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Sims, Adam

Works: 136 works in 389 publications in 1 language and 2,950 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Domestic fiction  Legal fiction (Literature)  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Crime films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Author, Performer
Classifications: PR9199.4.P464, 813.6
Publication Timeline
Publications about Adam Sims
Publications by Adam Sims
Most widely held works by Adam Sims
The defense : a novel by Steve Cavanagh( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Former con artist turned lawyer Eddie Flynn gave up the law a year ago after a disastrous case, and he vowed never to step foot in a courtroom again. Now he doesn't have a choice. The head of the Russian mob in New York City, on trial for murder, has kidnapped Eddie's ten-year-old daughter: Eddie has to take this case whether he likes it or not
Never cry wolf by Farley Mowat( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Farley Mowat true story of life among Arctic wolves as a naturalist with the Canadian Wildlife Service
Hard boiled wonderland and the end of the world by Haruki Murakami( file )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
In 'Hard-boiled Wonderland' a 'shuffler' is at work in Tokyo, where the minds of the people have become servant to the requirements of the governmental 'system'. In the surreal realm of the 'End of the World' a 'dreamreader', sifts through memories, scattering them to oblivion. Gradually the alternate universes of the 'shuffler' and the 'dreamreader' are interwoven and Murakami's ingenious conception of the mind becomes clear
Famous heroes of the American West : Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett, Sitting Bull, Calamity Jane, and others by William Roberts( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 103 libraries worldwide
"A lively account of the 'Wild West' and its renowned figures. The lives of Davy Crockett, Christopher 'Kit' Carson, Calamity Jane and Sitting Bull, amongst others, are explored in detail. Their exploits, adventures and alliances make for fascinating listening."--Container
After the quake by Haruki Murakami( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
In 1995, the Japanese city of Kobe suffered a massive earthquake. Nearly 6,000 people died. after the quake was the imaginative response from Japan's leading novelist, Haruki Murakami: six stories, each dealing not directly with the catastrophe but the wider seismic effect it had on the emotional lives of people many miles away. It became a catalyst for individuals to reassess their lives with unexpected consequences for themselves and their families and friends around them. after the quake is Murakami's most popular short story collection
Narcopolis ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
In the near future, Frank Grieves is a new breed of police officer working in a city where all recreational drugs are legal. When he is taken off a case involving an unidentified corpse, he discovers that legalization has come at a price
The stone monkey by Jeffery Deaver( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Recruited to help the FBI and the Immigration and Naturalization Service perform the nearly impossible, Lincoln and Amelia track down a cargo ship headed for New York city carrying two dozen illegal chinese immigrants, as well as the notorious human smuggler and killer known as "the Ghost." But when the Ghost's capture goes disastrously wrong, Lincoln and Amelia find themselves in a race against time
The tenderness of wolves by Stef Penney( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 87 libraries worldwide
1867. Winter has just tightened its grip on Dove River, an isolated settlement in Canada's Northern Territory, when a man is brutally murdered. A local woman, Mrs. Ross, stumbles upon the crime scene and sees tracks leading from the dead man's cabin north toward the forest and the tundra beyond. But soon she makes another discovery: her son has disappeared and is now considered a prime suspect. A variety of outsiders are drawn to the crime and to the township--but do they want to solve the crime or exploit it? One by one, searchers set out to follow the tracks across a desolate landscape, variously seeking a murderer, a son, two sisters missing for seventeen years, and a forgotten Native American culture before the snows settle and cover the tracks of the past for good.--From publisher description
Straight into darkness by Faye Kellerman( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
1920s Munich : as a city turns against itself, a killer lies in wait
The golem of Hollywood, Jaonathan Kellerman by Jonathan Kellerman( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
NYPD Red, James Patterson by James Patterson( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in Undetermined and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Rest : why you get more done when you work less by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang( file )
