WorldCat Identities

O'Rourke, Frank 1916-1989

Overview
Works: 150 works in 457 publications in 7 languages and 5,898 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western films  Drama  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Western fiction  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PS3529.R58, FIC
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Most widely held works by Frank O'Rourke
The swift runner by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western novel about an aging horse thief who tries for one last great caper
Ellen and the barber : three love stories of the thirties by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 286 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
Instant gold by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 248 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
The far mountains by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

3 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burton and Stanley by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 243 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
A mule for the marquesa by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 189 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 )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 172 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 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in English and held by 158 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
P's progress by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 139 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 125 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 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild horse roundup in New Mexico in 1916 supplies mounts for the army
The man who found his way by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

6 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in English and held by 112 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
Violence at sundown by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

12 editions published between 1953 and 1987 in English and Swedish and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color illustration on front cover of a cowboy running away, firing a gun behind him
The duchess says no by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 107 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
Window in the dark by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a bank robbery
The professionals by Richard Brooks( Visual )

19 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quatre aventuriers se rendent au Mexique pour retrouver une femme enlevée par un hors-la-loi
The bravados by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

16 editions published between 1957 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three desperados escaped from the new jail in Rio Arriba they grabbed Emma Steinmetz, a fine horse - and a lot of guns. Jim Douglas had been doing time too - framed for debt by Emma's greedy father. Now he's leading the high country hunt for the convicts. But a strong-willed woman has joined the posse, with her own ideas about right and wrong. And Douglas has something left to learn
Legend in the dust by Frank O'Rourke( Book )

11 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Ellen and the barber : three love stories of the thirties
Alternative Names

controlled identityConnor, Kevin, 1916-1989

controlled identityO'Malley, Frank, 1916-1989

controlled identityO'Malley, Patrick, 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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