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Recorded Books, Inc

Works: 57,011 works in 67,184 publications in 2 languages and 739,732 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Sea stories  Thrillers (Fiction)  Drama  Romance fiction  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Publisher, Producer, Production personnel, Other
Classifications: PS2384, 813.54
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Publications about Recorded Books, Inc
Publications by Recorded Books, Inc
Most widely held works about Recorded Books, Inc
Most widely held works by Recorded Books, Inc
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1,199 libraries worldwide
Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( file )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 1,198 libraries worldwide
The inhabitants of Paris and London --including a doctor, his devoted daughter, the young French aristocrat she loves, and their English friend--are swept into the tide of the French Revolution
The gift by Richard Paul Evans( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,192 libraries worldwide
"Nathan Hurst hates Christmas. For others, it may be a day of boundless joy and nostalgic tradition. But for him, this annual ocasion is a painful reminder of events that traumatized his childhood. When a snowstorm cancels his yuletide flight however, Nathan meets a unique mother and child who profoundly change him and his view of the special season--forever."--Container
Battle cry of freedom : [the Civil War era] by James M McPherson( file )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,039 libraries worldwide
Abraham Lincoln wondered whether "in a free government the minority have the right to break up the government." Jefferson Davis felt "forced to take up arms" to guarantee his states' rights. McPherson merges the words of these men and other political luminaries, housewives, and soldiers from both armies with his own concise analysis of the war to create a story as compelling as any novel
English for Japanese speakers ( file )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in Japanese and English and held by 971 libraries worldwide
This comprehensive beginner course consists of Part A and B. At the end of Part B, you will have reached high beginner conversation level. Part A is on a separate title. Learn at your own pace, comfortably and conveniently. No memorization drills
Henry V by William Shakespeare( file )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 963 libraries worldwide
"'Prince Hal' has ascended to the throne of England. After a land dispute, Henry decides to invade France, leading inevitably to the bloddy Battle of Agincourt--and providing a stage for Shakespeare to comment on the human condition"--Web page image
Dangerous games by Danielle Steel( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 941 libraries worldwide
A television journalist and an ex-Navy SEAL place their lives at risk during a perilous assignment involving a corrupt vice president and his connections to the revered widow of a visionary, assassinated scion of a powerful political family
Against all odds : a novel by Danielle Steel( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 913 libraries worldwide
The story of a long-widowed proprietor of a top flight haute couture resale shop and her four adult children, who, in their search to find the right partners for themselves, encounter and struggle with some very difficult and modern problems facing young people today. Bestseller. 2017
Shakespeare : the seven major tragedies by Harold Bloom( file )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 860 libraries worldwide
This series of lectures presents a study of Shakespeare's seven greatest tragedies from one of the world's foremost literary critics and authorities
No easy target : a novel by Iris Johansen( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 850 libraries worldwide
When an enemy from her past threatens to return, Margaret Douglas must go on the run. But danger is in hot pursuit, and Margaret finds herself matching wits with a man who refuses to be stopped. Turning from the hunted to the hunter, Margaret must use everything she has to not only survive, but defeat evil and prove she's no easy target. 2017
Fairytale : a novel by Danielle Steel( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 849 libraries worldwide
Deeply in love, Christophe and Joy Lammenais built Chateau Lammenais into a small but renowned Napa Valley winery and an idyllic home where they raised their beloved daughter, Camille, who takes on increasing responsibilities for the estate they all treasure. But after Joy's early death from breast cancer just after Camille's graduation from Stanford, a lonely Christophe soon falls prey to the machinations of a sophisticate from his native France--who moves, with her two reprobate sons, to consolidate her power over Camille and the property when Christophe is killed in a plane crash. With a French "fairy godmother" on the scene, however, the son of a neighboring vintner to assist, and a grand Harvest Ball on the horizon, lovely Camille may make some potent magic of her own
Cell by Stephen King( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 842 libraries worldwide
A single pulse is simultaneously transmitted through every cell phone on the planet. After the pulse, an unspeakable transformation occurs. People everywhere begin devolving into inhuman killing machines--and civilization as we know it grinds to a halt in a terrifying riot of violence. It falls to a small group of survivors to turn the tables and take back the streets--or die trying.--
Seeing red : a novel by Sandra Brown( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 828 libraries worldwide
Kerra Bailey is a TV journalist hot on the trail of a story guaranteed to skyrocket her career. Twenty-five years ago, Major Franklin Trapper became a national icon when he was photographed leading a handful of survivors to safety after the bombing of a Dallas hotel. For years, he gave frequent speeches and interviews but then suddenly dropped out of the public eye, shunning all media. Now Kerra is willing to use any means necessary to get an exclusive with Major Trapper-- even if she has to secure an introduction from his estranged son, former ATF agent John Trapper
The sea wolf by Jack London( file )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 825 libraries worldwide
"Humphrey van Weydon is captured by a seal-hunting ship and becomes an unwilling sailor under its dreaded captain, Wolf Larsen. The legendary Sea Wolf is a violent brute of a man, and yet be exerts a magical attraction over his crew of treacherous outcasts."--Container
Rodrick rules by Jeff Kinney( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 820 libraries worldwide
Greg Heffley tells about his summer vacation and his attempts to steer clear of trouble when he returns to middle school and tries to keep his older brother Rodrick from telling everyone about Greg's most humiliating experience of the summer
Sam's letters to Jennifer by James Patterson( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 801 libraries worldwide
A woman is summoned back to the town in which she grew up where she finds a series of letters addressed to her
Moby Dick by Herman Melville( file )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 795 libraries worldwide
A realistic account of a whaling voyage, drawing on Melville's own experience as a merchant seaman, contains within a symbolic account of the conflict between man and his fate. It is the fruit of Melville's three year residence in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The extraordinary vigor and color of this novel and its philosophical and allegorical undertones reflecting on the nature of evil have given it a place among the classic sea stories and rendered it a perennial favorite
Fall from grace : a novel by Danielle Steel( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
The gripping story of a woman who loses everything-her husband, her home, her sense of self and safety, and her freedom. Sydney Wells's perfect life with her wealthy, devoted husband vanishes when he dies suddenly in an accident. Widowed at forty-nine, she discovers he has failed to include her in his will. With Andrew's vicious daughters in control of his estate, and no home or money, Sydney finds a job in fashion, despite her own designer daughters' warnings. Naive, out of her element, and alone in a world of shady international deals and dishonest people, she is set up by her boss and finds herself faced with criminal prosecution. What happens when you lose everything? Husband, safety, protection, money, and reputation gone, faced with prison, she must rebuild her own life from the bottom to the top again, with honor, resourcefulness, and dignity. Sydney finds herself, as well as courage and resilience. Taking life by the horns, she revives her own career as a talented designer, from New York to Hong Kong, risking all in an exotic, unfamiliar world. She is determined to forge a new life she can be proud of
Billy Budd by Herman Melville( file )
2 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 755 libraries worldwide
Billy Budd, a paragon of simple goodness and virile beauty, is pressed into the crew of the HMS Indomitable
Chill factor by Sandra Brown( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 727 libraries worldwide
"Set against a backdrop of snowy, North Carolina mountains, Chill Factor melts through the ice with generous doses of scorching romance and searing suspense. During a bad snowstorm, Lilly Martin skids off the road into the handsome but mysterious Ben Tierney, chief suspect in a string of recent disappearances. With nowhere else to go, the two are forced to take shelter in an isolated cabin and wait for the blizzard to weaken"--Publisher's web site
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