WorldCat Identities

Hoffman, William 1925-

Overview
Works: 48 works in 154 publications in 3 languages and 9,225 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Hunting stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Legal stories  Case studies  Psychological fiction  Short stories  Musical settings  Vocal scores 
Roles: Author, Lyricist
Classifications: PZ4.H699, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Hoffman
Tidewater blood : a novel by William Hoffman( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and German and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the LeBlanc family assembles on the 250th anniversary of their arrival in America a bomb explodes, killing several people. To clear his name, Charley LeBlanc, the absent black sheep of the family travels to the coal mines of West Virginia, the source of the LeBlanc fortune and of a grudge
Blood and guile by William Hoffman( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and German and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long-buried secrets come to light after one of three brothers accidentally kills a fellow hunter on an expedition for ruffed grouse and one brother serves as attorney for the other in the subsequent investigation
Wild thorn by William Hoffman( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The black sheep of his distinguished Tidewater Virginia family, Charley LeBlanc anticipates a brief visit from his Montana home only to learn of the murder of an old friend, an event that compels him to uncover a devious and dangerous enemy
Godfires : a novel by William Hoffman( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loud and clear by Lake Headley( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A private investigator reveals how he amassed enough evidence to force the Arizona state supreme court to reverse the state's verdict against two innocent men wrongly convicted of murdering investigative reporter Don Bolles
By land, by sea : stories by William Hoffman( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Furors die : a novel by William Hoffman( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Furors Die is a story of tested friendships, or the changing face of fortune, and of the corrupting influlence of money and power
The land that drank the rain : a novel by William Hoffman( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claytor Lewis Carson III flees his sleazy, dishonest, obessessive, and sexually driven lifestyle in southern California and withdraws into virtual isolation in the Cumberland Mountains of eastern Kentucky. He "seeks purification by living a simple life and by sweating from his system every ounce of modern society's excesses ... Only the threat to Vestil Skank -- a wild, lost unloved youth who longs to escape the killing meanness of Crow County -- is strong enough to crack Claytor's isolation and draw him back ... into a courageous and self-sacrificing humanity."--Jacket
Doors : stories by William Hoffman( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories on class and conformity in the South. In Roll Call, a Southern gentleman works hard to maintain gentlemanly appearances, Place is on a poor woman's disillusion with her rich boyfriend, while the title story is on a snobbish widow and her house repairman
Virginia reels : stories by William Hoffman( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A walk to the river by William Hoffman( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow me home : short stories by William Hoffman( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories on the South and its people. Sweet Armageddon is on a preacher embittered by the thought his poverty is the result of sticking by principles, Coals is on a relationship between a black maid and her white master, and Points is on fox hunting. By the author of By Land, by Sea
Yancey's war by William Hoffman( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and Dutch and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lies by William Hoffman( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wayland Garland, a successful businessman, wants to come to terms with the past he has hidden from his wife and daughter. He attempts to shake off the chains of his poverty-stricken upbringing by revisiting the Virginia countryside of his youth for the first time in forty years"--Provided by publisher
A death of dreams by William Hoffman( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the traditional uses of bells as signals, proclamations, and time measurements, and describes how they are made
The best American short stories, 1975 ; and, the Yearbook of the American short story( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

21 short stories +Biographical notes & Yearbook of American S.S
The dark mountains by William Hoffman( Book )

6 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James MacGlaughlin was an uneducated Scottish immigrant. He carved a forturne in coal out of West Virginia. He felt that he earned the right to rule his coal kingdom with a firm hand. He puts up a fierce struggle to keep the labor unions out of his mines. This book covers three generations of his family, showing their rise, decline, and ultimate accommodation to circumstances
Days in the yellow leaf by William Hoffman( Book )

6 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trumpet unblown by William Hoffman( Book )

5 editions published between 1955 and 1960 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cloisters : for voice and piano by John Corigliano( )

7 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Tidewater blood : a novel
Alternative Names
Hoffman, Henry William 1925-

William Hoffman (author) Amerikaans romanschrijver (1925-2009)

William Hoffman écrivain américain

William Hoffman escriptor estatunidenc

ویلیام هافمن

ウィリアム・ホフマン

Languages
English (110)

German (3)

Dutch (3)

Covers
Blood and guileWild thornBy land, by sea : storiesFurors die : a novelDoors : storiesFollow me home : short storiesYancey's warLies