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Dean, Robertson

Works: 252 works in 895 publications in 1 language and 31,429 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Political fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Guidebooks  Young adult works  Poetry  Christian fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PS3562.A315, 813.54
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High plains tango [a novel] by Robert James Waller( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 944 libraries worldwide
Carlisle McMillan, a traveler and master carpenter seeking a place of quiet amid the grinding roar of progress. Near Wolf Butte, a strange and apparently haunted monolith, he finds his quiet, or so he believes, and begins rebuilding a decrepit house as a tribute to the gruff old man who taught him a carpenter's skills, rebuilding his life at the same time. He finds two very different, independent women: Gally Deveraux, who works at a diner in Salamander and longs for something more than she is, and Susanna Benteen, beautiful and enigmatic, who was drawn to Salamander for mysterious reasons of her own, a woman the town has labeled a witch. The women and his carpenter's trade and an old Indian known as Flute Player bring Carlisle a sense of contentment for a while. But his quiet is shattered as bulldozer treads begin to turn and the Yerkes County War commences. Run or stand your ground, that is Carlisle's dilemma, Gally on one side, Susanna on the other
The big burn Teddy Roosevelt and the fire that saved America by Timothy Egan( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 801 libraries worldwide
Narrates the struggles of the overmatched rangers against the implacable fire of August, 1910, and Teddy Roosevelt's pioneering conservation efforts that helped turn public opinion permanently in favor of the forests, though it changed the mission of the forest service with consequences felt in the fires of today
A dark matter a novel by Peter Straub( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 777 libraries worldwide
In the 1960's campus guru, Spenser Mallon, demands sexual favors of his young acolytes. After he invites his most fervent followers to attend a secret ritual in a local meadow, the only thing that remains is a gruesomely dismembered body and the shattered souls of all who were present. Years later one man attempts to write a book to try to understand what happened
The dead & the gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 718 libraries worldwide
After a meteor hits the moon and sets off a series of horrific climate changes, seventeen-year-old Alex Morales must take care of his sisters alone in the chaos of New York City
Spook country by William Gibson( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
A multilingual man engages in sensitive information transfers from his single-room apartment, while a journalist frets over her start-up magazine's censure of its own promotions, and a prescription drug addict wonders about the military connections of an enigmatic benefactor
Breakpoint by Richard A Clarke( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
When attacks on our computer systems, which we depend on for information and security of the United States is threatened a massive search is launched to find the enemy
John's story the last eyewitness by Tim F LaHaye( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
Ninety year old John is the last of the original twelve apostles still alive. While spreading the word of Jesus Christ he's called upon by God to write a gospel about the Son of God
America America [a novel] by Ethan Canin( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
"In the early 1970s, Corey Sifter, the son of working-class parents, becomes a yard boy on the grand estate of the powerful Metarey family. Soon, through the family's generosity, he is a student at a private boarding school and an aide to the great New York senator Henry Bonwiller, who is running for president of the United States. Before long, Corey finds himself involved with one of the Metarey daughters as well, and he begins to leave behind the world of his upbringing. As the Bonwiller campaign gains momentum, Corey finds himself caught up in a complex web of events in which loyalty, politics, sex, and gratitude conflict with morality, love, and the truth"--Container
Zero history by William Gibson( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
Two people trail in the wake of Bigend, the global marketing genius: a former singer-turned- journalist who can't say no to him; and a former addict, useful because he's brilliant, watchful, and essentially invisible. Bigend needs these people to help him stay on top of the global market. Because clearly someone wants to push him off it
Jeff Shaara's Civil War battlefields [discovering America's hallowed ground] by Jeff Shaara( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 568 libraries worldwide
The author gives a guided tour of the ten Civil War battlefields every American should visit: Shiloh, Antietam, Fredericksburg/Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, New Market, Chickamouga, the Wilderness/Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg/Appomattox. He explores the history, the people, and the places that capture the true meaning and magnitude of the conflict
The oath the Obama White House vs. the Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
From the moment John Roberts, the chief justice of the United States, blundered through the Oath of Office at Barack Obama's inauguration, the relationship between the Supreme Court and the White House has been confrontational. Both men are young, brilliant, charismatic, charming, determined to change the course of the nation-- and completely at odds on almost every major constitutional issue. One is radical; one essentially conservative. The surprise is that Obama is the conservative-- a believer in incremental change, compromise, and pragmatism over ideology. Roberts-- and his allies on the Court-- seek to overturn decades of precedent: in short, to undo the ultimate victory FDR achieved in the New Deal. This ideological war will crescendo during the 2011-2012 term, in which several landmark cases are on the Court's docket-- most crucially, a challenge to Obama's controversial health-care legislation. With four new justices joining the Court in just five years, including Obama's appointees Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, this is a dramatically-- and historically-- different Supreme Court, playing for the highest of stakes.--Publisher's web site
Beowulf ( file )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
Beowulf first rescues the royal house of Denmark from two marauding monsters, then returns to rule his people for 50 years, ultimately losing his life in a battle to defend the Geats from a dragon's rampage
The scorpion's gate by Richard A Clarke( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
A coup has finally toppled the sheiks of Saudi Arabia, and put an Islamic government in its place. An oil crisis looms, as the U.S. Secretary of Defense plots to reestablish the Saudi monarchy and seize its oil
Luke's story a novel by Tim F LaHaye( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 505 libraries worldwide
In the third book of the Jesus Chronicles, Luke, a young Greek slave, meets Saul of Tarsus. Saul is a Hebrew debater who Luke sees as a great role model. When Saul mentions a man named Jesus who performs great miracles, Luke is not sure he believes. However, when Jesus performs miracles on one of Luke's own patients, his mind is changed
Conservatives without conscience by John W Dean( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Charges the Bush administration with using religious morality and propaganda-like tactics to promote big business interests and silence alternate perspectives at the expense of the nation's constitutional foundations
Matthew's story a novel by Tim F LaHaye( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Portrays the story of how Levi the tax collector became Matthew, the apostle of Jesus Christ and one of the great authors of the Gospels
A dark and lonely place by Edna Buchanan( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
In Miami, Police Detective Sgt. John Ashley hunts a woman linked to a murdered millionaire and finds she is the girl who's haunted his dreams since childhood. A century ago on America's southern frontier, John Ashley's ancestor was wrongly accused of murder and went on the run with his sweetheart. The lovers became the most colorful, compelling, and heartbreaking figures in Florida's violent outlaw history. Can the present-day couple break the tragic cycle imprinted on their DNA?
1493 [uncovering the new world Columbus created] by Charles C Mann( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
Charles Mann chronicles the Age of Exploration and its consequences. Here, he looks at how the European presence affected the Americas, China, and Africa
Cold case squad [a novel] by Edna Buchanan( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Miami's Cold Case Squad is asked to investigate the death of a wealthy man who died twelve years ago in an automobile explosion
The boyfriend by Thomas Perry( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Jack Till, who has retired from the LAPD, now works as a private investigator, comfortable chasing down routine cases while visiting his 24-year-old daughter, Holly, who has Down syndrome. But when the parents of a recently murdered young girl, about Holly's age, ask for his help when the police come up empty, Till reluctantly takes the case and finds the ruthless killer is responsible for a string of murders across the country
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