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Baker, Dylan

Works: 189 works in 608 publications in 3 languages and 44,287 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Psychological fiction  Television adaptations  College stories  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Composer, Author, Interviewee, Director
Classifications: PS3566.A822, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Dylan Baker
Most widely held works by Dylan Baker
Thirteen days by Beacon Productions( Visual )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oct. 1962, for thirteen extraordinary days the world stood on the brink of destruction. Krushchev wouldn't back down, President Kennedy wouldn't give in. Inspired by the real-life events that took place in the Kennedy White House
Alex Cross's trial by James Patterson( Recording )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an ancestor of Alex Cross and his pursuit of justice in the face of racism and violence in 1906 Washington, D.C. Ben Corbett, a courageous lawyer, is asked by President Roosevelt to investigate rumours of the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan in Eudora, Mississippi. This he does, with the help of one Abraham Cross
Spider-Man 3 by Sam Raimi( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Parker is finally happy: he is doing well at the school, girlfriend MJ Watson loves him, and the whole city loves Spider-Man, finally bestowing upon him the praise he so rightly deserves. But peace may not be possible for a superhero. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood
Squirrel seeks chipmunk by David Sedaris( Recording )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Listeners can easily relate to the tales in this collection of keen-eyed animal-themed stories. Author David Sedaris reveals to listeners the most outrageous, tender, and absurd sides of themselves
The grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck( Recording )
22 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Novel about the plight of American farmers who were forced off their farms by drought and foreclosure during the 1930's
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson( Recording )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years, as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues, the author has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing. At a time when America is seeking ways to sustain its innovative edge, and when societies around the world are trying to build digital-age economies, Jobs stands as the ultimate icon of inventiveness and applied imagination. He knew that the best way to create value in the twenty-first century was to connect creativity with technology. He built a company where leaps of the imagination were combined with remarkable feats of engineering. Although Jobs cooperated with this book, he asked for no control over what was written nor even the right to read it before it was published. He put nothing off-limits. He encouraged the people he knew to speak honestly. And Jobs speaks candidly, sometimes brutally so, about the people he worked with and competed against. His friends, foes, and colleagues provide an unvarnished view of the passions, perfectionism, obsessions, artistry, devilry, and compulsion for control that shaped his approach to business and the innovative products that resulted. Driven by demons, Jobs could drive those around him to fury and despair. But his personality and products were interrelated, just as Apple's hardware and software tended to be, as if part of an integrated system. His tale is instructive and cautionary, filled with lessons about innovation, character, leadership, and values. -- From publisher
Changing lanes by Roger Michell( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A minor traffic accident turns two perfect strangers into vicious adversaries waging an all-out war of personal destruction
The long walk home by Richard Pearce( Visual )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg is Odessa Cotter, a quietly dignified woman, who works as a housekeeper for Miriam Thompson (Academy Award winner Sissy Spacek). When Odessa honors the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott by walking an exhausting nine miles to and from work, Miriam offers her a ride. Defying both Miriam's racist husband (Dwight Schultz) and the powerful White Citizen's Council, Miriam and Odessa put their lives in danger for civil rights. Their shared experiences draw them closer as a deep respect and lasting friendship forms. Together, in a difficult world of black versus white, they manage to discover a common ground."--Container
Along came a spider by James Patterson( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Alex Cross has been asked to work on the case of a Senator's young daughter who was kidnapped from her exclusive Washington, D.C. school. It's up to Alex and a beautiful Secret Service agent to profile the kidnapper and find the girl
Next by Michael Crichton( Recording )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"We live in a time of momentous scientific leaps; a time when it's possible to sell our eggs and sperm online for thousands of dollars or test our spouses for genetic maladies. We live in a time when one fifth of all our genes are owned by someone else, and an unsuspecting person and his family can be pursued cross-country because they happen to have certain valuable genes within their chromosomes"--Container
Sail by James Patterson( Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Widow Anne Dunne takes her three children on a sailing vacation in an effort to save her family, but when they finally start feeling like a family again something catastrophic happens
The face by Dean R Koontz( Recording )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reality blurs into terrifying fantasy as a group of mere mortals try to stop the superhuman assassin of a Hollywood superstar
Kinsey by Liam Neeson( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kinsey is a portrait of a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of the nation, and journey into the mystery of human behavior. His 1948 book Sexual Behavior in the Human Male irrevocably changed American culture and created a media sensation
The teacher's funeral [a comedy in three parts] by Richard Peck( Recording )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In rural Indiana in 1904, fifteen-year-old Russell's dreams of quitting school and joining a wheat threshing crew are disrupted when his older sister takes over the teaching at his one-room schoolhouse after mean old Myrt Arbuckle "hauls off and dies."
I am Charlotte Simmons by Tom Wolfe( Recording )
20 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Charlotte encounters the paragons of Dupont University's privileged elite, she is seduced by the heady glamour of acceptance, betraying her values and upbringing before she grasps the power of being different and the exotic allure of her innocence
The Laramie project by Moises Kaufman( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This film is based on transcripts of over 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming."--Title screens. In October 1998, 21 year-old Matthew Shepard had been found savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die. National media attention made his case a cause célèbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre (his collaborating actors) arrived. They succeeded in interviewing a wide range of relevant persons, from those who knew Shepard or knew the accused to police, university, and hospital personnel and community members. Then they wrote a play
The tailor of Panama by John Boorman( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry, an ex-con turned tailor to the rich and infamous, is married to Louisa, who is smart and sexy. Andy is a suave and ruthless British spy, who forces Harry to eavesdrop on the powerful politicians he clothes. Harry's talent for storytelling is not only taken as truth, but sets off a series of events that threatens to destroy everything most important in his life. Adapted from container
Head of state ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a presidential candidate is needed just a few weeks before the election, Washington picks Mays Gilliam, a powerless politician they plan to use as their puppet, certain that he will lose. Buy Mays won't go down that easy. If he is going to run, he is going to do it his way and have fun doing it that way as well
The tiger rising by Kate DiCamillo( Recording )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rob, who passes the time in his rural Florida community by wood carving, is drawn by his spunky but angry friend Sistine into a plan to free a caged tiger
1st to die by James Patterson( Recording )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Imagine a killer who thinks, "What is the worst thing anyone has ever done?" -- and then goes far beyond it! Four women who come to call themselves the Women's Murder Club -- a police detective, an assistant D.A., a reporter, and a medical examiner -- have the mettle to follow the leads to an impossibly heart-stopping conclusion, tracking and confronting the most terrifying serial killer ever imagined
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