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Graham, Dion

Overview
Works: 286 works in 1,230 publications in 1 language and 46,610 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Biography  Historical television programs  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PS3566.A822, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dion Graham
Cross country : a novel by James Patterson( Recording )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the home of Alex Cross's oldest friend, Ellie Cox, is turned into the worst murder scene Alex has ever seen, the destruction leads him to believe that he's chasing a horrible new breed of killer. As Alex and his girlfriend, Brianna Stone, become entangled in the deadly Nigerian underworld of Washington D.C., what they discover is shocking: a stunningly organized gang of lethal teenagers headed by a powerful, diabolical man--the African warlord known as the Tiger. Just when the detectives think they're closing in on the elusive murderer, the Tiger disappears into thin air. Tracking him to Africa, Alex knows that he must follow. Alone."--Publisher description
Reconstruction : the second Civil War( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the tumultuous years after the Civil War during which America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into the Union and at the same time, how former slaves could be brought into the life of the country
Private Paris by James Patterson( Recording )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jack Morgan stops by Private's Paris office, he envisions a quick hello during an otherwise relaxing trip filled with fine food and sightseeing. But Jack is quickly pressed into duty after a call from his client Sherman Wilkerson, asking Jack to track down his young granddaughter who is on the run from a brutal drug dealer
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius by Dave Eggers( Recording )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling voice for Generation X, Eggers here recounts his early 20s, caring for his younger brother after their parents' unexpected deaths and his endeavors in a variety of media.--
The circle by Dave Eggers( Recording )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Circle is the exhilarating new novel from Dave Eggers, best-selling author of A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award. When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world's most powerful internet company, she feels she's been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California campus, links users' personal emails, social media, banking, and purchasing with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of civility and transparency. As Mae tours the open-plan office spaces, the towering glass dining facilities, the cozy dorms for those who spend nights at work, she is thrilled with the company's modernity and activity. There are parties that last through the night, there are famous musicians playing on the lawn, there are athletic activities and clubs and brunches, and even an aquarium of rare fish retrieved from the Marianas Trench by the CEO. Mae can't believe her luck, her great fortune to work for the most influential company in the world--even as life beyond the campus grows distant, even as a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken, even as her role at the Circle becomes increasingly public. What begins as the captivating story of one woman's ambition and idealism soon becomes a heart-racing novel of suspense, raising questions about memory, history, privacy, democracy, and the limits of human knowledge"--
The cut : a novel by George P Pelecanos( Recording )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After returning home from serving in Iraq, Spero Lucas makes a living doing special investigations for a defense attorney and catches the attention of a high-profile crime boss who offers Lucas a high paying job he cannot refuse
Train by Pete Dexter( )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lionel Walk, etter known as Train, is a young black caddy at an elite Los Angeles golf course. There, he navigates between the careless hostility of patrons and the volatile brutality of the other caddies. One day, he finds an unexpected protector: police sergeant Miller Packer, who Train dubs "the Mile-Away Man" for his distant gaze. Packer is investigating a botched and bloody boat hijacking that left a lone survivor: achingly beautiful Norah Still. When the lives of these three people intersect, both violence and tenderness swiftly rise to the surface.--
A hologram for the king by Dave Eggers( Recording )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling American businessman travels to a rising Saudi Arabian city with the hopes of securing a contract that will earn him a commission large enough to stave off his economic woes and hold his family together
Within the shadows by Brandon Massey( )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Wilson has it all: a great house, a great job as a mystery writer, and all the money he can handle. But he's missing one thing: someone to share it all with. One day while writing at a small Georgia coffee shop, he meets Mika Woods, a sophisticated woman who seems to be the answer to Andrew's prayers. After a hot night of passion, Andrew regrets his decision and wants to take things slowly. But slow is not Mika's speed, and suddenly Andrew's world plunges into a nightmare as he discovers Mika is not all what she seems
