Most widely held works by Tom Stechschulte
The road by Cormac McCarthy ( Recording )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,775 libraries worldwide
America is a barren landscape of smoldering ashes, devoid of life except for those people still struggling to scratch out some type of existence. Amidst the destruction, a father and his young son walk, always toward the coast, but with no real understanding that circumstances will improve once they arrive. Still they persevere, and their relationship comes to represent goodness in a world that is utterly devastated.
No country for old men by Cormac McCarthy ( Recording )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,694 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.
Plainsong by Kent Haruf ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,269 libraries worldwide
A heartstrong story of family and romance, tribulation and tenacity, set on the High Plains east of Denver.
The things they carried by Tim O'Brien ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,093 libraries worldwide
This depicts the men of Alpha Company. They battle the enemy (or maybe more the idea of the enemy), and occasionally each other. In their relationships we see their isolation and loneliness, their rage and fear. They miss their families, their girlfriends and buddies; they miss the lives they left back home. Yet they find sympathy and kindness for strangers (the old man who leads them unscathed through the mine field, the girl who grieves while she dances), and love for each other, because in Vietnam they are the only family they have.
In the moon of red ponies by James Lee Burke ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,054 libraries worldwide
Former Texas Ranger and current lawyer Billy Bob Holland's first client at his new practice in Montana is Johnny American Horse. A young political activist, Johnny is accused of murdering two men who may have been plotting to kill him.
The education of a coach by David Halberstam ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
David Halberstam offers listeners this moving profile of NFL coaching legend Bill Belichick. Early in his life, Bill realized he had a special aptitude for football and teaching. During his 31 years in the league, he would parlay a lifetime of experience into one of the most successful careers in NFL history.
Vineyard prey a Martha's Vineyard mystery by Philip R Craig ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
Retired policeman J.W. Jackson hoped to escape big city violence when he moved to Martha's Vineyard. But even this idyllic place has its share of troubles.
Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane ( Recording )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 966 libraries worldwide
As a hurricane inches closer to Shutter Island, home of the infamous Ashecliffe Hospital for the Criminally Insane, sadistic murderer Rachel Solando has escaped from her cell. Consequently, U.S. Marshals Teddy Daniels and Chuck Aule are tasked to investigate and apprehend the fugitive.
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 963 libraries worldwide
The life of a ten-year-old boy in rural Virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm.
Murder at a vineyard mansion [a Martha's Vineyard mystery by Philip R Craig ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 929 libraries worldwide
A retired policeman, J.W. lives a quiet life on the Vineyard with his wife and children. But he can't resist investigating the unusual crimes that occur in this quaint land of prime real estate.
A good dog the story of Orson, who changed my life by Jon Katz ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
From the very beginning, Orson was a misfit. Like all border collies, he needed to work. But since there weren't any sheep available for herding in the New Jersey suburbs, Orson instead tried to corral school buses, garbage trucks, and skateboarding kidns. So Katz pulled up stakes and moved to a farm in upstate New York. There, Orson improved dramatically--until the day he started nipping people. The nips soon turned into bites, forcing Katz to face an incredibly painful decision.
The quiet game by Greg Iles ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 896 libraries worldwide
A thriller in which a decades -old murder brings revelations of racism and injustice involving the FBI, a powerful judge and town people who have hidden shocking secrets.
The eleventh man by Ivan Doig ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 876 libraries worldwide
Driven by the memory of a fallen teammate, TSU's 1941 starting lineup went down as legend in Montana football history, charging through the season undefeated. Two years later, the "Supreme Team" is caught up in World War II. Ten of them are scattered around the globe in the war's various lonely and dangerous theaters. The eleventh man, Ben Reinking, has been plucked from pilot training by a military propaganda machine hungry for heroes. He is to chronicle the adventures of his teammates, man by man, for publication in small-town newspapers across the country like the one his father edits. Ready for action, he chafes at the assignment, not knowing that it will bring him love from an unexpected quarter and test the law of averages, which holds that all but one of his teammates should come through the conflict unscathed.
Into the web by Thomas H Cook ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 870 libraries worldwide
Roy Slater is a young man who 25 years ago ran away from his hometown to escape the consequences of an unspeakable crime. Now with his father dying, Roy returns, only to get caught up in another scandal.
Just beyond the clouds by Karen Kingsbury ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 864 libraries worldwide
When rodeo champion Cody Gunner returns to Colorado Springs, he has no intention on keeping his deathbed promise to his beloved wife--to love again. But when his concern for his brother Carl takes him to the Independent Learning Center, he sees how much Carl and his fellow Down syndrome students are progressing. He also notices their teacher Ellie Downs, who glows with such infectious joy and inner beauty that he almost forgets their philosophical differences.
Under the lake by Stuart Woods ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 841 libraries worldwide
John Howell, a former journalist looking for a quiet place to write, unwittingly joins forces with reporter Heather MacDonald who is investigating Sutherland sheriff Bo Scully. Their investigating unveils more than just corruption at City Hall--their presence fulfills a local psychic's devastating vision as they are led back to the lake and a final spellbinding conclusion.
A drop of the hard stuff by Lawrence Block ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 825 libraries worldwide
New York private detective and recovering alcoholic Matthew Scudder is already struggling with his sobriety when his friend and fellow AA member Jack Ellery is found murdered. Now the only thing keeping Scudder from the bottle is his obsession with finding the culprit.
The rabbit factory by Larry Brown ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 821 libraries worldwide
Rebel Island by Rick Riordan ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 820 libraries worldwide
Newly married and about to be a father, Tres gives up the dangerous life of a private detective. But while honeymooning on Rebel Island, he discovers a dead body that triggers memories of his own shady past.
A vineyard killing by Philip R Craig ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 792 libraries worldwide
"When islanders clash with Saberfox, a powerful development agency, year-round residents J.W. Jackson and his wife Zee become embroiled in the conflict. After someone tries to kill a top company executive, J.W. begins to scrutinize the inner workings of Saberfox. It seems someone on the island is trying to stop the company by whatever means possible, and J.W. needs to prove he is not the guilty party before he also becomes a target."--Container.
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