WorldCat Identities

Adamson, Rick

Works: 203 works in 550 publications in 1 language and 9,218 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Biography  Thrillers (Fiction)  Biographies  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Self-help publications  Popular works 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PZ7.K8352, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Rick Adamson
Most widely held works by Rick Adamson
One good dog : [a novel] by Susan Wilson( Recording )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Circumstances bring a stray dog and an ex-businessman together
The view from Saturday by E. L Konigsburg( Recording )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who chooses them to represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition
Fast food nation : [the dark side of the all-American meal] by Eric Schlosser( Recording )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journalist explores the homogenization of American culture and the impact of the fast food industry on modern-day health, economy, politics, popular culture, entertainment, and food production
The experts' guide to 100 things everyone should know how to do by Samantha Ettus( Recording )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The simplest things are the hardest to master. From brewing your morning cup of coffee and reading the newspaper to apologizing or remembering names, it's the small stuff that makes up day-to-day life. This guide provides unparalleled insights into how to do them better--more resourcefully, more effectively, and more efficiently--in 100 brief how-to essays by 100 of the world's leading experts
The dog who saved me : a novel by Susan Wilson( Recording )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former Boston K-9 unit policeman turned animal control officer in bucolic Harmony Farms is up against rescuing a gun shy and wounded dog gone feral, and proving that his low-life older brother is back in the drug business. Fighting his shattering grief at the death of his K-9 partner killed in the line of duty, and a staggering loss of confidence from physical and psychic wounds of his own, Cooper Harrison is back where he started, where Cooper must learn to forgive and, only then, heal
In a heartbeat : sharing the power of cheerful giving by Leigh Anne Tuohy( Recording )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy, the family who adopted football star Michael Oher as depicted in the Oscar-nominated movie 'The blind side', retell their amazing story in their own words. Including anecdotes from their childhoods, the Tuohy's offer a message of hope, charity, and kindness
Two good dogs : a novel by Susan Wilson( Recording )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A worried mom takes her daughter to a new town to get a fresh start by opening a bed & breakfast, where the daughter bonds with a rescued pit bull who helps mother, daughter and his owner recover from trust issues to build a family together
A friend of the family : [a novel] by Lauren Grodstein( Recording )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his best friend's daughter, Laura, sets her sights on his son, Alec, Pete Dizinoff sees his plans for a perfect son not just unraveling but being destroyed completely and sets out to derail the romance
If the dinosaurs came back by Bernard Most( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"High quality fare for readalong fans. " ́? Booklist
Franklin D. Roosevelt : a political life by Robert Dallek( Recording )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Roosevelt focusing on his career as an incomparable politician, uniter, and dealmaker. Takes a fresh look at the many compelling questions that have attracted all his biographers such as how did a man who came from so privileged a background become the greatest presidential champion of the country's needy? How did someone who never won recognition for his intellect foster revolutionary changes in the country's economic and social institutions? How did Roosevelt work make such a profound change in the country's foreign relations?
Emma's pet by David McPhail( Recording )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma's search for a soft, cuddly pet has a surprising ending
The way we eat : [why our food choices matter] by Peter Singer( Recording )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More people than ever before are paying attention to the food they buy and eat: where it comes from, how it's produced, and whether or not it was raised humanely. Singer and Mason examine the diets of three typical families to explore the impact our food choices have on the future of life on earth. They also identify six empowering ethical principles that conscientious consumers should consider when shopping for groceries or eating out. Speaking to the mainstream, their advice reflects this principle: "You can be ethical without being fanatical." A thought-provoking look at how what we eat profoundly effects all living things and the environment--and how we can make healthful, more humane food choices
Why we buy : the science of shopping by Paco Underhill( Recording )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report on our ever-evolving consumer culture explains why we do what we do, notice what we notice, ignore what we ignore, and buy what we buy. Amusing and instructive, it will change forever the way you look at stores and at yourself. Based on hard data gleaned from thousands of hours of field research
Epic : stories of survival from the world's highest peaks by David Roberts( )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic, a mountaineering term that evokes a sense of treacherous disaster. The climb that went wrong: fighting blinding snowstorms and horrific avalanches; days spent tentbound running low on food, water and oxygen; surviving broken bones and shattered spirits. With writing from Greg Child, David Roberts, Stephen Venables, Alfred Lansing and others, "Epic" is a collection of the most memorable accounts of legend-making expeditions to the world's most famous peaks, often in the worst possible conditions. Epic is an adventure audiobook at its most compelling!
Rough water : stories of survival from the sea by Patrick O'Brian( Recording )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hear the riveting stories of men and women battling the elements, and often each other, to stay alive, confronting savage storms, rogue waves, mountainous icebergs, sharks, starvation and their own fear and suffering
Happy at last : [the thinking person's guide to finding joy] by Richard O'Connor( )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws on the latest scientific and psychological research to discuss how the brain responds to happy stimuli and can be trained for greater receptivity to happiness, and shares advice on how to develop core skills for managing sadness and experiencing happiness
Kids are Americans too by Bill O'Reilly( Recording )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Counsels adolescents and their loved ones on juvenile legal protections, discussing such topics as how to respect and safeguard constitutional rights and surveying modern court cases that are redefining children's lives
A man of his own : a novel by Susan Wilson( Recording )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rick Stanton was once a promising professional baseball player with a bright future ahead of him. World War II changed everything. Rick returns home with his body permanently broken and his dreams shattered. But it was not just body and spirit he sacrificed for the war. He and his devoted wife Francesca volunteered their beloved dog Pax for the Army's K9 Corp, not knowing if they'd ever see him again
Keep the lights burning, Abbie by Peter Roop( Recording )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the winter of 1856, a storm delays the lighthouse keeper's return to an island off the coast of Maine, and his daughter Abbie must keep the lights burning by herself
Game changers : what leaders, innovators, and mavericks do to win at life by Dave Asprey( Recording )

10 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "Bulletproof Radio" podcaster outlines proven techniques for promoting personal happiness, health, and success in accordance with the examples of today's game changers, from David Perlmutter to Arianna Huffington
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Audience level: 0.25 (from 0.18 for In a heart ... to 1.00 for Adamson, R ...)

One good dog : [a novel]
The view from SaturdayFast food nation : [the dark side of the all-American meal]The experts' guide to 100 things everyone should know how to doIn a heartbeat : sharing the power of cheerful givingA friend of the family : [a novel]If the dinosaurs came backEmma's petThe way we eat : [why our food choices matter]
Alternative Names
English (172)