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McGivern, William P.

Overview
Works: 200 works in 574 publications in 5 languages and 8,630 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Political fiction  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Contributor, Conceptor, Creator
Classifications: PS3525.A236, 813.54
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Most widely held works by William P McGivern
Soldiers of '44 by William P McGivern ( Book )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a powerful war story which takes place in the towns in Belgium which suffered most during the Ardennes counter-offensive
The big heat by Fritz Lang ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An honest police sergeant risks his life and his job when his investigations lead to the exposure of the crime syndicate that controls the city administration
Summitt : a novel by William P McGivern ( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Caprifoil by William P McGivern ( Book )
8 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The big heat by William P McGivern ( Book )
30 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally published in 1952, this legendary crime story was the basis for the film noir classic starring Glenn Ford and Lee Marvin. Homicide sergeant Dave Bannion investigates the death of a police clerk who has shot himself for no obvious reason
Night of the juggler : a novel by William P McGivern ( Book )
12 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In New York, a psychopathic killer will strike on October 15, as he always does--the anniversary of his mother's death, when he will kidnap, rape and murder an innocent young girl by slashing her jugular vein. The novel tells the tense story of the serial killer as he prepares to kill again and the New York cops who are trying to find him before he strikes
A matter of honor by William P McGivern ( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Savage streets by William P McGivern ( Book )
9 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reprisal by William P McGivern ( Book )
6 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Three men who had never killed before: Locke Cadman, tough, brilliant Hollywood studio executive; Jules Levy, intellectual widowed owner of one of the town's most successful porno book shops; Robbie Newhall, Yale '51, erratic, unemployed, a drunk. What could bring these men together in a violent mission of vengeance and death? Three teen-age bodies lying lifeless in the surf off Malibu. Their children. Blown out of their minds and this world by an overdose of drugs. Drugs bought as easily as chocolate candy in one of the wealthiest, most privileged, sun-bright areas in all of California."--Jacket
Lie down, I want to talk to you by William P McGivern ( Book )
7 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Night extra by William P McGivern ( Book )
14 editions published between 1957 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Odds against tomorrow by William P McGivern ( Book )
19 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The situation is a nightmare waiting to happen - a racist ex-con gets drawn into the planning of a heist by a crooked ex-cop, and they are forced to include a young black man who is in debt to a mobster. What can go wrong does go wrong in Odds Against Tomorrow, a bleak, mesmerizing thriller by William P. McGivern, published in 1957 and reminiscent of the novels of W.R. Burnett
The caper of the golden bulls by William P McGivern ( Book )
8 editions published between 1966 and 1974 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The seven file by William P McGivern ( Book )
11 editions published between 1956 and 1989 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rogue cop by William P McGivern ( Book )
5 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The big heat by William P McGivern ( )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Philadelphia cop kills himself for no apparent reason. His wife claims it was because of poor health. Police Lieutenant Wilks wants the case closed and speculation ended, as do two of the city's mob bosses. Detective Dave Bannion asks himself, why do so many fear a dead man?
Mention my name in Mombasa; the unscheduled adventures of an American family abroad by William P McGivern ( Book )
3 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Night of the juggler a novel by William P McGivern ( )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A murderer with the strength of a giant and the mind of a child perpetrates a series of attacks on young women
Police special; including Rogue cop, The seven file [and] The darkest hour by William P McGivern ( Book )
3 editions published between 1956 and 1962 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rogue cop by William P McGivern ( )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the station-houses to the joy-houses, they knew about Mike Carmody. He was the best cop money could buy. And when the Syndicate boys said jump, Carmody knew just how high. But they couldn't buy Carmody's kid brother Eddie. And when Eddie turned against them, the Mob snuffed him out like a nickel cigar. Now Carmody's coming after them. Savage. Bloodthirsty. He's stalking them down the city's darkened back alleys ... and straight into hell
 
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Alternative Names
Mac Givern, William Peter
Mac Givern William Peter 1919-1982
MacGivern, William P.
MacGivern, William P. 1922-1982
MacGivern, William Peter
MacGivern William Peter 1919-1982
MacGivern, William Peter 1922-1982
Mc Givern, William Peter
Mc Givern William Peter 1919-1982
McGivern, William
McGivern, William, 1919-1982
McGivern, William 1922-1982
McGivern, William P.
McGivern William P. 1919-1982
McGivern, William Peter
McGivern, William Peter 1922-1982
Peters, Bill, 1919-1982
Peters, Bill 1922-1982 Pseudonym
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