WorldCat Identities

Gilman, Dorothy 1923-2012

Overview
Works: 317 works in 1,445 publications in 8 languages and 59,651 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Spy stories  Thrillers (Fiction)  Action and adventure fiction  Adventure stories  Biography  Autobiographies  Adventure stories, American  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3557.I433, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dorothy Gilman
Mrs. Pollifax unveiled by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

30 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 2,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young American woman who faced down hijackers on board a flight to the Middle East and saved the lifes of hundreds of people disappears, U.S. officials believe she has been kidnapped, so they call in CIA agent Emily Pollifax to find her
Mrs. Pollifax and the lion killer by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

32 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 2,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former CIA agent Emily Pollifax travels to Africa to help crown a king. He is Sammat of Ubangiba, an American-educated African whose enthronement is threatened by a lion on the rampage, which in Ubangiba is considered a bad omen. But are the killings really the work of a lion? A sequel to Mrs. Pollifax Pursued
Mrs. Pollifax, innocent tourist by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

37 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 2,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her thirteenth adventure, Mrs. Pollifax must smuggle an inflammatory manuscript out of Jordan, a document that encodes the truth of Saddam Hussein's reign in Iraq
Mrs. Pollifax and the Golden Triangle by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

28 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The CIA's most charming part-timer heads for Thailand-and a hair-raising adventure
Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After writing a quick note to her husband, Mrs. Pollifax is off to Hong Kong to rescue Sheng Ti. The young agent she had successfully smuggled out of mainland China earlier finds himself involved with an alleged double agent
The unexpected Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

55 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 2,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widowed matron decides to pursue her lifelong desire to be a spy, finds herself useful to the CIA, and successfully completes an assignment which takes her from New Jersey to Mexico City to Albania
Mrs. Pollifax and the whirling dervish by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

29 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 2,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Pollifax embarks on a dangerous journey across the barren stretches of Morocco, determined to identify and warn the informants, but only one step ahead of her pursuers
Mrs. Pollifax and the second thief by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 10th mystery in the series, Mrs. Pollifax comes to the aid of another CIA agent who has stumbled onto a cartel of professional killers in Sicily
Mrs. Pollifax pursued by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 2,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New Haven, Emily Pollifax discovers a girl hiding in a cupboard. The girl is Kadi Hopkirk, an artist who is being followed by some mysterious types ever since she met a young man who is heir to an African throne. The two take off for New York but are pursued. A tale of international intrigue by the author of Mrs. Pollifax and the Second Thief
Kaleidoscope by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

36 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Karitska's trade as a fortune-teller attracts a strange array of clients, including an artistic woman whose husband abandons her to join a religious cult and an Italian immigrant with a "cursed" child. Karitska also helps her good friend, Detective-Lieutenant Pruden, solve the hit-and-run death of a young violinist and the murder of a local philanthropist. Her most troubling case, however, occurs when a subway incident leaves her with an attache case full of diamonds
Mrs. Pollifax on safari by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

34 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the request of her old CIA contact, Carstairs, Emily Pollifax leaves New Jersey and her geraniums for Africa, where she battles dark forces of evil to save an African leader from assassination
The elusive Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

46 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Mrs. Pollifax is arrested for smuggling eight false passports, she has to figure out an escape from a Bulgarian prison
The amazing Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

44 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Pollifax must make contact with a defecting female spy in Istanbul and finds herself in quite a bit of trouble
Mrs. Pollifax on the China station by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

30 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Emily Pollifax of New Brunswick, NJ goes as a tourist to China for the CIA. She must act as cover for a CIA agent she is not permitted to know, with the ultimate aim of extricating Mr. X, a political prisoner in China
Caravan by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

25 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 2,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Caressa Teal is captured by desert nomads who believe she is a sorceress
Incident at Badamya by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 1,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gen Ferris, the only daughter of an American missionary in Burma, is held hostage with a group of lost travelers
Thale's Folly by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Failed novelist Andrew Thale is sent by his father to check out an empty farmhouse, inherited from an aunt in Massachusetts. On arrival, Thale discovers the house has been occupied by squatters, characters straight out of a novel. Thale moves in with them, perhaps to gain inspiration for a bestseller
The tightrope walker by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

33 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When quiet, shy Amelia Jones reads a desperate message that has fallen out of a barrel organ in the antique shop she just bought, she can't forget the words, "They're going to kill me soon
A palm for Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

36 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An innocent-looking grandmother who has a knowledge of karate agrees to help the CIA recover plutonium that has been stolen
A nun in the closet by Dorothy Gilman( Book )

26 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two cloistered nuns from St. Tabitha's abbey break out into the world with a vengence when the abbey falls heir to a house and land in upper New York State, willed to them by a mysterious Mr. Moretti, who turns out to have been a Mafia don
 
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Mrs. Pollifax and the lion killerMrs. Pollifax, innocent touristMrs. Pollifax and the Golden TriangleMrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong BuddhaThe unexpected Mrs. PollifaxMrs. Pollifax and the whirling dervishMrs. Pollifax and the second thiefMrs. Pollifax pursued
Alternative Names

controlled identityButters, Dorothy Gilman, 1923-2012

Butters Dorothy Gilman

Butters, Dorothy Gilman, 1923-

Butters Dorothy Gilman 1923-2012

Dorothy Gilman Amerikaans schrijfster

Dorothy Gilman amerikansk författare

Dorothy Gilman amerikansk skribent

Dorothy Gilman écrivaine américaine

Dorothy Gilman scrittrice statunitense

Dorothy Gilman US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Gilman Butters, Dorothy

Gilman Butters Dorothy 1923-2012

Gilman, Dorothy Edith, 1923-2012

דורותי גילמן

دوروثي جيلمان

길먼, 도로시 1923-2012

ギルマン, ドロシー

ドロシー・ギルマン

Languages
English (542)

Dutch (46)

Japanese (41)

German (6)

French (6)

Swedish (3)

Danish (2)

Korean (2)