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Recorded Books, Inc

Overview
Works: 51,102 works in 61,865 publications in 2 languages and 725,722 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Sea stories  Thrillers (Fiction)  Drama  Juvenile works  Romance fiction  Psychological fiction  Children's audiobooks  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Publisher, Producer, Production personnel, prn, Other
Classifications: PS2384, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Inc Recorded Books
 
Most widely held works by Inc Recorded Books
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inhabitants of two cities--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.--
The gift by Richard Paul Evans( Recording )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,183 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 1,176 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
Battle cry of freedom : [the Civil War era] by James M McPherson( )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,033 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
English for Japanese speakers( )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in Japanese and English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive beginner course consists of Part A and B. At the end of Part B, you will have reached high beginner conversation level. Part A is on a separate title. Learn at your own pace, comfortably and conveniently. No memorization drills
Henry V by William Shakespeare( )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Prince Hal' has ascended to the throne of England. After a land dispute, Henry decides to invade France, leading inevitably to the bloddy Battle of Agincourt--and providing a stage for Shakespeare to comment on the human condition"--Web page image
Dangerous games by Danielle Steel( Recording )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television journalist and an ex-Navy SEAL place their lives at risk during a perilous assignment involving a corrupt vice president and his connections to the revered widow of a visionary, assassinated scion of a powerful political family
Against all odds : a novel by Danielle Steel( Recording )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a long-widowed proprietor of a top flight haute couture resale shop and her four adult children, who, in their search to find the right partners for themselves, encounter and struggle with some very difficult and modern problems facing young people today
Fairytale : a novel by Danielle Steel( Recording )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deeply in love, Christophe and Joy Lammenais built Chateau Lammenais into a small but renowned Napa Valley winery and an idyllic home where they raised their beloved daughter, Camille, who takes on increasing responsibilities for the estate they all treasure. But after Joy's early death from breast cancer just after Camille's graduation from Stanford, a lonely Christophe soon falls prey to the machinations of a sophisticate from his native France--who moves, with her two reprobate sons, to consolidate her power over Camille and the property when Christophe is killed in a plane crash. With a French "fairy godmother" on the scene, however, the son of a neighboring vintner to assist, and a grand Harvest Ball on the horizon, lovely Camille may make some potent magic of her own
Fall from grace : a novel by Danielle Steel( Recording )

7 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gripping story of a woman who loses everything-her husband, her home, her sense of self and safety, and her freedom. Sydney Wells's perfect life with her wealthy, devoted husband vanishes when he dies suddenly in an accident. Widowed at forty-nine, she discovers he has failed to include her in his will. With Andrew's vicious daughters in control of his estate, and no home or money, Sydney finds a job in fashion, despite her own designer daughters' warnings. Naive, out of her element, and alone in a world of shady international deals and dishonest people, she is set up by her boss and finds herself faced with criminal prosecution. What happens when you lose everything? Husband, safety, protection, money, and reputation gone, faced with prison, she must rebuild her own life from the bottom to the top again, with honor, resourcefulness, and dignity. Sydney finds herself, as well as courage and resilience. Taking life by the horns, she revives her own career as a talented designer, from New York to Hong Kong, risking all in an exotic, unfamiliar world. She is determined to forge a new life she can be proud of
Seeing red : a novel by Sandra Brown( Recording )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kerra Bailey is a TV journalist hot on the trail of a story guaranteed to skyrocket her career. Twenty-five years ago, Major Franklin Trapper became a national icon when he was photographed leading a handful of survivors to safety after the bombing of a Dallas hotel. For years, he gave frequent speeches and interviews but then suddenly dropped out of the public eye, shunning all media. Now Kerra is willing to use any means necessary to get an exclusive with Major Trapper-- even if she has to secure an introduction from his estranged son, former ATF agent John Trapper
Shakespeare : the seven major tragedies by Harold Bloom( )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series of lectures presents a study of Shakespeare's seven greatest tragedies from one of the world's foremost literary critics and authorities
No easy target : a novel by Iris Johansen( Recording )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an enemy from her past threatens to return, Margaret Douglas must go on the run. But danger is in hot pursuit, and Margaret finds herself matching wits with a man who refuses to be stopped. Turning from the hunted to the hunter, Margaret must use everything she has to not only survive, but defeat evil and prove she's no easy target
Cell by Stephen King( Recording )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single pulse is simultaneously transmitted through every cell phone on the planet. After the pulse, an unspeakable transformation occurs. People everywhere begin devolving into inhuman killing machines--and civilization as we know it grinds to a halt in a terrifying riot of violence. It falls to a small group of survivors to turn the tables and take back the streets--or die trying.--
The sea wolf by Jack London( )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Humphrey van Weydon is captured by a seal-hunting ship and becomes an unwilling sailor under its dreaded captain, Wolf Larsen. The legendary Sea Wolf is a violent brute of a man, and yet be exerts a magical attraction over his crew of treacherous outcasts."--Container
Rodrick rules by Jeff Kinney( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greg Heffley tells about his summer vacation and his attempts to steer clear of trouble when he returns to middle school and tries to keep his older brother Rodrick from telling everyone about Greg's most humiliating experience of the summer
Moby Dick by Herman Melville( )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A realistic account of a whaling voyage, drawing on Melville's own experience as a merchant seaman, contains within a symbolic account of the conflict between man and his fate. It is the fruit of Melville's three year residence in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The extraordinary vigor and color of this novel and its philosophical and allegorical undertones reflecting on the nature of evil have given it a place among the classic sea stories and rendered it a perennial favorite
Sam's letters to Jennifer by James Patterson( Recording )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman is summoned back to the town in which she grew up where she finds a series of letters addressed to her
Billy Budd by Herman Melville( )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Budd, a paragon of simple goodness and virile beauty, is pressed into the crew of the HMS Indomitable
Off the grid by C. J Box( Recording )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nate Romanowski is off the grid, recuperating from wounds and trying to deal with past crimes, when a small team of elite professional special operators offer to make Nate's criminal record disappear if he will help them destroy a domestic terror cell in Wyoming's Red Desert. But Joe Pickett discovers they are not what they seem
 
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