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Westlake, Donald E.

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Most widely held works by Donald E Westlake
What's so funny? by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
26 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tempted to find a highly valuable, seven-hundred-pound chess set, hapless crook John Dortmunder musters his merry band of fellow ne'er-do-wells on a haphazard treasure hunt that prompts his investigation of Russia's last czar
Get real by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
20 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a TV producer convinces John Dortmunder and his merry gang to do a reality show that captures their next score, Dortmunder hatches an ingenious plan to outwit viewers glued to their television sets and end the shoot with money in his pockets
Bad news by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 2,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Small-time crooks John Dortmunder and Andy Kelp fall in with three people determined to takeover an upstate New York casino
Put a lid on it by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Professional thief Frances Xavier Meehan is gotten out of a New York jail to retrieve a damagaing piece of evidence before it can be used to defeat the sitting president
The ax by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
27 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man who lost his job as manager of a paper mill resorts to murder to obtain work. He is Burke Devore of Connecticut and his plan is to kill a manager to create an opening and kill the likely applicants so as to leave him the only candidate. But the scheme does not work the way he intended
What's the worst that could happen? by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Long Island, a media tycoon catches a burglar in his house and relieves him of a nice-looking ring. The novel describes the comic adventures as the burglar, John Dortmunder, stalks the tycoon to recuperate his property. By the author of Don't Ask
Good behavior by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Master burglar John Archibald unexpectedly drops through a skylight into an impoverished Tribeca convent. The nuns charge him with the task of stealing back Sister Mary Grace who has been kidnapped by a deprogrammer employed by her father
Trust me on this by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newswoman Sara Joslyn goes to work for a notorious supermarket tabloid in Florida and finds herself dealing with assorted big stories and a corpse in a Buick
Nobody runs forever by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reconsidering his life's work after he is set up for a murder, master criminal Parker ignores his suspicions in order to accept a potentially lucrative heist job involving a team of incompetent associates, and a small-town bank
Drowned hopes by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Archibald Dortmunder is enlisted to help an old cellmate retrieve a stash of $700,000 buried under fifty feet of water
Don't ask by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Master criminal John Dortmunder sets out on ahilarious escapade to steal a religious relic for an EastEuropean government. As often happens in theDortmunder series, things go wrong and Dortmunder iscaptured by police, but escapes to get back the relic. Bythe author of more than 60 novels
Why me by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
24 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Dortmunder, professional thief, went out to rob a pawn shop and just happened to pick up the world's most valuable ruby, which just happened to have been heisted (by somebody else) hours before. And while the rest of the world goes ga-ga, Dortmunder doesn't even know he has the Byzantine Fire until it's too late. But now everyone from bomb-toting terrorists to Chief of Detectives Francis Mologna, from the Turkish charge d'affaires to the guys in the O.J. Bar and Grill--everyone in the free world of New York City agrees that whoever took that ruby ought to have his neck twisted. Now Dortmunder must find a way to unsteal the heist of a lifetime
Bank shot by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
20 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When John Dortmunder sets out to rob a bank, he really means it. He steals the whole thing. With the help of a sophomoric ex-FBI man, a militant safe-cracker, and old standbys Andy Kelp, Stan Murch, and Murch's Mom, Dortmunder puts a set of wheels under a trailer that just happens to be the temporary site of the Capitalists' & Immigrants' Trust ("Just Watch Us Grow!"). But when the safe won't open and the cops get close, Dortmunder realizes he's got a bigger problem than robbing a bank. He's got to find a place--somewhere in the suburban wasteland of Long Island--to put it
Sacred monster by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amoral Jack Pine becomes a Hollywood star, with his boyhood friend Buddy Pal ever silenty watchful until Jack commits an unforgivable crime in the name of success
Nobody's perfect by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
28 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here's the Dortmunder Gang, five hapless but loveable hoodlums, hired by Arnold Chauncey to hoist a priceless oil painting from his fashionable townhouse so that he can collect the insurance. Simple? Not when this gang runs amuck among Arnold's houseguests
Castle in the air by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
11 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and Finnish and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having long indulged himself in daydreams more exciting than his mundane life as a carpet merchant, Abdullah unexpectedly purchases a magic carpet and his life changes dramatically as his daydreams come true and dangerous adventures become daily fare
Jimmy the kid by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
33 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here's the five-member Dortmunder Gang trying to achieve the perfect crime by following a paperback novel. They intend to follow the book's blueprint for a child heist in order to succeed at last at something crooked. But, they never counted on this 12-year-old kid!
Dancing Aztecs by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
33 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When sixteen copies of a famous Aztec statue arrive in New York, men will die to find out which one is the real thing. A small South American republic has decided to capitalize on its national symbol: a prized gold statue of a dancing Aztec priest. The president asks a sculptor to make sixteen copies of it for sale abroad. The sculptor replaces the original with one of his fakes, and ships the real one to New York City for an under-the-table sale to a museum. The statues travel to America spread out among five crates, labeled to ensure that delivery goes as planned. But i
Humans by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fed-up with the sinfulness of humans, God decides to destroy the world and sends His angel to round up the people
Tomorrow's crimes by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
12 editions published between 1967 and 2004 in English and French and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Allan, John B.

controlled identity Clark, Curt

controlled identity Coe, Tucker

controlled identity Culver, Timothy J., 1933-2008

controlled identity Cunningham, J. Morgan, 1933-2008

controlled identity Holt, Samuel

controlled identity Lord, Sheldon

controlled identity Marshall, Alan, 1933-2008

controlled identity Stark, Richard, 1933-2008

controlled identity West, Edwin, 1933-2008

Allan, John B.
Allan John B. 1933-2008
Clark, Curt
Clark Curt 1933-2008
Coe, Tucker
Coe, Tucker 1933-2008
Culver, Timothy J.
Culver Timothy J. 1933-2008
Cunningham, J. Morgan
Cunningham J. Morgan 1933-2008
Cunningham, Morgan J. 1933-2008
Holt, Samuel
Holt, Samuel 1933-2008
Lord, Sheldon 1933-2008
Marshall, Allan 1933-2008
Stark, Richard.
Stark, Richard 1933-2008
Starks, R. 1933-
Starks, R. (Ričards), 1933-
Uėstlejk, Donalʹd 1933-2008
Uėstlejk, Donalʹd E. 1933-2008
West, Edwin 1933-2008
Westlake, D. E.
Westlake, D. E. 1933-2008
Westlake, D. E. (Donald E.)
Westlake, Donald
Westlake, Donald 1933-2008
Westlake, Donald E. (Donald Edwin)
Westlake, Donald Edwin.
Westlake, Donald Edwin, 1933-
Westlake, Donald Edwin 1933-2008
Wesŭtureik'ŭ, Donŏldŭ I.
Старк, Р 1933-
Старк, Р. (Ричард), 1933-
ウェストレイク, ドナルド
ウェストレイク, ドナルド・E
ウェストレーク, ドナルド・E
ウエストレーク, ドナルド・E
スターク, リチャード
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