WorldCat Identities

Woodman, Jeff

Works: 392 works in 1,682 publications in 2 languages and 82,058 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Tours  Adventure stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Children's audiobooks  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Director, Actor
Classifications: PS3557.A22, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jeff Woodman
Lord John and the brotherhood of the blade by Diana Gabaldon( Recording )

31 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 3,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1758, and the flames of the Seven Years' War are burning hotter than ever. The rigors and dangers of battle are actually a welcome respite for Lord John and his brother Hal, who feel the constant strain of their family's troubled history
Life of Pi [a novel] by Yann Martel( Recording )

35 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 2,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship in the Pacific, one solitary lifeboat remains, carrying a hyena, a zebra, a female orangutan, a Bengal tiger, and a 16-year-old Indian boy names Pi. His story is a dazzling work of imagination that will delight and astound listeners in equal measure. It is a triumph of storytelling and a tale that will as one character puts it, make you believe in God"--Container
The curious incident of the dog in the night-time by Mark Haddon( Recording )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite his overwhelming fear of interacting with people, Christopher, a mathematically-gifted, autistic fifteen-year-old boy, decides to investigate the murder of a neighbor's dog and uncovers secret information about his mother
Kill me if you can by James Patterson( Recording )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Bannon, a poor art student living in New York City, finds a duffel bag filled with diamonds during a chaotic attack at Grand Central Station. Plans for a worry-free life with his gorgeous girlfriend Katherine fill his thoughts--until he realizes that he is being hunted, and that whoever is after him won't stop until they have reclaimed the diamonds and exacted their revenge
Everything is illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer( )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan is a Jewish college student searching Europe for the one person he believes can explain his roots. Alex, a lover of all things American and unsurpassed butcher of the English language, is his lovable Ukrainian guide. On their quixotic quest, the two young men look for Augustine, a woman who might have saved Jonathan's grandfather from the Nazis. As past and present merge, hysterically funny moments collide with episodes of great tragedy -- and an unforgettable story of one family's extraordinary history unfolds
Lord John and the private matter by Diana Gabaldon( Recording )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord John is in a difficult spot. His cousin Olivia is engaged to marry the Honorable Joseph Trevelyan, but he has just observed something of a rather personal nature that, if confirmed, might put an end to any talk of marital bliss. Determined to investigate further, Lord John is distracted when the Crown calls for his services. A comrade in arms has been slain, and to complicate matters, the victim may have been a traitor. Now Lord John has not one, but two puzzling mysteries to solve
My side of the mountain by Jean Craighead George( Recording )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy relates his adventures during the year he spends living alone in the Catskill Mountains including his struggle for survival, his dependence on nature, his animal friends, and his ultimate realization that he needs human companionship
The invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized
The Westing game by Ellen Raskin( Recording )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Samuel G. Westing's 16 heirs gather for the reading of his will, they are elated to find that one of them stands to inherit a cool $200 million. In order to collect it, all he or she has to do is expose Mr. Westing's murderer, who also happens to be one of the heirs. As they are paired up and furnished with a set of clues, each scrambles to unravel the murder mystery. In a contest where nothing is as it seems, someone could wind up very rich?or very dead. Ellen Raskin's imaginative use of subterfuge, illusion, and word games will fascinate anyone who loves a clever challenge. Jeff Woodman's smooth narration guides listeners through a maze of bombings, thefts, and strange clues as they play along with the characters. Readers are guaranteed a good time as they attempt to solve the mystery before the characters do
Midnight in the garden of good and evil by John Berendt( Recording )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the charming, beautiful, and wealthy old-South city of Savannah, Georgia, a local bad boy is shot dead inside of the opulent mansion of a gay antiques dealer, and a gripping trial follows
The rule of four [a novel] by Ian Caldwell( Recording )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Princeton. Good Friday. 1999. On the eve of graduation, two students are a hairsbreadth from solving the mysteries of the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili. Famous for its hypnotic power over those who study it, the five-hundred-year-old Hypnerotomachia may finally reveal its secrets--to Tom Sullivan, whose father was obsessed with the book, and Paul Harris, whose future depends on it. As the deadline looms, research has stalled--until an ancient diary surfaces"--Container
Looking for Alaska a novel by John Green( Recording )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash
An abundance of Katherines by John Green( Recording )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the acclaimed author of Looking for Alaska, a witty novel about an aging child prodigy in search of relevance and a relationship he can count on. It comes to relationships, Colin Singleton's type happens to be girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact
The Scottish prisoner : a novel by Diana Gabaldon( Recording )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord John Grey has documents that expose the corruption of a high-ranking British officer. But they also allude to an even greater danger, one that sends Grey on a quest to the Irish country. Along the way, he seeks the aide of Jamie Fraser, a paroled Jacobite still fighting for Ireland's independence. Grey needs Fraser to help translate a message left in the language of the Scottish highlanders, but Fraser has his doubts about helping the British nobleman
The ballad of Frankie Silver by Sharyn McCrumb( )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1833, Frankie Silver was the first woman in North Carolina to be hanged for murder and, more than one hundred years later, Tennessee sheriff Arrowood sets out to find the truth
A patchwork planet by Anne Tyler( )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barnaby Gaitlin, 30 is the black sheep of a rich Baltimore family and an ex-juvenile delinquent who specialized in housebreaking. He's a loveable loser who is trying to put his life back together
Robert Ludlum's the utopia experiment by Kyle Mills( Recording )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While assessing the military potential of a new intelligence device, Covert-One's Colonel Jon Smith realizes the technology must never fall into the hands of America's enemies
Frightful's mountain by Jean Craighead George( )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As she grows through the first years of her life in the Catskill Mountains of New York, a peregrine falcon called Frightful interacts with various humans, including the boy who raised her, a falconer who rescues her, and several unscrupulous poachers, as well as with many animals that are part of the area's ecological balance.--
How I paid for college : a novel of sex, theft, friendship & musical theater by Marc Acito( )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1983, and 17-year-old Edward Zanni wants to study acting at Juilliard, but his newly remarried father--who earns too much for Edward to claim scholarship money--refuses to pay. So, Edward enlists the aid of his creative theater pals to swindle the money from his father
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Life of Pi [a novel]
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Life of Pi [a novel]The curious incident of the dog in the night-timeKill me if you canEverything is illuminatedLord John and the private matterMy side of the mountainThe invention of Hugo CabretMidnight in the garden of good and evil