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Campbell, Cassandra

Overview
Works: 950 works in 4,960 publications in 1 language and 130,534 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  History  Legal fiction (Literature)  Biography  Juvenile works  Romance fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Performer, nar
Classifications: PS3566.I372, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cassandra Campbell
The whistler : a novel by John Grisham( Recording )

18 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We expect our judges to be honest and wise. We trust them to ensure fair trials, to protect the rights of all litigants, to punish those who do wrong, and to oversee the orderly and efficient flow of justice. But what happens when a judge bends the law or takes a bribe? Lacy Stoltz is an investigator for The Florida Board On Judicial Conduct. She is a lawyer, not a cop, and it is her job to respond to complaints dealing with judicial misconduct. After ninety years with the Board, she knows that most problems are caused by incompetence, not corruption. But a corruption case crosses her desk eventually. A lawyer disbarred previously is back in business with a new identity. He now goes by the name Greg Myers, and he claims to know of a Florida judge who has stolen more money than all other crooked judges combined. And not just crooked judges in Florida. All judges, from all states, and throughout United States history. What is the source of the gains ill-gotten? It seems the judge was secretly involved with the construction of a large casino on Native American land. The Coast Mafia financed the casino and is now helping itself to a sizable skim of each month's cash. The judge is getting a cut and looking the other way. It is a sweet deal: Everyone is making money. But now, Greg wants to put a stop to it. His only client is a person who knows the truth and wants to blow the whistle and collect millions under Florida law. Greg files a complaint with The Board On Judicial Conduct, and the case is assigned to Lacy Stoltz, who suspects immediately that this one could be dangerous. Dangerous is one thing. Deadly is something else
Small great things : a novel by Jodi Picoult( Recording )

20 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman and her husband admitted to a hospital to have a baby requests that their nurse be reassigned - they are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is black, to touch their baby. The hospital complies, but the baby later goes into cardiac distress when Ruth is on duty. She hesitates before rushing in to perform CPR. When her indecision ends in tragedy, Ruth finds herself on trial, represented by a white public defender who warns against bringing race into a courtroom. As the two come to develop a truer understanding of each other's lives, they begin to doubt the beliefs they each hold most dear
The help by Kathryn Stockett( Recording )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a time when the civil rights movement is in full force, three women, Minny, Aibileen, and Skeeter, start a movement that puts them all at risk. They show the town that, whether black or white, women can unite
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot( Recording )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henrietta Lacks, a poor Southern tobacco farmer, was buried in an unmarked grave sixty years ago. Yet her cells -- taken without her knowledge, grown in culture and bought and sold by the billions -- became one of the most important tools in medical research. Rebecca Skloot takes us on an extraordinary journey from the "colored" ward of Johns Hopkins Hospital in the 1950s to East Baltimore today, where Henrietta's family struggles with her legacy
Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool( Recording )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Abilene Tucker is the daughter of a drifter who, in the summer of 1936, sends her to stay with an old friend in Manifest, Kansas, where he grew up, and where she hopes to find out some things about his past
Blossom Street brides by Debbie Macomber( Recording )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Does a perfect wedding mean there will be a perfect marriage? Three women meet and find strength in their friendship, aid in their troubles. Lydia adopted a daughter thinking her life would feel complete, yet distressing memories from the child's history threatens to destroy their happiness. Lauren wishes for marriage and family, but her boyfriend won't commit. Will romance with a stranger be the 'happy ever after' she's looking for?
The higher power of Lucky by Susan Patron( Recording )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fearing that her legal guardian plans to abandon her to return to France, ten-year-old aspiring scientist Lucky Trimble determines to run away while also continuing to seek the Higher Power that will bring stability to her life
Escape by Barbara Delinsky( Recording )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily Aulenbach is thirty, a lawyer married to a lawyer, working in Manhattan. An idealist, she had once dreamed of representing victims of corporate abuse, but she spends her days in a cubicle talking with victims of tainted bottle water and she's on the bottler's side
The sins of the mother : a novel by Danielle Steel( Recording )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Everything Olivia Grayson touches in the business world turns to gold. Now, though, she reflects upon her life, and wishes she'd invested in her family as much as she did in her business. Eager to atone for past sins, Olivia does her utmost to support each of her children as they struggle through mid-life crises. While one of her sons is unhappily married to a cold, domineering woman, the other is completely oblivious to his son's struggles as a gay teen"--Supplied by publisher
Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld( Recording )

