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Birney, David 1939-

Overview
Works: 151 works in 330 publications in 1 language and 11,665 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Psychological fiction  History  Legal stories  War stories  Television plays  Detective and mystery stories  Love stories  Juvenile works 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PS3553.A655, 813.54
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Most widely held works by David Birney
Sole survivor by Dean R Koontz ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member 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
Speaker for the dead by Orson Scott Card ( Recording )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ender Wiggin, the young military genius, discovers that a second alien war is inevitable and that he must dismiss his fears to make peace with humanity's strange new brothers
Ender in exile by Orson Scott Card ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 794 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
Shadow of the giant by Orson Scott Card ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bean, once the smallest student at the Battle School, and Ender Wiggins's right hand, has grown to be a power on Earth. He served the Hegemon as strategist and general in the terrible wars that followed Ender's defeat of the alien empire attacking Earth. Now he wishes for a safe place to build a family, something he has never known, but there is nowhere on Earth that does not harbor his enemies: old enemies from the days in Ender's Jeesh, new enemies from the wars on Earth. To find security, Bean and Petra must once again follow in Ender's footsteps. They must leave Earth behind, in the control of the Hegemon, and look to the stars
Shadow of the Hegemon by Orson Scott Card ( Recording )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member 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
Shadow puppets by Orson Scott Card ( Recording )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 640 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
Reversible errors by Scott Turow ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rommy Gandolph is on death row for a triple murder. When another inmate may have evidence that can clear him, his reluctant court-appointed lawyer, Arthur Raven, finds himself doing battle with the legal system to discover the truth
The conspiracy club by Jonathan Kellerman ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 521 WorldCat member 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
The Adams chronicles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member 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 )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's play about the 14th century rebellion against the corrupt King, Richard II
Seal morning ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member 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
Ender's game by Orson Scott Card ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 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 )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join the caring doctors and nurses of St. Eligius hospital in South Boston
Oh, God! Book II ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
God announces his presence by tucking a note inside a Chineese cookie. An 11 year old girl, heeds His summons and writes Him an advertising summons
Double image [a thriller] by David Morrell ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member 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
Riptide by Douglas J Preston ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member 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?
Drop everything and read ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meredith Baxter-Birney and David Birney host a program that shows why reading is an essential lifelong asset. The program presents the experiences and the practical guidance of both famous and ordinary Americans who have found reading both pleasurable and vitally necessary. With Patty Duke, LeVar Burton, Mr. Rogers, and Marva Collins
Murder on the aisle ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hollywood actors read mystery stories set in the world of theaters, movies, television, music, and magic
Master of the game ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lavish international saga spans a century and focuses on the Blackwell family's rise to wealth, from 1890s South Africa where the family's fortune is made in diamonds to the primary story of iron-willed Kate Blackwell, the driven, power-hungry head of the family's embattled corporate empire
Night of the fox by Jack Higgins ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spring 1944. D-Day is the greatest military secret in history. Or is it? On the German-occupied British island of Jersey, Colonel Hugh Kelso, the only man in the world who could give it all away, washes ashore. The Allied High Command dispatches Harry Martineau, an American-born Oxford professor turned deadly Nazi impersonator, and Sara Drayton, a young British girl posing as his French mistress, with orders to rescue Kelso--or silence him. But on the day after they arrive, they learn that Field Marshal General Erwin Rommel, the man appointed by Hitler himself to prevent the invasion, is about to arrive. Now the future of Europe will be decided by deception and murder
 
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