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Shah, Neil 1976-

Overview
Works: 66 works in 249 publications in 1 language and 5,735 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Popular works  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Children's audiobooks  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: PS3554.I86, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Neil Shah
One amazing thing by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni( )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Late afternoon in a passport and visa office in California, nine people are in the office when an earthquake rips through the building trapping these nine together struggling to survive
The good son : [a novel] by Michael Gruber( Recording )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somewhere in Pakistan, Sonia Laghari and eight fellow members of a symposium on peace are being held captive by armed terrorists. Sonia, a deeply religious woman as well as a Jungian psychologist, has become the de facto leader of the kidnapped group, while her son Theo, an ex-Delta soldier, uses his military connections to find and free the victims
A dead hand : a crime in Calcutta by Paul Theroux( )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theroux's novel unfolds around Jerry Delfont, a travel writer living in Calcutta and suffering from writer's block. But when Jerry receives a letter from a wealthy fan requesting help, he soon finds himself entangled in a mystery involving a dead boy and an innocent man fleeing for his life
The hundred-foot journey : [a novel] by Richard C Morais( Recording )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Hassan Haji, a boy from Mumbai, who ends up opening a restaurant in a quiet French village thus triggering a culinary war with the fancy haute cuisine place opposite
Watch over me by Christa Parrish( )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Deputy Ben Patil finds an abandoned newborn in rural South Dakota, he and his wife Abbi seem the perfect foster parents. But the infant's arrival opens old wounds for Abbi and reveals how much Ben has changed since his devastating tour in Afghanistan
House of stone : a memoir of home, family, and a lost Middle East by Anthony Shadid( Recording )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Anthony Shadid, one of four New York Times reporters captured in Libya, was freed, he went home to an ancient estate built by his great-grandfather. For two years previous, he had worked to reconstruct the house and restore his spirit after both had weathered war. Now he tells the story of the house's re-creation, recovering the lives that have passed through it. He juxtaposes past and present as he traces the house's renewal along with his family's flight from Lebanon to America
One click : Jeff Bezos and the rise of Amazon.com by Richard L Brandt( )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why has Amazon been so successful? Much of it has to do with CEO and founder Jeff Bezos, whose business strategy and unique combination of character traits have driven Amazon to the top of the online retail world. Originally a computer nerd rather than a businessman, he had the vision to capitalize on the untapped online marketplace for bookselling and continues to discover new marketing opportunities, from groceries to auto parts. Through interviews with Amazon employees, competitors, and observers, Richard Brandt has deciphered how Bezos thinks, what drives his actions, and how he makes decisions
The black banners : the inside story of 9/11 and the war against al-Qaeda by Ali H Soufan( )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During his time on the front lines, FBI special agent Ali H. Soufan helped thwart plots around the world and elicited key confessions from terrorists in the war against al-Qaeda. This narrative account of that war is essential to an understanding of the terrorist group
I am an executioner : love stories by Rajesh Parameswaran( )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heroes and anti-heroes of this collection include a railroad manager in a turn-of-the-century Indian village, the newlywed executioner of the title, and an elephant writing her autobiography
Heart of the city : nine stories of love and serendipity on the streets of New York by Ariel Sabar( )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The handsome Texas sailor who offers dinner to a runaway in Central Park. The Midwestern college girl who stops a cop in Times Square for restaurant advice. The Brooklyn man on a midnight subway who helps a weary tourist find her way to Chinatown. The Columbia University graduate student who encounters an unexpected object of beauty at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A public place in the world's greatest city. A chance meeting of strangers. A marriage. Heart of the City tells the remarkable true stories of nine ordinary couples-from the 1940s to the present-whose matchmaker was the city of New York. Intrigued by the romance of his own parents, who met in Washington Square Park, award-winning author Ariel Sabar set off on a far-ranging search for other couples who married after first meeting in one of New York City's iconic public spaces. Sabar conjures their big-city love stories in novel-like detail, drawing us into the hearts of strangers just as their lives are about to change forever. In setting the stage for these surprising, funny, and moving tales, Sabar, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, offers a fascinating look at the role of place in how-and whether-people meet and fall in love
The gendarme by Mark Mustian( Recording )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seen by those around him as a virtually senile nonagenarian, Emmet Conn is haunted by vivid memories of a past he and others deliberately worked to forget, a situation that compels him to seek out the love of his life to beg her forgiveness
The answer to the riddle is me : a memoir of amnesia by David MacLean( Recording )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2002, at age twenty-eight, David MacLean "woke up" in a foreign land with his memory wiped clean. No money. No passport. No identity. Taken to a mental hospital by the police, MacLean then started to hallucinate so severely he had to be tied down. Soon he could remember song lyrics and scenes from television shows, but not his family, his friends, or the woman he loved. All of these symptoms, it turned out, were the result of the commonly prescribed malarial medication he was taking. Upon his return to the States, he struggled to piece together the fragments of his former life in a harrowing, absurd, and unforgettable journey back to himself. A deeply felt, closely researched, and intensely personal book, The Answer to the Riddle Is Me, drawn from MacLean's award-winning This American Life essay, confronts and celebrates the dark, mysterious depths of our psyches and the myriad ways we are all unknowable, especially to ourselves
