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Andoh, Adjoa

Overview
Works: 69 works in 370 publications in 1 language and 11,787 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Biographical films  Sports films  Film adaptations  Science fiction television programs  Action and adventure television programs  Television series  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Commentator, nar, Performer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997.2, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Adjoa Andoh
Publications by Adjoa Andoh
Most widely held works by Adjoa Andoh
Invictus by Clint Eastwood( visu )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,374 libraries worldwide
Película basada en el libro de John Carlin "El factor humano" (Playing the enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Changed the World) y ambientada después de que Nelson Mandela saliera de la cárcel y se convirtiera en presidente de Sudáfrica. Poco después, en 1995, el país celebró el campeonato del mundo de rugby, tras años de ser excluidos de las competiciones debido al apartheid. Evento que Mandela (Morgan Freeman) impulsó y utilizó, con la ayuda de la estrella de rugby Francois Pienaar (Matt Damon), como vía para acabar con el odio y la desconfianza existente durante décadas entre la población blanca y negra del país
Doctor Who ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 886 libraries worldwide
The Doctor and Donna Noble travel back to Pompeii in AD 79 on the eve of the infamous eruption, investigate a series of grisly murders with the help of Agatha Christie, journey to the homeworld of the sinister Ood, face an old enemy of the Doctor's, and more
The great cake mystery : [Precious Ramotswe's very first case] by Alexander McCall Smith( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 741 libraries worldwide
Before becoming the first female private investigator in Botswana, eight-year-old Precious Ramotswe tracks down a thief who has been stealing her classmates' snacks
The thing around your neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( file )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 718 libraries worldwide
Tells stories of the tension between Nigerians and Nigerian-Americans, and what it means to be middle-class in each country
Doctor Who ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 641 libraries worldwide
The Doctor partners up with Martha Jones and embark on adventures through time and space, encountering strange lifeforms and protecting the Earth from invaders
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir : a novel by Jennifer Ryan( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
Kent, 1940. As England enters World War II's dark early days, spirited music professor Primrose Trent, recently arrived to the village of Chilbury, emboldens the women of the town to defy the Vicar's stuffy edict to shutter the church's choir in the absence of men and instead 'carry on singing.' Resurrecting themselves as 'The Chilbury Ladies' Choir, ' the women of this small village soon use their joint song to lift up themselves, and the community, as the war tears through their lives
The white giraffe by Lauren St. John( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
After a fire kills her parents, eleven-year-old Martine must leave England to live with her grandmother on a wildlife game reserve in South Africa, where she befriends a mythical white giraffe
The mystery of Meerkat Hill : [a Precious Ramotswe mystery for young readers] by Alexander McCall Smith( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Precious wants to be a detective when she grows up. She is always practicing at being a detective by asking questions and finding out about other people's lives. There are two new students in her class, a girl called Teb and a boy called Pontsho. She learns that they are brother and sister, and even more exciting, that Pontsho has a clever pet meerkat named Kosi
The sleeper and the spindle by Neil Gaiman( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Neil Gaiman has twisted together the familiar and the new as well as the beautiful and the wicked, and the result is a captivating and darkly funny story that will hold
William Shakespeare's The two noble kinsmen by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
"Palamon and Arcite, cousins and bosom friends, are taken prisoner by Duke Theseus of Athens. While in captivity, they spy the beautiful Emilia. Both fall instantly in love with her, and their attachment to each other turns to hate. This dark-edged tragicomedy is now widely regarded at having been written by Shakespeare in collaboration with John Fletcher. Probably composed in 1613-14, it is the final play in Shakespeare's dramatic career"--Container
The mystery of the missing lion : a Precious Ramotswe mystery for young readers by Alexander McCall Smith( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Staying with Aunty Bee at a safari camp in the Botswana countryside where a film crew is making a movie about a lion, nine-year-old Precious Ramotswe and her resourceful new friend Khumo use their detective skills to find the movie star lion when he goes missing
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
A young woman from Nigeria leaves behind her home and her first love to start a new life in America, only to find her dreams are not all she expected
In the dark by Mark Billingham( file )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 188 libraries worldwide
