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Frasier, Shelly

Works: 29 works in 143 publications in 1 language and 3,140 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Life skills guides  Miscellanea  Anecdotes  Humor  Folklore  History 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 823.912
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Publications by Shelly Frasier
Most widely held works by Shelly Frasier
The art of war by Sunzi( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
All warfare is based on deception. Thus, when able to attack, we must seem unable. Hold out bait to entice the enemy. Feign disorder, and crush him. If he is in superior strength, evade him. If your opponent is quick to anger, seek to irritate him. Pretend to be weak, that he may grow arrogant
Animals in translation using the mysteries of autism to decode animal behavior by Temple Grandin( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
Animal behaviorist Temple Grandin, who is autistic, explains and demonstrates the parallels between the ways animals and autistic humans think and communicate. Her theory describes the differences between animal and human thought processes and suggests ways in which this can be overcome
The prince by Niccolò Machiavelli( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
The prince has long been both praised and reviled for its message of moral relativism, and political expediency. Although a large part is devoted to the mechanics of gaining and staying in power, Machiavelli's end purpose is to maintain a just and stabile government. He is not ambiguous in stating his belief that committing a small cruelty to avert a larger is not only justifiable, but required of a just ruler
If I am missing or dead by Janine Latus( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
In April 2002, Janine Latus's youngest sister, Amy, wrote a note and taped it to the inside of her desk drawer: "Today Ron Ball and I are romantically involved, but I fear I have placed myself at risk in a variety of ways." That same spring Janine was struggling to leave her marriage, to a handsome and successful man--a marriage in which she felt afraid, controlled, inadequate, and trapped. Ten weeks later, Janine had left her marriage when she learned Amy was missing. It took more than two weeks to find Amy's body, and two years to convict her former boyfriend for her murder. Haunted, Janine turned her journalistic eye inward. How did two seemingly well-adjusted, successful women end up in physically or emotionally abusive relationships with men? The resulting book traces the roots of her own--and her sister's--victimization with unflinching candor, a heart-wrenching journey of discovery.--From publisher description
The sociopath next door by Martha Stout( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
[The author] reveals [in this book] that a shocking 4 percent of ordinary people--one in twenty-five--has an often undetected mental disorder, the chief symptom of which is that that person possesses no conscience. He or she has no ability whatsoever to feel shame, guilt, or remorse ... They can do literally anything at all and feel absolutely no guilt ... Fundamentally, sociopaths are different because they cannot love. Sociopaths learn early on to show sham emotion, but underneath they are indifferent to others' suffering. They live to dominate and thrill to win ... To arm us against the sociopath, [the author] teaches us to question authority, suspect flattery, and beware the pity play. Above all, she writes, when a sociopath is beckoning, do not join the game.-BooksInPrint
26 Fairmount Avenue by Tomie DePaola( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Children's author-illustrator Tomie De Paola describes his experiences at home and in school when he was a boy
What would MacGyver do? [true stories of improvised genius in everyday life] by Brendan Vaughan( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Recounts the resourceful innovations of people who used science and ingenuity to resolve tricky situations, from a person who used breakfast cereal to provide traction in an icy parking lot to an individual who saved a relationship by using a strategic turn of phrase
Tripping the prom queen the truth about women and rivalry by Susan Shapiro Barash( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Draws on interviews with womenacross the social spectrum to expose the myth that women help one another, are supportive of one another, and want one another to succeed
The Vatican's exorcists [driving out the devil in the 21st century] by Tracy Wilkinson( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Foreign correspondent Tracy Wilkinson examines the practice of Roman Catholic exorcisms. Even though the number of priests who perform this ritual has increased tenfold in Italy, the Church has been unable to keep up with the demand for exorcisms. It has become an industry with motivational speakers and international conventions. This book is based on her interviews with Church officials, scientists, and lay Catholics and the exorcism she witnessed
A practical handbook for the boyfriend for every guy who wants to be one, for every girl who wants to build one! by Felicity Huffman( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Felicity Huffman and Patricia Wolff gives advice on romance
Coal a human history by Barbara Freese( file )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
The fascinating, often surprising story of how a simple black rock has altered the course of history. Prized as "the best stone in Britain" by Roman invaders who carved jewelry out of it, coal has transformed societies, powered navies, fueled economies, and expanded frontiers. It made China a twelfth-century superpower, inspired the writing of the Communist Manifesto, and helped the northern states win the American Civil War
Brazen careerist the new rules for success by Penelope Trunk( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Presents unorthodox advice for career success, covering interviewing, office politics, and job performance
War and the future by H. G Wells( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
H.G. Wells sets forth an intriguing first-hand observation of Italy, France and Britain under severe duress during the "War to End All Wars", World War I. He insightfully examines the technological effects of modern warfare, particularly the introduction of the tank and aerial bombing on human nature
Eric Brighteyes by H. Rider Haggard( file )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
This deftly crafted Viking tale depicts the terror, tragedy and vanity of life. The ill fated lovers, Eric and "Gudruda the Fair", fall victim to the jealous Swanhild's sorcery. Eric and his 'thrall' must overcome treachery, bloodthirsty foes, the open sea and blizzards as he battles to win his beloved Gudruda. Will the star-crossed lovers triumph over the fate of the Norns and the spite of Swanhild?
Grammar snobs are great big meanies a guide to language for fun & spite by June Casagrande( file )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
In this collection of hilarious anecdotes and essays, the aughor delivers practical language lessons not found anywhere else, demystifying the subject and taking it back from the snobs
Birdland by Tracy Mack( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old, tongue-tied Jed spends Christmas break working on a school project filming a documentary about his East Village, New York City, neighborhood, where he is continually reminded of his older brother, Zeke, a promising poet who died the year before
Dog Park blues ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Come into the wonderful world of Baxter and his friends who love playing at the dog park. But then they learn that their dog park is going to be closed and turned into a parking garage! Whoa! Watch Baxter and friends as they go into action to try to save it
NBT never been thawed ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of three friends who belong to a frozen entree collector's club, and the punk rock band they transform into a Christian rock act in hopes of making a quick buck
The art of war by Sun Wu( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
[This book] is as timely for business people today as it was for military strategists in ancient China. Written in China more than 2,000 years ago, [this book is a] study of the planning and conduct of military operations. These ... essays [examine] not only battlefield maneuvers, but also relevant economic, political, and psychological factors.-Back cover
Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad( file )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
A dark allegorical masterpiece based on the author's own traumatic experiences in the Belgian Congo, recounts the voyage of Marlow up the Congo River in search of the mysterious Mr. Kurtz--a white trader whose domination of the local natives had transformed him into a depraved and abominable tyrant
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