WorldCat Identities

Birney, David 1939-

Works: 199 works in 475 publications in 2 languages and 11,016 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Science fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Biographical television programs  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  Legal fiction (Literature)  Film adaptations 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor, Author
Classifications: PS3553.A655, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about David Birney
Most widely held works by David Birney
Sole survivor by Dean R Koontz( Recording )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 906 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
Ender in exile by Orson Scott Card( )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 745 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 )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member 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
Shadow puppets by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new chapter in the saga of Ender's Earth. Earth and its society have been changed irrevocably in the aftermath of Ender Wiggin's victory over the Formics. The unity forced upon the warring nations by an alien enemy has shattered. Nations are rising again, seeking territory and influence, and 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. Here is the continuing story of Bean and Petra, and the rest of Ender's Dragon Army, as they take their places in the new government of Earth
Reversible errors : a novel by Scott Turow( Recording )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 566 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
Shadow of the Hegemon by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At last we learn what happened on Earth after the destruction of the Hive Queen's worlds; after humanity no longer had a single enemy to unify the warring nations. This is the story of how Bean turned away from his first friend, Ender, and became the tactical genius who won the Earth for Ender's brother, Peter, who became the Hegemon
The Adams chronicles( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 477 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 conspiracy club by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 433 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 tragedy of King Richard the second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragedy of a self-centered king whose evil ways cause his own destruction
Speaker for the dead by Orson Scott Card( )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three thousand years have passed since Ender Wiggin won humanity's war with the Buggers. Ender remains young, travelling the stars at the speed of relativity; a hundred years or more might pass on Earth while he experiences a month-long voyage. In three thousand years, Ender's name has become anathema: he is the Xenocide, the one who killed the only other sapient race humankind had found in all the galaxy. The only ones, that is, until the planet called Lusitania was discovered and colonized. The discovery was seen as a gift to humanity, a chance to redeem the destruction of the Buggers. Ender, now known only as the Speaker for the Dead, comes to Lusitania to speak for those who have died and discovers that in order to tell the truth about them, he must unravel the secrets of Lusitania
Seal morning( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 320 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
St. Elsewhere( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join the caring doctors and nurses of St. Eligius hospital in South Boston
Speaker for the dead by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 266 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
Oh, God! Book II by Gilbert Cates( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member 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
Speaker for the dead by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 237 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
Murder on the aisle( Recording )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood actors read mystery stories set in the world of theaters, movies, television, music, and magic
Ender's game by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 196 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
Double image : [a thriller] by David Morrell( Recording )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 182 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
An American daughter by Wendy Wasserstein( Recording )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the eve of Dr. Lyssa Dent Hughes' nomination as Surgeon General, a witty and dangerous cast of characters stir the calm waters of her Georgetown home."
Riptide by Douglas J Preston( Recording )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 155 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?
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