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Guidall, George

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Works: 948 works in 4,371 publications in 1 language and 334,503 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Personal narratives‡vJewish  Political fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Personal narratives  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, 0e
Classifications: PS3552.R354, 813.54
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Publications about George Guidall
Publications by George Guidall
Most widely held works by George Guidall
Night by Elie Wiesel( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,620 libraries worldwide
Night offers a personal and unforgettable account of the appalling horrors of Hitler's reign of terror. Through the eyes of 14-year-old Eliezer, we behold the tragic fate of the Jews from the little town of Sighet. Even as they are stuffed into cattle cars bound for Auschwitz, the townspeople refuse to believe rumors of anti-Semitic atrocities. Not until they are marched toward the blazing crematory at the camp's "reception center" does the terrible truth sink in
The cat who dropped a bombshell by Lilian Jackson Braun( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 2,410 libraries worldwide
While the residents of Pickax eagerly await a festival celebrating the 150th anniversary of the town's founding, newspaper columnist James Qwilleran must entertain Harvey Ledfield, an aspiring architect. Strange occurrences seem to follow Harvey around. Koko, the Siamese cat, leaps on his head, a knitter predicts murder, and a woman comes from California to leave a message for Qwill. It's up to Koko to help Qwill piece the clues together. -- from container
The cat who went bananas by Lilian Jackson Braun( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 2,281 libraries worldwide
The people of Pickax are in a state of eager anticipation. The Pirate's Chest, the long-awaited new bookstore, is finally set to open, and the Theatre Club is preparing to perform Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. However, the play is brought to an abrupt halt as a cast member is killed in a car accident. But was it really an accident? As suspicions rise, Qwill and his sleuthing Siamese cats have their work cut out for them
The cat who had 60 whiskers by Lilian Jackson Braun( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,269 libraries worldwide
With his companion Polly in Paris, Qwill keeps himself occupied by writing an absurdist play called "The cat who got elected dog catcher." Meanwhile, things are spicing up in Pickax. Huge inheritances from old families are suddenly and mysteriously pouring in to town, but nobody is quite sure why. Except Koko, that is--and she's not telling. Then things get really interesting when one resident drops dead from an apparent bee sting. Can Qwill and his cats get to the bottom of things?
The cat who talked turkey by Lilian Jackson Braun( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 2,225 libraries worldwide
What Pickax, the town "400 miles north of everywhere," needs is a new bookstore. But just as Pickax prepares to celebrate the ground breaking for a new one, a body is discovered in a nearby wooded arie. Turning their attention from books to clues, Qwill, Koko, and Yum Yum set off on a hunt that will entertain
Mayflower a story of courage, community, and war by Nathaniel Philbrick( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,209 libraries worldwide
When English Separatists flee to Holland, Dutch urban life corrupts their children and weakens their families. Convinced that God is leading them to the New World, these devout Pilgrims bravely cross the Atlantic. But after violent storms carry them far north of Hudson's River, they fight icy New England winds to build crude shelters. When half die of starvation and cold that winter, the weakened survivors have little hope of facing the specter of Indian attack
Foreign body by Robin Cook( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,067 libraries worldwide
During a study break, UCLA medical student Jennifer Hernandez is shocked to learn that her grandmother died during surgery in New Delhi. Desperate to find out why, she uncovers several other unexplained deaths
Crisis by Robin Cook( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,033 libraries worldwide
After years spent paying his dues, talented physician Craig Bowman enjoys a successful practice providing "concierge" medicine for patrons wealthy enough to afford this exclusive service. But when a hypocondriac patient dies and a malpractice suit is launched, the good doctor's life is sent into a tailspin. New York medical examiner Jack Stapleton suggests the body be exhumed, and then things get really interesting. Startling evidence comes to light--and there are those who will stop at nothing to keep this information buried
Marker by Robin Cook( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 2,017 libraries worldwide
