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Gorman, Edward

Overview
Works: 374 works in 1,086 publications in 1 language and 69,912 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Political fiction  Horror tales  Suspense fiction  Western stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Compiler
Classifications: PS3557.O759, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Edward Gorman
City of night by Dean R Koontz ( Book )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Victor's latest creations, an army of engineered killers set loose in modern-day New Orleans, begin to exceed his expectations and exhibit logistical and analytical skills, he plans to eliminate the entire race, a plan that backfires into humankind's ultimate nightmare
Wake up little Susie : a mystery by Edward Gorman ( Book )
22 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Black River Falls, the baton-twirling celebrations to introduce the small Iowa town to Ford Motor Company's new Edsel come to a halt when a dead body is found in the trunk of one of the brand-new autos
The day the music died : a mystery by Edward Gorman ( Book )
23 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The day after seeing his idol Buddy Holly perform for the last time before his fatal plane crash, Black River Falls, Iowa, private investigator Sam McCain investigates the apparent murder-suicide of a wealthy husband and wife, which is also linked to the death of a pregnant teenage girl and to a failed black football star
Will you still love me tomorrow? : a mystery by Edward Gorman ( Book )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The day after Soviet Union premier Nikita Khrushchev's visit to Black River Ralls, Iowa, Richard Conners is murdered. Few doubt that the murder has political overtones, but when both suspects also turn up murdered, fledgling lawyer Sam McCain turns to the theory that the murders might be more personal than political
Everybody's somebody's fool by Edward Gorman ( Book )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No one is surprised when a local hot rod hero slams into a bridge at ninety miles per hour, but when his brake cable turns up cleanly severed, lawyer and part-time investigator Sam McCain is on the case
Save the last dance for me by Edward Gorman ( Book )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the Reverend John Muldaur, who has been stirring up the town with anti-Semitic and anti-Catholic circulars, is murdered, Judge Esme Whitney enlists the help of Sam McCain, a struggling lawyer and occasional sleuth, to catch a killer
Death ground by Edward Gorman ( Book )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When bounty hunter Leo Guild fails to protect an old nemesis from assassination, he takes up a search for the killer and finds a fear-struck town run by the outlaw, Kriker, and filled with horrors that reawakened his own past
Nightmare town : stories by Dashiell Hammett ( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the title story, a man on a bender enters a small town and ends up unraveling the dark mystery at its heart. A woman confronts the brutal truth about her husband in the chilling story "Ruffian's Wife." "His Brother's Keeper" is a half-wit boxer's eulogy to the brother who betrayed him. "The Second-Story Angel" recounts one of the most novel cons ever devised. In seven stories, the tough and taciturn Continental Op takes on a motley collection of the deceitful, the duped, and the dead, and once again shows his uncanny ability to get at the truth. In three stories, Sam Spade confronts the darkness in the human soul while rolling his own cigarettes. And the first study for The Thin Man sends John Guild on a murder investigation in which almost every witness may be lying."--Jacket
Fools rush in : a Sam McCain mystery by Edward Gorman ( Book )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Attorney Sam McCain investigates the murder of a young black man in his 1960s Iowa hometown, suspecting a link between the murder and Senator Lloyd Williams, a political official facing a tough re-election campaign, whose daughter is rumored to have been dating the victim
Breaking up is hard to do by Edward Gorman ( Book )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Private investigator Sam McCain struggles to defend the daughter of his nemesis from charges of murder
Ticket to ride by Edward Gorman ( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Struggling with his father's illness and the end of a relationship, small-town Iowa lawyer Sam McCain witnesses the return of his community's first Vietnam casualty while reuniting with old friends at a Labor Day party that is shattered by a double murder
