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Recorded Books, Inc

Works: 40,921 works in 49,320 publications in 1 language and 1,745,488 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Fantasy fiction  Domestic fiction  Young adult works  Children's audiobooks  Drama  Bildungsromans  War fiction 
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Classifications: PR4034, FIC
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Most widely held works by Recorded Books, Inc
The personal memoirs of U.S. Grant : part II, March 4, 1861 - March 26, 1864 by Ulysses S Grant( )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his own words, Ulysses Grant leads us from his early years to that day of decision in 1865
Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa : school days by Erica Silverman( )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cowgirl Kate and her cow horse, Cocoa, discover what it means to work, play, and be together--rain or shine
The third wheel by Jeff Kinney( )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship
The jungle books by Rudyard Kipling( )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Mowgli, man-child, reared by the jungle wolf packs and educated by wild animals. Includes other classic jungle stories by Kipling
The gift by Richard Paul Evans( Recording )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nathan Hurst hates Christmas. For others, it may be a day of boundless joy and nostalgic tradition. But for him, this annual ocasion is a painful reminder of events that traumatized his childhood. When a snowstorm cancels his yuletide flight however, Nathan meets a unique mother and child who profoundly change him and his view of the special season--forever."--Container
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inhabitants of Paris and London --including a doctor, his devoted daughter, the young French aristocrat she loves, and their English friend--are swept into the tide of the French Revolution
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her
The cat who dropped a bombshell by Lilian Jackson Braun( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Pickax prepares for its sesquicentennial celebration, Koko the Siamese pounces on the head of one of the wealthy Ledfields during a family reunion. When the Ledfields subsequently fall ill, Jim Qwilleran wonders if his cat is warning of foul play
No country for old men by Cormac McCarthy( Recording )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Llewelyn Moss is hunting on the Texas/Mexico border when he comes across several dead men, a big stash of heroin, and a couple of million dollars in cash. He walks off with the money and the hunter becomes the hunted. The drug cartel hires an ex-Special Forces man to track down the loot, and a ruthless killer is in on the chase as well. Also looking for Moss is Sheriff Bell, a WW II veteran who may be Moss's only chance of survival
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Pip, the hero, as he moves through the class structure in Victorian society. An unknown benefactor supplies an orphaned blacksmith's apprentice with the means to be educated in London as a gentleman of "great expectations."
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The business of Mrs. Bennet's life 'was to get her daughters married'. What ensues--elopements, desertions and misunderstandings--comprise what many consider to be Jane Austen's finest novel"--Publisher's web page
The ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan( )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book four. After Ranger's apprentice Will battles Temujai warriors to rescue Evanlyn, Will's kingdom of Skandia joins forces with rival kingdom Araluen to defeat a common enemy
Escape from the deep by Alex Kershaw( )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the history of the U.S. Navy submarine Tang in the Pacific theater of World War II, the explosion that led to its sinking, the ordeal of its surviving crew members and their capture by the Japanese, followed by months of brutal captivity
Battle cry of freedom : [the Civil War era] by James M McPherson( )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln wondered whether "in a free government the minority have the right to break up the government." Jefferson Davis felt "forced to take up arms" to guarantee his states' rights. McPherson merges the words of these men and other political luminaries, housewives, and soldiers from both armies with his own concise analysis of the war to create a story as compelling as any novel
Left behind : a novel of the Earth's last days by Tim LaHaye( )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pilot Rayford Steele is contemplating adultery with a young flight attendant when over 100 of his passengers simply vanish, leaving vacated clothes and bewildered companions. Rayford and the others left behind must deal with mass chaos on top of personal loss. Among the passengers still left is star reporter Cameron "Buck" Williams, who just got the assignment of a lifetime: find out what happened and why
New stories from the South : the year's best, 2005( )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of short fiction, originally published in the New Yorker, Harper's, and the New York Times, by various award-winning Southern writers and rising stars
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin( )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebecca is sent from the failing family farm to the home of her spinster aunt. However her aunt may not have known what she was getting into when she offered this free-spirited girl a home and an education.--
A way with words : writing, rhetoric, and the art of persuasion by Michael D. C Drout( )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From history-altering political speeches to friendly debates at cocktail parties, rhetoric holds the power to change opinions, spark new thoughts, and ultimately change the world. Professor Drout examines the types of rhetoric and their effects, the structure of effective arguments, and how subtleties of language can be employed to engage in more successful rhetoric
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As the Civil War rages, the March sisters-- tomboy Jo, beautiful Meg, shy Beth, and romantic Amy-- share the joys, hardships, and adventures of life in their relatively serene New England town. Separated from their beloved mother and father, the sisters mature into women as they struggle to find their place in a war-torn world"--Container
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The hobbitAnne of Green GablesThe cat who dropped a bombshellNo country for old menLeft behind : a novel of the Earth's last daysRebecca of Sunnybrook FarmLittle women