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Trevanian

Overview
Works: 28 works in 324 publications in 13 languages and 10,884 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3570.R44, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Trevanian
 
Most widely held works by Trevanian
The summer of Katya by Trevanian( Book )

46 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1914, Jean-Marc Montjean graduates from medical school and comes to a French Basque village, where his romance with Katya leads to his being shot
Shibumi by Trevanian( Book )

26 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholai Hel survived the destruction of Hiroshima to emerge as the world's most artful lover and its most accomplished and well paid assassin
Incident at Twenty Mile by Trevanian( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of convicts occupy a small community in Wyoming and terrorize its unarmed inhabitants. An opportunity for Matthew Dubchek, a young drifter with a gun, to live his fantasy of being Ringo Kid. Question is will he have the guts
The Eiger sanction by Trevanian( Book )

48 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Jonathan Hemlock. He has a renovated Gothic church on Long Island for his home, he teaches art, climbs mountains, and performs assassinations (sanctions) to get money to augment his fabulous collection of art masterpieces purchased in the black market. Against his will he is tricked into a most hazardous sanction assignment that involves an attempt to conquer and scale on of the most treacherous mountain peaks in the Swiss Alps, the Eiger
The crazyladies of Pearl Street : a novel by Trevanian( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiographical novel about growing up poor in America during the Depression follows the life of six-year-old Jean-Luc, living with his little sister and young mother after being abandoned by his con artist father
The Main by Trevanian( Book )

55 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Main is Montreal's immigrant district. It is also the best of a tough street copy, Lt. La Pointe, whose investigation of a murder reveal the drama and tragedy of this teeming area
The best American short stories, 2001 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines by Barbara Kingsolver( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed annual short fiction series - this year featuring guest editor Barbara Kingsolver - presents a collection of 2001 stories selected from magazines in the United States and Canada
The Loo sanction by Trevanian( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Hemlock has been called in by British Intelligence to locate a set of secretly made films that incriminate a number of high-ranking British officials. His target is a top underworld figure who delights in debauchery and torture
Shibumi by Trevanian( )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using his nearly superhuman mental and physical prowess, Nicholai Hel destroys political terrorists from the PLO to the CIA, but he does not have the power to destroy The Mother Company
The crazyladies of Pearl Street : [a novel] by Trevanian( Recording )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The place is Albany, New York. The year is 1936. Six-year-old Jean-Luc LaPointe, his little sister, and their spirited but vulnerable young mother have been abandoned--again--by his father, a charmer and a con artist. With no money and no family willing to take them in, the LaPointes manage to create a fragile nest at 238 North Pearl Street. For the next eight years, through the Great Depression and Second World War, they live in the heart of the Irish slum, with its ward heelers, unemployment, and grinding poverty. As Jean-Luc discovers, it's a neighborhood of "crazyladies": Miss Cox, the feared and ridiculed teacher who ignites his imagination; Mrs. Kane, who runs a beauty parlor/fortune-telling salon in the back of her husband's grocery store; Mrs. Meehan, the desperate, harried matriarch of a thuggish family across the street; lonely Mrs. McGivney, who spends every day tending to her catatonic husband, a veteran of the Great War; and Jean-Luc's own unconventional, vivacious mother
Four complete novels by Trevanian( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SHIBUMI: Nicholai Hel is the world's most wanted man. Born in Shanghai during the chaos of World War I, he is the son of an aristocratic Russian mother and a mysterious German father and is the protege of a Japanese Go master. Hel survived the destruction of Hiroshima to emerge as the world's most artful lover and its most accomplished -- and well-paid -- assassin. Hel is a genius, a mystic, and a master of language and culture, and his secret is his determination to attain a rare kind of personal excellence, a state of effortless perfection known only as "shibumi." Now living in an isolated mountain fortress with his exquisite mistress, Hel is unwillingly drawn back into the life he'd tried to leave behind when a beautiful young stranger arrives at his door, seeking help and refuge. It soon becomes clear that Hel is being tracked by his most sinister enemy -- a supermonolith of international espionage known only as the Mother Company. The battle lines are drawn: ruthless power and corruption on one side, and on the other ... "shibumi."
The Eiger sanction by Trevanian( )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freelance assassin Jonathan Hemlock is tricked into a hazardous assignment that involves an attempt to scale one of the most treacherous mountain peaks in the Swiss Alps: the Eiger. His target is one of his three fellow climbers, but he doesn't know which one
The loo sanction : a novel by Trevanian( )

11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Hemlock has gone to England for a vacation, but it is interrupted when British Intelligence needs him for his highly skilled services. Jonathan must take over the mission of an agent whose murder was so bizarre and terrifying that no other agent was willing to replace him. His task is to locate a set of secretly made films that incriminate a number of high-ranking British officials. His target is a top underworld figure who delights in debauchery and torture. Facing this threat, Jonathan is drawn into a labyrinthine network of intrigue and depravity. When the pieces of the dangerous puzzle fall together, he will be forced to attempt one of the most daring escapes ever conceived
Death dance : suspenseful stories of the dance macabre( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unusual mystery anthology of 14 stories in which dance is put to darker uses such as luring prey, a cold business proposition, etc. Authors include Andrew Kennedy, Brendan Dubois, John Lutz and more
Der Experte : Roman by Trevanian( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Eiger sanction by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Multiple languages and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International intrigue action thriller about retired assassin Hemlock who now teaches art. He is forced out of retirement to hunt a deadly double agent who murdered a close friend. Hemlock ends up in the Swiss Alps with a team of mountain climbers, one of whom is the man he seeks
La sanción de loo by Trevanian( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un agente de los servicios secretos británicos ha sido brutalmente asesinado, el crimen ha sido realizado de una manera extraña y aterradora. El director de los servicios de Inteligencia ordena buscar a Hemlock, interrumpiendo sus vacaciones en Inglaterra. Hemlock es el único agente capacitado para resolver este caso. Su misión: localizar un set de películas realizadas secretamente que incriminan a altos políticos británicos, poniendo en peligro directamente al gobierno
Trevanian times two by Trevanian( Book )

in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La sanción del Loo by Trevanian( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assassinio sull'Eiger by Trevanian( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in Spanish and German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International intrigue on the Swiss Alps as a professional assassin comes out of retirement to stalk a deadly double agent who has murdered his closest friend
 
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