Most widely held works about George Guidall
Most widely held works by George Guidall
The cat who dropped a bombshell by Lilian Jackson Braun ( Recording )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,778 libraries worldwide
As Pickax prepares for its sesquicentennial celebration, Koko the Siamese pounces on the head of one of the wealthy Ledfields during a family reunion. When the Ledfields subsequently fall ill, Jim Qwilleran wonders if his cat is warning of foul play.
Night by Elie Wiesel ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 1,763 libraries worldwide
Night offers a personal and unforgettable account of the appalling horrors of Hitler's reign of terror. Through the eyes of 14-year-old Eliezer, we behold the tragic fate of the Jews from the little town of Sighet. Even as they are stuffed into cattle cars bound for Auschwitz, the townspeople refuse to believe rumors of anti-Semitic atrocities. Not until they are marched toward the blazing crematory at the camp's "reception center" does the terrible truth sink in.
The cat who had 60 whiskers by Lilian Jackson Braun ( Recording )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,756 libraries worldwide
With his companion Polly in Paris, Qwill keeps himself occupied by writing an absurdist play called "The Cat Who Got Elected Dog Catcher." Meanwhile, things are spicing up in Pickax. Huge inheritances from old families are suddenly and mysteriously pouring in to town, but nobody is quite sure why. Except Koko, that is--and she's not telling. Then things get really interesting when one resident drops dead from an apparent bee sting. Can Qwill and his cats get to the bottom of things?
The cat who went bananas by Lilian Jackson Braun ( Recording )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,720 libraries worldwide
The people of Pickax are in a state of eager anticipation. The Pirate's Chest, the long-awaited new bookstore, is finally set to open, and the Theatre Club is preparing to perform Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. However, the play is brought to an abrupt halt as a cast member is killed in a car accident. But was it really an accident? As suspicions rise, Qwill and his sleuthing Siamese cats have their work cut out for them.
The cat who talked turkey by Lilian Jackson Braun ( Recording )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,716 libraries worldwide
What Pickax, the town "400 miles north of everywhere," needs is a new bookstore. But just as Pickax prepares to celebrate the ground breaking for a new one, a body is discovered in a nearby wooded arie. Turning their attention from books to clues, Qwill, Koko, and Yum Yum set off on a hunt that will entertain.
Mayflower a story of courage, community, and war by Nathaniel Philbrick ( Recording )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,676 libraries worldwide
When English Separatists flee to Holland, Dutch urban life corrupts their children and weakens their families. Convinced that God is leading them to the New World, these devout Pilgrims bravely cross the Atlantic. But after violent storms carry them far north of Hudson's River, they fight icy New England winds to build crude shelters. When half die of starvation and cold that winter, the weakened survivors have little hope of facing the specter of Indian attack.
The cat who smelled a rat by Lilian Jackson Braun ( Recording )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,593 libraries worldwide
After a long drought, the citizens of Pickax are worried about wildfires. Their fears are soon realized. With a case of arson, the shooting of a volunteer fire-watcher and the murder of the president of the curling club, Jim Qwilleran and Co. are called in to sniff out the rat responsible.
Crisis by Robin Cook ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,574 libraries worldwide
Shocked and humiliated by a medical malpractice lawsuit, physician Craig Bowman receives help from his estranged brother-in-law, medical examiner Jack Stapleton, who discovers trouble after exhuming the body of Craig's alleged victim.
The cat who brought down the house by Lilian Jackson Braun ( Recording )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,564 libraries worldwide
Thelma Thackeray, a native of Moose County, has achieved fame and fortune in Hollywood. Now 82, she has returned to Pickax to have some fun before she dies. Purchasing the old opera house, Thelma reopens it as a film club. But when the premier event, the Kit Kat Revue, sets the stage for murder, Jim Qwilleran and his perceptive Siamese cats are ready to spring into action.
The cat who saw stars by Lilian Jackson Braun ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,557 libraries worldwide
Journalist Jim Qwilleran and his Siamese cats, Koko and Yum Yum, investigate the disappearance of a backpacker near Lake Superior. By the author of The Cat Who Sang for the Birds.
Marker by Robin Cook ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,551 libraries worldwide
New York City medical examiners Dr. Laurie Montgomery and Dr. Jack Stapleton confront a ballooning series of puzzling hospital deaths of young, healthy people after successful routine surgery. It seems impossible to determine why and how these patients are dying, yet Laurie comes to suspect that not only are the deaths related--they're intentional, suggesting the work of a remarkably clever healthcare serial killer.
