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Roberts, William S. 1913-1997

Works: 110 works in 298 publications in 4 languages and 5,375 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery stories  Action and adventure films  War films  History  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Narrator, Producer, Adapter, Performer
Classifications: PS3553.R264, 813.54
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Most widely held works about William S Roberts
Most widely held works by William S Roberts
The magnificent seven by Yul Brynner( Visual )

50 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The citizens of a small Mexican farming village hire seven gun fighters to defend them from a ruthless and exploitative group of bandits led by Calvera. As Calvera's next raid approaches, the peasants and the gun fighters work together to prepare to defend the village
Ralph S. Mouse by Beverly Cleary( Recording )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's smartest mouse is back ... and he's going to school
Runaway Ralph by Beverly Cleary( Recording )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ralph S. Mouse is tired of his pestering siblings and his mother telling him what to do so he takes his motorcycle on the road
The Devil's Brigade by Cliff Robertson, Vince Edwards William Holden( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from the USA. War. Dramatisation of a joint Canadian-American World War II commando group's formation and mission in Italy
Stalking the angel by Robert Crais( )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bradley Warren has lost a rare, 13th century Japanese manuscript called the Hagakure. PI Elvis Cole knows nothing about Japan but he knows a lot about crooks. His search begins in LA's Little Tokyo and leads to madness and murder
The mating game by George Marshall( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An IRS investigator comes to check on an unpredictable farmer who hasn't paid his taxes, and ends up falling in love with the man's pretty daughter
The Wonderful world of the Brothers Grimm by Henry Levin( Visual )

2 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early nineteenth century, the brothers Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm are commissioned to write a family history for a local Duke. However, Wilhelm would rather spend his time dreaming of fairies, elves, knights and princesses
Posse( Visual )

3 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A publicity-hungry U.S. Marshal (Kirk Douglas) doesn t just hunt down and capture fugitives, he makes sure a photographer is around to record his crime-fighting exploits and bolster his political aspirations. In POSSE the lawman soon discovers that fame may be fleeting when he sets his sights on his No. 1 target: cool-witted robber Jack Strawhorn (Bruce Dern). Bo Hopkins, James Stacy and Alfonso Arau co-star in this crafty Western that asks the question: Just who is the real bad guy
Free fall by Robert Crais( Recording )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elvis Cole is a detective who can't say no - especially when it comes to a girl in a terrible fix. But when Jennifer Sheridan asks him for help, Elvis takes on rather more than he bargained for. Jennifer's fiancé, Mark Thurman, is a decorated LA cop with an elite plain-clothes unit, but Jennifer's sure he's in trouble: the kind of serious trouble that Cole is only too familiar with
Bulk mineralogy and geochemistry of selected Alaskan chromian spinel samples by William S Roberts( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10 to midnight( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo Kessler, a police detective, tries to get a sex-killer
Easy to love( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Water skier and swimming star Julie Hallerton falls in love with Ray Lloyd. Ray is Julie's boss and the creator and operator of the show she stars in. Julie manages to stay mostly wet, while he stays mostly disinterested in anything other than the cash receipts
Sunset express by Robert Crais( Recording )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PLAYAWAY. Elvis Cole is back on his own turf in Los Angeles, and embroiled in a controversial high-profile murder case. A wealthy restaurateur is accused of murdering his wife, and his hot-shot defense attorney hires Elvis to find proof that police detective Angela Rossi fooled around with the evidence. Rossi had been cleared of an earlier charge of planting evidence to convict a counterfeiter, but her career was damaged and she's rumoured to be willing to do anything to get it back on track - even if it means framing an innocent man. Yet as Elvis investigates Rossi for the defence team, he begins to be more suspicious of the media-loving lawyers than the cops
Esther Williams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrill of a romance: A war hero takes swimming lessons in order to woo the instructor. Fiesta: A woman disguises herself as a matador to fill in for her brother. This time for keeps: A veteran falls in love with a swimmer. Pagan love song: A love story set on Tahiti. Million dollar mermaid: Dramatizes the life of Annette Kellerman. Easy to love: A water skier falls in love with her agent
Nature girl a novel by Carl Hiaasen( Recording )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honey Santana is determined to set up her own tour business, paddling tourists around the Florida Everglades in ocean kayaks. Theresult is a kayaking trip from hell, and an unplanned overnight stay on Dismal Key - one of the Everglades' islands
Lullaby town by Robert Crais( Recording )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Alan Nelsen is a brilliant but erratic director who's been crowned Hollywood's King of Adventure. His films make billions, but his manners make enemies. Surrounded by yes-men and a gorgeous bodyguard named Dani, no one says no to Peter Alan Nelsen - except PI Elvis Cole. Nelsen wants to find the wife and child he dumped en route to becoming the most powerful filmmaker in America. It's the kind of case Cole can handle in his sleep - until it turns out to be a nightmare. For Nelsen's ex-wife is nothing like Cole expected. And she has a dark, threatening secret
The sheepman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a sheep farmer, cattle baron and the woman who came between them
The last detective by Robert Crais( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elvis Cole is once again coming to terms with life as a PI on the streets of Los Angeles. He loves his girlfriend, but their relationship is stretched to the limit when Cole's job brings danger close to her beloved son. When Ben Chenier is snatched from Cole's secluded home, the demons from Elvis's past catch up with him. The kidnappers want retribution for an incident that happened twenty years ago in Vietnam. Now Elvis must embark on a journey into his past to protect his future
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton( Recording )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A theme park on a private island off the Dominican Republic is inhabited by prehistoric monsters, a good idea that quickly goes bad when the first of the invited guests begin to arrive
Voodoo River by Robert Crais( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired by popular television star Jodie Taylor to find the biological parents who gave her up for adoption thirty-six years earlier, Los Angeles private eye Elvis Cole becomes suspicious when other investigators searching for Jodie's parents are killed
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