WorldCat Identities

Goldsborough, Robert

Overview
Works: 66 works in 230 publications in 3 languages and 13,489 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Pictorial works  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3557.O3849, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Robert Goldsborough
 
Most widely held works by Robert Goldsborough
The bloodied ivy : a Nero Wolfe mystery by Robert Goldsborough( Book )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nero Wolfe becomes involved only when Archie Goodwin investigates a controversial professor's death in upstate New York and lands in jail
Murder in E minor : a Nero Wolfe mystery by Robert Goldsborough( Book )

24 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nero Wolfe agrees to investigate the murder of Milan Stevens, a celebrated conductor of the New York Symphony, and once a brave freedom fighter who saved Wolfe's life
Death on deadline : a Nero Wolfe mystery by Robert Goldsborough( Book )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Finnish and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nero Wolfe's campaign to stop the takeover of a New York newspaper leads to murder
The missing chapter by Robert Goldsborough( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow along into Wolfe's famed West Thirty-fifth Street brownstone, where the detective genius devours meals, books, and murderers with a passion--and where this time he gets the chance to send a writer's killer to the pen
The last coincidence by Robert Goldsborough( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Nero Wolfe attempts to find the murderer of Manhattan society member Noreen James and finds more people with a motive and no alibi than he ever planned to investigate
Fade to black by Robert Goldsborough( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Finnish and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World-renowned detective Nero Wolfe and his sidekick, Archie Goodwin, investigate a case of industrial espionage that resulted in a brutal murder
Silver spire by Robert Goldsborough( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tabernacle of the Silver Spire. For the past six Sundays the splashy televangelist has found a nasty surprise in the collection ... Bible quotations twisted into death threats. When one of Reverend Bay's assistants beseeches Wolfe to find the wicked perpetrator, he refuses - even though the almighty bank account is in need of salvation. After all, the great man does have his convictions, and organized religion offends his sense of morality. And besides, the only plate
Murder in the ball park : a Nero Wolfe mystery by Robert Goldsborough( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Archie Goodwin and Saul Panzer have ventured into the wilds of northern Manhattan to watch the Giants take on the Dodgers at the Polo Grounds. Panzer spies state senator Orson Milbank, a silver-haired scoundrel with enemies in every corner of upstate New York, sitting in the box seats. In the fourth inning, a monstrous line drive brings every fan in the grandstand to his feet -- every fan save for one silver-haired senator, who has been shot dead by a sniper in the upper deck. Archie's employer, Nero Wolfe, has no interest in investigating the stadium slaying, but Archie is swayed by the senator's suspiciously lovely widow. Her husband was hip-deep in corruption, and sorting out who killed him will be a task far less pleasant than an afternoon at the ball park."__p. [4] of cover
Archie meets Nero Wolfe by Robert Goldsborough( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archie Goodwin comes to New York City hoping for a bit of excitement. In his third week working as a night watchman, he stops two burglars in their tracks--with a pair of hot lead slugs. Dismissed from his job for being 'trigger-happy.' he parlays his newfound notoriety into a job as a detective's assistant, helping honest sleuth Del Bascom solve cases like the Morningside Piano Heist, the Rive Gauche Art Gallery Swindle, and the Sumner-Hayes Burglary. But it's the kidnapping of Tommie Williamson, the son of a New York hotel magnate, that introduces Goodwin to the man who will change his life. Young Tommie has gone missing, and only one detective is built for the job: Nero Wolfe, the heavyset genius of West Thirty-Fifth Street. Together they will form one of the most unlikely crime fighting duos in history--but first Goodwin must find Tommie Williamson, and prove to Wolfe that he deserves a place by his side
Archie in the crosshairs : a Nero Wolfe mystery by Robert Goldsborough( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Archie Goodwin's life is threatened, Wolfe must find the gunman or lose his right-hand man"--
Three strikes you're dead by Robert Goldsborough( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the shadowy metropolis that is 1938 Chicago, Steve Malek is a police reporter in a city gripped by the Kelly-Nash political machine and the post-Capone crime syndicate. In Malek's depression-era world, the Tribune is the largest of the town's fiercely competative daily papers. With the winds of change blowing in, Steve senses the story of a lifetime when a reform candidate for mayor is gunned down by an unknown assailant
Great railroad paintings by Robert Goldsborough( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in Undetermined and English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stop the presses! by Robert Goldsborough( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin are tasked with protecting, Cameron Clay, the Gazette's most hated columnist in New York City, after he begins to receive anonymous death threats. Death threats are a regular hazard for Clay, who has hurled insults and accusations at every boldfaced name in the five boroughs, but the latest ones carried a more sinister tone
The last coincidence by Robert Goldsborough( Recording )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nero Wolfe, the sedentary supersleuth, is back to find the murderer of playboy Sparky Linville
Fade to black by Robert Goldsborough( Recording )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nero Wolfe questions an advertising executive in a possible murder of a colleague
The bloodied ivy by Robert Goldsborough( Recording )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nero Wolfe becomes involved when Archie Goodwin investigates a controversial professor's death in upstate New York and lands in jail
The Crain adventure : the making & building of a family publishing company by Robert Goldsborough( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A president in peril : a Snap Malek mystery by Robert Goldsborough( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autumn 1948 marks the final tense days of the Presidential campaign between incumbent Harry S Truman and Republican challenger Thomas E. Dewey. As Truman prepares for a visit to Chicago, Tribune police reporter Steve "Snap" Malek is warned of a plan by an anti-Semitic group to assassinate the President because of his recognition of the new state of Israel. This hate group pressures Malek to give them publicity in the Tribune. He demurs, and the menacing organization, calling itself The New Reich, begins killing Chicagoans, one a day, including a policeman and a fireman. They threaten to kill more unless Malek writes about them, although their spokesman, contacting the reporter by phone, refuses his request for an in-person interview. Malek begins his dogged hunt for the people behind The New Reich, along the way meeting maverick automaker Preston Tucker and getting a chance to drive his revolutionary new car. Finally, one week before the election, Truman arrives in Chicago for a parade, and Malek comes face-to-face with the would-be assassin, laying his own life on the line in a desperate attempt to stifle the deadly plot
Silver spire by Robert Goldsborough( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Death in Pilsen by Robert Goldsborough( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1946, the first post-World War II year, finds Tribune police reporter Snap Malek hip deep in a murder case. Someone has stabbed his cousin's British war bride to death in their Bohemian neighborhood home in Pilsen. Snap's rogue investigation takes him into the shadowy blue-collar saloon world of Pilsen, where he encounters a melange of characters, including cynical and hard-bitten factory workers, a tragic war widow, and a former professional prizefighter-all "bar friends" of the murdered woman. Determined, Malek hires the city's best defense attorney for his cousin, encounters legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and deals with the traumatic emotional distraction of reporting on one of the nation's worst-ever train wrecks that rocked the western Chicago suburb of Naperville
 
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Alternative Names
Robert Goldsborough Amerikaans schrijver

Robert Goldsborough amerikansk författare

Robert Goldsborough amerikansk skribent

Robert Goldsborough Journalist and mystery writer

Robert Goldsborough scrittore statunitense

Robert Goldsborough US-amerikanischer Journalist und Schriftsteller

Languages
English (168)

Italian (3)

Finnish (2)

Covers
The missing chapterSilver spireThree strikes you're deadA president in peril : a Snap Malek mysteryA Death in Pilsen