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Cashman, Dan

Works: 27 works in 143 publications in 1 language and 3,567 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Popular works  Anecdotes  Case studies  History  Fiction  Short stories  Baseball stories  Detective and mystery stories, American  Short stories, American 
Roles: Narrator, Host
Classifications: PN4874.B717, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Dan Cashman
A long way from home : growing up in the American heartland by Tom Brokaw( Recording )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The television journalist describes life growing up in the heart of the American Midwest and his early journalism career in the 1960s, reflecting on the people, places, culture, and values that shaped him and continue to shape him today.--
Hughes, the private diaries, memos and letters by Richard Hack( Recording )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on newly uncovered personal letters, sealed court testimony, recently declassified FBI files, and never-before-revealed autopsy findings, this book by an investigative journalist and Hollywood insider is the definitive biography of Howard Hughes
Puppetmaster : the secret life of J. Edgar Hoover by Richard Hack( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J. Edgar Hoover, the most powerful lawman in America for over fifty years, was also the country's most controversial and corrupt public servant. His career spanned nine different presidential administrations, and he survived a dozen attempts to sweep him from his post as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Hoover reshaped domestic law enforcement as he expanded the reach of the FBI and transformed his G-men into an elite national crime fighting division. While many of Hoover's achievements and insecurities are well documented, author Richard Hack reveals for the first time the most hidden secrets of Hoover's private life and exposes previously undisclosed conduct that threatened to compromise the security of the entire nation. Based on recently uncovered files and personal documents as well as over 100,000 pages of FBI memos and State Department papers
Why courage matters by John McCain( Recording )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this inspiring meditation on courage, John McCain shares his favorite stories of people who have faced adversity and triumphed. For anyone who has ever wondered where courage comes from and how certain individuals are able to find the resolve to take great risks, McCain offers stories of fortitude and bravery. "I have spent time in the company of heroes," McCain writes, "and I was raised on tales of surpassing courage and selfless devotion to duty. I have seen and heard of Americans who overcame extraordinary challenges on behalf of their country in struggles almost mythic in their dimensions." An empowering audiobook that will strengthen the spirit of anyone who hears it, Why courage matters is a testament to the power of the human spirit"--Container
Delivered from distraction : [getting the most out of life with attention deficit disorder] by Edward M Hallowell( Recording )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1994, Driven to Distraction sparked a revolution in our understanding of attention deficit disorder. In this new book, Drs. Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey build on the breakthroughs of Driven to Distraction to offer a comprehensive and entirely up-to-date guide to living a successful life with ADD. As Hallowell and Ratey point out, "attention deficit disorder" is a highly misleading description of an intriguing kind of mind. Original, charismatic, energetic, often brilliant, people with ADD have extraordinary talents and gifts embedded in their highly charged but easily distracted minds. Tailored expressly to ADD learning styles and attention spans, Delivered from Distraction provides accessible, engaging discussions of every aspect of the condition, from diagnosis to finding the proper treatment regime. ADD is a trait, a way of living in the world. It only becomes a disorder when it impairs your life. Featuring gripping profiles of patients with ADD who have triumphed, Delivered from Distraction is a wise, loving guide to releasing the positive energy that all people with ADD hold inside"--Container
DNA : the secret of life by James D Watson( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authoritative yet personal account of the course of modern genetic research and the technological and ethical challenges unleased by it
Worth the fighting for : a memoir by John McCain( Recording )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John McCain writes about the people who have influenced him and about his own life
"What do you care what other people think?" by Richard P Feynman( Recording )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of one of the greatest physicists of the twentieth century
Secrets : a memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon papers by Daniel Ellsberg( Recording )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Ellsberg relates the story of his conversion from a Pentagon official and staunch supporter of America's war against communism to an impassioned anti-war activist. In October 1969, he smuggled classified documents out of his office and made public a top secret study of decision-making in Vietnam. He explains why he published what became known as the Pentagon Papers
Two bagger by Michael Connelly( Recording )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baseball is the background for both stories. Two Bagger is the story of a parolee who feels he owes the gang for helping him when he was in jail, but he learns that they expect him to kill someone at Dodger Stadium. Chickasaw Charlie Hoke is a story of a former Major Leaguer who is trying to land a job as a celebrity host at a casino in Las Vegas
