Most widely held works by Anthony Heald
Where the red fern grows by Wilson Rawls ( Recording )
19 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,360 libraries worldwide
Billy trains his two dogs in the dark hills and river bottoms of Cherokee country to be the finest hunting team in the valley proving loyalty and bravery in the face of danger.
Midnight in the garden of good and evil by John Berendt ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 968 libraries worldwide
Tells of Savannah, Ga. in lurid detail--its mores, its eccentric residents, and its history.
The pelican brief by John Grisham ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 835 libraries worldwide
When the Supreme Court's most liberal and most conservative justices are gunned down, law student Darby Shaw builds a case against a powerful suspect, whose threats send her underground.
The good earth by Pearl S Buck ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 833 libraries worldwide
"This Pulitzer Prize-winning classic tells the poignant tale of a Chinese farmer and his family in old agrarian China. The humble Wang Lung glories in the soil he works, nurturing the land as it nurtures him and his family. Nearby, the nobles of the House of Hwang consider themselves above the land and its workers; but they will soon meet their own downfall. Hard times come upon Wang Lung and his family when flood and drought force them to seek work in the city. The working people riot, breaking into the homes of the rich and forcing them to flee. When Wang Lung shows mercy to one noble and is rewarded, he begins to rise in the world, even as the House of Hwang falls" -- from publisher's web site.
Beautiful boy a father's journey through his son's meth addiction by David Sheff ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 815 libraries worldwide
The story of one teenager's descent into methamphetamine addiction is told from his father's point of view, describing how a varsity athlete and honor student became addicted to the dangerous drug and its impact on his family.
The lost world by Michael Crichton ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 776 libraries worldwide
Six years after the disaster at Jurassic Park, rumors that something survived bring several teams of people to a deserted island off the coast of Costa Rica.
When the killing's done by T. Coraghessan Boyle ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 694 libraries worldwide
Alma Boyd Takesue, a National Park Service biologist, is in charge of preserving the Channel Islands' native animals, which means removing the rats and feral pigs from the island chain. However, businessman Dave LaJoy and folksinger Anise Reed staunchly oppose Alma's plans to kill the rats and pigs, and actively work against her.
Cat & mouse by James Patterson ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
Two killers, one operating in America and one in Europe, believe Alex Cross is the only worthy opponent in the deadly game each has planned.
Dark rivers of the heart by Dean R Koontz ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
A man and a woman--each of them secretive and hidden, both of them loners, nomads. A chance meeting and suddenly they are fleeing the long arm of a clandestine, illegal, and increasingly powerful agency. The agent leading the chase is possessed of an uncommon madness and cruelty. But he has never before come up against the likes of his current quarry: both of them shaped by singularly horrific events in their pasts, both of them emboldened by their experience to fight, recklessly, for survival--their own and each other's...
Crime and punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
This is an intense psychological study, a terrifying murder mystery, and a fascinating detective thriller instilled with philosophical, religious and social commentary. Dostoevsky studies the psychological impact upon Raskolvikoc, a desperate and impoverished student, when he murders a despicable pawnbroker. He transgresses moral law, thinking he ultimately benefits humanity. Crime and Punishment takes the reader on a journey into the darkest recesses on the criminal and depraved mind, and exposes the soul of a man possessed by both good and evil and who cannot escape his own conscience.
The Hammer of Eden by Ken Follett ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 469 libraries worldwide
Against the clock, a crackerjack FBI agent and a maverick seismologist race to track down an enigmatic group of terrorists who threaten California with a man-made earthquake.
Anything goes the new Broadway cast recording by Cole Porter ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
Numb3rs. Season one ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
We all use mathematics every day-- but in a world of body counts, multiple criminal masterminds, and percentages involving perpetrators who may act again, figures are especially valuable. This is the world of Numb3rs. Don Eppes is an FBI agent who recruits his mathematically gifted brother Charlie to help the Bureau solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles, thus tackling the most baffling criminal cases from two very distinctive perspectives.
The silence of the lambs ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
When FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned a case involving a monstrous serial killer, she seeks counsel from an imprisoned cannibalistic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter, whose fascination with the young woman is as great as his hunger for murder. As their relationship develops, Starling must confront her own demons, and an evil so powerful that she may not have the courage or strength to stop it.
Absolute power by David Baldacci ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
A vicious murder involves the president and a cover-up orchestrated by his most trusted aides. One unlikely witness saw everything, but will America ever learn the truth?
The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Jay Gatsby had once loved beautiful, spoiled Daisy Buchanan, then lost her to a rich boy. Now, mysteriously wealthy, he is ready to risk everything to woo her back. This is the definitive, textually accurate edition of a classic of twentieth-century literature, The Great Gatsby. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan has been acclaimed by generations of readers. But the first edition contained a number of errors resulting from Fitzgerald's extensive revisions and a rushed production schedule.
Blood lies by Daniel Kalla ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Ben Dafoe, an ER doctor, is shocked to find out that his former fiancée has been murdered. The killer got away but left behind blood evidence--it's a rare blood type that matches Ben's own. Suddenly he's the prime suspect, but Ben has another idea: maybe his twin brother, a drug addict who disappeared two years ago, isn't dead after all.
Eifelheim by Michael Flynn ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
In 1349, one small town in Germany disappeared and was never resettled. Tom, a contemporary historian, and his theoretical physicist girlfriend, Sharon, become interested. By all logic, the town should have survived, but it didn't. Why? What was special about Eifelheim that it utterly disappeared more than 600 years ago? In 1348, as the Black Death is gathering strength across Europe, Father Deitrich is the priest of the village that will come to be known as Eifelheim. A man educated in science and philosophy, he is astonished to become the first contact between humanity and an alien race from a distant star when their interstellar ship crashes in the nearby forest.
The house of the seven gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
In a sleepy little New England village stands a dark, weather-beaten, many-gabled house. This brooding mansion is haunted by a centuries-old curse that casts the shadow of ancestral sin upon the last four members of the distinctive Pyncheon family of Salem.
Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Elmer Gantry is the portrait of a silver-tongued evangelist who rises to power within his church, but he is a saver of souls who lives a life of hypocrisy, sensuality, and ruthless self-indulgence.
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