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Gilmore, Gary

Overview
Works: 9 works in 37 publications in 8 languages and 5,927 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biographical fiction  Case studies  Biography  Drama  Television mini-series  Biographical television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Prison films 
Classifications: PS3525.A4152, 813.52
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Publications about Gary Gilmore
Most widely held works about Gary Gilmore
    The executioner's song by Norman Mailer( Book )
    7 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 3,166 libraries worldwide
    Re-creates the crime, trial and events leading to the execution of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore, who requested the death sentence
    Shot in the heart by Mikal Gilmore( Book )
    4 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,521 libraries worldwide
    Its January 1977 and Gary Gilmore is about to become the first convicted murderer to be executed in a decade. Gary's youngest brother, Mikal, can help prevent the execution, but first he has to get to know the brother he barely remembers. Born of a brutal father, raised in a family haunted by death, religion and superstition, the brothers discover their shared past. The true story of the Gilmore family, told by the journalist Mikal Gilmore, brother of the notorious murderer Gary Gilmore
    Gary Gilmore : a fight to die ( visu )
    5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
    Presents the life of Gary Gilmore, the first convicted murderer to be executed in the United States in ten years. Gilmore resisted all efforts to stop his 1977 execution and demanded death by firing squad
    The executioner's song ( visu )
    7 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
    Based on the true story of Gary Gilmore and the tragic chain of events which led him to commit two cruel and senseless murders. These crimes would eventually cause him to become the first person in over ten years to be executed in the electric chair
    The executioner's song by Norman Mailer( Book )
    2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
    In what is arguably his greatest book--written in 1979 and reissued here in trade paperback--America's most heroically ambitious writer follows the short, blighted career of Gary Gilmore, an intractably violent product of America's prisons who---after robbing two men and killing them in cold blood--insisted on dying for his crime
    Shot in the heart ( visu )
    5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
    Its January 1977 and Gary Gilmore is about to become the first convicted murderer to be executed in a decade. Gary's youngest brother, Mikal, can help prevent the execution, but first he has to get to know the brother he barely remembers. Born of a brutal father, raised in a family haunted by death, religion and superstition, the brothers discover their shared past
    Thanatos Rx ( visu )
    5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
    Presents a balanced discussion of the death penalty in the United States, offering a wide range of perspectives including interviews with several current and former death row inmates, families of homicide victims and district attorneys. Beginning with the history of controversial death penalty cases, legal experts, representatives of Amnesty International and The Innocence Project examine the death penalty as just retribution and its efficacy as a deterrence to crime
    Le chant du bourreau : roman by Norman Mailer( Book )
    1 edition published in 1980 in French and held by 4 libraries worldwide
    Edition originale, 1979. Première édition française, Laffont, 1981. Sur les traces de Gary Gilmore, meurtrier américain exécuté à sa demande expresse en 1977. Comment devient-on un assassin? Au risque de décevoir, on peut affirmer que le lecteur ne le saura pas, même arrivé au terme de cette oeuvre prolixe, curieusement intitulée "roman", qui contient pourtant une mine inépuisable de renseignements pour psychologues, sociologues, etc. Malgré quelques réserves, l'oeuvre est à classer parmi celles qui dominent la littérature criminelle mondiale
    Book group companion to Mikal Gilmore's Shot in the heart : a reader's guide ( Book )
    1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Designed to provide additional material for thought and discussion about issues raised by Mikal Gilmore's story, "Shot in the Heart."
 
Languages
English (29)
Swedish (2)
German (1)
French (1)
Italian (1)
Polish (1)
Spanish (1)
Korean (1)
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