WorldCat Identities

O'Rourke, Frank 1916-1989

Overview
Works: 136 works in 420 publications in 5 languages and 6,042 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Western films  Science fiction  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Western stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PS3529.R58, FIC
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The swift runner by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen and the barber : three love stories of the thirties by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of novellas set during the Depression featuring women heroines. In the title story, the heroine has an affair with a bootlegger, Miriam is on a lady pig farmer, and Vera is on a woman whose parents are bank robbers
Burton and Stanley by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After discovering a pair of lost West African storks who can communicate in Morse code, Mr. Kraft, a depot agent on a railroad line, tries to help them return home
The far mountains by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

3 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instant gold by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comic novel of a new gold rush in San Francisco brought on by the marketing of "instant gold" by its owners, who wish it to benefit the poor
A mule for the marquesa by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saga of a group of soldiers of fortune who are hired to rescue a kidnapped Marquesa being held for ransom. Set in Mexico, near the end of the Revolution
The heavenly world series : timeless baseball fiction by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master of sports fiction serves up a collection of stories--including "The Catcher" and "One Ounce of Common Sense"--About baseball players who play out their fantasies and dreams through the game and the discipline that surrounds it
The bright morning, a novel by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midwestern Corn-Belt romance in which Cupid is mightily helped by a friendly businessman. The time is 1933
P's progress by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The abduction of Virginia Lee by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1976 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bride stealer by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl is kidnapped on the eve of her wedding. When she returns, she has become a self-reliant woman
The last ride by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

3 editions published in 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild horse roundup in New Mexico in 1916 supplies mounts for the army
The diamond hitch by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

5 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of bronc rider Doughbelly Price, The Diamond Hitch tells the story of Dewey Jones, western cowman and rodeo hooligan, as he travels the circuit throughout the Southwest in search of that one big purse that will punch his ticket out of rodeo bumming and into a more normal life. O’Rourke effectively evokes the sights, sounds and smells of the cowboy way presenting an unvarnished glimpse into this vanished way of life
The man who found his way by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

6 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A good Western story with plenty of action, but not outward action only. The most significant struggle goes on in Joe Baker's mind and emotions
The duchess says no by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Duchess refuses to sell her grandfather's hand-built car, collectors decide on a desperate but farcical plan to obtain it
Violence at sundown by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

12 editions published between 1953 and 1987 in English and Swedish and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color illustration on front cover of a cowboy running away, firing a gun behind him
The affair of jolie madame by Patrick O'Malley( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and German and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Window in the dark by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a bank robbery
Legend in the dust by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

9 editions published between 1957 and 1989 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheriff Glendon is forced to disregard his friendship for Buck when the youngster runs amok in a western town
A private anger and Flight and pursuit by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two novelettes. In the first, the ex-"powder man" of a worked-out mine plans revenge with stolen dynamite; in the second, a man plays "nobody" after absconding with $600,000 in cash
 
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Ellen and the barber : three love stories of the thirties
Alternative Names

controlled identityConnor, Kevin, 1916-1989

Connor Kevin 1916-1989

Frank O'Rourke Amerikaans schrijver (1916-1989)

Frank O'Rourke écrivain américain

Frank O'Rourke escritor estadounidense

O'Malley Frank 1916-1989

O'Malley Patrick 1916-1989

Фрэнк О'Рурк

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Burton and StanleyThe heavenly world series : timeless baseball fiction