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Prichard, Michael

Overview
Works: 48 works in 117 publications in 1 language and 2,903 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  History  Children's audiobooks  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives  Anecdotes  Case studies  Western stories 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: PS3513.R6545, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Prichard
How doctors think by Jerome E Groopman( Recording )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A physician discusses the thought patterns and actions that lead to misdiagnosis on the part of healthcare providers, and suggests methods that patients can use to help doctors assess conditions more accurately
20,000 leagues under the sea by Jules Verne( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French professor Pierre Aronnax and his servant join the Abraham Lincoln, an American frigate, on a mission to find and destroy a "sea-unicorn of colossal dimensions, armed not with a halberd, but with a real spur, as the armored frigates." The undersea monster is thought to be responsible for the disappearance of over 200 ships. When they encounter the "gigantic cetacean," it disables the Abraham Lincoln and knocks Professor Aronnax, his servant, and the hot-tempered harpooner Ned Land overboard. The three must cling to the beast or drown; however, they soon realize that the "beast" is really a man-made underwater vehicle. Captain Nemo captures the men and holds them prisoner on the Nautilus, his incredible submarine. The captain and his unwilling passengers thus embark on a deep-sea odyssey that stretches from the palm-strewn Indian Ocean to the frozen peril of the South Pole. But the enigmatic Nemo has a darker purpose for his voyage: revenge on humanity. Not just a suspense-ridden drama, this classic novel, written in 1873, predicts with astonishing accuracy the advanced technology and inventions of the twentieth century, and it has inspired generations of science fiction writers
Betty Zane by Zane Grey( Recording )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betty Zane is the story of the first settlers in the Ohio Valley and their fight for survival during the Revolutionary War. The British have organized and incited the various eastern tribes to attack American "Rebels" in this lesser-known theater of the war. Betty is a fiery beauty whose quest for romance with Alfred Clarke is interrupted time and again by Indian raids and battles. In an unexpected twist, it is Betty who turns the tide at the final battle of Fort Henry. Inspired by the life and adventures of his own great-great-grandmother, Betty Zane is Zane Grey's first novel. This and the other two books in the Ohio River series are considered some of Grey's best work
Shadow divers : the true adventure of two Americans risked everything to solve one of the mysteries of World War II by Robert Kurson( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the tradition of Jon Krakauer's Into thin air and Sebastian Junger's The perfect storm comes a true tale of riveting adventure in which two weekend scuba divers risk everything to solve a great historical mystery - and make history themselves. For John Chatterton and Richie Kohler, deep wreck diving was more than a sport. Testing themselves against treacherous currents, braving depths that induced hallucinatory effects, navigating through wreckage as perilous as a minefield, they pushed themselves to their limits and beyond, brushing against death more than once in the rusting hulks of sunken ships. But in the fall of 1991, not even these courageous divers were prepared for what they found 230 feet below the surface, in the frigid Atlantic waters sixty miles off the coast of New Jersey: a World War II German U-boat, its ruined interior a macabre wasteland of twisted metal, tangled wires, and human bones - all buried under decades of accumulated sediment
Not quite dead enough ; and, Booby trap by Rex Stout( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undercover intelligence, unbridled wartime patriotism, and a missing overweight detective are the themes of these two Nero Wolfe mysteries
