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Blackstone Audio (Firm)

Overview
Works: 324 works in 356 publications in 1 language and 5,172 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  History  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Political fiction  Satire  Action and adventure fiction  Drama 
Classifications: PZ7.M768, FIC
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Most widely held works by Blackstone Audio (Firm)
Animal farm by George Orwell( Recording )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this satire of the Russian Revolution, Manor Farm is transformed into Animal Farm, a democracy proclaiming All Animals Are Created Equal. After totalitarian rule is re-established, the reality becomes But Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others
The big bang : the lost Mike Hammer sixties novel by Mickey Spillane( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having just recovered from a deadly confrontation with the Mob, private eye Mike Hammer is forced to save a young hospital worker from some drug dealers. However, chivalry comes with a price, as Hammer is soon attacked by a knife-wielding assailant. Seeing the damage drugs are causing New York, Hammer takes on the city's narcotics racket in one last plunge into the Big Apple's dark and dank underworld
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( Recording )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her
Nim's island by Wendy Orr( Recording )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nim loves her island home and the animals she shares it with even while her scientist father is away doing research, but trouble is on the way and a new e-mail friend could be the only one who can help
The Maltese falcon by Dashiell Hammett( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Hammett's famous work remains faithful to the original. Sam Spade, a slightly shop-worn private eye with his own solitary code of ethics; a perfumed grifter named Joel Cairo; a fat man named Gutman; and Brigid O'Shaughnessy, a beautiful and treacherous woman whose loyalties shift at the drop of a dime. These are the ingredients of the novel that has haunted three generations of readers
The graduate by Terry Johnson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After returning home, college graduate Benjamin Braddock finds the wife of his father's business partner eager to educate him
The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a boy growing up in a nineteenth-century Mississippi River town as he plays hookey on an island, witnesses a crime, hunts for pirates' treasure, and becomes lost in a cave
Anne of the island by L. M Montgomery( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne's whole world is changing. Her childhood friends are beginning to get married, and Anne herself is leaving the island for four years of college. Now handsome Gilbert Blythe wants to win Anne's heart, and suddenly Anne must decide if she's ready for love ... and for following her dreams if they mean leaving Green Gables behind forever
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a boy growing up in half-settled Missouri in the 1840's, who with a runaway slave floated down the Mississippi on a raft
The face of battle by John Keegan( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on what a set battle is like for the man in the thick of it -- his fears, wounds, and treatment, the mechanics of being taken prisoner, the nature of leadership at the most junior level, the role of compulsion in getting men to stand their ground, the intrusions of cruelty and compassion, the very din and blood
Comfort food by Kate Jacobs( Recording )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly before turning the big 5-0, boisterous party planner and Cooking with Gusto! personality Augusta "Gus" Simpson finds herself planning a birthday party she'd rather not -- her own. She's getting tired of being the hostess, the mother hen, the woman who has to plan her own birthday party. What she needs is time on her own with enough distance to give her loved ones the ingredients to put together successful lives without her
A tree grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith( Recording )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century. It is the story of young, sensitive, and idealistic Francie Nolan and her bittersweet formative years in the slums of Williamsburg
One flew over the cuckoo's nest by Ken Kesey( Recording )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Randle P. McMurphy, a free spirited con with lightning in his veins and glib on his tongue, fakes insanity so he doesn't have to spend time in the pen. His rebelliousness pits him against the head nurse of the mental ward and the full spectrum of institutional repression
The rescue by Kathryn Lasky( Recording )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since Soren was kidnapped and taken to the St. Aegolius School for Orphaned Owls, he has longed to see his sister, Eglantine, again. Now Eglantine is back is Soren's life, but she's been through an ordeal too terrible for words. Deep within Soren's gizzard, something more powerful than knowledge tells him there's a connection between these mysterious events. In order to rescue Ezylryb, Soren must embark upon a perilous quest. It will bring him face-to-face with a force more dangerous than anything the rulers of St. Aggie's could have devised--and a truth that threatens to destroy the owl kingdom
A confederacy of dunces by John Kennedy Toole( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ignatius J. Reilly of New Orleans, --selfish, domineering, deluded, tragic and larger than life-- is a noble crusader against a world of dunces. He is a modern-day Quixote beset by giants of the modern age. In magnificent revolt against the twentieth century, Ignatius propels his monstrous bulk among the flesh posts of the fallen city, documenting life on his Big Chief tablets as he goes, until his maroon-haired mother decrees that Ignatius must work
The wonderful wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are swept away in a cyclone to the strange and magical land of Oz. There she meets the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion. Join Dorothy as she and her friends travel down the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City to visit the Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Kabul Beauty School : an American woman goes behind the veil by Deborah Rodriguez( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 54 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. -- From publisher description
Beautiful boy : [A father's journey through his son's meth addiction] by David Sheff( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheff's story is a first: a teenagers addiction from the parents point of viewa realtime chronicle of the shocking descent into substance abuse and the gradual emergence into hope. Before meth, Sheff's son Nic was a varsity athlete, honor student, and awardwinning journalist. After meth, he was a trembling wraith who stole money from his eight-year-old brother and lived on the streets. With haunting candor, Sheff traces the first subtle warning signs, the denial (by both child and parents), the three A.M. phone calls (is it Nic? the police? the hospital?), the attempts at rehab, and, at last, the way past addiction
Dracula by Bram Stoker( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, he makes horrifying discoveries about his client. Soon afterward, disturbing incidents unfold in England--an unmanned ship is wrecked at Whitby, strange puncture marks appear on a young woman's neck, and a lunatic asylum inmate raves about the imminent arrival of his "Master"--Culminating in a battle of wits between the sinister Count and a determined group of adversaries
The good earth by Pearl S Buck( Recording )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wang Lung, rising from humble Chinese farmer to wealthy landowner, gloried in the soil he worked. He held it above his family, even above his gods. But soon, between Wang Lung and the kindly soil that sustained him, came flood and drought, pestilence and revolution. Through this one Chinese peasant and his children, Nobel Prize-winner Pearl S. Buck traces the whole cycle of life, its terrors, its passion, its persistent ambitions and its rewards
 
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The big bang : the lost Mike Hammer sixties novelAnne of Green GablesNim's islandThe Maltese falconThe graduateThe adventures of Tom SawyerAnne of the islandThe adventures of Huckleberry Finn