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Green, Anna Katharine 1846-1935

Overview
Works: 242 works in 1,174 publications in 9 languages and 16,001 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Dime novels  History 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PS2732, 813
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Most widely held works about Anna Katharine Green
 
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Most widely held works by Anna Katharine Green
A strange disappearance by Anna Katharine Green( )
62 editions published between 1879 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The Leavenworth Case by Anna Katharine Green( Book )
117 editions published between 1878 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although her initial interest was in poetry, author Anna Katherine Green turned to fiction when her verse failed to make a mark with readers. This fateful move transformed the detective fiction genre, to which Green is regarded as an important early contributor. The Leavenworth Case is her best-known detective novel, and it highlights her unique skill in developing airtight plots and top-notch procedural accuracy
Initials only by Anna Katharine Green( )
24 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna Katharine Green (November 11, 1846 - April 11, 1935) was an American poet and novelist. She was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished herself by writing well plotted, legally accurate stories (no doubt assisted by her lawyer father)
The woman in the alcove by Anna Katharine Green( )
15 editions published between 1906 and 2011 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I was, perhaps, the plainest girl in the room that night. I was also the happiest - up to one o'clock. Then my whole world crumbled, or, at least, suffered an eclipse. Why and how, I am about to relate
The Mill Mystery by Anna Katharine Green( )
44 editions published between 1886 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Early detective novelist Anna Katharine Green was a unique writer in several respects, including the fact that many of the detectives featured in her novels are women. In The Mill Mystery, protagonist Constance Sterling takes on the seemingly impossible task of uncovering the true culprits behind the drowning death of a popular young pastor who is believed to have killed himself
Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green( )
3 editions published between 1899 and 2010 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrated as one of the most important early female writers of detective fiction, Anna Katherine Green was lauded for her meticulous plotting and attention to detail. In this classic mystery novel, Agatha Webb and a household servant are found dead. Detective Caleb Sweetwater works to untangle the plot that involves blackmail, family secrets, and murder
That affair next door ; and, Lost man's lane by Anna Katharine Green( Book )
35 editions published between 1897 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in 1897, That Affair Next Door is another fascinating study in human motivations intertwined with bits and pieces of circumstantial evidence that at first make very little sense. True to Green's style, she calls up and explains each motivation, each piece of evidence with mathematical precision until the mystery unravels and the perpetrator is punished in a most fitting fashion
The circular study by Anna Katharine Green( Book )
36 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An early innovator in the detective fiction genre, author Anna Katherine Green gained acclaim for her careful attention to detail and accuracy. However, as she gained confidence as a writer, she also broke ground in the genre by focusing her attention on the motivation and psyche of both criminals and the detectives that pursued them. The Circular Study highlights both of Green's talents, offering readers an expertly plotted story and a fascinating glimpse into the mind of a killer
A difficult problem, The staircase at the Heart's Delight, and other stories by Anna Katharine Green( Book )
19 editions published between 1900 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The filigree ball: being a full and true account of the solution of the mystery concerning the Jeffrey-Moore affair by Anna Katharine Green( Book )
29 editions published between 1903 and 2013 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is a story to be read with a rush, for no one can put it down until he has found the heart of the mystery. For originality of detail and cleverness of development this book is really unusual. This is something more than a mere detective story; it is a thrilling romance--a romance of mystery and crime where a shrewd detective helps to solve the mystery
Dark hollow by Anna Katharine Green( )
19 editions published between 1914 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a small town shrouded in secrets a woman seeks to find the truth behind a terrible injustice in this classic mystery from ""the mother of the detective novel""A mysterious veiled woman slips into the home of the secretive Judge Ostrander in the town of Shelby. The people of the town rush after her to protect their respected judge, but in the confusion and furor that follow, a servant of the house dies. In the solemn atmosphere succeeding this drama, the veiled woman refuses to show her face, insisting on telling her story from under her swathes of purple veil. Her name is D
The house of the whispering pines by Anna Katharine Green( Book )
27 editions published between 1910 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A posh clubhouse deserted for the winter is the scene of a chilling crime in The House of the Whispering Pines, a mystery masterpiece from early detective fiction pioneer Anna Katherine Green. When the local police department can't make any headway in the case, a crack detective from New York is called in -- and his discoveries lead the investigation down a completely unexpected path
The old stone house and other stories by Anna Katharine Green( Book )
18 editions published between 1891 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short stories written by Anna Katharine Green. This collection includes: The Old Stone House, A Memorable Night, The Black Cross, A Mysterious Case, Shall He Wed Her?
