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Samples, William

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Works: 73 works in 107 publications in 1 language and 160 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Love stories  Short stories  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction  History  Biography  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6056.O45, 823.914
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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 )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Breeding poison dart frogs by William Samples( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Indian summer a good man in Asia by Will Randall( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 6 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
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. From royalist hippies to republican cattle-ranchers from Perth, millionaires to desert Aboriginals he meets them all
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
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 holy thief the nineteenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Benedictine monks at the Abbey of St. Peter and St. Paul are devastated by the inexplicable disappearance of their holiest and most revered relic, the remains of their patroness and guardian, St. Winifred. Much to Brother Cadfael's consternation, the theft of the sacred casket could lead to the exposure of his own benign transgression
Webster by Joseph Webster( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Jack Webster was the son of a Scottish iron turner who came to Canada and built a renowned career as a journalist and broadcaster. His hard-hitting 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
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 bureaucratic cock-ups. Mostly boring times, but there were moments
Honest illusions by Nora Roberts( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Roxanne Nouvelle pairs her magician's skills with those of daring escape artist Luke Callahan. Together they create illusions that serve them well in carnival tents, jewellry thefts, and frequent romps in the bedroom
Botswana time by Will Randall( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 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
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
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 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
Formosa straits by Anthony Hyde( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This is a fast-paced thriller set in Taiwan and China. Nick Lamp, who is chasing down a business deal, meets with murder and is soon on the run from both the Taiwanese police and the family of a wealthy industrialist. Unable to trust anyone, even his girlfriend, he must rely on grit and savvy to survive
Night over water by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
On a bright September morning in 1939, two days after Britain declares war on Germany, a group of privileged but desperate people gather in Southhampton to board the largest, most luxurious airliner ever built - the Pan American Clipper - bound for New York. The passengers include a fascist English aristocrat fleeing with his family and a fortune in jewels; a German scientist escaping from the Nazis; a murderer under FBI escort; a beautiful young woman heading for a new life; and a handsome, charming, unscrupulous thief. They will be in the air for thirty hours, soothed by the carpeted lounges, the curtained beds, the gourmet dining room, and the endless champagne. But once inside the flying palace there is no escape. Over the Atlantic, the Clipper's passengers are gripped by mounting fear and tension as their journey reaches the point of no return
Past caring by Robert Goddard( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Martin Radford is hired to research the mysterious resignation and subsequent retirement on Madeira of an Edwardian Cabinet Minister. His investigation triggers bizarre and violent events which pit him between his wrathful employer and the family he has unwittingly been hired to help blackmail
The moon is down by John Steinbeck( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This is a masterful novel of a Norwegian town invaded by German soldiers. It brilliantly brings to life the patriotic fervour of the Norwegian underground who refused to let their spirit die
The third twin by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
While doing research on twins and the genetic components of aggression, scientist Jeannie Ferrami stumbles upon a secret Cold War genetics experiment with ties to a deadly cabal of big business, right-wing politics, and her own university. As she falls in love with one of her subjects, Jeannie's struggle against powerful forces becomes personal
No night is too long by Barbara Vine( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Tim Cornish has committed a crime and thinks he's got away with it. Then letters begin to arrive, each one more menacing than the one before, each one letting Tim know that someone knows what he has done. The stark beauty of the Alaska Coast is the setting for this novel of sexual obsession, mistaken identity and murder
 
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