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Hammer, Mark

Overview
Works: 38 works in 48 publications in 1 language and 4,405 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Western stories  History  Drama  Romantic comedy films  Detective and mystery fiction  Documentary films  Short films 
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 )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In depression-era California, two migrant workers dream of better days on a spread of their own until an act of unintentional violence leads to tragic consequences
A death in the family by James Agee( )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern classic about the impact of tragedy on a close-knit family living in Knoxville, Tennessee in the early years of this century. The story begins a few hours before the death of Jay Follet and ends on the day of his funeral
Burning angel by James Lee Burke( )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 522 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
Black cherry blues by James Lee Burke( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 394 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
A morning for flamingos by James Lee Burke( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cajun cop Dave Robicheaux from New Iberia inflitrates the mob in New Orleans, going undercover when he is wounded and his partner killed
Cadillac jukebox by James Lee Burke( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 391 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
Two night stand( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A no-strings-attached, online hook-up turns into a morning after disaster for twenty-something New Yorkers Alec and Megan. When a paralyzing blizzard hits the city, trapping them in Alec's cramped Brooklyn apartment, they are forced to get to know each other far beyond the confines of a typical one-night stand
Shiloh by Shelby Foote( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recreation of the April 1862 battle from the perspectives of five officers and the men of a single squad
A walk among the tombstones by Lawrence Block( Recording )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 154 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
Light in August by William Faulkner( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 140 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.--
The hamlet by William Faulkner( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ratliff tells of the terrifying rise to prominence of the Snopes family
One flew over the cuckoo's nest by Ken Kesey( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a man whose rebelliousness pits him against the head nurse of a mental ward and the full spectrum of institutional repression.--
The big bounce by Elmore Leonard( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts Jack Ryan as a handsome young drifter making rash choices in his hunt for quick cash and easy burglaries. He meets sultry Nancy Hays and together they develop strange appetites that demand more and more thrills to be satisfied.--
Dixie City jam by James Lee Burke( Recording )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somewhere off the coast of New Iberia, an old Nazi submarine, sunk in 1942, lies buried in the sands, hidden by thick seaweed and salty waters. Dave Robicheaux is the only person who has ever discovered it. When Batist, who helps Dave run his bait shop, is arrested for the latest in a series of murders of New Orleans drug dealers, Dave must raise money for his bail. For a $10,000 finder's fee, Dave agrees to search for the sub, but the search suddenly attracts the attention of a neo-Nazi sadist who threatens Dave's wife, Bootsie. Dave is also distracted by the antics of his former partner, Clete Purcel, who has decided to take on mob interests and, in one instance, destroys a crime boss's mansion with an earth mover. Dave confronts Mafia capos teetering on the brink of war and a ritualistic vigilante preying on the city's black youth, which draws Dave into the lives of a feisty black woman cop and her teenage son
In the electric mist with confederate dead by James Lee Burke( Recording )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted by the past as he confronts a gruesome present-day rape and murder of young prostitutes in Louisiana, Detective Dave Robicheaux must also contend with a new partner from the FBI, as well as the local criminal gentry
Five points( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of 1950s New York City and its notorious immigrant slum district, The Five Points, is seen through the conflicting perspectives of a native born Protestant reformer and an Irish-Catholic family. Through these personal stories, Five Points chronicles the daily life of the lower Manhattan working-class neighborhood, the labor and culture of Irish immigrants, and their role in the rise of pre-Civil War America's great cities"--Container
Leaving Cheyenne by Larry McMurtry( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry McMurtry's second novel traces the loves of three West Texas characters as they follow that sundown trail: Gideon Fry, the serious rancher; Johnny McCloud, the free-spirited cowhand; and Molly Taylor, the sensitive woman they both love and who bears them each a son. Tragic circumstances mark the trail but McMurtry's style never turns melodramatic or sentimental
The short story collection spooky, mysterious tales( )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents six short stories by the masters of mystery and horror
The moonshine war by Elmore Leonard( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 12 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.--
Everybody dies by Lawrence Block( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Scudder attempts to help his friend, a Hell's kitchen hoodlum, and soon finds himself living in a world where the past is a mine field, the present is a war zone, and the future's an open question
 
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