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Cashman, Dan

Overview
Works: 61 works in 186 publications in 1 language and 4,704 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Popular works  Anecdotes  Case studies  Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Short stories  Baseball stories  Detective and mystery stories, American 
Roles: Narrator, Host, Author
Classifications: QC73.8.C6, 530.11
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dan Cashman
A long way from home : growing up in the American heartland by Tom Brokaw( Recording )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 428 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 )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 421 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 347 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 287 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
Funny Cide : [how a horse, a trainer, a jockey, and a bunch of high school buddies took on the Sheiks and Blue Bloods ... and won]( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Funny Cide is a horse who is already a legend; he won the Preakness and the Kentucky Derby in 2003. But behind the horse lies a story. It is the story of six ordinary guys who decided to invest in a very small stable, with a young Funny Cide as one of their three horses. It is the story of their trainer, Barclay Tagg, who had been knocking around for years without distinction but who suddenly found his genius with this horse. It is the story of their jockey, who redeemed himself on Funny Cide. Through its highs and lows, its defeats and victories, the team succeeded in giving its fans a "people's horse" to care about - one who will be remembered for a long time to come"--Container
The pleasure of finding things out by Richard P Feynman( Recording )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Feynman was one of the greatest physicists of the 20th century - from his work on the atomic bomb to his solution to the puzzle of the Challenger disaster; Feynman helped to shape the world as we know it. Nobel laureate, iconoclastic icon, caring family man, amateur artist and professional musician, Feynman was a man of many dimensions, and this book is a magnificent treasury of his best short works
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 229 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 200 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 197 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 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the greatest physicists of the twentieth century, Richard Feynman possessed an unquenchable thirst for adventure and an unparalleled ability to tell the story of his life. What do you care what other people think? is Feynman's last literary legacy, which he prepared as he struggled with cancer. Among its many tales - some funny, others intensely moving - we meet Feynman's first wife, Arlene, who taught him of love's irreducible mystery as she lay dying in a hospital bed while he worked nearby on the atomic bomb at Los Alamos. We are also given a fascinating narrative of the investigation of the space shuttle Challenger's explosion in 1986. Not as humorous as his other memoirs but in many ways more profound
Old school : [a novel] by Tobias Wolff( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A coming-of-age story about an outsider in an exclusive New England prep school
E=mc² : a biography of the world's most famous equation by David Bodanis( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the discovery of the equation that changed the shape of the world, turning a seemingly impenetrable theory into a dramatic and accessible human achievement
Two bagger by Michael Connelly( Recording )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 130 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
Secrets : a memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon papers by Daniel Ellsberg( Recording )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 126 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
Scurvy : how a surgeon, a mariner, and a gentleman solved the greatest medical mystery of the age of sail by Stephen R Bown( Recording )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The accounts of three men who discovered the reason why sailors suffered from scurvy and their attempts to implement the use of vitamin C as the cure
Empire : a tale of obsession, betrayal, and the battle for an American icon by Mitchell Pacelle( )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a riveting chronicle of betrayal, revenge, family rivalry, and raw greed, award-winning Wall Street Journal journalist Mitchell Pacalle tells the compelling tale of the Empire State Building ownership battle that featured three of the most notorious players in international real estate, Donald Trump, Leona Helmsley, and the eccentric Japanese billionaire Hideki Yokoi
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 76 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
John Paul Jones : sailor, hero, father of the American Navy by Evan Thomas( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 76 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.'
Abba's child : the cry of the heart for intimate belonging by Brennan Manning( Recording )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 61 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
America's first dynasty by Richard Brookhiser( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In America's first dynasty, Richard Brookhiser tells the story of America's longest and still-greatest dynasty - the Adamses, the only family in our history to play a leading role in American affairs for nearly two centuries
 
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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 mattersFunny Cide : [how a horse, a trainer, a jockey, and a bunch of high school buddies took on the Sheiks and Blue Bloods ... and won]The pleasure of finding things outDelivered from distraction : [getting the most out of life with attention deficit disorder]DNA : the secret of lifeWorth the fighting for : a memoir