WorldCat Identities

Demaris, Ovid

Overview
Works: 69 works in 253 publications in 5 languages and 8,916 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  History  True crime stories  Political fiction  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: HV7911.H6, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ovid Demaris
 
Most widely held works by Ovid Demaris
The Director : an oral biography of J. Edgar Hoover by Ovid Demaris( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friends, enemies, and associates reveal what they know about J. Edgar Hoover, who for 35 years as director of the FBI was one of the most powerful and most feared men in America
The last Mafioso : the treacherous world of Jimmy Fratianno by Ovid Demaris( Book )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brothers in blood : the international terrorist network by Ovid Demaris( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical, in-depth accounts of specific events and people arranged as five 'books": Book One: Carlos (an account of Carlos "the Jackal"); Book Two: Genesis (an account of the Arab/Israeli Conflict); Book Three: The People's War of Ulrike Meinhoff (an account of the founder of the the Red Army Faction Group); Book Four: A Terrible Beauty (an account of the Irish Republican Army or IRA); Book Five: Apocalypse (an account of the religious and economic underpinnings of political terrorism)
America the violent by Ovid Demaris( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captive city by Ovid Demaris( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the mob structure that controls Chicago's pompous puppet Mayor Daley. Quotes from heretofore secret Federal reports regarding police and court corruption. Shows why it was nearly impossible to differentiate between the partners: the businessman is a politician, the politician is a gangster and the gangster is a businessman
The green felt jungle by Ed Reid( Book )

30 editions published between 1963 and 1993 in English and French and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expose of crime in Las Vegas, Nevada
How greed, corruption, and the Mafia turned Atlantic City into--the boardwalk jungle by Ovid Demaris( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dirty business; the corporate-political money-power game by Ovid Demaris( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Ruby by Garry Wills( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ricochet by Ovid Demaris( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Conti a Vietnam vet, swears vengeance upon the Atlantic City Mafia after his wife, child and father are murdered, vowing to confront the Mafia Chieftan and exact his revenge
The Vegas legacy : a novel by Ovid Demaris( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My story by Judith Exner( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poso del mundo; inside the Mexican-American border, from Tijuana to Matamoros by Ovid Demaris( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Title : The Whole of the World : Inside the Mexican-American Border, from Tijuana to Matamoros
The boardwalk jungle by Ovid Demaris( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on interviews and other research, this expose links glamorous Atlantic City gambling to organized crime and political corruption
J. Edgar Hoover : as they knew him by Ovid Demaris( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judith Exner : my story by Judith Exner( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lindbergh kidnaping case : the true story of the crime that shocked the world by Ovid Demaris( Book )

9 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American people were aroused to a white-hot anger. Clergymen of all faiths joined in prayer. Messages of sympathy came in from presidents, prime ministers, dictators, friends, crackpots, the morbid, the curious...THE LINDBERGH BABY HAD BEEN KIDNAPED!State, city and federal law enforcement groups vied with each other for publicity. Detectives, nationally known gangsters and charlatans offered their services as go-betweens. Reporters from all over the world descended on the town of Hopewell, N.J. like a swarm of locusts.On this wild note of hysteria began the search for the baby and his kidnaper--the greatest manhunt of the century, the most vicious case in the annals of crime
The extortioners : an original gold medal novel by Ovid Demaris( Book )

9 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and Finnish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

RICH MAN, CON MAN, ASSASSIN, THIEF ... THEY PLAYED THE OLDEST--AND DEADLIEST--OF GAMES They came at their victims from all sides. Bastiano--the feeble-minded monster whose brain knew nothing but the art of assault and mayhem ... Angelo--who understood what a bottle of acid could do to a pretty face when it got in his way ... Lola--who knew enough to blow the whole dirty operation to kingdom come ... Gracio--who hadn't personally killed anyone in more than four years ... These were the extortioners--experts in arson, intimidation, and murder
The Lucky Luciano story by Ovid Demaris( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CHARLES?LUCKY? LUCIANO was an Organization Man with a difference. The organization he belonged to was The Mafia--a natural setup for a vicious thug with unlimited ambition and a heart of ice. Murder by murder, rape by rape, he established the biggest chair of brothels ever seen in New York. Everything--everyone--he touched turned rotten. He knew he had it made when he had more cops on his payroll prostitutes. Pal of Al Capone, Frank Costello Buggsy Siegel, Albert Anastasia, Lucky became the absolute ruler of a private empire built on vice, corruption and murder. This is the Lucky Luciano story--brutal, shocking, with nothing left out
The slasher : an original Gold medal novel by Ovid Demaris( Book )

7 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
DesMarais, Ovid

Desmarais, Ovide E.

Desmarais, Ovide E. 1919-1998

Ovid Demaris American journalist

Ovid Demaris Amerikaans journalist (1919-1998)

Ovid Demaris periodista estadounidense

Ovid Demaris US-amerikanischer Journalist und Schriftsteller

デマリス, オービッド

Languages
English (146)

Spanish (6)

French (4)

Dutch (3)

Finnish (1)

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