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Abbott, Megan E. 1971-

Overview
Works: 47 works in 216 publications in 4 languages and 9,669 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Detective and mystery stories  Juvenile works  Suspense fiction 
Classifications: PS3601.B37, 813.6
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Most widely held works by Megan E Abbott
Dare me : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,457 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 )
22 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,370 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 )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,120 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
Bury me deep by Megan E Abbott( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 925 libraries worldwide
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
Die a little : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 896 libraries worldwide
Suspicious of her new sister-in-law's inconsistent personal history, Lora King delves into the woman's possibly shady past while pursuing a questionable relationship of her own with a press agent who appears to know more than he reveals
Queenpin : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 855 libraries worldwide
A young woman hired to keep the books at a down-at-heel 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. The moll to end all molls, Gloria is notoriously cunning and ruthless. She shows her eager young protege the ropes, ushering her into a glittering whirl of late-night casinos, racetracks, and big, big money, but it all falls to pieces with a few turns of the roulette wheel, as both mentor and protege scramble to stay one step ahead of their bosses and each other
Dare me a novel by Megan E Abbott( Computer File )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 536 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. When it's all over, someone will emerge on top, and the others will have fallen
The end of everything [a novel] by Megan E Abbott( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 525 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
The street was mine : white masculinity in hardboiled fiction and film noir by Megan E Abbott( Book )
13 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 525 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."--BOOK JACKET
Detroit noir by John Hocking( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 325 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
A hell of a woman : an anthology of female noir ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Assessing federal research and development for hazard loss reduction by Charles Meade( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
The economic costs of natural hazards are escalating. Rising population in high-risk areas and our increasingly complex infrastructure further increase potential losses. The largest amount of federal funding supports research on weather hazards3/4especially short-term prediction3/4with comparatively little research on long-term loss reduction approaches that improve the resilience of communities and infrastructure. Improving loss data and modeling and a establishing more thoughtful framework for the role of research would help policymakers formulate a more productive hazard loss reduction strategy
Shipbuilding & force structure analysis tool : a user's guide by Mark V Arena( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 162 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
Die a little a novel by Megan E Abbott( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 154 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
Het einde van alles by Megan E Abbott( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Dutch and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Een meisje zoekt in haar geheugen verbeten naar verdachte aanwijzingen over de plotselinge verdwijning van haar 13-jarige vriendin en buurmeisje
Die a little by Megan E Abbott( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 95 libraries worldwide
The only thing deadlier than a femme fatale ... is two of them. Lora King's brother Bill, a junior investigator with the District Attorney's office, meets a woman by chance and quickly marries her. Alice Steele is a beautiful and charming Hollywood wardrobe assistant, and although everyone else is entranced by her, Lora becomes suspicious of the inconsistencies in the stories from Alice's past. Intrigued, Lora decides to do some investigating of her own and it's not long before she's sucked into Hollywood's seedy underbelly, where she uncovers a shadowy world of drugs, prostitution and murder - and the deeper she digs, the more her own life begins to resemble Alice's sinister past ... and present
Tomato red by Daniel Woodrell( file )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 77 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
Absente by Megan E Abbott( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in French and held by 16 libraries worldwide
En 1949, l'actrice Jean Spangler quitte son domicile de nuit pour rejoindre le studio hollywoodien. Personne ne la reverra plus. L'affaire à laquelle des acteurs tels que Kirk Douglas furent mêlés est confiée à l'unité de police qui avait déjà eu en charge celle du Dahlia noir. M. Abbott propose une explication de cette disparition à travers l'enquête d'un attaché de presse, Gil Hop Hopkins
The Street Was Mine White Masculinity and Urban Space in Hardboiled Fiction and Film Noir by Megan E Abbott( Computer File )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
This work considers a recurrent figure in American literature: the solitary white man moving through urban space. It looks to the tough guy in the works of hardboiled novelists Raymond Chandler ("The Big Sleep") and James M. Cain ("Double Indemnity") and their popular film noir adaptations
Die a Little by Megan E Abbott( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Undetermined and held by 14 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Abbott, Megan.
Abbott, Megan, 1971-
Abbott, Megan E. 1971-
アボット, ミーガン
Languages
English (155)
Dutch (2)
Italian (2)
French (2)
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