WorldCat Identities

Garfield, Brian 1939-

Overview
Works: 253 works in 847 publications in 14 languages and 20,326 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Manuscripts  Film adaptations  Horror films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Scenarist, Other, Editor, Translator
Classifications: PS3557.A715, 813.54
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The thousand-mile war; World War II in Alaska and the Aleutians by Brian Garfield( Book )

30 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the Aleutian campaign fought for fifteen months in 1942-43
The Paladin : a novel based on fact by Brian Garfield( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1940 Winston Churchill recruited a 15-yr. old boy to become a secret agent who would report to him personally. Throughout World War II this boy, who quickly became a man, was ordered on many highly dangerous missions conducted in utmost secrecy. His code name was Christopher Robin and he was Churchill's paladin-- his secret warrior
Hopscotch by Brian Garfield( Book )

37 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since being forced into retirement by the CIA, Miles Kendig had tried everything in an effort to satisfy his hunger for excitement. But he could not recreate the ultimate conflict of life or death with no rules, the experience of pitting himself against the enemy with no holds barred. Despite his bitterness at being shelved by the CIA, Miles was still scrupulously American--so when he found himself tempted by an offer from the Russians, he realized the time had come for him to put up or give up. Miles has been waiting, carefully planning, for years--and, finally, he's ready. By threatening to expose the espionage secrets of the major powers, he set himself up as the quarry of an international manhunt. Now he would either prove to himself that after twenty-five years of playing the game he was still a winner, or he would meet his death at the hands of younger men
Necessity by Brian Garfield( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother is forced, out of the necessity to protect her child, to give up her home, her past and her identity
Western films : a complete guide by Brian Garfield( Book )

14 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hopscotch( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the CIA's top international operatives is suddenly relegated to a desk job in an agency power play. Unwilling to go quietly, and with the aid of a chic Viennese widow, he puts himself back in the game by writing a memoir exposing the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world. The CIA now wants him dead, but he refuses to cooperate--because he's having too much fun!
The stepfather by Nelson McCormick( Visual )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man searching for the perfect family marries a widow with children, only to kill them all when they act more normal than his dream family should. When his new stepdaughter sees through his fake persona, he must drop his Ward Cleaver attitude and show her how a real daughter should act. Loosely based on a true news story of New Jersey mass-murderer John List. This DVD's release of the original 1987 movie in Oct. 2009 corresponds to the theatrical release of a new version of the Stepfather updating the story in light of List's 1989 capture
Recoil by Brian Garfield( Book )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Mafia locates and begins killing witnesses hidden by the FBI, Mathieson and friends decide to go on the attack
Kolchak's gold by Brian Garfield( Book )

25 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distinguished historian, Harris Bristow stumbles upon clues to the whereabouts of Kolchak's Gold and becomes caught up in the power plays of the three governments
The threepersons hunt by Brian Garfield( Book )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Death sentence : a novel by Brian Garfield( Book )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Benjamin was an ordinary New Yorker until a gang of drug addicts killed his wife and raped his daughter. When the police proved helpless, Benjamin tracked and killed them one by one. Now he is in Chicago, and the cycle of violence is about to begin anew. On his first night in the city, he stumbles out of a bar in a bad part of town, pretending to be drunk. When two thugs set upon him, he kills them both and escapes before the police arrive. They will not be the last of Chicago's criminal class to suffer his wrath. Written by Garfield as "penance" for the success of the grisly film adaptation of Death Wish, this sequel shows that when a decent man relies on violence to settle scores, murder becomes addictive
Checkpoint Charlie by Brian Garfield( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Danish and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old, fat, rumpled, & conceited, Charlie Dark is the best international troubleshooter in the business as this prize winning collection of stories shows
Death wish by Brian Garfield( Book )

