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Runnette, Sean

Works: 211 works in 621 publications in 1 language and 14,582 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Anecdotes  History  Miscellanea  Psychological fiction  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Domestic fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Narrator, Producer, Director
Classifications: PS3558.E4775, 813.6
Publication Timeline
Publications about Sean Runnette
Publications by Sean Runnette
Most widely held works by Sean Runnette
In sunlight and in shadow by Mark Helprin( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 702 libraries worldwide
Harry Copeland, an elite paratrooper who fought behind enemy lines in Europe, returns home to run the family business. In a single, magical encounter on the Staten Island ferry, the young singer and heiress Catherine Thomas Hale falls for him instantly, but too late to prevent her engagement to a much older man. Catherine's choice of Harry over her longtime fiancé endangers Harry's livelihood and eventually threatens his life
The fast and the furriest by Andy Behrens( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
The overweight and unathletic son of a famous former football star discovers that his equally fat and lazy dog is unexpectedly--and obsessively--interested in competing in dog agility contests
A first-rate madness uncovering the links between leadership and mental illness by S. Nassir Ghaemi( file )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
With brilliance and courage, Ghaemi explores the relationship of mental illness to creative leadership in times of crisis
The hunt by Andrew Xia Fukuda( file )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Don't Sweat. Don't Laugh. Don't draw attention to yourself. And most of all, whatever you do, do not fall in love with one of them.Gene is different from everyone else around him. He can't run with lightning speed, sunlight doesn't hurt him and he doesn't have an unquenchable lust for blood. Gene is a human, and he knows the rules. Keep the truth a secret. It's the only way to stay alive in a world of night--a world where humans are considered a delicacy and hunted for their blood
The disappearing spoon [and other true tales of madness, love, and the history of the world from the periodic table of the elements] by Sam Kean( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
The periodic table is one of man's crowning scientific achievements. But it's also a treasure trove of stories of passion, adventure, betrayal, and obsession. The infectious tales and astounding details in The Disappearing Spoon follow carbon, neon, silicon, and gold as they play out their parts in human history, finance, mythology, war, the arts, poison, and the lives of the 'frequently' mad scientists who discovered them
Wallace the underdog who conquered a sport, saved a marriage, and championed pit bulls--one flying disc at a time by Jim Gorant( file )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
Today, Wallace is a champion; but in the summer of 2005, he was living in a shelter, a refugee from a suspicious pit bull-breeding operation. Then Andrew "Roo" Yori entered the picture. A scientist and shelter volunteer, Roo could immediately see that Wallace was something special. While on his honeymoon, Roo learned that Wallace was about to be put down. Roo and his wife franticly fought to keep Wallace alive until they could return home to adopt him--even though they already had two dogs. Once Wallace made it home, Roo knew the dog needed a mission, and serendipity led them to the world of competitive dog Frisbee. It seemed like a terrible idea; large and heavy with thick muscles that can make them look less than graceful, pit bulls are everything that most Frisbee dogs aren't. But that was fine with Roo--because part of his mission was to change people's minds about pit bulls. Overcoming everything from injuries to prejudice against the breed, the unlikely pair persevered to become world champions
The roots of Obama's rage by Dinesh D'Souza( file )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
"Critics of President Obama have attacked him as a socialist, an African American radical, and a big-government liberal. But Dinesh D'Souza explains what's truly driving him. D'Souza says that the reason Obama appears to be working to destroy America from within is found in a deeply hostile anticolonialism instilled in him by his father. Viewing Obama through this prism and drawing evidence from President Obama's own life and writings, D'Souza shows how Obama is working to weaken and punish America."--Container
How the hippies saved physics science, counterculture, and the quantum revival by David Kaiser( file )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Describes how a quirky band of misfit science students at Berkeley in the 1970s altered the course of modern physics while studying quantum theory alongside Eastern mysticism and psychic mind reading while lounging in hot tubs and dabbling with LSD
Wait the art and science of delay by Frank Partnoy( file )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Frank Partnoy demonstrates that decisions of all kinds benefit from being made at the last possible moment. The art of knowing how long you can afford to delay before committing is at the heart of many a great decision, whether in a corporate takeover or a marriage proposal
