WorldCat Identities

Topor, Tom 1938-

Overview
Works: 59 works in 227 publications in 12 languages and 4,037 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Legal fiction (Literature)  Legal films  Made-for-TV movies  Crime films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Legal drama  Comedy films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Other, Director
Classifications: PS3570.O65, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Tom Topor
  • Nuts by Martin Ritt( Visual )
 
Most widely held works by Tom Topor
The accused by Jonathan Kaplan( Visual )

38 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is gang raped in a bar. She battles the legal system twice as she and her attorney go after both her attackers and the bystanders who cheered them on
The codicil : a novel by Tom Topor( Book )

30 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 8 languages and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a millionaire dies, his wife and children learn that half his fortune will go to a child he fathered during the Vietnam War, provided the child is still alive. Lawyer Adam Bruno sets out to find the boy before some members of the family do
Nuts, a play in three acts by Tom Topor( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An outspoken woman takes on New York's judicial system, modern psychiatry, her personal demons and anyone who gets in her way
Coda by Tom Topor( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Word of honor( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant corporate executive and family man finds his world threatened when he is accused of participating in a hospital massacre that occurred 30 years earlier, when he was an Army lieutenant during the Vietnam War
The codicil by Tom Topor( Recording )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy man leaves half of his estate to a son his family never knew existed. The estate hires an ex-lawyer to find the child. The detective's job suddenly becomes dangerous when old secrets surface and the heirs get desperate
Tightrope minor; a novel by Tom Topor( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bloodstar by Tom Topor( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance : 2 comedies by Tom Topor( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers by Tom Topor( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perfect murder, perfect town : JonBenét and the city of Boulder( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Boulder, Colorado, has long been known as a peaceful community. Yet, since the day six-year-old Jon Benét Ramsey was discovered brutally murdered in her prominent family's home, this once idyllic community has become a city at war with itself. Struggles rage between John and Patsy Ramsey, local law enforcement, the District Attorney as well as the national tabloid media fixated on issuing blame"--Container
Judgment( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre and Emmeline Guitry are devoted to the church until their son Robbie says he has been molested by the parish priest. The family chooses to go to court
The accused( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fiercely independent woman is gang raped, then battles the legal system twice, going after both her attackers and the onlookers whose cheering fueled and encouraged the assault
Nuts by Claudia Reilly( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nuts by Martin Ritt( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-class call girl (Streisand) kills a customer in self-defense. To avoid scandal, her parents try to have her declared mentally incompetent. Not helping matters is that she is very distrustful of everybody, including her court-appointed attorney (Dreyfuss), and is very disruptive during her court hearings
The accused (v.f.)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fiercely independent woman is gang raped, then battles the legal system twice, going after both her attackers and the onlookers whose cheering fueled and encouraged the assault
Les accusés by Jonathan Kapoci( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un soir de blues, Sarah Tobias, pousse la porte d'un bar familier. Sous l'oeil goguenard d'un groupe d'habitués, Sarah "allume" un client. L'alcool aidant, elle se laisse entraîner dans l'arrière-salle, danse corps à corps avec son partenaire. L'ambiance s'échauffe. Le jeu tourne à l'épreuve. La foule crie des encouragements douteux au client qui la viole...L'affaire Sarah Tobias est un procès exemplaire
Nuts by Tom Topor( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Broadway hit, Nuts has been called the best courtroom melodrama since Witness for the Prosecution and The Caine Mutiny Court Martial. Set in a courtroom in New York's Bellevue Hospital, the story follows a high-priced call girl incarcerated on a charge for killing a violent "john." The State, represented by a court appointed psychiatrist and an aggressive prosecutor, says Claudia Faith Draper is unfit to stand trial. As testimony from experts, physicians and her parents unfold, with her psyche and childhood dissected, she proves to the judge that she isn't "nuts" and stands legally sane at trial for manslaughter
The accused : a novel by Deborah Chiel( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reckless endangerment : [screenplay] by Joan Tewkesbury( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The codicil : a novel
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Том Топор

טופור, טום

טופור, טום ־1938

טופור, טום, עיתונאי אמריקאי

トーパー, トム

トム・トーパー

湯姆·托普爾

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