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Works: 44 works in 424 publications in 16 languages and 11,168 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Action and adventure films  Spy films  Domestic fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Biography  Documentary films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3570.R44, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Trevanian
Most widely held works by Trevanian
The summer of Katya by Trevanian( Book )

49 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1914, Jean-Marc Montjean graduates from medical school and comes to a French Basque village, where his romance with Katya leads to his being shot
The Eiger sanction by Trevanian( Book )

67 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Hemlock has gone to England for a presumed rest. But the head of an almost autonomous branch of British Intelligence needs his highly skilled services. He informs Jonathan that he must take over the mission of a British agent whose murder was so bizarre and terrifying that no other agent could be found for the job -- Jonathan must take the assignment or he himself will be "framed" for murder. His task: to locate a set of secretly made films incriminating a number of high-ranking British officials. His target: a top underworld figure taking perverse delight in insidious forms of debauchery and torture, a man determined to get a fantastic sum for the films in an international auction, presumably to enemies of the British government
Incident at Twenty Mile by Trevanian( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of convicts occupy a small community in Wyoming and terrorize its unarmed inhabitants. An opportunity for Matthew Dubchek, a young drifter with a gun, to live his fantasy of being Ringo Kid. Question is will he have the guts
The crazyladies of Pearl Street : a novel by Trevanian( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiographical novel about growing up poor in America during the Depression follows the life of six-year-old Jean-Luc, living with his little sister and young mother after being abandoned by his con artist father
The Main by Trevanian( Book )

41 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Main is Montreal's immigrant district. It is also the beat of a tough street cop, Lt. La Pointe, whose investigation of a murder reveal the drama and tragedy of this teeming area
The Eiger sanction by Trevanian( )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freelance assassin Jonathan Hemlock is tricked into a hazardous assignment that involves an attempt to scale one of the most treacherous mountain peaks in the Swiss Alps: the Eiger. His target is one of his three fellow climbers, but he doesn't know which one
Shibumi by Trevanian( )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using his nearly superhuman mental and physical prowess, Nicholai Hel destroys political terrorists from the PLO to the CIA, but he does not have the power to destroy The Mother Company
The crazyladies of Pearl Street [a novel] by Trevanian( Recording )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The place is Albany, New York. The year is 1936. Six-year-old Jean-Luc LaPointe, his little sister, and their spirited but vulnerable young mother have been abandoned--again--by his father, a charmer and a con artist. With no money and no family willing to take them in, the LaPointes manage to create a fragile nest at 238 North Pearl Street. For the next eight years, through the Great Depression and Second World War, they live in the heart of the Irish slum, with its ward heelers, unemployment, and grinding poverty. As Jean-Luc discovers, it's a neighborhood of "crazyladies": Miss Cox, the feared and ridiculed teacher who ignites his imagination; Mrs. Kane, who runs a beauty parlor/fortune-telling salon in the back of her husband's grocery store; Mrs. Meehan, the desperate, harried matriarch of a thuggish family across the street; lonely Mrs. McGivney, who spends every day tending to her catatonic husband, a veteran of the Great War; and Jean-Luc's own unconventional, vivacious mother
Four complete novels by Trevanian( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The summer of Katya by Trevanian( Recording )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the summer of 1914, Golden days that look to roll on forever . . .who could hear the guns of August? Deep in the Basque countryside, a young doctor signs on at a clinic. His first case is simple, the consequences complex . . .for he meets a young woman, Katya, with whom he falls deeply in love. From container
Death dance : suspenseful stories of the dance macabre( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unusual mystery anthology of 14 stories in which dance is put to darker uses such as luring prey, a cold business proposition, etc. Authors include Andrew Kennedy, Brendan Dubois, John Lutz and more
Trevanian times two by Trevanian( Book )

in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Herzschlag bis zur Ewigkeit Roman by Trevanian( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collateral damage by John Glen( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Multiple languages and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International intrigue action thriller about retired assassin Hemlock who now teaches art. He is forced out of retirement to hunt a deadly double agent who murdered a close friend. Hemlock ends up in the Swiss Alps with a team of mountain climbers, one of whom is the man he seeks
Incidente a Twenty-Mile by Trevanian( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Incident at Twenty Mile
Alternative Names

controlled identitySeare, Nicholas


The Eiger sanctionIncident at Twenty MileThe crazyladies of Pearl Street : a novelThe MainThe Eiger sanctionShibumiThe crazyladies of Pearl Street [a novel]Death dance : suspenseful stories of the dance macabre