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Adams, Alexander

Overview
Works: 69 works in 290 publications in 1 language and 13,925 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  War stories  Detective and mystery stories  Love stories  Star Wars fiction  Political fiction  Bildungsromans  Legal stories 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS3561.E3865, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alexander Adams
Monster by Jonathan Kellerman ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Delaware must discover how a nonfunctional psychotic imprisoned in a supposedly secure institution can predict brutal murders in the outside world
A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of love and war, set in Italy in WWI
The sun also rises by Ernest Hemingway ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of expatriate Americans and British in Paris between the wars. Talented and cynical, left without illusions by a war that killed many of their contemporaries, they suffered a failure of purpose that Gertrude Stein identified and named "The lost generation."
For whom the bell tolls by Ernest Hemingway ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unabridged
Blood test by Jonathan Kellerman ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five-year-old Woody Swope is ill but his parents refuse to agree to the one treatment that could save his life. Dr. Alex Delaware sets out to convince them only to find that they've left the hospital and taken their son with them. Worse, the sleazy motel room where they had been staying is empty - except for an ominous bloodstain. Now Alex and his friend, homicide detective Milo Sturgis, have no choice but to push the law to the breaking point. They've entered an amoral underworld where drugs, dreams, and sex are all for sale ... where fantasies are fulfilled at any price ... even at the cost of a young boy's life
When the bough breaks by Jonathan Kellerman ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Working together, a detective and a child psychologist investigate a child molestation ring that uses a center for troubled children as a front
A time to kill by John Grisham ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following the rape of his 10-year-old daughter by two white men in Clanton, Mississippi, a black father takes justice into his own hands with an assualt rifle. During the ensuing trial, defense attorney Jake Brigance struggles to save his client's life, and then his own
The web by Jonathan Kellerman ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Woodrew Moreland, a respected scientist, has invited Alex Delaware, psychologist/detective, to his home on a tiny Pacific island to help him organize his papers for publication. It's a light workload leaving plenty of time for Alex and his girlfriend, Robin, to relax. Quickly, however, secretive houseguests and unexplained visitors dim the pleasures of deep blue water and white sands. Alex can't help wondering why Dr. Moreland really invited him to the island. When he probes, Alex discovers a sour and unwelcome truth. But truth it is, and its discovery comes just in time to save Alex and Robin from the violence that threatens them
No safe place by Richard North Patterson ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pro-abortion presidential candidate is stalked by a pro-life assassin during an electoral campaign in California. The candidate is Kerry Kilcannon, a senator from New Jersey whose brother was shot when he ran for president
The clinic by Jonathan Kellerman ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For three months, the police find no clues in the stabbing death of Hope Devane, the author of a pop-psychology bestseller. So they turn to Dr. Alex Delaware to study the case for insights that might point to a killer. As Alex unlocks the private compartments of Hope's life, the murder looks calculated and vengeful. A study of her childhood reveals that she kept secrets from everyone. It also helps Alex set a trap for the killer."Kellerman mines new realms of psychological terror
Survival of the fittest by Jonathan Kellerman ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this follow-up to the New York Times bestseller THE CLINIC, Jonathan Kellerman proves that he is one of crime fiction's hottest authors. Psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware confronts a killer who takes as much pleasure in matching wits with the police as in robbing human life. A diplomat's retarded daughter is murdered on a school field trip. The girl's father denies the possibility of a political motive, leaving LAPD detective Milo Sturgis and his longtime friend Alex Delaware stymied
The old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An old Cuban fisherman named Santiago who finally catches a magnificent fish after weeks of not catching anything. After three days of playing the fish, he finally manages to reel it in and lash it to his boat, only to have sharks eat it as he returns to the harbor. Santiago is spent but triumphant as the other fishermen marvel at the size of the skeleton
The pelican brief by John Grisham ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two supreme court justices are murdered within hours of each other, and Darby Shaw, a law student at Tulane, thinks she has the answer. She prepares a meticulous, speculative brief that builds a strong case against a surprise suspect -- a suspect with powerful friends that wants her and her brief out of the way for good
Bad love by Jonathan Kellerman ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It came in a plain brown wrapper, no return address-- an audiocassette of a soul-lacerating scream, followed by an enigmatic, haunting message delivered in a childlike voice: "Bad love. Bad love. Don't give me the bad love." For psychologist-detective Dr. Alex Delaware, the chant, repeated over and over like a twisted nursery rhyme, is the first intimation that he is about to enter a living nightmare. If Alex fails to discover the escalating pattern of violence and to decipher the twisted logic of the stalker's mind games, he will be the next to die
Billy Straight by Jonathan Kellerman ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Billy Straight is caught in a twilight world of violence and evil where he must rely on his wits and his moral courage as he tries to survive on L.A.'s meanest streets after witnessing a murder
Star Wars, episode I the phantom menace by Terry Brooks ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unabridged
The chamber by John Grisham ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1967, Mississippi Clan member Sam Cayhall's trial for bombing a law office ends in a hung jury. In 1979, an ambitious DA reopens the case and Cayhall is convicted. In 1990, a young Chicago lawyer, Adam Hall, asks to work on the case. With time running out and Cayhall facing the death penalty, what is Hall's interest?
Over the edge by Jonathan Kellerman ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When six young prostitutes are found strangled in Los Angeles, an investigation begins that takes the reader on a wild ride involving powerful families and close friends. Child-psychologist Alex Delaware has received a garbled, middle-of-the-night crisis call from an ex-patient. As Dr. Delaware becomes involved, he stumbles on a deep secret, one that has existed for over forty years. Along with detective Milo Sturgis, Delaware is about to find himself on a journey into an unforgettably brutal world of madness and murderous passion
Star Wars, episode I the phantom menace by Terry Brooks ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unabridged
The snows of Kilimanjaro and, the short happy life of Francis Macomber by Ernest Hemingway ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Snows of Kilimanjaro, the protagonist perishes of gangrene alone out in the bush, recognizing his failure as a writer: a writer who never had the nerve to write. He dies with stoic acceptance and a view of the famous summit unseen by any alive. In the Short happy Life of Francis Macomber, Francis is too wimpy to face down a wounded lion, let alone satisfy his wife in bed
 
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