WorldCat Identities

Murray, William 1926-2005

Overview
Works: 60 works in 194 publications in 2 languages and 8,312 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Sports stories  Biography  Autobiographies  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 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Last Italian introduces us to some of the country's most intriguing families and most extraordinary personalities. Since his childhood in Italy, William Murray has had a love affair with the country and its people. Here is his tribute to the Italy he so loves--a provocative, candid portrait that takes us off the beaten path and reveals an Italy not covered in any guidebook
I'm getting killed right here by William Murray( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 422 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 )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and Japanese and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The getaway blues by William Murray( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 376 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
When the fat man sings by William Murray( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 368 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 366 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
The hard knocker's luck by William Murray( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We're off to see the killer by William Murray( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 334 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 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 317 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 )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 275 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 )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 262 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 )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Straffefanges selvbiografi
The Myrmidon Project by Chuck Scarborough( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures in the people business : the story of World Book by William Murray( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead heat by William Murray( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 172 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
Malibu by William Murray( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in English and held by 149 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
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 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mouth of the wolf : a novel by William Murray( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

Murray, William Sparrow 1926-2005

William Murray novelista estadounidense

William Murray novelista estauxunidense (1926–2005)

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

Вільям Мюррей

Мюррей Вильям

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

Languages
English (126)

Japanese (4)