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Bonham, Frank

Works: 179 works in 781 publications in 6 languages and 26,152 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works  History  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3503.O4315, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Frank Bonham
Most widely held works by Frank Bonham
Durango Street by Frank Bonham( Book )

31 editions published between 1865 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black gang leader in Southern California struggles to rise above the rough life of the street
The eye of the hunter by Frank Bonham( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Richard I. Parrish Trust checks were faithfully cashed each month, but letters sent to Rip Parrish ranch in the Arizona Territory hadn't been answered for nearly a year. So the family's lawyer hires war veteran Henry Logan to go search for Rip, dead or alive
Mystery of the fat cat by Frank Bonham( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 1986 in English and Czech and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their club, threatened by lack of finances, is forced to close down, four friends devise a scheme to locate the fat aging tomcat whose inheritance, destined eventually to go to the club, is being shared by a sly lawyer and the cat's caretaker
Trago by Frank Bonham( Book )

21 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the turn of the century, the open country of Oklahoma was changing. Cowpunchers depended on those wild places for their herds, but then land started disappearing, parceled up by land-grabbing homesteaders. The cowmen couldn't live with fences, They needed space and plenty of it. But in September of 1893, there would be a land rush the likes of which no one had ever seen. The last of the open range would be settled and fenced, unless Trago, a man of the West, and his men could turn back history with their guns"--Page 2 of cover
Bold passage by Frank Bonham( Book )

34 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sam Cary and his bullwhackers set out on the Bozeman Trail for Fort Greybull, they knew they were riding into danger. Sam's arch-rival Mark Stockwell had been running guns to the Indians, a hot-blooded young warchief was stirring up the tribes and the cavalry had already pulled out. But Sam was a fighter with a lot at stake--including a grey-eyed beauty named Gaybird. Besides, it was already too late to turn back. The first wagons were outside the sallyport when the thundercloud of warriors burst upon the fort
Cast a long shadow by Frank Bonham( Book )

23 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rian McCool had dreamed of revenge, staring at the inside of the Vallecito jail for a year, while the man who framed him was raking in the cash as the owner of a prosperous stage line. McCool had been an easygoing man. But that was last year. This year was going to be different. As he staked down the street toward George Hughson's stage-line office, McCool was sure of that. He had a gun, a blood-hate ... and a job to finish!
The cañon of maverick brands by Frank Bonham( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three novellas ... tales of adventure and intrigue, action and emotion ... all set in the sweeping landscape of the Old West
Viva Chicano by Frank Bonham( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keeny, a Mexican-American on parole, feels he must not return to the atmosphere of his home and neighborhood and devises a solution to the problem
Break for the border by Frank Bonham( Book )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Texas convict leased on a mining contract lived lower than a mule. At least a mule could plan on dying a natural death
The nitty gritty by Frank Bonham( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1975 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn between a desire to stay in school and his father's insistence that it is a waste of time, a Negro boy decides to quit school and go into business with the uncle he worships. But when the venture on which they gamble all money and hope fails and his uncle deserts him, the boy faces reality with a new maturity
Fort Hogan by Frank Bonham( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2019 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If Gary Fidel could ge the Gatling across the Mexican border to the Yaqui Indians, it would be worth a hatful of gold. However the Gatling gun did weigh about two hundred pounds
Mission Creek : a western duo by Frank Bonham( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rodeo Killer" is the tale of smoldering and violent conflicts among New Mexico cattle ranchers, cattle buyers, and breeders of horses for the rodeo circuit. "Mission Creek", in the Red river region of Texas, is the background for this fiery tale of Ruel Starrett, who has struggled all his life to gain a foothold in ranching
The missing persons league by Frank Bonham( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future world of algae diets, sour seas, and oxygen deficiency, a high school boy's search for his missing family leads him into dangerous trouble with the authorities
Gimme an H, gimme an E, gimme an L, gimme a P by Frank Bonham( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school boy tries to help a beautiful, suicidal cheerleader whose emotional disturbances become increasingly more evident
Furnace flat : a Western duo by Frank Bonham( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 'Sergeant Forson's Dirty-Shirt Army' a seasoned sergeant tries to turn undisciplined recruits into true soldiers despite his commanding officer's indifference, but things change when Major King learns his daughter's stagecoach will likely be attacked by Indians. 'Furnace Flat' tells of Grady Ryan's attempt to get rich mining borax in Death Valley"--
The forever formula by Frank Bonham( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 17-year-old lying in a hospital bed wonders if he has a brain tumor or is suffering from hallucinations. The truth is startling and incredible and, most of all, dangerous
Devil's graze : Western stories by Frank Bonham( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of seven stories includes the tale of a young mustanger taking a wagonload of eligible young women with matrimony in mind to Oregon; a captain in the Second Texas Dragoons, has to prove himself in battle against Mexican irregulars; Lyle Kearny fights Gus Stoneman's plan to improve life for the settlers of the San Augustin Plains by building a dam on Kearny's land; a traveling handyman decides to help the attractive owner of a struggling Oregon vineyard; Marshal Gus Hobbs, the most notorious hangman in New Mexico, is called upon to hang a murderer only to find things are not what they seem
Chief by Frank Bonham( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Crowfoot, high school senior and hereditary chief of a small band of California Indians, resurrects a little-known treaty in an effort to improve the lives of his people
The feud at Spanish Ford by Frank Bonham( Book )

20 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in English and Finnish and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruel Starrett had half of the richest ranch in the country, now all he had to do was keep it away from the hired guns, bought-off marshals, crooked judges, and bushwhackers who figured they had a right to it, too
Trouble at Temescal : a Western duo by Frank Bonham( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two short novels by Frank Bonham in book form for the first time. The first tells the story of two entrepreneurial mustangers in Los Angeles after the Mexican-American War and the second involves a greedy rancher in Arizona who is trying to make a fortune in logging through devious means
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.09 for Furnace fl ... to 0.85 for Dogtown ra ...)

Viva Chicano
The eye of the hunterTragoBold passageCast a long shadowThe cañon of maverick brandsViva ChicanoBreak for the borderFort Hogan
Alternative Names
Bonham, Cecil Francis

Bonham, Cecil Francis 1914-1988

Frank Bonham American writer

Frank Bonham Amerikaans schrijver (1914-1988)

English (270)

German (4)

French (3)

Czech (2)

Spanish (1)

Finnish (1)