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Prichard, Michael (Michael J.)

Overview
Works: 563 works in 2,123 publications in 1 language and 48,595 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Juvenile works  Satire  Action and adventure fiction  History  Science fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Bildungsromans  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PS1305, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Prichard
The world according to Garp by John Irving( Recording )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey through generations and across two continents with the astonishing family of T.S. Garp, bastard son of a belligerent mother. Garp loves, lusts, labors and triumphs in a world of assassins, wrestlers, feminist fanatics, tantalizing teenage babysitters, adoring children and a wayward wife. His life is comic, tragic, violent and tender, his world outrageous, and it is as real as our own
20,000 leagues under the sea by Jules Verne( Recording )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French Professor 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; soon they realize that it is really a man-made underwater vehicle
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( Recording )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During river raft adventures, Huck must decide whether to betray Jim, his friend (and a slave) and risk hellfire
Tears in the darkness : the story of the Bataan Death March and its aftermath by Michael Norman( Recording )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first four months of 1942, U.S., Filipino, and Japanese soldiers fought what was America's first major land battle of World War II, the battle for the tiny Philippine peninsula of Bataan. It ended with the surrender of 76,000 Filipinos and Americans, the single largest defeat in American military history. The defeat, though, was only the beginning, as Michael and Elizabeth M. Norman make dramatically clear in this powerfully original book
The cardinal of the Kremlin by Tom Clancy( Recording )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men possess vital information on Russia's Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is Cardinal-- America's highest agent in the Kremlin -- and he's about to be terminated by the KGB. The other one is the American who can save Cardinal and lead the world to the brink of peace ... or war. Here is author Tom Clancy's heart-stopping masterpiece -- a riveting novel about one of the most intriguing issues of our time
Fer-de-lance by Rex Stout( Recording )

17 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nero Wolfe plays snake charmer in a case with more coils than a cobra!
Red storm rising by Tom Clancy( Recording )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating story of intrigue between the U.S. and the Soviet Union involving submarines, air and ground forces
Death of a dude : [a Nero Wolfe mystery] by Rex Stout( Recording )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nero Wolfe packs his silk pajamas and heads West to catch a killer. Wolfe has come to Lame Horse, Montana, where a city slicker got a country girl pregnant and wound up with two bullets in his back. Now Wolfe must get an innocent man exonerated and find the real murderer in the process
And be a villain by Rex Stout( Recording )

13 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nero Wolfe gets mixed signals at a radio station when a live guest drops dead while on the air. Playful and puzzling
Too many cooks by Rex Stout( Recording )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the greatest chefs in the world gather for a meeting, Nero Wolfe is their honored dinner guest. It is a rare vacation for the gourmet sleuth - until a four-star killer serves a side dish of murder. Then the half-baked local law cooks up an unappetizing entree. Corpulent Wolfe and sidekick Archie begin mixing the ingredients for their inimitable souffle of detection and deduction, while the killer decides that Wolfe's prix should be permanently fixed ... and that his last meal should be his just desserts
A family affair by Rex Stout( Recording )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nero Wolfe finds himself under pressure when a murder is committed in the old brownstone on West 35th Street
Hong Kong by Stephen Coonts( Recording )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Grafton and his wife, Callie, go to Hong Kong to investigate a scandal at the U.S. consulate. Callie is kidnapped and Jack must find out who he can trust to get her back
Before midnight by Rex Stout( Recording )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective genius Nero Wolfe and his assistant, Archie Goodwin, are private investigators based in New York. With Wolfe's unmatchable wits and Archie's tireless legwork, no mystery is unsolvable. After a million-dollar contest judge is murdered and his contest answers stolen, Nero Wolfe and right-hand man Archie Goodwin take the case in an attempt to find the guilty party. As if the case wasn't difficult enough, the company that sponsored the contest may be purposefully misleading Wolfe
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury( Recording )

12 editions published between 1953 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a time when being a fireman meant starting them, not putting them out
The black mountain by Rex Stout( Recording )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nero Wolfe ignores reason, becomes obsessed with chasing his friend's killer around the world. Now he's a target
Patriot games by Tom Clancy( Recording )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Ryan, historian, ex-marine, and CIA analyst must summon all his skills and knowledge to battle against terrorism in London
The Maltese falcon by Dashiell Hammett( Recording )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind
A right to die by Rex Stout( Recording )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mr. Whipple objects to his son's fiancee, Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin reluctantly agree to investigate her. However, she is soon found bludgeoned to death and young Duncan Whipple is arrested for the crime
The bear and the dragon by Tom Clancy( Recording )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly elected, Jack Ryan has found that being President is not easy: domestic pitfalls await him at every turn; there's a revolution in Liberia; the Asian economy is going down the tubes; and now, in Moscow, someone may have tried to assassinate the chairman of the SVR - the former KGB - with a rocket-propelled grenade. Were the potential assassins political enemies, the Russian Mafia, or disaffected former KGB? Or is something far more dangerous at work here? While Ryan dispatches his most trusted eyes and ears, including black ops specialist John Clark, to find out the truth of the matter, forces in China are moving ahead with a plan of truly audacious proportions. If they succeed, the world will never look the same again
Gambit : Nero Wolfe series by Rex Stout( Recording )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nero Wolfe helps a pawn accused of murder at a private chess club. Can he checkmate the real killer?
 
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Tears in the darkness : the story of the Bataan Death March and its aftermath
Alternative Names
Prichard, Michael J.

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English (272)

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20,000 leagues under the seaThe adventures of Huckleberry FinnTears in the darkness : the story of the Bataan Death March and its aftermathThe cardinal of the KremlinFer-de-lanceRed storm risingDeath of a dude : [a Nero Wolfe mystery]And be a villain