The beautiful things that heaven bears by Dinaw Mengestu( )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set over eight months in a gentrifying Washington, D.C., neighborhood in the 1970s, this story captures an uptick in Ethiopian grocery store owner Sepha Stephanos's long-deferred hopes, as Judith, a white academic, fixes up the four-story house next to his apartment building, treats him to dinner and lets him steal a kiss. Just as unexpected is Sepha's friendship with Judith's biracial 11-year-old daughter, Naomi, over a copy of The Brothers Karamazov
The turnaround by George P Pelecanos( Recording )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-five years after a devastating accident that irrevocably shapes the lives of six people, a pair of redemption-seeking survivors reaches out to one another in an effort that is compromised by a fellow survivor's release from prison
Middle passage by Charles Johnson( )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rutherford Calhoun, a newly freed slave from an Illinois farm, travels to New Orleans only to discover that nothing but misery awaits him in the big city. Sitting on a pier as he contemplates his life, he decides the sea holds his interest and boards the first available ship. But after it sets sail, Calhoun learns he has boarded a slave ship enroute to Africa to collect members of a legendary tribe
The road South : [a memoir] by Shelley Stewart( )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirited and striking, this is the story of a man who struggled against a society divided by color. Stewart recalls the death of his mother at his father's hands and the damage of abuse from other relatives. Shelley Stewart's memoir is full of hope and promise, even in the midst of the most dire situations
Resurrecting midnight by Eric Jerome Dickey( Recording )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the heels of his best selling noir-inspired series featuring the assassin Gideon, Eric Jerome Dickey returns with another sizzler reminiscent of his earlier works, novels that won the hearts of listeners and launched Dickey to the top of the charts. Known for his irresistible blend of action and romance, Dickey has solidified his place as America's king of seduction
The wild things by Dave Eggers( Recording )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driven by a series of internal and external pressures, seven year-old Max leaves home, jumps in a boat and sails across the oceans to a strange island where the giant beasts reign - the 'wild things' from Maurice Sendak's visionary classic
Fanon by John Edgar Wideman( )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frantz Fanon (1925-1961) fought to free Algeria from French rule and rallied against the oppressive grip of colonialism. In this fictionalized view of the revolutionary's life, an African-American writer travels the world to do research for a biography of Fanon. In a tale that is part love story, mystery, and biography, Fanon examines how a political radical's views apply in a post-9/11 world
Astray by Emma Donoghue( Recording )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fascinating characters that roam across the pages of Emma Donoghue's stories have all gone astray: they are emigrants, runaways, drifters, lovers old and new. They are gold miners and counterfeiters, attorneys and slaves. They cross other borders too: those of race, law, sex, and sanity. They travel for love or money, incognito or under duress. With rich historical detail, the celebrated author of Room takes us from puritan Massachusetts to revolutionary New Jersey, antebellum Louisiana to the Toronto highway, lighting up four centuries of wanderings that have profound echoes in the present
Say you're one of them by Uwem Akpan( )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uwem Akpan's stunning stories humanize the perils of poverty and violence so piercingly that few readers will feel they've ever encountered Africa so immediately. The eight-year-old narrator of 'An ex-mas feast' needs only enough money to buy books and pay fees in order to attend school. Even when his twelve-year-old sister takes to the streets to raise these meager funds, his dream can't be granted. Food comes first. His family lives in a street shanty in Nairobi, Kenya, but their way of both loving and taking advantage of each other strikes a universal chord. In the second of his stories published in a New Yorker special fiction issue, Akpan takes us far beyond what we thought we knew about the tribal conflict in Rwanda. The story is told by a young girl, who, with her little brother, witnesses the worst possible scenario between parents. They are asked to do the previously unimaginable in order to protect their children. In 'What language is that?' two little Ethiopian girls are best friends until their parents suddenly say they cannot speak to each other anymore because one is Muslim and the other is Christian. This singular collection will also take the reader inside Nigeria, Benin, and Ethiopia, revealing in beautiful prose the harsh consequences for children of life in Africa
 
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Cross country : a novel
Alternative Names
Graham, Deon

Languages
English (234)

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Reconstruction : the second Civil WarThe cut : a novelTrainThe turnaroundResurrecting midnightThe wild thingsSay you're one of them