Most widely held works about Dylan Baker
Most widely held works by Dylan Baker
Thirteen days ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,690 libraries worldwide
Oct. 1962, for thirteen extraordinary days the world stood on the brink of destruction. Krushchev wouldn't back down, President Kennedy wouldn't give in. Inspired by the real-life events that took place in the Kennedy White House.
Spider-Man 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,471 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker is finally happy: he is doing well at the school, girlfriend MJ Watson loves him, and the whole city loves Spider-Man, finally bestowing upon him the praise he so rightly deserves. But peace may not be possible for a superhero. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood.
Alex Cross's trial by James Patterson ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,300 libraries worldwide
Detective Alex Cross tells the story of an ancestor, Abraham Cross, and his experiences with lawyer Ben Corbett, recounting one man's pursuit of justice in the face of the resurgence of Ku Klux Klan racism and violence in 1906 Eudora, Mississippi.
Changing lanes ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,083 libraries worldwide
A minor traffic accident turns two perfect strangers into vicious adversaries waging an all-out war of personal destruction.
Along came a spider ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
Dr. Alex Cross is back to work the case of a girl who was kidnapped from her Washington, D.C. school, a place where senators and diplomats send their children. Its up to Alex to profile the kidnapper and find the girl.
Next by Michael Crichton ( Recording )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,024 libraries worldwide
"We live in a time of momentous scientific leaps; a time when it's possible to sell our eggs and sperm online for thousands of dollars or test our spouses for genetic maladies. We live in a time when one fifth of all our genes are owned by someone else, and an unsuspecting person and his family can be pursued cross-country because they happen to have certain valuable genes within their chromosomes"--Container.
The grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
Novel about the plight of American farmers who were forced off their farms by drought and foreclosure during the 1930's.
Sail by James Patterson ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 977 libraries worldwide
Since the death of her husband, Anne Dunne and her three children have struggled in every way. In a last ditch effort to save the family, Anne plans an elaborate sailing vacation to bring everyone together once again. They're only an hour out of port and everything is going wrong. Her daughter plans to drown herself, Mark is high on drugs, and Ernie is nearly catatonic. As she manages to pull everything together, something catastrophic happens.
The Laramie project ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 947 libraries worldwide
"This film is based on transcripts of over 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming."--Title screens. In October 1998, 21 year-old Matthew Shepard had been found savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die. National media attention made his case a cause célèbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre (his collaborating actors) arrived. They succeeded in interviewing a wide range of relevant persons, from those who knew Shepard or knew the accused to police, university, and hospital personnel and community members. Then they wrote a play.
The face by Dean R Koontz ( Recording )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 930 libraries worldwide
Reality blurs into terrifying fantasy as a group of mere mortals try to stop the superhuman assassin of a Hollywood superstar.
The tailor of Panama ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 825 libraries worldwide
Harry, an ex-con turned tailor to the rich and infamous, is married to Louisa, who is smart and sexy. Andy is a suave and ruthless British spy, who had best come through this time, who forces Harry to eavesdrop on the powerful politicians he clothes. Harry's talent for storytelling is not only taken as truth, but sets off a series of events that threatens to destroy everything most important in his life.
Squirrel seeks chipmunk by David Sedaris ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 823 libraries worldwide
Acclaimed non-fiction author David Sedaris presents a collection of animal-themed essays.
I am Charlotte Simmons by Tom Wolfe ( Recording )
16 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
As Charlotte encounters the paragons of Dupont University's privileged elite, she is seduced by the heady glamour of acceptance, betraying her values and upbringing before she grasps the power of being different and the exotic allure of her innocence.
The matador ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
A struggling salesman forms an unexpected bond with a lonely hit man who suspects he's "lost his touch."
1st to die by James Patterson ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 759 libraries worldwide
Four women share a determination to stop a killer and form a club to help each other find the murderer.
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
A wounded soldier walks away from the Civil War to return to his sweetheart, and as the war draws to a close they must confront a vastly changed world.
The teacher's funeral [a comedy in three parts by Richard Peck ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 730 libraries worldwide
In rural Indiana in 1904, fifteen-year-old Russell's dreams of quitting school and joining a wheat threshing crew are disrupted when his older sister takes over the teaching at his one-room schoolhouse after mean old Myrt Arbuckle "hauls off and dies."
Head of state ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
When a presidential candidate is needed just a few weeks before the election, Washington picks Mays Gilliam, a powerless politician they plan to use as their puppet, certain that he will lose. Buy Mays won't go down that easy. If he is going to run, he is going to do it his way and have fun doing it that way as well.
The tiger rising by Kate DiCamillo ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 681 libraries worldwide
Rob, who passes the time in his rural Florida community by wood carving, is drawn by his spunky but angry friend Sistine into a plan to free a caged tiger.
How to deal ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Halley Martin faces her senior year in high school as her parents split up, her sister gets engaged, her grandmother moves in, and her best friend becomes pregnant. Even though Halley's problems seem big, she faces an even bigger challenge, learning "how to deal" with falling in love.
Action and adventure films African Americans--Social conditions American wit and humor Animals Antiheroes Audiobooks Audiobooks Bestiaries California California--Los Angeles--Hollywood College students--Conduct of life Comedy films Cross, Alex (Fictitious character) Cuban Missile Crisis (1962) Drama Enemies Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Good and evil Heroes Historical films History Juvenile works Kennedy, John F.--1917-1963 Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich,--1894-1971 Kidnapping Labor camps Man-woman relationships Migrant agricultural laborers Motion picture actors and actresses Personality change Political science Private security services Race relations Science fiction films Southern States Spider-Man (Fictitious character) Stalking victims Superhero films Thrillers (Motion pictures) Traffic accidents Traffic accident victims United States Video recordings Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Watson, Mary Jane (Fictitious character)
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