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Petkoff, Robert

Overview
Works: 120 works in 364 publications in 1 language and 18,915 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Autobiographical fiction  Short stories  Suspense fiction  Poetry  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PS3566.A539, 813.54
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Publications about Robert Petkoff
Publications by Robert Petkoff
Most widely held works by Robert Petkoff
Room a novel by Emma Donoghue( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,827 libraries worldwide
Narrator Jack and his mother, who was kidnapped seven years earlier when she was a 19-year-old college student, celebrate his fifth birthday. They live in a tiny, 11-foot-square soundproofed cell in a converted shed in the kidnapper's yard. The sociopath, whom Jack has dubbed Old Nick, visits at night, grudgingly doling out food and supplies. But Ma, as Jack calls her, proves to be resilient and resourceful--and attempts a nail-biting escape
A heartbeat away by Michael Palmer( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,359 libraries worldwide
Preparing to give a State of the Union address when a terrorist group releases a deadly virus into the Capitol building, President James Allaire is forced to enlist the services of a virologist who has been wrongly imprisoned for suspected terrorist intentions
Beat the reaper a novel by Josh Bazell( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 828 libraries worldwide
Peter Brown is a young emergency room doctor whose sealed identity in the witness protection program is about to give out! After a heart-thumping morning (including a mugging and a lusty elevator encounter with a hot pharmaceuticals rep), Peter treats a new patient who knows him from his other life. Can he keep the patient alive long enough to beat the reaper?
BoneMan's daughters by Ted Dekker( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 787 libraries worldwide
A serial killer is kidnapping young girls, breaking their bones, and leaving them to die. Ryan Evans is an intelligence officer who is alienated from his own family. When the BoneMan kidnaps Ryan's daughter, Ryan must take on this deranged killer himself to save her
Political suicide by Michael Palmer( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 757 libraries worldwide
Dr. Lou Welcome has been supervising Dr. Gary McHugh's recovery from alcoholism. Though McHugh hasn't been taking his AA program seriously, Lou sees progress and the two have become friends. After visiting a patient of his, Congressmen Elias Colston, McHugh is found unconscious in his wrecked car. Colston has been shot dead, and McHugh is the prime suspect, though he insists the congressman was dead when he got there. Lou investigates the murder and uncovers a deadly conspiracy
Oath of office by Michael Palmer( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 707 libraries worldwide
Lou Welcome, a disgraced former doctor battling drug and alcohol addiction, forms an unlikely partnership with First Lady Dr. Darlene Mallory in an investigation into the food industry and the effects that genetically modified corn may be having on the population
The pale king by David Foster Wallace( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 656 libraries worldwide
Partially written before his death, author David Foster Wallace presents a fictitious version of himself as the protagonist in his final novel. When Wallace arrives for training at the IRS Regional Examination Center in Peoria, Illinois, everything appears normal. However, as Wallace quickly learns, normal just isn't the case. From the bizarre boredom-survival training to the wild personalities among his co-workers, Wallace is convinced the IRS is determined to dehumanize and humiliate him
Westward the tide by Louis L'Amour( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 610 libraries worldwide
Promised a boat-load of gold and a chance to woo the girl of his dreams, gritty Matt Bardoul accepts a job to take a wagon full of goods out west. However, when the journey sours and someone tries to gun him down, Matt realizes that he may have been set up
So cold the river by Michael Koryta( file )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
It started with a beautiful woman and a challenge. As a gift for her husband, Alyssa Bradford approaches Eric Shaw to make a documentary about her father-in-law, Campbell Bradford, a 95-year-old billionaire whose past is wrapped in mystery. Eric grabs the job even though there are few clues to the man's past -- just the name of his hometown and an antique water bottle he's kept his entire life
Wild thing a novel by Josh Bazell( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
It's hard to find work as a doctor when using your real name will get you killed. So hard that when a reclusive billionaire offers Dr. Peter Brown, aka Pietro Brnwa, a job accompanying a sexy but self-destructive paleontologist on the world's worst field assignment, Brown has no real choice but to say yes
Lincoln [a photobiography] by Russell Freedman( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Photographs and text trace the life of the Civil War President