A rainy night in London. Shots are fired into a car which swerves on to the pavement, ploughing into a bus stop. It seems that a chilling gang initiation has cost an innocent victim their life. But the reality is far more sinister ... One life is wiped out and three more are changed forever: the young man whose finger was on the trigger; an ageing gangster planning a deadly revenge, and the pregnant woman who struggles desperately to uncover the truth. Two weeks away from giving birth, how will she deal with a world where death is an occupational hazard? In a city where violence can be random or meticulously planned, where teenage gangs clash with career criminals and where loyalty is paid for in blood, anything is possible. Secrets are uncovered as fast as bodies, and the story's final twist is as breathtakingly surprising as they come
The winter house by Nicci Gerrard( file )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
"When Marnie receives a phone call that summons her to the side of a once-beloved friend, she is wrenched from her orderly London life and sent back into a past from which she has fled but never escaped. Ralph, Marnie and Oliver once knew each other well and are still inextricably bound by ties of love and betrayal. Now they meet again in Ralph's secluded cottage in the Scottish highlands, to spend the precious days that Ralph has left with each other. As they reminisce, Marnie is taken back to the summer years ago when everything changed between them and heartbreak and desire broke up their little group. Will Ralph have the chance to say what needs to be said before it's too late? And can they put the devastating events of twenty years ago to rest and rekindle the intimacy they once shared?"--Publisher's description
Ancillary mercy by Ann Leckie( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
The stunning conclusion to the trilogy that began with the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke award-winning Ancillary Justice.For a moment, things seem to be under control for the soldier known as Breq. Then a search of Atheok Station's slums turns up someone who shouldn't exist-someone who might be an ancillary from a ship that's been hiding beyond the empire's reach for three thousand years. Meanwhile, a messenger from the alien and mysterious Presger empire arrives, as does Breq's enemy, the divided and quite possibly insane Anaander Mianaai-ruler of an empire at war with itself.Anaander is heavily armed and extremely unhappy with Breq. She could take her ship and crew and flee, but that would leave everyone at Athoek in terrible danger. Breq has a desperate plan. The odds aren't good, but that's never stopped her before
26a by Diana Evans( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
The attic room at 26a Waifer Avenue in the lower-middle-class London neighborhood of Neasden is a sanctuary for identical twins Georgia and Bessi Hunter. Here the girls share nectarines and forge their identities, planning glorious success as the Famous Flapjack Twins, well removed from their Nigerian mother, Ida, who, devastated by homesickness, speaks to the spirits of the family she left behind on another continent. But innocence lasts for only so long--and dreams cannot slow the relentless incursions of the real world. A terrible secret begins to threaten the twins' utopia, setting them on divergent paths toward heartrending resolutions in a world of separateness and solitude
Mrs Zhivago of Queen's Park by Olivia Lichtenstein( file )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Meet Cloe Zhivago, 43 and definitely not counting. Married for what feels like all eternity to Greg - who tests his memory by hiding the kettle from himself in the drum of the washing machine - Chloe is a successful psychotherapist with two children and a Famous Friend from hell. She's got it all. So why does she want to rub her life out and start again? Is this it? She asks herself. Will I never sleep with another man again? When Chloe meets temptation in the shape of Ivan, does she dare risk a passionate Russian romance before gravity wins the battle with her face and figure? Can she get away with one glorious, final fling? Dr Zhivago didn't. And just look what happened to Anna Karenina
Ancillary sword by Ann Leckie( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Breq is a soldier who used to be a warship. Once a weapon of conquest controlling thousands of minds, now she has only a single body and serves the emperor. With a new ship and a troublesome crew, Breq is ordered to go to the only place in the galaxy she would agree to go: Athoek Station, where she's to protect the family of a lieutenant she once knew--a lieutenant she murdered in cold blood
Dolphin song by Lauren St. John( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
A second prophesy, this time involving dolphins, comes true for eleven-year-old Martine, an orphaned South African girl who has mystical powers over animals, when she embarks on a school trip to study marine life off the coast of Mozambique
Getting rid of Matthew by Jane Fallon( file )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
What to do if Matthew, your secret lover of the past four years, finally decides to leave his wife and move in, just when you're thinking that you might not want him anymore. Plan A--stop shaving your armpits; tell him you have a moustache that you wax every six weeks; stop having sex with him; pick holes in the way he dresses; don't brush you teeth, or your hair. Plan B--accidentally on purpose bump into his wife; give yourself a fake name and identity; befriend Sophie; actually begin to really like her; buy a cat and give it a fake name and identity; befriend Matthew's children. Watch your whole plan go absolutely horribly wrong
 
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