WorldCat Identities

Murray, William 1926-2005

Overview
Works: 54 works in 169 publications in 5 languages and 8,844 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Sports stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Translator
Classifications: PS3563.U8, 813.54
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Most widely held works about William Murray
 
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Most widely held works by William Murray
The last Italian : portrait of a people by William Murray( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Last Italian introduces us to some of the country's most intriguing familes and most extraordinary personalities
I'm getting killed right here by William Murray( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shifty Lou Anderson needs money to race his horse and gets involved in murder and smoldering feuds because of his partner's wife
The king of the nightcap by William Murray( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and Japanese and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The getaway blues by William Murray( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the fat man sings by William Murray( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This race-track mystery features magician-horseplayer Shifty Anderson, who is commandeered to serve as a sort of lucky charm for a world-famous tenor, who also happens to be a compulsive gambler. Shifty's dream job of managing the opera star's action turns nightmarish when the Mafia intrudes
Tip on a dead crab by William Murray( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shifty Anderson is a close-up magician, but his real passion is horse racing. He discovers a conjuring trick that is an intricate and sinister betting scam, but he soon finds himself drawn into a dangerous game that is complicated by two corpses and a host of eccentric characters
Fortissimo : backstage at the opera with sacred monsters and young singers by William Murray( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journeys inside the world of opera to follow twelve young singers taking part in the Lyric Opera of Chicago's training program, the Opera Center for American Artists
We're off to see the killer by William Murray( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawn into a shadowy world of money laundering and sexual enslavement, small-time hoods and world-class villains, dangerous liaisons and fatal consequences, Shifty, the magician turned horse trainer, struggles to uncover the truth
The hard knocker's luck by William Murray( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The right horse : winning more, losing less, and having a great time at the racetrack by William Murray( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the culture of Thoroughbred horse racing, discusses the art of handicapping, and gives betting tips and strategies
A fine Italian hand : a Shifty Lou Anderson mystery by William Murray( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Milan, where he is attending an international conference of magicians, Lou Anderson investigates the murder of a resident American fashion model which the authorities are covering up. A probe in which he is assisted by a pretty paparazza
Now you see her, now you don't : a Shifty Lou Anderson novel by William Murray( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shifty Lou Anderson, the magician with a weak spot for horses and women, falls for a redhead whose father trains horses. Which is how he finds himself mixed up in politics and murder. By the author of We're Off to See the Killer
Flag on Devil's Island by Francis Lagrange( Book )

7 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in 3 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Straffefanges selvbiografi
The Myrmidon Project by Chuck Scarborough( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and Italian and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead heat by William Murray( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When horse trainer Jake Fontana hires a troubled young woman to work for him, he has no idea she is driven by her personal demons to one day become a race reader, and her friendship with Sal "Bones" Righetti, a former mob enforcer, could help her realize her dreams
Adventures in the people business : the story of World Book by William Murray( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malibu by William Murray( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pirandello's one-act plays by Luigi Pirandello( Book )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wily peasants, feisty pessimists, frustrated rural sophists, and the entire masquerade of a sadly comic humanity-without-props make up this delightful and valuable collection of all 13 one-act plays by the Italian master
The killing touch by William Murray( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is late, maybe 3:00 A.M., when Penny Miller heads her small MG toward the Pacific Coast Highway. She doesn't notice the white Mustang parked at the side of the road or the driver, who sees Penny for a moment framed in the lights of an oncoming car and on an impulse decides to follow her. Fifteen more minutes pass before Penny parks her car and starts to cross the highway to her apartment. She hears footsteps crunching the gravel behind her, quickly closing the distance between them. She panics. Runs. Then, just beyond the promise of the light from a streetlamp, feels the touch of a hand
Previews of coming attractions; scenes and faces from the permanent L.A. fun game by William Murray( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Fortissimo : backstage at the opera with sacred monsters and young singers
Alternative Names
Murray, William B. 1926-2005

Murray, William Sparrow 1926-2005

William Murray (writer) Amerikaans romanschrijver (1926-2005)

Вільям Мюррей

ویلیام مورای

ウィリアム・マレー

マレー, ウィリアム

マーレイ, ウィリアム

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Fortissimo : backstage at the opera with sacred monsters and young singersThe right horse : winning more, losing less, and having a great time at the racetrackA fine Italian hand : a Shifty Lou Anderson mysteryDead heatPirandello's one-act playsJanet, my mother, and me : a memoir of growing up with Janet Flanner and Natalia Danesi MurrayCity of the soul : [a walk in Rome]