WorldCat Identities

Kahn, Joan

Overview
Works: 19 works in 78 publications in 1 language and 4,780 library holdings
Genres: Detective and mystery fiction  Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ1.K17, 823.0872
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joan Kahn
 
Most widely held works by Joan Kahn
The edge of the chair; [anthology] by Joan Kahn( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... This is an anthology with a great deal of variety, carefully chosen and craftily arranged so that the reader is never certain what lies ahead. It's an anthology that takes nothing for granted except a lot of excitement: from fact to fiction, from today to yesterday, through ghosts, ghouls and real horror ..."
Ready or not, here come fourteen frightening stories!( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fourteen unsettling tales by a variety of authors
Some things fierce and fatal by Joan Kahn( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1982 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are superbly chilling tales, some of the weird and terrifying happenings--like the revenge of the ghost dogs of Kerfol--are fiction. Others--like the plot to remove Abraham Lincoln's body from the grave--are true. All will keep readers looking apprehensively over their shoulders
Some things dark and dangerous by Joan Kahn( Book )

10 editions published between 1970 and 1982 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen short stories of the dark and dangerous
Trial and terror by Joan Kahn( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hanging by a thread by Joan Kahn( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True crime narratives, and suspense stories, are given equal space in this collection of 36 pieces. The fiction tales are good examples of suspense fiction with a psychological twist and include some with bizarre beginnings and endings
Some things strange and sinister by Joan Kahn( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of unnerving stories by Agatha Christie, Guy de Maupassant, Wilkie Collins, Bram Stoker, and other authors
Some things weird and wicked : twelve stories to chill your bones( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Open at your own risk( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The yellow wall-paper / by Charlotte Curtis Stetson Gilman -- A man from Glasgow / by W. Somerset Maugham -- The daemon lover / by Shirley Jackson -- Pen, pencil and poison / by Oscar Wilde -- A place of one's own / by Osbert Sitwell -- The fortunes of Martin Waldeck / by Sir Walter Scott -- Murder in solitude / by Alister Kirshaw -- The mole / by Gerald Bullet - - The man who missed the bus / by Stella Benson -- Elvira Barney / by Edgar Lustgarten -- The toll-house / by W.W. Jacob -- A theme for hyacinth / by Julian Symons -- Miss Parsons / by Henry Wilson -- Stay of execution / by Michael Gilbert -- The squire's story / by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell -- The beast with five fingers / by William Fryer Harvey -- Steinie Morrison / by Maurice Moisewitsch -- Death and the compass / by Jorge Luis Borges -- Mrs. Amworth / by E.F. Benson -- Last visit / by Christopher Lazare -- Murder among the lovebirds / by Janet Flanner -- The coach / by Violet Hunt -- The spider / by Jan Gerhard Toonder -- "Eleven days' wonder" / by Lenore Glen Offord -- Sensational occurrence at a poetry reading / by P.G. Wodehouse
Chilling and killing( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hi, Jock, run around the block by Joan Kahn( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jock describes the sights in his neighborhood as he runs around the block
You can't catch me by Joan Kahn( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child boasts of his own cleverness and speed
Seesaw by Joan Kahn( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Open house : a novel by Joan Kahn( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To meet Miss Long by Joan Kahn( Book )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skeleton keys : tales from the edge of the chair by Joan Kahn( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graveyard shift : more tales from the edge of the chair by Joan Kahn( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ladies and gentlemen, said the ringmaster by Joan Kahn( Book )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.16 for Ready or n ... to 0.62 for Hanging by ...)

Alternative Names
Joan Kahn Amerikaans schrijfster (1914-1994)

جوآن کان نویسنده آمریکایی

Languages
English (78)