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Weiner, Tom

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Works: 316 works in 1,665 publications in 1 language and 29,226 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Recipes  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Military history  Alternative histories (Fiction)  Time-travel fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: RM237.87, 813.54
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Publications about Tom Weiner
Publications by Tom Weiner
Most widely held works by Tom Weiner
Wheat belly : lose the wheat, lose the weight, and find your path back to health by William Davis( file )
13 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 715 libraries worldwide
A renowned cardiologist explains how eliminating wheat from our diets can prevent fat storage, shrink unsightly bulges, and reverse myriad health problems
The tourist by Olen Steinhauer( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 704 libraries worldwide
Milo Weaver has retired from his days as an undercover agent for the CIA, but new details arise from his old cases that bring him back to his investigations
Beyond band of brothers : [the war memoirs of Major Dick Winters] by Richard D Winters( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
They were called Easy Company, but their mission was never easy. Immortalized as the Band of Brothers, they suffered 150% casualties while liberating Europe, an unparalleled record of bravery under fire. Dick Winters was their commander, and this is his story based on his wartime diary. Only Winters was present from the activation of Easy Company until the war's end. On D-Day, Dick Winters parachuted into France and assumed leadership of the company when their commander was killed. He led them through the Battle of the Bulge and into Germany, where they liberated an S.S. death camp from the horrors of the Holocaust and captured Berchtesgaden, Hitler's alpine retreat. After briefly serving during the Korean War, Winters was a highly successful businessman.--From publisher description
Blood diamonds : [tracing the deadly path of the world's most precious stones] by Greg Campbell( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 611 libraries worldwide
The smuggling of diamonds from Sierra Leone has become one of the most savage rebel campaigns in modern history. This gripping true story traces the deadly trail of these diamonds and the repercussions felt far beyond the poor and war-ridden country of Sierra Leone
Blackwater : the rise of the world's most powerful mercenary army by Jeremy Scahill( file )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
A largely untold facet of the war on terror is the widespread outsourcing of military tasks to private mercenary companies. Accountable neither to the citizenry nor to standard military legal codes, these largely unregulated corporate armies are being entrusted with ever-greater responsibilities on behalf of the nation. Meet Blackwater USA, the world's most secretive, powerful, and fastest growing private army on the planet. Founded by fundamentalist Christian megamillionaire Erik Prince, the scion of a conservative dynasty that bankrolls extreme-right-wing causes, this company of soldiers is now being sent "to the front lines of a global battle, waged largely on Muslim lands, that an evangelical President whom Prince helped put in the White House has boldly defined as a 'crusade'." Ranging from the blood-soaked streets of Fallujah to Washington, D.C., where they are hailed as heroes, this is the dark story of Blackwater's rise to power
Ghost : confessions of a counterterrorism agent by Fred Burton( file )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
In this globe-trotting account of one leading counterterrorism agent's life and career, Burton, as a member of an elite secret counter-terrorist division, tells how he was plunged into a murky world of violent religious extremism, one that would take him from the streets of Middle Eastern cities to the informant-filled alleys of American slums. Told in compelling first-person, here, too, is Burton's advice on personal safety for today's most powerful CEOs, gleaned from his experience at Stratfor, the private firm Barron's calls "the shadow CIA."
