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Merwin, Sam 1910-1996

Overview
Works: 37 works in 93 publications in 4 languages and 838 library holdings
Genres: Science fiction  Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Periodicals  History  Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator
Classifications: PZ3.M5593, FIC
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Most widely held works by Sam Merwin
Confessions of a scoundrel by Guido Orlando( Book )

4 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house of many worlds by Sam Merwin( Book )

8 editions published between 1951 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Killer to come by Sam Merwin( Book )

8 editions published between 1953 and 1962 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrilling Wonder Stories( )

in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The flags were three : a novel of old New Orleans by Leo Margulies( Book )

9 editions published between 1945 and 1957 in English and German and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The white widows by Sam Merwin( Book )

2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young and unsuspecting chemist, Larry Finlay, has been working for a long time on a new approach to the problem of hemophilia. Suddenly sinister forces show a particular interest in Larry's work. Soon, Finlay is caught up in a nightmare of violence and counter-violence. A group of women known as the "White Widows" are at the core of a generations-long plot to eliminate the male sex and make the world safe for the real people - women!
The time shifters by Sam Merwin( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three faces of time by Sam Merwin( Book )

3 editions published between 1955 and 1960 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A matter of policy : an Amy Brewster mystery by Sam Merwin( Book )

8 editions published between 1946 and 2001 in English and Danish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Matter of Policy in an enthralling read that begins when a young friend of Amy Brewster's finds his life in jeopardy when an unknown mastermind insures it for one million dollars. When a private detective hired to protect the young man is the first victim, Amy Brewster must think fast and act faster. If she is to learn who is behind the plot on the young man's life in time to save him. Is it Tosta Kaaren, AKA the Canarsie Swede, a platinum-blond nightclub singer, whose real name is Toots Carlin? Or Paulie Paulec, the local crime boss, who has a finger in every racket in town? Or playboy Lance Torrey, whose sources of income are suspect at best
Knife in my back by Sam Merwin( Book )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2001 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first outing of Amelia Winslow Brewster ("Amy" to her friends), the elephantine, cigar-smoking, blue-blooded genius of a detective, finds her in a battle of wits with an unknown killer who has neatly framed her nephew. You'll howl with delight as the icon-toppling Amy tackles stuffed-shirts, law enforcement, gargantuan gourmet meals and crime with equal aplomb. Another rollicking Amy Brewster classic from the glory days of the 1940s
Message from a corpse; an Amy Brewster mystery by Sam Merwin( Book )

6 editions published between 1945 and 2002 in English and Danish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sex war by Sam Merwin( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder in miniatures by Sam Merwin( Book )

4 editions published between 1940 and 1955 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manhunt in the jungle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" 'An adventure that makes the blood race...romance, mystery -- and peril!' So promised the North American Newspaper Alliance in 1928 when they sponsored an Amazon expedition to determine the fate of a famous explorer who hadn't been seen in three years. Led by George M. Dyott (Robin Hughes), a commander in the British Naval Reserve, the team ventured deep into the jungle in search of P.H. Fawcett (James Wilson), a British colonel who disappeared in Brazil's Mato Grosso region in 1925. Following a trail left by the colonel, Dyott braves hostile natives, giant reptiles, raging rapids and more as he tries to retrace Fawcett's steps before he vanished without a trace. Shot entirely in Amazon country..." --Container
The creeping shadow by Sam Merwin( Book )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reel Life Films by Sam Merwin( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 31st Golden Age of Science Fiction : Sam Merwin, Jr. by Sam Merwin( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Merwin, Jr. (1910-1996) is one of those great "lost" authors. Equally adept and mystery and science fiction, he produced a significant body of work in both fields. In fact, this volume adds as a bonus two of his classic mystery stories, in addition to a selection of 7 science fiction stories. Included are:JUDAS RAMTHE AMBASSADORTHE FINAL FIGUREREEL LIFE FILMSA WORLD APARTIT'S ALL YOURSTESTINGAMY STOPS THE CLOCK (Bonus Mystery Story)DEATH FROM A FAMILY TREE (Bonus Mystery Story)If you enjoy this ebook, don't forget to search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack" to see more of the 280+ volumes in this series, covering adventure, historical fiction, mysteries, westerns, ghost stories, science fiction -- and much, much more!
A World Apart by Sam Merwin( )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most men of middle age would welcome a chance to live their lives a second time. But Coulter did not
The Ambassador by Sam Merwin( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's All Yours by Sam Merwin( )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was a strange and bitter Earth over which the Chancellor ruled-a strange and deformed world. There were times when the Chancellor suspected that he really was a humanistic old fool, but this seemed to be his destiny and it was difficult to be anything else. Human, like all other organic life on Earth, was dying. Where it spawned, it spawned monsters. What was to be the answer'
 
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Knife in my back
Alternative Names

controlled identityBennett, Elizabeth Deare, 1910-1996

Merwin, Sam, Jr

Sam Merwin écrivain américain

Sam Merwin, Jr. Amerikaans romanschrijver (1910-1996)

Sam Merwin, Jr. escritor estadounidense

새뮤얼 머윈 주니어

サム・マーウィン・ジュニア

マーウィン, サム・ジュニア

マーウィン, ジュニア

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Message from a corpse; an Amy Brewster mystery