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Recorded Books, Inc

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Works: 47,555 works in 57,733 publications in 1 language and 1,803,614 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Domestic fiction  Children's audiobooks  Drama  Fantasy fiction  Biography  Personal narratives‚Ä°vJewish  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Publisher, Producer, Production personnel, Other
Classifications: PR4034, FIC
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Most widely held works by Recorded Books, Inc
Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa : school days by Erica Silverman( )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cocoa the horse herds the cows with Cowgirl Kate, helps her practice her roping skills, and wishes he could wear boots instead of horseshoes
The third wheel by Jeff Kinney( )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,692 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 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Mowgli, the Wolf Boy, and a jungle full of wild beasts
The gift by Richard Paul Evans( Recording )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,226 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 occasion is a painful reminder of events that traumatized his childhood. However, when a snowstorm cancels his yuletide flight, 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 1,210 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 1,206 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 cat who dropped a bombshell by Lilian Jackson Braun( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,183 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
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne, a mischievous, red-haired, 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
No country for old men by Cormac McCarthy( Recording )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Llewelyn Moss is hunting antelope near the Texas/Mexico border when he stumbles upon several dead men, a big stash of heroin, and more than two million dollars in cash. He takes off with the money--and the hunter becomes the hunted. A drug cartel hires a former Special Forces agent to track down the loot, and a ruthless killer joins the chase as well. Also looking for Moss is the aging Sheriff Bell, a World War II veteran who may be Moss' only hope for survival
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The orphan, Pip, and the convict, Magwitch, the beautiful Estella, and her guardian, the embittered and vengeful Miss Havisham, the ambitious lawyer, Mr. Jaggers -- all have a part to play in the mystery. Dickens supplied two endings to his great novel, both are recorded leaving the listener to judge
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
Escape from the deep by Alex Kershaw( )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,089 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 1,060 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. This vividly traces how a new nation was forged when a war both sides were sure would amount to little dragged for four years and cost more American lives than all other wars combined
Left behind : a novel of the Earth's last days by Tim LaHaye( )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,045 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 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 19th publication of this annual anthology delivers a collection of short fiction 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 1,020 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( )

5 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 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In picturesque nineteenth-century New England, tomboyish Jo, beautiful Meg, fragile Beth, and romantic Amy come of age while their father is off to war
Night by Elie Wiesel( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night offers a personal and unforgettable account of the appalling horrors of Hitler's reign of terror. Through the eyes of 14-year-old Eliezer, we behold the tragic fate of the Jews from the little town of Sighet. Even as they are stuffed into cattle cars bound for Auschwitz, the townspeople refuse to believe rumors of anti-Semitic atrocities. Not until they are marched toward the blazing crematory at the camp's "reception center" does the terrible truth sink in
 
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The hobbitThe cat who dropped a bombshellAnne of Green GablesNo country for old menLeft behind : a novel of the Earth's last daysRebecca of Sunnybrook FarmLittle womenNight