The forsaken inn : a novel by Anna Katharine Green( Book )
28 editions published between 1890 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In THE FORSAKEN INN, a young bride is murdered on her wedding night. Did her new husband, Edwin Urquhart, kill her to run off with her sister, or is something much more sinister afoot at THE FORSAKEN INN
The chief legatee by Anna Katharine Green( Book )
26 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna Katharine Green was an American poet and novelist. She was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished herself by writing well plotted, legally accurate stories. Green had an early ambition to write romantic verse, and she corresponded with Ralph Waldo Emerson. When her poetry failed to gain recognition, she produced her first and best known novel, The Leavenworth Case (1878), praised by Wilkie Collins, and the hit of the year. She became a bestselling author, eventually publishing about 40 books
The mayor's wife by Anna Katharine Green( Book )
19 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Davies entered the room with that air of importance she invariably assumes when she has an unusually fine position to offer, I could not hide all traces of my anxiety. I needed a position, needed it badly, while the others But her eyes are on our faces, she is scanning us all with that close and calculating gaze which lets nothing escape. She has passed me by my heart goes down, down when suddenly her look returns and she singles me out. Miss Saunders. Then, I have a word to say to you
The golden slipper : and other problems for Violet Strange by Anna Katharine Green( )
15 editions published between 1915 and 2014 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A daring debutante solves the crimes of upper-crust Manhattan in this groundbreaking story collection from the queen of American mystery Violet Strange has a secret. A vivacious socialite, she is one of the most sought-after women in New York-as a private investigator. Between well-heeled excursions to the opera and fabulous dinner parties, Violet uses her lively charms to investigate the dark side of Gilded Age society. From the daughter of an important businessman accused of theft on a grand scale, to the suspected murder-suicide of the husband and child of a society woman, to the lost will
The millionaire baby by Anna Katharine Green( Book )
28 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in English and Turkish, Ottoman and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reward of five thousand dollars is offered, by Phil Ocumpaugh, to whoever will give such information as will lead to the recovery, alive or dead, of his six-year-old daughter, Gwendolen, missing since the afternoon of August the 16th, from her home in New York
Hand and ring by Anna Katharine Green( Book )
23 editions published between 1883 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Widow Clemmens is struck down in her parlor while the town's legal professionals chat outside the courthouse down the street. An investigation is made and two equally plausible suspects are quickly unearthed. But is either guilty? And what role does the mysterious Miss Imogene Dare play in this drama? A classic Green mystery notable particularly for the extended courtroom scenes in the second half of the book
Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green( Book )
16 editions published between 1899 and 1905 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Green, A.
Green, A. 1846-1935
Green, A. fl.Brooklyn
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Green, Anna K. (Anna Katharine), 1846-1935
Green, Anna K. fl.Brooklyn
Green, Anna Katharina 1846-1935
Green, Anna Katharina fl.Brooklyn
Green, Anna Katherina 1846-1935
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Green, Katharine Ann
Green Rohlfs, Anna Katharina 1846-1935
Greene, Anna Kathanine
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Grin, A. K. 1846-1935
Grin, A. K. fl.Brooklyn
Grin, Katarina 1846-1935
Grin, Katarina fl.Brooklyn
Grīna, Anna Katrīna, 1846-1935
Grīns, A. K. (Anna Katrīna), 1846-1935
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Rohlfs, Anna Katharine
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Rohlfs, Anna Katharine Green fl.Brooklyn
Rohlfs, Anna Katharine (Green), Mrs., 1846-
Rohlfs, Anna Katherina Green, 1846-1935
Грин, Анна-Катарина, 1846-1935
グリーン, A. K.
グリーン, アンナ カサリン
グリーン, アンナ カセリン
Languages
English (566)
German (18)
Italian (13)
French (8)
Spanish (3)
Japanese (3)
Turkish, Ottoman (2)
Russian (1)
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