Foreign body by Robin Cook ( Recording )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,541 libraries worldwide
During a study break, UCLA medical student Jennifer Hernandez is shocked to learn that her grandmother died during surgery in New Delhi. Desperate to find out why, she uncovers several other unexplained deaths.
The cat who robbed a bank by Lilian Jackson Braun ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,539 libraries worldwide
Mr. Delachamp, an estate jeweler from Chicago, has been holding court in Pickax's newly refurbished hotel. Impoverished local gentry are offering him heirlooms, while well-heeled citizens are purchasing baubles worth thousands. Qwill finds the jeweler's cash-only policy peculiar, and even more unsettling: Koko and Yum Yum have become strangely restless.
Critical by Robin Cook ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,534 libraries worldwide
Successful doctor and entrepreneur Angela Dawson has a controlling stake in Angels Healthcare, the highly successful medical company she founded. But something unexpected and deeply troubling is happening at her three New York specialty hospitals--drug-resistant staph infections are on the rise, killing patients.
The cat who went up the creek by Lilian Jackson Braun ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,506 libraries worldwide
Koko, Yum Yum, and James Qwilleran embark on their latest mystery when gold prospectors, wildlife photographers, and pirates arrive at the Nutcracker Inn to take part in a game.
The mysterious flame of Queen Loana by Umberto Eco ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,455 libraries worldwide
When book dealer Yambo suffers amnesia, he loses all sense of who he is, but retains memories of all the books, poems, songs and movies he has ever experienced. To reclaim his identity, he retreats to the family home and rummaged through the old letters, photographs and mementos stored in the attic. Yambo's mind swirls with thoughts, and he struggles to retrieve the one memory that may be most sacred--that of Lila Saba, his first love.
Everyman by Philip Roth ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,451 libraries worldwide
The hero of Everyman is obsessed with mortality. As he reminds himself at one point, "I'm thirty-four! Worry about oblivion when you're seventy-five." But he cannot help himself. He is the ex-husband in three marriages gone wrong. He is the father of two sons who detest him, despite a daughter who adores him. And as his health worsens, he is the envious brother of a much fitter man.
The sinister pig by Tony Hillerman ( Recording )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,346 libraries worldwide
The victim, well dressed but stripped of identification, is found at the edge of the vast Jicarilla Apache natural gas field just inside the jurisdiction of the Navajo Tribal Police, presenting Sergeant Jim Chee with a complex puzzle. Why did the Washington office of the FBI snatch custody of this case from its local agents, cover it with secrecy, and call it a hunting accident? What was the victim seeking among the maze of pipelines and pumping stations in America's largest gas field?
The wailing wind by Tony Hillerman ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,295 libraries worldwide
Nothing had seemed complicated about the old "Golden Calf" case. A con game had gone sour. Wealthy old Wiley Denton had shot the swindler, called the police, confessed, and done his short prison time. No mystery there, except why did the rich man's bride vanish? And now, papers found by Sergeant Jim Chee and Officer Bernie Manuelito in a new homicide case connect the victim to Denton and to the mythical Golden Calf Mine.
The last gunfighter. Savage country by William W Johnstone ( Recording )
77 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 921 libraries worldwide
Rolling into the small town of San Remo, Frank Morgan and his faithful companion Dog bear witness to a violent range war. Frank gets drawn in deeper when he's recruited by one side against the other. Weary from a life of settling scores with pistols, Morgan sides with the townsfolk and reluctantly accepts their marshal's badge in the hopes of ending the bloodshed.
American Civil War (1861-1865) Audiobooks Audiobooks Biography Burrack, Sam (Fictitious character) California--Los Angeles Cat owners Cats Chee, Jim (Fictitious character) Children's audiobooks Country life Detective and mystery stories Fathers and sons Fiction Florida Ford, Doc (Fictitious character) France France--Paris History Indian reservation police Intelligence officers Journalists Juvenile works Koko (Fictitious character) Leaphorn, Joe, Lt. (Fictitious character) Manners and customs Marine biologists Massachusetts Massachusetts--Boston Millionaires Moose County (Imaginary place) Morgan, Frank (Fictitious character) Navajo Indians New Mexico New York (State)--New York Outlaws Police Political fiction Qwilleran, Jim (Fictitious character) Rapp, Mitch (Fictitious character) Siamese cat Talking books Terrorism Terrorism--Prevention Texas United States United States--Southwestern States Washington (D.C.) World War (1939-1945) Yum Yum (Fictitious character : Braun)