WorldCat Identities

Cook, David 1940-

Overview
Works: 60 works in 195 publications in 5 languages and 2,929 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  Fiction  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Bawdy plays  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Other
Classifications: PR3774, 822.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Cook
Walter : a novel by David Cook( Book )

28 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter is one of Jesus' mistakes. Some call him"backward", but he does not fall under that label. Whether caring for his father's pigeons or working as a stockboy his life is not always easy.--his mother is frustrated and his father is indifferent to his needs
Winter doves : a love story by David Cook( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een 46-jarige, geestelijk gehandicapte man leeft gedurende enige tijd samen met een vrouw buiten de hekken van het tehuis waar hij zijn hele leven heeft doorgebracht
Sunrising : a novel by David Cook( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1830 England, Sunrising is the tale of two young lovers, Cath and John. When John is wrongly accused of a crime, Cath is left to fend for herself and her unborn child, a situation that leads her to a bizarre and colorful assortment of characters
Hetty Wainthropp investigates( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Housewife turned gumshoe Hetty Wainthropp is back for another round of solving mysteries. Both steely and motherly, she takes no prisoners and puts on no airs, using her dowdy appearance to blend into her surroundings
Missing persons : a novel by David Cook( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second best by David Cook( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and German and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Walter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From birth Walter has been a fighter. Through his own efforts, he learns to read and write, and even manages to hold down a menial job. But when his parents die, Walter suddenly finds himself alone and unable to cope with crowds, the noise and the world outside his home. The only solution is for him to stay at a psychiatric hospital. Eventually his spirit wins out over his fears and he creates a new life for himself, even finding a love interest
Hetty Wainthropp investigates( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wainthropp Detective Agency builds on earlier successes as Hetty, her husband Robert, and teenager Geoffrey grow in expertise and confidence. In these six further adventures, they come face-to-face with murderers, saboteurs, and charlatans of all types, while never shrinking from danger or losing their moxie
Crying out loud by David Cook( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om incest. En socialarbejder i London leder sammen med politiet efter en af sine klienter, faderen til et myrdet barn, som hun har anmeldt for seksuel udnyttelse af et af hans andre børn
Happy endings : a novel by David Cook( Book )

10 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hetty Wainthropp investigates( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life as a private detective begins at 60 for this sprightly Lancashire housewife. Instead of winding down as her husband, Robert, expects, she₂s just getting started. Hetty takes a job to make ends meet and accidentally discovers her natural gift for sleuthing. In these first six episodes, she finds an eager sidekick in destitute teenager Geoffrey and puts her sensible pumps to the pavement in search of mysteries to solve
Albert's memorial: a novel by David Cook( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een vrouw van 48 die na de dood van haar echtgenoot is gaan zwerven en een 30-jarige man die zijn vriend heeft verloren, ontmoeten elkaar en vormen een paar, verbonden door de denkbeeldige baby van de vrouw
The country wife by William Wycherley( Book )

12 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A restoration comedy about a deceitful playboy who starts a rumor that he is a eunuch in order to gain the company of the ladies. His plan works well until he encourages the country wife of a jealous husband. This is a comedy of manners which paints an unflattering picture of the worldly hypocrites, would-be wits and fools who infested London in the late 17th century
Beyond the moons by David Cook( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter ; and, June by David Cook( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hetty Wainthropp investigates by John Bowen( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hetty Wainthropp investigates by David Cook( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Missing persons by David Cook( Recording )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigations of the Wainthropp Detective Agency, founded by Mrs Hetty Wainthropp, who had discovered a natural talent at the age of sixty, and followed her star
Hetty Wainthropp investigates( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life as a private detective begins at 60 for sprightly Lancashire housewife Hetty Wainthropp (Patricia Routledge, Keeping Up Appearances). Her newly retired husband, Robert (Derek Benfield, Rumpole of the Bailey), thinks she ought to be winding down with him, but Hetty takes a job to make ends meet and accidentally discovers her natural gift for sleuthing. Finding an eager sidekick in destitute teenager Geoffrey Shawcross (Dominic Monaghan, The Lord of the Rings trilogy), Hetty sets up her own detective agency, puts her sensible pumps to the pavement, and proves she has what it takes to be a gumshoe of distinction. Includes two episodes not seen on Mystery! DVD BONUS FEATURES INCLUDE exclusive interview with Patricia Routledge, photo gallery, and cast filmographies
Hetty Wainthropp investigates( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Housewife turned gumshoe Hetty Wainthropp is back for another round of solving mysteries. Both steely and motherly, she takes no prisoners and puts on no airs, using her dowdy appearance to blend into her surroundings
 
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Alternative Names
David Cook britischer Schauspieler und Schriftsteller

David Cook British actor and writer

David Cook Brits scenarioschrijver (1940-2015)

Languages
English (132)

German (3)

Spanish (3)

Finnish (1)

Dutch (1)

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