WorldCat Identities

Hammer, Mark

Overview
Works: 48 works in 259 publications in 2 languages and 9,510 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Domestic fiction  Western fiction  Drama  History  Romantic comedy films  Novels  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS3552.U723, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mark Hammer
Of mice and men by John Steinbeck( Recording )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lenny, a lumbering hulk of a man with the mind of a child, and his caretaker and good friend, George, dream of owning a farm together
A morning for flamingos by James Lee Burke( )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cajun cop Dave Robicheaux from New Iberia infiltrates the mob in New Orleans, going undercover when he is wounded and his partner killed.--
Black cherry blues by James Lee Burke( )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dave Robicheaux is still recovering from his wife's death when an old friend pulls him back into a world of professional killers
Cadillac jukebox by James Lee Burke( )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Louisiana farmer is jailed for the murder, 30 years earlier of a black civil rights leader. The farmer claims he is innocent and asks Dave Robicheaux, the sheriff's deputy, to help him prove it. Not easy, as it suits a lot of people to have the case closed
A death in the family by James Agee( )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a sultry summer night in 1915, Jay Follet leaves his house in Knoxville, Tennessee, to tend to his father, whom he believes is dying. The summons turns out to be a false alarm, but on his way back to his family, Jay has a car accident and is killed instantly. From this situation, Agee weaves a story of the complex ways that people deal with life, love, and loss
Jolie Blon's bounce by James Lee Burke( Recording )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a beautiful teenage girl is killed, the victim of a particularly savage rape, New Iberia, Louisiana police detective Dave Robicheaux senses from the very start of the investigation that the most likely suspect - Tee Bobby Hulin - is not the actual killer. Though a drug addict and general ne'er-do-well, Hulin doesn't fit the profile for this brutal crime. But when another body turns up - a drugged-out prostitute who is the daughter of a local mafia bigwig - all clues point to Tee Bobby Hulin. The dead girl's father sets out to find and punish the killer
Burning angel by James Lee Burke( )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dave Robicheaux, New Orleans detective, is puzzled when street hustler Sonny Boy Marsallus slips a Vietnam war diary into his hand. Soon old debts and ancient burial sites create a web of intrigue linking Iberia Parish to more dangerous territory than Dave can handle
Sunset limited by James Lee Burke( Recording )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journalist asks Dave Robicheaux to help her investigate charges of police brutality in the Iberia Parish jail
Shiloh by Shelby Foote( Recording )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-creates the days and events from the perspective of five officers and men from a single squad at the battle of Shiloh, between Union forces under Grant and Buell and Confederate forces under A.S. Johnston and Beauregard
Two night stand by Billy Connolly( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and German and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An online hook-up turns into a morning after disaster when a paralyzing blizzard hits the city forcing two strangers to get to know each other far beyond the confines of a typical one-night stand
A walk among the tombstones by Lawrence Block( Recording )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High-volume dope dealers make an easy mark for kidnappers. After all, what are they going to do, call the cops? But Kenan Khoury, heroin wholesaler to the five boroughs, haggled over the price, and his wife came back in pieces. The only person he can trust to avenge her is Matt Scudder, ex-cop, sober alcoholic, who wields his own brand of guerrilla justice
One flew over the cuckoo's nest by Ken Kesey( Recording )

5 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feigning insanity to get out of weeding peas on a penal farm, freewheeling Randall Patrick McMurphy enters a psychiatric hospital. But his little joke on the system lands him in the care of Nurse Ratched--a tyrannical head nurse who rules her patients with chilling authority. Appalled by her power, McMurphy begins a risky one-man campaing to wreak havoc in her well-run ward
Chiefs by Stuart Woods( Recording )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning in 1920, Chiefs spans 40 years, chronicling the experiences of three Georgia police chiefs who watch the world, their town and their jobs, change. At the heart of this is a 40-year-old mystery each chief must try to crack
The switch by Elmore Leonard( Recording )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two ex-cons kidnap the wife of a wealthy developer for ransom, they soon discover they have a new partner with more lucrative ideas
The hunted by Elmore Leonard( Recording )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al Rosen is hiding out in Israel when the hitmen start showing up. Only two things keep him from fleeing: he does not have his passport and it's time to pick up his $100,000 payment from his American associates. The raunchy settings, sleazy characters, and unexpected plot twists that have become Elmore's trademarks abound
Light in August by William Faulkner( Recording )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the lives of a dozen people who are affected by the corrosive power of racism, religious fanaticism, and the relation between the two in a brilliantly written narrative that slowly discloses layer upon layer of depravity and desperation but with a spirit of hope--a light in August--shining through.--
Dixie City jam by James Lee Burke( Recording )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somewhere off the coast of Louisiana, an old Nazi submarine lies buried in the sands, hidden by thick seaweed and salty waters. Dave Robicheaux is the only person who has ever discovered it, and now Hippo Bimstine, New Orleans' largest mover and shaker, wants him to find it again
The moonshine war by Elmore Leonard( Recording )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a resourceful bootlegger in Kentucky tries to outwit a determined federal marshal during Prohibition, the result is a potent, 100-proof adventure, guaranteed to make your head spin
Even the wicked by Lawrence Block( Recording )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays recovering alcoholic, P.I. Matt Scudder, hot on the trail of a theatrical and twisted criminal
A stained white radiance by James Lee Burke( Recording )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bullet through a windowpane brings Robicheaux back in contact with the Sonnier family, childhood friends whose morality is scarred by a history of abuse. Welton, once a pilot for the CIA-backed Air America; Lyle, a television evangelist; and Drew, a girl-woman with a bitter past, form an extraordinarily close-knit family whose guarded secrets make it impossible for Robicheaux to protect them
 
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Of mice and men
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Jolie Blon's bounceOne flew over the cuckoo's nestChiefsThe switchThe huntedLight in AugustDixie City jamThe moonshine warEven the wicked
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English (184)

German (1)