The prophet by Michael Koryta( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Two brothers in a small Midwestern town: one the high school's beloved football coach on the verge of a state championship, one scraping by as a bail bondsman. Their sister was abducted and murdered when they were teenagers, and they've been divided since that day. Now a new killing with ties to each of them has forced a painful and adversarial reunion
Astray by Emma Donoghue( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
The fascinating characters that roam across the pages of Emma Donoghue's stories have all gone astray: they are emigrants, runaways, drifters, lovers old and new. They are gold miners and counterfeiters, attorneys and slaves. They cross other borders too: those of race, law, sex, and sanity. They travel for love or money, incognito or under duress. With rich historical detail, the celebrated author of Room takes us from puritan Massachusetts to revolutionary New Jersey, antebellum Louisiana to the Toronto highway, lighting up four centuries of wanderings that have profound echoes in the present
Storm front by John Sandford( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
When, throughout the world, high-level bankers are being tortured and murdered by his old nemesis Gregor Derrick, Derrick Storm is called in by the CIA to figure out who Volkov is working for and why, and, with the help of a beautiful and mysterious foreign agent, uncovers a plot that could destroy the global economy
Deadly heat ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Determined to find justice for her mother, top NYPD Homicide Detective Nikki Heat continues to pursue the elusive former CIA station chief who ordered her execution over a decade ago. For the hunt, Nikki teams once again with her romantic partner, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Jameson Rook. Their quest for the old spy and the motive behind the past murder unearths an alarming terror plot - which is anything but ancient history. It is lethal. It is now. And it has already entered its countdown phase
The Cypress House by Michael Koryta( file )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
When Arlen Wagner awakens on a train one hot Florida night and sees death's telltale sign in the eyes of his fellow passengers, he tries to warn them. Only 19-year-old Paul Brickhill believes him, and the two abandon the train, hoping to escape certain death. They continue south, but are soon stranded at the Cypress House--an isolated Gulf Coast boarding house run by the beautiful Rebecca Cady--directly in the path of an approaching hurricane. But the storm isn't the only approaching danger
The riders of High Rock by Louis L'Amour( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
In this third adventure, Hopalong Cassidy rides into the cattle country just east of the California line, looking for an old friend. He finds Red Connors holed up in a mountain cave with a bullet in his side and a story to tell. The ranchers around Tascotal had been losing their stock, and when Red caught the rustlers in the act, they hunted him down, shot him, and left him for dead. Jack Bolt, a savage, ruthless killer, has brought in a tough band of hard cases to run his operation. And now he's sending them out to take care of the one man who stands in his way: Hopalong Cassidy. But Bolt's about to learn the hard way that if you shoot down a man like Cassidy, you'd better make sure he never gets up again
How to win friends and influence people in the digital age by Dale Carnegie & Associates( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Dale Carnegie's How to Win Friends and Influence People was first published in 1936, decades before cell phones, email and social networking changed the way we interact with each other. While technology may have changed, Carnegie's lessons on communication and leadership remain just as relevant now as they ever were. Now for the first time, these powerful lessons are given a face-lift and made to apply directly in the fast, computer-driven age that we live in today
This book is not good for you by Pseudonymous Bosch( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
"Inside this audiobook lies the secret to the best-tasting chocolate in all the world. I promise, your taste buds will tingle. Your palate will sing! Oh no, have I accidentally tempted you to listen to this audiobook? I will warn you, however, the most delicious things are never good for you--and this story is particularly scrumptious! In this tooth-rotting adventure, Cass's mom has been kidnapped by the sinister, blind chef and chocolatier, Señor Hugo! The ransom: the legendary Tuning Fork. Can Cass and Max-Ernest find the magical instrument before it's too late? Will they discover the evil secret ingredient to Señor Hugo's chocolate success? If you're tempted, take a taste, but just remember--this (audio)book is not good for you"--Container
The trail to Seven Pines by Louis L'Amour( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
On the rain-drenched trail to the lawless town of Seven Pines, Hopalong discovers two men. One is dead, and the other badly wounded. Hopalong is determined to stop those responsible. But even the best gunfighter needs men he can trust to watch his back, men willing to risk their lives to do what's right. With their help, Hopalong fights to save the Rocking R, only to find himself the target of a ruthless gunman in a life-and-death struggle for frontier justice
 
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