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Thornburg, Newton

Overview
Works: 36 works in 136 publications in 9 languages and 2,884 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Film adaptations  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Romance films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3570.H649, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Newton Thornburg
 
Most widely held works by Newton Thornburg
To die in California by Newton Thornburg( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Informed by the police that Chris his son has committed suicide, David Hook, an Illinois farmer, knows that this cannot be true. He knows that something else must have happened in California to cause the death of Chris, who loved life too much to take his own. He also knows that he must go West to find out what did happen. In California he discovers corruption, immorality and pain that shocks him to the very core of his being but he also discovers exhilaration and pleasure that changes him forever. First published in 1973, To Die in California was the first novel to reveal what lies behind West Coast bright lights and glitz
Cutter and Bone by Newton Thornburg( Book )

26 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cutter is a scarred and crippled Vietnam veteran, obsessed with a murder he's convinced his buddy, Bone, witnessed. That it was committed by the powerful tycoon JJ Wolfe only makes Cutter even surer that Bone saw the unthinkable. Captivated by Cutter's demented logic, Bone is prepared to cross the country with Cutter in search of proof of the murder. Their quest takes them into the Ozarks-home base of the Wolfe empire-where Bone discovers that Cutter is pursuing both a cold-blooded killer, but also an even bigger and more elusive enemy
Dreamland by Newton Thornburg( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and French and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Foxy Reno was a young nymphet searching for the place sweet dreams come true. Crow was a tough, rootless drifter looking for a new start with his ex-cop, private-eye dad. In Los Angeles, everybody's searching for something... What they found was a seductive land of sleaze and porn and a pair of brutal sex murders that plunged them both into the dark underbelly of a sizzling hot city. Here corruption reached up into the circles of the super-rich. Here Crow and Reno's hunt for a killer made them players in a dangerous game of power and passion where terror took all, and losing was for keeps."--BOOK JACKET
The lion at the door by Newton Thornburg( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After losing his wife, his parents, and his family farm, Tom Kohl is staying with his cousin Ken in Seattle as he tries to put his life back together. But things only go from bad to worse when Ken kills a man in a hit-and-run-a man who turns out to be the brother of Tony Jack Giacolone, Seattle's top mobster. Out of loyalty to his cousin, Tom agrees to help cover up the killing. But when he's spotted ditching the car by a cocktail waitress-who happens to also be the girlfriend of a low level mobster-the stakes only get higher, and Tom must face what he's willing to do for family when his life is on the line
Beautiful Kate by Rachel Ward( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writer Ned Kendall is asked to return to the family home by his sister Sally, to say goodbye to his father who is dying. The family home is in a very remote and isolated area. While back home, Ned starts having memories of his beautiful twin sister and himself when they were children. These memories awaken long-buried secrets from the family's past
Black angus by Newton Thornburg( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man's game by Newton Thornburg( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Seattle police announce they cannot arrest a man stalking Jack Bird's daughter, Bird decides on a plan: befriend the stalker and get him to commit a crime that will put him away. The problem is the stalker too has a plan and he is much more experienced
Valhalla by Newton Thornburg( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the dystopian future, the government has collapsed, cities are burning, and roving gangs, called Mau Maus, are marauding across America. A drifter named Walter Stone finds refuge at a lakeside camp, where the survivors of a plane crash have met up with other refugees, and are struggling with a constantly changing cast of leaders, as well as limited supplies. Across the lake stands Valhalla, a house, well supplied with food and ammunition, where a junkman and his daughters live. The goal is to take control of Valhalla. The obstacles are certain death across the lake, roving bands of killers threatening the camp, and a way of life that is quickly slipping away
Beautiful Kate by Newton Thornburg( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanted as a material witness in a drug-smuggling case, Gregg Kendall is hiding out at his family's old Chicago home. While there, he finds himself thinking about his long dead siblings, older brother Cliff and twin sister Kate. The two died in a car crash years before, and as Gregg revisits and relives the memories of his childhood, he awakens long-buried secrets from the family's past-including memories of his relationship with his twin that were better left undisturbed
Eve's men by Newton Thornburg( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Colorado, a man goes to the aid of his brother and in the process has an affair with his girlfriend, the pair united by their frustration with the brother. He is a pest, always in trouble, in this case bulldozing a film set because he did not like the story line
Knockover by Newton Thornburg( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1995 in English and French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cutter's way by Ivan Passer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alex Cutter a été traumatisé après la guerre du Vietnam. Son handicap a ruiné sa vie professionnelle et affective. Son ami Richard assiste à un meurtre et croit reconnaitre l'assassin. Mais celui-ci est soupçonné. Les deux compères vont mener l'enquête..." (Source : allocine.fr)
Schwarze Herde by Newton Thornburg( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in German and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Blanchard lebt in den Ozarks ein verzweifeltes Leben voller Schulden und privater Probleme. Als nun bei seiner Rinderherde eine Krankheit festgestellt wird, versucht er mit einer Verzweiflungstat, das Ruder herumzureißen
Black Angus by Newton Thornburg( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Blanchard spent his entire inheritances on a cattle ranch in the Missouri Ozarks-but it hasn't turned out the way he'd hoped, and he's now being threatened with foreclosure. The cattle are sick, and the herd can't survive, and so Blanchard agrees to a desperate scheme to sell the cattle before their illness is widely known. But when a faked cattle rustling and an insurance scam go wrong, the plan begins to crumble from the inside out
Geh zur Hölle, Welt! by Newton Thornburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bez świadków by Newton Thornburg( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Polish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La blessure by Nicolas Klotz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Multiple languages and French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspecté d'avoir assassiné une adolescente, Richard Bone, un gigolo sur le retour, se tourne vers son meilleur ami Alex Cutter, un vétéran du Vietnam qui a perdu une jambe sur les champs de bataille. Ensemble, ils tentent de retrouver le véritable assassin. Quand ils mettent enfin la main sur le tueur, Cutter décide de ne pas prévenir la police et de faire du chantage à leur suspect. Lorsque ce dernier se retourne violemment contre eux, Cutter et Bone se trouvent pris dans un chantage meurtrier
Żywe wraki by Newton Thornburg( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Polish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morire in California by Newton Thornburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonen by Newton Thornburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Kendall Thornburg, Newton 1929-2011

Newton Thornburg Amerikaans romanschrijver (1929-2011)

Newton Thornburg écrivain américain

Newton Thornburg escriptor estatunidenc

Newton Thornburg US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Thornburg, Newton Kendall 1929-2011

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