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Burnett, W. R. (William Riley) 1899-1982

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The great escape by Paul Brickhill( visu )
48 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,598 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape from Stalag Luft III. A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape
Scarface by Howard Hawks( visu )
24 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of organized crime's control of the city of Chicago during prohibition and the ruthless drive of Tony Carmonte (Muni) to become the city's top gangster
Little Caesar by Francis Edwards Faragoh( Book )
21 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 753 libraries worldwide
This gun for hire by Frank Tuttle( visu )
20 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 585 libraries worldwide
A hired-gun seeks revenge from a client who betrayed him
The asphalt jungle by W. R Burnett( Book )
37 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
A story of the underworld of a large Midwestern city
Little Caesar by W. R Burnett( Book )
19 editions published between 1929 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 libraries worldwide
High Sierra by John Huston( Book )
7 editions published between 1941 and 1979 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
High Sierra by Raoul Walsh( visu )
24 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 416 libraries worldwide
Bogart plays a convicted killer sprung from jail by a mobster who wants him to assist in a California hotel holdup
Captain Lightfoot by W. R Burnett( Book )
6 editions published between 1954 and 1957 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
The racket by John Cromwell( visu )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and French and held by 356 libraries worldwide
A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation
High Sierra by W. R Burnett( Book )
23 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 314 libraries worldwide
In California's High Sierra Mountains, a bank robber on the lam with his mother, his associates and the loot, meet a crippled, beautiful young woman. He must take a terrible choice. The basis for the 1941 film starring Humphrey Bogart
Yellow sky by William A Wellman( visu )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 303 libraries worldwide
A band of robbers are running from the law, and they find an almost abandoned town. An old prosecutor and his granddaughter have been living there. Realizing that they have gold, the robbers have a plan of taking it, but one robber turns against them
Little Caesar by W. R Burnett( Book )
43 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 285 libraries worldwide
W.R. Burnett knew, first-hand, of the world he describes in his terse, vivid 1929 novel with a brutally ironic title - Little Caesar. Burnett worked as reporter in Chicago in the 1920s, and he observed the nobodies willing to cheat and kill their way to being somebodies. The novel's hero, Cesare Bandello, known as Rico, is a 'gutter Macbeth', a bad guy who claws his way up through the Chicago gang, circa 1928. Though the very idea of Rico is inseparable from Edward G. Robinson's star-making performance in the 1930 film version of Little Caesar, Burnett's novel is an fuller experience
Adobe walls, a novel of the last Apache rising by W. R Burnett( Book )
14 editions published between 1953 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 268 libraries worldwide
A novel of the last Apache uprising
Illegal ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
The big steal: Jane and Duke (alias Capt. Blake) accidently meet in Vera Cruz while chasing flim-flam man Fiske. Soon the local Inspector General (El Gato) is involved. Fiske races across Mexico, pursued by Jane and Duke, trailed by the real Capt. Blake. The crafty Inspector General is waiting for them in Tihuacan but they all give him the slip
Wake Island ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
"Based on the incredible true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault."
Dark Hazard by W. R Burnett( Book )
7 editions published between 1933 and 1949 in English and Undetermined and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Bitter ground by W. R Burnett( Book )
5 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Iron man by W. R Burnett( Book )
6 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Mi amigo : a novel of the Southwest by W. R Burnett( Book )
11 editions published between 1959 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 205 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Monahan, John, 1899-1982

Burnett, W. R.
Burnett, W. R., 1899-1982
Burnett William Richard 1899-1982
Burnett, William Riley
Burnett, William Riley, 1899-
Burnett, William Riley, 1899-1982
Burnett, Willian R. 1899-1982
Monaham, John, pseud.
Monahan, John
Monahan John 1899-1982
Riley Burnett, William 1899-1982
Updyke, James
Updyke James 1899-1982
Updyke, James, pseud.
バーネット, W. R
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