WorldCat Identities

Grubb, Davis 1919-1980

Overview
Works: 102 works in 431 publications in 12 languages and 6,790 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Film adaptations  Drama  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Short stories  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Novels 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Librettist, Other, Creator, Performer
Classifications: PS3513.R865, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Davis Grubb
 
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The night of the hunter by Davis Grubb( Book )

108 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young John Harper guards his father's secret although many people try to find out the truth
Shadow of my brother by Davis Grubb( Book )

17 editions published between 1966 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel of three generations of a Southern family and of the violence and race hatred which twisted its history
Fools' parade by Davis Grubb( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a prison check for over $25,000 in their hands, three ex-cons are pursued by a prison guard, a mean banker, and a meaner sheriff, meeting some colorful characters along the way in this warm and humorous tale set during the Great Depression
The barefoot man by Davis Grubb( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voices of Glory by Davis Grubb( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in English and Dutch and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fiery, independent-spirited public health nurse plays a vital role in the lives of the townsfolk of "Glory", West Virginia
The Golden Sickle : a tale by Davis Grubb( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-Revolutionary War Virginia, young Dan Cresap's dying father sends him a mysterious box containing clues to a hidden treasure that others have sought and died for. Hounded by a monster intent on revenge, Dan chooses to find and claim his inheritance rather than run from the danger in this tale full of foreboding and intrigue
A tree full of stars by Davis Grubb( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and German and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christmas miracle changes the lives of an Ohio family
Ancient lights by Davis Grubb( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The founders of an international electronic conspiracy are positioning themselves to take over the world. And there's only one man who can stop them--a country bumpkin from West Virginia named Sweeley Leech
The watchman by Davis Grubb( Book )

11 editions published between 1961 and 1993 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sheriff of a river town in West Virginia investigates the murder of the son of one of the town's leading families
A dream of kings by Davis Grubb( Book )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1992 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Civil War soldier from a West Virginia river town shares a strange and lonely childhood with an orphan girl and grows up to fall in love with her
You never believe me : and other stories by Davis Grubb( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of short stories brings to life the author's inimitable characters--quirky farmers, hardent miners, free-ranging children--and a West Virginia town of the thirties and forties. The tales contain a sly and earthy humor along with a spectrum of human emotion
Twelve tales of suspense and the supernatural by Davis Grubb( Book )

7 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and French and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short pieces, all set in the West Virginia river country
The Night of the Hunter by Charles Laughton( Visual )

47 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children know where their father Ben Harper hid $10,000; Reverend Harry Powell learns of the money when in prison with Harper, and when he is released he woos Willa Harper and begins to terrorise the family
The siege of 318 : thirteen mystical stories by Davis Grubb( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The night of the hunter by Davis Grubb( Recording )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Ben Harper goes to the gallows for a bank robbery killing, he leaves his young children John and Pearl to hide the $10,000 that is his share. Then a strange preacher shows up who wants that money
The night ot the hunter = La nuit du chasseur by Charles Laughton( Visual )

in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big book of Sherlock Holmes stories by Otto Penzler( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ever since his first appearance, in Arthur Conan Doyle's 1887 novella A Study in Scarlet, readers have loved reading about Sherlock Holmes almost as much as writers have loved writing about him. In this deluxe hardcover edition, Otto Penzler collects eighty-three wonderful stories about Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, published over a span of more than a hundred years."--Jacket
I wonder what became of me by Anita Ellis( Recording )

2 editions published between 1956 and 2001 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La morte corre sul fiume by Davis Grubb( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La nuit du chasseur by Charles Laughton( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un prêcheur inquiétant poursuit dans l'Amérique rurale deux enfants dont le père vient d'être condamné pour vol et meurtre. Avant son incarcération, le père leur avait confié dix milles dollars, dont ils doivent révéler l'existence à personne. Pourchassés sans pitié par ce pasteur psychopathe et abandonnés à eux-mêmes, les enfants se lancent sur les routes..."
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The night of the hunter
Covers
Fools' parade
Alternative Names
Davis Grubb Amerikaans schrijver (1919-1980)

Davis Grubb úrscéalaí agus gearrscéalaí

Davis Grubb US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Grubb, Davis

Grubb, Davis 1919-1982

Grubb, Davis Alexander.

Grubb, Davis Alexander 1919-

Дэвид Грабб

דייוויס גראב

ديفيس غراب روائي و كاتب قصص قصيرة

ڈیوس گرب

グラッブ, デイヴィス

ディヴィス・グラッブ

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