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Roney, Bruce

Overview
Works: 59 works in 107 publications in 1 language and 149 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Suspense fiction  History  Biography  Western stories 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3553.R48, FIC
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Publications about Bruce Roney
Publications by Bruce Roney
Most widely held works by Bruce Roney
Marching as to war Canada's turbulent years, 1899-1953 by Pierre Berton( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Between 1899 and 1953, three generations of young Canadians marched off to distant battlefields to fight in four different wars. From the African veldt to the fields of Flanders, the beaches of Dieppe, and the Korean highlands. The half-century also saw Canada transformed from an agricultural nation beholden to the British Empire to an industrial powerhouse closely linked to the Unites States
Prisoners of the North by Pierre Berton( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The five 'prisoners' of the Arctic were Joe Boyle, a wealthy gold prospector; Vihjalmur Stefansson, who claimed to discover a tribe of blond Eskimos; Lady Jane Franklin, widow of famed explorer Sir John Franklin; John Hornby, whose obsessive quest for adventure took him to the Arctic's Barren Ground; and poet Robert Service. Their adventures read almost like fiction, as Franklin climbed the most precipitous mountains searching for her missing husband, while Hornby trudged across the Arctic on foot. All were loners, rugged individualists - intolerant of authority, restless, energetic, and ambitious - driven by wanderlust, and obsessed by the North
Blow the house down [a novel] by Robert Baer( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
In June 2001, CIA agent Max Waller loses his job in Langley, Virginia. After the September 11 tragedies, he personally investigates Osama bin Laden to uncover the truth behind the attacks. Meanwhile, someone targets Max
Prey by Michael Crichton( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Unemployed computer programmer Jack Forman stays home with the children while, Julia works at a firm developing "Molecular manufacturing," or nanotechnology. Hired as a consultant, Jack discovers that an experiment has gone horribly astray and that escaped swarms of tiny robots are feeding off flesh
Tenkiller by Larry Jay Martin( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Corrupt lawman Johnny Tenkiller is on his way to boomtown Bakersfield, California, leaving a trail of corpses on his way. City Marshall Ned Cody prepares to stop him
Memory lane by Laurence Gough( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Ross' best friend in prison was Garret, a con man doing twenty-five years for armed robbery. Garret's partner got away with the money, but was later found dead. After Garret dies of cancer, his girlfriend becomes interested in Ross, perhaps because he might know where the money is. Meanwhile, detectives Willows and Parker investigate the murder of a cop who, as it turns out, had a very interesting sex life
The laughing falcon by William Deverell( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
When Saskatoon romance writer Maggie Schneider travels to Costa Rica, she's after a quiet little adventure in a tropical paradise, not landing in the midst of an international incident. Kidnapped along with the wife of a U.S. senator by supposed revolutionaries, she is forced to march for days through dense jungle to a safe house, where she spends several months learning the truth about her captors. A novel of unrequited love, environmental angst, skulduggery and politics
Childhood by André Alexis( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In a letter to an absent lover, Thomas MacMillan tells of his life and family, who left Trinidad and lived in Southern Ontario during the 1950's and 60's. Thomas follows his restless mother from city to city, until they find themselves in Ottawa, where they fall under the spell of the eccentric Henry Wing, a self-styled scientist who lives in faded Victorian splendour
Not bad for a sergeant the memoirs of Barney Danson by Barney Danson( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Barney started out as a young sergeant in the Canadian army and rose to the position of parliamentary secretary to Trudeau and eventually became Minister of National Defence
Breaking Lorca by Giles Blunt( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In 1980s El Salvador, a young woman is detained in a government torture squad's head-quarters, suspected of supporting guerilla forces. A new recruit, Victor Peña, is assigned to assist in her interrogation, but before they learn so much as her name - Lorca - the squad relentlessly break her, body and soul. Years later, this terrifying journey into human cruelty and courage still haunts the tormentor as dramatically as it does his victim. Explicit descriptions of violence, strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2009
The secret Mulroney tapes by Peter C Newman( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This book is an outrageous and intimate portrait of a Canadian prime minister, as told in his own words. There has never been a political book like this, and there will almost certainly never be another. Out of The Secret Mulroney Tapes emerges a startling picture of the politician whose reign shocked and appalled and yet also revolutionized this country. No other prime minister in Canadian history aroused a stronger emotional response that Britan Mulroney
High country by Willard Wyman( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Ty Hardin leaves Montana to learn 'packing' (leading mule trains into mountains where wagons can't go) from the best - Fenton Pardee. After many adventures and being wounded in World War II, Ty eventually heads for the Sierra Nevada, the highest country of all, to become a legend in his own right. Some descriptions of sex, descriptions of violence, some strong language
The secret of the northern lights by W. P Kinsella( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Twelve new stories which continue the tale of Silas Ermineskin. Silas is now an apprentice medicine man and begins to learn inside information about the people he works with. He passes on this information to the reader in his own humourous style
David Suzuki the autobiography by David T Suzuki( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The seventy-year-old environmentalist reflects on his entire life and on his hopes for the future
Gambit Nero Wolfe series by Rex Stout( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A very private club is the setting for a very public murder when Paul Jerin, simultaneously playing chess with twelve opponents, is poisoned. Beautiful Sally Blount needs gourmet detective Nero Wolfe to prove her father's innocence when he is accused of the murder. So begins a deadly battle of wits between the great detective and a very desperate adversary
No man's river by Farley Mowat( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Upon returning from European combat, Mowat met up with Charles Schweder, a trapper, son of a white man and Native woman. The two canoed and portaged around the lakes and rivers of Manitoba and the then Northwest Territories, and as Charles guided Mowat through the landmarks of the landscape, including spooky gravesites, foaming cataracts, caribou on the move, and a hawk named Windy, Mowat observed Charles' place between the white and native worlds
Journey to independence blindness, the Canadian story by Euclid Herie( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Explores the history of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) - from the men who crafted its charter to the people who have made it a successful organization. Established in 1918, this organization has guided blind people out of a time of poverty and abuse, bringing them the same rights and freedoms as all Canadians. Millions of Canadians have been touched by the services it provides and by its message of hope
The way to Wyoming by Dan Parkinson( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Matt Hazlewood is moving cattle up to Wyoming when he finds his Civil War buddy, Big Jim Tyson, robbed and left for dead. They join forces against the killers
I'll see you in my dreams by William Deverell( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
While renewing his annual try for the Most Points in Vegetables and Fruits at the Garibaldi Island Fall Fair, crusty, poetry-loving, wily lawyer Arthur Beauchamp is forced by new developments to revisit his first murder trial, which went horribly wrong. Now, nearly 50 years later, he is opening old wounds but also facing a chance for redemption and reconciliation. Includes strong language. 2011
C'mon Papa dispatches from a dad [in the dark] by Ryan Knighton( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Describes Knighton's voyage through the first year of fatherhood, made more daunting by his blindness. He wonders how he will get to know his pre-verbal bundle of coos and burps when he can't see her smile or look into her eyes. Tackling these hurdles with grace and humour, Ryan is determined to do his part as a father, despite the pitfalls. Some strong language. 2010
 
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