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Heald, Anthony

Works: 259 works in 763 publications in 1 language and 27,498 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Poetry  History  Sea stories  Film adaptations  Political fiction  Juvenile works  Tours 
Roles: Narrator, Singer, Performer, Actor, Other
Classifications: PS3511.I9, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Anthony Heald
Most widely held works by Anthony Heald
Where the red fern grows by Wilson Rawls( Recording )
23 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 2,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a young boy's love for two hunting dogs and his coming of age in Oklahoma in the 1930's
The good earth by Pearl S Buck( Recording )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member 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"--Publisher's web site
Beautiful boy [A father's journey through his son's meth addiction] by David Sheff( Recording )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member 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
Midnight in the garden of good and evil by John Berendt( Recording )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of life in Savannah, interwoven with the unpredictable twists and turns of a landmark murder case, and peopled by a gallery of remarkable characters
When the killing's done by T. Coraghessan Boyle( Recording )
14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wild and sparsely-inhabited Channel Islands are off the coast of Santa Barbara. Alma Boyd Takesue is a National Park Service biologist who is spearheading the efforts to save the island's endangered native creatures from invasive species like rats and feral pigs, which, in her view, must be eliminated. Dave LaJoy is a dreadlocked local businessman who, along with his lover, the folksinger Anise Reed, is fiercely opposed to the killing of any species whatsoever and will go to any lengths to subvert the plans of Alma and her colleagues. Their confrontation plays out in a series of escalating scenes in which these characters violently confront one another, and tempt the awesome destructive power of nature itself. Going back in time is the tale of Alma's grandmother Beverly, who was the sole survivor of a 1946 shipwreck in the channel, as well as the tragic story of Anise's mother, Rita, who in the late 1970s lived and worked on a sheep ranch on Santa Cruz Island. This collision between protectors of the environment and animal rights' activists, examines one of the essential questions of our time: Who has the right of possession of the land, the waters, the very lives of all the creatures who share this planet with us?
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald( )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member 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
Crime and punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Recording )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member 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 silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 728 WorldCat member 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
The lost world by Michael Crichton( Recording )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On an island off Costa Rica there exists a hush-hush colony of giant animals which attracts the attention of two expeditions. The first one, including children, is led by a paleontologist, the other is made up of evil scientists who want to do experiments. The animals rout both without much concern for their motives
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Recording )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member 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
Accepted by Steve Pink( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bartleby Gaines is a fast-talking slacker who gets rejected by every college he applies to. He decides to invent a phony college to get his parents off his back. Unfortunately (or not), the website his best friend creates is too effective and hundreds of other rejects apply and are accepted. Instead of revealing the hoax, Gaines decides to forge ahead and let the students create their own curriculum, little suspecting that their school is obstructing the expansion plans of the nearby snobbish college
Cat & mouse : a novel by James Patterson( Recording )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member 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
Anything goes the new Broadway cast recording : a Lincoln Center Theater recording by Cole Porter( Recording )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dark rivers of the heart by Dean R Koontz( Recording )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spencer Grant had no idea what drew him to the bar with the red door. He thought he would just sit down, have a slow beer or two, and talk to a stranger. He couldn't know that it would lead to a narrow excape from a bungalow targeted by a SWAT team. Or that it would leave him a wanted man. Now he is on the run from mysterious and ruthless men. He is in love with a woman he knows next to nothing about. And he is hiding from a past he can't fully remember. On his trail is a shadowy security agency that answers to no one--including the U.S. government--and a man who considers himself a compassionate Angel of Death. But worst of all, Spencer Grant is on a collision course with inner demons he though he'd buried years ago--inner demons that could destroy him if his enemies don't first
Numb3rs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member 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 crimnial cases from two very distinctive perspectives
The Odyssey by Homer( )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Iliad can justly be called the world's greatest war epic. The terrible and long-drawn-out siege of Troy remains one of the classic campaigns, the heroism and treachery of its combatants unmatched in song and story. Driven by fierce passions and loyalties, men and gods battle to a devastating conclusion. The Odyssey chronicles the many trials and adventures Odysseus must pass through on his long journey home from the Trojan wars to his beloved wife. Though the stormy god of the ocean has sworn vengeance against him, and witches and sirens try to lure him off course, Odysseus is clever and has the brilliant goddess Athena on his side. --publisher
Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis( )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member 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
The Hammer of Eden by Ken Follett( Recording )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member 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
Blood lies by Daniel Kalla( Recording )
9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben Dafoe, an ER doctor, is shocked to find out that his former fianceĢe 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
Moby Dick by Herman Melville( Recording )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Listen to Herman Melville's classic and symbolic epic about a vengeful captain and his relentless efforts to capture the monstrous white whale that devoured his leg
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