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Samples, William

Overview
Works: 88 works in 124 publications in 1 language and 181 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Short stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Anecdotes  Biography  History  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3568.O243, 813.54
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Publications about William Samples
Publications by William Samples
Most widely held works by William Samples
Poison dart frogs : how to keep the most colorful frogs around by William Samples( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Breeding poison dart frogs by William Samples( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Kangaroo dreaming : an Australian wildlife odyssey by Edward Kanze( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Kanze, an adventurer-naturalist, and his wife trek around Australia for six months in an old Toyota. Natural history and observations of wildlife encountered are skillfully balanced with the joys and uncertainties of travel. 2000
No worries : a journey through Australia by Mark McCrum( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Knowing nothing of Australia except the lager-ad cliches of sun and surf, kangaroos and didgeridoos, Mark McCrum arrives Down Under. Hitching, flying, by Greyhound and by train, he makes his picaresque way around the vast brown land. He explores the country and meets its varied inhabitants, from royalist hippies to republican cattle- ranchers, from Perth millionaires to desert Aboriginals
Indian summer : a good man in Asia by Will Randall( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Learning as much as he is teaching in the Indian city of Poona, Will finds his life transformed by his remarkable class of orphans: Dulabesh, the joker; Prakash, who learnt self-sufficiency by scavenging in skips; the nutty yet charming Tanushri. When the slum barons threaten to level the school, Will hits upon a fund-raising plan. 2004
Rumpole on trial by John Mortimer( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
This is a collection of seven cases of barrister, Horace Rumpole. Clients, collegues and "She Who Must Be Obeyed" figure in these cases which often challenge the inner workings of the British system of justice
Webster by Joseph Webster( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Jack Webster's reporting style made him popular with average folks, but put some famous personalities on edge. Behind the scenes he was devoted to his wife and haunted by a decision to give up a daughter for adoption
Kissing the gunner's daughter by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This is an Inspector Wexford mystery. The murder of off-duty Sergeant Caleb Martin in a bank robbery is the first link in a chain of events which leads to a series of deaths. Wexford must find the connection between these deaths, using a confusing clue from the daughter of one of the victims
The best fiction of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
More than a century has passed since Kipling's works were published in Britain. Yet his characters and tales continue to enchant and interest readers of today. Many of his classic novels and short stories including "Kim", the "Jungle book", and "Just so stories" are gathered together in this volume
The Hamlet trap by Kate Wilhelm( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In this mystery, investigators Charlie Meiklejohn and his wife Constance Leidle are called in to clear Roman Cavanaugh's niece of murder. Set in Ashland, Oregon's theatre community, the duo must distinguish between professional jealousies and murderous intent
Honest illusions by Nora Roberts( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
As the daughter of a world-renowned magician who is equally accomplished as a jewel thief, Roxy Nouvelle inherits her father's genius. Dashing escape artist Luke Callahan also possesses a gift for relieving the wealthy of their valuables. Brought up together, Roxy and Luke are partners first in illusion, then in crime, and finally in passion. But the shadow of his past stalks Luke, forcing him to vanish or see his loved one ruined. Years of hollow fame and lonely affluence pass before Roxy and Luke reunite to execute the most daring heist of their careers and to exact sweet revenge
Backlines by Bob Spall( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Bob Spall is an accidental airman from North Vancouver, who in 1939 joined the RCAF on impulse, but never made it out of Canada. This is a story of ordinary Canadians during the war years-- a time that brought jobs, travel, occasional personal challenges, and frequent bureacratic cock-ups. Mostly boring times, but there were moments
Movie toons: treasure island ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Robert Louis Stevenson's high-seas adventure tale of an orphaned boy, a mysterious map, a devilish island, buried treasure, and the peg-legged, parrot-toting, cut-throat of a pirate who befriends him, Long John Silver
Botswana time by Will Randall( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Will Randall's teaching career veers enchantingly off the beaten track to the town of Kasane in Botswana; a town that has 'a very good prison' and arguably the best football team in the land. A town where school speech day is attended by a tribe of mongeese, a family of warthogs, a couple of eagles and a watchful buffalo. 2006
Kangaroo dreaming by Edward Kanze( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This adventurer-naturalist and his wife trek around Australia for six months in an old Toyota. Natural history and observations of wildlife encountered are skillfully balanced with the joys and uncertainties of travel
The biggest day of the year by John C Charyk( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The old-time school Christmas concert is featured, from the rehearsals to the unpredictably disastrous moments of the concert and the pleasing climax of the program
The best fiction of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling( file )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
More than a century has passed since Kipling's works were published in Britain. Yet his characters and tales continue to enchant and interest readers of today. Many of his classic novels and short stories including Kim, the Jungle Book, and Just So Stories are gathered together in this volume
The intention experiment : using your thoughts to change your life and the world by Lynne McTaggart( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Thought generates its own palpable energy that you can use to improve your life, to help others around you, and to change the world. This is a practical program to get in touch with your own thoughts, to increase the activity and strength of your intentions, and to begin achieving real change in your life
The Abyssinian by Jean-Christophe Rufin( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Emigrants Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson, their three children and eleven others are fleeing poverty, religious persecution and social oppression in Smaland, Sweden. For ten long weeks the emigrants suffer cramped, filthy quarters of the sailing vessel finally arriving in New York. Followed by "Unto a good land" (DC36567)
 
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