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Major, Fred

Overview
Works: 40 works in 67 publications in 1 language and 48 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Fantasy fiction  Children's audiobooks  Adventure stories  Comic books, strips, etc  High interest-low vocabulary books 
Classifications: PS3557.R5355, 843.8
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Publications about Fred Major
Publications by Fred Major
Most widely held works by Fred Major
The miracle of the sacred scroll by Johan Christian( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
In this biblical tale, Simon of Cyrene is disfigured while saving a child's life. Hideous in appearance, Simon withdraws and becomes impoverished. He sets out to compete in a public race to win riches, but is delayed by helping to carry the cross of Jesus. In time, Simon receives his reward. 1997
City of widows by Loren D Estleman( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Page Murdock is tired of being involved with the law in Montana and is moving to New Mexico where he has bought part interest in a saloon, the Apache Princess. Montana judge Harlan Blackthorne suggests that Murdock get a letter of reference from New Mexico's governor to pave the way with Sheriff Baronet. But there is an ulterior motive behind Blackthorne's suggestion to befriend Baronet
The best American short stories 2000 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Twenty-one tales that cover a wide range of emotions and situations, exploring issues related to cultural diversity in the United States. Many of the protagonists are African American, Latino, Chinese, Indian, Israeli, or Trinidadian. Includes works by Amy Bloom, Raymond Carver, Junot Diaz, Nathan Englander, Jhumpa Lahiri, and others. Some strong language. 2000
The death of an Irish tinker : a Peter McGarr mystery by Bartholomew Gill( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Dublin detective Peter McGarr has been trying for years to put away drug dealer Des Bacon. Biddy Nevins, an illiterate, itinerant artist, witnesses a murder by Bacon and flees after he aslo kills her lover. Twelve years later she returns, seeking revenge. Strong language and violence
Winning can be murder : a Sheriff Dan Rhodes mystery by Bill Crider( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Football is the highlight of social life in Clearview, Texas. So when the assistant high school football coach is murdered, Sheriff Dan Rhodes is pressured to solve the case. Then days later the town's gambler is killed. Rhodes suspects a connection
The summons by John Grisham( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Law professor Ray Atlee arrives at the family home in rural Mississippi and discovers his elderly father dead--and three million dollars in cash. Ray decides not to tell his drug-addicted brother about the loot. But someone is soon after him and the money
The island of lost maps : a true story of cartographic crime by Miles Harvey( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Reconstructs the crimes of Bland, a master thief of rare maps from renowned libraries. Embellishes his biography with the history of cartography; gives insight to a subculture obsessed with antique maps
Donadieu's will by Georges Simenon( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
After shipbuilder Oscar Donadieu's body is discovered in the harbour, changes occur in the family he has left behind. Some strong language and descriptions of sex. 1991, c1937
Anyone's my name : a novel by Seymour Shubin( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Young pulp detective writer Paul Weiler has everything going for him, he is working on a novel and has recently eloped with a wealthy girl he loves, until he commits a crime of passion. Suddenly Paul becomes the subject of the torrid crime magazine articles that he used to write. 1953
Death by accident by Bill Crider( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Sheriff Dan Rhodes becomes suspicious when two deaths occur within two weeks of each other in his rural Texas county
A journey to the center of the earth by Jules Verne( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Intrigued by an old parchment indicating a secret passage to the centre of the earth via a volcano, three men elect to explore the route though it may mean death
Speaking in tongues by Jeffery Deaver( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Virginia farmer, land developer, and former trial lawyer Tate Collier becomes the target of a psychotic psychologist, along with his ex-wife and their estranged daughter
Men in black : the green saliva blues by Dean Wesley Smith( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Jay and Elle of the MIB organization are locked in a battle with the Zahurians, a race of plants that has invaded the planet to devour animal and human flesh. Some violence and strong language
Shallow grave by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Inspector Slider seeks out the murderer of Jennifer Andrews. Her body was found in a shallow grave under the terrace of the Old Rectory
The way some people live a book of stories by John Cheever( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A collection of short stories, ranging from sketches to newspaper articles the author wrote before or soon after he joined the army in World War II
Twenty thousand leagues under the sea by Jules Verne( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Retells the adventures of a French professor and his two companions as they sail above and below the world's oceans as prisoners on the fabulous electric submarine of the deranged Captain Nemo
The bloody book of law by Sara Woods( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
When Maitland is called upon to defend a young man on a theft charge he stumbles on a coincidence that promises to be a decisive factor in a successful defence. But Maitland is walking into a trap, his old and implacable enemy, Detective Chief Superintendent Briggs, has chosen his moment to settle old scores, to destroy Antony Maitland
Broken wings by John E Douglas( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Recalled to investigate the suicide of director of the FBI, Jake Donovan assembles a special team that uncovers blackmail, deceit, and treachery within the bureau. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex
Dead men living by Brian Freemantle( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The frozen corpses of two officers in World War II uniforms - one American and one English - and a Russian woman are discovered in Siberia. The British agent in Moscow, Charlie Muffin, is assigned to the case. But not everyone wants the past revealed. Strong language and some violence. 2000
Remembrance day by Brian W Aldiss( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Transpsychic researcher Hengist Embry hopes to discover if there was any relationship among four people killed by an IRA bomb at a seaside hotel in England's Great Yarmouth
 
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