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Sarrantonio, Al

Overview
Works: 98 works in 270 publications in 1 language and 9,862 library holdings
Genres: Short stories  Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Humor  Urban fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Horror fiction  Short stories, American  Fantasy fiction, American  Western stories 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3569.A73, 823.0108092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Al Sarrantonio
Stories : all-new tales by Neil Gaiman( Book )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A groundbreaking anthology that includes outstanding tales by Joe Hill, Lawrence Block, Carolyn Parkhurst, Joanne Harris, Richard Adams, Jeffery Deaver, and Neil Gaiman
999 : new stories of horror and suspense by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories on the supernatural. They range from Thomas Disch's story, The Owl and the Pussycat, which is on the marriage of an owl and a cat, to Kim Newman's Amerikanski Dead at the Moscow Morgue, which is about American zombies in Russia
Kitt Peak by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Mullins, a recently retired lieutenant in the Buffalo Soldiers, leaves Boston to help a friend in Arizona find his daughter
West Texas by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Thomas Mullin, retired against his will but almost glad to be free of the searing dusty desert around Fort Davis. A hard life in a hard place for a black man in a white man's cavalry. The US Cavalry was glad to be rid of him, too . until a US Senator's son disappears in the desert and someone realizes that Mullin was the best tracker around. Mullin quickly discovers that quite a few travelers and cowboys have recently disappeared without a trace in the exact same area. Here was a problem that no self-respecting reader of the Strand Magazine could ignore. No devotee as religious as Mullin could pass by a mystery as strange as this. Why, it would curl the hair of Sherlock Holmes himself
100 hair-raising little horror stories by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horror can come at any moment, from any direction, and in any form; even the most seemingly innocent person or object can suddenly turn into a being or device that will terrify. Many of our finest writers have been fascinated with horror, and this unique collection gives one hundred examples of what the masters of the short story can do to our minds and nerves
Fireside treasury of great humor( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Fireside book." A collection of thirty-five humorous stories, includes pieces by Mark Twain, S.J. Perelman, H.L. Mencken, E.B. White, James Thurber, Dorothy Parker, and others
Redshift : extreme visions of speculative fiction( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flights : extreme visions of fantasy( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remarkable new collection of fantasy fiction features all original short stories from Orson Scott Card, Neil Gaiman, Raymond E. Feist, Harry Turtledove, Joyce Carol Oates, Anne McCaffrey, Robert Silverberg, Patricia A. McKillip, and other masters of the fantasy genre
The Fireside treasury of new humor( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Fireside book." A collection of thirty-five humorous stories, includes pieces by Mark Twain, S.J. Perelman, H.L. Mencken, E.B. White, James Thurber, Dorothy Parker, and others
Stories : all-new tales( Recording )

11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A groundbreaking anthology that includes outstanding tales by Joe Hill, Lawrence Block, Carolyn Parkhurst, Joanne Harris, Richard Adams, Jeffery Deaver, and Neil Gaiman
The National lampoon treasury of humor( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The urban fantasy anthology by Peter S Beagle( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star-studded and comprehensive, this imaginative anthology brings a myriad of modern fantasy voices under one roof. Previously difficult for readers to discover in its new modes, urban fantasy is represented here in all three of its distinct styles--playful new mythologies, sexy paranormal romances, and gritty urban noir. Whether they feature tattooed demon-hunters, angst-ridden vampires, supernatural gumshoes, or pixelated pixies, these authors--including Patricia Briggs, Neil Gaiman, and Charles de Lint--mash-up traditional fare with pop culture, creating iconic characters, conflicted moralities
The worms by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's first novel! A young couple travel to the girl's hometown and are plunged into a living nightmare of evil--an evil from deep in the past which appears in a shocking and deadly form. Trapped for long years after being raised by a witch's curse, giant worms are released by the toxic waste from a town dump
Campbell Wood by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stay out of the woods or fall prey to the wrenching horrors of nature's darkest secret, lurking in the trees and lunging from the shadows. Stay out of the woods or surrender to the savage fury of a last race, whose unearthly reign over a terrified community demands the soul of your only daughter. For God's sake, stay out of the woods!
Cold night by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Paine is battling alcoholism after a troubled youth, and his current case makes the struggle harder. Calling for an envelope as instructed by a phone call from a client, Morris Grumbach, Paine finds Grumbach dead; an apparent suicide. He has left photos of three men for the detective, slim clues to deeply buried crimes
Halloweenland by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Orangefield, Halloween is never normal - and this year will be no exception. For Orangefield is now the home of Halloweenland, a bizarre carnival run by the mysterious Mr. Dickens
Summer cool : a Jack Paine mystery by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Paine is a retired cop with a private license and a telescope he uses to watch the heavens. It's a simple life, good when he's got clients, and he manages when he doesn't. While on vacation the phone rings ... of course, it's bad news. Bob Petty, a friend from Paine's days on the force, had disappeared. Paine doesn't think his friend has turned, but something is very wrong, something that goes beyond the deep-rooted corruption he beings to uncover, something that goes deeper ... and much further back
Toybox by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Selene was bored. And then came the mysterious Toyman, carrying a very special toy-box, filled with wonders and terrors beyond imagination. As Selene peered into the toy-box, the stories tumbled out: a quiet little girl whose horrible secret bursts forth at a Halloween party, a doll made of corn that hides a very nasty surprise, and a depraved celebration for the last vampire. All of these and many more awaited Selene. And now they wait for you, inside the toy-box. Go ahead, open it if you dare. Toybox is the first ever collection of stories by horror master Al Sarrantonio, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of more than 20 novels and editor of the landmark horror anthology, 999. Toybox itself was nominated for an International Horror Guild Award for best collection
Hallows Eve by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 12 years, Corrie Phaeder is returning home to Orangefield--the last place in the world he wants to be. Orangefield is a town of nightmares, a town where the impossible and the horrific happen all too often, where ghosts rise screaming from their graves and where trick-or-treating goblins have no need for scary costumes. Something is waiting patiently for Corrie's homecoming. This Halloween, a messenger from a realm of shadows, with the body of a scarecrow and the head of a pumpkin, will usher Corrie into what might prove to be his last nightmare, a battle to the death with the ultimate darkness
Horrorween by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orangefield detective Bill Grant is convinced that Samhain, the Lord of Death, is behind the disappearance of a small boy in the days before Halloween
 
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Stories : all-new tales
Alternative Names
Al Sarrantonio American writer

Al Sarrantonio Amerikaans schrijver

Al Sarrantonio écrivain américain

Al Sarrantonio escritor estadounidense

アル・サラントニオ

サラントニオ, アル

Languages
English (143)

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999 : new stories of horror and suspenseKitt PeakWest Texas100 hair-raising little horror storiesRedshift : extreme visions of speculative fictionFlights : extreme visions of fantasyThe urban fantasy anthologyHalloweenland