The shortest way home by Juliette Fay( file )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Sean Doran has spent twenty years in third-world war zones and natural disaster areas, but when burnout sets in, Sean finds himself reluctantly drawn home to Belham, Massachusetts.There, he discovers that his steely elderly aunt, dramatic sister, and quirky nephew are having a little natural disaster of their own. It's an old friend, the class wallflower, who has Sean wondering if his destiny is about to be rewritten all over again
The paperboy by Pete Dexter( file )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
The sun was rising over Moat County, Florida, when Sheriff Thurmond Call was found on the highway, gutted like an alligator. A local redneck was tried, sentenced, and set to fry. Then Ward James, a hotshot investigative reporter for the Miami Times, returns to his rural hometown with a death row femme fatale who promises him the story of the decade. She's armed with explosive evidence and aims to free--and meet--her convicted "fiancé." With Ward's disillusioned younger brother Jack as their driver, they barrel down Florida's back roads and seamy places in search of the Story, racing flat out into a shocking head-on collision between character and fate as truth takes a backseat to headline news
Steve Jobs the man who thought different by Karen Blumenthal( file )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
"Your time is limited. . . . have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."--Steve Jobs. From the start, his path was never predictable. Steve Jobs was given up for adoption at birth, dropped out of college after one semester, and at the age of twenty, created Apple in his parents' garage with his friend Steve Wozniack
Islands of the damned a Marine at war in the Pacific by R. V Burgin( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
An unvarnished and moving memoir of a Marine veteran who fought his way across the Pacific Theater of World War II and whose story is featured in the HBO series The Pacific
Journal of a UFO investigator by David J Halperin( file )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
At the height of UFO sightings in the 1960s, a teenager, preoccupied by his mother's sickness and his fiery romance, looks to uncover the biggest extraterrestrial cover-up in history
Zombie fallout by Mark Tufo( file )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Follow Mike Talbot, his family, and friends, as they struggle to survive in a world dominated by zombies
Last dance behind the scenes at the Final Four by John Feinstein( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
John Feinstein explores what it means to a school, a coach, and a player to be in the Final Four or even at The Final. There are the moving stories of players and coaches who thought they'd never make it to college basketball's final weekend, the spectacular triumphs of the winning teams, and the heartbreaking defeats for those who missed the cut. Feinstein also brings us inspiring and dramatic stories from the people behind the scenes: from the officials and referees to the scouts and ticket-scalpers. Feinstein exposes the driving forces behind one of the most revered events in American sports
The story of the human body evolution, health, and disease by Daniel Lieberman( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
In a book that illuminates, as never before, the evolutionary story of the human body, Daniel Lieberman deftly examines the five major transformations which contributed key adaptations to the body: the advent of bipedalism; the shift to a non-fruit based diet; the rise of hunting and gathering and of the species as comprised of superlative endurance athletes; the development of a very large brain; and the incipience of modern cultural abilities
The prey by Andrew Xia Fukuda( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
For Gene and the remaining humans, or hepers, death is just a heartbeat away. On the run and hunted by society, they must find a way to survive in the Vast and avoid the hungry predators tracking them in the dark. But they're not the only things following Gene. He's haunted by the girl he left behind and his burgeoning feelings for Sissy, the human girl at his side
Zombie fallout by Mark Tufo( file )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
The Talbots are evacuating their home amidst a zombie apocalypse. Mankind is on the edge of extinction as a new dominant, mindless opponent scours the landscape in search of food, which just so happens to be noninfected humans. This book follows the journey of Michael Talbot, his wife Tracy, and their three kids, Nicole, Justin and Travis. Accompanying them are Brendon, Nicole's fiancé and former Wal-Mart door greeter, Tommy, who may be more than he seems
Zombie fallout by Mark Tufo( file )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
The Talbot family continues to fight for survival in book four of the Zombie Fallout series
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