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Abbott, Megan E. 1971-

Overview
Works: 45 works in 273 publications in 10 languages and 12,255 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Noir fiction  Suspense fiction  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3601.B37, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Megan E Abbott
Publications by Megan E Abbott
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Most widely held works by Megan E Abbott
The fever : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
19 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,711 libraries worldwide
"The panic unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community in a seemingly idyllic suburban community. The Nash family is close-knit. Tom is a popular teacher, father of two teens: Eli, a hocky star and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their seeming stability, however, is thrown into chaos when Deenie's best friend is struck by a terrifying, unexplained seizure in class. Rumors of a hazardous outbreak spread through the family, school and community. As hysteria and contagion swell, a series of tightly held secrets emerges, threatening to unravel friendships, families and the town's fragile idea of security" --
Dare me : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
27 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,586 libraries worldwide
After a suspicious suicide, the members of a high school cheerleading squad, along with their new, perfectly cool coach, Colette French, are drawn into the investigation
The end of everything : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
38 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,563 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year old Lizzie Hood thought that she and her best friend Evie Verver shared everything, but when Evie disappears from their suburban Midwestern community, Lizzie's search uncovers secrets and lies that make her wonder if she knew her friend at all
The song is you by Megan E Abbott( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,067 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized account based on the mysterious 1949 disappearance of actress Jean Spangler, whose demise was linked to the Black Dahlia killings, is a darkly sensual tale that imagines what may have been her fate
Die a little : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 960 libraries worldwide
Shadow-dodging through 1950s Hollywood glamor and its seedy flip-side, "Die a Little" tells the story of a femme fatale costume girl whose masquerade as the perfect housewife is clever enough to fool her detective husband, but not her suspicious sister-in-law
Bury me deep by Megan E Abbott( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and French and held by 878 libraries worldwide
In October 1931, a station agent found two large trunks abandoned in Los Angeles' Southern Pacific Station. What he found inside ignited one of the most scandalous tabloid sensations of the decade. Inspired by this notorious true crime, Edgar®-winning author Megan Abbott's novel "Bury Me Deep" is the story of Marion Seeley, a young woman abandoned in Phoenix by her doctor husband, who meets -- and falls hard for -- the charming Joe Lanigan, a local rogue and politician on the rise, whose ties to Marion and her two friends bring events to a dangerous collision
Queenpin : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 810 libraries worldwide
A young woman hired to keep the books at a down-at-the-heels nightclub is taken under the wing of the infamous Gloria Denton, a mob luminary who reigned during the Golden Era of Bugsy Siegel and Lucky Luciano. Notoriously cunning and ruthless, Gloria shows her eager young protégée the ropes, ushering her into a glittering demimonde of late-night casinos, racetracks, betting parlors, inside heists, and big, big money. Suddenly, the world is at her feet -- as long as she doesn't take any chances, like falling for the wrong guy. As the roulette wheel turns, both mentor and protégée scramble to stay one step ahead of their bosses and each other.--Publisher decription
The end of everything [a novel] by Megan E Abbott( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Lizzie Hood and her next-door neighbor Evie Verver are inseparable, best friends who swap clothes, bathing suits, and field-hockey sticks and between whom--presumably--there are no secrets. Then one afternoon, Evie disappears, and as a rabid, giddy panic spreads through the balmy suburban community, everyone turns to Lizzie for answers. Compelled by curiosity, Lizzie takes up her own furtive pursuit of the truth. Haunted by dreams of her lost friend and titillated by her new power at the center of the disappearance, Lizzie uncovers secret after secret and begins to wonder if she knew anything about her best friend at all
Dare me a novel by Megan E Abbott( file )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
The high school cheerleading squad has a new coach: Colette French, perfect in every way, a cool and commanding presence who instantly wins the girls' approval and allegiance. The girls find themselves drawn into Coach's life, opening up to her and eagerly vying for her attention. But when a suspicious suicide hits close to home, and the police investigation involves Coach and her squad, the girls are left wondering where their loyalties truly lie--and how far is too far to go for those in power
