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Mulraney, Adrian

Works: 46 works in 116 publications in 1 language and 1,160 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  History  Case studies  Juvenile works  Suspense fiction  Young adult works  Spy stories 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: ML421.R64, 782.421660922
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Most widely held works by Adrian Mulraney
Patriot act by James Phelan ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
September 11 changed everything. The US Patriot Act has given the UKUSA treaty countries free rein to use their ECHELON surveillance program to monitor every spoken or written word transmitted throughout the world. In the wrong hands it could bring down governments and threaten the safety of millions. Ex-navy operative and investigative journalist Lachlan Fox has information hinting at the true reach of ECHELON, and he starts to suspect someone is ruthlessly trying to access its power
Fox hunt by James Phelan ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the world faces a deadly threat from a lost weapon, Lachlan Fox, disillusioned ex-Navy operative, is forced back into action. Lachlan Fox has made a career out of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. As a shore assault specialist in an Australian Navy Clearance Diver Team, he came up against bad guys and even worse odds. Having been discharged from the Navy, Fox tries to enjoy the quiet life, but during a visit from his best friend Alister Gammaldi, Fox?s life is thrown out of balance. On a diving trip off Christmas Island the pair recover an obviously military but unidentifiable pod from the sea floor of the Indian Ocean-setting in motion a chain of events that will drag them both into the corrupt world of international politics and arms races. From East Timor and Christmas Island to Grozny, Washington to New York, Venice to Iran, Lachlan Fox is forced back into action to save the world from a deadly threat
The candy machine by Tom Feiling ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The Candy Machine Tom Feiling travels the trade routes from Colombia via Miami, Kingston and Tijuana to London and New York. He meets Medellín hitmen, US kingpins, Brazilian traffickers and talks to soldiers and narcotics officers who fight the gangs and cartels. He traces cocaine's progress from legal 'pick-meup' to luxury product to global commodity, looks at legalisation programmes in countries like Switzerland, and shows how America's anti-drugs crusade is actually increasing demand. Cutting through the myths about the white market, this is the story of cocaine as it's never been told before
Marching powder by Rusty Young ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Thomas McFadden, a small-time English drug smuggler who was arrested in Bolivia and thrown inside the notorious San Pedro prison. He found himself in a bizarre world, the prison reflecting all that is wrong with South American society. Prisoners have to pay an entrance fee and buy their own cells. The alternative is to sleep outside and die of exposure. Prisoners' wives and children often live inside, too. High quality cocaine is manufactured and sold from the prison
Inside Wikileaks my time with Julian Assange at the world's most dangerous website by Daniel Domscheit-Berg ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tell-all account of the operations of WikiLeaks from one of the organisation's highest former figures
Bright lights dark shadows the real story of ABBA by Carl Magnus Palm ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thank you for the music, now for the gossip. Revealed for the first time, the people who were Abba, their individual backgrounds, their musical influences and their personal demons. By the time Abba split up, no one was in any doubt that behind the glitter there was a dark side, and behind the smiling group were four troubled individuals. But even as a whole new generation of fans discovers Abba's great music, Anni-Frid, Agnetha, Benny and Bjorn have continued to remain rather shadowy, secretive figures. Their marriages, personal break-ups and superficial biographical details are well known, but who exactly were Abba?
The outsider's edge the making of self-made billionaires by Brent D Taylor ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The holy grail of extreme wealth creation has been found at last by professional researcher and author Brent D. Taylor after four years of intensive searching. Brent Taylor started his research with the Forbes Rich List and applied a criteria to whittle down the world's richest people to the final line up for his fascinating new book: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Ingvar Kamprad, Larry Ellison, Carl Icahn, George Soros, David Geffen, Steve Jobs, Charles Schwab, Frank Lowy, Ralph Lauren, George Lucas, Bernie Ecclestone, Richard Branson, Steven Spielberg, John Sperling and Oprah Winfrey. Some extraordinary and unexpected factors are revealed in Taylor's fascinating new book that explains why some people become billionaires. Despite the fact that the sample of 17 self-made billionaires come from disparate backgrounds, work in different industries, have very different personalities, and superficially appear to have different upbringings, they have one important thing in common.They are all outsiders. Their edge comes from being different and that difference is the well-spring of their creativity and wealth. This combined with direction, drive and trading intelligence has powered them to extreme wealth. The Outsider's Edge will appeal to lovers of well-written biography; business enthusiasts and entrepreneurs looking to learn from these ultimate wealth creators; parents and educators interested in development - this book debunks a set of conventional wisdoms perpetrated about home and school; and, last but not least, outsiders themselves who have up until now been poorly served by biographies and other analyses extolling them to fit in, which frustrates them greatly, since simply they can't. Many outsiders may now wear their status as a badge of honour rather than a cause of embarrassment
Black Caviar [the horse of a lifetime] by Gerard Whateley ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
She has captured the heart of a nation like no sporting figure since the days of Phar Lap and Don Bradman. This is greatness the likes of which is rarely seen. This is a tale that will not weary. This is the authorised story of the horse that couldn't be beaten
Blood oil by James Phelan ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blood Oil sees the return of Ex-Navy Operative Lachlan Fox. Now working as an investigative journalist, Lachlan Fox has been visiting some of the world's trouble spots. But a trip to Africa brings him face to face with a horror that could change him forever. Set in Nigeria, the US and UK, the book is about terrorism, oil supply and poverty. From New York to Nigeria, Fox and his best mate Alistair Gammaldi race to unravel a sinister plan before each step is put into action. Lachlan Fox is going to prove, again, that there is a hero in all of us
