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Goodis, David 1917-1967

Overview
Works: 171 works in 702 publications in 10 languages and 4,895 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Psychological fiction  New wave films  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Conceptor, Other, Performer, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3513.O499, 791.4372
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Five novels of the 1940s & 50s by David Goodis( Book )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 735 libraries worldwide
Collects five crime novels of David Goodis all dealing with unfortunate people and dark doomed settings
Shoot the piano player by David Goodis( Book )
54 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 332 libraries worldwide
I flashbacks mindes en ensom og desillusioneret barpianist sin tragiske livshistorie, da han efter mange år opsøges af sin broder, der er på flugt og jages af professionelle lejemordere
Nightfall : a novel by David Goodis( Book )
33 editions published between 1892 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Jim Vanning has an identity crisis. Is he an innocent artist who just happens to have some very dangerous people interested in him? Or is he a killer on the lam from his last murder-with a satchel worth over $300,000 in tow?
Dark passage by David Goodis( Book )
37 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 232 libraries worldwide
After successful plastic surgery on his face, a man wrongly convicted of murder hides out in an apartment in San Francisco. Tension builds in this tale of a fugitive hiding from the law as he feverishly works to prove his innocence
The burglar by David Goodis( Book )
20 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 230 libraries worldwide
For the first time, the best work of a distinctive master of American noir is available in authoritative e-book editions from The Library of America. In The Burglar (1953), first published like all his later novels as a paperback original, David Goodis explores his characteristic notion of the criminal gang as surrogate family, wracked by thwarted aspirations and contradictory desires. Other David Goodis novels available as Library of America E-Book Classics include: Nightfall, Dark Passage, The Moon in the Gutter, and Street of No Return
Dark passage by Delmer Daves( visu )
24 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Bogart plays Vincent Parry, a man wrongly accused of murdering his wife, who escapes from prison to prove his innocence. He seeks some illicit plastic surgery to transform his features and, while recuperating in a young artist's (Bacall) apartment, begins to fall in love with her
Street of no return : a novel by David Goodis( Book )
28 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 223 libraries worldwide
In Street of No Return, we meet the pathetic figure of Whitey. Once upon a time Whitey was a crooner with a million-dollar voice and a standing invitation from any woman who heard him use it. Until he had the bad luck to fall for Celia. And then nothing would ever be the same
The wounded and the slain by David Goodis( Book )
19 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 175 libraries worldwide
To save his disintegrating marriage, James Bevan takes his wife to Jamaica--but will the island vacation bring them redemptionor death?
Black Friday by David Goodis( Book )
33 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 142 libraries worldwide
"A doomed man [sorts] his way among the perverse loyalties of a criminal 'family.'"--Cover
The blonde on the street corner by David Goodis( Book )
10 editions published between 1954 and 1998 in English and French and held by 125 libraries worldwide
The moon in the gutter by David Goodis( Book )
23 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 120 libraries worldwide
For the first time, the best work of a distinctive master of American noir is available in authoritative e-book editions from The Library of America. The Moon in the Gutter (1953) is one of David Goodis's many tours of the down-and-out neighborhoods of his native city of Philadelphia. William Kerrigan's pursuit of the riddle of his sister's death in an obscure alleyway provides the starting point for a tortuous journey into "the darkness of all lost dreams." Other David Goodis novels available as Library of America E-Book Classics include: Nightfall, Dark Passage, The Burglar, and Street of No Return
Cassidy's girl by David Goodis( Book )
25 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Tirez sur le pianiste Shoot the piano player by François Truffaut( visu )
33 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 104 libraries worldwide
"Un pianiste de bar voit sa vie bouleversée par des gangsters
Night squad by David Goodis( Book )
20 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Depuis qu'il a été renvoyé de la police, Corey Bradford est obsédé par son insigne. Un soir, il s'interpose entre deux malfrats et Walter Grogan, parrain de la pègre locale. Ce dernier propose à Corey d'enquêter sur le commanditaire de l'agression avortée en échange de 15.000 dollars.--[Memento]
Of tender sin by David Goodis( Book )
9 editions published between 1952 and 2001 in French and English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Black Friday and other stories by David Goodis( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Night squad by David Goodis( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Of missing persons by David Goodis( Book )
18 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Schiessen Sie auf den Pianisten ( visu )
8 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Einst war Edouard Saroyan ein berühmter Konzertpianist. Jetzt spielt er Abend für Abend Klavier in einer schäbigen Pariser Bar. Er nennt sich jetzt Charlie Kohler, um mit seiner Vergangenheit abzuschließen. Aber da wären seine drei Brüder, die ständig in kriminelle Geschäfte verwickelt sind, und die Kellnerin Léna, in die sich Charlie verliebt und der Charlie seine Geschichte anvertraut
Nightfall ; Down there ; Dark passage ; The moon in the gutter by David Goodis( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
 
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David Goodis amerikansk författare
David Goodis amerikansk skribent
David Goodis écrivain américain
David Goodis scrittore statunitense
David Goodis US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Goodis, David
Goodis, David Loeb
Goodis, David Loeb 1917-1967
Дэвид Гудис
Դեյվիդ Գուդիս
グーディス, デイヴィッド
グーディス, デビッド
デイビッド・グーディス
Languages
English (187)
French (164)
German (32)
Spanish (31)
Catalan (10)
Italian (8)
Chinese (3)
Danish (3)
Polish (1)
Finnish (1)
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