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Russell, Mary Doria

Summary: The year is 1878, peak of the Texas cattle trade. The place is Dodge City, Kansas, a saloon-filled cow town jammed with liquored-up adolescent cowboys and young Irish hookers. Violence is random and routine, but when the burned body of a mixed-blood boy named Johnnie Sanders is discovered, his death shocks a part-time policeman named Wyatt Earp. And it is a matter of strangely personal...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC RUS

Brown, Daniel

Summary: This is the remarkable story of the University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the boys defeated elite rivals first from Eastern and British universities and finally the German crew rowing for Adolf Hitler in the Olympic games in Berlin, 1936.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

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Grossman, Lev.

Summary: As a senior in high school Quentin Coldwater became preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. After graduating from college and being admitted into a highly exclusive, secret society of magic in upstate New York, he makes a stunning discovery: Fillory is real. But the land of Quentin's fantasies turns out to be much darker and more...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRO

Hopkinson, Deborah.

Summary: Tells the tale of the sinking of the Titanic using the narratives of the witnesses and survivors to the disaster.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library/Random House Audio 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 910.9163 HOP

Martel, Yann.

Summary: Like "Life of Pi, Beatrice and Virgil" uses animals to discuss the human condition, in this case, to address the atrocities of the Holocaust. At the center of the novel is the relationship between two Henrys, a novelist and a taxidermist, who collaborate on a play about a donkey and a howler monkey who have survived a genocide. Heartbreaking and utterly original, the novel asks enduring...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MAR

Clapper, James R. (James Robert)

Summary: The former Director of National Intelligence's candid and compelling account of the intelligence community's successes--and failures--in facing some of the greatest threats to America.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 CLAPPER, JAMES R CLA

Harrison, Jim

Summary: The title novella is about an aging writer who spars with his estranged wife, weathers the slings and arrows of literary success, and tries to cope with the sow he buys on a whim. In "Eggs," a woman reminisces about staying in London with her grandparents and collecting eggs at their country house. Years later, having never had a child, she attempts to do so. And in "The Case of the Howling...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HAR

Leonard, Elmore

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A collection of fifteen stories, eleven of which have never been previously published, from the early career of bestselling American master Elmore Leonard [...] Marked by his unmistakable grit and humor, the stories in Charlie Martz and Other Stories, produced early in his career, when he was making his name particularly with westerns, reveal a writer in transition, exploring new voices and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC LEO

MacHale, D. J.

Summary: There's a place beyond this world, beyond the land of the living, where ghosts go to write their unfinished stories--stories that ended too soon. It's a place for unexplained phenomena: mysteries that have never been solved, spirits that have never been laid to rest. And there's only one way in or out. It's called the Library, and you can get there with a special key. But beware! Don't start a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD MAC

Belfoure, Charles

Summary: Like most gentiles in Nazi-occupied Paris, architect Lucien Bernard has little empathy for the Jews. So when a wealthy industrialist offers him a large sum of money to devise secret hiding places for Jews, Lucien struggles with the choice of risking his life for a cause he doesn't really believe in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BEL

Bohjalian, Chris

Summary: "1943: Tucked away in the idyllic hills south of Florence, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Eighteen-year-old Cristina spends her days swimming in the pool, playing with her young niece and nephew, and wandering aimlessly amid the estate's gardens and olive groves. But when two...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BOH

Coelho, Paulo.

Summary: Paulo is facing a grave crisis of faith. As he seeks a path of spiritual renewal and growth, he decides to begin again: to travel, to experiment, to reconnect with people and the landscapes around him.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC COE

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: For more than twenty years since his New York Times bestseller Don't Know Much About History first appeared, Davis has shown that Americans don't hate history, just the dull version dished out in school. Now Davis turns his attention to what is arguably the most important and most fascinating subject in American history : our presidents. From the heated debates over executive powers through the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio Publishing Group 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.009 DAV

Guterson, David.

Summary: John William Barry is from a wealthy Seattle family, Neil Countryman is blue-color Irish, they met age sixteen through their love of the outdoors. After college Neil is on the path of becoming a schoolteacher and family man, John drops out of college and moves deep into the woods. He enlists Neils help in disappearing completely and Neils is drawn into a web of secrets.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GUT

Vanderpool, Clare.

Summary: At the end of World War II, Jack Baker, a landlocked Kansas boy, is suddenly uprooted after his mother's death and placed in a boys' boarding school in Maine. There, Jack encounters Early Auden, the strangest of boys, who reads the number pi as a story and collects clippings about the sightings of a great black bear in the nearby mountains.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC VAN

Whipple, Chris

Summary: The first in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at how the American presidency has hinged on the effectiveness of the White House chiefs of staff, and how their decisions have dictated the course of the country.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 353 WHI

Wiesel, Elie

Summary: In this unforgettable book, the award-winning writer, during his recovery after a life-threatening heart surgery, reflected on his many losses and accomplishments, and on all that remained to be done, sharing his aspirations for his writings and his hope that he made the world a better place.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WIESEL, ELIE Wie

Bohjalian, Chris

Summary: From the bestselling author of The Double Bind, Skeletons at the Feast, and Secrets of Eden, comes a riveting and dramatic ghost story. In a dusty corner of a basement in a rambling Victorian house in northern New Hampshire, a door has long been sealed shut with 39 six-inch-long carriage bolts. The home's new owners are Chip and Emily Linton and their twin ten-year-old daughters. Together...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BOH

Bohjalian, Christopher A.

Summary: In January 1945 , a small group of people attempt to cross the remnants of the Third Reich, from Warsaw to the Rhine if necessary, to reach the British and American lines.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BOH

Chernow, Ron

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 GRANT, ULYSSES S. CHE

Chevalier, Tracy.

Summary: "1838: James and Sadie Goodenough have settled where their wagon got stuck - in the muddy, stagnant swamps of northwest Ohio. They and their five children work relentlessly to tame their patch of land, buying saplings from a local tree man known as John Appleseed so they can cultivate the fifty apple trees required to stake their claim on the property. But the orchard they plant sows the seeds...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CHE

Lethem, Jonathan.

Summary: Jonathan Lethem's new novel is a family saga that tells stories of several generations living in Sunnyside Gardens, Queens.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LET

Payton, Brian

Summary: "A gripping tale of survival and an epic love story set amid a barren and starkly beautiful landscape during one of the least-known events of World War I, the Japanese occupation of Alaska's Aleutian Islands."--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Pub. 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD Fiction Payton 2014

Vanderpool, Clare.

Summary: At the end of World War II, Jack Baker, a landlocked Kansas boy, is suddenly uprooted after his mother's death and placed in a boys' boarding school in Maine. There, Jack encounters Early Auden, the strangest of boys, who reads the number pi as a story and collects clippings about the sightings of a great black bear in the nearby mountains.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library/Random House Audio 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD VAN

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