WorldCat Identities

Bamji, Firdous

Overview
Works: 54 works in 237 publications in 2 languages and 6,909 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Psychological fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Adventure stories  Historical fiction  Drama  Spy fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PT2617.E85, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Firdous Bamji
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers( Recording )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, Abdulrahman Zeitoun-- a prosperous Syrian-American and father of four-- chose to stay through the storm to protect his house and contracting business. In the eerie days after the storm, he traveled the flooded streets in a secondhand canoe, passing on supplies and rescuing those he could. A week later, on September 6, 2005, Zeitoun abruptly disappeared. His wife Kathy, a boisterous Southerner who converted to Islam, is left to make sense of the surreal atmosphere (in New Orleans and the United States generally) in which what happened to Abdulrahman Zeitoun was possible.--
The Echelon vendetta by David Stone( )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his "company" friend is gruesomely slain in a sleepy Tuscan village and the dead man's family later butchered in their London home, CIA "fixer" Micah Dalton takes action. Soon he is on the trail of an elusive fiend whose flair for ornamental blade-work suggests a link to American Indian mysticism. As the body count rises, the targets include active and inactive CIA agents and independent contractors--all with some connection to Echelon, an enigmatic Langley enterprise. Revenge may be the motive--but for what?
The hungry tide by Amitav Ghosh( )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Off the eastern coast of Inda lies an extraordinary cluster of islands known as the Sundarbans. It is a raw but a beautiful sea--a place of man-eating tigers, river dolphins, huge crocodiles and devistating tides that sweep across the terrain without remorse. In this exotic land, marine biologist Piya, fisherman Fokir and translator Kanai meet. As they travel deep into the remote archipelago, they experience a territory at risk not only from natural disaster, but also from human foolishness and volatile politics
The enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie( Recording )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rushdie pens the story of a European traveler and the extraordinary tale he shares with 16th-century Mughal emperor Akbar the Great. The traveler claims to be the son of a Mughal princess forgotten by time. If his tale is true, what happened to the princess?
The Septembers of Shiraz by Dalia Sofer( )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wrongly accused of spying after the Iranian Revolution, Isaac Amin is tossed into prison, forcing his wife to desperately search for him
Six graves to Munich by Mario Cleri( )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the final days of the Second World War, Michael Rogan, a young American soldier, is brutally tortured by Nazi officers and left for dead. Vowing revenge, he begins a quest to track down and kill each one of his tormentors. Dark, violent, and graphic, this addictive thriller about how far one man will go for justice grips from first to last
Bloodmoney : a novel of espionage by David Ignatius( Recording )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep within Pakistan's borders, a secret CIA team is being systematically dismantled by a cunning enemy. Soon, Sophie Marx, a young, ambitious agent, is on the ground searching for answers. But as she gets closer to the truth, she suffers a devastating betrayal and must risk more than her life to save the world from a terrifying fate
The war within by Julio Castelo Matran( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and German and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be suicide bomber has a crisis of conscience after most of the other members of his cell are arrested
Siddhartha : an Indian tale by Hermann Hesse( Recording )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man, blessed with loving parents and a safe home in a world where want and neglect abound, leaves this haven in search of himself. He joins the Samanas, a band of wandering ascetics without possessions or earthly ties. His quest unfulfilled, he descends into a life of unbounded luxury and indulgence. Where is truth? Where will his soul find true ease? In denial? In decadence? Or in some truth far greater than himself, so simple, so close to him, yet so obvious that only clear eyes may see it?
The Elephanta suite by Paul Theroux( Recording )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three novellas depicting Westerners' experiences in India
The wish maker by Ali Sethi( Recording )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cousins Zaki and Samar grow up in a household of strong women just as incredible social and political changes grip their country of Pakistan
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse( Recording )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man, blessed with loving parents and a safe home in a world where want and neglect abound, leaves this haven in search of himself. He joins the Samanas, a band of wandering ascetics without possessions or earthly ties. His quest unfulfilled, he descends into a life of unbounded luxury and indulgence. Where is truth? Where will his soul find true ease? In denial? In decadence? Or in some truth far greater than himself, so simple, so close to him, yet so obvious that only clear eyes may see it?
The gambler by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Recording )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the casino in Roulettenburg, Germany, a Russian family awaits word that a wealthy relative from Petersburg has died. But to their dismay, Granny arrives and begins gambling away their inheritance at an alarming rate
Step across this line : collected nonfiction 1992-2002 by Salman Rushdie( Recording )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best-selling, Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie offers incisive, often humorous takes on literature, culture and world events in this New York Times Notable Book. In these stimulating pieces, Rushdie addresses a variety of subjects, including the death of the novel, India, soccer and the Rolling Stones
The assassin's song by M. G Vassanji( Recording )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karsan Dargawalla leaves India for a new life before attempting to come to terms with his heritage--and the father he left behind
A harvest of thorns : a novel by Corban Addison( Recording )

