WorldCat Identities

Goodis, David 1917-1967

Overview
Works: 154 works in 722 publications in 12 languages and 4,948 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Psychological fiction  New wave films  Detective and mystery fiction  Noir fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Conceptor, Other, Performer, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3513.O499, 791.4372
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Five novels of the 1940s & 50s by David Goodis( Book )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects five crime novels of David Goodis all dealing with unfortunate people and dark doomed settings
Nightfall : a novel by David Goodis( Book )

35 editions published between 1892 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Vanning has an identity crisis. Is he an innocent artist who just happens to have some very dangerous people interested in him? Or is he a killer on the lam from his last murder-with a satchel worth over $300,000 in tow?
Shoot the piano player by David Goodis( Book )

22 editions published between 1956 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I flashbacks mindes en ensom og desillusioneret barpianist sin tragiske livshistorie, da han efter mange år opsøges af sin broder, der er på flugt og jages af professionelle lejemordere
Dark passage by Delmer Daves( Visual )

44 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogart plays Vincent Parry, a man wrongly accused of murdering his wife, who escapes from prison to prove his innocence. He seeks some illicit plastic surgery to transform his features and, while recuperating in a young artist's (Bacall) apartment, begins to fall in love with her
Dark passage by David Goodis( Book )

36 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After successful plastic surgery on his face, a man wrongly convicted of murder hides out in an apartment in San Francisco. Tension builds in this tale of a fugitive hiding from the law as he feverishly works to prove his innocence
The burglar by David Goodis( Book )

21 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time, the best work of a distinctive master of American noir is available in authoritative e-book editions from The Library of America. In The Burglar (1953), first published like all his later novels as a paperback original, David Goodis explores his characteristic notion of the criminal gang as surrogate family, wracked by thwarted aspirations and contradictory desires. Other David Goodis novels available as Library of America E-Book Classics include: Nightfall, Dark Passage, The Moon in the Gutter, and Street of No Return
Street of no return : a novel by David Goodis( Book )

30 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Street of No Return, we meet the pathetic figure of Whitey. Once upon a time Whitey was a crooner with a million-dollar voice and a standing invitation from any woman who heard him use it. Until he had the bad luck to fall for Celia. And then nothing would ever be the same
Tirez sur le pianiste Shoot the piano player by François Truffaut( Visual )

65 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un pianiste de bar voit sa vie bouleversée par des gangsters
The wounded and the slain by David Goodis( Book )

19 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To save his disintegrating marriage, James Bevan takes his wife to Jamaica--but will the island vacation bring them redemptionor death?
The moon in the gutter by David Goodis( Book )

26 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time, the best work of a distinctive master of American noir is available in authoritative e-book editions from The Library of America. The Moon in the Gutter (1953) is one of David Goodis's many tours of the down-and-out neighborhoods of his native city of Philadelphia. William Kerrigan's pursuit of the riddle of his sister's death in an obscure alleyway provides the starting point for a tortuous journey into "the darkness of all lost dreams." Other David Goodis novels available as Library of America E-Book Classics include: Nightfall, Dark Passage, The Burglar, and Street of No Return
Black Friday by David Goodis( Book )

32 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A doomed man [sorts] his way among the perverse loyalties of a criminal 'family.'"--Cover
The blonde on the street corner by David Goodis( Book )

10 editions published between 1954 and 1998 in English and French and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cassidy's girl by David Goodis( Book )

25 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night squad by David Goodis( Book )

19 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depuis qu'il a été renvoyé de la police, Corey Bradford est obsédé par son insigne. Un soir, il s'interpose entre deux malfrats et Walter Grogan, parrain de la pègre locale. Ce dernier propose à Corey d'enquêter sur le commanditaire de l'agression avortée en échange de 15.000 dollars.--[Memento]
Of tender sin by David Goodis( Book )

10 editions published between 1952 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Friday and other stories by David Goodis( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tirez sur le pianiste! by David Goodis( Book )

25 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'histoire d'un ancien soliste de Carnegie Hall qui échoue dans les bas-fonds new-yorkais suite au suicide de sa femme. Après avoir affronté l'adversité et retrouvé sa dignité grâce à l'amour d'une femme patiente, il ira se réfugier dans l'oubli procuré par l'alcool... Adapté au cinéma par Truffaut
Night squad by David Goodis( Recording )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of missing persons by David Goodis( Book )

19 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in 5 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nightfall ; Down there ; Dark passage ; The moon in the gutter by David Goodis( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Shoot the piano player
Alternative Names
David Goodis Amerikaans schrijver (1917-1967)

David Goodis amerikansk författare

David Goodis amerikansk skribent

David Goodis écrivain américain

David Goodis scrittore statunitense

David Goodis US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Goodis, David

Goodis, David Loeb

Goodis, David Loeb 1917-1967

Дэвид Гудис

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グーディス, デイヴィッド

グーディス, デビッド

デイビッド・グーディス

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Shoot the piano playerDark passageStreet of no return : a novelThe wounded and the slainThe moon in the gutterThe blonde on the street cornerCassidy's girlNight squad