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Tantor Media (Firm)

Works: 25 works in 32 publications in 1 language and 663 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  History  Children's audiobooks  Biography  Romance fiction  Humorous fiction  Sea stories  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PR4034, FIC
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Publications about Tantor Media (Firm)
Publications by Tantor Media (Firm)
Most widely held works by Tantor Media (Firm)
White shadow by Ace Atkins( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Based on the true events of the Charlie Wall murder case. In 1955 Tampa, Florida, the bludgeoning death of mob boss Charlie Wall, The White Shadow, sets cops, reporters, and associates scrambling to discover the truth. But that is only the beginning. Charlie Wall had his secrets, and he guarded them well. And those secrets will have repercussions
Beyond the gap : a novel of the opening of the world by Harry Turtledove( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Ancient legend says that on the other side is the Golden Shrine, put there by the gods to guard the people of their world. Now, pershaps, the road to the legendary Golden Shrine is open. For Count Hamnet and his companions, the glacier has always been the boundary of the world. Now they'll be traveling beyond it into a world that's bigger than anyone knew
Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
An American boy goes to live with his grandfather in England where he becomes heir to a title and a fortune
Three cups of tea : One man's mission to fight terrorism and build nations one school at a time by Greg Mortenson( file )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Three Cups of Tea traces Mortenson's decade-long odyssey to build school (especially for girls), throughout the region that gave birth to the Taliban and sanctuary to Al Qaeda. While he wages war with the root causes of terrorism - poverty and ignorance - Mortenson must survive kidnapping, fatwas issued by enraged mullahs, death threats from Americans who consider him a traitor, and wrenching separations from his family
Charles Dickens : three short stories by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Charles Dickens is known not only for his novels, but also for his short stories, particularly "A Christmas Carol." In the latter genre, interestingly, these stories had a powerful commercial impulse, for they were serialized in magazines at the Christmas season."The Cricket on the Hearth," "The Battle of Life" and "The Haunted Man" were written for the Christmas market, and all lay emphasis on family love and the delights of home. But there is more to these stories than surface sentimentality: their eager anticipation by a whole nation tells us much about the age Dickens lived in. And these stories never would have survived without roots and power
Measuring America : how an untamed wilderness shaped the United States and fulfilled the promise of democracy by Andro Linklater( file )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Linklater's fascinating, provocative and eye-opening story of why America has ended up with its unique system of weights and measures, is explained in this volume that also shows how it has shaped the culture and country
Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers by Mary Roach( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
In this fascinating account, Mary Roach visits the good deeds of cadavers over the centuries - from the anatomy labs and human-sourced pharmacies of medieval and nineteenth-century Europe to a human decay research facility in Tennessee
Animals in translation : using the mysteries of autism to decode animal behavior by Temple Grandin( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 25 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
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
"Sense and sensibility, Jane Austen's first published novel, is a wonderfully entertaining tale of flirtation and folly that revolves around two starkly different sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood"--Container
Secret empire : Eisenhower, the CIA, and the hidden story of America's space espionage by Philip Taubman( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The dramatic story of a handful of Americans, led by President Eisenhower, who revolutionized spying and warfare during the early and most dangerous years of the cold war
Rip Van Winkle & other stories by Washington Irving( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
You are probably familiar with the popularized stories fo Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, but have you read the original versions by Washington Irving?
The pirate hunter : the true story of Captain Kidd by Richard Zacks( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Captain Kidd, often regarded as America's mostruthless buccaneer, was no career cuth-throat. He was a New York sea captain who was hired to chase pirates, and this biography tells of his battles with arrogant Royal Navy commanders, East India Company captains, storms, starvation, and real pirates as he pursued his man, Culliford
Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"In this sequel to At the Earth's Core, David Innes vows revenge and returns to the Inner World of Pellucidar to rescue the beautiful Dian, who had been torn from his arms by trickery. However, his return trip places him far from the land of his beloved and he is forced to undertake a desperate journey thousands of miles across the fierce inner earth to reach her"--Container
John Paul Jones : sailor, hero, father of the American Navy by Evan Thomas( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
John Paul Jones, at sea and in the heat of battle, was the great American hero of the Age of Sail. He was to history what Patrick O'Brian's Jack Aubrey and C.S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower are to fiction. Ruthless, indomitable, clever, John Paul Jones vowed to sail, as he put it, "in harm's way". John Paul Jones is more than a great sea story. Jones is a character for the ages. John Adams called him the "most ambitious and intriguing officer in the American Navy". The renewed interest in the Founding Fathers reminds us of the great men who made this country, but John Paul Jones teaches us that it took fighters as well as thinkers, men driven by dreams of personal glory as well as high-minded principle to break free of the past and start a new world. Jones's spirit was classically American. Evan Thomas brings his skills as a biographer to this complex, protean figure whose life and rise are both thrilling as a tale of dauntless courage and revealing about the birth of a nation
Baree : the wolf-dog by James Oliver Curwood( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Baree is the son of a grey wolf and a black dog, born in the Canadian wilderness. He seeks to join a wolf pack, but they see him as a dog and reject him. Soon he learns that humans can be worse than the wolves, and is shot, beaten, and trapped before he learns to take care of himself and finds his purpose in life
The border legion by Zane Grey( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Jim Cleve has been deemed, 'a good guy' all of his life and it agitates him to no end. Even his girlfriend, Joan Randle has scornes him for this 'weakness', telling Jim he hasn't got it in you even to be BAD!' Dejected and hurt, Jim abandons the life he has known for the gold mining camps along Alder Gulch in southern Montana. Meanwhile, Joan realizes the danger that she has put Jim in and rushes off to save him. However, when she stumbles across the ruthless desperado gang leader Jack Kells, it is soon Joan who is in need of rescue. With Jim's search for a new identity and the fight for Joan's freedom, this thrilling story portrays the epic theme of man's continual struggle between good and evil
Trent's last case by E. C Bentley( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Considered by many to be the first modern mystery novel, Trent's Last Case introduces the gentleman sleuth Philip Trent, a freelance reporter and invistigator. Trent becomes involved in the case of the murder of millionaire American financier Sigsbee Manderson, slain while on holiday in England. During the course of his investigation, Trent falls in love with one of the primary suspects. And while he collects evidence and becomes convinced that he has cracked the case, he turns out to be well off the mark
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune
The gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
After ten long years, John Carter is finally transported back from Earth to Mars where he hasn't seen his wife Dejah Thoris or their child. Unfortunately, John materializes in the Valley Dor, the Barsoomian heaven which no one is ever allowed to escape
"There are things I want you to know" about Stieg Larsson and me by Eva Gabrielsson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The intimate, inside story of the life of bestselling author Stieg Larsson, written by his lifelong companion, Eva Gabrielsson
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