WorldCat Identities

Bachman, Richard

Overview
Works: 80 works in 405 publications in 15 languages and 17,432 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Horror tales  Film adaptations  Suspense fiction  Psychological fiction  Legal stories 
Roles: Author, Instrumentalist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3561.I483, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Richard Bachman
 
Most widely held works by Richard Bachman
Thinner by Richard Bachman( Book )
56 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billy Halleck, good husband, loving father, is both beneficiary and victim of the American Good Life: he has an expensive home, a nice family, and a rewarding career as a lawyer ... but he is also fifty pounds overweight and, as his doctor keeps reminding him, edging into heart attack country
The regulators by Richard Bachman( Book )
47 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a mining town in Ohio, a boy is invaded by an evil spirit living in a nearby silver mine. The spirit organizes a bloody massacre of the boy's neighborhood by characters from B-movies and Saturday morning TV cartoons which the boy regularly watches
Blaze : a novel by Richard Bachman( Book )
36 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clayton Blaisdell, Jr., nicknamed Blaze, is a mentally retarded giant of a man living in a decrepit old house. Blaze's best--and only--friend's name is George, and George is a bad influence. It is George who goads Blaze into kidnapping the baby and holding it for a million dollar ransom. As a pitch-black sequence of events unfolds, the true sickness of Blaze's condition comes into focus through painful flashbacks of abuse
Blaze by Richard Bachman( Recording )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clayton Blaisdell, Jr., nicknamed Blaze, is a mentally retarded giant of a man living in a decrepit old house. Blaze's best--and only--friend's name is George, and George is a bad influence. It is George who goads Blaze into kidnapping the baby and holding it for a million dollar ransom. As a pitch-black sequence of events unfolds, the true sickness of Blaze's condition comes into focus through painful flashbacks of abuse
The regulators by Richard Bachman( )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the start of a midsummer's day, life seems idyllic on Poplar Street. However, in the house of Seth, an eight-year old autistic child, something is amiss, something which will change the entire neighborhood's concept of reality. By the end of the day, this serene Ohio suburb will become a terrifying slaughterhouse
The running man by Richard Bachman( Book )
22 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This No. 1 bestseller, which tells a gritty tale of a futuristic game of lifeor death, has been repackaged with a new cover
The long walk by Richard Bachman( )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an ultra-conservative America of the not-too distant future when America has become a police state, the annual marathon is the ultimate sports competition. One hundred boys are selected each year to enter a grueling 450-mile marathon walk. The game is simple: maintain a steady walking pace of four miles per hour without stopping. Three warnings, and you're out -- permanently. The winner will be awarded whatever he wants for the rest of his life; but a single misstep could be the last
Thinner by Richard Bachman( Recording )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billy Halleck has a great life until he accidentally hits an old gypsy women as she crosses a street in their quiet little town. Though a judge finds him blameless, Billy soon finds himself under the ancient gypsy's curse
The long walk by Stephen King( Book )
26 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the near future, where America has become a police state, one hundred boys are selected to enter an annual contest where the winner will be awarded whatever he wants for the rest of his life. The game is simple - maintain a steady walking pace of four miles per hour without stopping. Three warnings, and you're out - permanently
The running man by Paul Michael Glaser( Visual )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A future world game show offers convicts a chance at freedom if they can run to escape hi-tech killers, and Ben Richards is determined to do so
Roadwork by Richard Bachman( )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bart Dawes is standing in the way of progress. A new highway extension is being built right over the laundry plant where he works--and right over his home. The house he has lived in for twenty years, where he has made love with his wife, played with his son. But before the city paves over that part of Dawes' life, he's got one more party to throw--and it'll be a blast
Roadwork by Stephen King( Book )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The home Bart Dawes has lived in for twenty years, and the laundry plant where he works, are about to be razed to make way for a new highway extension, but Bart is not ready to go out without a bang
De ontvoering by Richard Bachman( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Dutch and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een reus van een kerel met het verstand van een kleuter wil samen met zijn vriend snel rijk worden door een baby te ontvoeren. Probleem is alleen dat die vriend dood is
Roadwork by Stephen King( Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lone man takes on the wheels of progress in a showdown of cataclysmic proportions. When a highway project puts him out of work and threatens to destroy his home, he has more than enough time on his hands to plot his revenge. Driving his wife and friends away with his obstinate refusal to give in, he pushes the powers-that-be to the limit, taking a stand against what he sees as a criminal act in progress
The running man by Richard Bachman( Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is 2025, and reality television has progressed to the point where people are willing to wager their lives in exchange for a chance at enormous wealth. Ben Richards is desperate: he needs money to treat his daughter's illness. His last chance is entering a game show called The running man. The objective is to elude police and specially trained trackers for a month. The reward is a cool billion dollars. The catch is that everyone else on the planet is watching and willing to turn him in for a reward
Roadwork by Richard Bachman( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in Danish and English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a highway project leaves him unemployed and threatens to destroy his home, one man takes on the forces of progress as he embarks on a vengegful showdown of epic proportions
Thinner by Stephen King( Recording )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six weeks after an old gypsy man curses Billy Halleck for sideswiping his daughter, he's ninety-three pounds lighter. Now Billy is terrified-and desperate enough for one last gamble that will lead him to a nightmare showdown with the forces of evil that are melting his flesh away
Rabia by Stephen King( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le moins bon des cinq romans écrits sous ce pseudonyme par Stephen King
Les régulateurs : roman by Richard Bachman( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Une paisible après-midi d'été dans une petite ville de l'Ohio - Wentworth. Tout se dérègle à l'arrivée d'une camionnette rouge qui tire sur tout ce qui bouge. A la tombée de la nuit, les habitants qui ont échappé au massacre se trouvent projetés dans une horrible réalité
Xiao xing shi hai by Richard Bachman( Book )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity King, Stephen, 1947-

Bachman, Richard
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Bakhman, Richard.
Baḳman, Ritsard
Pakʻŭman, Ricʻhŏdŭ
Richard Bachman
バックマン, リチャード
Languages
English (232)
French (35)
Spanish (12)
Polish (10)
German (6)
Dutch (4)
Danish (3)
Czech (3)
Japanese (2)
Chinese (2)
Greek, Modern (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Slovenian (1)
Italian (1)
Finnish (1)
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