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Dean, Robertson

Works: 263 works in 1,674 publications in 1 language and 41,563 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Biographies  Juvenile works  Horror fiction  Political fiction  Christian fiction  Guidebooks  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PS3557.I2264, 813.54
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I am legend by Richard Matheson( Sound Recording )
35 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,171 libraries worldwide
A terrible plague has decimated the world, and those who were unfortunate enough to survive have been transformed into blood-thirsty creatures of the night. Except, that is, for Robert Neville. He alone appears to be immune to this disease, but the grim irony is that now he is the outsider. He is the legendary monster who must be destroyed because he is different from everyone else.--From . "Includes a sampling of other horror stories by Richard Matheson, some comic, all scary"--Container
The age of turbulence : adventures in a new world by Alan Greenspan( Sound Recording )
16 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 844 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
High plains tango : [a novel] by Robert James Waller( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 790 libraries worldwide
With over 10 million copies sold, bestselling author Robert James Waller returns with the haunting, evocative story of a small town, a beautiful and mysterious woman, and the man forever changed by both. The wild places are where no one is looking anymore. Out there on the high plains, among the Sioux reservations and the silent buttes, among the small towns dying and the people with them, you can hear the wind. And on the back of the wind is the sound of an old accordion, tangos mingling with the lonely thump of a single drum in the nighttime and a far-off warrior's cry. On the back of the wind is the smell of worn saddle leather and sawdust, of sandalwood, and smoke from ancient ceremonial fires. To this, to a town called Salamander, comes Carlisle McMillan, a traveler and master carpenter seeking a place of quiet amid the grinding roar of progress. Near Wolf Butte, a strange and apparently haunted monolith, he finds his quiet, or so he believes, and begins rebuilding a decrepit house as a tribute to the gruff old man who taught him a carpenter's skills, rebuilding his life at the same time
A dark matter : a novel by Peter Straub( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 704 libraries worldwide
In 1966, four friends perform a frightening ritual with the help of guru Spencer Mallon. Decades later, the three survivors are interviewed, and each offers a slightly different account of what happened
The big burn : Teddy Roosevelt and the fire that saved America by Timothy Egan( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 666 libraries worldwide
In The Worst Hard Time, Timothy Egan put the environmental disaster of the Dust Bowl at the center of a rich history, told through characters he brought to indelible life. Now he performs the same alchemy with the Big Burn, the largest-ever forest fire in America, a tragedy that cemented Teddy Roosevelt's legacy
The dead & the gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 656 libraries worldwide
After a meteor hits the moon and sets off a series of horrific climate changes, seventeen-year-old Alex Morales must take care of his sisters alone in the chaos of New York City
Spook country by William Gibson( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 628 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
John's story : the last eyewitness by Tim LaHaye( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 621 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
The quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789 by Joseph J Ellis( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 606 libraries worldwide
"The prizewinning author of Founding Brothers and American Sphinx now gives us the unexpected story--brilliantly told--of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew. The triumph of the American Revolution was neither an ideological nor political guarantee that the colonies would relinquish their independence and accept the creation of a federal government with power over their individual autonomy. The Quartet is the story of this second American founding and of the men responsible--some familiar, such as George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison, and some less so, such as Robert Morris and Governeur Morris. It was these men who shaped the contours of American history by diagnosing the systemic dysfunctions created by the Articles of Confederation, manipulating the political process to force a calling of the Constitutional Convention, conspiring to set the agenda in Philadelphia, orchestrating the debate in the state ratifying conventions, and, finally, drafting the Bill of Rights to assure state compliance with the constitutional settlement"--
Breakpoint by Richard A Clarke( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 541 libraries worldwide
When attacks on our computer systems, which we depend on for information and security of the United States is threatened a massive search is launched to find the enemy
Jeff Shaara's Civil War battlefields : [discovering America's hallowed ground] by Jeff Shaara( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
The author gives a guided tour of the ten Civil War battlefields every American should visit: Shiloh, Antietam, Fredericksburg/Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, New Market, Chickamouga, the Wilderness/Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg/Appomattox. He explores the history, the people, and the places that capture the true meaning and magnitude of the conflict
Beowulf ( file )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
Beowulf first rescues the royal house of Denmark from two marauding monsters, then returns to rule his people for 50 years, ultimately losing his life in a battle to defend the Geats from a dragon's rampage
A higher call : [an incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II] by Adam Makos( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
This is the true story of the two pilots whose lives collided in the skies over wartime Germany on 21 December 1943 --the American--2nd Lieutenant Charlie Brown, a former farm boy from West Virginia who came to captain a B-17--and the German--2nd Lieutenant Franz Stigler, a former airline pilot from Bavaria who sought to avoid fighting in World War II
Zero history by William Gibson( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 500 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
The aviators : Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic age of flight by Winston Groom( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle were heroes of the aviation age. These cleverly interwoven tales of their heart-stopping adventures take us from the feats of World War I through the heroism of World War II and beyond. During World War II, each man set aside success and comfort to return to the skies. Doolittle, a brilliant aviation innovator, led the Tokyo Raid to retaliate for Pearl Harbor; Lindbergh, hero of the first solo flight across the Atlantic, flew combat missions in the South Pacific; and Rickenbacker, World War I flying ace, bravely held his crew together while facing starvation and sharks after he crashed in the Pacific
Mark's story by Tim LaHaye( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 482 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
America America : [a novel] by Ethan Canin( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 480 libraries worldwide
From Ethan Canin, bestselling author of The Palace Thief, comes a stunning novel, set in a small town during the Nixon era and today, about America and family, politics and tragedy, and the impact of fate on a young man's life. In the early 1970s, Corey Sifter, the son of working-class parents, becomes a yard boy on the grand estate of the powerful Metarey family. Soon, through the family's generosity, he is a student at a private boarding school and an aide to the great New York senator Henry Bonwiller, who is running for president of the United States. Before long, Corey finds himself involved with one of the Metarey daughters as well, and he begins to leave behind the world of his upbringing. As the Bonwiller campaign gains momentum, Corey finds himself caught up in a complex web of events in which loyalty, politics, sex, and gratitude conflict with morality, love, and the truth. AMERICA AMERICA is a beautiful novel about America as it was and is, a remarkable exploration of how vanity, greatness, and tragedy combine to change history and fate
1493 : [uncovering the new world Columbus created] by Charles C Mann( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Charles Mann chronicles the Age of Exploration and its consequences. Here, he looks at how the European presence affected the Americas, China, and Africa
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