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Pruden, John

Overview
Works: 97 works in 294 publications in 1 language and 6,975 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  History  Military history  Anecdotes  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Western stories 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: DS79.76, B
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Most widely held works by John Pruden
American sniper [the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history] by Chris Kyle ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The astonishing autobiography of SEAL Chief Chris Kyle, whose record 150 confirmed kills make him the most deadly sniper in U.S. military history
The Sisters brothers a novel by Patrick deWitt ( )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hermann Kermit Warm is going to die. The enigmatic and powerful man known only as the Commodore has ordered it, and his henchmen, Eli and Charlie Sisters, will make sure of it. Though Eli doesn't share his brother's appetite for whiskey and killing, he's never known anything else. But their prey isn't an easy mark, and while on the hunt, Eli begins to question what he does, and whom he does it for
American gun a history of the U.S. in ten firearms by Chris Kyle ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chris Kyle uses these guns as a window on United States history, making the sweeping argument that the American story has been tied to and shaped by the gun. He offers engaging stories associated with a particular gun, from wars to duels to shootouts
American sniper the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history by Chris Kyle ( )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The astonishing autobiography of SEAL Chief Chris Kyle, whose record 150 confirmed kills make him the most deadly sniper in U.S. military history
Three graves full by Jamie Mason ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More than a year ago, mild-mannered Jason Getty killed a man he wished he'd never met. But just as he's learning to live with the undeniable reality of what he's done, police unearth two bodies on his property--neither of which is the one Jason buried. Jason races to stay ahead of the consequences of his crime, and while chaos reigns on his lawn, his sanity unravels, snagged on the agendas of a colorful cast of strangers
The emerald storm by William Dietrich ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ethan Gage must race from the slopes of the Alps to the tropics of the Caribbean to pursue a mysterious Spanish treasure as the fate of England, and of the world's first successful slave revolt, hangs desperately in the balance
Dog Company the boys of Pointe du Hoc : Rangers who landed at D-Day and fought across Europe by Patrick K O'Donnell ( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the dramatic story of sixty-eight soldiers in the US Army's Second Ranger Battalion, Company D -- "Dog Company" -- who made a difference, time and again. From D-day, when German guns atop Pointe du Hoc threatened the Allied landings and the men of Dog Company scaled the sheer ninety-foot cliffs to destroy them; to the slopes of Hill 400, in Germany's Hurtgen Forest, where the Rangers launched a desperate bayonet charge across an open field; to a "quiet" section of the Ardennes, where Dog Company suddenly found itself on the tip of the spear at the Battle of the Bulge; the men of Dog Company made the difference
An eagle named Freedom my true story of a remarkable friendship by Jeff Guidry ( Recording )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the inspiring story of a dedicated man who lovingly nursed a young eaglet with two broken wings back to health, and how this majestic bird later inspired him to triumph over his own life-threatening condition
The killing of Crazy Horse by Thomas Powers ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An evenhanded, indispensable account of one of the most striking figures of American history and an essential re-creation of the army's subjugation of the North Plains tribes
David Crockett the Lion of the West by Michael Wallis ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the legendary frontiersman, soldier, and martyr examines his life--from hunting bears in the unspoiled countryside to helping defend the Alamo--and aims to dispel long-held myths
Mission to mars my vision for space exploration by Buzz Aldrin ( )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legendary "space statesman" Buzz Aldrin speaks out as a vital advocate for the continuing quest to push the boundaries of the universe as we know it. As a pioneering astronaut who set foot on the moon during mankind's first landing with Apollo 11--and an aerospace engineer who designed an orbital rendezvous technique critical to future planetary landings--Aldrin has a vision, and in Mission to Mars he plots out the path he proposes, one that will take humans to Mars by 2035
Believe a horseman's journey by Buck Brannaman ( )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From Buck Brannaman, bestselling author of The Faraway Horses, Believe: A Horseman's Journey continues to chronicle Buck's efforts as a catalyst and mentor through the stories of thirteen people with whom he has worked
The Lincoln letter by William Martin ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Fallon and Evangeline Carrington head for adventure in Washington D.C., the sleek, modern, power-hungry capital of America, and the crowded, muddy, intrigue-filled nexus of the Civil War. Their prize? A document of incredible historical importance and incalculable value: Abraham Lincoln's diary
The faraway horses by Buck Brannaman ( )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The Faraway Horses, Buck Brannaman shares his renowned methods for horse training and provides a behind-the-scenes glimpse into Robert Redford's movie The Horse Whisperer, for which he was the technical adviser
The ice balloon S.A. Andrée and the heroic age of Arctic exploration by Alec Wilkinson ( )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this grand and astonishing account Alec Wilkinson brings us the story of S A Andrée the visionary Swedish aeronaut who in 1897 during the great age of Arctic endeavor left to discover the North Pole by flying to it in a hydrogen balloon. Called by a British military officer the most original and remarkable attempt ever made in Arctic exploration Andrée's expedition was followed by nearly the entire world and it made him an international legend. Ice Balloon begins in the late nineteenth century when nations vied for the greatest discoveries and newspapers covered every journey. Wilkinson describes how in Andrée several contemporary themes intersected. He was the first modern explorer and the first to depart for the Arctic unencumbered by notions of the romantic age and the first to be equipped with the newest technologies, but no explorer had ever left with more uncertainty regarding his fate since none had ever flown over the horizon and into the forbidding region of ice
The Virginian by Owen Wister ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A strong, silent stranger rides into the lawless lands of the western frontier, battles horse thieves, deals with unyielding scoundrels, and wins the heart of a schoolmarm. Owen Wister's 1902 classic, the first great novel of the American West, is rich in moral drama and vernacular wit. His hero, like knights of old, lives by an enduring code of chivalry and is governed by quiet courage and a deep sense of honor
Pearl Harbor FDR leads the nation to war by Steven M Gillon ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Franklin D. Roosevelt famously called December 7, 1941, "a date which will live in infamy." History would prove him correct; the events of that day -- when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, ended the Great Depression, changed the course of FDR's presidency, and swept America into World War II. The author provides an account of Roosevelt's leadership in the wake of the most devastating military assault in American history
David Crockett by Michael Wallis ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the legendary frontiersman, soldier, and martyr examines his life--from hunting bears in the unspoiled countryside to helping defend the Alamo--and aims to dispel long-held myths
The postcatastrophe economy [rebuilding America and avoiding the next bubble] by Eric Janszen ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Financial expert Eric Janszen shows how government and business can work together to secure the economic future
The debt bomb a bold plan to stop washington from bankrupting america by Tom A Coburn ( )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Senator Tom Coburn explains why Washington resists change so fiercely and offers controversial yet commonsense solutions to secure the nation's future
 
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