WorldCat Identities

Hoffer, William

Overview
Works: 92 works in 527 publications in 13 languages and 14,681 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Trials, litigation, etc  Case studies  History  Prison films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Editor, Adapter, Creator, Conceptor
Classifications: HQ1413.M33, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about William Hoffer
 
Most widely held works by William Hoffer
Not without my daughter by Betty Mahmoody( Book )

49 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 3,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author, the American wife of an Iranian, was trapped by her husband in Iran, but eventually escaped with her daughter
Saved! : the story of the Andrea Doria, the greatest sea rescue in history by William Hoffer( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and Spanish and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compelling personal stories of both courage and cowardice mark this vivid narrative of the 1956 sea disaster in which the Italian luxury liner and the Stockholm collided during a thick fog off Nantucket
Midnight express by Billy Hayes( Book )

61 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author describes the years he spent in a Turkish jail for smuggling hashish and the escape plan he devised and carried out
His name is Ron by Goldman Family( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1997 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a family with whom everyone can identify. Their lives, however, became public after one horrible event that captured and held the world's attention. In His Name Is Ron they recount, moment by moment, learning the shocking news of Ron's untimely death and the nightmare that followed, as well as recalling the happier times in Ron's life. The family tells how their lives continued to be shattered during the course of two lengthy trials and provides personal
Adams v. Texas by Randall Dale Adams( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The true story made famous by the highly acclaimed film The thin blue line"--Jacket subtitle
Inside out : an insider's account of Wall Street by Dennis Levine( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paperback copies have subtitle: A true story of greed, scandal, and redemption
Freefall by William Hoffer( Book )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the events surrounding the Air Canada flight 143, which ran out of fuel over Red Lake, Ontario, at 41,000 feet
Betrayal : the untold story of the Kurt Waldheim investigation and cover-up by Eli M Rosenbaum( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the Nazi affiliation and war crimes of Kurt Waldheim, former United Nations Secretary-General and President of Austria
Cop hunter by Vincent Murano( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Midnight express by Alan Parker( Visual )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is based on a true story. William Hayes, a naive young American vacationing with his girlfriend in Istanbul, Turkey, tries to smuggle a couple of kilos of hash out of the country. He is caught, thrown into a Turkish prison, and subsequently raped, tortured, and forced into the brutality that defines the inmates' constant struggle for survival. There are other foreigners there, many for smuggling, and word is that the only way out of the jail is by dying, or taking "the midnight express." Max, his friend and fellow inmate swears, "That train doesn't run around here."
Victor six : the saga of America's youngest, most decorated officer in Vietnam by David Christian( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volcano : the search for Vesuvius by William Hoffer( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miracle on the mountain : a true tale of faith and survival by Mike Couillard( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike and Mary Couillard tell the story of the ordeal they endured when Mike and his son Matthew became lost for ten days after becoming trapped by a snowstorm on Kartalkaya Mountain in Turkey
Torn from my heart : the true story of a mother's desperate search for her stolen children by Patsy Heymans( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of Granville by Joseph E Granville( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In een sluier gevangen by Betty Mahmoody( Book )

70 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De ervaringen van een met een Iranese man getrouwde Amerikaanse tijdens haar verblijf in Iran in 1984-'85
Mort! Mort! Mort! : no place to hide by Morton Downey( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My feudal lord by Tehmina Durrani( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and Polish and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a woman with brains and beauty from a wealthy background decides to take her fate into her own hands and challenge the restrictions of a male-oriented, conservative society, the consequences can be devastating. Born into one of Pakistan's most influential families, Tehmina Durrani was raised in the privileged milieu of Lahore high society, and educated at the same school as Benazir Bhutto. Like all women of her rank, she was expected to marry a prosperous Muslim from a respectable family, bear him many children, and lead a sheltered life of air-conditioned leisure. When she married Mustafa Khar, one of Pakistan's most eminent political figures, she continued to move in the best circles, and learned to keep up the public facade as a glamorous, cultivated wife, and mother of four children. In private, however, the story-book romance of the most talked-about couple in Pakistan rapidly turned sour. Mustafa Khar became violently possessive and pathologically jealous, and succeeded in cutting his wife off from the outside world. For the course of the fourteen-year marriage, she suffered alone, in silence. When Tehmina decided to rebel, the price she paid was extremely high: as a Muslim woman seeking a divorce, she signed away all financial support, lost the custody of her four children, and found herself alienated from her friends and disowned by her parents. Following the divorce, she felt she had to tell her story. When Pakistan publishers balked at the controversial nature of her manuscript, she published it herself. The book was a bombshell and shook Pakistani society to its foundations. Her at last was someone who had succeeding in reconciling her faith in Islam with her ardent belief in women's rights. Tehmina's story, adapted now for western readers, provides extraordinary insights into the vulnerable position of women caught in the complex web of Muslim society
Nicht ohne meine Tochter by Betty Mahmoody( Book )

40 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Autorin, von ihrem persischen Ehemann in Teheran festgehalten, hätte fliehen können, ihre Tochter aber sollte sie zurücklassen
Caught in the act : the true adventures of a divorce detective by William W Pearce( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
His name is Ron
Alternative Names
Hoffer, William i Marylin

ホッファー, ウィリアム

Languages
English (178)

German (48)

French (46)

Spanish (23)

Danish (15)

Dutch (8)

Turkish (7)

Czech (6)

Japanese (4)

Chinese (3)

Polish (3)

Portuguese (2)

Italian (1)

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Midnight expressHis name is RonFreefallMidnight expressMiracle on the mountain : a true tale of faith and survivalMy feudal lord