The golden apples of the sun and other stories by Ray Bradbury( )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Bradbury is a modern cultural treasure. His disarming simplicity of style underlies a towering body of work unmatched in metaphorical power by any other American storyteller. And here are thirty-two of his most famous tales-prime examples of the poignant and mysterious poetry that Bradbury uniquely uncovers in the depths of the human soul, the otherwordly portraits that spring from the canvas of one of the century's great men of imagination. From a lonely coastal lighthouse to a sixty-million-year-old safari, from the pouring rain of Venus to the ominous silence of a murder scene, Ray Bradbury is our sure-handed guide not only to surprising and outrageous manifestations of the future but also to the wonders of the present that we could never have imagined on our own. Track List for The Golden Apples of the Sun: Disc 1"The Fog Horn"--Track 1"The April Witch"-Track 8"The Wilderness"-Track 16"The Fruit at the Bottom of the Bowl"-Track 23Disc 2"The Flying Machine"-Track 6"The Murderer"-Track 10"The Golden Kite, the Silver Wind"-Track 17"I See You Never"-Track 21"Embroidery"-Track 24Disc 3"The Big Black and White Game"-Track 1"The Great Wide World Over There"-Track 9"Powerhouse"-Track 18Disc 4"En La Noche"-Track 1"Sun and Shadow"-Track 4"The Meadow"-Track 10"The Garbage Collector"-Track 22Disc 5"The Great Fire"-Track 1"The Golden Apples of the Sun"-Track 6"R Is for Rocket"-Track 12"The End of the Beginning"-Track 24Disc 6"The Rocket"-Track 1"The Rocket Man"-Track 9"A Sound of Thunder"-Track 18Disc 7"The Long Rain"-Track 3"The Exiles"-Track 13"Here There Be Tygers"-Track 24Disc 8"The Strawberry Window"-Track 10"The Dragon"-Track 18"Frost and Fire"-Track 20Disc 10"Uncle Einar"-Track 7"The Time Machine"-Track 14"The Sound of Summer Running"-Track 21
Rainbow Six by Tom Clancy( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the course of nine novels, Tom Clancy's genius for big, compelling plots and his natural narrative gifthave mesmerized hundreds of millions of readers and established him as one of the preeminent storytellers of our time. Rainbow Six At its heart is John Clark, the ex-Navy SEAL of Without Remorse Each episode seems separate, yet the timing disturbs Clark. Is there a connection?He tries to figure out where all this activity is heading, but there is no way to predict the real threat: a group of terrorists like none the world has ever encountered, a group so extreme that their success could literally mean the end of life on this earth as we know it
Looking for Rachel Wallace by Robert B Parker( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spenser is "the sassiest, funniest, most-enjoyable-to-read-about private eye around today ... the legitimate heir to the Hammett-Chandler-Macdonald tradition"--The Cincinnati post. Spenser is "tougher, stronger, better educated, and far more amusing than Sam Spade, Phil Marlowe, or Lewis Archer ... Spenser gives the connoisseur of that rare combination of good detective fiction and good literature a chance to indulge himself"--The Boston globe
Fangland : a novel by John Marks( Recording )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An acclaimed novelist and former 60 Minutes producer grandly reinvents the Dracula epic in the halls of a certain television newsmagazine In the annals of business trips gone horribly wrong, Evangeline Harker's journey to Romania on behalf of her employer, the popular television newsmagazine The Hour, deserves pride of place. Sent to Transylvania to scout out a possible story on a notorious Eastern European crime boss named Ion Torgu, she has found the true nature of Torgu's activities to be far more monstrous than anything her young journalist's mind could have imagined. The fact that her employer clearly won't get the segment it was hoping for is soon the very least of her concerns. Back in New York, Evangeline's disappearance causes an uproar at the office and a wave of guilt and recrimination. Then suddenly, several months later, she's heard from: miraculously, she's convalescing in a Transylvania monastery, her memory seemingly scrubbed. But then who was sending e-mails through her account to The Hour employees? And what are those great coffin-like boxes of objects delivered to the office in her name from the Old Country? And why does the show's sound system appear to be infected with some strange virus, an aural bug that coats all recordings in a faint background hiss that sounds like the chanting of ... place-names? And what about the rumors that a correspondent has scored an interview with Torgu, here in New York, after all? As a very dark Old World atmosphere deepens in the halls of one of America's most trusted television programs, its employees are forced to confront a threat beyond their wildest imaginings, a threat that makes gossip about an impending corporate shakeup seem very quaint indeed. Written in the form of diary entries, e-mails, therapy journals, and other artifacts of early-twenty-first-century American professional-class life, compiled as an informal inquest by a very interested party, Fangland manages both to be a genuinely-in fact triumphantly-frightening vampire novel in the grand tradition and a, yes, biting commentary on the way we live and work now
