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Edgerton, Clyde 1944-

Overview
Works: 109 works in 411 publications in 3 languages and 25,010 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Western fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Humorous fiction  Short stories  Biography  Bildungsromans  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PS3555.D47, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Clyde Edgerton
 
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Most widely held works by Clyde Edgerton
Walking across Egypt : a novel by Clyde Edgerton( Book )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She has as much business keeping a stray dog as she would walking across Egypt--which not so incidentally is the title of her favorite hymn. She's Mattie Rigsbee, an independent, strong-minded senior citizen who, at seventy-eight, might be slowing down just a bit. When teenage delinquent Wesley Benfield drops in on her life, he is even less likely a companion than the stray dog. But, of course, the dog never tasted her mouth-watering pound cake
Raney : a novel by Clyde Edgerton( Book )

29 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 1,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

RANEY is the hilarious story of the first two years, two months, and two days of a modern Southern marriage. The bride, Raney Bell, of North Carolina, and the groom, Charles Sheperd, of Atlanta, Georgia, met through their common interest in music. Can this marriage be saved? Stay tuned, for as one of the Bethel, N.C., matrons says to the bride, "Honey, you're at the start of a long, wonderful journey
Lunch at the Piccadilly : a novel by Clyde Edgerton( Book )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The much-loved author of the bestselling Raney and Walking Across Egypt is back with an endearing novel of calamity and comedy that celebrates the spirit and spunk of old age
Killer diller : a novel by Clyde Edgerton( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the town of Listre, North Carolina, the orphan Wesley--known for his penchant for "borrowing" cars--takes up bricklaying, music, and preaching, in this novel of the contemporary South
Redeye : a western by Clyde Edgerton( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic novel set in Colorado and featuring Cobb Pittman, a crazy bounty hunter who carries a dog in his holster, the Redeye of the title. Pittman takes on a motley crew of innocents and scoundrels trying to commercially exploit Indian cave dwellings in the name of free enterprise
The floatplane notebooks : a novel by Clyde Edgerton( Book )

26 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edgerton chronicles 20 years in the lives of the Copelands of North Carolina, a family just on the fringes of white trash. Albert buys kits to build floatplanes which never work, and his floatplane logbook becomes a family album of sorts
The night train : a novel by Clyde Edgerton( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1963, Dwayne Hallston discovers James Brown and wants to perform just like him. Meanwhile, Dwayne's forbidden black friend Larry, aspiring to play piano like Thelonius Monk, apprentices to a jazz musician called the Bleeder. A mutual passion for music help Dwayne and Larry as they try to achieve their dreams
The Bible salesman : a novel by Clyde Edgerton( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-war North Carolina, a member of a car-theft ring picks up an innocent nineteen-year-old Bible saleman and recognizes the young man as just the associate he needs--one who will believe he is working as an F.B.I. spy, one who will drive the cars he steals
Where trouble sleeps : a novel by Clyde Edgerton( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Con artist Jack Umstead stops for gas and an oil check in Listre, North Carolina, and decides the town offers many opportunities for his talents. He rents a bungalow and proceeds to study the many eccentric characters in preparation for his strike. But the people of Listre turn the tables on him
In memory of Junior : a novel by Clyde Edgerton( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go by the Baptist Cemetery in Summerlin any Sunday after church and you'll see all kinds of families out there weeding and sweeping the family plots. There's always lots to do - dumping out the potted poinsettias and dusting off the plastic peonies, making sure the kids know everybody dead and how they are kin to everybody living. To most folks, which cemetery, which family plot, which tombstone and what's carved on it are of consequence. And the older you are, the more
Lewis Nordan : humor, heartbreak, and hope by Barbara A Baker( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewis Nordan: Humor, Heartbreak, and Hope examines and celebrates the work of southern writer Lewis "Buddy" Nordan, whose stories reveal his own pain and humanity and in their honesty force us to recognize ourselves within them. Written by scholars and fiction writers who represent a fascinating range of experience - from a Shakespearean scholar to English professors to a former student of Nordan's - this is a rich array of essays, poems, and visual arts in tribute to this increasingly important writer. The collection deepens the base of scholarship on Nordan, and c
Walking across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton( )

32 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

78-year-old Mattie Rigsby tries to keep her life orderly. When she meets Wesley Benfield, she has to make a choice - between friendship and order. This is a humorous novel about old age and life in the South
The Bible salesman by Clyde Edgerton( )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preston Clearwater is scoring cash working a car-theft ring in post-World War II North Carolina. When he picks up 19-year-old Bible salesman Henry Dampier, Preston convinces the kid that he's an FBI spy. And before Henry knows what's up, he finds himself in way over his head with no apparent way out--
Lunch at the Piccadilly : a novel by Clyde Edgerton( )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lil Olive, the leader of a group of feisty elderly women, decides that she is restless at the Rosehaven nursing home. Lil and her friends need some excitement in their dull lives. So, the group of women steal a car and hit the road in search of adventures, which include hilariously unforgettable trips to the local CVS and Hardee's, and end with an encounter with the law
Solo : my adventures in the air by Clyde Edgerton( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clyde Edgerton explains his love of flying and its fundamentals and how combat flying during the Vietnam war has changed him
Raney by Clyde Edgerton( )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Newly married, Raney is a Southern Baptist who has lived her whole life in her tiny home town. Her husband Charles is a newcomer, a liberal raised in Atlanta. ... As Raney tells us about Charles' beliefs and habits, [she] reveals her own."--Container
Papadaddy's book for new fathers : advice to dads of all ages by Clyde Edgerton( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edgerton has four kids ranging in age from five to 30 years old. After three decades of fatherhood, there are certain things he has learned during his tenure. His way of raising his children involves, of course, lots of humor, but also the sound advice of a lifelong educator
The Best American short stories, 1997 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines by Katrina Kenison( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of twenty-four American short stories by authors such as Carolyn Cooke, Leonard Michaels, Clyde Edgerton, and Tobias Wolff. Includes a list of 100 additional notable stories from 1996
The night train : [a novel] by Clyde Edgerton( Recording )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1963, Dwayne Hallston discovers James Brown and wants to perform just like him. Meanwhile, Dwayne's forbidden black friend Larry, aspiring to play piano like Thelonius Monk, apprentices to a jazz musician called the Bleeder. A mutual passion for music help Dwayne and Larry as they try to achieve their dreams
Killer diller by Clyde Edgerton( Recording )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a novel about Wesley Benfield, a Christian who lusts after Phoebe Trent and is impassioned by blues music
 
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Walking across Egypt : a novel
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Raney : a novelLunch at the Piccadilly : a novelKiller diller : a novelRedeye : a westernThe floatplane notebooks : a novelThe night train : a novelThe Bible salesman : a novelWhere trouble sleeps : a novel
Alternative Names
Clyde Edgerton Amerikaans romanschrijver

Clyde Edgerton écrivain américain

Clyde Edgerton US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Клайд Эдгертон

エジャートン, クライド

Languages
English (304)

German (1)

Japanese (1)