32 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Benjamin, a successful accountant in New York City, is enjoying a three-martini lunch when his home is broken into by a gang of drug addicts. For just a handful of money, they savagely beat Paul's wife and daughter, leaving his wife dead and his daughter comatose. Grief-stricken and forced to reevaluate his views, Benjamin becomes disillusioned with society and plots his revenge on the perpetrators, whom the police are unable to bring to justice. Armed with a revolver and total disregard for his own safety, he sets out to even the score"--Page 4 of cover
Manifest destiny by Brian Garfield( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the West of the 1880's, this is a biographical novel that dramatizes the coming of age of Theodore Roosevelt. Roosevelt's growth is traced through the writings and memories of several characters, each of whom sees him from their own perspective
Gangway by Donald E Westlake( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and French and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1874 was the year of the Great Mint Robbery. Gabe was a rangy, wise-cracking tough from New York gangland who, when advised to take a long trip from the clutches of 'Boss' Twill, found himself seasick, penniless and three thousand miles away in a little town they called San Francisco. There he met Vangie. Vangie was a cool, sharp-witted blonde from the Barbary Coast, whose light fingers and ingenuity ensured they would never be hungry or bored again. Together they made the most unlikely and unscrupulous team ever to attempt a heist." --
The Romanov succession by Brian Garfield( Book )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman om et forsøg på at genindsætte Romanov-slægten i Rusland i 1941
Valley of the shadow by Brian Garfield( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1978 in English and French and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conflicting interests between the townspeople of Valduro and nearby miners lead to a vicious struggle for control of the valley
Deep cover by Brian Garfield( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and Swedish and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian intelligence has smuggled 300 agents into the Tucson area, trained to think, act, and talk like Americans; and after 20 years they control Tucson's missile base, along with major political positions in the Southwest. Now it is time for their final mission, and the only person standing in their way is an unwitting U.S. Senator
Relentless by Brian Garfield( Book )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Native American sheriff chases a gang of bloodthirsty bank robbers
The Meinertzhagen mystery : the life and legend of a colossal fraud by Brian Garfield( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tall, handsome, charming, Col. Richard Meinertzhangen was an acclaimed British war hero, a secret agent, and a dean of international ornithology. His exploits inspired three biographies, his life has been the basis for movies, and Jerusalem dedicated a city square to his memory. Meinertzhagen was trusted by Winston Churchill, David Lloyd George, Chaim Weizmann, David Ben Gurion, T. E. Lawrence, Elspeth Huxley, and a great many others. But he bamboozled them all. Meinertzhagen was a fraud. Many of the adventures recorded in his celebrated diaries were imaginary, including a meeting with Hitler while he had a loaded pistol in his pocket, an attempt to rescue the Russian royal family in 1918, and a shoot-out with Arabs in Haifa when he was seventy years old. While he truly was a key player in Middle Eastern events after World War I and represented Zionism's interests in negotiations with Germany in the 1930, he also set up Nazi front organizations in England, committed a half-century of major and costly scientific fraud, and may have murdered his wife to boot
 
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The stepfather
Alternative Names

controlled identityGarland, Bennett, 1939-

controlled identityHawk, Alex, 1939-

controlled identityO'Brian, Frank, 1939-

controlled identityWard, Jonas

controlled identityWynne, Brian, 1939-

controlled identityWynne, Frank, 1939-

Brian Garfield Amerikaans romanschrijver

Gardfield, Brian

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Garfield, Brian

Garfield, Brian Francis Wynne 1939-

Garfield, Brian Wynne

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Garfild, Brajan, 1939-

Garland, Bennett 1939-

Hawk, Alex 1939-

Ives, John 1939-

Mallory, Drew.

Mallory, Drew 1939-

O’Brian, Frank 1939-

O'Brian, Frank 1939-

Ward, Jonas

Ward, Jonas 1939-

Wynne, Brian 1939-

Wynne, Frank

Wynne, Frank 1939-

Брайан Гарфилд

برایان گارفیلد فیلمنامه‌نویس و نویسنده آمریکایی

가필드, 브라이언

가필드, 브라이언 와인

ガーフィールド, ブライアン

ブライアン・ガーフィールド

ブライアンガーフィールド 1939-

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HopscotchWestern films : a complete guideThe stepfatherThe Meinertzhagen mystery : the life and legend of a colossal fraud