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Curless, John

Works: 69 works in 292 publications in 1 language and 11,296 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Documentary television programs  Biography  Historical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Domestic fiction  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PS3523.A446, 813.52
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Publications about John Curless
Publications by John Curless
Most widely held works by John Curless
The book without words [a fable of medieval magic] by Avi( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
The Book Without Words appears to be a volume of blank parchment pages. But for a green-eyed reader filled with great desire, it may reveal the forgotten magical arts of making gold and achieving immortality. For generations, its magic has been protected from those who would exploit it. But on a terrible day of death and destruction, the Book Without Words falls into the hands of a desperate boy
Sackett's land by Louis L'Amour( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 959 libraries worldwide
Son of a feared fighting man, Barnabas Sackett inherited his father's fiery temper, sense of justice, and warrior skills. Declared an outlaw in his native England, Barnabas set his daring sights on the opportunities of the New World. The ruthless piracy of the open seas and the unknown dangers of the savage American wilderness lay before him. And so did the thrill of discovery and the chance to establish a bold new future, if he survived
To the far blue mountains by Louis L'Amour( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
Barnabas Sackett is on the run to the West with a few fighting friends and his courageous wife Abigail, where they face unyielding terrain, forbiding elements, and fierce Native Americans
A sense of the world how a blind man became history's greatest traveler by Jason Roberts( file )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 810 libraries worldwide
He was known simply as the 'Blind Traveller' - a solitary, sightless adventurer who, astonishingly, fought the slave trade in Africa, survived a frozen captivity in Siberia, hunted rogue elephants in Ceylon and helped chart the Australian outback
Jubal Sackett by Louis L'Amour( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
Wilderness explorer Jubal Sackett was the son of Barnabas Sackett, the first of that line to come to the New World. Jubal feared no man, nor did he back away from any challenge. His determination to blaze new trails took him across the vast savage North American continent where no white man had been before. Living and fighting among the Indian tribes, Jubal forged a legend as a powerful medicine man whom they called "Ni'kwana, master of mysteries." And with Itchakomi, the proud Natchez princess, he set an example of courage that future Sacketts would follow
The warrior's path by Louis L'Amour( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 783 libraries worldwide
When an Indian brings news to Yance Sackett that his sister-in-law and a woman reputed to be a witch have been kidnapped by the bloodthirsty Pequot Indians, Yance and his brother Kin set out to find them. Searching the dangerous Warrior's Path, an old war trail that led from the vicinity of Chattanooga to Boston, they discover that ruthless white slavers, exploiting tensions between the settlers and the Indians, are behind the kidnapping. With the help of the Ashanti warrior, Yance and Kin rescue the women and then set out for Jamaica to put and end to the slave ring
Wars of the Roses by Conn Iggulden( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 678 libraries worldwide
After gentle Henry VI takes the throne and is promised a royal bride from France, the rival royal line, the House of York, begins their quest to oust him
A vengeful longing by Roger Morris( file )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 632 libraries worldwide
This enveloping crime novel ventures into the dark heart of 19thcentury Russia as detective Porfiry Petrovich investigates the poisoning of a doctor's wife and their autistic son
Blacklands a novel by Belinda Bauer( file )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Steven is determined to put an end to his family's misery and find the remains of his uncle, who was believed to be murdered as a child by a local pedophile. Steven spends his days digging for clues around his grandmother's home, but when his search fails to unearth anything new, he reaches out to the only person with answers--the accused murderer now serving life in prison
The walking drum by Louis L'Amour( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Warrior, lover, and scholar, Kerbouchard boldly sweeps through the castles, villages, and galleys of twelfth-century Europe, in an adventure that takes him from the shores of Brittany to the steppes of Russia
The Wars of the Roses the fall of the Plantagenets and the rise of the Tudors by Dan Jones( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Traces the fifteenth-century civil wars that irrevocably shaped the British crown, particularly evaluating the roles of strong women including Margaret of Anjou, Elizabeth Woodville, and Margaret Beaufort in shifting power between two ruling families
DNA USA a genetic portrait of America by Bryan Sykes( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Sykes examines the unique fabric of the U.S. population--one of the world's most genetically variegated countries. His discoveries offer new insights into the biological profile of the great melting pot
Augustus the life of Rome's first emperor by Anthony Everitt( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Imperator Caesar Augustus was one of the greatest figures of one of mankind's greatest ages. As Rome's first emperor, he transformed the unruly Roman Republic into the greatest empire the world had ever seen. His consolidation and expansion of the Roman power two thousand years ago laid the foundations, literally, for all of Western history to come. Yet Augustus himself remains a shadowy figure. Much has been written about his achievements, but his inner world has remained remarkably obsure. Now at least we have a book that brings this momentous figure to life
The secret history of Tom Trueheart by Ian Beck( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
When young Tom Trueheart's seven older brothers all go missing during their adventures in the Land of Stories, he embarks on a perilous mission to save them and to capture the rogue story-writer who wants to do away with the heroes
Philomena : a mother, her son, and a fifty year search by Martin Sixsmith( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Fifty years after giving her son up for adoption, Irishwoman Philomena Lee decides to find him, while, on the other side of the Atlantic, her son, a lawyer in the first Bush administration, struggles to find his mother
Liberty! the American Revolution by Twin Cities Public Television( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
"Liberty! is an exuberant documentary about the American Revolution and our fight for freedom. This critically acclaimed six-hour series chronicles the events leading up to the declaration of war, and the lasting effects these events had on shaping our country today"--Container
Gandhi & Churchill by Arthur Herman( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Herman shows how Gandhi and Churchill's 40-year rivalry revolutionized India and the British Empire, paving the way for a new era. Gandhi championed India's independence, Churchill the British Empire.--
The legend of Broken by Caleb Carr( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
An epic account about the kingdom of Broken follows the efforts of a solitary noble soldier to confront legendary medieval adversaries to save a fortress city from internal and external dangers
Whispering to witches by Anna Dale( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
On his way to spend Christmas at his mother's house in Canterbury, England, Joe meets a young witch named Twiggy and becomes part of a mystery involving a missing page from an ancient book of magic
The devil's workshop by Alex Grecian( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
London, 1890. Four vicious murderers have escaped from prison, part of a plan gone terribly wrong, and now it is up to Walter Day, Nevil Hammersmith, and the rest of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad to hunt down the convicts before the men can resume their bloody spree. But they might already be too late. The killers have retribution in mind, and one of them is heading straight toward a member of the Murder Squad, and his family
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