Bad moon rising by Edward Gorman ( Book )
17 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Caught in the middle of a dispute over a hippie commune that has moved into Black River Falls, lawyer and private investigator Sam McCain doubts claims that a troubled commune member is responsible for a local murder
Sleeping dogs by Edward Gorman ( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a seasoned political consultant, Dev Conrad approaches working on the reelection campaign of Illinois Senator Warren Nichols with trepidation. The senator's best friend and adviser has just committed suicide. And though Conrad agrees with Nichols's political positions, he's leery of the senator's reputation for sleeping around." "When a major televised debate proves to be a disaster for the senator, Dev is forced to look into the backgrounds of the senator's staff, which includes several people who have tangled and troubled relationships with their boss
City of night by Dean R Koontz ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Not even Victor Helios-- once Frankenstein-- can stop the engineered killers he's set loose on a reign of terror through modern-day New Orleans. Now the only hope rests in a one-time "monster" and his all-too-human partners, Detectives Carson O'Connor and Michael Maddison
Night of shadows by Edward Gorman ( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using new detective methods she's only read about, Anna sets out to find the real murderer in the quiet town of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in 1895
Guild by Edward Gorman ( Book )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guild is a man tormented by his past. He already narrowly escaped one lynching, and he certainly isn't about to get caught up in another one. He's just a weary bounty hunter looking to collect his reward when he rides into the dusty Dakota town of Denton one evening. He doesn't plan to stay long, until and old buddy and a beautiful woman convince him to change his mind. But some folks don't like his presence in Denton. And they'll do everything they can to make sure he leaves mighty quick - whether it's on a horse or in a pine box
Graves' retreat by Edward Gorman ( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1884, Les Graves, the star pitcher for the Cedar Rapids municipal team, becomes haunted that his past will surface and ruin his attempt at a new start in life
Stranglehold by Edward Gorman ( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Political consultant and troubleshooter Dev Conrad's work on Congresswoman Susan Cooper's campaign is complicated by murder, blackmail, and deeply held secrets
Blindside by Edward Gorman ( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Political consultant Dev Conrad knows that helping Congressman Michael Robards to get re-elected is going to be tough. Robards' liberal voting record stands against him, and his staff seem resentful of Dev himself - which could doom the campaign. But there's a bigger problem: A campaign worker has been shot behind Robards' headquarters. Both Dev and the police presume it was a mugging, but as the election draws near, Robards is implicated in the murder by his enemies
Westeryear : stories about the West, past and present by Edward Gorman ( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brand, Max, "The Sun Stood Still"/Mark Twain, "Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses"/Garland, Hamlin, "The Return of a Private"/Harte, Bret, "The Idyl of Red Gulch"/O. Henry, "The Lonesome Road"/Crane, Stephen, "Horses-One Dash"/Henry, Will, "The Streets of Laredo"/Leonard, Elmore, "The Hard Way"/Ellison, Harlan, "The End of the Time of Leinard"/Estleman, Loren D., "Mago's Bride"/Pronzini, Bill, "All the Long Years"/Tobin, Greg, "The Damned"/Crider, Bill, "Wolf Night"/Sarrantonio, Al, "Liberty"/Lansdale, Joe R., "Trains Not Taken"/Sullivan, Thomas, "Whores in the Pulpit"/Gorman, Edward, "Guild and the Indian Woman"/Beman, Barbara, "A Cowboy for a Madam"/Oliver, Chad, "One Night at Medicine Tail"/Muller, Marcia, "The Time of the Wolves"/Reasoner, James M
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Chase, Robert David

controlled identity Driscoll, Richard, 1941-

controlled identity Foster, Jake

controlled identity Keegan, Christopher

controlled identity McCarrick, Chris Shea

controlled identity North, Chris, 1941-

controlled identity Ransom, Daniel

Gorman, E. J.
Gorman, E. J. (Edward J.)
Gorman, E. J. (Edward J.), 1941-
Gorman, Ed
Gorman, Ed, 1941-
Gorman, Edward.
Gorman, Edward J.
Gormens, Eds
ゴーマン, エド
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English (262)
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