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Rudnicki, Stefan 1945-

Works: 758 works in 3,568 publications in 1 language and 67,015 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Monologues (Drama)  Novels  Fantasy fiction  History  Christmas stories  Political fiction  Domestic fiction  Paranormal fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Director, Author, Producer, Editor, Production personnel, Author of introduction, Compiler, nar
Classifications: PS3553.A655, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stefan Rudnicki
Ender's game by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

45 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in English and held by 2,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six-year-old Ender Wiggin and his siblings at Battle School are being tested and trained to determine whether they possess the abilities to remake the world-- if the world survives an all-out war with an alien enemy
The lost gate by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised in a family where his cousins and he are directed to read a secret library of books written in a strange language, Dan North discovers that he is a member of an exiled clan of mages and that his birth has reignited a war
Speaker for the dead by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the aftermath of his terrible war, Ender Wiggin disappeared, and a powerful voice arose: The Speaker for the Dead, who told the true story of the Bugger War. Now, long years later, a second alien race has been discovered, but again the aliens' ways are strange and frightening. Again, humans die. And it is only the Speaker for the Dead, who is also Ender Wiggin the Xenocide, who has the courage to confront the mystery, and the truth
The actor's book of classical monologues( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers monologues for women and men from Sophocles, Euripides, Aeschylus, Shakespeare, Sheridan, Dryden, and Congreve
Leaving by Karen Kingsbury( Recording )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When offered the chance to audition for a Broadway musical in New York City, Bailey Flanigan is unable to pass up what she considers an opportunity of a lifetime. However, her boyfriend Cody is staying behind in Indiana to be close to his mother. Now in a big city all by herself, Bailey must embark on the latest chapter in her young life
Revolutionary summer : the birth of American independence by Joseph J Ellis( Recording )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph J. Ellis' focus: the summer of 1776, the most dramatic few months in the story of our country's founding. The thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from the British Empire. At the same time, the British dispatched the largest armada ever to cross the Atlantic; it cruised off the coast of Staten Island in early July
The gate thief by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

10 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here on Earth, Danny North is still in high school, yet he holds in his heart and mind all the stolen outselves of thirteen centuries of gatemages. The families still want to kill him if they can't control him, and they can't; he is far too powerful. On Westil, Wad is nearly powerless; he lost everything to Danny in their struggle. Even if he can survive the revenge of his enemies, he must still somehow make peace with the Gatemage Daniel North
Legacy of ashes : the history of the CIA by Tim Weiner( Recording )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the CIA from the end of World War II to Iraq, in a study that condemns the organization for its record, its inability to understand world affairs, the violence it has unleashed, and its undermining of American politics
His illegal self by Peter Carey( )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Che is a precocious young boy raised in isolated privilege by his New York grandmother. Yearning for his famous outlaw parents-radical 1960s activists who are now among the FBI's most wanted-he's denied access to television and the news. But he takes hope from his teenage neighbor, who predicts, "They will come for you, man. They'll break you out of here." One afternoon, the prediction appears to come true. Soon Che, too, is an outlaw, fleeing with the woman into the subway and pitched into a journey that leads them to a hippie commune in the jungles of tropical Australia. Here, Che slowly, bravely confronts his life, learning that nothing is what it seems
Big country. stories of Louis L'Amour by Louis L'Amour( Recording )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ride, you Tonto raiders: Matt Sabre finds himself on the special trail to the home of the man he gunned down. It was a rough and bitter trip from El Paso to the Mogollons in the Tonto Basin, where if a man saw a stranger, he shot him!
Learning by Karen Kingsbury( Recording )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bailey is slowly inching toward her dream of becoming an actress while Cody coaches and mentors a high school football team. However, they are slowly drifting apart, and when Cody's past catches up to him, he is forced to reach out to others for help
The Actor's book of monologues for women from non-dramatic sources by Stefan Rudnicki( Book )

8 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More than 200 selections from ... prose and verse."--Cover
Empire : [a disturbing look at a possible future] by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American Empire has grown too fast, and the fault lines at home are stressed to the breaking point. The war of words between Right and Left has collapsed into a shooting war, though most people just want to be left alone. The battle rages between the high-technology weapons on one side, and militia foot-soldiers on the other, devastating the cities, and overrunning the countryside. But the vast majority, who only want the killing to stop and the nation to return to more peaceful days, have technology, weapons and strategic geniuses of their own. When the American dream shatters into violence, who can hold the people and the government together? And which side will you be on?
Shadow puppets by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth and its society have been irrevocably changed in the aftermath of Ender Wiggin's victory over the Formics. The unity enforced upon the warring nations by an alien enemy has shattered. Nations are rising again, seeking territory and influence, and most of all, seeking to control the skills and loyalty of the children from the Battle School. But one person has a better idea. Peter Wiggin, Ender's older, more ruthless brother, sees that any hope for the future of Earth lies in restoring a sense of unity and purpose. And he has an irresistible call on the loyalty of Earth's young warriors. With Bean at his side, the two will reshape our future
Ender in exile by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Savior of Earth and a military genius, Ender is given the opportunity to live on Eros, at one of Earth Hegemony's training facilities, in isolation. Opting instead to leave his home planet and set out for the colonies, Ender enters into a life-changing adventure
Gatefather by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claiming his power as the first surviving Gate Mage in nearly two thousand years, Danny North survives a murderous attack by the mysterious Gate Thief before falling into the power of a formidable enemy to both the Earth and Westil worlds
A war of gifts by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a short novel set during Ender Wiggins's first years at Battle School, where it is forbidden to celebrate religious holidays, chaos erupts when older student Dink Meeker places a gift in another student's shoe on Sinterklaaus Day, a small act of rebellion that ignites a struggle between the students and staff and forces everyone to make a choice during the War over Santa Claus
Earth awakens by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the alien ship screamed through the solar system, it disrupted communications between the far-flung human mining ships and supply stations and between them and Earth. So Earth and Luna were unaware that they had been invaded until the ship pulled into Earth orbit, and began landing terra-forming crews in China. Politics and pride slowed the response on Earth, and on Luna, corporate power struggles seemed more urgent than distant deaths. In this sequel to Earth afire, millions are dead after the invading Formics gas cities with lethal chemicals. Young Mazer Rackham tries to find a counter-agent, while asteroid miner Victor Delgado infiltrates the alien ship. Victor needs to find a way to seize the ship and end the war
Hidden empire by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Averell Torrent launches America into a get-tough, this-world-is-our-empire foreign policy stance. When Captain Bartholomew "Cole" Coleman sees the danger Torrent poses to American democracy and the potential disasters involved in his foreign military adventures, he quickly runs afoul of Torrent and, while on the run, finds proof that Torrent orchestrated a presidential assassination
Coming home by Karen Kingsbury( Recording )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coming Home is a novel about tremendous victory and unprecedented loss, a story of faith and a forever kind of love, love that will stay with you long after the last page. This stand-alone novel will serve as either a grand introduction or a beautiful conclusion in the saga of the Baxter Family. The Baxters make plans to come together for a summer lakeside reunion, a celebration like they haven't had in years. But before the big day, the unthinkable happens
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The actor's book of classical monologues
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The lost gateSpeaker for the deadThe actor's book of classical monologuesLeavingLegacy of ashes : the history of the CIAHis illegal selfBig country. stories of Louis L'AmourLearning