20 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice. Eligible, equal parts homage to Jane Austen and bold literary experiment, is a saga for the twenty-first century, brilliant, playful, and delicious. This version of the Bennet family is one that you have and have not met before: Liz is a magazine writer in her late thirties who, like Jane, her yoga instructor older sister, lives in New York City. When their father has a health scare, they return to their childhood home in Cincinnati to help; and discover that the sprawling Tudor they grew up in is crumbling and the family is in disarray. Kitty and Lydia, youngest sisters, are too busy with their CrossFit workouts to get jobs. Mary, the middle sister, is earning her third master's degree online and barely leaves her room. And Mrs. Bennet has one thing on her mind: how to marry off her daughters. Enter Chip Bingley, a doctor, handsome and new-in-town, who recently appeared on Eligible, the juggernaut reality TV dating show. Chip, at a Fourth of July barbecue, takes an interest in Jane, immediately, but Fitzwilliam Darcy, who is Chip's friend and neurosurgeon, reveals himself to Liz to be much less charming. And yet, first impressions can be deceiving"--Container
Harvesting the heart by Jodi Picoult( Recording )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paige's mother left when she was five. When Paige becomes a mother herself, she is overwhelmed by the demands. Unable to forget her past, Paige struggles with the difficulties of marriage and motherhood
When breath becomes air by Paul Kalanithi( Recording )

13 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the age of 36, on the verge of a completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi's health began to falter. He started losing weight and was wracked by waves of excruciating back pain. A CT scan confirmed what Paul, deep down, had suspected: he had stage four lung cancer, widely disseminated. One day, he was a doctor making a living treating the dying, and the next, he was a patient struggling to live. Just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined, the culmination of decades of striving, evaporated. Breath Becomes Air approaches the questions raised by facing mortality from the dual perspective of the neurosurgeon who spent a decade meeting patients in the twilight between life and death, and the terminally ill patient who suddenly found himself living in that liminality. At the base of Paul's inquiry are essential questions such as: What makes life worth living in the face of death? What happens when the future, instead of being a ladder toward the goals of life, flattens out into a perpetual present? When faced with a terminal diagnosis, what does it mean to have a child, to nurture a new life as another one fades away? As Paul wrote, "Before my cancer was diagnosed, I knew that someday I would die, but I didn't know when. After the diagnosis, I knew that someday I would die, but I didn't know when. But now I knew it acutely. The problem wasn't really a scientific one. The fact of death is unsettling. Yet there is no other way to live." Paul Kalanithi passed away in March 2015, while working on this book
The sandcastle girls by Chris Bohjalian( Recording )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents parallel stories of a woman who falls in love with an Armenian soldier during the Armenian Genocide of World War I and a modern-day New Yorker prompted to rediscover her Armenian past
The Burgess boys by Elizabeth Strout( Recording )

