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Andoh, Adjoa

Overview
Works: 160 works in 457 publications in 1 language and 11,656 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction television programs  Action and adventure television programs  Television series  Children's audiobooks  Fantasy fiction  Psychological fiction  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Commentator, Performer
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 2,392 libraries worldwide
In 1994, having been released from his long imprisonment, Nelson Mandela is elected as the first president of post-apartheid South Africa. Racial tension runs high, even in the president's offices, and especially among the members of his half black, half Afrikaner security team. As hosts of the 1995 Rugby World Cup, South Africa's low ranked national team, the Springboks, have a berth in the tournament. Mandela begins makeing public appearances supporting the team, and meets privately with captain Francois Pienaar, encouraging him to inspire his teammates to victory. The Springboks' new slogan is "One team, One nation." President Mandela is betting that if they win the Cup, it might even be a bit true
Doctor Who ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 861 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 )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 748 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 )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 703 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 )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 633 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 white giraffe by Lauren St. John( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 535 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 )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 417 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 )
4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 369 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 )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 364 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 )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 301 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 )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 257 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 191 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
26a by Diana Evans( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 176 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
The winter house by Nicci Gerrard( file )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 175 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
Mrs Zhivago of Queen's Park by Olivia Lichtenstein( file )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 160 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 mercy by Ann Leckie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
A search of Athoek Station's slums turns up someone who shouldn't exist. A messenger from the 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. Breq refuses to flee with her ship and crew, because that would leave the people of Athoek in terrible danger. The odds aren't good, but that's never stopped her before
Ancillary sword by Ann Leckie( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 151 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
Getting rid of Matthew by Jane Fallon( file )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 149 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
Dolphin song by Lauren St. John( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 144 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
Losing you : [a thriller] by Nicci French( file )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Nina Landry is supposed to be taking her two children on a Christmas holiday. But the road from Sandling Island seems littered with obstacles. Most pressing of all, her fifteen-year-old daughter, Charlie, has yet to return from a night out. Has Charlie run away? Or has something more sinister happened to her? As a series of half-buried secrets leads Nina from sickening suspicion to deadly certainty, the question becomes less whether she and her daughter will leave the island for Christmas - and more whether they'll ever leave it again. "French is excellent at building up suspense and elegantly exploiting all our worst fears."-- Daily Mirror
 
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