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James, Lloyd

Works: 278 works in 1,090 publications in 1 language and 18,256 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Juvenile works  Drama  Biography  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Young adult works  Science fiction  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Speaker
Classifications: PS2116, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lloyd James
25 things to say to the interviewer, to get the job you want : being qualified isn't enough by Dexter Hawk( )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

?If you're looking for a job that lets you do what you're good at, pays you what you're worth, read this book?. Here's a one-of-a-kind book that will teach you how to get past interviewers. But that's the half of it. It'll also tell you the life lessons you need to succeed in business, in your career, in your life. When you finish reading this book, you'll know what it takes most successful people, at least, half a lifetime to learn. Lucky you found it.??from the book
Quit : listen to this audiobook and stop smoking by Charles F Wetherall( )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is estimated that 45 million Americans smoke and nearly 500,000 deaths occur yearly due to smoke-related illnesses. In this concise audiobook, Charles F. Wetherall challenges smokers to put out their cigarettes, stop smoking and live a better, healthier life. He offers an easy five-step plan to get smokers to kick the habit--and keep it kicked!
The moon is a harsh mistress by Robert A Heinlein( )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moon, 2075. Working to produce wheat for earth, lunar residents live like sharecroppers, kept prisoners of the mother planet by a tight web of control. A small group of dissidents are planning a revolution that will change this relationship forever
The curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold( )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lord Cazaril has been in turn, courtier, castle-warder, and captain; now he is but a crippled ex-galley slave seeking nothing more than a menial job in the kitchens of the Dowager Provincara, the noble patroness of his youth. But Cazaril finds himself promoted to the exalted and dangerous position of tutor to Iselle, the beautiful, fiery sister of the heir to Chalion's throne. Cazaril is forced to confront not only the powerful enemies, but also the malignant curse that clings to the royal household, trapping him, flesh and soul in a maze of demonic paradox, damnation, and death for as long as he dares walk the five-fold pathway of the gods"--Container back cover
Washington Square by Henry James( Recording )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy Snowe is a stoic young Englishwoman. Beset by adverse circumstances, on a momentary whim she travels to Belgium to seek her livelihood as a teacher in a girls' boarding school. There, surrounded by giddy pupils, under the control of the cunning school matron, wooed by an eccentric professor, and visited by the ghost of a nun, Lucy begins her adventure in true gothic fashion. James is the acknowledged master of the psychological novel, which profoundly influenced the 20th-century literary world. The power of his prose and the skill with which he marshals seemingly insignificant details to accomplish his purpose sustains the listener's interest and compels continued contemplation
The big fifty by Johnny D Boggs( Recording )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reality of frontier life in Kansas in 1872 becomes brutally clear to twelve-year-old Coady McIlvain when his father is scalped by hostile Indians and Coady is taken prisoner. Determined to escape, he falls in with Dylan Griffith, a buffalo sharpshooter, and the two face real adventure surviving the unforgiving terrain with Coady's former captors on their trail
Ghosts among us : uncovering the truth about the other side by James Van Praagh( Recording )

10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shares true encounter tales from the author's own life, reveals lesser-known details about how ghosts participate in everyday life, and discusses how to enable a more fulfilling life by being open to the spirit world
Telex from Cuba by Rachel Kushner( Recording )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coming of age in mid-1950s Cuba where the local sugar and nickel production are controlled by American interests, Everly Lederer and KC Stites observe the indulgences and betrayals of the adult world and are swept up by the revolt led by Fidel and Raúl Castro
On call in hell : [a doctor's Iraq War story] by Richard Jadick( Recording )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the experiences of a thirty-eight-year-old Navy doctor during the Battle of Fallujah, when he and his medical team worked around the clock under fire to save the lives of troops involved in the horrific street fighting
Citizen of the galaxy by Robert A Heinlein( Recording )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story takes place far in the future, when the human race has spread out to colonize other planets. In a slave market in the capital of Jubbul an auctioneer announces, "Lot ninety-seven. A boy." Thorby--the boy--soon discovers that Baslim, his owner, is not ordinary beggar he appears to be. Master of languages and a superb teacher, Baslim leads a mysterious life. The undercover existence brings Thorby to an adventure on the starship Sisu, and finally to the truth about Baslim's identity, and his own
Pictures at a revolution : five movies and the birth of the new Hollywood by Mark Harris( Recording )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Explores] the epic human drama behind the making of the five movies nominated for Best Picture in 1967-Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, The Graduate, In the Heat of the Night, Doctor Doolittle, and Bonnie and Clyde-and through them, the larger story of the cultural revolution that transformed Hollywood, and America, forever.--From publisher description
A life at work : the joy of discovering what you were born to do by Thomas Moore( Recording )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how to search for the sacred dimension of work and find life's meaning in the process
The farmer's daughter by Jim Harrison( Recording )

