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Giraldi, William

Overview
Works: 7 works in 37 publications in 4 languages and 2,380 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Picaresque literature  Suspense fiction  Fantasy poetry  Detective and mystery fiction  Horror fiction  Biography  Autobiographies  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3607.I469, 813.6
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Publications about William Giraldi
Publications by William Giraldi
Most widely held works about William Giraldi
 
Most widely held works by William Giraldi
Hold the dark : a novel by William Giraldi( Book )
16 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 830 libraries worldwide
"At the start of another pitiless winter, the wolves have come for the children of Keelut. Three children have been taken from this isolated Alaskan village, including the six-year-old boy of Medora and Vernon Slone. Stumbled by grief and seeking consolation, Medora contacts nature writer and wolf expert Russell Core. Sixty years old, ailing in both body and spirit, and estranged from his daughter and wife, Core arrives in Keelut to investigate the killings. Immersing himself in this settlement at the end of the world, he discovers the horrifying darkness at the heart of Medora Slone and learns of an unholy truth harbored by this village"--Amazon.com
Busy monsters : a novel by William Giraldi( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 789 libraries worldwide
After his fiancée dumps him and sets off on the high seas in search of a legendary giant squid, mediocre memoirist Charles Homar travels cross-country seeking counsel from mythical and real creatures including Bigfoot, space aliens, and a professional bodybuilder
The annotated Poe by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Presents a selection of Poe's tales and poems with in-depth marginal notes elucidating his sources, obscure words and passages, and literary, biographical, and historical allusions
Hold the dark : a novel by William Giraldi( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
A terrifying literary thriller set on the Alaskan tundra, about the mystery of evil and mankind's losing battle with nature. At the start of another pitiless winter, the wolves have come for the children of Keelut. Three children have been taken from this isolated Alaskan village, including the six-year-old son of Medora and Vernon Slone. Shaken with grief and seeking consolation, Medora contacts nature writer and wolf expert Russell Core. Sixty years old, ailing in both body and spirit, and estranged from his daughter and wife, Core arrives in Keelut to investigate the killings. Immersing himself in this settlement at the end of the world, he discovers the horrifying darkness at the heart of Medora Slone and learns of an unholy truth harbored by this village. When Vernon Slone returns from a desert war to discover his son dead and his wife missing, he begins a methodical pursuit across this frozen landscape. Aided by his boyhood companion, the taciturn and deadly Cheeon, and pursued by the stalwart detective Donald Marium, Slone is without mercy, cutting a bloody swath through the wilderness of his homeland. As Russell Core attempts to rescue Medora from her husband's vengeance, he comes face-to-face with an unspeakable secret at the furthermost reaches of American soil--a secret about the unkillable bonds of family and the untamed animal in the soul of every human being
Volčje noči : roman by Vlado Žabot( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in German and held by 3 libraries worldwide
People leave you by William Giraldi( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The hero's body : a memoir by William Giraldi( Book )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"A memoir of motorcycles and muscles, of obsession and grief, and of a young man who learned how to stay alive through literature. At just forty-seven years old, William Giraldi's father was killed in a horrific motorcycle crash while racing on a country road. This tragedy, which forever altered the young Giraldi and devastated his family, provides the pulse for The Hero's Body. In the tradition of Andre Dubus III's Townie, this is a deep-seeing investigation into two generations of men from the working-class town of Manville, New Jersey, including Giraldi's own forays into obsessive bodybuilding as a teenager desperate to be worthy of his family's pitiless, exacting codes of manhood. Lauded by The New Yorker for his "unrelenting, perfectly paced prose," Giraldi writes here with daring, searing honesty about the fragility and might of the American male. An unflinching memoir of luminous sorrow, a son's tale of a lost father and the ancient family strictures of extreme masculinity, The Hero's Body is a work of lasting beauty by one of our most fearless writers"--
 
Languages
English (31)
German (2)
Dutch (2)
French (2)
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