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Stechschulte, Tom

Works: 355 works in 1,438 publications in 1 language and 81,366 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Anecdotes  Biography  Domestic fiction  War stories  Christian fiction  Legal stories  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Proofreader
Classifications: PS3553.R23, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tom Stechschulte
The road by Cormac McCarthy( Recording )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 2,176 WorldCat member 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
Plainsong by Kent Haruf( Recording )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an eastern Colorado town, a teacher gets several damaged families to interact and care for one another
A drop of the hard stuff by Lawrence Block( Recording )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,269 WorldCat member 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
Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane( Recording )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,228 WorldCat member 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
In the moon of red ponies by James Lee Burke( Recording )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a thrilling combination of haunting suspense and captivating villains, James Lee Burke treats readers to another Billy Bob Holland novel, set in beautiful and mysterious Montana. This is a novel defined by plot twists, breathtaking suspense, and a colourful cast of the unforgettable villains
The things they carried by Tim O'Brien( Recording )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member 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
A good dog : the story of Orson, who changed my life by Jon Katz( )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member 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 kids. 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 education of a coach by David Halberstam( )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member 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
Dog days : dispatches from Bedlam Farm by Jon Katz( )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author continues his odyssey from suburban New Jersey dog lover to owner of Bedlam Farm in rural, upstate New York, profiling the four dogs and other animals who share his life, and capturing the experience of life with animals
Vineyard prey : a Martha's Vineyard mystery by Philip R Craig( )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member 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
Murder at a vineyard mansion [a Martha's Vineyard mystery] by Philip R Craig( Recording )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member 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
The eleventh man by Ivan Doig( )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member 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
Just beyond the clouds by Karen Kingsbury( )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member 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
The rabbit factory by Larry Brown( )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rain gods by James Lee Burke( Recording )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Running from a traumatic and chequered past to become sheriff of a dried-out, broken-down border town in south Texas, Sheriff Hackberry Holland soon finds himself dealing with more than just his own demons after nine dead prostitutes are dug up in the desert. The search for justice pits Holland against hired guns, unscrupulous pimps, drug dealers and a psychotic killer known as The Preacher
Into the web by Thomas H Cook( )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member 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
Rebel Island by Rick Riordan( )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member 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( )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member 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
Night game by Christine Feehan( )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cajun GhostWalker Gator Fontenot is plunged into the sultry swamps of the Louisiana bayou as he tracks Flame, a beguiling redhead who possesses the same extraordinary physical and psychic powers. Sex and violence soon become dangerously entwined
True valor by Dee Henderson( )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Air Force pararescueman Bruce "Striker" Stanton spends his life rescuing pilots downed behind enemy lines, and Grace Yates flies an F/A-18 Hornet for the Navy. On their dangerous jobs away from home, they exchanged love letters. Now a fight between Syria and Turkey over water rights on the Euphrates has spiraled into a confrontation NATO finds itself struggling to prevent. For the military deployed in the region, it's not just the occasional news headline--it's their daily problem. And when a missing Navy pilot turns out to be Gracie, Bruce has got one mission: get her out alive
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PlainsongShutter IslandIn the moon of red poniesThe things they carriedA good dog : the story of Orson, who changed my lifeThe education of a coachDog days : dispatches from Bedlam FarmVineyard prey : a Martha's Vineyard mystery