14 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalyzed by a nephew's thoughtless prank, a pair of brothers confront painful psychological issues surrounding the freak accident that killed their father when they were boys, a loss linked to a heartbreaking deception that shaped their personal and professional lives
Very Valentine by Adriana Trigiani( Recording )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a failing custom wedding shoe business in Greenwich Village falls unexpectedly into her lap, apprentice Valentine Roncalli is challenged to bring her family's old-world craftsmanship into the twenty-first century
Lilac girls by Martha Hall Kelly( Recording )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unsung women and their quest for love, freedom, and second chances. / Caroline Ferriday, a socialite in New York, has her hands full with her post at the French consulate, but on the eve of a fateful war, her world is changed forever when Hitler's army invades Poland in September, 1939; and then sets its sights on France. Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish teenager, an ocean away from Caroline, senses her carefree youth disappearing as she is drawn deeper into her role as courier for the underground resistance movement. In a tense atmosphere of watchful eyes and suspcting neighbors, one false move can have dire consequences. For Herta Oberheuser, the ambitious young German doctor, an ad for a government medical position seems her ticket out of a desolate life. Once hired, though, Herta finds herself trapped in a male-dominated realm of Nazi secrets and power. The lives of these three women are set on a collision course when the unthinkable happens and Kasia is sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious Nazi concentration camp for women. Their stories cross continents, from New York to Paris, Germany, and Poland, as Caroline and Kasia strive to bring justice to those whom history has forgotten. -- Container
The swans of Fifth Avenue : a novel by Melanie Benjamin( Recording )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Of all the glamorous stars of New York high society, none blazes brighter than Babe Paley. Her flawless face regularly graces the pages of Vogue, and she is celebrated and adored for her ineffable style and exquisite taste, especially among her friends -- the alluring socialites Slim Keith, C.Z. Guest, Gloria Guinness, and Pamela Churchill. By all appearances, Babe has it all: money, beauty, glamour, jewels, influential friends, a prestigious husband, and gorgeous homes. But beneath this elegantly composed exterior dwells a passionate woman -- a woman desperately longing for true love and connection. Enter Truman Capote. This diminutive golden-haired genius with a larger-than-life personality explodes onto the scene, setting Babe and her circle of Swans aflutter. Through Babe, Truman gains an unlikely entrée into the enviable lives of Manhattan's elite, along with unparalleled access to the scandal and gossip of Babe's powerful circle. Sure of the loyalty of the man she calls "True Heart," Babe never imagines the destruction Truman will leave in his wake. But once a storyteller, always a storyteller -- even when the stories aren't his to tell."--Container
The light in the ruins by Chris Bohjalian( Recording )

15 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1943: Tucked away in the idyllic hills south of Florence, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Eighteen-year-old Cristina spends her days swimming in the pool, playing with her young niece and nephew, and wandering aimlessly amid the estate's gardens and olive groves. But when two soldiers, a German and an Italian, arrive at the villa asking to see an ancient Etruscan burial site, the Rosatis' bucolic tranquility is shattered. A young German lieutenant begins to court Cristina, the Nazis descend upon the estate demanding hospitality, and what was once was their sanctuary becomes their prison. 1955: Serafina Bettini, an investigator with the Florence police department, has her own demons. A beautiful woman, Serafina carefully hides her scars along with her haunting memories of the war. But when she is assigned to a gruesome new case-- a serial killer targeting the Rosatis, murdering the remnants of the family one-by-one in cold blood-- Serafina finds herself digging into a past that involves both the victims and her own tragic history"--Publisher's web site
The Supreme Macaroni Company : a novel by Adriana Trigiani( Recording )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valentine Roncalli is finally getting her fairytale ending on the roof of the Angelini Shoe Company. Gianluca Vechiarelli is the man of her dreams. But is life ever easy? Once the whirlwind of the wedding dies down, Valentine quickly realizes that juggling her beloved shoe company with marriage and an upcoming family will be the most difficult balancing act she's had to learn. Combined with the fact that Gianluca seems to be hiding more than one secret back in Italy
The last summer (of you & me) by Ann Brashares( Recording )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of friends in their early 20's deal with unrequited love, longing and the meaning of friendship
 
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The immortal life of Henrietta LacksMoon over ManifestThe higher power of LuckyEscapeHarvesting the heartVery ValentineThe last summer (of you & me)
Alternative Names
Campell, Cassandra

Languages
English (340)