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Dunne, Bernadette

Overview
Works: 412 works in 1,951 publications in 1 language and 64,608 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Psychological fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Fantasy fiction  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS3560.O275, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bernadette Dunne
Wild : from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed( Recording )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State -- and to do it alone. She had no experience as a long-distance hiker, and the trail was little more than "an idea, vague and outlandish and full of promise." But it was a promise of piecing back together a life that had come undone. Strayed faces down rattlesnakes and black bears, intense heat and record snowfalls, and both the beauty and loneliness of the trail on a journey that maddened, strengthened, and ultimately healed her
Memoirs of a geisha : [a novel] by Arthur Golden( Recording )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We enter a world where appearances are paramount; where a girl's virginity is auctioned to the highest bidder; where women are trained to beguile the most powerful men; and where love is scorned as illusion. It is a unique and triumphant work of fiction--at once romantic, erotic, suspenseful--and completely unforgettable
The year of the flood by Margaret Atwood( Recording )

12 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a cataclysmic natural disaster, Adam One, leader of the religion known as God's Gardeners, and his followers make their way through an altered, depopulated world, while Ren, a performer trapped in a high-end sex club, and Toby, a God's Gardener barricaded inside a luxurious spa, try to decide how to proceed
MaddAddam : [a novel] by Margaret Atwood( Recording )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bringing together characters from Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood, this thrilling conclusion to Margaret Atwood's speculative fiction trilogy confirms the ultimate endurance of humanity, community, and love. Months after the Waterless Flood pandemic has wiped out most of humanity, Toby and Ren have rescued their friend Amanda from the vicious Painballers. They return to the MaddAddamite cob house, which is being fortified against man and giant Pigoon alike. Accompanying them are the Crakers, the gentle, quasihuman species engineered by the brilliant but deceased Crake. While their reluctant prophet, Jimmy--Crake's one-time friend--recovers from a debilitating fever, it's left to Toby to narrate the Craker theology, with Crake as Creator. She must also deal with cultural misunderstandings, terrible coffee, and her jealousy over her lover, Zeb. Meanwhile, Zeb searches for Adam One, founder of the God's Gardeners, the pacifist green religion from which Zeb broke years ago to lead the MaddAddamites in active resistance against the destructive CorpSeCorps. Now, under threat of an imminent Painballer attack, the MaddAddamites must fight back with the aid of their newfound allies, some of whom have four trotters. At the center is the extraordinary story of Zeb's past, which involves a lost brother, a hidden murder, a bear, and a bizarre act of revenge. Combining adventure, humor, romance, superb storytelling, and an imagination that is at once dazzlingly inventive and grounded in a recognizable world, MaddAddam is vintage Margaret Atwood, and a moving and dramatic conclusion to her internationally celebrated dystopian trilogy"--
Son by Lois Lowry( Recording )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlike the other Birthmothers in her utopian community, teenaged Claire forms an attachment to her baby, feeling a great loss when he is taken to the Nurturing Center to be adopted by a family unit
Kabul Beauty School : an American woman goes behind the veil by Deborah Rodriguez( Recording )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after the fall of the Taliban, in 2001, Deborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a humanitarian aid group. Surrounded by people whose skills--as doctors, nurses, and therapists--seemed eminently more practical than her own, Rodriguez, a hairdresser and mother from Michigan, despaired of being of any real use. Yet she found she had a gift for befriending Afghans, and once her profession became known she was eagerly sought out by Westerners desperate for a good haircut and by Afghan women, who have a long and proud tradition of running their own beauty salons. Thus the idea for the Kabul Beauty School was born. Within that small haven, the line between teacher and student quickly blurred as these vibrant women shared with Rodriguez their stories and their hearts, ultimately giving her the strength to leave her own unhealthy marriage and allow herself to love again, Afghan style
Killer heat by Linda A Fairstein( Recording )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The body of a young woman has been found in an abandoned building. The brutality of the murder is disturbing enough, but when a second body, beaten and disposed of in exactly the same manner, the city's top brass want the killer found fast. It becomes clear to Manhattan D.A. Alex Cooper and her team that time is not on their side
Countdown by Iris Johansen( Recording )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When it reaches zero, you die. #1 New York times bestselling author Iris Johansen sets her readers' pulses racing once again in this relentless psychological thriller of a young woman caught in a maze of secrets and stalked by a merciless killer. The countdown begins the moment you open this riveting novel that only grows more electrifying as the pages turn, more exciting as time runs out ... "Don't kill her. She's no good to us dead." These words haunt Jane MacGuire after a shocking attack shatters her world in an instant. Was it a random kidnapping attempt - or the countdown to something far more sinister? Who is after her - and what do they want so badly they'll kill anyone in their way? That's what Jane is determined to find out, without the help of the police, the FBI, or her adoptive parents, forensic sculptor Eve Duncan and her husband, Joe Quinn, of the Atlanta PD - because whoever is after her won't hesitate to hurt those she loves the most
Blind alley by Iris Johansen( Recording )

