WorldCat Identities

Dobson, Joanne 1942-

Overview
Works: 22 works in 122 publications in 1 language and 6,564 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3554.O19, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joanne Dobson
Dickinson and the strategies of reticence : the woman writer in nineteenth-century America by Joanne Dobson( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cold and pure and very dead by Joanne Dobson( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen Pelletier, assistant professor of English at prestigious Enfield College in Massachusetts, has opened a can of 44-year-old worms by telling New York Times writer Marty Katz that, in her opinion, Oblivion Falls was the greatest literary work of the past century
The Maltese manuscript by Joanne Dobson( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Enfield College Professor Karen Pelletier hides a visiting author, Sunnye Hardcastle, when invaluable texts are stolen from the library, igniting an investigation headed by her policeman lover
The Northbury papers by Joanne Dobson( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleuth Karen Pelletier, a professor at a New England college, comes under suspicion when a wealthy woman dies after changing a $10-million will in Pelletier's favor. By the author of Quieter Than Sleep
Quieter than sleep by Joanne Dobson( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a New England college, a professor and a student are murdered. Scholar Karen Pelletier starts an inquiry and discovers that both victims were involved in a historical research which the murderer might have wanted for himself alone
The raven and the nightingale : a modern mystery of Edgar Allan Poe by Joanne Dobson( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Karen Pelletier investigates the murder of a fellow academic at a New England university. The victim was something of a prima donna in the literature department and academic rivalry appears to be the motive
Death without tenure by Joanne Dobson( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her rival for a tenured spot in the English Department is found dead from an overdose of Peyote buttons, Karen is first on the list of suspects
Face of the enemy : a New York in wartime mystery by Joanne Dobson( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In December 1941, patriotism and paranoia grip New York as the city mobilizes for war. Nurse Louise Hunter is outraged when the FBI arrests Masako Fumi, an avant-garde artist and newcomer to the city. Then Masako's art dealer is found dead in the gallery where he'd been closing down her show and Masako's troubles multiply. Louise hires a radical lawyer and enlists the help of her journalist roommate. Louise and homicide detective Michael McKenna must defy both racism and ham-fisted government agents to expose the real killer"--Page 4 of cover
Death without tenure by Joanne Dobson( )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Karen Pelletier is up for tenure in the English department at New England's exclusive Enfield College. Then her rival for the one tenured spot, Professor Joseph Lone Wolf, whose ethnicity gives him minority-preference status, is found dead. Karen, first on the list of suspects, is harassed by a homicide cop with a grudge against Karen's boyfriend, Lieutenant Charlie Piotrowski. Meanwhile, political passions rage on campus, and two of Karen's favorite students Khalida Ahmed, a hijab-wearing Muslim, and Hank Brody, a coal-miner's son on full scholarship are caught up in the furor. Without the presence of her beloved Charlie, now serving in Iraq, will Karen be able to survive the investigation, protect her students, and find a permanent niche in the world of academia? And what if the killer feels the need to strike again?
The raven and the nightingale : a modern mystery of Edgar Allen Poe by Joanne Dobson( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Karen Pelletier investigates the murder of a fellow academic at a New England university. The victim was something of a prima donna in the literature department and academic rivalry appears to be the motive
Face of the enemy : a New York in wartime mystery by Joanne Dobson( )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, racism and a murder endangers artist Masako Fumi, wife of the desperately ill Professor Oakley. Nurse Louise vows to help the professor save her, defying government agents to expose the real killer
The Kashmiri shawl : a novel by Joanne Dobson( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily Dickinson and mid-nineteenth-century American women writers : a community of expression by Joanne Dobson( )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hidden hand, or, Capitola the Madcap by Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

DEATH WITHOUT TENURE (KAREN PELLETIER MYSTERIES) by Joanne Dobson( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Joanne Dobson New Writing Series reading, [3/10/10] by Joanne Dobson( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Author Joanne Dobson reads from her novel, Death without tenure
Face of the Enemy : It's a Helluva War by Joanne Dobson( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Portraits of the lady : imagining women in nineteenth-century America by Joanne Dobson( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Cold and pure and very dead
Alternative Names
Joanne Dobson American writer

Joanne Dobson Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Joanne Dobson escritora estadounidense

Languages
English (104)

Covers
The Maltese manuscriptThe Northbury papersQuieter than sleepThe raven and the nightingale : a modern mystery of Edgar Allan PoeDeath without tenureDeath without tenureThe raven and the nightingale : a modern mystery of Edgar Allen Poe