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Case, David

Overview
Works: 404 works in 580 publications in 1 language and 7,790 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Military history  Biography  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Spy stories  War stories  Drama 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Performer
Classifications: PR9369.3.P37, 823.914
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Most widely held works about David Case
 
Most widely held works by David Case
Cry, the beloved country by Alan Paton( Recording )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1940s South Africa, young Absalom Kumalo turns to his minister father and a white attorney for help when he is accused of murdering a white man, but the racial problems of the country prevent justice from being served
His last bow by Arthur Conan Doyle( )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of eight cases from Watson's portfolio that illustrate the singular mental faculties of Sherlock Holmes include a body on the London Underground, the strange disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, and a parcel containing some coarse salt and two freshly severed human ears. In the course of these investigations, Holmes himself is struck down by a virulent Eastern disease, and we are reintroduced to his remarkable brother Mycroft whose specialty is omniscience
The moon and sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham( )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this novel based on the life of Paul Gauguin, Charles Strickland abandons his wife and family to become a painter. The narrator of the story encounters Strickland in Paris and finally in Tahiti where his genius flowers and dies
The professor and the madman by Simon Winchester( Recording )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When editors of the "Oxford English dictionary" put out a call during the late 19th century for "men of letters" to contribute entries, hundreds of responses came forth
Sharpe's triumph by Bernard Cornwell( )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since earning his sergeant's stripes at the bloody siege of Seringapatam, Richard Sharpe has led a peaceful existence. But his easy life meets a brutal end when he is the sole survivor of a murderous attack by a cold-blooded English officer who has defected to join the mercenary forces of the Mahratta confederation in India. Sharpe vows to avenge his comrades, even if he must pursue the turncoat to the ends of the continent. His quest takes him deep into enemy territory, where the accepted rules of engagement have been discarded and ever-shifting loyalties create an environment of dangerous uncertainty. The paths of treachery lead Sharpe's company to join the army of Sir Arthur Wellesley, future Duke of Wellington, to take on the Mahratta horde. Sharpe must survive the carnage to tell the tale of one of the greatest battles of the century
Sharpe's battle : [Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro] by Bernard Cornwell( )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures during the Napoleonic Wars of Captain Richard Sharpe, a British officer who rose from the ranks. While in Spain he orders the execution of two French soldiers for rape, earning thereby the enmity of a nasty French general. By the author of Sharpe's Devil
Elegy for Iris by John Bayley( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Bayley writes about his wife, Iris Murdoch, the eminent novelist and philosopher, who died at age 79 of Alzheimer's disease. With great compassion he re-creates their life together and poignantly describes the mask that descended over Iris's being with the progression of her disease
Anything considered by Peter Mayle( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bennett is an English expatriate living in France who is hired by an entrepreneur out to corner the lucrative truffle market; he relocates to Monaco, but soon finds himself coping with underworld crime, the gorgeous Anna, village busybodies, and an unusual order of monks
The story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting( Recording )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a kind-hearted doctor, who is fond of animals and understands their language, as he travels to Africa with some of his favorite pets to cure the monkeysof a terrible sickness
Chasing Cézanne by Peter Mayle( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Paris, New York photographer Andre Kelly puts aside photography to destroy a black market in paintings. The villain is using photo shoots of art works as an occasion to substitute forgeries for the real thing, then selling the originals to Japanese and Arab collectors
Redcoat by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is autumn 1777, and the cradle of liberty, Philadelphia, has fallen to the British. Yet the true battle has only just begun. On both sides, loyalties are tested and families torn asunder. A young Redcoat, Sam Gilpin, has seen his brother die. Now he must choose between duty to a distant king and the call of his own conscience. And for the men and women of the prosperous Becket family, the revolution brings bitter conflict between those loyal to the crown and those with dreams of liberty
The sands of Sakkara by Glenn Meade( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

November 1943: Adolf Hitler sanctioned his most audacious mission ever -- to kill U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill as they visit Cairo
A history of Europe by J. M Roberts( )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with its Palaeolithic origins and the early civilizations of the Aegean, Roberts traces the development of the European identity over the course of thousands of years
Short stories by Saki( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hector Munro, writing under the pseudonym of Saki, is justly renowned for his urbane and witty short stories. Saki leads the listener from garden party to pig sty to political convention with the ease of one who is intimately familiar with the cares and foibles of the human condition, showing us this vista of life through the well-tempered lens of his gentle British irony
Crackdown by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drug pirates stalk their victims in the treacherous waters of the Bahamas, then return to their fortress island of Murder Cay like primal sharks after a kill. Then along comes skipper Nicholas Breakspear with the son and daughter of a U.S. Senator. What should have been a simple de-tox cruise soon lurches into a voyage of terror and death when Breakspear is lured into a horrifying plot of cocaine, cash, and cold-blooded killings. Suddenly, he's racing through the shadowy kingdom of drug lords to save the woman he loves ... one step ahead of his own murder, and one step away from the big crackdown on Murder Cay
Stormchild by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim Blackburn sets out to rescue his daughter from a militant environmental group living on the coast of Patagonia
High fidelity by Nick Hornby( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rob is a pop music junkie who runs his own semi-failing record store
The short stories of Saki by Saki( )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a quixotic tour guide, Saki leads the reader from garden party to pig sty to political convention with the ease of one who is intimately familiar with the cares and foibles of the human condition, showing us this vista of life through the well tempered lens of his gentle, British irony
The Russia house by John Le Carré( Recording )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barley Blair, a British publisher, is reluctant to front for British Intelligence while at a trade fair in Moscow
RCRA solid and hazardous wastes recent issues and cases-December 2001 by David Case( )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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