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Cooperman, Benny (Fictitious character)

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Works: 27 works in 108 publications in 2 languages and 5,321 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Classifications: PR9199.3.E49, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Benny (Fictitious character) Cooperman
    Dead and buried by Howard Engel( Book )
    10 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
    Benny Cooperman's investigation of a truck drivers's death leads him to a toxic waste dumping scandel
    The suicide murders by Howard Engel( Book )
    13 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
    Benny Cooperman, a Jewish private eye from a small town near Niagara Falls, investigates a supposed suicide that leads to a trail of a few more suicides--or murders
    Memory book by Howard Engel( Book )
    2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
    Recovering in a Toronto hospital from a serious blow to the head, private investigator Benny Cooperman struggles with memory loss and a condition that has rendered him able to write but unable to read, a circumstance that compromises his ability to remember his attacker and the case he was on the brink of solving
    Murder sees the light by Howard Engel( Book )
    5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
    Canadian detective Benny Coopermann is hired to keep an eye on Norbert Patten, the absolute despot of a highly suspect religious cult, the Ultimate Church. Benny follows him to Big Crummock Lake where Patten goes to escape whilst the U.S. Supreme Court investigates his finances. An unwise choice as a hide-out, for it's a part of his distant past, and now the past begins to catch up with him. And this yields a complex mystery which keeps the wily Benny guessing
    There was an old woman : a Benny Cooperman mystery by Howard Engel( Book )
    12 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
    Ontario detective Benny Cooperman's latest case starts when he agrees to look into the death of his janitor's girlfriend. He soon finds himself dealing with an unsavory banker, tailing a beautiful tv news anchor, fending off a scary real estate deveolper and trying to solve the mystery before the body count goes higher
    Getting away with murder : a Benny Cooperman mystery by Howard Engel( Book )
    9 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
    In the Niagara Peninsula in Ontario, a gangster hires PI Benny Cooperman to find out who is trying to kill him. The suspects include two ex-wives, their children, several policemen and some so-called friends. By the author of A Victim Must Be Found
    The ransom game : a Benny Cooperman mystery by Howard Engel( Book )
    10 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
    Benny Cooperman's second murder case revolves around the search for a missing half-million dollar ransom. He has to deal with the convicted kidnappers, recently released from prison, and the wealthy Warren family, who want their money back. Private eye novel
    The Cooperman variations : a Benny Cooperman mystery by Howard Engel( Book )
    5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
    An old friend from Benny Cooperman's past comes to ask him for help. Vanessa Moss, the head of entertainment at a television network is sure someone is trying to kill er, so Benny agrees to pose as her executive assistant
    A city called July by Howard Engel( Book )
    1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
    A Benny Cooperman Mystery
    A victim must be found by Howard Engel( Book )
    4 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
    To say that Canadian private investigator Benny Cooperman is a novice in the art world would be an understatement. Nevertheless, he's hired by Pambos Kiriakis, the manager of Grantham's poshest hotel, to track down some valuable works that went missing while on loan from a local gallery. But while Cooperman is hobnobbing with the art-collecting glitterati, things take a deadly turn. His client is stabbed, and a peculiar clue is left in a coffee cup at the crime scene. But who would want to kill Kiriakis' And could a painting really drive someone to murder' Benny Cooperman's a detective with flair. Kinder and gentler than your average PI'and ironically squeamish about violence'he's the creation of author Howard Engel, a master of the crime genre whose enthusiastic fans have included Ruth Rendell, Donald E. Westlake, Julian Symons, and Tony Hillerman. Engel's readership spans 13 countries, including Japan, England, Germany, Italy, Spain, Denmark, the United States, and his native Canada
    Murder on location by Howard Engel( Book )
    8 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
    Niagara Falls is crawling with Hollywood types who are making a movie. But Benny Cooperman isn't scouting for talent; he's investigating the case of a woman named Billie Mason who's gone missing from Cooperman's hometown of Grantham, Ontario. Has she merely been bitten by the acting bug, or is a much more sinister force at play' Cooperman's a detective with flair. Kinder and gentler than your average PI'and ironically squeamish about violence'he's the creation of author Howard Engel, a master of the crime genre whose enthusiastic fans have included Ruth Rendell, Donald E. Westlake, Julian Symons, and Tony Hillerman. Engel's readership spans 13 countries, including Japan, England, Germany, Italy, Spain, Denmark, the United States, and his native Canada
