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Bunker, Edward 1933-2005

Works: 80 works in 335 publications in 12 languages and 6,728 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Biography  Detective and mystery stories  Psychological fiction  Film adaptations  Suspense fiction  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Performer, Actor, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3552.U47, 791.4372
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Publications by Edward Bunker, published posthumously.
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Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( visu )
25 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,628 libraries worldwide
"They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery explodes into a bloody ambush, and the ruthless killers realize one of them is [an undercover police officer]. But which one?"--Container
Dog eat dog by Edward Bunker( Book )
27 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 841 libraries worldwide
Three men out of prison in California decide to go straight, but first, one more hit. It's a noble hit, shaking down a drug dealer and it goes off without a hitch. At which point an irresistible assignment appears, a kidnaping, and that is their downfall
Little Boy Blue by Edward Bunker( Book )
28 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 706 libraries worldwide
The making of a criminal. Alex is a bright boy from a broken home, likes reading, but cannot control his temper. On the run from foster homes, with their buggery, he is drawn to the world of crime
The animal factory by Edward Bunker( Book )
34 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 573 libraries worldwide
When Earl Copen, a veteran of San Quentin, takes it upon himself to instruct newcomer Ron Decker in the details of prison protocol, a bond like that between father and son develops between the two men
No beast so fierce, a novel by Edward Bunker( Book )
40 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 530 libraries worldwide
An ex-con struggles to adjust to life outside prison walls After eight years spent locked up, Max has gotten very good at being a prisoner. He knows the guards, the inmates, and how to survive. But the parole board has decided that he has sufficiently reformed, and it & rsquo;s time for him to say goodbye. When Max reaches the outside world, he finds that freedom doesn & rsquo;t make anything easier. Based on his own experiences in prison, Edward Bunker first drafted No Beast So Fierce in the 1950s, while incarcerated in San Quentin State Prison. He spent the next two decades in and out of jail, writing essays for various magazines and working on the novel, which was finally published in 1973. Eighteen months later, the book was used as evidence that he was fit to leave jail. He received parole, and spent the rest of his life a free man
Stark by Edward Bunker( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 472 libraries worldwide
1962. Oceanview, California. The girls are beautiful. The dope is cheap. The squares here are ripe for the plucking--easy money for a man with a plan. Ernie Stark is a hophead and a grifter out to make a big score. If he has to screw over everyone in town, he will. The problem is one more misstep will find him locked up for good
Death row breakout and other stories by Edward Bunker( file )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Seven stories from the papers of one of America’s finest crime authors Roger doesn’t mean for the preacher and his wife to die. Released less than a year earlier from San Quentin, he’s trying to make a living the only way he knows how: theft. His latest heist goes perfectly until his car breaks down. Sirens are closing in when an old black preacher stops to give him a lift. The police at the roadblock kill the elderly couple, but in the eyes of the law it’s Roger’s fault. And he will die in the gas chamber at San Quentin—unless he can break out first. Roger’s incredible story anchors this collection of short fiction by Edward Bunker, who knew better than anyone what it means to be a criminal, inside and outside of prison. In these stories, which were unpublished at the time of his death in 2005, he shows again the talent that made him such a remarkable writer
Reservoir dogs original motion picture soundtrack by Various artists( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Straight time ( visu )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
A paroled burglar tries to get a job and keep on the straight-and-narrow. His hard-core parole officer has different ideas and sends him back to jail. When he gets out again, he goes after the parole officer, steals his car, and returns to crime
Runaway train by Andreĭ Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiĭ( visu )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and French and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Several convicts from a high-security prison escape the inhumane treatment of Chief Guard Ranken and break out into the icy Alaskan wilderness. The cons flee onto a departing freight train only to find themselves prisoners on a speeding train that is hurtling toward certain derailment, its conductor dead of a sudden heart attack
Animal factory by Steve Buscemi( visu )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 86 libraries worldwide
When first time felon Ron Decker is sentenced to two years in a decaying prison, he is quickly introduced to a world where violence is the only way of life. After witnessing a riot, Ron is soon taken under the wing of Earl Copen, a veteran convict who has manipulated the system to his every advantage, earning the respect of the toughest cons and the favor of the crooked guards. Ron will soon discover that life in the Animal Factory is not about rehabilitation, it's about survival
Educazione di una canaglia by Edward Bunker( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Autobiografie (tot 1973) van de Amerikaanse auteur (geboren in 1933), die na een criminele carrière en verschillende gevangenisstraffen een succesvolle loopbaan begon als schrijver en filmacteur
Mia è la vendetta : racconti by Edward Bunker( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Freedom song : the story of Flora Purim by Edward Bunker( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Hond bijt hond : thriller by Edward Bunker( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in Dutch and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Drie beruchte criminelen met ieder al twee veroordelingen achter de rug, willen nog één keer een grote slag slaan
La bête au ventre by Edward Bunker( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in French and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman policier (noir)
The taking of Pelham one two three Runaway train ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The taking of Pelham one two three: Remake of the 1974 thriller about two New York City cops who try to negotiate with hijackers who have seized control of a subway train and are holding 14 people hostage
Runaway train Ponoreli vlak ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Lockruf der Nacht Roman by Edward Bunker( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Forbryderbilleder : erindringer fra Los Angeles' underverden by Edward Bunker( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Danish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Bunker, Eddie.
Bunker, Eddie 1933-2005
Bunker, Edward Heward 1933-2005
Eddie Bunker
English (178)
Italian (34)
French (28)
Spanish (11)
Finnish (9)
Danish (5)
Dutch (3)
German (2)
Japanese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Czech (1)
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