The man in the high castle by Philip K Dick( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
It's America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some 20 years earlier the United States lost a war--and is now occupied jointly by Nazi Germany and Japan
A canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M Miller( file )
11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
A true landmark of twentieth-century literature?a chilling and provocative look at a postapocalyptic future
The cat who walks through walls by Robert A Heinlein( file )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Join forces with a swashbuckling duo of inter-galactic space rogues struggling to save the future and history of civilization
Dirty wars : the world is a battlefield by Jeremy Scahill( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Jeremy Scahill reveals that President Barack Obama has kept in place many of the most dangerous and secret programs that thrived under his predecessor. Scahill exposes how Obama has escalated these secret US wars and has built up an elite secret US military unit that answers to no one but the president himself. Scahill reveals the existence of previously unreported secret prisons, kidnappings, assassinations, and cover-ups of covert operations gone terribly wrong
Without warning by John Birmingham( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 333 libraries worldwide
On the eve of the U.S. invasion of Baghdad, as the world waits for war, a miles-high wave of incredible power cordons a vast area from southern Canada to northern Mexico, wiping 99% of the U.S. population from the face of the earth in the blink of an eye. In Seattle, at the very edge of the phenomenon, heroes must rise to meet the unimaginable challenges of food riots, mass panic, and terror. James Kipper, chief engineer of the city, and Caitlin Monroe are on the trail of a Muslim fanatic ready to take advantage of what has become known as The Disappearance. Meanwhile, General Tusk Musso and Admiral James Ritchie are trying desperately to keep the peace in a world gone mad with fear
The laughing policeman : a Martin Beck police mystery by Maj Sjöwall( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
On a cold and rainy Stockholm night, nine bus riders are gunned down by an unknown assassin. The press, anxious for an explanation for the seemingly random crime, quickly dubs the killer a madman. But Superintendent Martin Beck of the Stockholm Homicide Squad suspects otherwise: this apparently motiveless killer has managed to target one of Beck's best detectives, young Ake Stenstrom. Reasoning that Stenstrom would not have been riding that lethal bus without a reason, Beck retraces his steps and chases year-old clues to a crime long thought unsolvable. With its wonderfully observed lawmen (including the inimitable Martin Beck), its brilliantly rendered felons and their murky Stockholm underworld, and its deftly engineered plot, this is another incredible installment in the acclaimed Martin Beck mystery series
Big country by Louis L'Amour( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Louis L'Amour said that the West was no place for the frightened or the mean. It was a "big country needing big men and women to live in it." This volume presents five more of L'Amour's fine short stories about the West
Rescue Ink : [how ten guys saved countless dogs and cats, twelve horses, five pigs, one duck, and a few turtles] by Denise Flaim( file )
10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
The true story of ten tough and tattooed bikers who rescue animals in danger while spreading the message that "Abusers Are Losers." When Joe Panz, Johnny O, Batso, Big Ant, G, Angel, Des, and Eric initially met at tattoo and motorcycle conventions, they soon learned that they shared another passion: animals. Each had been rescuing troubled animals on their own for years. Together they decided to form Rescue Ink to combat the problem of animal abuse on a bigger scale
Wheat belly total health : the ultimate grain-free health and weight loss life plan by William Davis( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
What's next in the battle against wheat? In his follow-up to the mega bestseller Wheat Belly, Dr. Davis helps his readers take command of their lives and health in the aftermath of wheat. There are many strategies that will help heal the damage caused by years of a wheat-filled diet, and many of these lessons have been learned in the years following Wheat Belly's original release--lessons played out on a broad public stage with over one million readers, all participating in this grand adventure. Reordering your life after wheat is about learning how to regain full metabolic, gastrointestinal, thyroid, cardiovascular, hormonal, sleep, neurological, bone, and joint health. Understanding the strategies and putting them to use can take health several steps higher, even for those who have already had major health success without wheat. In addition to achieving better health in many different areas, life performance also improves in virtually all settings. In life after wheat, you'll feel unrestrained, unimpaired, and unstoppable!
Funny Boys by Warren Adler( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Seduced by the applause he receives in his work as a comedic entertainer at a lavish hotel casino in the Catskills, Mickey Fine becomes infatuated with a mafia-linked woman and finds their respective pasts threatening their survival
The Draco Tavern by Larry Niven( file )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
When a tremendous spacecraft took orbit around Earth's moon and began sending smaller landers down toward the North Pole, the newly arrived visitors quickly set up a permanent spaceport in Siberia. Their presence attracted many, and a few grew conspicuously rich from secrets they learned from talking to the aliens. One of these men, Rick Schumann, established a tavern catering to all the various species of visiting aliens, a place he named the Draco Tavern
Roseanna by Maj Sjöwall( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
On a July afternoon, the body of a young woman is dredged from Sweden's beautiful Lake Vattern. Three months later, all that Police Inspector Martin Beck knows is that her name is Roseanna, that she came from Lincoln, Nebraska, and that she could have been strangled by any one of eighty-five people
Over the northern border by Max Brand( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Jack Trainor, a fugitive from justice, gets lost in the Canadian Rockies. He is rescued by a trapper, who becomes his companion. Over the course of some months, Jack decides to repay the trapper for his kindness, and he helps the man with his written correspondence. When this situation puts Jack in great difficulty, he must choose how he will react. This is a classic western about the honor and friendships of the men of the frontier"--Container
Betrayer of worlds by Larry Niven( file )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
After fleeing the chain of supernovas that devastated the universe, the Puppeteers have struggled badly. Their human slaves have rebelled, the Pak are pressing onward, and a new crisis looms. Will the Fleet survive?
 
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