    A city called July by Howard Engel( Book )
    4 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
    Benny Cooperman has been hired to find a missing lawyer who's disappeared suddenly with the trust funds and life savings of one half of the Jewish community
    East of Suez by Howard Engel( Book )
    3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
    Benny's recent short-term-memory problems are causing him to rethink his vocation when an old friend asks him to find her missing husband
    Memory book by Howard Engel( Sound Recording )
    6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
    Benny Cooperman struggles to solve a murder case while recovering from a serious blow to the head--an injury that has left him with a condition known as "alexia sien agraphia", which makes it impossible for him to read
    A city called July by Howard Engel( Book )
    2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
    When Rabbi Meltzer and the President of Grantham's synagogue knock on Benny's office door, they aren't looking to sell raffle tickets. Of that much, he's sure. They need his help in tracking down a missing lawyer who has disappeared with the life savings of half of the Jewish community. Benny knows he'll never see a dime out of it, but what can you do? It's summer in the city--and it's going to be a hot one
    Memori puk = Memory book by Howard Engel( Book )
    1 edition published in 2010 in Korean and held by 6 libraries worldwide
    Recovering in a Toronto hospital from a serious blow to the head, private investigator Benny Cooperman struggles with memory loss and a condition that has rendered him able to write but unable to read, a circumstance that compromises his ability to remember his attacker and the case he was on the brink of solving
    The Cooperman variations by Howard Engel( Sound Recording )
    2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
    Benny is unexpectedly visited by Vanessa Moss, a former high school beauty, now Head of Entertainment at a TV network. A friend was murdered while at her house, and Vanessa fears she was the target. She asks Benny to protect her, so he travels to Toronto, where he poses as her assistant. As he tries to help his client, assist the local cops, and avoid making enemies, he discovers that taking care of Vanessa is a seductive but risky business
    A city called July by Howard Engel( file )
    1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
    When a trusted lawyer runs off with the savings of more than 50 clients, totaling around $2 million, Rabbi Meltzer and Saul Tepperman of the B'nai Shalom synagogue in Grantham, Ontario, know Benny Cooperman's just the man to track down the funds. Tepperman has known the detective since Cooperman's bar mitzvah, so the sleuth isn't in a position to turn down the request for help. This summer is bound to be a real scorcher, and the heat will be on Cooperman to solve the case. Cooperman's a detective with flair. Kinder and gentler than your average PI'and ironically squeamish about violence'he's the creation of author Howard Engel, a master of the crime genre whose enthusiastic fans have included Ruth Rendell, Donald E. Westlake, Julian Symons, and Tony Hillerman. Engel's readership spans 13 countries, including Japan, England, Germany, Italy, Spain, Denmark, the United States, and his native Canada
    Murder sees the light by Howard Engel( file )
    1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
    Benny Cooperman is camped out at the Petawawa fishing lodge watching over a famous televangelist who has gone into hiding while waiting for a court decision. It seems like a simple assignment-that is, until the lifeless body of missing Indian guide aeneas DuFond is found. Suddenly Cooperman is reeled into yet another deadly mystery, and everyone at the lodge becomes a suspect. Cooperman's a detective with flair. Kinder and gentler than your average PI-and ironically squeamish about violence-he's the creation of author Howard Engel, a master of the crime genre whose enthusiastic fans include Ruth Rendell, Donald E. Westlake, Julian Symons, and Tony Hillerman. Engel's readership spans 13 countries, including Japan, England, Germany, Italy, Spain, Denmark, the United States, and his native Canada
    East of Suez by Howard Engel( file )
    1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
    Beloved private eye Benny Cooperman is ready to hang up his gumshoes after an attack leaves him with lingering memory problems. But then an old chum goes missing. Hot on the trail of Jake Grange, a schoolfriend who ran a scuba diving business, Benny heads to Murinam, an exotic place with the feel and look of a former French colony. There, Benny encounters a bon-vivant priest, a pretty marine biologist, and an eccentric Englishman in search of kosher food. Of course any of these charming locals could be responsible for Jake's disappearance. But when dead bodies start to appear under the sunny tropical skies, Benny knows he must be getting somewhere. With its sure-footed plot and trademark wry humour, East of Suez proves to be one of Benny Cooperman's most memorable cases
 
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