New York City medical examiners Dr. Laurie Montgomery and Dr. Jack Stapleton confront a ballooning series of puzzling hospital deaths of young, healthy people after successful routine surgery. It seems impossible to determine why and how these patients are dying, yet Laurie comes to suspect that not only are the deaths related--they're intentional, suggesting the work of a remarkably clever healthcare serial killer
The cat who brought down the house by Lilian Jackson Braun( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,943 libraries worldwide
Thelma Thackeray, a native of Moose County, has achieved fame and fortune in Hollywood. Now 82, she has returned to Pickax to have some fun before she dies. Purchasing the old opera house, Thelma reopens it as a film club. But when the premier event, the Kit Kat Revue, sets the stage for murder, Jim Qwilleran and his perceptive Siamese cats are ready to spring into action
The cat who smelled a rat by Lilian Jackson Braun( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,934 libraries worldwide
After a long drought, the citizens of Pickax are worried about wildfires. Their fears are soon realized. With a case of arson, the shooting of a volunteer fire-watcher and the murder of the president of the curling club, Jim Qwilleran and Co. are called in to sniff out the rat responsible
Critical by Robin Cook( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,888 libraries worldwide
Successful doctor and entrepreneur Angela Dawson has a controlling stake in Angels Healthcare, the highly successful medical company she founded. But something unexpected and deeply troubling is happening at her three New York specialty hospitals--drug-resistant staph infections are on the rise, killing patients
The cat who went up the creek by Lilian Jackson Braun( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,852 libraries worldwide
Koko, Yum Yum, and James Qwilleran embark on their latest mystery when gold prospectors, wildlife photographers, and pirates arrive at the Nutcracker Inn to take part in a game
The sinister pig by Tony Hillerman( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,814 libraries worldwide
The victim, well dressed but stripped of identification, is found at the edge of the vast Jicarilla Apache natural gas field just inside the jurisdiction of the Navajo Tribal Police, presenting Sergeant Jim Chee with a complex puzzle. Why did the Washington office of the FBI snatch custody of this case from its local agents, cover it with secrecy, and call it a hunting accident? What was the victim seeking among the maze of pipelines and pumping stations in America's largest gas field?
Everyman by Philip Roth( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,793 libraries worldwide
The hero of Everyman is obsessed with mortality. As he reminds himself at one point, "I'm thirty-four! Worry about oblivion when you're seventy-five." But he cannot help himself. He is the ex-husband in three marriages gone wrong. He is the father of two sons who detest him, despite a daughter who adores him. And as his health worsens, he is the envious brother of a much fitter man
The cat who robbed a bank by Lilian Jackson Braun( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,761 libraries worldwide
Mr. Delachamp, an estate jeweler from Chicago, has been holding court in Pickax's newly refurbished hotel. Impoverished local gentry are offering him heirlooms, while well-heeled citizens are purchasing baubles worth thousands. Qwill finds the jeweler's cash-only policy peculiar, and even more unsettling: Koko and Yum Yum have become strangely restless
The shape shifter by Tony Hillerman( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,760 libraries worldwide
Retired from the Navajo Tribal Police, Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn is called upon once again to solve a crime. This time it's Joe's last case, a case that remains unsolved and contines to haunt him
Extreme measures by Vince Flynn( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,745 libraries worldwide
A faithful servant of his country for 16 years, first as a Marine and then as a member of the elite counterterrorism unit, Mike Nash has lived up to the call of duty. However, no amount of training or service could prepare him for his own country turning on him
The cat who saw stars by Lilian Jackson Braun( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,733 libraries worldwide
Journalist Jim Qwilleran and his Siamese cats, Koko and Yum Yum, investigate the disappearance of a backpacker near Lake Superior. By the author of The Cat Who Sang for the Birds
The wailing wind by Tony Hillerman( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,711 libraries worldwide
Nothing had seemed complicated about the old "Golden Calf" case. A con game had gone sour. Wealthy old Wiley Denton had shot the swindler, called the police, confessed, and done his short prison time. No mystery there, except why did the rich man's bride vanish? And now, papers found by Sergeant Jim Chee and Officer Bernie Manuelito in a new homicide case connect the victim to Denton and to the mythical Golden Calf Mine
 
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