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Larkin, Peter 1946-

Overview
Works: 49 works in 152 publications in 1 language and 2,936 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fiction  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Fiction)  Political fiction  Encyclopedias  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Larkin
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drug smuggling, racketeering, loan sharking -- welcome to Hollywood. This hysterical comedy insists it doesn't take much to make it in the movies just a background with the mob
A time for war : a thriller by Michael Savage( Recording )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a helicopter carrying Navy Seals crashes in Afghanistan, a car driven by FBI agents vanishes in San Francisco, and the body of a Chinese agent surfaces in the waters near the Golden Gate Bridge, popular TV show host Jack Hatfield suspects a terrorist conspiracy. With the help of Dover Griffith, a young woman from the Office of Naval Intelligence, Jack discovers a plan to attack the military and unleash a deadly poison on citizens--and it may have been funded by the American government
Abuse of power by Michael Savage( Recording )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning the globe from Europe and Israel to the back alleys of San Francisco's Chinatown, a reporter must make the choice between protecting his own life and investigating a terrorist cell whose goal is nothing less than total political control, no matter what the cost
Wordsworth and Coleridge : promising losses by Peter Larkin( Book )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wordsworth and Coleridge: Promising Losses assembles essays spanning the last thirty years, including a selection of Peter Larkin's original verse, with the concept of promise and loss serving as the uniting narrative thread
SABR and SABR LIBOR market models in practice : with examples implemented in Python by Christian Crispoldi( )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hands-on guide to interest rate modelling, including the SABR model, the market standard for vanilla products, and the LIBOR market model, the most commonly used model for exotic products. This accessible book also provides an explanation of the extended SABR LIBOR market model.--
Dinner with friends( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four close friends, two great couples, married for years, they planned on eating, drinking and parenting their way into old age. But at a dinner party, one friend shows up without their spouse, bearing the news that will test their friendship and their marriages. When a close friend leaves his wife for another woman, whose side do you take?
Frozen fire by Bill Evans( Recording )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eager to exploit a potentially highly-lucrative energy source, billionaire Dennis Cavendish has begun to tap the crystalline methane under the floor of the Atlantic Ocean. Eco-terrorism kills his science team and releases gigatons of poisonous methane into the water and atmosphere, causing untold deaths. If the release isn't stopped, all life on Earth will soon disappear
A fire upon the deep by Vernor Vinge( )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this popular and widely praised novel, a rescue mission races against time to save a pair of human children being held captive by a medieval lupine race-and to recover the weapon that will keep the universe from being changed forever
A deepness in the sky by Vernor Vinge( )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Spiders, inhabitants of a planet where the sun regularly stops shining for periods of 200 years, during which they are frozen in ice. The novel picks them up emerging from their most recent hibernation in a frenzy of activity and innovation to make up for lost time. By the author of A Fire upon the Deep
Finding Jesus : faith, fact, forgery : six holy objects that tell the remarkable story of the gospels by David Gibson( Recording )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As featured in the 6-part CNN SERIES "Finding Jesus". FINDING JESUS explores six major artifacts, including the Shroud of Turin, the True Cross, and John the Baptist, that give us the most direct evidence about the life and world of Jesus. The book and attendant CNN series provide a dramatic way to retell "the greatest story ever told" while introducing a broad audience to the history, the latest controversies, and newest forensic science involved in sorting out facts from the fiction of would-be forgers and deceivers. The book and the show draw on experts from all over the world. Beyond the faithful, the book will appeal also to the skeptical and to curious readers of history and archaeology, while it takes viewers of the primetime TV series deeper into the story
The ultimate encyclopedia of dogs, dog breeds & dog care by Peter Larkin( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This definitive encyclopedia is a comprehensive visual guide to more than 180 breeds from all over the world. Everything you need to know about dogs, from choosing a breed to grooming, feeding and exercise is described in full detail, and there is a step-by-step guidance through basic first aid and training. Descriptions of each dog's temperament will help you choose the right dog for you and your family
Countdown to Mecca by Michael Savage( )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plane bound for Amman, Jordan goes down in the Caspian Sea. The crash yields no survivors save the Russian mercenary who hijacked the flight and a cask of bomb-grade uranium is missing from the wreckage. A carefully plotted terrorist attack has been put into motion, and the resulting chaos might be enough to push America toward another costly war. The one man who might be able to stop the attack is Jack Hatfield, a freelance reporter who has never shied away from controversy. After making a politically incorrect statement about Islamic extremists, he has been discredited as a journalist and left to pick up the pieces of his career. But when his half-brother Sammy calls him, saying that his neighbor Ana overheard something she shouldn't have and now both their lives are in danger, Jack realizes hes stumbled upon a conspiracy to blow up Mecca. Now he, and a group of likeminded friends on the fringes of the law, must uncover who is behind the plot and stop them or else witness the collapse of the world into nuclear war
Cauldron of ghosts by David Weber( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mesan Alignment: a centuries-old cabal that seeks to impose its vision of a society dominated by genetic rank onto the human race. Now the conspiracy stands exposed by spies Anton Zilwicki and Victor Cachat - one an agent of Honor Harrington's Star Kingdom of Manticore, the other a Havenite operative. The outing of the Alignment has turned the galaxy's political framework topsy-turvy. Old coalitions have disintegrated. New alliances have been born
Burning midnight by Loren D Estleman( )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a friend asks Walker to get his son's brother-in-law out of one of two feuding gangs, Walker is caught in the middle of a gang war that involves an international conspiracy
American icon : Alan Mulally and the fight to save Ford Motor Company by Bryce G Hoffman( )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the end of 2008, Ford Motor Company was just months away from running out of cash. With the auto industry careening toward ruin, Congress offered all three Detroit automakers a bailout. General Motors and Chrysler grabbed the lifeline, but Ford decided to save itself. Under the leadership of charismatic CEO Alan Mulally, the man who had saved Boeing, Ford had put together a bold plan to unify its divided global operations, transform its lackluster product lineup, and overcome a dysfunctional culture of infighting, backstabbing, and excuses. It was an extraordinary risk, but it was the only way America's last great industrial dynasty could hold on to their company. Mulally and his team pulled off one of the greatest comebacks in business history, and this is the behind-the-scenes account of that epic turnaround"--Provided by publisher
Lessways least scarce among : poems 2002-2009 by Peter Larkin( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete dog book : a comprehensive, practical care and training manual, and a definitive encyclopedia of world breeds by Peter Larkin( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visual guide to more than 180 breeds from all over the world, with information on grooming, feeding and exercise, and insights into temperament and suitability; with over 700 photographs
Caring for your dog : the comprehensive guide to successful dog care: buying a dog, routine care, training and first aid by Peter Larkin( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caring for Your Dog is the complete guide to understanding and looking after your pet. It covers all aspects of routine dog care, from choosing your pet through training, breeding, and basic first aid
Torch of freedom by David Weber( Recording )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the slavemasters of Mesa plot against the Star Empire of Manticore and the newly liberated slave planet of Torch, Anton Zilwicki and the notorious Havenite secret agent Victor Cachat set off on a dangerous mission to uncover the truth concerning a wave of mysterious assassinations that have been launched against both Manticore and Torch
Give forest its next portent by Peter Larkin( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Frozen fireThe ultimate encyclopedia of dogs, dog breeds & dog careThe complete dog book : a comprehensive, practical care and training manual, and a definitive encyclopedia of world breeds
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Larkin, Peter

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English (108)