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Dean, Robertson

Works: 35 works in 203 publications in 1 language and 9,140 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Controversial literature  Cyberpunk fiction  Christian fiction  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Biographical fiction  Humorous fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3562.A315, 813.54
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Publications about Robertson Dean
Publications by Robertson Dean
Most widely held works by Robertson Dean
The age of turbulence adventures in a new world by Alan Greenspan( Sound Recording )
14 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 923 libraries worldwide
The former Federal Reserve Board chairman reveals the financial close call that nearly resulted in an economic disaster after September 11, his efforts to safeguard American interests, and the personal and educational history that informed his choices
John's story the last eyewitness by Tim F LaHaye( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 671 libraries worldwide
Ninety year old John is the last of the original twelve apostles still alive. While spreading the word of Jesus Christ he's called upon by God to write a gospel about the Son of God
Spook country by William Gibson( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 663 libraries worldwide
A multilingual man engages in sensitive information transfers from his single-room apartment, while a journalist frets over her start-up magazine's censure of its own promotions, and a prescription drug addict wonders about the military connections of an enigmatic benefactor
Zero history by William Gibson( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Two people trail in the wake of Bigend, the global marketing genius: a former singer-turned- journalist who can't say no to him; and a former addict, useful because he's brilliant, watchful, and essentially invisible. Bigend needs these people to help him stay on top of the global market. Because clearly someone wants to push him off it
Mark's story by Tim F LaHaye( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
Overhearing Jesus' prophecies of events to come and witnessing such events as Judas' betrayal, Peter's denial, and the Resurrection, Mark becomes a devoted disciple of Christianity and urges Peter to recount to him the story of Jesus' life on earth
Luke's story a novel by Tim F LaHaye( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
In the third book of the Jesus Chronicles, Luke, a young Greek slave, meets Saul of Tarsus. Saul is a Hebrew debater who Luke sees as a great role model. When Saul mentions a man named Jesus who performs great miracles, Luke is not sure he believes. However, when Jesus performs miracles on one of Luke's own patients, his mind is changed
Matthew's story a novel by Tim F LaHaye( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Portrays the story of how Levi the tax collector became Matthew, the apostle of Jesus Christ and one of the great authors of the Gospels
Neuromancer by William Gibson( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Case, a nerve-damaged data thief, is recruited by a new employer for a last-chance run against a powerful artificial intelligence
A woman in charge [the life of Hillary Rodham Clinton] by Carl Bernstein( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
"Carl Bernstein's stunning portrait of Hillary Rodham Clinton shows us, as nothing else has, the true trajectory of her life and career with its zigzag bursts of risks taken and safety sought. Marshaling all the skills and energy that propelled his history-making Pulitzer Prize reporting on Watergate, Bernstein gives us the most detailed, sophisticated, comprehensive, and revealing account we have had of the complex human being and political meteor who has already helped define one presidency and may well become, herself, the woman in charge of another. In his preparation for A Woman in Charge, Bernstein reexamined everything pertinent written about and by Hillary Clinton. He interviewed some two hundred of her colleagues, friends, and enemies and was allowed unique access to the candid record of the 1992 presidential campaign kept by Hillary's best friend, Diane Blair. He has given us an audiobook that enables us, at last, to address the questions Americans are insistently-- even obsessively-- asking about Hillary Clinton: What is her character? What is her political philosophy? Who is she? What can we expect of her? As she decides to run for president, her husband now her valued aide, she has one more chance to fulfill her ambition for herself-- to change the world."--Publisher's web site
These few precious days : the final year of Jack with Jackie by Christopher P Andersen( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Jack and Jackie Kennedy were the emblem of a generation. Their wealth, beauty, elegance, and youth were revered by the public--and still are to this day. The forty-six-year-old president and his glamorous thirty-three-year-old wife may have had everything, but one question remains: After the affairs and humiliations, the triumphs and tragedies, in the end--at that moment when Jack was killed with Jackie at his side--did the president and his First Lady truly love each other? Packed with revelations about the First Couple, These Few Precious Days will amaze the world with the whole story of Jack and Jackie's final year together
The housing boom and bust by Thomas Sowell( file )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Explains how we got into the current economic disaster that developed out of the economics and politics of the housing boom and bust. The "creative" financing of home mortgages and "creative" marketing of financial securities based on these mortgages to countries around the world, are part of the story of how a financial house of cards was built up--and then collapsed
The Bush tragedy by Jacob Weisberg( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
An objective political portrait of George W. Bush, his presidency, and its impact on the world offers a revealing study of Bush's conflicted relationships with his father and with major figures in his administration, the roots of his political philosophy, his early life, and the evolution of his world view over the course of his political career and the events of 9/11
The last tycoons [the secret history of Lazard Frères & Co.] by William D Cohan( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Reading Judas [the Gospel of Judas and the shaping of Christianity] by Elaine H Pagels( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
