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Whitener, Barrett 1960-

Works: 224 works in 897 publications in 1 language and 23,272 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Political fiction  Conference papers and proceedings  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Miscellanea  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PS3557.U846, 813.54
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Publications about Barrett Whitener
Publications by Barrett Whitener
Most widely held works by Barrett Whitener
Undaunted courage by Stephen E Ambrose( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 898 libraries worldwide
"In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson selected his personal secretary, Captain Meriwether Lewis, to lead a voyage up the Missouri River, across the forbidding Rockies, and--by way of the Snake and mighty Columbia--down to the Pacific Ocean. Lewis and his partner, Captain William Clark, endured incredible hardships and witnessed astounding sights. With great perseverance, they worked their way into an unexplored West and when they returned two years later, they had long since been given up for dead."--Publisher's information
A confederacy of dunces by John Kennedy Toole( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 890 libraries worldwide
Ignatius J. Reilly of New Orleans, --selfish, domineering, deluded, tragic and larger than life-- is a noble crusader against a world of dunces. He is a modern-day Quixote beset by giants of the modern age. In magnificent revolt against the twentieth century, Ignatius propels his monstrous bulk among the flesh posts of the fallen city, documenting life on his Big Chief tablets as he goes, until his maroon-haired mother decrees that Ignatius must work
The personal efficiency program : how to get organized to do more work in less time by Kerry Gleeson( file )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 826 libraries worldwide
Find out how to get organized at work, get more done, and carve out more time to do what you really want to do. We all juggle work life and personal life and worry that we spend too much time and effort paying the bills to fulfill our other roles as parents, spouses, and friends. This program will help you work more quickly and efficiently, freeing up more time for the life you live outside the office
Death match : a novel by Lincoln Child( file )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 825 libraries worldwide
The Thorpes were the perfect couple: young, attractive, and ideally matched. But the veil of perfection can mask many secrets. When the Thorpes are found dead in their tasteful Flagstaff living room after having committed double suicide, alarms go off in the executive offices of Eden, Incorporated, the worldwide matchmaking phenomenon that uses its astonishing artificial intelligence and surveillance tools to bring together perfectly matched supercouples. Eden guarantees its customers just one thing: lifelong happiness. Enter Christopher Lash, a gifted former FBI forensic psychologist who is brought in by Eden to perform a quick--and quiet--investigation
Capital crimes by Stuart Woods( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 717 libraries worldwide
When the deaths of several high-level politicians are linked to a single professional killer, new president Will Lee, with the help of his CIA director wife, follows leads from a quiet D.C. suburb to an island hideaway in Maine
Catch me if you can by Frank W Abagnale( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
Abagnale's first-person narrative of his misadventures as a conman, forger, imposter, and escape artist before the age of 21
The culture code : an ingenious way to understand why people around the world live and buy as they do by Clotaire Rapaille( file )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
Rapaille's breakthrough notion is that we acquire a silent system of Codes as we grow up within our culture. These Culture Codes invisibly shape how we behave in our personal lives. We can learn to crack these Codes and achieve new understanding of why we do the things we do
Villa incognito by Tom Robbins( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 530 libraries worldwide
American MIAs choose to remain missing after the Vietnam War. Four generations of strong, alluring women share a mysterious connection to an outlandish figure from Japanese folklore
Speaking about science : a manual for creating clear presentations by Scott Morgan( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
"Speaking About Science : A Manual for Creating Clear Presentations is essential reading for anyone who presents data at meetings and conferences. Based on the curriculum that authors have developed for their public speaking courses, the book provides the practical tools all speakers need to create clear and compelling presentations for any audience."--Jacket
Grass roots by Stuart Woods( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Will Lee returns to his hometown, Delano, Georgia, to plan his Senate campaign strategies, only to become the object of hatred for a sinister white-supremacist group
Snow falling on cedars by David Guterson( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
In Washington State, the trial of Kabuo Miyomoto, a Japanese-American fisherman accused of murdering another fisherman, Carl Heine. The prosecution charges the murder was committed as revenge for the Heine family taking Miyomoto's land at the outbreak of World War II and the novel traces the different reaction of the white and yellow communities
Open range by Lauran Paine( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
The open range men are free-grazing cattlemen, those who don't own land but drive their stock through the country to graze. Boss Spearman knows that times are changing. Local ranchers are staking claims to grazing areas and building up extensive cattle empires. Boss has no quarrel with that, but he won't be intimidated or scared off. So when Denton Baxter makes it clear, by killing one man and seriously wounding another, that he intends to drive Boss and his crew out, Boss must make a stand. But getting justice is not going to be easy. Baxter practically owns Marshall Poole, and the townsfolk have no use for free grazers. Boss's only hope is the circuit-riding judge--if he can stay alive until he arrives
Goodbye darkness : a memoir of the Pacific War by William Manchester( file )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
In this intensely powerful memoir, America's preeminent biographer-historian, who has written so brilliantly about World War II, looks back at his own early life and tells his firtsthand account of the war in the Pacific
The American heritage history of the Civil War by Bruce Catton( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
"For a person seeking a single volume to serve as a captivating introduction and dependable guide through all the maze of battles and issues of the Civil War, this is a book without parallel."--Container
The last stand of the tin can sailors : [the extraordinary World War II story of the U.S. Navy's finest hour] by James D Hornfischer( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Emotional intelligence by Daniel Goleman( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Drawing on brain and behavioral research, the author shows the factors at work when people of high IQ flounder and those of modest IQ do well. These factors add up to a different way of being smart - one he terms "emotional intelligence." This includes self-awareness and impulse control, persistence, zeal, and self-motivation, empathy and social deftness
Ringworld's children by Larry Niven( file )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
The Ringworld is a landmark engineering achievement, a flat band three million times the surface of the Earth, encircling a distant star. Home to trillions of inhabitants, not all of whom are human, and host to amazing technological wonders, the Ringworld is unique in all of the universe. Explorer Louis Wu, an earth-born human who was part of the first expedition to Ringworld, becomes enmeshed in interplanetary and interspecies intrigue as war, and a powerful new weapon, threaten to tear the Ringworld apart forever. Now the future of Ringworld lie in its children
The politically incorrect guide to American history by Thomas E Woods( file )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Professor Woods book reveals facts that you won't be, or never were, taught in school. It tells you all the "Books you're not supposed to read, and takes you on a fast paced, politically incorrect tour of American history that will give you all the information you need to battle and confound left-wing professors, neighbors, and friends
A world lit only by fire by William Manchester( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
From tales of chivalrous knights to the barbarity of trial by ordeal, no era has been a greater source of awe, horror, and wonder than the Middle Ages. In handsomely crafted prose and with the grace and authority of his extraordinary gift for narrative history, William Manchester leads us from a civilization tottering on the brink of collapse to the grandeur of its rebirth, the Renaissance, a dense explosion of energy that spawned some of history's greatest poets, philosophers, and painters, as well as some of its most spectacular villains
Nothing like it in the world : the men who built the transcontinental railroad 1863-1869 by Stephen E Ambrose( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
The story of the building of the transcontinental railroad from bureaucratic beginning to heroic end
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