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Collins, Michael 1964-

Works: 23 works in 200 publications in 9 languages and 5,713 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction  Short stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6053.O4263, 823.914
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Publications about Michael Collins
Publications by Michael Collins
Most widely held works by Michael Collins
Lost souls by Michael Collins( Book )
33 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
Discovering the dead body of a young child, a victim of an apparent hit-and-run accident, a police officer conducts a covert investigation when the case is thwarted by both the mayor and the police chief
The keepers of truth : a novel by Michael Collins( Book )
39 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
A murder and the obsessions it awakes in a dying industrial town seem to breathe new life into the town, and it comes to symbolize the mood of a nation on the edge
Death of a writer : a novel by Michael Collins( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 839 libraries worldwide
"For E. Robert Pendleton, a professor clinging to tenure and living in the shambles of his once-bright literary career, death seems to be the only remaining option. But his suicide attempt fails, and during his long convalescence, a novel is discovered hidden in his basement: a brilliant, semi-autobiographical story with a gruesome child murder at its core. The publication of Scream causes a storm of publicity and raises questions about its content-in particular, about the uncanny resemblance between Pendleton's fictional crime and a real-life, unresolved local murder. How did Pendleton know the case so well? And why did he bury Scream in his basement? A rare blend of suspense, humor and insight, Death of a Writer is "dark, disturbing and damnably good" (Baltimore Sun)."--Publisher's website
The resurrectionists : a novel by Michael Collins( Book )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 792 libraries worldwide
Haunted by the deaths of his parents and uncle, Frank journeys north to dispute a cousin's claim to the family farm, where he meets a stranger who might resolve mysteries about Frank's past
The secret life of E. Robert Pendleton by Michael Collins( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 348 libraries worldwide
A tale of murder and literary ambition set on a typical US university campus, from a master of the dark side of human nature
The man who dreamt of lobsters by Michael Collins( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Midnight in a perfect life by Michael Collins( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Karl is a troubled writer standing on the precipice of 40. After a degree of success in his early career he is now battling with what he terms his 'opus', his legacy to the world. But his partner Lori, the main breadwinner, is also thinking about her destiny
The emerald underground by Michael Collins( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 186 libraries worldwide
A dix-huit ans Liam l'Irlandais est une brebis galleuse, au point que son père l'envoie aux Etats-Unis, tenter sa chance d'immigré clandestin. De galères en débines, Liam fait l'apprentissage de la vie. C'est la souffrance et le désespoir qui prédominent, jusqu'à la délivrance finale : remarqué par un entraîneur, Liam retourne en Irlande avec devant lui la perspective d'une carrière d'athlète
The feminists go swimming by Michael Collins( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
The life and times of a teaboy by Michael Collins( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Roman som afspejler den udvikling Irland gennemgik i 60'erne og 70'erne
The meat eaters by Michael Collins( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
The death of all things seen by Michael Collins( Book )
5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 68 libraries worldwide
It's 2008 and Norman Price—a moderately successful 40-something playwright living in Chicago—considers the shuddering impact of the financial crash. What's needed, he thinks, is the will for a new existence. When his parents die, one shortly after the other, The New Existence becomes Norman's mantra as he tries to recalibrate his own shaken world. Into Norman's tentative re-building, a couple of bombshells are dropped. His parents' old house has to go on the market, forcing him to revisit the past. And then he receives a mysterious email from a man he has never met but whose name is instantly, painfully, familiar. Norman's new existence is suddenly threatened by past secrets. Michael Collins takes post 9/11 America as the background for a deeply moving novel about complex identities and the fragility of humanity
Folk tales from Asia ( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
A multi-volume collection of traditional folk tales from various Asian countries
La vie secrète de E. Robert Pendleton by Michael Collins( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and held by 25 libraries worldwide
L'enquête s'ouvre sur le suicide bâclé de Pendleton, écrivain et professeur raté. Des années plus tôt, il a publié un roman sur un psychopathe meurtrier d'une adolescente. Adi, étudiante, trouve le manuscrit en fouillant chez lui. Alors que Pendleton est plongé dans le coma, la réimpression du roman a un vif succès. L'intrigue du roman ressemble au crime non élucidé d'une jeune fille du voisinage
Der Bestseller-Mord : Roman by Michael Collins( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 12 libraries worldwide
De wederopstandelingen by Michael Collins( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in Dutch and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Als een man na jaren terugkeert op de familieboerderij, beginnen verdrongen herinneringen aan de geheimzinnige dood van zijn ouders hem parten te spelen
Het geheime leven van E. Robert Pendleton by Michael Collins( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Een voormalig schrijver ziet zijn baan als docent mislukken en doet een zelfmoordpoging. Tussen zijn bezittingen wordt een manuscript gevonden dat de moord op een meisje beschrijft en dat een bestseller wordt
Morte di uno scrittore by Michael Collins( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Poteri︠a︡nnye dushi : roman by Michael Collins( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Russian and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Castrato by Michael Collins( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Michael Collins écrivain irlandais
Michael Collins Iers schrijver
Michael Collins irischer Autor und Langstreckenläufer
Michael Collins Irish novelist and international ultra-distance runner
Коллинз, Майкл 1964-
Майкл Коллинз
קולינס, מייקל
קולינס, מייקל 1964-
קולינס, מיקל 1964-
English (136)
French (22)
Italian (10)
German (9)
Dutch (7)
Finnish (2)
Hebrew (2)
Spanish (2)
Russian (1)
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