Wandering home : a long walk across America's most hopeful landscape, Vermont's Champlain Valley and New York's Adirondacks by Bill McKibben( Recording )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author takes a three-week walk from his current home in Vermont to his former home in the Adirondacks and reflects on the deep hope he finds in the two landscapes
God rest ye merry, soldiers : a true Civil War Christmas story by James McIvor( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the winter of 1862, during the seemingly endless nightmare of the Civil War, a small miracle occurred. Just after Christmas, on the eve of the bloody battle of Stones River in Tennessee, the Union and Confederate armies set up camp within shouting distance of one another. To raise their spirits, they began a volley of patriotic tunes. Soon every regimental band and every soldier, Rebel and Yankee alike, had swelled the chorus
Crazy rich : power, scandal, and tragedy inside the Johnson & Johnson dynasty by Jerry Oppenheimer( Recording )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Often compared to the Kennedy clan because of the tragedies and scandals that had befallen both wealthy and powerful families, Crazy Rich, based on scores of exclusive, candid, on-the-record interviews, reveals how the Johnson & Johnson dynasty's vast fortune was both intoxicating and toxic through the generations of a family that gave the world Band-Aids and Baby Oil
Jack London : an American life by Earle Labor( Recording )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From noted Jack London scholar Earle Labor, a revelatory look at the life of the great American author, and how it shaped his most beloved works
The lone star ranger by Zane Grey( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of an infamous gunfighter, Buck Duane has his father's natural instincts and lightening-quick reflexes. When he kills a man in self-defense, he becomes a hunted fugitive. Despite the peril, he rescues a young girl who is being held as a prisoner in a Mexican camp, and begins a journey of self-discovery
Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain( Recording )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary author Mark Twain recounts his life as a steam boat pilot on the Mississippi River, the setting for several of his acclaimed works. Here, Twain offers a collection of stories based on river life before and after the American Civil War, including some tall tales
Roving Mars : [Spirit, Opportunity and the exploration of the red planet] by Steven W Squyres( Recording )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve Squyres shares his gripping account of life at the center of one of the great explorations of all time. With hundreds of other scientists and engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and elsewhere, Squyres worked to build and launch two rovers named Spirit and Opportunity, and then guide them on Mars. Squyres artfully chronicles more than a decade of ups, downs, triumphs, dead ends, politics, and, at times, utter confusion in this dramatic tale of how Spirit and Opportunity beat the odds. Roving Mars is both a true adventure story and an insider's view of life at the frontiers of exploration
Cronkite's war : his World War II letters home by Walter Cronkite( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Cronkite IV, Walter Cronkite's grandson, and esteemed historian Maurice Isserman present a fascinating collection of the letters the legendary newsman sent to his wife during World War II
The last trail by Zane Grey( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the American Revolution, Jonathan Zane becomes a celebrated scout on the frontier. His adventurous spirit and love of the wild lead him to Fort Henry, scene of countless Indian attacks, farmers have been murdered, women abducted, and cabins burned. Zane teams up with a legendary scout to mete out justice to Indians and inciting outlaws, and settlers begin to enjoy the lush Ohio Valley in peace. One pioneer hopes to end Zane's career as a tireless protector. Spirited and beguiling Betty Sheppard begs him to give up his lonely borderman existence. Duty commands, however, that he resist all charms except those of the forest trails
The brothers Bulger : how they terrorized and corrupted Boston for a quarter century by Howie Carr( Recording )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of Boston's infamous Bulger brothers, Whitey and Billy-- one as the city's most feared mobster, the other as a power in the Massachusetts State Senate
Encyclopedia of fishing in the British Isles by Michael Prichard( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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20,000 leagues under the seaBetty ZaneShadow divers : the true adventure of two Americans risked everything to solve one of the mysteries of World War IINot quite dead enough ; and, Booby trapThe golden apples of the sun and other storiesRainbow SixLooking for Rachel WallaceFangland : a novel