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Michael, Paul (Actor)

Overview
Works: 162 works in 1,018 publications in 1 language and 33,687 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  History  Action and adventure fiction  War stories  Biography  History  Fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, nar
Classifications: PS3569.H18, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Michael
Inferno : [a novel] by Dan Brown( Recording )

54 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history's most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces: Dante's Inferno. Against this backdrop, Langdon battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle that pulls him into a landscape of classic art, secret passageways, and futuristic science"--Vendor summary
Origin : a novel by Dan Brown( Recording )

28 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an event at which futurist Edmond Kirsch is to announce a groundbreaking discovery erupts into chaos, Robert Langdon rushes to Barcelona to locate a cryptic password that will reveal Kirsch's secret before it is lost forever
The Da Vinci code by Dan Brown( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While in Paris on business, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon receives an urgent late-night phone call. The elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum, a baffling cipher found near the body. As Langdon and a gifted French cryptologist, Sophie Neveau, sort through the bizarre riddles, they are stunned to discover a trail of clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci's clues visible for all to see and yet ingeniously disguised by the painter. The stakes are raised when Langdon uncovers a startling link: the late curator was involved in the Priory of Sion an actual secret society whose members included Sir Isaac Newton, Botticelli, Victor Hugo, and Da Vinci, among others. Langdon suspects they are on the hunt for a breathtaking historical secret, one that has proven through the centuries to be as enlightening as it is dangerous. In a frantic race through Paris, and beyond, Langdon and Neveau find themselves matching wits with a faceless powerbroker who appears to anticipate their every move. Unless they can decipher the labyrinthine puzzle, the Priory's secrets and an explosive ancient truth will be lost forever
The lost symbol : [a novel] by Dan Brown( Recording )

38 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symbologist Robert Langdon returns in this new thriller follow-up to The Da Vinci Code
The Da Vinci code : a novel by Dan Brown( Recording )

67 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret Catholic organization known as Opus Dei has struck. The elderly curator of the Louvre has been found dead inside the museum, surrounded by eldritch ciphers in invisible ink. It is up to Harvard semiotician Robert Langdon and his French cryptologist partner Sophie Neveu to decode the cipers, and get to the bottom of an ever-widening mystery. They discover that the late curator was the gatekeeper of the "Priory of Sion", a secret society whose members included Leonardo da Vinci, and that he sacrificed his life to protect a vastly important ancient religious relic from Opus Dei. If Langdon and Neveu do not deciper the clues in time, Opus Dei will get its hands on the relic, and havoc will be wrought
A blaze of glory : [a novel of the Battle of Shiloh] by Jeff Shaara( Recording )

21 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the spring of 1862. The Confederate Army in the West teeters on the brink of collapse following the catastrophic loss of Fort Donelson. Commanding general Albert Sidney Johnston is forced to pull up stakes, abandon the critical city of Nashville, and rally his troops in defense of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad. Hot on Johnston's trail are two of the Union's best generals: the relentless Ulysses Grant and Don Carlos Buell. If their combined forces can crush Johnston's army and capture the railroad, the war in the West likely will be over. There's just one problem, Johnston knows of the Union plans, and is poised to launch an audacious surprise attack on Grant's encampment, a small settlement in southwestern Tennessee anchored by a humble church named Shiloh
Destiny of the Republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president by Candice Millard( Recording )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narrative account of the twentieth president's political career offers insight into his background as a scholar and Civil War hero, his battles against the corrupt establishment, and Alexander Graham Bell's failed attempt to save him from an assassin's bullet
The Tristan betrayal by Robert Ludlum( Recording )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2019 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the fall of 1940, the Nazis are at the height of their power -- France is occupied, Britian is enduring the Blitz and is under the threat of invasion, America is neutral, and Russia is in an uneasy alliance with Germany. Stephen Metcalfe, the younger son of a prominent American family, is a well-known man about town in occupied Paris. He's also a minor asset in the U.S.'s secret intelligence forces in Europe
Rules of betrayal : [a novel] by Christopher Reich( Recording )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1980, a secret American B-52 crashes high in a remote mountain range on the Pakistan, Afghanistan border. Nearly thirty years later, and spanning locales from those peaks to New York City, a terrible truth will be revealed. Jonathan Ransom returns as the resourceful doctor thrown into a shadowy world of double and triple agents where absolutely no one can be trusted. To stay alive, Ransom must unravel the mystery surrounding his wife, an enigmatic and lethal spy who plays by her own rules, and discover where her loyalties truly lie
Digital fortress by Dan Brown( Recording )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer whiz takes on the government in defense of the right to privacy. On hearing the National Security Agency has secretly installed a program that can read anyone's e-mail, Ensei Tankado comes up with a program to paralyze it and cripple the NSA
The smoke at dawn : [a novel of the Civil War] by Jeff Shaara( Recording )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summer, 1863. The Federal triumph at Vicksburg has secured complete control of the Mississippi River from the Confederacy, cementing the reputation of Ulysses S. Grant. Farther east, the Federal army under the command of William Rosecrans captures the crucial rail hub at Chattanooga. But Rosecrans is careless, and while pursuing the Confederates, the Federal forces are routed in north Georgia at Chickamauga Creek. A disgusted Abraham Lincoln has seen enough of General Rosecrans
A chain of thunder : a novel of the Siege of Vicksburg by Jeff Shaara( Recording )

