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Corbett, David 1953-

Overview
Works: 58 works in 128 publications in 4 languages and 3,895 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Musical fiction  Short stories  Short stories, American  Conference proceedings  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction  Guidebooks  History  Love stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Actor, Printer
Classifications: PS3603.O732, 813.6
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Publications by David Corbett
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Done for a dime by David Corbett( Book )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 745 libraries worldwide
Detective Dennis Murchison investigates two suspects in the murder of a legendary blues musician, unaware that the real killers have become involved in a deadly real-estate development scheme
The devil's redhead : a novel by David Corbett( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 683 libraries worldwide
Dan Abatangelo is busted by the DEA after trying to make one last run of marijuana before going straight. Having served his full ten-year term after plea-bargaining to lighten his crew's sentences, Dan is determined to get back together with Shel Beaudry, the love of his life, despite his probation guidelines and the fact that she is the mistress to an underling in a ruthless crime ring
Do they know I'm running? : a novel by David Corbett( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 609 libraries worldwide
Roque Montalvo must bring his uncle and two others from El Salvador to California through smuggling routes through Guatemala and Mexico to the U.S. border
Blood of Paradise a novel by David Corbett( file )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and French and held by 594 libraries worldwide
In El Salvador, a young American faces his troubled past-and a dangerous present Jude McManus has landed on his feet. Following time in the army, he scored work as an "executive protection specialist" in El Salvador, where he safeguards a hydrologist for good money and gets to surf during his downtime. But this slice of paradise comes with post-civil-war dangers, and distance won't erase his cruel memories of Chicago. Ten years earlier, his cop father was outed as part of the Laugh Masters, a group of police officers investigated for robbing and brutally beating drug dealers. In the wake of the scandal, the family fell apart, and his father died under suspicious circumstances. When McManus gets a call from Bill Malvasio-one of his dad's closest friends and an escaped member of the Laugh Masters, now living in El Salvador-the past comes knocking in a big way. Malvasio opens up about what really happened, and seeks help for another member of McManus's father's old crew. Is the disgraced ex-cop being straight with McManus' Hidden corruption abounds, and it will take all of McManus's wits to come away with the truth-and his life-intact
The best American mystery stories 2009 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of periodicals. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected--and most popular--of its kins
The art of character : creating memorable characters for fiction, film, and tv by David Corbett( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
"The ultimate guide for creating captivating charactersFormer private investigator and New York Times Notable author David Corbett offers a unique and indispensable toolkit for creating characters that come vividly to life on the page and linger in memory. Corbett provides an inventive, inspiring, and vastly entertaining blueprint to all the elements of characterization--from initial inspiration to realization--with special insights into the power of secrets and contradictions, the embodiment of roles, managing the "tyranny of motive," and mastering crucial techniques required for memorable dialogue and unforgettable scenes. This is a how-to guide for both aspiring and accomplished writers that renders all other books of its kind obsolete"--
Killing yourself to survive by David Corbett( file )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Includes six stories of desperation and death. Sterling Associates recruited Satcher in the killing fields of Iraq. A marine who learned the brutalities and frustrations of war in Fallujah, Satcher was ideal for Sterling, a shadowy corporation whose business is to kill for America when the CIA can't. He comes to Guatemala, the deadliest nation in the Americas, to kidnap a Sinaloan cartel member and turn him against his family. There he meets Odilia, an idealistic young lawyer dedicated to raising her country from the mire. Both want to save Guatemala, but Satcher's method means destroying it first
The copper bracelet by Jeffery Deaver( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Harold Middleton returns in this explosive sequel to The Chopin Manuscript as he's drawn into an international terror plot that threatens to send India and Pakistan into full-scale nuclear war. Careening from Nice to London and Moscow to Kashmir to prevent nuclear disaster, Middleton is unaware his prey has changed and the act of terror is far more diabolical than he knows
Looking at Canada by David Corbett( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Undercover : het bloedstollende verhaal van een infiltrant in de drugswereld by David Corbett( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Dutch and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Adelaide 2000; proceedings of a seminar held at the University of Adelaide May 22-24, 1970 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Getting our acts together : intergovernmental policy coordination in employment, education and training ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Geology and scenery of South Australia by David Corbett( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
City of the future; the Murray New Town proposal; papers given at a University of Adelaide seminar, July 21-22, 1972 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Meteorites by David Corbett( Book )
4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Southern heritage : the proceedings of the conference Focus on Our Southern Heritage, 16th-22nd September, 1978 in Adelaide ( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Watchlist by Jeffery Deaver( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
From International Thriller Writers, comes Watchlist: two powerful novellas featuring the same thrilling cast of characters in one major suspenseful package. "The Chopin Manuscript" and "The Copper Bracelet" are collaborations of some of the world's greatest thriller writers, including Lee Child, Joseph Finder, Lisa Scottoline, and Jeffery Deaver, who conceived the characters and set the plots in motion. The other authors each wrote a chapter and Deaver then completed what he started, bringing both novellas to their startling conclusions. In the first novella, "The Chopin Manuscript", former war crimes investigator Harold Middleton possesses a previously unknown score by Frederick Chopin. But he is unaware that, locked within it's handwritten notes, lies a secret that now threatens the lives of thousands of Americans. As he races from Poland to America to uncover the mystery of the manuscript, Middleton will be accused of murder, pursued by federal agents, and targeted by assassins
The Future of the Flinders Ranges; proceedings of a seminar held at the University of Adelaide, April 7-8, 1972 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Rocks and men : an introduction to the history of geology by David Corbett( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
コーベット, デイヴィッド
Languages
English (72)
French (3)
Japanese (2)
Dutch (1)
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