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Pruden, John

Overview
Works: 105 works in 369 publications in 1 language and 8,343 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  History  Military history  Historical fiction  Western stories  Anecdotes  Psychological fiction  Humorous 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 )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 609 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 ( )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 489 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 sniper the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history by Chris Kyle ( )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 487 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
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 467 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
Three graves full by Jamie Mason ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More than a year ago, mild-mannered Jason Getty killed a man he wished he'd never met. Then he planted the problem a little too close to home. 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 colourful cast of strangers. As the action unfolds, each discovers that knowing more than one side of the story doesn't necessarily rule out a deadly margin of error
The emerald storm by William Dietrich ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 274 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 ( )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 270 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
David Crockett the Lion of the West by Michael Wallis ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 261 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 killing of Crazy Horse by Thomas Powers ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 188 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
Mission to mars my vision for space exploration by Buzz Aldrin ( )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 182 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
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 176 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
Believe a horseman's journey by Buck Brannaman ( )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 170 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 )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 156 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 ( )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 155 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 ( )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 144 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 142 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
Roosevelt's beast by Louis Bayard ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1914. Brazil's Rio da Duvida, the River of Doubt. Plagued by hunger and suffering the lingering effects of malaria, Theodore Roosevelt, his son Kermit, and the other members of the now-ravaged Roosevelt-Rondon scientific expedition are traveling deeper and deeper into the jungle. When Kermit and Teddy are kidnapped by a never-before-seen Amazonian tribe, the great hunters are asked one thing in exchange for their freedom: find and kill a beast that leaves no tracks and that no member of the tribe has ever seen. But what are the origins of this beast, and how do they escape its brutal wrath?
Way of the gun by Charles West ( )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Even at seventeen years old, Carson Ryan knows enough about cow herding to realize the crew he's with is about the worst ever. They're taking the long way around to the Montana prairies, and they're seriously undermanned. While rounding up strays, Ryan hears gunshots ring across the range. Suspecting an Indian attack, he gallops straight into a US Army raid instead. The outfit he's with is nothing but a bunch of murdering cattle rustlers, and the law thinks he's one of them. Tied up, thrown in jail, and tried by a court that's more interested in hanging a man than learning the truth, Carson has only two options: escape or die trying
The twilight warriors by Robert L Gandt ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Gandt presents an engrossing chronicle of a tight-knit crew of young naval aviators in the epic and brutal battle at Okinawa in World War II
Pearl Harbor FDR leads the nation to war by Steven M Gillon ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vivid, minute-by-minute account of the pivotal twenty-four hours following the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor from acclaimed historian Steven M. Gillon
 
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