WorldCat Identities

Addison, Arthur

Overview
Works: 44 works in 102 publications in 1 language and 2,430 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Cyberpunk fiction  History  Biography  Medical fiction  Baseball stories  Christian fiction  Legal fiction (Literature)  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Narrator, Composer
Classifications: PS3553.O5545, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Arthur Addison
Confederates in the attic : [dispatches from the unfinished Civil War] by Tony Horwitz( Recording )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of filing dispatches from foreign war zones, Tony Horwitz comes home to the Blue Ridge Mountains only to be awakened by the crackle of musket fire
Vector by Robin Cook( Recording )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disgruntled Russian immigrant joins forces with extremists from the People's Aryan Army to launch a campaign of terror against New York with anthrax. Two forensic pathologists get wind of the scheme and go after him. By the author of Chromosome 6
For love of the game by Michael Shaara( Recording )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the last game of the season, Billy Chapel, a seventeen season legend and guaranteed Hall-of famer, has always played for the love of the game, never money nor fame. Now, at the end of an amazing career, he finds himself playing his most crucial game. He has one last chance to prove who he is and what really matters in life. A taut, compelling story of one man's coming of age
Ghosts of Everest : [the search for Mallory & Irvine] by Jochen Hemmleb( Recording )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On June 6, 1924, George Leigh Mallory and Andrew Comyn Irvine were only a few hundred feet short of becoming the first men to reach the highest spot on earth when they simply walked into the mist, never to be seen again. This is the meticulous report of both the 1924 British Expedition and the 1999 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition which found George Mallory's body and answers to the questions that have plagued historians and mountaineers alike
Contagion by Robin Cook( Recording )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A NY pathologist smells a conspiracy when three rare and deadly diseases break out. Is he any match for a giant HMO?
Amsterdam by Ian McEwan( Recording )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of Molly Lane, a London glamour photographer, leaves her many friends to ponder their mortality
Chromosome 6 by Robin Cook( Recording )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mutilated corpse leads a forensic pathologist to a sinister plot to harvest human organs. Cutting edge suspense and fast action
The book of Q by Jonathan Rabb( Recording )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a stint as a relief worker in Bosnia during the Yugoslav War, a priest doing research at the Vatican Library discovers an ancient heretical scroll that contains the key to unlocking a conspiracy
Toxin by Robin Cook( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father loses his daughter to a tainted hamburger, and vows to learn the truth behind filthy slaughterhouses and corrupt corporations
Tiger Woods : the makings of a champion by Tim Rosaforte( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the triumphs of the young champion and looks behind the scenes and captures the pressures placed on a star destined to rise to the top of his sport
This noble land by James A Michener( Recording )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In such modern classics as Chesapeake, Centennial, Hawaii, Alaska, and Texas, James A. Michener proved time and again that his understanding of and love for his country was unparalleled. This Noble Land is Michener's most personal statement about America, an examination of the issues that threaten to fragment and undermine the nation--racial conflict, the widening gulf between rich and poor, the decline of education, the inadequacies of our health care system--as well as a thought-provoking prescription for sustaining our "outstanding success. " First published shortly before Michener's death, This Noble Land stands as a wake-up call for a troubled era, infused with the wisdom and passion of a lifetime
Andy Warhol by Wayne Koestenbaum( Recording )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his bravura account of Warhol's life and work, scholar and culture critic Wayne Koestenbaum gets past the contradictions and reveals the man behind the blond wig and dark glasses
The moral intelligence of children by Robert Coles( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Act of revenge by Robert Tanenbaum( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Assistant District Attorney Butch Karp takes on a complicated case involving the slaying of mobster Ed Catalono
Romance by Ed McBain( Recording )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An actress is stabbed and the incident turns out to have been a publicity stunt for her play. That gives someone an idea because she is stabbed again and this time doesn't get up. Detectives Steve Carella and Bert Kling investigate the murder
Neuromancer by William Gibson( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cyberspy plays both sides against each other in this futuristic tale
Tycoon by Harold Robbins( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a modest start at a radio station in Boston in the 1930s Jack Lear, son of a wealthy Jewish immigrant, builds a television empire. No matter how rich he becomes, however, the WASP elite will never welcome him -- even if he marries into it
Skunk works by Ben R Rich( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

River : one man's journey down the Colorado, source to sea by Colin Fletcher( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When, at age sixty-seven, backpack guru Colin Fletcher decided to make a six-month, single-handed, foot-and-raft expedition down the full length of the Colorado River, it was not only for adventure but because he needed "something to pare the fat off my soul ... to make me grateful, again, for being alive."
Wings of honor by Tom Willard( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Samuel Sharps was born to a military family. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Samuel travels to Tuskegee, Alabama, where, for the first time in history, black men are being trained as combat pilots. Samuel overcomes many obstacles to become a member of the 99th Pursuit Squadron - the "Red-Tail Angels" flying fighter planes over North Africa, Sicily, and France in the Second World War
 
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For love of the game
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Ghosts of Everest : [the search for Mallory & Irvine]Chromosome 6This noble landAndy WarholThe moral intelligence of childrenNeuromancerRiver : one man's journey down the Colorado, source to seaWings of honor
Languages
English (76)