11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in the voice of a home-schooled fifteen-year-old girl in rural Montana, the title novella is an uncompromising, beautiful tale of an extraordinary character whose youth intersects with unexpected brutality, and the reserves she must draw on to make herself whole. In another story, Harrison's beloved recurring character Brown Dog, still looking for love, escapes from Canada back to the States on the tour bus of an Indian rock band. And finally, in the concluding story, a retired werewolf, misdiagnosed with a rare blood disorder brought on by the bite of a Mexican hummingbird, attempts to lead a normal life but is nevertheless plagued by hazy, feverish episodes of epic lust, physical appetite, athletic exertions, and outbursts of violence under the full moon
The magnificent mummy maker by Elvira Woodruff( )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Has a mummy's spirit really moved into Andy's body? What do you do when it seems like everyone in your family has done something magnificent, everyone, that is, except you? That's Andy's problem. He just wants to do something special. When his class visits an Egyptian exhibit, he figures it'll be just another field trip. But he's wrong, because somehow a mummy's spirit seems to have given him a weird magic power. Suddenly, Andy's magnificent, all he has to do is wish for whatever he wants! But being extraordinary has its drawbacks. And Andy soon learns to be very, very careful of what he wishes for
Mystic warrior by Tracy Hickman( )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Galen Arvad, a human with magical powers, must avoid the ritual that puts those with such talents to death. It seems that in the eyes of the community, magic is a sign of lunacy, and in a yearly ritual the local "crazies" are offered up to the Dragon Priests. Galen is suddenly captured and imprisoned. Now, as Galen's wife, Berkita, and his friend, Cephas the dwarf, set off to rescue him, Galen learns of the fate that awaits him, a fate far worse than even his own death
One Christmas in Washington : Roosevelt and Churchill forge the Grand Alliance by David Jay Bercuson( )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One Christmas in Washington is the fascinating, in-depth look at the Washington war conference of 1941, as two proud and accomplished statesmen struggled to overcome biases, suspicion, and hubris to create what turned out to be the war-winning alliance. The authors take a penetrating look at the high-level meetings and at the scenes behind the scenes. As with any momentous gathering of world leaders, there was high politics and low gossip, and both contributed to earth-shaking events of this momentous time
A branded world : adventures in public relations and the creation of superbrands by Michael Levine( )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Branding is ultimately a way of differentiating your product from the competition. Whether you're selling a celebrity image, automobiles, or a financial service, your goal is to make your brand the most recognizable by the consumer. But there's much more to effective branding than ubiquitous advertising and a memorable slogan. Public relations is becoming key to the entire strategy. PR is much more than just damage control for when something goes wrong; it's an effective way to communicate the story of your brand through media outlets that the public trusts. Filled with engaging stories and nuts-and-bolts tips, A Branded World shows marketers and brand managers how to tap into the power of PR to build stronger brands
Double star by Robert A Heinlein( Recording )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the most important statesman of the 21st century disappears on Mars, the only hope of preventing interplanetary war lies in an actor's ability to impersonate the missing leader well enough to fool two worlds
Ben-Hur by Miklós Rózsa( )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben-Hur is a fabulous book, a mixture of melodramatic adventure and scholarly research. Wallace shows great familiarity with the customs and traditions of Roman and Jewish societies during the time of Christ. Born the son of a nobleman, Ben-Hur is condemned to the galleys for life after he accidentally dislodges a piece of tile which falls on the Roman procurator. He is betrayed by his best friend, manages to escape his imprisonment, and gains revenge and glory before the cheering multitudes in the chariot races at the Roman Circus in Antioch. Later he fulfills his true destiny at the foot of a cross on a hill in Jerusalem
Getting to know Jesus by George MacDonald( )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of twelve sermons, George MacDonald offers insight into the life of Jesus Christ. MacDonald stressed the necessity of salvation and the importance of combining Christian faith with obedience to Jesus' teachings. He also believed that God's universal grace would eventually save everyone. Though written in the mid-nineteenth century, these sermons, including "Mirrors of Christ," "Glorified through Trouble," "Salvation from Sin," and "The Giver of Rest," continue to provide contemporary followers with the spiritual guidance they seek
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25 things to say to the interviewer, to get the job you want : being qualified isn't enough
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The moon is a harsh mistressThe curse of ChalionWashington SquareThe big fiftyGhosts among us : uncovering the truth about the other sideTelex from CubaOn call in hell : [a doctor's Iraq War story]Citizen of the galaxy