6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"Rest is such a valuable book. If work is our national religion, Pang is the philosopher reintegrating our bifurcated selves."--Arianna Huffington, New York Times Book ReviewFor most of us, overwork is the new normal and rest is an afterthought. In our busy lives, rest is defined as the absence of work: late-night TV binges, hours spent trawling the internet, something to do once we've finished everything else on our to-do lists. But dismissing rest stifles our ability to think creatively and truly recharge.In Rest, Silicon Valley consultant Alex Pang argues that we can be more successful in all areas of our lives by recognizing the importance of rest: working better does not mean working more, it means working less and resting better. Treating rest as a passive activity secondary to work undermines our chances for a rewarding and meaningful life. Whether by making space for daily naps, as Winston Churchill did during World War II; going on hours-long strolls like Charles Darwin; or spending a week alone in a cabin like Bill Gates, pursuing what Pang calls "deliberate rest" is the true key to fulfillment and creative success. Drawing on rigorous scientific evidence and revelatory historical examples, Rest overturns everything our culture has taught us about work and shows that only by resting better can we start living better
Sputnik sweetheart by Haruki Murakami( file )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Haruki Murakami, the internationally bestselling author of Norwegian Wood and The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, plunges us into an urbane Japan of jazz bars, coffee shops, Jack Kerouac, and the Beatles to tell this story of a tangled triangle of uniquely unrequited loves. A college student, identified only as "K," falls in love with his classmate, Sumire. But devotion to an untidy writerly life precludes her from any personal commitments--until she meets Miu, an older and much more sophisticated businesswoman. When Sumire disappears from an island off the coast of Greece, "K" is solicited to join the search party and finds himself drawn back into her world and beset by ominous, haunting visions. A love story combined with a detective story, Sputnik Sweetheart ultimately lingers in the mind as a profound meditation on human longing
How the light gets in by Louise Penny( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
As a fierce, unrelenting winter grips Quebec, shadows are closing in on Chief Inspector Armand Gamache. Most of his best agents have left the Homicide Department and hostile forces are lining up against him. When he receives a message about a mysterious case in Three Pines, he is compelled to investigate. A woman who was once one of the most famous people in the world has vanished. As he begins to shed light on the investigation, he is drawn into a web of murder, lies and unimaginable corruption at the heart of the city. Police procedural
The long way home, Penny Louise by Louise Penny( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
The beautiful mystery by Louise Penny( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
On a remote island in Quebec, a monastery stands. The monks there are one of the last surviving groups to sing and keep alive original Gregorian chants, handed down to them from generations before. But now the outside world has affected their peaceful, self-sufficient existence. A body has been found in the abbot's garden. One of the monks has been killed, and presumably by someone within the monastery. So Chief Inspector Gamache and Inspector Beauvoir come to the island to investigate and question. They have no choice but to stay in the lonely, silent monastery until the murderer is brought to light - which soon brings to the surface their inner turmoil
High rollers by Jack Bowman( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
When the engine of a 737 tears itself apart at Los Angeles Airport, Tom Patrick is in the wrong place at the wrong time - playing poker at a nearby casino. He's been losing at cards and probing pipeline leaks ever since his big mouth led to his fall from grace as the National Transportation Safety Board's top air-crash investigator. Sidelined by the official investigation, Tom starts to dig anyway. And when another 737 crashes, it's clear that something could be terribly wrong with the world's most popular passenger jet. Risking everything, Tom Patrick sets out on a global paperchase, racing against time and ruthless killers - before planes and people start falling out of the sky like bloody confetti
Room, Emma Donoghue by Emma Donoghue( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in Undetermined and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Nightmare alley by William Lindsay Gresham( file )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Nightmare Alley is American author William Lindsay Gresham's first and best-known work. The novel, most admired by noir fiction fans, features characters ranging from hustlers to Machiavellian femme fatales in a dark world of show business. Stan Carlisle is an ambitious 'carny' who eventually becomes a spiritualist for the rich and gullible. It appears that the world is at his feet, but not everything is as it seems
Live by night by Dennis Lehane( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Joe Coughlin is nineteen when he meets Emma Gould. A smalltime thief in 1920s Boston, his task is to tie her up while his accomplices loot the bank she works in. But Joe falls in love with Emma - and his life changes forever. That meeting is the beginning of Joe's journey to becoming one of most feared and respected gangsters. It is a journey beset by violence, double-crossing, drama and pain. And it is a journey into the soul of prohibition-era America
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