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Abbott, Megan E. 1971-

Overview
Works: 36 works in 249 publications in 6 languages and 11,751 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction  History  Juvenile works  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3601.B37, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Megan E Abbott
 
Most widely held works by Megan E Abbott
Dare me : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
20 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a suspicious suicide, the members of a high school cheerleading squad, along with their new, perfectly cool coach, Colette French, are drawn into the investigation
The end of everything : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
32 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year old Lizzie Hood and her next door neighbor Evie Verver are inseparable. They are best friends who swap bathing suits and field-hockey sticks, and share everything that's happened to them. Together they live in the shadow of Evie's glamorous older sister Dusty, who provides a window on the exotic, intoxicating possibilities of their own teenage horizons. To Lizzie, the Verver household, presided over by Evie's big-hearted father, is the world's most perfect place. And then, one afternoon, Evie disappears. The only clue: a maroon sedan Lizzie spotted driving past the two girls earlier in the day. As a rabid, giddy panic spreads through the Midwestern suburban community, everyone looks to Lizzie for answers. Was Evie unhappy, troubled, upset' Had she mentioned being followed' Would she have gotten into the car of a stranger' Lizzie takes up her own furtive pursuit of the truth, prowling nights through backyards, peering through windows, pushing herself to the dark center of Evie's world. Haunted by dreams of her lost friend and titillated by her own new power at the center of the disappearance, Lizzie uncovers secrets and lies that make her wonder if she knew her best friend at all
The fever : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The panic unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community in a seemingly idyllic suburban community. The Nash family is close-knit. Tom is a popular teacher, father of two teens: Eli, a hocky star and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their seeming stability, however, is thrown into chaos when Deenie's best friend is struck by a terrifying, unexplained seizure in class. Rumors of a hazardous outbreak spread through the family, school and community. As hysteria and contagion swell, a series of tightly held secrets emerges, threatening to unravel friendships, families and the town's fragile idea of security" --
The song is you by Megan E Abbott( Book )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictionalized account based on the mysterious 1949 disappearance of actress Jean Spangler, whose demise was linked to the Black Dahlia killings, is a darkly sensual tale that imagines what may have been her fate
Die a little : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Suspicious of her new sister-in-law's inconsistent personal history, Lora King delves into the woman's possibly shady past while pursuing a questionable relationship of her own with a press agent who appears to know more than he reveals
Bury me deep by Megan E Abbott( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by this notorious true crime, Edgar®-winning author Megan Abbott's novel "Bury Me Deep" is the story of Marion Seeley, a young woman abandoned in Phoenix by her doctor husband, who meets -- and falls hard for -- the charming Joe Lanigan, a local rogue and politician on the rise, whose ties to Marion and her two friends bring events to a dangerous collision
Queenpin : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman hired to keep the books at a down-at-heel nightclub is taken under the wing of the infamous Gloria Denton, a mob luminary who reigned during the Golden Era of Bugsy Siegel and Lucky Luciano. The moll to end all molls, Gloria is notoriously cunning and ruthless. She shows her eager young protege the ropes, ushering her into a glittering whirl of late-night casinos, racetracks, and big, big money, but it all falls to pieces with a few turns of the roulette wheel, as both mentor and protege scramble to stay one step ahead of their bosses and each other
The street was mine : white masculinity in hardboiled fiction and film noir by Megan E Abbott( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The book concludes with an analysis of Chester Himes, whose Harlem crime novels (For Love of Imabelle) unleash a ferocious revisionary critique of the tough guy tradition."--BOOK JACKET
Dare me a novel by Megan E Abbott( )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The high school cheerleading squad has a new coach: Colette French, perfect in every way, a cool and commanding presence who instantly wins the girls' approval and allegiance. The girls find themselves drawn into Coach's life, opening up to her and eagerly vying for her attention. But when a suspicious suicide hits close to home, and the police investigation involves Coach and her squad, the girls are left wondering where their loyalties truly lie--and how far is too far to go for those in power
The end of everything [a novel] by Megan E Abbott( Recording )
12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Lizzie Hood and her neighbor Evie Verver are best friends. Lizzie believes her neighbor's family is idyllic and loves spending time over there. But when Evie disappears, Lizzie is beset with questions about her friends whereabouts. As she begins her own quest for the truth, Lizzie uncovers a series of secrets that makes her question everything she knew about Evie
Detroit noir by E. J Olsen( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents short stories about Detroit with noir and crime fiction by writers such as Joyce Carol Oates, Joe Boland, Peter Markus, and Lolita Hernandez
The fever : a novel by Megan E Abbott( )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The panic unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community in a seemingly idyllic suburban community.The Nash family is close-knit. Tom is a popular teacher and the father of two teens: Eli, a hocky star and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their seeming stability, however, is thrown into chaos when Deenie's best friend is struck by a terrifying, unexplained seizure in class. Rumors of a hazardous outbreak spread through the family, school, and community.As hysteria and contagion swell, a series of tightly held secrets emerges, threatening to unravel friendships, families, and the town's fragile idea of security.A chilling story about guilt, family secrets, and the lethal power of desire, The Fever affirms Megan Abbott's reputation as 'one of the most exciting and original voices of her generation' (Laura Lippman)
Assessing federal research and development for hazard loss reduction by Charles Meade( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The economic costs of natural hazards are escalating. Rising population in high-risk areas and our increasingly complex infrastructure further increase potential losses. The largest amount of federal funding supports research on weather hazards3/4especially short-term prediction3/4with comparatively little research on long-term loss reduction approaches that improve the resilience of communities and infrastructure. Improving loss data and modeling and a establishing more thoughtful framework for the role of research would help policymakers formulate a more productive hazard loss reduction strategy
A hell of a woman : an anthology of female noir ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die a little a novel by Megan E Abbott( Recording )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lora, a schoolteacher, is driven by jealousy and mistrust to investigate Alice, the Hollywood wardrobe assistant who has stolen her brother's heart, and soon finds herself involved in the same shady activities she found so condemnable in Alice
Shipbuilding & force structure analysis tool : a user's guide by Mark V Arena( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To help the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Navy with force structure decisionmaking, RAND researchers developed the Shipbuilding and Force Structure Analysis Tool, a series of four linked models that provide an environment in which the user is able to understand the implications of force structure choices on resource requirements and the private shipyard industrial base. This report serves as a basic introduction to the tool and a guide to its use
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A Valentine's Day picnic at an ancient volcanic outcropping turns to disaster for the residents of Mrs. Appleyard's school when a few young girls inexplicably vanish on Hanging Rock."--Container
Tomato red by Daniel Woodrell( )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the Ozarks, what you are is where you are born. If you're born in Venus Holler, you're not much. For Jamalee Merridew, her hair tomato red from her rage and ambition, Venus Holler just won't cut it
Past and future : insights for reserve component use ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four white papers, or think pieces, covering diverse topics--strategic ballistic missile defense programs, homeland security operations, manning and absorption problems, smaller-scale contingency operations--all linked by the common purpose of providing the Office of the Secretary of Defense with a range of considerations and alternatives for the prospective use of the Reserve Components in the military of the future. They raise key issues, explore past analyses, and offer recommendations for further research
Die a Little by Megan E Abbott( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Abbott, Megan.
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アボット, ミーガン
Languages
English (192)
French (9)
Polish (6)
Dutch (4)
Italian (2)
Japanese (1)
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