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Bunker, Edward 1933-2005

Overview
Works: 56 works in 290 publications in 12 languages and 6,476 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Gangster films  Independent films  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Biography  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Prison films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Performer, Actor, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward Bunker
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( visu )
27 editions published between 1200 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,651 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?"--Estuche
Dog eat dog by Edward Bunker( Book )
33 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 692 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 )
22 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 608 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 )
19 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 432 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 )
32 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 367 libraries worldwide
This is an angry and suspenseful novel about an ex-con's attempt to negotiate the straight world, and his swan dive back into the paradoxical security of crime. Its portrayal of L.A. lowlife is almost photorealistic
Reservoir dogs original motion picture soundtrack by Various artists( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Straight time ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 159 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 )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and French and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Manny, the toughest convict in a remote Alaskan prison, makes a daring breakout along with fellow inmate Buck. Hopping a freight train, they hope to head for freedom but when the engineer dies of a heart attack, they are alone, trapped on a speeding train. Then they discover a third passenger, a beautiful railroad worker, who is just as desperate as they are
Death row breakout and other stories by Edward Bunker( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Six stories from the papers of one of America's finest crime authorsRoger 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 collect
Animal factory by Steve Buscemi( visu )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and French and held by 83 libraries worldwide
When first time felon Ron is sentenced to two years in a decaying prison, he is quickly introduced to a world where violence is the only way of life. Earl, a veteran convict who has manipulated the system to his every advantage, takes Ron under his wing, after they witness a riot. Now Ron will soon discover that life in the Animal Factory is not about rehabilitation but about survival
Education of a felon : a memoir by Edward Bunker( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Erindringer om et liv med hård kriminalitet, vold og stoffer, samt om realiseringen af drømmen om at blive forfatter
Freedom song : the story of Flora Purim by Edward Bunker( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
L'éducation d'un malfrat by Edward Bunker( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in French and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Comment peut naître un écrivain dans un milieu hostile. E. Bunker naît pourtant à Hollywood, la cité des rêves. Son père est alcoolique. Ses parents divorcent alors qu'il n'a que quatre ans. Commence une série de placements, d'évasions et de captures. S'ensuivent la maison de redressement puis la prison. Bunker retrace son parcours de taulard paria qui s'en sort grâce à l'écriture
The taking of Pelham one two three Runaway train ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 14 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
Straight time by Edward Bunker( Book )
4 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and Japanese and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Perro come perro by Edward Bunker( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 7 libraries worldwide
No beast so fierce by Edward Bunker( file )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The basis for the film Straight Time, this compelling novel, first published in 1973 and written by a man who had spent most of his life in prison, is the story of an ex-con's attempt to negotiate the straight world--and his swan dive back into the paradoxical security of crime
Ort der Verdammnis by Edward Bunker( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Boxer by Nicolai Howalt( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Mr Blue : memoirs of a renegade by Edward Bunker( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Edward Bunker's life is beyond the imaginings of most fiction writers. He was born in Hollywood, California, the son of a stagehand and Busby Berkeley chorus girl, whose early divorce propelled him into a series of boarding homes and military schools. From the age of five he repeatedly ran away, roaming the city streets at night. A proud character, combined with an IQ of 152, resulted in a series of altercations with the authorities. He became the youngest ever inmate of San Quentin at the age of seventeen, and there he learned survival skills and faced down the toughest prisoners in the syste
 
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Alternative Names
Bunker, Eddie.
Bunker, Eddie 1933-2005
Bunker, Edward Heward 1933-2005
Eddie Bunker
Edward Bunker Amerikaans acteur (1933-2005)
Edward Bunker amerikansk manusforfattar og skodespelar
Edward Bunker amerikansk manusförfattare och skådespelare
Edward Bunker amerikansk manusforfatter og skuespiller
Edward Bunker amerikansk manuskriptforfatter og skuespiller
Edward Bunker scrittore, sceneggiatore e attore statunitense
Edward Bunker US-amerikanischer Krimiautor
Эдвард Банкер американский писатель
ادوارد بانکر بازیگر و فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی
에드워드 벙커
エドワード・バンカー
愛德華·邦克
艾迪·本克尔
Languages
English (145)
Italian (29)
French (18)
Spanish (12)
Finnish (9)
Danish (5)
German (3)
Dutch (3)
Japanese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Swedish (1)
Russian (1)
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