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Dunne, Bernadette

Overview
Works: 349 works in 1,646 publications in 1 language and 63,237 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Psychological fiction  History  Fantasy fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Dystopias  Historical 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 )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,564 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 by Arthur Golden( Recording )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,278 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
The year of the flood by Margaret Atwood( Recording )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,059 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 )

15 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 )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 997 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 )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 930 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 )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 884 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 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphaned at an early age, Jane grew up the hard way, but she was given a new life, a loving family, and a chance to pursue her interest in one of the greatest archaeological finds ever unearthed. Now someone was trying to destroy that new life before it could even get started. The past is returning with the kind of vengeance that knows no mercy. The countdown has already begun, and it's approaching zero faster than anyone thinks
Blind alley by Iris Johansen( Recording )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every day brings a new challenge for the forensic sculptor Eve Duncan: identify the victim and help bring a criminal to justice. But Eve is about to meet her greatest challenge yet: a killer who is going to extraordinary lengths to obscure the identity of his victims. "Dunne moves Johansen's words from the page to the ear, delivering a story of the healing power of truth and love."
Bless this mouse by Lois Lowry( Recording )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 858 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 )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 811 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 808 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 ... In this explosive psychological thriller, Kerry Murphy, a gifted arson investigator haunted by her mother's death in a fire, teams up with a mysterious operative Silver to stop a psychopath determined to set the world on fire. Assisted by her loveable dog Sam, she soon discovers that in order to catch him, she must put her secret weapon to the test - a prospect that terrifies her more than anything
Audition by Barbara Walters( Recording )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 730 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 706 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 )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 696 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 )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 676 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
First test by Tamora Pierce( Recording )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 671 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 )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 664 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 )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 663 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
Mindfulness by Ellen J Langer( )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With anecdotes and metaphors, Langer explains how the mindless develop habits of thought born of repetition in childhood and throughout schooling. To be mindful, allows free rein to intuition and creativity, and opens us to new information and perspectives
 
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