The association of small bombs : a novel by Karan Mahajan( )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Association of Small Bombs is an expansive and deeply humane novel that is at once groundbreaking in empathy, dazzling in acuity, and ambitious in scope.When brothers Tushar and Nakul Khurana, two Delhi schoolboys, pick up their family's television at a repair shop with their friend Mansoor Ahmed one day in 1996, disaster strikes without warning. A bomb-one of the many "small" bombs that go off seemingly unheralded across the world-detonates in the Delhi marketplace, instantly claiming the lives of the Khurana boys, to the devastation of their parents. Mansoor survives, bearing the physical and psychological effects of the bomb. After a brief stint at a university in America, Mansoor returns to Delhi where his life becomes entangled with the mysterious and charismatic Ayub, a fearless young activist whose own allegiances and beliefs are more malleable than Mansoor could imagine. Woven into the story of the Khuranas and the Ahmeds is the gripping tale of Shockie, a Kashmiri bomb-maker who has forsaken his own life for the independence of his homeland.Karan Mahajan writes brilliantly about the effects of terrorism on victims and perpetrators, proving himself to be one of the most provocative and dynamic novelists of his generation
Before, during, after : a novel by Richard Bausch( Recording )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Natasha, a talented young artist working as a congressional aide, meets Michael Faulk, an Episcopalian priest struggling with his faith, the stars seem to align. Within months they are engaged. Shortly before their wedding, while Natasha is vacationing in Jamaica and Faulk is in New York attending the wedding of a family friend, the terrorist attacks of September 11 shatter the tranquility of the nation₂s summer. Convinced that Faulk is dead, Natasha makes an error in judgment
Fire will fall by Carol Plum-Ucci( )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moved to a mansion in the South Jersey Pine Barrens, four teenagers, trying to recover from being poisoned by terrorists, struggle with health issues, personal demons, and supernatural events, as operatives try to track down the terror cell
The wanting by Michael Lavigne( Recording )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the celebrated Russian-born modern architect Roman Guttman is injured in a bus bombing, his life and perceptions become heightened and disturbed, leading him on an ill-advised journey into the desert and Palestinian territory. Roman's odyssey alternates with the vivacious, bittersweet diary of his thirteen-year-old daughter Anyusha--on her own perilous path, of which Roman is ignorant--and the startlingly alive observations of Amir, the young Palestinian who pushed the button and is now damned to watch the havoc he has wrought from a shaky beyond. Enriched also by flashbacks to the alluring, sad tale of Anyusha's mother, a Russian refusenik who died for her beliefs, this novel becomes a poignant study of the costs of extremism, but it is most satisfying as a story of characters enmeshed in their imperfect love for one another and for the heartbreakingly complex world in which all such love is wrought
Neurolinguistic programming (NLP) : a practical guide by Neil Shah( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Neurolingustic Programming: A Practical Guide" by Neil Shah takes proven psychological techniques and helps you to use them in the real world. It's packed with exercises and activities so you can get started straight away. You can influence others and understand how they're influencing you. You can make new friends and feel more confident, achieve your goals with the power of visualization, and overcome unhappiness and think positively
Black moon : a novel by Kenneth Calhoun( )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insomnia has claimed everyone Biggs knows. Even his beloved wife, Carolyn, succumbed before disappearing into the quickly collapsing world. Yet Biggs can still sleep, and dream, so he sets out to find her. He ventures out into a world ransacked by mass confusion and desperation, where he meets others struggling against the tide of sleeplessness. Chase and Jordan are devising a scheme to live off their drug-store lootings; Lila is a high school student wandering the streets in an owl mask; Felicia abandons the sanctuary of a sleep research center to try to protect her family and perhaps reunite with Chase, an ex-boyfriend. However, Biggs persists in his quest for Carolyn, finding a resolve and inner strength that he never knew he had
Eternal on the water : [a novel] by Joseph Monninger( )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the day Cobb and Mary meet kayaking on Maine's Allagash River and fall deeply in love, the two approach life with the same sense of adventure they use to conquer the river's treacherous rapids. But rivers do not let go so easily--and neither does their love. When Mary's life takes the cruelest turn, she vows to face those rough waters on her own terms and asks Cobb to promise, when the time comes, to help her return to their beloved river for one final journey
When the moon is low : a novel by Nadia Hashimi( )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the author of The Pearl That Broke Its Shell comes an unforgettable story of terror, survival, perseverance, and hope that chronicles one extraordinarily brave Afghan woman's odyssey to save her family and find asylum in the West--a tale of a daring escape, a perilous trek across Europe, and the courage and tenacity of one defiant woman. Mahmoud's passion for his wife Fereiba, a schoolteacher, is greater than any love she's ever known. But their happy middle-class world--a life of education, work, and comfort--implodes when their country is engulfed in war and the Taliban rise to power. Mahmoud, a civil engineer, becomes a target of the new fundamentalist regime and is murdered. Forced to flee Kabul with her three children, Fereiba has one hope to survive: she must find a way to cross Europe and reach her sister's family in England. With forged papers and help from kind strangers they meet along the way, Fereiba and her children make a dangerous crossing into Iran under cover of darkness. Exhausted and brokenhearted but undefeated, Fereiba manages to smuggle them as far as Greece. But in a busy market square, their fate takes a frightening turn when her teenage son, Saleem, becomes separated from the rest of the family. Faced with an impossible choice, Fereiba pushes on with her daughter and baby, while Saleem falls into the shadowy underground network of undocumented Afghans who haunt the streets of Europe's capitals. Fereiba and Saleem struggle to reunite, and ultimately find a place where they can begin to reconstruct their lives
 
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Heart of the city : nine stories of love and serendipity on the streets of New YorkFire will fallNeurolinguistic programming (NLP) : a practical guide