Birney, David 1939-
Most widely held works about David Birney
Most widely held works by David Birney
Sole survivor by Dean R Koontz ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 893 libraries worldwide
When a crime reporter investigates the crash of a commercial airliner he is lead to reassess everything he thought he knew about life and death.
Ender in exile by Orson Scott Card ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 630 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.
Speaker for the dead by Orson Scott Card ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 625 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.
Shadow of the giant by Orson Scott Card ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 606 libraries worldwide
Bean, nearing death, and his wife Petra search for their stolen children with the help of their former Battle School classmates while Peter Wiggin attempts to restore world government with himself as hegemon.
Reversible errors by Scott Turow ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 606 libraries worldwide
Follows the fate of Rommy Gandolph, an inmate on death row for a triple murder in Kindle County, and the legal friends and foes who hold the keys to his fate. As Rommy nears execution, Arthur Raven, his reluctant court-appointed lawyer, learns of new evidence that may exonerate him. But they run up against Muriel Wynn, Kindle County's formidable chief deputy prosecuting attorney, and Larry Starczek, the original detective on the case, who believe Rommy deserves to die for many reasons, not all of which have to do with Rommy.
Shadow puppets by Orson Scott Card ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 507 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.
Shadow of the Hegemon by Orson Scott Card ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 504 libraries worldwide
Bean and other members of Ender's Dragon Army return to Earth after their victory in the Formic War. All but Bean are soon mysteriously kidnapped; Bean turns to Ender's brother Peter for help.
The conspiracy club by Jonathan Kellerman ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
Devastated and suspected by the police after the brutal murder of his girlfriend, psychologist Jeremy Carrier finds himself engaged in a game of cat and mouse when additional murders take place and clues begin appearing in his mail.
Seal morning ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
The discovery of an abandoned baby seal on the desolate Norfolk coastline of England in the 1930's brings Rowena, an orphaned girl, together with Miriam, her recluse aunt, when the seal's playfulness and pup antics break down barriers in their new relationship. Then Rowena turns their small cottage into a refuge for an assorted menagerie of wildlife, attracting the attention of a Canadian naturalist who becomes interested in Aunt Miriam as well.
The Adams chronicles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Television mini-series that dramatizes four generations of Adamses and 150 years of American history from the birth of the Revolution through the Gilded Age. Meet John Adams, a passionate revolutionary and second president; John Quincy Adams, proud son of a famous father and sixth president; Charles Francis Adams, skillful minister to Great Britain during the Civil War; historian Henry Adams; and railroad magnate Charles Francis Adams, Jr. Going beyond politics, this mini-series portrays these men as husbands, fathers, brothers, sons, as well as leaders.
The tragedy of King Richard the Second ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's play about the 14th century rebellion against the corrupt King, Richard II.
Ender's game by Orson Scott Card ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
An outstanding tale of the child-hero Ender Wiggin, who must fight a desperate battle against a deadly alien race if mankind is to survive.
St. Elsewhere ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Join the caring doctors and nurses of St. Eligius hospital in South Boston.
Riptide by Douglas J Preston ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
A new high-tech expedition is mounted to discover the treasure of English pirate Edward Ockham. Will the expensive technology be enough to overcome the deadly secrets of the Water Pit on Ragged Island, Maine?
Murder on the aisle ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Hollywood actors read mystery stories set in the world of theaters, movies, television, music, and magic.
Double image [a thriller by David Morrell ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
A Bosnia war criminal hunts the photographer whose photo proved to be the key evidence in his conviction, while the photographer pursues the world's most beautiful woman.
Oh, God! Book II ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
God announces his presence by tucking a note inside a fortune cookie. An 11 year old girl heeds His summons and writes Him an advertising slogan.
Night of the fox by Jack Higgins ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Best of the West ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of short stories about frontier life in the American West.
Silent snow by Steve Thayer ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
In the midst of a savage Minnesota blizzard, investigative reporter Rick Beanblossom, hero of The New York times bestseller, The weatherman, receives an anonymous note much like the one the Lindbergh family received when their infant son was kidnapped. As he searches for his own son, Beanblossom must not only relive the horrors of his Vietnam tour, napalm destroyed his face, but also research the tragic circumstances of the Lindbergh kidnapping. Fighting the perilous weather and racing against time, Beanblossom desperately searches for clues in history's most infamous kidnapping that may solve his own painful loss. Like Caleb Carr's The alienist, Silent snow is a brilliant blend of history and fiction.
Adams, Charles Francis,--1807-1886 Adams, Charles Francis,--1835-1915 Adams, Henry,--1838-1918 Adams, John,--1735-1826 Adams, John Quincy,--1767-1848 Adams family Aircraft accidents Attorney and client Audiobooks Audiobooks Bean (Fictitious character : Card) Biographical television programs Brothers and sisters Closed captioning Death row inmates Detective and mystery stories, American Drama Feature films Fiction Genetic engineering Historical television programs History Imaginary places Interplanetary voyages Kindle County (Imaginary place) Life on other planets Police psychologists Presidents Psychological fiction Reporters and reporting Richard--II,--King of England,--1367-1400 Science fiction Seals (Animals) Serial murders Sound recordings Space colonies Space warfare Talking books Television adaptations Television mini-series Television plays Television programs Television programs--for the hearing impaired United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War games Wiggin, Ender (Fictitious character) Wiggin, Peter (Fictitious character) Women--Crimes against
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