11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan meets her greatest challenge yet: a killer who leaves his victims faceless and with burned fingerprints.--
Bless this mouse by Lois Lowry( Recording )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mouse Mistress Hildegarde musters all her ingenuity to keep a large colony of church mice safe from the exterminator and to see that they make it through the dangerous Blessing of the Animals
The Devil wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrea Sachs is the personal assistant to Miranda Priestly, the high-profile, fabulously successful editor of Runway magazine. As can be imagined, the relationship of Ms. Priestly to Ms. Sachs is one of unmitigated oppression, enormous egoism, and blatant disregard for human feeling. Andrea is given a series of increasingly degrading and mind-bogglingly menial tasks, and must complete all of them, around the clock, without complaint. What induces Andrea to suffer this treatment? It is the dangled promise that a recommendation from Miranda will get Andrea a top job at any magazine of her choosing. But as her burden increases, she realizes that she may have made a deal with the devil, and that the price of a future job may be her very soul
Firestorm by Iris Johansen( Recording )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Kerry Murphy, the inferno is never far away. The flames of that long-ago night still burn in her nightmares: the heat, the choking smoke, the helplessness. She can never run fast enough ... Now Kerry works as an arson investigator with her evidence-sniffing dog, Sam. Together they're a great team, but her life is about to change in the time it takes to strike a match. The deadly flames of her past are back, and from out of the ashes a stranger appears. Who is Silver? And why has he chosen her in the desperate race to find a killer determined to ignite hell on earth? Kerry and Silver may not have a chance against a psychopath as coldhearted as his method is red-hot. To save themselves and the innocent lives at stake, Kerry will have to do what she hoped she'd never have to do: fight fire with fire
Audition by Barbara Walters( Recording )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young people starting out in television sometimes say to me: "I want to be you." My stock reply is always: "Then you have to take the whole package." And now, at last, the most important woman in the history of television journalism gives us that "whole package," in her inspiring and riveting memoir. After more than forty years of interviewing heads of state, world leaders, movie stars, criminals, murderers, inspirational figures, and celebrities of all kinds, Barbara Walters has turned her gift for examination onto herself to reveal the forces that shaped her extraordinary life. Barbara Walters's perception of the world was formed at a very early age. The financial responsibility she felt for her family, the fear, the love--played a large part in the choices she made as she grew up: the friendships she developed, the relationships she had, the marriages she tried to make work. Ultimately, thanks to her drive, combined with a decent amount of luck, she began a career in television. And what a career it has been! Against great odds, Barbara has made it to the top of a male-dominated industry. She was the first woman cohost of the Today show, the first female network news coanchor, the host and producer of countless top-rated Specials, the star of 20/20, and the creator and cohost of The view. She has not just interviewed the world's most fascinating figures, she has become a part of their world. These are just a few of the names that play a key role in Barbara's life, career, and book: Yasir Arafat, Warren Beatty, Menachem Begin, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, Fidel Castro, Hugo Chavez, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Roy Cohn, the Dalai Lama, Princess Diana, Katharine Hepburn, King Hussein, Angelina Jolie, Henry Kissinger, Monica Lewinsky, Richard Nixon, Rosie O'Donnell, Christopher Reeve, Anwar Sadat, John Wayne ... the list goes on and on
Dead aim by Iris Johansen( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photojournalist Alex Graham bears witness to disasters that we should never forget. So when a dam breaks in Colorado, she goes on site, not only snapping pictures but also digging for survivors. Drawn off to a remote part of the site, she stumbles onto something nobody was meant to see : a man with a rifle, a helicopter crash, and an avalanche she believes buried evidence that the tragedy was far from natural
Fatal tide by Iris Johansen( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iris Johansen invents another plucky heroine, Melis Nemid, in this high-stakes hunt for the legendary sunken island of Marinth. After a lifetime spent seeking refuge from the nightmares of her past, Melis has found comfort on a Caribbean island with two beloved dolphins and a staunch friend. But that haven is threatened when an oceanographer on the trail of Marinth's treasures is killed, leaving only Melis as his confidant. As a pack of vicious gold-diggers closes in on her, the only person who can help is Jed Kelby, a trust-fund playboy, ex-SEAL, and fellow oceanographer. But even he could be after the sunken treasure, and he might be more dangerous than the deadly opportunists he's supposed to protect Melis from
Temperatures rising by Sandra Brown( Recording )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architectural engineer Scout Ritland is the kind of American man who spells trouble. Chantal duPont should know, for she has experienced the best and worst of the country and its people. At home on sultry Parrish Island she is putting herself in the way of another bold Yankee, but this time it's for a good cause. Scout is the one man who can help her village, and she's not about to let him get the better of her--no matter how much she may want to
All summer long : a novel by Dorothea Benton Frank( Recording )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olivia, a die-hard New Yorker, has second thoughts about moving to South Carolina, but Nick is excited to be heading home
First test by Tamora Pierce( Recording )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Keladry of Mindalen, daughter of nobles, serves as a page but must prove herself to the males around her if she is ever to fulfill her dream of becoming a knight
Garlic and sapphires : the secret life of a critic in disguise by Ruth Reichl( Recording )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruth Reichl knows that to be a good restaurant critic you have to be anonymous, but when she signs up to be the most important restaurant critic in the country, her picture is posted in every four-star, low-star, and no-star kitchen in town. What's a critic in search of the truth to do?
A deeper sleep by Dana Stabenow( Recording )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate is investigating a murder committed in Niniltna community where she lives, by Louis Deem who has managed to avoid justice for past crimes
 
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The year of the floodKabul Beauty School : an American woman goes behind the veilKiller heatCountdownBless this mouseThe Devil wears PradaFirestormAudition