The street was mine : white masculinity in hardboiled fiction and film noir by Megan E Abbott( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
The book concludes with an analysis of Chester Himes, whose Harlem crime novels (For Love of Imabelle) unleash a ferocious revisionary critique of the tough guy tradition."--Jacket
The fever : a novel by Megan E Abbott( file )
8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
The panic unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community in a seemingly idyllic suburban community. The Nash family is close-knit. Tom is a popular teacher, father of two teens: Eli, a hocky star and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their seeming stability, however, is thrown into chaos when Deenie's best friend is struck by a terrifying, unexplained seizure in class. Rumors of a hazardous outbreak spread through the family, school and community. As hysteria and contagion swell, a series of tightly held secrets emerges, threatening to unravel friendships, families and the town's fragile idea of security
Detroit noir by John Hocking( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Presents short stories about Detroit with noir and crime fiction by writers such as Joyce Carol Oates, Joe Boland, Peter Markus, and Lolita Hernandez
Die a little a novel by Megan E Abbott( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Lora, a schoolteacher, is driven by jealousy and mistrust to investigate Alice, the Hollywood wardrobe assistant who has stolen her brother's heart, and soon finds herself involved in the same shady activities she found so condemnable in Alice
Mad men carousel : the complete critical companion by Matt Zoller Seitz( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
"This book is a time machine. It goes backwards and forwards through all seven seasons. It takes longtime fans to a place where they ache to go again. It guides new viewers on their first trip to 1960s Madison Avenue. It lets us think about the show the way a TV critic does. Around and around and back home again, to a place where we know why it's loved."--Jacket
A hell of a woman : an anthology of female noir ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Shipbuilding & force structure analysis tool : a user's guide by Mark V Arena( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
To help the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Navy with force structure decisionmaking, RAND researchers developed the Shipbuilding and Force Structure Analysis Tool, a series of four linked models that provide an environment in which the user is able to understand the implications of force structure choices on resource requirements and the private shipyard industrial base. This report serves as a basic introduction to the tool and a guide to its use
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
"A Valentine's Day picnic at an ancient volcanic outcropping turns to disaster for the residents of Mrs. Appleyard's school when a few young girls inexplicably vanish on Hanging Rock."--Container
Tomato red by Daniel Woodrell( file )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
In the Ozarks, what you are is where you are born. If you're born in Venus Holler, you're not much. For Jamalee Merridew, her hair tomato red from her rage and ambition, Venus Holler just won't cut it
The little men by Megan E Abbott( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"In 1953 Hollywood, Penny is just another washed-up, wannabe actress past her prime. She has settled into a quieter lifestyle, and when she comes across a low-rent bungalow in Canyon Arms, it's a dream come true. Penny takes to the place instantly. But the dream bungalow with its French doors and tiled courtyard may not be quite so perfect. Penny's neighbors start filling her head with stories about past tenants, whispering voices, and a suicide that may not have been a suicide. Soon enough, Penny starts hearing stranger noises in her bungalow and she can't help but wonder about the true fate of the bookseller who died in her home a dozen years earlier. And her suspicions are only fueled by the ominous inscription that she discovers in a book closely guarded by her landlord..."--Dust jacket front flap
The speed chronicles by Joseph Mattson( file )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Deprived of the ingrained romantic mysticism of the opiate or the cosmopolitan chic of cocaine or the mundane tolerance of marijuana, there is no sympathy for this devil. Yet speed?crystal meth, amphetamines, Dexedrine, Benzedrine, Adderall; crank, spizz, chickenscratch, oblivious marching powder, the go-fast?is the most American of drugs: twice the productivity at half the cost, and equal opportunity for all. It feels so good and hurts so bad. The first contemporary collection of all new literary short fiction on the drug from an array of today's most compelling and respected authors. Th
 
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Alternative Names
Abbott, Megan.
Abbott Megan 1971-....
Abbott, Megan E. 1971-
Megan Abbott Amerikaans romanschrijfster
Megan Abbott amerykańska pisarka
Megan Abbott écrivaine américaine
Megan Abbott US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin
مگان ابوت نویسنده آمریکایی
애버트, 메건 1971-
애보트, 매건 1971-
アボット, ミーガン
Languages
English (194)
French (18)
Polish (6)
German (4)
Italian (4)
Japanese (3)
Swedish (3)
Dutch (3)
Spanish (1)
Korean (1)
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