield in a nightmarish atmosphere. Through a journey of expiation, Henry acquires a measure of self-knowledge and experience. In his final heroic pose, however, he has not cast off the fearful "little man" he was at the beginning
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