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Hoffer, William

Works: 96 works in 558 publications in 14 languages and 13,800 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Trials, litigation, etc  Film adaptations  Case studies  Prison films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  True crime stories  History 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Editor, Adapter, Creator, Conceptor
Classifications: HQ1413.M33, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about William Hoffer
Most widely held works by William Hoffer
Not without my daughter by Betty Mahmoody( Book )

102 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 3,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Betty Mahmoody's desperate struggle to survive and to escape with her daughter from the alien and frightening culture of Iran
Saved! : the story of the Andrea Doria, the greatest sea rescue in history by William Hoffer( Book )

13 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and Spanish and held by 1,416 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 )

37 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,201 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
Midnight express by Alan Parker( Visual )

59 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American citizen Billy Hayes is sentenced to four years in a brutal Turkish prison after being caught trying to smuggle hashish out of Istanbul. When his sentence is changed to life just days before his release, he has no choice but to try to escape
His name is Ron by Goldman Family( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imposed on all participants. And, finally, they describe their determination to bring much-needed reforms to the criminal justice system and to give voices to other victims of violent crimes
Adams v. Texas by Randall Dale Adams( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The true story made famous by the highly acclaimed film The thin blue line"--Jacket subtitle
Freefall by William Hoffer( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and German and held by 674 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 533 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 )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and German and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 361 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
Warriors in Eden by Mariano Gagnon( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and French and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Led by a former university professor Abimael Guzman, Sendero had as its goal the eradication of the old order in Peru and the establishment of a People's Republic for the New Democracy. Its strategy was not to make life better for the common Peruvian but to make it so intolerable that revolution would be the only answer. And it was the misfortune of the Ashaninka to occupy the area the Shining Path wanted as its headquarters
Torn from my heart : the true story of a mother's desperate search for her stolen children by Patsy Heymans( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 262 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 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mort! Mort! Mort! : no place to hide by Morton Downey( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My feudal lord by Tehmina Durrani( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and Polish and held by 159 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 )

43 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 100 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 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cop hunter by Vincent Murano( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Hoffer, William, 1943-

Hoffer, William i Marylin

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