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Drummond, David (Narrator)

Works: 142 works in 547 publications in 1 language and 9,068 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction  Anecdotes  Pictorial works  Quotations  Biographies  Popular works  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: HV883.C2, 362.733092
Publication Timeline
Publications about David Drummond
Publications by David Drummond
Most widely held works by David Drummond
Empire of the summer moon by S. C Gwynne( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 755 libraries worldwide
A history of the 40-year battle between the Comanche Indians and white settlers, centering on the Comanche chief Quanah
Hope's boy by Andrew Bridge( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
When Andrew Bridge was seven years old, he and his mother slid deeper and deeper into poverty, until they were reduced to scavenging for food in trash bins. Welfare officials did little more than threaten to take Andrew away, until a social worker arrived with a police escort and did just that, while his mother screamed on the sidewalk. This began Andrew's descent into the foster care system - 'care' being a terrible irony, as he received almost none for the next eleven years
Short nights of the shadow catcher [the epic life and immortal photographs of Edward Curtis] by Timothy Egan( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, Egan's book tells the remarkable untold story behind Edward Curtis's iconic photographs, following him throughout Indian country from desert to rainforest as he struggled to document the stories and rituals of more than eighty tribes. His great adventure succeeded in creating one of America's most stunning cultural achievements
Follow the river by James Alexander Thom( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Captured by the Shawnee Indians, Mary Ingles escapes and follows the Ohio River for a thousand miles back towards her home in Virginia
Snoop what your stuff says about you by Sam Gosling( file )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
By exploring our private worlds (desks, bedrooms, even our clothes and our cars), Gosling shows not only how we showcase our personalities in unexpected--and unplanned--ways, but also how we create personality in the first place, communicate it to others, and interpret the world around us
Letters to a young teacher by Jonathan Kozol( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
In these affectionate letters to Francesca, a first grade teacher at an inner-city school in Boston, Jonathan Kozol vividly describes his repeated visits to her classroom while, under Francesca?s likably irreverent questioning, also revealing his own most personal stories of the years that he has spent in public schools
The tell-tale brain a neuroscientist's quest for what makes us human by V. S Ramachandran( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Ramachandran -- the "Marco Polo of neuroscience"--Reveals what baffling and extreme case studies can teach us about normal brain function and how it evolved. Among the topics he discusses are synesthesia as a window to creativity and autism as a springboard to understanding self-awareness
Lions of the West by Robert Morgan( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Traces the lives of 10 Americans who played significant roles in the country's westward expansion
The invention of nature Alexander Von Humboldt's new world by Andrea Wulf( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Alexander von Humboldt was an intrepid explorer and the most famous scientist of his age. His restless life was packed with adventure and discovery, whether climbing the highest volcanoes in the world or racing through anthrax-infested Siberia. He came up with a radical vision of nature, that it was a complex and interconnected global force and did not exist for man's use alone. Ironically, his ideas have become so accepted and widespread that he has been nearly forgotten. Now Andrea Wulf brings the man and his achievements back into focus: his investigation of wild environments around the world; his discoveries of similarities between climate zones on different continents; his prediction of human-induced climate change; his remarkable ability to fashion poetic narrative out of scientific observation; and his relationships with iconic figures such as Simn Bolvar and Thomas Jefferson
When you need a lift but don't want to eat chocolate, pay a shrink, or drink a bottle of gin by Joy Behar( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Behar asked 100 of her celebrity friends, associates and role models to share whatever picks them up when they're down in the dumps. As each celebrity offers his or her advice on how to cope with the blues, it soon becomes clear that most of us are driven to find solace in similar activities, regardless of who we are
Kill Bin Laden a Delta Force commander's account of the hunt for the world's most wanted man by Dalton Fury( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Dalton Fury offers an in-depth account of the Battle of Tora Bora and the elite force that was sent on a mission to kill Osama bin Laden
On a farther shore the life and legacy of Rachel Carson by William Souder( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
With the publication of Silent Spring, Carson awakened the world to the heedless contamination of the environment and opened a fault line between the gentle ideal of conservation and the more urgent new concept of environmentalism. This biography reveals a shy yet passionate woman more at home in the natural world than in the literary one that embraced her, and with it, the author has captured the essence of one of the great reformers of the twentieth century
House lust America's obsession with our homes by Daniel F McGinn( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
What is it about the rustic beauty of hardwood floors or the luxury of natural stone countertops that turns ordinary people into covetous friends, competitive neighbors, and shameless snoops? In House Lust, Newsweek writer Daniel McGinn takes readers inside the homes-and the psyches-of people all over the country to discover what's fueling the national fixation on where and how we live today.If eyes are the windows to our souls, then our homes are the windows into our taste, our wallets, and, arguably, our very identities. Buying a house or apartment is a rite of passage, so it's only natural that we spend a lot of time talking about our homes-and our neighbors' homes. House Lust is filled with stories of what people are not talking about:-The kitchen designer who in four years saw seven of her twenty clients' marriages end in divorce-The woman who took a sledgehammer to her kitchen while her husband was away on a fishing trip to motivate him to start remodeling-"Zillowing"-using the Web site to find out how much your friends (and enemies) paid for their homesIn a narrative that blends comic social commentary with incisive reporting, McGinn proves what real estate agents have known all along: people are not just buying a house, they're buying an identity. House Lust is an astute, funny, and sometimes disturbing portrait of contemporary America
The man who would not be Washington Robert E. Lee's civil war and his decision that changed American history by Jonathan Horn( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
The story of why Robert E. Lee, the one soldier who most embodied the legacy of George Washington, chose to fight for the South, a decision that changed American history
Three girls and their brother by Theresa Rebeck( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Three nobodies from Brooklyn are proclaimed the new 'It' girls, but with no parental guidance the sisters find themselves easy prey to the venal forces of show business. Not until an awful incident with a famous movie star blasts the girls out of the haze of fame do they stop their self-destructive spiral and reinforce their love for one another
Operation Shakespeare : the true story of an elite international sting by John Shiffman( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
A narrative account of a national security sting designed to protect U.S. soldiers, sailors, and pilots from enemies armed with American weapons traces the efforts of an elite undercover Homeland Security unit to track down an elusive Iranian broker
Choosing civility the twenty-five rules of considerate conduct by Pier Massimo Forni( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Presents twenty-five rules for connecting successfully with others, revealing how to apply each rule to everyday life to make one's own life, as well as the lives of others, more comfortable and fulfilling
The sweet life in Paris delicious adventures in the world's most glorious--and perplexing--city by David Lebovitz( file )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
American pastry chef and cookbook author David Lebovitz offers a humorous and irreverent account of living as an expatriate in Paris
One man great enough Abraham Lincoln's road to Civil War by John C Waugh( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
From his first public denunciation of slavery and debates with Stephen Douglas to his election to the presidency, a study of Lincoln's emergence onto the political scene explores the evolution of his beliefs about democracy, slavery, the Constitution, and the Civil War
The tell the little clues that reveal big truths about who we are by Matthew J Hertenstein( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Matthew Hertenstein reveals that our intuition is surprisingly good at using small clues to make big predictions, and shows how we can make better decisions by homing in on the right details. Drawing on rigorous research in psychology and brain science, Hertenstein explains how to hone our powers of observation to increase our predictive capacities
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