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Case, David

Overview
Works: 414 works in 615 publications in 1 language and 7,792 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Military history  Biography  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  War stories  Novels  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Performer
Classifications: PR6053.O75, 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 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anti-apartheid novel about a black man in South Africa charged with the killing of a white who had devoted his life to justice for the blacks
His last bow by Arthur Conan Doyle( )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 276 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( )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Strickland, a stock broker in London, leaves his business, wife, and children and goes to Paris. He has neither money nor prospects, and he knows practically nothing about art, but he is seized with a passion to paint, and for the rest of his life, nothing else matters to him. He gives up everything to which he had been accustomed for extreme poverty, social ostracism and the freedom to paint. When he finally dies of leprosy in Tahiti, where he had gone native, the few paintings which turn up for sale bring only six to ten francs apiece. But Charles Strickland had achieved his desire to create beauty, and with the years, the world fully recognizes his blazing genius
Sharpe's triumph by Bernard Cornwell( )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Sharpe, four years a sargent, witnesses a murderous act of treachery by an English officer. His skills are tested when he is ordered to search deep into enemy territory to find the renegade
The professor and the madman by Simon Winchester( Recording )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 232 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 battle : [Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro] by Bernard Cornwell( )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 224 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 102 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 Julian Poe, 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 88 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 81 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
Short stories by Saki( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 72 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
A history of Europe by J. M Roberts( )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 72 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
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
Redcoat by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 69 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. 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 69 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
Stormchild by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim Blackburn sets out to rescue his daughter from a militant environmental group living on the coast of Patagonia
The short stories of Saki by Saki( )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 66 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
Excalibur by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The embattled King Arthur faces rebellion by anti-Christian pagans as he fights the invading Saxons. The rebels demand a return to the worship of Druid gods, claiming only they can save Britain. Final volume in a trilogy
The winter king by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on King Arthur, the legendary 6th Century hero, as he battles the Anglo-Saxons in defense of the Celts. Off the battlefield his sidekick, the magician Merlin, does his best to save Druid gods from invading Christianity
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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