"The unveiling of the long-lost Gospel of Judas has stirred controversy not just among biblical scholars but also among all those brought up on the story of Judas as the ultimate betrayer. Now two leading experts on the Gnostic gospels tackle the important questions this exciting discovery poses: How could any Christian imagine Judas to be Jesus's favorite, as this gospel proposes? Why is the author of this gospel filled with rage at the other disciples? What are his insights into Jesus's brilliant teaching about the spiritual life? And most important, what vision of God does the author offer? The answers to these questions lead deep into the agonizing disputes and exultant visions of God that ultimately came to shape Christianity. Working from Karen King's brilliant new translation of the fragmentary gospel, Elaine Pagels and King recount the evolution of the gospels as a group, showing how some of them fed into the biggest ideas in Christianity: the complex natures of good and evil and the roles of suffering and redemption. They also show how the portrait of Jesus evolved from that of the victim to that of the triumphant master of his own fate. The Gospel of Judas reveals how history has obscured the vibrant and tumultuous early history of Christianity--a time of intense reflection, experimentation, and struggle involving every fundamental issue of human life. Reading Judas raises deep and compelling themes as important today as they were nineteen hundred years ago. This eloquent, passionate book plunges us into the heart of Christiantity itself."--Container
Fighter pilot [the memoirs of legendary ace Robin Olds] by Robin Olds( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
"Robin Olds was a larger-than-life hero with a towering personality. A graduate of West Point and an inductee in the National College Football Hall of Fame for his All-American performance for Army, Olds was one of the toughest college football players at the time. In WWII, Olds quickly became a top fighter pilot and squadron commander by the age of 22 and an ace with 12 aerial victories. But it was in Vietnam where the man became a legend. He arrived in 1966 to find a dejected group of pilots and motivated them by placing himself on the flight schedule under officers junior to himself, then challenging them to train him properly because he would soon be leading them. Proving he wasn't a WWII retread, he led the wing with aggressiveness, scoring another four confirmed kills, becoming a rare triple ace. Olds (who retired a brigadier general and died in 2007) was a unique individual whose personal story is one of the most eagerly anticipated military books of the year"--Publisher's description
The view from Mount Joy [a novel] by Lorna Landvik( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
"The View from Mount Joy, Lorna Landvik's delightfully quirky and intensely moving new novel, is about a man, a supermarket, the roads not taken, and the great, unexpected pleasures found in living a good life. When hunky teenage hockey player Joe Andreson and his widowed mother move to Minneapolis, Joe falls under the seductive spell of Kristi Casey, Ole Bull High's libidinous head cheerleader, the kind of girl a guy can't say no to, even when saying yes guarantees trouble. Joe balances Kristi's lustful manipulation with the down-to-earth companionship of his smart, platonic girlfriend, Darva. But it is Kristi who will prove to be a temptation (and torment) throughout Joe's life. Years later, having once dreamed of a career in pro hockey or as a globetrotting journalist, Joe can't believe that life has deposited him in the aisles of Haugland Foods. But he soon learns that being a grocer is like being the mayor of a small town: His constituents confide astonishing things and always appreciate the value of a hard-to-pass-up special, a free toy for a well-behaved youngster, a pie for the best rendition of "Alfie," or simply Joe's generous dispensing of the milk of human kindness. For Joe, everyday life is its own roller-coaster ride, and all he wants to do is hold on tight. The path Kristi has charged down, on the other hand, is as wild as Joe's is tame--or at least that's how it appears to the outside world. But who has really risked more? Who has lived more? And who is truly happy? As Joe discovers--in this dramatic, heartbreaking, and hilarious novel--sometimes people are lucky enough to be standing in the one place where the view of the world is breathtaking, if only they'll open their eyes to all there is to see"--Publisher's web site
See no evil [the true story of a ground soldier in the CIA's war on terrorism] by Robert Baer( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
A disposition to be rich how a small-town pastor's son ruined an American president, brought on a Wall Street crash, and made himself the best-hated man in the United States by Geoffrey C Ward( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
The compelling, unknown, behind-the-scenes story of the greatest swindler of the Gilded Age, whose villainy bankrupted Ulysses S. Grant and stunned the world of finance-told by his great-grandson, the award-winning historian Geoffrey C. Ward
A fiery peace in a cold war Bernard Schriever and the ultimate weapon by Neil Sheehan( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
Neil Sheehan unfolds the story of American Air Force officer Bernard Schriever and his daring efforts to thwart the Soviet Union's nuclear ambitions throughout the Cold War. Hoping to maintain superiority over his Russian counterparts, Schriever laid the groundwork for an intercontinental ballistic missile system that could have potentially destroyed all of the Soviet Union in less than 30 minutes. Along the way, though, Schriever was faced with a slew of espionage and political treacheries
The good son JFK Jr. and the mother he loved by Christopher P Andersen( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Untold details of the life and death of JFK Jr., released in time for the fifteen-year marker of the tragic plane crash on July 16, 1999. At its heart is the most important relationship in JFK Jr.'s life: that with his mother, Jackie Kennedy Onassis. He offers new insights into the intense, tender, and often stormy relationship between mother and son. Andersen also explores the turbulent marriage; the plane crash that took his life; the aftermath of shock, loss, grief, and confusion; and more
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