16 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuing the trilogy that began with A Blaze of Glory, New York Times bestselling author Jeff Shaara returns to chronicle another decisive chapter in America's long and bloody Civil War. In A Chain of Thunder, the action shifts to the fortress city of Vicksburg, Mississippi. There, in the vaunted "Gibraltar of the Confederacy", a siege for the ages will cement the reputation of one Union general and all but seal the fate of the rebel cause
The final storm : [a novel of the War in the Pacific] by Jeff Shaara( Recording )

14 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional account of the struggle for Okinawa through the eyes of combatants on both sides: Private Clay Adams, Admiral Chester Nimitz, General Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr., and General Mitsura Ushijima, the Japanese general in charge of defending the island
The travelers : a novel by Chris Pavone( Recording )

11 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Rhodes has made a terrible mistake. Harmless flirtations are part of his job. But these flirtations have never showed up at his hotel room with a gun, threatening his life. Will is a travel writer - a wine aficionado and international food expert for Travelers magazine. Though he's wondered why he sometimes has to deliver bulky sealed packages to consulates all over the world, or why he occasionally has to use a fake name. Now those shadowy errands and white lies have come back to haunt him. Clearly Will's job is not everything he thought it was. But once the truth is revealed to him, he needs to act fast, and act right. His life depends on it
No less than victory : a novel of World War II by Jeff Shaara( Recording )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the success of the Normandy invasion, the Allied commanders are buoyantly confident that the war in Europe will be over in a matter of weeks, that Hitler and his battered army have no other option than surrender. But despite the advice of his best military minds, Hitler will hear no talk of defeat. In mid-December 1944, the Germans launch a desperate and ruthless counteroffensive in the Ardennes forest. As American commanders respond to the stunning challenge, the German spear is finally blunted
The frozen hours : a novel of the Korean War by Jeff Shaara( Recording )

13 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master of military historical fiction turns his discerning eye to the Korean War in this riveting new novel, which tells the dramatic story of the Americans and the Chinese who squared off in one of the deadliest campaigns in the annals of combat: the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, also known as Frozen Chosin
The fateful lightning : a novel of the Civil War by Jeff Shaara( Recording )

14 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the concluding novel of his epic Civil War tetralogy, the dramatic story of the final eight months of battle from multiple perspectives: the commanders in their tents making plans for total victory, as well as the ordinary foot soldiers and cavalrymen who carried out their orders until the last alarum sounded. Through Sherman's eyes, listeners gain insight into the mind of the general who vowed to 'make Georgia howl' until it surrendered
The prince of risk : a novel by Christopher Reich( Recording )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert "Bobby" Astor is a rising New York hedge fund manager on the cusp of making his biggest, most daring killing yet. But everything changes when his father, the chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, is killed in a brazen, mystifying attack on the south lawn of the White House while en route to deliver a terrifying secret to the President of the United States. In the wake of the attacks, Astor sees the business he built crumble around him and finds himself on the brink of ruin. A cryptic clue leads him deeper into the web of lies surrounding his father's murder, and Astor stumbles onto a sophisticated foreign conspiracy that threatens to not only wipe out Astor's own fund but to destroy the entire foundation of the United States' financial system
Destiny and power : the American odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush by Jon Meacham( Recording )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Pulitzer Prize winner and #1 New York Times best selling author Jon Meacham comes a sweeping yet intimate biography of George H.W. Bush. Based on rigorous research, hours of private interviews, and extraordinary access to Bush's diaries and to his family, this paints a vivid and affecting portrait of the distinctive American life of a man from the Greatest Generation
American heiress : the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst by Jeffrey Toobin( Recording )

12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On February 4, 1974, Patty Hearst, a senior in college and heiress to the Hearst family fortune, was kidnapped by a ragtag group of self-styled revolutionaries calling itself the Symbionese Liberation Army. The already sensational story took the first of many incredible twists on April 3, when the group released a tape of Patty saying she had joined the SLA and had adopted the nom de guerre "Tania."
 
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The lost symbol : [a novel]The Da Vinci code : a novelDestiny of the Republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a presidentThe Tristan betrayalRules of betrayal : [a novel]Digital fortressThe final storm : [a novel of the War in the Pacific]No less than victory : a novel of World War II
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