Scurvy : how a surgeon, a mariner, and a gentleman solved the greatest medical mystery of the age of sail by Stephen R Bown( )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively recounting of how three determined individuals overcame the constraints of 18th century thinking to solve the greatest medical mystery of their era. The cure for scurvy ranks among the greatest of military successes, yet its impact on history has mostly been ignored. Stephen Bown, in this engaging and often gripping book, searches back to the earliest recorded appearance of scurvy in the 16th century, to the 18th century, when the disease was at its gum-shred, bone-snapping worst, to the early 19th century, when the preventative was finally put into service. Bown introduces us, among others, to James Lind, navy surgeon and medical detective, whose research on the disease spawned the implementation of the cure; Captain James Cook, who successfully avoided scurvy on his epic voyages; and Gilbert Blane, whose social status and charisma won over the British Navy and saved England. Scurvy is a medical detective story for the ages, a fascinating and often maddening examination of how a preventative for scurvy, the "scourge of the seas", was found, ignored, and finally implemented to the great benefit of all seafaring nations
John Paul Jones : sailor, hero, father of the American Navy by Evan Thomas( )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Paul Jones, at sea and in the heat of battle, was the great American hero of the Age of Sail. He was to history what Patrick O'Brian's Jack Aubrey and C. S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower are to fiction. Ruthless, indomitable, clever; he vowed to sail, as he put it, "in harm's way." John Paul Jones is more than a great sea story. Jones is a character for the ages. John Adams called him the "most ambitious and intriguing officer in the American Navy." The renewed interest in the Founding Fathers reminds us of the great men who made this country, but John Paul Jones teaches us that it took fighters as well as thinkers, men driven by dreams of personal glory as well as high-minded principle to break free of the past and start a new world. Jones's spirit was classically American. Evan Thomas brings his skills as a biographer to this complex, protean figure whose life and rise are both thrilling as a tale of dauntless courage and revealing about the birth of a nation."Superlative... Both Jones and his latest biographer can justly be praised as masters of their respective crafts" ~ Publishers Weekly"Evan Thomas captures all the incongruities, vanities, blazing ambition, and phenomenal courage of his subject" ~ David McCullough, author of John Adams
E=mc² : [a biography of the world's most famous equation] by David Bodanis( Recording )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Generations have grown up knowing that the equation E=mc2 changed the shape of our world but never understanding what it actually means and why it was so significant. Here, Bodanis writes the biography of this great discovery and turns a seemingly impenetrable theory into a dramatic and accessible human achievement. Bodanis begins by introducing the science and scientists forming the backdrop to Einstein's discovery
Abba's child : the cry of the heart for intimate belonging by Brennan Manning( Recording )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brennan Manning encourages listeners to let go of the imposter lifestyle and freely accept the lovely life as a child of the Heavenly Father
The piano shop on the Left Bank : [discovering a forgotten passion in a Paris Atelier] by Thaddeus Carhart( Recording )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the memoirs of an American living in Paris, and his experiences in the serious pursuit of music
Murdering Mr. Lincoln : a new detection of the 19th century's most famous crime. by Charles Higham( Recording )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this startling and original work, best-selling author Charles Higham addresses America's great historical mystery. Did John Wilkes Booth act alone on the night of Good Friday, 1865 or was he part of a wider conspiracy? Drawing from letters, diaries, previously unstudied records of official hearings, railway timetables, and obscure shipping manifests, Higham has woven a spellbinding account of intrigue and proves conclusively that high-level figures, including those in government and trade, were involved in the murder plot. Higham reveals that Lincoln unwittingly sealed his own doom. By allowing trading with the South in contradiction of his own laws, he enriched a circle of powerful people who, once he had outlived his usefulness and handed over the arrangements to others, marked him very quickly for assassination
The obvious diet by Ed Victor( )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Obvious diet your personal way to lose weight fast without changing your lifestyle. Bon vivant Ed Victor, premier literary agent to some of the world's most popular authors (Jack Higgins, Anne Robinson, Nigella Lawson ... to name but a few), gained 30 pounds after a little too much of the good life at banquets, parties, and fine restaurants ... Knowing that the only way he could diet was to devise his own regimen and with tips from friends, he lost the weight he had gained and then some. Here he reveals hints, advice and recipes for weight loss that will inspire you with a whole new look at dieting
Jefferson's demons : portrait of a restless mind by Michael Knox Beran( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clash of the titans : how the unbridled ambition of Ted Turner and Rupert Murdoch has created global empires that control what we read and watch by Richard Hack( )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clash of the titans. By the author of the highly acclaimed national bestseller Hughes: the private diaries, memos and letters. The two most influential media moguls of all time: two billionaires, two fascinating stories that often intersect. Ted Turner is the brash, outspoken and unpredictable vice-chairman of AOL Time Warner who jockeyed a small firm into a $3 billion cable empire that includes--but is not limited to--CNN, super station WTBS, and Turner Network Television. Rupert Murdoch is the ruthless media baron whose News Corporation started with one paper and grew to include over 125 papers and magazines around the world, Fox studios and television networks, and broadcast satellite services in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Theirs is a fierce rivalry that has accelerated the race to deliver information and entertainment across the globe
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Delivered from distraction : [getting the most out of life with attention deficit disorder]
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Hughes, the private diaries, memos and lettersPuppetmaster : the secret life of J. Edgar HooverWhy courage mattersDelivered from distraction : [getting the most out of life with attention deficit disorder]DNA : the secret of lifeWorth the fighting for : a memoirSecrets : a memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon papersTwo bagger