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Blackstone Audiobooks

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Works: 2,734 works in 5,803 publications in 1 language and 229,721 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Satire  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Biography  Drama 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PS3503.R167, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Blackstone Audiobooks
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury( Recording )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a society in which books are outlawed, Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom
Comfort food by Kate Jacobs( Recording )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the New York times best-selling author of The Friday night knitting club comes a delectable new novel about food, family, and second chances. Augusta "Gus" Simpson, a Martha Stewart-esque TV cooking personality, has come a long way since her husband died suddenly, leaving her to raise and support their two daughters on her own. Channeling her grief into hard work, she carved a successful career out of her natural talents as a chef and hostess. But now, as she approaches 50, she finds that her well-earned turf may not be as secure as she thought. A hot young Latin beauty queen with a flair for spices and an ambition for stardom is threatening to steal her spot on the Cooking Channel. As Gus struggles to remake herself for a new age of media, she discovers that her entire life may need a makeover, including her relationship with her daughters and, perhaps, another chance at romance
Tweak : growing up on methamphetamines by Nic Sheff( )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nic Sheff was drunk for the first time at age eleven. In the years that followed, he would regularly smoke pot, do cocaine and ecstasy, and develop addictions to crystal meth and heroin. Even so, he felt like he would always be able to quit and put his life together whenever he needed to. It took a violent relapse one summer in California to convince him otherwise. In a voice that is raw and honest, Nic spares no detail in telling us the compelling, heartbreaking, and true story of his relapse and the road to recovery. As we watch Nic plunge the mental and physical depths of drug addiction, he paints a picture of a person at odds with his past, with his family, with his substances, and with himself
The age of innocence by Edith Wharton( )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first Pulitzer Prize for literature awarded to a woman was for The age of innocence, Edith Wharton's elegant portrait of desire and betrayal in Old New York. In the highest circle of New York social life during the 1870s, Newland Archer, a young lawyer, prepares to marry the docile May Welland. But before their engagement is announced, he meets the mysterious, nonconformist Countess Ellen Olenska, May's cousin, who has returned to New York after a long absence. Ellen mirrors his own sense of disillusionment with society and the "good marriage" he is about to embark upon and provokes a moral struggle within him as he continues to go through the motions. A social commentary of surprising compassion and insight, The age of innocence toes the line between the comedy of manners and the tragedy of thwarted love
The kitchen house by Kathleen Grissom( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a white servant girl violates the order of plantation society, she unleashes a tragedy that exposes the worst and best in the people she has come to call her family. Orphaned while onboard a ship from Ireland to America, seven-year-old Lavinia arrives on the steps of a tobacco plantation where she is to live and work with the slaves of the kitchen house. Under the care of Belle, the master's illegitimate daughter, Lavinia becomes deeply bonded to her adopted family, though she is set apart from them by her white skin. Eventually, Lavinia is accepted into the world of the big house, where the master is absent and the mistress battles opium addiction. Lavinia finds herself perilously straddling two very different worlds. When she is forced to make a choice, loyalties are brought into question, dangerous truths are laid bare, and lives are put at risk"--Publisher's description
People of the book by Geraldine Brooks( )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1996, Hanna Heath, a young Australian book conservator is called to analyze the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, a priceless six-hundred-year-old Jewish prayer book that has been salvaged from a destroyed Bosnian library. When Hanna discovers a series of artifacts in the centuries' old binding, she unwittingly exposes an international cover up
Beautiful boy : [A father's journey through his son's meth addiction] by David Sheff( )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of one teenager's descent into methamphetamine addiction is told from his father's point of view, describing how a varsity athlete and honor student became addicted to the dangerous drug and its impact on his family
Matterhorn : a novel of the Vietnam War by Karl Marlantes( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When young Waino Mellas, a Bravo Company lieutenant, is unceremoniously dropped into the jungle of Vietnam, he is instantly forced into manhood. Facing the horrors of war in Southeast Asia, Waino and his comrades embark on a long, torturous, bloody adventure, where the Vietnamese wilderness is just as dangerous as the enemy
The Halloween tree by Ray Bradbury( )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a superb contemporary classic by American literary treasure Ray Bradbury, best known as the author of Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian chronicles. The mysterious Mr. Moonshroud leads eight young boys on a journey back through the time to discover the true meaning of Halloween. Extraordinarily well acted, this story will send shivers of delight (and spine-chilling terror) through listeners young and old. You will want to take this trip many times over, long after the last candle has died in your jack-o'-lantern
City of thieves by David Benioff( )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a dead German paratrooper lands in his street, Lev is caught looting the body and dragged to jail, fearing for his life. He shares his cell with the charismatic and grandiose Kolya, a handsome young soldier arrested on desertion charges. Instead of the standard bullet in the back of the head, Lev and Kolya are given a chance at saving their own lives by complying with an outrageous directive: secure a dozen eggs for a powerful colonel to use in his daughter's wedding cake. In a city cut off from all supplies and suffering unbelievable deprivation, Lev and Kolya embark on a hunt to find the impossible
The silver linings playbook by Matthew Quick( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Pat Peoples and his wife Nikki separate, he goes to live with his parents but everything seems changed. No one wants to talk to him about Nikki, his old friends are busy with their families, and his new therapist seems to be recommending adultery as therapy. He meets Tiffany, a clinically depressed widow, who offers to act as a liaison between the couple if Pat will give up watching football, agrees to perform in the Dance Away Depression competition and not tell anyone about their contract
Tell-all by Chuck Palahniuk( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hazie Coogan, who for decades has tended to the outsized needs of veteran actress Katherine "Miss Kathie" Kenton, discovers that bounder Webster Carlton Westward III has written a celebrity tell-all memoir foretelling Miss Kathie's death in a forthcoming Lillian Hellman-penned musical extravaganza. As the body count mounts, Hazie must execute a plan to save Katherine Kenton for her fans--and for posterity
Crime and punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raskolnikov, a nihilistic young man in the midst of a spiritual crisis, makes the fateful decision to murder a cruel pawnbroker, justifying his actions by relying on science and reason, and creating his own morality system. The aftermath of his crime and Petrovich's murder investigation result in an utterly compelling, truly unforgettable cat-and-mouse game
The man who smiled by Henning Mankell( Recording )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disillusioned Inspector Kurt Wallander is thrown back into the fray as both hunter and hunted in this new adventure from Sweden's master of crime and mystery. Crestfallen, dejected, and spiraling into an alcohol-fuelled depression after killing a man in the line of duty, Inspector Wallander had made up his mind to quit the police force for good. But when an old acquaintance, a solicitor, seeks Wallander's help and later turns up dead, Wallander realizes that he was wrong not to listen. Warily, he returns to work to head the case. A rookie female detective has joined the force in his absence, and he adopts the role of mentor to her as they fight to unravel the mystery
Caleb's crossing : [a novel] by Geraldine Brooks( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up in the tiny settlement of Great Harbor amid a small band of pioneers and Puritans, Bethia Mayfield yearns for an education that is closed to her due to her gender. As soon as she can, she slips away to explore the island's glistening beaches and observes its native Wampanoag inhabitants. At twelve, she encounters Caleb, the young son of a chieftain, and the two forge a secret friendship that draws each into the alien world of the other
 
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Comfort foodTweak : growing up on methamphetaminesThe age of innocenceThe kitchen housePeople of the bookBeautiful boy : [A father's journey through his son's meth addiction]Matterhorn : a novel of the Vietnam WarThe Halloween tree