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Gerroll, Daniel

Works: 32 works in 108 publications in 1 language and 7,479 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  History  Film adaptations  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Biography  Spy stories  Historical fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Daniel Gerroll
Publications by Daniel Gerroll
Most widely held works by Daniel Gerroll
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson( visu )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,981 libraries worldwide
The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
84 Charing Cross Road by David Jones( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 748 libraries worldwide
Helene Hanff is a New Yorker who loves books but cannot afford expensive ones. When she sees an ad in the Saturday Review for a London bookstore, she sends them her want list and is soon delighted to receive a package of used books - good readable editions, cheap. She begins a correspondence with the bookseller, Frank Doel. Built on a basis of mutually held taste, knowledge, interests and consideration, the bond between the lonely New Yorker and the reserved Londoner lasts for years without the two people ever meeting each other. Based on a true story and the long running play
The spies of Warsaw by Alan Furst( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 708 libraries worldwide
A thrilling new espionage novel set in WWII-era France and Poland. There are twenty-one spies at war on the espionage battlefield that was Warsaw in 1937. For France and Germany, survival is at stake. At the French embassy, a new military attache joins the fight. He is Colonel Jean-Francois Mercier, a decorated hero now drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal, and intrigue in the diplomatic drawing rooms and back alleys of the city
Hannibal by Thomas Harris( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
A showdown between two psychopathic killers with a beautiful FBI agent caught in the middle. From his respirator, Mason Verger orders the capture of Hannibal Lecter, the man who put him there, and the bait is Clarice Starling with whom Lecter crossed swords in The Silence of the Lambs
Louisa May Alcott the woman behind Little women ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
Filmed on location at many places actually frequented by the real persons portrayed and featuring a script written from primary sources, this documentary tells the life story of American author Louisa May Alcott, chronicling her efforts to rescue her family from poverty and find wealth, fame, and happiness for herself. Includes animations and commentary from Alcott scholars, novelist Geraldine Brooks, and the "literary sleuths" who uncovered Alcott's lost thrillers
A mission to Paris a novel by Alan Furst( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Hollywood star Frederic Stahl was sent to France on loan from his studio to make a French film. Little did he know that on the eve of World War II, he would become swept up in the dangerous and deadly world of German Nazis and their French co-conspirators
Spies of the Balkans a novel by Alan Furst( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
In 1940, with a Nazi invasion looming, police officer Costa Zannis must deal with increased spy activity in the port city of Salonika in northern Greece. With a colorful cast of characters, including German secret police, a British writer, Hungarian gangsters, Alan Furst's latest historical intriguing thriller chronicles the extraordinary account of an ordinary police officer trying to maintain order in one of the most chaotic periods in European history
The photograph by Penelope Lively( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Psychological thriller about Glyn Peters, a historian who chances upon a photograph of his recently-deceased wife Kath holding hands with another man. Though taken many years earlier, feelings of curiosity, rage, and jealousy provoke Glyn into seeking answers about Kath's past
The fire-eaters by David Almond( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
In 1962 England, despite observing his father's illness and the suffering of the fire-eating Mr. McNulty, as well as enduring abuse at school and the stress of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Bobby Burns and his family and friends still find reasons to rejoice in their lives and to have hope for the future
Blue latitudes [boldly going where Captain Cook has gone before] by Tony Horwitz( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
Journalist Horwitz retraces the 18th century voyages of explorer Captain Cook
End in tears [a Wexford novel] by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
A lump of concrete dropped deliberately from a little stone bridge over a relatively unfrequented road kills the wrong person. The driver behind is spared. But only for a while ... One particular member of the local press is gunning for the Chief Inspector, distinctly unimpressed with what he regards as old-fashioned police methods. But Wexford, with his old friend and partner, Mike Burden, along with two new recruits to the Kingsmarkham team, pursue their inquiries with a diligence and humanity that make Ruth Rendell's detective stories enthralling, exciting and very touching
Transformations a Captain Sulu adventure by David J Stern( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
As Starfleet diplomat Captain Hikaru Sulu speeds alone across the galaxy in his state-of-the-art shuttlecraft, he is abducted by powerful, frightening dreams that return him to the once desolate, desert world of Sigma Cameron Four. It was here, as Commander of the U.S.S. Excelsior twenty years earlier, that he discovered traces of the ancient Shalakai-- a ruthless culture who, legend held, had once uncovered the secret to eternal life. Now, twenty years later, as the distinguished archeologist Dr. Constance Allenwood moves closer to uncovering the Shalakai's secrets on Sigma Cameron Four, Sulu must race to stop her before she unleashes a disastrous chain of events
The starter wife ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Molly Kagan was once Hollywood royalty. Now she is the ex-'Wife Of' a major movie producer. Molly is determined to make her own place in the world. With the support of her loyal friends, Molly tries to start a new career and balance her on-again, off-again love life while being a single mom
Selected shorts by T. C Boyle( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
An award-winning series of classic and contemporary fiction performed by acclaimed actors. Performances are recorded live at Peter Norton Symphony Space in NYC and on tour around the country
Embracing the wide sky [a tour across the horizons of the mind] by Daniel Tammet( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
The author of Born on a Blue Day combines meticulous scientific research with detailed descriptions of how his mind works to demonstrate the immense potential within us all. He explains how our natural intuitions can help us to learn a foreign language, why his memories are like symphonies, why there is more to intelligence than IQ, how our brains turn light to sight, why too much information can make you stupid, and more
Mission to Paris by Alan Furst( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Arriving in Paris on the eve of the Munich Appeasement in 1938, Hollywood star Frederic Stahl is unwittingly entangled in the region's shifting political currents when he discovers that his latest film is linked to the destinies of fascists, German Nazis, and Hollywood publicists
Transformations by David J Stern( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Captain Sulu races to stop a distinguished archaeologist from unleashing a disastrous chain of events as she moves closer to discovering the secrets of the ruthless Shakalai, a culture that allegedly uncovered the secret to eternal life
Spies of the Balkans by Alan Furst( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
The Spies of Warsaw by Alan Furst( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Spies and diplomats risk everything to gather information about Germany before Hitler unleashes his gathered forces upon Europe. Still, not even the threat of cataclysmic war can halt a romance from blooming--but in changing times, loyalties are tenuous at best
Frederick Law Olmsted ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The creation of New York City's Central Park in 1858 by Frederick Law Olmsted including the political, financial and topographical diffculties that faced him
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