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Whitener, Barrett 1960-

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Works: 236 works in 862 publications in 1 language and 24,481 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Political fiction  Conference proceedings  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Miscellanea  Detective and mystery stories  Science fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS3557.U846, 813.54
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Publications about Barrett Whitener
Publications by Barrett Whitener
Most widely held works by Barrett Whitener
A confederacy of dunces by John Kennedy Toole( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 945 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 )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 895 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 )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 873 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 793 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 )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
Abagnale's first-person narrative of his misadventures as a conman, forger, imposter, and escape artist before the age of 21
Villa incognito by Tom Robbins( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 595 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
The culture code an ingenious way to understand why people around the world live and buy as they do by Clotaire Rapaille( file )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 557 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
Grass roots by Stuart Woods( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
Will Lee has returned to his roots to kick off his campaign for the Senate. A prominent lawyer, he has come back to his hometown of Delano, Georgia, to plan his strategies ... and to argue an explosively controversial case that could seriously damage his political career. For Delano is a town with a dark secret - a smoldering hotbed of racial hatred and moral outrage, held in the thrall of a sinister white-supremacist group called The Elect ... a breeding ground for violent, evil forces that will stop at nothing to keep the candidate out of office. At first, Will Lee was running for the Senate. But now he is running for his life
Speaking about science : a manual for creating clear presentations by Scott Morgan( Book )
14 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 487 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."--BOOK JACKET
Undaunted courage [Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the opening of the American West] by Stephen E Ambrose( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
"In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson selected his personal secretary, Captain Meriwether Lewis, to lead a voyage up the Missouri River to the Rockies, over the mountains, down the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean and back. Lewis and his partner, Captain William Clark, endured incredible hardships and saw incredible sights. Lewis is supported by a rich variety of colorful characters: Jefferson, whose interest in exploring and acquiring the American West went back thirty years; Clark, a rugged frontiersman whose love for Lewis matched Jefferson's; numerous Indian chiefs; the French and Spanish fur traders of St. Louis; and many leading political, scientific, and military figures of the turn of the century."--Publisher's information
Undaunted courage by Stephen E Ambrose( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson selected his personal secretary, Captain Meriwether Lewis, to lead a voyage up the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean and back. Lewis and his partner, Captain William Clark, endure many hardships while on this incredible journey
Open range by Lauran Paine( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 369 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
Snow falling on cedars by David Guterson( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 367 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
Goodbye darkness a memoir of the Pacific War by William Manchester( file )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 364 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
Ringworld's children by Larry Niven( file )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 344 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 lies in its children: Tunesmith, the Ghould protector; Acolyte, the exiled son of Speaker-to-Animals, and Wembleth, a strange Ringworld native with a mysterious past. All must play a dangerous game in order to save Ringworld's population, and the stability of Ringworld itself. Blending awe-inspiring science with nonstop action, Ringworld's Children
Nothing like it in the world [the men who built the transcontinental railroad, 1863-1869] by Stephen E Ambrose( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
This is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad. Ambrose writes about the brave men -- the famous and the unheralded, ordinary men doing the extraordinary -- who accomplished the spectacular feat that made the continent into a nation
American heritage history of the Civil War by Bruce Catton( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 311 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 politically incorrect guide to American history by Thomas E Woods( file )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Everything, well, almost everything, you know about American history is wrong because most textbooks and popular history books are written by left-wing academic historians who treat their biases as fact. But fear not; Professor Thomas Woods refutes the popular myths in The politically incorrect guide to American history. Professor Woods's book reveals facts that you won't be, or never were, taught in school. It tells you about 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
The Callahan chronicals by Spider Robinson( Computer File )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
This omnibus edition contains the insightful, lighthearted science fiction stories that introduced the world to Mike Callahan and all of the regulars at Callahan's Place, the most bizarre blend of barflies you're likely to meet in this or any other galaxy
Emotional intelligence by Daniel Goleman( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Goleman's groundbreaking bestselling book is now on audio. He provided the evidence for what many successful people already knew: being smart isn't just a matter of mastering facts; it's a matter of mastering your own emotions and understanding the emotions of the people around you
 
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