Screw business as usual by Richard Branson ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Can we bring more meaning to our lives and help change the world at the same time? Richard Branson, at his brilliant and motivating best, reveals how with his exciting new vision for the future
Fornication [the Red Hot Chilli Peppers story] by Jeff Apter ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How can a band that started as a joke become one of music's most unstoppable forces? Jeff Apter's insight explains how these sonic soulmates have endured death, addictions, an unstable line-up and have still managed to produce some of the most vital rock 'n' roll of the past three decades
Business stripped bare adventures of a global entrepreneur by Richard Branson ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his trademark charismatic and honest style, Richard Branson shares the inside track on some of his greatest achievements over forty years in business as well as the lessons he has learned from his setbacks. In Business Stripped Bare he discusses why he took on one of the world's biggest superbrands, how he built Virgin Mobile USA into the fastest growing company in history to reach a billion dollars in revenue, faster than Microsoft, Google or, and how he is the only person in the world to have built seven billion-dollar companies from scratch in seven completely different sectors. Richard tells the story behind the launch of Virgin America, his new airline in the USA, how Virgin Galactic is set to initiate a new era of space tourism from a spaceport deep in the Mojave desert, and what he has learned about business from a diverse group of leaders, including Nelson Mandela, Jack Welch, Herb Kelleher, Steve Jobs and the founders of Google. He also shares his thoughts on the changing face of the global economy and how businesses worldwide need to work together to tackle environmental challenges and invest in the future of our world. Combining invaluable advice with remarkable and candid inside stories, Business Stripped Bare is a dynamic, inspirational and truly original guide to success in business and in life. Whether you are an executive, an entrepreneur or just starting out in the business world, Richard strips down business to show how you can succeed and make a difference
The navigators ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Navigators is the true story of one of the most daring ocean races ever. Englishman Matthew Flinders and Frenchman Nicolas Baudin race to be the first to lay claim to the prize of Australia
The true adventures of the Rolling Stones by Stanley Booth ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A masterpiece not only of rock journalism but of harrowing social history as well. Onstage and off, the Stones are portrayed up-close and the music, talk, drugs and sex are all captured in detail
The vintner's luck by Elizabeth Knox ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One summer night in 1808, Sobran Jodeau sets out to drown his love sorrows in his family's vineyard when he stumbles on an angel. Once he gets over his shock, Sobran decides that Xas, the male angel, is his guardian sent to counsel him on everything from marriage to wine production. But Xas turns out to be a far more mysterious character. Compelling and erotic, The Vintner's Luck explores a decidedly unorthodox love story as Sobran eventually comes to love and be loved by both Xas and the young Countess de Valday, his friend and employer at the neighboring chateau
Like a virgin secrets they won't teach you at business school by Richard Branson ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Like A Virgin, Richard distils and shares the wisdom and experience that have made him one of the world's most recognised and respected entrepreneurs. A blend of responses to some of the most popular questions he has been asked by people across the globe and an assortment of his reflections on the ups and downs of running successful companies, this book brings together his best advice on all things business. From his top secrets on succeeding in business to some hard-hitting opinions on the global financial crisis, this is business school, the Branson way
Reach for the skies by Richard Branson ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As far back as stories go, pioneers have reached for the skies. In the last two hundred years, they have mastered the air and made the modern world possible. Today they are bringing outer space within our reach. They're inventors and toymakers, amateurs and adventurers, visionaries, dreamers and, yes, crackpots. Some have called them irresponsible, even dangerous. But I have met many of them. I have worked with them, and funded them, and flown with them. I admire them, and trust them, and I think they and their kind are our future. In this book I look at the history of flight through the stories and people who have inspired me throughout my life. In these pages you will find stories of miraculous rescues; of records made and broken; of surprising feats of endurance and survival, including some of my own adventures, as well as developments in the future of air (and space) travel. It is a story of pioneers, and of course it includes the world famous Montgolfiers and the Wright brothers, but I also want to describe some of the lesser-known trailblazers. People like Tony Jannus, who in 1914 created the first scheduled commercial flight in the world, flying his passengers over the waters of Tampa Bay at an altitude of just fifty feet! The 'bird man' Leo Valentin, who in the 1950s jumped from 9,000 feet with wooden wings attached to his shoulders. And my friend Steve Fossett, who dedicated his life to breaking records and having adventures. This is their story. It is also, in a small way, my own.' - Richard Branson
Worldshaker by Richard Harland ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Col lives on the Upper Decks of the juggernaut Worldshaker, a mobile city as big as a mountain. He has been chosen as next Supreme Commander - but then a girl Filthy escapee from Below appears in his cabin
Liberator by Richard Harland ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Col and Riff led the oppressed Filthies to victory, but now the revolution on their mountain-sized juggernaut is falling apart. A saboteur strikes, and suspicion and paranoia reign. Will Riff deny her love and brand Col a traitor? Can anyone stop the extremists taking over? And can they defeat the Imperalist juggernauts massing for war?
Keith Richards : the unauthorised biography by Victor Bockris ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1992, Victor Bockris's celebrated biography was the first to recognise Richards's pivotal role in the legend of the Rolling Stones. Now that book on rock's most incredible survivor has been expanded. Here are the true facts behind Richards' battles with his demons: the women, the drugs and the love-hate-relationship with Jagger. His struggle with heroin and his status as the rock star most likely to die in the 1970s. His scarcely believable rebirth as a family man in the 1980s. Illuminated with revealing quotes and thoughtful insights into the man behind the band that goes on forever
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