11 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corbin Addison explores the human stories behind global labor sourcing in the international fashion industry in this thrilling, shocking and compelling tale. A beloved American corporation with an explosive secret. A disgraced former journalist looking for redemption. A corporate executive with nothing left to lose. In Dhaka, Bangladesh, a garment factory burns to the ground, claiming the lives of hundreds of workers, mostly young women. Amid the rubble, a bystander captures a heart-stopping image-a teenage girl lying in the dirt, her body broken by a multi-story fall, and over her mouth a mask of fabric bearing the label of one of America's largest retailers, Presto Omnishops Corporation. When the photo goes viral, it fans the flames of a decades old controversy about sweatshops, labor rights, and the ethics of globalization. A year later, in Washington, D.C., Joshua Griswold, a disgraced former journalist for the Washington Post, receives an anonymous summons from a corporate whistleblower promising information about Presto. There, to Griswold's astonishment, he meets Cameron Alexander, Presto's long-time general counsel. Alexander, who has secrets of his own, offers Griswold confidential information about Presto's apparel supply chain. For Griswold, the challenge of exposing Presto's willful negligence is irresistible, as is the chance, however slight, at redemption. Deploying his old journalistic skills, he builds a historic case against Presto, setting the stage for a war in the courtroom and in the media that Griswold is determined to win-both to salvage his reputation and to provoke a revolution of conscience in Presto's boardroom that could change the course of the fashion industry across the globe
In other rooms, other wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin( Recording )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each compelling tale revolves around the life and legacy of K.K. Harouni, a wealthy landowner in feudal, corruption-fueled Lahore. In this cutthroat society, a servant girl can immediately gain prestige by seducing a powerful married man--and then lose it just as swiftly
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ by Carol Wallace( Recording )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great-great-granddaughter of the original author has taken the old-fashioned prose of this classic and breathed new life into it for today's audience. It follows Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish nobleman whose childhood friend Messala betrays him. Accused of trying to murder the new Roman governor in Jerusalem, Judah is sentenced to the galley ships and vows to seek revenge against the Romans and Messala. But a chance encounter with a carpenter from Nazareth sets Judah on a different path
The new global road map : enduring strategies for turbulent times by Pankaj Ghemawat( Recording )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Executives can no longer predicate international growth strategies on the assumption that globalization will continue to advance. But how should they respond to the growing pressures against globalization? Should they reshape their global strategies or stay the course? What can businesses do to control their destinies in this time of uncertainty? The New Global Road Map explains the key trends affecting global business today and--separating fact from fiction--gives readers an informed understanding of how globalization levels around the world are changing and where they are likely to go in the future. With the most up-to-date data and analysis, Ghemawat dispels dangerous myths and provides a clear view of what is and isn't changing in the global business environment. Building on this analysis, with fresh examples from a diverse set of companies across industries and geographies, Ghemawat provides frameworks and tools to help executives revise their strategies, restructure their global footprints, realign their organizations, and rethink how they work with local governments and institutions. In an era of rising nationalism and increased skepticism about the benefits of globalization, The New Global Road Map is the definitive guide for how to compete, where to compete, and how to organize on a changing global stage
Provide, provide : from the collection In other rooms, other wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Zainab abandons her weakling husband to marry the well-placed household servant of an opulent Lahore family, her newfound comfort and standing may be short-lived
 
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Alternative Names
Firdous Bamji acteur indien

Firdous Bamji acteur uit India (1966-)

Firdous Bamji actor indi

Firdous Bamji actor indio

Firdous Bamji pemeran asal India

Фирдус Бамжи

フィルドウス・バムジ

Languages
English (176)

German (1)