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Dunne, Bernadette

Overview
Works: 463 works in 2,517 publications in 1 language and 67,311 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Domestic fiction  Fantasy fiction  History  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Author
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 )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,675 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 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young girl's transformation into a geisha. But as World War II erupts and the geisha houses are forced to close, Sayuri must reinvent herself all over again to find a rare kind of freedom on her own terms
First test by Tamora Pierce( Recording )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bestselling fantasy author Tamora Pierce continues the girl-power tale of Keladry, the first female in Tortall to join the brotherhood of knights. As the only female page in formal knight training, 11-year-old Keladry has an uphill battle to fight. Kel spends her time defending first-year pages from bullies, staying on top of homework, conquering her fear of heights, and keeping up with Lord Wyldon's grueling physical training schedule. The tide of resistance against her begins to turn when she leads a team of pages against renegade bandits
The year of the flood by Margaret Atwood( Recording )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,024 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 )

25 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,014 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 )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,009 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 )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beneath the veil of Afghan women. Most Westerners now working in Afghanistan spend their time tucked inside the wall of a military compound or embassy. Deborah Rodriguez is one of the very few who lives life smack in the middle of Kabul. Now, Rodriguez tells the story of the beauty school she founded and the vibrant women who were her students there. When Rodriguez opened the "Kabul Beauty School", she not only empowered her students with a new sense of autonomy--in the strictly patriarchal culture, the beauty school proved a small haven--but also made some of the closest friends of her life. Woven through the book are the stories of her students. There is the newlywed who must fake her own virginity, the twelve-year-old bride who has been sold into marriage to pay her family's debts, and the wife of a member of the Taliban who pursues her training despite her husband's constant beatings
Killer heat by Linda A Fairstein( Recording )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 844 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
Bless this mouse by Lois Lowry( Recording )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 830 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
Same beach, next year : a novel by Dorothea Benton Frank( Recording )

12 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank returns to her magical Lowcountry of South Carolina in this bewitching story of marriage, love, family, and friendship that is infused with her warm and engaging earthy humor and generous heart. One enchanted summer, two couples begin a friendship that will last more than twenty years and transform their lives. A chance meeting on the Isle of Palms, one of Charleston's most stunning barrier islands, brings former sweethearts, Adam Stanley and Eve Landers together again. Their respective spouses, Eliza and Carl, fight sparks of jealousy flaring from their imagined rekindling of old flames. As Adam and Eve get caught up on their lives, their partners strike up a deep friendship?and flirt with an unexpected attraction?of their own. Year after year, Adam, Eliza, Eve, and Carl eagerly await their reunion at Wild Dunes, a condominium complex at the island's tip end, where they grow closer with each passing day, building a friendship that will withstand financial catastrophe, family tragedy, and devastating heartbreak. The devotion and love they share will help them weather the vagaries of time and enrich their lives as circumstances change, their children grow up and leave home, and their twilight years approach. Bursting with the intoxicating richness of Dorothea Benton Frank's beloved Lowcountry?the sultry sunshine, cool ocean breezes, icy cocktails, and starry velvet skies?Same Beach, Next Year is a dazzling celebration of the infrangible power of friendship, the enduring promise of summer, and the indelible bonds of love
Countdown by Iris Johansen( Recording )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 823 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 )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan meets her greatest challenge yet: a killer who leaves his victims faceless and with burned fingerprints
All summer long : a novel by Dorothea Benton Frank( Recording )

14 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 787 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
The Devil wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 771 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 )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arson specialist Kerry Murphy solves crimes with the help of her dog Sam, but behind her reputation as a fire detective, she hides a terrifying secret that explains her success more thoroughly than her hard work and dedication
Audition by Barbara Walters( Recording )

10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 686 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
Rosemary : the hidden Kennedy daughter by Kate Clifford Larson( Recording )

17 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The revelatory, poignant story of Rosemary Kennedy, the eldest and eventually secreted-away Kennedy daughter, and how her life transformed her family, its women especially, and an entire nation
Fatal tide by Iris Johansen( Recording )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 658 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
Dead aim by Iris Johansen( Recording )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 658 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. When Alex wakes up in a hospital with an impaired memory, she vows to find the truth -- and acquires a bodyguard whose checkered past has made him the target of an unseen assassin. But Judd Morgan is the only chance of protecting Alex from an enemy who never misses
Mindfulness by Ellen J Langer( )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen J. Langer, Harvard professor of psychology, determines that the mindless following of routine and other automatic behaviors lead to much error, pain, and a predetermined course of life
 
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First testThe year of the floodKabul Beauty School : an American woman goes behind the veilKiller heatBless this mouseCountdownThe Devil wears PradaFirestorm