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Sarrantonio, Al

Overview
Works: 84 works in 293 publications in 2 languages and 9,929 library holdings
Genres: Short stories  Fantasy fiction  Fiction  Novellas  Western fiction  Humor  Urban fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Horror fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3569.A73, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Al Sarrantonio
Stories : all-new tales by Neil Gaiman( Book )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,415 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 )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and French and held by 871 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 )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 726 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
The urban fantasy anthology by Peter S Beagle( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 657 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 moralitie
West Texas by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 654 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 )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 448 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 430 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
Flights : extreme visions of fantasy( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 402 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
Redshift : extreme visions of speculative fiction( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fireside treasury of new humor( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 301 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 )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 293 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 worms by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young couple travel to the girl's hometown and are plunged into a living nightmare of 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
The National lampoon treasury of humor by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in Undetermined and English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Campbell Wood by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 248 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 )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 207 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 )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 167 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
Toybox by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 162 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
Horrorween by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 142 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
Summer cool : a Jack Paine mystery by Al Sarrantonio( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 127 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. But this call was leading to something Paine wasn't sure he could manage: Now that Petty had disappeared, bodies were beginning to appear and the trail always led back to his old friend
Moonbane by Al Sarrantonio( )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When amateur astronomer Jason Blake and his son are out star-gazing one night, thousands of meteors suddenly fill the sky. Some of them fall nearby, but when Jason and Ritchie go to investigate, they are attacked by a werewolf-like creature, and Ritchie is injured. This is a novel of relationships, of apocalyptic adventure, and very personal sacrifice
 
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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 (165)

French (4)

Covers
999 : new stories of horror and suspenseKitt PeakThe urban fantasy anthologyWest Texas100 hair-raising little horror storiesFlights : extreme visions of fantasyRedshift : extreme visions of speculative fictionHalloweenland